Learn how to make this die cut spring wreath card and then switch it up for endless designs! Today we have this just beautiful die cut spring wreath card made by Kittie. We just love how she used our new Spring Wreath paired with our Fancy Decorative Nested and Small Tag dies for such pretty details! Kittie says “I love that this wreath set comes with all the different foliage sections and the tiny flowers that are sized perfectly for […]Continue Reading
Birthday CANDLE Cards – Flashback Friday!
Come see some super cute ideas for birthday candle cards for anyone and everyone! One of the fun things about birthdays is the flicker and dance of the flames on the candles. Whether you use one or 100, they are a fun aspect of the celebration and we thought we would share some birthday candle cards as a nod to this tradition. Our first card features just a solitary candle on a pretty tiered cake and we think that is […]Continue Reading
Make a Card With a Color Wheel In Ombre!
Today’s beautiful color wheel in ombre is all you need to make this card a work of art! Today we have a beautiful, clean and simple birthday card made by Melinda. She created a color wheel in ombre effect with die cuts and it is simply breathtaking! We can see this done in so many variations with different die cuts, a single color ombre look and even as a row instead of a circle. Any way you put this together […]Continue Reading
A Happy Birthday Owl Card LOADED With Cuteness!
Today we have a beyond adorable happy birthday owl card from one of our new designers, Ricky. THis card, loaded with gifts of all sizes, features that gorgeously colored character dead center and he just looks like he can’t wait to break out in song! Let’s get into the details so we can make one of these, too. Ricky started with the owl by using our Build an Owl set to cut out the parts and pieces he wanted to […]Continue Reading
Make This Cute Cupcake Birthday Slimline Card!
Today’s adorable cupcake birthday slimline card has tons of extra space for all your happy wishes! Today we get to “feast” our eyes on this adorable – and quick and easy! – cupcake birthday slimline card, loaded with cute details all thanks to the detailed stamps and a pretty patterned paper frame. Let’s look at the steps and see how we can reproduce this sweet treat at home. Jamie started by cutting her festive decorative paper and a piece of […]Continue Reading
A Handmade Hippo Slimline Birthday Card!
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