Decorate a Card

How To : Craft, fold and decorate a kimono card

These kimono cards are so much fun to make. The idea came from an old issue of The Rubber Stamper magazine (Sept. 2005), with the addition of a few things, like bunny slippers and the geisha girl. They are simple to make once you have the instructions. Check out this card-maki ...more

How To : Decorate a credit card holder with duct tape

Most of the duct-tape aficionados out there who are watching this video are probably familiar with duct tapes incredible versatility as a material for making backpacks, tuxedos, and other accessories and clothing items. What many don't realize, however, is the extent of the de ...more

How To : Make an origami decorated card

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an origami decorated card. First, you will take your card, make sure it's a busy pattern in colors that you like. After this, you will score the top of the card in the middle to create a small square. After this, cut the square out of the ...more

How To : Make a large scallop square card with Stampin' Up!

In order to make a scallop square card with Stampin' Up, you will need the following: a big shot, a large scallop square # 115950 Bigz Clear die, stamps, adhesive, design paper, mini glue dots, decorative ornaments, and card stock. Place the acrylic, the die, and the card sto ...more

How To : Make a paper bag tag

In this how to video, you will learn how to make bag tags. You will need a tape runner, embellishments, elastic, a plastic bag, letters, cloud 9 rain dot eyelets, a trimmer, bits of card stock, and hole punches. First, cut the card stock and make it a square shape. Next, decor ...more

How To : Make a circle shaped card

This is a video about how to make a greeting card in circle shape. First take the card and fold it into half. Next take the colluzle and place it on the card. Mark a circle using colluzle on the card. Cut the card on the marking and leave some space at the folding of card. Tak ...more

How To : Make a Halloween card using Cricut Paper Doll

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Halloween card using Cricut Paper Doll. First, cut a skeleton out of the PaperDoll Dressup package, then cut it out two more times. Glue these together to make the skeleton thicker, so it pops out of the page. You can place this next to ...more

How To : Make a handmade card with rubber stamps

Handmade cards with rubber stamps can be made easily with the following instructions. First, fold a sheet of cardstock in half horizontally or vertically, whichever way you prefer to make your card. Then, trim around the edges with scrapbooking scissors to create a design, or ...more

How To : Craft adorable yarn cards with Martha Stewart

Whoever said that pretty has to be complicated hasn't taken a glimpse at these adorable cards decorated with glued-on yarn motifs. A simple craft for kids and adults, yarn art creates homespun cards that evoke a whimsical, old world charm. Learn how to make yarn cards by watc ...more

How To : Decorate a gift box or jewelry box with decoupage

Start with a basic cardboard box. You will also need some paper (wrapping paper or desginer paper works best), some Mod Podge, scissors, a length of ribbon and some card stock to form stencils. Then, decorate as you wish! Add embellishments like buttons or appliques as well.

How To : Make a mini keepsake box for tiny treasures

We all get them: a friendship bracelet, a sweet little greeting card with warm wishes, or a tiny pendant that means a lot to us but is just too darn small to store anywhere without getting lost. Enter these tiny keepsake boxes, which you can decorate to your whims. They store ...more

How To : Make an endless card

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an endless card. An endless card is a card that folds a ton of different ways, so it can be used over and over again without having to replace it. To make this, you will first need to take a piece of card stock and score it where you are ...more

How To : Make a pop-up box card

Connie Brad teaches us how to make a pop-up box card in this tutorial. First, you need to take a scoring board and draw 1 cm increments down the center of it. Now, take a sheet of card stock and score the sheet 2 cm from one end, then continue down until you reach the bottom 3 ...more

How To : Fold an elegant origami butterfly

This video explains how, with the help of paper, we can make a beautiful butterfly. Now take a square paper; you can have a nice one so that it looks beautiful. Now fold the paper into half and again fold the paper in half. Now make triangles by folding again. Now open from be ...more

How To : Make a tri-fold wallet from duct tape

Don't have the cash to spend on a brand new leather wallet? Why not make one out of duct tape? All you need is a pair of scissors and a roll of duct tape (specifically the "thinner" "cheaper" kind, as DuctTapeStuff explains makes for an easy-folding wallet). By following these ...more

How To : Make a Cricut spinner pinwheel card

In order to make the Spinner Pinwheel Card with your Cricut, you will need the follow: the Cricut Wild Card cartridge, card stock, ribbon, brads, printed/patterned paper, adhesive, and an ink pad. Go to page 51 on your manual. Place your cartridge in your Cricut. Load the pap ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Make a tri-shutter Halloween card

In order to make a Tri-Shutter Halloween Card, you will need the following: card stock, fishing line, ribbon, paper trimmer, printed/decorated paper, and adhesive. Cut a 4 by 5 piece of card stock. Score the card at 2 inches, 4 inches, 8 inches, and at 10 inches. Cut a slit f ...more

How To : Make a paper skirt greeting card

This video demonstration shows the steps for making a greeting card decorated with a paper skirt. This sweet card can be sent to a friend for a gift or any occasion. Watch this instructional video and learn how to design a thoughtful greeting card and decorate it with a skirt.

