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Gardener’s Seed Packet Card

Hello friends whose fingers are inky and paper cut!  My name is Dawn Mercedes and I’m continuing on as a designer for Paper Temptress papers.  Yeah!!


If you have a gardener friend, then this special card is something you’ll want to make using gorgeous Paper Temptress Cardstocks and Textweight papers.


This […]

A new Friend!

Today I got to have lunch with a stamper who lives fairly close by…and who is on two of the same design teams as I am.  This is the first time we met up. But boy did we have a ton of fun chittchattering away!  I sure hope we can meet up again, Andrea. […]

Tag…I’m it!!

 A couple of days ago, I found this “You’re It! tag in my purse.  I think I saw it earlier in the week…and just thought it was a Bath & Body Works coupon…since it was brightly colored. On the back, it says, “To Mom, From Adelle. “  As you can see on the front, […]

Diamond Spring Card Tutorial

Remember this card?

The tutorial was requested and I (finally) came up with concise way to post it.

I used double sided tape to the bottom.  The receiver can peel off the red backing and firmly attach the card to the base.


Bees and Shamrock

Look out below!! Paper Temptress Papers will give you a Buzzzzzzzzzzzz!

Papers used:  Ruche, BASIS (light blue and brown),  Emeraude Sparkle, Antique Parchment, Amber Mica Metallic (for the […]

St. Patty’s Day Box

With 3 kids, you know I’m going to have to make two more of these delightful boxes!!

Awesome papers used: BASIS, Metallic, Pop tones, watercolor, […]

Look Ma!

Look at what *I* can do with my Paper Temptress Scraps!  This small notebook is going to bring a smile to a little boy’s face. I started off with a preprinted notebook.

Then I used my scraps to paper piece. Each one is embossed for a nice finish.  It’s an extra little touch […]

Super Wishes

If you want to make a kid’s birthday super, make him a super card. (And yes, my own DD things I am great a kids cards…and not so great at adult kids. Thanks for the critique, dear! haha)

The base of this spring card is Aquamarine Mica/Metallic. If you can’t decide what color […]

Don’t ease into it..

Seriously…I’ve got the “make something more than a card” bug! haha. And paper Temptress Papers are a great help to these 3 D Cards! 

This easel card, when closed measures 4.25 x 5.5 inches. (Why did I wait so long to make an easel card!?!)

Ooodles of great papers.  Magenta BASIS was […]

Looking for rainbows…

At least the paper variety!

Photographs just do not give these papers justice!  Get a pack and try it out!


Papers Used: Retro Black Glossy Lustre, Amethyst Mica Metallic, Sparkle, Columns, Poptones, Antique Parchment

One neat thing about Retro Black Glossy Lustre is that the inside is pure white.  Just ready for […]