Cheap Paper Casting In Your Scrapbooks

There is a cheap way to include paper castings in your scrapbooks without breaking the bank. Toilet paper. Using toilet paper in my scrapbooks? No, I’m not crazy. But try out this fun technique and see how much fun it can be. The first thing that is important to know, is that there is no one particular brand of toilet paper that you have to use. The cheap kinds work just as well as their more expensive counterparts. You will need around 5 to about 8 squares of toilet paper. Stack them on top of each other. Look through your … Continue reading

Creating With Mulberry Paper

Using mulberry papers in your scrapbooks or card making adds texture and interest to your projects. But if you’re not sure how, let me explain. Mulberry paper is often used as a layer underneath stamped images on a card. The same principal can be made for a scrapbook page. However, on layout I’ve seen many use mulberry paper as matting behind a photo, or to place a journaling box on. You can use it to embellish the page. I like placing some of the metal quotes on top of a piece. No matter what the thickness of the mulberry paper … Continue reading

Mass-Producing Handmade Cards

It natural extension of our scrapbooking hobby to create handmade cards out of paper scraps and embellishments. Mass-producing (making more that one of the same card, at the same time) is a great way to make sure that you will always have a card on hand when the need arises. Always make a least 2 cards at a time. It really doesn’t take very much extra time to make a second card when you already have all of the materials out. The time consuming part of card making for me is coming up with the design. If you have already … Continue reading