Take inspiration for scrapbook paper from anywhere, and don't let scrapbooking be limited by what is and isn't available for sale. In these video scrapbooking tutorials, Debbie Buckland takes designs from her day to day life, a Kleenex tissue box pattern and her daughter's soc ...more
Make Your Own Scrapbook Paper with Stamps and Paper
You've organized your materials and chosen your book. Now it's time to get down to brass tacks. . . and tapes, stamps, stickers, cardstocks, markers... Watch this how to video to learn how to make your own scrapbook. You Will Need * Your materials, organized into layouts * Y ...more
Make your own mini scrapbook album out of four paper bags! This tutorial shows you how to create your own shabby chic album using the paper bags as your base and then using school supplies to add a unique twist to your album.
Christmas is just a few days away, which means everyone is out shopping for last minute gifts. But wait— you still need some Christmas cards! The stores are going to be packed and Hallmark's going to have huge lines— so now what? Luckily, WonderHowTo has some great videos to ...more
Make a lovely and cute Halloween greeting card with stamps and craft paper. Follow the steps in this tutorial, and you'll end up with a fun and wicked cool card with spiderwebs, witches and a few colored bats on your card!
If your photo albums are older than you can remember and have yellowing, ripped pages and photos askew, then we can bet that your photos aren't in good condition. So save your prized memories and keep them looking great for future generations by organizing them neatly into a p ...more
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more
Sue from Paper Source demonstrates rubber stamping techniques. Rubber stamps are a versatile tool for decorating card, scrapbooks, or any paper design project. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to use rubber stamps and ink. Part 1 of 2 - How to Use rubber stamps ...more
Scrapbook paper is a great material for fancy, hand made cards. This simple to make greeting card can be sent out for any occasion. Watch this video card making tutorial and learn how to make a stamped simple snapshots greeting card out of scrapbook paper.
This video demonstrates how to make your own Greeting Cards at home. You will need the following: water color paint in bottles with sponge tip applicators and spray, ruler, adhesive, solid color paper stocks, patterned paper, a rubber stamp, stamp cleaning products, a bone fol ...more
This video demonstrates how to make paper flowers. She lays a silicone mat on the table. She shows how to use distress inks by stamping some red and yellow ink onto the mat, sprays water onto the mat with a mister, and lays punched-out paper flowers into the wet ink. She turns ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a 12" by 24" two-page scrapbook layout. First, you will need to gather all of your papers and stickers that you want on your pages. Also, grab your pictures you want to use. Next, figure out where you want to place your photo, then glue i ...more
Make your own thank you note cards to send to friends, family, gift givers or hosts. This tutorial shows you how to create cards using cardstock and designer paper along with a few stamps to create your own lovely fall themed stationery.
This video tutorial teaches how to decorate notepads with paper, stamps, and ribbon. Learn how to cover basic notepads and turn them into a beautiful handicraft.
This tutorial features the Peachy Keen stamp line, and shows you how to punch out, color and use your own embellishments. These make great accents, decorations and gifts, especially for the holiday season. All you need besides the stamps are your favorite paper crafting supplies.
This video demonstrates how to make a greeting card using card stock, scrapbook paper, a stamped image and a stamped sentiment. Ribbon and a floral embellishment add the finishing touches to any greeting card. Learn how to make this beautiful card by watching this crafting how ...more
To make a paper gift box is one of the simplest projects that you can create on your own. In order to do this you need some materials: a Square of Paper, a Pencil, a Ruler & a Folding Bone. Take any size square of paper and draw two lines diagonally from corner to corner. This ...more
For a no-wax batik dying method for your own clothes designs, you will need the following: a T-shirt, foam stamps, a medium, dye, parchment paper, fabric marker, cold water, a microwave, plastic wrap, and a pen. Place the T-shirt on plastic wrap. Insert parchment paper betwee ...more
This is an easy tutorial as to how to make a Halloween banner using just a few cupcake papers, scrapbook paper, some knitting yarn and paper cutout letters. Then glue it all together and string it on a cord for your own Halloween decoration!
This origami how-to video demonstrates how to fold an origami rose to embellish a scrapbook, greeting card or other paper craft projects. Folding your own origami roses is super easy and a great way to use left over scrapbooking materials. Watch this how to video and learn to ...more
In this video, Elizabeth shows us how to turn a normal potato into a funky stamp. Stamps are great for scrapbooking, card making, paper design and so much more! So, why waste money at pricey craft shops when you can make your own using items you already have in the kitchen?
