Category Archives: Card Making

Folding fun with Shimmer Vellum – Leaf card

Our designer Kim has a little fun folding vellum into a beautiful leaf. It’s the focal point on this card and we love it! The folded vellum really showcases all the shimmer. Step by step instructions on how to recreate this card are below. Shimmer Vellum is available in 6″x6″ and 12″x12″ assortment packs. Colors: […]

Sparkling Waves created on EVO Synthetic Paper

We love testing new alcohol inks on EVO Synthetic Paper. This ink is from Couture Creations. It’s called Golden Age Cobalt and it has little flecks of shimmer in the ink. We created a few sparkly backgrounds using just this color.  Those bits of sparkle are in the ink.   We used these background as the […]

Sweet and Juicy … Lemonade cards using EVO Synthetic Papers

Last week we shared how we swatch out a bunch of new alcohol inks on EVO Synthetic papers. We used those swatches to select just the right color yellow ink to create these two lemonade cards. These cards came together quickly using the stamp set and supplies from the July Simon Says Stamp card kit. […]

Adding color to non-shed Glitter cardstock using stencils

Did you know you can stencil color onto our non-shed glitter paper? If the color is darker than the paper it will show up and create a nice two-tone effect. We used Buttercup Premium Dye Ink and a blending brush from Concord & 9th to stencil on our white non-shed glitter cardstock to create these […]

Thinking of you card using Bronze non-shed Glitter Paper

Thinking of You … This stunning card is so simple. All you need is cardstock and glitter paper. This card uses a change shimmer cardstock and Bronze non-shed glitter paper. The cardstock has been torn to reveal the solid color core. Each torn piece is layered onto another creating the ruffled background. The ‘Thinking of […]

Using EVO Synthetic Papers with masking pens

Check out this fantastic painted EVO card using a Pebeo Drawing Gum Marker. When you mask EVO synthetic paper before you paint you can achieve stunning high contrast looks. One of our designers, Kim, wrote LOVE YOU on a sheet of EVO using the gum marker. She then painted the background, let dry, and removed […]

Adding Glimmer foil to painted EVO artwork

Are you familiar with Spellbinders Glimmer Foil System? It’s amazing. You can read more about it here. Basically it’s a simple machine and metal plates that allow you to add foil to a variety of surfaces. Our EVO paper is an excellent surface for Glimmer Foil. We created this beautiful card using our EVO paper […]

Star of the show! Silver Foil cardstock

It’s always a magic moment when you dry emboss a sheet of foil cardstock. This fun Dimensional Star embossing folder is from Simon Says Stamp and really transforms this flat silver foil paper into a 3-dimensional pressed foil look. We embossed a 4″x5.25″ piece of Silver Foil cardstock and mounted it to a piece of […]

Oil Slick Holographic Cards and Envelopes

Oil Slick Holographic cardstock is such a fun and unique paper and now it’s available as a matching A2 card and envelope! This paper can appear colorful or monochromatic depending on the angle. It always makes a statement and colors and light reflect differently each time the paper is moved. This pack includes 5 cards […]