AuthorNatasha Vacca

Watercolor Flower Stamps + Gold Heat Embossing!

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Just look at what gold heat embossing does for these watercolor flower stamps! Today we are blown away by how pretty this card that Natasha made for us turned out – the gold embossing sets off these watercolor flower stamps so perfectly and her layering adds an even richer effect to this project! Let’s just get right to it – we can’t wait! Natasha began by stamping her images from our Poetic Peonies stamp set onto watercolor paper with Versamark […]

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A Fun Mixed Media Coffee Themed Card!

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Make a fun mixed media coffee themed card with these easy steps! We are so excited to share this mixed media coffee themed card from Natasha today! We love seeing our products used in new, fresh and fun ways and Natasha is serving us up a beautifully textural, loaded with details card that can be used for so many card sending reasons. Let’s dive right in and learn how to do it! Natasha started by stamping the coffee mug from […]

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A Serene Winter Barn Card

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This winter bard card makes us feel all cozy! As much as we love all the snowy, frosty winter cards we see this time of year, this peaceful winter barn card has us really wanting to peek inside to see the animals all warm and cozy! Natasha said as soon as she saw this die, she pictured a rustic winter scene and boy, do we love her vision! Now, though this version of Natasha’s card is clearly intended for Christmas, […]

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Beautiful Handmade Christmas Cards With Poinsettias

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And today, some handmade Christmas cards WITH poinsettias! Yesterday in this post we showed a non-poinsettia floral Christmas card and today we are flipping the coin and sharing an idea for handmade Christmas cards with poinsettias that is such a fabulous showstopper! Thanks to one of our easy-to-use die sets, making these gorgeous, realistic paper poinsettias is easier than the final project looks. What is extra fun about this card is that Natasha, who is already an AMAZING card maker, […]

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Cute Cards To Cheer Someone Up!

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Grab this idea for cute cards to cheer someone up, no matter how old they might be! We are in love with this idea from Natasha for some truly cute cards to cheer someone up of send them a sweet note of encouragement. When you think about it, we send lots of cards for big occasions and we know that it’s the everyday stuff that ends up mattering the most. Why note send one of these sweet notes just to […]

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Mixed Media Fall Cards For Friends

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Today’s take on mixed media Fall cards for friends is a STUNNER! Oooh – today we are so excited to share how Natasha created her mixed media Fall cards for friends – or for ANYONE just by switching out the die cut word! We love these kinds of cards because, based on what you use and how you use it, each card will be a little different which really frees you up to be creative. Natasha used lots of goodies […]

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More Metallic Embossing on Dark Paper!

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Today’s metallic embossing on dark paper takes this technique to a whole new level! Any finish of metallic embossing on dark paper adds tons of drama and high impact to cards and today’s version from Natasha takes this easy-to-do but oh-so-gorgeous technique to a whole new level with her artistic touches. To start, Natasha stamped the flowers from our Sweetest Sunrise onto her deeply colored card stock with Versamark and then heat embossed with gold embossing powder. She created her […]

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Today’s Pretty Handmade Floral Thank You Card!

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You will use this idea for a handmade floral Thank You card over and over! This simple to make but oh-so-pretty handmade Thank You card with these beautiful blooms is an idea that has endless design possibilities! Using a basic layout made with stamped and die cut flowers but with that delicious touch of texture in the background adds a little somethin’ somethin’ that is just so delightful. Let’s get all the details from today’s designer, Natasha. Natasha started by […]

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A Cute Fall Themed Card For Any Occasion

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Here’s our last Fall themed card for this month and it’s a cutie! We hope you’ve enjoyed seeing all our Fall projects and have been inspired to try out your favorite Fall themed card using one of the designs you saw this month. Check back tomorrow for a little roundup and to learn what next month’s theme will be! Natasha shared that she totally fell in love with our entire collection of Woodland Animals stamps and dies and really wanted […]

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Gorgeous Fall Greeting Cards To Make!

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These handmade Fall greeting cards will take your breath away! This month’s theme on the blog is Fall greeting cards and projects and this particular card just proclaims the beauty of this season. Those vibrant, cheerful blossoms against that pretty, almost fading background speaks to how the Fall season both retreats into winter and puts forth the last of its spectacular dazzle. Let’s get right into how we can make some of these at home thanks to Natasha’s instructions! Natasha […]

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Looking For The Best Ink Colors For Stamps?

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See why our ink colors for stamps are becoming huge fan favorites! When we launched our Color Fuse Ink collection, we really did feel they offered some of the best ink colors for stamps and paper crafting. Well! Our customers who have tried these fabulous inks out have all said that our Color Fuse line is their absolute favorite and we are so thrilled! And our designers love them, too, and not just because they are our designers. Because our […]

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Two Ways To Use Liquid Watercolor On Your Cards

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Check out two liquid watercolor techniques on one card! If you’ve been afraid to try liquid watercolor on your cards, today’s project will surely convince you to try it! The other day, we shared a project using the base layer of one of our beautiful layered flower stamps and today Natasha is showing us how to use just the outline layer. If you haven’t snapped up one of our layered flower sets yet, please try one out – there are […]

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Color Burst Powders + New Flower Stamps = GORGEOUS!

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Check out the backgrounds for these tags made with color burst powders! Today’s absolutely GORGEOUS tags made with color burst powders and one of our new floral stamp sets is a bonus project from Natasha and we are SO excited! Natasha says “I love the new Amazing Blooms stamp set!  I wanted to create some simple, yet colorful gift tags using these beautiful layering stamps, along with color burst powders.” Let’s take a closer look at how she made these […]

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Let’s Make Some Cute Slimline Christmas Cards!

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These cute slimline Christmas cards are going to make you want to drop everything and STAMP! When you mix our adorable little Christmas Inchies with our innovative slimline dies you get SUPER cute slimline Christmas cards!!! Natasha flipped for these fun little fellas and spotted that their small size and scale allowed them to be the perfect elements to use in multiples over the larger field of a slimline card. Let’s make learn her secrets!! First, Natasha stamped the images […]

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Rustic Christmas Cards To Make and Send To Everyone!

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If you love the look of rustic Christmas cards, you will LOVE today’s post! Rustic Christmas cards are all the trend this year and today Natasha has created a card design for us that is super simple to put together but has lots of beautiful, easily made details that take it up several notches. Let’s see how she did it! Natasha started by stamping pine cones and berries from our Winter Bouquet stamp set using our Color Fuse Inks. Natasha […]

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A Quick and Easy Birthday Card With LOTS of Detail!

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Even though this is an idea for a quick and easy birthday card, it is still LOADED with adorable details! We all love ideas for a quick and easy birthday card but, frankly, if we are going to bother to make and send one, we don’t want it to be boring, right? Today Natasha is giving us both quick and easy AND just delightful all in one – let’s take a closer look! Natasha used our brand new two part […]

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Create a Flower Bouquet With Stamps!

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Use a simple masking technique to create a flower bouquet with stamps! Today we are loving how Natasha shows us how to create a flower bouquet with stamps in a style similar to the one shown on our package. Lots of times you ask us “how’d you do that?” and we are so happy to have one of our fabulous Design Team members share the answer! Let’s dive right in and see how easy and endlessly adaptable this simple technique […]

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