This idea for cute cards made from scraps is FABULOUS! If you are a paper crafter, chances are you are a paper hoarder judicious scrap saver. We HATE throwing away scraps, right? And then we are always looking for ideas for cute cards made from scraps. Well, THIS card from Ricky is scrap-using-up-perfection! This is such a fun and cheerful card and can be used for so many occasions. We love cards that are adaptable and we can see making […]Continue Reading
Quick and Easy Bright Stenciled Cards
Use this fun idea for bright stenciled cards on handmade cards for just about any occasion! Today we are sharing this easy idea for cheery and bright stenciled cards that can be done in so many different color combinations and for so many different card sending reasons. Our Spinaround Flower Stencils are so easy to use that even if you feel like your stenciling game isn’t where you want it to be, the designs will still look fabulous! Let’s get […]Continue Reading
How to Align Stencils and Stamps – PRO TIP!
Today’s tip for how to align stencils and stamps is sheer genius! If you’ve ever experienced smeared stamping ink when stenciling, cockeyed stamps over stenciled designs or any of the other perils that come with needing precise alignment today’s method for how to align stencils and stamps is going to make you do the happy dance! Sorry, didn’t meant to set up a rhyme….. Carol apologized to use for a “long” post and we said if every post she does […]Continue Reading
A Sunny Copic Colored Stamped Summer Flower Card
This Copic colored stamped summer flower card has all the warm feels of the season! Today Julie is bringing us this gorgeous, sunny, bright Copic colored stamped summer flower card using our new Be Like a Flower Set. We designed this set to sit on a corner and Julie has really shown this off to perfection!] Julie stamped her flowers with Copic-friendly ink and then colored them in with beautiful, sunny, hot oranges and yellows and then fresh greens on […]Continue Reading
A Gorgeous Card Made With Paper Scraps!
Come see how this card made with paper scraps created details that look like china! Wen you see this card made with paper scraps you are probably going to start going through your scrap stash to look for your own “china patterns”! Kittie created this card for us and she says she was inspired by a leftover strip of paper she had from another project she made with our Welcome Spring 6 X 6 Paper Pad. When she spotted it, […]Continue Reading
A Sweet Hand Stamped Daisies Card!
Come see how to make this quick and easy hand stamped daisies card you can use for so many occasions. Today Dawn is sharing her take on this oh-so-pretty hand stamped daisies card. Dawns says “I love Daisies and had to make this card to make the flower shine. Even though Dawn added some pretty color with her layers, indeed her daisies are the stars of this project. Let’s take a look at the making so we can get inspired […]Continue Reading
Make Custom Paper For Die Cuts!
Learn two easy ways to make custom paper for die cuts! Today’s beautiful card comes to us from Melinda and we are so excited to learn her tips to make custom paper for die cuts so every card you create can be uniquely your design! Melinda says “I just love this butterfly die – it gets a ton of use in my craft room. I also knew I wanted to use some other items in my craft stash that haven’t […]Continue Reading
Cards Made With Paper Scraps CAN Be Beautiful!
Check out this idea for cards made with paper scraps – no one will ever know! If you make lots of A2 cards and use our gorgeous patterns from any of our 6 X 6 Paper Pads, you likely have some strips or scraps left over. Today Carol is sharing her fabulous idea for cards made with paper scraps that show off that beautiful pattern a second time, help you clean out your stash and give you a design you […]Continue Reading
Make This Bright Spring Slimline Card!
Today’s bright spring slimline card will cheer anyone up, rain or shine! Today, Sammi is sharing this sweet and fun bright spring slimline card and we just adore how she’s filled her umbrella with spring blooms! She says “I was imagining spring flowers and April showers so I decided to create a bright cheery day with flowers and the umbrella die.” This is SUCH a cute nod to the old saying and we can’t wait to get her details on […]Continue Reading
Simple Layered Stamping For BIG Impact!
