Traveler's Notebook Scrapbook

Scrapbooking with Traveler’s Notebooks

I have a teeny, weeny obsession right now with Traveler’s Notebooks. BTW, they make AMAZING scrapbooks. Also called Midori Journals, most are a simple leather cover with a band inside that lets you slip blank notebook in and out. The Standard Notebook about the size of half a sheet of 8.5″ x11″ paper (actual size…

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Make the cutest Pink Paper Purse

See how to make the cutest ever paper purse using your 12 x 12 papers. Supplies required are minimal and you should have what you need at home. Of course, if you “need” to go to the craft store and get some paper, we won’t stop ya! You will need a score board, scoring tool…

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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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Happy Birthday Album Walk thru

This is a really cute Birthday Album walk thru. Full of special touches for photos and surprise pockets.   You take a simple album with black pages and embellish with chalk markers, pens, lots of folding pockets and cascades for your photos. One of the pages has a peek-a-boo picture card placed inside. When you…

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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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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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Halloween Haunts Layouts

Ghostly layouts for your Halloween Scrapbooks. Every year Disneyland and Disney World host Mickey’s Halloween Party on select days at the parks. You can pick up a special ticket, get treated to characters decked out in Halloween garb, snag yummy treats and basically have a grand old time “trick-or-treating” Disney style. These scrapbook page layouts…

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Too frightful Halloween Card

Send this Frightfully Wonderful Card for Halloween. Love the colors and the shading on this Halloween Card. Using Silhouette software “Tombstone” shape for the card itself with a little tweaking. The haunted house shape is terrific and love the dotted edge on the letters “BOO”. I also tried something different… I used Tim Holtz Distress…

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Scary Two Page Layout

Don’t be afraid to try this layout for Halloween. Check your stash and make sure you have enough Halloween colors to get started on these two-page layouts. The standard orange, black, gray, and yellow colors along with a Cricut cartridge from Close To My Heart makes for some devilishly cute pages. You could add some…

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Fall Box Cards

Create awesome looking box cards for fall. Give these to someone and watch them swoon. Make a few more and set them up as part of your fall decor. Get ready for the compliments 🙂 Take a peek at the list of items needed for these. Supplies: Wavy Banners Metal Die Fall Banners Sentiment Stamp…

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Using Scrapbook Bundles

Grab a Scrapbook Bundle pack and have fun. You’ve all seen them at the local craft store. Cool packs of paper bundled with embellishments, stickers, cut-outs, chip boards, and various other things. Sometimes it’s hard to envision what to do with these. Here are a couple of Dad page layouts that use a scrapbook bundle.…

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Use Punches for Disney Characters

Use a few punches to make an adorable Eeyore! Did you go to the Happiest Place on Earth this summer? Planning to take off and see the Halloween Party, or spend some time during Winter break and enjoy all the beautiful decorations ( it’s worth it to go just for that). If so, you need…

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(Video) Amazing Pop-Up Scrapbook

These are some of the coolest pop-ups for a scrapbook ever. This was made for the Close to My Heart contest. Entitled: Make-a-Wish Pop-Up Interactive Scrapbook it is truly amazing. A fairy princess castle pops up from the middle of the page in this book and a ship pops up from the left side of one…

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Scrap Every Day

Make every day into an adventure. Get out your scrap booking supplies and make a two page layout about the day. It could be anything. A beautiful sunset you captured, the dog snoozing in the sun, the cat chasing a feather, your roses starting to bloom, the leaves changing color or swirling around in the…

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Butterfly Mini Scrapbook

Walk through a beautiful Butterfly book. Take a walk through this amazing mini book that is embellished with butterflies and flowers. Making one of these for the gardener or flower lover in your family would be an incredible gift for them. As always, you can change up the color scheme to one that suits you…

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Scrapbook Layouts Galore

A collection of 10 fun scrapbook layouts not to be missed. Running out of inspiration? Check out some of the layouts found on Paper Clipping.   1. Crop the photos down into smaller, irregular random sizes. I cropped my photos digitally and I didn’t plan my page out ahead of time. This page works because…

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Camping Card and Background

Learn how to make an awesome background on any page.   The amazing color blending on this camping card looks incredible. Think it took hours of applying and careful blending techniques? Think again. All you need is a couple of ink pads and a brayer. In this step by step tutorial, Split Coast Stamper Michelle…

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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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Birds Celebrate Card

Get all your birds lined up in a row for this cute card. These birds are quick and easy to do, thank goodness. It should take you no time at all to make up a batch of these for future use. Just think….. birthday’s, anniversary, celebrations, and just because. Change out the greeting, the color…

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