CategoryDie Cuts

A Super Cool Washi Tape Technique!

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If you are like a lot of us, our designer Melinda included, you have some washi tape that you just had to buy and now have no idea where or how to use it. Well, today Melinda is blowing our minds with this fun and fabulous washi tape technique that lets you create a totally custom look, actually USE some of your washi tape and end up with two gorgeous elements for two different cards. First, make your background panels […]

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A Handmade Card With Blue Roses and Snow!

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Can you imagine someone opening this handmade card with blue roses, here in the dead of winter, where fresh flowers are few and far between? Picture their eyes lighting up when they see these beautiful blue blooms against that sparkly snowy background. Well you CAN make this card and today Renee is going to walk us through how. Renee used our Fragrant Blooms stamp and coordinating die set with our Color Fuse ink to create these stunning, dimensional flowers. Our […]

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Use Small Stamps To Make a Background!

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Today we have a super fun way to use small stamps to make a background for your cards with a VERY cool technique for making the images pop! This method of creating fun, custom backgrounds for your cards is easy to do and you will use this idea over and over for sure. Let’s let Carol show us how she did this so we can try it, too! First, stamp the coffee cups and brewer from our Coffee Set in […]

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Don’t Put Away Your Christmas Inchies Stamps!

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This year’s set of Christmas Inchies stamps was SUPER popular and today’s sweet card from Annie is a PERFECT inspiration to keep using them throughout the entire winter season. Annie says it perfectly – “I love getting more use out of my Christmas stamp sets and dies by creating winter-themed birthday, hello, and love cards.  These adorable Christmas Inchies were too cute to put away until next year!” We agree! Let’s see how Annie made this card so YOU can […]

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Beautiful Stacked Paper Flowers From Stamps!

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In today’s Stamp Along With Rubbernecker, Preeti is sharing a fun and easy way to create beautiful stacked paper flowers using outline stamps. You are going to LOVE this fun way to create super dimensional, 3D flowers for your projects! And as usual, Preeti shares so many tips and ideas and little tricks – you are going to feel like a pro! In today’s video, Preeti is using our Fresh Flowers stamp and coordinating dies but you can use any […]

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Make An Angled Front Card To Show Off Your Layers!

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Let’s face it, we spend a LOT of time choosing what we use to make our cards and what better way then to make an angled front card to show off all the pretty layers that inspired us? Jamie combined this concept with her loving being at home on cold winter days snuggled up with a nice hot cuppa-something-yummy. We just love how her placement of all her different components both lets us see all those fun different layers and […]

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This Z Fold Snowman Card Will Crack You Up!

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Z Fold cards are fun because, like slimlines, they give you lots of extra space and today’s Z fold snowman card uses every inch! We bow down to Kittie Carraciolo, one of our Associate Designers, for this card that is not just loaded with delightful detail but, once you “get it”, brings a huge grin to your face! Kittie uses TONS of our dies on her cards and we are always amazed at how her creative use of them adds […]

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Cute Winter Greeting Cards With Inchies!

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Even though Christmas is past, there are still a zillion reasons to send winter greeting cards and when they are handmade by you they are, of course, that much more special. Today Allie has created for us an adorable and gorgeously unconventionally colored winter greeting card that you can use with any fun winter images. First, she die cut some white card stock with her Frame With Curves and adhered the frame to her card front, reserving one of the […]

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A Fun Winter Shaker Card With GNOMES!

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Today Lisa has created for us a winter shaker card loaded with details and some of our adorable gnomes! Lisa says she loves this set because there are so many different characters in the set so she used it in combination with some of her favorite colors to create wintry shaker card just perfect for the season. Let’s follow along and make one, too! First, stamp your favorite gnomes and some of your favorite animals from our Woodlands series on […]

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Coloring Directly Onto Stamps – WOW Technique!

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Have you ever tried coloring directly onto stamps with markers? Did you even know you “could” do that? Today, Melinda, one of our new Design Team members, has created a simply gorgeous card for us using this WOW technique. We just love that she used a spring/summer stamp and created a perfect winter card by using her beautiful cool palette of blues and silvers. You will want to use a stamp positioner, like the Misti for example, for this to […]

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Gorgeous Snowy Z-Fold Card

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Today we are sharing an absolutely gorgeous snowy Z-fold card made by Kittie. This card has been one of her most popular on her own blog and we just couldn’t wait to share it with all of you. This card is made even more dramatic by Kittie’s adding a deep dark night sky in the background and using all white die cuts with touches of just brown on the deer to make them stand out. We just love the look […]

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A Clever Snowman Card Idea!

