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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(Video) Walk through a Craft Room

Take a peek inside this beautiful craft room. This is a gorgeously beautiful room. Nice layout and everything handy to grab and easy to spot. Sometimes “out-of-site” really is “out-of-mind” and we end buying more of the same things we had before only to find them in 2 weeks and say, “I knew I had…

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Cute Birthday Pages

Re-create some of these cute scrapbook pages for your next birthday celebration. It can be difficult to keep thinking of good ideas for birthday page layouts. They come around every year like clockwork and sometimes the old brain just doesn’t engage well. That’s why noodling around can help you come up with new ideas. Here…

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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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DIY pressed flowers

Make your own pressed flowers for pages. Go outside and take a peek at all the beautiful flowers around you. Gather up a basket, some pruning shears and a hat. Spend a little time outside gathering flowers to be used in your next scrap book or card project. Be sure to ask the neighbors if…

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Scrapbook using Infographics

Use Infographics to Journal You see infographics everywhere these days. Those catchy pic’s with pithy phrasing next to them. Short and sweet, infographics make the information fun and quick to read. You can use that same method in your journaling. Assemble your pictures, add some fun “graphics” and make your own “infographic” style scrapbook page.…

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(Video) Art Journal Using Tim Holtz Products

Stamps and Tim Holtz Products are Awesome Just looking at this journal makes us smile. The bird stamps are fun and funky. The word bubbles are cute too. You could easily add photos to the ‘clothesline” and make fun captions to go along with. Love the colors and, according to the author, it just took…

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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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Awesome 3-D Origami

Take your origami skills to a whole new level. Using a technique called “wet folding” this origami artist shows you how to take simple squares of paper and turn them into works of art. Most origami is geometrical, but Vietnamese artist Hoàng Tiến Quyết produces curved paper forms using a difficult technique known as wet-folding.…

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Free Fonts Friday

Go grab up some adorable free fonts for all your scrapbooking projects. Here’s one example:         Here’s another one:           Don’t you love all the cute hand drawn images! Lot’s of fun stuff at this site. So, head over here and grab these now while you can. Click…

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(Video) Scrapbooking Takes Over House

See how scrapbooking can become an obsession. We all have things we REALLY enjoy. Some of us it’s quilting, maybe it’s crocheting or knitting, or fly fishing, or tools ( alright guys..you know who you are). This video is hilarious! All scrapaholics unite and hold your bottle of Tacky glue high and with pride.  …

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(Video) Which Die Cut Machine do You Want?

Video demonstrating three Die Cut Machines: you choose.           Not sure which of these Die Cut Machines you want? Have one but want another? Take a look at how these three: Big Shot, Cuttlebug and Vagabond work and if you want one, two or all three. Choices, choices….. Watch the video below:…

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(Video) Rahul Dravid’s Mom Preserves Memories

It doesn’t have to be elaborate, just tell your story.         This is a powerful story of one mother’s loving touch as she preserves the memories of her family and children. It’s not elaborate, there are no fancy pages, no embellishments, no elegant type. But, it connects with the heart of her…

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Don’t get stuck with journaling

Check out these 12 ideas to journaling Here are three ideas to get you started. Then pop over here to see the rest. Use a quote. I love using quotes as my journaling!  I do it often when I have a “moment” type photo that doesn’t really need a lot of explanation.  Or when I find…

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Pencil art for pages

Grab some pencils and start dabbing. This project features a tote bag that was “stamped” with paint using the eraser ends of a pencil. You could take that same idea and stamp your scrapbook paper using ink pads instead of paint.  Just replace the word ink pad with paint and you’re good to go. Dip…

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DIY flowers you can make

Easy to make flowers with punches.                 Photo courtesy of Treasure in an Earthen Vessel Grab all those punches you have stuffed in drawers (or on your own ‘wall of punches”) and see which shapes you can use to make your flowers.           Photo…

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Scrapbooking in a box

Crazy “exploding box” for photos. This is too cool! Make your own “exploding box” of pictures to commemorate a special occasion or all the vacations you took that year, or the entire school year. You could make every school year in a box. That would be a lot of boxes.          …

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Scrapbook Layout for Pets

Use a simple embellishment for this adorable layout. All you need for this layout is one blank puzzle that you can adhere your photo to.                 Photo by Sherri Werner This is an amazing use of blank puzzles. This should give you a bunch of brain storming ideas…

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