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Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
Deck the Halls Shadow Box New Online Class!



Hi dear crafty friends! I’m so pleased to announce the Deck the Halls Shadow Box New Online Class! It’s that time of the year again…the weather is getting colder and you can smell Christmas slowly coming. You must be thinking about gifts and decorations and how can you make this holiday more beautiful and better than last year. Well…you are in the right place!  This class is for those of you who want to create this beautiful festive shadow box. You can create it for yourself and add to your holiday decorations or preserve family heirlooms. You can also create it as a gift for someone special. Or better yet… create two shadow boxes one for you and one for a gift!   In the Deck the Halls Shadow Box New Online Class! you will: Learn how the process of constructing a shadow box from scratch Find out what supplies you need to use Discover how to create your own …

Sunday, November 19th, 2017
12 Cards of Christmas – Two Pop Up Designs



Hi dear crafty friends! It’s time to start again! Today we’re starting the special cards series for Christmas. And first on the list: 12 Cards of Christmas – Two Pop Up Designs. Today I’ll show you how to create two simple but beautiful pop-up cards with nothing but paper!   12 Cards of Christmas – Two Pop Up Designs Free Standing Pop-Up Card       This pop-up card looks really complicated to create but you’ll be surprised how easy it is. it will also fit inside an envelope which makes it perfect to send to someone special! For this card you’ll need a double sided cardstock and a few embellishments. I cut my embellishments from the paper itself.     Horizontal Pop-Up Card This fun card is not only easy to create but also fun to receive. You’ll need a double sided cardstock and a few embellishments. You can use blessings or quotes from a paper like I did …

Friday, November 17th, 2017
The Grand Special December Daily Holiday Game



Hi dear crafty friends! Did you really think I’d let this wonderful season go by without a fabulous giveaway? If you know me you must have been waiting for something…well, it’s here! The Grand Special December Daily Holiday Game. A daily game of fun questions that has an AMAZING prize at the end.       The Grand Special December Daily Holiday Game How to play? Everyday I’ll post a question on my Facebook page. You only need to do three things: 1. LIKE my Page (if you haven’t already) 2. Share this game on FB, Instagram, Twitter…or any other social media you can think of. 3. Answer the question.  Easy right? ****IMPORTANT**** You get one entry for each answer. The more questions you answer the more entries you get, so your chances to win grow. If you want to increase your chances even more tag your friends and let them know about this fun game!  What can you win?     …

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
The Magic of Gelli® Plate Printing



Hi dear crafty friends! I’m so happy and proud to introduce a new online class: The Magic of Gelli® Plate Printing. This online class has been in the making for a while but I got the final push thanks to you! When I recently posted a question about what would you like to learn so many of you said Gelli® printing! So here it is!!     The Magic of Gelli® Plate Printing I can’t even begin to tell you how much fun Gelli® printing is. It is easy, creative and amazing looking! Gelli® prints make beautiful background papers, tags, cards and scrapbooking pages. You can use them for altered art, mixed media and basically any project you want. Previously you needed a special press to create them but today you don’t! All you need is a Gelli® plate and you’re set. you don’t need anything else other than what you already have in your stash. Use any type of paints, …

Sunday, November 12th, 2017
Shabby Chic Notebook Cover. Scrap & Craft DT



Hi dear crafty friends! I’m so excited to announce I was asked to join the Scrap & Craft design team. This is an amazing store with a wide selection of papers, chipboards and other craft supplies. I recommend you check it out! Today I’m sharing my first project Shabby Chic Notebook Cover. Scrap & Craft DT     Shabby Chic Notebook Cover. Scrap & Craft DT I think a notebook cover is meant to be embellished right? There are some pretty covers out there but if you want an inexpensive notebook then its cover will probably be boring. So the best thing to do is add some fun things to the cover.  I first painted the cover with gesso. This served a double purpose: changing the color of the cover which was purple and create a base for easy gluing and other mediums. Next I attached a piece of paper to cover the entire front. I went with a shabby chic …

Friday, November 10th, 2017
Interactive Extravaganza Mini Album. Graphic 45 DT.



Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m sharing a new project Interactive Extravaganza Mini Album. Graphic 45 DT. This mini album took a long time to create but it was so worth the effort. It’s full of interactive flaps, pockets and inserts you might think it’s complicated to create but it’s not. You’ll be surprised how easy it is!   Interactive Extravaganza Mini Album. Graphic 45 DT. I started with the Rectangle tag and pocket mini album which is wonderful because it comes with a few interactive surprises. All its pages are full side pocket pages and there are also pockets on the front of some of the pages. So half of the work is already done right? All you need is to cover the pages with papers and you are ready to add photos. However if you’re like me covering the pages with photos might not be enough. You, like me, might want to add even more interactive mechanisms to …

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
Scrapbooking Tips: the Secret to Layering



Hi dear crafty friends! It’s time for another tip that will help you make your layouts better. Today on Scrapbooking Tips: the Secret to Layering. One of the most important elements of a beautiful layout, other than the photo, is the layers. Here’s how to achieve detailed and great looking layers…     Scrapbooking Tips: the Secret to Layering Constructing a good layout is all about the embellishments and details. But that is not enough! They need to be placed on the layout in a way that they compliment and enhance the photo and not just sit around it “floating”. The way to do that is by layering the embellishments and creating clusters around the photo. Not only the embellishments are layered. In this layout you can see that the first layer on the page is paint. Then on top of it there are several layers of stamping. Layering stamping is easy when you use different size of stamps. Another …

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