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Two Easy Handmade Color Blocked Cards – Video!

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Check out these fun twists on using color blocking on your cards! Preeti is at it again with this information-packed video show us how to put together two handmade color blocked cards with easy and fun twists on a classic technique. Preeti always over delivers in these videos so if you are new to this feature or haven’t checked them out, you are in for a real treat! First, let’s look at the cards she made for us. This card, […]

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Two Handmade Slimline Cards Using Bright Colors – VIDEO!

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Today in the last segment of our color theory video tutorials, we are sharing two fabulous handmade slimline cards using bright colors. This time of year can be gray and cold so what better way to cheer us up than with these two, gorgeous, FUN handmade slimline card using bright colors chosen to chase away the chill? These colors really POP on these cards!  This is the last video in Preeti’s color theory series – you can see the first […]

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A Card With a Monochromatic Color Scheme – Video!

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Get EVERYTHING you need to know about creating a monochromatic color scheme for your cards! So we all know that Preeti is a VERY talented video tutorial creator but this installment in her color theory/card design series, showing us all how to use a monochromatic color scheme on our cards, is one of the most informative we’ve seen. She breaks it ALL down so beautifully and even if you don’t use this knowledge to make a monochromatic card, you will […]

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NEW Mini Slimline Dies from Rubbernecker!!!!

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Today – finally – we get to show off all the NEW mini slimline dies from Rubbernecker for you! What better way to kick off a brand new year of card making and paper crafting than with some NEW MINI SLIMLINE DIES from Rubbernecker? Mini slimline cards are the bite sized version of their full sized slimline card counterparts and are perfect for when you want to create a card in a fun fresh shape and take advantage of some […]

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A Cool Twist on the Die Cut Inlay Technique

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Use the die cut inlay technique to create TWO cards at once! These super cute cards take full advantage of the usual die cut inlay technique with a quick and easy twist. Instead of scrapping the leftover pieces from your inlaid die cuts, just do an even swap of outsides and insides and create opposite elements, both totally usable! Renee loves our Christmas Inchies set because, as she puts it, it’s “a great stamp set to use if you want […]

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And Now, Throwback Thursday Winter Edition!

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More “classic cards” in today’s Throwback Thursday winter edition! We got some nice comments about last week’s post so we thought we’d do a repeat with this Throwback Thursday winter edition. Now, even though the snowman cards do use holiday themed greetings – and one with holiday patterned paper – easy swaps turn them into perfect winter cards for just about any occasion. Here’s our first frosty friend….   Jamie started by stamping our Snowman With Arms onto white card […]

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Fun Floral Christmas Cards To Make You Smile!

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Make some FUN floral Christmas cards – no poinsettias necessary! How about a cheerful twist on a traditional theme – some fun floral Christmas cards that combine the elegance of flowers with the whimsy of gnomes? We just cracked up when we saw this combination of the two and know that these handmade holiday cards will be the TALK of the town! Renee knew she wanted to stick with traditional red and green for her florals and wanted to set […]

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Make Some Retro Christmas Cards – Video!

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Get three ideas for handmade retro Christmas cards in today’s video tutorial! This year, retro Christmas cards are trending and Preeti is right on it with today’s awesome video tutorial! She is sharing not one, not two, but THREE absolutely adorable ideas for easy to make Christmas cards that feature retro styling, colors and design, all with just enough modern flair to make them standouts. The first card she shares shows all her how-tos for is this sweet grid style […]

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Clean and Simple Christmas Card Inspiration!

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 Today’s video is loaded with clean and simple Christmas card inspiration to get you started! If you are looking for some clean and simple Christmas card inspiration ideas, you are going to want to pull up a chair and take a lovely ten minute or so break and watch this video tutorial. Preeti is at it again with her truly LOVELY cards, all her tips and tricks and fabulous details. Her first card is full of beautiful bright colors and […]

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Combine Stencils and Gradient Inking – Gorgeous!

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Today’s card combines stencils and gradient inking to create a beautiful autumn scene loaded with warmth and whimsy. There are so many fun ways to create beautiful effects with stencils and gradient inking tips used today helped make a rich and glowing background on this card. You can almost feel the warmth of that autumn sunshine seeping through these detailed birch trees! Renee created this for us today and here are her details so we can try this, too. Let’s […]

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How To Use Layers To Make Window Cards

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Today’s Video Tutorial shows you how to use layers to make window cards that are truly unique! Most of the time, we use a die to cut an opening for our card windows but today Preeti us going to show us two ways for how to use layers to make window cards – no large dies needed! This first card uses a clever way to add two panels with foam adhesive to create that pretty, inked sky in a window […]

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How to Layer Stencils – Video Tutorial!

