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

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...

cardmaking, Mixed Media Art, scrapbooking

Academy of Scrapbooking and Arts, Ltd. Entries by Sandpaper Road 2018-2019

Sandpaper Road is proud to be a contestant in the CONTINENTAL PHASE in 2 CATEGORIES! PLEASE VOTE! All voting is done ONLINE between January 14 and January 17, 2019 ONLY) - HERE'S HOW TO VOTE: 1. Log in to http://www.academyscrapart.com 2. Click "Vote Now" from the dashboard. 3. Select continent (North America + Antarctica) and category (PRO). 4. PLEASE vote!

cardmaking, scrapbooking

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...

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, 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

Craft Product Demos, Featured Manufacturer

Un-du Adhesive Remover | Time Test | Avoiding “Sticky” Mistakes

The claim to fame is that dousing your precious photos in this Un-Du liquid (which the packaging, by the way, says is "flammable") will not harm your papers or photos. So, I broke down and bought some Un-Du to give it my OWN test.

Inspiration to get more done, Mixed Media Art

Accordion House Scrapbook Layout – Inspired by Somerset Studio Magazine

Get inspired by Somerset Studio Magazine and make a mixed media scrapbook layout full of surprises!