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Another Pretty Slimline Fall Card!

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Check out how all the details come together on this slimline fall card for a sweet friend! Today’s slimline fall card is brought to you by Jamie and we love how she’s put together several easy-to-do details on one card that will surely tell a friend how much they mean to you. Let’s take a look at how all these fun elements come together. Jamie made GREAT use of some pretty patterned paper she has and chose a piece that […]

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Easy Stamped Layered Flowers For a Slimline Card

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Use our stamps for easy layered flowers that wow every time! Our stamps that created beautiful layered flowers are growing every day in popularity and simple but stunning cards like this one from Jamie are, we are sure, part of the reason! From highly detailed sets like this one to watercolor looks like the one today, layered flower stamp sets are an easy way to get lots of shading and dimension using just those stamps and great ink. Let’s see […]

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Our Pretty Scalloped Square Frame Makes This Card Pop!

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See how a scalloped square frame creates the perfect setting for some of our new flowers! The scalloped square from our Square Combo #1 OPC (One Piece Cut) Die remains one of our most popular shapes and when you see it used on this card, you will immediately see why. This simple but adorned shape creates the perfect frame for today’s greeting and gives a tiny arrangement of some of our brand new flower stamps an ideal place to sit. […]

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Make a Snowman Card For Any Winter Occasion!

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Here’s another fun take on how to make a snowman card for Christmas or ANY winter event! Apparently, our designers love to make a snowman card with our fun goodies and we are just tickled! The other day, Allison shared this idea and today we have Jamie with another fabulous take on snowmen! We are loving the slightly vintage feel from the plaid paper and her brilliant choice of a classic line drawing of our favorite frosty friends. Let’s dive […]

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A Gorgeous Christmas Batch Card Making Idea!

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If Christmas batch card making is on your to-do list this year, check out this quick and easy idea! Every year many of us put Christmas batch card making on our holiday planning list. It’s always such a good feeling to have those cards done and ready to send and being able to do them in batches of cards AND “batches” of time is a huge advantage. Today Jamie brings us an idea that is so simple to put together, […]

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Make an Ombre Look With A Stencil

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When you make an ombre look with a stencil, everything matches up perfectly and shows off your colors! This refreshing handmade summer card gets a lot of its impact from Jamie’s using a fun way to make an ombre look with a stencil she cut herself using one of our dies. This is such a clever way to make your supplies do more than one task and we love how her card shows off how beautifully our curate Color Fuse […]

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Use Your Negative Die Cut as a Reverse Stencil!

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Check out this fun twist for creating a reverse stencil from your die cut! Today Jamie is sharing a really innovative and fun way to use your die cuts to create a fun reverse stencil to help you add extra details with one easy step! We just love the way her night time “lights” peek through the skyline and she says she was inspired to thank a million people in a city with a million thanks. What a fun perspective! […]

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Quick and Easy Birthday Cards – SO CUTE!

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Check out how to make some truly adorable quick and easy birthday cards – change up the greeting for ANY occasion card! As much as we love nothing more than a good, long, satisfying crafting session, sometimes we need cards in a hurry and this idea for quick and easy birthday cards is totally a keeper. Change up the greeting and you can have a card ready for any occasion! Let’s make one! First, let’s make that pretty stamped panel […]

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How To Create a Glitter Embossed Background

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Come see how to make a truly stunning glitter embossed background! Holy WOW – this glitter embossed background has us excitedly looking at our other background stamps and glitter embossing powder to see how many more of these gorgeous elements we can make! There is so much movement and detail and sparkle and it’s SO easy to do with any of our background stamps. Let’s check out how Jamie made this incredibly gorgeous card. First, and you pretty much always […]

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Use Angled Layers On Cards For A Fun Look!

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Using angled layers on cards adds visual impact and a sense of fun! We have talked about using angled layers on cards before in this post and this colorful card with its hysterical greeting is the perfect use of this fun and easy technique. Let’s check out how Jamie put this together so you can try it out for yourself! First, Jamie stamped out Chicken Wire Background on a softly patterned paper with Versmark and heat embossed with silver powder. […]

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Super Cute Handmade Dog Cards!