See how simple layered stamping can create gorgeous images! Today Jamie is showing off a perfect example of how simple layered stamping with different shades of our Color Fuse ink can create absolutely glorious images so beautiful they can stand on their own. You can swap out the sentiment and use this card for so many other occasions and even change up the Color Fuse color set for endless variations. Don’t you just love a card that lets you change […]Continue Reading
A Quick and Easy Card With Die Cut Frames
Add tons of interest to a quick and easy card with die cut frames. Today we have Melinda to thank for this great idea for a quick and easy card with die cut frames to add some instant, easy interest. She says “I wanted to create a colorful card today that didn’t require extensive coloring. I love these new frame dies and definitely wanted to incorporate them into today’s design.” We love how Melinda used the different stamps in our […]Continue Reading
How to Make a Die Cut Flower Wreath
Come see how to make a die cut flower wreath that with tons of 3D details! Today Carol is jumping in on our dimensional flower excitement and is sharing with us how to make a die cut wreath with so much texture and dimension and in the prettiest rainbow arrangement. This design is so versatile and adaptable and using the easy marker technique Carol shares, you can customize your shades to and for anything! Let’s get right into it! First, […]Continue Reading
Lavender Daisies on a Handmade Card – SO Pretty!
These lavender daisies on a handmade card are so calming and so beautiful – and SO easy to make! Today we are sharing another spectacular project from the talented Julie Warner in the form of the most luscious lavender daisies on a handmade card that anyone would just LOVE to open! The soft colors are so velvety and calming and seem to just pop off the front of the card. Shall we get some details? Julie started by stamping the […]Continue Reading
Cards With Flowers – FREE Videos!
We’ve got tons of cards with flowers – free videos are the bonus to get all the details! The other day we re-shared a fabulous free video tutorial on how to make two floral cards that were just breathtaking. We had so many people sharing that they loved it we thought we would share more cards with flowers free videos for you to have even more inspiration. The weekend is coming so what better way to relax than catching these […]Continue Reading
How to Use the Same Stamp Two Ways on One Card
Today we are re-sharing a video that we think is just perfect for this month of flower projects. Some time ago we shared this awesome tutorial for how to use the same stamp two ways on one card and from what we heard from you all, it was very inspirational! We had so many people come up to us at our shows and ask us which of our floral stamps would also be good for this technique. The great news […]Continue Reading
Get Some Great Heat Embossing on Vellum Tips!
Our heat embossing on vellum tips will give you great results every time! So not only did Dawn make this beautiful card for us to swoon over, she’s also sharing some excellent heat embossing on vellum tips that make this sometimes tricky technique SO much more successful. Dawns says “For the March theme of flowers I wanted to make a card that looked like lattice with vines and flowers growing on it.” She sure did! Let’s see how she did […]Continue Reading
How To Use Rubbernecker Layered Flower Stencils Step by Step!
Learn how to use our layered flower stencils step by step and watch the magic appear! Stenciling, and more stenciling, with popped up die cut layers makes a gorgeous presentation! Today, Carol is sharing how our beautiful layered flower stencils – step by step with helpful photos – can create the most gorgeous cards. She’s even sharing her favorite PRO TIP for using these easy tools to create all that dimension with perfect detailing. Are you ready? Let’s see! Carol […]Continue Reading
Cards Made with Die Cut Flowers by Kittie Caracciolo
Today we are sharing a handful of cards made with die cut flowers by our very own Associate Designer, Kittie! All of our designers have graced us with their cards made with die cut flowers and we love seeing all the ways they use these detailed elements – they are all so incredibly creative! We are extra blessed to have the talented Kittie Caracciolo as one of our Associate Designers meaning she contributes to the design of different products and […]Continue Reading
A Sweet Embossed Polka Dot Flower Card
Check out this embossed polka dot flower card from Kittie! We love cards with lots of texture and dimension and today’s beautiful embossed polka dot flower card from Kittie has it ALL going on! Kittie says “Making the background and the large white flower so pretty is as easy as running paper through your machine with an embossing folder!” Wow – who knew that using a design on a background and then one a single element could add so much […]Continue Reading
An Idea for a Beautiful Card Made With Scraps!
This beautiful card made with scraps is so versatile and is one of the prettiest ways to get rid of your stash! This beautiful card made with scraps of all things is from Melinda and we are in LOVE with this design that can help you clean out your stash. Melinda was inspired by both her scrap stash and a baker’s rack on which she has a collection of house plants. Her genius is our inspiration and we love that […]Continue Reading
Combine Embossing Paste and Dry Embossing – WOW!
Using embossing paste and dry embossing with a folder is insanely easy and the effect is awesome! Today we have this colorful card from Ricky and he is bringing that with some drama with a quick and easy way to use embossing paste and dry embossing together to add a ton of impact with one step. Let’s get right into it! Ricky started by stamping the image from our Tangerine Trip onto watercolor card stock. He lightly sprayed it with […]Continue Reading