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Tasty Trucks stamp set colored with Wink of Stella Glitter Pen

Tasty Trucks Card with Watercolor Tips

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I love a greeting stamp like “You’re the sweetest” because it can be used for so many different occasions! Birthdays and thank yous are the first things that come to mind. Watermelon Wonder card base: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” Popsicle Paper: 2-1/4″ x 4″ Whisper White: 2-1/2” x 3-1/4” Crumb Cake: 2-3/4” x 3-1/2” My girls love to watch The Great Food Truck Race on the Food Network so as soon as I saw the Tasty Trucks stamp set I knew we had to have it. It’s got a taco stamp with a “Let’s taco ’bout how awesome you are” greeting stamp. How…

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13th Birthday Card Glitter Detail

We have a Teenager in the House!

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Today my oldest daughter turns 13. Some people want to keep their kids babies and dread the teenage years. Not me. I can’t wait to see what amazing things this one does as a teenager! In fact, her future is so bright she needs to wear shades!! That’s why I pulled out my Day at the Beach stamp set to make her birthday card… Bermuda Bay card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ Mint Macaron: 4″ x 5-1/4″ Circle Size: 2-3/8″ Here’s a quick and easy way to create an interesting background: Stamp the same image over and over, re-inking and rotating your stamp as…

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Cool Treats Birthday Card

Tips for Using Paper Scraps

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As I’m cleaning out my craft room I’m realizing just how many paper scraps I’ve been saving. 6 TONS!!! Okay maybe not that many but it kinda feels like it. I do use them frequently but I create them much faster. Can you relate? Here’s one card that I dug into my paper scraps to make: Watermelon Wonder card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ Popsicle Paper: 3″ x 5″ Whisper White: 1/2″ x 3-1/2″ Peekaboo Peach: 1/2″ x 4″ Tips for using Paper Scraps: Long skinny white or vanilla strips are perfect for stamping words on. I tend to have a…

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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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