Hey paper crafters! I hope all of you are having a wonderful new year. 2014 was such a huge year for me and Love Paper Crafts. There was so much going on in my personal life that I sometimes forgot to update the site! I promise this year will be different and will be an […]
Alright paper crafters and scrapbookers, we will be starting a new series here on the blog of sketch to scrapbook pages. Every week I will create one sketch, post it and turn it into a physical scrapbook page. You guys are more than welcome to join in and leave your own scrapbooking pages in the […]
Scrapbooking is not a cheap hobby. In fact, I think it’s one of the more expensive hobbies you can have. There are so many tools, papers, punches and ribbons and not enough money to go around. Over all the years that I have been scrapbooking I have found a few tricks that I use to […]
Last week I released a new printable scrapbook. This one is called magic. It comes with a ton of printable embellishments and has a wonderful shape to it. The album itself is gatefold and has pockets and envelopes on both sides. The price for these printables is $6.99 but you will get $2 off if […]
Hey papercrafters! The temperature has been heating up here and I’ve been feeling those spring temperatures already. I’ve been crafting and designing new freebies like crazy since it feels so nice and cozy recently. My latest mini album is a mismatched 6″ x 6″ 7gypsies mini album. I used double sided papers from several of […]
With a new year usually comes new year resolutions. For me, it also brings a bunch of new crafts and scrapbooks. I start out with handmade calendars and new project life books. Coming up with new ideas every day or even every month can sometimes be challenging. Here are some ways to be a better […]
Christmas is right around the corner and if you’re anything like me you may still need a couple of gifts. Money is a little tight around here so I often fall back to hand made gifts. I wanted to put together a shabby chic printable scrapbook mini album that could be made by anyone with […]
A fun envelope mini album I made from the Recollections Union Square paper collection. The base of the album is made from cards and envelopes.
It has been a while since I did a simple share of a project that I have worked on. If you follow me on YouTube, you may have already seen this mini scrapbook album but I wanted to share the photos of it on the blog as well. I finished it a week or two […]
I have been going through a lot of my vintage photos lately and trying to figure out the best way to go about scrapbooking vintage photos. Because they are so old and fragile I often feel like they need to be preserved in a special way. The more modern scrapbooking layouts do not showcase vintage […]
Pink Paislee is one of those companies that I just cannot get enough of. All of their paper lines and products are stunning. I love every single one of them and I get am super excited whenever they release a new one. Since Fourth of July will be the next major holiday (don’t worry I […]
The latest trend is colorful scrapbook layouts. We want them to stand out, be artistic, be colorful and look great. So how can we add more color to our scrapbook pages? Take a look at my tips and tricks for how to incorporate more colors into your scrapbook layouts and paper projects.
I love washi tape, I have bundles of it. Everytime I find a unique design or color I have to have it. I started to wonder how I could make my own washi tape. I experimented with several different things but I eventually settled on this. Here is a tutorial about how to make washi […]
Lately I have been obsessed with doing faux stitching in my layouts and cards. I have recently come to love using faux stitching over real stitches. Why? For starters it is a lot easier than breaking out the sewing machine thread. By using a pen or some paint to create my stitching, I don’t have […]
Yesterdays post was a free SVG file for a window envelope/pocket page. Today I’m going to share how I took that file and created a vintage mini album in just two days. The paper collection is Teresa Collins Vintage Finds.
I have been working on a little envelope mini album for a couple days now. This mini is full of small window envelopes that I designed and cut myself using the Sizzix Eclips. This Window Envelope Tutorial will show you how to make the little pages I put into my album. They are super easy […]
Please excuse my absence over the last week. Yesterday was my birthday and I decided to spend last week in the happiest place on earth, Disneyland. Disneyland is truly magical for me and I would spend everyday there if I could. I took a short little break for my birthday but now it is time […]
We have all been there, looking for the best tools to get the job done. I remember beginning scrapbooking and not knowing where to start. I had a photo, some patterned paper and a glue stick. It was ugly but it got the job done. I have been scrapbooking for a while and there is […]
I just finished working on this gorgeous new mini album that I am planning to throw all of my Spring photos in. The cold has gotten to me and I am ready for it to heat up a little. Lucky for me, it does not stay cold for very long where I live and Spring […]