TagJulie Warner

Beautiful Heat Embossed Thank You Cards

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These heat embossed thank you cards are quick and easy and always gorgeous! We are just loving the simplicity and the glamour of these heat embossed thank you cards! This one is perfectly suited to Thanksgiving but this basic concept can easily be applied to all kinds of images and occasions. Julie used some clever masking to build this scene and make that pumpkin look like it was spilling out of the cornucopia. She started with her central image, the […]

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Beautiful Handmade Butterfly Greeting Cards!

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You won’t believe how easy these handmade butterfly greeting cards are to make! When someone needs to be cheered up or when you just want to let someone know you are thinking about them, one of these handmade butterfly greeting cards are perfect because they suit any reason to reach out. Today Julie has made a card for us that has so much color and is so visually appealing and she used some super easy techniques to get this pretty […]

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A Pretty Floral Thanks Card For Any Occasion

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Use this floral Thanks card idea to make a stack and always have one at the ready! There’s something about a floral Thanks card that is so sweet and fresh and such a cheerful way to express your gratitude. Today we are sharing a simple to make card from Julie that you can change up in so many ways you will never run out of thank you cards in your stash! Let’s check out how she created this lovely card. […]

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Pumpkin Thank You Cards – SO Cute!

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Make some of the pumpkin thank you cards for Thanksgiving! These adorable pumpkin thank you cards would be so perfect to thank people around Thanksgiving or for any other expression of gratitude in the Fall season. Imagine including one of these with a pumpkin pie! Adorable, right? Let’s learn how Julie made these so we can get in on the fun! First, Julie used our new Classic Pumpkins die and cut some scraps of different shades of rusts and oranges […]

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Quick and Easy Flower Cards Handmade By You!

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Flower cards handmade by you are always the perfect thing to send! There are lots of ideas for flower cards handmade using stamps out there but there’s something so special about this one from Julie we just had to feature it here. This card is simply gorgeous with all its beautiful shading and dimension and guess what? All of that is thanks to one of our new layered floral stamp sets and our Color Fuse Ink! Let’s take a closer […]

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Cute Circle Frame Die Cut Christmas Card!

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You can use this circle frame die cut Christmas card idea with any favorite scene setters! This basic design for a circle frame die cut Christmas card looks absolutely adorable with these woodland creatures and we know that it would look equally as wonderful with just about any characters you’d like to use. Let’s take a look at how to put together this card so you can make it just like this or modify to your style. To make the […]

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A Beach Themed Birthday Card

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Make this beach themed birthday card in no time using easy to use dies! Today we are sharing a bold and bright beach themed birthday card from Julie that gets all its visual pop from some of our dies, including the new sea gulls which people have been asking for for a long time. We just love all the bright colors and can see this card being used for lots of different card-sending reasons just by changing out the greeting. […]

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Try An Emboss Resist Card Background!

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Check out our designer’s clever tip for making an emboss resist card background in a lot less steps! It’s really fun to make images “float” on an inked panel and today, with this quick and easy emboss resist card background, you can use a number of images in just one step. That’s right – ONE STEP! Let’s check out how Julie did it. First, Julie took a piece of white card stock and secured it in her stamp positioner. Then […]

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One of Our Cute Friend Card Ideas!

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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 […]

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Make TWO Cards Using ONE Die Cut!

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See how you can make two cards using one die cut as the main element! With the addition of a few extra elements you can make two cards using one die cut as the fun background – let’s check out how fast and fun and easy this is! Julie used our Circle Background with Stitched Die to make two very fun and colorful background elements for these very different cards by simply using her watercolors to add splashes and swirls […]

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A Fun Card Design Using Die Cut Words

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Use your die cut words in a fun way to dress up a card! We love using die cut words as focal elements on cards and today we are sharing a fast and fun project from Julie using one of our brand new Shadow Word dies. Something we’ve been hearing is that people are really liking the scale of the shadow we added and we are so glad! Let’s take a closer look at how Julie made this card so […]

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Birthday Card Design – Black and White With Pop of Color

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You will use this birthday card design – black and white based – over and over! We love card ideas we can use again and again as is or with little modifications and this birthday card design – black and white as the whole base with a single colored element – is a fantastic one to keep around! Julie started this card by cutting some black and white polka dotted paper with the largest of our Rectangle Stitch Dies and […]

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Repeat Stamping Slimline Style!

