CategoryColor Fuse

A Handmade Card With Blue Roses and Snow!

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Can you imagine someone opening this handmade card with blue roses, here in the dead of winter, where fresh flowers are few and far between? Picture their eyes lighting up when they see these beautiful blue blooms against that sparkly snowy background. Well you CAN make this card and today Renee is going to walk us through how. Renee used our Fragrant Blooms stamp and coordinating die set with our Color Fuse ink to create these stunning, dimensional flowers. Our […]

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Adorable Polar Bear Greeting Cards!

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What better way to send warm winter wishes than with cute polar bear greeting cards? This cute fellow atop his huge snowball is just the thing to bring a smile to someone’s face during the long winter months. We anticipated that this winter might need some additional sending of cheerful cards so we created a whole bunch of sets that could be used for the holidays AND beyond! This card is exactly the kind of project we had in mind! […]

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A Very Cute Slimline Snowman Card!

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Isn’t this slimline snowman card so fun? We love that Annie has combined the clean lines of the square frame die with the gently curving hills and the crisp outlines of the snowmen with that dreamy wintry background – can’t you just almost smell the snow? Let’s take a look at how Annie created this card for us. First, she stamped the tree from Wintery Friends Stamp Set across a 3″ X 8″ panel of white card stock using Versafine […]

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A Super Pretty Slimline Holiday Card!

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We just love this slimline holiday card because it can easily be used for Christmas OR for a simple winter holiday or cheer card just by swapping out the greeting. And Annie shares so many fun and easy ways to really take your cards up a notch with all her helpful ideas – let’s check it out!   Annie started by cutting a panel of white card stock with the largest die from the Slimline Nested Scallop With Stitch die […]

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Thank You Card Sayings – En Espanol!

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Some of you may know that we have many thank you card sayings in the shop including this brand new and FLYING out the door set and this set in Spanish and lots in between. We love mixing things up and since “Gracias” has become a popular word for even the non-Spanish speaking peeps this card is a GREAT example of a fun way to use a stamp from a foreign language set in a way everyone can understand it! […]

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Slimline Quick and Easy Thank You Card With Dimension

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Woo-hoo – we love slimline, we love fast, we love simple and we LOVE when they all come together for a slimline quick and easy thank you card! And this one shared by our designer Jamie, has a fun easy way to add some real dimension with just a few bits of die cutting. Before we get started, have you jumped on the slimline card bandwagon yet?  If you haven’t you really should – it’s a huge trend and people […]

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Soft and Lovely Elegant Thank You Cards

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Today we are excited to share some soft and lovely elegant thank you cards that you can make – one or a batch! – to send for more formal occasions or just when you want to send something really pretty. Don’t these just fit that bill perfectly? And these cards use some basic design ideas that you can use for any kind of card so read on and be inspired! First you can see that this card was made featuring […]

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Make a Beautiful Flower Thank You Card!

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In keeping with our theme of thankfulness, we are excited to share this bright and  beautiful flower thank you card that is so perfect for showing your appreciation for that person in your life who is special to you. We just love the cheerful yellow against that crisp combination of black and white. And there’s a SUPER fun PRO TIP in here, too, about that gorgeous gingham so read on and get the details…… First, Carol cut out black and […]

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A Trio of Rainbow Thank You Cards!

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In keeping with our theme of gratitude, today we are particularly thankful to Allison for sharing this enticing trio of rainbow thank you cards. We just LOVE how she’s showed a way for us to make three cards in one fun session because as much as we love immersing ourselves in our craft, sometimes we have to be efficient, too! Allison said she wanted to show off the versatility of one of the slimline insert dies we created and we […]

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A Beautiful Floral Slimline Thank You Card!

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Today our designer Annie has a gorgeous floral slimline thank you card to help us kick off our month of thankfulness. All November, we will be featuring cards that express OUR gratitude for you and to help you be inspired to share thankfulness with those you love. And don’t forget the giveaway!! We are just loooooving this beautiful card! It’s got a little antique-y style bling in the form of the gold embossing on the background, luscious color from those […]

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Showing Off A New Slimline Die Set!

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Wowzers – isn’t this card made with the new Nested Scallop slimline die set gorgeous? When we started designing and bringing you slimline die sets, we made sure to keep some of the more popular motifs from our standard dies and scallops are ALWAYS a hit. This card takes full advantage of how fantastic layers look on a slimline card and Allie used one of our super cool slimline insert dies, too, for a look that is so rich and […]

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New Ink Shading Techniques To Try!

