With the Cuttlebug machine, you to use their plastic and metal dies to cut and emboss paper. You can also use the dies of several other popular cutting machines. I wanted to be able to emboss paper and cutouts for my handmade cards and other craft projects. I couldn’t wait to start embossing!
Crafts like scrapbooking and card making are wonderful hobbies and a creative outlets for many, but they can become very expensive. The cost of embellishments alone can cramp your style, but here’s an idea for the do-it-yourselfer. Why not use all those fun papers, fabric scraps, and doo-dads to make your own embellishments?
Your kids can help with this card idea – using a snowflake punch, ‘make’ some snowflakes that they can glue to cards to create their own designs for giving to friends, teachers, or anyone else who is special in their life.
Most people wouldn’t think ‘blue’ when they’re thinking about color for Christmas cards, but I love the combination of silver and blue — even my Christmas tree has white lights and blue and silver ornaments this year!
A Halloween party invitation that will impress your friends, plus lots of ideas for hadnmade Halloween cards and invitations.
I found a sheet of Halloween stickers and a sheet of Halloween rub-ons that would be half the price of one stamp, and leave me with more images then I could possibly use for one Halloween season.
This Birthday card should have been in the mail 5 days ago, so I needed to make a card that I could do quickly.
Tonight I’ll be out with a girlfriend to celebrate her birthday, so I came up with another quick card idea. My girlfriend is a little bit sassy, so I thought a card with a retro-look would fit her perfectly.
How to make a handmade card for your dad this Father’s Day.
You might want to start on your handmade Easter cards early this year.
The stamped images on this card were embossed to give the card more dimension, as well as to keep the colors of the cake from running together.
My sister gave me this Penny Black Frog Birthday stamp and I finally got to use it. He is too cute!
Send a bouquet of flowers to your favorite Valentine with this handmade Valentine’s Day card!
My first Valentine Card for this year is a pretty easy one. The stamped images are all embossed. I am a huge fan of this, since it not only makes the image pop off if the card, but the difference in texture and dimension makes the card seem like there is more to it than there actually is.
This is my Valentine’s Card design for this year, but I wouldn’t suggest it if you have a lot of cards to make since it’s a bit time-consuming.
I love making my own cards, but usually the occasion has passed before I remember it. So this year I’m going to have more cards made and ready to send. First up, is this Retro Birthday Card.