Tag Archives: handmade card making

Examples of Handmade Cards: Scribbling

I don’t know if this card making technique has an official name; I just call it scribbling.  You can’t find an easier or quicker rubber stamp technique than scribbling… even doodling isn’t as fast.  🙂 PAPER CRAFT SUPPLIES Stamps:  Feel Goods (w-129681/c-129684) Card Stock:  Whisper White, 5-1/4″ x 4″ (100730); Pacific Point, 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″… Read More »

Lovely as a Tree Nature Stamps

Sponging will take you far in your projects, and can really add a lot of wow with minimal effort and supplies.  Here I’m once again relying on one of my all-time favorite nature stamps sets, Lovely as a Tree. Supplies: Stamps:  Lovely as a Tree (w-115026/c-127793), Lovely Thoughts (w-125843/c-125845) Card Stock:  Glossy White – 3-7/8″x5-1/8″… Read More »

Is This The Worst Handmade Card Ever?

Isn’t this the worst handmade card ever?  I have to laugh even as I write this. I had the best of intentions when I started, and thought it was a clever idea.  My nephew and his wife are expecting their firstborn — Aeden– in about a month, and the idea for this card was to… Read More »

Mystery Hostess Party Winner!

Congratulations to our Mystery Hostess Party winner, Kelly Cheney!  She was sure she wouldn’t win (‘cuz she never wins anything), so boy was she surprised when I called!  And very excited! Thanks to everyone who participated… and enjoy your new toys!  We’ll hold another Mystery Hostess Party soon, and maybe YOU can win free rubber… Read More »

Making Friendship Greeting Cards

Dig into your scraps and you’ll find yourself making friendship greeting cards in a snap, with a minimum amount of paper craft supplies! This simple card uses half of an 8-1/2 x 11″ piece of card stock folded in half, and then some fairly small pieces of designer paper mounted on a base of black… Read More »

Single Sayings for Greeting Cards

Don’t forget, Stampin’ Up! is offering you the chance to buy single sayings for greeting cards from the following stamp sets:  Word Play, Perfectly Penned, and Seasonal Sayings.  This offer is only available for a limited time, now through January 2, 2013. Details You’ll find the stamp item numbers on the flyers at the links… Read More »

Get Your Free Cardmaking Supplies!

There are only three days left to stock up on your free cardmaking supplies! You have until September 30th to pick up a FREE package of 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon — an $8.95 value — for every $40 you spend.  And digital purchases count, too! A beautiful ribbon can really add a lot when making… Read More »

Stock Up On Free Paper Craft Supplies!

Just two weeks left to stock up on free paper craft supplies! For the month of September you will get a FREE package of 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon — an $8.95 value — for every $40 you spend! Often a beautiful ribbon is just the added “something” you need to take your ideas for handmade… Read More »

Cheery Greeting Cards

Polka dots are guaranteed to turn your ho-hum handmade card ideas into bright and cheery greeting cards.  I picked up the Polka Dot Parade designer paper for FREE this month, just for doing a job that I love.  How cool is that? Seriously, I can’t look at the red polka dots without thinking of Minnie… Read More »

Love Greeting Cards

Why wait for an excuse to create and share your love greeting cards?  Who wouldn’t like to receive a card that tells them how much you care… anytime of the year? Although not in traditional colors for your homemade Valentine ideas, this card would work for that, too. And remember, you can always click on… Read More »