CategoryVideo Tutorial

Simple Masking Techniques – VIDEO!

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Watch this FREE video tutorial for using simple masking techniques to create gorgeous layered scenes on your handmade cards! Did we mention that our Design Team LOVES our new Butterfly Flowers set?  We’ve seen some stunning cards using that set and today’s is right up there! Preeti has used the set in her fabulous video tutorial for us showing the first of several simple masking techniques. Masking is a very easy way to add your images in stamped “layers”. Basically […]

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A Handmade Unicorn Farting Rainbows Card!

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Make a handmade unicorn farting rainbows card that will have everyone cracking up! You’ve probably, at some point, seen something about how unicorns can apparently fart rainbows and this handmade unicorn farting rainbows card from Preeti is no “Ew?” and ALL “AH!”. It’s so absolutely adorable and so colorful – it’s a card we know will cheer up just about anyone. Preeti’s made a great video for us showing the making of this project so grab your coffee or tea […]

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How To Make Die Cut Card Belly Bands – VIDEO

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Check out this cute way to create die cut card belly bands to add some WOW to your handmade cards! Belly bands can be a fun way to add some extra detail to a card project. There’s just something about the anticipation of what is inside when someone slides these interactive details off the card. Today, Colleen is sharing her twist on this with how to make die cut card belly bands using another sneak peek item from our release […]

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Inking Diagonal Stripes – Card Making Tip!

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You will NEVER struggle with inking diagonal stripes in perfect alignment again! Inking diagonal stripes can be a real pain in the neck! They can often be hard to get lined up with whatever element you are adding them to, the alignment can “drift” with edges getting off kilter and you can end up with uneven gaps between the stripes. In today’s FREE video tutorial, Preeti shares her method for inking diagonal stripes in any colors, on any element and […]

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How To Add Dimension to a CAS Card!

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Grab all your CAS card ideas and get ready to add LOADS of dimension with today’s tips! We all love saving ideas for cards we want to make and today’s FREE video tutorial is sharing amazing tips for how to add dimension to a CAS card with just a few easy steps. We so wish you could see this card in person and we know if you follow along with Preeti, your jaw will DROP when you see how pretty […]

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Make an Easy Mixed Media Card – FREE Video!

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Make an easy mixed media card using some basic supplies from our store! Mixed media cards are always popular and while some are made with boatloads of different types of supplies, today’s easy mixed media card uses some things you might already have on hand! And just look at how absolutely gorgeous it is! Colleen said she “was inspired to create a mixed media card because of the awesome new and creative products that have been released this month”. So […]

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Paper Piecing Cards – FREE Video Tutorial!

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Use up your patterned paper stash with these paper piecing cards! If you love paper piecing cards, you will LOVE today’s video tutorial. Preeti used some of our mini slimline card dies and some of her patterned paper stash combined them with one of our floral stamp and die sets to make some gorgeous handmade cards. She breaks everything down so you can follow along so get comfy and get inspired! Let’s watch the video and then we can take […]

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Three Ways To Color Handmade Cards – VIDEO!

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Get some great tricks and tips for adding color to your handmade cards! Today Colleen has created a fun, tip loaded video for us showing three ways to color handmade cards using alcohol markers and our own Color Fuse dye inks. Colleen says she’s really itching for spring and that inspired her to create this beautiful, colorful card. You can watch the video here and then scroll down for the step by step instructions. Doesn’t Colleen make it all look […]

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Make Some Easy Stencil Backgrounds on Cards!

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Today’s FREE video tutorial is all about quick and easy stencil backgrounds! It’s that time of year when we are looking for ideas for quick and cute DIY Valentine cards and today’s video tutorial shows three, all enhanced with super easy stencil backgrounds and some cute colored critters. Preeti is sharing some fun tips and easy ways to use these stencils to add even more interest, color and just plain FUN to your cards. Pull up a comfy seat and […]

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Video – Faux Watercolor Using Copics

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Come learn how to use your Copic markers to create a beautiful faux watercolor effect! We are back today with another amazing FREE video tutorial from Preeti sharing her brilliant method for creating faux watercolor with Copics. You can use any alcohol marker brand to create this gorgeous hand painted look and no one will know you weren’t working away at these miniature works of art for hours! We hope you love these free video tutorials and would love to […]

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Two Easy Handmade Color Blocked Cards – Video!

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Check out these fun twists on using color blocking on your cards! Preeti is at it again with this information-packed video show us how to put together two handmade color blocked cards with easy and fun twists on a classic technique. Preeti always over delivers in these videos so if you are new to this feature or haven’t checked them out, you are in for a real treat! First, let’s look at the cards she made for us. This card, […]

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Two Handmade Slimline Cards Using Bright Colors – VIDEO!

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Today in the last segment of our color theory video tutorials, we are sharing two fabulous handmade slimline cards using bright colors. This time of year can be gray and cold so what better way to cheer us up than with these two, gorgeous, FUN handmade slimline card using bright colors chosen to chase away the chill? These colors really POP on these cards!  This is the last video in Preeti’s color theory series – you can see the first […]

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A Card With a Monochromatic Color Scheme – Video!

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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 […]

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Color Theory For Card Making – Video Tutorial!

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Learn some fantastic tips about color theory for card making! So the title of this – “Color Theory for Card Making” – may sound a little lofty or like you might be sitting through a class where you have to take notes. But NO – this is another amazing, idea and tip packed video from our resident video goddess, Preeti. And she is bringing the brilliance in this first of her How-To series that she’s creating for all of us […]

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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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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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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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How To Use A Snowflake Stencil Four Ways

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Check out the today’s video and get a SNEAK PEEK at a new product about to be released! Today Preeti is back with a super fun video tutorial giving us some great tips on how to use a snowflake stencil four ways for four completely different looks. These cards are SO gorgeous and loaded with so much to look at and of course Preeti makes it all look so easy. Couldn’t you just watch her all day? Before we curl […]

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Stunning DIY Wall Art Made With Stamps!

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DIY wall art is all the rage – check out how to use your stamps to make some no one will believe isn’t hand painted! Once again, our jaws hit the desks when we saw this incredibly DIY wall art tutorial video from Preeti. Everywhere you look these days, you can see lots of people sharing ideas for DIY wall art but we haven’t seen people talking about using something that most of us crafters already have. Our stamps! Just […]

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No Line Coloring Video Tutorial!!

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Watch this no line coloring video tutorial and be prepared to cancel your day! Preeti makes everything look easy and has instilled such confidence in so many stampers – her no line coloring video tutorial today is NO exception! No line coloring is a simple way to use a very pale ink to stamp your images for coloring in and it leaves a very pretty hand painted look. Sometimes this can be tricky to learn but today we have Preeti […]

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Another Two Cards One Stamp Set Video!

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Fresh from the studio – another fabulous two cards one stamp set video tutorial! You all LOVED Preeti’s last two cards – one stamp set video so she made us all another one! We love seeing all the versatility our design team shows using our stamps, ink, dies and stencils and today Preeti is combining lots of fun ways to use our sold out twice new Pine Tree stamp set, now freshly back in stock.  Grab a nice cup of […]

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