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… 🙂 Continue reading “Ribbon Organization – Using scrap paper”
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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This is a fun and simple handmade photo album that has lots of pockets and folds. A while back someone gifted one like it to me because they knew I liked paper crafting and I loved it so much, I decided to make this one. It was fun examining it to figure out the measurements and how the folds and pockets came together. I also enjoyed putting my own spin on it as we often do as paper crafters.
Here are the inside pages followed by an easy tutorial. Continue reading “Handmade Photo Album – Tutorial”
There are so many uses for leftover scrapbook paper. There is no need to throw away your scraps. I have made use of my scraps to make an envelope album. You can also include tags and additional photo mats.
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: Continue reading “Using Recycled Materials for Scrapbooking”
Using Found Objects
Updated on 8/2/2017
If you are scrapbooking on a budget, 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. Continue reading “Scrapbooking on a Budget”