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Gorgeous Handmade Thank You Cards For Friends

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You will want to save this design for these beautiful handmade thank you cards for friends to use over and over! It’s so nice to have fun designs for special handmade thank you cards for friends. The people who help us hold it all together are irreplaceable and it’s so nice to send them something that tells them straight up how much they mean to you with a card that you’ve made just for them. Today’s design is so versatile […]

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See What a Layered Flower Stencil Can Do!

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See how using a layered flower stencil can add the most beautiful details to your handmade cards! Today we get to feast our eyes on Annie’s beautiful floral thank you card made using one of the sheets from our Modern Florals Paper Pad and a coordinating stamp and layered flower stencil set. We designed these layered stencils to allow you to instantly add gorgeous coloring details to the coordinating flower stamps and this is one of the prettiest examples we’ve […]

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Handmade Pink And Gray Thank You Cards – SO Pretty!

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Grab this idea of beautiful handmade pink and gray thank you cards – fast, easy and totally versatile! Shades of pink and gray in combination is an enduring trend and today we have this idea for handmade pink and gray thank you cards from Jamie. This design takes full advantage of a soft shade against an equally soft neutral for a card that is elegant and understated but sends a true heartfelt message. Jamie says she wanted the pretty pattern […]

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A Very Creative Handmade Thank You Card Idea!

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How beautiful is this super creative handmade thank you card idea? This month we are seeing one creative handmade thank you card idea after another. This one really caught our attention with all of the captivating depth and dimension, both tactile and aesthetic. There are physical with dimensional adhesive but the way in which Allison added the visual layering just makes this card POP. Let’s learn from her, shall we? To start, Allie stamped our News Paper Background with Fern […]

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A Pretty Floral Thank You Card!

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Get the inside scoop on how to make this delightful floral thank you card. This pretty floral thank you card is loaded with dimension and texture and gorgeous color. Thanks to some easy to use dies, it comes together super fast and is enhanced by that lovely pattern from one of the sheets from our Harvest Time Paper Pad. Let’s get all of Allison’s tips and tricks and make one, too, shall we? First, Allie used the medium sized die […]

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One Way to Alter a Die Cut – So Clever!

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See one way to alter a die cut to make a cool spot for a sentiment! Today we are sharing just one way to alter a die cut and it creates such a perfect spot for a sentiment! Julie used our Mini Slimline Cover #4 on her project and we can’t help but think how fabulous this would look with our new Striped Cover Die, either horizontally or vertically! Julie took her white card stock and lined up her die, […]

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Beautiful Handmade Farmhouse Style Christmas Card Idea!

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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 […]

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Quick and Easy Poinsettia Christmas Cards

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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 […]

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A Beautiful Handmade Birthday Card Idea!

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If you love lots of color, you are going to adore this beautiful handmade birthday card idea! Today’s bright, cheerful and just beautiful handmade birthday card idea comes to us from Lisa and we are just loving how she combined that sunny yellow with those almost vintage feeling pinks. And then to set it all off with hot pink foil and black accents – it all just works to feel so celebratory! One of the best things about this card […]

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Beautiful AND Funny Handmade Cards for Friends!

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Who says funny handmade cards for friends can’t also be gorgeous? Check out this sassy yet sophisticated card design idea! We’ve got lots of sentiments that can help you make funny handmade cards for friends and today Allie is sharing how she combined one of those with some truly beautiful flowers and a snazzy dimensional background for the perfect combination of sweet and sassy. Let’s check out how she did it. First, Allie stenciled shades of fresh green from Color […]

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How to Use Busy Paper On Handmade Cards

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Today we have a gorgeous design that helps you figure out how to use busy paper on handmade cards – check it out! Sometimes coming up with a design for how to use busy paper on handmade cards can be tricky. The paper and the pattern is gorgeous but you don’t want it to overtake the whole card. But you just can’t pass it up. Sound familiar? Today Carol is sharing her steps to use a more colorful, detailed pattern […]

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A Sweet Design for Handmade Fall Thank You Cards

