Use a simple no line watercolor technique to create absolutely gorgeous “hand painted” cards! Our Design Team – and now our customers – are LOVING this new Butterfly Flowers set and we are so glad! Today, Melinda has combined the main image from it with the no line watercolor technique to create a card that looks hand painted and just stunning. We’ve used this easier-than-it looks technique here on the blog before and we love that every project has its […]Continue Reading
How To Make a 3D Butterfly Card
Use this easy technique for how to make a 3d butterfly card with any butterfly stamp! Allison has been on a roll and today she is going to show you how to make a 3D butterfly card using a new stamp and die set that is part of the new release coming in April, currently scheduled for April 5th. Mark your calendars because this release is LOADED with so many beautiful, fun and whimsical elements! You can, of course use […]Continue Reading
Repurposing a “Failed” Craft Project
A fun way for repurposing a failed craft project! So, WE wouldn’t have using this term but today Melinda wanted to share with us her latest take on repurposing a failed craft project. Honestly, we see NO “failure” here! But here’s what Melinda had to say “I have a pile of possible fails in my craft room and occasionally go through it to look for things I might be able to save and or aren’t as bad as previously thought. […]Continue Reading
Color Burst Powders + New Flower Stamps = GORGEOUS!
Check out the backgrounds for these tags made with color burst powders! Today’s absolutely GORGEOUS tags made with color burst powders and one of our new floral stamp sets is a bonus project from Natasha and we are SO excited! Natasha says “I love the new Amazing Blooms stamp set! I wanted to create some simple, yet colorful gift tags using these beautiful layering stamps, along with color burst powders.” Let’s take a closer look at how she made these […]Continue Reading
A Breathtaking Butterfly Birthday Card!
When we first saw this butterfly birthday card we had to take a moment and just appreciate how beautiful it is! The soothing background pattern of the watercolor style flowers, the highlighted oval that is the perch for a striking 3D die cut butterfly and that bold black sentiment…….it all just comes together in such perfect balance. And Renee, today’s designer, is sharing her whole how-to here so YOU can make it too! Renee used our Spring Blossom Watercolor stamp […]Continue Reading
Handmade Thank You Card Ideas
We don’t know about you, but we love having handmade thank you card ideas handy because there are so many reasons to say “thank you”! Today, Allison is showing us one of these great DIY card ideas using one of our recently released background stamps and a fun coloring technique as the focal point. We love how she created sort of an ombre look from the outside edges of the card to the center! She did this by stamping the […]Continue Reading
With Love Card
I wanted to make a feminine with love card so I paired the Nested Circle Scallop w/ Holes and the 2 Part Butterfly #3 along with the Large Ivy, Small Flowers #3 and Kittie Says Phrases #1.. The bright pink and green color combination is so striking against the white background. The hearts on the designer paper adds another element of love on this card. The Card Base and Sentiment Cut an A2 sized card base, the eyelet circle and […]Continue Reading
Butterflies On Black Shaker Card
Shaker cards are so much fun! Especially this one that Jamie has made for our inspiration today. What a great way to start out a Monday, with the beautiful Butterflies Are Free (3020) stamp set and the gorgeous Two Part Butterfly #3 (5102D) die cut. Jamie used the die cut for her shaker card and then the stamp set to cut out the sentiment. It really is a beautiful card. If you do make anything with this stamp or anything […]Continue Reading
Butterflies Are Free
Butterflies Are Free (3020) is one of our popular stamps that the team loves to use. Myndi has made us a very soft and sweet card using this set and the sentiments that go with it. She used the Butterflies are Free die set (3020d) to make it easier to cut out. We love the way that she has combined her colors to bring us this lovely look. All the little squares she made, she used with our new Nested Rounded […]Continue Reading
Butterflies Are Free with Jamie Martin
Jamie made us a very inspiring and beautiful box using Butterflies Are Free (3020) today. It is beautiful with the gorgeous. We love way she colored the butterfly all the way to the little embellishments. Jamie used the Butterflies Are Free matching die cuts (3020D) to really get a nice edge on the butterfly. It looks beautiful. Jamie really gave the box that “aww” reaction. The sentiment she used you can actually find in the Butterflies Are Free stamp set. […]Continue Reading
Butterfly 7 Stunner!
Angela had done a beautiful job with Butterfly 7 (947) and matching Butterfly 7 Die Cut (947d). She really went all out with her background using texture paste and a stencil. Everything about this card just screams beauty. The sentiment she used is Gentle as a Butterfly (627-02) it fits perfectly with her card. If you would like to get these stamps you can always click the names of the stamps and it will take you directly to where they […]Continue Reading
Butterflies 1 Embossed Beautifully!
Melanie has a very cute sweet to start us out this Monday, using Butterflies 1 (3025). She got very creative when she put this together, by embossing the butterflies on vellum. She made the background look very soft by putting Azalea Sunrise (1014) behind the vellum on regular card stock. It looks very wonderful.Continue Reading
Butterflies Are Free – BEAUTIFUL Card!
We have seen our design team do so much with this gorgeous stamp set, Butterflies Are Free (3020). But, the inspiration that they give us just keeps getting better and better. Angela added a touch of Floral (496-03) to the background of her card to give us the feel that the Butterfly was indeed flying free. She also finished it off with this beautiful sentiment from the Best Wishes Etc. (3029) stamp set. This is such a lovely card. If […]Continue Reading