Author Archives: reallyrobinstamps

It’s Catalog Launch Party Day!!

I love this day. Excited stampers ready to pick up their new catalog and take the first swing at some new stamping projects! It’s also the day I say goodbye to retired stamp sets and accessories that are no longer … Continue reading

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May Day Baskets & Flowers

Traditionally, on May 1st flowers were given to friends and neighbors in little baskets hung on doors. This tradition celebrated spring and new life through beautiful flower blooms. To honor this custom we are going to make some paper baskets … Continue reading

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Paper Scraps & Faux Quilting is Easy!

I’m coming to the end of some of my packages of patterned paper and the scraps that are left are still so very valuable and useful! Today’s card design pattern is perfect for using scraps of patterned paper-basically leftovers. Specifically … Continue reading

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New In Color Inspiration

Color trends change frequently in fashion and home decor! Trends change more quickly than this girl can keep up with that is for sure. Usually, by the time I’m on board with the latest style, paint color, or fashion accessory … Continue reading

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A Set of All Occasion Cards – Fast & Giftable

I like to give sets of cards at different times: birthdays, loss of a loved one, new baby, wedding and as a thank you. As an avid card maker I usually have more cards to send than I am able … Continue reading

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Gift Coordination Bliss

This. This is what I love about papercrafting with Stampin’ Up! Coordination of products down to the minutest of details. Having paper, ink, stamp sets, dies, and embellishments that all go together in an infinite number of ways is what … Continue reading

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Inspiration in Unlikely Places

This is not the first time I’ve seen a pretty tissue box and wanted to use it to inspire my card making. Inspiration for creating card designs is all around us. I try to take full advantage of any ideas … Continue reading

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Bust Your Stash of Patterned Paper with this Card Template

I have another delicious card “recipe” for you to use with your gorgeous stash of Designer Series Papers. This card template uses two complementing and coordinating pieces of patterned paper to create a visually pleasing mix of horizontal and vertical … Continue reading

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“SIP” Method : Stamps + Ink + Paper = Simple Stamping

It’s time to make some Easter cards (better late than never?) and I am so excited to use the Timeless Tulips stamp set to set the tone for my Easter message. I really needed to make some simple cards this … Continue reading

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Corner Tuck Fold Card

I have a fun fold card to share with you that features a cute little triangle corner that is actually a pocket to tuck the card front into. There are two versions of this pattern – one is super quick … Continue reading

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