Making Handmade Cards

When I first start to make cards, it normally will start with the papers I want to use. Is it a theme, such as a birthday….. Is it something basic like flowers or stripes that you can add other sayings with? This is where…

One sheet wonder examples

I kind of “stumbled” across the “one sheet wonder” template and card idea recently. Once I started on my first set of cards, I have been HOOKED ever since! When I look at the examples, all of them are so different – even IF…

Buying Handmade Cards

I have made cards for 29 years now!  I remember my first project, my daughter’s birth announcements made out of cardstock and a Disney stamp!  How ironic she loves Disney stuff – even now!   From that first project until right now – I love…

Basic Card Making 101 – and A Challenge

I started making my own cards 25+ years ago, and haven’t stopped since!  I love to make one of a kind cards to give to my friends and family, either just because I want to – or for an event like their birthday!  The…

Card Making Money Saving Tips

I have been making cards for the past 25 years – and have learned a lot along the way!  Not only when it comes to creating beautiful cards, but also in saving money when it comes to purchasing supplies too!  I don’t spend a…

Stampin’ Up

I have re-signed back up as a Stampin’ Up demonstrator, I am really excited about it too!  I got my kit as a Christmas gift from my amazing husband – since he knew how much I really wanted to get back in to it! …

Thinking of You Cards –

Thinking of you cards can be for so many different things – because someone is having a hard time, or just because you want them to know you care and are “thinking about them”.  This is one of the final categories I tend to…

Thank You Cards –

Have you ever thought about “thank you” cards?  Do you like to receive them – or is it simply a forgotten “thing” from days long ago, because we have Facebook, and Twitter, and other ways to converse with people?!?!  I think it is simply…

Note Cards –

Note cards are probably my favorite type of cards to create, for many reasons.  You can use background papers – adding die cut shapes, punches, stamps if you have them, stickers, as well as ribbon, brads or eyelets, buttons, or other fun items to…

Just Because Cards –

Cards made “just because” – the funnest cards to make for sure!  You don’t have to worry about a “theme” – just make fun cards…for people when you want to give them a card!  Different than note cards, these cards have a bit of…