Category Archives: Cards

Scrap Strips: DIY Embellies

Scrapbooking can be an expensive hobby. Like fashion, scrapbooking trends shift with the prevailing wind. Keeping up with those Hot Trends is not cheap. If you’re like me, I am always watching for DIY solutions, especially for Embellishments. I haven’t descended as of yet to making my own paper. I have some wonderful metal drawers, […]

Wooden You Like some BARC Tape

It would no doubt be embarrassing to see the list of the craft supplies I’ve bought on impulse over the years. I grabbed a good one this week, though. I’m confident it will be worth it, plus it was 30% off. What’s to worry? It’s a new product called BARC tape. It comes in a […]

Searching for embellishments in new places

Thanks to a chance comment by a friend of mine (AJT, that’s YOU), for some months now, I have been watching for embellishments outside the scrapbooking aisle. Found a good one today, so read on: I’m sharing! I was at Joann’s, buying fabric. I am making pillows for my son and DIL. It’s actually their […]

Echo Park Idea Books – FREE

Recently, following up on a new paper line at Echo Park, I found out they offer a number of Idea Books, no cost! You can find them on the Echo Park Blog. I downloaded several of them, two Holiday ebooks, not just for Christmas, and two general themes. Create and Celebrate Happy Holidays (2011) ‘Tis […]

National Scrapbook Day 2013 – Scrapbook Challenge

But I made a card anyway. Here’s the challenge at Studio Calico: Use Buttons And if you scroll down the page, you can see that a card or layout is just fine, thanks.

National Scrapbook Day 2013 – Card Challenge

Happy NSD! How are you celebrating the occasion? I am trying a couple of Studio Calico’s challenges posted on their blog. My first successful creation, a card using five different patterns of paper, Card Challenge #3. This is for a friend who recently retired (L.C., don’t tell B. until it arrives in the mail!). He […]