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Heat embossing is a great way to add some elegant elements to any handmade card or scrapbook page. In this tutorial, not only will you learn how to create lovely designs but you’ll also pick up valuable heat embossing tips. Start making your cards today and let me know how this tutorial went for you!
How do you make elegant handmade sympathy cards that don’t take much time? I use die cuts from neutral cardstock colors. You just have to see how I made these sympathy cards because words don't do them justice! And…you can make this 5 minute card yourself. I have a list of dies that work great with this tutorial and a video tutorial too. Will you make these cards yourself?
When you make handmade cards you may find yourself stumped for masculine card designs. I think you’ll find this creative card easy to make and like the earth tones in it too. Need a greeting card for your guy? This design would work for Valentine’s Day, Birthday, Just Because, Get well and more. I featured the Stampin’ Up! He’s All That bundle. For more masculine card ideas follow me!
I found a great paper craft gift that anyone can make and this tutorial walks you through the steps so efficiently. Love craft fairs? These paper craft gifts would make a great seller. If you’ve got scrapbook paper laying around try this papercraft idea that doubles as a greeting cards and gift card holder. There are a variety of samples in this post. Catch the video now.
I know you are going to flip (literally) for this Triple Fold Card design. I will show you how to create the card with Designer Series Paper (Scrapbook paper) or show you how to make your own designer paper. Fun, right?! The triple fold card is easy to master and makes a beautiful handmade birthday card! Of course, you can make it for any other occasion too. Learn more.
This Double Z Gatefold card is NEW and a creative handmade card that you will enjoy making. If you are looking for a card with interest and some interactive component then you will get such joy from making this. The Double Z Gatefold card is an excellent choice to celebrate or commemorate any occasion or make it as a ‘thinking of you’ greeting card. You can’t go wrong!
Have you heard of One Sheet Wonders in card making? It is where you take one sheet of scrapbook paper or designer series paper and cut it in a way that gives you the ability to make a bunch of greeting cards. I love making One Sheet Wonder cards! I had a blast using the new Deckled Rectangle dies to cut my paper. Check out more easy ideas I have for you.
You can follow along and make a double flap gatefold card that will leave a lasting impression. It’s a fun fold card that’s great for showing off your pretty scrapbook paper or designer papers. I made 2 double flap gatefold card samples to show you—one as a Thank you card and the other would make a good ‘Thinking of you’ card. Use any coordinating stamp sets and paper that you have on hand.
I’ve been wanting some fresh ideas for DIY Father’s Day cards and this card making tutorial helped me so much! A great way to get card design ideas for Father’s Day cards is on this site and Connie is so easy to follow with her instructions. Don’t need a Father’s Day card? No problem, change the greeting and use this as a masculine card idea for some other occasion!
Want to DIY a Fancy Greeting Card? I was excited to see how I could make my own fancy greeting card in 5 minutes! It really is easy and this fancy greeting card is super unique too. I started to DIY a fancy greeting card for all sorts of birthdays cards, thank you cards and thinking of you cards—it’s a great way to have some fun with those shape dies you have in your craft stash.
The new ‘Flowering Rain Boots’ Stampin’ Up! Set is perfect to show you how to make stepped up cards with a simple layout. See a simple card, then see that same card stepped up with just a little bit more and lastly, see a 3rd version of the card that’s a WOW version. All 3 handmade cards are simple to make and show you how to use the skills and supplies that you already have to make YOUR best greeting card!
I never knew paper cards could be so fun to make! I know you’ve got a lot of that designer series paper or scrapbook paper laying around if you’re a crafter. Try this 5 minute paper card and see how addicting it is (plus, it’s a fabulous way to use up some of that paper you’ve been hoarding). Follow me for more paper cards and ideas.
There are so many people that can benefit from a handmade encouragement card! I bet making one with be an encouragement to you too as the creative crafter that you are. This encouragement card can be made with just a few paper crafting supplies and cardstock. The video tutorial included walks you through the steps one by one. Make a stack of encouragement cards!
I know you’ve got plenty of people in your life who could use a motivation or encouragement card! Why not make one of these simple cards to pop in the mail? Your handmade encouragement card will surely lift someone’s spirits! It’s a paper crafters way to sharing motivation and encouragement —like a hug with a fold in the middle! Full tutorial inside.
These 4 simple cards are such a fun craft idea to complete and it doesn’t take more than 30-40 minutes, if that. I like to show you card layouts and design ideas that don’t take a lot of paper craft supplies and don’t take much time either. Wouldn’t these make an awesome gift idea too? Would be great as a teacher gift or for any friend who needs a pick-me-up! I love my simple cards because it allows me to be creative even when I only have a few minutes to spare.
Whether you need homemade stocking stuffers or a year-round handmade treat box this project is quick and simple to make and super fun to give! AND…they are more than just a treat box—they will hold a gift card too. Complete with a cute little pull tab that you can make. This month I have a whole series on stocking stuffers so be sure and check Pinterest for those projects as well.
’Tis the season—the cold, flu & virus season so I need FEEL BETTER CARDS DIY that I can make and send to my family and friends to cheer them up! You can even make this awesome card for someone who’s having a bad day. Sick yourself? DIY these cards while you’re resting from home. This is an idea I will save so I can refer back to the card tutorial any time I want. Be sure and catch the video too!
Masking or Reverse Masking? Either card making technique is simple to learn and gives a creative way to layer color. If you love making cards and don’t have a lot of supplies this is really a great technique. Grab your post it notes and I’ll teach you how to complete both masking and reverse masking techniques!
Combine a little origami, with a little designer paper, and make a folded frames card! It’s a creative card idea that’s a little addictive! If you like making creative handmade cards then this unique card fold will be a delight. I love the feeling of accomplishment when I completed this folded frame card. I’ve got all the measurements and instruction for you. Follow me for more ideas!
I love how simple this Thinking Of You Card is to make. The background has some simple stamping and the card base is cut with a border die to give it tons of interest and a unique look. Everyone loves getting a ‘thinking of you card’ in the mail and this design is sure to be a hit. Get the tutorial and try making this today!
Here’s a great tutorial on how to DIY a Card Portfolio! Make these easy greeting cards and the coordinating portfolio and you have the perfect item for gift giving. These DIY Card Portfolio’s are great as teacher and neighbor gifts. No worries…this is an easy craft project anyone can make. Learn how today!