AuthorJamie Martin

Make a Snowman Card For Any Winter Occasion!

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Here’s another fun take on how to make a snowman card for Christmas or ANY winter event! Apparently, our designers love to make a snowman card with our fun goodies and we are just tickled! The other day, Allison shared this idea and today we have Jamie with another fabulous take on snowmen! We are loving the slightly vintage feel from the plaid paper and her brilliant choice of a classic line drawing of our favorite frosty friends. Let’s dive […]

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A Gorgeous Christmas Batch Card Making Idea!

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If Christmas batch card making is on your to-do list this year, check out this quick and easy idea! Every year many of us put Christmas batch card making on our holiday planning list. It’s always such a good feeling to have those cards done and ready to send and being able to do them in batches of cards AND “batches” of time is a huge advantage. Today Jamie brings us an idea that is so simple to put together, […]

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Make an Ombre Look With A Stencil

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When you make an ombre look with a stencil, everything matches up perfectly and shows off your colors! This refreshing handmade summer card gets a lot of its impact from Jamie’s using a fun way to make an ombre look with a stencil she cut herself using one of our dies. This is such a clever way to make your supplies do more than one task and we love how her card shows off how beautifully our curate Color Fuse […]

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Use Your Negative Die Cut as a Reverse Stencil!

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Check out this fun twist for creating a reverse stencil from your die cut! Today Jamie is sharing a really innovative and fun way to use your die cuts to create a fun reverse stencil to help you add extra details with one easy step! We just love the way her night time “lights” peek through the skyline and she says she was inspired to thank a million people in a city with a million thanks. What a fun perspective! […]

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Quick and Easy Birthday Cards – SO CUTE!

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Check out how to make some truly adorable quick and easy birthday cards – change up the greeting for ANY occasion card! As much as we love nothing more than a good, long, satisfying crafting session, sometimes we need cards in a hurry and this idea for quick and easy birthday cards is totally a keeper. Change up the greeting and you can have a card ready for any occasion! Let’s make one! First, let’s make that pretty stamped panel […]

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How To Create a Glitter Embossed Background

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Come see how to make a truly stunning glitter embossed background! Holy WOW – this glitter embossed background has us excitedly looking at our other background stamps and glitter embossing powder to see how many more of these gorgeous elements we can make! There is so much movement and detail and sparkle and it’s SO easy to do with any of our background stamps. Let’s check out how Jamie made this incredibly gorgeous card. First, and you pretty much always […]

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Use Angled Layers On Cards For A Fun Look!

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Using angled layers on cards adds visual impact and a sense of fun! We have talked about using angled layers on cards before in this post and this colorful card with its hysterical greeting is the perfect use of this fun and easy technique. Let’s check out how Jamie put this together so you can try it out for yourself! First, Jamie stamped out Chicken Wire Background on a softly patterned paper with Versmark and heat embossed with silver powder. […]

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Super Cute Handmade Dog Cards!

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How many people do you know who would love to receive handmade dog cards by you? Whether YOU are the dog lover or you want to send something to a dog lover, handmade dog cards can be a special way to recognize someone. Today, Jamie used on of our fun animal stamp and die sets, Dogs Front and Back, to make a sweet card. We’ve had so many people thank us for having both the fronts AND the backs of […]

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Inspiration for Encouragement Card Ideas

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We don’t see a lot of encouragement card ideas and this one is perfect for just about anyone! Encouragement card ideas are few and far between out there but we know that we send a lot of messages of courage, strength and determination and when we saw this project from Jamie, well, this is one to save! Jamie says “When I saw this new stamp set and that I could make a card that said ‘Be Brave’, I thought that […]

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Cute Handmade Easter Tags!

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Make some cute Easter Tags for baskets, treats or to put on cards! We are in LOVE with these adorable Easter tags and Jamie has made them in the perfect size for tying onto baskets, attaching to little treat bags or even adding to a card base for quick and cute Easter cards. Let’s check out how she added all the cute little details! First, she cut three different patterns of decorative paper using the largest of our Nested Tag […]

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Emboss Resist + Color Fuse Ink = Magic!

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We just love the look of emboss resist and specifically designed our Color Fuse inks to be super blendable so crafters could get excellent results every time. Not all inks blend equally and that look can make or break a design. In today’s gorgeous card from Jamie, she really showed that off with her cheerful, springy birthday card. She’s given us all the steps so let’s get set up to make a few of these ourselves! First, stamp our Daisies […]

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Stick It Adhesive + Die Cutting = AWESOME!

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Today Jamie is sharing a fun way to use a Stick It Adhesive die cutting technique to make fabulous elements for your cards. We don’t know about you but we often forget we have something in our stash – especially if we don’t use it often – and seeing projects like these always get us excited about revisiting these items and ideas. Before we dive into today’s project, remember, we have a fun Birthday Sale going on! Be sure to […]

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Make An Angled Front Card To Show Off Your Layers!

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Let’s face it, we spend a LOT of time choosing what we use to make our cards and what better way then to make an angled front card to show off all the pretty layers that inspired us? Jamie combined this concept with her loving being at home on cold winter days snuggled up with a nice hot cuppa-something-yummy. We just love how her placement of all her different components both lets us see all those fun different layers and […]

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Three Happy Winter Cards Using The Same Background Setup

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Today we are going to show you some great ideas for how to make three different Happy Winter cards using the same slimline base setup. These are a great example of how just changing up your decorative elements can change the whole vibe of a card. Let’s dive in! Our designer Jamie said she was initially inspired to use the Mr & Mrs. Gingerbread Die because while they sure are cute for Christmas, they can be used plenty of other […]

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