Tip of the Day: Create Your Own Chalkboard Paint from Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

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Lorraine from Stamp & Scrapbook Expo shares how to use three simple ingredients to create your own chalkboard paint. The process is so much easier than you would think! With Non-Sanded Tile Grout, any type of paint you’d like to use, and some water you’re on your way to an inexpensive store of custom chalkboard paint. It’s really that simple! Lorraine also shares a tip to make it easier to write with standard chalk – genius!

You can enjoy creating along with Lorraine in person at a Stamp & Scrapbook Expo – grab a seat in the Creativity Center and enjoy making a project with Lorraine!

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Tip of the Day: Organizing Phone Cords from Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

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I’m always looking for new ways to be organized. Getting my drawers neat and tidy is definitely something I’m working on, so I was especially happy to have Lorraine’s tip today. Just a little bit of washi tape can take something from ordinary to “wow”! Lorraine shares a great idea on how to organize all those phone cords, chargers, and earphones.

When she’s not sharing tips with us, you can find Lorraine in the Creativity Center at a Stamp & Scrapbook Expo. Creating with Lorraine is the chance-of-a-lifetime, so when you are at a Stamp & Scrapbook Expo, make sure to stop by the Creativity Center, grab a seat, and create a free project with her. You’ll be so glad you did!

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Tip of the Day: Rosettes Made Easy from Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

Lorraine from Stamp & Scrapbook Expo believes in alleviating stress in our crafting and she demonstrates how easy it is to create your own beautiful, custom rosettes. Using your own papers and some very simple supplies you already have on hand, Lorraine shows us how it’s done.

Lorraine shares all kinds of crafting inspiration at every Stamp & Scrapbook Expo in the Creativity Center. Visit scrapbookexpo.com to view all the show dates for 2017 and plan your own creative weekend. Lorraine will meet you there and I know you will LOVE crafting with her!

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Tip of the Day: Easy Glitter Clean-Up

Everyone loves a little sparkle in their lives! Lorraine from Stamp & Scrapbook Expo shares how to add glitter to your projects without leaving a big shiny mess behind.  Lorraine learned this tip from Elizabeth Craft Designs and was eager to share it with us. You’ll find Lorraine sharing all kinds of crafting treasures and wisdom in the Creativity Center at Stamp & Scrapbook Expo shows.

Make sure to check out the 2017 schedule HERE and plan a fabulous weekend at the Expo full of shopping, cropping, and crafting with Lorraine!

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Tip of the Day: Applying Gesso to Tags by Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

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For our American Weekly Scrapper friends, we’d like to wish you a happy and safe Memorial Day! We hope whatever you are doing this weekend will create some happy memories. And for everyone, we’d like to wish you a great Monday morning and that your week is off to a fabulous start.

We love bringing you our “Tips of the Day”! They are designed to jump start your creativity and give you a variety of ways to express your creativity. Today we are bringing your our very own Lorraine from Stamp & Scrapbook Expo as she demonstrates how to take a simple office tag and take it up a (big!) notch by applying gesso. By using gesso with a watercolor medium you’ll be able to take those inexpensive tags and create a lovely work of art!

You’ll love creating with Lorraine in the Creativity Center at a Stamp & Scrapbook Expo, so plan to attend a show near you. She inspires everyone she teaches!

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Tip of the Day: Creating Photo Templates from Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

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Lorraine from Stamp & Scrapbook Expo shows us how to create our own templates for cutting photos and papers into the exact size we need. By using these clear templates, we can easily see where to cut and get the image that we want to scrap. Lorraine also shares a great tip for working with the templates, so enjoy watching her demonstrate a no-stress approach to making cuts in the size you need.

You can find Lorraine in the Creativity Center at Stamp & Scrapbook Expos helping scrappers learn new techniques and nurture their own creativity. She’d love you to stop by and say hello, grab a seat, and create a project with her! Visit scrapbookexpo.com to find an Expo near you.
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Tip of the Day: Creating Texture Paste from Stamp & Scrapbook Expo

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Stamp & Scrapbook Expo‘s talented crafter, Lorraine, is here to show how to create your own texture paste with products you probably already have on hand. It’s a quick and simple process that gives you a great product to work with. Lorraine shares the recipe along with tips for working with your paste once it’s created.

Thank you, Lorraine, for sharing this fun tip! At each Stamp & Scrapbook Expo, you can find Lorraine in the Creativity Center helping scrappers learn new techniques and nurture their own creativity. She’d love you to stop by and say hello, grab a seat, and create a project with her!
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