Tutorials

This is a list of all the tutorials on my site currently and a brief desccription.  Check them out.  

Crazy Horse Memorial Scrapbook Page

This Scrapbook page is about us visiting  the Crazy Horse Memorial.  It also serves as another tutorial on creating scrapbook  ...
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Congratulation on Your Weight Loss Card

My friend Faith recently posted about reaching another weight loss goal so I made her this Weight Loss Card.  I ...
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Halloween Spiral – I Can’t Stop Making Them

This Halloween Spiral decoration is cute and fun.  And it is easy to make.   Now  I can't stop making them.  ...
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1880 Town Scrapbook Page

This post is another of the Scrapbook pages for my vacation in the Black Hills  It also serves as another ...
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Teacher Appreciation Card

Your kids aren't the only ones going back to school.  Teachers are underpaid, over worked and not appreciated enough.  Tell ...
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Halloween Pennant Banner

This Halloween Pennant Banner is cute and fun. And it is easy to make. Happy Halloween Rats Boo Skull and ...
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Monkey Birthday Card for Little Boys

This Monkey Birthday Card goes nicely with the Lady Bug Birthday Card I did yesterday.  Wouldn't it be cute to ...
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Lady Bug Birthday Card for Little Girls

This Lady Bug Birthday Card is sure to thrill any little lady in your life.  Tell her she is special ...
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Halloween Ornaments Challenge

All these ornaments can be made from the same parts.  I challenge everyone to figure different ways to configure these ...
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Halloween Coloring with Paper

It is Halloween Coloring With Paper time! Here are three projects to decorate your cards and scrapbook pages. Coloring with ...
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Halloween Pulley Card – Amazing

This Halloween Pulley Card was another card inspired by something Anna Griffin did on HSN Craft Day a in June ...
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Small Bookmarks AKA Page Corner Bookmarks

This is the second post about making bookmarks but these are different.  These are page corner bookmarks and just as ...
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Large Bookmarks for You to Make

I was trying to find another back to school themed craft to make.  So I make bookmarks.  These bookmarks are ...
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Printable HTV – Tried 3 Types for last 2 Onsies

I used Printable HTV for the last two panda onesies for the baby shower. I used three different brands.  The ...
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Star Fold Card for a Baby Shower

I saw this Star Fold card on pinterest and knew I just HAD to figure out how to make it ...
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Metallic Vinyl – Onesie for the Baby Shower

As promised here is another one of the onesies I did for the baby shower I went to Saturday. Her ...
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Halloween Sliding Pop Up Card

This Sliding Pop Up Card was inspired by something I saw online at a wonderful site called Paper Cookies. She ...
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Panda Onesie Done in Glitter Vinyl

As promised here is one of the onesies I did for the baby shower I went to Saturday. Her theme ...
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Easy Back to School Card

This Back to School Card makes super easy and makes a good project for those of you just starting out ...
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Butterflies made by Accordion Fold

Someone told me once that the Explore machines couldn't make accordion folds. They were wrong. Now that I have decided ...
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You Can Do a Rosette With an Explore Machine

Someone once told me, I believe it was Melody Lane, that you couldn't do a rosette with an explore machine ...
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Halloween Treat Pillows kids will love

I know it is only July, but if I don't get started on Halloween and Christmas, I will never be ...
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Weave Card – Thank You Card

This weave card was inspired by the Encouragement Card I did a little while ago. I thought why not even ...
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Flower Mandala – Coloring with Paper

I was going to post this Flower Mandala last week as part of Flower Week, but I was so excited ...
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Flower Week – The Succulent

The final day of Flower we is bittersweet for me. I am going to miss it. I will do more ...
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Flower Week – The Morning Glory

The Morning Glory is one of my favorite flowers. It is usually on a vine and is truly a 3D ...
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Really Beautiful Flower Files For Flower Week

Flower week is done This is the last day of Flower Week and I hope you enjoyed it as much ...
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Paper Flowers – The Pansy

The final type of flower for Friday is is the Classic Pansy. I am going to make them from cardstock ...
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Paper Flowers – A Fancy Daisy

The second flower for Friday of Flower Week is the Fancy Daisy. I am going to make them from cardstock ...
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Paper Flowers – The Dahlia

Flower week is almost done , just 2 more days.  Today's flower is the Dahlia.  I am going to make ...
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Paper Flowers – The Mum

The final type of flower for Thursday is the Mum. I promise you that when you look at the cut ...
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Paper Flowers – The Buttercup

The Buttercup flower is made the same way as the tulip flower was made earlier.  It is another super easy ...
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Paper Flowers – Another Tulip

Today we are going to try something different. This method makes a 3D paper tulip. I am going to make ...
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Paper Flowers – The Tulip

The final type of flower for Wednesday is just the simple Tulip.  I am going to make them from cardstock.  ...
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Paper Flowers – The Sunflower

