CHA Make and Take: Atlantis Post-It Holder

Posted on Jan 11, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Hello all! The Paper House crew is having a blast crafting with our new collections at the CHA Mega Show. Visit us in booth #1661 to see all the exciting things that are going on! Want to follow along with the Make and Take projects that we are sharing with show-goers? Follow these simple directions below!

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Today we’re bringing you the Atlantis Post-It Holder, instructed by Paper House designer Shaena! Dive into crafting with this quick and easy, but incredibly useful, Post-It holder! You’re sure to reach for it next time you need to jot down directions to a lost city.

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You Will Need:
• Paper House ColorWays Atlantis Mini Trim Card 12" Scrapbook Paper
• Paper House ColorWays Atlantis 12" Cardstock Sticker
• 3" x 3" Post-Its

Instructions:

• Trim ColorWays Atlantis Mini Trim Cards into three 3.5" by 12" strips.

• Score each strip at 2.5, 5.75, 6, and 9.25 inches.

• Fold each score so that the Trim Cards are on the outside.
 
• Fold over the first flap and glue down. Fold over the last flap and glue down.
 
• Take off the backer of your Post-It and place to the left of the spine.
 
• Embellish the cover with cardstock stickers as desired.

Did you enjoy creating this Post-It holder? Check out the rest of our products at PaperHouseProductions.com to put your own spin on this project and find inspiration for others! Happy crafting!
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CHA Make and Take: Discover Planner Insert

Posted on Jan 10, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Good morning! The Paper House crew is having a blast crafting with our new collections at the CHA Mega Show. Visit us in Booth #1661 to see all the exciting things that are going on! Want to follow along with the Make and Take projects that we are sharing with showgoers? Follow the simple directions below.

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We’re starting off the day with the Discover Planner Insert, a project instructed by Paper House’s very own Tara. Love planners? Then plan to love this awesome A5 insert, created using our brand new and beautiful Discover Collection. It’s sure to make you want to take a trip!

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You Will Need:
• Paper House Discover the World 12" Scrapbook Paper
• Paper House Discover Tags 12" Scrapbook Paper
• Paper House Discover Travel 12" Cardstock Sticker
• Paperclip
• Two colors of ribbon
• Stapler

Instructions:
• Cut Discover Tags paper and Discover the World paper as indicated in diagram.
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• With the teal dotted pattern face up, place adhesive on the bottom and up the two sides. Align on the left bottom side panel of the Discover the World shape you cut out.
• Fold the right flap of the Discover the World base. Apply adhesive to the bottom and right side, and adhere to the left side.
• Cut an inverted V shape into the bottom of the 2" x 1.5" piece you cut from the tag paper.
• Cut two small pieces of ribbon.
• Using your stapler, attach the ribbon and small banner to the top left of your base, about 1" from the left side.
• Take one of the 6" x 3.75" pieces you cut from the Discover the World paper and adhere the Embrace the Detours sticker to the center. Add a piece of the craft border to the top.
• Add cardstock stickers as desired.

Did you enjoy creating this planner insert? Check out the rest of our products at paperhouseproductions.com to put your own spin on this project and find inspiration for others! Happy crafting!

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Planner Craze

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 4:48:04 PM

Hello everyone, Christine joining you today. Have you jumped into the Planner Craze? I just recently got started in it! The more I played, decorated, and had fun with it, the more I realized how great some of my Paper House supplies would be. Specifically, I knew that the ColorWays collections would be fabulous! Today, I will show you how I used the Rouge, Emerald, and Sapphire ColorWays collections to jazz up three weeks of my planner.

Rouge PlannerOne of the things I like to do in my planner is add patterned paper rectangles to any parts of the day that I have free. I can write over them later if I need to, but I like the visual break from all the writing and the visual reminder that I have a break there to focus on myself and my family. For each week, I used the border sheet from the collection as a separator for my morning, afternoon, and evening rows. I love the polished look this adds.

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Since this week is heavy on Christmas activities, I added in some great cardstock stickers. They were a perfect match with the Rouge collection. Perhaps my favorite addition is the SnapShots™ stickers to the days! For this week, I used both music and basketball ones. These are absolutely perfect and are going to find a way into my weeks very regularly!

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I also added in some puffy stickers. This is a judgement call, as they do add bulk, but I liked how they looked, so I decided I wanted them in there!

On this week’s planner spread, I used the following supplies:

Rouge Trimmings ColorWays Cardstock

Rouge Umbrellas Cardstock

Rouge Trim Cards Cardstock

Christmas Stocking Puffy Sticker

Santa Hats Puffy Sticker

Merry Christmas Cardstock Stickers

Music SnapShots™ Sticker

Basketball SnapShots™ Sticker

For the next week, I used Emerald ColorWays—perfect for Christmas week!

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I added in a few pops of red with more of the Merry Christmas cardstock stickers. I love how calm and empty this week looks—that’s just how it should be!

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I used the same approach, filling in grids with patterned papers and using the borders. This time, though, I added in some accents from the Emerald ColorWays collection.

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When I don’t have a long checklist to add in the left hand column, I just have fun decorating it! Some Christmas patterned papers, combined with some Sculpted™ stickers, were perfect for this area!

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For this week, all my empty grids are filled with the same patterned paper. I haven’t done that before—I usually switch it up, but I like this look, too!

Supplies used for this week:

Emerald Accent Pack

Emerald Trimmings Scrapbook Paper

Emerald Leatherbound Scrapbook Paper

Merry Christmas Cardstock Stickers

Christmas Cheer Tags Scrapbook Paper

Red Flannel Scrapbook Paper

Merry & Bright Sculpted™ Sticker

For my last week, I was planning to use Gatsby, because Gatsby just screams New Year’s Eve, right? But it wasn’t flowing well with the colors that my planner already had. So I went with Sapphire and was so happy I did! It came out beautifully and has that fresh feeling of a new year! sapphire

This time, I returned to the varying patterned papers in my empty grids and brought back those SnapShots™!

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The Sapphire accents played a pretty big role on this spread. The arrows were great for pointing towards New Year’s Eve and Day, and of course the word “hope” is just perfect for what you feel at that point in the year!

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The Urban SnapShots™ Stickers were so perfect for this week! I have definitely got an even bigger love for my SnapShots™ now!

Supplies used for this week:

Sapphire Trimmings Scrapbook Paper

Sapphire Edgings Scrapbook Paper

Sapphire Mini Trim Cards Scrapbook Paper

Sapphire Accent Pack

Urban SnapShots™ Stickers

I hope you are looking at your Paper House supplies in a new light—there are so many great options for your planners! I can’t wait to dive into other areas to see what I can add!

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