Category Archives: Paper Crafts

Recycled Teeny Tiny Books

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Bookbinding is a fun and functional art form that has so many variations to explore. Making a small simple book is a great way to dip your feet into the world of bookbinding in a super-easy way that even kids can enjoy.

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Easy Fussy Cutting – Oh Baby Card

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Many stamp sets today come with matching dies which make it easy to cut out images.  This allows you to pop up your stamped designs with foam tape to give more interest and texture to the card.  On my card today, I’ll show you how easy it is to cut out images by hand if you don’t happen to have a die set to go with your stamps.

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Vintage Valentines

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Who doesn’t love receiving a fancy valentine?  When I saw Bo Bunny’s Count the Ways collection, I knew I’d have some fun making some wonderfully over the top cards.

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Masculine Collage Cards

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

I have always been fascinated by Tim Holtz’ fun vintage ephemera packs filled with scraps and pieces inspired by days gone by.  There are so many things you can do with these packs and I thought they would be perfect for some masculine themed cards.  I never seem to have enough of those.

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Adding Fibers to Stamped Images

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Since starting my new love of making altered journals, I’ve amassed quite a large amount of ribbon and decorative trim.   When looking at these cute little skates from Avery Elle’s Holiday Skates stamp set, I thought about the little pom pom trim I had and the perfect way I could use it.

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Easy Background Using Masking Paper

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

One of my favorite tools in my crafty tool kit is my masking paper.  It has so many fun uses with stamps, but you can also create some great backgrounds if you don’t have that perfect stencil.  For today’s project, I’ll be using masking paper from Inkadinkado along with nesting circle dies to create a fun snowball background for this holiday card.

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Farmhouse Style Holiday Tags

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Dropping off baked goods at the holidays is a welcome tradition.  Why not add a festive tag to go along with the goodies?  In today’s post, I’ll show you how to make some pretty farmhouse style gift tags.  All you need is any kind of pine branch die cut or even some pretty holly leaf die cuts.  For the tag bases, I used Paper Essentials white tags in the large size.  A pop of bright, plaid ribbon and some glue dots along with a festive sentiment completes the supply list.  I used a sentiment from the Stephanie Barnard/Sizzix Fall Pudgies stamp and die set.

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