Tip: How to Cut Detailed Die Cuts

Tip: How to Cut Detailed Die Cuts

There are some really lovely intricate metal dies on the market but sometimes it can be hard to get all those little details to cut out cleanly. Lori Craig at Splitcoast Stampers shares her tips, like using wax paper when cutting and … Read More...

Technique: Layered Stamps Card

Technique: Layered Stamps Card

The Spectrum Noir blog shares how to make a lovely layered image card. By stamping the same stamped image on different papers and cutting them out and layering them together you’ll get a wonderful  card with lots of dimension and pattern. There’s also tips … Read More...

Project: Bottle Brush Tree Holiday Card

Project: Bottle Brush Tree Holiday Card

I’ve seen several stamp companies with bottle brush tree designs for the holidays, I guess that vintage look is going to be very trendy this year!

Hero Arts has a fun bottle brush stamp and is sharing step by step directions as … Read More...

Free Class: Birthday Cards

Free Class: Birthday Cards

Craftsy is a great place to learn new crafting techniques, they offer on-line classes for many different crafts like jewelry, photography, quilting, cake decoration and paper arts too. They offer paid classes but also free mini class as well. Each … Read More...

Project: Halloween Mummy Card

Project: Halloween Mummy Card

Stop over at the Simon Says blog for direction to make this adorable Halloween card using Mama Elephant stamps and dies, how cute is that little mummy? You’ll find a detailed video tutorial with several stamping techniques like “second generation” stamping for adding depth, a … Read More...

Tip: Handwriting on Cards

Tip: Handwriting on Cards

If you don’t have the perfect saying or sentiment to add to a card why not write it yourself? I know many of us, myself included, don’t particularly like our own handwriting but with a little practice and the right … Read More...

Project: Mixed Media Home Decor

Project: Mixed Media Home Decor

This mixed media altered frame from Tim Holtz is stunning! Tim shares how he used printed tissue papers, stencils, glitter, embellishments and die cuts to make this lovely art piece on top of a plain picture frame. I love how he … Read More...

Technique: Stamp Etching

Technique: Stamp Etching

Using a fine tipped marker learn to add depth, shading and dimension to a stamped image with a technique called Stamp Etching. Lydia Fiedler shares her step by step tutorial as well as a video of this cool technique over on … Read More...