Hi, I’m Jessica. I’m a card maker and an encourager.
I love the instant gratification and sense of accomplishment I get when creating a card. It’s also a great way to brighten someone else’s day. Who doesn’t love to find a handmade card in their mailbox? Whether you’re just getting started making your own cards or you’ve been making them for years, I’m here to help and encourage you to make and send more cards.
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When I first started making cards, my cards were incredibly basic. Like one layer of card stock folded in half basic. But as I made more and more cards, I figured out how to add layers and embellishments and make my cards a little bit more impressive. I rarely spend...read more
Ever wonder how to reink an ink pad? Or even how to know WHEN it's time to reink? In this episode of Ink It Up with Jessica I'll share How to know when it's time to add more ink to your ink pads How to re-ink 3 different kinds of ink pads: foam pads like Stampin'...read more
I've been having so much fun playing with the new Narrow Note Cards from Stampin' Up! They are small but oh so sweet!! With an envelope size of 2-3/4" x 4-3/4" they are too small to mail on their own but they are perfect to tuck into a pocket, lunch bag or gift. You...read more
In the gloomy days of January it's sometimes hard to remember that brighter days are coming. While outdoors we have to wait for spring to arrive when it wants to, we can whip up some spring in our craft rooms any time we want! In this Big Shot Birthday Card video I'll...read more
Have you ever been in a craft slump? Sometimes all it takes to get out of it is a new stamp set that inspires you. For me right now that's the Panda Party stamp set. Last night I dreamed of pandas and the cards I could make with them. Then I had to get up early and...read more
How to make a Valentines Card... Years ago we went to the Memphis zoo and got to see real live pandas up close. They are just as adorable as the pandas in the Party Panda stamp set! And these pandas make some really adorable Valentines! Calypso Coral card base: 5-1/2"...read more
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