How To : Make a hot cocoa holder with Stampin' Up!

In order to make hot cocoa holders with Stampin' Up, you'll need the following: a whisper white Stampin' Up envelope, scissors, a paper cutter, cocoa, a jumbo wheel, ink pad, adhesive, stamps, ribbon, pen, stapler, glitter, and card stock. Cut the envelope to 4 1/4. Score it ...more

How To : Make an accordian envelope mini album

In order to make an accordion envelope, you will need the following: 6 envelopes, 4 pieces of 6x4 1/8 card stock, double sided tape, chalk, a square punch, and glue. To begin, lay one envelope down on a flat surface, with the envelope opening facing up. Open the mouth of the ...more

How To : Make a tri-fold shutter card

This tri-fold card idea can be used to make an assortment of great cards for any occasion. This card design may look a bit difficult but in reality it isn't at all. Once you get your card in the accordion fold you are ready to decorate. This video will demonstrate how to fold ...more

How To : Make a Christmas easel card using Cricut Storybook

In order to make a Christmas pedestal/easel card, you will need the following: Cricut Storybook cartridge, ribbon, Beyond Birthdays, glue pen, glitter, and adhesive. Use the Beyond Birthdays cartridge, page 122, to cut out your words. Cut them out at 1 inch. Use Storybook to ...more

How To : Craft a simple "Joy" Christmas card using Cricut

Now that it's a week before Christmas, things are really down the wire. You've got your presents wrapped and your Christmas tree decorated, but what about your greeting cards? Make your Christmas cards special this year by crafting this "Joy" card using your Cricut. Make thi ...more

How To : Fold your own paper envelopes

In order to make your own envelopes, you will need a piece of paper, glue, scissors, and optional decorating tools/stickers. Place your card in the center of a piece of paper. Fold all 4 sides in, in order to make creases. Then, fold the top and bottom down. Then, cut angles ...more

How To : Make a Cricut "biker boy" birthday card

In order to make a Cricut "biker boy" birthday card for a young boy, you will need the following: Everyday Paper Dolls cartridge, adhesive, and card stock. The bicycle and the clothes are on page 57. You can customize the clothes and shoes and bike for the particular child th ...more

How To : Throw a Alice in Wonderland mad tea party

With Tim Burton's revival of Alice in Wonderland, throw one of the hottest parties in town with a "mad tea party" themed party. Recreating one of Alice in Wonderland's most famous adventures is a great theme for all kinds of celebrations. Set the scene with these suggestions. ...more

How To : Make a Christmas gift card holder with Stampin' Up!

Make a Christmas Gift Card Holder Materials • (Elegant Eggplant) craft paper, cut 4 ¼” by 11” • “Whisper White” paper cut 1” by 7 ½” for belly band; remainder for making decorations • Sticky strips • “Sparkle and Shine” jumbo wheel, stamp pad and “Elegant Eggplant” ink • Ch ...more

How To : Make a flirty purse card with alcohol ink

In this how-to video, Patti Behan shows you how to make a cute and darling flirty purse card with alcohol ink. She uses the Ranger's Adirondack Alcohol inks. She'll take you through each step of the card, from painting it purple to decorating it with dots. Make this card for y ...more

How To : Make a box book spinner greeting card

This spinning 3D greeting card may look complicated, but don't let that deter you from trying this card design out. A little hard work means a lot to those you will be giving the card to. This video will show you the steps to making this beautiful spinner card, which is a love ...more

How To : Use rubber stamps on cards or in scrapbooks

Sue from Paper Source demonstrates rubber stamping techniques. Rubber stamps are a versatile tool for decorating card, scrapbooks, or any paper design project. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to use rubber stamps and ink. Part 1 of 2 - How to Use rubber stamps ...more

How To : Make a 4x4 mini double accordion album

Maria from [www.stamininspirations.blogspot.com stampininspirations.blogspot.com] shows us how to make a 4x4 mini double accordion picture album. You will need a 4 x 9 in. piece of designer paper, a 4 x 9 in. piece of card stock, a 3.5 x 8.5 piece of designer paper, two 3.5 x ...more

How To : Craft mini paper prima roses using Cricut

Here's an easy way to decorate your Valentine's Day handmade cards, gift wrap, envelopes, or gifts. Prima roses are teeny paper roses you can certainly purchase at a store, but they're a lot cheaper to make at home. Make your own baby Prima Roses. Use your Cricut or paper pun ...more

