Tools: Die-Cuts – Cutting & Embossing on Vellum

This is a gorgeous card, and you won’t believe the cool techniques used to make it!  The layers include die-cut cardstock, ribbon, bling, die-cut and embossed vellum, die-cut cardstock and more.   Plus, get some tips on how to die-cut and emboss vellum on the link below.     Beate Johns has step-by-step instructions on […]

 

Digital Scrapbooking – Beginners Tutorial

If you have ever been interested in trying digital scrapbooking, here is a great page to try out.  It looks much more difficult than it really is.     Julie Walton gives great step-by-step instructions using the All About Me collection from Webster’s Pages here:  http://websterspages.ning.com/forum/topics/a-beginner-s-guide-to-digital-scrapbooking   Check it out.  And try out Digital Scrapbooking! […]

Technique – Banners

These banners are so cute.  And banners are all the rage these days.   Leslie Ashe has created step by step instructions on how to create a row of banners as shown on this layout.   All the instructions can be found here: http://www.echoparkpaperblog.com/echo-park-paper/2012/04/banner-technique-with-design-team-expert-leslie-ashe.html

Easy Coloring Technique with Copic Sketch Markers

What a fun and funky, colorful card!     Kristina Werner used layers of Copic Sketch Markers to color in stamped images.  Layering cut out images in different depths also helps add dimension to this card.   Accents with a white pen on kraft paper give it the finishing touch!   Watch a video of […]

Scrapbooking Style – Just Where You Are

There are more and more pages and challenges like this “out there” on the web lately.  I like this trend.  It takes a hobby that we love and simplifies it.   Scrapbook just where you are.  Or scrapbook a day in life.  No hunting through hundreds of photos, the pictures don’t have to be perfect.  […]

Scrapbooking: Clean & Simple

I appreciate all the effort that goes into highly embellished scrapbook pages, I really do.   But, I like this page – clean and simple.  The focus is on the photos.  Yes, there are embellishments, but they don’t take away from the main image.     Plus, I really like the color combination of teal, […]

Giggles & Operation Write Home

This card just made me giggle.   I don’t know why.  It just did.         But what’s even better is that there is a group of great people making these “Make ‘Em Laugh” cards for a great cause, Operation Write Home.  This organization sends blank handmade greeting cards to our service men & […]