Meet Your Host

Hi I'm Brandi, your Crafty BFF from Stamp Me Some Love, and I am excited to craft with you. Learning a new craft can be overwhelming. I'm here to help you with that journey.

As a long time crafter, I have relied on the kind crafters who have gone before me. They taught me the skills that eventually led me to be confident in my crafting journey. And now I want to help you with your crafting journey.

Let's get together and make some beautiful things together!

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Meet Your Speakers

Aditi Mahajan

Mixed Media Artist

Thoughtful Cards Using Ink Blends To Create Dimension

Aditi is a lover of mixed media art. By profession, she is a clinical psychologist and a holistic healer. Almost a decade ago she took to mixed media, and has wanted to bring together these two worlds. Mindfulness, art therapy and art journaling are very dear to her. She loves to inspire people and help them start a mindfulness art practice for themselves. She likes to connect art with the deeper meanings of life and everyday emotions. Every creation tells a story. She uses colour in a way that spreads radiance and splatters to denote freedom. She enjoys creating various kinds of projects including tags, cards, journals, layouts, albums, etc.

Aditi

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Ardyth Percy-Robb

Card Maker

Inlaid Die Cutting - Simple to Pro to Faux!

Ardyth is a card maker from Toronto, Canada. She loves clean design and bold colours, and especially enjoys getting more from all her crafty supplies by using them in unexpected ways to create something completely different!

Ardyth

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Daniel West

Card Artist

Stamps are Just Suggestions

An expert in all things die cutting, stamping, and more, Daniel loves to share his creativity and kindness with the crafting community on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and his blog. Daniel has been creating since 2019. He lives with his wife and kids in Providence, Rhode Island.

Daniel

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Keren Tamir

Artist

Resist Techniques with Magical Powders

Keren Tamir is a self-taught mixed media artist with a profound love for art.  She finds great joy from creativity and the ability to experiment with a diverse range of mediums and techniques. Creativity gives her the opportunity to disconnect from the demands of everyday life, allowing her to establish a profound connection with her innermost thoughts and emotions.
Her main mission is to guide and inspire others on their creative journey, helping them gain confidence and discover their unique artistic voice. Through her teachings, she aims to enable individuals to express their stories through art, fostering personal growth and enhancing their overall well-being.

Keren

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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EllyMae with Silhouette Secrets+

Blogger and Content Creator

Card Making with Silhouette Studio: Designing, Cutting, and Assembly Tips

EllyMae with Silhouette Secrets+ has been teaching and instructing Silhouette users since 2016. She has taught users worldwide through blog tutorials, in-person events, and online step-by-step Silhouette classes on her Teachable site.
She enjoys teaching users how to successfully use their machines and is one of the top Silhouette troubleshooters in the industry.
EllyMae is a Maker & Creator who uses software & technology daily in her crafting. She has experience in a wide variety of products in the industry, from cutting machines to sublimation and more!

EllyMae

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Nicki Baxley

YouTuber, Card Maker

Make it 3D! Ways to Create Dimension

Nicki is a card maker and YouTuber who has been crafting her whole life in some form or another. She started with cross-stitching as a child, then scrapbooking and now card making. She is educated as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and feels this has helped with her ability to teach and explain card making concepts. As a mom of 2 boys, she loves creating bold masculine cards.

Nicki

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Tiffany Solorio

Mixed Media Artist

Mastering Distress Spray Techniques

Tiffany is a creative enthusiast from Nevada. With over 15 years of experience in paper crafting and mixed media, Tiffany has developed a deep passion for this artistic pursuit. Her favorite color is purple, and she finds solace in a cup of coffee to kick start her day. Tiffany cherishes the joys of camping in a traditional tent, and indulges in a chip and salsa addiction. When not immersed in her creative endeavors, she finds delight in watching movies and dreaming of visiting Greece. Cooking is both an art and a pleasure for Tiffany, who loves experimenting with flavors. Photography allows her to capture fleeting moments and freeze them in time. The beach serves as a serene retreat, while Disneyland holds a special place in her heart. As a seasoned paper crafting expert, Tiffany takes immense pleasure in sharing her knowledge and inspiring others to explore their creative potential and start creating with confidence.

