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Kids think this is the best trick in the book… MOM turns into WOW when it’s flipped upside down! Turn these tricky words into a cute card for Mother’s Day. Mom will be Wowed by the surprise! Supplies for WOW MOM cards:  cardstock paper craft foam letter stickers – M,O,M brad fasteners floral stickers markers and […]

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We’re making a few festive rainbow cards for spring using little dots of puffy paint. Puffy paint has such a fun texture to it, making your cards pop out and come to life. With these darling rainbow cards, we’re painting lots of little dots for each color to our rainbow pictures. A little goes a […]

Holly Jolly Christmas Cards

by Amy on December 9, 2013

My girls and I love adding homemade touches to gifts, especially at Christmas time. We made some sweet and simple holly cards, which are perfect for mailing to grandparents, hand-delivering to teachers, or using as gift tags. Need a lot of cards? These are easy to make assembly-line style, too! Supplies for Jolly Holly Christmas […]

We’re crafting up holiday cards for friends and neighbors. I’m using washi tape to make a few holiday trees, perfect for attaching to a Christmas present. These are super simple to make, adding just a little festive touch to your gift. Supplies for Washi Tape Trees: washi tape – all colors cardstock paper or pre-folded […]

We have another spook-tastic Halloween craft happening over at Craftspiration! These Halloween Thumbprint Cards are a great gift to make for family and friends. Even classmates and teachers would love to receive one of these for Halloween. It would make a great activity for a classroom party. You can create a few pumpkins, hanging spiders, […]

Handmade cards add a perfectly finished touch to gifts for any occasion. In a world becoming more and more fast-paced and online, handmade cards are even more meaningful and important to give. Today I’d like to share a very simple craft project to easily make your own gift tags, greeting cards, or postcards. We will […]

You know, it’s hard to have all those gorgeous Christmas cards perfectly on display. If you’re like me, you don’t have anything yet to display those lovely cards from people you love. Or perhaps you’re miss popular and your current system is getting overloaded with holiday cheer? Why not make an easel, or five? I […]

These sweet little thumbprint pumpkins are fun to craft and are perfect to display for Halloween! Supplies for Thumbprint Pumpkin Patch Cards: orange and green paint – or an ink pad would work great too paintbrush paper card folded black thin marker 1. Get your paint ready on a paper plate or paint surface. 2. […]

I know we all have a stack of scrapbook paper lying in a pile in our craft corners, am I right? If so, then good thing I spotted these cute and Scrappy Mosaic Cards from Sweet Athena over at the M&T Spotlight. Start tearing up a storm and get crafting! See below for more paper […]

I love handmade journals. There’s something about them that calls out… “I’m handmade, write in me”! So to make things super simple, I’ve turned one of my hand-stitched greeting cards into a journal. Now it’s double the handmade! And it fits into a purse or handbag nicely. It’s perfect for Mom, Grandma, or anyone who […]

A few years back, we made really fun giant Valentine puzzles. These were great. Perfect for little hands to help with, cutting and forming the puzzle. I thought this would be fun to do for my children’s friends or classmates, so we made a mini version. This little heart puzzle is simple and fun to […]

I’ve made pop up cards before – these fun Valentine Heart Pop Up Cards. This is a great card for you or your little one to help make for Valentines. Well I’ve got another version of the pop up card. A card that pops out! It’s perfect for creating something different and festive on Valentines. […]

These cute little cards are perfect for the holidays. You can gift these to friends or create 8 little reindeer to display on your mantle for a fun decoration. And it’s a great activity for kids, they’ll love to stamp their thumbs! Supplies for Reindeer Thumbprint Cards: cardstock paper brown stamping ink brown pipe cleaner […]

Spooky House Pop-Up Cards

by Amy on October 17, 2011

We don’t do scary around our house, but my girls do enjoy a little spooky fun this time of year. We recently spent an afternoon creating spooky house pop-up cards – it was so much fun! I chose to prep a bunch of paper houses and set them out for the girls to decorate. Older […]

Thanks to the folks at Martha Stewart and Plaid, who’ve teamed up to create a power pack of decorative paint and supplies, I received a fun box full of supplies. Right away I headed for these circle sponge stamps, endless possiblitites with these sponges, I’m sure you’ll be seeing more crafts from these. Today I […]

Want to send a Valentine card that really POPs?! Try this fun technique for helping your card stand out from the crowd. Because “Valentine, you make my heart POP!” Supplies for Heart Pop Up Cards: 1 sheet of paper, any size pencil scissors 1 sheet of cardstock paper, larger than your first paper small cut […]

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