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Jen Hadfield Home + Made | Monday Craft Madness # 11

This year I vowed to try to find something positive in every day. It seems to be a bit of a challenge for me and I tend to be a little sarcastic in my daily life. I then realized I probably needed a daily reminder. After a month or so of post-it notes cluttering my bathroom mirror, I decided to make something a little more fun. So today for Monday Craft Madness I used the Jen Hadfield Home + Made collection from Pebbles Inc to make a reminder to have on my desk at work….. So today’s theme is:

Motiviational

Create something motivational for yourself. Here’s what I created:

 

I loved the recipe box that comes in this collection and decided to use it to focus on one positive word each day. I love how this recipe box comes with so many cards, I can continue to add to my positive word stash as the year goes on.

The papers in this collection are so diverse, lots of different colors. They all coordinate beautifully and make it so you can create dozens of projects that don’t look the same.

What are your positive words for this year?

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For this round of our monthly Monday Craft Madness, you have until April 3rd to play along. Here are the links to the previous themes:

Monday Craft Madness #10 Your Choice

Monday Craft Madness #9 Gift Giving

Monday Craft Madness #8 YOU

Monday Craft Madness #7 Altered Memories

If you’d like to enter to win the MONTH Monday Craft Madness prize, fill out the form below!

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That’s right, we have an all-new way to enter to win our Monthly Craft Madness Prize! Fill out the form each week and get easy entries for being our fan on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or sharing the inspiration photos on Pinterest. You get to pick and choose how you want to enter! Create a project (card, layout, altered project, etc) following the week’s themes for a huge chance to win — 10 entries for each project!

At the end of the month, we’ll go through all the entries and pick one winner who will receive an awesome scrapbookSTEALS swag bag full of goodies!

Teresa Collins He Said She Said | Monday Craft Madness #10

Today for Monday Craft Madness I couldn’t help myself in making more than one thing. The  Teresa Collins She Said Collection to just had to much wonderfulness to choose one creation. I reached for some awesome pictures of the super cute Jovi and her 1st birthday to create two of my projects. I couldn’t even stop there, I had to make some cards as well….. So today’s theme is:

Your Choice

Create anything you love; cards, banners, decor piece, layouts – whatever your heart desires. Here’s what I created:

I used chalkboard card bases from American Crafts for the cards, it allowed me to stretch out this collection kit even further. I didn’t have to create my own bases and I only use bits of the papers and the embellishments to create these cards. Here’s a closer look:

This is one of my favorite photos from Jovi’s 1st year photo shoot. She wasn’t sure about the party hat and the cake at first, but when she realized how the cake tasted, she dove in and loved it. The pure joy on her face made me want to create a wall hanging to highlight her joy. If only I could get away with eating cake this way.

The banner was super fun and quick to make. I used a kraft banner base from American crafts and again I was able to just use bits of my beautiful patterned papers. The banner took less than an hour once I chose the items I wanted to include. Now Jovi’s mom has it hanging in her cubicle at the office and we get to look at it every day. Check out some close ups of the banner pieces:

I really had fun with this collection, I’ve seen it many times but breathing new life into it was a blast. Don’t write off old collections in your stash, you can use them to create beautiful things for your beautiful life.

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For this round of our monthly Monday Craft Madness, you have until April 3rd to play along. Here are the links to the previous themes:

Monday Craft Madness #9 Gift Giving

Monday Craft Madness #8 YOU

Monday Craft Madness #7 Altered Memories

If you’d like to enter to win the MONTH Monday Craft Madness prize, fill out the form below!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

That’s right, we have an all-new way to enter to win our Monthly Craft Madness Prize! Fill out the form each week and get easy entries for being our fan on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or sharing the inspiration photos on Pinterest. You get to pick and choose how you want to enter! Create a project (card, layout, altered project, etc) following the week’s themes for a huge chance to win — 10 entries for each project!

At the end of the month, we’ll go through all the entries and pick one winner who will receive an awesome scrapbookSTEALS swag bag full of goodies!

Hazel & Ruby DIY Decor Tape Giveaway

Here at ScrapbookSteals.com we are always on the hunt for new and innovative products. We think we have really found something special here. One of the products at the recent Craft and Hobby Association trade show that caused the biggest buzz is the new Hazel & Ruby DIY Decor Tape. This innovative product is like washi tape on steroids, perfect for decorating, easy to change, and we are GIVING SOME AWAY!

Before we get into the nitty gritty on the giveaway, we want to explain the DIY Decor tape a little bit. The best way to explain this tape is to check out a Hazel & Ruby Blog Post where their designer Heather Gleim created a dollhouse for her daughter.

She started with a simple shelf from Target.

and a doll furniture set from Ikea

 She chose a few rolls of this DIY Decor Tape

and all I can say is wow..check out the results!

 

 

 

I can hardly stand how cute this is. Oh if only my daughters still played with dolls.

