This is my art area, fully re-organized. It's a small space behind our living room couch. Are you ready to organize your scrapbooking and cardmaking supplies? I just finished re-organizing, and I realized that there are three things I should have been doing all along in my craft area (even when I was just starting… Continue reading Inspiration to Get More Done: Top 3 Tips for Craft Room Organization
An accordion book is a fun and easy way to showcase your 4th of July family traditions this year! Even if you have never made an accordion book or mini album, give this project a try. All you need is some cardstock, patterned paper, and a variety of good strong adhesives. And Xyron adhesives are perfect for this project!
More classic ideas combined with new inspiration for using your first edition "vintage" Cricut machine! Today's tips are all about patterned paper! #officialcricut #cricutideas #cricutbeginner #cricutexpression #cricutexpression2 #cricutoriginal #cricutcreations #cricutmade #sandpaperroad #usewhatyouhave #vintagecricut #scrapbooking #cardmaking #mixedmedia
When a product is well-made, it is made to last! Use what you have, and get more out of your "vintage" Cricut machine with these craft hacks! #officialcricut #cricutideas #cricutbeginner #cricutexpression #cricutexpression2 #cricutoriginal #cricutcreations #cricutmade #sandpaperroad #usewhatyouhave #vintagecricut #scrapbooking #cardmaking #mixedmedia
Make an EASY card with Maymay Made It stamps and Distress Oxide Ink! Perfect for spring, Mother's Day, or even Women's Day Event gifts and favors!
See close-ups and details on the Maymay Made It blog! #maymaymadeit #showersofblessings #sandpaperroad #distressoxideink #distressoxidetechniques #cardmaking #cardmakingtechniques #cardmaker #mixedmedia #womensdayideas #springcards #mothersdaycards #rainydayideas
Today I am sharing an EASY Gatefold Card using the Diagonal Gatefold Card Die Set by Creek Bank Creations. I am totally addicted to this die set right now! It scores and cuts cardstock in one swipe to make the perfect fold-out card. AND, it fits inside an A2-sized envelope! #creekbankcreations #sandpaperroad #gatefoldcard
If your letter sticker (and letter "non-sticker") stash is a bit out of control, here are some ideas for using them up and creating beautiful projects, as well!
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
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...
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...