Birthday Project Roundup

We R Memory Keepers Birthday Blog Projects

Hello We R fans, and happy Friday! We hope you’ve enjoyed all the birthday project inspiration from our design team this week. To cap off our week, week today we’ve got a roundup of favorite birthday themed projects from past blog posts. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy some eye candy!

Jumbo File Folder Birthday Card

If you’ve got an office birthday, retirement party, or other need for a large group card, why not make your own file folder card with the Template Studio, File Folder Guide, some designer poster board, and your favorite scrapbook paper collection! CLICK HERE for full instructions.

DIY File Folder Birthday Card by Aly Dosdall for We R Memory Keepers

Birthday Cake Topper

Dress up your birthday cake with a banner and alphas die cut using our Evolution Advanced and wide range of dies. If you’d like to make one for yourself, you can view the original blog post HERE.

Birthday Cake Topper by Aly Dosdall for We R Memory Keepers

Washi Tape Candles Birthday Card

Washi tape is a crafter’s staple, and still one of our favorite craft supplies. Let these easy washi tape candles be the focal point of your birthday card. You can find instructions for this card on our blog HERE.

Washi Tape Birthday Card by Aly Dosdall for We R Memory Keepers

Embossed Party Napkins

Run your birthday party napkins through our Evolution Advanced in one of our Embossing Folders for a simple, but oh-so-beautiful effect. CLICK HERE for more photos and details.

Embossed Party Napkins by Aly Dosdall for We R Memory Keepers

Honeycomb Cupcake Birthday Card

Add some fun dimension to your birthday card with a honeycomb paper pop-up element on the inside. Find out how to make one for yourself using our DIY Party Honeycomb Pads and Stencils HERE on the blog.

Honeycomb Cupcake Birthday Card by Aly Dosdall for We R Memory Keepers

Well, that’s all for today friends. We hope you’ve enjoyed our birthday roundup and that you’ve got plenty of inspiration for your upcoming celebrations. Have a great weekend, and we’ll see you back here on Monday!

Supplies:

Template Studio Starter Kit
File Folder Guide
Designer Poster Board
Evolution Advanced
Animal Washi Tape Dispenser
Embossing Folders
Honeycomb Pads
Honeycomb Stencils

Thanksgiving Project Roundup

Happy Friday friends! For Throwback Thursday today we’ve got a roundup of past Thanksgiving project ideas that we’ve shared here on the blog. If you need some creative inspiration for your weekend craft time, we’ve got you covered! So sit back, relax, and grab and cup of something warm to drink.

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Thankful Card & Layout

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Last year we enjoyed having guest designer Daniela Dobson share these beautiful Thankful projects with us that she made with the Wildflower collection. We just love her beautiful layout about her family’s favorite Thanksgiving, and nothing says “thank you” like a lovely handmade card. CLICK HERE for the original blog post.

Folded Leaf Garland

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This beautiful 3D fall garland is the perfect decor piece to show from September through Thanksgiving at the end of November. Folded paper shapes are a fun technique you can use on lots of different paper craft projects, and our Trim and Score Board makes scoring and folding so easy. Visit the blog post HERE for full instructions.

Thanks Banner

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Our current design team member, Kimberly Crawford, visited us last year as a guest designer and shared this simply gorgeous Thanks Banner using the Wildflower collection and the Banner Punch Board. CLICK HERE to learn how to make this easy decor piece for your Thanksgiving feast next week.

Paper Weaving Give Thanks Card

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If you’ll be a guest at Thanksgiving dinner this year, make a beautiful woven paper card to express your thanks to the evening’s host. Learn how to duplicate this pretty woven paper technique on our blog HERE.

DIY Teepee Kit

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Give the kids something fun to do while waiting for Thanksgiving dinner to start with our DIY Teepee Kit. It’s easy to assemble, and your can customize it with the included embellishments, paints, and foam stamps, or you can add your own accents and extras. CLICK HERE for more details about this 1950’s Peter Pan Inspired Teepee.

