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An Idea for Cute Handmade Halloween Cards!

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Get a great idea for cute handmade Halloween cards using one of our brand new sets and brand new Paper Pads! Today’s idea for super cute handmade Halloween cards come to us from Lisa and we are loving her charming little chums all dressed up and ready to stroll! We also love how she uses some bold patterned paper from our new Spook-tacular Paper Pad in the background and are excited to see how stinkin’ adorable it looks on this […]

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A Super Cute Unicorn Slimline Card!

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We are in love with this adorable unicorn slimline card done in fun Fall colors! If you were lucky enough to receive this cute and sassy unicorn slimline card in the mail, it’s a safe bet to say that you would feel as special as these fun little friends bringing you some smiles in those pretty Fall colors. The extra special bonus is that this card is also a shaker card, adding some interactive fun. Lisa created this for us […]

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Cute Handmade Fall Cards for Coffee Lovers!

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Check out this idea for truly cozy handmade Fall cards for coffee lovers! Many of us are major coffee fans – some of us love it and some of us need it! We sort of fit both so when we spy handmade Fall cards for coffee lovers, like this one from Lisa, we do a happy little wiggle. Someone gets us! This card has all the cozy vibes for Fall and adds some layering to invite us into the scene. […]

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Handmade Autumn Cards With Lots of Ombre!

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The gorgeous handmade Autumn cards are made even more beautiful with the double use of an ombre look! This month’s theme is all about handmade Autumn cards and this one from Lisa is just about one of the most quintessentially golden glowy cards we’ve seen. We absolutely LOVE the double ombre thing going on and of course Lisa has shared all her tips for the making of this beauty. Shall we get started? To begin, Lisa  picked out a watercolor […]

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Make Cute Die Cut Instax Style Photos for Cards!

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There are so many ways you can make die cut Instax style photos for cards with one of our dies – this frosty version is beyond adorable! Instant photos are enjoying a HUGE come back right now and we’ve seen this style replicated on cards by our designers like this one and this one. We knew our fun Group of Friends stamp set would inspire selfie cards and when we saw how many people loved that concept, we added our […]

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A Sweet Snowy Holiday Card

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This sweet and charming snowy holiday card is perfect to send to people who don’t celebrate Christmas. While sending cards at Christmas is a long tradition we know that not everyone celebrates Christmas. And making different sets of cards isn’t always feasible. This adorable snowy holiday card could be the perfect solution – you can use this caring non-denominational greeting on some and, if you want to be Christmas specific, you can use a different greeting for those people you […]

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Check Out This Funny Saying for Summer Cards!

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We just had to add this funny saying for summer cards to our latest set and this card shows it off to perfection! Today we have two adorable cards made using one of our new sets, including this funny saying for summer cards that sums it all up for a lot of us! What a cute way to commiserate with a friend over your shared feelings for one season while celebrating another. Let’s check out how Lisa made both of […]

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Acrylic Paint on Gel Plate Stenciling – VIDEO!

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Wait until you see what acrylic paint on gel plate stenciling can do when you add foil to the mix! Lisa is back with more of her amazing backgrounds and today she’s used acrylic pain on gel plate stenciling and then adding FOIL to make these beautiful panels absolutely POP! She’s even sharing a fun little video showing just how easy these are to make. And we have to say, that even without the foil, these backgrounds are so colorful […]

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Two Gorgeous Handmade Sunflower Card Ideas

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These beautiful handmade sunflower card ideas are completely versatile and just so pretty! Our designer today is Lisa and she’s shared lots of gorgeous projects using gel prints and even shared some tips on how to make them. Today’s two handmade sunflower card ideas she’s showing off also use some of her gel prints but have no fear! If you aren’t into that you can substitute patterned paper or card stock, follow along and have the same brilliant effects. Shall […]

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Our New Layered Flower Stencils – VIDEO!

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See how easy it is to create using our new layered flower stencils! Today’s card, from Lisa, features two fabulous fun techniques in one. First, Lisa used our brand new layered flower stencils to create those dimensional blooms. Second, she created two gorgeous background frame elements using one of our great background dies. How fun is that? We love it when you can make two cards in one – what a fun time saver! Let’s talk about those layered flower […]

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Make This Die Cut Flip Top Window Card!

