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Ideas For Cards For Friends

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Check out four different ideas for cards for friends that will wow them! If you are like us, we love sending cards to people who make our days better, easier and more fun. Today, inspired by one of our most popular friend cards, we thought we would share some ideas for cards for friends that can spark your creativity, no matter your style. This card, with its fun faux Polaroid style frame, is not only a widely shared project by […]

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Handmade Teddy Bear Cards For Winter

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This might just be the cutest idea for handmade teddy bear cards for winter occasions! Cute and cuddly, despite the snow, these handmade teddy bear cards for winter are just so adorable and we really don’t think they are just for kids! Who wouldn’t love to imagine getting a little snuggle from this fuzzy little friend? And when it comes with a hug from you – well, that’s a bonus! Let’s see how Julie made this so we can send […]

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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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Beautiful and Easy Handmade Winter Cards Idea!

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Today’s design for beautiful and easy handmade winter cards is so stunning and versatile and perfect for batch making! If you are looking for ideas for beautiful and easy handmade winter cards that you can use for just about any occasion, we have what might be the perfect design right here! This card comes together in no time and because the steps are super simple, you can break them up, do them all in slivers of time and then put […]

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Handmade Card With Blue Jay Birds

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Learn a fun trick to make a beautiful handmade card with blue jay birds. We see lots of cardinals on cards and today Melinda has used a clever trick to show off her handmade card with blue jay birds. She says “We have a ton of blue jays where I live and they do look much like a cardinal. So I was inspired to make my cardinal into a jay!” We never thought about how much these colorful bird resemble […]

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A Cute Slimline Fox Thanksgiving Card

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Get the tips on making this cute slimline fox Thanksgiving card to share with special people this year. This really easy and very cute slimline fox Thanksgiving card can be sent to anyone thanks to the sweet demeanor of those adorable foxes. It’s so cute that you can swap out the greeting and have an ideal Fall card for just about any occasion. Let’s see how Julie made this for us so we can try it out at home. Julie […]

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A Super Cute Unicorn Slimline Card!

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We are in love with this adorable unicorn slimline card done in fun Fall colors! If you were lucky enough to receive this cute and sassy unicorn slimline card in the mail, it’s a safe bet to say that you would feel as special as these fun little friends bringing you some smiles in those pretty Fall colors. The extra special bonus is that this card is also a shaker card, adding some interactive fun. Lisa created this for us […]

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A Cute Handmade Owl Christmas Card!

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Today’s cute handmade owl Christmas card will make everyone smile! We have Jamie to thank for this cute handmade owl Christmas card that uses a traditional Christmas color with a unique twist. By adding those warm tones in her cloudy element, this card gets a contemporary feel with some classic themes – a great combination! Let’s get into the making! Start by cutting a piece of red card stock to a card sized panel, set our Snowflake Stencil over it […]

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A Sweet Snowy Holiday Card

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This sweet and charming snowy holiday card is perfect to send to people who don’t celebrate Christmas. While sending cards at Christmas is a long tradition we know that not everyone celebrates Christmas. And making different sets of cards isn’t always feasible. This adorable snowy holiday card could be the perfect solution – you can use this caring non-denominational greeting on some and, if you want to be Christmas specific, you can use a different greeting for those people you […]

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Make Some Rustic Mixed Media Christmas Cards

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These rustic mixed media Christmas cards add a fabulous element of country style to classic motifs. As lovely as ornate, classic, traditionally designed holiday cards are, there is a true simple beauty to this idea for rustic mixed media Christmas cards made for us today by Natasha. We love her all natural color story and the way she’s built up her details in her layers is just gorgeous. Natasha says “Using my Color Fuse inks made creating the fun background […]

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Super Cute Handmade Die Cut Christmas Cards!

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Now for some cute and charming handmade die cut Christmas cards – let the dies do the work for you! As we’ve mentioned, we have tons of Christmas stamps, dies and more in the store ranging from vintage style to contemporary motifs, from faith based to whimsical – and everything in between. Today, we’ve got an idea for handmade die cut Christmas cards from Jean that is so cute and so, well, almost goofy, it is sure to make anyone […]

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Looking for Birdhouse Card Ideas?

