A Sweet Handmade Animal Winter Card

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This handmade animal winter card warms your heart! Today’s handmade animal winter card from Annie continues our week of sharing ideas for projects using our ever-popular and over the top adorable Woodlands Animals collection. We are so loving the beautiful, soft winter sky background and the way you can practically smell the snow. Let’s take a closer look at how she’s created this for us. Annie started by stamping her animals from our Woodland Animals Sets #1 and #2 on […]

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Handmade Cute Critter Cards For Anyone!

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You can send these handmade cute critter cards for any occasion! Today we have an idea for some handmade cute critter cards that we see being just perfect for so many card-sending purposes. The little bear might be helping out his porcupine friend so it’s lovely for an “I am here for you” card. Or Teddy might be applauding Porcupine’s achievement getting to the top of the tree. Or they could just be crittering about. See what we mean? And […]

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Handmade Cards To Support a Friend In a Slump

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Sending handmade cards to support a friend? Check out this sweet design! There are lots of reasons to make and send handmade cards to support a friend going through something hard or unpleasant and this design idea from Jamie is a total go-to. It’s perfect for any gender, any age and for any reason because the sweet imagery is universally recognized and the colors are not too bright, not too dark……this is like the perfect “Goldilocks” card! Let’s take a […]

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Sweet Slimline Cards For Special People!

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This idea for sweet slimline cards for special people of all ages is over the top adorable! Slimline cards are as popular as ever and when we saw this idea for sweet slimline cards for special people in your life, we all went “Awwww!” at the same time! Allie made this for us in soft colors and took full advantage of all the delightful details that the stamp set offers. And we just LOVE her combination of slimline dies! Let’s […]

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Rubbernecker December 2021 Project Roundup!

Check out all the amazing projects we featured in our Rubbernecker December 2021 Project Roundup! It’s the end of the month so it’s time for our monthly all-in-one-spot Rubbernecker December 2021 Project Roundup where you can see all the gorgeous cards our Design Team made for us this month. Click on any of the images in the collage below and you can get magically teleported right over to the post where you can see all the details of the project. […]

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Cute Handmade Snowman Cards

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Cute handmade snowman cards like these will get you through the whole winter for any occasion! Aren’t these just SUCH cute handmade snowman cards? Can’t you just see anyone opening your envelope and being just totally bowled over by their cuteness? These are from Julie and today we are going to get her inside scoop on how she made them. First she stamped the snowman from our Christmas Inchies several times, stamped the tree a few times and stamped some […]

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A Serene Winter Barn Card

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This winter bard card makes us feel all cozy! As much as we love all the snowy, frosty winter cards we see this time of year, this peaceful winter barn card has us really wanting to peek inside to see the animals all warm and cozy! Natasha said as soon as she saw this die, she pictured a rustic winter scene and boy, do we love her vision! Now, though this version of Natasha’s card is clearly intended for Christmas, […]

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A Cool Twist on the Die Cut Inlay Technique

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Use the die cut inlay technique to create TWO cards at once! These super cute cards take full advantage of the usual die cut inlay technique with a quick and easy twist. Instead of scrapping the leftover pieces from your inlaid die cuts, just do an even swap of outsides and insides and create opposite elements, both totally usable! Renee loves our Christmas Inchies set because, as she puts it, it’s “a great stamp set to use if you want […]

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A Handmade Snowy Card Background – GORGEOUS!

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You won’t believe what our designer used to make this handmade snowy card background! You can practically hear and smell the snow when you look at this beautiful handmade snowy card background on this project! Our designer stenciled the winter winds blowing the beautiful snow with glittery gel and embossing powders for the effect. But wait – we don’t sell a “winter winds” stencil! Oh, but we DO when you see our Wavy Stencil through Carol’s eyes! Who knew a […]

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VERY Last Minute Gift Ideas from Crafters!

