Paper Crafts

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Foxy Peek-a-Boo Greeting Card

      The front of this foxy card is hand stamped with a fun and simple heart designed to complement the Valentine’s day theme. Patterned cardstock would be another great option. The front also features a peek-a-boo heart shaped window with the word “You” visible.

     Opening the card reveals the full inside sentiment “You are a Fox!”. Under the greeting, you will find a cute little fox made from adhered shape layers. The fox design is based on hearts.



While the card was designed for Valentine’s day it is easily adapted for a birthday or any time. Check out

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     Sweet and simple Valentine’s Day card is all heart. You do not need to have a special paper punch nor an expensive cutting machine to make this greeting card. Just check out our Heart Template

     The card base was embellished with rubber stamps and then embossed. ❤️ Alternately you could use printed card stock instead of plain card stock or use stickers.
     The sentiment on the sash could be printed on a printer if you do not have a sentiment you like.
     Another heart themed stamped design finished off the inside of my card yet you can use any of the ideas suggested above for the outside.
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Simple Heart Template

This video has two different methods for creating a smooth heart shaped template require no special tools. Both are simple and quick. One of the techniques is particularly flexible in the depth and length of the points. Make them any way your heart desires. Perfect for Valentine’s Day. Template is perfect to use for paper crafts including greeting cards or for sewing appliques or any heart themed project.

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Humorous Winter Greeting Card

You are sure to have tons of fun making these greeting cards. They are perfect for a winter birthday or to make any day special. This humorous card is sure to put a smile on the recipient’s once the inside sentiment is revealed. This step by step project includes 2 different interiors based on the same theme plus a simplified version is included. Be sure to check out the bonus project made from the scraps of the greeting card.
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Inquiring Minds Want to Know
Dont’t You? Fun Greetings from Chris Moose

Chris Moose wishes you a Merry Christmas in his very own special way with these two holiday greeting cards. The overall card design is the same for both cards however the change in the sentiments makes them quite different. The first card is designed to warm the heart of the recipient. A change of the eyes gives a more fun appeal as Chris peers out to make sure no one catches him peeking. See what he has to say when he catches you!

Two Chris Moose designs are available in our Library in both svg and pdf file formats.
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Country Paid Ornament with Glitzy Snowflake

Casual laid back country style meets sparkly and glitzy glamour in this fun Christmas tree ornament. Plaid is all the rage right now and gives that relaxed homey feel. Sophistication is added via shiny rhinestone crystals in the shape of a snowflake. The snowflake will twinkle as it catches and reflects light.
This ornament is wonderful well after Christmas as it can enhance your home décor all winter long. It is surprisingly simple and quick to make. It is also very addictive.

Iris Folding Template

Learn how to design a template for iris folding in this step by step video. This template can be used for many projects. There is no complicated measuring involved. Be sure to check out our Page crafts page to find some projects made with this template.
So what is iris folding?
It is a technique that creates a spiraling inward effect and is reminiscent of the aperture iris on a camera.

Santa’s bag

Cute gift bag has detachable greeting card

Snow Trees

Learn to get a dimensional effect with a single rubber stamp.

Cards to Die For

Learn to add a little pop and dimension to purchased die cuts or laser cuts. You can also use your own die cuts.

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The Face of Snow

Face it snow is coming, so why not warm up someone’s heart and bring a smile to their face with this card

The Face of Snow
The Face of Snow

Embossing Demo

Scrappy Tree

Learn to make a tree greeting card with scraps

Sharpen Cricut Blade

Learn how to sharpen your Cricut blades or any small point blade.

Sharpen Punch

Learn how to sharpen a paper punch that cuts poorly because it is dull.

Floral Christmas Ornament

Elegant ornament is beautifully simple to make


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3D Trees

These 3 dimensional trees are made using a teabag folding method. To see our instructional video please click on the library button or one of the tree images.
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A Star is Born

Learn how to make a pointed star with one single cut on a piece of paper. Seriously only ONE cut. Watch to end to see the home decorating idea.

Get a handle on rotary cutters

Today’s product spotlight is on rotary cutter handles. We will show you the pros and cons of several different styles so that you can make an informed decision.
Rotary Cutters

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Glitzy and Glittery Pine Cone


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Best Rotary Cutter Blades – Product Spotlight

Not all rotary cutter blades are created equally. Watch this product comparison to see what the difference is between the traditional blade and a newer alternative. Whether you sew quilts and want to cut fabric or are a paper crafter, you will want to check out this video.

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Easy up-cycled bow for gift package
There is no need to store a bunch of gift bows when you can easily make them as needed with materials you have on hand. So up cycle your old magazines, brochures, catalogs and calendars with this simple technique.

Glue Boo Boos

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When glue seeps out, it can make a shiny blotch on your paper project.

Add Wink of Stella or Aqua Shimmer around edges. Don’t be too fussy about it as your eye won’t be drawn to imperfections.
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Card marking tools
Card marking tools

Start by scoring an 8 ½ by 11 cards stock at 5  ½ along the 11” side. Then fold the stock in half with the score line on the outside.

Scoring
Scoring
Folding
Fold with score to outside

Trim front artwork to desired size using rotary with a ceramic blade (see link below). Round the corners. Glue to card with glue stick 1/4″ away from folded edge. Take care not to over saturate with glue.

Corner rounder
Round corners

Trim remaining 3 side using add a quarter ruler and rotary cutter with a ceramic blade.

Add a quarter
Trim with add a quarter rule and rotary cutter with a ceramic blade

Make card size on light card stock. Trim to 1/2″ smaller, round the corners and glue to the inside of the card. This will balance the weight of the card. Add embellishments to the front and sign the back. This is a video of this below the products.

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