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Birthday Cards Featured

Birthday Shake Up

In May I purchased Queen & Co’s Birthday Squares Bundles shaker card set. I have been playing with the set. You can have a lot of fun with these. First I’ll share my finished cards. Then, if you are interested in the quality of the product, read on for a walk though of the “deficiencies.” […]

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Cards Cut File Fall Featured Foil Quill Pazzles

FOILing Around – Day 1

No, that is not a typo. I’ve been Fooling Around with Foil! I recently purchased We R Memory Keepers foil quill system. I’m using it with my Pazzles Inspiration Vue personal paper cutter. I sound like a commercial. I am not being paid by either company. I’m liking the foil quilling. It is simple enough […]

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Featured Valentine

Cheesy Valentine

What kind of shoes do mice wear? Squeakers! Here is an adorable Valentine that Amanda created for Pazzles. All pieces of the valentine are made using the Pazzles’ InVue, including the sentiment!! Yes, you use the Pen Tool to “draw” the text. You can make the mice your own creation by using supplies that you […]

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Cards Featured Other

New Year, Old Pups

Yeah for getting back to paper piecing! This is how first starting crafting with my Pazzles! Today I have a card that features a cute pup. The paper pieced puppy is from MyScrapChick. It is from years ago and I think it is no longer available.

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Cards Featured Flowers Free Cut Files

Swirly-O-O-O

I’m not sure what it’s called, but it is a popular shape circulating the crafting world. I call it a “swirly scribble flower.” I think it is mostly available as a metal die. But I said to myself, “Self, you can do this up in Pazzles’ software!” And I did! I have made 3 variations […]

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Christmas Christmas Fa La La Featured

Christmas Card Tinkering!

I only made a few cards for Christmas this year. I wasn’t too motivated, but I hopped in to my “workshop” and gave it a go. I have a friend who loves the llama craze. I have a llama metal die. I’m experimenting with what to do with him. I quickly fashioned this card by […]

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Cards Featured

Mason Jar Tri-Fold Greeting Cards

I think cards and crafts with mason jars will never go out of style. I have a new toy! It is a metal die for making a tri-fold mason jar card. It is made by sizzix. Here is a top view of the card when it is folded and unfolded. Here you see how I […]

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Cards Cut File Digi Stamps Featured

Too Cute to Spook!

I welcome you to my (semi-new) blog. We missed the renewal notification from the host company and I lost the web address. Thus, a re-birth of Krista’s Paper Cafe is now found at www.KristasPaperCafe.US (caps added for emphasis). The top level domain (or part the part after the dot) is the only change. I appreciate […]

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Back to School Cut File Digi Stamps Featured

Hey Teacher, Welcome Back to School

Actually, these welcome cards are for the new teachers in our building. I was asked to make cards again this year. It was fun to play. Some of the digi’s were created by me! Some are from The Cutting Cafe All About School Digi, All About School file.

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Featured Summer

Summer-time Menu

I was busy sippin’ the summer away and forgot to complete my assignment for made with love (and paper). June’s challenge was refreshing: Pink Lemonade: How does the thought of pink lemonade inspire you? Requirements: pink, yellow, polka dots. Follow this link to see the creations of the other team members. I thought that a […]