As cool as this project is, there is so much more you can do with this product. Check out some of the other ideas.

Go to the Hazel & Ruby Blog and check out some other awesome idea using this product. Saying the possibilities are endless with this product is definitely an understatement!

Now to enter the giveaway, tell us what you see yourself creating with some of this DIY Decor tape, then fill out this form.

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Contest ends Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 11:59pm MST. Winner announced upon notification and will be chosen with Rafflecopter. The contact information you provide will not be shared outside STEALS.com. Click here to read our full privacy notice. Winnings are not for resale. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest. Participation open to U.S. and Canadian residents 18 years or older.

Fancy Pants Be. Loved. | Monday Craft Madness #4

It’s the season of love these days and I can’t seem to get enough of Valentine’s themed products. I always want to create something for the hubby, but most years I run out of time. I was super excited that today’s collection is a Valentine’s collection. Today for Monday Craft Madness I used Be. Loved. from Fancy Pants to make a canvas for the hubby….. So today’s theme is:

Love

Create something about someone (or something) you love, for someone you love or because you love. Here’s what I created:

I saw a similar project when I was visiting the Doodlebug Design offices back during Halloween and thought it would be great to create a heart for Valentine’s Day.

I chose some of the neutral gray designs to create part of my heart and to serve as a background.

I purchased a couple of small wooden hearts from a local craft store that I covered with some of the pattern papers. I loved the dimension it added to the project.

I filled in the rest of my heart with the fantastic embellishments included in this kit. Along with a couple of photos of the hubby I really love how it turned out. Here’s hoping the hubby likes it just as much.

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This is a new round of our monthly Monday Craft Madness, you have until Feb 27th to play along.

If you’d like to enter to win the MONTH Monday Craft Madness prize, fill out the form below!

That’s right, we have an all-new way to enter to win our Monthly Craft Madness Prize! Fill out the form each week and get easy entries for being our fan on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or sharing the inspiration photos on Pinterest. You get to pick and choose how you want to enter! Create a project (card, layout, altered project, etc) following the week’s themes for a huge chance to win — 10 entries for each project!

At the end of the month, we’ll go through all the entries and pick one winner who will receive an awesome scrapbookSTEALS swag bag full of goodies!

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Now for the winner from our last month’s Monday Craft Madness. Congrats to: Cassandra Webster!

Cassandra please send an email to giveaway@steals.com and include your address and tell them you are our Monday Craft Madness Winner and we will send some scrapbook swag your way!

Kaisercraft Beyond the Page Hashtags | Monday Craft Madness #3

Today for Monday Craft Madness We have the fantastically talented Cristine Redmond using Kaisercraft’s Beyond the Page Hashtags to make a project. I am in love with her project and ideas on this one. If you are someone who is trying to choose your word of the year, this is the perfect project for you. Actually I think we all need to pick a word of the year to focus on. Check it out.

Today’s theme is:

Your Word

When Melodee told me what I would be working with today, my brain started churning with ideas!  The first one I worked on was the #relax sign.
I knew I wanted to give it a distressed look to go with some of the decor in my scrap room, so I started by painting it a solid base color.  Once that was dry, I gave it a thick covering of Elmer’s glue.  It can be used to help give the paint a crackle finish.  Before the glue dried, I layered on the white layer of paint.  I didn’t get the glue layer thick enough, so the paint didn’t crackle as much as I had hoped for.  I decided to grab some sand paper and distress it even more.
As a finishing touch, I added some burlap twine tied into a bow as somewhat of a reminder to relax.  Last year, my one little word was “breathe.”  Hopefully seeing this sign in my scrap room will help me remember to not take life too seriously.
My second project was much more involved.  For the #me sign, I wanted to showcase all the things in my life that make me who I am.
My friends, family and hobby fill my life with so many memories.  I included many pictures which show me as a mother, wife, sister, friend, scrapbooker and card maker.
To get my pictures tiny enough to fit onto this sign, I started by making a collage in Picasa.  Then I formatted it to fit on a 4×6 picture.  It took three 4×6 collages (roughly 50 pictures) to fill up the front of the sign.
I love how each of these signs turned out and I hope I inspired you to want to grab some and decorate them yourself!

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For this round of our monthly Monday Craft Madness, you have until January 30thto play along. Here are the links to the previous themes:

Monday Craft Madness #2 – Party

Monday Craft Madness #1 – Mini Journal Album

If you’d like to enter to win the MONTH Monday Craft Madness prize, fill out the form below!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

That’s right, we have an all-new way to enter to win our Monthly Craft Madness Prize! Fill out the form each week and get easy entries for being our fan on Facebook, following us on Twitter, or sharing the inspiration photos on Pinterest. You get to pick and choose how you want to enter! Create a project (card, layout, altered project, etc) following the week’s themes for a huge chance to win — 10 entries for each project!

At the end of the month, we’ll go through all the entries and pick one winner who will receive an awesome scrapbookSTEALS swag bag full of goodies!