A waterfall card is a cute and clever interactive card you can give your friends. Pull the tab at the bottom, and watch a series of small cards cascade down the card. Starting with a series of card stock and your own stamp collection, this explains how to make a lovely waterfall card using Halloween stamps.
Freezer paper isn't just for the freezer. In fact, with a little ingenuity garnered from this crafting video you'll learn how to transform blah and boring freezer paper into a stencil that you can use to decorate t-shirts, jeans, tote bags, or whatever you want!
Are you ready for the spookiest time of year yet? Get yourself in the mood for macabre (Halloween is in only two months!) by checking out this crafting tutorial for making a cute spider stamp-embellished Halloween box equipped with a ribbon holder.
It's never too early to begin crafting for one of the funnest and spookiest holidays of the year: Halloween! No doubt you're going to be attending at least one Halloween party or get together this year, so why not show the hostess with the mostest some love for putting together an awesome party?
Can you believe we're only a few weeks away from the official start of fall? We loved the lazy days of summer, but we can't wait for one of the best holidays ever invented: Halloween. We don't know about you, but we're already getting out our bat garlands and jack-o-lanterns in preparation for this spooktacular day.
Christmas may not be until a few months from now, but it's never too early to start crafting for the holidays! If you're excited about the holiday season and can't wait to begin crafting gifts and cards for your loved ones, check out this video to learn how to make an accordian folded Christmas paper flower.
In order to make a scallop square card with Stampin' Up, you will need the following: a big shot, a large scallop square # 115950 Bigz Clear die, stamps, adhesive, design paper, mini glue dots, decorative ornaments, and card stock.
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category where you will learn how to use the rolling marble technique in scrapbooking. Take a piece of 2" x 5 1/2" whisper white. Then take the stamp set container with three marbles in it and add 4 -5 drops of color from a bashful blue refill inside the container. Then shake the container till the marbles get coated with the ink. Put some dotto on the back side of the whisper white and stick it to the inside top of the container. Flip it over and r...
In this video, we learn how to make crayon resist watercolor background sheets. First, draw a pattern onto a piece of paper with crayons. You can make any kind of pattern that you want. After this, add some water color paint to the picture and use a credit card to push the paint around the picture. You will see that the crayon resists the paint and the paint sticks to the paper instead! Let this dry, then you will see that the crayon is still resisting the watercolor ink. After this, enjoy yo...
In this video, we learn how to make a gift Christmas jar with Stampin' Up! First, take any type of jar you want to collect money in. After this, rinse out the inside and remove the labels off of the bottle and measure them. Now, take a piece of card stock and cut it out to make the length of the label from the bottle. Now, decorate the bottle with different Christmas decorations and then tape it onto the jar or bottle. Next, add on different types of felt cut outs to the jar as well. To finis...
These adorable cards are perfect for gifting your daddy-o on Father's Day, but you should by no means limit yourself to just that one holiday. These collared shirt and tie cards are also suitable for your dad's birthday, or even for your boyfriend on his birthday.
Creative gifts are the way to go, and personalizing them is even better. That's where monograms come in. They're perfect for things like napkins and coasters, and that's exactly what you'll learn in this video— how to make monogrammed coasters and napkins with stamps and ink.
Smarties are the all-inclusive candy. With every color of the rainbow, it allows kids and sugar-addicted adult folks alike the powerful option of choosing between eating the Red or Green flavor, or Blue for those days when we're feeling down (that's why we're eating the candy in the first place, right?).
You can engrave just about any surface available, as long as you can press your engraving pen over it. Watch this tutorial to learn how to engrave stones from your garden or the beach with gorgeous floral designs or names. If you have a party coming up, you can create stunning party favors or stylish decorations by engraving pretty designs onto common garden or beach stones!
After a long marathon run, runners like to refresh with a nice bottle - or ten - of water. But if you've ever run for an extended period of time, especially in high heat, you know that you not only lose water through sweat, but also electrolytes and salts that help keep your energy up.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a pig out of punches. First, you will need to have white paper, pink paper, and black paper. You will also need punches that are in star shapes, different circle sizes, oblong shapes, and a flower shape. TO put this together, first glue a small heart shape to the bottom of the oblong shape and set to dry. Next, take a large pink circle and place two white dots and black dots on top to make the face. Next, draw two black circles onto a smaller pink circle...
Are you hosting a party soon but can't decide what to give out as party favors? With options at stores being limited and often expensive, you could save yourself lots of money while tossing guests a memorable gift by simply making your own favors.
If you're the old fashioned type who still writes in her journal every night, then you probably go through journals faster than most people go through their favorite blogs at night.
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category where you will learn how to make a mini Big Shot Box with Stampin' Up! For this you got to use the Bigz Die Box #2. Cut a Whisper white card stock at 6" x 11", place it on the die box and run it through the machine to get the box template. Cut off one edge of the template along the score line with scissors. This will be the top part of the open box. Now fold the bottom part of the box along the score line. Take a strip of cottage wall desig...
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 photo album.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a four leaf clover pattern. First, fold your paper in half, then fold it in half in the other direction. Next, fold the edges making a point and then cut a half an inch along the edge, making a cone shape. end the shape on the right side, making a heart shape. When you unfold, you will have a four leaf clover! You can use any size of paper to make this, just make sure you use green paper to keep the theme Irish. This is a great project for kids to learn ...