This video scrapbooking tutorial shows how to make a little album out of designer paper. Follow along to get the pattern, or just watch and get inspired to freestyle your own scrapbooking project. The normal tools apply: paper, ruler, scissors, and a little creativity.
Learn how to make books! It's easy to construct your own books to use as journals, scrapbooks, notebooks, or sketch books. This is a five stitch method of bookbinding. You will need two pieces of cardboard, writing paper, and old calendar, embroidery floss, a ruler, scissors, ...more
The possibilities are infinite when it comes to DIY gift wrap. Instead of the usual Christmas-themed wrapping paper, make your packaging look funky with old maps, music sheets, calendars, and other material to encase your loved ones' presents. You can also make the wrapping a ...more
In this video, we learn how to stamp your own customized X-mas patterned cardstock. You will need: green/red stamp pads, Christmas stamps, light yellow plain cardstock and a stamp foam mat. First, stamp your yellow paper as you wish with the green and red stamp pads, you can m ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a double flap card with Stampin' Up!. First, cut out the card in green, then add a creamy caramel color to the top of a white piece of paper. Now, add a green piece of paper that is slightly smaller to the top of the caramel color paper. Add ...more
In this video we learn how to make a paper bag mini. Start out with your paper consistent throughout the entire bag and then distress the pieces that you place on it. When you open it up it will have several pages inside of it. Use different types of stamps, distressing, and t ...more
Mybutterflykisses12 shows viewers how to make a vintage lady tag! First, You will need a stampof a vintage lady and some cardstock. Dab your stamp with black ink and stamp it onto card stock that is shaped like a tag. Next, you can stamp on vanilla script above the figure. Nex ...more
JoAnn, an amazing scrapbooker from Emerald City Elegance, teaches you how to make an amazing mini scrapbook album of your own out of note cards. Describes the necessary materials and tools and gives an easy to follow explanation of how to put together this excellent gift. Incl ...more
Put a use to all that scrap paper lying around. Learn how to make your own paper out of paper you'd like to recycle with the steps outlined below. Perfect for a stationary project or decorative invitation! You Will Need: • Recycled paper • A blender or food processor • A basi ...more
First of all you need an acrylic block, stamping pad, packet of rubber bands and a piece of paper. Open the rubber band packet and then you have to choose several rubber bands which are of same size. Now you have to get these rubber bands on your acrylic block. You can also us ...more
This video is part of the lawn fawn card series and it explains the making of a card using border punches and a stamp.The materials required are a set card-polka dot basics from paper tray ink.This card has a variety of dots on it. Remove the big open circle polka dot and lay ...more
Do you want a unique way to display your vacation photos or present your holiday newsletter? Try making an instant book. This video, you will guide through the simple process. The presenter starts by referencing Esther K. Smiths book: How to Make Books. You do not need a lot o ...more
Kathryn shows how to Glimmer Mist silk flowers for an additional decoration in scrapbooking. In this tutorial, she uses the Red Velvet and Cherub Pink Glimmer Mist colors. The flower is made with strips of silk. The strips should be cut to your own desire. Using a white gel pe ...more
The card stock used is a celery card stock that is 2 by 7 and 3/4. You then fold the ends of the card 2 inches into the card on both sides. So now it should look like two 2 inch squares on the ends that are folded and then a rectangle in the middle. The designer paper used mea ...more
Who could resist a retro SCRABBLE board game for two bucks? Suereal definitely couldn't, especially with the challenge of totally revamping a board game into something genuine and creative. Craftster's Craft Challenge #51 last June was meant to bring life back to an old board ...more
The cost of scrapbooking can really add up. You can still create wonderful scrapbooks to artistically document your memories by shopping smart and cutting costs by being resourceful. You can use things you already have around the house. Scrapbooking is a great way to preserve ...more
Summer is coming so start saving your popsicle sticks (or more conveniently buy them from a craft store) to make your very own mini American flag. This is a great activity to take into the class room or just to pass the time on a summer’s afternoon. Make the perfect summer ho ...more
This technique is great for using up scraps and making any sentiment stamp or sticker even better. This is a simple technique that you can make in advance for any paper, card or scrapbook project. In this demonstration I show you how to make the same paper ribbon sentiment tha ...more
Whether you're a coffee fiend or beer enthusiast, having good coasters is necessary to prevent watermarks from forming on your tables. But instead of going out and buying a set, consider making some custom ones yourself that match you and your home's personality. All you need ...more
