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Painted Harvest Pretty Papers

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Happy Fall! I’ve been playing around with the Painted Harvest stamp set, experimenting with different color combinations and making pretty papers. Take a peek… (Quick tip: If you’ve got no sound be sure to click the volume icon in the lower right corner of the video.) If you’ve got the Painted Harvest stamp set or something similar, pull it out and experiment with different color combinations! Which one is your favorite? Here are the Supplies I Used in the Video: Painted Harvest Photopolymer Stamp Set [144783] Painted Harvest Photopolymer Bundle [146021] *Save 10%* Burlap Clear-Mount Stamp Set [143982] Ink Daffodil…

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Cards with Double-Sided Paper

Make the Most of Double-Sided Paper

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The thing about double-sided patterned paper is… How do you choose which side to use? Especially if you love both sides!!?! Oh the decisions. That’s why I thought I’d share some card ideas with you today that feature BOTH sides of a piece of double-sided paper! Now this won’t work with every piece of double-sided paper because you really need both sides to look good together and that isn’t always the case. However when both sides look good together, all you need to do is fold up a bit of the paper to showcase both patterns! One way to feature…

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Perfect Day Versamark Card

5 VersaMark Techniques: This Ink Pad is MAGIC!

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If I could only have one ink pad I would pick the VersaMark pad. Hopefully I’m never in that situation, but in case you ever find yourself in a “give me all your stamp pads but one” life-or-death position, now you’ll know which one to keep. Whisper White card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ Peekaboo Peach: 4″ x 5-1/4″ Bermuda Bay: 3/4″ x 3-1/2″ Circle Size: 1-7/8″ This ink pad is like magic. MAGIC, I tell you! It’s a watermark pad so that no matter what color card stock you stamp on it looks that color, plus the ink stays sticky long…

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Summer Fun Fold Card

Summer Fun Fold Card

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Since I live in Wisconsin popsicles are definitely a summer thing. Although spring is officially here now the weather hasn’t really gotten the memo. I’m looking forward to sunny days! Today I have a fold fun card idea for you to try. Of course you can grab any supplies you have, but I chose to use the Cool Treats stamp set and the Tasty Treats Paper for this one. With just a few scores you can make a fun fold card like this… Watermelon Wonder card base: 4-1/4” x 11” scored at 1-1/2”, 3”, 5-1/2” and 8” Small Popsicle Panel: 1-1/4″ x 4″ Medium Polka Dot…

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Tasty Trucks stamp set colored with Wink of Stella Glitter Pen

Tasty Trucks Card with Watercolor Tips

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I love a greeting stamp like “You’re the sweetest” because it can be used for so many different occasions! Birthdays and thank yous are the first things that come to mind. Watermelon Wonder card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” Popsicle Paper: 2-1/4″ x 4″ Whisper White: 2-1/2” x 3-1/4” Crumb Cake: 2-3/4” x 3-1/2” My girls love to watch The Great Food Truck Race on the Food Network so as soon as I saw the Tasty Trucks stamp set I knew we had to have it. It’s got a taco stamp with a “Let’s taco ’bout how awesome you are” greeting stamp. How…

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