Paper Crafts Magazine: Your Holiday Card Making Source on Pinterest

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Cath Edvalson

As trends editor for Paper Crafts magazine and in my role as host of the Moxie Fab World blog, it’s my job pleasure to inspire your card making on a daily basis. I am constantly on the look-out for the most inspiring products, the coolest techniques, and the most creative approaches to paper crafting I can possibly find.

Which is why I’m loving Pinterest so much. Nothing beats it as a visual bookmarking system, and while I had plenty of resources before Pinterest came along, now I have even more inspiring avenues through which to explore trends, gather inspiration, and collect visual libraries of the things in this world that matter to me the most.

Which, apparently, includes gathering my favorite handmade card ideas. Check out these lovely holiday cards I pinned recently.

I about fell off my chair when I first saw this strikingly graphic card by Cristina Kowalczyk. This just goes to show you that simple designs can make a BIG impact:

8245548450 7c1e98e304 Paper Crafts Magazine: Your Holiday Card Making Source on PinterestOn the contrary, these shabby chic mittens by Melissa Phillips are as sweet as sweet could ever possibly be:

8244480567 e23aa25e67 Paper Crafts Magazine: Your Holiday Card Making Source on PinterestAnd how supah fun is this card by Maile Belles?

8244480655 2415d5c7ea Paper Crafts Magazine: Your Holiday Card Making Source on PinterestPaper Crafts Go-to Gal, Teri Anderson, is participating in a 25 in 25 holiday card challenge with  Ashley Harris. Once again, Teri has “wowed” me with her ability to combine seemingly random elements in a fabulously ordered way:

8244480515 2c657533c6 Paper Crafts Magazine: Your Holiday Card Making Source on PinterestThis ah-mazing card by Ardyth Percy-Robb perfectly captures the way colored lights on a Christmas tree blend together, don’t you think?

8245548500 c34d4d54a5 Paper Crafts Magazine: Your Holiday Card Making Source on PinterestAnd I don’t know about you, but Go-to Gal Betsy Veldman has duplicated the chalk board look so exquisitely on this trendy, trendy card, I could look at it all the day long:

8244480717 ef07eee561 Paper Crafts Magazine: Your Holiday Card Making Source on PinterestAnd to think, these are just 6 out of  well over 200 beauties I have added to my board entitled Cards I Just Love. I’ve also got a Paper Crafts Favies board and a Moxie Fab World Challenge Winners board for a grand total of over 560 inspiring projects! Feel free to click on over!

My friend, co-worker, and partner in crime, Susan R. Opel, also has a seriously great board that features handmade card ideas. It is appropriately entitled—wait for it—I Puffy Heart This.

Go-to Gals Windy Robinson and Teri Anderson also have boards dedicated to handmade cards. Click HERE for Windy’s board, Love these CARDS, and HERE for Teri’s board called Neat Cards.

And of course, you can always count on your friends here at Paper Crafts magazine to supply you with endless card inspiration. Click HERE to follow all things Paper Crafts and click HERE to follow our special holiday card board, Season’s Greetings Cards.

How ’bout you? Do you have a Pinterest board dedicated to handmade card ideas? If so, leave a link in the comments so we can all have a look-see and share in the card-making inspiration!

Enjoying yet another way to share the joy of card making,

~Cath

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25 Responses to Paper Crafts Magazine: Your Holiday Card Making Source on Pinterest

  1. Marcie Sharp says:

    Other people’s Pinterest boards for card ideas are my favourite boards to look through! Here’s a link to mine in case others would like to see what has caught my eye! http://pinterest.com/marcies/card-inspiration/

  2. tape says:

    I love Pinterest! Here are my card-related boards:
    Card Ideas
    Christmas Card Ideas

  3. Lin says:

    What did we do before Pinterest?! I love it too – thanks for these wonderful links, Cath! Here’s my board dedicated to all things Christmas: http://pinterest.com/quilterlin/christmas-winter-cards/

  4. coco says:

    Oodles of ah-mazing inspiration– thanks!!!

  5. divinity says:

    these cards are lovely!!!! i especially love the mittens! so darn cute!

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  7. Julie says:

    How fun! I already followed your board, Cath, but thanks so much for the links to the others!

    I have a board of inspiration cards here: http://pinterest.com/juliekfountain/cards-to-inspire/ and then a board where I pin my own cards: http://pinterest.com/juliekfountain/my-cards/

  8. I do have a board called: Santa’s Just around the corner

    http://pinterest.com/msirls/santa-s-just-around-the-corner/

    It has all the ideas and cards I have found and want to do.

  9. Ardyth says:

    Wow, Cath! Thanks so much! I’m honoured to find my card here among so many other amazing creations!

  10. Great cards! I’m not sure which is my favorite–they’re all cool in different ways. I have a cards board: http://pinterest.com/redballoon/cards-i-dig/.

  11. Helen F. says:

    These are some amazing cards, Cath. Thanks for the inspiring boards! Will definitely enjoy perusing each one :)

  12. Kathy Mc says:

    No, I don’t have one but thoroughly enjoy looking at everyone else’s. Now I have lots more to view. Thanks, Cath, for another great post!

  13. Helen LeBrett says:

    Of course I have a pinterest board for cards!! Here’s the link:http://pinterest.com/helenlebrett/cards/
    Hope you all enjoy!!

  14. Helen LeBrett says:

    And I have a “Tags” board: http://pinterest.com/helenlebrett/stamping-tags/
    and I also have a “Tutorials” board that has some papercrafting tutorials on it:
    http://pinterest.com/helenlebrett/tutorials/
    Have fun!

  15. Maryann says:

    These cards are beautiful and a really great inspiration, and I just absolutely LOVE those mittens here, they´re just awesome and just triggered my fantasy here now he he.

  16. DebbieC. says:

    Great cards. I enjoy checking out pinterest but have not made a pinterst board of my own yet.

  17. Ruth S says:

    Great inspiration, thanks Cath! Pinterest is just the best for linking up to cards and crafty ideas I love – I’ve plenty of cardmaking boards, categorised to help me organise stamping, CAS, Christmas and more… Take a look if you fancy: http://pinterest.com/ruthsouthorn/
    It’s been fun to see everyone’s here too – I’ve found some fab new boards to follow! Rx

  18. Gayle W. says:

    I love Pinterest too, but gee, a girl can get lost over there for hours. And hours! Hee. (And thanks for further enabling that, Cath!) I’m still getting started with my boards, but I do have a cardmaking board, among others: http://pinterest.com/stampingville/cardmaking/
    Happy pinning!

  19. Lynda says:

    You’ve probably seen all these before, but this is my board. I belong to Clipix instead of Pinterest. Enjoy! http://www.clipix.com/clips.aspx?clipboardid=39666

  20. Judy1223 says:

    Wow, i just started an account with Pinterest and have a collection of inspiring cards already! Here is the link:
    http://pinterest.com/judyscardcorner

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