(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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Scrapbook Craft Room

Amazing “wall of punches”. Take a a peek at how this gal organizes her massive collection of punches.                 Photo by Lisa Soares These are added onto the wall in a very easy way. These are some of my Martha Stewart punches that I’ve collected over the years.…

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DIY Owls for Scrapbooks

These simple owls are easy and fun. This Stampin Up Demonstrator gives you a complete list of all the materials you need to make these adorable owls.           Photo by RubberFunatics Here’s what was used to make the body of the owl. These little cuties came together fairly simple. Cut a…

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Scrapbook Layout

Make this soft and feminine layout using ready-made embellishments The great thing about this layout is the number of scrap pieces of paper you can use to create a neat collage of color. Pick out your photos and mimic the color scheme in them. Then, go buy some embellishments in coordination colors to add texture…

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Scrapbook Layout Technique

Make this scrapbook layout for your own albums. This layout is a symphony of blues and tans. Really nice journaling and photo areas. Photo from Stampbooker Here’s a close up of the flower details. These are made out of wooden shapes and inked on the edges. Their natural color allows for them to be used…

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(Video) “Faux” Calligraphy

Make your own handwriting look like calligraphy. Follow along with this training and learn how to turn your own, everyday, handwriting into curlicue, swirly, fancy calligraphy. Really jazz up your scrapbook pages, cards, envelopes and lunch box notes. Time to go get another set of nice pens. In really pretty colors. And don’t forget some…

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(Video)Calligraphy with Brush Pens

Watch this video using Brush Pens. Beautiful demonstration on the art of using brush pens for lettering. You can see each and every brush stroke as it is made and transferred to paper or cards. I love the bright pink pen and how it just pops off the page. The gold on black is very…

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Scrapbook Craft Rooms

Drool worthy Scrapbook crafting rooms. Okay everyone, start to drool over this cute scrapbook craft room.               Photo by Why yes, I should be doing something else. The colors are very cooling and fun. She used a lot of IKEA furniture to get a lot in a small space.…

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(Video) Using Glitter in your Scrapbook Pages

Learn techniques for applying glitter to your scrapbook pages. All you need is clear tape and glitter to make your pages sparkle and shimmer. Learn 5 different techniques that you can use on your next page layout. How to : Use a punch with glitter Make a glitter background Make a glitter window with a…

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(Video) Basic Tools for 12×12 knockout layout

Be sure to have these basic tools in your scrap draw. In less than 10 minutes you can have a gorgeous 12×12 layout all ready to go for your photos. No fancy machines, no expensive tools, just templates and paper and scissors and of course glitter ( where would we be without glitter ;). No…

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(Video) 8×8 Easy Page Layout

Get started using those 8×8 paper pads. Go to your local store or pull some out of your stash ( we have stashes too) and get ready to make a very easy 8×8 scrapbook page. You can really concentrate on a specific photo or embellishment with the smaller pages, making them perfect for themed albums.…

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(Video) Origami for Scrapbooks

DIY Origami technique for cute bows. Learn how to make the cutest bows that you can use to embellish your scrapbook pages, cards, boxes, or wherever else you want to put one. All you need is paper and a sharp cutting tool to make the correct sized squares. The size of your paper square will…

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(VIDEO) Mini Folding Album

Cute Alert! You’ll want 5 of these folding mini albums. These are just too adorable for words. Grab a few friends, pull out the paper scraps and get started on making one of the cutest folding mini album ever. Photo courtesy of Anna Komenda It tucks into a neat little package that you can tie…

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(VIDEO) Small Keepsake Album

Make your own Wedding Keepsake Album with these tips. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and be prepared to be dazzled. This beautiful Keepsake Mini Album uses a 12×12 paper stack. Pick one that appeals to you for this project. Just look at all the pockets and small spaces for keepsakes and photos. Photo…

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(VIDEO) Scrapbook Pockets from Bags

DIY Pockets for Scrapbooking on the Cheap Jump right into this video and learn how to turn ordinary paper bags into cute pockets for your scrap book pages. Go find all those gift bags you’ve been hording. You know, the ones you kept from 10 Christmases ago, all the kids birthdays and even the ones…

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