Category Archives: How-Tos

Scrapbook How-to: Create a Stamped Title with Masking

You want your title to stand out on your layout and one way to do that is add a background to your text. April Massad masked a portion of her stamp when creating the title for her Loving Life layout … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-to: Make Your Own Flag Accents

Create a rollercoaster background for your layout by creating your journaling in a rolling wave shape, using either a photo-editing or word-processing program. Print the wavy shape on cardstock cut to 8 1/2″ by 12″ (most ink jet printers will … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-to: Make a Synthetic Flower

These bright, cheerful peonies are easier to make than you might think and are the perfect way to give your page a textile touch. Cluster together with sweet scallops and other fabric like lace trim to draw the eye toward … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-To: Hand Stitch a Mini Album

Hand stitch the binding of a folded mini album to hold the pages in tightly and emphasize the handcrafted nature of your project. This type of binding is perfect for small albums that you want to dress up with ribbon, … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-to: Transform Die-cut Circles into Other Accents

Die cuts and journaling spots can easily be cut, folded, stamped on, and literally transformed into a different type of accent than originally intended, which makes them a fantastic supply for a scrapper on a budget. Take, for instance, the … Continue reading

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