28. June 2013

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DIY Stamps Using Punches

Stamps on CorkMake your own “rubber” stamps using punches and chipboard. Any punch you own can quickly and easily be used to make a stamp for your next scrapbooking or card making project by following the steps in this week’s new article – Make Your Own Stamps Using Punches and Corks. This exciting project will have you looking at your punch collection in a whole new way!

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28. June 2013

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Photo Gifts Using Framed Letter Pictures

Photo GiftMake fun and meaningful gifts for family and friends using hand-cut letters and snapshots by following the easy steps in this new About Scrapbooking tutorial – Photo Gifts Using Framed Letter Pictures. You can make one of these gifts using your scrapbook supplies for almost any occasion.

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14. June 2013

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Father’s Day Shirt and Tie Hand Made Greeting Card Idea

Shirt and Tie CardCombine this week’s new articles to make this Father’s Day Hand Made Origami Shirt and Tie Greeting Card. The steps are simple but the finished card is both dimensional and just plain fun. Dad will love that you made it for him!

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14. June 2013

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Origami Tie Instructions

Origami TieThe tie is the classic Father’s Day gift. While many of us won’t be getting a tie for our Dads this year, you can still make a tie out of patterned paper to decorate your Father’s Day greeting card or scrapbook page by following the steps in this week’s new article Origami Tie Instructions. The tie starts as a simple square of paper and with a few folds it is finished. It also makes the perfect companion for the Origami Shirt.

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14. June 2013

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Origami Shirt Instructions

Origami ShirtWhether you are folding a dollar bill or making a Hawaiian shirt for a summer party invitation this week’s new article Origami Shirt Instructions will help you make the perfect, 3-D embellishment. Make a Father’s Day greeting card or scrapbook page by using these folded shirts as page or card embellishments. The instructions include step by step photos which show you how to make one of these little shirts in minutes.

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11. June 2013

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12 Scrapbooking Ideas Using Mini Brads

Scrapbook Page using Mini Brads and RibbonMini brads are inexpensive and can be found at most craft stores in the paper crafting section. They come in a variety of colors and finishes, allowing them to work …

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1. June 2013

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6 Scrapbook Page Ideas from Top Designers

Sports Scrapbook Page Idea from Bella Blvd.Scrapbook page ideas is one of the most popular sections here on About.com Scrapbooking. This week I have put together a collection of those ideas that are all from top designers at Bella Blvd. In this new article, Scrapbook Page Ideas from Bella Blvd., you can find ideas for birthday, mother-daughter, winter, sports scrapbook pages and more.

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1. June 2013

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Lunch Tin Greeting Card Organizer

We R Memory Keepers Greeting Card OrganizerWe R Memory Keepers share this adorable and handy paper crafting project with us this week – How to Make a Greeting Card Organizer. Learn how a Tab Punch makes creating organizational dividers quick and easy in this simple tutorial from one of scrapbooking’s top tool companies. The finished Lunch Tin Greeting Card Organizer would make a great gift for a new bride, a teacher, a mom, or anyone special in your life who loves making and sending cards.

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1. June 2013

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Free Tree, Leaf, and Bird Patterns

Bird and Branch Thank you Card IdeaFree patterns for trees, leaves, and birds can be found all over About.com Scrapbooking. This week, I have put links to these free paper piecing patterns all in one place making it easy for you to find just the one that you need for your next project. In the new article, Free Tree, Leaf, and Bird Patterns, you will be able to find more than a dozen different patterns that you can save to your computer and use on your personal crafts again and again.

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28. May 2013

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Decorating Your Paper Pieced Tree

Flowering Tree Close UpEarlier, I shared with you the new Free Layered Tree Paper Piecing Pattern, now it is time to dress up this tree for any occasion. This new article, Decorating the Layered Paper Pieced Tree, will show you how to turn your tree into an apple tree, cherry tree, or flowering tree quickly and easily. The finished tree is perfect for greeting cards, scrapbook pages, or even would look great framed as home decorating wall art.

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