Category Archives: Tips & Techniques


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

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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

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Heather P.’s CardMaker Tip

Hello! Heather P. here today with a card-making tip on how to create stamped backgrounds using large stamps. I love using unusual images to create backgrounds. I think it makes for a really fun card! So when I was looking … Continue reading

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Stephanie’s 3 Tips for Combining Stamp Sets on a Card

Hey friends! Stephanie Gold here today with some tips on how to combine different stamp sets for an eye-catching, one layered card. To create this card, I used three different stamp sets. In order to make it look seamless and … Continue reading

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Heather H.’s CardMaker Tip

Good morning! Heather here to share a little card-making tip with you! I love using vellum on cards—it is so light and airy, and adds such a soft and pretty effect. It can be a bit tricky to adhere without … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s Technique of the Week: Working with Distress Oxide Inks

Hello CardMaker fans! Rebecca here with a card-making technique. For this card background, I used the brand-new Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Inks. I used two colors of Distress Oxide to create a blended background and then stamped with a Distress … Continue reading

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