Tiffany

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Erin Reed

Creator

Super Easy Fun Folds

Erin brings a fun, romantic, and sometimes funky feel to her projects. She is a military wife, a stay-at-home mom of 2 boys and 2 girls, and a Canadian transplant who lives in Texas. Her first love is family. Her second love is crafting in all forms including scrapbook layouts, art journals, cards, mini albums, mixed media, altered items, home decor, and DIY. She has been published in many magazines, books, and websites since she started her professional crafting career in 2015. She loves to create video content for her social media channels, and you can even catch glimpses of her kids in them from time to time!

Erin

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Kristi Stone

Crafter & Designer

Halloween Spider & Web Card

Kristi has been crafting for over 30 years and uses her skills every year to make handmade gifts for her friends and family. Aside from teaching weekly workshops in her Facebook groups, she also runs a membership called Handcrafted Gifts Made Simple where she teaches crafters to plan, make, and give handmade gifts on time, on budget, and with no stress.

Kristi

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Therese Calvird

Designer | Cardmaker | Papercrafter |YouTuber | Blogger

Double the LOVE: 2 Floral Gate Fold Wedding Cards with a Twist!

Therese started her cardmaking journey in 2005. She has been blogging since 2010 and has over 1,000 video tutorials on her YouTube channel! She loves to try all different cardmaking techniques and share how-to videos with step-by-step tutorials.
What sets Therese apart is her commitment to simplicity. She understands that not everyone has hours to dedicate to crafting intricate designs. Her video tutorials are a testament to her belief that anyone can create stunning cards with the right guidance. Her step-by-step instructions are accessible, making the process of creating today's wedding cards enjoyable and stress-free.

Therese

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Alyce Keegan

Art Educator

Copic Colouring Class: Lamb

Alyce Keegan is the founder of Kit and Clowder Colouring Classes, and has taught to a community of over 30,000 people worldwide over the past 9 years. Kit and Clowder is an award-winning colouring class company that focuses not just on how to colour, but about learning real art fundamentals and theories to help you really understand the process and how to colour your favourite images.
Their focus is on gently challenging you to step outside of your comfort zone, to try new things, and to release that pressure of perfection. You will be encouraged to make mistakes, to experiment, and to seek help with our free private tutoring to help you feel more confident each time you pick up your markers or pencils. Even if you've just started your colouring journey, you can be assured that you will be taken care of as Alyce always breaks learning down to absolute beginner basics.
Having a diploma in Art Therapy, Alyce has a strong ethos around self-care to help her customers feel confident, engaged, and motivated to learn new things and take time for themselves. This has also led to running free workshops for the Queensland Children’s Hospital and Cancer Council Foundations from the sale of all classes to help others gain access to art therapy during difficult times.

Learn with Alyce over on her website or join the safe, supportive, and inclusive community of over 30,000 colourists in the Kit and Clowder facebook group.

Alyce

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Debbie Jenkins

Creative Owner

Gilded Elegance: Foil-Kissed Thank You Card

Debbie loved art as a child and teen, but put this on the back burner when "life happened" and she transitioned into a wife and mother as well as working full time just to make ends meet.  Now that her kids are grown, she has finally had time to invest in her passions: creating cards and other crafting projects and teaching others to unlock their inner creator.

Deborah

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Janet Trieschman

Designer

Multi-themed Card - Flex Card

Professionally trained award-winning Graphic Designer, former college professor, and a lover of all things DIY. A very laid-back mom who isn’t very hip but doesn’t try to be either. A converted coffee drinker if you add enough other flavors. And a cat lover but not quite an old cat lady yet. Janet has had a number of articles and reviews published. She has been listed in Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in American Women, and Who’s Who in America. Her current focus is on craft education and tutorials at Try it - Like it - Create it.

