Category Archives: Tips & Techniques

Melissa’s CardMaker Tip

Hi everyone, Melissa here with you on this beautiful Friday! Today, I’m sharing a little tip that I like to do every now and then. I don’t tend to use patterned paper a lot in my card making, but when … Continue reading


Katie’s CardMaker Tip: Just Add Water

Hello friends, Katie here with a quick and fun tip to share with you today. I am in love with Ranger’s new Distress Oxide inks! They blend together beautifully and have creamy, velvet-like finish on paper. Oxide inks also get really … Continue reading


Heather H.’s Technique of the Week

Good morning! Heather H. here to share a quick card-making technique with you. I am combining a favorite technique of making multiple cards at the same time (Since you’ve already done the work of planning what to do, you may … Continue reading


Fresh Take on a Past Design

Hey friends! Stephanie Gold back with a fun technique that I have used in the past and I really love. The idea is to have a portion of your card stamped in an outline and a portion of your card … Continue reading

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Melissa’s Technique of the Week

Hi everyone—Melissa here with you on this wonderful Wednesday! Today, I’m sharing a little technique that I like to use for making my sentiments extra colorful. I love large, bold die-cut sentiments and this technique works perfectly with them. There … Continue reading

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Overlapping Textures from Stephanie Gold

Hey friends! Stephanie Gold here with a card for you today that mixes and matches multiple different textures for a truly unique look. I started by stamping my “shield” and sentiment onto a piece of white cardstock and fussy cutting … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s CardMaker Tip

Good morning card makers! Rebecca here with a card-making tip! Shaped cards are always fun, but can be tricky to create. My tip today is a way to quickly and easily make shaped cards using a manual die-cutting machine. First, select a … Continue reading


Katie’s Technique of the Week: Emboss Resist

Hello CardMaker friends, Katie Gehring here today to share one of my very favorite techniques—emboss resist. This simple technique has been around forever and yields beautiful effects. I used the emboss resist technique to create a watercolored rainbow marble card. A … Continue reading

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Kat’s CardMaker Tip

Good morning everyone! Kat here to share one of my favorite card-making tips with you! I’ve been an avid scrapbooker for a while and one of my favorite things to do on my layouts is to back cut files. When … Continue reading

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Melissa’s Organizational Tip

Hi there! Melissa here with you today to share one of my favorite organization and storage tips. It’s nothing fancy, but it works perfectly for me. I had been looking for the best way to store my extra die cuts. … Continue reading