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Free cut file of the month – Butterfly Pop Up Card

This pop up card can be made in minutes! The technique is a variation of a “floating plane,” where the object (a butterfly) appears to float above the base. The butterfly is reminiscent of a monarch butterfly with black outlining orange areas. The front of the card is blank and ready for you to design


Create A Tattered Lace Pop Up Card with ScanNCut

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother Crafts USA. Here’s a beautiful intricate lacy pop-up card created with a Tattered Lace cut file: In case you’re not familiar with the Tattered Lace brand, they’re known for their intricate, lacy, feminine designs.  They’ve been available for the ScanNCut in the


Personalize a Birthday Card with a Surprise Banner Inside

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother ScanNCut USA.   My Father recently had a Western-themed birthday party.  I figured that I therefore needed to make a Western-themed birthday card! And here it is: I used painted and stamped scrapbook paper to create the boot and text. Here’s what


A Behind-the-Scenes Look at ScanNCut2 on HSN

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and host of the PBS Series Scrapbook Soup, is a paid consultant of Brother ScanNCut USA. Hey everyone!  I thought I’d share some photos from my recent trip to HSN down in Tampa, Florida. Even if you already own a ScanNCut, I think it’s interesting to watch the presentations on HSN. 

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Create Custom Masks to Match Your Stamps

Today I’ve got a super cute card tutorial for you.  The video is all about how to use your ScanNCut to create custom masks to match your stamps.  It’s a technique you can use in your art journal, on your scrapbook pages, or even on fabric! Here’s the card from the video: It’s pretty impressive

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Pop-Up Card Fun with an Intricate Design

My friend Jenn just had a birthday, so I decided to make her a card. Cutting the intricate design with my ScanNCut, I then arranged the card to create a fun pop-up! I’ve enjoyed this design motif so much, that I’ve even found myself using it in creative new ways on other projects! I think creativity