Janet

My demonstration will go live at:

March 7, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Laurel Beard

Artist

Clever Stenciling Techniques

Laurel Beard is a seasoned card maker with 17 years of experience. She discovered her passion for handmade cards when a friend introduced her to the world of stamping. Her YouTube channel is dedicated to teaching viewers how to create stunning cards using supplies they already have. In addition to cardmaking, Laurel has added watercolor painting to her repertoire and draws inspiration from nature and color. You can find her on Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube, where she shares her creations and connects with fellow crafters.

Laurel

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Katherine McCrory

Crafter, Maker, Blogger

Make Someone Smile With This Get Well Soon Card

Katherine, the crafter behind KatherineLearnsStuff.com, is a dedicated crafter with a lifelong passion for creativity. However, it was her discovery of the Cricut that truly set her on an exhilarating journey of do-it-yourself projects. This remarkable tool opened up a whole new realm of possibilities, allowing her to delve into various crafting endeavors, ranging from personalized shirts to the art of upcycling old items into stunning creations.
Embracing her newfound passion, Katherine has explored an array of materials, including canvas, faux leather, paper, vinyl, wood, and more. Each medium presents a fresh canvas for her imaginative ideas to come to life.
Eager to inspire and share her knowledge, Katherine warmly invites others to accompany her on her crafting adventure. Through her platform, she generously shares her favorite projects and offers valuable insights and tips to unlock the limitless potential of personal creativity.

Katherine

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Lisa Arana

Designer

Let's Flip, Fold, and Watercolor a Simple Sympathy Card

Lisa Arana is an experienced paper crafter who is also a blogger, YouTuber, and illustrator. With over 15 years of creative experience, Lisa's card making style involves easy and quick ideas that blend approachable techniques for all skill levels, from beginners to advanced creators. You can join Lisa on her blog at dahlhouse-designs.com for endless inspiration and let her passion for crafting inspire your own creative spark!

Lisa A

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Juliana Michaels

Mixed Media Card Maker

Masculine Mixed Media Cards with Fabulous Faux Metal Techniques

Juliana Michaels is a mixed media card maker and paper crafter and has been a project designer in the paper crafting/scrapbooking industry since 2008. Over the years her style and interests have changed and what began as a love of scrapbooking, has transitioned into card making and other types of paper crafting. Most recently she has developed a passion for mixed media which really feels like home to her. Juliana shares her love for mixed media and paper crafting on her blog and YouTube channel. She is a retired Physical Therapist, turned Graphic Designer, who has a fondness for coffee and Mexican food. When she's not working or crafting, Juliana enjoys working out, reading, antiquing, and spending time with her family, fur baby and friends.

Juliana

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Rick D. Adkins

Card Maker/Blogger/YouTuber

Cheap Thrills, Pro Results: Colored Pencil Magic for Your Cards!

Rick Adkins is a multi-talented individual known for his extensive experience in the world of crafting and artistry. With over eight years of dedicated card-making expertise and more than two decades as a skilled artist, Rick has made a significant mark in the creative community.
Rick's journey in the arts began with a deep-rooted passion for creativity and self-expression. He embarked on this artistic path by earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking from Jacksonville State University, honing his skills and knowledge to perfection.
Notably, Rick Adkins is a respected member of the Rabbit Hole Designs Design Team, where he continually contributes his unique artistic insights and talents to the crafting world. This prestigious role reflects his commitment to advancing the art of card making and design.
Beyond his professional accomplishments, Rick's personal life is filled with joy and companionship. He has been happily married to his wonderful husband for a decade and shares their home with six cherished fur babies, comprising two dogs and four cats. These beloved pets are a constant source of inspiration and comfort in Rick's life.
Rick is not only a gifted artisan but also a prolific blogger and YouTuber. Through these platforms, he shares his vast knowledge, tips, and creative techniques with a global audience. His mission is to inspire and empower others to explore their artistic potential, firmly believing that creativity resides within the fingertips of everyone.
A core philosophy that Rick Adkins advocates for is the idea of resourceful crafting. He encourages fellow crafters to make the most of their creative time by using supplies already available in their stash. This practical approach not only sparks ingenuity but also fosters a sense of sustainability in the crafting community.
In summary, Rick Adkins is a seasoned card maker, a skilled artist, a devoted husband, a loving pet parent, a prominent member of the Rabbit Hole Designs Design Team, and a passionate advocate for accessible creativity. Through his blogging, YouTube channel, and artistic contributions, he continues to inspire and elevate the world of crafting, leaving a lasting impact on all who engage with his work.

