Paper Piecing Technique

In this video from Stampin’ Up, they walk through how to take your stash of papers and turn them into “designer” papers. You can use sparkly paper or pretty patterned ones. You need paper, adhesive and a paper trimmer. Cut the strips into different widths. Grid paper makes it easier to line everything up. If…

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Make beautiful roses with this set

Don’t go to the store every time you need a card. With the Rose Wonder Stamp Set and the Rose Garden Thinlits Dies, you can make a stack to keep on hand and you’ll never be unprepared. Learn how to make gorgeous handmade cards. We’re really loving all this gorgeous spring videos from Stampin Up.…

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Flowers galore in this set from Stampin Up

Let your creativity bloom. It’s easy when you have the Botanical Blooms Stamp Set, Botanical Gardens Designer Series Paper, and Botanical Builders Framelits Dies. See how to combine stamped images, patterned paper, and die cuts to create gorgeous stamped images and accents. The video has a lot of cute ideas for using the set. I…

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Gorgeous Die Cut Heart

Fall in love with intricate, lasered-look hearts. They’re so easy to make when you use the Bloomin’ Hearts Thinlits Dies and the Big Shot—no scissors required. Watch and learn how to make delicate accents from cardstock, glimmer paper, vellum, or Designer Series Paper. This is a beautiful embellishment, ready for anything you want to put…

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(Video)Tim Holtz Halloween

Make your own zombies, Frankenstein and Dracula with these new dies from Tim Holtz. Watch as you see how to make the Zombie step-by-step in this cool video from Tim Holtz. The really neat thing about these is that they are 3 dimensional.  Talk about an awesome scrapbook embellishment for your Halloween pages. These are…

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Make Candy Corn

Make these cute candy corn embellishments for your scrapbook pages. Use your punches and a sharp scissors to make these. Aren’t they cute. And so easy to make. When you go look at the process, you have to click through the photos to see how to make these. click on the little arrows on either…

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Use twine in your projects

See the awesome uses of twine. Take a peek at the following projects all using twine for accent, for tying or as the main image. Keep a bunch of rolls handy for these cute embellishment ideas. Take a peek at the “grass” on the bottom of the layout. Yep, twine! Here’s a card where twine…

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Ribbon Bow easy as 123

Use this common kitchen utensil to make perfect ribbon bows every time. Follow along with the step by step photo tutorial on how to make your own ribbon bows and stop buying them. Ribbon is pretty cheap and you can get quite a few out of a spool. So stop wasting your money on these…

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Cute as a Button Pumpkin Card

Use buttons to create a 30 minute Fall Card. For all of you who complain that you don’t have enough time to get your projects done, here’s one that can be completed in less time than it takes to talk about it. Dig through your stash of buttons and pull out orange ones or black…

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Flowers for Fall pages

Just in time for fall, hand crafted flowers to make. Grab all those fall colors and get ready to make some fun flowers to embellish your pages, cards or just to stick on things around the house. You could place a chop stick on the back and poke them into the base of your houseplant…

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Pansies Perfection

Cute adorable pansies made with a punch. These beautiful blue pansies are just gorgeous. With blue paper as the base, an ink pad, sponges, glitter and a brad, you can transform them into these cute pansies.   Use any color paper you have on hand. Form them into a bouquet or just scatter them around…

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DIY Flower Embellishment

Easy to do embellishment for your pages. Odds and ends are everywhere in our scrap rooms. It seems we never throw anything away. You just never know when you might need that perfect little scrap of something. And embellishments? Don’t get us started. There are so many to see and new ones coming out, that…

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Easy strawberries to make

You can make these cute strawberries with only 2 punches. Open up that punch draw. Pull out a heart shaped punch and a flower shaped one. Then reach into your crafty drawer( you have one right?). After rummaging around ( I know you do, so do I) grab that little bottle of puff paint. Hopefully,…

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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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(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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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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DIY “clothes hangers” for pages

Make these cute little clothes hangers for your next project. Okay, when you head over to this page be prepared. It’s in Spanish but Google will translate for you if you want.           Photo courtesy of Agus Yornet     You really don’t need to, there is an English explanation typed…

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(Video)Pockets add Pizzazz to Scrap Pages

Add dimension to your scrapbook pages with pockets. Using easy techniques and beautiful papers, you can lure people into your pages by giving them things to do. Pockets can hold photos, memorabilia and other fun items that begged to be pulled out and looked at. Add a little journaling to the mix and you have…

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Scrappy Paper Clips

Alter some paper clips with this easy technique. Dig around inside your junk draw and grab some of those paper clips that are just taking up space. Then, poke around in your stash of stuff and make these decorative altered paper clips. You could use these to  hold photos, memorabilia, attach to cards, as a…

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DIY Paper Flowers for fun

Make Awesome Flowers with Scrapbook Paper We love scrapping the night away. And sometimes we can get carried away. But we spotted these DIY paper flowers and fell in love with them. Since all of us have a nice assortment ( dare we say Large?) of scrapbook paper, what could be better than turning some…

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