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 […]Continue Reading
Looking for Spring Season Greeting Card Ideas?
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 […]Continue Reading
Easy To Make Classy Cards
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 […]Continue Reading
Birdhouse Card Ideas – One For Your Files!
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 […]Continue Reading
How To Emboss With Metal Dies For More Looks!
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 […]Continue Reading
Handmade Spring Cards Mini Slimline Style!
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 […]Continue Reading
This Mini Slimline Die Makes This Whole Card!
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 […]Continue Reading
Quick and Easy Christmas Cards
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 […]Continue Reading
Upcycle Cookie Tins For Instant Gifts!
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 […]Continue Reading
Super Cute Handmade Reindeer Cards!
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 […]Continue Reading
One Of Our Cowboy Cards Made With Our New Dies!
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 […]Continue Reading
Handmade Fall Greeting Cards to WOW!
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 […]Continue Reading
See How to Make a Die Cut Vellum Poinsettia
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 […]Continue Reading
A Handmade Double Sided Open Frame Card!
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 […]Continue Reading
Check Out These Super Cute Dog Die Cuts!
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 […]Continue Reading
An Idea for Detailed Handmade Fall Cards From Kittie!
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 […]Continue Reading
One of our Favorite Simple Slimline Fall Card Ideas
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 […]Continue Reading
How To Use a Rotating Stencil – VIDEO!
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 […]Continue Reading
Use Stencils And Die Cuts Together For BIG Impact!
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 […]Continue Reading
And Finally, Some DIY Christmas Thank You Cards
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 […]Continue Reading
Check Out This Vintage Red Truck Christmas Decor!
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 […]Continue Reading