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Birthday Cards

Nailed It Z Fold Card

Nailed It Birthday Card

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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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Balloon Adventures Birthday Card

There are no mistakes in stamping…

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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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Look Who’s Back in Town!

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We just got home late Tuesday night from a wonderful week at Disney World in sunny Florida. It was a nice break from the cold Wisconsin winter and a wonderful refresher for my creativity. Our vacation scrapbook will be titled “Roller Coaster Hair, Don’t Care”. Expedition Everest at Animal Kingdom is my favorite roller coaster ever and I managed to ride it 46 times last week. Yippee!! You might be more excited to hear what else is back in town… the Stitched Shapes Dies! These came out in November and were so popular that they quickly went on backorder and then were…

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Balloon Pop-Up Thinlits Card

Balloon Adventures Pop Up Cards

By | Big Shot, Birthday Cards, Techniques | One Comment

The cards I’m going to share today have a surprise inside… a pop up! These cards are like their own little celebration and like any cards I share they aren’t hard to make. Watermelon Wonder card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ Peekaboo Peach: 3-1/2″ x 4-3/4″ Whisper White: 2″ x 3-1/2″ and 1-1/4″ x 2-7/8″ This first card was part of a One Sheet Wonder set. I stamped a full sheet of Whisper White card stock with different color balloons and confetti then cut it up and made it into a stack of cards. For the greeting I banner cut…

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Rip Flip Birthday Card

Rip Flip Technique

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Today I have something fun and super easy to share with you… the Rip Flip Technique! This idea comes from Marelle Taylor (no relation that I know of!) and you can see her original post here. This technique will help you turn one of your 12×12 double sided pretty papers into 6 cards! It’s kind of like a One Sheet Wonder. 4×6 Rip Flip Technique You may have guessed from the name of this technique how it’s done, but I’ll give you a few more details. Basically you can cut your pretty 12×12 double sided papers into SIX 4″x6″ pieces….

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