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You can never have too many birdhouse card ideas – they make great all occasion cards! We love birdhouse card ideas because there’s something so sweet about birds making their homes near ours where we can see each others. Today’s card from Natasha is created with a cool, shabby-chic-funky vibe and it’s just the thing to get us into summer mode. Let’s learn all her tricks, shall we? Natasha used our Shed Die and Shed Bird House Add-On Die to […]

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Check Out This Funny Saying for Summer Cards!

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We just had to add this funny saying for summer cards to our latest set and this card shows it off to perfection! Today we have two adorable cards made using one of our new sets, including this funny saying for summer cards that sums it all up for a lot of us! What a cute way to commiserate with a friend over your shared feelings for one season while celebrating another. Let’s check out how Lisa made both of […]

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Two Beautiful Handmade Spring Scene Cards

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Make two handmade spring scene cards in one fun card making session! Today Melinda is sharing two handmade spring scene cards that she’s put together using some of the dies from the latest KittieKraft release. Melinda says “These cute birds were at the top of my to get list!”  We are really excited that so many other people are really excited about these pretty birds – they are “flying” out of the shop so we know they are going to […]

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Finding Color Combo Inspiration For Cards

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Get some more tips on finding color combo inspiration for cards! In this post, Colleen shared how she finds color combo inspiration for cards and today she’s back with another gorgeous project inspired by the original. She added a whole new look to her card with different pops of color and we love seeing how she changed things up to make everything look fresh and different. Here’s the original inspiration photo: And here’s the photo that inspired Colleen to make […]

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Acrylic Paint on Gel Plate Stenciling – VIDEO!

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Wait until you see what acrylic paint on gel plate stenciling can do when you add foil to the mix! Lisa is back with more of her amazing backgrounds and today she’s used acrylic pain on gel plate stenciling and then adding FOIL to make these beautiful panels absolutely POP! She’s even sharing a fun little video showing just how easy these are to make. And we have to say, that even without the foil, these backgrounds are so colorful […]

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Handmade Tags to Use on Gifts OR Cards

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Make a stack of these handmade tags to use on gifts or cards for some instant cuteness! We love the idea of making bunches of these and having them at the ready. As Jamie says, they are fun to make and having these handmade tags to use on gifts or cards on hand make putting something together so fast. Just tie one onto any gift and you’ve instantly made it special. Or pop one on a card base and you […]

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Make This Die Cut Flip Top Window Card!

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Wait until you see all the details in this handmade die cut flip top window card! Our eyeballs popped out like those cartoon characters when we saw this die cut flip top window card that Lisa made for us today! It is LOADED with adorable details and she even added a fun belly band to keep her magnificent window closed. And of course, being a member of our amazingly generous Design Team, Lisa has shared her how-tos with us so […]

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Use Our Sun Ray Stencil BEHIND a Die Cut Frame!

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You will never look at your sun ray stencil the same way again when you see this cool technique! We’ve shared lots of projects that use our Sun Burst stencil and it’s one of our super popular products thanks to the fun details we added. Today, Melinda is taking using a sun ray stencil like ours up a HUGE notch with a very fun inking technique combined with a fabulous, multi-paned peekaboo look with a die cut frame. Melinda says […]

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Make Some Cards Using Bird House Dies!

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This is the perfect time of year to make cards using bird house dies! Birds are an always popular motif for handmade cards and we have quite a few things in the shop to help you add these little creatures to any project. And when you make cards using bird house dies along with their inhabitants, you offer a whole little picture that tells a story. For instance, this spring card from Natasha tells the story of these little feathered […]

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Make An Under The Sea Slimline Card

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Just look at the gorgeous details on this under the sea slimline card! This under the sea slimline card positively POPS with color and those glossy details add so much! It’s the perfect card to send to someone who you know need to know that you think they are super special. And it’s so fun to put together – you might not want to stop at one! Let’s get all the details of the making of this card from its […]

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