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The 18 Best Cards of 2018
The 18 Best Cards of 2018
World Card Making Day is back (October 6th!) - we've hand-selected 18 of the best cards created in 2018 to showcase. See what other card makers have created and get inspired!
Cardmaking
Stamping
Creating Memorial Albums After Loss
Creating Memorial Albums After Loss
After losing a loved one, the days, weeks, and months that follow are some of the most difficult we will face. Learn how creating a memorial album can be therapeutic and preserve the memory of your loved one.
Scrapbooking
Journaling
Preservation
6 Trendy Scrapbook Embellishments
6 Trendy Scrapbook Embellishments!
Embellishing can be tricky. Are those stickers too much? Is that washi not enough? May Flaum shares her ideas on adding some embellishment fun to her photo pages!
Scrapbooking
10 Travelers Notebook Uses You Need to Try Now
10 Traveler's Notebook Uses You Need to Try Now
Traveler's Notebooks (or oftentimes heard on the street as T.N.'s) are wholly in vogue... but what exactly do you do with them? We hear you asking and we respond with the following 10 unique ways to use Traveler's Notebooks!
Scrapbooking
Planners
Journaling
Mothers Day Layout Inspiration
Mother's Day Layout Inspiration
This one goes out to the moms! We've collected a variety of layouts to inspire you as you create layouts to honor your moms this Mother's Day!
Scrapbooking
How to Preserve Your Summer Memories
How to Preserve Your Summer Memories
Making sure you take the must-have photos, don't miss a moment, and don't lose your photos is a lot to juggle. Enjoy these tips and tricks to help make your photo-taking and memory keeping a breeze!
Scrapbooking
Photography
Handmade Cards for Special Occasions
Handmade Cards for Special Occasions
Card making savant, Wanda Guess, shares sweeter-than-honeysuckle handmade card ideas that will have you yearning to create a beautiful card that's picture-perfect for any special occasion!
Cardmaking
Vintage
7 Die Cutting Projects to Try Today
7 Die Cutting Projects to Try Today
Need some inspiring ways to use your Dies? We've got you covered with fresh ideas to get your creative die cutting juices flowing and your die cutting machines rolling!
Cardmaking
Die Cutting
Creativation Sneak Peeks  Releases
Creativation Sneak Peeks & Releases!
See sneak-peeks and this year's trends spotted at the biggest show of the year for creatives: Creativation!
Scrapbooking
Cardmaking
Card Making for Therapy and Charity
Card Making for Therapy and Charity
From a card maker's intuition to scientific research to back it up, here's everything you need to know about creating cards for charity - including who to send them to!
Cardmaking
Tips For Your Best Valentines Day Card Ever
Tips For Your Best Valentine's Day Card Ever
Give your loved ones a handmade valentine that is destined to be love at first sight with these tips, tricks, and ideas to make your best Valentine's Day Cards ever!
Scrapbooking
Cardmaking
The Ultimate Christmas Photo Checklist
The Ultimate Christmas Photo Checklist
With the exciting hustle and bustle of the holidays, it's easy to forget to take must-have photos! This checklist will ensure you finish the holiday season with memorable photographs to look back on for years to come!
Photography
25 Festive Christmas Craft Ideas for 2017
25 Festive Christmas Craft Ideas for 2017
In all of the cheery holiday anticipation, we've been checking the Gallery (and checking it twice) and all of the Holiday projects we found are oh so nice! Enjoy these 25 festive holiday projects and let them inspire you for all of your upcoming...
Scrapbooking
Planners
Cardmaking
15 MustHave Craft Tools
15 Must-Have Craft Tools
We crafters love to get creative - it's what we do. We've compiled a list of must-have tools for crafters to help you make your projects come to life in innovative, sometimes unexpected ways!
Scrapbooking
Cardmaking
Top 17 Favorite Cards for World Cardmaking Day 2017
Top 17 Favorite Cards for World Cardmaking Day 2017
World Cardmaking Day is BACK Oct. 7th, and we're ready to celebrate! Join us for World Cardmaking Day 2017!
Cardmaking
Fun Halloween Craft Ideas for 2017
Fun Halloween Craft Ideas for 2017
Carve out a little time to get inspired this Halloween with 12 fun Halloween Craft ideas that are sure to leave you spellbound!
Scrapbooking
Cardmaking
Top 10 Trends Seen at the 2017 AFCI Mixed Media Show
Top 10 Trends Seen at the 2017 AFCI Mixed Media Show
Rose Gold, butterflies, pandas, and MORE! Get in on the biggest paper crafting trends while they're hot!
Scrapbooking
Cardmaking
Summer Craft Ideas for 2017
Summer Craft Ideas for 2017
Get inspired to create with all of these fun and fresh projects, free classes, article tutorials, and MORE!
Scrapbooking
Cardmaking
June Inspiration and Creativity
June Inspiration and Creativity
It's June and we're ready for another summer spent on the patio, sipping lemonade and thinking of all of the creative projects we're ready to take on!
Scrapbooking
Cardmaking
Mixed Media
Ideas for Your Simple Stories Planner
Ideas for Your Simple Stories Planner
Layle Koncar from Simple Stories joins us and shares some creative ideas with the Carpe Diem Planner Punch for your Simple Stories planner!
Planners
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