Category Archives: Other Crafts

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 […]


2013 Wall Calendar

Technology is one of my loves, but I still prefer hands-on means to keeping a calendar and keeping track of my schedule. I know that the computer calendar is easily accessible right down there in the lower right of my task bar, but in my office/crafting room, I still like having a wall calendar handy, […]


Printable Gift Tags

Who knows why this was posted last April, but here’s a free set of printable gift tags for your holiday gift-giving, with suggestions for ribbons or string and a few embellishments. I hope the color scheme fits your wrapping paper! http://www.sassandperil.com/blogs/sassandperil/5931485-giving-thanks-free-holiday-gift-tags


Washi Tape Storage

Here’s a cheap storage solution, with a cutter edge, too!  Normal waxed paper boxes might be a little flimsy but could any storage idea be easier? I could not locate the original post on her blog: https://choosingsimplicity.wordpress.com/ You need cut off the flaps from the short sides. I would also tape the ends, just to […]


Washi Tape Sources

While it’s been around for a while, not everyone has heard of washi tape. A few weeks ago, at our local Michael’s store, I asked about it and the salesperson had not heard of it. She did say that someone else had been asking about it early that same day, so it’s safe to assume […]


Washi Tape Intro

What’s the deal with Washi Tape, anyway? It seems to be the most mesmerizing scrapbook embellishment ever invented. I’ve got a growing collection, myself. As much as crafters love it, some of us spend more time loving it than using it. I want to break out! This post, then, is the first of a series […]