CategoryColor Fuse

A Cute and Funny Handmade Cat Card

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This cute AND funny handmade cat card will be a huge hit with cat lovers! Today’s adorable and funny handmade cat card will really resonate with cat lovers because what other than a sassy squirrel could get a group of cats to line up so neatly? Annie put this card together to offer some sweet encouragement and it’s so cute that we can see this being used for plenty of other occasions just with a change of the greeting. Let’s […]

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Looking for Watercolor Card Ideas?

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If you are looking for watercolor card ideas, you are going to LOVE this one! When we first saw this one of Melinda’s watercolor card ideas it popped into our heads that it looks like a little piece of art! Melinda says she was inspired by spring in the air and we can totally feel it in this adorable project! Let’s check out how she made it! First, Melinda stamped the little chicks in Lemon Color Fuse ink. She then […]

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How To Make a Round Card

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Learn how to make a round card with this easy tutorial! Have you always seen a perfectly round card and wondered how the heck you could make one without having to reinvent, well, the wheel? Today, Allison is showing us all how to do this using circle dies and some fun tips to finish it off so perfectly. Let’s dive right in! First, fold a piece of card stock you want to use as your card base and make sure […]

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A Fun Card Design Using Die Cut Words

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Use your die cut words in a fun way to dress up a card! We love using die cut words as focal elements on cards and today we are sharing a fast and fun project from Julie using one of our brand new Shadow Word dies. Something we’ve been hearing is that people are really liking the scale of the shadow we added and we are so glad! Let’s take a closer look at how Julie made this card so […]

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Make a Colorful Card Border With Stamps

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Use a colorful card border to set off a special quote and a loving greeting! We just love this simple colorful card border made by just stamping with bright colors – it’s SO cheerful and it sets off this lovely stamped quote and sweet sentiment. Shall we dive in and make one? Choose the colors that speak to you and line them up as you want them to appear on your card for easy reference. Renee chose bold, bright hues […]

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Use a Stamp Mask To Combine Images

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Learn the basics of using a stamp mask to combine images easily! If you’ve never used a stamp mask before today’s post from Allison offers an excellent illustration of how this super easy to do technique can be a game changer. There are lots of times when we want to place objects on our projects in a way that make them look like they are grouped so some are in front of others. And we don’t always want to take […]

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Inspiration for Encouragement Card Ideas

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We don’t see a lot of encouragement card ideas and this one is perfect for just about anyone! Encouragement card ideas are few and far between out there but we know that we send a lot of messages of courage, strength and determination and when we saw this project from Jamie, well, this is one to save! Jamie says “When I saw this new stamp set and that I could make a card that said ‘Be Brave’, I thought that […]

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A SUPER Cute Easter Slimline Card!

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Make an Easter Slimline card to give you space for all your creativity! We are loving this adorable Easter slimline card! The way the bunnies are spaced out to give each one their own moment in the spotlight against an overall scene gives you so much to look at on one project. And Carol added those teeny tiny butterflies in a way that creates plenty of motion on the card so you just don’t want to stop looking at it!  […]

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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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One of The Prettiest Flower Birthday Card Ideas!

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We love seeing and saving flower birthday card ideas and this beauty with its white on white background in combination with those bright, cheery, almost tropical flowers takes our breath away! Melinda has created a keeper for us and we hope you pin this for future reference because we can see this card design idea being used over and over in all kinds of color combinations. Shall we make one? On white card stock, start stamping your layered flowers from […]

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Cute Handmade Birthday Cards For Kids!

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Today we have a card from Renee showing an idea for some cute handmade birthday cards for kids. When she saw this set, she immediately thought of her young nephew who loves boats and came up with this fun project. Let’s make one, too! First color a card front sized panel using your favorite blending too with some sand and sky – here Color Fuse Caramel Brown and Sierra Blue – to create the background. Cut that panel and another […]

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A Stunning And Simple Card Design To Use Over and Over!

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You are going to love today’s simple card design so much because not only does it offer a STUNNING birthday card like the one made today, you can use this design over and over, with any motif in any color story for any occasion. You are going to want to bookmark this post because this design is a total keeper! The basic design is some layered circles and rings in the center of a tone on tone card panel with […]

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Make Some Birthday Cards – Cute Animals Included!

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These birthday cards – cute animals included from one stamp – are just perfect for “kids” of any age! The adorable critters set in a pretty, dreamy frame add a magical touch to a birthday wish and we can’t wait to show you how Annie did it. Annie says “Sometimes an image is so perfect, you can’t wait to color it and don’t need to add too much to embellish it” and we SO agree! Let’s get started! Begin by […]

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Emboss Resist + Color Fuse Ink = Magic!

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We just love the look of emboss resist and specifically designed our Color Fuse inks to be super blendable so crafters could get excellent results every time. Not all inks blend equally and that look can make or break a design. In today’s gorgeous card from Jamie, she really showed that off with her cheerful, springy birthday card. She’s given us all the steps so let’s get set up to make a few of these ourselves! First, stamp our Daisies […]

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Quick and Easy Floral Cards

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We are so happy to share Carol’s super pretty quick and easy floral cards today. Here’s what Carol said about her project – “I’m out of birthday cards in my stash and Rubbernecker’s floral layering stamps are perfect to replenish my stash quickly!” We LOVE making batches of cards – maybe changing up the colors a little or leaving off the greetings for last minute additions – and these really are perfect. They are cheery and sweet and great for […]

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Easy Ink Blending For Gorgeous Results!

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Today’s beautiful birthday card is all about ink blending. This way of adding beautiful, dreamy color to a project is super easy and as today’s designer, Annie, says “whenever I’m not in the mood to color with markers or paint, ink blending is a fast way to color images and gives beautiful results.” It certainly does – just LOOK at that card! Want to learn how to make it? Here we go! First trim your background panel to 4″ x […]

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Stick It Adhesive + Die Cutting = AWESOME!

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Today Jamie is sharing a fun way to use a Stick It Adhesive die cutting technique to make fabulous elements for your cards. We don’t know about you but we often forget we have something in our stash – especially if we don’t use it often – and seeing projects like these always get us excited about revisiting these items and ideas. Before we dive into today’s project, remember, we have a fun Birthday Sale going on! Be sure to […]

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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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