Card Making Made Simple

You don’t need need to be a creative genius to make quick, easy cards that your friends and family will love. Grab my Simple Card Sketch Guide and start stamping!


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Hi, I’m Jessica Taylor and 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.

Quick & Easy Fun Fold Card with a Gift Card Holder Inside!

Looking for a fun way to give a gift card? This quick and easy fun fold card has a gift card holder pocket inside! Paper Sizes: Pretty Peacock base: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” Patterned Paper: 4” x 5-1/4” (from A Walk in the Forest designer series paper) Pretty Peacock for fun...

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How to Make Patterned Paper Birthday Cards

Patterned paper is one of my favorite things to use when making a card because it adds instant interest and helps you choose the colors for your card in a snap. One of my favorite ways to use this paper is to make patterned paper birthday cards! (3) Patterned Paper...

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How to Heat Emboss the Edges of your Card Stock

Add a little WOW to your cards by learning how to heat emboss the edges of your card stock! Pretty Peacock card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Pretty Peacock: 4" x 5-1/2" Floral paper: 2" x 5-1/4" Circle Size: 2-7/8"   I used gold embossing powder on this...

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My Top 10 Card Making Tools for Beginners

Ever wonder what card making tools you need if you want to start making your own greeting cards? Of course, the main things we think about are stamps, ink, and paper, but there are some additional tools that are necessary and/or make things easier. I’ve been making my...

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Easy Thumping Technique for Cards

The Thumping Technique is a fun way to add multiple colors to your rubber stamps to create a unique look every time! This can be done on a stamp with more detail (my favorite stamp ever for this technique was from the very old Lovely as a Tree stamp set) or on a...

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Easy Fall Card With Leaves

This fall card is super quick and easy to put together and is perfect to send to a friend to let them know you're thinking of them. Very Vanilla: 3-3/4" x 5-1/2" Cajun Craze: 4" x 5-1/2" Garden Green card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4"   I tend to use...

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