Category Archives: Tips & Techniques

Catherine’s Technique of the Week: Watercoloring

Hello everyone! Catherine here and I’m back for another Friday of crafting fun. Today I want to share my go-to paper-crafting technique with you and how you can achieve beautiful results using easy watercoloring techniques. I know that not everyone wants or … Continue reading


Juliana’s CardMaker Tip

Hello everyone! It’s Juliana here today to share a favorite card-making tip with you. I am focusing on my favorite technique—heat embossing. I have loved this technique since the first time I learned how to do it (nearly 15 years … Continue reading


Juliana’s Storage Tip

Hello CardMaker Fans! It’s Juliana here with you today to share my favorite tip for storing and organizing my craft supplies. I don’t have just one tip, but two really simple ones … keep it clear and keep it close! … Continue reading


Nancy’s Technique of the Week: Layering

Hi everyone, Nancy here with a fun card topic all about layering. While I tend to lean towards clean designs, it’s fun to experiment with different styles. I practiced coloring in some of the unicorn stamped images with the Zig … Continue reading


Sean’s Technique of the Week: Heat Embossing to Design Your Own Background Paper with Stamps

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


Jeanne’s CardMaker Tip

Hi! Jeanne here today with a card-making tip. My best tip for any card maker (new and old) is to practice. Carve out a little time in your busy life each week to get creative. It’s good for you. Every card … Continue reading


Daniela’s Storage Tip

Hello! It’s Daniela with a storage tip for your adhesives. I am a very messy crafter. My table is filled with various items, and I am constantly looking for something, mostly my adhesive. When my son started kindergarten and I … Continue reading


Kelly’s CardMaker Tip

Hi there, everyone! This is KellyJean stamping with you today. I’m super excited to share my favorite card-making tip with you in today’s CardMaker blog post! One of the greatest things about paper arts (or arts in general) is people’s … Continue reading

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Dawn’s Technique of the Week

Hi! I’m back with my last post as a part of the CardMaker blog team, sniff, sniff. I’d like to thank Brooke, managing editor, for having me. It’s been a great time working with all of the talented ladies on the … Continue reading


Carisa’s CardMaker Tip

Hi Everyone! I’m here today with my final post with the CardMaker team and I have a fun card-making tip for you. First though, I want to thank managing editor Brooke and everyone at CardMaker magazine for this fantastic opportunity. It … Continue reading