Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Tea Bag Holder "Get Well" Cards

Have you ever had a loved one or someone you care about come down with an aweful cough or cold and all you want to do is help them get through it?

Your thoughtfullness will go a long way for sure...but what about taking that thoughtfullness one step further...why not give them your favorite tea to sooth the illness and pass the time along with the perfect handmade card to package it all just right?

SplitCoast Stampers has the perfect tutorial for the occasion and you definitely need to try it! It's absolutely darling!

It doesn't appear to be too difficult either. In fact there are 2 different options (one easy, one intermediate) should have NO problems.

I am certain your loved ones will appreciate it!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Mothers Day Scrapbooks

If you are anything like me you will be scrambling right up to the very last moment to find that perfect gift for mom. would be quite appropriate then to give you some last minute mothers day scrapbook gift tips.

First...lets talk about giving the gift of a scrapbook page/album. Which one will it be? Will it be a photo collage page that you place into a scrapbook photo frame? Or will it be a mini or full album solely devote to mom?

Also - what are you going to say? Do you want focus on big bold compliments on the page(s) OR do you want to tell stories? Bold compliments will keep your pages simple and allow you to use titles more effectively. Stories will take a lot more time - but will provide deeper meaning behind every page etc.

Click here for some NEW mothers day quotes or titles . will want to determine the theme etc. Take some time out to think about mom. Who is she? What does she like or love? (Music, movie, entertainment etc). What types? What sort of personality does she have? Are there scrapbook papers, embellishments etc. that you can use that will match up with this?

For more ideas on how to match your scrapbook to moms personality you might want to read this article on Mothers Day Scrapbook Ideas.

Also for a really neutral but very fun digital scrapbook kit for mothers day...check these out mothers day scrapbook elements, quotes or titles.

Finally - if you need some assistance in creating the PERFECT scrapbook page layouts for mom...check out our partners scrapbook sketches.

Have fun with your projects!

P.S. Don't forget to make mom an elegant handmade card for mothers day as well.