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Free Travel Printable

Summertime usually means vacation traveling. These images would be fun to use in your scrapbooking, journaling, planner, and more...Grab the free download PDF file by clicking on the button below.

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New Post on ScraPerfect's Blog

I have a post up today on the ScraPerfect blog making this fun greeting card. I used a technique called Joseph's Coat for the front of the card. I have a video tutorial showing how to do the technique. 

4th of July Craft Tutorials

Check out these wonderful craft tutorials for the Fourth of July.

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Creating a Fun Layered Tag with Maker's Movement

I am sharing how I made this layered tag using Maker's Movement products. The dies, the stamps, even the die cutting machine are all from Maker's Movement. I like the different patterns of the paper layered on top of each other. The tag die set comes with a variety of different sizes, I used the three smaller dies. This tag would pair nicely with a gift from the kitchen for someone special as well as a great way to say thank you with an edible gift!

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To finish off the tag, I added a sheer ribbon and used a white paint pen to fill in the icing on the cupcake and a black marker to add cute quote marks around the saying.

Free Summer Printable

While this summer might look a little different for all of us, these images are great icons of summer. Get this free printable. Use them for scrapbooking, card making, decoupage, stickers... I bet the ideas are endless. Use the button below to get your free PDF printable file and enjoy your summer!

Making a Patriotic Rosette with Rinea Foiled Paper

Today I am sharing a tutorial for making this Patriotic Rosette on the Rinea blog. I am a design team member for Rinea and I post tutorials twice a month. This rosette design is double-sided, check out the tutorial to see the alternate side.

If you make a purchase on Rinea, Use the following affiliate linking discount code JANETTRIESCHMAN at Rinea for a 10% off savings.

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How to DIY a Decoupage Plate

I have been influenced by Jill Barnes-Dacey's decoupage work. While mine is nothing to the level of her work, I have been following her for a while in awe. This decoupage plate uses three different materials for imagery; tissue paper, computer print out, and silver leaf. I started with a vision for the plate although it did develop as I worked. I am happy with the final result and enjoyed the work so much I can foresee additional pieces in my future.

The decoupage plate is a part of a monthly blog hop with the designers at Designer Connection Crafts. For the month of June, we are working with any brand of decoupage. Go check out all the different tutorial at [decoupage]


  • rubbing alcohol
  • paper towels
  • paintbrush
  • glass plate
  • flower print
  • Scan n Cut machine
  • silver leaf
  • Dishwasher safe Mod Podge
  • Best Glue Ever
  • decorative tissue paper
  • craft knife


Clean off the back of the glass plate with rubbing alcohol.


I taped my computer print onto the Design n Cut mat because my mat isn't as sticky as it once was.



Using my Scan n Cut, I set it to cut out the flowers. I chose the one that fits the bottom of the plate's center.


I used dishwasher safe Mod Podge for this project.


I attached the flower first.


Then I used the Best Glue Ever to attach the silver leaf.


Here is the silver leaf completely attached. 
If you would like more details on how I applied the silver leaf, you can do so here: [silver leaf]

ScraPerfect is having some technical issues with their blog right now, here is the video for applying the silver leaf:



The final step was placing the tissue paper with Mod Podge.
I chose to use torn pieces of tissue and layered it a few times.
I also placed it over the silver leaf to seal in and protect it.


Once all the tissue paper is applied, I used a few layers of Mod Podge to seal.
Once completely dry, I cut off the excess tissue around the rim with a craft knife.

Follow the directions on the Mod Podge bottle for drying requirements before use.


The final result.

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Learn to Make Easy Fashion Earrings

Learn how to make these easy fashion earrings using the new Mini Maker from Maker's Movement. I love their earring dies, making jewelry is so easy using them. There are a variety of different sizes but today I am using the teardrop die that comes with the Mini Maker. In fact, all materials except my pliers and paint pen came from Maker's Movement.

This is the new die cutting machine, the Mini Maker. It is a perfect size to sit on your desktop.

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Before we start on the earrings, I want to walk you through the new Mini Maker.


And now for the video tutorial making the fashion earrings: (includes a special appearance by Happy the kitten - who doesn't want to leave!)

I gave this pair of earrings to my daughter to go with a red dress she just bought. So, now I need to make myself a pair. Thankfully it takes little time and is very easy to do!

Do your pets craft with you? Share with me in the comments.

Working with Silver Leaf

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As a design team member with ScraPerfect, I post tutorials on their blog twice a month. Today I am sharing a tutorial for working with silver leaf and the Best Glue Ever. [silver leaf]

ScraPerfect is having technical issues with there blog. Here is the video part of the post:

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