For Those Who Teach: Homemade Cards for Educators

Are you looking for cards that show appreciation for the educators in your life? Do you have a magazines laying around? How about crafting these homemade cards. All you need are magazines, any scrap or craft paper, scissors and glue! Our previous cards have all been made on cardstock and craft paper. These cards areContinue reading “For Those Who Teach: Homemade Cards for Educators”

A Silhouette of Lavender Flowers For You

This post is an ode to Lavender. Calming and relaxing. And even more fragrant when dried. So let’s capture a little piece of lavender today. Here, we combine two techniques on a card: Crafting a paper silhouette of a lavender bouquet Adding a dyed background For many months now, we had been keeping a smallContinue reading “A Silhouette of Lavender Flowers For You”

The “Be Brave” Princess Card

“Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse. Be brave! This “Be Brave”” princess card is a dainty gift we mailed to one of our nieces. This niece of ours loves painting, drawing and other forms of mixed media art. We thought it was fitting that we honor that spirit. We also duplicated the working parts ofContinue reading “The “Be Brave” Princess Card”

How to Make a Simple “Hello” Card

Adele: “Hello, it’s me….” Lionel Ritchie: “Hello, is it me you’re looking for? Regardless of which song you love (both!), there’s something about sending a homemade card just because you want to let the other person know you are thinking of them. We love this “hello” card. We used an old stamp we found inContinue reading “How to Make a Simple “Hello” Card”