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for Paper Crafting & Scrapbooking On the Cover Zigzag Hello Card............. 30 Hippie Hugs Card ............ 30 Love You Tag ................... 29 Train Ride Layout............. 29

Contents

Find product inspiration and step-by-step instructions for measuring and cutting to make the most of these supplies.

Editor’s Note ............................. 5 6x6 Pads ................................... 7 Collection Kits ......................... 35 12x12 Pads............................. 67 DIY Kit ..................................104 p.64

A key to easy-reference icons found throughout this issue: ONLINE: Find projects, sketches, and bonus material online.

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6x6 pads

Looking for the best way to stretch your supplies?

We’ve taken the guesswork out of cutting and measuring your favorite 6x6 patterned paper pads. Follow these simple steps and you’ll not only be maximizing your projects but also minimizing your waste. Sounds like a win-win to us!

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6x6 pads

What you'll need Create one layout, one tag, and two cards by cutting and assembling the following materials: 3 sheets 12" x 12" white cardstock

Stick pin

7 sheets 6" x 6" patterned paper (in coordinating colors and patterns)

Wood hearts

Stamps and ink

Circle punch

Buttons

Floss and Ribbon

Stickers, tape, and die cuts

Dots

COMBINED SUPPLY LIST FOR PROJECTS: (cardstock, stickers: American Crafts) (patterned paper: Close Knit 6x6 pad, buttons, die cuts, stickers, wood hearts/Crate Paper) (stamps: Saltwater Summer Happiness set/Elle’s Studio, You Are the Best set/Studio Calico/Hero Arts, Border It-Mod Borders set/My Favorite Things, Noted set/Technique Tuesday, and Sentiment Tabs set/Ali Edwards/Technique Tuesday) (ink: Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries and Tsukineko) (dots: My Mind’s Eye) (stick pin: Maya Road) (tape: Glitz Design) (punch: circle/EK Success) (floss: We R Memory Keepers) (other: paper, ribbon) S i m p l e P a t t e r n s fo r P a p e r C r a f t i n g & S c r a p b o o k i n g

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Cut it!

B

A. 12" x 12" B. 12" x 12"

D

C

CC

E C. D. E. F.

5½" 5½" 5¼" 4¼"

x x x x

GRID PAPER

P

N. 1½" dia. 1" x 1¼" 1¾" x 4¾" O. 1" dia. P. ¾" dia. ¾" x 4¾" 1" x 4¾" ¾" x 2"

Q. 5¼" x 4"

R V

T

ZIGZAG PAPER

U

Y

FLOWERS PAPER

CAMERA PAPER GREEN CIRCLES PAPER

K L

Q

X

S

AA Z

BB

W R. ½" x 4¾" U. 1" x 3½" V. ½" dia. S. 1½" x 2" T. 1½" x 3¾" W. 1½" dia.

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M

O

I. J. K. L. M.

H. 1¾" x 3½"

G. 4¾" x 5¾"

8½" CC. 1" x ½" 8½" 3" 3½"

N

J

G

F

I H

CAMERA PAPER

A

GRID PAPER

WHITE 12" x 12" CARDSTOCK

WHITE 12" x 12" CARDSTOCK

Use the patterns as a guide to cut your cardstock and patterned paper with scissors or a trimmer. Label the back of each piece right away with its corresponding letter (this will help you keep track of all the pieces).

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X. 4¾" x 1½" Y. 4¾" x 3¾"

Z. 2½" x 3¾" AA. 1½" x 2½" BB. 2½" dia.


Train Ride Layout

B

A G

S

X

Designer: Piradee Talvanna TO CREATE THIS PROJECT:

R

J

1 Start with A and B.

Title

Y

AA

H M

2 Add G, J, K, R and Y to left page of layout. I

3 Add S, H, X, M, and AA to right page of layout. 4 Print journaling on paper and adhere to layout.

K

5 Adhere photos. 6 Add die cuts, buttons, stickers, tape, dots, and notched I. 7 Adhere wood hearts and stitch lines with oss. 8 Stamp sentiments.

Love You Tag Designer: Piradee Talvanna TO CREATE THIS PROJECT:

P

V

E

1 Start with E. 2 Stamp circles and hole-punch. 3 Cut or punch N, O, P, V, W, and BB. Adhere. 4 Stamp love on CC; adhere. 5 Add die cut, button, sticker, and dots.

