Cardstock Uses & Hacks

Cardstock HACKS!

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10+ Ways to Use Close to my Heart Cardstock!

There are SO many reasons to love Close to my Heart Cardstock! I’m a big FAN of the color choices, weight and white core! Not all Cardstock is created equal, so why not compare these ideas to your brand? You may be pleasantly surprised by the difference!  Oh, and right now through April 30th, we have CARDSTOCK CARNIVAL! It’s ALL on SALE with up to 30% off! Click this LINK to view the DEAL: 

Watch the video and learn the many ways to use our Cardstock. Can your cardstock do this?


It’s Two Tone! You’ll love the RAINBOW effect!

Distressing the Edges:

  • Tearing
  • Tearing using a Waterbrush
  • Rolling

Distress by SANDING: 

  • Sand the edges or the whole piece
  • Scoring and Sanding
  • Embossing Folders and Sanding
  • Cross-Hatch Sanding
  • Crumple and Sand

Distress by INKING:

  • Suede it with ink!
  • Score/Emboss and and then INK
  • Crumple and INK
  • Suede it with 3 or more colors

Splatter with Shimmer Brushes

Stamping Absorbs the INK

Well, that was fun! I hope you’ll try our CARDSTOCK and all of these fun ideas!  If you would like to see more fun uses with our cardstock, check out this POST HERE.

Cardstock CarnivalRemember there is a SALE on right now for CARDSTOCK!

As low as 58 cents a sheet!



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