Custom picture frames can be a fun and thoughtful way to display pictures in your home, but they can also cost a lot of money. Here's how you can create unique picture frames without spending a lot. What You Need Picture frame (The frame should be larger than the photo, as y ...more
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This tutorial shows you how to take a paper bird cage and add some embellishments and extra decorations. Use this as a hanging ornament, turn it into a home decoration, incorporate it into your next scrapbook project, add it to a colage or anything else you feel inspired to do!
Learn how-to use the Fiskars Ultra Shape Xpress alone and with Fiskars Templates. Use a Fiskars Ultra Shape Xpress and Fiskars templates. Click through to watch this video on fiskarscrafts.com
Add a personal touch to your next mailing by putting together a card that features one of your favorite pictures. See how to create professional-quality photo greeting cards and announcements.
This is a video tutorial to show how to create embossed backgrounds with embossing folders, some cardstock paper, and ink. Learn how to use the Cuttlebug embosser with innovative functions. This video also gives instructions on how to clean off the ink from the Cuttlebug embos ...more
This video is a step by step demonstration of how to make a stained glass effect for cards or scrapbooking using glue, colored ink and sparkles on acetate. This is not for beginners, this is an intermediate level project for experienced stampers. You will be able to understand ...more
Mailer envelopes have a way of piling up, if not going straight in the trash, but why not turn them into a scrapbooking project? This mini album then has built-in pockets for storing keepsakes. Decorate with designer paper, stamps and ribbons to suit any taste. Watch this vide ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a photo cube. This project can be done in a couple of hours and only costs a couple of dollars! To start, you will first get an exact measurement of the width of your wood. After marking these, you will cut the wood using a band saw. Afte ...more
Watch this two part instructional scrapbooking video to make a heart shaped card that folds into an envelope. This is an affectionate love letter can be personalized to really charm your special someone. You can use store bought cut outs or use recycled scraps of paper and rib ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the Crop-A-Dile to set eyelets. The Crop-A-Dile is a tool that can punch holes and snap eyelets. The sides of the tool allows users to set a measurement for hole punching. This allows for users to make accurate and straight hole ...more
Make framed artwork from old greeting cards! You will need a greeting card, paint, cardboard, double stick tape, ruler, a pencil, a craft knife and some ribbon. This video demonstrates how to craft artwork from recycled material. These pieces make great gifts.
Learn how-to use the Fiskars Circle Border Punch for your paper crafts. Use a Fiskars circle border punch. Click through to watch this video on fiskarscrafts.com
Stampinmama1 shows us how to soften edges of paper with ink sponges. When you sponge, you get a little softer look onto the paper. You're going to want to use a round stamping sponge and you would want to cut it up into six pieces to have more control over them. Rub your spong ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a multi-pocket/tag envelope page for mini scrapbook. To start, you will need to put the different pieces of paper together. You will need to use a standard number 10 envelope, then trim off each end so that the envelope body is nine inches l ...more
Do you have a great article that you're really proud of, that was printed in the newspaper? Did something amazing happen, and you want to preserve the newspaper article about it? Newspaper is delicate, and can fall apart quite easily if not preserved properly. Check out this v ...more
Halloween is just around the corner and this spooky paper bag album you can really create a masterpiece. If you love scrap booking this project would be a blast for you. All items were bought for less than a dollar at the local dollar store and the detailing is quite manageabl ...more
Watch this instructional scrapbooking video to make a greeting card with a sparkly window frame. You can use this technique to make a small paper window in your card or make a picture frame. You can use store bought cut outs or use recycled pieces of scraps and ribbon. This un ...more
An accordian fold scrapbook is a great way to make use of minimal space. If you've got a bunch of pictures you'd like to organize all in one album, expand your spatial possibilities by creating accordian fold pages rather than regular turnable pages. This accordion fold style ...more
Make the photos on your scrapbook pages pop by matting them. This easy technique is both colorful and decorative, while helping draw the eye to your page's focal point.
