Author Archives: Danielle Flanders

More Vellum Ideas

Vellum is one of my favorite specialty papers to use on my handmade cards, as I just love the soft look it adds! I’d like to show you more fun ways I’ve used vellum, along with a few I found on Pinterest to give you even more creative inspiration! 1. Layer: First, I love to […]


Using Tags on Cards

Today I’m here to share with you two fun ideas for using tags on your cards, like these from the Fancy Pants’ Happy Place collection! First, I love to layer them! I’ve layered a large tag in the background, a medium striped tag, then two colorful tags to hold the sentiment. The black flair really pops […]

Holiday Tag Ideas

In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, I thought I would share a few different holiday tag ideas with you today to get you in the mood for creating this season! 1, Chalkboard Tags To get this look, these tags were cut from black cardstock, then stamped with Versamark ink and embossed with white embossing […]

Vintage Christmas Card Motifs

  Today I’d love to share with you a couple of cards made with Papertrey Ink’s All Through the House kit with these adorable vintage scenes. These cards couldn’t be much easier… just a few die cuts, adhering them into place, and adding a bit of fine glitter to make them magical and sparkly! First, […]

Inlaid Die Cuts

Welcome back to another creative cardmaking post! Today I want to show you how to create a card with an “Inlaid Die Cut Technique,” which really creates a professional look to your cards! Let’s get started! All you will need is a die cutting machine, dies, and some different colors of cardstock. I’ve used black […]

Gold, Vellum, and Layers

Happy November, card makers! On my project today, I’m using the beautiful Gramercy Road line by Gossamer Blue. My favorite piece in the entire line is this beautiful gold embossed floral vellum! I wanted to use this in the background of my card, so I cut a small piece to layer in the background, leaving […]

A Touch of Gold

For me, gold has really made its way back into card making in little touches here and there… with gold embossing, gold foil paper, gold tape… there are so many fun ways to add gold! On this “Let It Snow” card, I used a gold foil adhesive paper called Luxe Gold Adhesive Sheets by Papertrey Ink. […]