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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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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 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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Celebrate Shaker

Celebrate Shaker Card

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When I first saw the It’s a Celebration stamp set I knew it was going to make some fun cards. At first glance it’s a New Year’s set, but take a closer look because there is oh so much more you can do with it. My daughter Emily (she’s 10) helped me design this fun shaker card with it! This could be a birthday card or it could be sent for any occasion worth celebrating. Melon Mambo: 3″ x 4-1/4″ Window Sheet: 2-7/8″ x 2-7/8″ Whisper White: 3-1/4″ x 4-1/2″ Pumpkin Pie card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ Circle Size: 2-3/8″ Why is…

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