Once you see this handmade hippo slimline birthday card you just might fall in love! Sammi, one of our amazing new designers, came up with this adorable handmade hippo slimline birthday card and we are absolutely in LOVE with these cute little friends! Sammi said she got her inspiration for this projects once she laid eyes on these little cuties and since she loves a scene card, envisioned them cavorting across a slimline sized card. Let’s take a look at […]Continue Reading
An Easy But BEAUTIFUL Handmade Floral Birthday Card!
Use this quick and easy design for a handmade floral birthday card over and over for so many gorgeous cards! Today we are showing off a project from Julie who brings a hint of spring fever and lots of celebration with this handmade floral birthday card. This design is so simple yet so so stunning and you can create endless cards using the basic layout with lots of different papers, colors, flowers and even change up the greeting for more […]Continue Reading
Handmade Teddy Bear Cards For Winter
This might just be the cutest idea for handmade teddy bear cards for winter occasions! Cute and cuddly, despite the snow, these handmade teddy bear cards for winter are just so adorable and we really don’t think they are just for kids! Who wouldn’t love to imagine getting a little snuggle from this fuzzy little friend? And when it comes with a hug from you – well, that’s a bonus! Let’s see how Julie made this so we can send […]Continue Reading
Handmade Winter Cards For Friends – CUTE!
Check out this quick and easy – yet oh-so-cute – design for handmade winter cards for friends of all ages! After the holidays, we still have so many cards to send – birthdays keep rolling on up, events keep happening and certainly we send lots of thank yous! Today’s design for all occasion handmade winter cards for friends is so cute and you can just swap out the greeting and have an excellent all purpose winter card ready to go. […]Continue Reading
Gorgeous Handmade Thank You Cards For Friends
You will want to save this design for these beautiful handmade thank you cards for friends to use over and over! It’s so nice to have fun designs for special handmade thank you cards for friends. The people who help us hold it all together are irreplaceable and it’s so nice to send them something that tells them straight up how much they mean to you with a card that you’ve made just for them. Today’s design is so versatile […]Continue Reading
A Handmade Toy Train Christmas Card!
This handmade toy train Christmas card is so adorable and has the most amazing details! We are known for our including all kinds of extra components in our die sets to allow crafters to make things that are incredibly detailed, giving them so much more creative opportunity on their projects. Today’s handmade toy train Christmas card is just so breathtaking in real life and we cannot stop looking at it. As you might guess this is from our Exclusive Associate […]Continue Reading
Handmade Pink And Gray Thank You Cards – SO Pretty!
Grab this idea of beautiful handmade pink and gray thank you cards – fast, easy and totally versatile! Shades of pink and gray in combination is an enduring trend and today we have this idea for handmade pink and gray thank you cards from Jamie. This design takes full advantage of a soft shade against an equally soft neutral for a card that is elegant and understated but sends a true heartfelt message. Jamie says she wanted the pretty pattern […]Continue Reading
A Very Creative Handmade Thank You Card Idea!
How beautiful is this super creative handmade thank you card idea? This month we are seeing one creative handmade thank you card idea after another. This one really caught our attention with all of the captivating depth and dimension, both tactile and aesthetic. There are physical with dimensional adhesive but the way in which Allison added the visual layering just makes this card POP. Let’s learn from her, shall we? To start, Allie stamped our News Paper Background with Fern […]Continue Reading
A Great Idea For Funny Christmas Cards!
Do you love funny Christmas cards? Then you HAVE to see this adorable mini slimline version! Some people like to send dramatic holiday cards, some people like to send non-denominational winter cards and some people like to send funny Christmas cards. If you are in that last group, then this card will absolutely hit your funny bone! This card was just too cute not to share now and if you got your hands on our recently released Winter Birds stamp […]Continue Reading
Make an Icy Winter Snowflake Thank You Card!
