Bottle Messages make fun cards for young or old

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bottle messages - 3

Bottle Messages can be funny or serious. The new Message in a Bottle stamp set contains all sorts of fun elements to keep a smile on your face. Despite not owning this cool stamp set my self, I enjoyed making 2 fun new cards. Since my daughter purchased and designed a quick fun card at her last Card class, I got … Read More

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Simple Embossing Paste Thank You Cards

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Simple Embossing Paste TY cards

Simple Embossing paste backgrounds enhance basic cards immensely. With a few tools you can take your thank you cards from basic to awesome. After teaching the Embossing paste technique class on June 16th leftover bits of modified embossing paste littered my craft table. So how to use it up before it did what embossing paste does best — dry up. Simple … Read More

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Basketweave edge causes inspiration: New-Old Mix

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Today, I saw a Basketweave edge Tutorial by Kelly Acheson on Splitcoaststampers and was inspired to play. After ordering brand new product on Tuesday, I was seeing everything in my Craft room in light of – New- Retiring – and oh my gosh -how long has that been sitting there unused. So I grabbed a sheet of Watermelon Wonder because … Read More

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Full Pocket for You to give or receive…

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Pretty Full Pocket

Give a Full Pocket of happiness by putting real money in this cute pocket.  You will need the Pocketful of Sunshine stamp set from the Stampin’ Up 2017-18 Annual Catalog. Creating the card First I stamped the main pocket on a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock using Dapper Denim ink.  Still using Dapper Denim I stamped the scalloped pocket detailing. Next I sponged the … Read More

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Create a Crate O’ Note Cards

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Crate O' Cards

Playing with the Wood Crate Framelits being released on June 1st was so much fun. At the Stampin’ Up Onstage in April 2017, I made this adorable wood crate kit.   Using the new Wood Crate Framelits cut 2 out of new Woodgrain Designer Paper. The little 3 by 3 cards inside uses the new Wood Words stamp set. The … Read More

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