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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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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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Try Making Abstract Greeting Cards For Fall

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There’s no such thing as a “wrong” way to make abstract greeting cards! Today Renee has created an example of Fall themed abstract greeting cards that shows that there is no wrong or right way to make these cards and they are ALL beautiful! Renee took the idea of Fall leaves on the ground and the turning colors of the season and used an abstract expression of that on her card focusing on simple shapes and autumn colors. All one […]

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Make a Beautiful Blue Ombre Background

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You won’t believe how easy it is to create this blue ombre background with our Color Fuse Inks! When we first saw this card from Carol, we were struck not just by the stunning poppies but also by that stunning, rich blue ombre background. Carol said she was inspired by a photo of poppies against a deep blue sky and we say she nailed that feeling on this beautiful card! Let’s take a look at the steps Carol shares to […]

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An Idea for Detailed Handmade Fall Cards From Kittie!

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Make some handmade fall cards that will blow them away! You all know Kittie does magical things with die cuts and this latest of her handmade fall cards is one of many perfect examples. Kittie used just a few of our dies, a limited selection of colors and some of her tips and tricks for shaping die cuts to make this card and we know whoever receives this is probably going to want to frame it! You can see the […]

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A Fast and Easy Hand Stamped Flower Card

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No one will believe this is a fast and easy hand stamped flower card made by you in no time flat! We are always looking for ideas to make a fast and easy hand stamped flower card and we’ve designed many of our layered floral stamp sets to help. This pretty card by Renee takes full advantage of all the beautiful dimension and detail these stamps give you and all it needs beyond the stamping is a greeting! Let’s check […]

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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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Another Pretty Slimline Fall Card!

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Check out how all the details come together on this slimline fall card for a sweet friend! Today’s slimline fall card is brought to you by Jamie and we love how she’s put together several easy-to-do details on one card that will surely tell a friend how much they mean to you. Let’s take a look at how all these fun elements come together. Jamie made GREAT use of some pretty patterned paper she has and chose a piece that […]

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One of our Favorite Simple Slimline Fall Card Ideas

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Here’s the first of our slimline fall card ideas! This month we will be sharing some slimline fall card ideas and this one from Kittie is just so beautiful in its simplicity. And it’s SO fun to make! Kittie shared this last year on her blog and it’s such a classic look and any sentiment can be added – we just had to show it off here. Kittie made this card with one of our slimline insert dies, a leaves […]

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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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Pretty Floral Cards in Purple and Orange

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Floral cards in purple and orange kick off beautiful fall color stories! As unconventional as they might be, floral cards in purple and orange are the perfect way to start bringing the fall colors into your projects. This one from Julie brings such a pretty take on these classic fall jewel tones we really wanted to share how she did it! First, Julie made her background that peeps through those diamonds by using shades of blue and purple Color Fuse […]

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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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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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How To Use Nesting Dies – A Gorgeous Take!

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This is a fun trick for how to use nesting dies in a different way! How to use nesting dies is usually pretty simple – choose ones that are different enough in size to allow you to layer. However, today Melinda is sharing a fabulously fun way to use nesting dies differently and she used one of our classic OPC (One Piece Cut) dies to show it off. Let’s dive in! Melinda shared that she was inspired by her summer […]

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THREE Cards Using Our New Layered Floral Stamps!

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See how easy it is to make beautiful cards with our layered floral stamps! Our layered floral stamps are super popular and when you see the THREE cards Carol has made for us today, you can see why these fly out of our shop at a breathtaking pace! Just look at all these details and how gorgeous all that dimension is just from stamping in different colors or shades of ink! Let’s dive right in because Carol brought ALL the […]

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Easy Stamped Layered Flowers For a Slimline Card

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Use our stamps for easy layered flowers that wow every time! Our stamps that created beautiful layered flowers are growing every day in popularity and simple but stunning cards like this one from Jamie are, we are sure, part of the reason! From highly detailed sets like this one to watercolor looks like the one today, layered flower stamp sets are an easy way to get lots of shading and dimension using just those stamps and great ink. Let’s see […]

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Use Stencils And Die Cuts Together For BIG Impact!

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See how this card POPS using stencils and die cuts together! We’ve seen lots of cards that have used stencils and die cuts together but this card from Kittie really stands out! The way she positioned her beautiful, detailed flower made from one of our dies in the center of the starburst made with one of our stencils makes that flower look like it sending out those rich rays of light. You can see Kittie’s whole post here and we […]

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Make a Card Background Design From A Surprise Source!

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You will never puzzle over how to make a beautiful card background design again! Sometimes we have an idea of our focal elements but trying to work out a just-as-gorgeous card background design can be a stumper. Well, if you have any of our layered flower stamp sets, you will be stumped no more! Check out how Carol used just a single layer from one of our brand new floral stamp sets to create a background just as beautiful as […]

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See How To Use Nested Die Cut Frames On A Card

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Use several nested die cut frames to really set off elements on a card! We sell four different dies to make nested die cut frames and we have to say that they are very popular probably because they cut so many pieces all at once! While you can certainly use the frames individually, they do look truly striking when used together, as on this gorgeous card from Allison. Shall we try making one? First, cut a piece of white card […]

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Quick and Easy Flower Cards Handmade By You!

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Flower cards handmade by you are always the perfect thing to send! There are lots of ideas for flower cards handmade using stamps out there but there’s something so special about this one from Julie we just had to feature it here. This card is simply gorgeous with all its beautiful shading and dimension and guess what? All of that is thanks to one of our new layered floral stamp sets and our Color Fuse Ink! Let’s take a closer […]

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A Slimline Card For A Friend

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Today we have a slimline card for a friend that is truly a one of a kind! Making a slimline card for a friend is a fun way to create something that gives you plenty of space to catch up on all the comings and goings of life. This one from Annie was inspired by her thinking of the walls of fresh flowers at the flower market. So she made a little “slat wall” with a slimline die and tucked […]

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