Category Archives: Tips & Techniques

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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Catherine’s Storage Tip

Hey everyone! Catherine with you on this fine fall day to share one of my few but kind of cool storage tips. True confessions: If you only knew how unorganized some parts of my studio are, you would understand how hard this assignment was … Continue reading


Catherine’s CardMaker Tip

Hello everyone! Catherine here to share a great card-making tip with you today. I am, admittedly, not afraid to use (waste) my supplies (new inks, pens and paints) when experimenting with new techniques when I’m making “traditional” art—it doesn’t phase me a … Continue reading


Juliana’s Technique of the Week: Creating Backgrounds

Hi everyone, it’s Juliana here with you today to share a simple technique for creating backgrounds on your cards. I love stamping and die-cutting cute images to use for decorating my cards, but sometimes I want to add a little … Continue reading


Nancy’s Storage Tip

Hi there CardMaker fans! Nancy here today with some storage tips for all of your card-making needs. The most important single piece of storage in my room are these Alex drawers from Ikea. It’s amazing just how much they can hold! … Continue reading


KellyJean’s Tiny House Gift-Card Holder

Hi there, everyone! What a pleasure to share one of my absolute favorite gift-card holders with you thanks to CardMaker magazine! Be sure to leave a comment thanking the folks at CardMaker for always supplying us with loads of tips … Continue reading


Nancy’s CardMaker Tip

Hi there, CardMaker fans! Nancy here today with some tips on making a shaker card. This under the sea-themed card was created using a die and some foam adhesive. Begin with creating the background of the shaker. For my background, I … Continue reading

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KellyJean’s CardMaker Tip: Perfectly Crooked

Happy Fall, Y’all! KellyJean here and I’m sharing a quick and easy card … well, actually I’m sharing a quick and easy TIP for card making, scrapbooking, Bible Jouranling, or anything that might otherwise slow us down and that is … Continue reading

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Sean’s Storage Tip

Hi! This is Sean. I’m happy to be sharing a tip with you today. I would like to show you how I store my stamp sets. When I find a line of stamps that I fall in love with, I … Continue reading


Daniela’s Technique of the Week: Using Texture Paste With a Stencil

Hi! Daniela here with one of my favorite techniques—using texture paste with a stencil. A wide variety of stencils are available these days from various manufacturers. They are used on scrapbook layouts, cards, art journals, mixed media art and home … Continue reading