Paper Crafting Ideas and Tutorials

If you’re passionate about scrapbooking, mini albums, card making, journals, traveler’s notebooks, etc., then you’ve landed in the right place! I love paper crafting and my craft room is my go-to place for personal expression and relaxation.

Currently I’m a Spellblogger for Spellbinders and a Graphic 45 Brand Ambassador.  It is my hope to share great paper crafting ideas with you; and inspire you to make projects of your very own!

My Graphic 45 Story

Graphic 45 Card Making Ideas

Graphic 45 was my first paper love from the get-go.  I love the vibrancy of the colors and the vintage-like look of the paper line.

I have always admired the Graphic 45 design team member projects.  And it’s been a secret dream of mine to one day be among some of the most talented people in the world, people who apply to and are chosen to be a part of one of the most coveted positions in the paper crafting industry!

So when I heard that Graphic 45 was having a Design Team Call for the term 2018 – 2019, I turned in a project I was working on, and like the saying goes… the rest is history!

When I got the news that I was chosen as a Graphic 45 Brand Ambassador, I won’t lie to you.  I screamed, I cried, and I screamed again! LOL

I hope that you visit me here in my blog and in my YouTube channel, as I’ll be sharing many Graphic 45 projects, tips and ideas with you.


My Spellbinders Story

Gift Card Holder

My journey as a Spellbinders Spellblogger began in 2016 when Spellbinders held a video contest.  You  were to state in four minutes or less things about you pertaining to crafting;  and I was chosen as one of the lucky winners!

I received a very nice prize package! It included the Spellbinders Platinum Die-cutting and Embossing Machine, and several dies to go with it!

In 2017 Spellbinders asked if I wanted to participate in their Spellbinders Spellblogger program.  You could just imagine my excitement!  I LOVE Spellbinders! I love their paper-cutting-dies, stamps and the lines of embellishments that they carry!

Spellbinders brings the type of elegance that I desire in my paper crafting.  And best of all, I get to share it with the world!  I have the opportunity to bring amazing products and great value bundles to my growing list of crafting friends!

In closing, I’m happy to announce that I’ll continue to bring you great paper crafting ideas as a Spellbinders Spellblogger and a Graphic 45 Brand Ambassador in 2018!  I’m looking forward to sharing new and exciting crafting ideas with you.  Bookmark this blog, subscribe to Decor8yourlife on YouTube, and click on the icons to follow me on social media!  Let’s make 2018 the prettiest year yet!


Some of my Spellblogger Projects

The following are my latest projects using dies, stamps and trims from Spellbinders. Click here to see the full list.

Spellbinders Die of the Month

Spellbinders Die of the Month - June 2018 Today I'm sharing this easy to make easel card using ...
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Butterfly Card

Butterfly Card

Butterfly Card Idea This Butterfly Card uses the Spellbinders Brilliant Butterfly die-set, and the lace flower frame from ...
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Quick and Easy Cards

Quick and Easy Cards

Quick and Easy Cards Make Quick and Easy Cards using the Spellbinders Floral Panel Card die-set by Sharyn ...
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Mini Album Tutorial

Mini Album Tutorial

Mini Album Tutorial with Project Life Cards and Planner Discs This Mini Album Tutorial uses Project Life cards ...
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Easy Card Making Idea

Easy Card Making Idea This Easy Card Making Idea uses the Sharyn Sowell Rose Bird Topiary die-set, from ...
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Easy Elegant Card Making

Easy Elegant Card Making

Easy Elegant Card Making Easy Elegant Card Making using dies from Spellbinders.  Today I'm sharing how you can ...
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Photo Frame Card Tutorial

Photo Frame Card Idea

Photo Frame Card Idea This Photo Frame Card Idea uses the Spellbinders Floral Photo Frame by Sharyn Sowell.  ...
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Shadow Box Card Tutorial

Shadow Box Card Tutorial using Spellbinders Tiny Shadow Box Die Set

Shadow Box Card Tutorial The following Shadow Box Card Tutorial uses the Spellbinders Tiny Shadow Box die-set by ...
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Distress Ink Cards

Distress Ink Cards

Distress Ink Cards Using Dies from Spellbinders by Stephanie Low Distress Ink Cards are so easy to make ...
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Spellbinders May 2018 Card Kit

Spellbinders May 2018 Card Kit of the Month

Spellbinders May 2018 Card Kit is Here! The Spellbinders May 2018 Card Kit of the Month has been ...
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Spellbinders April 2018 Blog Hop

Spellbinders April 2018 Blog Hop

Spellbinders April 2018 Blog Hop Giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who participated. Winner Announcement will ...
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Spellbinders Small Die

Spellbinders Small Die of the Month

Spellbinders Small Die of the Month The Spellbinders Small Die of the Month program gives you the opportunity ...
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