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Distressed Mica Stain Sprays – WOW!

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This card is super easy to make using distressed mica stain sprays – get some tips and learn how to make your own sprays! Today Natasha has created a beautiful card using one of our brand new background stamps and some distressed mica stain sprays to give it a beautiful, barely-there-shimmery watercolored look. This technique is so fast and easy and since every card will be a little different, it’s a very fun way to express your creativity when you […]

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Quick and Easy Handmade Fall Cards

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Check out this idea for just beautiful quick and easy handmade fall cards that give all the Fall feels! We think you will LOVE this idea for quick and easy handmade fall cards because number one – they are gorgeous! And number two – they are the perfect project for when you really want to craft but maybe haven’t yet felt your super creative energy kick in yet. And maybe number three – these are the perfect cards to make […]

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Gorgeous Handmade Gift Tags For Fall!

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You will want to make a batch of these handmade gift tags for fall occasions – learn why they can do double duty! Today we have some beautiful, bright and deliciously rich handmade gift tags for Fall from Natasha. These are so vibrant and modern and will look just spectacular tied onto any butcher paper wrapped package or plain kraft paper gift bag. But handmade gift tags also do double duty in the most insanely easy way! Simply pop one […]

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Create A Winter Card Background – Frosty and FUN!

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Learn how to create a winter card background that you can use all season long! Today Natasha is sharing a way to create a winter card background that you will want to use over and over. It will come out a little different every time and that is one of the things that makes it so fun to use! And the card is just SO cheerful and sweet and would make a perfect non-denominational holiday card. Let’s dive into the […]

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Make Some Rustic Mixed Media Christmas Cards

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These rustic mixed media Christmas cards add a fabulous element of country style to classic motifs. As lovely as ornate, classic, traditionally designed holiday cards are, there is a true simple beauty to this idea for rustic mixed media Christmas cards made for us today by Natasha. We love her all natural color story and the way she’s built up her details in her layers is just gorgeous. Natasha says “Using my Color Fuse inks made creating the fun background […]

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Looking for Birdhouse Card Ideas?

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You can never have too many birdhouse card ideas – they make great all occasion cards! We love birdhouse card ideas because there’s something so sweet about birds making their homes near ours where we can see each others. Today’s card from Natasha is created with a cool, shabby-chic-funky vibe and it’s just the thing to get us into summer mode. Let’s learn all her tricks, shall we? Natasha used our Shed Die and Shed Bird House Add-On Die to […]

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How to Age a Die Cut With Ink

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Learn how to age a die cut with ink to add a cool, vintage element to your cards. This card is a stunner for sure with those bright beautiful flowers set against that fun gel-print background and we love the partial lattice on which those blossoms are resting. Before we got a chance to figure it out on our own, Natasha shared this post and includes her fun and easy tips on how to age a die cut with ink. […]

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A Handmade Rose Card To Take Your Breath Away!

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Get step by step instructions on how to create this gorgeous handmade rose card! This handmade rose card from Natasha is just so stunning and we have to admit, the sentiment gave us eye prickles thinking about how deeply touched someone would be to receive this in the mail. Natasha used the stamp set alone from our Someone Like You pair and we are thrilled that she showed how drop dead gorgeous these images are on their own. Natasha said […]

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New Flower Stencils for Card Making

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If you love our layered flower stamps you are going to FLIP for our new flower stencils for card making! We’ve become known for our beautiful layered floral stamps with additional details you won’t see with other stamp sets. Because those have become so popular and because we know some of you love to experiment with the coloring of these beautiful images, we’ve created some new layered flower stencils for card making. These four new stencil sets are designed to […]

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Make Some Cards Using Bird House Dies!

