CategoryColor Bursts

Color Burst Background How-Tos!

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Today Michelle is showing us how to create a color burst background – two actually! – to add some serious visual interest to our card making projects with not a whole lot of work! We LOVE short cuts to fabulousness and when there is a product that can make that happen, we are even happier! Her first card is a fun, dreamy landscape scene for which her color burst background is mainly blues with just a touch of yellow. PRO […]

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Halloween Countdown 2020!

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We thought it might be fun to do a Stamper’s Halloween Countdown 2020 so welcome to the kickoff post! We will offer a fun Halloween themed project for the next 13 days so check back every day for fun projects showing off the season with some cute Halloween specific ideas. Today, Michelle is kicking us off with some projects focused on the gorgeous shades of Fall and Halloween using Color Burst and a few of our classic silhouette stamps. She […]

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Quick and Easy Christmas Cards – VIDEO!

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Are you looking for some truly GORGEOUS yet quick and easy Christmas cards to make this year? STOP what you are doing and watch this video! Today we have an amazing tutorial for you building a colorful and abstract wreath using Color Burst Inks. These may look like take a long time based on all those beautiful colors, but it really is a quick and easy way to pump out some beautiful and creative Christmas cards that will dazzle your […]

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Ken Oliver Color Burst Tutorial Video

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Today we want to share a Ken Oliver Color Burst tutorial to show you the AHmazing results you can get! Did you know that we have some AMAZING stamps that are meant to resemble watercolored images? These are so fun to use with Color Burst watercolor powders; the results are gorgeous and several of our stamp sets were designed to take advantage of the punches of color. Our YouTube channel is full of so many fun tutorials, many of which […]

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Butterfly Wishes

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Hello everyone! It looks like we are ready to move into spring time with a beautiful card using the 2 part Butterfly #3 die cut (5102d) and Ken Oliver’s Color Bursts (cbset-4 and cbset-1). We used the Ken Oliver’s Color Bursts on our fantastic Rubbernecker Stamps Watercolor Paper (wcp). After everything was dry we used the Frame with Curves and Pierce die cut (5148-05D). We finished the card off with one of our new die cuts Wishes (5205-05D). If you […]

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Fun Fox Friendship Card!

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Our designer got very creative with using die cuts for her project this week. We didn’t have a window shaped the way that she wanted it to, so she made her own for this last cute autumn card of the year. She said first she used the Nested Rectangle w/ Pierce Die (5023D) to cut out her white card stock. After that she used the Small Frame Dies Die Set (950D) to cut out the little windows in the cardstock […]

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Happy Birthday Hippo!

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Everyone needs a bit of fun bright birthday inspiration and fun. Our designer brings you just that with the card she has made for you today. She used the very fun and cute Hippo (3104) stamp set. You can use the hippos either with their own stamp set with all the fun elements and the matching Hippo die cuts (3104D) or you can use them with the other stamp sets as well.  She used the Nested Rectangle Scallop Die Cut […]

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Happy Wedding!

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Thinking of all the summer weddings, we decided to make a card using the new and very cute Wedding (3103) clear stamp set. We put a lot of texture and color into the card, yet it is very sweet and simple.  The sentiment is included in the Wedding stamp set along with some other sentiments as well.  We used Ken Oliver’s Color Burst Fresh Florals set (cbset-5) and Rich Moroccan set (cbset-4) to make the watercolor background using the Rubbernecker […]

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Island Dreams with Lisbeth

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Lisbeth is delighting us today with watercolor stamp Island Dreams (1109). She used the beautiful colors from the Ken Oliver’s Color Burst Brights Assortment Set (cbset-1) for her sunset. The Rubbernecker Water Color Paper (wcp) really works well with the Color Burst from Ken Oliver.  Lisbeth even made us giggle with her sentiment Damn Day (724-13). She cut out the sentiment using the new Square Combo #1 die cut (5131D). She made a truly beautiful card for us today, that is perfect for summer.  […]

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Watercolor Bouquet with Ann-Marie

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Ann-Marie has made a stunning thank you card this week.  She used our watercolor stamp Bouquet (919) along with Ken Oliver’s Color Bursts (cbset-4). The Color Bursts make it bright and beautiful with all the wonderful colors she used. To get that perfect color using the Color Bursts she used the Rubbernecker Watercolor Paper (wcp).  The sentiment she used is from Best Friends Etc (3032). The font and her placing of the word thanks looks perfect with her card.  Until […]

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Colorful Corinne!

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Lisbeth out did herself today with her amazing color scheme. She used Ken Oliver’s Color Bursts Brights and Fresh Floral Assortment for the background, but she also got Corinne’s dress to match. Lisbeth’s coloring is outstanding!  She was also able to find a sentiment that goes perfectly with Corinne holding her cup of coffee, which is In That Order. We are sure the just about everyone can agree with that sentiment.  Not only did Lisbeth use the matching Corinne Die […]

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Dreamy Butterflies!

