Celebrate National Donut Day With a DIY Donut Card

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Happy National Donut Day!  Instead of just eating donuts today, why not craft a delightful donut-themed card?  I decided to get creative and make my own donut card using various crafting supplies, both current and retired.  Here’s a step-by-step guide to making your own donut card that’s as sweet as can be! Creating the Perfect […]

Using Up Some Scraps

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Using up some scraps can lead to unexpected and delightful creations!    For today’s handmade card I repurposed various leftovers, transforming them into a unique design.  By cutting out several frames using two square dies together, I ended up with some square “insides” that I used as diamond shapes.  This happy accident also resulted in […]

Congratulations Card

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Do you need a congratulations card?  Maybe for a graduation or retirement? I needed a card to congratulate my niece on her hard work and college graduation.  With little time to spare, I quickly crafted a simple yet elegant card that turned out beautifully. I chose a delicate pattern from the Countryside Inn Designer Paper […]

Craft Stunning Handmade Cards for Men

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Introducing the Bold Impressions Online Class:  Craft Stunning Handmade Cards for Men. I’m excited to announce the launch of my Bold Impressions Online Class!  This is a unique opportunity for crafting enthusiasts to create impressive handmade cards tailored specifically for men.  Whether you’re a seasoned card maker or just starting, this class is designed to inspire […]

DIY Happy Birthday Card With Country Birdhouse

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This DIY happy birthday card gives a sneak peek at the Country Birdhouse Bundle (163401) in the new Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog going live on May 1st!  This charming bundle’s focus is a birdhouse that you can decorate up as much or as little as you’d like!  Here I made my birdhouse from Pool Party […]

Little Monkey Card Idea

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Inspiration for my Little Monkey card idea, Every crafting journey begins with inspiration, and this project was no different.  For this card design the adorable Little Monkey stole the spotlight.  After I finished it, though, I couldn’t help but wonder whether a slight adjustment of moving this little guy up wouldn’t make it look better.  […]

Fun Clean and Simple Card Making Idea

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I’ve been on a kick of fun, clean, and simple card making lately.  I don’t know why, but simple and easy handmade cards have been on my mind.  Does that ever happen to you?  There’s just something so satisfying about creating something beautiful with minimal effort.  Plus, it’s a great way to unwind and let […]

Designing Easter Cards

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Are you ready to spread some Easter joy with handmade cards, but feeling overwhelmed by complicated designs?  Fear not!  Designing Easter cards can be a breeze, especially when you have the right supplies at your disposal. Take a cue from the charming Countryside Inn Designer Paper collection. With its delightful patterns and colors, creating adorable […]

Easy Cards; Minimalist Greeting Card

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Sometimes you just want — or need — to make some quick and easy cards.  This minimalist greeting card idea would only be easier if you eliminated the embossing, which really didn’t take much time at all. I have the Kiddin’ Around stamp set, so I could have stamped the image itself and colored it […]

Handmade Birthday Cards for Him

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Looking for the perfect way to make his birthday extra special?  How about trying your hand at creating some personalized and heartfelt handmade birthday cards for him? One fantastic option that’s sure to impress is the Trusty Tools Bundle (162723).  I recently used this bundle to craft a unique birthday card that I think really […]