Category Archives: Card Challenge Corner


Card Challenge Corner: Deck the Halls

We’ve been celebrating the arrival of the holiday season on the CardMaker blog and we want to invite you to join us! This week, we’re challenging you to use your paper-crafting supplies to create a piece of decor for your … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: Spirit of Thankfulness

Give Thanks card by Lois Bak Complete instructions for this design can be found in our winter issue available here! In celebration of the season, express your gratitude this week to someone who means a lot to you by making … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: Simple Stitches

Stitched elements can add so much interest and dimension to your projects. Try your hand this week at incorporating stitching onto a card. If you need ideas, check out the Simple Stitches article by Kimber McGray in the winter issue … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: Thank a Veteran

Card by Jen Shults for Taylored Expressions Find instructions for this design in our winter issue available here! November 11th is Veterans Day so take some time this week to create a special card to send to a veteran you … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: FUSE It!

Designer Deborah Nolan shares lots of fun festive projects with us in the winter issue of CardMaker that are all made using the FUSE tool from American Crafts. If you have the tool, we’re challenging you to create a project … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: Falling from the Tree

Design by Christine Okken Instructions for this design are available in our winter issue; click here to order! Acorns and golden leaves are beautiful images that immediately bring to mind thoughts of autumn. This week, create a card incorporating acorns … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: Back to the Basics With Die Cuts

In the winter issue of CardMaker, designer Sara Naumann shares tips on several different die-cutting techniques. This week, we’re challenging you to create a card using die cutting in a different way than you’ve done before. Experiment with arranging die … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: For a Wonderful Boss

Designs by Bonnie Garby Complete instructions for this design can be found in our autumn issue; click here to order a copy! Boss’s Day is October 17th this year. Do you have a great boss? Let them know by creating … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: You Are Sweet

Design by Michelle Woerner Instructions can be found in our autumn issue; purchase a copy here! Sweetest Day is October 15th. This week, make a card for someone special and send it to them next week to let them know how … Continue reading

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Card Challenge Corner: Halloween Treats

Project by Lisa Silver Find complete instructions in our autumn issue available here! Get ready for those special little goblins in your life by creating Halloween card and treat bag sets this week! Rather they’re cute or spooky, they’re sure … Continue reading

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