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Blast from the Past – Some of my First Cards

By | Birthday Cards, Cards, Christmas, Thank You Cards, Thinking of You Cards | 3 Comments

Since I just celebrated my 15th Anniversary as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I thought it would be fun to show you some of the very first cards that I made. I didn’t keep any of them, but thankfully my very organized sister kept all of the ones I gave her! So enjoy this blast from the past… I started stamping in late 1998, but this first card is from my bridal shower in 2000. Stampin’ Up! used to have these beautiful embossed edge note cards and I used them a lot. I’ve always been about quick & easy! Next up…

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Do you really need a reason to send a handmade card?

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Of course not! A card sent “just because” is even more exciting to receive because it’s totally unexpected! Dimensions: Striped paper: 4″ x 5-1/4″ Whisper White card base: 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″ Tips for Making this Card: If you don’t have pre-printed wide striped paper like this, you can make your own! Mask off stripes with washi tape and then sponge color on. You can make your stripes whatever color you’d like! When you’re done sponging the color on, gently peel up the washi tape. My favorite black ink pad is the Jet Black StazOn – it stamps crisp every…

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Hello Friend Washi Tape Card

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It’s Thinking of You Thursday, so if you’ve been thinking of a friend… send them a card to let them know! Here’s a fun “Hello Friend” card that you could make using washi tape. If you don’t have any washi tape you could use strips of patterned paper instead! Dimensions: Whisper White: 3-3/4″ x 5″ So Saffron card base: 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″ Tips for Making This Card: Start with the first strip of washi tape in the lower left corner, wrapping the ends around to the back of the card. Add the next washi tape strip, butting…

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Pretty, Pretty Paper One Sheet Wonder Cards

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There is a pretty, pretty paper in the Sweet Sorbet paper pack that is my favorite ever! It’s covered with small Pool Party flowers with black centers. Pair it with black, white and Pool Party card stock and it’s just striking! It’s the perfect piece of paper to use for a set of One Sheet Wonder cards, so I sliced it up using this One Sheet Wonder Template and made some cards with it! Here’s a closer look at the cards along with card stock dimensions in case you want to make some of them yourself!  Card Stock Dimensions: Floral…

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