When you hear the word "watercolor," the image of Monet sitting in his garden in Giverny slowly whittling monumental versions of his garden's lillies on canvas probably comes to mind. But you don't have to be a superstar painter to be able to create beautiful watercolor prints.
In order to make and use a stencil, you will need the following: pencil, blue painter's tape, Dura Lar film, Self-healing mat, spray adhesive, old canvas board, airbrush, compressed air, airbrush paint, utility knife, paper, eraser, and an idea for a stencil.
In order to make a flower vase card, with Stampin' Up, you will need the following: card stock, scissors, greeting stamp, Shimmer Mist, stickers, and ribbon.
Basic paper punches do two very extraordinary things for crafters: 1. They minimize your workload and save your fingers from completely drying out and falling off from weilding scissors at oblique angles the whole day, and 2. They create perfectly cut, perfectly uniform shapes and can be used over and over again.
Father's Day cards that tell you up front that they're Father's Day cards are pretty boring. After all, about 95% of these cards either say "Happy Father's Day" on the front or inside.
Caulk is not the first material you'd think of using when crafting a birthday card, but when guided onto the paper in neat designs as created with the help of brass stencils, caulk motifs can be quite beautiful and tactile.
Even as early as first grade art class, you learn that watercolor/painting is an entirely different category from stamping, which basically requires a stamp pad and rubber stamp. But this tutorial blurs the line between the two art forms in the most attractive way possible.
Grave rubbing is more than just an art. It's a record of the past, one that so many people would just rather forget. And graves are the one way to reconnect with that world. Discover the ancient art of gravestone rubbing to record beautiful headstone images or to enhance your genealogy studies. It only takes a few simple tools and you’re on your way.
Taking the negative of an image in photography brings out its major contours and creates a powerful graphic contrast between white and black. The same sort of effect happens when you construct a card using only the "negatives" and no other colors.
This video will show viewers how to create Elmo and cookie monster using punches made from Stampin' Up stamp punches. In order to make these characters, you will need a blue and an red sculpt circle punch a smaller black circle punch, an orange and 4 white circle punch, and 4 smaller black circle punch. In order to make the cookie monster shape, take the large ruffled circle punch as the head, and cut the black circle in half, placing it on the bottom half of the circle. This will be the mout...
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?
Expand your card-making horizons and make a paper frame with Stampin Up! afficiando, Dawn. Go from start to finish creating this beautiful card perfect for any occassion from birthday to spring greeting! Get crafty this weekend with help from this card making tutorial!
Why spend money on embossing folders when you can make homemade ones for cheap? This video tutorial shows the process of making your own embossing folders easily and cheaply. You can make your own designs or you can use die cuts that you already have made, and make coordinating folders for them. All you need for this crafts project is card stock and glue. You can save a fortune!
Funky Foam? This product is for kids and can be found in any arts and crafts store, and it's the key to making homemade stamps in this video crafty project. See how to make your own stamps with funky foam! It's cheeps and oh so simple. You can either create your own designs or convert your die cutters into coordinating stamps for embossing, etc. Quick, easy, and super cheap stamps!
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to use markers & water to create a watercolor stamp look. You can use rubber and acrylic stamp for this. You will need water based markers, minimister and card stock. Select you stamp and color it with markers as you would do in a painting. For example, you can color the leaves green and flowers red. You can also apply different shades. Then spray water with the minimister and stamp the image. Just stamp and lift, don't keep it too long ...
This video describes how to make a fancy-looking stationery card set holder. First, take a card and cut it down to 10*6.5 dimensions. On the 6.5 inch sides, score 1" each. On the 10 inch sides, score 1", 7" and 8". Using a pair of scissors, cut flaps on the 10" side on the scores upto 1". After cutting these slits, you can do any designs on the card in order to make the holder look beautiful. Now fold the card along all the scores to make creases. Now, using glue, stick the flaps together. Fo...
This video shows you how to stencil a t-shirt with inks. Tape the t-shirt onto a piece of cardboard with masking tape. Lay the stencil on the t-shirt and tape some blank paper at the edges to ensure that there is no splashing on the sides. Some mist paint in blue Hawaiian is used. You do not need to apply a lot of it. Add some orange paint too. To make the print permanent, you must take out the cardboard put the t-shirt on the ironing board with the design uppermost. Cover the design with a c...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a shimmer mist mixture for cards. Begin by filling a small spray bottle with rubbing alcohol. Now add about 1/2 tsp-tbsp of Champagne Mist shimmer paint into the spray bottle and shake it to mix it. Users can also use frost white or platinum shimmer paint. To apply the shimmer mixture on a card, spray the mist in the air and wave the card stock into the mist. The alcohol will help dry the paint faster. This video will benefit those viewers who...
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a stamped notepad cover. Put the note pad on the edge of a bigger sheet of paper, draw the outline and cut the paper along the lines. The paper should be longer than the notepad. Put the note pad on top of the paper aligned with one end and fold the other end of the paper. Remove the paper and crease it properly along the scoring lines. Depending on the theme you want for the cover, apply the required ink with sponge on the paper...