Come see how to make an icy winter snowflake thank you card perfect for all season long! We are so excited that Carol is sharing her version of how to make an icy winter snowflake thank you card – it’s SO perfect for this season! Card says “there’s not a bit of stamping on this card! Just a stencil, and nesting dies, complete the card!” This sounds like fun – let’s take a look! Carol does such a great job […]Continue Reading
Christmas bib overlay card
Make a Christmas bib overlay card in less time with a handy pre-made card base. Recently Kittie shared this Christmas bib overlay card on her blog and we thought it was so unique and pretty. Then when we saw her post an learned that she’d used a pre-made base from our friends at The Paper Cut, we just knew we had to share it here too. Event though the decoration is super simple, it overall has some extra impact thanks […]Continue Reading
A Handmade Country Style Thank You Card Idea
Learn how to create this charming, handmade country style thank you card! We are loving the trend of the farmhouse chic, refined country look and this handmade country style thank you card fits right in! From the pretty, botanical background to the wood grain details to the textural flower blossoms, this card has a lot to look at and it all works so perfectly together! Let’s get all of Lisa’s insider tips and make one of these ourselves! Lisa started […]Continue Reading
Use Die Cut Shadow Layers To Add Instant POP!
Come see how using simple die cut shadow layers can really create a lot of depth on your cards. Adding depth and dimension to your handmade cards can really amp them up and there are lots of ways to create that look. One of the quickest and easiest is to add die cut shadow layers behind elements for some instant pop. Today Jamie has used a simple black shadow to “lift” her beautifully designed leaf element and the effect is […]Continue Reading
A Pretty Floral Thank You Card!
Get the inside scoop on how to make this delightful floral thank you card. This pretty floral thank you card is loaded with dimension and texture and gorgeous color. Thanks to some easy to use dies, it comes together super fast and is enhanced by that lovely pattern from one of the sheets from our Harvest Time Paper Pad. Let’s get all of Allison’s tips and tricks and make one, too, shall we? First, Allie used the medium sized die […]Continue Reading
One Way to Alter a Die Cut – So Clever!
See one way to alter a die cut to make a cool spot for a sentiment! Today we are sharing just one way to alter a die cut and it creates such a perfect spot for a sentiment! Julie used our Mini Slimline Cover #4 on her project and we can’t help but think how fabulous this would look with our new Striped Cover Die, either horizontally or vertically! Julie took her white card stock and lined up her die, […]Continue Reading
Beautiful Handmade Farmhouse Style Christmas Card Idea!
One of our new Paper Pads makes this handmade farmhouse style Christmas card idea a snap! The beautiful trend is still going strong and today’s handmade farmhouse style Christmas card idea has it all! Rustic yet gorgeous design, a little antiqued sparkle and a beautiful 3D paper poinsettia to boot – AND it’s not hard to make! What more can you ask for? Carol has done such a great job spelling it all out for us we are going to […]Continue Reading
Two Easy Watercolor Effects for Cards
See two easy watercolor effects for cards in one project! There are lots of techniques out there to add color and interest to projects and today’s two easy watercolor effects for cards from Melinda is a perfect combination. Melinda used a leftover piece from this project and an incredibly fast way to add so much textural depth and we can’t wait for you to see it so you can try it out! About that leftover piece, Melinda says “The background […]Continue Reading
Quick and Easy Poinsettia Christmas Cards
You are going to LOVE this design for quick and easy poinsettia Christmas cards! This flower is such a classic and iconic emblem of the holidays and today Jamie has created for us a design for quick and easy poinsettia Christmas cards that are just so pretty and dare we say again, perfect for batch making! As much as we all love to make and receive one-of-a-kind cards, projects that are easy to mass produce and still have touches of […]Continue Reading
Such a Cute Gingerbread Man Christmas Card!
Send the sweetest holiday message with this cute-enough-to-eat gingerbread man Christmas card! We are just loving this adorable gingerbread man Christmas card! It’s such a lovely, classic way to send a holiday greeting and is perfect for people for whom the holidays are all about the treats! This card also has a huge secret – it’s SUPER fast and easy to put together and ideal for batch making! Let’s take a look at how Allison put this together. First, she […]Continue Reading
A Super Cute Handmade Snowman Slimline Card!
Today’s handmade snowman slimline card is just so full of cheer and easier to make than it looks! This absolutely adorable handmade snowman slimline card is a perfect project for when you want to send something non-denominational but still want to add that little hint of Christmas cheer. You can’t get much more wintry than snowmen and the addition of just the word “Merry” brings everything together so beautifully. Lisa created this for us and as usual, she’s sharing all […]Continue Reading
Beautiful and Easy Handmade Winter Cards Idea!
Today’s design for beautiful and easy handmade winter cards is so stunning and versatile and perfect for batch making! If you are looking for ideas for beautiful and easy handmade winter cards that you can use for just about any occasion, we have what might be the perfect design right here! This card comes together in no time and because the steps are super simple, you can break them up, do them all in slivers of time and then put […]Continue Reading