Monthly Archives: December 2014

Beautiful Handmade Birthday Cards Make

Beautiful handmade birthday cards are inexpensive and simple to make. Heavy card stock is the best material to use, since it’s more durable and attractive than other materials, such as construction paper. Card stock also comes in a wide array of different colors, allowing you to select the perfect color for your recipient. It’s important

Home Made Bookmarks

Home made bookmarks make great gifts for family, friends and teachers.  They are very simple to make and it’s time well spent with your children or to make quick cheap artsy gifts.  First, have a theme in mind and know the interest of the reader you are giving the home made bookmark too.  The tools

How to use Transparent Overlays for Scrapbooking

How do you use transparent overlays for scrapbooking? Transparent overlays exist to ease embellishing for scrapbooking, They are meant to be placed over layouts and save time and effort especially if you are interested in scrapbooking but are not a great artist yourself. There are plenty of pre-printed overlays to choose from existing on-line companies.

What is a Simple Scrapbook

What is a simple scrapbook? In making a simple scrapbook, the scrapbook maker has the freedom to select the ideas, presentation mode and size of his scrapbook. He can decide the shape of his scrapbook and follows a schema from the cover page to the back page and through the pages in between. He decides

Information on a Simple Scrapbook

Simple scrapbooking is a scrapbook that focuses on the simple everyday occurrences in your life. It is a story of the uneventful days that give way to just normal living. It is filled with relationships, hopes and dreams, the daily routine that occurs that help you get back to the basics, the things that make

How to Set up a Scrapbooking Crop

How do you set up a scrapbooking crop for scrapbooking fanatics who are madly in love with the craft that they would want to meet up and learn to make more original and informative scrapbooks that will stand out among the crowd? First, realize that a scrapbooking crop from any ordinary party. A scrabooking crop

Best new Scrapbooking Products

The Cuttlebug Die Cut and Embossing Machine by Provo Craft is the best new scrap booking product. This light, little green machine is small and the most inexpensive of the Die Cutters out there. The Cuttlebug accepts dies from all die cut manufacturers. Die cutting is a process to cut out the same shape from

How to Create a Scrapbook for a Beginner

Scrapbook is a decorative album, as a decorative album it preserve personal and family history in the form of photographs, printed media, and memorabilia. One sometimes thinks that making a scrapbook is uneasy and cost a lot of money. Yes sometimes it is hard to make a scrapbook and sometimes it cost a lot of

Simple Scrapbook Ideas

Simple scrapbooks are projects where a lot of the work is pre-designed and completed. All the scrapper needs to do is add some embellishments and pictures and the page is ready to go. To know what a simple scrapbook is, one must know what a complex scrapbook is. A complex scrapbook has many elements and

Know what you need to Scrapbook

Have you gotten started scrapbooking all those great photos you have taken over the years? No, and why not? Are you intimidated by all those terms that mean nothing to you and everyone else seems to understand? It isn’t as overwhelming as you might think; there are a few terms that you are going to

Get Started Scrapbooking

So you want to make a scrapbook. You have some decisions to make before start up. Will you be a Digital Scrap Booker or will you use decorative theme papers, scissors, glue, and photo mounts? Digital is more portable and convenient. It is easier to share a digital scrapbook. Decorative papers work better if you

Why take up Scrapbooking

Since taking up scrapbooking, I have often wondered “Why is this so addictive?” What makes an adult collect colored papers and stickers and become a connoisseur of delicate cutting tools and adhesives? It’s easy to find reasons as to how scrapbooking has become popular – improved tools, computer technology, media publicity, and an army of

Correct Tools for Scrapbooking

In order to enjoy most hobbies, one must have the proper tools. Finding the right tools for scrapbooking could be as simple as walking into your storage closet and reaching for the shoe box filled with old photographs. Somehow the photos have been passed down from generation to generation, and you have found yourself the

Ideas for Scrapbook Page Titles

Finding the Right Title for Your Scrapbook Page If you are anything like me, you have gotten stuck for a title for your scrapbook page a time or two. The worst for me were the holiday pages Christmas, Easter, Fathers Day, etc. I found myself doing at least one page for each of them every

How to Make Gift Paper out of old Denim Jeans

Blue jean denim is one of the most popular fabrics around. When jeans wear out, are damaged, or become out of style, denim jeans are often thrown out. However, you can use that denim fabric in a great craft project instead. Making gift paper out of old denim jeans is a fabulous way to utilize

Scrapbooking Supplies

Walk into any scrapbook store and you will see aisles of paper, several types of adhesive and an abundance of page decorations. With so many scrapbooking supplies available, you may get confused on what the products are used for and not know what to buy. To help guide you through this process, use the ABC’s

The Benefits of Crafting with Children

Children need to learn as much as possible before they go into the world as young adults and work to make a life for themselves. Many of the skills used in everyday life can be cultivated due to accomplishments that are picked up while engaging in various crafts and later applied to other situations that

Cropping Photos

The thought of cropping photos can be daunting if you don’t have a plan of action. Go through the photos to be used and place them in piles according to a loose theme; trips taken, kid’s birthdays over the years or past holidays according to year. Once your photos are in loose categories a big

How to Make Homemade Salt and Pepper Shakers

A few years ago, I was out looking for a salt and peppershaker set, but all I could find was small salt and peppershakers. I did not want to buy small salt and pepper shakers because in my house I was constantly filling up my shakers with the salt and pepper all the time. I

Fountain Pen Writing in Ink Handwriting Waterman Luxury Pen Feminine Pen Women Pen Cartridge

I start my review with a confession: I love pens, any kinds of pens. As a child I had a wonderful pen with gold nib. It was a present for my 6th birthday from one of the relatives, I cannot recall from whom. My parents forced me to practice handwriting however I preferred reading to