Well, we hope these projects have inspired your thankful crafting friends! If you create a gratitude themed project this weekend, be sure to share it on our Facebook page. We’d love to see what you come up with!

Supplies:

Trim and Score Board
Banner Punch Board
DIY Teepee Kit
Wildflower Collection

Seven Kids Crafts

We hope you’ve enjoyed this week full of kids craft ideas. Summer’s perfect for enjoying some craft time with your kids or grandkids, and our team has shared some great projects. We thought we’d finish off Kids Craft Week with a roundup of some of our favorite past kids crafts. Enjoy, and have a great weekend friends!

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Chalkboard Summer Countdown

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This fun countdown idea is perfect if you’re looking forward to an exciting summer activity or vacation. Designer Jennie McGarvey used our Clearly Bold collection and the Sew Easy tool to create a fun summer sun accent to decorate the chalkboard.


Stationery Folder

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Craft a coloring or stationery kit for the little ones in your life this summer. This project is perfect to pull out when you hear those famous words, “I’m bored.” It’s easy to customize this folder to fit the needs and age of the child you’re making it for.

 

Coffee Filter Flowers

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Summer Reading Log

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Keep track of summer reading with this easy Summer Reading Log idea from designer Jennie McGarvey. Jennie made this project with her Cinch binding tool and some journaling cards. Perfect kids craft for the summer!

 

Decorate Mini Piñatas

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We love how designer Wendy Antenucci had a craft day with her kids and let them decorate some of our Mini Piñatas with Fringe Tape and paper scraps. Let their imaginations run wild with this craft!

 

DIY Tee Pee

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Your kids or grandkids will enjoy hours of fun with the DIY Tee Pee Kit! They can use it for play, reading, sleepovers, or tons of other fun summer activities. Best of all, you can totally customize it to fit your little ones.

 

Jumbo Patriotic Crackers

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Use our Template Studio to create large scale patriotic crackers and filled them with toys, treats, or Fourth of July firecrackers. This is a great project for the upcoming holiday!

 

Well, that’s all friends! We hope you’ve come away from this past week well armed with summer crafting ideas for you and the children in your life. Have a great weekend!

Alphabet Punch Board Project Inspiration + Giveaway!

Happy Monday friends, and welcome to Alphabet Punch Board Week! We know you’re just as excited as we are about this amazing new addition to the Punch Board family, so we’ve got plenty of project inspiration for you from our design team all week long.

First off, here are a few project ideas from our in-house team. Scroll down and enjoy the eye candy, then enter for a chance to win an Alphabet Punch Board for yourself!

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The Alphabet Punch Board is great for posters, school projects, science fair display boards, and school bulletin boards.

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Add letters or numbers to a card for a big impact!

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Create displays, banners, garlands or other decor pieces.

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Use the new Link Punch to link letters and other paper elements together.

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Now, on to the giveaway!

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If you’d like to be considered for our Alphabet Punch Board giveaway, please leave a comment below telling us what you would make with this awesome new punch board. Comments will remain open until Thursday, Feb 18 at midnight. We’ll announce a random winner on Friday, Feb 19th here on the blog. Good luck, and remember to check back to see if you won!

Hip Hip Hooray Collection

The joy of celebration feels especially exciting when you’re the one throwing the party, or when the guest of honor is you. The thrill that comes from opening presents, being surrounded by balloons and confetti, or enjoying a gigantic slice of birthday cake, can last all year long with the new birthday party collection called Hip Hip Hooray. This collection is full of bright and cheery colors including red, blue, green, yellow, and teal. It’s also filled with playful icons such as birthday candles, streamers, confetti, and presents, that are all gender neutral, so whatever the occasion may be, the celebration can be full of color and fun. Join us for Hip Hip Hoorays special arrival celebration in December 2013.

The Hip Hip Hooray collection comes with unique Journaling Cards that work with the Albums Made Easy system. Look for jouranling prompts, journaling cards, and titles, just to name a few.

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Check out these great projects using the Hip Hip Hooray collection.

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