Teddy Bear scrapbook project

I screwed up. In the first month of the new year I did all the things I was saying I will NOT do this year. For example, I said I will not collect designer catalogues with beautiful photos and will immediately send them to the paper recycling bin. Immediately! But the problem is the same… Continue reading

The very scrapbook pineapple project

I know, for every crafter, and especially for the paper crafters, it is very difficult to throw out pieces of craft material. They all look so useful, so wonderful! Even when piling up in our work spaces and making distracting clutter. In the last few years I started working very carefully to reduce my workspace… Continue reading

The Christmas reason

It is sad that at the end of every December we keep forgetting the real reason for the Christmas holidays. Somehow, lost in the impassionate or sometimes passionate shopping vortex, we keep forgetting to be thankful for what we have. The precious time. Together. A man and his wife on the road Even though this… Continue reading

Easy Christmas pocketed gift tags

Do you like gift tags? I love them. But if you read my blog, you already know this. They are great, especially for Christmas and especially if you have a big family and a lot of friends and want to send everyone a nice personal message. For example, I don’t make big presents, but bake… Continue reading

Scrapbook and lace lemonade

You know these old wise words: “If Life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. Almost two months ago I bought а clock paper die online. I was hoping to use it for my New Year greeting card designs. Yesterday the little pack came! I was so excited! Of course, I tried it immediately! And… Two months… Continue reading

Frugal craft Christmas wreath

I don’t really like the word “frugal”. Especially for “craft” and “Christmas”. I much prefer words such as “smart”, “thoughtful”, “discerning”, because these better describe  why we are indeed trying to reduce the stuff in our lives and also, to live better. And if someone is telling you that a crafter’s life needs some clutter,… Continue reading