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Christmas Card Ideas Using Stitched Shapes Framelits

By on November 4, 2017
Christmas Card Ideas Tutorial

Easy Christmas Card Ideas

Homemade greetings can be great DIY fun, but it helps to get some inspiration. Here’s some Christmas card ideas both featuring the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies from Stampin Up. First up, I’ll walk you through a photo tutorial on how to make the snowman card (which was totally my idea). Then, I’ll show you a card I CASEd from Crafty Little Peach. CASE means “copy and share everything”, and that’s what we do. We share our ideas for others to use!

Let’s get started:

So Much Snow Card

Christmas Card Ideas - Snowman

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How to Make a Card With Embossed Features

By on August 12, 2017
How to Make a Card - Tutorial

I’m The Emboss

To emboss paper means to give it a raised design. For this project, we’ll learn how to make a card with two different embossing techniques.

You can emboss by pressing paper into a mold, or by using heat with special powders.

As you can see above, our background features the layered leaves pattern. We achieve this look with an embossing folder and the big shot.

Our punched out flowers are heat embossed. For those we will pour embossing powder (much in the same way you would use glitter) over our stamped design, then use a heat tool. The tool will make it solidify and give that raised design.

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Thank You Card Ideas

By on July 14, 2017
Thank You Card Ideas - Tutorial

The Peek-Through Thank You

Need a couple of thank you card ideas? For this post, I’ll show you two themes for our DIY project I like to call “The Peek-Through Thank You”. You’ll see that you can make any theme you like, but I wanted to show you that you don’t have to have a stamp that says “thanks”.

You can use this format over and over, even for birthday or or other types of cards. The way you construct the card will be the same. The theme and papers you use will be up to you.

You can see in our header photo above that we have one kitty theme with the word “puurfect” on the front. As in, “that thing you did was perfect”. Then, you could write your message of thanks on the inside.

The other one you see is a coffee theme. The stamp on the front of it says “Thanks a Latte!” For this tutorial, I will be walking you through how to make the kitty card, but I will show you the inside of the coffee themed card as well.

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How To Make a Birthday Card

By on May 30, 2017
How To Make a Birthday Card Tutorial

The Double Betty

I like to give my cards a nickname. This is because I like to teach concepts that can be customized rather than specifics that can only be created one way. Let’s learn how to make a birthday card with… The Double Betty.

Named for the double sided designer series paper we’ll use and the beauty of the finished product, The Double Betty is easy and fairly quick to make.

I’ve seen cards similar to this all over the internet, so I don’t know who specifically to credit. If you’ve made this card or a similar card, give me a shout out in the comments.

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