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Sunday, January 14th, 2018
What Can You CREATE in 5 Minutes?



Hi dear crafty friends! What Can You CREATE in 5 Minutes? Will you be surprised if I answered… “a lot!”? You will be surprised how easy, fast but beautiful projects you can create in only 5 minutes. Here are a few:     What Can You CREATE in 5 Minutes? Eraser Bulletin Board This fast project will solve all your memory problems! You’ll never forget what you need to do when you have a pretty bulletin board in front of your eyes. You can give it your personal touch by changing things around. Click HERE to watch the step by step video.     Cards Box Cards Box set complete with a box to store your cards or give as a gift. This can be a great solution for ATC’s or Christmas cards that you don’t know where to put. For this project you’ll only need a 12×12 double sided thick cardstock and a bone folder to make sure your folds …

Friday, January 12th, 2018
Organize Your Crafting Papers



Hi dear crafty friends! 2018 is here! Let’s commit ourselves to using our stash this year. In order to do that you first need to Organize Your Crafting Papers. We all have so many papers that are usually not too organized. I have a full proof and easy way to get all your papers organized so let’s get started!     Organize Your Crafting Papers 1. Storage system You can store your paper horizontally or vertically. I recommend the vertical way. It allows you to fit more papers and it takes up less space. There are many vertical boxes that you can purchase to store your papers, but you can also make boxes yourself. I took some old shoe boxes and cut the top. Then I covered them with paper and that’s it!      2. Sorting list There are a few ways you can sort your papers: Colors: start with the colors of the rainbow and go from there. …

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
Leftover Chipboard Mixed Media Canvas



Hi dear crafty friends! Do you have a lot of chipboard leftovers? letters, pieces you can’t find what to do with and even the chipboard sheets that held the shapes you already used. I don’t throw them away and I have a LOT! So today i want to share with you how to create a Leftover Chipboard Mixed Media Canvas. Leftover Chipboard Mixed Media Canvas For this canvas I used an 8×8 canvas. First I added a little texture to the background with a stencil and modeling paste. Then I started adding leftover chipboard letters.     The next step was to add leftover chipboard sheets in the center to add height to more chipboard shapes like borders and frames. I also used circle chipboards that had the letters in them.     Then I painted everything with black gesso and added metallic paints. To finish the canvas I added a few metal shapes to compliment the paints. The final …

Sunday, January 7th, 2018
Steampunk Altered Box for Scrap & Craft



Hi dear crafty friends! Today I want to share my new Steampunk Altered Box for Scrap & Craft. They have the most amazing steampunk theme laser cut chipboard that are just perfect for steampunk projects.  Steampunk Altered Box for Scrap & Craft     Now that the holidays are over I thought I’d take a break from the Christmas and winter theme projects and do something a little different. As you know I love steampunk! That industrial look with the cogwheels and mechanical parts is just magical to me. Today I want to inspire you with an altered box created in a steampunk style.         I took an old paints cardboard box and painted it with black gesso. Then I added layers of chipboard and metal embellishments. When you create a project like this layering your embellishments with extra height will make the difference between a nice project and an amazing project! You don’t want your creation …

Friday, January 5th, 2018
New Exciting Things are Coming to the VIP Room in 2018!



Hi dear crafty friends! New Exciting Things are Coming to the VIP Room in 2018! And today I want to share all of them with you!     New Exciting Things are Coming to the VIP Room in 2018! More Content Until today I posted new content in the VIP Room every Saturday. Each week VIP Room members got a new video tutorial, a fabulous giveaway, a  printable download, an informative and interesting article, a step by step tutorial and so on. In 2018 VIP Room members will get even more content! Each week I’ll post twice a week on Saturday AND on Tuesday! New content will include more tutorials, downloadable files, art journaling ideas and prompts, special deals for members only, New kits, contests and challenges and much,much more!     New Kits Starting January I will start offering kits! The kits will include all the supplies needed to create a certain project. The video tutorial for this project …

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
Scrapbooking Tips: Using Circle Photos



Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m sharing on Scrapbooking Tips: Using Circle Photos. I think using square or rectangle photos all the time is a little boring. let’s jazz things up by changing the photo’s shape!       Scrapbooking Tips: Using Circle Photos         Instead of using rectangle or square photos on your pages try cutting your photos in a circle shape. You can use a circle cutting system or if you don’t have one draw a circle on a piece of cardstock and create a template. Then trace the circle on your photo with a pencil and cut with scissors. Using circle photos can: Add movement to the page because the circle has a flow to it that you can’t get in a square. Add interest by changing the normal shape you would expect to see to a new and surprising shape. Add an artistic look to your page just by adding a new shape. …

Sunday, December 31st, 2017
What’s in My Head Layout with Graphic 45



Hi dear crafty friends! Today I want to share What’s in My Head Layout with Graphic 45 papers I created. I almost never create pages with my own photos but this funky layout has not only a photo of my face but also some really fun embellishments that I added to it.     What’s in My Head Layout with Graphic 45 The theme of this page was something about us. I had to think a lot about how to show all the things that fill my head and I came up with this whimsical way.  First I took a black and white photo of me and cut out my head like an opening lid. I added lots of different pieces on the page to show all the thoughts and ideas that are “poring” out of my head.  Then I cut all the images from different Graphic 45 papers and also added a title with some letter stickers. A creative …

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