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A Sweet Handmade Animal Winter Card

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This handmade animal winter card warms your heart! Today’s handmade animal winter card from Annie continues our week of sharing ideas for projects using our ever-popular and over the top adorable Woodlands Animals collection. We are so loving the beautiful, soft winter sky background and the way you can practically smell the snow. Let’s take a closer look at how she’s created this for us. Annie started by stamping her animals from our Woodland Animals Sets #1 and #2 on […]

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Cute Handmade Snowman Cards

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Cute handmade snowman cards like these will get you through the whole winter for any occasion! Aren’t these just SUCH cute handmade snowman cards? Can’t you just see anyone opening your envelope and being just totally bowled over by their cuteness? These are from Julie and today we are going to get her inside scoop on how she made them. First she stamped the snowman from our Christmas Inchies several times, stamped the tree a few times and stamped some […]

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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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A Cool Twist on the Die Cut Inlay Technique

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Use the die cut inlay technique to create TWO cards at once! These super cute cards take full advantage of the usual die cut inlay technique with a quick and easy twist. Instead of scrapping the leftover pieces from your inlaid die cuts, just do an even swap of outsides and insides and create opposite elements, both totally usable! Renee loves our Christmas Inchies set because, as she puts it, it’s “a great stamp set to use if you want […]

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A Handmade Snowy Card Background – GORGEOUS!

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You won’t believe what our designer used to make this handmade snowy card background! You can practically hear and smell the snow when you look at this beautiful handmade snowy card background on this project! Our designer stenciled the winter winds blowing the beautiful snow with glittery gel and embossing powders for the effect. But wait – we don’t sell a “winter winds” stencil! Oh, but we DO when you see our Wavy Stencil through Carol’s eyes! Who knew a […]

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Winter Card Making Ideas from Christmas Cards

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Adapt holiday cards into winter card making ideas – like with this beauty! Around this time of year we start to think about how to use holiday cards we see to come up with winter card making ideas we can use for the rest of the season. This stunner from Melinda is a perfect example! All you have to do to extend the use of this card for months is to change out the greeting and you’ve got a truly […]

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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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DIY Christmas Gift Tags – Quick and Easy!

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These DIY Christmas gift tags might save the day! We are closing in on the holiday and we think this idea for some quick and easy DIY Christmas gift tags might just end up being a lifesaver! How many times have you run out of those stick-on ones or, worse, discovered they won’t STICK to your wrapping paper! ARGH, right? One of the best things about making your own gift tags is that there will be no question which gifts […]

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A Beautiful Winter Slimline Card

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You will want to ski right down the front of this winter slimline card! Ooooh – this winter slimline card feels so frosty and fresh and we love that Melinda was inspired to make it while thinking about all the skiing she wants to do this year. Now, our Pine Tree set – which keeps selling out! – has many different sizes and styles of trees and Melinda has upped the variety even more with her clever but easy masking […]

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Easy Yet Stunning Heat Embossed Christmas Cards

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You won’t believe how quickly you can make a whole stack of these gorgeous heat embossed Christmas cards! There are lots of different designs for heat embossed Christmas cards on our site with everything from entire backgrounds to tiny detail elements using this technique. Today we are going gaga for Jamie’s beautiful shades-of-green Christmas card that, with just a swap of a greeting, can step in for any occasion throughout the winter season. Her artful use of crisp white against […]

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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 Winter Card Ideas – With a Fluffy Friend!

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If you are looking for cute winter card ideas, this one will be a keeper for sure! It’s time of year when we will see lots of fun winter card ideas and this one really struck us thanks to that sweet little kitten that makes us just want to pick her up and give her a nose boop! How cute is this? Let’s get all the making details from Annie…. Annie says she was inspired because our new Diamond With […]

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Quick and Easy DIY Holiday Cards!

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These DIY holiday cards are a stash buster’s delight! So not only are these DIY holiday cards simply gorgeous, they can help you use up any variety of patterned papers with its simple, one piece peek-through die cut and a couple of die cut embellishments. Let’s take a look at how Carol created this for us. First, she made her card base by cutting her patterned paper to card front sized and adhered it with her tape runner. PRO TIP: […]

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How To Use A Snowflake Stencil Four Ways

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Check out the today’s video and get a SNEAK PEEK at a new product about to be released! Today Preeti is back with a super fun video tutorial giving us some great tips on how to use a snowflake stencil four ways for four completely different looks. These cards are SO gorgeous and loaded with so much to look at and of course Preeti makes it all look so easy. Couldn’t you just watch her all day? Before we curl […]

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A Mystical Hand Stamped Winter Pine Tree Card

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This moonlit hand stamped winter pine tree card is totally captivating! When we saw this beautiful hand stamped winter pine tree card that Kittie shared on her blog, we asked her if we could share it here, too. Isn’t this just so spectacular? As Kittie says, you can practically smell the snow! She shares all her usual brilliant PRO TIPS in the original post on her blog which you can see here and we wanted to share some of her […]

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Make Some Cute Snowman Christmas Cards With Copics!

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Cute snowman Christmas cards are always in style and these are so fun to make! Many of you have said that you love ideas for cards that can be used for lots of reasons and these cute snowman Christmas cards totally fit the bill. Even though it is created as a winter card, it’s a perfect non-denominational card for the holidays. Let’s see how Carol made it and pick up her tips for using Copics to add all the vavoom! […]

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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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Create a Copic Marker Sky – Northern Lights Edition!

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We hope you are buckled in because today’s Stamp Along With Rubbernecker from Preeti is all about creating a Copic marker sky colored to look like breathtaking Northern Lights. We don’t know how she does it, but Preeti is once again giving us amazing tips and tricks to follow along as she creates pure magic. There are plenty of crafters who show off what THEY can do and we feel so lucky to have Preeti to show us what WE […]

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Don’t Put Away Your Christmas Inchies Stamps!

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This year’s set of Christmas Inchies stamps was SUPER popular and today’s sweet card from Annie is a PERFECT inspiration to keep using them throughout the entire winter season. Annie says it perfectly – “I love getting more use out of my Christmas stamp sets and dies by creating winter-themed birthday, hello, and love cards.  These adorable Christmas Inchies were too cute to put away until next year!” We agree! Let’s see how Annie made this card so YOU can […]

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This Z Fold Snowman Card Will Crack You Up!

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Z Fold cards are fun because, like slimlines, they give you lots of extra space and today’s Z fold snowman card uses every inch! We bow down to Kittie Carraciolo, one of our Associate Designers, for this card that is not just loaded with delightful detail but, once you “get it”, brings a huge grin to your face! Kittie uses TONS of our dies on her cards and we are always amazed at how her creative use of them adds […]

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Cute Winter Greeting Cards With Inchies!

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Even though Christmas is past, there are still a zillion reasons to send winter greeting cards and when they are handmade by you they are, of course, that much more special. Today Allie has created for us an adorable and gorgeously unconventionally colored winter greeting card that you can use with any fun winter images. First, she die cut some white card stock with her Frame With Curves and adhered the frame to her card front, reserving one of the […]

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