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Lisbeth always makes cards that just leave us breathless. Using Butterflies Are Free (3020) along with some of our new die cuts, she has created an entire scene for us. Lisbeth used a beautiful sentiment for her card that comes with the Butterflies Are Free stamp set.  She cut the butterflies out perfectly by using the matching Butterflies are free Die Set (3020D).  Her flowers and leaves are some of our new die cuts. She used Small leaf Group Die (5110D) , […]

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Dino Sneak Peek

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Dinos is one of the new clear stamp sets that is available at a Scrapbook Expo near you, but it will be online to purchase around the end of the month. It is such a cute stamp set! Tina has done an extraordinary job with the card that she made. The set comes with several wonderful sentiments as well.  Her coloring is out of this world!  To get the texture and the effects of the lava Tina used Ken Oliver’s […]

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Daniella with Rae Ann

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  Rae Ann made us a very elegant card for her inspiration this week. Daniella (894-02) looks beautiful the way Rae Ann colored her. She looks fantastic being cut out with the matching Daniella Die Cut (894-02D).  Daniella goes perfectly with the sentiment Rae Ann picked out called Right Pair of Shoes (647-05).  Rae Ann gave this card a lot of texture between her embossing folders and the Rounded Corner Rectangle with Pierce dies (5019D). It really brings a lot to the […]

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Butterflies Are Free with Jamie

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Nothing says spring like beautiful butterflies. Jamie made a very sweet card for our inspiration today using the Butterflies Are Free (3020) stamp set. The butterflies look amazing with the colors Jamie has picked out, as well with the matching Butterflies Are Free die cut (3020d) they look perfect!  It is very simple, clean and wonderful a the same time. The sentiment Jamie used is also from the Butterflies Are Free stamp set. Jamie made the sentiment stand out by […]

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Daisies with Angela

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Angela has made us a very cute card using the stamp Daisies (727-05). She really made them stand out using colored pencils. She has done a fantastic job combining the Daisies with the stamp set Create a Garden 2 (3009). She used the die cuts that match each of these as well. Daisies die cut (727-05D) fits perfectly to cut out the stamp. Using the Pot Garden Die set (3009D) works perfect with the Create A Garden sent but cuts out just […]

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Butterflies 1 Layered

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Ann-Marie has a beautiful butterfly inspiration for us today using Butterflies 1 (3025) stamp set. Her design is very clean and simple but oh so pretty at the same time. She used Best Wishes (3029) for her sentiment and used the new Nested rounded corner square dies (5016D).  If you would like to get these stamps you can always click the names of the stamps and it will take you directly to where they are located in our store.  

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Watercolor Wine Glass Card

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The Watercolor Red Wine Glass (1043-02) stamp is always a fun one with almost all of our sentiments. Lisbeth’s creation this week is extra fun with the beautiful wine glass she made with the Ken Oliver Color Bursts Fresh Floral colors (cbset-5). The Ken Oliver Color Burst work very well on the Rubbernecker Watercolor Paper (wcp) she used. She also made it a lot of fun with the sentiment Obey All The Rules (648-04). What a perfect pair she has […]

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Frog with Balloons

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As the year is just starting again, we are reminded of all the wonderful birthday’s that are coming. To get us started on Birthday cards this year, Ann-Marie had some great fun with Frog with Balloons (637-03).  To go along with Frog with Balloons she used the sentiment Hoppy Hoppy (636-01) which is just so very cute.  Ann-Marie gave the sentiment a bit of texture using Freehand Frame Set (950), then cut it out perfectly using the matching Freehand Frame Die Cut Set […]

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Butterflies are Free with Ann-Marie Johansson

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You don’t normally see butterflies during the winter time. However, Ann-Marie has made such a beautiful card with Butterflies Are Free (3020), you could use it anytime of the year. The blue Color Bursts she used makes a beautiful winter or summer time card. Ann-Marie actually used our Glacier White Embossing Powder (whiteemboss) to emboss the butterflies first. Then she used Ken Oliver Color Burst 6 Pack Set Liquid Metals Precious Alloys (imset-2) and Ken Oliver Color Burst 6 Pack Set Rich Moroccan […]

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Rosie in Purples

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Do you ever just want to make a sassy little card? Rosie (758-06) and Keri can help you do that. This is a great card even for a man… for those that are married or in a relationship know you have said this if not just thought this to your other half before. The Flying Monkeys (475-02) is a great sentiment that you can use for several kinds of cards. Keri made took this sentiment and made it very fun!  Rosie […]

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