Crafty Quintet: 5 Ways to Amp Up Your Cards!
Hi friends! Happy Tuesday! Welcome to the latest edition of Crafty Quintet with Jessica Frost-Ballas! If you’ve missed the prior installments, be sure to click or tap HERE! Today, Jessica is sharing FIVE WAYS to amp up your cards! She’s spotlighting the SUPER adorable Honey Bee Snow Buddies stamps and dies in this fun sample showing all five ways to add some OOMPH to your design! Be sure to watch the video and enjoy!
1. Frame/mat your card
2. Add accents with the use of a white gel pen, spectrum noir clear sparkle
3. Add texture with crystal glaze, glitter
4. Add dimension with foam mounting tape
5. Decorate your envelope
WATCH THE VIDEO:
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Thanks for the tips, they really add that “Wow” factor. The card is adorable.
Cute snowman card and thanks for the great tips.
Wonderful Christmas card. Love how you added the final touches. Great tips.
Thanks for sharing…
Such a fun card full of sparkle and festiveness. Love this and all the ideas of making a more interesting card.
Super cute card, thanks for the tips :)
Great tips.. Love that sweet snowman. Nicely done.
CUTE card and great ideas!!!
Thanks for the informative video !! Some great tips…loved the card.
What a happy fun card! So exciting to see I won blog candy too! Thank you!
That is a FABULOUS snowman!! Awesome!!
Love a decorated envelope!
Thanks for sharing these 5 ways to vary a basic card design.These are things I can readily do!
Great ideas and easy to do… Cute snowman, too!
Wonderfully festive and vibrant. Such richness and depth. Awesome tips.
Fabulous holiday card – love the design!
OMG that stamp set is super adorable, love it
So cute card. Thanks for the tips
Both cards are so cute with that adorable snowman, but that little extra touch does go a long way to make it look polished.
Thanks for the tips. I think this card is just wonderful. It makes me happy.
Such a fun and festive snowman!! I love all of the sparkles and glitter used to brighten it up!! It’s so happy!!
Adorable card. Really great tips…thank so much. Cheers.
What a funny snowman! And great that you used not too many colours.
the small finishing touches make a huge difference between the two cards. I love also the tip about the envelop, that is the one that has forgotten the most.
Thanks for this great 5 Ways serie Jess.
This is sooooo helpful. Things we can apply to pretty much any card, any style to take it to the next level. I’m going to bookmark this page so I can come back to it if I’m feeling like something is missing in my card. Thanks!
Love your cards. I think a little glitter makes a card.
Great blog post – I love all these tips!
Wonderful cards. Congrats to winners.
Fun card design. Love the additional of the glitter for additional festive sparkle.
My friend Roni says glitter with everything!! That snowman is so cute. Hugz