Rick

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Michelle Uhlenhake

Creative Owner of Coloring Beyond the Forest

Coloring with Copics - Easter Chick

Michelle is the creative owner of Coloring Beyond the Forest, where she teaches monthly Copic coloring classes via Zoom. She has been crafting for over 25 years, but “discovered” Copics in 2015. She was “Copic Certified” in 2016 and taught at a store in Illinois for over 3 years. When Covid hit in 2020, she took her teaching online, and when the store sadly closed, she started her own business to continue teaching. She loves coloring with Copics and teaching others how to do so, believing that anyone can learn to color with Copics. Michelle and her husband are empty nesters, living in Tennessee with their two fur-babies. She can’t wait to color with you!

Michelle U

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Stephanie Paxman

Blogger, Designer

Layered Thanksgiving Card

Stephanie is pleased to be returning to teach at the Card Maker Success Summit. On her blog craftingintherain.com you'll find tutorials for Cricut projects using a variety of materials and machines. She also does resin crafts, and a periodic laser or scroll saw post. Her favorite motto is that you don't have to be good at something for it to be good for you. Join Stephanie's community for gift ideas, Cricut projects, free SVGs, and more.

Stephanie

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Janna Ketchum

Card Maker, Mixed Media Artist, Blogger, and YouTuber

Hippity Hoppity Easter Card

Quebec-based card maker and mixed media artist Janna Ketchum has been building her skills in card making for the past several years. In addition to card making Janna also runs her own YouTube channel, The Crafty Corner with Janna. Janna is also on the design team for The Funkie Junkie, an online craft store.
For the past five years Janna has been proud to declare herself a Tim Holtz addict. Janna focuses her work on Distress mediums including Tim Holtz Ranger, Stampers Anonymous, and Idea-ology products. Her current favorite medium is Distress Ink which is a highly versatile product. When she isn’t making, Janna works in the field of Children’s Mental Health and Education. Janna also holds a BA of Performing Arts and a Masters Degree of Education.

Janna

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Miss. Carrie

Owner of Miss. Carrie's Creations

Woven Masculine Backgrounds

Miss. Carrie believes that life is complicated enough, and crafting needs to be simple. Her passion lies in simplifying the creative process as she teaches paper crafting and Cricut tutorials.  Each week, she provides easy-to-follow instructions to show you how to create beautiful scrapbook layouts, cards, home decor, and three-dimensional projects. Her goal is to give everyone the inspiration and confidence to create.

Carrie

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Katy Ingram

Card Maker - Video Content Creator

Creating Soft Sympathy Cards using Vellum, Watercoloring and Ink Blending

Katy is a card maker from the southeastern coast of North Carolina.  She was a stay at home mom until the last one fled the nest a couple years ago and is now a caregiver to her mother-in-law who has dementia.
She has been card making for 7 years and started her Youtube channel about 5 years ago as a way to share her creativity with others. She has been on a few design teams over the last few years and has enjoyed being able to share her love of ink blending amongst other card making techniques, to inspire YOUR creativity.

Katy

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Lou Collins

Designer

Masculine Cards With Gel Prints

Lou Collins has been paper crafting professionally for 15 years, with her hobby leading her into television demonstrating, craft magazine editorial, product design and many more experiences in the craft industry.
Currently Lou works for the craft supplies company CraftStash and is the designer of the brand, TEXT{ures} by Lou Collins.