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Even though this was originally created as a Christmas card, we just had to share this adorable snowman card idea because it’s just SO clever! We can totally see this design concept used with loads of our other characters and critters! Our Associate Designer, Julie Warner, created this card by stamping, coloring and die cutting the little snowman with all his details for the reflection. Then she covered the buttons, pocket and his face with masking tape on the stamp, […]

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Tri-Fold Window Cards – Easy Hack!

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We just LOVE it when our designers spot something clever and today we are excited to share a very fun and easy way to make stunning tri-fold cards without having to purchase specially sized card stock. Annie, who brings us today’s card, spotted that all the “In Circle” dies released this past fall are the same size and line up the same way and she’s showing us a way to layer them to make a tri-fold card that you can […]

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Three Happy Winter Cards Using The Same Background Setup

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Today we are going to show you some great ideas for how to make three different Happy Winter cards using the same slimline base setup. These are a great example of how just changing up your decorative elements can change the whole vibe of a card. Let’s dive in! Our designer Jamie said she was initially inspired to use the Mr & Mrs. Gingerbread Die because while they sure are cute for Christmas, they can be used plenty of other […]

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Make a Merry Christmas Card!

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Today on Christmas Eve we wanted to share this post on how to make a Merry Christmas card as a Christmas card to you, our loyal followers and fans. We’ve shared some incredible Christmas cards and projects this month and what better way to end the cheer with a Merry Christmas card? Lisa made today’s card and she’s sharing lots of fun tips and ideas. Let’s dive in! Lisa stamped a piece of white card stock with the ‘Twas The […]

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Masculine Card Ideas Using Color Burst

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We aren’t sure Michelle intended for this to be inspiration for masculine card ideas but we love how she combined these vibrant shades of blue with that edgy look of metallic silver. This isn’t just a card for a guy per se, but it sure would be a fantastic card for the men in your life!And thanks to the use of Color Burst, you can get a ton of really interesting color variances for a fresh look every time. Mix […]

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Beautiful Slimline Snowman Christmas Cards!

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We just love snowman Christmas cards and today we are sharing one created by our Associate Designer Kittie Caracciolo. Kittie has such a way with die cuts and today she’s outdone herself again with this cheerful card that is perfect for “kids” of all ages! We love that Kittie took full advantage of the oversized scale of a slimline card to add this nice fat snowman sitting on his comfy snow bank and visited by those bold red cardinals. Of […]

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Cute Christmas Cards DIY AND Slimline!

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Today we have some really cute Christmas cards DIY in slimline mode. Of course you can adapt this adorable design to a standard sized card but we just love that Allie has packed a whole happy scene onto this card. Let’s check it out! Allie says “These cuties always find their way into a few of my cards through the year. I love the look on their faces and their playful postures.” Of course the way she’s colored them and […]

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Two Santa Christmas Cards With Vintage Vibes~

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Today we have not one but two Santa Christmas cards made for us by Lisa using our new Santa Postcard set. We just love that Lisa added to the vintage feel we baked into this set with her fantastic details. Here’s her first card: As we said, Lisa added lots of vintage-y details to this project and it starts with her snowflake panel! She used our Snowflake Frame stamp on a piece of white card stock with gold embossing powder. […]

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A Very Cute Slimline Snowman Card!

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Isn’t this slimline snowman card so fun? We love that Annie has combined the clean lines of the square frame die with the gently curving hills and the crisp outlines of the snowmen with that dreamy wintry background – can’t you just almost smell the snow? Let’s take a look at how Annie created this card for us. First, she stamped the tree from Wintery Friends Stamp Set across a 3″ X 8″ panel of white card stock using Versafine […]

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Super Cute Slimline Winter Card!

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Today we have an absolutely adorable slimline winter card made for us by Carol.  We are just loving that this Christmas INCHIES set is being used on the supersized slimline card craze! You can see another Christmas slimline card using these tiny stamps here. Carol says “The images in this set remind me of the cute little Weeble toys from long ago!” Now that you mention it, Carol……. Let’s get into the details on how to make this card! First […]

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