Saturday, July 28, 2018

Tropical Travelogue Steamer Trunk and Album

Graphic 45 has re-released an old favorite "Tropical Travelogue" in a Deluxe Collector's Edition, which includes not only the beautiful papers, but the coordinating chipboard and sticker sheet. The collection inspired me to make a vintage-style steamer trunk with a mini travel album to fit inside.

I've listed the project itself in my Etsy Shop (there's just one!) plus a tutorial as well. If you teach classes or sell kits, I also have listed a tutorial/commercial use so you can enjoy the project with your crafty friends too! When you view the details in the tutorial listing, you'll see what supplies you'll need for this project.

Here's a walk-through of the project so you can check it out...

Visit my Etsy Shop to get your tutorial today!

Monday, July 16, 2018

Christmas Magic MASSIVE Board Book!

Happy Monday, all! Hope you had a fun weekend. I spent mine at a local 4-day crop and got a LOT of scrapbooking done and met lots of new crafty friends, too.

Today I'm sharing a super thick Christmas board book using Graphic 45's upcoming holiday release called "Christmas Magic." It's featured on the Graphic 45 blog at this link. Be sure to go over and check out more photos and my video walk-through of this entire book, with tips and hints throughout. Leave a comment on the G45 blog as well as their social media sites for a chance to win it before anyone can even BUY it.

If you haven't yet, be sure to visit and subscribe to my YouTube channel where you can find LOTS of videos, tutorials, demo's, as well as projects I'll be listing in my Etsy Shop.

Monday, July 2, 2018

For the past few weeks, Graphic 45 has been introducing the fabulous new team members, who are now called "Brand Ambassadors." It's a great way to get to know each new designer, check out their unique style, and learn something new.

This week we're meeting the Special Project Designers and today I'm featured, sharing my recent go-to technique of building a custom base for any box to accommodate the Graphic 45 metal claw feet. I love altering boxes and sharing this unique way to take it to the next level – literally!

Here's a peak at the project. Then hop over to the Graphic 45 blog and check out lots more photos and my YouTube video tutorial so YOU too can make your own custom base for any size box you have. The math is super easy and I take you through it step by step.