Category Archives: Tips & Techniques

Katie’s CardMaker Tip

Hello CardMaker friends, Katie here today. My kids are long past the stage of diapers and baby wipes, but I always keep a package or two of wipes on hand. Not only are baby wipes great for quick clean up (including wiping … 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


Guest Post: Sean Fetterman

Technique: Using Ribbon Scraps to Create Background Paper Do you ever wonder what to do with that pile of scraps of ribbon that you have stored away? If you’re anything like me, you don’t want to waste any of it. … Continue reading


Rebecca’s CardMaker Tip

Hi everyone! Rebecca here with my first ever blog post on the CardMaker magazine blog! Today, I am here with a card-making tip. My first tip is to have a few quality tools to assist you in your card making. … Continue reading


Heather’s Technique of the Week: Reverse Watercoloring

Good morning! Heather here today to share one of my favorite go-to techniques that I call Reverse Watercoloring! I have these cards that I put together using a couple lovely Altenew stamp sets. I started off by using my handy … Continue reading


Sean’s Technique of the Week: Watercoloring & Heat-Embossing Background Paper

One of my favorite techniques in card making is heat-embossing. It adds a little shine and a little “something” to make the card extra special. Today, I want to show you how I use heat-embossing along with watercolors to make my … Continue reading


KellyJean’s CardMaker Tip

My favorite card-making tip to share with you today could easily be mistaken for the KISS acronym that many of us paper artists know and love—Keep It Simple Stamper. However, that only applies if you are actually STAMPING. My favorite acronym … Continue reading

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Daniela’s Storage Tip

Hello! It’s Daniela with a favorite storage tip for storing and/or organizing your craft supplies. Whenever I work on a project that requires more time, like December Daily, mini album or even a card, I like to sort my craft … Continue reading


Let’s Get Groovi® by guest blogger Cheryl Hurttgam

Editor’s Note: We are excited to have Cheryl Hurttgam, owner of The Paper Hollow, as our guest blogger today! She’s sharing about Groovi® Plates from Clarity Stamps (available in the United States through The Paper Hollow). You’ll love learning about … Continue reading


Daniela’s CardMaker Tip

Hi! Daniela here today to share a great card-making tip with you. Sometimes I have a creative block; I get stuck and I need a starting point. In those times, I love to use sketches. Sketches are readily available these days from various … Continue reading

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