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Snail Mail Fun Fold

Want to double your fun when making cards?  Use a Fun Fold Design and choose a fun set of  Designer Series Papers.  Like this card: Sometimes it can be hard to come up with some more “man-ly” type cards.  But when I saw the snail with the mustache and little bow tie, I knew he… Continue reading Snail Mail Fun Fold

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Snail Mail….slowly but surely

Our mail has been sooooo slow lately....it was pretty bad back in December which everyone attributed to all the holiday mailings, people buying gifts online etc, but it’s now March...yes already!) and it is still taking letters 2-3 weeks just to go across town. It really makes the words Snail Mail seem so appropriate. But… Continue reading Snail Mail….slowly but surely

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Fun with the Postage Stamp Punch

Cutting Paper not your thing?  I have an almost perfect solution...use a Punch!  Specifically the Rectangular Paper Punch!  And these cards go together so fast, that I have more than one to share with you.  The first one I made I used the Flower and Field Designer Series Papers that is one of the FREE products… Continue reading Fun with the Postage Stamp Punch

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Sweet Ice Cream Fun Fold & Gift Card Holder

I’m all in for simple cards....and if you looked at the title of this post, you might not think that this is simple...a fun fold AND a gift card holder...but I promise you it is!  Birthday cards are the perfect time to add a little extra to your card....like a gift card holder.  And this… Continue reading Sweet Ice Cream Fun Fold & Gift Card Holder

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In Bloom Fun Fold

Last week I promised that I would show you more cards using the Paper Blooms Designer Series Paper.....well, I don't exactly have that today....but I am going to show you a card using the Pierced Blooms dies.  I you read my post last Friday, Paper Bloom – Stamps, Ink, Paper I gave you just a little… Continue reading In Bloom Fun Fold

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Paper Bloom – Stamps, Ink, Paper

I spent almost all of yesterday working on a set of cards for my March Card Kit to Go that will feature the In Bloom Stamp set and Pierced Blooms Dies.   I made a mess of my workspace (as always when I am crafting).  And of course I always have scraps of paper leftover,… Continue reading Paper Bloom – Stamps, Ink, Paper

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Art Gallery Fun Fold with Gilded Leafing

I have another fun fold card for you today!  Fun folds are some of my favorite cards to make and this one is super easy and takes just a few minutes to make.  I decided to use several of the items from the Fine Art Floral Suite of Products.  It was the Fine Art Floral… Continue reading Art Gallery Fun Fold with Gilded Leafing

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6” x 6” One Sheet Wonder with Berry Blessings

What is it about trying to get as many cards as possible out of a single piece of Designer Series Paper?  Is it the challenge of “Can I do it?” Is it because it is a test of our creativity?  Is it because we want to get as much as we can for our money?… Continue reading 6” x 6” One Sheet Wonder with Berry Blessings

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A Little Love from Kangaroo and Company

I have a sweet and simple Valentine card for you today.  With Valentine’s Day only a few days away, this is a quick and simple card that you can easily make and pop right into the mail. This stamp set is made using the new Kangaroo and Company Stamp Set and the coordinating Kangaroo Dies.   Of course… Continue reading A Little Love from Kangaroo and Company

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Let’s Emboss – Seashells!

I had a little stamping playdate with a good friend yesterday. It was great to just sit and create together. We wanted to test out the Gilded Leafing Embellishment on a piece of cardstock that had been embossed using the Seashells 3D Embossing Folder.   That didn't go as well as we wanted, so we switched… Continue reading Let’s Emboss – Seashells!