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How many people do you know who would love to receive handmade dog cards by you? Whether YOU are the dog lover or you want to send something to a dog lover, handmade dog cards can be a special way to recognize someone. Today, Jamie used on of our fun animal stamp and die sets, Dogs Front and Back, to make a sweet card. We’ve had so many people thank us for having both the fronts AND the backs of […]

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Inspiration for Encouragement Card Ideas

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We don’t see a lot of encouragement card ideas and this one is perfect for just about anyone! Encouragement card ideas are few and far between out there but we know that we send a lot of messages of courage, strength and determination and when we saw this project from Jamie, well, this is one to save! Jamie says “When I saw this new stamp set and that I could make a card that said ‘Be Brave’, I thought that […]

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Cute Handmade Easter Tags!

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Make some cute Easter Tags for baskets, treats or to put on cards! We are in LOVE with these adorable Easter tags and Jamie has made them in the perfect size for tying onto baskets, attaching to little treat bags or even adding to a card base for quick and cute Easter cards. Let’s check out how she added all the cute little details! First, she cut three different patterns of decorative paper using the largest of our Nested Tag […]

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Emboss Resist + Color Fuse Ink = Magic!

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We just love the look of emboss resist and specifically designed our Color Fuse inks to be super blendable so crafters could get excellent results every time. Not all inks blend equally and that look can make or break a design. In today’s gorgeous card from Jamie, she really showed that off with her cheerful, springy birthday card. She’s given us all the steps so let’s get set up to make a few of these ourselves! First, stamp our Daisies […]

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Stick It Adhesive + Die Cutting = AWESOME!

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Today Jamie is sharing a fun way to use a Stick It Adhesive die cutting technique to make fabulous elements for your cards. We don’t know about you but we often forget we have something in our stash – especially if we don’t use it often – and seeing projects like these always get us excited about revisiting these items and ideas. Before we dive into today’s project, remember, we have a fun Birthday Sale going on! Be sure to […]

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Make An Angled Front Card To Show Off Your Layers!

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Let’s face it, we spend a LOT of time choosing what we use to make our cards and what better way then to make an angled front card to show off all the pretty layers that inspired us? Jamie combined this concept with her loving being at home on cold winter days snuggled up with a nice hot cuppa-something-yummy. We just love how her placement of all her different components both lets us see all those fun different layers and […]

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Three Happy Winter Cards Using The Same Background Setup

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Today we are going to show you some great ideas for how to make three different Happy Winter cards using the same slimline base setup. These are a great example of how just changing up your decorative elements can change the whole vibe of a card. Let’s dive in! Our designer Jamie said she was initially inspired to use the Mr & Mrs. Gingerbread Die because while they sure are cute for Christmas, they can be used plenty of other […]

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Adorable Christmas DIY Gift Tags!

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Today we are sharing some adorable Christmas DIY gift tags that are super quick and easy to make and add so much Christmas cuteness! Jamie is using the card we shared here as her jumping off point and we just LOVE how she used her extra inchies to make these gift tie-ons! Just like with her card, Jamie started by stamping her Christmas Inchies on white card stock with black ink and colored them in with her Prisma colored pencils […]

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New Christmas Inchie Stamps on a Slimline Card!

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When we released our brand new Christmas inchie stamps, we envisioned lots of sweet little projects like tags and A2 cards – we never imagined that they could be used so perfectly on an oversized slimline card. But check this out – they are PERFECT! Jamie made this adorable card for us and we are just tickled at how she combined these stamps and die cuts on this project – let’s take a closer look at how she made it. […]

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Slimline Quick and Easy Thank You Card With Dimension

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Woo-hoo – we love slimline, we love fast, we love simple and we LOVE when they all come together for a slimline quick and easy thank you card! And this one shared by our designer Jamie, has a fun easy way to add some real dimension with just a few bits of die cutting. Before we get started, have you jumped on the slimline card bandwagon yet?  If you haven’t you really should – it’s a huge trend and people […]

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Creative Thank You Cards – Make a Shaker!

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Today’s version of fun, creative thank you cards is extra special because it is also a slimline card AND a shaker card! Talk about stacking the deck of creativity! Let’s take a closer look at how Jamie made today’s project for us…. First, Jamie cut a panel of white card stock sized for a slimline card front using two dies from the Slimline Nested Stitch Die to create a pop-out panel and frame all in one cut.     Then […]

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