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There are plenty of new ink shading techniques being shared all the time and our designer, Annie, tried one of them out for us today using one of our new silhouette stamps to give you some instant technique gratification! Silhouette stamps are great because they tend to be larger and bold and make excellent statements when stamped in a solid color over an ink-blended or patterned background. But Annie wondered what would happen if she applied some of those ink […]

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Elegant Homemade Christmas Cards!

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Today we are sharing one of the most elegant homemade Christmas cards we’ve seen this season. Carol used on of our new clear layered floral stamp sets call Winter Bouquet. She layered these gorgeous pine cones and floral stems over a sparkly overall background and it’s just so dazzling! Let’s check out how she put this together. First she stamped the Veined Leaves background stamp onto white card stock with Versamark and heat embossed with gold powder. PRO TIP: Be […]

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A Coffee Slimline Card With a Chuckle!

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Some of us love coffee, some of us love slimline cards and that means, for sure, that some of us will LOVE a coffee slimline card, especially when it makes you laugh! Let’s dive into today’s project by the talented Jamie! First, she die cut a piece of white card stock using the Slimline Insert Geometric X Die and trimmed it closely to the “lattice” created by this popular die. She used four shades of Color Fuse ink – Caramel, […]

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Handmade Thank You Card Ideas

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We don’t know about you, but we love having handmade thank you card ideas handy because there are so many reasons to say “thank you”! Today, Allison is showing us one of these great DIY card ideas using one of our recently released background stamps and a fun coloring technique as the focal point. We love how she created sort of an ombre look from the outside edges of the card to the center! She did this by stamping the […]

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Make A Cute Halloween Gnome Card!

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Today we’ve got a cute Halloween gnome card that truly shows the versatility of these funny little fellows! And our designer today has shown how using a unified color scheme can really make a handmade card pop! Here, Carol stuck to the same basic colors of Color Fuse ink and coordinating shades of Copic markers and you can really see how there’s a mood for this card but each element stands out in such an artistic way. First, Carol used […]

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Ombre Happy Halloween Cards – Slimline Style!

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Happy Halloween cards range from spooky to cute and everything in between. This awesome ombre background Halloween card with a cute scarecrow sits right in the middle, don’t you think? That ombre background sure sets the tone and the addition of all those adorable die cut details give you plenty to look at. AND, this card could EASILY be converted into an A2 card – just trim the background slimline insert die cut and place the greeting over the cut […]

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A Halloween Slimline SHAKER Card!

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Today we are expanding on all the fun slimline things we’ve been doing with this Halloween slimline SHAKER card to celebrate our continuing 13 Days Of Halloween Celebration.  Our designer made this using a few of our new slimline and cardmaking dies along with some gorgeous shades of Color Fuse Ink. Oh, and did we mention it’s a peek-a-boo card, too? Let’s see how to make it! Allie used the new Slimline Clouds die to cut a stencil and then […]

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Using Layered Flower Stamps To Make Two Cards

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Today we are sharing not one but TWO beautiful cards made for us by Allison using one of our newer layered flower stamps, Fresh Florals, plus some previously released layered sets which mix perfectly, along with some dies and our hot new Color Fuse Ink. Let’s take a peek! First, we wanted to show a picture of the layering guide we include in each different layered flower stamp set to show you how you can build your flowers using each […]

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Joseph’s Coat Technique On A Slimline Background

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Today we are SO excited to share the beautiful Joseph’s Coat technique on a slimline background thanks to our talented designer, Annie. Annie has taken one of our brand new slimline background stamps and added her own SUPER clever twist on creating that lively multi-color look you get with the Joseph’s Coat approach. Let’s take a look at how she did it! First up, her Halloween background: First, she cut a panel of white cardstock to fit her card base […]

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Heat Embossed Card Ideas Slimline Style

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Hello friends – today we are sharing one of the pretties heat embossed card ideas we’ve seen on a slimline. Our talented designer used our new beautiful Autumn Harvest stamp set for her card along with several Color Fuse ink shades and we are just in awe of how pretty this card turned out! She started by taking the second largest of the Slimline Nested Stitch and using a soft pencil, traced the inside of the rectangle onto her white […]

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