16min intermediate

The right card can really make a statement. And no… we're not just talking about what you write on the inside! On Flashcards, we're showcasing the creativity and self-expression that go into creating a handmade card – and we're doing it all in two-minute snippets you can watch in a snap. The best part? All the incredible designs, of course.

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Episode descriptions

Monogram Card
1. Episode: Monogram Card
2min

Create a mixed media painting with image transfers, then transform it into a hand-lettered monogram greeting card.

Friends Forever Card
2. Episode: Friends Forever Card
3min

Forget friendship bracelets! Combine hand-dyed paper towels and painted paper to create a stack of fusion dyed mini collages. Wrap them up with a hand-lettered closure.

Circle Pop Shaker Card
3. Episode: Circle Pop Shaker Card
2min

Nothing says "happy birthday" like a handmade card! Create a colorful shaker birthday card with a variety of mixed media paintings.

Filmstrip Card
4. Episode: Filmstrip Card
2min

Make a hanging filmstrip card by stitching different kinds of paper to your own personal photos.

Storybook Card
5. Episode: Storybook Card
2min

Make your mark! Create a storybook card as you explore freestyle mark-making using a handmade paintbrush. Let your strokes inspire your story.

Mini Journal Card
6. Episode: Mini Journal Card
2min

Create a mixed media card that doubles as a mini journal! It features painted covers and a simple macramé binding.

Love Valentine Card
7. Episode: Love Valentine Card
2min

This year, give that special someone something they'll remember. Create an oil-pastel resist abstract painting, then turn it into an interactive card with collage and painted chipboard.

About the Teacher

Traci Bautista
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Olya Schmidt
Olya Schmidt
Infuse your scrapbooks, art journals and more with captivating color! Use mixed media to create cheerful backgrounds, bold texture and eye-catching effects.
Marjie Kemper
Marjie Kemper
Brighten up your paper crafts with a rainbow of mixed media techniques! Learn how to use Distress Inks, stains and sprays to banish boring paper for good.
Catherine Pooler
Catherine Pooler
Learn fresh techniques to make the most of your materials for cards that amaze!

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