Fun ways to use chipboard in your scrapbooking and cardmaking crafts. Chip board and scrapbooking pretty much go hand in hand.
You can use MSN or Yahoo groups to find other scrapbookers or stampers who may not be local for you, but if you want to actually get together with others you can try Meetup.com.
If you are into scrapbooking and/or rubber stamping, chances are you have a brayer. I have one. It’s still in the box. Still hasn’t been used. I have yet to be inspired. So what am I supposed to do with this thing?
A good friend of mine wanted to make handmade Baby Shower invitations and came up with a dilemma – How can you make sure that the guests know that the excited Mother-to-be is expecting TWIN BOYS?
If you think you don’t have any ‘Easter’ stamps, remember that any spring-like flower stamps will work. Here’s a simple hand-made Easter card to make.
Here is a quick Easter treat bag idea, using punched-out flowers for a springtime feel. Plus links to other Stampin’ Up Easter bags, pouches, boxes, and treat holders.
If you’re like me you have sheets of rub-ons that are half-full — in the same box as the half-used sheets of stickers. Now that Stampin’ Up has rub-ons that coordinate with their stamp sets, there is a new technique using the new product.
In an effort to share some other ideas about how my work space is set up, I’m going to post a few articles that might give you some new ideas. In turn, I would love for you to share your ideas as well.
Here is an idea for a Valentine Treat bag for giving away treats. If you have a small heart punch and some cardstock, you’re ready. The best part is that it requires no stamping and can literally be done in less than 10 minutes!
Some fun scrapbooking paper storage ideas for your cardstock and regular paper.
If you have any stamps with line images, you can create a page or card using the paper piecing technique. Images are typically colored with marker, watercolor pencils, chalk, etc., then cut out and arranged. Stampin’ Up has a great sample using the Happy Heart Day stamp set.
How to make fun — and cheap — embellishments for your handmade cards or scrapbook pages using doily lace hearts.
Scrapbook stores located in the Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, Tennessee.
Using plain self-adhesive address labels that you can buy just about anywhere, you can create a mosaic look for cards and scrapbook pages.
The Christmas Holiday is over, and I missed out on getting handmade cards out to many of my friends and family. As a way to make up for that — at least in my mind I can make up for it — I can send out a handmade Thank You card for those who’s gifts meant so much to me.
This morning on the Today Show, they were discussing if it is ‘ok’ to recycle gifts. I typically don’t recycle gifts, but I am guilty of recycling gift cards. This is the season for gift cards, so if you have stamping or scrapbooking supplies….this one is for you.
Your kids can help with this card idea – using a snowflake punch, ‘make’ some snowflakes that they can glue to cards to create their own designs for giving to friends, teachers, or anyone else who is special in their life.
Most people wouldn’t think ‘blue’ when they’re thinking about color for Christmas cards, but I love the combination of silver and blue — even my Christmas tree has white lights and blue and silver ornaments this year!
Stamping handmade cards is a great way to show your friends and family that you care very much for them. Another way to use your stamps — and other creative talents — is to dress up your packages and gift tags.
Here is a simple handmade Christmas card using a cheap and simple piece of patterned scrapbook paper.
Wondering how to make your handmade Halloween cards even more special? Include a Halloween-theme picture of your children — of course this includes your pets.
A Halloween party invitation that will impress your friends, plus lots of ideas for hadnmade Halloween cards and invitations.
I found a sheet of Halloween stickers and a sheet of Halloween rub-ons that would be half the price of one stamp, and leave me with more images then I could possibly use for one Halloween season.
This Birthday card should have been in the mail 5 days ago, so I needed to make a card that I could do quickly.
I decided I have to get a grip on the upcoming holiday season, so I made myself a list of my card-worthy holidays…
Tonight I’ll be out with a girlfriend to celebrate her birthday, so I came up with another quick card idea. My girlfriend is a little bit sassy, so I thought a card with a retro-look would fit her perfectly.
How to make a handmade card for your dad this Father’s Day.
this punch makes a great gift look more ‘finished’, and still leaves a nice handmade feel. If you like to make recipe boxes, date books or organizers as gifts, then this is a must-have for you.
Tis the season for parties and cookouts. Before your guests walk in the door, you have an opportunity to set the tone for your get-togethers by sending handmade invitations.
Easter is over and it’s now time to think about Mother’s Day cards. Fortunately, you don’t need a special stamp set for these cards. Mother’s Day cards can be made using any ‘pretty’ stamp or supplies.
It’s hard to let someone know how much you really appreciate something with a card that you picked up at that store. This is a simple Thank You card to show what you really mean.
You might want to start on your handmade Easter cards early this year.
The stamped images on this card were embossed to give the card more dimension, as well as to keep the colors of the cake from running together.
This basic St. Patrick’s Day card literally takes a few minutes to make. If you have more than a few Irish Blessings to send, this may be the way to go.
I’m not Irish, but I married someone who is. So I celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with handmade cards and of course, green beer. This is the first of several St. Patrick’s Day cards that I’ll post.
Check out all of the fun Scrapbooking supplies that Oriental Trading Company has to offer. More importantly, look at those prices!!
This birthday card is pretty easy, and requires very little stamping. Most of the work is in the assembly.
My sister gave me this Penny Black Frog Birthday stamp and I finally got to use it. He is too cute!
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The Creating Keepsakes Scrapbooking Convention is coming back to Nashville, TN this spring. There are also dates scheduled for other cities across the country.
Why not make your Super Bowl Party invitations?
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How about some sweets for your Sweetie? This is easy, quick, and best of all – handmade.
Send a bouquet of flowers to your favorite Valentine with this handmade Valentine’s Day card!
My first Valentine Card for this year is a pretty easy one. The stamped images are all embossed. I am a huge fan of this, since it not only makes the image pop off if the card, but the difference in texture and dimension makes the card seem like there is more to it than there actually is.
Here is another easy Christmas card idea, using Stampin’ Up products. This is going to be a busy month – I hope to do at least a few cards each week, so keep checking back for updates.
The Christmas Holiday is quickly approaching, so it’s time to start sharing some Christmas Card ideas for you stampers out there.
The supplies for making holiday luminaries are cheap, and they’re very easy to make…
I love giving out treats to coworkers and friends, but I really like to give something more personal than candy. So handing out these treat bags is the easiest way for me to do that — while still providing some ‘sweet treats’.
Here’s a quick and easy Halloween card idea.