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Here are some of our craft articles published through Ezine@rticles.com

We write periodic craft articles for Internet publishers to help "get the word out" about crafting and scrapbooking with vintage images. You may run across them when you do a Google search for crafting terms or techniques, or find them on crafting blogs and websites. We have written about making pop up cards, creative gifts for crafters and scrappers, tinting black and white images, scrapbooking basics, and more.

Recently, we are proud to say, we achieved Platinum status with Ezine@rticles.com in recognition of the quality of our articles. It seems that thousands of readers have read and appreciated them. Granted, for a precious metal, platinum seems in healthy supply these days. In any case, we get to display this nifty symbol:

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Hot New Specialty Inkjet Printer Papers For Crafts and Scrapbooking: Your computer's inkjet printer might be your most creative crafting tool. Here are some of the latest specialty papers, including photo papers, textures and metallics, fabric sheets, fabric transfers, self-adhesives, rub-ons, decals and even tattoos!

Give the Gift of Craft - Making the Perfect Supply Kit for the Crafter You Love: The time for creative gift-giving is when you want something very special for the crafter or scrapbooker in your life. We describe 11 crafty gift basket ideas, from candlemaking kits to a gingerbread mobile home.

How to Make Pop Up Cards That Really Deliver: You know we love pop up cards. This short article describes how to make one of the most basic, single-figure pop up cards.

What to Know About Using Vintage Images, Photos and Clip Art in Crafts and Scrapbooks: Here we outline some of the basics of using vintage images and artwork that are in the public domain, describe the vast variety of materials and ephemera you might consider, and give some tips on where to find them.

The Eight Steps to Scrapbooking Nirvana: A little foray into creative writing, this article distills the many activities and practices of successful scrapbooking into eight fundamentals.

Birthstones and Zodiac Stones - How to Personalize Your Hand-Made Birthday Cards Or Scrapbook Pages: We trace the history of birthstones and zodiac stones to help inspire hand-crafted birthday gifts and scrapbook pages.

Birth Month Flowers - Personalizing Your Hand-made Crafts, Cards and Scrapbooks: The long tradition of birth month flowers can be inspiration for your personalized birthday cards, crafts and scrapbook pages.

Pressed Flowers - Handcrafting Cards and Scrapbooks From Nature: Pressed and dried flowers are one of nature's most beautiful craft supplies. In this craft article, we describe some of their uses, and give instructions for a basic and effective pressing technique.

Photo Tinting - Four Ways to Achieve the Vintage Look: This craft article describes four different ways to tint a black and white vintage photo; tinting pens, translucent oil dyes, watercolors and pastels, and computer graphics programs.

How to Create Green Patina on Copper Crafts For a Vintage Look: I don't know why we love copper patina so much - maybe it is just nice knowing that something can age beautifully. This craft article gives several techniques for achieving that effect on copper.

The Vintage Scrapbook - Eight Creative Ideas For Using Vintage Images in Your Scrapbooks: This is one of our most popular craft articles. In fact, it was this article that resulted in our vintage scrapbook pages on this website.


Perhaps you have an idea for a scrapbook or craft article we should write? Send us a note, and we'll see what we can do!

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