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Martha's Birthday

Celebrate : Martha's Birthday

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Hi, it’s Tracy, the crafts intern. Tuesday was Martha’s birthday, so Carrie, our international editorial intern, organized a thoughtful gift for Martha from all the summer interns. Everyone was given a card to write and decorate in any way they liked. All the cards were then compiled into a box we constructed using chipboard, ribbon, …

Contests & Prizes : Congratulations, Stephanie!

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Congratulations, Stephanie of! You won last week’s Circle Cutter giveaway. Please e-mail your address to us at so you can get started with your party décor!…

Contests & Prizes : Summer Punch Around the Page Set

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Summer is finally here!!  If you’re planning any trips, you’ll probably accumulate plenty of photos and mementos.   Wondering how to store or display your new collection?  Take a look at some of our vacation memory keeping ideas. If you like paper crafting, these beachy punches are perfect tools for summertime card making and scrapbooking. To …

Tools & Materials : Storing Scraps

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I was inspired by Athena’s post on her scrap-box- here’s my  method for storing those precious bits and pieces.  Using a presentation book with plastic sleeves, I store paper scraps according to color.  This makes for a fairly neat and easily accessible stash of papers for card-making and small paper projects.  Though I find it …

odds and ends box

Inspiration Board : odds and ends box

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Below is a really simple idea… Like many of us, I have a really hard time letting go of / getting rid of things, out of some vague sense that somewhere down the line I’ll make excellent use of them… or really because I just like the way they look (which is apparently ok with …


Photo Galleries : Score

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I barely remember when we learned that “score” means 20 years in Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.  But 20 years has been coming up a lot in my life lately, as in remembering 20 years ago. In 1990 I was living near San Francisco, studying Fashion Design, and working in the mall part-time as a fragrance model. …

Make It : Anniversary Card

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Just wanted to share the card I made for my husband for our second anniversary (the “cotton” anniversary). We decided not to give each other gifts this year, and take a trip together instead. However, I CANNOT resist the challenge of a “theme” gift. So I decided to make a cotton card for my man. …

Make It : A Week in the Life: Mini Scrapbooks

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Since May was scrapbooking month and it’s nearly over, I’d love to share this project with you… A couple of us attended a lecture at the Cooper–Hewitt, National Design Museum given by Jessica Helfand, author of the book “Scrapbooks: An American History”. She mentioned participating in the project “A Week in your Life– 13 Book …