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  • Valentine Project: Playing Card Coupon Booklets

    Cards, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Paper crafts, Scrapbooking, Valentine's day  |  0 Commentvalentine project: playing card coupon booklets

    Valentine Project: Playing Card Coupon Booklets We love celebrating Valentine’s Day, but it’s not a big present-fest around here. Instead, we like to have a nice family dinner and a fewlittle gifts. Something that my kids love is making and receivingValentine coupons.  This year I’m giving my little family Valentine Coupon books made out of a deck of playing cards. I bought the playing cards at the grocery store. They were a double pack of cards for $1.99. Then I made the coupons. If you would like to use them. You

  • Halloween crafts: Haunted House Luminary & Party Treat Box Templates

    Hallooween's day, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Origami, Scrapbooking  |  0 Commenthalloween crafts: haunted house luminary & party treat box templates

      Halloween crafts: Haunted House Luminary & Party Treat Box Templates The houses are made using 12″ x 12″ Black Glitter Scrapbook Cardstock found at most scrapbook and craft stores and online. You can fit two houses to a sheet. But keep in mind, quantities are usually limited on the glitter stock, so if you plan to make quantities of these, you need to get them soon before the Halloween rush hits! Please note that the luminaries are only to be used with

  • Paper crafts: {Tutorial} Graduation Caps for Push Pops

    Holiday & seasonal crafts, Paper crafts, Scrapbooking  |  1 Commentpaper crafts: {tutorial} graduation caps for push pops

    There’s been quite the call for a tutorial on how to make these little pushpop hats seen in the “ bright future” graduation party! I’m happy to be able to show you how they were made. It wasn’t an extremely scientific process to creating these little hats, so as with all tutorials, I am sure you will find a  more precise way to accomplish the look as you go along. If you’re not using pushpops like the ones in these photos

  • Paper crafts for kids: Purse Card with Fancy Fold Insert Tutorial

    Cards, Paper crafts, Scrapbooking  |  0 Commentpaper crafts for kids: purse card with fancy fold insert tutorial

    Purse Card Paper crafts for kids: Purse Card with Fancy Fold Insert Tutorial Purse Card This flower was made by layering punched paper flowers and adding a plastic flower in the center. I used dark pink glitter gel pen to add a design to the flower petals. Punch Flower My Butterfly Tag has a 2 layers held with a brad which was originally grey in color painted with pearl pink acrylic . The tag is attached to the purse handle with a ribbon and button. Butterfly

  • Recycling paper: Paper Tube Owls

    Cards, Green crafts, Paper crafts, Recycle, Scrapbooking  |  0 Commentrecycling paper: paper tube owls

    Aren’t they adorable?? I couldn’t resist playing with them myself! In mind were these fun animals by matsutake. I cut the paper towel roll into different sized segments for Emily to paint. I love the bright colors she chose! While the rolls were drying, we got to work on the scenery. I did the drawings, and she colored an inexpensive file folder (pack of 10 – $1) to make the scenery for the owls. We even did a day time scene and

  • Paper crafts: Pocket Notebooks tutorial

    Paper crafts, Scrapbooking  |  0 Commentpaper crafts: pocket notebooks tutorial

    The technique is simple and the notebooks can be made really quickly ad effortlessly. The results are stunning and you’ll soon get addicted and be making lots of these to hand out to friends and family. You will need (to make three notebooks): 1 sheet of A4 patterned paper 6 sheets of A4 plain paper A metal ruler A sharp pencil A cutting knife A cutting mat A stapler I don’t like to create waste, so we’re going to make the more of the A4 sheets of paper and

  • Scrapbooking: Scrap’Books’! A Tutorial

    Paper crafts, Scrapbooking  |  0 Commentscrapbooking: scrap’books’! a tutorial

    Scrap'Books'! A Tutorial Isn't she a thing of beauty!? This is my garden planning book.     A few years ago my Mom introduced me to this amazing book she made at a scrapbooking class.  I fell in love.  It takes the plain old inter-office envelope, and makes it a thing of bee-a-uuu-tee! I have since made 4, I kid you not.  One for recipes.  One for gardening planning.  One for holding baby memories.  One for holding life dreams.  Click here if you are interested in

  • Paper crafts for kids: Fun Fall Activity Tree

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    Paper crafts for kids: Fun Fall Activity Tree  We just wrapped up our Summer Activity Checklist with a really fun "ice cream for supper" party.  It was a really great way to end the Summer. Now school has started again, and the weather is getting cooler, so I decided we needed a Fall Activity Checklist.  I thought it would be fun to put each activity on a "leaf", and hang it on a cardboard cut out of a tree.  It isn't fancy... my

  • Valentine paper crafts: VINTAGE STRIPY STRAWS

    Cards, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Kirigami, Making flower, Paper crafts, Scrapbooking, Valentine's day  |  0 Commentvalentine paper crafts: vintage stripy straws

    Stripy straws are so adorable, and look great served with drinks at a wedding or party, but if you’re feeling crafty how about going one better?  The lovely Lynne from papermash is sharing this charming vintage-inspired straw project with us today today, don’t they look so sweet?   Valentine paper crafts: VINTAGE STRIPY STRAWS click here to download the free template

  • Paper crafts for gifts: Mini Book Photo Tutorial

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    Mini Book Photo Tutorial My advanced bookbinding class last spring took on the big project of coptic stitch books and so to reward them for all their hard work and patience as I worked out the kinks of teaching a group of people a very tricky stitch, I made everyone in the class these fun little accordion books! Here’s a step by step photo tutorial. Details on each step after the photos. You’re welcome to re-post this on your blog if you

  • Unique Halloween 2011: Paper Halloween Banner

    Cards, Hallooween's day, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Making flower, Paper crafts, Scrapbooking  |  0 Commentunique halloween 2011: paper halloween banner

    Paper Halloween Banner I am still on a banner kick! But this time I created a Halloween banner out of scrapbook paper and cupcake liners. I really love the simple traditional black and orange together, you can't go wrong. I trimmed my cupcake liners to a small, medium, large layout and distressed them on the edges, just a little, with black ink. I also distressed the edges of the white circle that I cut from cardstock. I cut 1" strips from coordinating scrapbook paper

  • Craft lessons: Fabric PUFF Frame tutorial

    Other crafts, Scrapbooking  |  0 Commentcraft lessons: fabric puff frame tutorial

    ...the Fabric PUFF Frame! YOU NEED: Glue gun and glue sticks An old picture frame Fabric scrap A handful of batting Embellishments as desired (I used tulle, Pier 1 used beads, use your imagination!) Measure how much fabric it will take to wrap around your frame, leaving a little bit to glue down to the back.  Mine was 9" x 10.5".  Now add 1.5-2" to each measurement to allow for the 'puff' and cut out a fabric piece that size (so I cut out 11" x 12.5") Center