Category Archives: The Creative Cardmaker

What Inspires Your Cards?

Are you ever inspired by magazine ads? That’s where my inspiration came from for today’s post… a pair of curtains that had a grid on them in a diamond pattern with flowers. I saw this ad while getting my hair done and had to take a photo of it for future reference! It goes to […]


Butterflies for Any Occasion

Welcome! Today I have two butterfly cards to share with you, and I’d like to tell you more about my process for creating these! Butterflies are so much fun for any occasion – birthdays, sympathy, get well, baby showers…you name it! They’re very versatile. On the watercolor card I’ve first stamped and die cut the […]

Coloring Pages for Cardmakers

Miss You card by Danielle Flanders

Coloring pages for adults seem to be all the rage right now… I mean, really, who doesn’t like to color? It’s so relaxing and reminds me of my childhood love of art! I’ve recently discovered that now cardmakers get to color, too! Check out these neat card-sized paper packs with different designs you can color […]

Watercoloring Over Stamped Images

Happy Tuesday, I hope you are having a creative one! Today I’d like to show you a neat trick you can use to make your stamped images look watercolored. It’s SO easy, you won’t even believe how simple it is! First, to create a background for my card, I wanted to paint a couple of […]

Spring Things

Happy Spring, card makers! Spring is finally here, and I’m so excited! I thought I would share a few paper-crafted “Spring Things” I’ve found online to inspire you! First up is this amazing spring scene that Melissa Phillips has created into a gorgeous TAG for her jar gift. Click the link to see the details […]

Trust in the Lord Card

Welcome back! Today’s card is very stamped and layered, but still flat enough for mailing. I love the dimension that all of these fun layers bring to the design, yet it’s not too bulky. Let’s get started, and I’ll walk you through my process – it’s easier than it looks! First, I added some ink blending […]

Cards With Dimension

Welcome back, cardmakers! When I first began to create cards, I was more of a scrapbooker and hadn’t really dabbled in stamping all that much. This meant that I started to see my scrapbooking products in a whole new light…on cards! My style was very layered, and I loved to use embellishments! Embellishments were my […]