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Snowflake Cards. How to Marbleize Paper and Cards. Immediately after removing the paper, place it in a pan, and pour water over it.

How to Marbleize Paper and Cards

Hang paper to dry, marbleized side up. Do not touch the paper until it is dry (typically within 2 hours, depending on humidity levels). Decide whether to keep or discard your solution (it can be used several times). To change paint colors, lay strips of newsprint across the solution's surface, then remove; repeat with clean strips until the solution is clear. You can store the solution in an airtight jar for about a week. Paint chip greeting cards. Like most of you, I’m sure, I tend to go through a lot of paint chips when trying to decide on a color to paint a room.

Paint chip greeting cards

And when the project is done, I toss the paint chips into a box I keep in my craft room. They are the perfect “I’ll use these one day” items, right? Well I stumbled upon the box a few days ago and realized just how many I’d collected over the years. Oh the memories this pile brings back! There are the numerous shades of tan that I went through when painting the kitchen. No matter how I got this collection, I knew it was time to finally do something with them.

Can you believe those were made from plain white cardstock and boring old paint chips? First I cut some ordinary 8.5″ x 11″ white cardstock in half crosswise, then folded it. For the square mosaic design, I grabbed a bunch of smoky blue paint chips and cut them into 1 inch squares. These sweet monster cards are perfect for birthdays, Father's Day, Mother's Day, or just about any occasion. — #653. DIY Holiday Greeting Cards. Betsy Blundell Crafty, sparkly easy to make, our DIY holiday greeting cards are the perfect way to send holiday cheer through the mail to your loved ones this year! Cardstock White paint or Elmer's glue Fine gliiter in multiple colors Markers {*style:<b> </b>*} . {*style:<b> </b>*} Dip your fingertip into white paint or glue. {*style:<b> </b>*} Carefully press your fingertip down on the front of the card close to the line you just drew. {*style:<b> </b>*} Make a Puppy Ears card {Craft Camp}

Just in case you missed it I have something great going on right now.

Make a Puppy Ears card {Craft Camp}

That’s right… Don’t forget to stop in and enter my Silhouette contest! You could win a Silhouette CAMEO and rhinestone kit! I am excited to be offering 30 days of fun crafts to keep kids active and entertained this summer! You won’t want to miss a day of these fun crafts for kids from some amazing bloggers! Please be sure to pay them a visit! Hey, Craft Campers! First things first. Letter sized sheets of white, blue, yellow, orange and red card stockScraps of white and black paperTacky GlueScissors and/or craft knife (Remember the craft knife is sharp! Get Started: 1) Download the PDF template, open it, and follow the directions on the template to print on your card stock. 2) Score and cut out all the pieces as directed on the template. *Get a grown-up involved if you are using a craft knife. 3) Cut the white piece of card stock in half so that you have two pieces that are 5.5 x 8.5 inches. 13) Test the ear action! MAGAZINE ENVELOPES.

18K+ Well I got this idea from our friend Nina.

MAGAZINE ENVELOPES

She was making these super cute envelopes out of scrapbook paper and I really wanted to make some! So I came home and made some! They are so so SO simple and add a personal touch to your envelopes. You will need: An old magazine, scissors, an envelope, a glue stick and a Sharpie. Tear out some magazine pages that you like. Carefully pull the envelope apart. Trace the envelope on a magazine page. Cut the envelope shape out. Turn the envelope over as well as the magazine cut-out. Unfold everything and separate the magazine cut-out from the envelope. Glue the bottom flap down to the two side flaps. Flap Card Project Tutorial by Rose Ann Reynolds. DIY string-tie envelopes. Hello!

DIY string-tie envelopes

Sorry about the little break. My son has been off on his half-term holidays so I had a blog-free week! Now I am back, I just want to give a big shout out (and a big thank you) to my new sponsors, pi’ikea street and paper glitter….do check their sites out! I also wanted to say a massive thanks to all the people who have left comments lately (and to those who have sent me lovely emails). It’s been especially great to hear from people who have been making the projects…and ace seeing all your pictures…hurray! I do confess that I have always had a ‘thing’ about string-tie envelopes.

These dinky little envelopes are great for all-sorts of things (storing paper ephemera, housing invitations/gift cards, storing seeds). By the way, now my kids are getting better at using scissors they have been really enjoying making their own envelopes using the template from my previous post. You will find a full tutorial and templates below! How-to 1. 3. 5. Paper craft. Handmade hardcover notebook made from beautiful floral cotton canvas.

paper craft

Make a good journal or even sketch book . Ideal gift for friends ,colleague ,family or anyone who love writing. Free name engraving on the piece of leather in front cover. Tags:- gift guide,personalized gifts,notebook,book,journal,for her,gift below25$,cards and stationery,for mom This beautiful handmade notebook is ideal for sketching, drawing with pen and pencil and writing down your wonderful memories and thoughts. Notebook dimensions 16 x 16 cm (6.2 x 6.2 inches) Tags:- Notebook, Sketchbook, Hard cover notebook, handmade notebook, hand bound, blank notebook, blank sketchbook, recycled, recycled kraft paper, coptic stitch, Journal, purple colour, paper goods 13.5cm x 13.5cm white card. Ombre chevrons in pink/peach tones are lined up.