3 Easy Ways to Add Ribbon to your Cards

3 Easy Ways to Add Ribbon to your Cards

Adding ribbon to your cards is an easy way to add color and texture. It can also take your card from nice to “WOW, that’s beautiful!” in an instant!  And best of all, using ribbon doesn’t have to be hard!!! Card bases: 5-1/2″ x...read more
Two Ways To Spruce Up Your Handmade Christmas Cards

Two Ways To Spruce Up Your Handmade Christmas Cards

Handmade Christmas cards are a great way to send your love to family and friends, and the Pine Tree Punch from Stampin’ Up! is perfect for making them. Today I want to give you two quick tips on how to spruce up the pine trees that you punch out. It really can...read more
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