World Card Making Day graphic

Good morning SCT friends! Thank you so much for joining us for the kick-off of our 12th annual World Card Making Day (WCMD) festivities! Today the ever-talented SCT team will be joining us to share all the beautiful cards they’ve created and of course, we’ll have some prizes all along the way. Who doesn’t love a celebration with inspiration and prizes? If you have followed us for a while then you know we love to celebrate the joy of cardmaking each year. Who doesn’t love receiving a beautiful, hand-made card? We hope you’ll make many today and share the love all day right here.

Here is the schedule for World Card Making Day 2018 with SCT:

9:00 am  –  World Card Making Day kickoff and sketch challenge

10:00 am – We are joined by Cathy Zielske, Susan Opel and Stacy Cohen

12:00 pm – We are joined by Paige Evans and Anya Lunchenko

2:00 pm  –  We are joined by Nicole Nowosad, Lisa Dickinson and Sheri Reguly

4:00 pm  –  We are joined by Melissa Phillips, Meghann Andrew and Virginia Nebel

5:00 pm – Latisha Yoast helps us to wrap up the day! 

And I did mention prizes, right? Join us each of those hours for prizes from some of our amazing partners!

Now, let’s kick this day off with a little challenge! Here is a PageMaps sketch from our brand new Fall issue (download the whole issue for FREE here) and we would LOVE to see your take on this sketch. Flip it, rotate it, change it up a little!

Need even more inspiration to get you started? Have a look at this fabulous list of prompts created by our Editor-in-Chief Susan R. Opel!

What an amazing list of ideas to get those creative juices flowing. Pick one or two or challenge yourself to pick one a day and knock out that whole list!

We have one more item to share this hour. Did you know we have a brand new online card class starting on October 15th to celebrate this day and the joy of cardmaking with 13 amazing designers?

“SCT has amped up the creativity for this year’s 4-week self-paced class, bringing you special video techniques, step-by-step instructions, PageMaps card sketches, and loads of tips, tricks and trending styles. You will love the artwork created by many of your favorite cardmakers, including:

Kelly Latevola
Anya Lunchenko
Becky Fleck
Jen Gallacher
Nicole Nowosad
Gina Krupsky
Wanda Guess
Latisha Yoast
Sheri Reguly
Keisha Campbell
Kathy Racoosin
Yana Smakula
Melissa Phillips

This four-week class begins on Monday, October 15th and is only $25US! For more information, be sure to visit our website HERE!


Ready for a little incentive to get you started? Leave a comment below telling us what your favourite card is to make. You’ll be playing for a chance for you AND a friend to win a spot in our brand new online card class! Leave your comment below by Thursday, October 11th. Good luck!

BONUS: If you create a card based on the card sketch above and send an image of it to us at with “WCMD sketch challenge” in your reference line, we are going to choose a selection to share and we’ll send one randomly selected winner a fun little prize package.

Join us again in 59 minutes friends! Go grab all your cardmaking supplies and let’s celebrate of joy of cardmaking together.

~ Catherine