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Three Cute Handmade Halloween Cards!

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Check out three cute handmade Halloween cards and why you don’t need instructions to make them! Today’s three cute handmade Halloween cards are from our Exclusive Associate Designer, the talented Kittie Caracciolo. Now, if you follow Kittie, you know she provides the most detailed instructions for the making of her gorgeous, intricate and detailed projects on her blog pretty much every time she posts. Recently, however, Kittie posted these three cute handmade Halloween cards that she’d created using one of […]

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Sweet Handmade Fall Die Cut Cards

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This idea for handmade fall die cut cards is easier to make than it looks and it’s SO sweet! We card makers love all kinds of card making ideas, including beautifully detailed handmade Fall die cut cards like this one. It’s loaded with the sweet apples that are one of the gifts of the season! And when you look at this card from Kittie, you might think it is involved, takes forever, is too difficult….. just look at those fabulous […]

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Autumn Card Ideas In Bright Colors

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Looking for Autumn card ideas in bright colors – this card shows off the season with no red or gold in sight! Fall cards don’t all have to be just brown and gold and red! Today Kittie is sharing one of her Autumn card ideas in bright colors that perfectly bridge the summer into fall season.  This card is made using all dies and you just have to trust her – and us – when we say this is NOT […]

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A Clean and Simple Handmade Fall Card!

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This stunning clean and simple handmade Fall card is perfect for any occasion and great for batch making! If you are planning some kind of Fall get together and need a stack of cards to serve as invitations or thank you notes, this clean and simple handmade Fall card might just be the answer to your prayers. It’s also a perfect all occasion card since any greeting popped on the front will suit the fresh design, accentuated with just a […]

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A Beautiful Fall Leaf Wreath Card!

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Relatively easy to make, this fall leaf wreath card is stunning and can be used for so many card sending reasons! Kittie shared this gorgeous fall leaf wreath card a couple of years ago and we remembered it for its exquisitely simple design that lets those die cut fall leaves take center stage in such an impactful way. We thought it was a perfect card to share in this month’s Fall theme. Kittie shares more details in her post here […]

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Another Gorgeous Example of On Trend Christmas Card Ideas!

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Check out my take on one of this year’s on trend Christmas card ideas! All month we’ve been sharing some on trend Christmas card ideas with projects and products geared to make it easy for you to get your cards done early using all the latest and greatest design trends. Today we are sharing another card made with this beautiful stamp that uses pretty illustrations of winter greenery in a simple to use arrangement.  You can see this stamp in […]

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Looking for Easy Christmas Card Ideas?

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If easy Christmas card ideas are your jam, this one is a winner! If you are anything like us, you stash easy Christmas card ideas because, honestly, as much as we think we will always plan ahead, sometimes we are getting these done just under the wire. This card from Kittie is not only easy to make but pretty quick, too, thanks to all the details coming from the dies and some pretty layering. The great thing about this card […]

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Right on Trend – a “Frosty Nature” Card!

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Learn why this frosty nature card is perfectly on trend this year! Later this month we are going to share some of the trends for 2022 for Christmas cards – one of them is creating a frosty nature card and this project is a perfect example of this lovely look. These cards are idea as Christmas cards, non-denominational holiday cards and as all occasion cards for the whole winter season. A bonus is that when Kittie shared this card on […]

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A Summery Die Cut Flower Wreath

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Make a summery die cut flower wreath for a beautiful card! Recently Kittie posted this project to her blog and we asked her if we could share it here (and of course she said yes, she’s so sweet!) We were totally captivated by this bright colored, simple but stunning summery die cut flower wreath that makes this card such a standout! And even though the greeting says “spring” we think this color combo is a perfect summer statement. Kittie shares […]

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Our New Pierced Cover Dies Are a HIT!

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Our new pierced cover dies are flying off the shelves – this card will help you see why! If you haven’t had a chance to check out our new pierced cover dies from this card will almost certainly make you pop right on over and check them out. This card is from Kittie and we have to say that as beautiful as these photos are, in real life it’s positively breathtaking. Kittie, as always, is sharing all her details in […]

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Looking for Spring Season Greeting Card Ideas?