The next type of flower for Wednesday is the Sunflower.  I am going to make them from cardstock.    You can ...
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Paper Flowers – The Simple Lily

The first flower for Wednesday is the simple Lily. This is one of the simplest flowers to make. I made ...
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All the Paper Flower Tutorials

This wreath is made from the flowers made in this list.I have been doing sooo many paper flower posts that ...
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Paper Flowers – The Gerber Daisy

The final type of flower for Tuesday is just the simple Gerber Daisy. I am going to make them from ...
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Paper Flowers – the Pinwheel Flower

The Pinwheel flower is the second flower for Tuesday and the easiest to make from felt.  I am going to ...
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Paper Flowers – the Daffodil

The first type of flower for Tuesday is the daffodil. I am going to make them from cardstockbut they could ...
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Paper Flowers – The Snowdrop Flower

The last  type of flower I am going to tackle today  is the snowdrop flower.  I am going to make ...
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Paper Flower – the Poinsettia

The next type of flower I am going to tackle is the Christmas Poinsettia.  I am going to attempt make ...
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Paper Flowers – 3D Flowers and Leaves

The first type of flower I am going to tackle is just the simple 3D flower.  I am going to ...
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The Sun Will Come Out Encouragement Card

Sometimes a friend just needs to know someone cares.  This encouragement card lets them know that the sun will come ...
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Coloring With Paper – Star Mandala

Coloring with paper star mandala Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the star mandala SVG File.  The instruction ...
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Little Bear Scrapbook Page

This post is for a scrapbook page about our trip to the Black Hills and our visit to Bear Country ...
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Scrapbook Page – The Buffalo Stampede

This post is for a scrapbook page about my harrowing adventure with buffalo or bison.  Ken says they aren't buffalo.  ...
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Rolled Flowers and Leaves

When I asked what you wanted to see, you all answered paper flowers.  So I spent all day yesterday making ...
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Bendy Card – Get Well Card

Get Well Bendy Card I liked the design of this Bendy Card when I first saw it and wanted to ...
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Dad is NOT an ATM

Ken was feeling a little abused during vacation. He asked for a shirt that said what he wanted to say ...
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Gatefold Birthday Card With a Card Band

This Gatefold Birthday Card was made for my nephew who turns 16 this July 4. I included the card band ...
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Rose Squares Birthday Card

This Rose Squares Birthday Card looks very unique.  The concentric frames on the front, built up towards the center will ...
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Harry Potter Clock

I made this Harry Potter Clock for my daughter Cordelia. She is a huge Harry Potter Fan and just loved ...
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Knock out Vinyl Indians Baseball Project

It is baseball season so I did this Knock out vinyl project for my favorite team Cleaveland Indians. Go Tribe! ...
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Family Scrapbook Page

This post is for a family scrapbook page. It also serves as another tutorial on creating scrapbook pages in Design ...
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Easel Slider Wedding Card

This Wedding Easel Slider Card is a variation on my Anniversary card I posted a couple of days ago. Someone ...
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Playing in the Leaves Scrapbook Page

This post is for a scrapbook page about my daughter playing in the leaves last fall. It also serves as ...
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Scrapbook Page for St Louis Trip

This week I decided to focus on scrapbook pages. There will be at least 3 of them added . This ...
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Reconditioning Your Cricut Mats

Reconditioning your worn out cricut mats is a way to put the sticky back into them.  But it isn't easy ...
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Using Texture Media to Make Note Cards

Some of you may have seen the card I made at CKC St. Louis with texture media and a stencil.  ...
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Coloring With Paper – Mandala 2

I love doing a mandala in Coloring With Paper!  The color variety has no limits. Mandala 2 Coloring with paper ...
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Coloring With Paper – Mushrooms

Coloring With Paper - Mushrooms Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the Mushrooms SVG File. The instruction ...
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Coloring With Paper Daffodils

Coloring With Paper - Daffodils Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the Daffodils SVG File. The instruction ...
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Anniversary Easel Card

This Anniversary Easel Card was inspired by something Anna Griffin did on HSN Craft Day a while ago. I adapted ...
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Get Well Soon Heart Fold Card

A couple of months ago I went looking for a Get Well Card I could make. I found plenty of ...
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Humerous and Simple Father’s Day Card

This humerus and simple Father's Day Card is a piece of cake to make. And Dad will get a chuckle ...
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Z Fold Card for Father’s Day

Open Z Fold Fathers Day Card Z fold Fathers Day Card Closed This Z Fold Card for Father's Day make ...
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Papa Cut Out Card for Father’s Day

Open Papa Cut Out Card Closed Papa Cut Out Card This Cut Out Father's Day Card looks simple and it ...
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Coloring With Paper – Bouquet of Flowers

Coloring with Paper Flowers Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the Flowers SVG File. The instruction sheet ...
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Coloring With Paper – Shoe

Coloring with Paper Shoe Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the Shoe SVG File. The instruction sheet ...
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Peek A Boo Father’s Day Card

This Peek a Boo Father's Day Card changes pictures when you open it like magic. Show your Dad how much ...
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Present Slider Birthday Card

Impress everyone with this dynamic 3D Present Slider card. Kids and grown ups will sit and play with this card ...
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Side Step Graduation Card

It is graduation time again. Do you have a friend or family member graduating? Make them this Side Step Card ...
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Shaker Cards – Specific Instructions

Shaker cards look wonderful and make a satisfying sound. And they entertain whoever sees them. But the kits are expensive ...
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What Exactly Is A Messy Canvas?

