Wedding Card: Sunshine Wishes for Paige and Ryan

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Wedding Card Made with My Stash Hello Paper Crafters!! Do you like to make cards for special occasions? One of my favorite is wedding cards, but I haven’t had much of a need to make a wedding card. However, my children, as well as all the children mine grew up with are at that age where if they meet the right person then weddings will follow. Paige, the daughter of…

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Bridal Shower Card: Bundle of Love and Sunshine Wishes

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Bridal Shower Card for Paige Hello Paper Crafters!! Let me show you how to create a simple yet elegant bridal shower card, like I did for Paige. I have known her since she was 18 months old and I am good friends with her mother, who just so happens to be my Stampin’ Up! mum!! There is a core 5 of us who we refer to as “Playgroup”. In 1997…

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Vellum Overlay: How to Add One to a Handmade Card [Tutorial]

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 What is a Vellum Overlay? I have always loved the look of vellum on a hand stamped card. It gives your card a soft, elegant look. What is vellum you ask? Modern ‘paper vellum’ is made of synthetic plant material and imitates actual vellum. Actual vellum is a prepared animal skin or “membrane” used as a material for writing on. Vellum is often a much underused card stock. Perhaps because…

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How to Copy a Card and Make it Your Own [Tutorial]

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How to Copy a Card And Make it Your Own  Using Color Theory [Tutorial] How do you copy a card and make it your own using color theory? “Color theory is the general application of color principles to design” ( It’s a set of principles used for working with colors. “It involves color mixing, considering the visual effects of color, and creating pleasing color combinations” ( In this project tutorial…

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Valentine’s Day Treat Boxes: 2 Simple Ideas

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2 Simple Valentine’s Day Treat Boxes Looking for easy Valentine’s Day treat boxes? Stampin’ Up! has a mini pizza box and a clear tiny treats box that are perfect for this project. With just a little bit of paper, stamped images and embellishments, you can create multiples in a snap. Aren’t these Valentine’s Day Treat boxes so cute! They are the perfect size for holding a variety of candy (Kisses,…

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Painted with Love Lots to Love Boxes

Hello Paper Crafters, Aren’t these Painted with Love Lots to Love Boxes adorable? And they are so easy to make. I have had so much fun playing with the Painted with Love Suite. I just love the colors and the images. So many easy Valentine’s Day crafting possibilities! Here are more ideas using the Painted with Love Suite. These boxes are made with card stock and then a 3″ X…

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Children’s Valentine’s Day Cards Online Class

Hello Paper Crafters, I am super excited to share with you Children’s Valentine’s Day Cards Online Class I designed specifically for a child’s Valentine’s Day school exchange. I have used the new Painted with Love Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) from the 2018 Occasions Catalog. There is only one word to describe this paper, stunning! The designs are hand-painted. Six of the designs have gold foil accents and are textured.…

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GORGEOUS Designer Series Paper By Stampin’ Up!

Designer Series Paper Hello Paper Crafters! Stampin’ Up! has done it again!! The 2018 Occasions catalog has the most beautiful selection of Designer Series Papers. In case you don’t know, Stampin’ Up! is known for their stunning Designer Series Paper. Watch the video below to see all of the amazing DSPs. Here is the complete list of Designer Series Paper in the 2018 Occasions Catalog: True Gentleman: Fun, graphic masculine…

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2018 Occasions Catalog & Sale-A-Bration

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Welcome Paper Crafters, This is a rubber stampers favorite time of the year! Why do you ask? Because it is Sale-A-Bration time. What is Sale-A-Bration you ask? The biggest sale of the year! You can earn free, exclusive products with every qualifying order. The Sales Period runs from January 3 – March 31, 2018. During Sale-A-Bration, you will reap rewards when you shop, host, or join during Sale-A-Bration. The details…

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