Monthly Archives: March 2012

How to Layer and Pleat Ribbon on a Scrapbook Layout

Hi there! I’m Jen Shears, Prima Ribbonista from May Arts Ribbon, and I’m so excited to be sharing on the CK blog today! I’ve got a couple of tips to share with you today on how to use your ribbons … Continue reading

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Hand Stitching on Your Projects with Multiple Types of Thread

Techniques of almost any kind are something I love to incorporate into my scrap-related crafting, but the added touch of hand stitching gives me joy down to my tippy-toes! I believe that little personal touches leave a clue to future … Continue reading

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Announcing the CK Blog Header Contest Winners!

Happy Spring, everyone! Back in the dark days of February, we announced the CK Blog Header contest, designed to invite you to help us spruce up the blog for spring. Thank you all so much for sending in entries! We … Continue reading

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Trend Talk with Suzy Plantamura: Pom Poms

It’s time to talk trends, and this month’s in-the-know guest is Suzy Plantamura. I was tickled when I saw the trend she selected, as it happens to be a personal favorite of mine—pom poms! Yes, you’re in for a puffy … Continue reading

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DIY Felt Flower Accents for Scrapbooks and More

Spring is a great time to make your own flowers to dress up any layout, card, or mini album. Use felt to add fabulous texture and dimension and to create beautiful flowers that never fray. Follow these easy step-by-step directions … Continue reading

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