Inside: the best way to make a flap mini album page.   I love surprises – as long as they are good ones, they are so much fun! I just love that feeling of excitement when something unexpected happens and how nice it feels. That’s why I love making interactive mini albums with all kinds of hidden surprises in the pages.   One of the most common interactive surprises is a mini album page with a flap. Imagine yourself flipping through a mini album and suddenly a page, that looks like any other page opens and reveals a hidden page underneath. It can hide an extra photo, journaling or even more surprises like a pocket or even more flaps!     WHY ADD A FLAP TO A MINI ALBUM PAGE   It has an element of fun and surprise The page has extra space for photos or journaling Although it’s easy to make it makes your mini album look …


Inside: 12 cards of Christmas video tutorials   It’s that time of year again… the time for the 12 Cards of Christmas series! Every year I post it way too late but this year I started early and I’m so happy I can share it with all of you as early as the beginning of October!     12 CARDS OF CHRISTMAS For those of you who never participated in this series you’re in for a treat! I share 12 different Christmas card video tutorials that are completely free. You can pick your favorite card or all of them, follow the step by step video tutorial and make a handmade card for yourselves. the card designs are easy and no early experience is required, however each card has a special something to make it stand out among other cards and be a unique gift for anyone who will receive it.   THE HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS CARDS Ever wondered how the …


Inside: 15 amazing house project ideas like mini albums, cards and wall hangings you must make!   This original post was written in the summer of 2014 when we had gone through a terrible experience of war. Hundreds of rockets were fired on our cities and homes. But we didn’t back down or left we stayed and toughed it out. These are our homes and the only place we have on this earth so as bad as it got we endured. During that time I made a little collection of house theme craft projects I’ve made through the years but I wanted to update the post because many other fun projects were created since.       WHY DO WE LOVE HOUSE SHAPE PROJECTS The shape of a house always reminds us of our home, our family and maybe even our childhood. It’s that comfortable and safe feeling That we have when we get home that’s why the phrase goes: …

12 Cards of Christmas – More Tree Cards with Sizzix

Hi dear crafty friends! We are down to out last two cards in the series! And today on 12 Cards of Christmas – More Tree Cards with Sizzix. You can never have too many tree cards right? Especially when I have this cool Sizzix tree die that I really love. 12 Cards of Christmas – More Tree Cards with Sizzix Shaker Card Since this die is a solid shape it’s perfect for a shaker card where you need a shape you can cut out a frame. After cutting out the frame I added foam tape all around it and created my shaker with a piece of transparent plastic. I used some more foam tape to attach the tree to the card so it’ll have even more dimension. Half Fold Card This card has a really fun opening and it’s all a matter of playing with a die cut shape and where it’s folded. If you don’t have a tree shape …

12 Cards of Christmas – Snowflakes Cards

Hi dear crafty friends! Today on 12 Cards of Christmas – Snowflakes Cards. I know it’s not winter all over the world and not every one gets snow on Christmas but since I love snow I wanted to make to cards with a snowflake motif. This way if I don’t get real snow at least I’ll get it on a card 🙂     12 Cards of Christmas – Snowflakes Cards Gig Snowflake Card I just love creating snowflakes. It’s easy if you keep in mind that a snowflake has six identical sides. So basically you have to repeat yourself six times and then you get a really beautiful design. I came up with a simple way to create a big snowflake on a card.     Snowflakes Wreath Card For the next card I used a snowflake shape in a different way. I created a wreath assembled from little red and green snowflakes. Who said that snowflakes had to …

12 Cards of Christmas – Two Designs with Sizzix Dies

Hi dear crafty friends! Today on 12 Cards of Christmas – Two Designs with Sizzix Dies. AS you know I’m on the Sizzix design team and I’m having fun using their dies especially for cards. And what better time then Christmas to use some dies and create some easy cards but with a little twist…     12 Cards of Christmas – Two Designs with Sizzix Dies Circle Fold Card     One of the ways to make a card looks a little more unique and interesting is to change its shape. You probably all know how to create a gate fold card but that’s ordinary. It can be beautiful and embellished but everybody is doing it right? How about changing the square shape of the card and add a circle? This card has one side of its fold square but the other side is a circle! How fun is that? If you like this twist you can change the …

My Man Masculine Interactive Mini Album Tutorial

Hi dear crafty friends!Today I’m sharing a new mini album I created for Photographs ad Memoried Scrapbooking. My Man Masculine Interactive Mini Album Tutorial also has a supplies kit you can purchase to create this album! You can get this kit at Photographs ad Memoried Scrapbooking. It’s all about the men in your lives and what they love to do!! This mini album is full of space for photos and journaling.  My Man Masculine Interactive Mini Album TutorialMasculine projects can some times be a problem but if you have the right materials you can create the most amazing project. This kit has beautiful pages with masculine colors like red, black and gray. It also has beautiful embellishments like cogwheels and matching ribbons and my favorite is the postcard size papers with vintage printing of masculinr hobbies like fishing, chess, bicycle and sports.    The layout of this mini album might seems complicated at first but the video tutorial will take you step by …

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