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Try An Embossing Paste Background!

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A white on white embossing paste background adds so much texture! We’ve seen plenty of cool cards made with embossing paste and today’s embossing paste background adds a TON of texture and wow with just one simple extra step. Melinda has made this card for us so let’s see what magical touches she’s used today! Melinda started with her beautiful flowers. She stamped the smaller blossoms and a few leaves using our Poetic Peonies stamp set. Melinda says “stamp a […]

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An Adorable Snowman Mini Slimline Card!

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How FUN is this snowman mini slimline card? There are lots of places right now that are getting tons of snow and what better way to make that fun than with this super cute snowman mini slimline card? This card is from one of our new Design Team members, Jean Manis, and we are delighted to share her talents and creative genius with you! Like the rest of our generous Design Team members, Jean shares her how-tos with all of […]

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Card Making Backgrounds – Add a Fun Twist!

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Learn a fun way to add some pizzazz to your card making backgrounds! There are as many different ways to make cool card making backgrounds as there are background stamps in our store – more even! – and today Carol is sharing very fun and easy way to add even more impact to your card backgrounds with one simple step. Let’s take a look so we can try it, too! NOTE: You WILL want to use a stamp positioner, preferable […]

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Two Handmade Slimline Cards Using Bright Colors – VIDEO!

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Today in the last segment of our color theory video tutorials, we are sharing two fabulous handmade slimline cards using bright colors. This time of year can be gray and cold so what better way to cheer us up than with these two, gorgeous, FUN handmade slimline card using bright colors chosen to chase away the chill? These colors really POP on these cards!  This is the last video in Preeti’s color theory series – you can see the first […]

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Handmade Flower Cards In Winter Colors

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Did you ever think that handmade flower cards in winter colors could be so absolutely gorgeous? We are SO glad that our designers have so much talent that they can see things outside of the box – this idea for handmade flower cards in winter colors has us just sighing at their beauty. Annie made these for us and her vision is just so absolutely gorgeous…..let’s learn how she did this so we can get to it ourselves! Annie started […]

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Easy Handmade Monochromatic Floral Card

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Yes, this stunning handmade monochromatic floral card is quick and easy! The other day we shared this video and today we’ve got another completely different take on how to make another type of handmade monochromatic floral card that is a total stunner. AND – it’s quick and easy, truly! And thanks to our always-generous Design Team, we’ve got all the details so you can make this at home today! Colleen said she was inspired to make this complimentary monochromatic abstract […]

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A Pretty, Springy Handmade Card With Flowers

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Look forward to warmer weather with a springy handmade card with flowers! We’ve all loved seeing pretty winter cards but clearly our designers are ready for a new season – proof positive with this pretty springy handmade card with flowers stamped and die cut for some pop! Jamie’s put this together for us today so let’s take a look at her little tips and tricks! Jamie started by stamping the floral elements from our Summer Bloom set using the colors […]

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Cards Made With Layered Flower Stamps All Week!

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Today, the first project in a week of cards made with layered flower stamps! We love sharing cards made with layered flower stamps from our collection because we spend a lot of time designing these to give you the absolute best results and when we see them in action……well, it brings us so much joy! And given that so much of our country is sitting in super cold temps, we thought it might be nice to bring a little hope […]

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Masculine Mini Slimline Cards – FREE Video!

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Watch the making of TWO masculine mini slimline cards! Today we have a fabulous video tutorial from one of our new Design Team members, Colleen, showing how to make two masculine mini slimline cards that you can change up for so many occasions. These cards are proof positive that not all cards for men need to be blue and that cards for guys absolutely can include floral images. Don’t believe us? Get comfy and get prepared to want to do […]

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More Handmade Cards For Coffee Lovers

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 Here’s an idea for handmade cards for coffee lovers – and cat lovers! This idea for handmade cards for coffee lovers includes some feline friends and we think it’s just fabulous! A good cup of coffee, a friendly kitty and this card all share that cozy feeling of warmth and affection. Let’s take a look at how Lisa put this together so we can try it out, too. A quick note – we’ve receive messages from fans thanking us for […]

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An Adorable Coffee Themed Slimline Card

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Is this coffee themed slimline card not just the CUTEST? Before we get to Melinda’s absolutely adorable coffee themed slimline card today, did you all get your orders in for our new MINI Slimline dies? These are flying out of here like motivated bees and we want to make sure you get what you want when you want it! Be sure to check out this post if this is news to you and come on over and see what we […]

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NEW Mini Slimline Dies from Rubbernecker!!!!

