More Mini’s Made from Everyday Things

Another album made from humble items. This proves that you don’t need to spend a lot of money on pre-made albums. Not when you can make something like this from simple envelopes. Amazing what can come from office supplies. We need to get over there and grab some goodies for this. Here’s a list of…

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Paper bags turn into art

Grab those paper lunch bags and turn them into a scrapbook. It’s amazing how such ordinary everyday things can be turned into gorgeous works of art. Using paper sacks, scrapbook papers, embellishments and a little know how, wonderful mini albums full of precious photos and memories emerge. Kind of like a caterpillar turning into a…

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Sizzix Vagabond do’s and don’ts

Learn the ins and outs of Sizzix and the Vagabond Sometimes you don’t know what you need to know, you know? This video explains some of the extra things you might want to get for your Sizzix, especially if you don’t have one yet. Larger dies? You need this extra thing that she explains here…

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Fun with Sizzix

Lot’s of options with one of these. the big Sizzix machine is pretty awesome. You can emboss paper, perfect for adding texture on a scrapbook page or card, cut out your own paper embellishments, like the fence they demonstrate here. Add a little ink on the edges to distress and quick and easy. Lot’s of…

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Another Pop up for you to try

Make this Pop-Up card with all your goodies. It’s okay. You can make cards with your scrapbook supplies too you know. Call it expanding your horizons, stretching your limits, engaging your creative side and capabilities. Or just face it, we all have plenty of stuff and can easily save the 5 bucks for a card…

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Make this to hold lots of scrapbook photos

It’s almost a scrapbooking Jack-in-the-Box. Try this technique for making an awesome scrapbook box. No album needed. You will need 4 12×12 pieces of decorative scrapbook paper, 3 pieces of solid coordinating colors, stamp set of your choice or chipboard embellishments, other goodies for decorating, and basic supplies. This is sooooo cute! Make a couple…

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Glitter Strikes Again

Glitter bomb your supplies Time to get your glitter on! Watch this video and see how to make these glitter pencils. Give some away or hang onto them for yourself. Great group project to do together. Of course, everyone will be sparkling by the time it’s over. Occupation hazards 🙂 A couple of tips here:…

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Small Scrap Paper Organizing

Get those scrap papers lined up like ducks! We all have them. Bins of scrap paper. Some bins are bigger than others. When it gets to be dumpster sized, something probably needs to be done besides rolling it out to the corner 🙂 Using inexpensive photo storage boxes (you can get this on the cheap…

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Where Have you Lived?

Document the many houses you have lived in and loved. Do you travel around a lot? Have you decorated and loved numerous homes or apartments or condos over the years? Have your children played and grown up in places all over? If so, why not document all the different places you have lived, the special…

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Scrapping up Coasters

DIY Wall Art with a few Scrapbooking Supplies.   This project is a stunner! Rummage through your stash of paper. Come up with some images that you like. Next, look through your letters, either chipboard or stamps and pull those out. Grab a cool background paper to go with your images. Look through your markers…

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Don’t scrap without reading this!

Quick and easy way to get your memories down fast Not creative? Think it’s too hard to scrap? No time you say? No place to spread out for weeks on end? Here’s the solution for you. Take a pre-packaged ready-to-go approach to scrapping. All you need are a few supplies. Add photos and little scraps…

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How to make punches fun!

Bonus ways to use tools you already have. Step into any scrappers creative room and you will see lots of tools. It’s make the process more fun and enjoyable. Hey, we don’t wash clothes on a rock anymore do we? And it’s always exciting to be able to use our tools for more than we…

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DIY Travel Journal

Easy way to make an awesome travel journal. You just got back from your trip. Pictures out the wazoo. Amazing shots and lots of fun memerabilia to go with it. Pooped out and tired, you think…”I’ll just put these in this cute box and get to it tomorrow”. You want to make the mother of…

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(Video) Easy Origami tutorial

Grab those squares of paper. Limber up your fingers and get ready to make this easy origami butterfly. Elegant enough for classy pages, cute enough for little girl pages, art pages, vacation pages. How about a flutter of butterflies flying off the page? That would be fun.   Showing How to make Origami, is best…

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Washi Tape and Photo Journals

Use Photo booth pics and washi tape for a unique journal. This journal gives you a great reason to head to your nearest photo booth and start posing! Grab up all those cute photo strips and make this journal. Here are the materials you need to get started: Materials blank journals photostrips washi tape double…

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DIY Craft Room Pegboard

Make your own framed pegboard for your craft room. Peg boards have a tendency to be boring and not very pretty. You can paint them to make it look nicer, but how do you attach it to the wall and still be able to use it? Answer: DIY one! Here is a complete tutorial on…

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Washi Tape Wonders

Washi tape and binder clips colide! Washi Tape.  Nobody knew what washi tape was a few years ago. Now there are blog posts galore all about the wonders of washi tape. And it is very versatile. Washi tape has been stuck on, covered and placed on so many things, it’s surprising the White House hasn’t…

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Craft Closet Transformation

See the amazing transformation of a plain closet to Super Craft Closet. Take any closet in your house and be ready to apply your super powers to transform it into the Super Craft Closet of your dreams. Take some paint, glue, shelves, a little muscle, some power tools, organizers and a trip to your local…

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DIY Marbled Paper

Make your own marbled paper with nail polish. This is an unusual technique. Using small amounts of nail polish, water and watercolor paper use can create amazing swirled effects in a short period of time. Use these as accent pieces, cut into shapes, as background pieces, cut into letters, lots of possibilities with this. Here’s…

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Use Chalk Ink pads to Make Clouds

DIY background of clouds for your pages. Use this ingenious idea to make fun clouds for your pages. You could add a cloud here or over there, peeking out from the corner of a photo or an embellsihment. In the words of the author: Today’s How To has to be one of the most ingenious ideas…

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