2 Easy Card Making Ideas Using Washi Tape

It’s been said that glitter is a girl’s best friend… and what’s better than glitter? Glitter AND Gold! Did you know that you can get FREE exclusive Goldrush Mini Stickers and Gold & Silver Glitter Washi Tape when you spend $160 or more as part of our Good as Gold promo?! Read on for some innovative ideas on what to make with your FREE gifts when you receive them!

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#FiveThingsFriday: 5 Scrapbooking Punches you NEED!

Happy #FiveThingsFriday, everyone! Today, we have compiled a list of not one or two, but FIVE incredible punches that you’ll absolutely need in your scrapbooking stash to make the most beautiful floral & spring projects and layouts! The great news? They complement each other for fun layering effects! So… let’s spring right into it!

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How to Make Handmade Cards with The Daisy Bouquet Punch

Wondering what to do with your extra scraps from the Bee Mine collection? We have the perfect solution for you… make beautiful handmade greeting cards using the Daisy Bouquet Punch! If you don’t have this punch yet, you need to get it! It creates four unique daisy cutout designs (all in just one punch!) that are perfect for handmade birthday cards, Mother’s Day cards, spring greeting cards and more. So… want to see how to make this beautiful card in less than 10 steps? Let’s go!

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Challenge 3: November Virtual Crop

Let’s keep things interesting by changing gears a little.

Let’s create a card.

You may only be a scrapbooker, but have lots of scraps left over from your layouts.  This is the perfect way to use up those scraps.

Create a card of any theme, and you will be ahead of the game the next time you are looking for a card to mail out to a loved one, or attach to a gift you are giving.

Your card recipient will feel special getting a homemade card from you.

So, if you are not a card-maker, I challenge you to try it.  If you are a card-maker—create away!

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Countryside Comfort Cards

The Countryside Comfort collection screamed at me to be made into cards.

I absolutely ADORE this collection!!

In order to make this set of three cards you will need:

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How To Use Vellum!

Vellum is one of those incredible crafting mediums what when used properly can add so much to a simple layout or card. The trick with vellum is finding a way to adhere it to your project in a way that doesn’t show through the transparent paper. Once you’ve mastered the adhering, vellum can be used to add a layer of interest over a solid colour or pattern. Vellum is also great to use as a way of toning down, or muting a pattern so that either your photos or journaling can stand out and be the visual focus of the layout or card.

Let me show you some of my tricks as well as a layout and card that came together super quickly using vellum!

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Party Hats Scrapbooking Borders

Nothing says “Celebrate” more than cute party hats, right? And the new Party Hats Border Maker Cartridge, combined with one of our beautiful designer collections, takes the party to the next level!

Here, I’ve made some Party Time borders using both the bold, fun, colourful Cake My Day collection and the soft, warm and playful Woodland Whimsy collection. Two totally different takes, but the party hats all say “Celebrate”!

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3 Ways To Use Washi Tape

Washi Tape.

Woohoo.  WASHI TAPE!

It is now part of the Creative Memories line.

Our first offering is part of our Toil & Trouble Collection.  Although it might be included in the Halloween line, the designs are in no way themed for the holiday.  The colours are bright and can be added to any card flaps to put a finishing touch on your mail.

In fact, add washi tape to ANYTHING for fun!  Why not, when you have 26.2 feet on each roll?  That means you get over 104 feet between these four rolls.

Most importantly it is photo-safe!

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