Make our 1-UP Super Mario Brother party invitations using our step-by-step instructions and downloadable template.
Download and print our template to create invitations for your chili cook-off party
Read our interview with the author of ”Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books from Recycled and Repurposed Materials” and no doubt you’ll me just as inspired as we are!
Find out where to download free paper doll printables as well as lots of gorgeous illustrations and designs.
Organize your rubber stamp collection and get inspired to use them at the same time!
See three beautiful examples of handmade wedding invitations and get inspired to create your own.
Try out the ancient art of paper cutting and use this great book as an introduction to the art form. With templates, photos, and easy project ideas, you’ll be creating masterpieces in no time!
Make a photo guest book for your wedding that you’ll love to flip through for years to come. Store guest photos and their sentiments together in an album for a great keepsake.
Visit this featured site to get great tips from a professional card designer on making your own cards and even marketing them for sale to large corporations.
See how one of our readers collected Sudoku puzzles and made them into a pad using our padding compound.
Wrap rolls of LifeSavers candy in bright paper and ribbon to make the perfect little party favor or unique Thank You card.
Learn an easy technique to give regular scrapbook paper a glittery, embossed finish.
Use decorative paper or card stock and our easy template to make your own CD or DVD holders.
Check out a great site full of tips, ideas, and tutorials for designing fun and interesting paper crafts.
Read about one of our favorite sources of inspiration for creative handmade greetings.
Decorate an ordinary gift with giant letters spelling the recipient’s name. This is a great idea for gifts for young kids who are just learning to recognize their own name, and will love it!
Use chipboard cutouts as a basis for mounting photos on a scrapbook page. The fun shapes and dimension will really make your photos pop.
Learn to create a glossy finish on our folding photo cubes, to make them look nicer and last longer.
Use your Cricut machine to create a shadow design for a plain lampshade.
Learn how to make a pop-up Valentine card for your child’s next Valentine exchange at school.
Recycle the Christmas cards you receive using these 10 different ideas. Learn how to make scrapbooks and bookmarks and get ideas for donating them.
Collect all of your Christmas cards and other items of memorabilia and make them into a scrapbook using a hole punch and book rings.
Make fun and easy Christmas cards that have a removable ornament to be hung on the tree. With minimal waste and maximum re-usability, these cards are rather “green”!
Learn to make two styles of fun and easy handmade Christmas cards — one with a spinning snowflake and another with a build-your-own-snowman kit.
Learn to make your own custom notepads out of any paper and a special type of glue.
Find original stamp designs to make your next card or scrapbook page stand out at Hobo Soup.
Use your Cricut machine to make easy stencils with freezer paper and fabric paint.
Share Chica’s excitement over her Grand Prize finish in Oriental Trading Company’s recent ”Best on the Block” contest.
Use watercolors to paint your favorite rubber stamp images for unique handmade cards.
You’ll be surprised to learn how affordable and easy it is to have a custom rubber stamp made with your own design. Great for projects of any kinds, these offer great potential for weddings, special occasions, and handmade cards.
Protect pads of Post-It notes from damage in your bag or drawer — and make them look much cuter at the same time — with this cute technique for covering them in decorative paper. Kids love ‘em too!
Learn how to make a swinging 3D card with this quick tutorial from a card-making friend of ours.
Take your scrapbooking routine for a spin by organizing a Circle Journal with friends. With a group of friends all contributing pages to each other’s books, the result is sure to be unique and a treasured item for years to come. Get started with our list of theme ideas and free downloadable Circle Journal guide.
Make a multi-page wedding program that’s tied in a bow. This sleek and elegant design can be customized to suit any wedding theme and has a graceful vellum cover on the top. Includes a free downloadable and customizable template.
Make your own ribbon tote purse by punching holes in an old plastic bag from sheets or a curtain. Thread your ribbon through the holes and you’ll end up with convenient tote that holds all your ribbon neatly in one place.
Make your own Father’s Day cards with these cute die-cut DAD blanks. See how we decorated cards for our fathers using fun paint techniques to create an aged appearance and a textured surface to represent grass.
Use decorative papers, ribbons, and embellishments to make your own fancy wrapped soaps at home. Even the most ordinary bar soap will be fit for a king when wrapped with a lovely paper!
Fit a lot of pictures onto a single scrapbook page and create a striking layout by using this mosaic technique. Learn how to fit your pictures together and cut them into tiles.
Learn Chica’s simple trick for lining up letter stickers on a scrapbook page. Your titles can always be centered and straight!
Use your own photos to make a magic folding photo cube that unfolds over and over to reveal new photos on each side.
Learn how to use a dog collar as a creative fastener for a dog-themed scrapbook. Using your dog’s actual collar and tags can serve as a thoughtful memorial for a beloved pet.
Read about how digital scrapbooking can save you lots of time and give beautiful results.
Read about Oriental Trading Company’s latest contest, which invites you to decorate a plain chipboard house for a chance at great prize, and see Chica’s and Jo’s entries into the contest.
Make a pocket in the back of your scrapbook to hold extras like cards, ticket stubs, or other mementos.
Organize and sort all your photos, scraps, and journaling for a large trip or event scrapbook ahead of time, saving you lots of effort in the future and making it so much easier to work on the book when time permits.
Learn how to make candy-filled hearts out of paper doilies. These are great for kids to make for Valentine’s Day cards, and would also make a unique wedding favor.