Category Archives: Techniques

DIY Valentines: Create 2 Adorable Cards With The Sweet Bear Scrappy Tails Stamp Set

Scrappy Tails Crafts hit it out of the park with the January release!  They had numerous fabulous stamp sets and die sets.  It was very hard to select what I wanted to play with from this release. You know how it is!  You want it all!! I selected the adorable Sweet Bear stamp set because I thought it… Read More »

Design Team Challenge Competition For Scrapping 4 Fun

I’m participating in a design team challenge competition with my Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge design team.  We were given the challenge to create a project using a color challenge with the twist of a song or poem line included somehow.   I love the color challenge!  How gorgeous are these colors together? Of course, I immediately made myself… Read More »

3 More Scrapbook Layouts With The October Hip Kit Club

Participating in a month long layout a day challenge is really quite a challenge!  I’m enjoying it immensely and I am loving all the scrapbooking that I’ve been doing. I don’t think I’ll ever give up stamping and cardmaking, but I am finding that right now, I’m really loving the scrapbooking. Scrapbooking was how I got involved in… Read More »

Sketch HACK: Create A Scrapbook Layout With A Card Sketch

LOAD Challenge 1020 Day 6:  Layout A Day Challenge! This is my layout for today’s Scrap Happy LOAD Challenge.  I receive the story prompt emailed to me today and it was to share a physical feature that affected someone’s life. The technique prompt was to include an icon related to that physical feature.  I had no idea what… Read More »

Speedy Scrapbooking With Pocket Pages and Digital Products: LOAD Challenge Day 5

Do you ever have days where you feel like creating but want it just to be quick and easy? One tip I have…create a speedy scrapbook layout with pocket pages, digital products you can download and print, and add some goodies from your stash! I had some fun today using more of the Traci Reed Designs digital products. … Read More »

LOAD Challenge 4: How To Use Digital Products on Traditional Layouts

I’m still managing to keep up with the load layouts!!  I waited to post this so I could add the process video for the layout that I have to share with you today. I attended a virtual Scrap Smarter experience a few weeks ago and there were 11 presentations from women who are leaders in the scrapbooking and… Read More »

Quick and Easy Technique To Add Foil To Your Cards

The Paper Craft Crew sketch for this week inspired me to add a foiling detail to my card. I’ve had foil in my stash for a couple of years and haven’t played with it in a while.  I decided to keep it simple and use it on my card for today!   I aspire to make clean and… Read More »

3 Ways To Use Clear Block Stamping To Add Quick Color To Your Cards

The Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge for this week is a classic sketch.  It used to be my go-to card layout.  I varied it by changing where I placed the squares on the card, but I have made many cards with this favorite sketch!   I actually have a video to share with you today to show you how… Read More »