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Jessica Taylor

Thank You Card with Ribbon Tips

By | Cards, Product Tips | 4 Comments

Last week my daughters and I were make cards and my 6 year old said "This ribbon is making me cranky. It won’t do what I want it to do."  I know I can relate to that and I’m sure you can too! So today I’m going to share with you a few tips to help working with ribbon easier.     Ribbon Tips: Put your adhesive on the paper instead of on the ribbon. Most adhesives won’t attach directly to the ribbon very nicely. Put the adhesive on your paper where your ribbon will go and then press the…

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Tips for Mass Producing Handmade Cards

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Christmas cards, Wedding invitations, Birthday Party invitations and Baby Announcements are just a few examples of handmade cards that you may want to mass produce.  When you are mass producing handmade cards, coming up with the design is the hard part.  Setting up an assembly line to make them is easy.  Here’s step-by-step how I mass produced my Thinking of You Butterfly Card: Step 1: Cut all paper.  Fold card bases. Step 2: Adhere Designer Series Paper. Step 3: Cut ribbon.  Tip: Use good scissors! Step 4: Add Ribbon and Layer. Step 5: Layer onto card fronts. Step 6: Stamp…

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Decorate Water Bottles with Scrapbook Paper!

By | 3-D Items | 2 Comments

A fun way to add a personal touch to your summer events is to decorate your water bottles (or other beverages) with scrapbook paper!  It’s quick and easy, yet adds a fun touch to events.  You can even take it a step further and add a pouch to hold a Crystal Light packet so they can upgrade their water to a refreshing summer drink.  The water bottle shown above was waiting at each of our spots at a recent Stampin’ Up! demonstrator gathering by Kristen Bryant.  Hope you enjoy this project! The water bottle is very easy.  Just peel off…

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Thinking of You Butterfly Card

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I made this card one day and liked it, but was not thrilled with it. I hadn’t added the greeting at the top yet and it was looking a bit plain. I left it overnight and took another look at it in the morning. Within minutes I had glanced over my stamp sets, picked out the “you’re in my thoughts” greeting and added it to the top.  Love it!! Tip #1: If you are stuck on a card, walk away for awhile.  When you come back you’ll have a fresh perspective! Tip #2: A flat piece of ribbon can add…

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