This handmade toy train Christmas card is so adorable and has the most amazing details! We are known for our including all kinds of extra components in our die sets to allow crafters to make things that are incredibly detailed, giving them so much more creative opportunity on their projects. Today’s handmade toy train Christmas card is just so breathtaking in real life and we cannot stop looking at it. As you might guess this is from our Exclusive Associate […]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
Beautiful Handmade Farmhouse Style Christmas Card Idea!
One of our new Paper Pads makes this handmade farmhouse style Christmas card idea a snap! The beautiful trend is still going strong and today’s handmade farmhouse style Christmas card idea has it all! Rustic yet gorgeous design, a little antiqued sparkle and a beautiful 3D paper poinsettia to boot – AND it’s not hard to make! What more can you ask for? Carol has done such a great job spelling it all out for us we are going to […]Continue Reading
A Handmade Retro Camper Christmas Card!
You just HAVE to see this adorable handmade retro camper Christmas card! We love that so many fun retro looks are hot right now and that inspired some of our designs. Kittie Caracciolo took one from our latest release and created this over the top handmade retro camper Christmas card and we are just sitting her with our mouths open admiring all her details! Over on her blog, Kittie shares every little thing to help you be able to make […]Continue Reading
Quick and Easy Poinsettia Christmas Cards
You are going to LOVE this design for quick and easy poinsettia Christmas cards! This flower is such a classic and iconic emblem of the holidays and today Jamie has created for us a design for quick and easy poinsettia Christmas cards that are just so pretty and dare we say again, perfect for batch making! As much as we all love to make and receive one-of-a-kind cards, projects that are easy to mass produce and still have touches of […]Continue Reading
Such a Cute Gingerbread Man Christmas Card!
Send the sweetest holiday message with this cute-enough-to-eat gingerbread man Christmas card! We are just loving this adorable gingerbread man Christmas card! It’s such a lovely, classic way to send a holiday greeting and is perfect for people for whom the holidays are all about the treats! This card also has a huge secret – it’s SUPER fast and easy to put together and ideal for batch making! Let’s take a look at how Allison put this together. First, she […]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
A Single Layer Card With Masking – AMAZING!
When you see how this single layer card with masking adds the most incredible POP of dimension you will want to make a stack of them! Making a single layer card with masking isn’t a new thing. Recently we shared this beautiful fall card and this gorgeous hot pink and gray card, both made using masking to create the illusion of layers. Today’s card, from Carol, takes the dimensional look to a whole new level, using super easy techniques with […]Continue Reading
FOUR Holiday Cards From One Card Sketch!
Learn how you can make FOUR holiday cards from ONE card sketch using some easy adaptations! The other day on her blog, our Exclusive Associate Designer Kittie Caracciolo shared a fabulous post on how to make four holiday cards from one card sketch – all different, all adorable and all easy! She shares lots of extra details in her original post so be sure to pop on over and check out all the goodness. First she shared a quick sketch […]Continue Reading
Easy Color Burst Background For Christmas Cards!
Check out this stunning background for Christmas cards that you can make easily with Color Bursts! Despite the atypical colors, this background for Christmas cards gives us all the winter feels. And it’s SO easy to achieve this beautiful, dimensional, watercolor-y look using Color Burst powders and a stencil. Melinda says “I enjoy making a bunch of backgrounds that I can use anytime I need a quick card. Its also nice to make a mess clean up and you have […]Continue Reading
Another Gorgeous Example of On Trend Christmas Card Ideas!
Check out my take on one of this year’s on trend Christmas card ideas! All month we’ve been sharing some on trend Christmas card ideas with projects and products geared to make it easy for you to get your cards done early using all the latest and greatest design trends. Today we are sharing another card made with this beautiful stamp that uses pretty illustrations of winter greenery in a simple to use arrangement. You can see this stamp in […]Continue Reading
Make Cute Die Cut Instax Style Photos for Cards!
There are so many ways you can make die cut Instax style photos for cards with one of our dies – this frosty version is beyond adorable! Instant photos are enjoying a HUGE come back right now and we’ve seen this style replicated on cards by our designers like this one and this one. We knew our fun Group of Friends stamp set would inspire selfie cards and when we saw how many people loved that concept, we added our […]Continue Reading
Turn Any Wreath Die Cut into a Christmas Card!
You don’t need a special wreath die cut for your Christmas cards – use what you have and switch it up with today’s tips! Today Melinda is showing us a simple but stunning way to convert a spring wreath die cut into a holiday card, giving us instant extra value from our crafting tools. This card is also just perfect for batch making! Melinda says “I am truly enjoying this Christmas in July and have batched a bunch of cards […]Continue Reading
A Spectacular White And Gold Christmas Tree Card!
This absolutely beautiful white and gold Christmas tree card puts a modern spin on a traditional theme! When we first saw this white and gold Christmas tree card we just couldn’t get over how incredibly festive this card is! The brilliant gold adds that rich element and setting it against almost all white lets all that fabulous texture come through. Carol created this for us and she’s sharing all her scoop. Shall we? Start with some patterned paper for the […]Continue Reading
A Sweet Santa’s Workshop Card
This Santa’s workshop card is a perfect complement to all the other Santa Claus Christmas cards we can make! Today Jean has made for us a Santa’s workshop card that you just KNOW has all kind of magical goodness happening behind these doors. Letting some of our dies do almost all the work, this card is really fun to put together and it’s a nice alternative to many of the other typical Santa Claus cards you see. Let’s get the […]Continue Reading
The Most Stunning Quick and Easy Christmas Card!
We know it’s hard to believe but this breathtaking project is a quick and easy Christmas card you can make in minutes! We all love a good quick and easy Christmas card and most of them, while just lovely, don’t always have the WOW that a more involved project does. Well, this beauty from Julie throws that concept right into the trash! This absolutely breathtaking card is not just literally breathtaking – like, we gasped when we saw it in […]Continue Reading
Handmade Non-Traditional Christmas Cards
When you see this idea for handmade non-traditional Christmas cards you just might make a change in your plans! Classic poinsettias are an expected them for holiday cards and they are just lovely. That said, today’s idea for handmade non-traditional Christmas cards features poinsettias in colors you don’t find in nature and these are simply STUNNING. If you love a modern look yet enjoy classic motifs, this card is so up your alley! Colleen says “What inspired me to create […]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 Easy Christmas Card Ideas?
If easy Christmas card ideas are your jam, this one is a winner! If you are anything like us, you stash easy Christmas card ideas because, honestly, as much as we think we will always plan ahead, sometimes we are getting these done just under the wire. This card from Kittie is not only easy to make but pretty quick, too, thanks to all the details coming from the dies and some pretty layering. The great thing about this card […]Continue Reading
More On Trend Christmas Card Ideas 2022 Ready!
Our designers are on FIRE with on trend Christmas card ideas 2022 specific – like this one with the “Enchanted Ilustrations” trend. If you’ve been doing any poking around on the web, you know there’s quite a but of talk about on trend Christmas card ideas 2022 style. One of the charming looks being shared is using what is called enchanted illustrations to decorate handmade cards. These are defined as somewhat whimsical, sweet and colorable drawings of all types used […]Continue Reading