Today’s card combines stencils and gradient inking to create a beautiful autumn scene loaded with warmth and whimsy. There are so many fun ways to create beautiful effects with stencils and gradient inking tips used today helped make a rich and glowing background on this card. You can almost feel the warmth of that autumn sunshine seeping through these detailed birch trees! Renee created this for us today and here are her details so we can try this, too. Let’s […]Continue Reading
One of Our Cute Friend Card Ideas!
If you are looking for some cute friend card ideas you HAVE to check out this project! Julie comes up with so many cute friend card ideas and this was one we just had to share over here because it’s just so sweet! We can see changing up that greeting for so many different occasions! Let’s check it out! This card, even with all it’s pretty details, comes together pretty quickly and easily because it uses some basic stamping and […]Continue Reading
A Great Idea for Handmade Encouragement Cards!
There are plenty of reasons to send handmade encouragement cards and this design is excellent for any one of those reasons! Sending handmade encouragement cards to people who are going through a challenge or could use a little boost is such a lovely way to let them know you are supporting them. This idea is so sweet and still packs a punch with its command to “Be Brave!” Let’s make one along with Melinda! First, stamp our Brushed Flower […]Continue Reading
More No Line Coloring – On A Sweet Slimline Card!
Another take on no line coloring – so easy and such great results! No line coloring offers a totally different look for stamped images and today Annie is sharing her take on this fun technique with this adorable slimline card. Annie said that this card was inspired by all the real life foxes running around her yard and we love her bright spring look since we are ALL itching for Spring to finally get here! As we showed in this […]Continue Reading
A Perfect Cloud Stencil From a Die Cut
Use a Die Cut to Make The Perfect Cloud Stencil! We love seeing our tools being used in ways that make them even MORE purposeful and today Lisa has made just about the most perfect cloud stencil for her billowy background for our frolicking foxes. Lisa says “I just love ALL the foxes in the new Be Wild stamp set so I decided to make a card using them all.” This set is very popular and we can’t imagine what […]Continue Reading
Use Stencils For Card Making Magic!
Who says stencils for card making are out of fashion? Not us and not you when you see how Allison made this charming card! We are pretty sure each of you has a stencil kicking around somewhere and after checking out today’s post, we are betting you will be digging them out! Shall we see how Allie created this fabulous all-occasion card? First, cut your layers. Allie used a pale yellow between her white card base and her decorated panel. […]Continue Reading
Cute Christmas Cards DIY AND Slimline!
Today we have some really cute Christmas cards DIY in slimline mode. Of course you can adapt this adorable design to a standard sized card but we just love that Allie has packed a whole happy scene onto this card. Let’s check it out! Allie says “These cuties always find their way into a few of my cards through the year. I love the look on their faces and their playful postures.” Of course the way she’s colored them and […]Continue Reading
A Slimline Summer Card – So Foxy!
Today we’ve got a SUPER CUTE slimline summer card to share but first we want to say – Just WOW! It is our first week venturing into the beautiful world of possibilities that came with our new Slimline Die release and we are loving what we are seeing! You guys are blowing us away with your creativity! We are so gratified that you are all loving these dies (the first batch sold out in three days!) and are SO excited […]Continue Reading
Are You Having A Howl Of A Day? Shaker Card
Hello everyone! You will have a howling good time with Jamie’s shaker card inspiration this week. Jamie’s coloring on the cute dogContinue Reading
Fly Away Butterfly Wishes
Hello everyone! We see a lot of Brush Butterfly stamp set and we also see a lot of the Butterflies Are Free stamp sets. However, one that is not as popular is just as beautiful! Cristena decided to highlight Butterfly 1 stamp set. The butterflies are beautiful the way that she colored them. She made it nice and easy for us to copy what she did with Copic markers. Using the Rubbernecker Stamps Watercolor Paper, she was able to create […]Continue Reading
Direct To Paper With Organic Set 2
Hello everyone! Jamie made a beautiful card using Organic Set 2 (3202) for your inspiration today. She used a very fun technique called direct to paper that she loves very much. She loves the look of how it comes out and has put the information about this technique on her blog for you. Along with the beautiful Organic Set 2 stamp set she has also used the Nested Deckle Rectangle Dies (5176D) for some added texture on her card. Jamie […]Continue Reading
Dream Big with Over The Moon
Hello everyone! Everyone loves to dream big. With the Over The Moon stamp set (3206), you can send a card to the big dreamer in your life. Jamie has made a very sweet card to inspire us. This little bear in the stamp set is so adorable. Jamie’s coloring and all the texture she put on the bear looks beautiful. We love all the colors that she decided to use for this card, they all go so well together. Jamie […]Continue Reading
Branch With Two Birds Happy Birthday Wish
Hello everyone! Do we have some beautiful inspiration for you today! This gorgeous card was created by our team member Jamie. Using the Branch With Two Birds (1241-03) stamp, she made an amazing birthday card. Jamie’s background is beautiful! You would think her background was really hard. The fact is, she is just very creative when it comes to using stamps! She actually used the Watercolor Splatter (1226) stamp set on her background. She has gorgeous texture all over this […]Continue Reading
Most Gorgeous Scarlet Star
Hello everyone! Ana is back today sharing with us an amazingly beautiful card. She used the beautiful Scarlet Star (1201) two-step watercolor stamp and made it look extraordinary! With the gold embossing putting an elegantContinue Reading
Beautiful Golden Feathers
Hello everyone! Who knew Feathers (1132) could look so very beautiful? Ana took a beautiful two-step watercoloring stamp and made it look gorgeous. She did this by simply embossing in gold. Ana didn’t stop there though. She kept going and also embossed Birthday Wishes (1256 SO) sentiment stamp, which looks amazing! We love how Ana used the Nested Oval w/Pierce die cuts (5024D). Using these die cuts allowed her to make a nice textured and rounded layer for the Birthday […]Continue Reading
Many Wishes Buds
Hello everyone! So many birthdays so little time. With Lisa’s very inspirational card, you will have the time. Wishes Buds (1240) is a beautiful stamp set we are sure you will love even more after seeing Lisa’s card. Using some very bold and bright colors LisaContinue Reading
Exciting Announcement, Garfield & Coffee Lover Blog Hop
Hello everyone! Are you sitting down? Remember when we told you we were bringing Lisa Bzibziak onto the team as a guest designer?? Well, guess what!?!Continue Reading
Lift Off Have A Blast!
Hello everyone! Who would not have a blast with this super cute card from Rae Ann using the new Lift Off (3205) stamp set? Not only will the person receiving it really like it, but you will have a great time creating it with this really fun stamp set. Rae Ann also used theContinue Reading
Lift Off Because The Sky’s The Limit
Hello everyone! We have a real Wow card for you today! You will not believe the amazing things that Jamie did with the new release Lift Off stamp set (3205)! First, her coloring is top notchContinue Reading
Lift Off Box Card
Hello everyone! We have new releases this week! Are you ready for a really cute box card? Cristena made this cute box card this week using the great new set called Lift Off (3205) with adorable bears, rocket ships, ufo’s, and planets to boot. Using the Crossover II she also used the new matching Lift Off Die Cuts (3205D) making it very easy to cut everything out. She also used the new release Cloud Tree Die Cut (5210-01D) for the […]Continue Reading
Fun Lift Off Into Outer Space
Hello everyone! Do we have a very cute card for you today! Marilyn using Lift Off (3205) for a very fun outer space background. She made it look very cute using the stars from the Over The Moon (3206) stamp set and embossing them in gold. We really love how well herContinue Reading