Category Archives: Stamping

Gaylynn’s CardMaker Tip: Stamping Ink for Use with Watercolor

Hello, Gaylynn here, with my tip for the day. A question that I get most often in card making is: What kind of ink do you stamp with when you want to color in watercolor? This post will focus on … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Lisa Lahiff

Hello! It’s Lisa from Lisa’s Creative Niche and I am so happy to be back as a guest designer today, and I am so thankful to Tanya and Brooke for having me! Today I wanted to share a few tips … Continue reading


Clare’s Card-Making Technique: Toile de Jouy

Hello all, Clare here today with a toile de jouy-inspired card! You’ve probably all seen toile de jouy patterns, but never knew the name. I didn’t before this post; I had to look it up! According to Wikipedia, “”Toile de … Continue reading


Clare’s Quick & Easy Card

Hi there! Clare here today with a quick card you can make in 10 minutes! Even though this card looks simple, it’s all about the details. For instance, instead of trimming or die-cutting a simple rectangle panel, I die-cut the … Continue reading


Gaylynn’s Technique of the Week: Coloring on Vellum

Hi, it’s Gaylynn Martling. Today I am sharing a favorite technique of mine—coloring on vellum. It is my favorite because it is quick and easy. It also gives a soft look to the image. I use it often. To achieve … 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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Guest Post: Gaby from Gab with Gaby Stamps

Hello everyone, this is Gaby from Gab with Gaby Stamps and I am so happy to be posting on the CardMaker blog today! I will be walking you through how to make this adorable pop-up card using a stamp set … Continue reading

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Stephanie’s Spring Thank You Card

Hello all! Stephanie Gold here again with a light spring thank you card! This time of year I love to add spring colors and flowers into my projects and I’m adding an even more feminine touch on today’s project. I … Continue reading

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Stephanie’s Matching Card & Gift Tag

Hello all! Stephanie Gold with you today sharing a super fun card with a coordinating gift tag! I decided to work with Papertrey Ink’s Don’t Forget To Write Kit. I die-cut the card base, the square and the circle first. … Continue reading

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