Category Archives: April 2020

“Hidden Gems” dies in the Exploding Shaker Box set

Good morning! Ardyth here with some fun ways to use the dies in the Exploding Shaker Box Die set to make cards! First there is this round window die that cuts a pattern of hearts! I cut it several times to create a full panel for my card. These window dies cut two more sizes […]

Spreading Kindness

#spreadjoynotgerms blog hop

Hello and welcome! I am so excited to be a part of the #spreadjoynotgerms Blog Hop but also to be a sponsor. We are giving away a $20 gift certificate to our online store. This is such a wonderful opportunity to share here among such talented crafters. The complete tutorial continues below but here are […]

i-Brush Stencil Technique

Doily

Follow along with the step-by-step details or scroll down to watch the video. Supplies: Doily dieAlphabet, Carly diei-Stik Adhesive Sheeti-Brush Blender BrushesWhite Cardstock 4″ x 5 1/4″Black Cardstock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″AdhesivePixie SprayDistress Inks: Wild Honey, Picked Raspberry and Festive BerriesRibbon Recycle the printed carrier sheet from a sheet of i-Stik double-sided adhesive sheet. […]

CAS Folded Butterfly Card

Folded Butterfly 3D

It’s Karen Aicken here from Painted Mountain Cards and I’m sharing my Inspiration Team post using the April Release. I chose to work with the Folded Butterfly die, and made a CAS (Clean And Simple) card. Craft wire was used to gather up the folds and then curled for the antenna. The new Alphabet, Carly […]

Water Lilies and Butterflies Gift Card Holder

Water Lily embossing folder

Hi everyone! It’s me, Tonya and I am here today to share my project using the Water Lily 3D Embossing Folder. I also used the Alphabet Carly Die Set,  the card base from the Tunnel Card Base Swan Die Set and the pocket from the Explosion Shaker Box Die Set to create this gift card […]

Rainbow Doily Background

Doily

Hey, there! I just love the Doily Die from i-crafter! It’s cute, it’s elegant, it’s amazing!  This card is super easy to make. And you can change it up to add any sentiment that you want! Let’s start with the background. I used alcohol inks to create a bright rainbow background. I die cut the Doily […]

Roses and Stars Wiper Card for Mother’s Day

i-crafter rose heart

Hello crafty friends – it’s Karen Aicken here from Painted Mountain Cards and I’m sharing a pretty Mother’s Day Wiper Card that features the NEW Rose Heart die! I’m a huge fan of the i-crafter Wiper Inserts, so used the Pop Up Wiper Insert inside the card. The wiper arms hold fussy cut elements that […]

Clean and Simple Rose Card

Heart Rose

Hey everyone it’s Jessica here! Today I have a clean and simple card to share with you, also known as a CAS card. I’ll be using several of the newly released dies from April and the Amaze me stamp set. I used the Rose heart and die cut the bottom layer with black card stock […]

3D Water Lily Gift Card Tag – Watercolor Paper embossing tutorial

Zip Gift Tag

Hello my crafty friends! Can you believe it is already April?  I am thinking spring and my hubby is getting ready to plant his sunflower seeds.  I cannot wait to see more sunshine and beautiful flowers.  Speaking of beautiful colors, I played with water color paper and color burst pigment to create a 3D embossed gift […]