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Today – finally – we get to show off all the NEW mini slimline dies from Rubbernecker for you! What better way to kick off a brand new year of card making and paper crafting than with some NEW MINI SLIMLINE DIES from Rubbernecker? Mini slimline cards are the bite sized version of their full sized slimline card counterparts and are perfect for when you want to create a card in a fun fresh shape and take advantage of some […]

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A Fun Mixed Media Coffee Themed Card!

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Make a fun mixed media coffee themed card with these easy steps! We are so excited to share this mixed media coffee themed card from Natasha today! We love seeing our products used in new, fresh and fun ways and Natasha is serving us up a beautifully textural, loaded with details card that can be used for so many card sending reasons. Let’s dive right in and learn how to do it! Natasha started by stamping the coffee mug from […]

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Handmade Coffee Themed Cards – Four Days!

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Day one of our coffee themed cards week – check it out! This week we are sharing four days of handmade coffee themed cards – we thought we could all use a little warming up! Whether you call it Joe, Bean Water, Java, Rocket Fuel, lots of people have a true love for their coffee. And even if you don’t like the taste, most people enjoy the aroma….. We ARE coffee lovers and by the looks of it, so are […]

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Super Cute Critter Slimline Cards!

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These cute critter slimline cards are great for any card sending occasion! We love cute critters and we love slimline cards so can you imagine how we feel about this idea from Julie for cute critter slimline cards? Yep – over the moon! And the fact that she’s using all THREE of our super stinkin’ cute, really popular and oh-so-flexible Woodlands Animals sets makes this that much more special. Let’s take a look at how she made this so we […]

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A Sweet Handmade Animal Winter Card

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This handmade animal winter card warms your heart! Today’s handmade animal winter card from Annie continues our week of sharing ideas for projects using our ever-popular and over the top adorable Woodlands Animals collection. We are so loving the beautiful, soft winter sky background and the way you can practically smell the snow. Let’s take a closer look at how she’s created this for us. Annie started by stamping her animals from our Woodland Animals Sets #1 and #2 on […]

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Handmade Cute Critter Cards For Anyone!

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You can send these handmade cute critter cards for any occasion! Today we have an idea for some handmade cute critter cards that we see being just perfect for so many card-sending purposes. The little bear might be helping out his porcupine friend so it’s lovely for an “I am here for you” card. Or Teddy might be applauding Porcupine’s achievement getting to the top of the tree. Or they could just be crittering about. See what we mean? And […]

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Handmade Cards To Support a Friend In a Slump

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Sending handmade cards to support a friend? Check out this sweet design! There are lots of reasons to make and send handmade cards to support a friend going through something hard or unpleasant and this design idea from Jamie is a total go-to. It’s perfect for any gender, any age and for any reason because the sweet imagery is universally recognized and the colors are not too bright, not too dark……this is like the perfect “Goldilocks” card! Let’s take a […]

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Sweet Slimline Cards For Special People!

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This idea for sweet slimline cards for special people of all ages is over the top adorable! Slimline cards are as popular as ever and when we saw this idea for sweet slimline cards for special people in your life, we all went “Awwww!” at the same time! Allie made this for us in soft colors and took full advantage of all the delightful details that the stamp set offers. And we just LOVE her combination of slimline dies! Let’s […]

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Cute Handmade Snowman Cards

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Cute handmade snowman cards like these will get you through the whole winter for any occasion! Aren’t these just SUCH cute handmade snowman cards? Can’t you just see anyone opening your envelope and being just totally bowled over by their cuteness? These are from Julie and today we are going to get her inside scoop on how she made them. First she stamped the snowman from our Christmas Inchies several times, stamped the tree a few times and stamped some […]

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A Serene Winter Barn Card

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This winter bard card makes us feel all cozy! As much as we love all the snowy, frosty winter cards we see this time of year, this peaceful winter barn card has us really wanting to peek inside to see the animals all warm and cozy! Natasha said as soon as she saw this die, she pictured a rustic winter scene and boy, do we love her vision! Now, though this version of Natasha’s card is clearly intended for Christmas, […]

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