How To Choose The Perfect Font

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Are you a little overwhelmed when you are working on a project and need to choose a font? Font choices can definitely make or break a graphic. As a designer and scrapbooker, I am always making font decisions. Want to know my secret for how to choose the perfect font? I use the http://wordmark.it website to help me choose the perfect font. Bring up the website in a … [Read more...]

Completed Personal Yearbooks For 2014-2015

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Personal yearbooks are one of my favorite projects. I create a personal yearbook for each student in my children's classes. The front page of the personal yearbook contains a photo of the student at the beginning of the school year and a photo of the student at the end of the school year. I love to see how they've grown. Each month, I took a photo of each student at … [Read more...]

Quilted Template Set 3 Digital Scrapbook Templates

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I'm adding to my popular quilted templates with the Quilted Template Set 3. I love the symmetry of these templates. The PSD template set is on sale in my Simply Kelly Designs store for 20% off through May 31, 2015. This template set is also available in pakit format for Artisan 4 and Storybook Creator 4 in my Panstoria store (affiliate link). Also check out my Quilted … [Read more...]

4 Tips For Using Adhesive Magnet Paper With The Silhouette

4 tips for using adhesive magnet paper with the Silhouette

Last week I created DIY foiled magnets and used adhesive magnet paper for the first time. The magnets I made were awesome. I was impressed with the Silhouette adhesive magnet paper but experienced some frustration with it because I didn't have any experience with it. You don't have to suffer from lack of knowledge like I did. Here are 4 few tips for using adhesive magnet paper … [Read more...]

DAD Accordion Fold Father’s Day Card

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My husband is a great dad to our kids. He loves getting handmade gifts from them for his birthday and Father's Day. I thought I would help the kids out by designing an accordion fold DAD Father's Day card. This project is perfect for the May Silhouette Challenge theme of gifts. The free cut file for the DAD Father's Day card is available available in SVG and … [Read more...]

Create DIY Foiled Magnets With The Minc

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This is a sponsored post for the Anna Griffin 6" Minc but all opinions are my own. I have followed the foil trend curiously from afar but was super excited by the opportunity to try out the Anna Griffin 6" Minc foil applicator. The golden 6" Minc looks quite stylish and is adorned with swirls. In addition to the beautiful Minc, my bundle included 3 plastic carrier … [Read more...]

9 Ways To Use Scrapbook Paper Scraps

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As a scrapbooker for over 12 years, you can imagine the amount of scrapbook paper scraps in my craft stash. I keep my scraps in folders by color and sometimes subject. The scrapbook paper scraps come in handy when I am crafting with my Silhouette or making a card. I am always looking for ways to use up my paper scraps. Here a round up of 11 creative ways to craft with … [Read more...]

National Scrapbook Day Sale, New Release and Free Template

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It's May and time for National Scrapbook Day! Simply Kelly Designs is celebrating with a sale in my Simply Kelly Designs store, a new release and a free template! NSD Sale Everything in my Simply Kelly Designs store is 50% off from now through Monday, May 4, 2015! The sale includes my new release. The sale makes many of my single templates on sale for $1! Shop now! If you … [Read more...]

How I Survived A Craft Fail

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I was brainstorming gift ideas to make my SNAP secret sister when I thought of making her a mini snack tote filled with her favorite snacks. I found a blank mini white canvas tote and decided to personalize it with printable heat transfer vinyl in my secret sister's favorite colors: coral and turquoise. Little did I know that I was headed for a lot of frustration and a craft … [Read more...]

How To Make A Custom Chipboard Word Album With The Silhouette

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I had an amazing time at the SNAP Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah last week. Making and giving gifts is one of my favorite activities so I signed up to be a SNAP secret sister. I was thrilled that my assigned secret sister is a talented papercrafter because I love paper! I decided to make my SNAP sister a custom chipboard word album using papers with her favorite colors: … [Read more...]