How To : Make kissing cards

Nothing says you care like a hand-made card. Show that special someone what they mean to you or just have fun with this cute arts and crafts project. Get your markers and colored pencils. Get your glitter and glue. Get creative. Ever wish you could kiss your Valentine all day ...more

How To : Make a note card holder

Watch this video tutorial on how to make a note card holder that holds four note cards and four envelopes. You will need a large piece of cardstock to complete this box. Use double stick tape to hold the joints together. You can decorate the outside with store bought cut outs ...more

How To : Make a 3D greeting card with embroidered flowers

Here's a quick paper craft project that will allow you to use up those ribbon remnants! This project takes about an hour to make. A great starter if you are interested in ribbon embroidery. So watch this arts and crafts tutorial to learn how to decorate your greeting cards wit ...more

How To : Make a church door card

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a church door card. To start, you will need to take a piece of card stock and the template for the church door. After this, you will fold the template up using the paper, then cut it out. After this, write the message you want on the insi ...more

How To : Make a stamp out of a potato and decorate with it

In this video, Elizabeth shows us how to turn a normal potato into a funky stamp. Stamps are great for scrapbooking, card making, paper design and so much more! So, why waste money at pricey craft shops when you can make your own using items you already have in the kitchen?

How To : Make a pop-up pocket money card

To make this pop-up card, you just need two sheets of card stock. This pocket pop-up card is made specifically to hold money, which works great for birthdays and holidays, especially Christmas. This super simple pop up pocket card is easy to make, and it doesn't just have to h ...more

How To : Decorate for Christmas

In this video, Julie Mulligan shares ideas, tips, and tricks on creating your own beautiful flower arrangements this holiday season. Follow along with Julie as she teaches you how to decorate your fireplace mantel, create unique place card holders, and create the same kinds of ...more

How To : Make butterflies from decorative paper

These decorative paper butterflies make the perfect fall arts and crafts project and year-round ornament to decorate your home. Learn how to use a template, cut out the design, and then score it to give the butterflies their unique 3 dimensional look. You can also add this but ...more

How To : 9 Easy DIY Holiday Decorating Ideas

Want to add a little holiday cheer to your living space without breaking the bank? Get a clear glass bowl, fill it with extra Christmas ornaments or clementines, and you have an instant holiday-themed centerpiece for your table. Ta-da! Illustrated below are 8 more DIY holiday ...more

How To : Make a little house pop-up card

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a little house pop-up card. First, draw a cute little house on a flat plain with trees around it, then decorate the house! After this, fold it in half so the house shows on the outside and cut the paper along the roof and on the bottom, n ...more

How To : Make a mini milk carton with Stampin' Up!

To make a mini milk carton, you will need the following a big shot, Mini Milk Carton Die # 117310 (Occasions Mini) card stock, a clip, and sticky strip. Run the card stock through the big shot. Now, you are ready to assemble it. Add sticky strip to the decorative paper. Peel ...more

How To : Make a birthday card with a pop-out cover cake

In order to make a birthday card with a pop-out cover cake, you will need the following: card stock, a craft knife, ribbon, double sided tape, decorative sheet, a ruler, stickers, and a pen or a pencil. Cut the card stock into strips: 3 cm and 2 cm 1.5 cm. Repeat with the oth ...more

How To : Make a twist turn style card

In this video, we learn how to make a twist turn style card. The card will open with a neat pop out image on the front of the card! First, get an 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 piece of card stock and then score it 2 and 3/4 inches from the left edge and 4 inches over from the left edge. Then, ...more

How To : Make cupcake, donut, and fruit polymer clay charms

Keep your favorite dessert or food item close to you at all times by making a foodstuff-shaped piece of polymer clay. From chocolate cupcakes to orange slices to donuts, polymer clay can be formed into almost any food imaginable. Plus, miniaturizing makes food look adorable, m ...more

How To : Make a 3d pop up card

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a 3D flower pop up card. The materials required for this are 5 pieces of paper, scissors and glue. Begin by folding the paper in half 3 times and then fold down the sides to a triangle. Now fold a bit of the triangle flap up to ...more

How To : Make a 3D diamond topped card

Watch this video to learn how to make a stunning diamond topped 3d card from a single sheet of A4 paper! 1. You'll need one A4 sheet of paper and some printed papers to decorate. 2. Score at 10. 5cm across length and 10. 5cm from one end. 3. Crease both scores in the same dire ...more

How To : Make a pocket card with Stampin' Up!

Crafter Dawn takes us through another arts and crafts card lesson. She outlines the steps to making custom pocket cards featuring a pull tab pop-up component on which you can store your message. While she has suggestions on how to make a snowman-themed card, you can use your i ...more

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