12 Cards of Christmas – Z Fold

This series is so much fun and it’s almost ending. Today on 12 Cards of Christmas – Z Fold. This is another fast and easy card that has a great effect. I love those cards you can display on the mantel or a shelf. The 3D cards are not only the best for displaying they are the best to make. At least I think they are.  12 Cards of Christmas – Z FoldMake sure to use a double sided cardstock for this card because both sides of it will be seen. You will not be able to use a regular card because this card’s initial measurements require a 12×12 cardstock and for you to cut the card from scratch. It’s much easier than you think! Just follow the step by step video to find out how to create it. You’ll be surprised how easy and fast it is. If you want a smaller card cut a smaller piece of cardstock. This …

12 Cards of Christmas – Holiday Santa

We have made it halfway in the Christmas card special series. Today’s inspiration on the 12 Cards of Christmas – Holiday Santa. This is the easiest and fastest card I ever made! It takes less than five minutes! However even though it’s fast it still says Christmas in every way. You only need three ingredients for this card, so let’s get started!  12 Cards of Christmas – Holiday SantaFor this card you will only need a red card, scraps of white and black papers and white buttons. A few years back when my grandmother died, my dad went over her things and brought me a huge pile of little boxes filled with buttons. My Grandma was a really good sewer and kept her buttons color sorted in boxes. I still have her buttons and I love using them in projects. I always smile when I use them and I’m sure she smiles too.So this card has a special meaning for me …


  Inside: how to make a simple tree paper piecing card   I’m terrible at math but even I know that according to Aristotle, a philosopher in Ancient Greece, “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts”. Apparently it doesn’t only works in math or life it also works in crafts. In the crafts case a few simple paper pieces can create something truly pretty.     WHAT IS PAPER PIECING   Paper-piecing is a fun way to add texture, interest and patterns to your design. It’s a great alternative to coloring stamped images and a fabulous way to use any scraps of paper that are just too good to throw away!   THE BASICS OF PAPER PIECING   Paper is usually a technique made with stamps and cut out paper pieces. However it can also be created just from pieces of paper to assemble a pattern or an image without the base of a stamped image. Consider …

12 Cards of Christmas – Accordion Tree

We are already on day 5 on the special Christmas card series. Today a tutorial for another easy card: 12 Cards of Christmas – Accordion Tree. Just a few accordion folds can make such an amazing effect.  12 Cards of Christmas – Accordion TreeThis card is also a type of pop up card. I think pop up cards are the most fun to create and to receive. This card might be a little thick but it can still fit nicely into an envelope if you need to send it in the mail. In the video I show you the technique on hoe to create this accordion tree but I didn’t add anything on the outside. You can embellish that part anyway you want!  Don’t forget there’s a giveaway!In order to win a collection of 24 Christmas cards you’ll need to:LIKE my FB pageLeave a comment telling me what is your favorite thing about ChristmasShare!! Your friends will not want to miss this launch too.The …


  Inside: how to make a pop up slider card the easy way!   When you have been crafting for a long time like I am you love learning new things that challenge you and excite you. Lately I’ve been exploring paper engineering and pop-up in particular. It is so much fun to create these pop up cards and projects and see people’s reaction to them.   If you stick around I’ll teach you how to make an easy pop up slider card that people will love to receive!     POP UP SLIDER CARD   By making a few simple cuts into a piece of card, you can create a tab (or multiple tabs) that you push forward and decorate, or you can make it 3D and stick a cutout image to it. Not only is it fun, it’s easy, too.   To make this card you will need to be accurate with your measuring and cutting. Otherwise the …

12 Cards of Christmas – Four Folds Card

Welcome to day 3 of this amazing Christmas cards series. Today on 12 Cards of Christmas – Four Folds Card. This card has a really striking effect and it seems complicate to make, however you will not believe how easy it is. It also looks really pretty when displayed on the mantle or a shelf.  12 Cards of Christmas – Four Folds CardThe secret to making this cards is measuring and a circle cutter system. If you have these two ingredients you are all set. For this card double sided cardstock is not necessary so you can use any cardstock that you have in your stash. Don’t use very heavy cardstock because it will be hard to fold them . Don’t forget there’s a giveaway!In order to win a collection of 24 Christmas cards you’ll need to:LIKE my FB pageLeave a comment telling me what is your favorite thing about ChristmasShare!! Your friends will not want to miss this launch too.The more comments you …

12 Cards of Christmas – Folded Christmas Tree

Today is day #2 of the 12 Cards of Christmas 2016 series. I’m trying to create different types of cards with different types of techniques. So today’s card is: 12 Cards of Christmas – Folded Christmas Tree card. This card is really fast and easy to make and even suitable for kids.  12 Cards of Christmas – Folded Christmas TreeYou will need a circle cutter. There are many tools out there for cutting circles. I’m still using the Coluzzle which doesn’t exist anymore. But it doesn’t matter what tool you’ll use make sure that the circle is less than twice the width of your card. For example my card is 4″ wide so I need to cut a 7″ circle. An 8″ circle will be too big and the folded tree will not fit on the front of the card.Once you cut your circle it’s really easy to continue. You can make a few tree on one card if you use …

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