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Homemade Fall Card Ideas – Slimline and CUTE!

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You will want to save this to your homemade fall card ideas file! We’ve been sharing lots of homemade fall card ideas this month and we’ve had quite a few slimline cards from our awesome design team. This one REALLY celebrates Fall with it’s double “Hurray” greeting and we can’t wait to see how Lisa made it! There are so many fun things happening on this card and the little woodland pals really up the adorable factor!   Lisa started […]

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A Handmade Card With Orange and Purple Flowers!

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Come see how to make this stunning handmade card with orange and purple flowers! This eye-catching handmade card with orange and purple flowers is one that will captivate everyone’s attention. No one will believe you made it yourself! Let’s let Lisa show us how she made it so we can make some, too! Now, Lisa shared a secret with us about this card and that is that many of the elements used on this card were left over extras from […]

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Use Offset Stenciling to Create The Illusion of Light

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We love this take on offset stenciling to make these rays look so rich! Offset stenciling is a fun way to add extra dimension and depth to any look and we just love how these two shades of yellow combine to offer so much warm light. And all those fun additional die cut elements create a card with so much to look at that bathes you in happiness. Let’s learn how to make one from our fabulous designer Lisa! First, […]

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Make a COOL 3D Design Card Background!

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Check out how one of our new stencils created this amazing 3D design card background! We never imagined that combining a graphic 3D design card background with some of our watercolor flowers would create such a captivating card and we are SO glad that Lisa did! Isn’t this just the coolest card? Let’s get right into the fun details of how she envisioned and created this project! Lisa started by cutting a piece of white card stock using one of […]

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Learn How To Make a Spectacular Floral Slimline Shaker Card!

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This stunning floral slimline shaker card will knock their socks right off! We were hoping that we might see a floral slimline shaker card using one of our brand new floral stamp sets and when Lisa shared this with us we have to admit, we did a little happy dance. Just LOOK at how beautiful these colors are together! And that little pocket detail – it’s SO pretty! Let’s get started learning how to do this so we can get […]

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Some Cute and Funny Homemade Christmas Cards!

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Your friends will just CRACK UP when they open these funny homemade Christmas cards you put together for them! We all love making cards and these funny homemade Christmas cards put such a fun spin on the idea of sending holiday wishes to loved ones. We get such a kick out these cards because it’s not just the adorable owls all dressed up but Lisa’s fun play on words that has us “h-owling”! Let’s see how she made them! To […]

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An Idea for Side Step Christmas Cards!

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If you are planning to make some side step Christmas cards, you have to check out this idea! Side step Christmas cards are a fun way to create a whole scene with loads of details and today Lisa is showing how to start with a pre-cut base to save a TON of time and effort! You can put all your creative energy into the FUN stuff and this card shows that off! Let’s check out the making of this project […]

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Our New Paper Crafting Stencils are a HIT!

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See how our new paper crafting stencils add so much magic to handmade cards! We recently released a whole batch of brand new paper crafting stencils in loads of different designs and while we can tell you are excited by how they are FLYING out of here, we love seeing them in use. Today’s card from Lisa uses several and we are just so thrilled to see how well they work together and awesome results they give when paired with […]

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Two for One – Under the Sea Cards To Make You Smile!

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Today we have not one but TWO under the sea cards to cool you off! The story of how Lisa served up two super cute under the sea cards for us today is something we think we can all related to and is a hoot. Let’s see what happened…. First Lisa started on her first background. She cut a panel of white card stock with our Nested Rectangle Small Stitch die and blended some Whisper and Beachside Color Fuse ink […]

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Easy and Fun Gel Plate Background Tips!

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Extend the use of your background stamps with these gel plate background tips! Today we are super excited to learn some really useful gel plate background tips from Lisa – we just LOVE getting more out of our crafting sessions and supplies and these tips are going to get you both. Let’s dive in and follow along! First, Lisa made sure that she put her gel plate out over a protected surface – this can get a little messy! She […]

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Make Funny Handmade Cards For Summer!

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Do you like to make funny handmade cards? This is for YOU! We love to make funny handmade cards and even created some special sentiments like this one just for that purpose. ALL cards are “good” cards but there’s a special thing about funny cards and today Lisa is just CRACKING us up with this one. Once we saw that super stunning background we just knew we had to share it right away! Let’s go through how Lisa created this […]

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Gelli Plates And Stamping – Great Tips!

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Who knew gelli plates and stamping would be such a good mix? If you haven’t used gelli plates and stamping together you are in for a fun treat today! Lisa is showing us some fun and easy ways to use acrylic paints, a gel plate and some of our stamps to create some magical looking projects. Let’s check it out! First Lisa shares some GREAT tips for making sure your foray into this fun application of a new technique is […]

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A Side Step Card Hack For Using Pre-Cut Bases

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If you use a precut base to make a side step card you will love this PRO TIP! Making a side step card doesn’t have to be difficult or tricky when you start with a pre-cut base like the ones we carry in the store from The Paper Cut. Yes, you can cut and score on your own but who wants to spend crafty time doing that? Today Lisa has a super fun, critter laden side step card for us […]

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Alcohol Ink Techniques – Blending for Backgrounds

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Looking for new alcohol ink techniques? Read on for some great PRO TIPS! We love when our designers share fun new ways to use our goodies and today Lisa is sharing one of her super fun alcohol ink techniques to create this gorgeous background for this super fun card. Lisa says she loves combining sets from our store and had you said that our super popular Garden Gnomes would look so great with one of our new Easter sets we […]

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A Perfect Cloud Stencil From a Die Cut

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Use a Die Cut to Make The Perfect Cloud Stencil! We love seeing our tools being used in ways that make them even MORE purposeful and today Lisa has made just about the most perfect cloud stencil for her billowy background for our frolicking foxes. Lisa says “I just love ALL the foxes in the new Be Wild stamp set so I decided to make a card using them all.” This set is very popular and we can’t imagine what […]

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A Fun Way To Use Frame Dies on Handmade Cards

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One of our original die designs were frame dies made up of several layering pieces all together in one plate. There are TONS of ways to use these incredibly useful dies and today Lisa is showing us a super fun way to use all the different frames you can get when you cut with multiple colors of card stock. Let’s jump in and get the whole how-to, shall we? First, stamp the candles on your favorite card stock for Copic […]

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A Birthday Slimline Shaker Card – Cake & Fireworks!

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What better way to celebrate a birthday than with a birthday slimline shaker card complete with a yummy cake and some fancy fireworks? Lisa has made a card for us today that really puts the fun and sparkle into a card and we just LOVE it! Let’s take a look at how you can make this card for your own big birthday celebrations. First, line up the largest Slimline Nested Stitch Die with the fireworks dies inside being sure to […]

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A Funny Homemade Winter Card – Send a Smile!

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It’s the dead of winter and we are sure you know some people who could use a good chuckle – this funny homemade winter card is the perfect solution! Our quirky penguin adds just enough goofiness to the beautiful construction of this shaker card to make it saveworthy but also CRACK them UP! Let’s let Lisa take us through how she put this together. First, make your shaker window by using the largest of the Stitched Rectangles Dies (for the […]

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A Fun Winter Shaker Card With GNOMES!

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Today Lisa has created for us a winter shaker card loaded with details and some of our adorable gnomes! Lisa says she loves this set because there are so many different characters in the set so she used it in combination with some of her favorite colors to create wintry shaker card just perfect for the season. Let’s follow along and make one, too! First, stamp your favorite gnomes and some of your favorite animals from our Woodlands series on […]

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