So many tips & tricks on 101 sites!

Have you had a chance to check out Paper Wishes 101 sites? Well if you haven’t had a chance…you are definitely missing out on LOTS of FREE techniques, tips and best of all inspiration!

Three different 101 sites to choose from – something for everyone:

Each month the designers come up with a different technique, trick or tip. They are usually simple and easy to follow along. This month in each section we are featured HOTP’s beautiful paper pack – Fresh Cut Blossoms.


Scrapbooking 101 –

Love & Happiness by LeNae Gerig < Click here to get complete instructions

Tip: Create banners for your page using strips of patterned paper and cutting an inverted “v” into one end, creating the “ribbon” look on your page.


 CardMaking 101

Get Well Soon By LeNae Gerig  < Click here to get complete instructions

Tip: Repurpose the used Fresh Cut Foil Tags & Labels backing sheet to create more labels from patterned paper.


 Stamping 101

Think of You By Ann Barba < Click here to get complete instructions

Tip: To make the greetings appear in your flower shapes, first stamp the greeting on scrap paper creating a mask. Trim around the greeting and place on cardstock. Then, stamp the large flower image over the mask. Remove the mask and stamp the greeting in the blank space. The Perfect Printing Pouch helps your embossed images stay crisp, and prevents stray embossing powder from sticking to other parts of your card.


I’ve found soo much information on each of these sites. From videos, simple tricks, Q&A, notes on the designers…the list just goes on and on. These sites are a great resource that everyone should dive into and bookmark them, as we update them each month.

Stamping 101 – you can find information about alcohol inks, watch past webisodes, stamping on other surfaces, a how to video on Masking  and SOOOOO much more. Click here to >

Cardmaking 101 – Basic techniques section you’ll find videos on the following: Covering the front of the card, Creating a focal, Card folds, Windows and Templates…plus so much more! Don’t forget to check out the Monthlly projects section. You’ll find plenty of beautiful projects.

Scrapbooking 101 – Scrapbooking Articles! < click here

The list goes on forever with sooo much useful information. You can spend hours discovering NEW ideas. You’ll find basic scrapbooking knowledge or just cruising the Project of the Month (gallery).

I found information on Back to School Scrapbooking , How to create a simple layout, direct to paper ink technique, and tips on photos….and on and on…


I do hope you find some (uninterrupted) time to check out the sites. These sites are FREE and best of all you can refer to them at any time!


So just remember….

~ A good friend shops for Scrapbook supplies with you…however A true friend HELPS you hide the stash when you get home. 🙂


Thanks for reading my little blog – Enjoy!

~ Cristina

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