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Fun Floral Christmas Cards To Make You Smile!

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Make some FUN floral Christmas cards – no poinsettias necessary! How about a cheerful twist on a traditional theme – some fun floral Christmas cards that combine the elegance of flowers with the whimsy of gnomes? We just cracked up when we saw this combination of the two and know that these handmade holiday cards will be the TALK of the town! Renee knew she wanted to stick with traditional red and green for her florals and wanted to set […]

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Easy Masked Backgrounds With Stamps!

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Making masked backgrounds with stamps is super easy with these tips! One of the fun things about creating masked backgrounds with stamps is that you can truly create a whole scene with lots of details, depth and dimension using a simple masking technique. Today Carol is showing us just how to do that with this adorable, festive card just perfect for the holidays and even further into the winter with a simple greeting swap! Let’s check out all her details. […]

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A Beautiful Winter Slimline Card

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You will want to ski right down the front of this winter slimline card! Ooooh – this winter slimline card feels so frosty and fresh and we love that Melinda was inspired to make it while thinking about all the skiing she wants to do this year. Now, our Pine Tree set – which keeps selling out! – has many different sizes and styles of trees and Melinda has upped the variety even more with her clever but easy masking […]

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Easy Yet Stunning Heat Embossed Christmas Cards

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You won’t believe how quickly you can make a whole stack of these gorgeous heat embossed Christmas cards! There are lots of different designs for heat embossed Christmas cards on our site with everything from entire backgrounds to tiny detail elements using this technique. Today we are going gaga for Jamie’s beautiful shades-of-green Christmas card that, with just a swap of a greeting, can step in for any occasion throughout the winter season. Her artful use of crisp white against […]

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Absolutely Adorable Christmas Shaker Tags!

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Hang them or tie them – these Christmas shaker tags are beyond brilliant! We are pretty sure that once you start making these Christmas shaker tags, you aren’t going to want to stop! Picture all your gifts wrapped in plain kraft, white or red paper with one of these tied on with some basic, rustic twine. Or picture a full, luxurious tree – perhaps even pint sized for a table top – covered in these captivating creations. Allison is really […]

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Clean and Simple Christmas Card Inspiration!

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 Today’s video is loaded with clean and simple Christmas card inspiration to get you started! If you are looking for some clean and simple Christmas card inspiration ideas, you are going to want to pull up a chair and take a lovely ten minute or so break and watch this video tutorial. Preeti is at it again with her truly LOVELY cards, all her tips and tricks and fabulous details. Her first card is full of beautiful bright colors and […]

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Glitter and Stencils Together Make Magic!!!

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Use your glitter and stencils together to make EYE POPPING cards! There are so many ways to use stencils and we are over the moon that Carol is sharing this card where she shows how glitter and stencils together can create an effect that is truly eye popping. The ONLY thing we wish is that the photos showed how absolutely gorgeous the background is with TWO COLORS of glitter adding all the details. Honestly, it’s like nothing we’ve seen and […]

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DIY Vintage Christmas Cards To Make

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DIY vintage Christmas cards are popping up everywhere – here’s an idea that is quick, cute and super easy! There’s something a little special about DIY vintage Christmas cards – there’s the nostalgic feel of the vintage look and when you are making them yourself, you can add in all kinds of personal touches. Like this one from Annie – she said she loved the vintage look of the characters in this stamp set and pictured them as part of, […]

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A FUN Tip Using Large Snowflake Stencils For Cards

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Use this tip with large snowflake stencils for cards and see the difference it makes! While tiny, all over snowflake designs are really sweet, large snowflake stencils for cards, like ours, are designed to give you lots of design details for the different shapes of snowflakes. Customers asked us for these larger designs and we were happy to bring them to you. Preeti even made a fabulous video tutorial for us using them here. Today, Lisa is sharing a tip […]

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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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Cute Cards To Cheer Someone Up!

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Grab this idea for cute cards to cheer someone up, no matter how old they might be! We are in love with this idea from Natasha for some truly cute cards to cheer someone up of send them a sweet note of encouragement. When you think about it, we send lots of cards for big occasions and we know that it’s the everyday stuff that ends up mattering the most. Why note send one of these sweet notes just to […]

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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 Use Layers To Make Window Cards

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Today’s Video Tutorial shows you how to use layers to make window cards that are truly unique! Most of the time, we use a die to cut an opening for our card windows but today Preeti us going to show us two ways for how to use layers to make window cards – no large dies needed! This first card uses a clever way to add two panels with foam adhesive to create that pretty, inked sky in a window […]

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A Slimline Gnome Card For The Holidays!

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This slimline gnome card for the holidays has us chuckling – talk about a surprise gift! We were pretty excited to how Julie created this slimline gnome card for the holidays – we just love the idea of a gnome popping out of a gift box to send his happy wishes! And we were even more excited when we saw that she made that fun colorful panel using one of our new stencils! Let’s take a look at how Julie […]

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Cute Winter Card Ideas – With a Fluffy Friend!

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If you are looking for cute winter card ideas, this one will be a keeper for sure! It’s time of year when we will see lots of fun winter card ideas and this one really struck us thanks to that sweet little kitten that makes us just want to pick her up and give her a nose boop! How cute is this? Let’s get all the making details from Annie…. Annie says she was inspired because our new Diamond With […]

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Cute Gnome Card Ideas For Fall

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Is there any such thing as too many gnome card ideas? Today Lisa is sharing a both cute and stunning fall version of gnome card ideas that we plan on keeping around forever! We hear all the time that our gnomes are the cutest out there with our Christmas Gnomes being fan favorites. Today, Lisa shows that these holiday forward fellas can be used for any season and we just love their message! Let’s look at how she made this […]

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Add Cute Details Using Embossing Powder

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Using embossing powder in different colors on the same card easily adds lots of cute details! We all know that using embossing powder and our heat tools to add some textural details to our cards is an easy trick. Today’s card shows how combining two different colors of embossing powders can be really complementary and give those little details just enough extra wow to make them special. Let’s take a look at this cute card Jamie has made for us […]

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Quick and Easy DIY Holiday Cards!

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These DIY holiday cards are a stash buster’s delight! So not only are these DIY holiday cards simply gorgeous, they can help you use up any variety of patterned papers with its simple, one piece peek-through die cut and a couple of die cut embellishments. Let’s take a look at how Carol created this for us. First, she made her card base by cutting her patterned paper to card front sized and adhered it with her tape runner. PRO TIP: […]

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How to Stencil a Mini Slimline Card

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Let’s check out how to stencil a mini slimline card with a regular slimline stencil! We were beyond excited to see Melinda share this card where she shows how to stencil a mini slimline card with one of our standard sized slimline stencils. Yes, it’s fun to have products that are specific to the type of project you are making. But you can get SO MUCH MORE out of your products when you see ways to adapt your existing supplies […]

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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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Cute Handmade Birthday Card Ideas Inspiration!

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Use this project to inspire cute handmade birthday card ideas forever! We think this project will be one of those cute handmade birthday card ideas that you come back to over and over. Renee has used a basic card layout to make one of the stinkin’ cutest cards AND it’s perfect for someone of any age! You can change out any of the elements and the colors and always have a design that is sure to delight whomever is lucky […]

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