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How to Stencil a Mini Slimline Card

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Let’s check out how to stencil a mini slimline card with a regular slimline stencil! We were beyond excited to see Melinda share this card where she shows how to stencil a mini slimline card with one of our standard sized slimline stencils. Yes, it’s fun to have products that are specific to the type of project you are making. But you can get SO MUCH MORE out of your products when you see ways to adapt your existing supplies […]

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Monochromatic Card Ideas For Fall

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Looking for mostly monochromatic card ideas? Check this beauty out! This card is living proof that monochromatic card ideas do NOT have to be boring OR all one color. We just love the use of the shades of oranges in the background and on the pumpkins with just that hint of green. This card manages to be Fall like yet super fresh and clean and simple. Allie made this for us and she says “Fall is my favorite season, love […]

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Our Slimline Card Stencils Add So Much!

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Our slimline card stencils are super hot and here’s an example of why! We love coming up with new ideas for slimline card stencils – there aren’t a ton out there and they can add so so much to your projects. We even have a few in the works which you will see very soon so be sure to check back every day because as soon as they get HERE, they will be ready to get to YOU! Today’s project […]

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A Handmade Card Design You Will Use Forever!

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This handmade card design is simple yet absolutely stunning! A lot of people think handmade card design ideas have to be complicated or fussy to be truly beautiful and this card is proof positive that even the simplest, most elegant card designs can knock you off your feet. This card is so gorgeous and you can see how you can change up any or all of the individual elements to suit any occasion, color story, greeting, design motif – anything […]

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How To Combine Stencils On Cards

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Today, some tricks for how to combine stencils on cards! It can be tricky to figure out how to combine stencils on cards, like this example today from Lisa, where she wanted to have two textures meet on her fun birthday card. But of course Lisa is FULL of helpful tips and today she’s sharing her clever way of using two completely different stencils on the same card in a way that looks AWESOME! Let’s jump right in! First, Lisa […]

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Halloween Card Wishes From Us to You!

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Cute Halloween card wishes we share with you! Halloween cards are adorable but not a lot of people send them so we thought we would share this STINKIN’ adorable project as Halloween card wishes from our home to yours. Now, we know not everyone celebrates Halloween but this card was just too cute not to show off! Let’s take a look at how Annie put this card together. First, Annie cut scraps of white,grey, orange, and black card stock with […]

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Colorful Fall Themed Thank You Cards

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Today’s Fall themed thank you cards thank the season itself! This month we’ve been sharing thank you cards and since it is still the season, these Fall themed thank you cards by Renee were ones we knew we had to share! Renee says that this card was inspired by her North Bend, Washington drive home from work every day. She says “I see mountains of trees for miles. It’s definitely something I look forward to when I drive home from […]

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Tractor Thank You Cards – They’re a Thing!

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How sweet are these handmade slimline tractor thank you cards? Did you know if you google “tractor thank you cards” you will get over SEVEN MILLION results? It kind of makes sense when you think about all the hard working farmer we have in our country – what nicer way to express gratitude toward them with fun, handmade tractor thank you cards? Apparently, Annie is right on top of the trend! She says “I was inspired by the rolling hills […]

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Pretty Burlap Thank You Cards!

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Who knew burlap thank you cards could be so fun? Well, Jamie did – these burlap thank you cards are so perfect for the Fall season! And we are already picturing them for Christmas, for the spring…….that rustic burlap frame adds instant visual interest and texture and then it’s just the decorating that sets the theme. Let’s look at how to put them together! First Jamie die cut a piece of burlap with our Slimline OPC Scallop die. Jamie says […]

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Quick and Easy Handmade Butterfly Cards

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These handmade butterfly cards are SO sweet! Today Allie is sharing such a sweet and simple design for some quick and easy handmade butterfly cards that are excellent for lots of different occasions. Keeping the elements simple and unfussy – but still beautiful in their own right – keeps the focus on the darling butterflies. Let’s see how she did it! Allie started by taking a card sized panel of white card stock and blended the lighter shades of the […]

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Hand Stamped Fall Thank You Cards – VIDEO!

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Make some beautiful hand stamped Fall Thank You cards with today’s tips! It’s Friday so that means we’ve got another video and today get to watch TWO gorgeous hand stamped Fall Thank You cards be made right before our eyes at the hands of the talented Preeti. She shares lots of great tips in her videos so if you are new to this feature, pay close attention! If you are already familiar with Preeti’s work you know you are in […]

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Dress Up Your Stamped Backgrounds!

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Stamped backgrounds will never be the same once you check out this easy and FUN tip! We are particularly excited about this project because the always-talented Melinda is sharing a super easy and fun way to give your stamped backgrounds even more fabulous detail and design with nothing more than markers! Melinda said she wanted to create a fall card, but still use bright colors AND “definitely wanted to use the new Diamond Stitch cover die”! What is even more […]

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Stencils and Masks – A Perfect Pairing!

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Checkout what you can do combining stencils and masks together! Today Renee has created such a pretty card for us that shows how combining stencils and masks can add a TON of beautiful detail with some very easy steps! In her own words, “Fall is the season of thanks for the past year and for what is to come”. What a lovely sentiment! Renee has created a perfect Fall card that expresses that loving gratitude toward the lucky recipient. Let’s […]

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Beautiful Handmade Butterfly Greeting Cards!

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You won’t believe how easy these handmade butterfly greeting cards are to make! When someone needs to be cheered up or when you just want to let someone know you are thinking about them, one of these handmade butterfly greeting cards are perfect because they suit any reason to reach out. Today Julie has made a card for us that has so much color and is so visually appealing and she used some super easy techniques to get this pretty […]

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A Fun and Easy Handmade Fall Thank You Card!

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You will be able to use this handmade Fall Thank You card to say thanks to anyone for anything! Today we’ve got a very sweet card from Jamie that combines so many of the bold, rich colors of Fall with some easy to do techniques that add a ton of interest and won’t take a ton of time! Let’s dive in! First, Jamie used our Leaf Die Set to cut some background and detail segments of assorted leaf shapes. She […]

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A Pretty Floral Thanks Card For Any Occasion

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Use this floral Thanks card idea to make a stack and always have one at the ready! There’s something about a floral Thanks card that is so sweet and fresh and such a cheerful way to express your gratitude. Today we are sharing a simple to make card from Julie that you can change up in so many ways you will never run out of thank you cards in your stash! Let’s check out how she created this lovely card. […]

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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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