All May we will be sharing cards to make for summer occasions – today kicks us off perfectly! We like to give you a little head’s up on ideas and designs for what’s coming and this month we are sharing cards to make for summer occasions. From backyard barbecues to pool parties to road trips to soaking up the sun, we have cards to celebrate everything from the exciting to the everyday. Today, Jamie is serving up that idea with […]Continue Reading
A Great Idea For Funny Christmas Cards!
Do you love funny Christmas cards? Then you HAVE to see this adorable mini slimline version! Some people like to send dramatic holiday cards, some people like to send non-denominational winter cards and some people like to send funny Christmas cards. If you are in that last group, then this card will absolutely hit your funny bone! This card was just too cute not to share now and if you got your hands on our recently released Winter Birds stamp […]Continue Reading
Christmas bib overlay card
Make a Christmas bib overlay card in less time with a handy pre-made card base. Recently Kittie shared this Christmas bib overlay card on her blog and we thought it was so unique and pretty. Then when we saw her post an learned that she’d used a pre-made base from our friends at The Paper Cut, we just knew we had to share it here too. Event though the decoration is super simple, it overall has some extra impact thanks […]Continue Reading
Gorgeous Handmade Cardinal Cards for Christmas!
Grab this idea for handmade cardinal cards for Christmas, perfect for batch making! Making handmade cardinal cards for Christmas is a time tested trend and every year we see beautiful designs that send a joyful message with these beautiful birds. Today’s card from Julie is at the top of the list of beautiful designs and not only is it perfect for batch making, but Julie also paired a male AND a female cardinal for a lovely nod to authenticity. Let’s […]Continue Reading
Handmade Card With Blue Jay Birds
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 […]Continue Reading
A Cute Handmade Owl Christmas Card!
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 […]Continue Reading
Looking for Birdhouse Card Ideas?
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 […]Continue Reading
Check Out This Funny Saying for Summer Cards!
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 […]Continue Reading
Two Beautiful Handmade Spring Scene Cards
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 […]Continue Reading
Finding Color Combo Inspiration For Cards
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 […]Continue Reading
Looking for Spring Season Greeting Card Ideas?
This example of beautiful spring season greeting card ideas can be adapted in so many ways for so many occasions. This month our theme was flowers so we’ve seen lots of spring season greeting card ideas. This one from Kittie is so versatile – you can swap out any of the detail elements and have endless ideas for spring – and beyond! – cards that you can send for any occasion. Kittie is sharing all her tips and tricks in […]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
Birdhouse Card Ideas – One For Your Files!
We have plenty of birdhouse card ideas coming to share! People seem to love birdhouses and the feathered friends they attract and we’ve been asked to share some birdhouse card ideas. Fortunately, we have a charming die set that lets you create several different styles of this motif and, of course, PLENTY of birds to occupy them. Kittie created this card for her blog and since we are still celebrating the arrival of Spring and April’s theme is animals, we […]Continue Reading
Try This Handmade Ombre Birthday Card Idea!
This handmade ombre birthday card is fun and funny and perfect for just about anyone! We are getting such a kick out this handmade ombre birthday card in its bright and beautiful greens and with that funny little saying! This kind of card is perfect to send to anyone celebrating another year! Shall we get Julie’s inside scoop so we can try this out ourselves? Julie started with that dynamic background by applying distress inks in shades of yellow greens, […]Continue Reading
Handmade Shaker Cards To Make Them Chuckle!
Check out these easy handmade shaker cards with a sense of humor! Today’s handmade shaker cards will crack ANYONE up but if you know a fellow craft who could use a laugh or two, THIS card is perfect! Let’s take a look at how Allison made this for us. Allie says she mentally connected the look on this turkey’s face with the funny sentiment and knew she had to put them together. So she started by stamping our Turkey onto […]Continue Reading
Repeat Stamping Slimline Style!
Repeat stamping slimline style looks AWESOME and is SO EASY! We love an easy project that gives a lot of impact and this fun card from Julie using a repeat stamping slimline technique just cracks us up! How adorable is this? Before we dive in to this awesome card, remember that ALL our slimline dies are on sale through tomorrow. Take a nice juicy 20% off any and ALL our slimline dies and if you’ve been wanting to build your […]Continue Reading
Another Fun Always Be Yourself
Hello everyone! Remember yesterday when we told you Always Be Yourself (895-02) was one of the team’s favorite stamp sets? We were not fibbing… Marilyn made a really cute, fun card for us this week as well using Always Be yourself. Marilyn decided to make hers into a very sweet friendship card. She used the sentiment Best Things (628-02) with her card, which is very nice for any friend to hear. Be Yourself 895-02 Be Yourself Die Cut 895-02D […]Continue Reading
Preston and His Morning Coffee!
Preston (1118-05) is one of our newest, fun loving owls. We gave him a wood tree background and cut a hole using the Nested Circle Die Cuts (5002d) for a peek showing his love for coffee in his little tree house. And we didn’t leave him hanging by putting the leaves from the Leaf Group Die Cut (5118d) under his foot, as he tries to balance his coffee cup in the other foot. We also used the Coffee Blanket (3108) […]Continue Reading
Leave It To The Birds – Rubbernecker Challenge #24
Did you have a wonderful Christmas Holiday? We hope you got everything you wanted and more! We also hope you have a very blessed 2018! Thank you so much for sharing your second day of the new year with us. As you may have guessed it is time to start with a new challenge right at the beginning of the new year. We can’t wait to show you what we created for you. It is National Bird Month… so we […]Continue Reading