N CC

BB

W

6 Insert stick pin. Tie ribbon.

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Zigzag Hello Card Designer: Piradee Talvanna TO CREATE THIS PROJECT: 1 Start with C; fold into card. 2 Add Q and tape. 3 Stamp zigzags on F. Add U using foam tape. 4 Stamp hello on die cut. 5 Add tape, die cuts, and dots.

Q C

F

Sentiment

Floral Hugs Card Designer: Piradee Talvanna TO CREATE THIS PROJECT: 1 Start with D; fold into card. 2 Add T, Z, and notched L. 3 Stamp hugs on cardstock scrap. Trim and adhere. 4 Add die cuts. 5 Finish with dots.

D Z

L

T

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collection kits

Fall in love with the latest collection kit. Use up all those fabulous bits and pieces by combining your favorite collection kit with our helpful measurements. Follow these cut guides so you only have to cut once in order to create twice as quickly.

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What you'll need Create one layout, two cards, and two tags by cutting and assembling the following materials: 2 sheets 12" x 12" white cardstock 3 sheets 12" x 12" patterned paper (in coordinating colors and patterns) Stamps and ink Marker Button Rhinestones Sequins Dots Stickers Embroidery oss, twine, trim, and ribbon

COMBINED SUPPLY LIST FOR PROJECTS: (cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper) (patterned paper, stickers: Here & Now collection/Echo Park Paper) (stamps: Tag Lines set/Flourishes and Snippets Miss You So Much set/Studio Calico/Hero Arts) (ink: Papertrey Ink) (marker, ribbon: American Crafts) (rhinestones: TPC Studio) (sequins: Avery Elle) (ribbon: Offray) (oss, trim: We R Memory Keepers) (twine: Close To My Heart)

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collection kits

Cut it!

A

B

FLOWER BUDS PAPER

WHITE CARDSTOCK

WHITE CARDSTOCK

Use the patterns as a guide to cut your cardstock and patterned paper with scissors or a trimmer. Label the back of each piece right away with its corresponding letter (this will help you keep track of all the pieces).

D C E

G

H

F

I L M

I. J. K. L. M.

8½" x 1½" 1" x 1½" 1" x 1½" 4" x 4¼" 2¾" x 1½"

C. D. E. F.

J K

BORDER STRIPS PAPER

RAINBOW CHEVRON PAPER

A. 8½" x 5½" B. 8½" x 5½"

G. 4¼" x 5½" H. 5¼" x 2¾"

8½" x 11" 2¾" x 5¼" 2¾" x 5¼" 4" x ¾"

N

O Q S

P R T

U

W V

N. O. P. Q. R.

2½" 3½" 2¾" 5¼" 2¾"

x x x x x

1¾" 1¾" 2" 1" 1"

S. T. U. V. W.

4¼" x 1½" 4¼" x 1½" 3½" x 1½" 6¼“ x ¾" 1" x 1"

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Los Angeles Layout TO CREATE THIS PROJECT: 1 Start with C then adhere the reverse sides of N, O, I, and V.

C

W

Designer: Susan R. Opel

Title

Title

N

2 Add photos. Add border sticker above V. 3 Add stickers to cardstock scrap, write journaling with marker, and adhere with foam tape.

O

4 Add stickers to spell title. 5 Trim heart from W. Adhere with foam tape.

V

6 Finish with rhinestones.

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Hello Zigzag Card Designer: Susan R. Opel TO CREATE THIS PROJECT: 1 Start with A; fold into card. 2 Add L and S. 3 Tie twine to tag sticker. 4 Add stickers with foam tape. 5 Finish with dots and rhinestones.

L

S

Love Life Tag Designer: Susan R. Opel TO CREATE THIS PROJECT: 1 Start with E; trim. 2 Add U, R, and P. 3 Add border sticker to right of U. 4 Fussy-cut ower from patterned paper. 5 Trim M and adhere. 6 Adhere stickers and rhinestones. 7 Stamp sentiment. 8 Hole-punch tag, add ribbon, and tie twine.

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Congratulations Card Designer: Susan R. Opel TO CREATE THIS PROJECT: 1 Start with B; fold into card. 2 Add G and T. 3 Adhere ribbon and sequins. 4 Stamp congratulations on F. Trim and adhere with foam tape. 5 Finish with flower sticker.

G F T

Sentiment

Happy Day Tag Designer: Susan R. Opel TO CREATE THIS PROJECT: 1 Start with D; trim corners. 2 Add the reverse side of H, J, K, and Q. 3 Add stickers and rhinestones. 4 Hole-punch tag and tie trim. 5 Finish with button and floss.

