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Sunburst Valentine’s Day Card

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so it’s time to get those Valentine cards done! Here’s one that’s perfect for your special someone, whether that’s your husband or ALL your grandchildren! Grab your patterned paper and make a sunburst card! My favorite paper right now, the Fresh Prints Paper Stack, is perfect for Valentine’s Day. The Real Red/Coastal Cabana color combo is so trendy! If you’ve never made a sunburst card before, you can find some tips here OR you will find step-by-step directions for this sunburst card in our Valentine’s Day Crafts ebook! We make it super easy…

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Valentine Thank You Cards

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Don’t forget to send Valentine thank you cards to people that give you a gift today! Here are a couple ideas to get you started. Tips for making these cards: Use a Heart Framelit die to cut a heart out of the center of a piece of card stock.  Add pretty paper to the back so that it shows through the heart. Size matters!  Notice how different the borders of Real Red card stock look on the two cards?  One is narrow, one is thicker.  Each gives a very different look. Bling, bling!!  Glimmer paper hearts add…

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Bottle Cap Necklaces

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Bottle Caps, Soda Pop Tops… whatever you call them these little things are so fun to work with! Stampin’ Up!’s Soda Pop Tops come in two sizes that are both perfect for making bottle cap necklaces… or soda pop top necklaces… whatever you want to call them. (But just try to say soda pop top 10 times fast!)   Watch the video below to learn how to flatten bottle caps and make them into necklaces.  Of course you don’t have to flatten them, but it does give them a much more elegant look. Supplies Used: InLinkz.com Other Supplies Needed: Jump Rings and…

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Single Layer Cards

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Day 2 of Clean & Simple Card Making 2 and our challenge was to make a single layer card. It’s harder than it sounds! I kept wanting to add layers. I finally came up with these two single layer cards. This first one is super simple.  I really wanted to add more but decided to stop at rounding the bottom corners with my 1-1/4″ circle punch.  I thought this would be a perfect thank you card for a man.   Supplies Used: InLinkz.com Of course I had to try a Valentine card too.  I used clear block H to stamp…

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Whale You Be Mine?

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I love to learn new techniques and can always use tips and tricks, so I’m taking the Clean & Simple Card Making 2 Online Class that started today. Our homework was to make a card using one of four sketches provided. Here’s my homework… Love that little whale!   Supplies Used: InLinkz.com

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