Category Archives: Paper Crafts

Ask the Experts: Trimming, Die Cutting and Emellishments

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

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Q: Sometimes when I use my paper trimmer I still manage to cut crooked.  How can I make sure that doesn’t happen?

A: Often it’s just a matter of making sure the paper is correctly lined up in the trimmer.  One easy way to make the perfect cut is to use a scoring board and score a small line at the top and bottom of your paper at the inch mark you will be cutting.  Place the paper in your trimmer, lining up the score marks in the blade groove and your good to go.  No more crooked cuts!

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Your Favorite Patterned Papers

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Turn your favorite patterns into seasonal cards!

Do you have your eye on some of the fabulous patterned paper from CreateForLess, but are wondering how you’d use it now that the holidays are over?  Take a look at that paper and figure out other themes and holidays it can be used for in your projects.  This winter themed paper is perfect for a Valentine’s Day card for example and you can make it, too!

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Sending Hearts of Love Gatefold Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Make a lovely Valentine's Day card and send hearts to everyone you love

It’s hard to believe we just finished up with all of the holiday cards and now it’s time to start all over again, isn’t it?  It won’t be long and Valentine’s Day will be here.  Now is the time to get to work on all of the cards you will need.  This is a little different version of a gatefold card where one of the gates is created from two circles.

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Frames, Titles & Fun Embellishments

Make Your Layouts Tell Your Story

By Scrapbooking & Card Making Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Frames, Titles & Fun Embellishments to Make Your Layouts Tell Your Story

The pictures tell the story and the title and design pull the interest in.  Create fabulous titles and frames to pull the elements together and make a layout that says, “Wow!”  Add your favorite embellishments and let your layout say it all.

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Decorative Block Borders and Sticker Fun

By Scrapbooking & Card Making Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Fun Block Borders for Scrapbook Layouts

Are you working on your favorite layouts?  Are you stumped for a new look on them?  Outline your favorite pictures with decorative blocks to draw attention to them and make them stand out or create them to add quadrants that you can journal in.

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