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Sunday, April 10, 2011

Scrapbooking and Cardmaking 101 - Newbie

After winning a fantastic professional photography shoot package from a blog post, I had a nice stash of fabulous photos. As such I have finally given scrapbooking a try and became obsessed right away. I met with a friend who gave me a ton of advice, tips, tricks and motivation.

I have already spent more than I care to admit (I plead the 5th) but on the flipside will be trying to get my money's worth. I did invest in a Cricut (beginner version), a few inexpensive cartridges, and purchased or pilfered out of my craft stash paper, glue, glitter, brads, stickers, embellishments, ribbon and card stock. Here is a sampling of what I have done so far:


Cards:






Handmade card holder:



1st attempt at a Scrapbook Layout:



I hope to get better as I go along but feel that I am off to a good start. I am also looking forward to following some scrapbooking, card making and paper craft blogs for lessons, ideas, inspiration, tips and resources.

If you have any good blogs or blog posts, resources/supplies, tips, etc. please feel free to share!!!


1 comment:

Kelly said...

Very nice! I'm a Stampin' Up! Demo. Check out my blog for other ideas. http://IndianaInker.blogspot.com.

I've not done any scrapbooking in several years, but have made many cards. Check them out and feel free to leave comments and follow me on facebook.

Kelly

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