Lou

My demonstration will go live at:

March 8, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Justine Hovey

Card Maker

Hot Foil Techniques You Rarely See!

Justine Hovey has been a cardmaker in the papercrafting industry for over 15 years. As a content creator, crafter and teacher, she loves combining her passion for creating with her passion for teaching. Over the years she has been on many design teams and moved into creating papercrafting courses that solve all the common crafter needs. She loves showing new techniques over on YouTube and creating beautiful cards using her favourite techniques: embossing and foiling. Additionally, she is one of the founders of the Paper Crafters Get Organized summit and Stress Free Cardmaking summit. In her free time, she enjoys taking her dog for walks, reading, travelling and spending time with her family.

Justine

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Ishani

Card Maker

Get More Out of your Alphabet Dies

Ishani, also known as Quillish on social media, started her crafting journey with quilling and discovered the amazing Crafty Blog world of Stamping in 2017 . She enjoys trying various techniques for her cards and loves to experiment and stretch her supplies. She loves to make floral cards but can't say no to cute critters too!  She has a You tube channel where she shares her love for making cards and trying new ways to use her stash.

Ishani

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Lisa Horton

Creative Owner & Designer

Beautiful Bold Peonies

Lisa Horton Crafts is a UK based company, and Lisa has been a professional in the craft industry since 2011.  She has designed for other well known brands in the craft industry and in 2020, took her business to the next level and branched out alone.  She is well known for her outstanding system using 3d embossing folders, layering stencils and die, with her Ulti-Mate tool and peg system for stencils.
Lisa is a regular guest on Create and Craft TV in the UK and appeared on HSN also.  Her brand is growing rapidly internationally, and she loves to educate and inspire through craft classes and workshops, both online and in person.

Lisa H

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Jess Crafts

Card Maker

Paper Busting Easter Cards

Jess started paper crafting over 15 years ago. Though she began as a scrapbooker, she now enjoys making cards and sending them to family, friends, and organizations. Jess filmed her first YouTube video in 2014 and over time realized her passion was in sharing how to get the most of the patterned paper that many crafters, like herself, fall in love with regularly. She creates and shares paper busting templates and resources for donating cards with viewers from around the world through her channel and blog. She aims to make cardmaking feel accessible and fun to anyone who wants to try it.

Jessica

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Shawn Mosch

Cricut Instructor and Crafting Blogger

Customize a Graduation Card

Shawn Mosch has owned a Cricut since 2008. She quickly fell in love with all of the amazing things that she could create, especially Disney projects. Over the years, that turned into her sharing her projects and tutorials with others online. If you have owned a Cricut since the early days of using cartridges, you might know the site her family created called MyCutSearch, which allowed you to search for images found on Cricut cartridges.
Crafting was always a hobby for Shawn. It was not until 2020, with the encouragement from friends and family that she decided to launch the website ShawnMosch.com . Now Shawn coaches others how to use their Cricut by focusing on teaching them to really understand how the Design Space software works so they can create anything they can imagine!

Shawn

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Caitlin Annalee Cards

Card Maker

A Simple Friendship Scene Card

Caitlin Anthony lives in Delaware with her husband and two daughters. She was first introduced to card making and stamping on Youtube in 2017 and watching the videos helped her deal with some serious postpartum anxiety. She fell in love with stamping quickly but was only making cards very casually until the pandemic started. Now she is proud to make her own YouTube videos and has worked with amazing design teams such as Sweet November Stamps, Pink and Main, Scrapbookpal, My Favorite Things, Purple Onion Designs and Newton's Nook.

Caitlin

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Stellar Crafts by Pam

Card Maker/Content Creator

Maximize Your Craft Supplies to Make a Personalized Pet Sympathy Card

Pam, a paper crafter and content creator from Southern New Jersey, is passionate about crafting. Inspired by her grandmother, who was also a crafter, Pam began creating paper crafts and handmade cards. Since 2014, she's been sharing her crafting techniques on her blog and YouTube channel, including stamping, COPIC coloring, ink blending, stenciling, mixed media, and interactive cards. Pam took a break from her careers in special education and pet medicine in 2023 to become a stay-at-home mom and has also returned to content creation. She now enjoys teaching virtual card making classes and aspires to offer in-person workshops, encouraging others to "craft your stash" and maximize their crafting supplies.

