Use dollar store placemats to create papers with interesting textures.
Category: How-To Instructions
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Recycled Envelope Pocket Book
Turn a couple of junk mail envelopes into a book with little pockets in it.
Recycled Envelope Pocket Cards
Turn all those extra envelopes you receive each week into simple pocket cards.
Paint Chip Valentines
Use a paint sample card and a flower punch to create these clever Valentine cards.
Paper Punch Tips
Tips to make your paper punches last longer, and work better.
Punched Paint Chip Cards
Turn those freebie paint sample chips into elegant, contemporary cards.
What I mean when I say to chalk the edges.
Quick Fired Crackle CDs
It’s smelly, and it makes your microwave spark, but this technique sure does produce some lovely crackled CDs.
Gift Box Books
Recycle your pretty gift boxes into simple handmade books.
Clearly Altered CDs
How I turned some old CDs into transparent ornaments.
Inchie, Rinchie, Twinchie, Moo
Wondering what these terms mean? Here’s a quick visual guide.
A Paper Crafts Glossary
Ever wonder what all those paper craft terms really mean? Here are some answers.