Christmas In July Challenge 2021

Join the Crafty Trinity with a “Christmas in July” themed challenge.  Create a journal card or tag using the following elements: -A bird -A ribbon -Something shiny like glitter, rhinestone, etc… This event is going on between now and July 20, when The Crafty Trinity will air our projects on YouTube.  So invite your friendsContinue reading “Christmas In July Challenge 2021”

Happy July Giveaway: Free Digital Kit and More

   There will be a four week YouTube “Happy July Giveaway” with a summer, travel theme.  Participants can enter to win the printable kit from the Multimedia Crafts Digital Esty shop called, “Vintage Summer Road Trip.”  Winners will get the kit, some craft supplies, along with a project that is created each week on theContinue reading “Happy July Giveaway: Free Digital Kit and More”

From Trash to Treasure_Upcycling Shoe Box Packaging

Don’t you just get so excited when you buy something and get a bonus gift…the packaging?  I recently got a new pair of sandals and I was stoked with the plastics and tissue papers that came with it.  I immediately thought of making some journal pockets, doing some decoupage, and simply getting creative with allContinue reading “From Trash to Treasure_Upcycling Shoe Box Packaging”

April 2021 Blog Train Freebie Kit

Here is my contribution to the April 2021 Spring Pixel Scrapper blog train.  This kit comes with twelve papers.  Six of them are 12″ x 12″ and the other six are 8.5″ x 11″ and are ready for printing.  Both can be used in digital projects as seen in both figures 1 and 2 below. Continue reading “April 2021 Blog Train Freebie Kit”

Spring Journal Ephemera: Using Digital Freebies and Other Multimedia Supplies

I love to make journals and all sorts of scrapbooking elements to fill my books and folios.  Today I decided to construct some out of various mediums including digital printables, die cut shapes, washi tape, and more.       I began by printing out the Multimedia Crafts Digital FREEBIE kit called, “Fresh Air”.  UsingContinue reading “Spring Journal Ephemera: Using Digital Freebies and Other Multimedia Supplies”

Christmas Crafting_Tags and Other Mixed Media

I hope you enjoyed the digital kits from last week.  I used them and other digital downloads from the Multimedia Crafts Digital Etsy shop to create some fun tags and a bingo card. I used some of the following supplies: Paints Graphic45 cling stamps Tim Holtz embossing glazes Gesso Tim Holtz Distress Oxides To keepContinue reading “Christmas Crafting_Tags and Other Mixed Media”

Christmas Candy Wrapper Freebies

Want to get an early start on your holiday projects? Try using the latest Multimedia Crafts Digital freebie printable called, “Christmas Candy Wrappers”. You can decorate your sweets with these Christmas themed papers to create easy gifts, cocoa stations, greeting cards and more. Simply click here to download. Watch how to assemble them on YouTube.Continue reading “Christmas Candy Wrapper Freebies”

Choosing Scrapbook Layouts

When you are creating a scrapbook layout how do you choose your design? Do you use premade templates or do you add elements and shapes to form your final photo blueprint? I like to do both. First, I decide on a theme, such as the fall one in the layout above. Next I choose theContinue reading “Choosing Scrapbook Layouts”

Creating an Embossed Mini Paper Notebook

I love to make journal pages and embellishments from digital media. I decided to create a really simple mini paper notebook. This little book of writing ephemera would look great in a mixed media album. To make it, all that was needed were a computer or laptop, some software that could open the digital files,Continue reading “Creating an Embossed Mini Paper Notebook”

Creating and Using Digitally Collaged Family Photos in junk Journals

I have seen many black and white images of vintage people in ephemera packs for sell to use in scrapbooking and other mixed media projects.  They are beautiful embellishments that make any tag, album cover, and various other crafts stand out.  I love the look they give, but I don’t know the individuals in thoseContinue reading “Creating and Using Digitally Collaged Family Photos in junk Journals”

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