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Repeat stamping slimline style looks AWESOME and is SO EASY! We love an easy project that gives a lot of impact and this fun card from Julie using a repeat stamping slimline technique just cracks us up! How adorable is this? Before we dive in to this awesome card, remember that ALL our slimline dies are on sale through tomorrow. Take a nice juicy 20% off any and ALL our slimline dies and if you’ve been wanting to build your […]

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Handmade Easter Card Ideas – Stained Glass Window!

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Add A Stained Glass Window To Your Handmade Easter Card Ideas! You are probably starting to look at handmade Easter card ideas and we are sure you spotted this fabulous fun card in this post here – today, Julie is sharing how she made this fun “stained glass window”. First, she stamped, colored and die cut these adorable characters from our new Bunnies set. Oh, and thank you for all the nice things you’ve shared about these sets – yes, […]

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Quick and Easy Handmade Card With Peonies

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Make a Handmade Card With Peonies in No Time! Spring is coming – we promise! – and this handmade card with peonies that are lush and gorgeous is easier to make than you think thanks to our new Poetic Peonies and die set. We put a lot of additional details into this set and its three other new ones you can see here so all YOU have to do is add color. And just look at them! You cannot go […]

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A Super Cute Slimline Peekaboo Birthday Card!

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Slimline cards are still hot, hot, hot and we are just loving this super cute slimline peekaboo birthday card made by our Associated Designer, Julie. We just love how she put all her colorful detail into the peekaboo part and created that gorgeous crisp blue and white for the front. Want to see how she did it? She created the peekaboo background by stamping our super popular Slimline Birthday background stamp in black ink on white card stock. She used […]

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Make a Custom Die Cut Window On Your Card!

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This is our last post of our all-about-snow theme for January and we thought sharing a technique for making a custom die cut window on your projects combined with this too-cool-for-school snowman was just perfect! Our designer Julie shares a very clever – and not crazy difficult! – idea for how to add an interesting feature to a peek-through window on any card. Let’s take a closer look! After Julie stamped, colored and die cut her snowman, she created her […]

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A Clever Snowman Card Idea!

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Even though this was originally created as a Christmas card, we just had to share this adorable snowman card idea because it’s just SO clever! We can totally see this design concept used with loads of our other characters and critters! Our Associate Designer, Julie Warner, created this card by stamping, coloring and die cutting the little snowman with all his details for the reflection. Then she covered the buttons, pocket and his face with masking tape on the stamp, […]

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Gorgeous Handmade Card With Coffee Theme!

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Today we get to show off a gorgeous handmade card with coffee theme details from our Associate Designer, Julie Warner. You may remember this stunning card from this post and today we’ve got some fun additional inside scoop on this card. We figured there’s nothing like curling up with a cup of coffee on a Sunday morning….. First let’s get another look at this beautiful card: Julie wanted to create an image where it looked like this coffee lover was […]

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A Peek-Through Slimline Halloween Die Cut Card!

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Today, as part of our 13 Days of Halloween, we have a gorgeous peek-through Halloween die cut card made as a slimline using one of our new slimline dies. As STUNNING as this card is, it’s easier than it looks thanks to some clever details. First, our uber talented designer Julie, used the Slimline OPC (One Piece Cut) Circle Dash die and placed it over the stamped Slimline Halloween background. She marked where the greeting “Happy” and then “Halloween” would […]

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Halloween Card Ideas Using Embossing Folders

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We have some super talented designers and today we are SO excited by one of the coolest Halloween card ideas we’ve seen – watercolored embossed paper! Isn’t that effect just so cool? Julie shared that she was inspired by this video here because, in her words, “I thought it looked interesting but easy enough for everyone.” We agree! If you don’t have time to or don’t want to watch the video basically the steps consist of embossing watercolor paper with […]

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