Halloween Printers Tray from Echo Park

Halloween Printers tray is the perfect decoration for this spooky season. Just love this Halloween Printer’s tray featuring papers from Echo Park.   Just watching this video should get your creative juices start flowing. Halloween is one of those fun holidays that can make your home turn from blah to spooky in one day!  So take…

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Make Art Canvases with Scrap Paper

Have some gorgeous paper you just can’t figure out what to do with? Need some art for your walls that won’t cost you a fortune? Here’s the perfect answer for you. Take that beautiful scrapbook paper and turn it into art. Watch this step by step video that transforms a humble piece of paper into…

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Altered Purse with Free Printables

Upcycle any purse with this amazing video. I just fell in love with this technique. Christmas gifts or Birthday gifts….awesome! Easy and too cute for words! Watch this and be amazed at how easy this is! Now you will never need to buy an expensive trendy purse again! Pop a photo of your completed project…

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Easy to make lanterns for Halloween

Light the way to your front door with these fun Halloween jars. All you need are a few supplies and a little time to make these “spooky” jars. Place them on a table by your front door or line a window sill with them. Set them on bails of straw of hay. Insert inexpensive electric…

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Scrapbook Paper meets Tile

Get ready for gift giving season. That time of year is coming pretty fast. Making gifts is top of my priority list. Sometimes it’s hard to decide what to make. And then there are those who I want to give something, but can’t spend a lot of time or money. This fits the bill for…

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Make Your Own Marble Magnets

For a fraction of the cost, you can create one-of-a-kind magnets. Here’s another great gift idea for you. Using the materials you have on hand, plus a few things you may need to pick, you can crate custom marble magnets. Make them to match your decor. Do fun kitchen ones, or something more elegant for…

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Transform plain letters

Take some scrapbook paper, a little time and make your own cool signs. These were made with wooden letters, but you could also use paper mache letters which would be a lot lighter.  I’ve seen them at Michael’s craft stores in different sizes. If you use the paper letters you could make a bigger sign…

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Re-purposed Old Books for Fall

Have old dusty books just sitting around? Re-purpose them into a fall decoration this year. We all have them. Old dusty books that no one reads, that no one will take home with them, that everyone has pawned off on you because they don’t want to look at them anymore. The spines are broken and…

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Art Journal How To’s

Coffee Art Pages made with simple scraps. Using scraps of paper, distress paints and ink markers, turns ordinary note pages into a masterpiece. This video shows step by step how to make this awesome looking Coffee Art Page that says “Take life one cup at a time”. A very fun project with clear directions. This…

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Wall frame with photos

Scrapbooking turns into wall art. This idea comes from a 5th grade teacher who wanted to showcase her classroom students photos. Inexpensive to do but really cute, this would be fun to embellish and jazz it up. You could make one for Christmas Photos, or an all purpose Holiday one. It could be used to…

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Wonderful Art Bookmarks

These bookmarks get 5 stars. Using a few supplies, some blank bookmarks ( or make your own out of card stock) you can transform plain paper into these beauties. The instructions go through using different types of pencils to draw the designs, color and then wash to achieve the watercolor effect. But I think you…

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Give your House a New Look

You have everything you need to give your rooms added pizzazz. Forget about going to the big box home supply store and spending lots of bucks to replace your blah looking switch plate covers. Head into your scrap room. Pull out lots of cool papers in your stash. Walk around your rooms and start matching…

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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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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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(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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Amazing Altered Journal

A gorgeous Altered Journal! Just Breathtaking! With just a few supplies and a lot of imagination, this artist turned an old book into a work of art. The colors flow together, as each double page unfolds from one to the other. An amazing altered journal that truly is  a labor of love. You need to…

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