Category Archives: Blog Team

Christmas Spectacular: Teresa’s Christmas Cards

Editor’s Note: For the next few weeks, our designers will be sharing lots of fun and inspiring Christmas projects with you. This week, we’ll be showcasing Christmas cards. First up is Teresa Kline! Hello everyone and Merry Christmas! I am … Continue reading

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Savannah’s Storage Tip

Hello, friends! Savannah O’Gwynn here today to share my favorite way to store my paper scraps and finished cards. SAVfact: I DO NOT like to throw anything away—in particular, paper scraps! I find ways to use up even the tiniest … Continue reading


The Difference Between Distress & Distress Oxide Inks: Part 2

Editor’s Note: We’re happy to have designer Deborah Nolan as our guest on the CardMaker blog today! It’s a pleasure to be back as a guest designer sharing another project that utilizes Ranger Distress Oxide inks. If you’ve missed a … Continue reading


Gaylynn’s Technique of the Week: Adding Dimension & Texture

Hello, Gaylynn here with a technique that I use often. It is adding dimension and texture to your card-making projects. This can be done with most images, by repeat stamping and then adding the second trimmed layers from duplicate images. … Continue reading


Niki’s CardMaker Tip: Frame Dies

Happy Weekend-eve, friends! Niki here and today I have a quick card-making tip for you. I always find that the edges of cards need a little something extra to look finished. A few of the things I do is add … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Kim’s Glitter Coloring Technique

Hi everyone! Kim here from My Kraft Kloset as a guest designer this week sharing an oldie but a goodie that’s worth repeating. I’m not sure of the exact title for this technique, but I call it “glitter coloring.” That’s … Continue reading

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Creative Space: Diana Carr

Hi Everyone. Diana here with a tour of my creative space. This is a view of my crafting space as you walk in the door. This room measures approximately 10’ x 10’ and at one time was a bedroom, then … Continue reading


Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® & CardMaker Blog Hop

We’re partnering with Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® for a one-day blog hop! We have a great lineup of designers from both teams to show you AWESOME projects with tips and techniques along the way. Find giveaway details at the end … Continue reading


Guest Post: Raise the Roof Card with KellyJean Gettelfinger

What a fun pleasure it is to be a guest designer for CardMaker magazine! I’m so grateful to be invited and I am just as excited to share this fun little card with you! My “Raise the Roof Card” on … Continue reading

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Savannah’s Quick & Easy Card

Hello, friends! Savannah O’Gwynn here today, and I’m sharing how I create a quick and easy card in 10 minutes or less. Quick and easy cards are a challenge for me. I accepted this challenge though and I successfully created … Continue reading