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Our New Layered Flower Stencils – VIDEO!

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See how easy it is to create using our new layered flower stencils! Today’s card, from Lisa, features two fabulous fun techniques in one. First, Lisa used our brand new layered flower stencils to create those dimensional blooms. Second, she created two gorgeous background frame elements using one of our great background dies. How fun is that? We love it when you can make two cards in one – what a fun time saver! Let’s talk about those layered flower […]

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Make This Die Cut Flip Top Window Card!

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Wait until you see all the details in this handmade die cut flip top window card! Our eyeballs popped out like those cartoon characters when we saw this die cut flip top window card that Lisa made for us today! It is LOADED with adorable details and she even added a fun belly band to keep her magnificent window closed. And of course, being a member of our amazingly generous Design Team, Lisa has shared her how-tos with us so […]

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Fun and Creative Handmade Cards for Friends

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These creative handmade cards for friends have a cute retro twist that they will love! Who here remembers the old style Polaroid photos? And shaking them to make them “develop faster”? Today’s example of creative handmade cards for friends features that iconic element with an adorable twist. Lisa has used one of our new stamp sets and some clever die cutting to make a card that sets our selfie squad in the Southwest scene, spilling out of a classic Polaroid […]

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A Cute and Funny Spring Center Step Card!

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Make this spring center step card using a ready to decorate die cut card base! When we first saw this pretty spring center step card we “awww’d” over the pansies and the cute bunnies. And then our brains registered the greeting and we HOWLED! What a fun mix of traditional spring elements with a sentiment that is perfectly suited to anyone who get why you do what you do!   We have Lisa to thank for this cheeky project and […]

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Two Simple Steps – Add Shading to Stamped Images

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Learn the two super simple steps to add shading to stamped images for TONS of depth and dimension! When you add shading to stamped images, you immediately add depth and dimension to your projects. There are loads of ways to do this – colored pencils, coloring directly onto your stamps, water coloring, etc.. Today Lisa is showing us a very simple two step process – well, ONE additional step – that takes literally seconds and can completely change the look […]

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Cute Cat Birthday Cards With a Cool Trick!

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This idea for cute cat birthday cards can be used over and over! Cat lovers are special people and what better way to celebrate them than with cute cat birthday cards like this one? Lisa used some previously created gel print paper on her card and you can use your own gel plate paper OR substitute any patterned paper that works for you. By heat embossing one of our background stamps over the paper, Lisa has created a hybrid specialty […]

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And Idea for Sweet Cards for Friends!

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It doesn’t get much sweeter than a mini slimline card loaded with treats! Today we are sharing an idea for truly sweet cards for friends that is sure to bring a huge grin to their face! Lisa has created a mini slimline card positively STACKED with delicious treats and seriously, who doesn’t love cake? That makes that sassy greeting that much more funny! Let’s see how she made it! Lisa started by creating her fun frame by cutting a piece […]

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A Gorgeous Teal and Purple Ombre Card

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Purple flowers and a teal ombre background combine to make a stunning card! We love beautiful color combinations and this teal and purple ombre card from Lisa just grabs our attention with these striking shades. It makes us so happy when we see  ombre card backgrounds made so easily with our Color Fuse Ink and this card shows this off to perfection! Let’s see how Lisa put this together for us so we can try it at home. Lisa started […]

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More Handmade Cards For Coffee Lovers

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 Here’s an idea for handmade cards for coffee lovers – and cat lovers! This idea for handmade cards for coffee lovers includes some feline friends and we think it’s just fabulous! A good cup of coffee, a friendly kitty and this card all share that cozy feeling of warmth and affection. Let’s take a look at how Lisa put this together so we can try it out, too. A quick note – we’ve receive messages from fans thanking us for […]

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More Handmade Winter Cards!

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Make some handmade winter cards with alcohol inks and a snowy stencil! We’ve been sharing some ideas for handmade winter cards to give us all beautiful ways to send frosty greetings throughout the rest of the season. Today Lisa is taking us into a really fun direction with alcohol inks with one of our stencils and results are so spectacular! Lisa says “alcohol inks can be hard to use for someone who likes control of her crafty items, but if […]

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Stunning Handmade Poinsettia Christmas Cards!

