CategoryAllison Arbour

A Living Wall made of Paper!

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Good Morning to you all! Allison here and I have a lot of small die cut flowers in bright summer colours to make up today’s card. We just added a living wall to our yard which was the inspiration for my card today. I don’t know about you, but paper flowers are much easier to keep alive haha.  If you have noticed, I have been using a lot of these tiny flowers in my handmade card project recently, and the […]

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Make Funny Cards for Friends Who Craft!

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Allison with you today to inspire you to make some funny cards for friends who craft. I must say, I absolutely love this sentiment!  I’m sure we all have that one friend that this sentiment and sassy girl is perfect for. This card was easy to make thanks to the flower die cutting 36 flowers at a time.  For the Card I started with stamping the “wrapped string background stamp” with Versamark Ink and embossed with gold embossing powder on […]

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Tiny Paper Flowers GALORE!

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With summer right around the corner I thought it was a good time to make a summer themed card and this die that cuts all these tiny paper flowers was the inspiration. Let’s take a peek! I just love how all those tiny paper flowers behind the fence add so much texture and dimension with nothing more than a swipe through my die cutting machine and some adhesive! It’s almost like a shaker card without the shake! Here’s how I […]

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Layered Floral Clear Stamps that WOW!

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Hey Friends! Allison here, sharing these new gorgeous layered floral clear stamps from Rubbernecker. I created three different cards using the one floral stamp set and added a few die cuts and some background stamping to change up the look. Using small changes like adding the baker’s twine, using some small die cuts and adding dimension here and there with foam adhesive gives you so many different looks with one amazing stamp set!  Take a peek: How to make the […]

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Looking for Spring Card Making Ideas?

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Are you feeling like it’s time to put away those winter stamps and are looking for spring card making ideas? We’ve got one right here for you that is quick and easy and gives you a chance to do some relaxing coloring. Take a peek:   To create this card: I used the Deckle Hills Die to cut 3 separate sheets of white card stock. On one of the sheets I stamped twice with distress oxide ink in the colour […]

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A New Take on a Butterfly Greeting Card Design!

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 Allison here with you today sharing a new butterfly greeting card design that I think you are going to love! Crafting has been a silver lining during this crazy time, dontcha think? During this spell,  I have to admit I may have developed a slight addiction to tiny flower die cuts! In the card I’m making today, I used the mini leaves to create a rainbow trail following this 3 dimensional butterfly coloured with the new Color Fuse Inks.   […]

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Springtime Bunny Cards

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Allison with you today with a sample of my super cute bunny cards! I have used this image from Rubbernecker Stamps so many times on many of the cards I have made. I can’t get enough of how sweet she is. She was definitely the perfect image to use during this time of self isolation and it looks like she has figured out the best way to do so……In a glorious garden. To make this card I started by die […]

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Bicycle Cards to Bring in Spring

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With winter coming to an end and Spring being right around the corner it’s time for lots of spring inspired bicycle cards and this die cut with lots of mini florals was a perfect fit! Creating this card I die cut from white card stock the flowers, vines and bicycle. I cut an additional bicycle out of gold card stock. The bicycle and florals were coloured in Copic markers and glued to a die cut panel. I used the second […]

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Simply Gorgeous Spring Greeting Cards

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Happy Wednesday, Friends. Allison here sharing a tutorial on making beautiful and quick colourful cards using the new color fuse inks and some new layering flower clear stamps. These cards were so simple to make with very little time needed. Whenever I use layering stamps I always stamp off extras in all sorts of colours so I have them for future projects. I used my misti to stamp off all the layers of flowers using the new color fuse inks […]

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Super Cute Fox Greeting Card!

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Foxes just melt my heart and this sweet image from Rubbernecker Stamps definitely captures the cuteness factor so I HAD to use it to make a fox greeting card that I think came out ADORABLY. I also love this tree, and was so excited to do it up in light pinks. It reminds me of a gorgeous cherry blossom tree.  If you would like to recreate this card or for some inspiration you can follow the steps below!  Step 1 […]

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Flower Thank You Cards are Always “In Season”!