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Our suggestions for last minute gift ideas – from crafters, it’s a little easier! We happen to this last minute gift ideas from crafters are a little easier than “mere mortals” because we’ve got a stash of goodies we can use to pull something together. We thought we would share some ideas here so you can breathe a little! First, we recently saw Kittie take an empty cookie tin and turn it into something special. This is absolutely do-able in […]

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And Now, Throwback Thursday Winter Edition!

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More “classic cards” in today’s Throwback Thursday winter edition! We got some nice comments about last week’s post so we thought we’d do a repeat with this Throwback Thursday winter edition. Now, even though the snowman cards do use holiday themed greetings – and one with holiday patterned paper – easy swaps turn them into perfect winter cards for just about any occasion. Here’s our first frosty friend….   Jamie started by stamping our Snowman With Arms onto white card […]

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Winter Card Making Ideas from Christmas Cards

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Adapt holiday cards into winter card making ideas – like with this beauty! Around this time of year we start to think about how to use holiday cards we see to come up with winter card making ideas we can use for the rest of the season. This stunner from Melinda is a perfect example! All you have to do to extend the use of this card for months is to change out the greeting and you’ve got a truly […]

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More Handmade Winter Cards!

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Make some handmade winter cards with alcohol inks and a snowy stencil! We’ve been sharing some ideas for handmade winter cards to give us all beautiful ways to send frosty greetings throughout the rest of the season. Today Lisa is taking us into a really fun direction with alcohol inks with one of our stencils and results are so spectacular! Lisa says “alcohol inks can be hard to use for someone who likes control of her crafty items, but if […]

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DIY Christmas Gift Tags – Quick and Easy!

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These DIY Christmas gift tags might save the day! We are closing in on the holiday and we think this idea for some quick and easy DIY Christmas gift tags might just end up being a lifesaver! How many times have you run out of those stick-on ones or, worse, discovered they won’t STICK to your wrapping paper! ARGH, right? One of the best things about making your own gift tags is that there will be no question which gifts […]

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Quick and Easy Christmas Cards

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Quick and easy Christmas cards you can make in minutes! No matter how well you plan, it’s always such a huge relief to have ideas for some quick and easy Christmas cards you can make in a flash. Kittie recently shared this idea on her blog and we just loved the simplicity of the design but how pretty it turned out. You can get all her details on her post here – below are some highlights we want to point […]

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Handmade Fox Christmas Cards!

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Who knew how cute fox Christmas cards could be? Well, Allie did for sure, based on this idea she came up with for fox Christmas cards that has us totally captivated! We love how she combined two dies you would never suspect would work together so well and did a whole “peanut butter and jelly” thing on this card. Shall we see how she did it? Annie started by stamping one of the foxy friends from our Fox stamp set, […]

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A Christmas Edition of Throwback Thursday!

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How about a Christmas edition of Throwback Thursday? Like many of you, many of our Design Team members are in their own holiday crunch, doing all the Holiday Things. We wanted to make sure these generous ladies didn’t feel crazed so Jamie jumped in to help us pop in a couple of fun Throwback Thursdays, revisiting some previous posted projects that have endure the test of time and are still just so adorable! Let’s take a look… First is this […]

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Looking For Cute Christmas Card Ideas?

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Add this to your cute Christmas ideas card ideas file because it’s SERIOUSLY adorable! There are so many different styles of Christmas cards and one of our faves are cute Christmas card ideas because you can really put so much personality into something that’s both festive and whimsical. Today’s card from Annie totally fits that bill and just love what she did with one of our new background stamps. Annie said “When I saw the new Twas The Night Background […]

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Beautiful Handmade Christmas Cards With Poinsettias

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And today, some handmade Christmas cards WITH poinsettias! Yesterday in this post we showed a non-poinsettia floral Christmas card and today we are flipping the coin and sharing an idea for handmade Christmas cards with poinsettias that is such a fabulous showstopper! Thanks to one of our easy-to-use die sets, making these gorgeous, realistic paper poinsettias is easier than the final project looks. What is extra fun about this card is that Natasha, who is already an AMAZING card maker, […]

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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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