Now that you know what Project 365 is, it is time to read about how Becky Higgins turned it into Project Life. What is Project Life? This very popular trend in scrapbooking has changed the way scrapbookers preserve their memories and also what products the major manufacturers are releasing to the craft market. Is Project Life right for you? Read about it in this week's newest article and then watch for upcoming tips, tricks, and free downloads.
Project 365 has been around for years. It has taken on a whole new life with scrapbookers over the last few years. But if you have been wondering, What is Project 365? and how does it relate to scrapbooking, then this quick overview article is for you. This article tells you not only what Project 365 is but also how it started, how scrapbookers can participate, and what manufacturers make products specifically for it.
In this week's newest article, you can learn how to create a popular geometric pattern with Pixies. Nope, no fairy dust is needed. Learn how to make 3-D Chevrons for Scrapbooking from Doodle Bug Designs and come and see what Pixies are, and see how they can inspire your scrapbook creativity.
Get caught up on all of your snow fort building, snow ball fight, skiing, sledding, and snowman construction pictures with this collection of 3 Winter Scrapbook Page Ideas. Each of these pages was specifically chosen to inspire you to complete a scrapbook page quickly and easily whether you have one picture of half a dozen. Also included are some links to other winter craft projects around About.com that you can do alone or with your children.
In the article, Free Scrapbook Page Sketch Inspired by My Mind's Eye Designer, I showed you a scrapbook page idea that uses large, hand-cut chevron shapes. These shapes have also been outlined with machine stitching to give the scrapbook page interesting texture. This process creates a beautiful and interesting scrapbook page layout, but it may be a bit time consuming for the average scrapbooker. In this week's newest article, Making Chevrons with Washi Tape for Cards and Scrapbook Pages, I show you how you can get a similar look in mere minutes. By using patterned washi tape pieces at right angles, you can create a chevron look for your card or layout quickly and easily.
Get inspired to create a fun new scrapbook page with this week's new Free 12"x12" Scrapbook Page Idea Based on a Layout from My Mind's Eye. You will be intrigued and inspired by the over-sized, hand-cut chevrons on this layout. I also love how they are outlined each chevron with machine stitching. This article includes a free sketch that you can save to your computer for future scrapbooking.
Chalkboard is still a hot trend in scrapbooking, other paper crafting, and home decorating. For this new article, I combed the 'net to find you the most versatile Free Valentine's Day Chalkboard Printables that you can use to make quote boxes, title boxes, chipboard embellishments, and more for your scrapbook pages.
You can find free printables all over the 'net. Why not use these designs to make your own scrapbook page embellishments? In this week's new article, Free Valentine's Day Printables for Scrapbooking, I have collected links to the free printables that are 1) Easy and free to download, 2) Versatile, and 3) Could be used on scrapbook pages. Any of these printables could be used as a title box or quote box on a love-themed scrapbook page. There are also some free banners and flags for making 3-D scrapbook page embellishments.
What is washi tape? This week's new article will give you a quick over-view of this craft product that has taken scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, and also general crafting by storm. Few other products can boast the cross-over acceptance of washi tape is such a wide variety of creative outlets. Learn what it is, what it looks like, and what you can do with it in this short article. Remember that you can click on any photo in the article to see it larger, full-size.
What's new and what's hot? This week's new article shows you 21 of the hottest new crafting tools, products, and gizmos. Come check out the list in the article CHA Hot 20 for 2014, and see if you can pick which products won the coveted top three spots. Scroll through the list and and the top three are announced at the end.