02 Jan

Ribbon Organization – Using scrap paper

ribbon

Okay so I was doing some year end cleaning and organizing and came across some ribbon I bought a while ago and apparently forgot I had. A clear indication that I have too much ribbon and scrapbook embellishments in general? No, of course not. You can never have too much ribbon. Who knows when the need for blue ric rac ribbon or red ribbon with little pom poms will arise? I have to be ready… ūüôā Read More

10 Aug

Paper Scraps Use: Unique Mini Album

scrap paper use unique mini album I enjoy finding ways to use my scrapbook paper scraps and making this accordion mini album was no different.  Paper scraps use is always an awesome way to preserve your budget while transforming those pretty little scraps into something delightful. Lets face it, they are kind of hard to part with.

Since it is a good idea to cut your scraps down to manageable squares (6×6, 5×5, and so on), they are already a perfect size for use in mini albums, cards, tags, book markers, etc. ¬†I especially love it when I can make an entire mini album.

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25 Jun

Using Recycled Materials for Scrapbooking

recycled material for scrapbooking

 

Using recycled materials for scrapbooking¬†is “green” so we feel good about reducing the need for conventional waste disposal. It is cost effective because we are saving money by using what we already have, and both challenging and fun because it is interesting to see what we can do with items we would otherwise trash or throw in the recycle bin. ¬†Here are 3 suggestions: Read More

22 Jun

Scrapbooking on a Budget

Using Found Objects

Scrapbooking does not have to break the bank when you work smarter and get a little creative.  Believe it or not, we all have things lying around the house, or more specifically in our own craft space, that can be used to save us time and money without sacrificing quality and design while creating our masterpieces.  Here are 3 common examples to help us scrapbook on a budget. Read More