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It’s winter where I am here in Canada, but it’s spring in my craft room today making some flower Thank You cards! A columbine flower instead of snow? I say Yes! The soft purples are just what I need to brighten my day. Let’s take a peek:   If you would like to recreate this card or for some inspiration you can follow these simple steps. Step 1- I started by stamping with memento black ink on white card stock […]

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Come See This Cheery Blooming Flower Card!

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It’s Allison with you this morning; I hope everyone is having a fabulous day and getting some time to get their craft on. I found some time today to escape into my craft room and whip up this bright and cheery blooming flower card. Colouring flowers and putting them together on a card always makes me happy! So, with that I pulled out this gorgeous daisy and in no time I was able to create this quick and easy layered […]

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Spring Birthday Wreath Card

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Allison with you today. I hope your week is going great and that your craft projects are prospering, like this spring birthday wreath card! If you joined us last week, you saw how I used the Winter Wreath Set and created a fun Spring Wreath Card with it. This week I really enjoyed making this super simple but elegant birthday card and can’t wait to make it in even more colors combinations. I’m picturing yellows, bright pinks, and soft blues. […]

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A Spring Wreath Card Using a “Christmas” Die!

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Hey Hey! Allison here today, loving these mid-week vibes and bringing you this spring wreath card that only LOOKS difficult to make.  Don’t you love it when you can get different uses out of your crafting supplies? I love challenging myself to look at each product and find different and fun ways to use the items. It helps me stay inspired and sometimes busts me out of a creative rut. I used this Winter Wreath set die this week, and by […]

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Dreamy Bear Card

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Happy new year everyone, Allison here today! It’s a new year and I couldn’t think of something cuter then this Dreamy little bear to use for one of my first cards of the year. January is special for me as I became a grandma Jan 1st 2019, so this sweet card is going to that special cutie in my life. Heres some steps on how to make this card:  I started by stenciling the stars stencil on a 4 1/4 […]

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Great Holiday Card Sentiments for FAST Cards!

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Allison with you today, sharing a few super easy holiday cards I created using some of the new-release GREAT holiday card sentiments rubber stamps from Rubbernecker stamps. I was feeling extra colorful and wanted to do something fun and Merry.  I used all distress oxide inks on these cards for both the sentiment and the frame and backed each card with glitter cardstock.   I used my stamping platform to stamp the Snow flake frame background stamp on all my […]

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A Gnome Shaker Card That’s Just Magical!

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Allison here, and today I’m sharing Michael our magical little friend with this cute gnome shaker card and companion embellished layered card. Oh my word, isn’t  he ever cute? I don’t know about you, but I just can’t get enough of gnomes this year. They make everything a bit more festive, plus you can get so creative with them by coloring them up so differently. He is another one of the fabulous new images that have been recently released from […]

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Winter Cat Christmas Card

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This sweet Winter Cat Christmas card is wishing everyone a merry Christmas. She is one of the new release images from Rubbernecker stamps and I’m completely in love with her! For this card I used distress oxide inks in the colour spun sugar to stencil a circle pattern on a piece of white card stock going from a darker pink to a lighter shade of pink using the new circle stencil. I then die cut it out using the Nested […]

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Adorable Snowman Shaker Card

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Happy Saturday fellow card makers, Allison with you this morning, sharing an adorable snowman shaker card I made using this bundled up snowman from Rubbernecker stamps new release. I started by stamping the Snowman with plaid jacket image with momento black ink on Neenah card stock and colouring the snowman in with Copic markers. After he was coloured I fussy cut him out. I attached foam tape to the back of him for added dimension. On a separate piece of […]

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Cute Cards that Express Gratitude

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We are obsessed with the weather changing! Who here is super excited for this season of gratitude, cozy scarves, sweaters, boots and cool temps? Fall brings on all kinds of changes, not only in the weather, but also in the way people act and feel. We start looking forward to the holidays, remembering to be grateful for all we have. We patiently (or if you are under 10 years old, very impatiently) wait for Christmas morning and start preparing months […]

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