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Truly Tailored Cards

Truly Tailored cards uses the stamp set and it’s coordinating punch. I was so happy when Stampin’ Up! released Truly Tailored in the 2018 Occasions Catalogue. It took the guess work out of making male-themed cards for birthdays and Father’s Day. What I love about it is that it has a coordinating punch to finish […]

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Mindful Colouring and Card Making

Do you do mindful colouring? It’s a relaxing and satisfying activity especially when you want a change of pace or you want to do something calming during your quiet time at home. My mum just finished an entire colouring book and I suggested that we cut the pages to size and mount them on card […]

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Jar of Love Shaker Card

Let’s use the Jar of Love to make shaker cards. Now here’s a card that’s a lot of fun to make. Shaker cards have been around for a long time but it’s nice to revisit the technique and see if we can make it simpler this time. The shaker part is the focal point so […]

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Balloon Bouquet Punch

Let’s use the Balloon Bouquet Punch for birthday cards. Do you sometimes just want to make birthday cards that are all the same? This birthday card layout is super easy and fun. I paired the Balloon Bouquet Punch with Designer Series Paper (DSP). Here’s how: Trim your Designer Series Paper (DSP) to 4 inch squares. […]

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Gift Box Punch Board

The Gift Box Punch Board should be your box maker this Christmas. The holidays are here again and if you’ve been busy baking and making things, you will need packaging. Wouldn’t it be nice if you can make your own boxes? Well, there’s a gadget for that. It’s a nifty little punch board that makes […]

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Gift Card Holder Inspiration

This gift card holder inspiration is fun and easy to make when you have the Envelope Punch Board. I also used the B.Y.O.P. stamp set because it has greetings and words appropriate for gift vouchers and cash. Bring out your Designer Series Paper (DSP) too because this is a great opportunity to use them for […]

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Tag Topper Punch Inspiration

Here’s a Tag Topper Punch packaging inspiration for you. Before I gave birth a month ago I decorated about a dozen bottled jelly beans to bring to the hospital. They were for nurses and visitors dropping by to see me and the new baby. I needed a simple project because you know, the whole pregnancy […]

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Big Shot Machine Card Idea

The Big Shot Machine plays center role for our card idea. If you have this amazing machine, you already know how easy it is to add texture and cut out shapes to make your projects more interesting. The Big Shot allows convenience when you have to make cards in multiples. Here’s how to make the […]

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Tape It Stamp Set

The Tape It stamp set is a washi tape lover’s dream. Customise and create them in any length, width and colour that you like. Who would have thought? I paired it with the Festival Of Trees Bundle because it’s for Christmas. Do you like this fun idea too? Isn’t it clever? Here’s how to make […]

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Mixed Bunch and Simply Stars

Let’s use the Mixed Bunch and Simply Stars stamp sets to make pop-up cards. On our recent stamp club, the ladies and I had so much fun making this card. The card folds flat and when you open it, flowers pop-up in the middle. Do you also like cards with a surprise element? They are […]

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Mother’s Day Card

Let’s make a Mother’s Day card. It truly is a miracle of life whenever I look at my sons. I cannot imagine my life now without them. Although my eldest is now almost 14 and my youngest 12, I can still remember the overwhelming emotions the first time I laid my eyes on them. Do […]

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Basic Essentials In Card Making

So what are the basic essentials in card making? And how much does it cost? It’s a question I often get asked. You don’t need a lot and it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. I have narrowed it down here for you so that once you have them you can keep going for […]

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DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Here are a few DIY Christmas gift ideas. Christmas…’Tis the season for giving, ’tis the season for baking and ’tis the season for showing off your amazing DIY talent. So, put your craft caps on and get started. The holidays can be expensive especially if you have a long list of family and friends. However, […]

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Christmas Card Ideas

Here are 3 Christmas card ideas that are quick to make, including a gift card holder for easy gift-giving. Gift Card Holder – We all know how hard it is to find gifts for teenagers. More often than not, they prefer cash or gift cards so that they can buy items on their wish list. […]

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I Love the SU! Punch

A punch is a valuable tool in card making and I love the SU! punch. Card making for me will never be the same without it. Coordination is key for an enjoyable stamping experience. Cutting is easier and fussy-cutting takes a back seat when products coordinate. I love decorative edges and a border does that […]