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  • Nutcracker Joy

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    Hi, it’s Libby here today and I’m sharing a new Nutcracker set that you can find at Paper Source stores and in their online store. I absolutely love nutcrackers, and I love The Nutcracker ballet. So this set is right up my alley! Find out how to make this card — click for complete supplies and instructions. […]

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  • Mad about Metallics with Social Club

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    Hello and welcome to Social Club. Our current contest is all about holiday cards, and one of the categories is Mad About Metallics. This category is super fun for Christmas – gold and silver are classic for the season, and sequins and glitter are right on trend at the moment. So, today we thought we […]

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  • Decorate a Tree

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    Hello, it’s Wida and today I made a fun Christmas card using just plain stamping and die cutting basics! Find out how to make this card — click for complete supplies and instructions. I took out a few colors that I thought coordinated well using this image as inspiration. (Image source) Using the Decorate a […]

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  • Bird & Branch – Two Ways!

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    Hello! It’s Mariana here today sharing two cards that I created using a versatile set called: Bird & Branch Christmas. My first card is quite simple, and features one of the branch images included in this set, as well as an Autumn sentiment.  After I gold-embossed the images, I simply added gold cord loops on […]

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  • Video: Sparkle Star

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    Hello. It’s Lucy here today with a fun and sparkly technique for you. Glitter is one of my favourite craft products. I use it all the time. However, there is a less fun consequence… however careful and tidy I try to be, the glitter always seems to end up everywhere. So today I have a […]

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  • Thanksgiving Petals and Leaves

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    Hello there! It’s Cheiron here and today I have a fun fall take on the Holiday Petals and Leaves set. There are so many things you can do with this set for the holidays…decorate place cards, envelopes, or even make your own “patterned paper”.  I think this set could be used well into the spring […]

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  • Golden Winter Wishes

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    Hello! It’s Donna here sharing a new-to-me stencil technique. See the reindeer? It was gold embossed from a stencil. I wanted to try something different other than sponging it or dry embossing and was so happy that it worked! After securing the Merry Christmas Reindeer stencil off center, I tapped a Versamark pad over the […]

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  • Enjoy Your Holidays

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    Hi everyone! This is Yana and today I’m sharing a one layer window card using holiday goodies from Hero Arts. I love using Hero Arts Layering Papers to create colored card bases for my cards. But did you know, that you can fold the paper colored side in and have a white card on the […]

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  • Branching Out for Christmas

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    Hello Everyone! I’ve brought you another quick and simple card with dies, punches and stamps! This very versatile Spring Branch die can be used for many things. Here I have turned it into a holiday branch! Simply die cut it from Foliage layering paper. The red flowers were made with a punch that’s been in […]

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  • Peace Poinsettia Tag

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    Happy Monday! Today we are thrilled to have one of our favorite artists joining us on the blog. If you know Vicky Papaioannou, you know how wonderfully talented she is. Take it away, Vicky! Hi everyone, it’s Vicky and I am happy to guest design here today! Isn’t the Christmas Hero Arts release just amazing? […]

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  • Organization Ideas: Kelly’s Craft Room Part 4

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    Happy Friday, everyone! Over the past few months I’ve been sharing some peeks into my craft room and the way I organize my supplies. (Here is Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.) And today I’ve got a few more organization ideas to share including the big one — stamps! I store all the clear […]

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  • One Die 2 Ways

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    Hello, It’s Wida and today I am showing you how to use one die 2 ways for an easy modern holiday themed card. It is my humble opinion that glitter makes everything better. SOOO…for the first card, I die cut the Star Background die in silver glitter paper.  **I saved the negatives of the stars […]

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