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Birthdays Embossing Handmade

Invitation Card Idea

I love finding new ways of using my stamps. I want to make sure that I have many uses for them. I also like to give them a fresh look by trying a different technique like embossing to make the images stand out. My family enjoys camping so I bought this stamp set called The Great Outdoors. […]

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Birthdays Christmas Embossing Stampin' Up!

Adding Texture To Your Paper Crafts

Remember the days when embossed stationery were only available thru letterpress companies and designs were limited to wedding and baptism? I remember my anticipation as I waited for my box of embossed wedding invitations many years ago, ordered from a letterpress company in America. I was so excited when it arrived. I admired the dainty […]

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Birthdays Stampin' Up!

Why I Love Stampin’ Up! Punches

When I want to make a card or scrapbook page that packs a punch, I reach out for my reliable punches. A lot of my stamp sets have a coordinating punch. How cool is it to stamp an image and have a punch that’s the exact size and shape? No more fussy cutting for you […]

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Card Making 101

Card Making 101 – Your Basic Essentials

“What do I need to start making my own cards? Do I need to buy everything?” I get this question many times. My advice is to keep it simple and practical. There are so many beautiful products available for papercrafting and it can get confusing and quite overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. […]