Pamela

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Elena Anderson

Owner/Designer

Psychedelic 70s Mother's Day Card with Color Palette Tips

Elena is a lifelong crafter having learned cross stitch, sewing and hardanger as a young child from her crafty aunts. She started her paper crafting journey in the 1990s with scrapbooking which transitioned into stamping in the early 2000s. Her blog and YouTube channel originally focused on cardmaking using stamps, inks, markers and more. But Elena decided in late 2020 to concentrate on electronic cutting machine crafts, especially (but not exclusively) cards and papercrafts. In addition to teaching crafters how to use their machines with fun project tutorials, she designs her own SVGs which she sells through her Etsy store, frequently offering discounts to e-mail and YouTube subscribers. Elena is also the creator of the Create with Cricut Joy summit. She lives in Denver, CO with her best friend and husband of 24 years, Alex and their sweet dog, Django.

Elena

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Sande Woodson

Digital Card Making Educator

Design Your Own Filled Alphabets & Ephemera!

Sande's passion has always been teaching. She has taught students ranging from elementary school to college faculty for more than 50 years. When she retired in 2018, Sande found card making and immediately enrolled in the Altenew Educator Certification Program, which was a perfect fit for blending her teaching expertise and newfound love of making cards. She became an Altenew Educator in October 2020, and was named the Altenew Educator of the Year for 2021.
In 2022 Sande encountered some medical challenges that caused her to change her focus from making physical cards to exploring the digital card making world. This unexpected transition was eye-opening for Sande, as she discovered a whole new world of creativity available to card makers! Now Sande is passionate about sharing what she has discovered with other card makers, helping them learn to design their own digital stamps, papers, and ephemera to either download and print or to use in personalized ecards.
Sande delights in ""connecting the dots"" to make complicated concepts understandable to her students. In her new role as a digital card making educator, she loves to help others grow in confidence as card makers and expand their creative horizons to find new and fun ways to bless other people through crafting.

Sande

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Lucy Foxworth

Paper Architect

Llama Pop-Up Card

Lucy is a passionate paper architect who loves teaching 3-D paper crafts. With a whimsical touch, she crafts intricate pop-up cards that enchant the recipient and tiny paper houses that transport you to a miniature world, making her a crafting expert in the art of paper magic.

Lucy

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March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Alicia McNamara

Card Maker

Baby Waterfall Card/Mini Album

Alicia McNamara lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. She is married and has two precious boys. Alicia is a Primary Teacher turned Stay at Home/Homeschooling Mum and passionate crafter. She crafts at night while the rest of her family sleeps!
Alicia started card making about fifteen years ago and Scrapbooking about ten years ago. Alicia is passionate about artistic expression. She loves photos and memories, so combining these is always so much fun for her.
Alicia has had her work published in the Australian Cardmaking Stamping and Papercraft Magazine, Kaisercraft Workshop Magazines and Creative Papercraft Magazine. She currently designs for Mintay Papers and makes her own Scrapbooking and Card Making Kits and Printables available on her website.
One of Alicia's most favourite things about this crafting hobby is the people you meet and the friendships you form with crafters all over the world. She loves to connect with like-minded crafters and looks forward to crafting with you : )

Alicia

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Shannon Lee Smith

Card Maker

How To Use Digi Stamps in Microsoft Word (for Beginners)

Shannon Lee Smith is the crafty owner of Cards By Shannon Lee. Shannon lives in Pahrump, Nevada, an hour west of Las Vegas with her husband and dog. Together, they have a blended family of four sons, one granddaughter, two grandsons, and one great-granddaughter, who are the center of their world. Shannon is mostly a collector of card-making supplies but does spend as much time as possible creating handmade cards for family and friends. Although she is new to instructing, she has a blog, a YouTube channel, and a new website, which she is using to inspire others the same way that she has been inspired to evolve in this crafty business.

