Brrr It’s Cold Out There


Add Color to Creative Medium by Penny Ward

I just love the Mother of Pearl look you achieve when using Iridescent Creative Medium, but wanting more choice of colors, I made my own. With the wide arrange of inker colors to choose from, you can make new colors until your heart is content.

More Weekend Inspiration to Keep You Warm!

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Love Across the Miles


Across the Miles by Roni Johnson

Who says you can’t add texture without the bulk. This card is jam-packed with all sorts of fun textures and dimension both real and faux to create a treat for the eyes and hands.

More sweet and sentimental weekend inspiration!

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Hearts and Sentiments

It’s the weekend and IMAGINE Crafts’ Artists In Residence are here today to inspire you with some more great ideas for Valentine’s Day, which is only a week away. There’s still time to get crafty this weekend with one of these great projects.

Be Mine

by Clare

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I love the look of white space on a card. I thought about the simple elegance of it and wanted to combine that with St Valentines Day for a card for my other half. But you cant have a card without a little bling and being a card for a man it must be a very little bling! That is where the fabulous GooseBumps came straight into my mind. Follow Clare’s instructions here.


You Add Color To My Life

by Sylvia


Who says Creative Medium is for Mixed Media artists only? Well, I am clean and simple cardmaker at heart but absolutely LOVE all the new, beautiful and versatile Creative Medium Iridescents! Add color to your life by creating this card for someone special.


Honeymoon Sunset

by Heike


I couldn’t believe what I saw when I first played with the new Radiant Neon Amplify! While heating, the color puffs up and shows a great dimension. What a fun! Since Valentine’s Day is approaching, I began thinking of moments in love and pictures of my honeymoon came to mind. Pictures of hubby and me walking on the beach, watching the sunset. Fall in love with your own sunset scene.

Valentine’s Day is approaching

There’s still time to start on that perfect Valentine’s card to surprise and delight that special someone in a couple of weeks! We’re presenting a few ideas from our Artists In Residence today on the IMAGINE Crafts Blog to inspire you to get creative.

Sweet Valentine

by Linda

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Valentines Day – the day for Lovers all over the world.  What better way to express the ‘matters of the heart’ than a handmade card using the most divine ink, Delicata Bronze Burst. Create your own Sweet Valentine card.

Always & Forever

by Sylvia


Valentine’s Day always makes me think of red and pink – and those are the colors I chose to create this Clean and Simple greeting card, accented with a little bling heart in the bottom corner to carry the heart theme through out this card. Follow these easy instructions to make your own!

Get Creative This Weekend

Need some project ideas for this weekend? IMAGINE Crafts would like to offer a few suggestions with these projects created by our Artists In Residence. Of course you can always get more ideas and inspiration on the IMAGINE Crafts website anytime!

Iridescent Butterfly Card

by Isha


The new Iridescent and Metallic Creative medium are just AMAZING!! I made so many cards using various techniques and they all looked beautiful. I love the fact that the same color gives a totally different result when applied to dark or light cardstock. See how I created this card here.

Friendship Card

by Clare


I am really loving the Bokeh effect trend that is appearing all around the web lately, I worked out with a few test pieces that you could re-create it relatively easily with the amazing Memento Luxe in Wedding Dress and a piece of cardstock with varying sized circles cut into it. – and what you put under it is totally up to you. For me and my love of brayering, that had to be a good mix of the gorgeous new StazOn Studio Glaze! I am in love with the way the StazOn Studio Glaze moves and streaks when applied with a brayer. Learn how I created this card.

“Dancing in the Rain” Clock

by Heike


For the longest time my crafting was pretty limited to just card making. Then I was challenged by my art friends to make a mixed media project and I have to admit, it was pure fun! Since then my mind also forms concepts of non-card projects all day and night. This project is based on transforming a simple, basic wall clock into a mini work of art. Here’s the simple instructions for making your own personalized clock.

Weekend Crafting Ideas

Need some ideas for crafting this weekend? IMAGINE Crafts would like to spark your creativity with these fabulous projects created by our Artists In Residence. We’re recapping a few of our projects recently featured on the IMAGINE Crafts website to give your weekend a creative jumpstart.

Puffy Dandelions

by Maureen Cronin


It took me a little while to find the right design to incorporate the new Amplify product but once I did the texture and color were just perfect! Get the full instructions here.

You’re Pretty Amazing

by Sylvia Blum


I love all the colors in the new Iridescent Creative Medium collection and couldn’t decide which color to choose for my card. Without further ado, I chose not only one but three colors at once for my clean and simple greeting card. Get the full instructions here.