AuthorCarol Hintermeier

How to make fun gift tags for the Holidays

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Have you run out of tags for your presents? We have two quick Christmas present tags plus a tag to use for New Year’s Eve. These are fun designs that you can use for all of your holiday gifting! We are in the final stretch before the holidays and coming up with an easy last-minute card or gift tag is sometimes challenging. Today Carol is bringing us three amazing tags that are sure to dazzle and add that extra touch […]

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How to create Festive CAS Cards for Last Minute Christmas Needs

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Handmade cards are such thoughtful gifts to receive this holiday season, but what do you do if you didn’t start making them early enough, or you run out? Check out how to make a CAS card using our Pine Bough Background, and bring a little holiday cheer to a friends mailbox this year! Let’s follow along with our designer, Carol, and watch her create three clean and simple, quick and easy, card designs for those cards you need at the […]

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A Beautiful Simple Stenciled Christmas Card

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Make this simple stenciled Christmas card with touches that add delightful details so easily with our layered stencil set! Today Carol is sharing her design for a simple stenciled Christmas card to which she’s added some special little details that take it from beautifully basic to subtly special. Her addition of a touch of texture paste using one of the stencil layers and a single layer of vellum adds just enough of a little something extra to this card. Let’s […]

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A CAS Stencil Christmas Card That Will WOW!

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Come see how our designer created a CAS stencil Christmas card that has so much detail no one will believe it wasn’t hand painted! We all love to have a few clean and simple cards tucked away, right? And sometimes, as lovely as the cards may be, a CAS card can sometimes be a little…….well, TOO simple. If you are looking for a project that is very simple to put together and has a beautiful clean style for that fresh […]

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Make a Beautiful Fall Leaf Collage Card!

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Today’s fall leaf collage card uses easy ink blending and pretty leaf dies for a fast and fabulous project! One thing we absolutely ADORE about this fall leaf collage card is that no matter how you make it – whatever colors you use, whatever background paper you choose, whatever leaf shapes you love – this card will look spectacular! Carol, as always, is sharing all her delicious details so we can follow along with her as she shows us how […]

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Super Cute Die Cut Gnome Cards!

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You just have to check out this idea for cute die cut gnome cards in unexpected colors! Today we are showing off a design for such cute die cut gnome cards from Carol. Her adorable scene and her bright colors make this a card we can’t stop admiring. And we are sure that your friends and family, should they be lucky enough to receive one of these from you, would be showing this off to anyone and everyone! Carol has […]

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Sweet AND Spooky Handmade Halloween Cards!

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Come see a great way to make sweet and spooky handmade Halloween cards that will delight everyone who is lucky enough to receive one! While we love the occasional scary card, we mostly like Halloween cards that are cute and not too creepy. Today Carol is sharing her fabulous design for sweet and spooky handmade Halloween cards that are just adorable but have that little hint of haunt in the background. Let’s hear right from Carol how she created this […]

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Change Spring Cards to Fall Cards!

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Come see how easy it can be to change spring cards to fall cards with some simple color swaps and a different sentiment! Carol, today’s designer, says “Just because a product packaging has springtime colors doesn’t mean it is strictly for spring!” Today she is applying her design magic and showing us how we can change spring cards to fall cards with just a few small touches. Carol goes on to say “When I made my card back in the […]

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Make a Layered Dimensional Paper Poinsettia

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Learn how to make a layered dimensional paper poinsettia that will rival the real ones! Creating a beautiful layered dimensional paper poinsettia may look impossible and difficult, and today Carol is sharing with us her tips for making it totally doable. Carol says “For me, creating Christmas cards gives me total permission to go all out with the bling and glam as I have done here! Using previously released, but still loved, products can always be made in a new […]

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Make A Snowman Shaker Card

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Learn how to make a snowman shaker card with lots of sweet, easy details! There are SO many cute things going on with this project and we are so glad that Carol is sharing all her details for how to make a snowman shaker card with all those sweet touches. Carol said she wanted to use previously released products with new products for a fresh look. We think she hit this out of the park! Let’s get the steps in […]

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Why Add Layers on Cards?

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The answer to why add layers on cards is for easy impact – come get the details! If you’ve ever made a card that is just so cute but you feel like it is missing that little something-something you might be experiencing the question of why add layers on cards. Adding layers in colors that compliment your design creates a sense of visual depth, allows your detail elements to be shown off and creates a beautiful cohesive look that makes […]

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Fun With New Polar Bear Stamps and Dies!

