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Quick Easter Treats

As you might know the Last Chance Retiring List for the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog is now out and those items that are retiring are only available until supplies last.   So you might be asking yourself....why should I buy items that are retiring?  The number one reason is that although Stampin' Up! is retiring those items,… Continue reading Quick Easter Treats

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Nothings Better Than…..

So...how would you fill in the blank?  The stamp set I used to for today’s card is called Nothings Better Than and the stamps in the set give you four choices for an answer....Cookies, Chocolate (my choice), Cocktails and Coffee.  Personally, I think I would have added Crafting in there somewhere.  I spent a few… Continue reading Nothings Better Than…..

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Fine Art Floral Fun Fold

This is actually a re-make of a card that I made in 2019 when I was visiting my daughter in Seoul, South Korea.  I had packed a few stamping supplies so I could stamp on the long 17 hour flight, I didn’t end up doing that....those seat trays are tiny!  But I did make quite… Continue reading Fine Art Floral Fun Fold

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Simple Black and White

When it's been a busy week, all you want to do ia make a simple card.  And this one fits the bill.  Not only is it simple, but it's just basic....and by that I mean Basic White and Basic Black. The True Love Designer Series Paper is perfect for this quick and easy Black and… Continue reading Simple Black and White

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Art Gallery Bridge Fold

I love to try new things, especially when it comes to making cards. And making Fun Fold Cards.  You might think that I’ve done a lot of fun fold cards and how could there be more...but here is another one.  I've seen cards with this fold before, but this is my first time trying and… Continue reading Art Gallery Bridge Fold

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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