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As this website grows I will be adding new techniques and ideas for you to try, and as it is aimed at new card makers I have tried to keep things easy to follow.
Some of the terms may not be known to you, I know how I had to learn what each different thing was when I started and some times it's not easy finding the explanation.
But it is a very rewarding hobby and one I am sure you will enjoy. So if you don't know where to start then read and enjoy these pages and try some of the projects and ideas you will find.
They will help you to put together a card that you will be proud to give and to say "I made it!"
Try some of the different folds and shapes, and more will be added as I learn them too.
I can't say enough that you don't need any special skills, this is something you can do and is a great way to spend some of your spare time.
I started card making as a hobby but it soon becomes addictive, and your "stash" will grow rapidly.
I have tried to give you some ideas on how to store your precious bits and pieces, and I am now getting contributions from visitors to the website, and for that I thank you sincerely.
I also have a new blogspot and I would love you to join the growing band of followers over there too.
Building this website is not something I ever thought I could do....but here I am. So it is a new adventure for me and one I hope you will participate in.
Please add your contributions and help to make it grow. If there is something as a new card maker you would like to know then please ask.
I will try to answer all your queries, and perhaps some one else, that visits these pages may also have an answer for you.
And if you are a seasoned card maker then please share your knowledge and expertise with those who want to learn.
I recently went to the craft show at the NEC and brought Tim Holtz distress inks for the first time and wow they are so versatile and easy to use. I have
First of all, I'd like to thank Christina and everyone who made such lovely comments on my white on white 96 year Birthday Card. I'll be sending that
I liked the pinhole edging I saw on some cards, but when I realized I had to buy a special ruler and painstakingly prick at intervals I decided to have
This is a white on white 5x7 hinged card the way Christina taught us through her videos. I had wanted to have the edges embossed, but I didn't have a
I made this card using quite a few of the techniques used on the tutorials on this website. I have been making cards for about ten years, sometimes I
I am a big of Christina. Her tutorials are so simple and easy to follow that I want to try out all her cards :) I made a gate fold card as a congratulatory
I am still a novice card maker and it seems like the times I am likely to mess up my cards happen in the very last stages of making the card. Now I
I have been awestruck by the trellis card by Christina and wanted to try. Opportunity knocked my door as my son's friend wanted a special card for his
Easy to follow the Tealight Candle Card Tutorial.
I have been making cards now on and off for about 2 years now and I never get tired of making them. I love this web site because it has taught me a lot
I needed a special card for my brother and sister-in-law's Golden Wedding Anniversary and obviously Card Making Magic was the place to go for inspiration.
I am a bit nervous about sharing my card as I've not shown my cards to anyone ever not even friends or family. I've been card making for 6 months but
Hello, At 76, I have just started card making. I can't think why I didn't do it years ago. This card is the 6th one I made. I like to choose a theme for
This card is for my neighbor's daughter, who recently got married. I wanted to do something special, and followed the instructions for Christina's Butterfly
Using Spellbinders Grand Ovals to create a beautiful card
I'm not a big fan of yellow but as I was asked for it as it's a favourite colour I think it came together OK and it looks more lemon. Its an 8x8 card
I loved the mauve card made by Christina so I thought I would have a go myself. The card I made is a top fold, 15cm square. My first step was to cut
Embossing Folders can add extra depth to your toppers.
An Eyelet Setter is a useful piece of Equipment.
Make a cardmaking template to produce a stunning creation.