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Make TWO Cards Using ONE Die Cut!

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See how you can make two cards using one die cut as the main element! With the addition of a few extra elements you can make two cards using one die cut as the fun background – let’s check out how fast and fun and easy this is! Julie used our Circle Background with Stitched Die to make two very fun and colorful background elements for these very different cards by simply using her watercolors to add splashes and swirls […]

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Looking for Watercolor Card Ideas?

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If you are looking for watercolor card ideas, you are going to LOVE this one! When we first saw this one of Melinda’s watercolor card ideas it popped into our heads that it looks like a little piece of art! Melinda says she was inspired by spring in the air and we can totally feel it in this adorable project! Let’s check out how she made it! First, Melinda stamped the little chicks in Lemon Color Fuse ink. She then […]

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A Card For A Special Friend!

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Make a card for a special friend – like this sweet project! We are always looking for an idea for a card for a special friend and today Renee has created one for use that is just so sweet and so perfect! Let’s see how to make one along with her, shall we? First, stamp your little foxy friend and her little pet mouse, color them in with your favorite coloring medium and cut them out with the coordinating dies. […]

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The BEST Dog Stamps For Card Making!

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Looking for dog stamps for card making? Check THESE out! We don’t brag often but we are pretty confident in saying that the set used today are the BEST dog stamps for card making! Why? Because it’s a row of adorable, all different breed, all different sized doggos. Plus, and this is the most fun part, we made a stamp and die for both the front AND the back of the dogs so you can make cards like this one! […]

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More No Line Coloring – On A Sweet Slimline Card!

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Another take on no line coloring – so easy and such great results! No line coloring offers a totally different look for stamped images and today Annie is sharing her take on this fun technique with this adorable slimline card. Annie said that this card was inspired by all the real life foxes running around her yard and we love her bright spring look since we are ALL itching for Spring to finally get here! As we showed in this […]

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Super Cute Handmade Dog Cards!

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How many people do you know who would love to receive handmade dog cards by you? Whether YOU are the dog lover or you want to send something to a dog lover, handmade dog cards can be a special way to recognize someone. Today, Jamie used on of our fun animal stamp and die sets, Dogs Front and Back, to make a sweet card. We’ve had so many people thank us for having both the fronts AND the backs of […]

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How To Make a Round Card

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Learn how to make a round card with this easy tutorial! Have you always seen a perfectly round card and wondered how the heck you could make one without having to reinvent, well, the wheel? Today, Allison is showing us all how to do this using circle dies and some fun tips to finish it off so perfectly. Let’s dive right in! First, fold a piece of card stock you want to use as your card base and make sure […]

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A Fun Card Design Using Die Cut Words

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Use your die cut words in a fun way to dress up a card! We love using die cut words as focal elements on cards and today we are sharing a fast and fun project from Julie using one of our brand new Shadow Word dies. Something we’ve been hearing is that people are really liking the scale of the shadow we added and we are so glad! Let’s take a closer look at how Julie made this card so […]

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Do You Love Watercolor Stamping Techniques?

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If you love watercolor stamping techniques, you are going to LOVE this project! We share lots of fun ways to use our products and have shared lots of tips and ideas for watercolor stamping techniques. Today’s project from Melinda is another fabulous take on using our stamps and watercoloring to create truly gorgeous results. And it’s NOT difficult and you don’t have to be “an artist” to create these stunning effects. Let’s get started! First, you will want to use […]

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Making Handmade Easter Cards From Oversized Tags

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Are you making handmade Easter cards this year? Check out this cute idea! With only one week to go, lots of you are looking for some ideas for making handmade Easter cards that can come together easily and still look fabulous. Well, today’s project checks both boxes AND the basic idea can be used for just about every occasion, holiday, season or reason for sending a handmade card. Let’s make one” First, make your card base. Carol created this project […]

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Make Some Cute Handmade Easter Cards!

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Are handmade Easter cards on your list this year? Read on! Handmade Easter cards are such a fun way to kick off spring and offer another opportunity to tell someone you are thinking of them. Today we are lucky to be sharing one of Kittie Caracciolo’s handmade Easter cards made using one of our fun new dies in her own line! We never knew how much a Half Tree Die was needed but my GOODness how you’ve all been snatching […]

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Birthday Card Design – Black and White With Pop of Color

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You will use this birthday card design – black and white based – over and over! We love card ideas we can use again and again as is or with little modifications and this birthday card design – black and white as the whole base with a single colored element – is a fantastic one to keep around! Julie started this card by cutting some black and white polka dotted paper with the largest of our Rectangle Stitch Dies and […]

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Alcohol Ink Techniques – Blending for Backgrounds

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Looking for new alcohol ink techniques? Read on for some great PRO TIPS! We love when our designers share fun new ways to use our goodies and today Lisa is sharing one of her super fun alcohol ink techniques to create this gorgeous background for this super fun card. Lisa says she loves combining sets from our store and had you said that our super popular Garden Gnomes would look so great with one of our new Easter sets we […]

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Watercolor Salt Painting on a Background

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Have you tried watercolor salt painting? You will after seeing this post! Watercolor salt painting sounds like it could be complicated but it’s a super simple technique and gives seriously cool effects! Today Melinda uses this fun technique on her mystical moonlit background and we couldn’t wait to share it with you. Here’s how Melinda made hers so you can get the basic idea. She started with a piece of watercolor paper cut to card front size and traced a […]

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Make a Colorful Card Border With Stamps

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Use a colorful card border to set off a special quote and a loving greeting! We just love this simple colorful card border made by just stamping with bright colors – it’s SO cheerful and it sets off this lovely stamped quote and sweet sentiment. Shall we dive in and make one? Choose the colors that speak to you and line them up as you want them to appear on your card for easy reference. Renee chose bold, bright hues […]

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Use a Stamp Mask To Combine Images

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Learn the basics of using a stamp mask to combine images easily! If you’ve never used a stamp mask before today’s post from Allison offers an excellent illustration of how this super easy to do technique can be a game changer. There are lots of times when we want to place objects on our projects in a way that make them look like they are grouped so some are in front of others. And we don’t always want to take […]

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How to Use the Same Rubber Stamps Two Ways on One Card!

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This is such a gorgeous way to use the same rubber stamps two ways on one card! There certainly are lots of ways to use the same rubber stamps two ways on one card but today’s Stamp Along With Rubbernecker video shares one way that we think takes the cake! Preeti has created two cards for us today where she uses the floral stamped images to create two different but equally stunning backgrounds and then uses those same stamps again […]

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Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop 2021!

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It’s time for the Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop 2021! Welcome to the super fun Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop 2021! We know you all love your coffee or love making cards for people who do so we’ve pulled together some of our latest cards that feature that magical brew. Use code JAVA15 for 15% off all coffee items after your done browsing. Don’t forget to comment to be entered for our Hop Prize!  To celebrate this fun event, we’ve […]

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DIY Easter Cards To Make!

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An adorable idea for some easy DIY Easter cards! If DIY Easter cards are on your list this year, you SO want to check out this project!  Anne is sharing her take on no-line coloring today and we just love the soft, sweet look it adds. She also has added a simple frame to a cute scene featuring our new Easter bunnies and taken the whole look up a notch. Let’s dive right in and make one ourselves! First, stamp […]

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Inspiration for Encouragement Card Ideas

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We don’t see a lot of encouragement card ideas and this one is perfect for just about anyone! Encouragement card ideas are few and far between out there but we know that we send a lot of messages of courage, strength and determination and when we saw this project from Jamie, well, this is one to save! Jamie says “When I saw this new stamp set and that I could make a card that said ‘Be Brave’, I thought that […]

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