Stretch Your Dies

Stretch Your Dies

Sometimes it pays to think outside the box. Often if you look beyond the given shape of a punch or die you can see MULTIPLE different ways to use it. Blushing Bride card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ Stamped background: 4″ x...read more
Embossing Tips for Heat Embossing and Embossing Folders

Embossing Tips for Heat Embossing and Embossing Folders

Did you know there are two kinds of embossing? One is heat embossing where you melt emboss powders with a heat tool and the other is called dry embossing where you use a stylus and stencil or an embossing folder to create a raised design in your card stock. I used...read more
How to Cut Paper Straight

How to Cut Paper Straight

In this super quick episode of Ink It Up with Jessica TV I’ll show you my trick for cutting paper straight every time. Watch this one minute video NOW! Don’t save it for later. This tip should work for just about any type of paper cutter you have.  ...read more
Hello Cupcake Card with Stamparatus Tips

Hello Cupcake Card with Stamparatus Tips

These cheerful Hello Cupcake Birthday Cards are sure to make your friends smile! I love a colorful card and the new How Sweet It Is Striped Rainbow Paper is perfect for making cheerful cards! Of course you can also use this basic card layout with any pretty papers and...read more
Maps Etc Birthday Card

Maps Etc Birthday Card

My husband has a few tips for the cards you make for the men in your life Keep them simple Use geometric shapes No froufrou Now maybe the men in your life like froufrou but for me these tips have proven very helpful when it comes time to make masculine cards. Gray...read more
Make Your Own Ombre & Rainbow Ink Pads!

Make Your Own Ombre & Rainbow Ink Pads!

When I first started stamping about 20 years ago there was this amazing thing called the Kaleidacolor Pad. They came in a variety of fun color combinations and I was smitten. Fast forward to 2018 and Stampin’ Up! just made the fun Kaleidacolor rainbow ink pads...read more