Today’s beautiful color wheel in ombre is all you need to make this card a work of art! Today we have a beautiful, clean and simple birthday card made by Melinda. She created a color wheel in ombre effect with die cuts and it is simply breathtaking! We can see this done in so many variations with different die cuts, a single color ombre look and even as a row instead of a circle. Any way you put this together […]Continue Reading
Use Die Cut Shadow Layers To Add Instant POP!
Come see how using simple die cut shadow layers can really create a lot of depth on your cards. Adding depth and dimension to your handmade cards can really amp them up and there are lots of ways to create that look. One of the quickest and easiest is to add die cut shadow layers behind elements for some instant pop. Today Jamie has used a simple black shadow to “lift” her beautifully designed leaf element and the effect is […]Continue Reading
Quick and Easy Handmade Cards for Fall!
This design for quick and easy handmade cards for Fall occasions can be used over and over! You know that our exclusive Associate Designer, Kittie Caracciolo, is world famous for her beautifully detailed cards made with die cuts and all her clever tricks for bringing them to life. Today she is sharing her take on creating handmade cards for Fall that add a touch of that die cut magic she has to the simple use of our new patterned papers. […]Continue Reading
Easy Autumn Cards in a Flash!
Here’s a great idea for easy Autumn cards that you can make in minutes! Today we have a gorgeous layout that you can adapt so many different ways for endless varieties of easy Autumn cards for any and all occasions. Kittie used one of the beautiful designs from one of our new Paper Pads with some basic dies and has created a design that can be changed up not just for Fall cards, but for any theme or motif. You […]Continue Reading
Our Slimline Card Stencils Add So Much!
Our slimline card stencils are super hot and here’s an example of why! We love coming up with new ideas for slimline card stencils – there aren’t a ton out there and they can add so so much to your projects. We even have a few in the works which you will see very soon so be sure to check back every day because as soon as they get HERE, they will be ready to get to YOU! Today’s project […]Continue Reading
Hand Stamped Fall Thank You Cards – VIDEO!
Make some beautiful hand stamped Fall Thank You cards with today’s tips! It’s Friday so that means we’ve got another video and today get to watch TWO gorgeous hand stamped Fall Thank You cards be made right before our eyes at the hands of the talented Preeti. She shares lots of great tips in her videos so if you are new to this feature, pay close attention! If you are already familiar with Preeti’s work you know you are in […]Continue Reading
A Fun and Easy Handmade Fall Thank You Card!
You will be able to use this handmade Fall Thank You card to say thanks to anyone for anything! Today we’ve got a very sweet card from Jamie that combines so many of the bold, rich colors of Fall with some easy to do techniques that add a ton of interest and won’t take a ton of time! Let’s dive in! First, Jamie used our Leaf Die Set to cut some background and detail segments of assorted leaf shapes. She […]Continue Reading
One of our Favorite Simple Slimline Fall Card Ideas
Here’s the first of our slimline fall card ideas! This month we will be sharing some slimline fall card ideas and this one from Kittie is just so beautiful in its simplicity. And it’s SO fun to make! Kittie shared this last year on her blog and it’s such a classic look and any sentiment can be added – we just had to show it off here. Kittie made this card with one of our slimline insert dies, a leaves […]Continue Reading
Sneak Peek Leaves with Tina
Tina did an amazing job coloring the leaves for the new set that is coming out. The leaves look so realistic and beautiful with the colors she has used. The card is just lovely! Her fussy cutting looks magnificent! She was able to get so close to the leaves it is fantastic. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest, to connect with us even more!Continue Reading
Sunset Poppies with Lisbeth Bengtsson
Lisbeth has amazing coloring skills, we all know that. However, when we saw her project for today we were all in awe. Her project using Sunset Poppies (1003), with the Butterflies Are Free (3020) stamp set looks beautiful with her coloring. She did all of her coloring with the Ken Oliver Color Bursts, Brights Assortment (cbset-1), Rich Moroccan Shades (cbset-4), Fresh Florals (cbset-5), and Caribbean Brights (cbset-3). She also used the Rubbernecker Watercolor paper (wcp) to stamp everything on and make it look wonderful. The way […]Continue Reading