Tip: Die Cut Card Border

Tip: Die Cut Card Border

Take your die cut shapes and turn them into a border for your cards by only cutting out part of the dies. The Top Dog Dies blog shows you how to get more use from your die cut shapes with … Read More...

Tip: Ink Blended Card Background

Tip: Ink Blended Card Background

Kristina Werner has a video tutorial on her blog showing how to achieve a soft ink blended background for your stamped cards using ink pads and a blending tool along with complete directions for making this lovely owl wreath card,… Read More...

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Trend: Clipsters

Trend: Clipsters

Clipsters are cute paper clip embellishments that are popping up on cards and scrapbook pages. These fun little accents are perfect to make using left over scraps of pattern papers. This easy embellishments are made by cutting or punching out … Read More...

Tips: Layering Papers

Tips: Layering Papers

Do you hoard papers like I do? I have several stashes of paper that I really don’t want to cut up and use on a projects because it’s just too pretty to use! Or sometimes I have pattern papers that … Read More...

Project: Mermaid Card

Project: Mermaid Card

I love mermaids and anything to do with the ocean! This stunning card from Lyn’s Paper Petunia uses a stencil and Gelatos for the background with a beautiful mermaid stamp from Stampendous. She’s sharing her card making details on her … Read More...

Project: Flap Fold Card

Project: Flap Fold Card

Julie Davison has a step by step tutorial and a video to watch on how to make a fun Flap Fold card. This cute trifold card idea has a hole punched in the center that opens around the focal image … Read More...

Tip: Color Theory

Tip: Color Theory

If you make cards, scrapbook, sew clothes or knit everyone who crafts can benefit from at least a basic understanding of color theory. Sometimes if a project looks “off” to you it might be because the colors aren’t working well … Read More...

Tips: Alcohol Marker Basics

Tips: Alcohol Marker Basics

If you’ve not yet tried alcohol markers to color your stamps you’re missing out on a medium that can add lots of realism, depth and dimension to your stamped images. Yes, they are an investment but they really can take … Read More...

Project: Boxed Card Set

Project: Boxed Card Set

The Stampingville blog has a template and directions for making a simple box out of a sheet of cardstock that’s the perfect size to hold a set of cards. Stamp up a matching set of cards, tie with a ribbon … Read More...