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This example of beautiful spring season greeting card ideas can be adapted in so many ways for so many occasions. This month our theme was flowers so we’ve seen lots of spring season greeting card ideas. This one from Kittie is so versatile – you can swap out any of the detail elements and have endless ideas for spring – and beyond! – cards that you can send for any occasion. Kittie is sharing all her tips and tricks in […]

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Easy To Make Classy Cards

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Check out Kittie’s idea for easy to make classy cards! Sometimes you need something to send that looks a little more……”posh”. And no one wants to spend all their FUN time searching for an idea that fits that bill. Recently, Kittie shared a great idea for easy to make classy cards that can be changed up any way you want and still have some of that elegance, that touch of chic yet still clearly be handmade. This way they know […]

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Birdhouse Card Ideas – One For Your Files!

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We have plenty of birdhouse card ideas coming to share! People seem to love birdhouses and the feathered friends they attract and we’ve been asked to share some birdhouse card ideas. Fortunately, we have a charming die set that lets you create several different styles of this motif and, of course, PLENTY of birds to occupy them. Kittie created this card for her blog and since we are still celebrating the arrival of Spring and April’s theme is animals, we […]

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How To Emboss With Metal Dies For More Looks!

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Get even MORE out of your metal dies by using them to EMBOSS! Today we are showing off a card from Kittie where she used her tips for how to emboss with metal dies to get a whole new look using our Nested Scallop with Half Holes die set. When you use your metal dies as embossing tools, you instantly double the value of your crafting stash. It’s super easy to do once you know the correct sandwich to use for […]

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Handmade Spring Cards Mini Slimline Style!

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This quick and easy mini slimline card truly calls out Spring! It’s never to early to start collecting ideas for all your handmade spring cards. This one, from Kittie, literally calls out Spring. And while it’s so easy to make, there are no details sacrificed thanks to our new mini slimline dies and just a few tiny paper flowers. Let’s take a closer look at this oh-so-pretty card. Kittie layered her deckle edged, stitch detailed pale blue panel over a […]

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This Mini Slimline Die Makes This Whole Card!

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This card shows off this one mini slimline die to perfection! When we saw this card over on Kittie’s blog, we just knew we had to share it – can you believe how much impact this one little mini slimline die makes on this darling card? Kittie shares all her details on her own site but we just had to point out a few things that made us fall in love with this project. What we especially love about Kittie’s […]

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Quick and Easy Christmas Cards

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Quick and easy Christmas cards you can make in minutes! No matter how well you plan, it’s always such a huge relief to have ideas for some quick and easy Christmas cards you can make in a flash. Kittie recently shared this idea on her blog and we just loved the simplicity of the design but how pretty it turned out. You can get all her details on her post here – below are some highlights we want to point […]

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Upcycle Cookie Tins For Instant Gifts!

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Learn how to upcycle cookie tins with some paint and die cuts and have something totally worth gifting!!! We love the idea of repurposing and when Kittie shared this post on how to upcycle cookie tins, we asked her if we could share her awesome project here. Of course she said yes – Kittie is a sweetheart! We are getting such a kick out of how just one gorgeous paper poinsettia made with one of our die sets has totally […]

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Super Cute Handmade Reindeer Cards!

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These handmade reindeer Christmas cards are cute for anyone! When we saw this idea for handmade reindeer Christmas cards that Kittie shared on her blog, we asked her if we could share it here. Doesn’t this card just instantly make you smile? Those die cut reindeer look like they can’t WAIT to get to work! Kittie says she used some polka dotted paper for her “reverse” snowy background and we checked and our Splatter Background stamp (that Kittie used for […]

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One Of Our Cowboy Cards Made With Our New Dies!

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Kittie made us some cowboy cards – here’s one to start! Before we show off today’s super fun example of cowboy cards you can make with our new dies, we wanted to explain where the idea for this new collection came from. It came from you – our customers! We had so many people say they couldn’t find nicely designed dies featuring all things Southwestern and you all REALLY wanted dies that would be able to be mixed with our […]

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Handmade Fall Greeting Cards to WOW!

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These handmade fall greeting cards are little works of art and are truly fun to make! We’ve been sharing plenty of ideas for and examples of handmade Fall greeting cards and we would be totally remiss if we didn’t share this one from Kittie’s blog. Kittie says “You all know I love flowers – I even designed a line of my own dies to make them – and I think flowers in fall colors are just as gorgeous as their […]

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