Category Archives: Card Making

EVO – a study in purple

It’s crazy hot in our neck of the woods lately but we had a rare afternoon where the outdoor temperatures we so pleasant we took our “work” outside. Our mission was to paint and test all of the purple alcohol inks we had in our arsenal. A study in PURPLE! We can’t get enough! There are […]

Creating delicate paper embellishments with EVO!

Hello Friends! Do you like to create your own custom embellishments and word art for your projects? We do this all the time but now we have a new secret weapon… EVO Synthetic paper.  We’ve been creating loads of delicate paper embellishments from our of EVO paper. Want to know why? EVO paper is tear resistant!!! Sometimes regular […]

Ink colors will SHINE! EVO Synthetic Paper

BRIGHT. BOLD. FLUID. Synthetic paper never looked so good! EVO Paper is engineered especially for fine artists, crafters, makers and mixed media artists. ✓ BRIGHT WHITE––your colors will shine.   ✓ WATER RESISTANT––enhances water, oil, and alcohol-based inks. ✓ TEAR RESISTANT––folds and cuts without tearing or shredding. ✓ FLEXIBLE––feels soft to the touch. ✓ FORGIVING—can reuse EVO and […]

Painting Hydrangea Florals on EVO Synthetic Paper

It’s graduation season around here and we are sending out bunches of graduation congratulations cards. A handmade card and some cash is a great way to send off graduates into the next chapter of life. We created this pretty floral card using Copic Markers and our EVO Synthetic paper for a friends daughter.  The Hydrangea […]

Stay Cool card created using EVO Synthetic Paper

Summer calls for popsicles. They are a favorite treat around here for so many reasons. They are so juicy, yummy, and frozen! Inspired by these delicious treats we created this fun summer card using our EVO papers. STAY COOL CARD: 1. Paint some simple drippy textures on EVO Synthetic paper using Piñata Magenta and Orange […]

Love You More – Confetti Holographic Cardstock

We are sending a little happy mail today. This card features our Confetti Holographic Paper. We just love how it sparkles from every angle. The Confetti pattern is great for use in papercrafting and cardmaking. The pattern is subtle yet has so much color and pattern when put in motion. Our Holographic paper is sturdy […]

Triple Threat …three of our favorite products created this ‘Thanks So Much’ card

The triple threat … we used three of our favorite products to create this THANKS SO MUCH Card; EVO, Colorplan, & Glitter Cardstock.  Which greeting do you like better? The version with more Gold Glitter or more black? It was hard to decide but we opted for more gold glitter. Our gold glitter cardstock does not […]

Thanks card using EVO Synthetic Paper

We’ve been making painted backgrounds with EVO Synthetic paper and alcohol ink non-stop. It’s kind of addictive and our new full time hobby. We have a nice stash of backgrounds built up and decided to put one to good use. We created this simple THANKS card for a friend who dropped by some homemade bread. […]

Hello EVO Synthetic Paper … our new favorite friend

Hello friends! We are thrilled to see so many new and old friends playing around with and sharing their projects using our EVO paper. Every project shared is unique and inspiring, just like you. If you’d like to see what folks are making with EVO give our @etc.papers instagram account a follow and follow the hashtag […]

Spring Party Planning with Colorplan Cardstock

Hooray for Spring! We are ready for warmer weather, flowers and parties. Recently we planned a small outdoor garden soiree and used the Spring Colorplan cardstock assortment  to help us create the party decor and favors. We created cupcake skirts, cake toppers, favor bags, and small affirmation cards for each guest. We adore how well […]