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 […]Continue Reading
Use Our Sun Ray Stencil BEHIND a Die Cut Frame!
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 […]Continue Reading
Make Some Cards Using Bird House Dies!
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 […]Continue Reading
Make An Under The Sea Slimline Card
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 […]Continue Reading
A Cute Handmade Faux Polaroid Card
Give someone a case of the smilies with this adorable handmade faux Polaroid card! Did you know that Polaroid cameras are back? They do say everything old is new again and the photos from the new cameras look almost identical to the ones from days gone by. It’s no wonder then that two of our fabulous designers chose to use our new Group of Friends stamp to design their versions of a handmade faux Polaroid card. Let’s get Carol’s instructions […]Continue Reading
A Handmade Cat Yoga Card – FEEL the Zen!
This handmade cat yoga card will have you chilling out in an instant! Even if you aren’t a “yoga person”, this handmade cat yoga card will have you feeling zen while you are creating it and then the person who receives it will be saying “Namaste” in appreciation. Julie created this for us so let’s dive in and make one too! First, stamp this cool cat from our Yoga Cats set onto a piece of white card stock with Copic-friendly […]Continue Reading
A Handmade Square Card Idea To Save!
You will want to use this handmade square card idea over and over! Today we have Annie to thank for this charming handmade square card idea that we can see changed up so many ways. Annie says “Even though it was meant to be a fall-themed stamp set, I thought the sweet images and flowers in the Autumn Fox Stamp Set made it perfect for spring too.” We SO agree! We love that our Design Team shares so many projects […]Continue Reading
A Precious Handmade Lamb Card!
This sweet handmade lamb card is perfect for Easter AND other occasions! Colleen was inspired to create this delightful handmade lamb card for Easter this year and with a simple greeting swap, it can be used for so many other card-sending purposes. Colleen says “Lambs remind me of when my kids were little and I would spend so much time creating their Easter baskets. I wanted this card to be as innocent as that time in our lives!”. The lamb […]Continue Reading
An ADORABLE Handmade Card For Dog Lovers!
No matter what kind of pupper they have, this might just be the perfect handmade card for dog lovers everywhere! We were so delighted when we first saw this super cute handmade card for dog lovers. The classic color combination of red, white and black along with the easy, nested layers highlights those sweet little paw print hearts to perfection. Let’s follow along with Jamie’s step by step instructions so we can make our own! To begin, cut a piece […]Continue Reading
Make a Cute Mini Slimline Shaker Card!
This adorable unicorn is PERFECT for today’s cute mini slimline shaker card! Mini slimline cards are still a fan favorite of card makers and one way to make them even MORE special is to turn them into shaker cards. We love that Allison was inspired to make this cute mini slimline shaker card using our new, adorable unicorn set! These chonky charmers are so chill and you just look at those faces and you can’t help but smile. Making mini […]Continue Reading
Fun and Creative Handmade Cards for Friends
These creative handmade cards for friends have a cute retro twist that they will love! Who here remembers the old style Polaroid photos? And shaking them to make them “develop faster”? Today’s example of creative handmade cards for friends features that iconic element with an adorable twist. Lisa has used one of our new stamp sets and some clever die cutting to make a card that sets our selfie squad in the Southwest scene, spilling out of a classic Polaroid […]Continue Reading
A Cute Idea For Happy Birthday Cards With Cows!
These Happy Birthday cards with cows are so cute and sweet and really fun to make! For people who love these gentle creatures, Happy Birthday cards with cows – well, a cow and bull! – are a cute way to send them a handmade card that will speak to their hearts. Plus, using our Barn Die set, you can have a fun little assembly session, adding all your little custom elements to your barn so easily. We have to thank […]Continue Reading
Gorgeous, Colorful Yoga Cats Greeting Cards!
Use masking and ink blending to create vibrant and FUN yoga cats greeting cards to send the zen to your friends! We love funny – anything that brings an unexpected smile to someone’s face is always a win in our book. And we are apparently bopping the funny bone on the head with these stamps to make yoga cats greeting cards of all types. Today, Carol has created this absolutely gorgeous, vibrant slimline card with so many fun little details […]Continue Reading
A Handmade Unicorn Farting Rainbows Card!
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 […]Continue Reading
A Sweet Handmade Card With Dogs To Send Love!
How adorable is this handmade cards with dogs? April’s theme is animals and we have TONS of cute critters to help you make cards of all kinds. This handmade card with dogs from Julie feels like a warm and fuzzy hug and is perfect to bridge the super warm end-of-winter weather days with the chilly isn’t-this-suppose-to-be-Spring-already evenings. Let’s get Julie’s steps for creating this cute card that is loaded with love. Julie started by stamping the canine cuties from our […]Continue Reading
A Cute Hand Stamped Unicorn Card!
Today, our first cute hand stamped unicorn card using one of our brand new sets! Unicorns aren’t for everyone but as Annie says “there’s something about the goofy and chunky characters in the new Unicorns Stamp Set that I think gives them mass appeal” and when you see this cute hand stamped unicorn card we think you will all agree with her! Annie created this for us and she’s giving us all the inside scoop to try it out ourselves […]Continue Reading
How To Make Die Cut Card Belly Bands – VIDEO
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 […]Continue Reading
Easy Die Cut Paper Piecing For Cards!
See how easy it is to use die cut paper piecing for cards to bring your ideas to life! Something you will see often from our fabulous Design Team is their use of die cut paper piecing for cards of all kinds. We have LOADS of dies where we’ve added amazing details for you to paper piece into your die cut elements which adds so much detail. Today’s card from Jean shows off how to use paper piecing to add […]Continue Reading
Layer Die Cuts To Build a Scene
Learn easy tips to layer die cuts to build a scene on your handmade cards. Creating a scene on a card is super easy when you layer die cuts to build it up. For instance on this card, Carol created depth in the sky with layered die cut clouds and then added a ton of perspective to her grassy knoll with some die cut strips of grass. You clearly get a sense of there being a whole scene you can […]Continue Reading
Handmade Birthday Card Idea for Cat Lovers
Use this handmade birthday card idea for cat lovers to make them feel truly special! Whether it’s you who is a feline fan or the lucky friend you are sending this to, this handmade birthday card idea for cat lovers totally fits the bill! Adding the cute die cut details over some simple layers made with our mini slimline dies give you tons of design variations! Allison created this for us and, as always, we’ve got the goods on how […]Continue Reading
What Does Mixed Media Mean With Cards?
What does mixed media mean when you are talking card making? Answer here! Recently we shared a lovely mixed media card and free tutorial video and we did have someone ask “But what does ‘mixed media’ mean?”. Today we are going to answer that question and share another fabulous card using this easy and fun method of creating art. The term “mixed media” simply means “the use of a variety of media in an entertainment or work of art”. In […]Continue Reading