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Need handmade Valentine card ideas? I made these cards using only a heart punch, alphabet stamps & leftover paper scraps. Make ANY type of card just by changing the punch!


Looking for DIY handmade Christmas card ideas? See how I made this easy Christmas card. It features a Christmas tree and fun word phrases.

Following are the steps I used to make the spooky Halloween door hanger pictured above. But you could adapt this same idea to make any type of seasonal craft for any time of year.

You can use the colors in your photos to determine the colors of your cardstock, borders, and embellishments. Or you can try these simple tricks for finding fun color palettes for your scrapbook layouts!

This card was for a colleague who is leaving for a new job. I have now been recruited to make a card for every event in my office! For this one, I used my Cricut machine and a Sharpie marker, in addition to colored papers.

See how I made this ice cream cone birthday card -- with sprinkles! I used bright colored card stock, striped paper and my cricut machine. Matching envelope too.

Here are some ways to find free or cheap scrapbooking supplies, plus step-by-step instructions for making your first scrapbook page.

Here are some excellent -- and very practical -- tips for stretching your scrapbooking dollar. Save money, while unleashing those creative juices at the same time. Have fun!

Crafts like scrapbooking and card making are wonderful hobbies and a creative outlets for many, but they can become very expensive. The cost of embellishments alone can cramp your style, but here's an idea for the do-it-yourselfer. Why not use all those fun papers, fabric scraps, and doo-dads to make your own embellishments?