May 202014
 

You are invited to Paper Crafts Obsession Open House and new Stampin’ Up! catalog tour.

Join me June 7, 2014 for an Open House to introduce the new Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.  Hit the JOIN button on the Paper Crafts Obsession Facebook Page to save your spot at the Open House.  Make a card project to take home with you.

Reserve your spot so I can be sure to have enough catalogs and projects to share with everyone.

Apr 252014
 

Part 5 of Stamping Basics gives you several sketches to help design clean and simple cards.  This is the next chapter in a series of FREE tutorials meant to help you get started with the fun, rewarding, and exciting art of rubber stamping.

Stamping Basics Part 5 Sketches

Sketch

CAS Figure 4

Check out these sections if you missed earlier lessons:
Stamping Basics:  Tools
Stamping Basics:  Paper, Card Stock & Standard Card Sizes
Stamping Basics:  Types of Stamps
Stamping Basics: Stampin’ Up! Inks

Here is another clean and simple card idea:  http://papercraftsobsession.com/?p=1062

For your stamping supplies, visit my Online Store.

If you have any questions or comments, please email me:  donna@papercraftsobsession.com

 

 

Apr 182014
 

Part 4 of Stamping Basics will introduce you to the different types of ink  available from Stampin’ Up!   These include ink pads, ink refills, cartridges and markers.  I’ve tried to list some of the features and benefits for each category and give you a few tips on using the inks.  This is the next chapter in a series of FREE tutorials meant to help you get started with the fun, rewarding, and exciting art of rubber stamping.

Stamping Basics Part 4 Inks

Classic Stampin' Pad

Check out these sections if you missed earlier lessons:
Stamping Basics:  Tools
Stamping Basics:  Paper, Card Stock & Standard Card Sizes
Stamping Basics:  Types of Stamps

If you have any questions, send me an email.  I’ll be glad to help you with your stamping questions.  Please let me know of any specific topics you would like to see added to the tutorials.

“Like” me on FACEBOOK to get weekly reminders for these FREE tutorials.

You will want to come back here to my blog throughout the week to see new projects and ideas.

Apr 112014
 

Part 3 of Stamping Basics will introduce you to the different types of stamps available from Stampin’ Up! and give you some basics about how to ink the stamp, stamp an image and clean-up.  This is the next chapter in a series of FREE tutorials meant to help you get started with the fun, rewarding, and exciting art of rubber stamping.

Stamping Basics Part 3 

Check out these sections if you missed earlier lessons:
Stamping Basics:  Tools
Stamping Basics:  Paper, Card Stock & Standard Card Sizes

If you have any questions, send me an email.  I’ll be glad to help you with your stamping questions.

“Like” me on FACEBOOK to get weekly reminders for these FREE tutorials.  Next week I will be talking about ink.

You will want to come back here to my blog throughout the week to see new projects and ideas.

Clear Blocks

Clear Blocks

Wood Blocks
Wood Blocks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr 042014
 

Here is the second in the Stamping Basics series of FREE tutorials.

Knowing what kind of paper and how to cut it is basic to learning to paper craft.  Today, the .pdf gives you a description of the types of paper available through Stampin’ Up! and how to cut your full sheet of card stock to make basic cards.  Click on the link to find today’s .pdf:  Stampin Up Paper & Cardstock & Standard Card Sizes.  If you have any questions, send me an email.  I’ll be glad to go over diagrams with you.

“Like” me on FACEBOOK so you don’t miss out on the weekly tutorials.  You will want to come back here to my blog throughout the week to see new projects and ideas.

Standard Card Cut

Feb 052014
 
Valentine's Day Card

Sneak Peak of Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Hearts card.

 

New stamping classes are now scheduled for this spring.  Check out the Calendar of Events page and sign-up now for one or all of my stamping classes.  The next one is just a few days away on Saturday, February 8th.   Come discover how to make a pop-up card and two other projects using Stampin’ Up! Watercolor Wonder Designer Series Paper and the Daydream Medallions stamp set.  The price for this class is only $15.00.  Register by phone (541-570-1156) or email me.  Or you can use the BUY NOW button below.


Stamping Class Dates


Dec 312013
 

trailing hearts

I will be presenting a how-to-make handmade Valentine cards at the Lebanon Public Library on January 27 from 2 pm – 6 pm.  You will have an opportunity to see different designs and choose one to make yourself.  Learn how to cut, decorate and assemble your own cards.

This special class will be in the Community Room at the Lebanon Public Library.  Please join us for an afternoon of crafting and fun.

line of hearts