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Jessica Taylor

Chicken Cards

How do I get those cute Chicken Stamps?

By | Stampin' Up! Catalogs | No Comments

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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Swordfish Birthday Card

Swordfish Birthday Card

By | Big Shot, Cards, Cards for Men | No Comments

Sometimes you have just a narrow strip of patterned paper that you can’t bring yourself to throw away. That’s how cards like this happen… Whisper White: 2-1/4″ x 3-3/4″ Striped Paper: 3/4″ x 5″ Dapper Denim: 4″ x 5-1/4″ Whisper White card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ When you use a fish stamp you almost have to pair it with the Seaside embossing folder. I’m not even sure what else to tell you about this card because it’s SO EASY! It’s what they call a monochromatic card because I just used white and Dapper Denim. Just one color plus white. It can…

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Balloon Adventures Birthday Card

There are no mistakes in stamping…

By | Birthday Cards | No Comments

just opportunities for creativity!  Whisper White: 3″ x 5-1/2″ Watermelon Wonder: 3-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ Peekaboo Peach card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ Somehow when I stamped “It’s Your Birthday” and cut it out with the oval I got my words off center. (I’m sure that never happens to you.) Well I’m a bit fussy like that but rather than throw it away and start over I decided to get creative! I punched a hole in the left side of my oval where there was extra white space, wrapped some ribbon around my card front, through the hole and tied…

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Sending Smiles Card with Lift Me Up stamp set & Carried Away Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!

Sending Smiles

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You don’t need an actual occasion or holiday to send a handmade card. Often the best cards are sent just because. That’s why this greeting stamp “Sending Smiles Across the Miles” paired with hot air balloon paper is perfect for sending cards to faraway friends! Circle Size: 1-7/8″ Basket Weave strip: 3/4″ x 4″ Hot Air Balloon paper: 4″ x 5-1/4″ Watermelon Wonder card base: 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″ This is a fun easy card layout – give it a try! If you have pretty two sided paper like this you can cut it into SIX 4″ x 6″…

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