Happy World Card Making Day from Simon Says Stamp!

World Card Making Day 2021

Happy World Card Making Day from Simon Says Stamp—It’s a holiday created just for all of us! Last year we shared this epic video, and it’s too good not to share again!

The best thing about World Card Making Day is not only making cards, but the idea that there are people all over the WORLD making cards, too. These people share our passion for creativity and happy mail. In the spirit of this connective nature and to celebrate our favorite holiday, we’ve compiled a video featuring designers from around the world. Meet your favorite designers, peer into their worlds, and hear what they love about making cards (in 8 different languages)!


How fun was that? And now we want to hear from you… tell us your name, where you live, and what YOU love about card making!

World Card Making Day was created in 2006, and the original purpose was to kick-start the holiday card making season. Chances are you make lots of cards for Christmas, but we all know that those beautiful cards don’t come together in one night. So grab your scissors and adhesives and cardstock and stamps and make some cards today! Your family can fend for themselves, right? You deserve to celebrate.

And of course you are looking for inspiration to get those Christmas cards started, so here are some beautiful projects from Suzy Plantamura, Nicki Baxley, and Barbara Tarayao using some products from our STAMPtember® 2022 release!

Suzy used the Sugar Rush cling stamp for this sweet (literally!) Christmas card.

World Card Making Day 2022 Suzy Plantamura Circle Sugar Rush cling stamp

Nicki used the Circle Sayings stamp set with bold stripes for this eye-catching holiday card.

World Card Making Day 2022 Nicki Baxley Circle Sayings stamp set and coordinating dies

Barbara used the Ornament Options stamp set and coordinating die to create these festive Christmas tags perfect for the gift giving season.

World Card Making Day 2022 Barbara Tarayao Ornament Options stamp set and coordinating dies

What would World Card Making Day be without prizes? Show us what you’re making today for World Card Making Day! Upload your cards at the InLinkz below by 11:59 pm on Saturday, October 8th, and we will choose 1 random winner to receive a $100 gift card from Simon Says Stamp!

Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noël, Buon Natale, Feliz Navidad, щасливого Різдва, Wesołych Świąt, 메리 크리스마스, Vrolijk Kerstfeest, καλά Χριστούγεννα, Fröhliche Weihnachten, 聖誕節快樂, and Geseënde Kersfees to you all!

Have an awesome World Card Making Day, and we can’t wait to see what you’re making!

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  1. Hi im Amy from Kentucky and I love card making because it let’s me escape everyday life and create something that makes the recipient light up.

  2. From Northeast Ohio – I love card making as it allows me to express my creativity but also brings so many people together. I have met so many amazing people – but have also had a chance to spread some smiles to recipients.

  3. I live in Minnesota but am moving to Montana to be able to see grandkids everyday- I love card making because it helps me have a creative outlet after a long day/week of work. This video was awesome!! It really shows how big this community is! Thank you!

  4. I started in 1997 with card making first teabags folding, later 3d and since 2000 stamping (digital)as well. I lifevin the Netherlands. Started card making while i layer in hospital for open heart surgery. Forgot to mention that too.

  5. Hello from soggy Cape Cod–perfect card making weather! I started card making in 2007 when I stumbled upon Gina K Designs! So thankful for that happy accident! I have always enjoyed crafting, in every medium, but card making is my passion now! I love creating but more importantly I love sending them! I am even getting my (almost) year old granddaughter Penny hooked lol Have to have someone to leave my ever-growing stash too lol Thanks for a great Stamptember and the free shipping code! Hopefully that golden bone will be in my latest order as it wasn’t in the other one hahaha Happy WCMD!

  6. Happy World Card Making Day!! Greetings from Montreal, Canada. I’ve been a card maker for over 20 years, and I make mostly Christmas cards and birthday cards. Looking forward to play along.

  7. Happy World Card Making Day! I live in Chicago, IL! I have been making cards for over 20+ years! Can’t wait to play along and show you what I create this week!

  8. Hi. I’m Donna and I live in San Diego. I’ve been crafting since the moment I could color with a crayon without eating it first! I love making cards for the friendships I’ve made through this craft and the hope that I brighten someone’s day with kindness and joy by receiving a card from Me! Happy World Card making day.

  9. Hello! Happy World Cardmaking Day!! Yay. I’m Von Marie and I live in CA. I love to make cards. It feels so good when my card process involves a lot of ink and cuteness. The satisfaction of sharing what I’ve created and actually mailing it to a crafty friend is a wonderful feeling that makes my heart oh so happy.
    Enjoy your day!
    ~Von Marie ~

  10. Happy World Cardmaking Day!! Hi, I’m Jamie! I live in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Metro area. I absolutely love cardmaking!, for many reasons…but I think of the things I love most about it is the enjoyment that it brings not only to me while I am creating but the enjoyment it brings to those recipients. “Sharing Handmade Kindness” is the best!

  11. Good morning! I love this video and hearing all of my favorite cardmakers express their love for this craft.

    My name is Kim Howard and I’m from Cumming, GA. I’ve been cardmaking since I went to visit a friend in 2007 and she introduced me to her stamps. I love that it’s relaxing and the joy I get from the designs and sending to others.

  12. Hi, I’m Susan from Nova Scotia, Canada. I love card making because it’s a wonderful creative outlet, an amazingly supportive community, and there are always so many new products to play with I feel like a kid with a new toys at Christmas.

  13. I am from southeast Michigan. I love card making because I can express my creativity on a little canvas using all kinds of fun textures and mediums. I find it very therapeutic!

  14. Hi! I’m Kathy from Belton, Tx. I love card making because I get not only the joy of creating with so many different techniques, I also get to gift that joy to someone else.

  15. I’m Barbara-Jean and I live in West Hartford. I love making cards because they lift the spirits of the recipients. I’ve also made friends through card making and currently enjoy working with nursing home residents creating cards.

  16. Hi, I’m Maureen and I live in Keene, NH. I have been making cards for 24 years and absolutely love it. I’ve taken all the on-line card classes and even met a “card pal” in Poland and we send each other cards and share bits of our lives! I have a big family and make and send cards very often. I’ve enjoyed Stamptember and am now waiting for all my goodies to come! I’m also able to share this great hobby with my daughter-in-law who lives nearby! I also love knitting, crocheting, sewing, cooking, etc.

  17. Hi, I’m Cat from Orlando. I love card making because it’s a relatively quick way to explore my creativity and share it with others!

  18. Hi I’m Maureen from Hanover Park, Illinois!!! I love card making because it’s my therapy and I love giving happiness with a handmade card!!! Happy WCMD everyone!!!

  19. These cards are great! Such a fun video…nice to put a face to some of the card makers that I don’t know :) I love making cards because of the crafty process, as well as the joy of giving cards to friends and family.

  20. I’m in northern CA! I love the process of creating cards…. choosing the stamps and dies, colors, embellishments! Then putting it all together to make the completed project! I find it so creatively satisfying!

  21. Congratulations to Kelsey Thomas! The randomly selected winner of this gift card! Thank you to all who shared your awesome work! Keep card making! :)

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