Browsing the "scrapbooking" Tag

Review of The Ultimate Guide to Smash Books, by Mahe Zehra Husain–and a Giveaway!

July 31st, 2012 | by Julie Finn

If you can't get enough of smash books, check out my review of Mahe Zehra Husain's newest e-book, The Ultimate Guide to Smash Books, Smashing and Making Your Own Upcycled Smash Books, then read to the end to learn how to receive your own free copy, as well as The Ultimate Guide to Upcycling and a series of video classes on upcycling paint chips into greeting cards


Project Show-and-Tell: An Upcycled Smash Book for My Anniversary

February 21st, 2012 | by Julie Finn

Smash books are quicker, easier, and more creatively amenable to recycled components than traditional scrapbooks can be, and frankly I much prefer the look of a smash book to that of your typical carefully engineered scrapbook. If you'd like some more examples, then please feel free to take a look below at my own upcycled smash book--it's by no means perfect, but the beauty of a smash book is that it isn't meant to be perfect. Instead, it's meant to be meaningful, fun, crafted with lots of upcycled materials and stash components, and beloved by its recipient


How-to: Make an Upcycled Smash Book

February 18th, 2012 | by Mahe Zehra Husain

This year I wanted to make an upcycled smash book, rather than buy one that uses all new materials. Here's how you can make your own!


How-to: Make Re-Usable Stickers from Upcycled Paper

September 19th, 2011 | by Julie Finn

Leave those nasty foam stickers on the store shelf and show your kids how easy it is to make your own custom stickers. While you're at it, make yourself some stickers for your scrapbook, and that's one more aisle that you don't have to shop!


Dozi Paper Packs and Workbooks

April 6th, 2009 | by Jackie Hernandez

I just stumbled across this great little Etsy shop called Dozi.  Shop owner, Wendy Chung, makes cards, calendars, paper packs, [&hellip



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