Let’s cover all the scoop about mini slimline cards! By now you may have figured out how to make a mini slimline card but we thought it might be handy to have all the “Mini Slimline Card 101” information in one spot. Mini Slimline cards are staying in the hot trends of card making and we can see why! They are super cute, are a fresh shape and size, and are easy to make with no special tools needed but […]Continue Reading
An Ombre Rainbow Background on a Card!
Easy to make – hard to stop staring at! This ombre rainbow background is one of the most delicious things we’ve seen! The way these colors blend together over this shaker card background makes this card look like so much greater than the sum of its parts. Allison took some basic birthday elements and combined them with this super colorful, can’t-stop-looking-at-it background to make a card that is truly a knockout! Let’s get her inside scoop. First Allison used the […]Continue Reading
Mini Slimline Card Sketches – New Feature!
Who wants some FREE mini slimline card sketches? We keep seeing people ask for fresh inspiration in the form of mini slimline card sketches and our designers are always chock full of ideas. We figured we’d put together some collectible FREE inspirations in the form of easy to use sketches. The ONLY thing we ask is that you let us know if these are helpful to you so we can be sure to always provide the things that are most […]Continue Reading
A Sweet Handmade Cat Birthday Card!
This is the PURRFECT birthday card for cat lovers! Since this is our birthday month and also since we just released our super cute (and SUPER popular!) For Each Other stamp set we’ve seen a few cute critter birthday cards this month. This handmade cat birthday card from Annie is both super sweet AND has a really cute back story. Annie says she was inspired to add this feline friend to her card because, in her words, “in my house, […]Continue Reading
A Clean and Simple Mini Slimline Birthday Card
Make a STACK of these clean and simple birthday cards! One of the great things about mini slimline cards is that thanks to their compact size and rectangular shape, you don’t need a ton of things on one to make it super cute. This clean and simple mini slimline birthday card packs ALL the celebration in with an easy to make, super fun stacked cake. Speaking of birthdays, if you’ve been following along this month you know that this is […]Continue Reading
Handmade Spring Cards Mini Slimline Style!
This quick and easy mini slimline card truly calls out Spring! It’s never to early to start collecting ideas for all your handmade spring cards. This one, from Kittie, literally calls out Spring. And while it’s so easy to make, there are no details sacrificed thanks to our new mini slimline dies and just a few tiny paper flowers. Let’s take a closer look at this oh-so-pretty card. Kittie layered her deckle edged, stitch detailed pale blue panel over a […]Continue Reading
And Idea for Sweet Cards for Friends!
It doesn’t get much sweeter than a mini slimline card loaded with treats! Today we are sharing an idea for truly sweet cards for friends that is sure to bring a huge grin to their face! Lisa has created a mini slimline card positively STACKED with delicious treats and seriously, who doesn’t love cake? That makes that sassy greeting that much more funny! Let’s see how she made it! Lisa started by creating her fun frame by cutting a piece […]Continue Reading
No Line Watercoloring With Stamps
Check out how to create watercolored cats using no line stamping! Chances are you’ve seen how to do no line watercoloring with stamps in the floral range. Today, even though she says she’s “normally a floral gal all the way”, Melinda has chosen to demonstrate this easy and fun technique with the kitties from our new For Each Other set. Let’s get to it! Melinda started by cutting a piece of watercolor paper with the largest die from our Mini […]Continue Reading
Funny Handmade Birthday Cards For Friends
Who says funny can’t be gorgeous? Today we’ve got an idea for funny handmade birthday cards for friends that are so beautiful it takes a second for the funny part to kick in. And we LOVE it! When we designed this set – part of our fun filled Birthday release – we combined these easy to whip up flowers with these sayings that will bring a smile to anyone’s face. Today, Allie is showing that off to perfection. Let’s dive […]Continue Reading
An Adorable Snowman Mini Slimline Card!
How FUN is this snowman mini slimline card? There are lots of places right now that are getting tons of snow and what better way to make that fun than with this super cute snowman mini slimline card? This card is from one of our new Design Team members, Jean Manis, and we are delighted to share her talents and creative genius with you! Like the rest of our generous Design Team members, Jean shares her how-tos with all of […]Continue Reading
A Quick and Easy Mini Slimline Card
This quick and easy mini slimline card is perfect for any occasion! This gorgeous, quick and easy mini slimline card is one we are bookmarking – this card is such a perfect example of something that comes together super fast in any color story and with a change of sentiments can be used for literally any card sending occasion. While Julie used some watercolor scraps she had leftover from another project, you can almost instantly whip up your own hand […]Continue Reading
Masculine Mini Slimline Cards – FREE Video!
Watch the making of TWO masculine mini slimline cards! Today we have a fabulous video tutorial from one of our new Design Team members, Colleen, showing how to make two masculine mini slimline cards that you can change up for so many occasions. These cards are proof positive that not all cards for men need to be blue and that cards for guys absolutely can include floral images. Don’t believe us? Get comfy and get prepared to want to do […]Continue Reading
A Card With a Monochromatic Color Scheme – Video!
Get EVERYTHING you need to know about creating a monochromatic color scheme for your cards! So we all know that Preeti is a VERY talented video tutorial creator but this installment in her color theory/card design series, showing us all how to use a monochromatic color scheme on our cards, is one of the most informative we’ve seen. She breaks it ALL down so beautifully and even if you don’t use this knowledge to make a monochromatic card, you will […]Continue Reading