Pop Up Birthday Cards: March 2019 Paper Pumpkin Kit

Paper Pumpkin Pop Up Birthday Cards   Hello Paper Crafters!! In celebration of Paper Pumpkin’s 6th birthday Stampin’ Up! created this fun birthday kit with 8 pop up birthday cards (plus 2 stamp sets). Pop-up cards are fun to make and fun to receive. I have made cards like this in the past and they are always a big hit. These cards go together so easily because the pop-up feature…

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Happy Birthday To You Card: Feb. 2019 Paper Pumpkin Alternative Project

Happy Birthday To You Card Hello Paper Crafters!! I made this sweet Happy Birthday To You Card for Jean, a dear friend who I have known for 20+ years. Four of us went out to celebrate and tried a new restaurant, Haywire. We had a great time and the food was superb. We all met through an early childhood PTA back in 1997. I was actually the Crafts Chairperson. I…

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Feminine Birthday Card with Teapot: Tea Together & Tea Time

Feminine Birthday Card with Teapot

Feminine Birthday Card with Teapot Hello Paper Crafters!! This isn’t typically my type of stamp set, but it brought back my childhood memories of tea parties with my siblings and tea parties with my children. I also thought it was very elegant and perfect for feminine cards. For inspiration I went to Pinterest. As I was scrolling I came across a card designed by Heejung Hunsberger at www.hmadeboutique.com. I really…

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Graceful Glass Birthday Card Tutorial with Graceful Glass Suite

Graceful Glass Birthday Card

Graceful Glass Birthday Card    The Graceful Glass Suite   Hello Paper Crafters!! I have a simply gorgeous card for you today. Keep reading to find out how you can create this Graceful Glass Birthday Card. I have always loved stained glass. The mosaic of colored glass that’s used to create pictures has always appealed to me. The colors are vibrant, the images beautiful and so impressive when they are…

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Two Step Stamping with Picture Perfect Birthday: Tutorial

Two Step Stamping

Two Step Stamping with Picture Perfect Birthday Hello Paper Crafters!! Today I have two fun and super simple cards for you using the Picture Perfect Birthday photopolymer stamp set, one of our Two-Step Stamping sets. This is what I call a Super Perfect Stamp Set. That is because it has focal images, sentiments and background images. In the first card I used the confetti stamps to create a background. In…

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Monochromatic Stamping on DSP with Humming Along Stamp Set

  Humming Along Stamp Set & Monochromatic Stamping on DSP Hi Paper Crafters!! Today we are using monochromatic stamping on DSP to create this pretty birthday card. A monochromatic color scheme is the use of one color and its shades, tones and tints. Since I need to work with the colors Stampin’ Up! gives me, the color palette is technically from the same color family. Using colors from the same…

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Simple Stamping Birthday Card: Beauty Abounds & Better Together

Simple Stamping Birthday Card

Simple Stamping Birthday Card Hello Paper Crafters!! Today we are making this Simple Stamping birthday card (#simplestamping) . I designed this as the first project for my new class: Introduction to the Art of Rubber Stamping. This card was designed with the February #simplestamping Challenge from Stampin’ Up! in mind. The project perimeters this month for a #simplestamping card include stamps, ink, paper & designer series paper. Beauty Abounds Stamp…

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Simplestamping: What is this new movement by Stampin’ Up!?

simplestamping

# simplestamping by Stampin’ Up! What is # simplestamping? Hello Paper Crafters!! The idea of # simplestamping was introduced to demonstrators at the 30th Anniversary OnStage (our convention) as a way to make card making accessible to everyone. Demonstrators and customers who have been stamping a while (for me it has been almost 20 years), we get a kick out of using our Big Shot for die cutting and embossing,…

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True Gentleman Suite Birthday Card: Truly Masculine [Tutorial]

True Gentleman Suite Birthday Card

Truly Tailored Brother Hello Paper Crafters!! I created this True Gentleman Suite Birthday Card for my little brother, Dale. At 6’ 4” he’s not “little” any more. His birthday is May 1. He has a lovely family and I am proud to call him my brother. I just love the True Gentleman suite of products. It’s my favorite masculine suite ever!! I knew that I would put this suite to…

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