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So you have been seeing the company Gel Press on our blog and various social medias over the past few months. For those of you that know Gel Press – YAHOOOOO – for those of you who don’t – this blog post is for you. What is Gel Press? Gel Press is a company that produces a variety of products with the focus being their Reusable Gel printing plate. AND it is exactly what it says….a gel like plate that is kinda squishy. LOL! How do you use it? 1. Apply paint or texture paste to the plate using a brayer. 2. Add texture lines or drawings, stamp images, or use stencils. 3. Next you simple rub a piece of paper onto your plate and pull back the design! This design is called a monoprint!What do you use the monoprints you have created for? Everywhere you would normally use patterned…

Ever wonder how some artists create flawless creations with intricate dies and die cutting? Heartfelt Creations has the perfect video just for you. Tips and Tricks to make Intricate Die Cutting Easy and Fun. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BexvVau8LjY Heartfelt Creations has an entire collection of videos filled with stamping, coloring, die cutting, scrapbooking and home decor tips and tricksl Be sure to follow them on YouTube – CLICK HERE A HEARTFELT THANK YOU to Heartfelt Creations- one of the Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnival sponsors this year.  We are sooo very excited for the scrapbook carnivals this year! Classes, shopping, make and takes, treats, giveaways, photography and so much more. It is the perfect event for the scrapbook fanatic in all of us! Registrations opens Monday August 1st for The Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnivals – visit our website for all the info!!!!  YAHOOOO! We will be celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday!!!!! Can’t wait to see…

We are getting our party hats dusted off for THE GREAT CANADIAN SCRAPBOOK CARNIVALS in Edmonton and Calgary this fall!!!!A HEARTFELT THANK YOU to DCWV – one of this years sponsors!Have you visited the DCWV blog lately? It is JAMMED packed with inspiration for paper crafting – home decor and MORE! Look at this little piece of heaven gift set we found over there designed by Mitsyama Wright. Grab a coffee and pop on over there – CLICK HERE Registrations opens Monday August 1st for The Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnivals – visit our website for all the info!!!!  YAHOOOO! We will be celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday!!!!! Can’t wait to see you all there!

We are gearing up for THE GREAT CANADIAN SCRAPBOOK CARNIVALS in Edmonton and Calgary once again this fall!!!!! YAHOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!A big huge THANK YOU to MonDo Embroidery & Design – one of this years sponsors! The owner of MonDo Embroidery just happens to be – Monica Longard – the designer of this super fun layout based on our Super Heroes them from last years carnival!  LOVE IT!  SO MUCH FUN!!!!!Registrations opens Monday August 1st – visit our website for all the info!!!!  YAHOOOO! We will be celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday!!!!! Can’t wait to see you all there!

Check out this layout from Karen Tamir that was featured in Creative Scrapbooker Magazine Fall 2012 issue.  Its stunning! SUPPLIES: Bazzill Basics paper cardstock, Simple Stories patterned paper, American Crafts Thickers, Echo Park alphabet and stickers, The Crafter’s Workshop stencil, Viva Decor crackling color and paper pen sand paint, Prima Marketing and Recollections crystals, Cosmo Cricket Glubbers, unknown gold head band. Some techniques are simply timeless.  Karen used a Crafter’s Workshop stencil and Vivia Decor paint to create the circled background.  The effect is simply stunning. Do you subscribe to our quarterly publication?  Each issue is FULL of timeless paper crafting ideas for stamping, card making, scrapbooking, home decor and so much more.  SUBSCRIBE today and receive a FREE gift from Clearsnap with the Winter 2016 issue! CLICK HERE Happy Scrapbooking everyone!

Spellbinders is a name we have all come to LOVE in the scrapbooking and DIY industry. They offer fantastic, innovative solutions for die-cutting, embossing and stencilling. Visit their site to browse all the wonderful products available for your crafting needs. Spellbinder Etched Dies are simple to use and love intricate details. Spellbinder Steel Ruled Dies are your go-to die for multiple layers of paper or thick materials. Spellbinder Embossing Folders and Templates add beautiful depth and texture to your projects. Of course none of these wonderful products can do the job on their own. Spellbinders has a team of newly designed machines to transport your dies and embossing folders into the realm of ‘magic’ [or so it would seem ?]. Don’t let their good looks fool you, these machines are beasts on the inside…ready to take on the task of your cutting needs. Be sure to follow Spellbinders across most…

Kaisercraft is an Australian owned company with over 20 years in the industry. The family owned business starting out as a supplier of niche products in a craft store. As the need for their products grew, so did the company. Since their early days, the company has grown into one of the leaders in the scrapbooking and craft industry; always maintaining high standards of quality and service all while creating new designs and products. Head to Kaisercrafts’ website and you will be amazed at all the product they sell and supply. They have so many beautiful collections of products; like this new collection called “Ooh La La”. Coordinating papers, stamps, embellishment, die-cuts and more will keep your creative heart happy! Although most collections come with matching product, you can pick and choose from a huge selection of embellishments to add texture and detail to your layouts. Of course if you…

I was trolling around the Graphic 45 blog yesturday and came across this card designed by Kathy Clement. This card features that Graphic 45 collection Cafe Parisian. What totally stopped me in my tracks was the inside!!!! YES THAT IS ONE HECK OF A POP UP CARD!!!! LOVE IT!  Thanks for the inspiration Kathy and Graphic 45! SUBSCRIBE TODAY to our quarterly publication – delivered right to your door!

Reliable and easy to use! Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L are the silent “superheroes” behind the scenes of your paper crafts, mixed-media, home décor and D.I.Y. projects. A beautiful project is only as beautiful as what keeps it together today and for years to come. Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L meets your creative needs with repositionable & permanent adhesives and everything in between. My favourite take along to any retreat would be the Adhesives Value Pack; no more bugging your table partner for the perfect adhesive! I am also convinced that no craft room is complete without the EZ Runner Grand Dispenser! 150 feet of double sided adhesive is the workhorse for me, that’s the equivalent to 3 regular tape runners! HELLO!!! ? Looking to add dimension to your projects? Try the 3D foam tape and/or shapes. The shapes are fantastic to use as decorative elements as well…just add glitter to the…