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Learn how to layer stencils with two GORGEOUS cards! This fabulous video tutorial from Preeti shows two simple stunning examples for how to layer stencils for even more beautiful effects. We are always in awe of how joyful Preeti makes her projects in her videos and today we get to hear her absolutely delightful giggle as she talks us through her step by step instructions. Here’s her first card where she combines just one layer of our two part Slimline […]

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Cute Handmade Birthday Card Ideas Inspiration!

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Use this project to inspire cute handmade birthday card ideas forever! We think this project will be one of those cute handmade birthday card ideas that you come back to over and over. Renee has used a basic card layout to make one of the stinkin’ cutest cards AND it’s perfect for someone of any age! You can change out any of the elements and the colors and always have a design that is sure to delight whomever is lucky […]

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How To Use A Snowflake Stencil Four Ways

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Check out the today’s video and get a SNEAK PEEK at a new product about to be released! Today Preeti is back with a super fun video tutorial giving us some great tips on how to use a snowflake stencil four ways for four completely different looks. These cards are SO gorgeous and loaded with so much to look at and of course Preeti makes it all look so easy. Couldn’t you just watch her all day? Before we curl […]

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Stunning DIY Wall Art Made With Stamps!

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DIY wall art is all the rage – check out how to use your stamps to make some no one will believe isn’t hand painted! Once again, our jaws hit the desks when we saw this incredibly DIY wall art tutorial video from Preeti. Everywhere you look these days, you can see lots of people sharing ideas for DIY wall art but we haven’t seen people talking about using something that most of us crafters already have. Our stamps! Just […]

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Colorful Fall Themed Thank You Cards

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Today’s Fall themed thank you cards thank the season itself! This month we’ve been sharing thank you cards and since it is still the season, these Fall themed thank you cards by Renee were ones we knew we had to share! Renee says that this card was inspired by her North Bend, Washington drive home from work every day. She says “I see mountains of trees for miles. It’s definitely something I look forward to when I drive home from […]

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No Line Coloring Video Tutorial!!

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Watch this no line coloring video tutorial and be prepared to cancel your day! Preeti makes everything look easy and has instilled such confidence in so many stampers – her no line coloring video tutorial today is NO exception! No line coloring is a simple way to use a very pale ink to stamp your images for coloring in and it leaves a very pretty hand painted look. Sometimes this can be tricky to learn but today we have Preeti […]

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Hand Stamped Fall Thank You Cards – VIDEO!

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Make some beautiful hand stamped Fall Thank You cards with today’s tips! It’s Friday so that means we’ve got another video and today get to watch TWO gorgeous hand stamped Fall Thank You cards be made right before our eyes at the hands of the talented Preeti. She shares lots of great tips in her videos so if you are new to this feature, pay close attention! If you are already familiar with Preeti’s work you know you are in […]

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Stencils and Masks – A Perfect Pairing!

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Checkout what you can do combining stencils and masks together! Today Renee has created such a pretty card for us that shows how combining stencils and masks can add a TON of beautiful detail with some very easy steps! In her own words, “Fall is the season of thanks for the past year and for what is to come”. What a lovely sentiment! Renee has created a perfect Fall card that expresses that loving gratitude toward the lucky recipient. Let’s […]

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Another Two Cards One Stamp Set Video!

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Fresh from the studio – another fabulous two cards one stamp set video tutorial! You all LOVED Preeti’s last two cards – one stamp set video so she made us all another one! We love seeing all the versatility our design team shows using our stamps, ink, dies and stencils and today Preeti is combining lots of fun ways to use our sold out twice new Pine Tree stamp set, now freshly back in stock.  Grab a nice cup of […]

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A Gorgeous Colorful Fall Floral Card – VIDEO!

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Wait until you see all the fabulous PRO TIPS in this colorful Fall floral card video tutorial! Today we have a new video from Preeti sharing her incredibly helpful PRO TIPS on how to create this truly stunning colorful Fall floral card with so much detail and elegance. You will want to have a piece of paper and a pen because her tips just keep coming in this lesson! For instance, Preeti shares TWO ways to color your stamped flowers […]

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