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Make a few of these pretty handmade Fall thank you cards to have on hand! Today we get to feast our eyes on this idea for such vibrant and cheerful handmade Fall thank you cards thanks to Annie. She says “While brightly colored leaves get all the love during fall, I actually love the gorgeous fiery autumn flowers more.” Well when they look like this, we sure do agree! Let’s take a look at how Annie made this for us […]

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Just Beautiful One Layer Card Masking

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This project is an excellent example of just beautiful one layer card masking – easy, quick and totally versatile! Today Colleen is sharing a project she created for us using a simple but beautiful one layer card masking technique that you can use over and over, with all kinds of themes and designs. You will love how easy this is! Let’s dive in……. Colleen started by stamping the flowers, stem and leaves from our Happy Mother’s Day set using Color […]

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Combine Gloss and Sparkle on Handmade Cards!

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Today we get to see a fun and easy way to combine gloss and sparkle on handmade cards for lots of gorgeous detail! There are so many ways to add a little bling-bling to your projects and today Jamie is sharing a simple and quick way to combine gloss and sparkle on handmade cards. This easy one-two combo gives you tons of light reflection and with the pretty coloring under and over these finishes, you get tons of impact. Let’s […]

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Layering Inks To Make More Colors!

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You just have to see this brilliant method of layering inks to make more colors when you are stamping! We dream about having every shade in the universe represented in our popular Color Fuse Inks. Today, Carol has made that a partial reality by showing us a fabulous and easy way to use layering inks to make new colors that, naturally, work beautifully with every other shade of Color Fuse. You are going to love this clever trick and we […]

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Rubbernecker October Release Sneak Peek!

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Check out today’s beautiful project to get a Rubbernecker October Release sneak peek at a new stamp set and NEW coordinating product! You know us – we are like little kids with a secret that we just can’t keep! We just HAD to put up at least one Rubbernecker October Release Sneak Peek and we thought this card from Jamie was perfect. Not only is it a beautiful Fall floral card but it makes perfect use of a brand new […]

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Fall Flower Mixed Media Cards

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Get some great tips on making fall flower mixed media cards! Today Colleen is sharing an idea for fall flower mixed media cards that are so bright and cheery and truly give us all the Fall feels. With the beautiful look of all that delicious texture on all her elements, Colleen has created something that you just can’t stop looking at! Colleen says “Fall is my favorite time of year and I always love to create fall cards filled with […]

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A Gorgeous Fall Color Combo For Cards

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This luscious Fall color combo for cards is unexpected but downright gorgeous! When Colleen set out to make this card, she used her researching the Pantone 2022 Fall colors as inspiration. Her finding colors in shades of blue, purple and brown led to her creating this spectacular Fall color combo for cards that we are just over the moon for! While this color combination is unconventional for Fall cards, you can’t help but feel the season with this project and […]

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Make a Transparent Texture Paste Background!

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When you learn how to make this style of transparent texture paste background with one of our stencils, you will be positively hooked! There are plenty of ways to make a transparent texture paste background for cards and we think this one from Carol has to be possibly the most beautiful we’ve seen! Using one of our beautifully detailed stencils – here our Fall Leaf Stencil – to first apply ink and then transparent texture past builds a look that […]

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Handmade Autumn Cards With Lots of Ombre!

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The gorgeous handmade Autumn cards are made even more beautiful with the double use of an ombre look! This month’s theme is all about handmade Autumn cards and this one from Lisa is just about one of the most quintessentially golden glowy cards we’ve seen. We absolutely LOVE the double ombre thing going on and of course Lisa has shared all her tips for the making of this beauty. Shall we get started? To begin, Lisa  picked out a watercolor […]

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Celebrate Fall With a Handmade Black-Eyed Susan Card!

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This totally versatile handmade black-eyed Susan card is fast and easy – make one, make a stack! We are in love with this handmade black eyed Susan card – it’s easy to make, perfect for batch making and you can change up the background so easily just by swapping out the ink color. Melinda created this for us – here’s what she shared about this beautiful card. “Fall is truly my favorite season!! I love to have flowers in my […]

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