Z Fold Card with Studio 75

Hi dear crafty friends!  Today I want to share with you a Z Fold Card with Studio 75 new paper collection: Cherry Blossom. I don’t make cards very often but when I do I like to add something extra to them. This time the card opens a little different which makes it much more interesting!     Z Fold Card with Studio 75 Creating a Z fold card is really easy. I created a horizontal card but you can easily make it vertical. The principal is to fold the cardstock in half and then fold one of the sides in half again. Fold the cardstock in an accordion shape to create the Z.       Here’s how to make this card: Take a 4″ x 12″ piece of double sided cardstock and fold it in half. Then fold the left 6″ x 4″ rectangle on the 2″ from the edge and fold in the opposite direction. The Z on …

Mini Album Tips: Using Scraps!

Hi dear crafty friends! Every month I post about a scrapbooking tip to make your layouts look better. This series is such a success I decided to also share my tips about mini albums. Especially with all the questions I’m getting about the mini albums I create! So I’m proud to present Mini Album Tips: Using Scraps!       Mini Album Tips: Using Scraps! Since mini albums are small in size they are the best opportunity to use your scraps! Every once in a while I like to collect a few scraps of papers and use them as pages in a mini album. The secret is to decide what is the size of the largest page, for example 6″ x 6″ and have all the scraps in that size and smaller.         Once you pick all the pieces bind them together with rings or a binding machine and start adding embellishments, photos and journaling! You can find …

Three Cards – One Paper with Graphic 45

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m sharing a really cool project: Three Cards – One Paper with Graphic 45. This project is not only fun and easy to create it only takes 60 seconds!!     Three Cards – One Paper with Graphic 45 All you need for this project is one double sided 12×12 pattern cardstock. I used the Secret Garden paper collection by Graphic 45. I really love this collection even though it has light pastel colors and it is not typically me. However it is great for projects like this when you want to create soft and pretty cards.         All the directions on how to create these three cards from just one piece of 12×12 paper are in the video tutorial. Check it out!     Have you Joined the VIP Room? Where every month you’ll get new class grade video tutorials, be the first to hear about new products, get access to printables and …

House Printers Tray

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I want to share with you my new House Printers Tray. I’m teaching how to create this project in a new class at the Touch of Art store. I’m really excited to teach this class for people who never created a printers tray before.   House Printers Tray Printers trays are one of my favorite things to create. Although they take time it’s so much fun to create. The thing I enjoy the most is plan and find little items to put inside the different parts of the tray as well as making my own embellishments. I’m always on the lookout for 3d items of any theme in the hopes of finding a place for them in a future printers tray I’ll create.       This project is about family so I also included some photos of my kids. You might not believe it but I only used a little paint, less than 4 …

Secret Garden Album in a Box

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I want to share with you my Secret Garden Album in a Box made for the Graphic 45 design team. You know I love boxes. They seem to capture my imagination and I always try to come up with new ways of incorporating them in my projects. So I took a box and made it into a mini album…     Secret Garden Album in a Box At first glance it might seem like a regular box that I covered with papers and embellished. But this box is actually a mini album…        To create this mini album box I used the Graphic 45 kraft ATC box. I love its size and that it’s deep and can fit a lot inside. I cut the side of the box and attached a binding mechanism. This way the box is both a box and the cover for the mini album. Then I added the pages of …

How to Create Your Own Chipboard with Sizzix

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I want to share with you How to Create Your Own Chipboard with Sizzix. Chipboards are amazing and easy to use and they come in all shapes and sizes. But you can never have all of them so what happens when you need a certain shape but don’t have it? Create it yourself!     How to Create Your Own Chipboard with Sizzix Chipboard is basically layers of thinner paper glued to one another with special glue and pressure. You don’t need any special machines or glue to create your own custom designed chipboard. All you need is a Sizzix die of your favorite shape and some strong liquid glue. Die cut the shape at least seven times from cardstock.      Then start attaching the shape together in layers. Make sure to align the edges and glue each layer exactly on top of the previous one.     When it’s all dry you have …

Jumbo Kenya Mini Album with Graphic 45

Hi dear crafty friends! I just went through my computer files and photos and realized I haven’t shared a lot of the DT projects I made for Graphic 45! So today I want to share with you the Jumbo Kenya Mini Album with Graphic 45 Safari Adventures paper collection.       Jumbo Kenya Mini Album with Graphic 45 If you read Things you didn’t know about me blog post you know I lived in Kenya for three years. So when I saw the Safari Adventure paper collection I was so happy and I knew immediately what I wanted to create. I created this interactive mini album with letter tags pages that spell the words Jambo Kenya, which means Hello Kenya.     This is such a fun mini album that is ready for all my photos. Or at least some of them… you collect a lot of photos in three years 🙂 I also made a little video showing …

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