Paper Arts Show: Day One

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 2:59:18 PM

We're really excited to be exhibiting at the CHA PaperArts show! And just as exciting - we are offering a Beach themed workshop taught by the very talented Linda Auclair! If you were at the show, we hope you were able to take our Peace, Love & Sandy Feet class!

This class will have you bringing the beach inside with this decorative shadowbox and capturing your summer memories with our Message in a Bottle Mini Album! You'll be smelling that salty air and feeling the sand between your toes in no time!

Peace, Love & Sandy Feet- Linda Auclair

Aren't these adorable?! These two projects, the painters tray and mason jar mini album, were created using our Beach Collection. More specifically, they use our Beach Foam PaperAt the Beach 3D StickersBeach Comber 3D StickersBeach Cardstock StickersBeach Time Chalkboard StickersBeach Canvas StickersBeach Sign Paper and Getaway Paper. That is a lot of beach!

Peace, Love & Sandy Feet- Linda Auclair

Peace, Love & Sandy Feet- Linda Auclair

This whole project is a work of art, and when you add our canvas stickers - it takes it to a whole new level! You can create so many wonderful projects with our coordinating collections!

Peace, Love & Sandy Feet- Linda Auclair

Linda used the border from our cardstock stickers on the bottom of the tray. The shells look amazing used this way! It looks like she spent hours to cut them out when really she just peeled and trimmed them!

This "Message in a Bottle Mini-Album" combines Instagram-style photos with the popular mason jar look. In the class, you’ll also get to make this trendy mini-album that’s perfect for your vacation pictures or just a lazy day on the beach!

Peace, Love & Sandy Feet- Linda Auclair

What a great gift for family and friends after a fun filled summer!

Peace, Love & Sandy Feet- Linda Auclair

Peace, Love & Sandy Feet- Linda Auclair

If you didn't happen to make it to the class but you just love this projects and want to make it yourself, here are the instructions!

Painters Tray

Products:

7 Gypsies Artist Tray
Paper House Beach Sign Paper
Paper House Beach Foam Paper
Paper House Beach Cardstock Stickers
Paper House Beach Time Chalkboard Stickers
Paper House Beach Canvas Stickers
Paper House Beach Comber 3D Stickers
Paper House At the Beach 3D Stickers
one 4 x 6 horizontal format photograph
liquid adhesive
pop dots
white poster marker or chalk

Instructions:

1. Cut 2.25 inches off top of P-0448 Beach Sign paper. Set aside for another use.

2. From remaining paper, cut two 3.75x12 inch horizontal strips from the middle of the page.

3. Working from left to right, cut each strip into four 2.75 inch wide blocks. Assemble patterned paper, puzzle-style, in the top two rows of the shadowbox.

4. Cut one 3.75 x 12 inch horizontal strip from the bottom of the P-0082 Beach Foam paper. Adhere cardstock shell border sticker along bottom of the strip. Cut four 2.75 inch blocks from the strip and fill the remaining spaces in the shadow box with them.

Top Row from left to right –

1. Embellish first block with “Life is Good” canvas sticker. Adhere block in place. Remove pop dot from 3D scallop shell sticker. Adhere to shadowbox fram as shown.

2. Embellish second block with 3D sailboat sticker. Adhere block in place.

3. Adhere third and fourth patterned paper blocks in place.

Middle Row from left to right –

1. Embellish chalkboard “Lazy Days” sticker with cardstock sticker words & journaling. Adhere to patterned paper block and adhere in place.

2. Discard the middle two blocks if you are adding a photo. If you are not using a photo, adhere in place and embellish as desired.

3. Adhere 4 x 6 photograph directly on top of frame using liquid adhesive. Embellish with cardstock word sticker adhered with pop dots.

4. Embellish fourth block with cardstock quotation sticker. Adhere chipboard starfish to the frame using liquid adhesive.

Bottom Row from left to right –

1. Embellish first block with “Lazy Days” and Adirondack chair 3D stickers. Adhere block in place.

2. Embellish the second block with the “Peace Love & Sandy Feet” canvas sticker. Adhere block in place.

3. Embellish third block with large scallop 3D sticker, sunshine & shells word sticker, and small 3D scallop sticker. Adhere block in place.

4. Embellish final block with starfish and sand dollar stickers. Adhere block in place. Adhere Beach Comber 3D sticker directly to the shadowbox.