A messy canvas is done the same way as a Subway sign in that you apply vinyl to canvas. But ...
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How to Make Subway Signs

Subway signs showed up a few months ago as a fun project and use a lot of fonts. You all ...
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Shaker Cards – Tutorial and Tips on Materials

Shaker Cards - You have all seen them. Design Space even has some in their projects. But they are awkward ...
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Father’s Day Easel Card

Tell Dad that he is just as important as Mom with this Easel Card made just for him. My father ...
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Card Bands or What I Learned on HSN Craft Day

Am I the only one who watches HSN Craft Day to get new ideas instead of to buy stuff? Don't ...
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Birthday Flip Card to make

Impress everyone with this dynamic flip card for their Birthday. It is simple to make but kids and grown ups ...
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Father’s Day Flip Card

Impress everyone with this dynamic flip card for Dad on Father's Day.  It is simple to make but kids and ...
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Birthday Five Fold Card

When I first saw the file for the five fold card I wasn't impressed, then I made one and WOW! ...
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Twist And Flip Mother’s Day Card

Impress everyone with this dynamic twist and flip card this Mother's Day. Mom will know you love her and will ...
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Mom Cut Out Card

Mom Day Dard Mom Day Card Open This Happy  Mom Day Card looks simple and it is.   Show mom just ...
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Vertical Mom Day Card

Vertical Mom Card Vertical Mom Card apart This Vertical Mom Day Card looks simple and it is. Tell mom you ...
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Mother’s Day Flower Box Card

Impress everyone with this dynamic Box card for mom.  It is simple to make but kids and grown ups will ...
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Movement Mother’s Day Card

Movement Mothers Day card apart Movement Mother’s Day card This Movement Card looks complex, but it isn't. And it also ...
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Gatefold Card for Mother’s Day

Mothers Day Card Mothers Day Card This Gatefold Card looks simple and it is but it also looks elegant. Your ...
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Graduation Card made with Vinyl

Graduation Card Graduation Card – Inside This Graduation Card looks simple and it is but it also looks elegant. Say ...
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Coloring with Paper – Father’s Day Ties

Striped tie 1 Poka Dot Tie 2 Stripe Tie 3 Tie 3 Once you are sure you understand the basics, ...
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Coloring with Paper – Garden Gnome

Garden Gnome Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the garden gnome SVG File. The instruction sheet in ...
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Coloring With Paper – Flowers

Flower 1 Flower 2 Flower 3 Flower 4 Flower 5 Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the ...
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Coloring With Paper – Butterflies

Butterfly 4 Butterfly 1 Butterfly 4 Butterfly 2 Butterfly 3 Butterfly 3 Once you are sure you understand the basics, ...
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Coloring with Paper – Roses

Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the SVG File.  The instruction sheet in the download file explains ...
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Coloring with Paper – Mandala

Mandala Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the mandala SVG File. The instruction sheet in the download ...
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Coloring with Paper- Geometric Shape

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Coloring with Paper- Present Bear

Present Bear Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the present bear SVG File.  The instruction sheet in ...
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Coloring with Paper – Birthday Cake

Birthday Cake First read the general instructions.Once you are sure you understand the basics, download the birthday cake SVG File.  ...
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How to Color with Paper

This tutorial will teach the general technique for the Color with Paper method.  Each project will have its own post ...
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Simple Thank You Card

Ever need a quick note to say thanks? If you have access from DesignSpace it is a free design. This ...
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Make This Easter Flip Card

Impress everyone with this dynamic flip card this Easter. It is simple to make but kids and grown ups will ...
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Pop Out Mother’s Day Card

This Mother's Day card is so simple in its design but so impressive in its appearance. Download the file here ...
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Lattice Heart Card to Make

Lattice Heart Card Lattice Heart Card This Lattice Heat Card looks simple and it is but it also looks elegant ...
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Infinity Easter Card

The Infinity card is one of my favorites. You can just keep opening it forever. And the silver is so ...
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Another Easter Card

This is a really basic card and I made it at someone's request. Download the file here You will need: ...
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Easter Bunny Card

This simple Easter bunny card was done as part of a challenge. Download the pattern here. What you will need: ...
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Valentines Accordian Card

I made this card for Ken. I wanted to see if there was a limit to how many panels I ...
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