Do you want 5 surefire tips for handmade cards the won’t forget? Plus a super adorable card that you could send to ANYONE?

Before we get to that though, here’s a question for you…

Do you ever wonder if the handmade cards you slave over, the ones you spend hours making, ever show up in your friend’s recycle bin in mere days?

Well, I guarantee they won’t be throwing them in ANY bin, except maybe their “Keepsake Treasures” when you think about using these 5 tips!

I shared each of them in my YouTube Live yesterday.

But first let’s see the card I showed you how to make in the live.

5 Surefire Tips for Handmade Cards They Won't Forget
A super adorable design for ANYONE on your card making list!

Whether your friend or family member is a taco afficionado, love heading to Mexico – or not – I predict they’ll love opening up a card like this!

(In fact I bet you smiled as soon as you saw it right?) It’s hard not to!

What’s not to like about:

  • a taco with a moustache!?
  • Mr. Sombrero Cactus!?
  • a couple spicy peppers and trio of nacho chips?, and
  • a cute “play on words” saying?

Here’s the whole set so you can see how you can spice up all kinds of fun designs!

Did you notice, I only said “stamp set”?

Yes, you’re right. Unfortunately, you won’t find any dies for this stamp set. But that’s really not the end of the world!

Take a peek at the video and get some of my best TIPS for fussy cutting the images yourself so you can pop them onto your cards just like I did.

5 Surefire Tips for Handmade Cards They Won’t Forget

There are so many great things happening on this one little card, you’ll need to catch the live replay to take them all in!

Click the triangle to see it now!

Let’s see a close up of the Stampin’ Blends colouring. I shared lots of TIPS in the video for how to create dimension with your markers.

Then don’t you love how the white embossed greeting just POPS right off the front of this card? Did you pick up the TIPS in the video for how to get a great result for your heat embossing too!

5 Surefire Tips for Handmade Cards They Won't Forget
Taco” the mystery out of colouring with alcohol markers with my video tips!

You don’t want to forget the inside of a design like this either. Make sure to add another coloured image and a cute greeting to carry the theme all the way to the end!

5 Surefire Tips for Handmade Cards They Won't Forget
The perfect way to spice up the inside of a card!

Time to Craft!

Give one, two or all five of these tips a try with a card just like this one!

Cuttin’ It Up!

  • Poppy Parade – 4 1/4 x 11″, scored at 2 3/4″ and 5 1/2″
  • Basic White – 4 1/4″” x 5 1/2″
  • Parakeet Party – 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″
  • Daffodil Delight – 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″
  • Basic Black – 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″
  • Thick Basic White – scraps to stamp on

I you’d love to make it with the same items I used, simply click here to pin, print or order to have it shipped directly to your home. Thanks a bunch for shopping with me in Canada.

Before we finish up, I’ve got more tips for you to take your paper crafting to new heights! Click to see these 4 tips to make handmade cards with pizzazz!

Here’s a peek at the two cards – which one do you like better?

With these 5 surefire tips for handmade cards the won’t forget, I bet your designs never get thrown in the recycle bin!