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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 & […]

Organization – cell phone holder

This is a perfect little organizer for your cell phone!   And it’s made from a “repurposed” lotion bottle.  How clever is that?     The original instructions are here: http://www.makeit-loveit.com/2011/12/holder-for-charging-cell-phone-made-from-lotion-bottle.html    

Mixed Media Wall Hanging

Recently, I’ve been challenged with using corrugated paper on a project, so I was looking for some ideas. This project was really inspiring!     A full instructional video of how to make this wall hanging is here: http://spellbinderspaperarts.com/Community/Blog/Post/12-04-07/Earth_Day_is_coming_up_soon.aspx?Page=2&Blogs=Post

Creating Dimension on Pages or Cards with Leftovers!

Use some of those leftover rub-ons and pieces of ribbon (I just can’t throw them away!) to add dimension to any project! Take a leftover rub-on and rub-on a piece of pale cardstock and then cut the image out like I did with the Eiffel Tower. Place on paper.  Accordian fold a scrap of ribbon […]

Conditioning New Stamps

I’ve ran across a problem recently with a new rubber stamp.  I acquired  some rubber stamps from a high quality rubber stamp manufacturer.  It seemed to me that every time I used their new stamps, the ink didn’t stay on the rubber very well.  But after a few uses, they were fine.  So, I decided […]