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This is the perfect time of year to make cards using bird house dies! Birds are an always popular motif for handmade cards and we have quite a few things in the shop to help you add these little creatures to any project. And when you make cards using bird house dies along with their inhabitants, you offer a whole little picture that tells a story. For instance, this spring card from Natasha tells the story of these little feathered […]

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Using Stencils With Embossing Paste

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Check out why using stencils with embossing paste is the perfect way to play up imperfections! We’ve had so much positive feedback on our stencils and we are SO happy you all love them so much! One of the things we keep hearing is that you love using stencils with embossing paste to create beautifully textured backgrounds and elements. Today, Natasha has created this beautiful card for us and she is sharing why NOT making a stenciled embossing paste background […]

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Easy Multicolor Stamped Flowers For Cards

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See how making multicolor stamped flowers for cards can be super easy and just gorgeous! There are lots of ways to create multicolor stamped flowers for cards, scrapbook pages and other paper crafting projects. This super easy method yields beautiful results and keeps all those pretty colors from getting muddy and lets them POP! As beautiful as these many colored flowers are, Natasha shared with us that one of her favorite things on this card are not them! It’s the […]

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How To Layer Die Cuts In Card Making-Backgrounds

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Add tons of detail to your backgrounds with this easy tip on how to layer die cuts in card making! We recently released some new cover dies to give you tremendous bang for your creative bucks when making your beautiful handmade cards. Today we are sharing a super easy tip on how to layer die cuts in card making to add beautiful shadows and details and our Organic #1 Cover Die is the perfect shape to show this off. This […]

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A Cool Idea for Mixed Media Birthday Cards!

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Mix your media and supplies to make a super cool card background! Mixed media birthday cards are always fun because you never really are 100% sure how your creation will turn out so there’s an element of surprise. We love the idea of experimenting with a collection of some of our tools and different applications of art media and today Natasha has created this colorful card loaded with texture. Let’s get a closer look at the making so we can […]

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A Pretty Example of Rustic Birthday Card Ideas!

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This project is proof that rustic birthday cards can be truly pretty! We’ve seen some rustic birthday card ideas that, while lovely to look at, weren’t what you would call “pretty” – this one breaks the mold! Natasha says “I fell in love with the Birthday Vase Stamp set and love the rustic feel of the vase.  I was inspired to create a colorful card using this stamp set along with pattern papers from my stash!” Well, we sure are […]

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Watercolor Flower Stamps + Gold Heat Embossing!

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Just look at what gold heat embossing does for these watercolor flower stamps! Today we are blown away by how pretty this card that Natasha made for us turned out – the gold embossing sets off these watercolor flower stamps so perfectly and her layering adds an even richer effect to this project! Let’s just get right to it – we can’t wait! Natasha began by stamping her images from our Poetic Peonies stamp set onto watercolor paper with Versamark […]

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A Fun Mixed Media Coffee Themed Card!

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Make a fun mixed media coffee themed card with these easy steps! We are so excited to share this mixed media coffee themed card from Natasha today! We love seeing our products used in new, fresh and fun ways and Natasha is serving us up a beautifully textural, loaded with details card that can be used for so many card sending reasons. Let’s dive right in and learn how to do it! Natasha started by stamping the coffee mug from […]

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A Serene Winter Barn Card

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This winter bard card makes us feel all cozy! As much as we love all the snowy, frosty winter cards we see this time of year, this peaceful winter barn card has us really wanting to peek inside to see the animals all warm and cozy! Natasha said as soon as she saw this die, she pictured a rustic winter scene and boy, do we love her vision! Now, though this version of Natasha’s card is clearly intended for Christmas, […]

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Beautiful Handmade Christmas Cards With Poinsettias

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And today, some handmade Christmas cards WITH poinsettias! Yesterday in this post we showed a non-poinsettia floral Christmas card and today we are flipping the coin and sharing an idea for handmade Christmas cards with poinsettias that is such a fabulous showstopper! Thanks to one of our easy-to-use die sets, making these gorgeous, realistic paper poinsettias is easier than the final project looks. What is extra fun about this card is that Natasha, who is already an AMAZING card maker, […]

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Cute Cards To Cheer Someone Up!

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Grab this idea for cute cards to cheer someone up, no matter how old they might be! We are in love with this idea from Natasha for some truly cute cards to cheer someone up of send them a sweet note of encouragement. When you think about it, we send lots of cards for big occasions and we know that it’s the everyday stuff that ends up mattering the most. Why note send one of these sweet notes just to […]

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Mixed Media Fall Cards For Friends

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Today’s take on mixed media Fall cards for friends is a STUNNER! Oooh – today we are so excited to share how Natasha created her mixed media Fall cards for friends – or for ANYONE just by switching out the die cut word! We love these kinds of cards because, based on what you use and how you use it, each card will be a little different which really frees you up to be creative. Natasha used lots of goodies […]

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