cardmaking, Commit to Christmas, scrapbooking

Commit to Christmas – Do NOW and Avoid the December Rush

Determined to do more cardmaking or scrapbooking this Christmas season? Try these 5 tips NOW to avoid the December rush! #sandpaperroad #committochristmas #christmas #craftorganization #christmascardideas

Inspiration to get more done

Inspiration to Get More Done: Top 3 Tips for Craft Room Organization

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

Craft Product Demos, Featured Manufacturer, Papercraft Like a Pro, scrapbooking

4th of July Accordion Book – Xyron Makers Team Project

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!

cardmaking, scrapbooking, Use What You Have

USE WHAT YOU HAVE – VINTAGE CRICUT – Episode 2 – PATTERNED PAPER

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

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

Use What You Have – Vintage Cricut – STACKING

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

cardmaking, Featured Manufacturer

Showers of Blessings Distress Oxide Card Design Team Project for Maymay Made It

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

cardmaking, Craft Product Demos, Featured Manufacturer, Papercraft Like a Pro

Easy Gatefold Card | Creek Bank Creations Diagonal Gatefold Die Set

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

cardmaking, scrapbooking, Use What You Have

USE WHAT YOU HAVE by Sandpaper Road | Letter Sticker Sheets (part 2)

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!

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...