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Make a Fall Shadow Box Card!

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Today we are excited to share a super cute fall shadow box card from our Exclusive Associate Designer, Kittie Caracciolo. As usual, Kittie has created an adorable fall scene made using some of our die cuts tucked into a card-sized shadow box. The feedback from our customers on this die has been overwhelming – we are SO glad you love being able to make these shadow box cards so easily using the die! This image shows a little of what […]

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Spooktacular Halloween Slimline Coloring Video

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Halloween crafting is full swing, and we are here to help with an amazing Halloween slimline coloring video from our Copic expert, Michelle. In last week’s post you got to see an amazing images and of our Spooktacular new Halloween Slimline Background stamp all colored up by Michelle.  She gave a step by step breakdown of the colors used and steps to achieve this amazing card.  Today we are watching the video of her performing her artful magic and it […]

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A Card full of Hugs… Because it’s Monday!

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Well, here we are in September, Folks. Fall is coming and we are sure many of you have even started your Christmas cards already. Today, we have a card that’s ideal for anytime of year, because “Hugs” are always in season (although in 2020 you may have to wear a mask and gloves and give air-hugs).  This fun pink-dream-of-a-card is sure to make any recipient feel the love. Follow along as our designer, Jamie, makes this fun and simple slimline.  […]

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A Labor Day Barbecue Card!

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Today we are sharing a SUPER detailed and totally adorable Labor Day barbecue day that is just perfect as an invitation or a thank you card. Can you believe all the detail Kittie, our exclusive Associate Designer, packs into her projects? She used a whole bunch of our dies including the BBQ Set, Tabbed Mountains, Pine Tree Forest, Cooler, Picnic Tables, Grass. Grass #2 and Small Birds! And it’s not just her creative use of dies that adds so much […]

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Old Putter- A Birthday Card for Men!

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Starting this Tuesday off with a simple card featuring our stamp “Ralph Golfing” from our Old Characters collection. We are loving the way Lisa put this card together with the layered stitched background and diamond die cut outs. This makes the simple image and sentiment really pop.  Follow along with Lisa below to see how she created this fun card.  The Base: I started this one by cutting a panel of white using the largest of the Small Stitched Rectangle […]

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Christmas Gift Tag Ideas using Diecuts

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Well, it’s officially the last day of August, and 2020 has gone by either really fast, or unbearable slow, we can’t figure out which one. With the general consensus being that 2020 has been the pits, we are looking forward to the holiday cheer in our near future.  Today our designer, Jamie, has made a few fun gift tags to spruce up your packages and treat containers. These are simple and easy projects that go a long way to add […]

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Real Time Copic Marker Video Tutorial- Ethel Cooking

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Oh, My, Gosh, Becky, look at that Stamp, its just so….cute!  So last week our Designer Michelle did a post showing you how to color up our fun “Ethel Cooking” stamp with Copic Markers. As promised, we also have a video that dropped today with a real-time coloring of this beautiful character.  Michelle is best known for her amazing ability to color up realistic skin tones, and detailed images that are so vibrant and true to color. Its therapeutic watching […]

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Layered Florals two ways

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 Ok, who has had a chance to play with our new floral layering stamps from our August release that dropped a few weeks back? They are so clean, and so much fun to craft with.  For todays card, our designer Carol used the beautiful Autumn Fire stamps with the coordinating dies.  She mentioned that she made two cards with this set, so you can see that it really can be used any time of year, as well as for Fall with […]

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Flower Card Design

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Today we are featuring a beautiful cheery example of flower card design ideas using slimline cards from Kittie Caracciolo, our Exclusive Associate Designer. Don’t you just LOVE Kittie’s cards? They are always loaded with so much detail and look SO fun to make! Kittie shared with us that she is really enjoying having lots of extra space for her design ideas and this card certainly shows that off! Kittie used one of our Slimline Frame dies in combination with one […]

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Must See Tutorial: Spotlight Stamping Three Ways

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It’s finally Friday and we are pumped up for the weekend and ready to get our craft on!!! Today we have a fun new tutorial for you from our talented designer, Preeti Chandran! Today she is teaching us how to do Spotlight Stamping three different ways, and we are itching to make these projects after watching the video!  Today she is using some amazing Layered stamps from our new August Release, along with our Color Fuse Inks, that make all […]

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Coffee and Crafts: The Perfect Pair!

