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Cards Shaped Like Paper Houses

Cards shaped like paper houses is a fun-fold technique that’s easy and only require simple basic measurements and fold lines. Here’s how: First, you’ll need a piece of 4 x 11-1/2 inch Basic White Thick Cardstock. Fold it in half and use this score line to form the roof. Measure 1-1/2 inch out from the […]

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To The Moon Inspiration

To The Moon stamp set is our inspiration for February Stamp Club. I love a good set of celestial stamps, don’t you? Coincidentally, February is also Valentine’s month and this set is perfect for it because then the people you love can have the moon and the stars too! (just in your cards, of course) […]

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Feels Like Home Stamp Set

Let’s try DIY washi using the Feels Like Home stamp set. This is a fun paper craft project that uses the smaller stamps in the set. The Feels Like Home stamp set is a Sale-a-bration freebie available until the end of September. What is washi? It’s printed masking tape used as decoration for paper craft […]

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Trimming The Town Card

Our card inspiration features the Trimming The Town DSP, a new set of papers from Stampin’ Up! that are also found in the 2020 Christmas catalogue. First, what’s a DSP? That’s Designer Series Paper. They are double-sided printed papers usually in 12 x 12 inches but are also available in 6 x 6 inches. Coordination […]

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Diaper Fold Technique

Let’s learn the Diaper Fold Technique. It’s not for the baby and it’s also not an actual diaper because well, you know, eww. Instead we’ll use the concept and turn it into something extra ordinary. We are making a purse for Mother’s Day using this fun-fold technique. It’s called Diaper Fold because it’s like putting […]

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How To Cut DSP To Make A Card

Let’s learn how cut DSP (Designer Series Paper) to make a card. A reliable Paper Trimmer will come in handy for this. Also, make sure that the blade is sharp for a clean and neat cut. Designer Series Paper (DSP) are usually 12 x 12 inches. It’s always a great idea to trim them to […]

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How To Cut Card Stock

Here’s a quick guide on how to cut card stock. Card stock is your basic paper in card making. It is thicker than copy paper and usually available in 2 sizes – A4 and 12×12 (inches). A reliable paper trimmer and scorer is a good investment when you’re a paper crafter. Also, make sure the […]

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DIY Eco-Friendly Envelopes

Let’s make some DIY eco-friendly envelopes. As I was clearing some shelves in the studio, I noticed my pile of magazines building up in the corner. I decided to make envelopes out of them. They are outdated but the pages are filled with gorgeous photos of furniture, architectural and garden details. I also have a […]

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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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Paper Trimmer by Stampin’ Up!

The Paper Trimmer by Stampin’ Up! is portable, lightweight and cuts sharply. It’s perfect for card making, scrapbooking and other papercraft projects. Here are it’s features: Includes 1 cutting blade and 1 scoring blade Cutting surface is approximately 12-3/8″ x 7-3/4″ (31.5 x 19.7 cm) Ruler extends to 17″ (43 cm) Replacement cutting blades available, […]

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Card Stock and How To Cut It

Card stock and how to cut it is a question that pops up in card making. Card stock is the paper that we use for card making and scrapbooking. It is more durable and thicker than your normal printing paper. You have your A4 size which is the preferred size for card making and the […]

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Paper Trimmer and Scorer

A paper trimmer and scorer is a basic tool one should invest in for any type of paper crafting. Make sure that you choose wisely so you don’t end up buying a new one each time. I recommend a good size trimmer that fits both A4 and 12×12 card stock. Mine has an extendable arm […]

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What Do I Need For Card Making?

“What do I need for card making? Do I need to buy everything?” I get this question many times. My advice is to keep it simple and practical. I suggest choosing high quality products so they last and give you the best outcome. There are so many beautiful products available for paper crafting and it […]