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Floating Gatefold Cards

Hi friends, it’s me again! Today I’m sharing the Floating Gatefold Cards I made the other week. By adding two small panels on each side, you can completely transform a simply Gatefold card. I was requested to make this card style by a few people and I believe it was originally designed by Dawn’s Stamping…… Continue reading Floating Gatefold Cards

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EASY Wreath Cards in Any Size You Want

Hi friends, here are the fun Wreath Cards I recently made using the awesome new ‘Crafting with Friends’ stamp set from issue 91 of Creative Stamping magazine. I adore this stamp set and if you’re a crafter you need it! 🤣 I also made these other cards for the magazine. And this one made it…… Continue reading EASY Wreath Cards in Any Size You Want

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Elegant Spinning Tower Cards

Hello everyone, earlier this week I shared these beautiful Spinning Tower Cards. I have a soft spot for this style card, as it’s one I designed a few years ago and now it has its own die, AMAZING!!! I launched this a couple of months ago, after being asked by many others to turn it…… Continue reading Elegant Spinning Tower Cards

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Fun Peek-A-Boo Cards

Hi friends, here are the Peekaboo Cards I made recently. These cards still make me smile, I think it’s Horace’s cheesy grin! When you open these cards, the image changes inside. You have room on the back to write your message. MATERIALS USED TO MAKE THESE CARDS Animal stamps, papers & prop stamps available here.…… Continue reading Fun Peek-A-Boo Cards

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Corner Pop-Up Easel Cards

I was looking back through some of my older videos and thought I would re-visit the Corner Pop-up Easel Card. It’s been a couple of years since I last made this style, so I decided to make it in a 6 x 6 size this time.   Not only is this a showstopper card, but…… Continue reading Corner Pop-Up Easel Cards

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Festive Fun Pop-Up Gift Bags

Hi friends, today I’m sharing these fun gift bags using my new pop up dies on the front. I wanted to show you other fun ways to use these dies and that you don’t have to just use them on cards. These two are using the 6 x 6 Pudding die set and the Snowman…… Continue reading Festive Fun Pop-Up Gift Bags

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Fun & Festive Pop Up Box Card!

Hi everyone, I do like to make a Pop-Up Box Card, and when I saw this lovely one by Kittie Kraft I knew I wanted to make one using my new stamps & dies. How adorable are Santa’s boots popping out the top of the chimney! I used the Santa & Rudolph stamps along with my…… Continue reading Fun & Festive Pop Up Box Card!

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My First Ever Christmas Collection!

Hi everyone, I still can’t believe this is all happening and still pinch myself, but it’s here, my first ever Christmas Collection! The Perfect Pop-Ups collection is a fun kinetic die concept that allows you to have whatever you like popping up from the card. For this collection we have a Snowman & Elf popping…… Continue reading My First Ever Christmas Collection!

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Fabulous Joy Fold Card featuring Heidi the Hippo!

Hi friends, last week I shared this very cute fun fold card using the adorable Heidi the Hippo! The Joy Fold Card is a very simple fold but it looks really effective. It’s basically 2 cards in one and can be made any size you like. Below is a Z-Fold version  I made a while…… Continue reading Fabulous Joy Fold Card featuring Heidi the Hippo!

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Introducing Animal Antics & Christmas Critters

Hi everyone, this week I launched my adorable Animal Antics & Christmas Critters stamp and die sets. These have been made after the huge success from the first collection with Geri the Giraffe & Horace the Horse! So many of you asked for there to be more animals, and after the poll we put out…… Continue reading Introducing Animal Antics & Christmas Critters