Crafting with Chipboard

May is National Scrapbook Month, and it is also a month full of celebrations in my family. I just returned from a two week long vacation with family, celebrating birthdays, Mother’s Day and the birth of my newest niece. Now it’s time to relax in my backyard, soak in the sun and the scent of lilacs while I make a mini album documenting our visit.  Chipboard is one of my go-to materials for every aspect of scrapbooking, from layout and construction to embellishing. Here are just a few new ideas for using chipboard in your scrapbooking and general crafts projects.

Blank chipboard embellishments are so much fun to decorate and stylize according to scrapbook pages or decor around the house. This tutorial takes embellishing flowers to a whole new level.

Chipboard FlowersStamping Mathilda

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Free Stuff Friday Winner!!

Happy Monday! Let’s start off the week right with this week’s Free Stuff Friday winner announcement. Congratulations to…Shelley! Enjoy your Fiskars Scissors!

Fiskars Total Control Mixed Media Scissors – Ideal for precisely cutting burlap, tape, chipboard, adhesive and much more. Ergonomically sculpted handle rests in the palm of your hand offering exceptional control and comfort.

The winning answer to “What craft supply can you never have too much of?” is…

     ”I can never have to many beads!”

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week.  Check back on Friday for your chance to win!!

Free Stuff Friday!!

It’s Friday, which means we have another wonderful prize to give away. One lucky winner will receive a pair of Fiskars Total Control Mixed Media Scissors!

Fiskars Total Control Mixed Media Scissors – Ideal for precisely cutting burlap, tape, chipboard, adhesive and much more. Ergonomically sculpted handle rests in the palm of your hand offering exceptional control and comfort.

Every Friday we’ll post a giveaway on Think Crafts and all you have to do is comment on the blog post answering the question of the week. We’ll pick the winners and contact them via email. Deadline is midnight tonight and the winner will be announced Monday. One entry per person please.

Question of the week: What craft supply can you never have too much of?

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Tassel Bracelets

I have been bitten by the tassel bug, and have now gone tassel crazy. I had so much fun making tassels for the DIY Tassel Necklace, that I just had to make more. These bracelets are so much fun, wear one or two at a time, or even all of them, and I promise people are going to ask you where you got them.

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DIY Tassel Necklace

I have been seeing tassels everywhere, on shoes, purses, all over home decor, EVERYWHERE! As the saying goes, if you can’t fight it, join it, and that is just what I am doing with this very easy DIY tassel necklace.

ps. I might have a tassel addiction now, so you might see tassels again soon.

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Recycled Fairy House

DIY a cute fairy house with hidden storage from recycled materials!

Welcome the fairies to your garden with a cute and crafty home made with recycled materials! Leave the roof open so kids can play with it as a real house, leave treats for the fairies that come to visit, or even store treasures this summer!

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