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See How to Make a Die Cut Vellum Poinsettia

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Check out Kittie’s tips on how to make a vellum die cut poinsettia! We were astounded when we saw Kittie’s post this week on how to make a die cut vellum poinsettia – can you believe how gorgeous this is?  She is sharing all her insightful and artistic details and tips on her blog so we are STRONGLY encouraging you go check out the post.  Kittie added so much to her beautiful white poinsettia by adding some white heat embossed […]

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A Handmade Double Sided Open Frame Card!

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You won’t believe the details in this handmade double sided open frame card from Kittie! Kittie JUST posted the details on how she created this absolutely jaw droppingly amazing handmade double sided open frame card here on her blog and when we saw it we KNEW we had to share it!  This card is an exquisite work of art and we are amazing at how Kittie can take our little die cuts and turn them into these rich, realistic, gloriously […]

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Check Out These Super Cute Dog Die Cuts!

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Our dog die cuts are just the cutest! We know that animal lovers LOVE seeing their favorite furry friends on their projects and these dog die cuts are so stinkin’ adorable! Kittie helped us design these and had her own to little canine cuddlers in mind when she thought about what poses to create. Here’s a pic of her pups: Kittie says “I may be a tad bit prejudiced but I think my two boys- Mickey and Cody are the […]

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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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One of our Favorite Simple Slimline Fall Card Ideas

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Here’s the first of our slimline fall card ideas! This month we will be sharing some slimline fall card ideas and this one from Kittie is just so beautiful in its simplicity. And it’s SO fun to make! Kittie shared this last year on her blog and it’s such a classic look and any sentiment can be added – we just had to show it off here. Kittie made this card with one of our slimline insert dies, a leaves […]

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How To Use a Rotating Stencil – VIDEO!

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Learn how to use a rotating stencil to get multiple colored flowers all over your card! We were so excited when Kittie made a card sharing how to use a rotating stencil because she has a way of making things so clear and look so easy. Well, using our new Spin Around Stencils IS easy and we love how these innovative stencils allow you to create multiple flowers all over your projects in different colors and, with ours, even different […]

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Use Stencils And Die Cuts Together For BIG Impact!

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See how this card POPS using stencils and die cuts together! We’ve seen lots of cards that have used stencils and die cuts together but this card from Kittie really stands out! The way she positioned her beautiful, detailed flower made from one of our dies in the center of the starburst made with one of our stencils makes that flower look like it sending out those rich rays of light. You can see Kittie’s whole post here and we […]

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And Finally, Some DIY Christmas Thank You Cards

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Fittingly, our last Christmas in July post is about quick and easy DIY Christmas thank you cards! What better way to show your gratitude for gifts, events and gestures over the holidays than to make and send some DIY Christmas thank you cards?  These cards are so beautiful and are clean and simple and super fast to make. (And honestly? We think it’s so pretty it could be your Christmas card if you like!) These are easy cards to make […]

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Check Out This Vintage Red Truck Christmas Decor!

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Yes, you can make this gorgeous vintage red truck Christmas decor piece to use or give as a fabulous handmade gift! A trend that has endured the years is the theme of vintage red truck Christmas decor. There is something about an old red pickup truck against the snowy greenery of the Christmas season that people just really love. Our very own Kittie Caracciolo put her spin on this a few years ago and this post gets shared and commented […]

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Do You Need Tropical Christmas Cards?

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If you are making tropical Christmas cards, you HAVE to see this! Believe it or not, tropical Christmas cards are pretty popular. If you live in the Southern Hemisphere, you celebrate Christmas during your warm season. And if you live somewhere warm, a card like this is a perfect nod to your location. We just about fell over when we saw this card from Kittie and knew we had to share it with you all! You can see her original […]

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Quick and Easy Handmade Christmas Cards

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Check out this great idea for some quick and easy handmade Christmas cards! No matter how involved we may make our holiday cards, we all always need some ideas for some quick and easy handmade Christmas cards for those last minute moments. We loved this card from Kittie from last year so much we felt we had to share it again, especially with so many large seasonal greetings on sale! We just love how Kittie combined one large greeting, heat […]

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A Beautiful Flower Bouquet Card From Kittie!

