Category Archives: Tutorials

Hooray It’s Your Day Project Kit

I got my hands on the Hooray It’s Your Day Project Kit from the 2015 Occasions catalogue that starts on January 6. This is a technique card kit that makes 20 cards with different spritzing effects .   I haven’t used … Continue reading

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Owl treat holder – come get one at my Open House this Saturday

This weekend I’m teaming up with 3 other businesses for an Open House on the south side. Email me at marlo_r@hotmail.com for the address, and to RSVP. I will be there with finished cards you can buy, samples of current … Continue reading

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String closure tutorial with August Paper Pumpkin kit

I’m on a tutorial-writing roll! I just wrote 5 new ones for my card making class happening this weekend, and my last post was a rosette tutorial using the My Paper Pumpkin welcome kit. This card uses the most recent … Continue reading

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Rosette Making tutorial with Paper Pumpkin welcome kit

I admit, I didn’t love the Paper Pumpkin Welcome kit at first. The instructions on the package made a card that just didn’t appeal to me. But, I finally figured out how to customize it to my style. I did … Continue reading

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Link Love: embellished T, baby blanket, & recycled paper

I was inspired to chime in on the Link Love over at CraftyPod, since the theme this week is favorite tutorials.  I had a hard time limiting my list to 5, there are so many creative posts out there. How … Continue reading

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Girly side-step card

This sweet side-step card is easier than it looks, it uses a standard card base cut 8.5 x 5.5″ but cut and scored a little differently. (My cutting instructions are adapted from Jackie Topa’s video here – she has so … Continue reading

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Another song book card

I love recycling, and I can’t stand to let a single page from my old song book go to waste so here is yet another song book card!  (You can find my last tutorial, for a bookmark plus card here.) … Continue reading

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The Open Sea

The best way to make cards is to come up with an idea (or copy one) and make multiples while you have all the supplies out.  Less clean up, and more finished projects! I take this one step further and … Continue reading

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Make your friends smile with a simple pop up card

It’s been a tough flu season, and every family & office I know was affected.  I saw this idea on Pinterest, and we made them last month at my card class. So far every sickie who received one has smiled … Continue reading

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(Fraternal) Flash Card Twins Tutorial

These cards are definitely not identical, but they were born from the same template AND the same sheet of designer series paper so I’m calling them fraternal twins.  I was inspired by Connie Stewart’s Flash Card video series (she’s a … Continue reading

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