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CRAFT MONTH 2015

Rise & Shine

CELEBRATE WITH HEIDI & AMY

SEE AMY’S NEW COLLECTION PAGE 4

Marquee Love MAKE PRETTY STUFF PAGE 14

MARCH 2015


see what’s inside Happy National Craft Month! We’re excited to present this special edition of Cut & Paste. There is so much inspiration in this edition, and we’re excited to share! We have three exclusive Project Life Core Kits and new collections from Amy Tangerine and Heidi Swapp. These talented ladies will be visiting a Spotlight near you, so be sure to check out their schedule on page 12. We hope to see you at one of the events this month!

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Rise & Shine

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Shadow Box Tutorial

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Marquee Love

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Project Life Exclusives

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Wanderlust

new from Amy Tan

frame your memories

light things up with Heidi

at a Spotlight near you

capture fun travels

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Memorydex

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Simple Mini Book

display favorite moments

cute & easy to assemble

Find and follow Spotlight on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest! @spotlightstores Find and follow American Crafts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest! @americancrafts


Capture good times with my newest collection, Rise & Shine. Inspired by beautiful watercolors, this brightly colored, modern collection showcases the beauty of whimsical, natural elements in bold hues of pink, yellow, turquoise and green. Hand-drawn words wo are joined by graphics of feathers, paper airplanes, elephants and oral-inspired doodles to bring to life the inner artist in us all! I hope you love this colorful collection and that it inspires your creativity!


Supplies: Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine 6 x 6 Paper Pad (#370025) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Epoxy Stickers (#370034) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Misting Stencils (#370043) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Thickers (#370029) This to That Adhesive (#61754)

1. Trim patterned paper to cover card base. 2. Mist spray ink on patterned paper using misting stencils. 3. Adhere to card base. 4. Trim patterned paper into strip banners, then adhere banner on the card. 5. Embellish using foil Thickers and epoxy stickers.

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AC - Rise & Shine

Hey Love


AC - Rise & Shine

Beautiful Boxes

Supplies: Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine 6x6 Paper Pad (#370025) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Epoxy Stickers (#370034) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Circle Tags (#370039) This to That Fine Adhesive (#61754) We R Memory Keepers Pillow Box (#71335-7)

1. Punch circles from patterned papers. 2. Sew them together into garland. 3. Make pillow box according to instructions on WRMK box. 4. Wrap garland around the box. 5. Embellish with epoxy stickers and wood tag.

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Supplies: Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine 6 x 6 Paper Pad (#370025) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Epoxy Stickers (#370034) This to That Adhesive (#61754)

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1. Trim paper to cover card base. 2. Trim smaller piece and adhere on top. 3. Embellish with epoxy stickers.

AC - Rise & Shine

You Make Me Happy


AC - Rise & Shine

Good Times

Supplies: Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine 6 x 6 Paper Pad (#370025) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Epoxy Stickers (#370034) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Ephemera Foil (#370038) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Wordfetti Stickers (#370035) This to That Adhesive (#61754)

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1. Trim sentiments from patterned paper. 2. Adhere photo to patterned paper. 3. Embellish with ephemera and stickers.


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Supplies: Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine 12 x 12 Paper Pad (#370024) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Ephemera Foil (#370038) Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Magnetic Frames (#370054)

Amy Tangerine Rise & Shine Epoxy Stickers (#370034) This to That Fine Adhesive (#61754) Shadow Box

1. Choose photo, then trim to fit in photo frame.

3. Embellish with ephemera and epoxy stickers.

2. Trim patterned paper for shadow box background.

4. Add photo using foam adhesive for dimension.

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I Love Us


March: Gold

TRENDING NOW PROJECT LIFE 速 VALUE KIT Add dazzling elements with gold foil! This unique Value Kit offers two sizes of cards and numerous embellishments. (#98177)

SHIMELLE GOLD GLITTER ALBUM Store your favorite memories safely and stylishly with this standout album! This eye-catching album offers the perfect combination of utility and style. (#368177)

SPARK! TINSEL METALLIC MARKER Create captions, titles and much more with Metallic Markers! These non-bleeding, waterproof markers are perfect for journaling, writing or drawing. (#62383)

Love sparkle and shine? Spark! Tinsel is the perfect addition to layouts, cards and much more. Add a gilded look with tinsel. (#27336)


Are you as in love with the look of vintage marquee lights as I am? I've been obsessed with this iconic look that can be found at weddings, parties and more! Talk about the WOW factor! Up until now, it has required serious DIY skills and several hours of hard work to create the look. But not anymore! My new Marquee Love letters and shapes are sturdy, lightweight and ready for your personal touch. It's so easy to re-create this fabulous look for any and every occasion!


