Rosettes are one of my favorite embellishments for scrapbook layouts and handmade cards, but I have to admit, the first few that I tried to make did not turn out too well! However, about a year ago, I came across a quick and easy tutorial on the Making Memories blog that helped me learn what I was doing wrong... … [Read more...]
There are so many different ways to use scrapbook embellishments in your layouts! From rubber stamping to paper punching to die cutting (and everything in between), we keep you updated about all the different techniques and supplies you can use to personalize your pages.
I came across a really awesome idea in the Scrapbook.com layouts gallery recently, and I would like to share it with you today... In her "Growing Up Cute" layout pictured above, Scrapbook.com user Peenut 23 took five of her favorite photos of her daughter and made a layout with them, using playing cards as scrapbook embellishments above the photos. It appears that she made the cards herself, although you could probably do the same thing using actual cards. I love the colors … [Read more...]
If you love to make paper snowflakes, then you will love this tutorial I found for using similar techniques to make paper spiderwebs. Vanessa at A Fanciful Twist demonstrates how to make two different spiderwebs from plain printer paper. She shows how to fold the paper and exactly where to cut. Using spray paint and glitter, she then transforms them from plain pieces of paper into the pieces of art you see above! Gorgeous, aren't they? … [Read more...]
Three-dimensional flowers are fun to use on scrapbooking layouts, handmade cards, and in place of bows on wrapped packages. You can buy 3D flowers at the store to use on your projects, but better yet, why not make your own from scrapbook paper scraps and other materials that you have laying around! … [Read more...]