Project: Mixed Media Banner

Project: Mixed Media Banner

Do you need a banner for your blog? Don’t purchase one, make your own. The Crafty Individuals blog shares step by step photo directions from Coco for a large mixed media scene banner. She used a combination of stencils, paste, … Read More...

Tip: Coloring Cat Stamps

Tip: Coloring Cat Stamps

The Stampendous stamps blog has a video tutorial showing you how to color a cat stamp so that it looks like your own cat (or a friends cat). Fran Seiford uses colored pencils and acrylic paints to color in the … Read More...

Project: Watercolor Envelopes

Project: Watercolor Envelopes

We spend so much time making beautiful cards to give to our loved ones why put them into a plain old boring envelope? Kristina Werner will show you not only how to make a lovely personalized envelope using Distress Inks … Read More...

Technique: Stamped Color Blocking

Technique: Stamped Color Blocking

If you want to add colorful blocks to your scrapbook pages or cards with out layers of paper you can mask off areas using sticky notes, add inks directly to the paper and then stamp and  remove the sticky note … Read More...

Project: Fairy Card

Project: Fairy Card

Visit the Craft Barn for a tutorial from Neil Walker and learn to make a beautiful fairy card with a watercolor background using Distress Inks and markers. I love the dimension of the punched out butterflies! Click here for the … Read More...

Project: Window Blinds Card

Project: Window Blinds Card

It’s always so much fun to make a card that pops up or moves. This cute card features window blinds that pull up, how much fun for the recipient to find the surprise hidden behind them! You can find directions … Read More...

Project: Winter Tree Cards

Project: Winter Tree Cards

We’re getting the first really large snowfall here in KY, these lovely cards are very much what it looks like outside my windows right now. Miranda will teach you how to make a mottled background that is perfect to stamp … Read More...

Project: Glitter Scene Card

Project: Glitter Scene Card

Oh how this card makes me long for winter to be over and summer to hurry up and get here! This wonderful card is full of glitz and glamour and was made by die cutting adhesive sheets and filling in … Read More...

Project: Altered Bottle

Project: Altered Bottle

Sometimes I finish something and it was in such a pretty bottle I hate the idea of tossing it in the recycling bin but I never know what to do with empty bottles. Here’s a wonderful “message in a bottle” … Read More...

7 Stamp Making Tutorials

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As much as we love to craft with stamps, it’s just a given fact that buying all of those adorable stamps we see at the stores can add up to be quite a bit of money.  Have you ever tried … Read More...

Project: Masculine Valentine Card

Project: Masculine Valentine Card

It’s sometimes a challenge to make masculine cards, isn’t it? For Valentine’s Day you probably don’t want to send your guy a card covered in flowers, unless he loves to garden, so try themes like sports, the outdoors or hobbies, like for … Read More...