The very first banknotes were used by the Chinese in the 7th century, during the Tang Dynasty. Before it was used as a true currency, paper money was used as part of a deposit system in which merchants would leave large amounts of coins with a trusted associate and receive a p ...more
The iOS App Store is a big place, offering over two million applications in total. However, there are actually some apps you can and should install on your iPhone that the iOS App Store doesn't include. And no, these apps do not require any difficult jailbreaking or complicate ...more
This gorgeous card is so easy to make and here I show you how, using some fabulous floral papers, however you could use any on hand, this card is a showstopper. Step 1: Items Used 7x5inch Ivory blank card Anna Griffin Cardstock and papers from the French Floral Collection Spe ...more
This cardmaking tutorial shows how to make a truly elegant and quick card, that could be made for so many special occasions. The card looks amazing in the Ivory tones and has the look for being embossed, however it is a simple die-cut. Step 1: Items Used A4 Ivory card folded ...more
In the Card making tutorial, I show you how I have made the Nifty Layers Fancy Doily Card, using Anna Griffin Nifty Nesting Layers, papers and a Anna Griffin Say it Anyways stamp as well as the Tim Holtz rosette die. You see how I put it all together and it make a fabulous loo ...more
There comes a time in relationships when two people decide to move in together, and when this happens, you learn two things: Your perfect, wonderful, adorable significant other is a disgusting, messy pig. Your significant other thinks the same about you. So how do you make s ...more
Girl Scout cookies are arguably some of humankind's greatest creations. Not only are they tasty, but they also support an excellent, female-empowering cause. While many folks (cough—yours truly—cough) have been known to plow through an entire sleeve of cookies at a time, there ...more
I always have several sheets of puff pastry in my freezer. It's unlike any other pastry dough: the layers of butter let out steam when the dough bakes (hence, the "puff" in puff pastry). The dough's flakiness perfectly compliments sweet and savory dishes, which makes it a tota ...more
Say whatever you want, but Steampunk is primarily a maker culture. Consider that Steampunk has existed since the 1960s and yet more or less languished in obscurity until approximately 2005, which is when it made the leap to costuming. That costuming was what provided the leap ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make molded paper. The materials required are toilet paper and stamps. Begin by wetting the toilet paper under some water and lay it down. Use about 10 layers of 2 ply toilet paper. Now press the stamp onto the wet toilet paper and ...more
Learn how to make your very own Japanese Yamaha paper craft motorcycle YZR-M1! These easy-to-follow instructional paper craft video clips explain everything from basic paper craft techniques and how to make major parts of the realistic paper crafts, right up to the final assem ...more
Yay, you can now own the iconic Hermès bag for next to nothing! There's one catch—it's made of paper. Hermès is currently offering several free downloadable templates for the "Kelly Paper Bag" on the company's Facebook page. Not exactly usable in the traditional sense, but it ...more
Feeling ambitious? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a 3D star with five intersecting tetrahedra using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started ...more
Looking to add specimens to your paper garden? Make a bell-shaped paper flower with origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own paper flowers from a sheet of folded paper. For more in ...more
Why shell out your entire paycheck for some measly pieces of paper? Become your own paper craftsman - and save a few bucks - by watching this video on how to make your own origami double tissue paper. As you can probably guess from the name, double tissue paper is thicker tha ...more
The smaller your origami gets, the harder it is to fold, but not in the case of the lucky stars. The miniature 3D stars are easy to fold, and you just need a long strip of paper. You could buy pre-made strips of paper, or cut your own with scissors, box cutter or paper cutter. ...more
You can turn all your paper trash - from paper towel rolls to cereal boxes to paper scraps - into treasure by watching this tutorial, which takes all these usually thrown away materials and blends them with flower petals to create a gorgeous looking paper. Learn how to make t ...more
If you own the paper cutting craft device, the Cricut, you can make Happy Howlidays Christmas cards by using the Cricut Paper Pups cartridge. The Cricut machine is for crafters who want to cut out paper and graphics for scrapbooking and card making. The card shown will have a ...more
Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? Make a jumping paper frog with origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own leaping amphibian from a sheet of folded paper. For more i ...more
Want to give a special someone your heart (and get rid of junk mail in the process)? Make a paper heart using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own paper hearts from a ...more