CategoryColor Bursts

A Gorgeous Teal and Purple Ombre Card

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Purple flowers and a teal ombre background combine to make a stunning card! We love beautiful color combinations and this teal and purple ombre card from Lisa just grabs our attention with these striking shades. It makes us so happy when we see  ombre card backgrounds made so easily with our Color Fuse Ink and this card shows this off to perfection! Let’s see how Lisa put this together for us so we can try it at home. Lisa started […]

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Handmade Fox Christmas Cards!

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Who knew how cute fox Christmas cards could be? Well, Allie did for sure, based on this idea she came up with for fox Christmas cards that has us totally captivated! We love how she combined two dies you would never suspect would work together so well and did a whole “peanut butter and jelly” thing on this card. Shall we see how she did it? Annie started by stamping one of the foxy friends from our Fox stamp set, […]

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Repurposing a “Failed” Craft Project

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A fun way for repurposing a failed craft project! So, WE wouldn’t have using this term but today Melinda wanted to share with us her latest take on repurposing a failed craft project. Honestly, we see NO “failure” here! But here’s what Melinda had to say “I have a pile of possible fails in my craft room and occasionally go through it to look for things I might be able to save and or aren’t as bad as previously thought. […]

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Combine Stencils and Gradient Inking – Gorgeous!

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Today’s card combines stencils and gradient inking to create a beautiful autumn scene loaded with warmth and whimsy. There are so many fun ways to create beautiful effects with stencils and gradient inking tips used today helped make a rich and glowing background on this card. You can almost feel the warmth of that autumn sunshine seeping through these detailed birch trees! Renee created this for us today and here are her details so we can try this, too. Let’s […]

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How to Layer Stencils – Video Tutorial!

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Learn how to layer stencils with two GORGEOUS cards! This fabulous video tutorial from Preeti shows two simple stunning examples for how to layer stencils for even more beautiful effects. We are always in awe of how joyful Preeti makes her projects in her videos and today we get to hear her absolutely delightful giggle as she talks us through her step by step instructions. Here’s her first card where she combines just one layer of our two part Slimline […]

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Mixed Media Fall Cards For Friends

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Today’s take on mixed media Fall cards for friends is a STUNNER! Oooh – today we are so excited to share how Natasha created her mixed media Fall cards for friends – or for ANYONE just by switching out the die cut word! We love these kinds of cards because, based on what you use and how you use it, each card will be a little different which really frees you up to be creative. Natasha used lots of goodies […]

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How To Use Color Burst Powders Two Ways!

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Today’ we’ve got a cool new tip for how to use Color Burst powders! Leave it to Melinda to show us a new and very fun method for how to use Color Burst powders to get even more looks using this coloring medium! Melinda created this card inspired by the mountains where she’s lived for 30 years. We all know that Melinda has a stunning garden – she talks about being inspired by her own flowers – and we can […]

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Color Burst Powders + New Flower Stamps = GORGEOUS!

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Check out the backgrounds for these tags made with color burst powders! Today’s absolutely GORGEOUS tags made with color burst powders and one of our new floral stamp sets is a bonus project from Natasha and we are SO excited! Natasha says “I love the new Amazing Blooms stamp set!  I wanted to create some simple, yet colorful gift tags using these beautiful layering stamps, along with color burst powders.” Let’s take a closer look at how she made these […]

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Mixed Media Christmas Cards – Use Your Stash!

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Mixed media Christmas cards are a fun way to use all kinds of different things for a fabulous, luxe look! Today we are very excited to share one of Melinda’s ideas for mixed media Christmas cards. Melinda said she was inspired by all the bits and pieces in our Santa Post Card set that came out last year. We adore her way of incorporating so many of these images and in such interesting ways. Let’s take a closer look at […]

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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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How to Make Your Own Ink Pad With Liquid Watercolors – Video!

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Once again, we have an awesome video from Preeti showing how to make your own ink pad using liquid watercolors. You won’t BELIEVE the amazing multi-colored looks you can get with this fun tip! It’s always fun using the supplies you have in different ways, and we hope you feel inspired and crafty after watching Preeti create these amazing projects today! See the projects below and head to the bottom to check out the video.  Enjoy this fun video to […]

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Color Burst Sale and a Video Tutorial!

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Right now we have a great Color Burst sale going on and what better way to take advantage of savings than to get some glorious fall project inspiration? Our very own Dave Miller is sharing some of his fabulous techniques and turning out truly dazzling results in today’s video tutorial. Dave makes everyone feel like an expert and his many fans say that his videos are total game changers for them. Check out this video LOADED with PRO TIPS, go […]

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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

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!

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!

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!

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

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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