Budget Scrapbooking

52: An Album in an Hour

This is a busy time of year – so busy that you may not have a lot of time for scrapbooking (and I’m so sorry that I haven’t had a lot of time for blogging!) So, the new Nancy O’Dell “Fast to Fabulous” album just might become our new best friend. While CM is known …

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52: Scrap with Scraps

At my February Kit of the Month Club workshop last night I shared this cute n’ easy project with my club ladies. We used the scraps from the papers from the Nancy O’Dell “Love” pack to make a cute “quilted” heart, but you can re-purpose the idea using any scraps you have on hand and making …

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How to Create Your Own Scalloped Edged Papers, Borders and Shapes

If you go into your local scrapbooking store or browse through magazines you’ll see cute scalloped edges on papers, chipboard embellishments, punches and so much more. They provide a simple but elegant accent on your page, and can work well for any theme depending on the color, style or pattern of paper used. They are especially …

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10 Tips for Working with Stickers

How many stickers do you have in your stash? My guess is THOUSANDS! We scrapbookers are lured by the pretty colors, cute images and all the possibilities we can think of for using them. But chances are your stickers have been stored away – forgotten and forlorn! Well it’s time to rescue them – here’s 10 …

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25 Paper Techniques to Try

Cardstock and patterned paper are go-to supplies for scrapbooking. I love creating layouts just using paper. It’s definitely not boring…and there are lots of creative options. Try these ideas: Create a border: Cut a strip approximately 1.5 to 2 inches wide out of cardstock or patterned paper. Layer a smaller piece of coordinating paper on …

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Finding FREE Scrapbooking Supplies

When you think of scrapbooking supplies, you probably picture all the papers and embellishments you would normally find in a craft store. But have you ever thought about what kind of supplies you might find outside the four walls of the craft store? If you are at all like me, your home is probably full …

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