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FREE Pattern from Glue Dots: Father’s Day Nautical Card Set

Father’s Day Nautical Card Set Designs by Grace Tolman for Glue Dots International Take a break from the technique-driven style seen all over the card-making world today and layer patterned paper to create stunning cards for the men in your lives. It’s … Continue reading

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You Are My Hero

We remember America’s heroes today and say thank you! Card instructions available here

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FREE Card Pattern!

Visit the CardMaker magazine site and click on “Featured Project” to download FREE instructions for creating this fun graduation shaker card designed by Penny Ward! Click here to get started!

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Are You Ready for Summer?!?

Our summer issue hits newsstands today and we are so excited! It’s filled with colorful and fresh designs for moms, dads, grads and more! Here’s a little peek: Thank You by Sean Fetterman for Gina K. Designs It’s Your Day … Continue reading

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New CardMaker Blog Team!

It’s hard to believe that it is time again to announce a new CardMaker Blog Team! Please say hello and give a warm welcome to the designers who will be joining us for the next several months! Linda Beeson Pamela … Continue reading


It’s a New Year!

Happy New Year! Celebrate the start of 2016 with this FREE card pattern designed by Kimberly Crawford. Click here to download.

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Merry Christmas Greetings

The CardMaker staff wishes each and every one of you a blessed Christmas! We are so thankful for you! Like the project shown above? Click here to download the FREE pattern! Project designed by Debbie Olson.


CardMaker Winter Issue!

Our Winter issue will be on newsstands next Tuesday! In this issue, you’ll find beautiful autumn thank you cards, delightful card and ornament sets, sparkly winter cards, Veterans Day cards to honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed … Continue reading


Lil’ Inker Designs & CardMaker Blog Hop

We’re kicking off the start of a new week by blog hopping with the lovely designers at Lil’ Inker Designs! You’re sure to be inspired by these cards all created using a gorgeous fall color palette incorporating reds, golds, yellows, … Continue reading


Guest Post: Jennifer Ingle

Editor’s Note: We’re welcoming Jennifer Ingle to the blog today who is sharing a couple of awesome cards with us created using journaling cards! Hello CardMaker friends! This is Jennifer Ingle here with you today sharing one of my favorite … Continue reading