Category Archives: Tips & Techniques

Gaylynn’s CardMaker Tip: Stamping Ink for Use with Watercolor

Hello, Gaylynn here, with my tip for the day. A question that I get most often in card making is: What kind of ink do you stamp with when you want to color in watercolor? This post will focus on … Continue reading

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Teresa’s Technique of the Week: Grunge Inking

Hello everyone! It is Teresa today sharing a super easy and practical step-by-step technique. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I see something and think “How can I create that without spending any extra money?” I think we all … Continue reading


Gaylynn’s Storage Tip

Hello, Gaylynn here with one way to store clear or rubber stamps. There are many ways to do so, including plastic bins. This post primarily focuses on thin stamp storage containers for a clean and organized look. This photo shows … Continue reading


Savannah’s CardMaker Tip

Hello, friends! Savannah here today to share a cardmaking tip that I’ve been using FOREVER! I learned this quick tip from Carol Duvall’s show—that’s how old this trick is! Tip: You can unstick stickers using baby powder. This allows you … Continue reading


Diana’s Card-Making Technique: Bubble Wrap Stamping

Hi everyone, Diana here! Today I am sharing one of my favorite techniques for making unique card backgrounds with just a few ink pads and some simple packaging material. For this technique, you will need: Ink pads: I like to … Continue reading


Niki’s Storage Tip: Card Scraps

Good morning! Niki here and today I’m going to show you how I store my leftover scraps from card making. I know most of you have sheet quarters and smaller bits left around after you complete a project. What do … Continue reading


Jen’s Card-Making Technique: Rainbow Ink Blending

Happy Wednesday everyone! Jen here sharing one of my absolute favorite card-making techniques—rainbow(ish) ink blending. I always find myself going back to this technique over and over again because it makes such a bold and quick background. To get going … Continue reading


Diana’s CardMaker Tip

Hey friends! Diana here with a tip that will let you get more use out of your alcohol-based markers. Did you know you could use them to “watercolor?” That’s right! By simply substituting alcohol for water your alcohol-based markers can … Continue reading


Teresa’s Storage Tip

Hello friends, it is Teresa sharing a storage tip today. There have been many different storage tips shared and each of us is unique in how we choose to store and organize our supplies. I hope that my ideas are … Continue reading

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Niki’s Technique of the Week: Quilling

Happy Monday to you! Niki here and today I want to show you how to incorporate one of my favorite techniques, quilling, into a card without spending a lot of time working on shapes. People love the look of quillwork, … Continue reading