Pleated Frame with Cupcakes

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This super fun birthday card pops up and looks good enough to eat. A few cuts and folds are all you need to create this elaborate card for friends and family. Here are the supplies you’ll need: 5 1/4″ x 7 1/4″ envelope Repositionable adhesive – 3L Bone folder Ruler Paper trimmer – Fiskars Strawberry […]

Christmas Card in a Box

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I know we aren’t even close to Thanksgiving but if you’re like me you like to get a jump on your Christmas cards especially if you make them by hand. This card in a box has a few steps but the end result is amazing. The best part…it’s a great design for any occasion, just […]

Butterfly Gatefold Card

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One of my favorite card sets I designed was the gate fold. I love the dimensionality on the front of the card and the excitement it creates when you open the gate to reveal an invitation or special message. I think you will find that you will be using this technique for almost every occasion […]

Mini Scrapbook with Envelope Pages

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I love to turn every day household items into innovative scrapbooks, like these top closing envelopes. Just one trip to an office supply store and you are on your way to a simple scrapbook that easily assembles in minutes. This is a perfect Bon Voyage gift for journaling a trip or a milestone birthday present […]

Pop-Up Box

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When giving gifts I love to add a special touch to my boxes with a dimensional pop-up element.  Just like the pop-up cards, all  you need are a few simple cuts and friends and family will love the surprise when they open the lid. [You can print a full color instruction sheet by joining our […]

Love Letters From the Heart

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Handwritten letters are becoming a thing of the past but preserving stories with the actual handwriting of the storyteller is a keepsake that will be treasured for generations. If you’re looking for the perfect graduation, wedding or even retirement gift, this Letters from the Heart Scrapbook is a treasure anyone would love to receive. [You […]

Star Book with Flowers

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Looking for a Spring time Thank You card idea?  You’ll love creating this fun garden book.  Each panel can display a different set of flowers and dangling element.  It’s sure to brighten anyone’s day! [You can print a full color instruction sheet by joining our Gold Club. Learn more.]

Accordion Mini Book with Belly Band

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When I hosted the TV show, DIY Scrapbooking, a viewer favorite was a mini book with a belly band. Like me, viewers loved the excitement of taking off the cover and revealing all the photos of the scrapbook. The design and supplies are so simple you can even create and send one as a birthday […]

Teacher Appreciation Bag

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Being a former teacher I know how nice it is to feel appreciated, even in advance of the school year. And if that appreciation comes in the form of something hand made…even better. I love walking the aisles of my favorite craft store and seeing all the blank canvases just waiting for a little customization. […]

Summer Star Book

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As we wrap up summer keep the memories alive with this Star Dimensional Display. With five different sides you can add multiple pictures to help you reminisce about those warm months.  I have used this design for my Christmas card and have even used just four windows instead of five.  You can close up the […]