You will want to save this design for these beautiful handmade thank you cards for friends to use over and over! It’s so nice to have fun designs for special handmade thank you cards for friends. The people who help us hold it all together are irreplaceable and it’s so nice to send them something that tells them straight up how much they mean to you with a card that you’ve made just for them. Today’s design is so versatile […]Continue Reading
A Handmade Country Style Thank You Card Idea
Learn how to create this charming, handmade country style thank you card! We are loving the trend of the farmhouse chic, refined country look and this handmade country style thank you card fits right in! From the pretty, botanical background to the wood grain details to the textural flower blossoms, this card has a lot to look at and it all works so perfectly together! Let’s get all of Lisa’s insider tips and make one of these ourselves! Lisa started […]Continue Reading
A Super Cute Handmade Snowman Slimline Card!
Today’s handmade snowman slimline card is just so full of cheer and easier to make than it looks! This absolutely adorable handmade snowman slimline card is a perfect project for when you want to send something non-denominational but still want to add that little hint of Christmas cheer. You can’t get much more wintry than snowmen and the addition of just the word “Merry” brings everything together so beautifully. Lisa created this for us and as usual, she’s sharing all […]Continue Reading
A Handmade Winter Shadow Box Card
This handmade winter shadow box card is so much easier to make than it looks! Check it out! This one of a kind handmade winter shadow box card is easier to make than it looks using one of our innovative dies. No measuring, no fussy cutting, no figuring out the fold lines – one spin through your die cutting machine and – voila – your shadow box frame is done! Then, anything you set in the scene will take on […]Continue Reading
A Beautiful Handmade Birthday Card Idea!
If you love lots of color, you are going to adore this beautiful handmade birthday card idea! Today’s bright, cheerful and just beautiful handmade birthday card idea comes to us from Lisa and we are just loving how she combined that sunny yellow with those almost vintage feeling pinks. And then to set it all off with hot pink foil and black accents – it all just works to feel so celebratory! One of the best things about this card […]Continue Reading
A Pumpkin Spice Season Card
We see it everywhere in the stores and now – a pumpkin spice season card made even better with gnomes! We totally cracked up when we saw this pumpkin spice season card from Lisa! This time of year it seems like EVERYTHING is “pumpkin spice” and this colorful, sweet and cheerful card from Lisa really adds something special to the lineup. Let’s dive in, see how she made it and try one out at home. Lisa started by stamping the […]Continue Reading
Stenciling Over Different Papers – AWESOME!
See two cards that use stenciling over different papers to create the coolest looks! Today Lisa is sharing her take on stenciling over different papers and we have to say the results are so gorgeous that we immediately started picturing ALL our stencils with ALL our new patterns in our new Rubbernecker Paper Pads! Let’s get Lisa’s tips on stenciling over patterned papers AND gel prints and see how she made these two cards. For both cards, after choosing her […]Continue Reading
An Idea for Cute Handmade Halloween Cards!
Get a great idea for cute handmade Halloween cards using one of our brand new sets and brand new Paper Pads! Today’s idea for super cute handmade Halloween cards come to us from Lisa and we are loving her charming little chums all dressed up and ready to stroll! We also love how she uses some bold patterned paper from our new Spook-tacular Paper Pad in the background and are excited to see how stinkin’ adorable it looks on this […]Continue Reading
A Super Cute Unicorn Slimline Card!
We are in love with this adorable unicorn slimline card done in fun Fall colors! If you were lucky enough to receive this cute and sassy unicorn slimline card in the mail, it’s a safe bet to say that you would feel as special as these fun little friends bringing you some smiles in those pretty Fall colors. The extra special bonus is that this card is also a shaker card, adding some interactive fun. Lisa created this for us […]Continue Reading
Cute Handmade Fall Cards for Coffee Lovers!
Check out this idea for truly cozy handmade Fall cards for coffee lovers! Many of us are major coffee fans – some of us love it and some of us need it! We sort of fit both so when we spy handmade Fall cards for coffee lovers, like this one from Lisa, we do a happy little wiggle. Someone gets us! This card has all the cozy vibes for Fall and adds some layering to invite us into the scene. […]Continue Reading
Handmade Autumn Cards With Lots of Ombre!
The gorgeous handmade Autumn cards are made even more beautiful with the double use of an ombre look! This month’s theme is all about handmade Autumn cards and this one from Lisa is just about one of the most quintessentially golden glowy cards we’ve seen. We absolutely LOVE the double ombre thing going on and of course Lisa has shared all her tips for the making of this beauty. Shall we get started? To begin, Lisa picked out a watercolor […]Continue Reading
Make Cute Die Cut Instax Style Photos for Cards!
There are so many ways you can make die cut Instax style photos for cards with one of our dies – this frosty version is beyond adorable! Instant photos are enjoying a HUGE come back right now and we’ve seen this style replicated on cards by our designers like this one and this one. We knew our fun Group of Friends stamp set would inspire selfie cards and when we saw how many people loved that concept, we added our […]Continue Reading
A Sweet Snowy Holiday Card
This sweet and charming snowy holiday card is perfect to send to people who don’t celebrate Christmas. While sending cards at Christmas is a long tradition we know that not everyone celebrates Christmas. And making different sets of cards isn’t always feasible. This adorable snowy holiday card could be the perfect solution – you can use this caring non-denominational greeting on some and, if you want to be Christmas specific, you can use a different greeting for those people you […]Continue Reading
Check Out This Funny Saying for Summer Cards!
We just had to add this funny saying for summer cards to our latest set and this card shows it off to perfection! Today we have two adorable cards made using one of our new sets, including this funny saying for summer cards that sums it all up for a lot of us! What a cute way to commiserate with a friend over your shared feelings for one season while celebrating another. Let’s check out how Lisa made both of […]Continue Reading
Acrylic Paint on Gel Plate Stenciling – VIDEO!
Wait until you see what acrylic paint on gel plate stenciling can do when you add foil to the mix! Lisa is back with more of her amazing backgrounds and today she’s used acrylic pain on gel plate stenciling and then adding FOIL to make these beautiful panels absolutely POP! She’s even sharing a fun little video showing just how easy these are to make. And we have to say, that even without the foil, these backgrounds are so colorful […]Continue Reading
Two Gorgeous Handmade Sunflower Card Ideas
These beautiful handmade sunflower card ideas are completely versatile and just so pretty! Our designer today is Lisa and she’s shared lots of gorgeous projects using gel prints and even shared some tips on how to make them. Today’s two handmade sunflower card ideas she’s showing off also use some of her gel prints but have no fear! If you aren’t into that you can substitute patterned paper or card stock, follow along and have the same brilliant effects. Shall […]Continue Reading
Our New Layered Flower Stencils – VIDEO!
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 […]Continue Reading
Make This Die Cut Flip Top Window Card!
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 […]Continue Reading
Fun and Creative Handmade Cards for Friends
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 […]Continue Reading
A Cute and Funny Spring Center Step Card!
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 […]Continue Reading
Two Simple Steps – Add Shading to Stamped Images
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 […]Continue Reading