Snowman Snow Globe Shaker Card Cut Files | K.becca

Snow Globe Shaker Card Kits

I’ve really fallen for the shaker card trend that’s hot, hot, hot in the world of handmade cards this year and decided to throw my hat into the shaker card ring by designing a collection of holiday card kit cut

Ugly Sweater Handmade Card | Laura Bassen

2014 Holiday Cardmaking Trends

Ugly Sweater Handmade Card by Laura Bassen If you’re looking for fun and festive ideas for handmade holiday and Christmas cards, then head on over to Craftsy because I’m talkin’ about this season’s hottest handmade holiday card trends and featuring

Heat Embossing 101 | Paper Crave for @Craftsy

Heat Embossing 101 on Craftsy

If you’ve never tried heat embossing, let me tell you, it’s a pretty cool, not to mention versatile, technique. I’m covering the heat embossing basics over at Craftsy this week, and I think that you might be surprised by how

DIY Stenciled Glitter Snowflake Decorations | Paper Crave

Make Stenciled Glitter Snowflake Decorations

As soon as I saw My Favorite Things’ Delicate Doily stencil, I thought, “gotta make that into a snowflake.” With this idea in mind, I designed a simple scalloped background for the stencil and got to work. Now, I love

DIY Stenciled & Embossed Holiday Gift Tags | Paper Crave

DIY Stenciled & Embossed Holiday Gift Tags

These gift tags are so easy to make, and the white-on-white color scheme goes with pretty much any style of gift wrap, too! I used a variety of stencils from My Favorite Things to create embossed, patterned backgrounds for the

DIY Modern Stenciled Christmas Card Tutorial | Paper Crave

Make a Modern, Stenciled Christmas Card

When My Favorite Things recently asked if I’d like to try out some of their craft stencils, I totally jumped at the chance. I haven’t done much stenciling, but as soon as I had a look at their stencil collection,

5 Adorable Stamp Sets for Christmas and Winter #cardmaking #papercrafts

5 Adorable Stamps Sets for Christmas & Winter

This time of the year can be rather dizzying, with Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas crafts, cards, printables, and ideas all vying for our attention at the same time. October is always a particularly crazy month for me, as I want

DIY Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Card | Paper Crave for Craftsy

DIY Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Card

I’m a sucker for pretty much anything that glows in the dark, and I’ve been wanting to get my hands on some glow-in-the-dark embossing powder for years. I finally picked some up, and I’m kicking myself for not having done

Candy Corn Citizens Free Printable Paper Toys | Dewmuffins

Candy Corn Citizens Free Printable Paper Toys

Dewmuffins’ super fun paper toys always make me smile, and Candy Corn Citizens, the newest additions to the Dewmuffins paper toy family, are just perfect for Halloween. These cute and corny little guys and gals would be great additions to

DIY Halloween Paper Decoration & Party Ideas

DIY Halloween Paper Decorations + Party Ideas

I’m back today with another roundup of boo-riffic Halloween paper crafts to inspire your spooky celebrations. This fun bunch of paper craft ideas includes a super cool trick-or-treater greeter, some sweet ideas for packaging treats, and fun and creepy Halloween

Free Halloween Treat Bag Topper SVG Cut Files

Free Halloween Treat Bag Topper SVG Cut Files

Please allow me to introduce Kitty & Frankie. They’re big fans of Halloween and love it when they can sit on top of bags that are full of yummy Halloween treats. Kitty is a bit more finicky, but Frankie loves

DIY Skull Halloween Invitations by Mini-eco

Quick Picks : 10.9.14

DIY Skull Halloween Invitations by Mini-eco This Week’s Picks ♥ Fun (and free) printable “Happy Haunting” treat bag labels. ♥ These guys would look great on any Halloween-ily decorated table. – via ♥ Such a clever Halloween party invite idea

This Is Halloween Digital Patterns at

This Is Halloween from K.becca

I always have so much fun designing for Halloween, and this year has been no exception. I recently launched my “This Is Halloween” collection over on K.becca, and I decided to go a little geometric this year with digital papers

Free Halloween Printables by Paper Crave

Free Halloween Printables from Halloweens Past

Today, I’m visiting the Paper Crave archives to bring you some free printable Halloween goodies from Halloweens past. Hope you’ll find something in this frightfully fun bunch to add to your Halloween festivities this year! Above, clockwise from top left

6 Spooktastic Halloween Freebies

6 Spooktastic Halloween Freebies

Check out this collection of Halloween freebies, which include yummy candy bar wrappers, super cute juice box covers, creepy cool bottle wraps, hoot-eriffic treat boxes, and a spooky fun “boo to you” card. So many great goodies to be found

DIY Halloween Paper Craft Ideas

DIY Halloween Paper Craft Ideas

I had a lot of fun talking trends last week, and I hope that you did, too! This week and next, I’m switching gears a bit and heading into Halloween mode. I’ll be sharing Halloween-themed paper crafts, free printables, ghoulishly

Make a "Happy Fall" Card with Metal Dies | Paper Crave for @Craftsy

Make a “Happy Fall” Card with Metal Dies

Over on Craftsy, I’m sharing a step-by-step tutorial for making this fun “Happy Fall” card using Lawn Fawn’s Stitched Leaves and Avery’s Alphas Elle-ments metal dies plus a modern, non-traditional color palette. Head on over to Craftsy for the step-by-step

Hand Drawn Stamp Sets | Ashley Goldberg #stamping #cardmaking

Hand Drawn Stamp Sets by Ashley Goldberg

Over the past couple of years, I’ve really gotten into stamps and stamping and am always on the lookout for great, new-to-me designs and designers. I discovered these awesome stamps by Ashley Goldberg on one of my recent Etsy expeditions

Patterned Origami Bird | Britta Manger

Origami Birds & Foxes by Britta Manger

I am all about these super cool origami birds and foxes by Britta Manger and love the unique aesthetic that she’s brought to this traditional paper craft. The little origami creatures feature great patterns in modern colorways and would make

Free Printable Ice Pop Food Truck Paper Toy | Dewmuffins

Dewmuffins Free Printable Food Truck Paper Toys

A little bit back, I featured Dewmuffins’ super cute Terralings paper toys, and the talented peeps at Dewmuffins have cornered the market on cuteness again with these adorable food truck paper toys! Instead of the going with the taco and