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Handmade Cute Critter Cards For Anyone!

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You can send these handmade cute critter cards for any occasion! Today we have an idea for some handmade cute critter cards that we see being just perfect for so many card-sending purposes. The little bear might be helping out his porcupine friend so it’s lovely for an “I am here for you” card. Or Teddy might be applauding Porcupine’s achievement getting to the top of the tree. Or they could just be crittering about. See what we mean? And […]

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Easy Masked Backgrounds With Stamps!

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Making masked backgrounds with stamps is super easy with these tips! One of the fun things about creating masked backgrounds with stamps is that you can truly create a whole scene with lots of details, depth and dimension using a simple masking technique. Today Carol is showing us just how to do that with this adorable, festive card just perfect for the holidays and even further into the winter with a simple greeting swap! Let’s check out all her details. […]

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A Beautiful Winter Slimline Card

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You will want to ski right down the front of this winter slimline card! Ooooh – this winter slimline card feels so frosty and fresh and we love that Melinda was inspired to make it while thinking about all the skiing she wants to do this year. Now, our Pine Tree set – which keeps selling out! – has many different sizes and styles of trees and Melinda has upped the variety even more with her clever but easy masking […]

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Fun Handmade Southwestern Christmas Cards!

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If you’ve been searching for ideas for southwestern Christmas cards you are going to love this project! We’ve talked a bit about how there’s one section of our country that doesn’t seem to get too much crafting love and today we addressing that with this idea for detailed and fun southwestern Christmas cards that highlight the features that make that area so beautiful. This card was made by Julie and she says that it’s actually pretty easy to make thanks […]

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Clean and Simple Christmas Card Inspiration!

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 Today’s video is loaded with clean and simple Christmas card inspiration to get you started! If you are looking for some clean and simple Christmas card inspiration ideas, you are going to want to pull up a chair and take a lovely ten minute or so break and watch this video tutorial. Preeti is at it again with her truly LOVELY cards, all her tips and tricks and fabulous details. Her first card is full of beautiful bright colors and […]

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A FUN Tip Using Large Snowflake Stencils For Cards

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Use this tip with large snowflake stencils for cards and see the difference it makes! While tiny, all over snowflake designs are really sweet, large snowflake stencils for cards, like ours, are designed to give you lots of design details for the different shapes of snowflakes. Customers asked us for these larger designs and we were happy to bring them to you. Preeti even made a fabulous video tutorial for us using them here. Today, Lisa is sharing a tip […]

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A Slimline Gnome Card For The Holidays!

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This slimline gnome card for the holidays has us chuckling – talk about a surprise gift! We were pretty excited to how Julie created this slimline gnome card for the holidays – we just love the idea of a gnome popping out of a gift box to send his happy wishes! And we were even more excited when we saw that she made that fun colorful panel using one of our new stencils! Let’s take a look at how Julie […]

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Cute Winter Card Ideas – With a Fluffy Friend!

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If you are looking for cute winter card ideas, this one will be a keeper for sure! It’s time of year when we will see lots of fun winter card ideas and this one really struck us thanks to that sweet little kitten that makes us just want to pick her up and give her a nose boop! How cute is this? Let’s get all the making details from Annie…. Annie says she was inspired because our new Diamond With […]

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Quick and Easy DIY Holiday Cards!

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These DIY holiday cards are a stash buster’s delight! So not only are these DIY holiday cards simply gorgeous, they can help you use up any variety of patterned papers with its simple, one piece peek-through die cut and a couple of die cut embellishments. Let’s take a look at how Carol created this for us. First, she made her card base by cutting her patterned paper to card front sized and adhered it with her tape runner. PRO TIP: […]

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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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