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Happy Monday crafty friends! If you or someone you know needs coffee to get going in the morning, we just know you’re going to love todays card. This coffee set is so much fun- full of coffee cups, coffee to go, snacks and sentiments! You’ll want to pick up this set for your next java inspired project. We love it a latte!    Todays card also uses our slimline inside and outside cuts, for a fun and easy project with […]

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A Super Cute Slimline Card Idea!

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Today I want to share what I think is a really cute slimline card idea because you can adapt it to so many different themes. I chose three seasons but you could use this concept for flowers in a garden, times of the day or any other time when you want to show the same motif in different stages.  For this card I used the Rubbernecker Slimline OPC Square, Cabin, Winter Tree, Stitched Hills, Tiny Leaves, Grass #2, Tiny Flower […]

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A Bloomin Layered Slimline Encouragement Card

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Happy Saturday Friends! We have had a wonderful few months, with so many slimline releases as well as our new layered floral release for Fall.  Our designers have been having so much fun creating with these new items, and we are beyond thrilled with the results.  Our designer, Allison, said “It’s going to be hard to go back to regular size cards when there is so much extra space to play with on these Slimlines”!   Today we have this […]

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Door Cards that Welcome You In

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Door cards have become so popular in paper crafting.  You just have to see how Kittie makes these amazing scenes. We love how she challenges herself  making each door scene unique by adding seasonal embellishments.  For this pretty summer scene she used the some of our amazing die-cuts that you don’t want to miss:  Door with Steps, Macrame Planters, Tall Terracotta Pots, Small Flowers #1, Small Flowers #3, Tiny Flower Buds, Grass Set, Puppies, Knob Top Fence and Leaves and […]

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A Handmade Camping Card

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Today we are excited to share this handmade camping card to help you hold onto the tail end of summer! If you or anyone you know loves to go camping, this handmade camping card is a cute way to celebrate that passion. And it was SUPER easy using the new camping dies from our latest batch of papercrafting dies!  For this fun card our designer Kittie used the Camping Tent, Camp Fire Set, Camping Items, Cooler, Winter Tree, Spring Leaves, […]

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The Perfect Birthday Card for a Golfer!

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Today we are sharing the perfect birthday card for a golfer featuring our “old” buddy Ralph again! We hope you are following along with us this week as we feature these hilarious characters that make every card so humorous. Yesterday we had one of Ralph Bending Over that left us giggling all day. Today we have Ralph Golfing, and we think he makes a stellar birthday card for any guy in your life! Follow along with our designer, Jamie, as […]

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Floral Slimline Scene with Fun Anteater!

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Hello crafty friends! We are excited to be sharing some new release goodness today.  Our new slimline die cuts have opened up so many possibilities for our design team, and we are thrilled to see what new ideas they come up with each and every day!  Today our designer is sharing this cute Anteater that she used with one of our new slimline dies. We agree that having all that extra card space to play with really is fun for […]

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Learn How To Make A Shaker Card

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Happy Monday peeps – today we are going to go through the steps for how to make a shaker card. We know that many of you are already pros but some of our papercrafting friends are just getting started. BUT our project is so sweetly simple yet so adorable even you pros will love it! And hey, it’s Monday! Who couldn’t use a little shake shake shake in their Monday step?  The days are getting hotter and everything here in […]

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Farm Pop Up Box

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It was so much fun making this farm pop up box card. When I design a pop up box I like to fill it full of themed images that tells a story, starting on the main top portion of the box and carries over to the three flaps.  For this project I used Rubbernecker’s Barn, Tractor, Farm Animals, Chicken/Squirrels, Ducks, Picket Fence, Corn Stalks, Grass, Bird Set and Cloud Stencil.  I used Color Fuse Inks Sets #2, #4 to color […]

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Small Paper Flowers on White on White!

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Oh my gosh – who could imagine that nothing more than small paper flowers and little greenery could create such a stunning card? Our designer, that’s who! She referred to this as a “paper flower wall” and we think that’s a great description. These clusters of these adorable tiny paper flowers against this white on white card is honestly breathtaking! She started by cutting her frame and the circle background from white card stock and adhered the frame to the […]

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Vertical Slimline Beach Card

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Today we are sharing a gorgeous vertical slimline beach card created by our Associate Designer Kittie Caracciolo. We feel SO lucky to have Kittie exclusively creating cards like this one for us to show off our goodies! Kittie shared that she imagined looking back at the beach to build this scene and we love this perspective! She used the newly released Rubbernecker Slimline Solid Bubble Scallop paired with the Lifeguard Tower, Palm Trees, Sand Toys, Deckle Hills, Waves and the […]

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