Project: Matching Gift Box and Card

Project: Matching Gift Box and Card

The Scrap of Life blog has directions and dimensions for making this sweet blue bird themed gift bag made out of cardstock and pattern papers along with a pretty matching gift card. Change up the pattern papers to fit any occasion. … Read More...

Technique: Water Coloring with Markers

Technique: Water Coloring with Markers

There are several different ways to color your stamped images using water based markers. You can color like normal directly with the marker or use a wet on wet technique, adding water to the paper first then adding the color with … Read More...

Tutorial: 3D Fish Card

Tutorial: 3D Fish Card

No fish were harmed in the making of this card! But doesn’t this fish looks like the real thing? It’s actually stamped. Gray Wolf Graphics stamps had a tutorial showing how to stamp, cut, bend and layer a fish stamp … Read More...

Technique: Dryer Sheet Card

Technique: Dryer Sheet Card

Don’t throw away that used dryer sheet, you can use it on a card! Seriously! Here’s a really cool technique using a dryer sheet, layer is over a stamped background using spray adhesive and layer glitter over the top for … Read More...

Tutorial: Mixed Media ATCs

Tutorial: Mixed Media ATCs

These wonderful Artist Trading Cards from Susanne Rose use a variety of mixed media like Gelato sticks, stencils, stamping, gesso and vintage paper. Using vintage paper is one of my favorite things to add to a mixed media project, pages … Read More...

Project: Mail Card

Project: Mail Card

You’ve got mail! Wendy McGaffy used die cuts and foam tape to add an extra layer of dimension to this adorable card. I love how the pattern paper she used mimics the colors of an air mail stamp! Find her Read More...

Project: Tea Party Card

Project: Tea Party Card

Tea for Two? Know someone who loves tea or are you planning an actual afternoon tea party? Then this lovely tea party card would be perfect. Kittie Caracciolo will show you how she combined many different die cut shapes to … Read More...

Project: Winter Birthday Card

Project: Winter Birthday Card

Do you know someone who has a birthday in the middle of winter? Warm up their day with a beautiful wreath card made with die cuts from metal cardstock and lots of added glitter for a sparkly touch of snow. … Read More...

Project: Valentine Shaker Card

Project: Valentine Shaker Card

Show someone how much you love them this Valentine’s Day with a special shaker card. Using stamps and die cuts from My Favorite Things Nichol Magouirk shares a video tutorial for making this adorable card, she also includes links to … Read More...

Project: Glitter Birthday Card

Project: Glitter Birthday Card

You see lots and lots of cards and other paper crafting projects these days made with plastic stencils but what ever happened to brass stencils? Remember those? I still have many tucked away in my crafting stash and just don’t use … Read More...