Q: Can I use only the company’s dies that are the same brand as my die cut machine or can I use others?
A: As long as you follow your instructions from the manufacturer of your die cut machine and the plate stacks that they recommend you will be able to use other dies in your machine. Each type of die will require a different plate stack and some may require the purchase of specific plates so be sure to check first so you don’t cause damage to your machine.
Explore several ways to decorate paper mache letters and spell CREATE in rainbow colors. Today’s posting will cover ways to embellish the C-R-E of CREATE with the Red – Orange – Yellow colors of the rainbow.
Create this Shadowbox Frame Card and turn it into a book just in time for the holidays. It’s a great way to share your favorite papers and stickers or even photos of your family with everyone on your card list. There’s even a space to add a sentiment or details of the pictures that won’t be showing when this fun card is displayed.
Paper straws are not only great for parties and adding a festive touch to an otherwise plain party cup. They also make for a fun crafting tool and an easy way to add color and pattern to your seasonal project.
I love preserving memories in photographs, it’s one of my favorite things to do. However, I’ve kind of gotten to a point where I just have TOO MANY bulky picture frames. Solution? Smaller picture frames! I had so much fun making these that I actually ended up with a ridiculous amount. But hey, what can ya do?
I spent a few days in Alaska last month and was lucky enough to experience the beauty of freshly fallen snow while I was there. I was a little sad when I came home to rainy Portland. I decided to make myself a pretty wreath, inspired by the gorgeous white of a fresh snowfall to help cheer me up.
Since moving into my new house I have been on the look out for budget friendly decorating tips. I’ve been scouring antique malls for solid inexpensive furniture and searching the internet for inspiring tutorials to personalize and refurbish my furniture finds. Decoupage with favorite fabrics and card stock and Mod Podge seems like one of the most inexpensive, fun ways to make over furniture. Here are some of the best tutorials for projects I’m excited to try out.
I was reluctant about setting up my office and filing system until I found this great tutorial on making over metal file cabinets. What a brilliant idea, and a great way to inspire me to keep up with my paperwork.