Discover the latest projects, tips and news available at PaperCraftCentral.com on this page.
I am often reviewing pages and updating them and will re-post things here when I do that as well. It might help you to always see what is freshest at PaperCraftCentral that way. I hope so, anyway!
Have fun browsing through the newness!
Explosions boxes and cards are very popular right now. And why not? They can delight and surprise!
If you have not made one of these easy 3-d projects before, follow the live link below to get instructions and examples.
We use so many different materials in papercrafing, but do we always know what adhesives to use? Someone asked me how to glue felt to chipboard the other day and I recommended using hot glue or a Xyron machine.
If you need to know how to use a hot glue gun, a Xyron machine or many other ways to adhere your projects, find out more about the sticky world of papercraft adhesives by following the link below.
If you have wanted to know how to make paper flowers, this page is a jumping off point for you to discover many different methods to do that. If you do not have the exact same punches or dies mentioned on the page, experiment with the instructions and see what kind of flowers you can make.
For more experienced crafters, there are a few techniques mentioned that you might like to try. Want soft flowers? Try the faux suede technique. Want Giant flowers? Got that covered. Want to use something other than cardstock? Follow the link below and keep scrolling till you find something you like 😊
Don't see what you want? Scroll down to tell me what type of paper flowers you would like to know how to make.
Got a paper flower idea to share? You can tell me about it here too and get published on PaperCraftCentral.com.
I keep adding paper flower ideas to this page. Follow the link to see all my paper flower instructions so far.
Happy paper flower making!
I would love to see some new Candy Bar Cards. Have you made any lately? You can share them on the Candy Bar Card page.
Whenever there is a decade birthday or anniversary happening, I always think of using a Candy Bar card but have not made one recently. It would be great to have some inspiration!
Happy Card Making
Thanks to those who contribute to the Cards for Troops drive to help our Aussie soldiers on deployment overseas!
Did you know Stampin' Up! have an annual catalogue that comes out in June? It does! Guess what? It's June! And I have a special offer for everyone!
For Australian readers who order online from me before July 9th, 2017, if you use the Hostess Code N47AR9UH I will send you a little gift, just from me to you. It will come from somewhere in Australia as hubby and I are traveling around, doing the 'Big Lap'! SusanSalutations is where you can place your order. (The link is on the right hand side of the PaperCraftCentral Home Page).
For readers in another part of the world, please do contact your local Stampin' Up! Demonstrator for a new catalogue. It is full of exciting new stamps, ideas, inks, embellishments, tools and more! You will love having your very own copy. Then comment on one of my pages about what you like in the new catalogue, send me your address through the 'Contact Me' page, and I will make and send a special card just for you!
Happy Stampin', everyone ☺
Temporary Gray Nomad
Whenever I have scraps of paper I like to see if I can make squares and circles the same size, then I sometimes make paper butterflies and add them to my stash for cardmaking and scrapbooking.
If you would like to know how to make some cute paper butterflies, click on the link below for the instructions. They are easy to make, I promise!
Happy paper butterfly making
Do you want to give your Mother tickets to an event this year, or do you have memorabilia you would like to put together for her? Consider the paper bag card idea.
It's quick, easy, and completely customisable! I had fun making mine.
Click on the link to see what I made and find the instructions.
Happy Mother's Day crafting!
Make a Mothers Day hearts card with an embossing folder twist
Sometimes you want to make something really special for your mother for Mother's Day. I think 3-d items like gift boxes, purses, chocolate boxes, treat holders and flowers are so special and they show the love you feel as they are handmade. Whenever you give something handmade, it shows you spent time and effort in giving a unique gift. You can customise them and make them out of the recipient's favourite colours and patterns and of course add your own special greeting.
Browse the project ideas by following the link below to make your special Mother's Day gifts.
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