AuthorAllison Arbour

How To Make a Round Card

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Learn how to make a round card with this easy tutorial! Have you always seen a perfectly round card and wondered how the heck you could make one without having to reinvent, well, the wheel? Today, Allison is showing us all how to do this using circle dies and some fun tips to finish it off so perfectly. Let’s dive right in! First, fold a piece of card stock you want to use as your card base and make sure […]

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Use a Stamp Mask To Combine Images

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Learn the basics of using a stamp mask to combine images easily! If you’ve never used a stamp mask before today’s post from Allison offers an excellent illustration of how this super easy to do technique can be a game changer. There are lots of times when we want to place objects on our projects in a way that make them look like they are grouped so some are in front of others. And we don’t always want to take […]

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Use Stencils For Card Making Magic!

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Who says stencils for card making are out of fashion? Not us and not you when you see how Allison made this charming card! We are pretty sure each of you has a stencil kicking around somewhere and after checking out today’s post, we are betting you will be digging them out! Shall we see how Allie created this fabulous all-occasion card? First, cut your layers. Allie used a pale yellow between her white card base and her decorated panel. […]

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A Stunning And Simple Card Design To Use Over and Over!

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You are going to love today’s simple card design so much because not only does it offer a STUNNING birthday card like the one made today, you can use this design over and over, with any motif in any color story for any occasion. You are going to want to bookmark this post because this design is a total keeper! The basic design is some layered circles and rings in the center of a tone on tone card panel with […]

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Another Installment of Creative Ways to Use Dies!

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We love sharing creative ways to use dies and today we have another fun twist on die cutting using one of our cool slimline dies. Allison is going to take us through how she made the beautiful, fun cloud layers on this adorable card. We love how she reversed the die on her layers to make a width-wise cloud – it just adds to that whole pretty floaty look. Let’s check out her how-tos! First Allison cut a whole stack […]

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Cute Winter Greeting Cards With Inchies!

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Even though Christmas is past, there are still a zillion reasons to send winter greeting cards and when they are handmade by you they are, of course, that much more special. Today Allie has created for us an adorable and gorgeously unconventionally colored winter greeting card that you can use with any fun winter images. First, she die cut some white card stock with her Frame With Curves and adhered the frame to her card front, reserving one of the […]

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Adorable Polar Bear Greeting Cards!

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What better way to send warm winter wishes than with cute polar bear greeting cards? This cute fellow atop his huge snowball is just the thing to bring a smile to someone’s face during the long winter months. We anticipated that this winter might need some additional sending of cheerful cards so we created a whole bunch of sets that could be used for the holidays AND beyond! This card is exactly the kind of project we had in mind! […]

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