J

H Q

K

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12 x12 pads

12x12 patterned paper is tried and true. Ideal for displaying large pictures and perfect for trimming down to 6x6 mini albums, this old go-to is now being approached in a whole new way. Follow our simple steps for slicing and dicing your 12x12 paper pads into an economical and trendy array of cards, tags, layouts, and more!

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What you'll need Create one mini album, one gift box, one card, and one wall hanging by cutting and assembling the following materials: 1 sheet 12" x 12" kraft cardstock

Binder clips

1 sheet 12" x 12" red cardstock

Stickers

2 sheets 12" x 12" cream cardstock

Twine and ribbon

4 sheets 12" x 12" patterned paper (in coordinating colors and patterns)

Take out box

Marker

Chipboard

Photo tray

Buttons Dots

COMBINED SUPPLY LIST FOR PROJECTS: (cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper) (patterned paper, stickers: Hey Kid/Pink Paislee) (stamps: Just for You set, On the Edge set, Santa’s Tags set, Sparkle & Shine set/Neat & Tangled and Sew Simple Borders set/Papertrey Ink) (ink: My Favorite Things and Tsukineko) (pen: American Crafts) (dots: Doodlebug Design) (binder rings, chipboard: Target) (buttons: Papertrey Ink) (ribbon, twine: Hobby Lobby) (takeout box: Michaels) (photo tray: 7gypsies) (other: chipboard)

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12x12 pads

Cut it!

B

C

D

E

CREAM CARDSTOCK

A

RED CARDSTOCK

KRAFT CARDSTOCK

Use the patterns as a guide to cut your cardstock and patterned paper with scissors or a trimmer. Label the back of each piece right away with its corresponding letter (this will help you keep track of all the pieces).

F

H

I

J

K

L

M

G

P

Z

AA

Z. 4" x 5¼" AA. 5½" x 2"

S T

R

U

Q. 6" x 4" T. 1½" x 3¾" R. 6" x 4" U. 2½" x ¾" S. 1½" x 3¾"

ORANGE STRIPE PAPER

MULTI-STRIPED PAPER

O. 3¾" x 2½" P. 3¾" x 2¾"

Q

H. I. J. K.

BLUE POLKADOT PAPER

O

B. 2" x 3¾" E. 2" x 3¾" C. 2" x 3¾" F. 5" x 3½" D. 2" x 3¾" G. 12" x 1"

BLACK POLKADOT PAPER

CREAM CARDSTOCK

A. 4¼" x 11"

N 4" 4" 4" 4"

V

x x x x

5½" L. 4" x 5½" 5½" M. 4" x 5½" 5½" N. 12" x 1" 5½"

W

V. 2¾" x 3¾" W. 2¾" x 3¾" X. 2¾" x 3¾"

X

Y

Y. 2¾" x 3¾"

BB

CC

DD

BB. 11½" x 3¾" CC. 2¾" x 3¾" DD. 2¾" x 3¾"

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Magic Inside Mini Album Designer: Katie Gehring TO CREATE THIS PROJECT: 1 Start with H–M for base. 2 Add AA and border stickers. 3 Stamp sentiment and stars. 4 Adhere Q and R to chipboard to make back of album. 5 Hole-punch panels and attach with binder rings. 6 Embellish inside as desired.

H

AA

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Just for You Gift Box Designer: Katie Gehring TO CREATE THIS PROJECT: 1 Trim B–E and adhere to takeout box. 2 Stamp tag, sentiment and border on O. Add U. 3 Trim tag. 4 Add stickers and tie to box with ribbon. 5 Thread buttons with twine; adhere.

Sent. U

B–E

Celebrate Card Designer: Katie Gehring TO CREATE THIS PROJECT: 1 Start with A; fold into card. 2 Add Z. 3 Trim F; adhere. 4 Stamp celebrate, balloons, and stitching on P; adhere. 5 Draw lines with marker. 6 Finish with dots.

A

P

Sentiment

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Darling Disney Wall Hanging Designer: Katie Gehring

V

W BB

X

Y

BB

BB

BB

TO CREATE THIS PROJECT:

G

1 Add photos to tray. 2 Add CC, DD, S, and T. 3 Add V–Y. 4 Trim BB to fit into openings; adhere. 5 Stamp borders on G and N; trim and adhere. 6 Add stickers. 7 Thread buttons with twine; adhere.

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T DD N


DIY kits

Like a little of this and a little of that? Our top designers put together their favorite patterned papers, stamps, and accents to create one-of-a-kind kits that are perfect for cutting and compiling into fabulous projects.

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