Category Archives: Blog Team

Creating Texture on a Flat Card with Stephanie Gold

Hey everyone! Stephanie here and I am so happy to back with you on the CardMaker blog. One of my favorite types of cards is a nice, flat, easy-to-throw-in-the-mail card. However, I find that sometimes it can be hard to … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s Creative Space

Hello CardMaker fans—Rebecca here today! I wanted to give you a peek into my creative space, which means of course that I had to clean up. Trust me, most days it does not look even remotely this neat! This first … Continue reading


Katie’s U Inspire Me

Hello CardMaker Friends, Katie here to share with you a card I recently made and the inspiration behind it. One of my favorite sources of cardmaking inspiration is the Print & Pattern blog. The blog is a carefully curated collection of … Continue reading

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Lawn Fawn & CardMaker Valentine Blog Hop

Valentine’s Day is next Tuesday and we’re celebrating a little early with a Lawn Fawn blog hop! If you’re looking for ideas for creating sweet Valentines for the special people in your life, you’re sure to be inspired with the … Continue reading


Kat’s Technique of the Week: Fussy Cutting

Good morning, everyone! Kat here today popping in to share one of my favorite techniques with you—fussy cutting! There are so many pretty patterned papers out there and I love to find new and unique ways to use them. For … Continue reading


Heather H.’s Quick & Easy Card

Good morning! Heather H. here to share a quick card that can be made in under 10 minutes! I actually made this in under 8 minutes—and was on the phone with my parents talking at the same time, so I … Continue reading

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Creative Space: Melissa Bickford of Just Dandy Studio

Hi there! Melissa here with you today to share a little peek into my happy place—Just Dandy Studio. I’m a basement paper crafter. When we moved into our new home eight years ago, we finished our basement and turned half … Continue reading


Katie’s Quick & Easy Valentine Card

Hello friends—Katie here today to share with you a quick-and-easy Valentine card. Sometimes I have the luxury of spending oodles of time laboring on the perfect design and fussing over the placement of every element on a card. Other times, … Continue reading

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Kat’s Celebrating With Paper

Good morning, everyone! Kat here to share how I use my paper-crafting products in a different way! If you love paper as much as I do, then you know that one of the small joys in life is receiving a … Continue reading

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Heather P.’s Quick & Easy Card

Hello! Heather P. here today with a card that I created for the Quick and Easy 10 Minute or Less challenge. I have to confess I am just about the world’s *slowest* crafter, so when I read that I needed to … Continue reading