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Swordfish Birthday Card

Swordfish Birthday Card

By | Big Shot, Cards, Cards for Men | No Comments

Sometimes you have just a narrow strip of patterned paper that you can’t bring yourself to throw away. That’s how cards like this happen… Whisper White: 2-1/4″ x 3-3/4″ Striped Paper: 3/4″ x 5″ Dapper Denim: 4″ x 5-1/4″ Whisper White card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ When you use a fish stamp you almost have to pair it with the Seaside embossing folder. I’m not even sure what else to tell you about this card because it’s SO EASY! It’s what they call a monochromatic card because I just used white and Dapper Denim. Just one color plus white. It can…

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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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Sending Smiles Card with Lift Me Up stamp set & Carried Away Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!

Sending Smiles

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You don’t need an actual occasion or holiday to send a handmade card. Often the best cards are sent just because. That’s why this greeting stamp “Sending Smiles Across the Miles” paired with hot air balloon paper is perfect for sending cards to faraway friends! Circle Size: 1-7/8″ Basket Weave strip: 3/4″ x 4″ Hot Air Balloon paper: 4″ x 5-1/4″ Watermelon Wonder card base: 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″ This is a fun easy card layout – give it a try! If you have pretty two sided paper like this you can cut it into SIX 4″ x 6″…

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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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Lift Me Up Congratulations Card

Sending Congratulations Cards

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There are so many reasons to send congratulations cards. A new job, a retirement, a promotion, a graduation… I’m sure you can think of more. Each month I send some congratulations cards out to Stampin’ Up! demonstrators in my group that deserve a little congratulations for sharing their love of stamping. Circle Size: 2-1/8″ Hot Air Balloon Paper: 3″ x 4″ Night of Navy: 3-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ Mint Macaron card base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ The base for this card was created with my Quick One Sheet Wonder Template. It’s so easy to cut your 12×12 pretty papers into 3″ x…

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