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Jessica Taylor

Tips for Using Glitter Paper

Tips for Using Glitter Paper

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Nothing adds pizzazz to your cards like glitter paper! A little goes a long way but do you ever find it dulling your cutting blades or that your adhesives just aren’t sticking to it? Here are some tips to help you use glitter paper to it’s fullest potential. Stampin’ Up! calls it Glimmer Paper but no matter what you call it the surface feels and shines like glitter. It’s got a rough texture that can sometimes be tough to work with. Here’s what I’ve found works the best. Tips for Using Glitter Paper: When cutting your glitter paper turn it UPSIDE…

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Birthday One Sheet Wonder Cards

Birthday One Sheet Wonder Cards

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It’s February and I’m already behind in my birthday card sending. The main reason being that I didn’t have any birthday cards made to send. Of course spending 3 weeks of the last month in Florida didn’t help either, but I sure did have fun! To get some cards made quick this morning I stamped a full sheet of 8-1/2″ x 11″ Whisper White paper with balloons & confetti, pulled out a One Sheet Wonder template and whipped up these fun birthday cards. Easy peasy and it took me about an hour from start to finish to make these seven cards….

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Whisper White card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ Real Red embossed: 4″ x 5-1/4″ Heart paper: 1/2″ x 4″ Circle Size: 2-7/16″ This Valentine card has an easy layout that you could duplicate for any occasion. Pick your favorite embossing folder for the background, replace the patterned paper strip with ribbon, add “Happy Birthday” or your favorite greeting in a circle and embellish with a balloon or flower instead of a heart. The possibilities are endless! Go ahead, give this card layout a try. I can’t wait to see what you make! Supplies Used: Sealed With Love Photopolymer Stamp Set Ink…

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Chicken Cards

How do I get those cute Chicken Stamps?

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We’re a month into Stampin’ Up!’s annual Sale-A-Bration and this is the most frequently asked question I get. If you love chickens, you’ll love these chicken stamps! So how can you get the Hey, Chick stamp set that was used to make these cute chicken cards? Well you can’t purchase it but you can get it for FREE with your $50 order. Shop now! I think it’s safe to say that these chickens have been the most popular Sale-A-Bration item but there are a lot more free gifts to choose from! Until March 31st you can select a FREE GIFT with EVERY $50…

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Nailed It Z Fold Card

Nailed It Birthday Card

By | Birthday Cards, Cards for Men, Techniques | No Comments

It must be masculine week because today I have another “guy card” to share with you. For the February One Sheet Wonder Card Club I stamped my own background of tools from the Nailed It stamp set. Very basic, just Basic Gray ink on Smoky Slate card stock. Here’s one of the cards I made with it… Basic Gray card base: 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 2-3/4″ and 5-1/2″ Pacific Point: 3-1/2” x 4-3/4” Smoky Slate: 3-1/4” x 4-1/2” Oval Size: 2-1/2″ This fun fold is called a Z-Fold Card. If you look at the fold from the side it looks like a “Z”. Very easy…

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