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The whole team at Brass and Bliss are paper crafters ourselves and we know how fun it is to learn and use new paper crafting techniques. Here on the blog we share all kinds of fun and new ways to create fresh looks on your projects, as well as share the how-tos for paper crafting techniques that have been around forever and perhaps forgotten or have a new take on how to do them.

Our Design Team shares their tips and techniques and we pass them on to you so you can more fun crafting. You can learn more about how to achieve a stunning ombre look, how to turn flat paper die cuts into realistic 3D flowers, how to apply the latest mixed media trends and even how to use your stash to create non-card gifts, art and decor.

Gel Prints for cards

Using Gel Prints to Create Beautiful Cards

Who loves new card making techniques? We know we are always looking for fresh ways to use our creativity, and Gel Printing definitely checks all those boxes. Today’s cards are not only fun to look at, they are fun to make!

Simple Die Cut Flower Card with card making video

Simple Die Cut Flower Card

Looking for a Simple Die Cut Flower Card that can be used for any occasion? Check out todays video to show you some fun ink blending techniques, and create a field of flowers on your card.

Silhouette Spring card using masking by Brass and Bliss Craft Co.

How to Add Depth and Dimension Using a Mask

Today’s silhouette card is bringing a fun technique for adding depth to your projects using masking. This is fun little trick to keep in your crafty-tool belt and will help you create something fresh and inspiring for your next project!

Card Inspiration: Gold Embossing on a Watercolor Background

Looking for some fresh inspiration for your card making projects? This stunning handcrafted card is a true work of art, showcasing delicate gold embossed roses and gold hearts set against a beautiful watercolor background. We love all the layers, and you will too.

How to Add Texture to Your Greeting Cards

How to Add Texture to Your Greeting Cards

Adding texture to your greeting cards can really make a difference in the overall visual impact. Using texture paste on a stencil for bling, along with the vellium foliage added behind the sentiment really gives the card depth and complexity.

Gel Prints using stencils

How to Make Gel Print Backgrounds Using Stencils

Creating a gel print using a stencil allows for endless possibilities for creativity and experimentation. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or just starting out, incorporating stencils into your gel printing process can add depth and dimension to your artwork, making each print a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.