Tag Archives: hybrid

  • Father’s Day Bottle & Carrier Tutorial

    It won’t be long and Father’s Day will be upon us. Looking for a quick and easy project to delight any Dad? Keep reading – it really can’t be easier – I promise! First, you will need to purchase a 4-pack carton of “Starbucks Frappuccino” which you can usually find in the coffee aisle of […]

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  • DIY Candle Decorating

    DIY Candle Decorating

      The women in my life love candles! Some love the scented candles, some the flameless candles and some love them both! So for Mother’s Day, I thought I’d personalize some candles for those special women! But you can create these for any occasion! Supplies: Cardstock Tissue Paper Removable double sided tape or spray adhesive […]

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  • Art Journaling: Inspiration From Past Artwork

    Art Journaling: Inspiration From Past Artwork

    Mothers Day is coming soon. Looking through my art journals, I came across a page that I made a few years ago that I wanted to expand upon for this tutorial. I wanted to create a scene that reminded me of my Mom’s true essence and her favorite perfume, Shalimar. As a child, I always […]

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  • Printable Spring Envelope Album Tutorial

      My life is blessed with a group of wonderful women.  Some I see regularly, others not as often as I would like.  Some I have only met via email and chats.  These women are definitely individuals but in very important ways they are the same.  They are the glue that holds together their families […]

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  • Printable Paper Daffodil Bouquet

    My very favorite part of spring is the flowers! I can’t wait to see the crocus, tulip and daffodil buds opening, washing the world in bright colors! This winter seems like it keeps going on and on, so I decided to bring a little spring inside before Mother Nature was ready. I made some paper […]

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  • Printable Easter Cards

    Printable Easter Cards

    Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays! My grandparents moved to Florida when I was just five years old and we would visit them at Easter time every other year. It was the only holiday we were able to spend with them, so it’s always been special to me. Now that I’m an […]

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  • A Hybrid Layout from a Digital Layout Template

    A Hybrid Layout from a Digital Layout Template

    Here’s a quick tutorial on using a digital template to create a hybrid layout. To start out I took the ScrapSimple Digital Layout Templates: On the Diagonal and printed out copy of the png onto 8.5×11 printer paper.  Then I cut it apart along the lines of the diagonal “patterned paper” sections.  I used these […]

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  • Pedestal Pop-Ups Tutorial

      An Un-expected element for your Art Journal & Greeting Cards! You are going to be surprised at how easy it is to construct these pop-up mechanisms! I am giving you 2 templates – one for what I call the “stand alone” mechanism and one for the “inset” mechanism. Both are interchangeable depending on your […]

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  • Never-Ending Card Tutorial

    I’m always on the lookout for unique cards! I love cards with flaps, pop-ups, interaction, and fun themes. So when I saw the never-ending Card, I knew I had to figure out how to make one and share it with you! You’ll be amazed at how easy and fun it is! Supplies used: Cardstock for […]

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  • Custom Wrapping Paper Using Align & Distribute

    Audience: Intermediate Category: Printable Projects, Cards & Hybrid Crafts Operating System: Windows 7 Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 I just love wrapping presents. Especially for someone like my mother-in-law, Suzanne, who appreciates the extra effort that goes into making a package beautiful. With Suzanne’s birthday coming up this month, I thought it would be fun […]

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