Shannon

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March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Nick Lupu-Karayanis

Creative Owner

Make a Cute Side Edge Card Celebrating the Arrival of a New Baby!

Nick is a lifelong crafter. He teaches others how to use their Cricut cutting machine to make fun and easy greeting cards and paper crafts on his website, The Bearded Housewife.

Nick

My demonstration will go live at:

March 9, 2024 at 8:00am EST

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Sharon Curtis

Creative Designer

Get Well Soon Card With Distress Sprays

Sharon is a Creative Designer based in the UK.  She regularly appears on Hobbymaker TV as a demonstrator for various craft companies including Sizzix and Studio Light.  She's been crafting since 2002, and over the years has been on many design teams and designed for several magazine publications.  Although predominantly a card maker, she does like to dabble a little in other paper crafts, such as journals and mixed media and she has a popular YouTube channel showcasing card making ideas and tutorials on using Sizzix products.

Sharon

My demonstration will go live at:

March 10, 2024 at 8:00am EDT

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Einat Kessler

Creative Professional

Accordion Card in a Box

When she was a young girl Einat used to sit on the carpet at her grandparents’ house with a huge scrapbook on her knees looking through it with amazement. These albums, created from scratch by her grandfather, took her imagination to faraway places and sparked her creativity years later. When her first son was born her grandfather suggested she would create a scrapbook to document his life. Einat was bitten by the scrapbooking bug and the rest is history.
Today Einat is a versatile designer, who dabbles in various crafts from scrapbooking and altered art to mixed media, art journaling and 3D paper crafts. She teaches online classes and designs ebooks. She has three memberships and she shares her projects and designs on her blog, FB page and very successful YouTube channel.

Einat

My demonstration will go live at:

March 10, 2024 at 8:00am EDT

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Michelle Burnier

Card Maker

Stencilling Magic

Michelle has been papercraftijg for more than 20 years.  She first started scrapbooking and it eventually evolved into cardmaking.  She has taught several cardmaking classes over the years.

Michelle B

My demonstration will go live at:

March 10, 2024 at 8:00am EDT

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Craft With Te

Crafty Youtuber

Watercolor Technique with Heat Embossing

Tantalaya McKinney and has been crafting for the last 8 years as Craft With Te on most social media sites. Te started crafting in 2008 and has gradually grown from artist trading cards, to recipe cards, and finally to cards and scrapbook layouts. She loves making cards and mixed media projects. On her YouTube channel you will find a series of sketch videos, coloring videos, and a technique video series. Te also has a few organization videos. She's currently on the My Little Scrapbook Store design team and has been for the past 4 years. Te has recently become a cat mama again to 3 cats. Yes, that is 3 cats….and they are her kids. She does work full time at a Furniture store in Ft Bragg NC. This is her first time joining the Card Maker Success Summit and she's looking forward to crafting with everyone!

Tantalaya

My demonstration will go live at:

March 10, 2024 at 8:00am EDT

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Maartje Kraaijenhagen

Card Maker

A Sparkling Friendship Card

Maartje lives in The Netherlands and has been a cardmaker for over 5 years. She is part of various design teams, teaching new techniques and bringing inspiration to fellow crafters. She likes trying out new techniques, of which there is a lot to discover in the world of cardmaking. Just to name a few: digital stamps, alcohol ink, ink blending, hot foil... But there is one thing she has always loved doing, and that is coloring!

Maartje

My demonstration will go live at:

March 10, 2024 at 8:00am EDT

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Dawn Lewis

Creative Owner & Podcaster

Partial Die-Cutting Three Ways For A Classy Halloween Card

Dawn Lewis is an Australian stamp shop owner, host of The Craft Room Podcast and content creator. Whether it's finding multiple uses for a product, educating about Copic markers or enthusing about digital craft resources, Dawn is sharing it all on TikTok, Reels and Shorts. Not only does she love to teach, she’s also a tea aficionado and chicken whisperer.

