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How To Shade Using White Colored Pencils

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Learn how to shade using white colored pencils on a tone on tone design. Today Annie is showing us an absolutely beautiful way on how to shade using white colored pencils on a monochromatic design and we are practically swooning! Who knew that just a touch of white on a tone on tone design could be so impactful! Annie said “There are times when a stamp is so beautiful, that I just want to let the image speak for itself.  […]

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Explore This Handmade Sunflower Card Idea

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This beautiful handmade sunflower card idea just POPS with color! We are gaga over this handmade sunflower card idea, with the bright beautiful yellow sunflowers just positively popping over that bright bold blue plaid background! Our Color Fuse Inks are just perfect for this card design with all the shades so clear and clean and just deliciously colorful. Annie created this for us today using our Like a Sunflower Stamp set, part of the lineup of new goodies we just […]

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A Handmade Square Card Idea To Save!

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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 […]

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A Cute Hand Stamped Unicorn Card!

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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 […]

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Dramatic Spring Gold and Black Handmade Cards!

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Put a fresh twist on gold and black handmade cards to usher in the new season! You don’t normally associate gold and black handmade cards with spring but today Annie is making us look twice at the classic, dramatic look. The use of softly colored flowers with a hand painted look over the bold and graphic elements of Annie’s background create a card that is loaded with details, contrast and fabulous texture. Let’s see how she did it!   Annie […]

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A Mini Slimline Background Die Sets The Scene!

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Look what a single mini slimline background die can add to a sweet card! When we design our dies, we try to create them so they can serve many purposes on your cards – this mini slimline background die has been a HUGE favorite so far and today Annie is letting it play a major role. And we LOVE it! Annie has made this adorable card, perfect for a friend, spring themed by using these precious little lambs and using […]

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A Sweet Handmade Cat Birthday Card!

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This is the PURRFECT birthday card for cat lovers! Since this is our birthday month and also since we just released our super cute (and SUPER popular!) For Each Other stamp set we’ve seen a few cute critter birthday cards this month. This handmade cat birthday card from Annie is both super sweet AND has a really cute back story. Annie says she was inspired to add this feline friend to her card because, in her words, “in my house, […]

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A Pretty Happy Birthday Cake Card!

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A Happy Birthday cake card lasts forever! What’s better on your birthday than a yummy cake and a pretty card? Maybe a Happy Birthday cake card that will last forever and always look delicious? This card from Annie combines all the sweetness of a delicious looking cake with the celebration of a birthday all in one precious card. Let’s see how she did it!   First, Annie made her pretty background by stamping our brand new Happy Birthday #1 Stamp […]

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Handmade Flower Cards In Winter Colors

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Did you ever think that handmade flower cards in winter colors could be so absolutely gorgeous? We are SO glad that our designers have so much talent that they can see things outside of the box – this idea for handmade flower cards in winter colors has us just sighing at their beauty. Annie made these for us and her vision is just so absolutely gorgeous…..let’s learn how she did this so we can get to it ourselves! Annie started […]

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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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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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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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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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A Handmade Card Design You Will Use Forever!

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This handmade card design is simple yet absolutely stunning! A lot of people think handmade card design ideas have to be complicated or fussy to be truly beautiful and this card is proof positive that even the simplest, most elegant card designs can knock you off your feet. This card is so gorgeous and you can see how you can change up any or all of the individual elements to suit any occasion, color story, greeting, design motif – anything […]

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Halloween Card Wishes From Us to You!

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Cute Halloween card wishes we share with you! Halloween cards are adorable but not a lot of people send them so we thought we would share this STINKIN’ adorable project as Halloween card wishes from our home to yours. Now, we know not everyone celebrates Halloween but this card was just too cute not to show off! Let’s take a look at how Annie put this card together. First, Annie cut scraps of white,grey, orange, and black card stock with […]

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Tractor Thank You Cards – They’re a Thing!

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How sweet are these handmade slimline tractor thank you cards? Did you know if you google “tractor thank you cards” you will get over SEVEN MILLION results? It kind of makes sense when you think about all the hard working farmer we have in our country – what nicer way to express gratitude toward them with fun, handmade tractor thank you cards? Apparently, Annie is right on top of the trend! She says “I was inspired by the rolling hills […]

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Watercolored Autumn Thank You Cards

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You can make a stack of these autumn thank you cards and have them on hand all season! This month we are featuring projects that express gratitude and these autumn thank you cards are so perfect for the fall season. Annie says “I love to create Thanksgiving cards that are simple and warm.  The sketched look of the Fall Pumpkins Stamp Set was perfect for some faux no-line watercoloring using markers”.  Let’s get Annie’s tips on how to make this […]

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Make Some Happy Fall Cards!

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Today’s stamp set will give you lots of ways to make Happy Fall cards! Today we are sharing one of Annie’s Happy Fall cards that she made with a stamp set we created to honor the beauty of fall. Our Splatter Leaves set gives you pretty leaves to color and four different sayings that make creating Fall themed cards a snap. Let’s see how Annie put her spin on this theme. First, she stamped the leaves onto white card stock […]

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Create a 3D Effect With Markers – Easy!

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This card is gorgeous and the 3D effect with markers used makes it POP! This card is such a great example of how to create a realistic 3D effect with markers and it’s actually really easy to do! Let’s see how Annie combined a pretty one layer bouquet with a eye bending 3D effect to make a card that you can’t stop looking at! First, Annie stamped the bouquet of flowers from our Summer Bouquet stamp set onto who card […]

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Just One Of Our Heat Embossed Floral Card Ideas

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This example of heat embossed floral card ideas is definitely a keeper! Our designers constantly amaze us with their skills using heat embossing and this example of heat embossed floral card ideas is one that we know we will be bookmarking! It’s so easy to make and we love that the impact comes from using the sheen of gold a few easy ways with the pops of color in the flowers. Let’s see how Annie put this together for us! […]

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A Slimline Card For A Friend

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Today we have a slimline card for a friend that is truly a one of a kind! Making a slimline card for a friend is a fun way to create something that gives you plenty of space to catch up on all the comings and goings of life. This one from Annie was inspired by her thinking of the walls of fresh flowers at the flower market. So she made a little “slat wall” with a slimline die and tucked […]

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