Mason Jar

Products:

Pint sized glass canning jar with smooth sides
Paper House Getaway patterned paper
Paper House Beach Foam Paper
Paper House Beach Cardstock Stickers
Paper House Beach Canvas Stickers
Paper House Beach Comber 3D Stickers
Paper House At the Beach 3D Stickers
large jewel brad
12 inches jute twine
6 2x2 Instagram photos (or photos cropped to 2x2) 

Instructions:

1. Cut a 5 x 12 strip from the bottom of the “Getaway” paper. Cut strip into 2 x 5 inch blocks.

2. Cut a 5 x 12 inch strip from the sky portion of the “Getaway” paper. Cut strip into 2 x 5 blocks.

3. Cut a 5 x 12 inch strip from the “Beach Foam” paper. Cut strip into 2 x 5 inch blocks.

4. Assemble pages by adhering paper blocks back to back. Reserve glitter swirl blocks for front and back covers.

5. Arrange photographs and embellishments on album pages as desired. Add journaling.

6. Stack the blocks in the order desired, and punch a hole at the top for the brad. Assemble mini album.

7. Adhere 3D and small canvas sticker to the front of the album.

8. Adhere the “At the Beach” 3D sticker to the bottle.

9. Tie jute twine around the bottle neck.

10. Trace the jar lid insert on scrap of “Getaway” paper and cut out. Assemble the lid and embellish with the “Good Ol’ Summertime” 3D sticker.

11. Place the album in the jar and add small seashells. 

To see more of Linda's amazing projects, swim on over to her blog!

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Flower Power!

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 9:00:00 AM

With summer in full swing, we were inspired here at Paper House by our beautiful gardens full of colorful, vibrant flowers! In fact, we were so inspired that we decided to dedicate our whole post to flowers! We have some beautiful flower products from stickers and embellishments to papers and magnets! Designer Linda Auclair created an amazing wall hanging full of flowers and butterflies. Let's take a look!

Flower Power Peace Sign- Linda Auclair

How amazing is this! Can't you just see it hanging in your daughter's room or your craft room!? Linda used a combination of our Nature Paper Pad, Oxeye Daisy 3D Stickers, Pansies 3D Stickers, Sunflower 3D Stickers, Gerbera Daisy 3D stickers, and Garden die cut stickers.

Flower Power Peace Sign- Linda Auclair

The butterflies from our die-cut sticker packs add so much color to this design! They are self-sticking and so easy to use!

Flower Power Peace Sign- Linda Auclair

The dimension, color and sparkle of this design are just inspiring! Luckily, Linda has instructions so you can create this beauty at home!

Products:

unfinished wooden peace sign
Paper House Nature Paper Pad
Paper House Oxeye Daisy 3D Stickers
Paper House Pansies 3D Stickers
Paper House Sunflower 3D Stickers
Paper House Gerbera Daisy 3D stickers
Paper House Garden die cut stickers
white acrylic paint
liquid adhesive
Mod Podge decoupage medium
craft knife
brayer

Instructions:

1. Paint wooden peace sign white.

2. Apply an even coat of Mod Podge decoupage medium to surface of peace sign, and adhere patterned paper. Smooth out any air bubbles with a brayer and allow to dry thoroughly.

3. Trim away excess paper with a craft knife.

4. Leaving 3D stickers on acetate backing sheets, cut apart sets and arrange in a pleasing pattern covering the peace sign. When you are satisfied with placement, remove from backing sheet one at a time, and adhere to the peace sign.

5. Bend wings of die cut butterflies slightly, and glue in place.

Want some more floral inspiration? No problem! Here are a few more projects from our floral line.

Flower Power

Flower Power- Linda Auclair

Flower Power

So, take some time to stop and scrap with the roses (and all of our other flowers)! Thanks a bunch for stopping by!

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**Design Team Reveal**

Posted on Jul 18, 2014 6:00:00 PM

We are SO excited to announce the extension of our current design team! We LOVE them so much we asked them to stay on for the rest of the year! And they LOVE our products so much they said yes! So, look for their new designs on the blog starting in August.

2014 Paper House Design Team ExtensionBev Code - http://beeceecreativity.blogspot.com

Christine Meyer - http://scrappingwithchristine.blogspot.com

Erin Reed - http://scraps-of-reflections.blogspot.com

Irit Shalom - http://iritshalom.blogspot.co.il

Giorgia Rossini http://joyblonde.blogspot.it

Kim Kendell - http://heirloomscrapbooking.blogspot.com.au

Larissa McConville - http://larissaheskettdesigns.blogspot.com

Susie Bentz - http://mytime2play.blogspot.com

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Christmas in July: Layouts

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 2:38:02 PM

Paper House Christmas in July

Today's post for Christmas in July features some amazing layouts! We know you have a million pictures from Christmas laying around, so here are four great ways to scrap them! Feast your eyes...

Christmas Paper Pad

How cute! This adorable layout features our Christmas 6'' Paper Pad and Waiting for Santa 3D Stickers. AND buttons! You know how much we love buttons!

Paper House Christmas in July

This great layout from out design team member Bev is just perfect for those family shots. She created this using our Christmas 6'' Paper Pad, Winter Lamp Post Scrapbook Paper, and All I Want for Christmas 3D Stickers. We love the layers and the stiching!

Paper House Christmas in July

Designer Linda Auclair created this fun layout using our Night Before Christmas Colection. The Dear Santa Paper, Night Before Christmas Paper, and Waiting for Santa 3D Stickers remind us how exciting Christmas Eve was! Waiting for Santa, trying to fall asleep, and waking the next morning to find he had actually come!

Paper House Christmas in July

Our Design Team member Giorgia used the same collection as Linda and look how differect the results can be! We love the color and feel she creates with the Dear Santa Paper and Waiting for Santa 3D Stickers!

