CategoryPaper Pads

A Cute CAS Retro Camper Card!

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Make this quick and easy CAS retro camper card to kick off the season! When Kittie posted this card on her blog, we were SO excited to see how she combined our Retro Camper die set with one of the patterns from our Off The Grid 6 X 6 Paper Pad to make this awesome, summery CAS retro camper card. The bright colors say hot summer fun and we are here for it! A big bonus is that this card […]

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A GORGEOUS Quick and Easy Handmade Card!

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Not only can you make this beautiful quick and easy handmade card in mere minutes, it’s got a cost savings secret you will LOVE! What if we told you that you could make 24 of these stunners for about $2 each? TRUE! Our very own Kittie Carcciolo shared this knockout of a quick and easy handmade card on her blog and we just had to share it here. She used our Delightful Dahlia 6×6 Paper Pad and our Delightful Dahlia […]

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Another Idea For Handmade Cards with Retro Campers

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Handmade cards with retro campers are all the rage right now – who knew? We love all things old that are new again and have made several dies that celebrate this trend. Lately we’ve been seeing ideas for handmade cards with retro campers and we couldn’t be more excited! Our Retro Camper Die set HAS been very popular and we are thrilled that it has been such a hit! It was even featured on one of our most popular Christmas […]

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Cards to Make for Summer Occasions All Month!

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All May we will be sharing cards to make for summer occasions – today kicks us off perfectly! We like to give you a little head’s up on ideas and designs for what’s coming and this month we are sharing cards to make for summer occasions. From backyard barbecues to pool parties to road trips to soaking up the sun, we have cards to celebrate everything from the exciting to the everyday. Today, Jamie is serving up that idea with […]

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Cards Made With Paper Scraps CAN Be Beautiful!

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Check out this idea for cards made with paper scraps – no one will ever know! If you make lots of A2 cards and use our gorgeous patterns from any of our 6 X 6 Paper Pads, you likely have some strips or scraps left over. Today Carol is sharing her fabulous idea for cards made with paper scraps that show off that beautiful pattern a second time, help you clean out your stash and give you a design you […]

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Make A Fast and Easy Birthday Card!

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Today’s fast and easy birthday card is so versatile and can be made so many ways! There is nothing like having the perfect fast and easy birthday card idea at the ready, especially one you can change up endlessly for a totally different and fresh look every time. Today, Kittie is sharing this card with us and we are amazed that just a few easy to make die cuts can come together so beautifully. Let’s take a quick look and […]

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Try This Easy Paper Pieced Card Background

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Today’s easy paper pieced card background can be an awesome go-to design element for any project! Today we have this oh-so-pretty birthday card that uses such a clever and easy paper pieced card background that we have been asking ourselves where has this been all our lives? Jamie used two coordinating papers from our Modern Floral 6 X 6 Paper Pad and they look gorgeous together! We can also see this easy and fast technique being used with boldly contrasting […]

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An Easy But BEAUTIFUL Handmade Floral Birthday Card!

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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 […]

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Handmade Winter Cards For Friends – CUTE!

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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. […]

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Gorgeous Handmade Thank You Cards For Friends

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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 […]

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Handmade Pink And Gray Thank You Cards – SO Pretty!

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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 […]

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A Great Idea For Funny Christmas Cards!

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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 […]

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A Handmade Country Style Thank You Card Idea

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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 […]

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A Pretty Floral Thank You Card!

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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 […]

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Beautiful Handmade Farmhouse Style Christmas Card Idea!

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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 […]

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Quick and Easy Handmade Cards for Fall!

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This design for quick and easy handmade cards for Fall occasions can be used over and over! You know that our exclusive Associate Designer, Kittie Caracciolo, is world famous for her beautifully detailed cards made with die cuts and all her clever tricks for bringing them to life. Today she is sharing her take on creating handmade cards for Fall that add a touch of that die cut magic she has to the simple use of our new patterned papers. […]

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How to Make a Wreath With Die Cut Sprigs

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This quick and easy method for how to make a wreath with die cut sprigs will have you looking for excuses to use them! One of the most iconic elements for holiday cards are a traditional evergreen wreath. There is nothing wrong with using a simple wreath die cut like this one but when you learn how to make a wreath with die cut sprigs in this post, you will probably start looking at ALL your foliage dies differently! This […]

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A Pretty Fall Thank You Card

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Today’s Fall Thank You card is just loaded with details and the secret is that they are all SUPER easy to add! Having a handmade Fall Thank You card at the ready is such an advantage – you never know when you might want to express your gratitude for something truly appreciated. But this time of year is also extremely busy. Having a few of these special cards on hand will make you feel like you have money in the […]

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Easy Autumn Cards in a Flash!

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Here’s a great idea for easy Autumn cards that you can make in minutes! Today we have a gorgeous layout that you can adapt so many different ways for endless varieties of easy Autumn cards for any and all occasions. Kittie used one of the beautiful designs from one of our new Paper Pads with some basic dies and has created a design that can be changed up not just for Fall cards, but for any theme or motif.  You […]

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How to Use Busy Paper On Handmade Cards

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Today we have a gorgeous design that helps you figure out how to use busy paper on handmade cards – check it out! Sometimes coming up with a design for how to use busy paper on handmade cards can be tricky. The paper and the pattern is gorgeous but you don’t want it to overtake the whole card. But you just can’t pass it up. Sound familiar? Today Carol is sharing her steps to use a more colorful, detailed pattern […]

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A Sweet Design for Handmade Fall Thank You Cards

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Make a few of these pretty handmade Fall thank you cards to have on hand! Today we get to feast our eyes on this idea for such vibrant and cheerful handmade Fall thank you cards thanks to Annie. She says “While brightly colored leaves get all the love during fall, I actually love the gorgeous fiery autumn flowers more.” Well when they look like this, we sure do agree! Let’s take a look at how Annie made this for us […]

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