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Another Gorgeous Example of On Trend Christmas Card Ideas!

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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 […]

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Make Cute Die Cut Instax Style Photos for Cards!

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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 […]

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Turn Any Wreath Die Cut into a Christmas Card!

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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 […]

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A Spectacular White And Gold Christmas Tree Card!

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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 […]

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A Sweet Santa’s Workshop Card

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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 […]

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The Most Stunning Quick and Easy Christmas Card!

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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 […]

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Handmade Non-Traditional Christmas Cards

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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 […]

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A Cute Handmade Owl Christmas Card!

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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 […]

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Looking for Easy Christmas Card Ideas?

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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 […]

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More On Trend Christmas Card Ideas 2022 Ready!

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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 […]

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Make Some Rustic Mixed Media Christmas Cards

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These rustic mixed media Christmas cards add a fabulous element of country style to classic motifs. As lovely as ornate, classic, traditionally designed holiday cards are, there is a true simple beauty to this idea for rustic mixed media Christmas cards made for us today by Natasha. We love her all natural color story and the way she’s built up her details in her layers is just gorgeous. Natasha says “Using my Color Fuse inks made creating the fun background […]

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Super Cute Handmade Die Cut Christmas Cards!

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Now for some cute and charming handmade die cut Christmas cards – let the dies do the work for you! As we’ve mentioned, we have tons of Christmas stamps, dies and more in the store ranging from vintage style to contemporary motifs, from faith based to whimsical – and everything in between. Today, we’ve got an idea for handmade die cut Christmas cards from Jean that is so cute and so, well, almost goofy, it is sure to make anyone […]

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Handmade Poinsettia Christmas Cards That Wow!

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These handmade poinsettia Christmas cards are very easy to make and the little extra details take them to a whole new level! Every year we show off beautiful handmade poinsettia Christmas cards and this first 2022 project of this type kicks us off in gorgeous style! Carol created this for us today and we just love how she combined a few very easy techniques together to make a card that has a beautiful, frosted look that is totally on trend […]

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Right on Trend – a “Frosty Nature” Card!

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Learn why this frosty nature card is perfectly on trend this year! Later this month we are going to share some of the trends for 2022 for Christmas cards – one of them is creating a frosty nature card and this project is a perfect example of this lovely look. These cards are idea as Christmas cards, non-denominational holiday cards and as all occasion cards for the whole winter season. A bonus is that when Kittie shared this card on […]

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Versatile Handmade Christmas Cards

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This idea for versatile handmade Christmas cards just might be your perfect solution! There are tons of ideas out there for versatile handmade Christmas cards that you can change up and many of them require lots of additional thinking and designing to adapt the design. This card might just the perfect antidote to that and still let you add your own creative twists. What makes this card so easily adaptable is that you use a simple cluster of stamped images […]

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A Cute Handmade Gnome Christmas Card!

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Put a new “spin” on a cute handmade gnome Christmas card! Today we have this very cute handmade gnome Christmas card from Annie and we just love the way she’s set him against our pin wheel die cut to put a whole new “spin” on the most adorable holiday greetings! Annie says “When I saw the Offset Pinwheel Cover Die, I knew I wanted to turn it into a fun peppermint candy background for a Christmas card.” Honestly, the way […]

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A Good Christmas Card to Mass Produce!

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If you are looking for an idea for a cute Christmas card to mass produce you will want to bookmark this one! Having a few ideas for a quick and easy Christmas card to mass produce is like having a few bucks in the bank. And this one is easy to create but doesn’t lack any of the spirit of the season thanks to the touches of gold and a classic wreath shape. Jamie, who created this for us, says […]

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A Cool Handmade Contemporary Poinsettia Card

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This handmade contemporary poinsettia card uses some metallic accents and touches of bright color to create a fresh and modern look. This year one of the Christmas card trends that you will see everywhere is a contemporary look using colors of stone with bright, random touches combined with brilliant metallics. This card has all of that and more. Colleen created this handmade contemporary poinsettia card for us today and we can’t wait to get the inside scoop. Start by stamping […]

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VERY Last Minute Gift Ideas from Crafters!

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Our suggestions for last minute gift ideas – from crafters, it’s a little easier! We happen to this last minute gift ideas from crafters are a little easier than “mere mortals” because we’ve got a stash of goodies we can use to pull something together. We thought we would share some ideas here so you can breathe a little! First, we recently saw Kittie take an empty cookie tin and turn it into something special. This is absolutely do-able in […]

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Winter Card Making Ideas from Christmas Cards

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Adapt holiday cards into winter card making ideas – like with this beauty! Around this time of year we start to think about how to use holiday cards we see to come up with winter card making ideas we can use for the rest of the season. This stunner from Melinda is a perfect example! All you have to do to extend the use of this card for months is to change out the greeting and you’ve got a truly […]

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DIY Christmas Gift Tags – Quick and Easy!

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These DIY Christmas gift tags might save the day! We are closing in on the holiday and we think this idea for some quick and easy DIY Christmas gift tags might just end up being a lifesaver! How many times have you run out of those stick-on ones or, worse, discovered they won’t STICK to your wrapping paper! ARGH, right? One of the best things about making your own gift tags is that there will be no question which gifts […]

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