Category Archives: Coloring

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


Diana’s CardMaker Tip

Hey friends! Diana here with a tip that will let you get more use out of your alcohol-based markers. Did you know you could use them to “watercolor?” That’s right! By simply substituting alcohol for water your alcohol-based markers can … Continue reading


Heather’s Technique of the Week: Reverse Watercoloring

Good morning! Heather here today to share one of my favorite go-to techniques that I call Reverse Watercoloring! I have these cards that I put together using a couple lovely Altenew stamp sets. I started off by using my handy … Continue reading


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


Catherine’s Quick & Easy Card

Hey everyone, Happy Friday!! Catherine here to share a quick and easy way to create a card—perfect for those times when you have just a few minutes to whip up a card but want one that’s super pretty. With the rise in … Continue reading

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Carisa’s U Inspire Me

I’m here today with another inspiration challenge. I love looking through photos of hair on Pinterest so when I got the Anya Shops stamp by The Greeting Farm with all that gorgeous hair, I knew I had to find some inspiration … Continue reading


Guest Post: Reversible Folk Art by Christine Okken

Hi CardMaker friends! It’s Christine Okken here with you again today playing with some pretty folk art images. Folk art is such a sweet, whimsical and lovely art form. It often makes use of vibrant colors and many different mediums from crewel … Continue reading


Christine Okken Guest Post: Colorplay With Words

Hello friends! I’m Christine and today I’m delighted to guest with CardMaker and show off a few fun ways to use color in your designs in combination with words. Word dies are still all the rage in card making and … Continue reading


Theresa’s U Inspire Me

Hi there! It’s Theresa here with a “U Inspire Me” card to share with you. I love to create scenes with my stamps and ink, so I found this photo of a pretty beach scene with a nautilus shell. Photo … Continue reading

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New Annie’s Video Class!

If you’d like to expand your coloring skills, join expert coloring artist Jennifer Dove in the new Annie’s Coloring Fun With Alcohol Markers: People online class! In this class, you’ll learn how to use Copic® markers or any alcohol ink markers to … Continue reading