Dawn

My demonstration will go live at:

March 10, 2024 at 8:00am EDT

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Carissa Wiley

Video Creator and Online Craft Educator, Blogger

3 Ways To Dress Up Your Shaker Card Windows

Carissa Wiley is a true lover of all things paper crafting and she has been sharing inspiration and education both online and in person since 2009. Over the last 14 years, Carissa has shared her handmade creations through free video tutorials, online and in-person classes, blogs and publications. She loves teaching and empowering others to create their own one-of-a-kind paper crafting projects. Carissa believes YOU CAN DO THIS and wants to inspire and empower the creative in you!
Along with sharing on her own blog and YouTube channel, Carissa has also shared classes, projects and videos on other sites and publications over the years. Carissa finds true joy in sharing with others. She wants you to leave every encounter knowing that you can totally do this!
As a wife, mother of three, pediatric nurse and all-around busy lady, Carissa knows the value of your time! She believes in making the most of every precious moment of crafty time. Carissa knows preparation, organization and inspiration are a big part of productivity in your craft space and wants to show you how to maximize your products and time.
Carissa has many interests outside of paper crafting. She is a wife, mother of three adult children, pediatric nurse and mother to two fur babies, Mochi and Charlie. She lives in a small town in the Central Valley of California where she grew up and enjoys the small town life. She enjoys traveling the world and scuba diving with her husband of 22 years. Above all, Carissa loves to laugh and can often be heard doing just that as she shares online.

Carissa

My demonstration will go live at:

March 10, 2024 at 8:00am EDT

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Bethany Scott

Creative Designer

Hot Foil vs Toner Foil: Which to choose?

Bethany Scott brings a mixed media feel to her projects. She lives in Wisconsin, is married with three littles (ages 4, 3, and 2), and shares a crafty space with her mom. Bethany studied photography and theatre in college and is a self-trained graphic designer and videographer.

The first advertisement she directed appeared on national TV when she was just 19 years old. Her photographs (both modeling and behind the camera) have been displayed in NYC galleries and on billboards. Bethany both wrote and directed a musical production in 2010 and still sings on a regular basis. She loves creating video content for her social media channels focusing mainly on card making, paper-crafting, all things sublimation, and faux leather creations.

Bethany shares ownership of a successful boutique, BB’s Boutique & Things, with her mom which focuses on custom gift creations and designs. You may occasionally see the littles (or hubby) hopping in on her video and social media content. “Don’t forget to find the joy in your day and happy making!”

Bethany

My demonstration will go live at:

March 10, 2024 at 8:00am EDT

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Gaylynn Martling

Designer & Maker

Watercolor Condolences ~ 2 Cards with 1 Panel

Gaylynn Martling with Neat Nook Creations is a paper crafter, card maker and instructor. This has been a part of her life for many years. She shares paper craft technique videos and creations online and for design team projects. Also, Gaylynn offers an array of card making bundles and specialized classes online. She is a Florida girl, married with two adult children and is a graduate of USF in Marketing. She is excited to be a speaker and demonstrator for the Card Maker Success Summit, once again.

Gaylynn

My demonstration will go live at:

March 10, 2024 at 8:00am EDT

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Amy Ulen

Lifelong Learner | Creativity Teacher

Celebrate Pride with a Surprise!

Amy Ulen is a teacher on special assignment helping integrate Computer Science in grades K through 12. During her 33-year career, she has taught courses as varied as Shakespeare, Science Fiction, Acting, Video Production, Web Design, Computer Science, and Video Game Design. The common theme throughout…creativity!
In 2020, Amy launched The Creativity Playground to help adults focus on their mental well-being by engaging in creative play. Spending time in creative pursuits is as important to our mental health as eating right, getting enough sleep, and exercising are to our physical health. She looks forward to helping you engage in creative play during the summit and beyond!

Amy

My demonstration will go live at:

March 10, 2024 at 8:00am EDT

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