Author Archives: Brooke


Gaylynn’s Technique of the Week: Coloring on Vellum

Hi, it’s Gaylynn Martling. Today I am sharing a favorite technique of mine—coloring on vellum. It is my favorite because it is quick and easy. It also gives a soft look to the image. I use it often. To achieve … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Juliana Michaels

Hello friends! It’s Juliana from 17turtles and I’m very excited to be here with you as a guest on the CardMaker blog. Today, I’m sharing what I like to call a faux shaker card. Everyone loves a shaker card, right?! … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: Color Bursting!

If you haven’t tried Color Burst powders from Ken Oliver, we encourage you this week to get started. These microfine powders explode with color when activated with water as you can see on these cards from designer Robin Arnold featured … Continue reading

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Craftin Desert Divas & CardMaker Summer Blog Hop

We are super excited today to be joining the team from Craftin Desert Divas for a summertime blog hop! Their stamp and die sets are simply adorable! We hope that you’ve enjoyed and been inspired by the projects all of … Continue reading

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Blog Team Member Spotlight: Savannah O’Gwynn

Name: Savannah O’Gwynn Blog: savannahland2 Instagram: savannahland2 Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got started creating cards: My name is Savannah O’Gwynn. I’m married to my best friend, Travis, and a fur mommy to two amazing … Continue reading

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Blog Team Member Spotlight: Jen Shults

Name: Jen Shults Blog: Deconstructing Jen Instagram: jenenvey Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got started creating cards: Hi! I’m Jen and I live in Kansas City, Missouri, with my husband, our two kids, our black … Continue reading

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Blog Team Member Spotlight: Diana Carr

Name: Diana Carr Blog: The Secret Life of Paper Instagram: secretlifeofpaper Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got started creating cards: Hi! I’m Diana and I live in St Petersburg, Florida. I’ve been married for 34 … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: It’s Summertime!

Life Is Better in Flip-Flops by Dawn Lusk, available in our summer issue Don’t have the summer issue? Pick up a copy here or click here to subscribe and never miss an issue! The addition of real sand along the … Continue reading

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Blog Team Member Spotlight: Teresa Kline

Name: Teresa Kline Blog: Paperie Blooms Instagram: 2klines Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got started creating cards: Hello everyone (waving wildly)! I have always been creative and I am always up to some kind of … Continue reading

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Blog Team Member Spotlight: Clare Prezzia

Name: Clare Prezzia Blog: Bearydo Paperie Instagram: bearydo paperie Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got started creating cards: I’m a pretty silly Catholic lady with awesome parents, eight nutty siblings, three practically perfect in-laws, two … Continue reading

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