Mixed Media Art, Papercraft Like a Pro, scrapbooking

Behind the Scenes of the “Best Is Yet To Be” Scrapbook Layout

This 12"x12" scrapbook layout was the project I submitted for the Academy of Scrapbooking and Arts World Scrapbooking Championship of 2018-2019. Read the behind-the-scenes story of this layout in my on the Sandpaper Road blog HERE: https://sandpaperroad.com/2019/02/02/behind-the-scenes-of-the-best-is-yet-to-be-scrapbook-layout

cardmaking, Craft Product Demos, Featured Manufacturer, Greeting Cards

L-O-V-E Pop-Up Card by Sandpaper Road | Creek Bank Creations Stamps & Dies

I love that this card isn't made to have a feminine or a masculine feel. It is just a "LOVE" card, plain and simple. For this project, I am using the Creek Bank Creations Gift Card Pop-Up Die Set and Poppin' Up stamp sentiments. And this pop-up card is EASY to make, even for the beginner!

cardmaking, Inspiration to get more done, scrapbooking, Use What You Have

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...

cardmaking, Featured Manufacturer

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!

Inspiration to get more done, Use What You Have

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!

Craft Outfitting, Inspiration to get more done, scrapbooking, Use What You Have

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. 

Featured Manufacturer, Mixed Media Art

Painted Glass Jars Using Brutus Monroe Surface Sprays

These painted glass jars are perfect for indoors or for outdoor patio decor. They are perfect for giving decorative holdiay "gifts-in-a-jar". Basically, they jazz up any area and they are SO EASY to create!

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!

Featured Manufacturer, scrapbooking

12×12 Scrapbook Layout with Hidden 6×6 Page | Creek Bank Creations Slit Dies

An easy way to make more use of your 12"x12" scrapbook layout space is to hide extra pages "inside" your layouts. And the Slit Die Set from Creek Bank Creations makes it easy to create hidden pages for journaling or extra photos. First, you will need... READ MORE