Send Out Some Love With These DIY Encouragement Cards

There’s something special about sending mail to your friends and family. Dedicating the time to make a handmade card and knowing you’ll put a smile on someone’s face can warm anyone’s heart. Take a look at these DIY encouragement cards that Blog contributor Tina Kistinger made with the Picture This! collection and start thinking of who you’d send these sweet sentiments to.

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Ignite Your Imagination With These Paper Punch Project Ideas

Have you heard about our new punch promo yet? From now until the end of June (or while supplies last) you can get the exclusive Sun Punch or Grassland Paper Punch for FREE by purchasing the CM products you know and love! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu got her hands on these products early — check out these fun paper punch project ideas she came up with!

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Delight Dad With These DIY Father’s Day Card Ideas

Let’s talk about dad. Is he a gearhead who loves everything about cars? Is he a wannabe pilot, setting his sights high above the clouds? Or maybe he’s fascinated with locomotives — and the opportunity to shout “All aboard?” No matter what dad is into, you can create a DIY Father’s Day card that perfectly suits him using the Planes, Trains and Automobiles collections. Follow the instructions below or watch the video to find out how to make each of these fun Father’s Day cards.

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Transform the What a Zoo Flip Card Kit Into a Fun DIY Mini Album

Have you ordered the What a Zoo Flip Card Kit yet? It’s wildly awesome — perfect for kiddos of all ages and comes with everything needed (including easy instructions) to create a fun card they can make and send to a loved one. What’s even cooler is by adding just a few more basic supplies, you can transform the card kit into your own DIY mini album! Check out the video or follow the instructions below to learn how!

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Create Easter Mini-Baskets and DIY Easter Cards with the Easter Blessing Theme Pack

Easter celebrations may look a lot different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And even though most of us will be staying at home and practicing social distancing this holiday weekend, we can still still bring a bit of fun to the Easter dinner table with sweet mini treat baskets, in addition to sharing the joy of this delightful season by making and sending DIY Easter cards to loved ones who can’t be with us. Thankfully, all you need to make both the mini-baskets and cards are the Easter Blessing Theme Pack, the Spring Leaf Chain Border Maker Cartridge, Blank Cards or White Cardstock and a few basic tools. Check the beauties out below!

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Magic Awaits You Within this DIY Waterfall Folio Album

Are you looking for a fun way to flip through your photos in an album that’s only a little bigger than the size of your hand? If so, look no further than the small, but creatively mighty, folio albums. Check out blog contributor Tina’s DIY waterfall folio album project below and start dreaming up ideas you can create for yourself!

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Send Some Sweet Treats with DIY Valentine’s Day Tags

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday for giving out candy and showing appreciation for people in your life. Are you looking for a fun way to give your co-workers, colleagues, clients, teachers and loved ones chocolate-y goodness this year? You can add a cute twist to your gift with this cute DIY Valentine’s Day tag idea. Check it out!

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Spread the Love with these DIY Valentine’s Day Photo Projects

What are your Valentine’s Day traditions? Do you love spending the day doing special things with your significant other? Maybe you use it as an opportunity to pamper yourself at the spa or with a massage. Or do you take the time to give all your affection to your kids or grandkids, doing something fun for the holiday? No matter what you do that day, blog contributor Krislyn Mattei has some fun DIY Valentine’s Day photo projects for you to try. Take a look!

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Make Sweet DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts with Daydreamer and the Floral Circle Punch

Who doesn’t love a nice little gift or keepsake on special occasions? It’s a simple way to spread some love and they’re guaranteed to get your guests and friends excited! Blog contributor Noreen Smith is a party keepsake aficionado and she’s got a couple of DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for you to try! Check them out!

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Assemble Marvelous DIY Mini Albums with Theme Packs

Since their debut in late 2019, our collection of theme packs have been a downright hit. Each kit includes everything you need to create completely curated layouts featuring a variety of different themes that fit all kinds of project types. From dance to Australia to the zoo, road trips and more, these packs have it all! Do you have any theme packs in your craft room? Put them to good use with blog contributor Tina’s idea for DIY mini albums that she made using the Just Dance Theme Pack!

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