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Cattleya Orchid Encouragement Card

Using the Cattleya Orchid stamp from Beccy’s Place, I created this card as part of the Crafting By Designs team. It’s a beautiful reminder for someone who’s inspired you in your life. #orchid #handmadecards #watercolor

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The Hidden Milkshake Using the Sweetest Thing Stamps and Die-Cuts

Stretch your craft dollars further and create a milkshake from the Sweetest Thing stamp suite from Stampin’ Up! with this tutorial. Easy steps and a video showing how to make a delicious-looking milkshake from an apothecary candy jar stamp and die-cut.

birthday card baking brian digital stamp
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Baking Brian Birthday Cake Day Card — Digital Stamps and Rubber Stamps together!

Create birthday cards with digital stamps AND rubber stamps with this tutorial. Baking Brian pairs perfectly with these bright colors and banners.

wine tags made with half full stamp set
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An Easy to Make Wine Bottle Tag for your next holiday party!

Showing up to a party with a bottle of wine is a quick and easy way to thank the host for the invite.  But you're crafty. And you wanna put a personal touch on that bottle of wine. Whipping up this wine tag is a great way to put a personal touch on your gift.

birthday card in glitter blues created using hexagon punch and embossed textures
Cards, Paper

Scrap-tastic Birthday Cards — Don’t let your scraps go to waste!

Let's be real. We all have scraps that we keep "just in case." But they can pile up and be a bit... overwhelming. I'm trying to get in the habit of going through these colorful pieces once in a while and making a card or scrapbook page from the scraps. Being resourceful is an important part of being a crafter! Am I regular about doing this? Not. At. All. But here's a card you can make to showcase those beautiful scraps we find so difficult to part with!

Birthday Watercolor Card
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Watercoloring until the Rain Stops and the Rainbow Appears!

With all of the rain we were having here in Pennsylvania this weekend, I was inspired to bring out my paint brushes and play with some watercoloring techniques. I don't often do much watercoloring. I can be a bit messy in my small craft closet ha ha! So when my inks and brushes emerge and… Continue reading Watercoloring until the Rain Stops and the Rainbow Appears!

Paper Pumpkin June 2018 Broadway Star birthday congrats cards alternatives using scraps and leftovers
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How to make 19 cards from 1 Paper Pumpkin Kit (Broadway Star June 2018)

I like to get the most out of my craft supplies. I know a lot of crafters do! We save every scrap to "do something with it" and every embellishment for "just the right card." When I opened the Stampin Up paper pumpkin kit in June, I was so excited by the theme and the… Continue reading How to make 19 cards from 1 Paper Pumpkin Kit (Broadway Star June 2018)

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Masculine Card …with florals?? :-O

Making masculine cards can be difficult. There are So. Many. Rules. No florals. No bright colors. Less is more. No thank you! Too many rules for any crafter to remember!! So let's break them. Who would have thought breaking the "no florals for masculine cards" rule would have such a nice result?? How to make… Continue reading Masculine Card …with florals?? :-O