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Wait until you see all the details in this handmade die cut flip top window card! Our eyeballs popped out like those cartoon characters when we saw this die cut flip top window card that Lisa made for us today! It is LOADED with adorable details and she even added a fun belly band to keep her magnificent window closed. And of course, being a member of our amazingly generous Design Team, Lisa has shared her how-tos with us so […]

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Fun and Creative Handmade Cards for Friends

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These creative handmade cards for friends have a cute retro twist that they will love! Who here remembers the old style Polaroid photos? And shaking them to make them “develop faster”? Today’s example of creative handmade cards for friends features that iconic element with an adorable twist. Lisa has used one of our new stamp sets and some clever die cutting to make a card that sets our selfie squad in the Southwest scene, spilling out of a classic Polaroid […]

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A Cute and Funny Spring Center Step Card!

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Make this spring center step card using a ready to decorate die cut card base! When we first saw this pretty spring center step card we “awww’d” over the pansies and the cute bunnies. And then our brains registered the greeting and we HOWLED! What a fun mix of traditional spring elements with a sentiment that is perfectly suited to anyone who get why you do what you do!   We have Lisa to thank for this cheeky project and […]

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Two Simple Steps – Add Shading to Stamped Images

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Learn the two super simple steps to add shading to stamped images for TONS of depth and dimension! When you add shading to stamped images, you immediately add depth and dimension to your projects. There are loads of ways to do this – colored pencils, coloring directly onto your stamps, water coloring, etc.. Today Lisa is showing us a very simple two step process – well, ONE additional step – that takes literally seconds and can completely change the look […]

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Cute Cat Birthday Cards With a Cool Trick!

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This idea for cute cat birthday cards can be used over and over! Cat lovers are special people and what better way to celebrate them than with cute cat birthday cards like this one? Lisa used some previously created gel print paper on her card and you can use your own gel plate paper OR substitute any patterned paper that works for you. By heat embossing one of our background stamps over the paper, Lisa has created a hybrid specialty […]

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And Idea for Sweet Cards for Friends!

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It doesn’t get much sweeter than a mini slimline card loaded with treats! Today we are sharing an idea for truly sweet cards for friends that is sure to bring a huge grin to their face! Lisa has created a mini slimline card positively STACKED with delicious treats and seriously, who doesn’t love cake? That makes that sassy greeting that much more funny! Let’s see how she made it! Lisa started by creating her fun frame by cutting a piece […]

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A Gorgeous Teal and Purple Ombre Card

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Purple flowers and a teal ombre background combine to make a stunning card! We love beautiful color combinations and this teal and purple ombre card from Lisa just grabs our attention with these striking shades. It makes us so happy when we see  ombre card backgrounds made so easily with our Color Fuse Ink and this card shows this off to perfection! Let’s see how Lisa put this together for us so we can try it at home. Lisa started […]

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More Handmade Cards For Coffee Lovers

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 Here’s an idea for handmade cards for coffee lovers – and cat lovers! This idea for handmade cards for coffee lovers includes some feline friends and we think it’s just fabulous! A good cup of coffee, a friendly kitty and this card all share that cozy feeling of warmth and affection. Let’s take a look at how Lisa put this together so we can try it out, too. A quick note – we’ve receive messages from fans thanking us for […]

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More Handmade Winter Cards!

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Make some handmade winter cards with alcohol inks and a snowy stencil! We’ve been sharing some ideas for handmade winter cards to give us all beautiful ways to send frosty greetings throughout the rest of the season. Today Lisa is taking us into a really fun direction with alcohol inks with one of our stencils and results are so spectacular! Lisa says “alcohol inks can be hard to use for someone who likes control of her crafty items, but if […]

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Stunning Handmade Poinsettia Christmas Cards!

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These poinsettia Christmas cards are so lavish and real looking! Poinsettia Christmas cards are a popular theme and these cards take that theme and go full on luxury with it! We cannot get over how real these flowers look and are sure that anyone to whom you send one of these cards will be speechless! Let’s take a look at how Lisa created these for us today. Lisa started by making her background, which you can’t really see in the […]

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A FUN Tip Using Large Snowflake Stencils For Cards

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Use this tip with large snowflake stencils for cards and see the difference it makes! While tiny, all over snowflake designs are really sweet, large snowflake stencils for cards, like ours, are designed to give you lots of design details for the different shapes of snowflakes. Customers asked us for these larger designs and we were happy to bring them to you. Preeti even made a fabulous video tutorial for us using them here. Today, Lisa is sharing a tip […]

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