Category Archives: How-Tos

Scrapbook How-to: Color Rhinestones

Coloring clear rhinestones is a fabulous way to have just the right shade of bling on hand without purchasing every color under the sun. In just a few minutes, you can have rhinestones that complement your layout, just like those … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-to: Color Buttons for an Accent

Every new button-down shirt comes with at least one extra button or a pack of extra buttons that you’ll most likely toss in a drawer. Time to dig those buttons out of that drawer! Gather your spare, light colored shirt … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-to: Create Snipped Blooms

Need some playful blossoms? Scatter these cuties across your page! The simple design makes these blooms a snap to make en masse for a summertime layout. Notice how Davinie Fiero’s flowers are positioned on a busy background and they still … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-to: Create a Faux Ribbon Pleat

Love the look of pleats but don’t want to spend that much time? You can get this same look on your layout. First, you will need to cut squares from cardstock, about 2″ x 2″. Once you’ve done that, go … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-to: Create Hot Glue Masks

Hot glue is much more than an adhesive. It can be a fun tool in your mixed media kit. Like Kim Watson did on her Live for Today layout in Mixed Media, Vol. 2, you can create custom masks using … Continue reading

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