Everyone on your list is asking for gift cards or money for gifts. And you know this: Handing over a boring greeting card with a few cash bills or a basic gift card inside is the worst. It’s all over in 2 seconds, even if you gave them $1000. Unless you do something clever and creative with the gift cards or money. This collection of
This post is sponsored by Hallmark. All opinions are mine alone. As a crafter, I love a handmade card. Over the years, my Christmas card list grew to well over 100 people. Everyone loves getting a holiday card in the mail, right?! I spent months creating cards to prepare for the holiday season and the stress outweighed the fun of it. There was no way I could
Product for this post was provided by Clearsnap. This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are 100% my own. Today, I am really excited to be sharing an ombre palm tree card created with stencils and ColorBox Chalk Ink for the Clearsnap and CardMaker Magazine Blog Hop. Palm trees are EVERYWHERE right now! A friend of mine said that palm fronds are the new “gold
April is National Letter Writing month. Follow along with Egg Press, Sakura, Hello! Lucky, Mohawk Paper, and Chronical Books using #Write_On (#Write_On) to see prompts, ideas, and to get involved and be inspired! I am giving away a set of letter-writing and hand-lettering pens by Sakura, chalk lettering book, Sakura pen case, a coloring book and more! ENTER GIVEAWAY HERE There’s still time to start writing letters, even if it’s
Impact the world with your beautiful handmade birthday cards —- send them to a homeless shelter who will give them to homeless children on their birthday. I stumbled upon this campaign at DoSomething. It was MADE FOR CRAFTERS. We all have the skills to make some amazing cards. Can you commit to sending some of the handmade birthday cards you’ve created to your local shelter?
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Hallmark. The opinions and text are all mine. Comments submitted may be displayed on other websites owned by the sponsoring brand. #HallmarkTradiciones #LatinaBloggers #Sponsored Coming from a bi-cultural home myself, it’s been an interesting experience blending cultures and traditions in my own home as my kids grow up in a multi-cultural family. The kids
I love sending handmade cards to friends and family during the holidays. Over the years, everyone has come to expect a handmade card and my list has grown to over 100 people who I send cards to at Christmas time. It’s a challenge to get all of those cards done but I’ve developed a really easy assembly line system to help me create unique cards fast.
Woohoo it is World Card Making Day 2015! So, PaperCrafts, the magazine that created this whole shindig isn’t doing it this year but the world has decided that World Card Making Day will still go on. So here we are, doing a hop with my friends at Clearsnap. If you’re a card maker, you totally need to know who Clearsnap is – they are the
Since I started using coloring books for grownups, I have found that I really like coloring with colored pencil. One of the things that I’ve started to really enjoy is blending the colors to make more realistic and dimensional shapes. Today I am sharing a Halloween themed card that shows how to shade with colored pencil: Tombow colored pencils have a waxy base, which makes
It’s Pinata Week and Mexican Independence Day is only a week away!! The last pinata card I shared had puffed up layers of tissue fringe but this one is even simpler. The fringe all lays flat and we put a colorful die cut POPPED up right on top. This ukelele pinata card makes a great invite for a party or fiesta! Add other shapes to the