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Multi-Cultural Women Card by Sandpaper Road – Using Technique Junkies Stamps

Today, I am sharing a card I created a while back using the Beautiful Faces stamp set from Technique Junkies. This is a wonderful stamp set, and it has lots of possibilities!

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Inspiration to Get More Done – Easy Cards Using Paper Scraps

When I sit down to make cards or scrapbook layouts, it is as EASY as pie because I do all my creative thought about color and size beforehand! This way, my creative focus can be on how to USE these pieces or scraps, which is much more manageable for my brain! Here are some close-ups of these "scrap" cards...

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Ultimate Craft Area Tips & Tricks: Sorting Paper Scraps

Are you drowning in a sea of cardstock and patterned paper? How do you deal with paper scraps? Now, for the real question: Are you HAPPY with the way you deal with paper scraps? Does your system make your crafting life easier? I made some major changes in my paper organization, although they really aren't noticeable to anyone besides me. Here are the 3 main changes I made...

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5 Signs that a Subscription Scrapbooking Kit or Cardmaking Kit is a Waste of Money

Tempted to subscribe to a monthly scrapbooking or cardmaking kit club? Subscription kits are an amazing way to build your stash when you are just starting out. They also, however, are amazing ways for some companies to suck you into their endless lure of accumulating craft supplies you do not need, will not use and cannot afford. Here are 5 signs that the subscription kit you are considering MIGHT be a waste of money...

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Holiday Coffee Card by Sandpaper Road – CHARITY BLOG HOP to benefit “The Coffee Oasis” – with Kat Scrappiness

Inspiration and lots of PRIZES! We are hoping that this blog hop will bring awareness to organizations such as Coffee Oasis and that we can raise a little money and support or them! Kat Scrappiness has pledged to donate 15% of all sales proceeds to Coffee Oasis and our other sponsors have all donated prizes to give away to all of you blog and youtube hoppers! So please visit them and show some support. You can also donate directly to Coffee Oasis here: http://kskat.com/donate. Even if you can only donate $1 or $5, it doesn't matter. Every little bit will help a kid in need.

Use What You Have

Use What You Have by Sandpaper Road | PAPER PUNCHES brought to life!

Chances are, if you have been papercrafting for a while, it is no doubt that you have a collection of heavy-duty paper punches stashed with your craft supplies. These often cumbersome (and sometimes, HEAVY) punches are slowly being overtaken by the die shape, which is much easier for storage and travel. But, those punches are certainly NOT EXTINCT!

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How you are NOT using Pinterest for cardmaking (but you SHOULD be!)

You may be using Pinterest for crafty inspiration, but chances are you are NOT using it for THIS!

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4 Supplies – 4 Cards by Sandpaper Road |Creek Bank Creations “Happy” Panel Die

Watch Sandpaper Road use 4 supplies to create 4 cards! Today's cards feature the "Happy Happy Happy" Panel Die by Creek Bank Creations.

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The Sandpaper Road Formula™ | the ultimate hack to choose patterned paper for cardmaking, scrapbooking & papercrafting

If you are guilty of being more of a "collector of supplies" than an actual papercrafter, the Sandpaper Road Formula™ will help you get through your mountains of supplies. 

Greeting Cards, Use What You Have

Use What You Have | Happy Birthday Shaker Card Using a Plastic Container

Thinking about trying to make a shaker card, but don't want to purchase a bunch of acetate sheets? Save your plastic take out containers instead!