Thank you to all of our designers and to you for helping us celebrate Christmas in July. For our scrapping friends, did you know that Paper House makes cards and magnets too!? While you are shopping for all of your crafting needs you might be able to scratch some people off that shopping list as well! Stop by the store and see everything we have to offer!

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Christmas in July: Home Decor

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 8:25:23 AM

Paper House Christmas in July

It's day two of our Christmas in July week and we thought, now that you have all of your Christmas cards done ;-), you might want to spruce up your holiday decor! These three projects are fun, easy ways to add a huge amount of pizzazz to the traditional tinsel and Christmas balls. Let's take a look.

Paper House Christmas in July

This great Christmas tree is made from poster board that was curled and made into a cone shape (that also means you can make a variety of sizes). Then we cut one inch strips of paper from our Dear Santa Paper and Christmas 6'' Paper Pad. Take those strips and make slits every half inch then adhere them to your cone, overlapping as you go from the bottom up! Fluff and you're done!

Paper House Christmas in July

How amazing would this banner look hanging from your mantle this Christmas!? Made from our Christmas 6'' Paper Pad, it's easy and we're sure Santa will leave you extra presents when he slides down your chimney and sees it!

Paper House Christmas in July

So, now that you have decorations for your table and your mantle, your front door is next! This wreath, designed by Linda Auclair, features our Christmas 6'' Paper Pad and Merry Christmas 3D Stickers. We wrote about this wreath on the blog once before - here are the full directions!

Now, turn your air conditioner up to full blast, drink some hot cocoa and craft up a snow storm! Come on back tomorrow for some amazing Christmas layouts!

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Christmas in July

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Christmas In July Card

Don't get us wrong, we here at Paper House LOVE the sun and summer, but we also love the warm fuzzy feeling only the holiday season can bring. So, why not combine them!? Thus, Christmas in July was born. Now we know we are not the first ones to do this, but we will do it the best!

We'll continue our warm fuzzies all week leading up to our design team reveal on Friday! To start off our holiday, let's take a look at some great Christmas Cards. If you start now, you can make one for each person on your holiday list! 

Christmas In July Card

Christmas In July Card

Christmas In July Card

Christmas In July Card

Christmas In July Card

All of these great cards were made with a combination of our Christmas Paper Pad, Nutcracker 3D Sticker, and Merry Christmas 3D Sticker. These cards really show you how diverse our collection of Christmas items can be. Check out the Shop to see our full line of Christmas items. After all, Christmas is only 161 away!!

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Sneak Peek: Recap

Posted on Jul 11, 2014 8:45:00 AM

All this week we've been giving you a inside look at our new products. We hope you love them as much as we do! So today, let's do a recap and show them to you all at once - If you didn't catch one of our sneak peeks, now is your chance!

We'll start with our amazing 3D stickers. Our wildly popular 3D stickers just keep coming (here are 30+ new designs - don't forget about the rest of our line here!) With new designs and unbeatable embellishments, these stickers will add the "wow" factor to all of your crafting projects! 

Paper House Sneak Peek

Paper House Sneak Peek

Paper House Sneak Peek

Paper House Sneak Peek

Paper House Sneak Peek

We've also added four new Chipoxy stickers to our line. They are glossy, dimensional, and a-ma-zing!

Paper House Sneak Peek

We also teamed up with the U.S. Military to create four new, licensed military collections! The authenticity, texture and overall feel make them super fun to use. AND, the addition of the new memory kits make them really easy to create amazing layouts and projects!

Paper House Sneak Peek

Paper House Sneak Peek

Paper House Sneak Peek

Paper House Sneak Peek

Along with scrapbooking products, we offer a wide range of stationery and gift items! This summer, we're really excited to show you our new journals, which feature awesome embellishments like foils, glitter, and vivid color and hip themes!

Paper House Sneak Peek

We've also teamed up with Tricky™ to produce a line of small, super cute and incredibly useful pocket notebooks! These diecut designs are the perfect home for all of your creative ideas.

Paper House Sneak Peek

All our new intros will be in-stock and available for purchase mid-July! Check back here for the new products and great ideas on how they can be used for so many craft & scrapbooking projects!

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Sneak Peek: Journals & Tricky Notebooks

Posted on Jul 10, 2014 9:00:00 AM

We here at Paper House have numerous "hats"; from scrapbooking and stickers to cards, journals and magnets. Today we're wearing our journal and notebook hat! And what an exciting, coloful, funny, and brilliant hat it is!

We are introducing EIGHT new journals, and are they ever amazing! Each journal features a cover embelishment of foil or sealed glitter. They have beautiful full color end pages and colored interior lined pages as well!

Paper House Sneak Peeks

We're also teaming up with Tricky™ to create a new line of fun, pocket size diecut notebooks for all of your great ideas. They make sure that your world-class ideas don't get lost in all the tapping and tweeting of our fast-paced, modern lives. You can be sure that everyone will take note when you take out your Tricky Notebook!

Paper House Sneak Peeks

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