IN THE BOX 1 DIY Marquee letter or iconic shape 1 LED light strand with on/oo battery switch (batteries not included) Clear bulb caps 1 tracing template

Marquee Love letters and shapes come with everything you’ll need to create trendy party and home decor. Each kit includes a letter or shape, an easy-to-customize template, LED lights, and translucent bulb caps. Decorate your event with Marquee Love by Heidi Swapp.


Add lights.

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with Marq

Add glitter.


Display a year's worth of memories with exclusive Core Kits from Project LifeŽ. All three th editions - Fine & Dandy, Open Book and September Skies - ooer brilliant color, trendy designs and variety for a truly personalized memory book. Each kit includes over 550 cards—enough to create a ca custom album that documents life's momentous occasions.


Project Life 速

Supplies: Dear Lizzy Fine & Dandy Core Kit (#380460) This to That Adhesive (#61754)

1. Choose photos and Project Life cards. 2. Insert cards and photos in page protectors. 3. Add journaling.

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Project Life Supplies: Maggie Holmes Open Book Core Kit (#380453) Pocket Variety Pocket A - 12 Pack (#38000) Open Book Chipboard Stickers (#683573) Zazz! Glitter Glue – Crystal (#27414) Date Stamp Photos Ink

1. Choose photos and Project Life cards. 2. Layout and embellish, as shown. 3. Use glitter glue to add some sparkle.

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Project Life

Supplies: Heidi Swapp September Skies Core Kit (#380474) Heidi Swapp September Skies Value Kit (#380475) Project Life Pocket Variety Pocket A - 12 Pack (#38000) This to That Fine Adhesive (#61754) This to That Foam Dots (#61709) Mini Stapler Date Stamp Ink

1. Choose photos and Project Life cards. 2. Layout and embellish using pieces from the Value Kit, as shown. 3. Use foam dots to add dimension.

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T H E IG V TL SI O U SP XCL E

Capture the essence of fun-ďŹ lled journeys with Heidi Swapp


Supplies: White 12 x 12 Cardstock (#71081) Wanderlust 12 x 12 Paper Pad (#370575) Pow! Glitter Paper - Gold (#71634) Wanderlust Wood Veneer Arrows (#369290)

Wanderlust Memory Wood Veneer (#369288) Wanderlust Speech Bubble Puffy Stickers (#369331) Crystal Glitter Glue Zazz (#27414) Mini Stapler

1. Trim white cardstock to 6” x 9” (15.24 x 22.86 cm), and fold in half. Trim patterned paper to 4.25” x 5.75” (10.795 x 14.605 cm), and use adhesive to adhere to card front. 2. Cut purple tribal patterned paper to 1.5” x 5” (3.81 x 12.7 cm) and adhere to gold glitter paper to create a mat. Cut out gold glitter paper around edges to create a border on the patterned paper. Use a mini stapler to staple the banner to the card. 3. Use Zazz! Glitter Glue on the ‘hello’ wood veneer and the arrow wood veneer. Let the glitter glue dry completely before adhering to the card. 4. Finish with a puffy speech bubble sticker.

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It’s All Good


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Let’s Celebrate

Supplies: Wanderlust 12 x 12 Paper Pad (#370575) Wanderlust Wood Veneer (#369291) Wanderlust Gold Glitter Vinyl Stickers (#369333) Wanderlust Label Stickers (#369326) Wanderlust Puffy Stickers (#369331) Color Shine - Coral (#01081) This to That Fine Adhesive (#61754) This to That Foam Dots (#61709)

1. Spray the ‘celebrate’ wood veneer with Color Shine and allow to dry. 2. Cut blue stripe patterned paper from the 12 x 12 paper pad to 8” x 12” (20.32 x 30.48 cm), and use adhesive to adhere to layout. 3. Cut out flowers from floral sheets in the 12 x 12 paper pad by hand, and layer on layout. Use foam dots to pop up some of the flowers for dimension. 4. Mat your photo on patterned paper and adhere to layout. Use adhesive to add ‘celebrate’ wood veneer to the top of your layout. 5. Embellish with floral puffy sticker, gold glitter sticker, and date label.

