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We don’t usually give big gifts for Father’s Day, but we do like to celebrate Dad with a day of relaxation and yummy goodies. This year, Dad will get to spin for special treats throughout the day with our homemade Father’s Day spinner card. My girls are so excited to give this to their Dad […]

We’re making these fun monster cards for Valentine’s Day. They are sure to be eye-popping fun for any boy or girl to receive! Supplies for Monster Valentine Cards: paper – all different colors cardstock paper – folded in half for cards googley eyes – the larger the better foam glue dots glue stick markers or […]

I couldn’t resist stitching up this cute little snowman made of buttons, complete with scarf and orange carrot nose. It’s giving my stitched cards a fun 3D element. Supplies for Snowman Button Card: paper cork board for punching holes punching awl or thumb tack to punch holes embroidery thread cross-stitch needle buttons cardstock paper for […]

Each year I look forward to receiving Christmas cards and pictures from my friends and loved ones. Sometimes that’s the only time I get to see them all year! So I really love to display each card, but more and more people are sending flat photo cards, which do not stand up on my mantle […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #56 Jennifer M. Have fun personalizing your greeting cards. Magnet Street, a Make and Takes sponsor, is here with a giveaway just in time for the holidays. If you’re like me and just getting to choosing, printing, and mailing your holiday cards, then […]

You’ve might have seen seed paper recently.  It is homemade paper with flower seeds in it.  When it is planted in the ground and given lots of TLC it will bloom into beautiful flowers you can enjoy.  Here is a tutorial for a project using seed paper. First, you need to make the paper. Use […]

Here’s a few fun crafts I’ve found to help celebrate Christmas. With only 20 days left until Christmas, you better get crafting! Felted Christmas Trees by Purl Bee (pictured above) Eco Christmas Gift Wrap by Zakka Life Snowmen Ornaments by Simply Handmade Reindeer Cookies for Gifts by Mom it Forward Christmas Storytime by No Time […]

This Halloween Bat card comes alive with tissue paper wings. He’s making his way to your house to give all a good SCARE! Supplies for 3D Bat Card: cardstock paper cutter black tissue paper – a 3×12 inch piece black art paper white crayon letter stickers 1. Fold your cardstock piece in half to form […]

Guest Post by Lyndsey of The Stationary Place I’ve always loved paper. Stationery, patterned paper, note cards, letterpress – I think paper is gorgeous and I love all of its different uses. More recently, I’ve been on something of a crafting binge – and for my last birthday I asked for a sewing machine. Much […]

These hand-stitched cards are simple and fun to make. I’ve been stitching them for quite a few years now and have shared many patterns in my Card Patterns category. Today I’ve taken a video of me stitching a Gift Box Greeting Card for you to see just how easy it is. You can follow right […]

As Easter is on it’s way, stitch this sweet card to cheer on the Easter Bunny as he hides his eggs! This pattern is fun to stitch and easy to make. It would be great to display in your home or give as an Easter gift to a loved one. Supplies: Everything is available at […]

Santa Hat Stitched Card

by Marie on November 25, 2008

Ho Ho Ho! Santa’s Sleigh is almost on it’s way. Here’s a fun Santa Hat holiday card to hand-stitch for your Season’s Greetings. Or check out the last year’s stitched card of the Christmas Tree. Either would be perfect to create for your family and friends. Supplies: Everything is available at your local craft or […]

This cheery pumpkin is a fun card for Fall time. Whether you’re having a party and need invitations or wanting to decorate your home with something homemade, stitch up this cute Pumpkin Greeting Card. Supplies: Everything is available at your local craft or fabric store. Punching Awl Pattern for Pumpkin to punch: Download this pattern, […]

Email Get Well Card

by Marie on May 27, 2008

Recently my Mother in Law broke her leg and has been trying to rest and heal. As she is in California, we wanted to send her a Get Well Card. But instead of sending it through the snail mail, we chose to send her a card through email. We love sending Email Cards. Here’s a […]

WOW for MOM

by Marie on May 7, 2008

Here’s a fun card for Mom at Mother’s Day. It can be made for Grandmas, or other Mother’s you think are fabulous. It’s also a great activity for students to do in class, to take home to their Moms. Fold your paper in half. Write the word MOM at the bottom of a paper, cardstock […]

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