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American Crafts
Orem, UT
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Rounding up our travel week with some beach love using the happy colors from Dear Lizzy's Happy Place. Simple linear designs and repetition are an easy go to when creating colorful layouts. A center line with photo + story on... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at American Crafts Studio Blog
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When you think of traveling, it's easy to think of a few iconic graphics and sometimes even a color combo. I think of green, blue, postcards and even glasses—and guess what? You can find all of those things in the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at American Crafts Studio Blog
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We're celebrating travel this week and all the ways we love to preserve and showcase our travel memories. Ready for our first idea? Let's get started! Create a custom frame using ruler studio and your favorite travel photos to enjoy... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at American Crafts Studio Blog
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I love to create my own embellishments for my layout. Its fun and makes the layout looks so full at the same time. This time I created some star shape embellishments for my layout using the newest knock outs punch... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Punches are the original way to add texture to a layout. Simply pulling out this little case of goodness and punching strips of cardstock for a beautiful background is easy and fun! Adding splashes of color with patterned paper and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Easily punch cute and versatile mini shapes for party confetti, shaker cards, scrapbook layouts, and DIY projects with the help of the new Knock Outs craft mini punch set! An ergonomic handle and quick-swappable punch cartridges result in a hassle-free... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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The new foiled paper straws are great for party planning. The metallic foil designs are sure to dress up your events. Supplies: Details (373831) Gold Solid Foiled Paper Straws, Details (373834) - Silver Stripe Foiled Paper Straws, Happy Place (373678)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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I love spring, I love gold and I also love paper straws. So for the party planning week, I decided to create a Spring Gold Table Setting. It's super easy to create your table card using gold paper straws and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Adult coloring is all the rage! This is my first try at it with the new Hall Pass 6x8 notebook. It makes for a fun, colorful gift and was a relaxing way to spend some time. A win on both... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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The new Hall Pass collection is a great way to express your own creativity. I used the floral 3 ring binder and several pieces from the collection to create my own art binder, filled with lots of watercolor pieces. How... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Showcase your creative side with Hall Pass from American Crafts. This collection of coloring products offers hours of fun, relaxation and creative expression. Detailed patterns are perfect for students & creatives of all ages. Completed works of art are perfectly... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Sending a bright, fun message across the miles (or town) is easy with the Happy Place collection by Dear Lizzy. With fun cactus motif and beautiful patterns, it's the perfect way to send a bit of sunshine. Supplies: Dear Lizzy... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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I made 4 cards that have a boy theme and Shimelle Starshine collection is perfect for it! It's blue, has positive quotes, full of layers and is perfect for projects. Shimelle StarShine Chipboard Stickers (374052), Shimelle StarShine Acrylic Shapes (374054),... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Spring table decor is so much fun to create. Combine your decor pieces with papercrafting projects for a great centerpiece! Supplies: Happy Place (373650)- Tropical Tango, Happy Place (373654) - Sun Kissed, Happy Place (373672) - Cardstock & Watercolor Phrases,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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These colorful mini clipboards are sure to brighten up any office space. Use washi tape, tassels and ephemera pieces to embellish these in a snap. How to: Cover mini clipboards with colorful patterned papers. Trim a stack of notebook paper... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Using scraps of patterned paper is a fast and easy way to add a punch of color to your layouts. When layering different patterns remember to choose a good mix of large-scale and small-scale designs. It keeps it interesting! SUPPLIES:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Supplies: Shimelle StarShine Mercury (374033), Shimelle StarShine Odyssey (374030), Shimelle StarShine Stickers Accents & Phrases (374050), Shimelle StarShine Stickers Accents & Phrases 6x12 (374051), Shimelle StarShine Chipboard Stickers (374052), Shimelle StarShine Acrylic Shapes (374054), Shimelle StarShine Cardstock and Ephemera (374057),... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Repetition of shape is one of my favorite design aesthetics. It creates so much movement and fun pops of color! In this layout everything revolves around circles, from the lollipop story to the bubbles of floating words at the top... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Supplies: Dear Lizzy Happy Place Swan Dive (373642), Dear Lizzy Happy Place Cheery Cheery (373659), Dear Lizzy Happy Place Darling Daisy (373656), Dear Lizzy Happy Place Pink Puffy Thickers (373667), Dear Lizzy Happy Place Palm Sprints Thickers (373666), Dear Lizzy... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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How To: Cut out circular background with an electronic die cutting machine. Place cut circle pieces onto a white background paper, adhere down. Use a sewing machine with white thread to stitch pieces down. Sprinkle navy ink across the page.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Creating small projects is a fun way to create when you have a limited amount of time. Surrounding my desk with beautiful, colorful little things inspires me to create. It's a win-win way to spend some crafty time! Just add... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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I like to keep an assortment of tags on hand that can be used for all occasions. They also come in handy to use as gift tags. Supplies: Better Together (BTDS-73962) - Each + Every, Better Together (BTDS-73961) - Sun... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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Planners are so in style lately! Everyone loves writing down their plan, decorating it, not only the spread but the planner it self. Today I have easy DIY Planner Charms using Happy Place collection by Dear Lizzy. It’s gold, colorful... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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We love any excuse for a party in the office and the Oscars are the perfect time for a stylish get-together. We wanted to present you with a few fabulous ideas for hosting your own soiree this Sunday! Take a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog
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A simple frame and some pretty things from the Happy Place collection are all you need to create custom art. An intricately cut mat, bright pops of colorful flowers and a monogram are perfect for matching the decor in a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2016 at American Crafts Studio Blog