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Supplies: Heidi Swapp Desktop Memorydex Tray (#369383) Wanderlust 12 x 12 Paper Pad (#370575) Wanderlust 5 x 7 Paper Pad (#369280) Watercolor Memorydex Cards (#369327) Clear Memorydex Cards (#369330) Memorydex Envelopes (#369332) Oval Memorydex Tab Die (#369351) Left Memorydex Tab Die (#369352) Wanderlust Dream Wood Veneer (#369289) Wanderlust Painted Bulldog Clips (#369316)

Wanderlust Painted Binder Clips (#369317) Color Shine - Mint Green (#00799) Color Shine - Pink (#00797) Color Shine - Blush (#01082) Color Shine - Coral (#01081) Color Shine - Peach (#00801) Color Shine - Mustard (#00795) This to That Fine Adhesive (#61754) Photos Die-cutting Machine

1. Use the Memorydex die-cuts and paper from the 12 x 12 and 5 x 7 paper pads to cut out Memorydex tabs from the patterned paper. 2. Spray the watercolor tab cards with different colors of Color Shine and let dry. 3. Assemble the Memorydex tray by clicking the tab cards into place. Arrange tab cards, add photos, journaling, and embellishments.

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Cherish Box


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Journey

Supplies: Wanderlust 12 x 12 Paper Pad (#370575) White Cardstock (#71081) Wanderlust Journey Wood Veneer (#369292) Wanderlust Painted Bulldog Clip (#369316) Wanderlust Vinyl Stickers (#369333) Gray Bakers Twine (#366303)

This to That Fine Adhesive (#61754) 8” x 8” (20.32 x 20.32 cm) Canvas Craft Paint Foam Brush Hot Glue Gun

1. Using a foam brush, paint canvas the color of your choice, and let dry completely. 2. Trim tribal patterned paper to 7.5” x 7.5” (19.05 x 19.05 cm), and mat onto white cardstock using adhesive tape runner. Trim cardstock to leave a border around tribal patterned paper. Use a hot glue gun to adhere to the canvas. 3. Hot glue the bulldog clip to the top of the canvas and tie twine through it. Hot glue on the journey wood veneer. 4. Finish with a photo and a gold glitter star sticker.

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So Happy

Supplies: American Crafts Kraft 12 x 12 Cardstock (#71563) Wanderlust 12 x 12 Paper Pad (#370575) Wanderlust Dream Wood Veneer (#369289) Wanderlust 5 x 7 Tribal Embossing Folder (#369343) Wanderlust Speech Bubble Puffy Stickers (#369331) Wanderlust Gold Glitter Vinyl Stickers (#369333) Color Shine - Blush (#01082) This to That Fine Adhesive (#61754) This to That Foam Dots (#61709) Embossing Machine

1. Cut kraft cardstock to 6 x 9 (15.24 x 22.86 cm), then fold in half. Use embossing machine to emboss card using the tribal embossing folder. 2. Cut out flowers by hand from the floral 12 x 12 sheets of paper. Layer on card, then use adhesive tape to adhere to card. Use foam dots for dimension. 3. Spray Blush Color Shine on ‘happy’ wood veneer and adhere to card. Add gold stickers and floral dimensional sticker.

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Hello Sunshine

Supplies: Wanderlust 12 x 12 Paper Pad (#370575) Wanderlust 5 x 7 Foil Chipboard Tabs (#369306) Wanderlust 5 x 7 Printed Clear Sheets (#369305) Wanderlust Painted Bulldog Clip (#369316) Heidi Swapp Hardware (#01210)

Wanderlust Speech Bubble Puffy Stickers (#369331) Wanderlust Gold Glitter Vinyl Stickers (#369333) This to That Fine Adhesive (#61754) Hole Punch Chipboard

1. Cut chipboard to 5.5� x 7.25� (13.96 x 18.415 cm), and use the foil chipboard tab hole punches as a guide to punch holes in the chipboard covers. 2. Use adhesive tape to cover the chipboard covers with patterned paper of your choice. Punch holes in a clear, printed sheet of your choice, and use a bulldog clip to clip it to the front cover. Decorate cover with gold glitter stickers and puffy stickers, and use binder clips to hold the album together. 3. Decorate your mini album with patterned paper, photos, journaling, and embellishments.

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Cut & Paste by American Crafts  

A monthly publication full of creative inspiration.

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A monthly publication full of creative inspiration.

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