Create a Fun and Modern Paper Ornament

I found a great tutorial for making a cool paper ornament on the blog “How About Orange.” Here’s my version of the ornament: If you don’t want to hang it, the ball will actually stand by itself. Cool, right? Some tips: I followed the basic instructions from this tutorial. I created a digital cutting file for


Create Winter Joy with a Snowflake Banner

Welcome winter and all of its wonderland magic with a beautiful paper art project. Using the ScanNCut machine by Brother, Scrapbook Soup host Julie Fei-Fan Balzer walks viewers through a step-by-step guide to cutting intricate and colorful paper snowflakes. Once cut, Julie uses her Brother sewing machine to string them together for hanging. We hope



Making a Birga-Box!

My sweet friend Birgit came to visit New York from the Netherlands.  Knowing she was coming, I wanted to make her a little something I’m calling a Birga-Box.   A totally fun gift that looks just like her!  If you glued a piece of acetate or plastic behind the face you could totally use these boxes for


Beautify and Organize Your Mudroom or Entryway

The joy of outdoor family fun in the summer can often create a pile of bike helmets, dog leashes, beach bags, sun hats and more, turning the mudroom or entryway of our home into a cluttered space. Our good friend, crafter Kacia Hosmer (aka Coconut Robot), has a beautiful way to help dress up and


Packing with Pizazz for Your Summer Getaway

Are you planning a fun family getaway this summer? Packing is often a least favorite part of getting ready to travel, but thanks to some creative crafting, you can add some pizazz to your packing! Personalize your carry on, tote bag or purse for special dinners out with felt details. As crafting expert Liz Hicks