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How To Make Paper Tissue Flowers

By Erich Simko Learning how to make tissue paper flowers is an easy and creative way to spend your time. I was unfortunately involved in a horrific accident a while ago and bed ridden for months as a result of this accident. With all this time on my hands, I decided to read up on different ways to express myself through the art of making them. This hobby is so relaxing that I recommend it to anyone, no matter what their age or creative ability. » Read more

Chalking Made Easy: Simple Instructions for Scrapbookers and Card Designers

by Susie Michelle Cortright Momscape's Scrapbooking Playground Chalking is a quick, inexpensive way to add creativity, color, and character to your scrapbooking layouts and other paper crafts. With a simple set of chalks, you can add highlights and shading to your paper piecings, diecuts, punch art, stamping, lettering, cardstock, patterned papers, and vellum. » Read more

Baby Sleeping - Scrapbook Page Layout Ideas

By Anna Hart

Your new baby is a precious addition to your family, and you want to keep every little memory safe in a scrapbook – conventional or digital. You have so many cute pictures – many of them with your baby sleeping. You want to feature your baby sleeping with scrapbook page layout ideas that show how sweet your little boy or girl is. Baby Sleeping Themes » Read more

ABC Baby Scrapbook

By Tracy Ballisager You've seen them before. Adorable ABC baby scrapbooks with that extra special handmade quality satisfy any creative eye. Each page is its own entity, gleaming with color and style, displaying a memory from a child's life. Wouldn't you just love to have your own masterpiece of scrapbooking bliss? Read on to find out how easy it is to make an alphabetical scrapbook. To begin any project such as this, the best place to start is with the general idea or theme. The ABC concept may seem quite simple, but the greatest way to pull it off is to establish a list. » Read more

Getting Started With Digital Scrapbooking

  With the advent of digital cameras has come the newest hobby for women, digital scrapbooking. Digital scrapbooking is similar to traditional scrapbooking but there is no mess, no paper, no cutting, and no trips to the store for scrapbooking supplies. Digital scrapbooking allows you to create unique ensembles of your pictures that can be stored on your computer or printed out to create a paper scrapbook. » Read more

Father's Day Digital Scrapbooking Template

Have fun with our very cool Father's Day digital scrapbooking template. This is a more advanced tutorial and template. If you are new to digital scrapbooking you may want to look at some of our other tutorials first.   Elements and backgrounds to design this page. » Read more

Easter Digital Scrapbooking Template

Have fun with our easy to use Easter scrapbooking kit. Follow our instructions on how to design our page or use our elements and patterns to design your own page.   Elements and patterns to design this page. » Read more

Digital Scrapbooking Tutorial- Creating a Seamless Pattern

(Tutorial written for Photoshop 6.0 and higher) Patterns can be made from just about anything. You can take a photo of any texture and transform it into a pattern to use in your work. For example, denim, knit, or sand, all make nice patterns. In this example, we are going to show you how to change a photo of a textured blanket into a pattern. Open your photo and crop out the section you would like to use as your pattern » Read more

How to Choose the Right Bulbs for Your Spring Flower Garden

by Linda Jenkinson Choosing the right bulbs involves more than just selecting colors and cultivars. Timing, bulb size, and most importantly, bulb health are equally significant factors in designing your spring garden Before purchasing any bulbs, know the differences in bulb types. Along with true bulbs, several types of flowers, sold as bulbs, grow from the underground stem growth of rhizomes, tubers, and corms. » Read more

How To Build An Outdoor Waterfall

by Anne Clarke The beautiful ambiance of an outdoor waterfall is virtually always a refreshing experience for both the mind and spirit. As a matter of fact, elegant and elaborate waterfalls have been around throughout history as outdoor décor for nobility and other important figures in the past. When you install a beautiful waterfall in your own garden, it will be the very best home project you ever take on » Read more