Tag Archives: All-Occasions Cards

4-Bar Notecards with Metallic Accents

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Creating expensive looking note cards at home is super easy with a heat gun, some Versamark ink, and gold and silver embossing powder.  For today’s project, I’m using a 4-bar sized notecard I created from white card stock.  This measures 3 ½” x 4 7/8” when folded.

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Clean and Simple Botanical Cards

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

I have a lot of greenery-themed stamps in my collection.  I love them because they are timeless and add the perfect accent to flowers or stand alone with an elegant sentiment.

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Adding Die Cut Patterns to Plain Notecards

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

When creating a card, I usually start with a plain card base and add all the embellishments on top.  For today’s project, I’ll show you a fun way to make the plain card the superstar with a simple die set.

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Clean and Layered Valentine’s Day Card

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Valentine’s Day is for couples to show their love and sometimes even an engagement ring.  I created this project today using the Sizzix Sparkle die and stamp set from Jen Long.  It has a modern style heart with lots of sparkly additions.

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Circle Celebration

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Did you ever try cutting around a circle-shaped stamp yourself with just scissors?  It’s not always so easy.  For today’s project, I’m using an older stamp set from Basic Grey with some really nice circle-shaped stamps.  To help me cut them out, I’ll be using a fun tool from We R Memory Keepers called the Circle Spin & Trim.

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Quick Greetings

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Having a small stack of very basic greeting cards around for last minute occasions is always helpful.  Maybe a friend needs some encouragement or your sister got a promotion—you have a card ready to go!

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Clean and Simple – Missing You Card

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Do you have a friend or loved one that lives far away?  What a perfect opportunity to send a handwritten note to say hello.  Sure, emails and texts are definitely quicker, but the old-fashioned elegance of sitting down to write cannot compare.

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