Newborn Baby Scrapbook Layout

Newborn Baby Scrapbook Layout

Happiness Is.......Scrapbook Layout by Stacy Brunner Ah... nothing makes you happier than being a parent for the first time. Sure, the all the crying frazzles your nerves. A good way to deal with it?  Snap some photos of your tearful little one! I bought some new clear acrylic stamps r … [Read more...]

Best Practices for Using Water Colors

Crafting With Water Colors

What you need to know in order to get started... Most of us have used the cake-style water colors as a child. Water colors are also available in tubes, which makes using this medium very versatile. Water color pastes give you a better idea of the intensity of color you'll get when you put your … [Read more...]

Handmade Wedding Stationary

Handmade wedding stationary

Handmade Wedding Stationary - submitted by Candice Lighty … [Read more...]

Introducing Design Team Member Jayne Loughlin

Jayne is a new addition to the Crafty Places design team all the way from the UK. She is bright and delightful and has some amazing craft projects to show you.....welcome Jayne! I am a stay at home Wife & mum of 3 girls. I have trained as a chef & also make Tiaras for weddings and proms just as … [Read more...]

Introducing Design Team Member Candice Lighty

Candice is another new addition to our Crafty Places design team. She is extremely creative and we look forward to having her with us and learning from her great suggestions and beautiful craft projects.....welcome Candice! I am a stay at home mom of 2 wonderful boys - 5 & 2 years old - and have … [Read more...]

Design Team Member Tina Parker

Tina Parker, mother of three, college student, and a nine-year veteran of scrapbooking, is a charter member of the National Scrapbooking Association (NSA). While working to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, she also works for the Lone Star Scrapbook Company in The Woodlands, Texas area. … [Read more...]

Design Team Member Stacy Brunner

Stacy has been with the Crafty Places design team for several months now and has brought such an amazing creativity to the team. Thank you for all your wonderful projects! Stacy Brunner has been scrapbooking since she could hold a pair of scissors. She scrapped before there was "scrapping stuff". … [Read more...]

Survival Tips for Crafters

Work From Home Craft Business

by Anissa Wardell The first thing for every crafter who intends on selling their wares, is to be organized. Write down your creative ideas, go online or to local boutiques and see what others are doing. Do not copy, but merely see what types of goods are the most popular items. Altered crafts are … [Read more...]

Top Ten Crafty Things to do on National Scrapbooking Day!

The top ten scrapbooking activities for National Scrapbooking Day: 1. Attend a crop or scrapbooking party! It's great to have motivation, and scrapbooking with friends is a great way to spur your creativity and keep you motivated. If you didn't plan to attend a crop, be spontaneous and consider … [Read more...]

Creating Masculine Scrapbook Pages

Crafting

Creating masculine pages is not as difficult as you may think. Many companies are now creating more masculine materials for our scrapbooks and crafts. How do we begin to layout our scrapbook pages or crafts for the men in our lives? Start with the color, pattern, and texture that you would like to … [Read more...]

Scrapbook Layout The Historic Granbury

Scrapbook Layout "Historic Granbury" submitted by design team member Katrena Goldstein I have tried to challenge myself lately with using more than 4 pictures on a single page. This is one of my best attempts. I wanted a simple, mosaic type look for this page. Instead of using a lot of … [Read more...]

Casting Shadows with Discharge – Simply Quilts

Quilting

Quilt artist Colleen Wise shares her unique discharge technique that magically casts shadows on quilts for a remarkable appearance. Then Alex Anderson explains her method for organizing her components prior to quilting. This video is not for beginners, but, it is a good tutorial and something to … [Read more...]

Celebrate Ice Cream Cone Invented in September

Source: About Family Crafts: What's Hot Now The ice cream cone was invented on September 22nd in 1903. Find ideas for crafts, games, and other activities. Crafts to Make: Draw pictures of ice cream cones. Cut out circles of different colors and glue them on a cone shape! Find … [Read more...]

Happy Easter Card or Party Invitation – Free, Printable Easter Cards

Easter Craft Ideas

Print out and make this free Easter card featuring a Happy Easter design. Use this printable card to send a greeting to a special person or as a holiday party or dinner invitation! Source: About Family Crafts: What's Hot Now. Watch the video below to learn how to make some a fun easter treat … [Read more...]

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