How to make photo coasters {DIY}

How to make DIY photo coasters | Cardstore Blog

**We’ve created an update on how to make coasters with an epoxy finish. Perfect for a no-stick finish :)** I’m an Instagram junkie. I LOVE me some Instagram photos. What I’m not so great at is actually getting them off my phone and doing something with them! So, Emily and I set out […] Read More »

A Care Bears gift guide with a little nostalgia and a lot of fun

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Care Bears Stare…at all of these great gift ideas! How can you not love these little bears? Putting this gift guide together really brought me back to some great memories of growing up. And with all the great, new Care Bears stuff that’s around now, it’s so nice to be […] Read More »

Stay merry! A Valentine project to reuse your holiday cards

I don’t know about you, but it’s so hard for me to throw away Christmas cards after the holidays are over. Dear friends and family from all over the country have spent time and money to mail me a beautiful card, and it just seems sad to throw them right […] Read More »

All sweet, no sugar! Easy valentine crafts for the whole family

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Who doesn’t love a good Valentine’s Day craft?! This year for Valentine’s Day, I’m thinking outside the box, and I’m feeling inspired by nature. I’m excited to try out some of these (mostly) easy valentine crafts with my kids, but I’m even more excited that they don’t involve candy. Because let’s […] Read More »

Creatacard – the funnest, easiest way to send a thank you card!

I remember, as a child, the dread I felt about having to write thank you cards. It was SO much work, and I had no idea what to say after “Thank you for the doll.” Even the tiniest card seemed like it had infinite blank space to fill. Now, as […] Read More »

20 of the best stocking ideas (that will even impress Santa)

Here come’s Santa Claus–and boy, will he be impressed with these stocking ideas! One of my favorite parts of the Christmas season is filling up stockings. The beauty of stocking stuffers is that they don’t have to be off someone’s list and they can go from $1 to $100–from Lip Smackers to […] Read More »

‘Tis the season for giving! Fun holiday gifts for everyone on your list

Does anyone else feel a slight twinge of panic that December is knocking at the door? (Deep breathe and count to 5…) Okay, now that we’ve established that the holidays are just about here (breathe), I can start to frantically make my lists—complete with a bazillion things to get ready, people to visit, and […] Read More »

8 simple random acts of kindness you can do for the holidays

Egads! Hard to believe the holiday season is already upon us (and even harder to believe I just used the term “egads”). Anyway, the holidays tend to be a time for planning and shopping and cooking and shopping and cleaning and shopping … in no particular order. The next thing you know, you’re tired, stressed […] Read More »

Save those outtakes! Perfectly imperfect Christmas photo card ideas

Picture perfect? Yeah, right. Save those outtakes, because sometimes, the best Christmas photo card ideas are the perfectly imperfect ones.

Say cheese! It’s holiday card time! Time for the perfect outfits, hair, and the best behavior from your kids, right? Ha! Just kidding. Earlier this year, I had Jess (who also happens to be an amazing photographer) come to my house for a photo shoot of my family. Of course, I […] Read More »

Introducing our 2015 holiday design collections!

Meet our 2015 holiday design collections — whatever "holiday joy" looks like to you, we hope you'll find just the right card to help you spread some this year!

For the past few months, we’ve been hard at work on this year’s collection of holiday cards, and we’re finally finished! In addition to all the other great new holiday cards you’ll find on Cardstore this year, we’re especially proud to introduce our 2015 holiday design collections. Each one highlights […] Read More »