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These poinsettia Christmas cards are so lavish and real looking! Poinsettia Christmas cards are a popular theme and these cards take that theme and go full on luxury with it! We cannot get over how real these flowers look and are sure that anyone to whom you send one of these cards will be speechless! Let’s take a look at how Lisa created these for us today. Lisa started by making her background, which you can’t really see in the […]

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A FUN Tip Using Large Snowflake Stencils For Cards

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Use this tip with large snowflake stencils for cards and see the difference it makes! While tiny, all over snowflake designs are really sweet, large snowflake stencils for cards, like ours, are designed to give you lots of design details for the different shapes of snowflakes. Customers asked us for these larger designs and we were happy to bring them to you. Preeti even made a fabulous video tutorial for us using them here. Today, Lisa is sharing a tip […]

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Cute Gnome Card Ideas For Fall

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Is there any such thing as too many gnome card ideas? Today Lisa is sharing a both cute and stunning fall version of gnome card ideas that we plan on keeping around forever! We hear all the time that our gnomes are the cutest out there with our Christmas Gnomes being fan favorites. Today, Lisa shows that these holiday forward fellas can be used for any season and we just love their message! Let’s look at how she made this […]

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How To Combine Stencils On Cards

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Today, some tricks for how to combine stencils on cards! It can be tricky to figure out how to combine stencils on cards, like this example today from Lisa, where she wanted to have two textures meet on her fun birthday card. But of course Lisa is FULL of helpful tips and today she’s sharing her clever way of using two completely different stencils on the same card in a way that looks AWESOME! Let’s jump right in! First, Lisa […]

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Handmade Fall Cards – Thank You for Friends!

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Today’s handmade Fall cards are all about thanking our friends! We’ve been sharing lots of handmade Fall cards in this month of expressing our thanks and we cannot forget to thank our friends for everything they do for us. Today Lisa is taking that sentiment and really upping the ante with this stunning example – just LOOK at all that detail! We love that Lisa has combined so many things that are fabulous on their own and put together – […]

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A Spectacular Thank You Z Fold Box Car

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This awesome Thank You Z fold box card is LOADED with fun details! We love cards that are full of surprises and this Thank You z fold box card is a great example!  Lisa has outdone herself with all her extra touches and we cannot wait to see how she did all of them. Let’s dive in! Lisa started with one of the cards from the Z Fold Box Card Kit from The Paper Cut. These are so handy to […]

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Homemade Fall Card Ideas – Slimline and CUTE!

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You will want to save this to your homemade fall card ideas file! We’ve been sharing lots of homemade fall card ideas this month and we’ve had quite a few slimline cards from our awesome design team. This one REALLY celebrates Fall with it’s double “Hurray” greeting and we can’t wait to see how Lisa made it! There are so many fun things happening on this card and the little woodland pals really up the adorable factor!   Lisa started […]

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A Handmade Card With Orange and Purple Flowers!

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Come see how to make this stunning handmade card with orange and purple flowers! This eye-catching handmade card with orange and purple flowers is one that will captivate everyone’s attention. No one will believe you made it yourself! Let’s let Lisa show us how she made it so we can make some, too! Now, Lisa shared a secret with us about this card and that is that many of the elements used on this card were left over extras from […]

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Use Offset Stenciling to Create The Illusion of Light

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We love this take on offset stenciling to make these rays look so rich! Offset stenciling is a fun way to add extra dimension and depth to any look and we just love how these two shades of yellow combine to offer so much warm light. And all those fun additional die cut elements create a card with so much to look at that bathes you in happiness. Let’s learn how to make one from our fabulous designer Lisa! First, […]

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Make a COOL 3D Design Card Background!

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Check out how one of our new stencils created this amazing 3D design card background! We never imagined that combining a graphic 3D design card background with some of our watercolor flowers would create such a captivating card and we are SO glad that Lisa did! Isn’t this just the coolest card? Let’s get right into the fun details of how she envisioned and created this project! Lisa started by cutting a piece of white card stock using one of […]

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Learn How To Make a Spectacular Floral Slimline Shaker Card!

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This stunning floral slimline shaker card will knock their socks right off! We were hoping that we might see a floral slimline shaker card using one of our brand new floral stamp sets and when Lisa shared this with us we have to admit, we did a little happy dance. Just LOOK at how beautiful these colors are together! And that little pocket detail – it’s SO pretty! Let’s get started learning how to do this so we can get […]

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