A week or so ago, I posted a picture on Twitter of a few journaling cards I made using 4 x 6 inch index cards. I trimmed one-quarter of an inch from the bottom and one half-inch from one side. I then cut the remaining card in half and decorated [...]
The world of scrapbooking, paper crafting, and mixed media can be a fun place to be a part of. With all of the paper, stickers, chipboard, ephemera, etc. available to pick from scrapbooking can be an overwhelming experience. However, there is one simple solution… joining a kit club! Kit clubs [...]
“Cutting Corners” sounds soo bad doesn’t it? Well it doesn’t have to be. In the last Project Life Shortcut post you might have noticed that some of my journal cards and photos had rounded corners. I used an old pair of decorative edge scissors with a wavy edge to achieve [...]
Thinking about jumping into the Project Day/Week/Month/365/Life movement but not sure where to start? I have created journaling card templates to use with your favorite 8 1/2 by 11 (or 12 x 12 cut down to size) paper. The journaling cards on pages 4-5 are oriented in a way where [...]
The last time I was in Target, I found a turquoise and white chevron calendar which I initially purchased to help with our budgeting process. I quickly realized that the bold patterned calendar cried out to be used for something crafty. So, I purchased another calendar and I plan on [...]
I recently tweeted about iCloud but I thought it was worth mentioning here on CraftSwag: “with #iCloud you can download #instagram & other pics from your iPhone to your home pc/mac for printing.” It’s truly awesome. I am using iCloud to collect my instagram and regular photos from my iPhone, [...]
Like the New Year New Craft Article? Starting next month Craft Swag will explore a different craft and share some expert advice on what you need to get started. I’m soo excited!
For many, the New Year is a great opportunity for change. As it relates to crafts, many of us may be thinking about changing the way we approach crafting or taking on a new craft. I found myself facilitating a craft intervention for my sisters who decided that they were [...]
Happy 2012! I’m looking forward to sharing more crafty ideas this year! What crafty resolutions do you have for 2012? Please leave a comment ! Thank you for visiting CraftSwag!