New Uses for Old VHS Cases

We are slowly in the process of getting through our many VHS movies. Over the years, we’ve picked up quite a few of them from thrift stores and yard sales. Friends have given us their VHS tapes when they have upgraded to DVD because they knew that we would use them. We were one of the last hold outs in purchasing a DVD player. Some of the movies are starting to wear out and are so loved that we will have to attain the DVD versions. Others have been watched a few times but are not worthy of precious space … Continue reading

Coordinating Invites and Gifts

Primary teacher gift boxes It is so fun when I have an opportunity to use my scrapbooking supplies for things other than scrapbooking. This past month I was able to make invitations to a dinner at church and create coordinating gift boxes (filled with candy) for each of the people in attendance at the dinner. Everyone seemed to like the invites and gift boxes, so I thought I would share my little project with you. The Invitation (I appoligize for the paint blob in the center of this one. I gave out all of the good ones before taking a … Continue reading

Make Your Own Gifts and Gift Boxes

How gifts are presented can be just as important as what is inside the package. Showing the recipient that you put a lot of thought into the gift, and even the packaging, will show him or her how much you care. Here are some unique ideas for homemade gift boxes and gifts: For a friend or family member that is crazy about computers and anything to do with computers, create a cute gift box using old floppy disks. You will need six for a small box and ten for a larger gift box. For the small box, lay one disk … Continue reading