How to Feature Magnolia Flowers on Cards

Hi friends. It may be a while, but can we make it up to you by sending you flowers? How about Magnolias on a card? OH. SO. PRETTY. We created a “Magnolia Series” comprising of three homemade cards on A6 brown kraft cardstock. Because these cards are about 4 inches by 6 inches, they areContinue reading “How to Feature Magnolia Flowers on Cards”

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”

Preserving a Garden on a Card: Green Leaves and Heart Petals

“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory.” – Leonard Nemoy. We enjoy gardening. And we enjoy making cards. Summer may winding down, but the love of both these hobbies continue through the seasons. It may be the beauty of a new flower, the excitement of emergingContinue reading “Preserving a Garden on a Card: Green Leaves and Heart Petals”

How to Make Paper Roses For a Homemade Card

You will need: Circle stencils in a variety of sizes (or any items that have a round circumferance you can trace), red paper, scissors and glue. This rose card can be sent to your mom, a loved one, or anyone who enjoys flowers. Once you know how to make roses, you can go forth andContinue reading “How to Make Paper Roses For a Homemade 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”