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Come see another card that shows why our new polar bear stamps and dies are FLYING off the shelves! When we decided to change up the style of our new polar bear stamps and dies, we suspected that they would be a hit but we weren’t totally prepared for how MUCH of a hit they are! We sure are glad we ordered extras! Today, Carol is sharing another fabulous card using her awesome trick for custom color embossing paste and […]

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An Idea For Versatile CAS Die Cut Cards

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This idea for CAS die cut cards is one that you can use over and over forever and no one will be the wiser! Imagine if you had at your fingertips and idea for CAS die cut cards that came together so fast, could be made with just about any die cut image and used only a touch of ink to bring it to life? Would you make it, like, ALL the time? Today’s gorgeous card from Carol is just […]

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How to Custom Color Embossing Paste

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When you learn how to custom color embossing paste and how incredibly easy it is, you will use it all the time! Today’s drop dead gorgeous card from Carol not only shows how to custom color embossing paste but also shows off how the simplest use of monochromatic colors can add the most beautiful pop to a super CAS project. Carol says “CAS does not necessarily mean plain. This card has beautiful textural details but staying more neutral with the […]

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How to Align Stencils and Stamps – PRO TIP!

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Today’s tip for how to align stencils and stamps is sheer genius! If you’ve ever experienced smeared stamping ink when stenciling, cockeyed stamps over stenciled designs or any of the other perils that come with needing precise alignment today’s method for how to align stencils and stamps is going to make you do the happy dance! Sorry, didn’t meant to set up a rhyme….. Carol apologized to use for a “long” post and we said if every post she does […]

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A Hand Stamped Camping Greeting Card Idea

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Today’s hand stamped camping greeting card is so cute and might just make you start packing! It’s getting to be that time of year! Scoping out new locations, saving campfire recipes, packing the bug spray…… Today’s hand stamped camping greeting card is perfect to share with people for whom camping is a favorite pursuit. Carol created this card she says is easy and quick and is sharing her steps with us so we can get started on our own! Carol […]

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Cards Made With Paper Scraps CAN Be Beautiful!

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Check out this idea for cards made with paper scraps – no one will ever know! If you make lots of A2 cards and use our gorgeous patterns from any of our 6 X 6 Paper Pads, you likely have some strips or scraps left over. Today Carol is sharing her fabulous idea for cards made with paper scraps that show off that beautiful pattern a second time, help you clean out your stash and give you a design you […]

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Awesome Embossing Paste and Stencil Tips

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Learn some fun and helpful embossing paste and stencil tips to make beautiful textures! Today Carol is sharing some of her embossing paste and stencil tips to not just make this beautiful sparkly background but for how to make using these two tools together easier. Carol says “Stencils aren’t just for inks! When you want a beautiful background that doesn’t overtake the main image, use those stencils with texture paste!” We love this look and think you will, too, so […]

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How to Make a Die Cut Flower Wreath

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Come see how to make a die cut flower wreath that with tons of 3D details! Today Carol is jumping in on our dimensional flower excitement and is sharing with us how to make a die cut wreath with so much texture and dimension and in the prettiest rainbow arrangement. This design is so versatile and adaptable and using the easy marker technique Carol shares, you can customize your shades to and for anything! Let’s get right into it! First, […]

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How To Use Rubbernecker Layered Flower Stencils Step by Step!

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Learn how to use our layered flower stencils step by step and watch the magic appear! Stenciling, and more stenciling, with popped up die cut layers makes a gorgeous presentation! Today, Carol is sharing how our beautiful layered flower stencils – step by step with helpful photos – can create the most gorgeous cards. She’s even sharing her favorite PRO TIP for using these easy tools to create all that dimension with perfect detailing. Are you ready? Let’s see! Carol […]

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Make a Custom Stamped Background With Small Stamps!

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This custom stamped background with small stamps is PERFECT to use with large sentiment stamps! When we first saw this card, we honestly thought we had forgotten one of the patterns from our Paper Pads. When we dove into the post to learn more, we saw that Carol had created this custom stamped background with small stamps as the perfect setting for two of our script and shadow die sets. You’ve just got to soak up this whole post because […]

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