See all the steps required to make this nifty photo album, which can be used as a picture greeting card or a simple scrapbook for yourself. Despite its complicated look, it's really not that hard to make. This stunning star album card can be made up as cards including many mes ...more
Want to create scenery to decorate your scrapbook? You can use torn paper to create this effect cheaply and easily. This video describes how. For example, if you want to create mountains, choose some brown paper, and tear in a jagged pattern, using your finger as a guide. If y ...more
Watch this instructional scrapbooking video to make a leaf shaped card. This is a sophisticated card to give an old friend. You can use store bought cut outs or use recycled pieces of scraps and ribbon. This unique card is also good for Easter, birthdays, and graduations.
This instructional video shows how to making scalloped circles and ovals with corner rounder punches. Learn how to quickly and easily add a little extra flair to circular shapes with the aid of paper punches.
Make your own mini scrapbook album out of four paper bags! This tutorial shows you how to create your own shabby chic album using the paper bags as your base and then using school supplies to add a unique twist to your album.
First of all you have to arrange for materials like ink blending tool, ink blending foam, some tags to be used as practice surface and a distress ink pad. The tutor advises that you must not use a blending tool like a stamp and never make a lot of impressions using it on any s ...more
This video illustrate us how to make a Tim Holtz inspired tag with distress inks and water. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take all the requirements that is water, distress inks, paper, dryer stamps etc. Step 2: Now take a plain tag and crumble this and t ...more
Maria from [www.stamininspirations.blogspot.com stampininspirations.blogspot.com] shows us how to make a 4x4 mini double accordion picture album. You will need a 4 x 9 in. piece of designer paper, a 4 x 9 in. piece of card stock, a 3.5 x 8.5 piece of designer paper, two 3.5 x ...more
StampinMama1 demonstrates how to add ink texture effects to your scrapbook projects. When creating backgrounds for your scrapbook pages, you can use ink to both create texture and create interesting effects on the layout. Press the ink on the paper to use a direct to paper ink ...more
Kathryn from Life on the (Scrap)beach shows you how to make a mini butterfly inspired scrapbook album. This album is adorable. It is very colorful and measures about 4"x6". The album is decorated with paper and other embellishments from the Basic Grey "Urban Prairie" collecti ...more
This tutorial video will show you how you can make your very own Tag Book. A Tag Book is a little book with tags in it, and on each side of the tags are pictures and text. They serve much the same function of a scrapbook, and can make any occasion seem all the more special.
This video instructs how to burnish, or affix, rub on transfers onto paper. Transfers are a quick and easy way to decorate any scrapbooking project.
Learn how-to use the Fiskars Border Punch for your paper crafts. Use a Fiskars border punch. Click through to watch this video on fiskarscrafts.com
This tutorial shows how to turn a scrapbook page into a beautiful wall hanging. Make your favorite scrapbook page something that you can view all the time hanging in a place of honor on your wall. Turn a scrapbook page into a wall hanging. Click through to watch this video on ...more
The multi-talented Amy Sedaris (creator and star of TV show Strangers With Candy) has a new gut-busting venture, now available in bookstores near you. Simple Times: Crafts For Poor People is a tongue-in-cheek DIY guide to projects like seashell toilet seat covers and ringworm ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use the feature keys for your Cricut machine. There are six feature keys on every cartridge. The first is the shadow feature key that create a matte to highlight your letter. The shadow blackout key creates a solid matte that doesn't cut out t ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use Prima Paintables paper. These are meant to watercolor on and are very thick pieces of paper. You can take a paint brush and open up a bunch of different paint colors. Start to paint your picture, then allow it to dry. When finished, you ca ...more
Making a scrapbook with glimmer mist, allows you to create interesting effects for scrapbooking. Shake the glimmer mist properly. Instead of shaking it up and down, shake it horizontally in circles. If you shake it up and down, it forces bubbles into the mist, which is the cau ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a distressed scarpbook tag. Take two tags, one red color and one yellow color and strip the threads off. Take a light color ‚ÄòDistress‚Äô ink on a sponge and dab one side of the yellow tag with it to give it a li ...more
Looking to make a special scrapbook? You've got the "scraps"—now you need the book. Before you rush out and buy the first flashy binder that grabs your eye, put a little thought into what you really need. You Will Need: • Your planned scrapbook layouts • Time to think • A ...more
Learn how to use the Tim Holtz' Distress Crackle Resist technique with this tutorial that gives step by step instructions on applying this method to a Manila tag. Materials you will need include distress crackle paint, distress ink (for this project, in "Vintage Photo", "Fire ...more