Category Archives: Techniques

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 »

If You Are A Fan Of The Office, You Will Love This Pumpkin Head Card!

Who doesn’t love the episode of the office where Dwight puts the pumpkin on his head and then can’t get it off?! If you are a fan of The Office, you will understand why I had to pick this digital image from Kinda Cute by Patricia as soon as I saw it! I couldn’t resist making a mixed… Read More »

Join Me for 7 Kids Craft Store September Release and Video Hop! +Free PDF Printable

Welcome to the September release and video hop for the 7 Kids Craft Store.  You are going to love the projects we have to share with you for these sweet fall and Halloween stamp sets!  There are 5 stamp sets being released today and I am sharing a project for the Foraging Faeries stamp set. I have an… Read More »

Slimline Card Using Cute Critters Digital Stamp And Slimline Dies

Today’s card features the Cute  Shaped Animals digital stamp set from Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez and the new Slimline Scalloped Frame from Sunny Studio Stamps. As soon as Patricia added this image to her online store, I knew that I had to make some cards with it.  These are just the cutest critters!  I LOVE the big… Read More »

Create A Quick Card Background With Washi Tape

Two challenges, a great card sketch, a video, and an easy background technique.  That’s what I have for you today!   I’m using this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch to complete my card today. You can see that there is a strip detail behind the rectangle panel and the focal image.  There are numerous ways to add those stripes… Read More »

How To Create A Quick And Easy Mixed Media Background Page For Scrapbooking

When you are learning new skills and techniques, you need to just keep practicing them.  I’ve been looking for opportunities to create mixed media backgrounds pages and use them in meaningful ways. Today, I have a video to share with you to show you how I made the background for this mixed media scrapbook layout using the Scrap… Read More »

25% Off Sale: 7 Kids Craft Supply Back To Faery School: How To Make Wings Sparkle

It is just too much fun to play with stamp sets that allow you to create scenes!  You can easily get lost in a day of masking, ink blending and coloring.  It’s so relaxing! Today, I want to share a video to share an easy way to color with alcohol markers and give you a trick to make… Read More »