Inside: why work with a sketch and how it will make your scrapbook pages better Everyone of us hit a creative wall sometimes. We finally find the time and mood to create some scrapbook pages but we have no inspiration at all, no ideas! This is ...

 

HOW TO MAKE YOUR SCRAPBOOK PAGES BETTER WORKING WITH A SKETCH and more...



HOW TO MAKE YOUR SCRAPBOOK PAGES BETTER WORKING WITH A SKETCH

Inside: why work with a sketch and how it will make your scrapbook pages better   Everyone of us hit a creative wall sometimes. We finally find the time and mood to create some scrapbook pages but we have no inspiration at all, no ideas! This is definitely a frustrating situation because we stare at a pile of papers and embellishments and we are stuck. This is where the sketch comes in! I can't tell you how many times sketches have saved me and turned a boring and unfruitful afternoon into a multiple scrapbook page extravaganza!       WHAT IS A SKETCH? Think of sketches like “blueprints” for creating pages. They feature outlines for scrapbook layouts that give you a general idea of where to place your papers, photos, embellishments, titles and journal spaces, and typically come in gray scale tones to allow you to visualize the page designs with your own products. They differ in their level of …

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BEST IDEAS FOR CRAFTING WITH CHIPBOARD YOU NEED TO KNOW

Inside: how to use chipboard in your craft projects. Even use the negative leftovers!   If you're like me you probably have lots of different types of chipboard. Are you really using them in your craft projects or are you just buying them and let them sit around collecting dust? Have you ever tried to buy them online but weren't sure what you needed? If those questions sound familiar then I'm here to help you be a master of chipboard!     WHAT IS CHIPBOARD? Chipboard is a pressed paperboard (non-corrugated cardboard). It's made by gluing fragments and layers of recycled paper together. The adhesive is applied using pressure and heat and ends up being smooth and rigid. The thickness varies from very thick to very thin, but it is always heavier than cardstock. Chipboard is popular for scrapbooking, card making, rubber stamp projects and more. It can be painted, inked, distressed, cut and glued. You can also buy chipboard …

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10+ AMAZING BOXES TO MAKE YOURSELF FOR EASY STORAGE

Inside: 13 amazing boxes to make yourself for easy storage    Boxes are the number one paper project everyone is making! OK I made that up but if we have the papers and we need to keep our home organized why not create our own storage solutions? You know how much I love boxes and crafts so let's combine the two! We will not only be organized but we'll also use some of the paper mountains we have in our stash ;)   WHAT DO YOU NEED TO MAKE A BOX Paper boxes will never be as strong as plastic or metal but they can be strong enough to store various items. If you build them correctly and make them sturdy enough then you can fill them with small items like beads or heavier items like markers. It's all a matter of size and the material you use. The material to build a box needs to be in the right …

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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO MAKE A STEAMPUNK PROJECT

Inside: the ultimate guide to make a steampunk project including all the materials, steps and secrets you need to know.   I previously wrote a few blog posts and tutorials about steampunk projects but I feel I did you a disservice. All those posts were informative but lacking in information. So today I'm collecting all the scattered information into one ultimate guide and sharing everything I know about steampunk projects and how to make them!     WHAT IS STEAMPUNK? Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery. Steampunk works are often set in an alternative history of the 19th century's British Victorian era or American "Wild West" and incorporate mechanical parts and fantasy alongside old futuristic and Victorian elements like hot air balloons, light bulbs, wings  and pipes.   TYPES OF STEAMPUNK PROJECTS Steampunk is a movement that extends beyond crafts and DIY to fashion, …

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FUNNY CRAFT MEMES TO INSPIRE YOU AND MAKE YOU LAUGH

Inside: 50 funny craft memes to inspire you and make you laugh usually I share craft ideas and projects,inspiration and tips but today I wanted to share something funny. We all need humor and laughing in our lives to help us go through tougher times and bad days. I LOVE craft memes! I really enjoy laughing at myself and other crafters because let's face it... to the outside eyes our hobby and creative life can and is funny!     THESE CRAFT MEMES ARE FOR YOU IF: You love crafting You love to laugh and don't take yourself too seriously You love shopping for craft supplies You sometimes feel misunderstood as a crafter You love Pinterest I'm sharing funny craft memes to inspire you and make you laugh because it's fun, encouraging and lets you know you're not alone. We crafters are the same! You'll find craft memes on every subject from craft room organization to craft supplies shopping and …

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