Fold-Its Part 2 – Using Partial Fold-Its (Shaped Cards) On Your Cards

This post not only shares big love for the Fold-its cards by the Stamps of Life but also new and exciting ways you can use these die sets. A few weeks ago I shared how you can make your Fold-Its into easel cards (stand-up cards). This week, I am showing how you can use partial … Continue reading Fold-Its Part 2 – Using Partial Fold-Its (Shaped Cards) On Your Cards

Fold-Its Part 1 – Turn Your Fold-Its Shaped Cards Into Easel Cards

I am addicted to the Fold-its cards by the Stamps of Life. I think I have them all - from the Stamps of Life Fold-Its, exclusive HSN Fold-Its and even from the "other" company that Stephanie Barnard used to collaborate with. Hands-down they are my favorite type of card. I wanted to see if I … Continue reading Fold-Its Part 1 – Turn Your Fold-Its Shaped Cards Into Easel Cards

How To – Create A Fun And Unique Advent Calendar

In 2019, The Stamps of Life came out with the cutest Petal Box die set. You can use these dies to make ornaments or for party favors or baby blocks. You can even create boxes to use as a reward system for getting homework done quickly with a little treat in the box. I can … Continue reading How To – Create A Fun And Unique Advent Calendar

Word Stand Up Dies Part 2 – Even More Ways To Use TSOL Word Stand Up Dies

I am having a lot of fun with The Stamps of Life word stand up dies these days. I thought I would show you another way to use the dies to get more out of your purchase. The word dies are an edge die that does not cut the bottom edge. So far, there are … Continue reading Word Stand Up Dies Part 2 – Even More Ways To Use TSOL Word Stand Up Dies

Word Stand Up Dies Part 1 -Different Ways To Use TSOL Word Stand Up Dies

In June, 2019, The Stamps of Life came out with a really fun card base called Word Stand-Ups Die set that includes the word "Hello". As an add on, you could also purchase the word stand-up extras set that includes: Love, Thanks and Smile. In October, TSOL has now released a Christmas word stand-up extras … Continue reading Word Stand Up Dies Part 1 -Different Ways To Use TSOL Word Stand Up Dies

Fun Fold Cards Part 2 -How To Make Easy Fun Fold Card Bases

A while back, I shared with you how to make A2 fun fold cards that add interest to your cards.  I think it is time I share with you a few more of my favorites that are very easy to make. Folding Diagonal Card Start with cardstock that is 8 1/2 x 11 inches. Score … Continue reading Fun Fold Cards Part 2 -How To Make Easy Fun Fold Card Bases

How To Use Turnabout Stamps from Concord & 9th

  When I think of Concord & 9th the first thing I think of is - turnabout stamps.  I have always loved them, but could very rarely get them perfect.  Well my friends, C9 has just released a few items that will help with perfect alignment, and I promise if you follow all of the … Continue reading How To Use Turnabout Stamps from Concord & 9th

How To Create Holiday Lip Balm Tags

I have a quick and easy gift idea I wanted to share.  Each year at the holidays, I always give out hand sanitizer and lip balm along with my gifts as a little extra something.  I have been doing it for years.  I thought this year I would decorate the lip balm by attaching it … Continue reading How To Create Holiday Lip Balm Tags

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 5 – October 2018

This month's subscription box brought me back to my early card making days.  When I first started out using dies, I had a few quilling dies in my stash and I used to embellish many of my cards with flowers.  As time went on, I learned new techniques and I didn't really used many handmade … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 5 – October 2018

How To Create Masks for Your Cards

Have you ever wondered how card-makers create one layer cards with perfectly inked shapes or have a patterned background that runs throughout the card but not through the main focal point?  It is easy to do with multiple layers, but it seems more difficult to achieve on the same layer. Well wonder no more - … Continue reading How To Create Masks for Your Cards