29. November 2012

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Simple Designs From Basic Quilling Shapes

Quilled SnowmanOnce you try out some of the 9 Basic Quilling Shapes that I posted about last week, you will be ready to combine these shapes to make some quick and Simple Quilling Designs for Your Scrapbook Pages and Greeting Cards. This new article shows you how to make an adorable set of little ducklings, a frosty snowman, a simple and fun daisy, and colorful fall leaves. The supplies needed are few and the technique is fun – give it a try this week!

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24. November 2012

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9 Basic Quilling Shapes

Basic Quilling ShapesQuilling is the art of rolling thin strips of paper to create designs that look intricate and complicated. Almost all of these designs, however, can be broken down into 9 Basic Quilling Shapes. This new article will teach you how to make each of these shapes getting you ready to create both simple and complex designs for your scrapbooks and greeting cards.

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24. November 2012

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Basic Supplies for Quilling

Quilling ToolsQuilling is an age-old paper craft that has been making a big come-back over the last year in both scrapbooking and card making circles. This new article, Basic Supplies Needed to Get Started Quilling, will show you in detail what  basic tools and supplies you will want to have on hand to make it easy to get started doing some simple quilling. It also lists what tools are just the simple must-have’s for those of you that just want to give it a quick try without investing in new tools.

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16. November 2012

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Quick and Easy Handmade Christmas Cards with Free Sketches

Quick and Easy Christmas CardsYou can make all of your handmade Christmas cards in less time with this step by step tutorial, Quick and Easy Christmas Card. The article includes two free card sketches and a …

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16. November 2012

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Free Christmas Word Art

nullMake your own personalized Christmas card with this Free Christmas Digital Word Art for Quick and Easy Christmas Cards. This set includes five free designs that range from simple black and white Merry Christmas titles to word art with intricate color backgrounds. The article links to a tutorial on making quick and easy Christmas cards using the free digital art.

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13. November 2012

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Quick Scrapbook Page Idea Using Hexagons

Scrapbooking with HexagonsAs the holidays approach, finding time for crafting becomes a bigger and bigger challenge. This quick and easy page idea, Double Hexagon Quick and Easy Scrapbook Page with Free Sketch, will have you getting a scrapbook page done and in your album in minutes. The page features a double layer of extra large hexagons making it not only quick but also trendy.

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1. November 2012

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Cool Tools for Scrapbooking and Paper Crafting

Mini 8 PunchIf you are working on a Christmas wish list, then this list of Cool Tools for Scrapbooking and Paper Crafting will definitely help you fill it up. I have consolidated the recent Cool Tools series all in one place and added a few links to other articles about some of my own picks for must-have tools for scrapbooking. See if your favorite tool made this list. If not, post about it and let us know what tool do you think is the Most Cool Tool.

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30. October 2012

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Halloween Party Invitation Greeting Card Idea

Halloween Card IdeaIf you still need to whip up a few invitations for your party this weekend or you want to send a fun note to a teacher or friend for Halloween, then this card, Halloween Party Invitation, will be sure to inspire you. The card is designed to be completed in just minutes using a minimal amount of tools and supplies and it uses the free black cat silhouette pattern from the 11 Free Halloween Silhouette Patterns found here on About.com Scrapbooking.

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30. October 2012

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11 Free Halloween Silhouette Shape Patterns

Halloween Silhouette ShapesSilhouettes are outlines of a familiar shape that make perfect greeting card and scrapbook page embellishments. This collection, 11 Free Halloween Silhouette Patterns, designed by Jennifer Schmidt offers a great selection of elegantly spooky shapes. It includes creepy trees, spooky houses, a sinister bat, a black cat, and much more. Also included are instructions for using the silhouette shapes and a link the the Halloween Party Invitation that uses the black cat pattern.

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22. October 2012

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Sweetheart Greeting Card with Hand-Stitching

Valentine's Day Card Idea Using Papers from We R Memory KeepersThis beautiful Sweetheart greeting card idea, Quick Sweetheart Card for Scrapbooking Using Hand Stitching, could be used for Valentine’s Day, Anniversaries, or an “I am Thinking of You” card for that special someone. The card is made extra-special with a bit of hand stitching across the bottom. You can punch each of the holes by hand or use the Sew Easy Tool to get the pattern punched in seconds. This article gives you step by step card instructions and measurements along with a link to the step by step article that shows you how to use the Sew Easy tool.

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