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...
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...
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!