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This flower bouquet card is perfect for lots of occasions! If you see a stunning flower bouquet card out there, chances are it was made by or inspired by our own Kittie Caracciolo. Her talent creating cards loaded with rich, lavish paper flower bouquets is legendary and today she’s shared this card with us to share with you! This card uses the relatively new Canterbury Bells die in the Kittie Kraft by Rubbernecker collection and the focused cluster of blue […]

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A Pretty Flower Card Idea From Kittie

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Not you average “basic” flower card idea and perfect for so many occasions. I think we can agree that most anything Kittie shares with us isn’t exactly what we would call basic and this flower card idea is no exception. That said, the design of the card is straightforward and it’s all the pretty details Kittie has added that make this stand out. You can see the whole project and all her delicious tips and tricks on her blog here […]

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Our Brand New Layered Rose Stencil In Action!

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Just look at what our brand new, two part layered rose stencil can do! We sent our designers all our brand new stencils including this two part layered rose stencil. And our insanely talented design team all went bananas over them and have been sharing their projects with us so we can share them with you! Like this beautiful card from Kittie – she posted it on her blog yesterday and we love it and want to give you some […]

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A Fun Handmade Tool Box Card!

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Look what Kittie created – a tool box card loaded with details! When Kittie said she wanted to create some basic tools with a vintage style tool box, we just knew that she would come up with something like this handmade tool box card. While it’s perfect for Father’s Day, this is the perfect card for anyone who is, as Kittie says in her original post, handy or WANTS to be handy! You can see all her how-tos on her […]

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Make a Fun Surf Van Card To Celebrate Summer!

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Celebrate the beach life with this fun surf van card! Everywhere you look, these super fun, hip, slightly retro, slightly modern beachside vehicles are making a HUGE comeback and in honor of that Kittie has made a cool surf van card to show off the new dies from Kittie Kraft by Rubbernecker. When Kittie was doing all the design work for her new dies, she made sure she included every last details and we all just LOVE them! You can […]

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A Fishing Father’s Day Card From Kittie!

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There’s still time to make a fishing Father’s Day card using our fun new dies! Today we are sharing a fishing Father’s Day card made for us by Kittie to show off some of our brand new dies. The fabulous thing about this card is that you can use it any time you want to recognize someone who loves to spend time fishing, all year long! You can see every step over on Kittie’s blog and we wanted to point […]

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Use Up Your Die Cut Leftovers!

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Still have die cut leftovers? Check out this project! We know that when you use our dies to create elements for your handmade cards, you like have some die cut leftovers. We try to make sure that you get the maximum value for your money so we make sure we add as many of the little pieces we can to each die. But then what do you with all those little pieces? Most crafters just can’t bear to throw them […]

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A Cute Way To Use a Window Die Cut!

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Check out this video tutorial for how to use a window die cut to make an adorable card! We’ve seen Kittie use our window die cut to make some really pretty cards. Today we are happy to share her video that shows you a fun and fairly easy way to make a realistic and detail loaded card with a die cut window and flower box. Let’s check out the video and then scroll down for some highlights: Here are some […]

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A Stunning Die Cut Flower Card From Kittie

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We love this die cut flower card and we couldn’t wait to share it with you! So by now you know if you see a gorgeous, ornate die cut flower card somewhere on the web there’s a very good chance it was made by our very own Associate Designer and friend, Kittie Caracciolo. When we saw this pop up on her blog the other day we knew this was one we just HAD to share here. Isn’t it just so […]

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Fun Ways To Use Our Die Cut Words and Phrases!

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Check out some fun ways to make cards using our new die cut words and phrases! We recently added some new die cut words and phrases to our collection and you’ve all been giving us such great feedback! Thank you! We brought down the width of the shadow a tad and used an easy to read but still a li’l fancy script and apparently, it’s just what you’ve been waiting for! When we saw Kittie’s post where she made this […]

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