Samantha Taylor Project Highlights

Samantha is finishing out her second term with us here at Paper House.  She brings a clean and simple style and works in all the different mediums from scrapbooking to home decor. Today we’re walking you thru her creations from this term!

First up Scrapbook Layouts

Daughter Scrapbook Layout by Samantha Taylor using Paper House Productions

We challenged her to use 3 or less products on this one, obviously she had no trouble!  Her three products were the Color Washed Collection, 3D Stickers, and Faux Enamel Stickers.

School Scrapbook Layout by Samantha Taylor using Paper House Productions

As a boy mom Samantha loves working with bright primary colors and stickers that coordinate perfectly.  Here she combines the Great Outdoors Collection with several Clear Stickers and 3D Stickers.

Wedding Scrapbook Layout by Samantha Taylor using Paper House Productions

Did you know Paper House has tons of wedding themed products to capture those romantic days? Samantha captures her family going to a wedding in this layout.

Birthday Scrapbook Layout by Samantha Taylor using Paper House Productions

We love a multi-photo layout!  Combine it with a grid style and some fabulous Faux Enamel Stickers and you can see why we celebrate the talents of Samantha!

London Scrapbook Layout by Samantha Taylor using Paper House Productions

Samantha captures a few trends in this layout – she’s rocking the Marbleous Paper Pad and therefore the Marble trend. She’s also working the 3 X 4 pictures in a grid form that seem to be popping up everywhere!

Beach Scrapbook Layout by Samantha Taylor using Paper House Productions

Puffy stickers combined with 3D stickers make this Beach themed layout pop!

Basketball Scrapbook Layout by Samantha Taylor using Paper House Productions

Another area that Paper House has lots of options for you is Sports!  Samantha used the All Star Paper Pad along with washi and stickers to showcase her little star.

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It’s a good time at Paper House to be a Harry Potter fan! Samantha got to play with all kinds of Harry Potter goodies on this layout!

Monster Jam Scrapbook Layout by Samantha Taylor using Paper House Productions

Who’d of thought you could put our products together to make a Monster Jam layout? Well we did of course, because we’ve got such a great variety of products!

Samantha’s Cards

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Faux Enamel stickers combine perfectly with Color Washed Stickers!

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You saw her work with Marbleous earlier in a couple of layouts – here she showcases it in a set of cards.

Christmas Shaker Card by Samantha Taylor using Paper House Productions

Finally she uses some of our beautiful Christmas Joy collection with 3D Stickers to make a sparkly shaker card.

Off the Page Projects

DIY Patterned Paper Gift Bag by Samantha Taylor using Paper House Productions

What a treat to see our patterned paper transformed to a gift bag!

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Clear Acetate Papers totally transform this lantern, what a brilliant idea!

Journey Book Projects

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Samantha uses her Journey Books for Memory Keeping combining papers and stickers

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We have truly Enjoyed the Ride with Samantha and are so glad she was a part of our 2018 team.  Be sure to check her out and keep an eye on this talented lady!

Instagram: http://instagram.com/taylorstamped

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/taylorstamped1

Blog: www.taylorstamped.blogspot.com

Be sure to check out all these products and more over at our brand new website!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back to School Craft Ideas

If you haven’t already started back to school then you are probably getting ready to.  Today we have a whole slew of projects to showcase that will help you get ready OR dive into that new school year!  Let’s hop on the bus for some fun!

Craft Ideas

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What kiddo wouldn’t be thrilled to open their lunchbox or backpack and find these little notes of encouragement?!? Yvette combined our Enamel Stickers, 3D Stickers, and even Cardstock Stickers to create these!

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Grab some supplies from your local Dollar Store and then jazz them up using Washi Tape and Enamel StickersChristine went with a Galaxy/Fantasy theme for hers!  Check out this video for more details:

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Washi can really cover a lot of bases for you when it comes to decorating.  Stephanie showcases our Wonder Woman Washi on this simple notebook and pencil!

Sophie's School Notebook - Majken Pullin for PHP

Don’t forget about those boring composition books!  Bring some life to them like Majken did using Color Washed and Enamel Stickers!

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Help keep the kids (or teachers) excited about reading by creating one of a kind bookmarks! Stephanie combined Color Washed with our Enamel Stickers to create these beautiful ones.

Scrapbook Layouts

We’ve all seen the Back to School layouts perfectly themed and jam packed with primary colors.  Today, we don’t have those.  Today, our designers thought out of the box and captured those memories with some of our colorful (but not school themed) collections!

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By adding the perfect cut file, Yvette was able to take patterned paper from Color Washed and turn it into a Back to School layout.  Combining it with encouraging stickers made it even more perfect!

Always Believe in Yourself - Majken Pullin for PHP

Majken also turned to her cut files and created a beautiful and encouraging layout.  The colors from Color Washed are a perfect match to the background!

 

Printers Tray

Laura Cox Circle PH 2018

Hi everyone!  Laura here with you today and  I’m sharing a fun printers tray project using some great products from both Paper House AND Xyron….what a perfect combo!

This project starts with a whole bunch of Paper House and Xyron goodness…..

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They all come together to create this piece of home decor that captures our family trip to Arizona!

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Paper House has great Travel 2D stickers for the states and the Succulent Faux Enamel Stickers work well with the desert vibe on this project.  Think outside the box when you are using stickers….in this set, many of the plants are in cute little clay pots.  Some were left that way, but some,  I trimmed off the cactus to use on its own and layered it into torn pieces from the Color Washed 12×12 Paper Pad.  The Sticky Pix Clear Cuts are also a great way to add interest to a project, and being clear, they can go right on your photos as well.

Something that brings this project all together is the beautiful washi tape.   Love that the Paper House washi comes with a wide and narrow width tape in the same package!  You can layer it up on plain white or black cardstock to create backgrounds, borders, and also die-cut to create a project title.

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The Xyron Sticker Maker makes it easy to add adhesive to the letters, and if you need a little clean up of the extra adhesive, the Xyron Adhesive Eraser has got it covered….nothing like the perfect tools to bring a project together!

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All the individual squares and layers on this project are held together beautifully by the Xyron Tape Runner.   It has a strong adhesive that holds all the layers in place.

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Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Stop back soon for more inspiration!

Supplies:  Paper House: Color Washed 12×12 Paper Pad, Arizona Travel 2D Stickers, Stargazer Washi, Sticky Pix Clear Cuts, Succulent Faux Enamel Stickers, The Great Outdoors Fishing Paper Kit.  Xyron: Sticker Maker, Adhesive Eraser, Tape Runner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Washi Tape Coasters & Giveaway Winner

Katie King CircleHi everyone! Two things that I can’t get enough of is washi tape and coasters! Washi tape is just one of those craft supplies that you can always use more of and making your own coasters, is just so much fun. On my own blog, I have made coaster sets from clay, wood, calendars, sequins, and more. However, I never thought of combining my love of washi tape with making coasters, until today!

Today, I am going to show you how to make your set of Washi Tape Coasters featuring the Stargazer Washi Tape Set! These washi tape coasters are so easy to make and are the perfect project to create if you are a beginning crafter. This is because the washi tape coasters can be made in 3 steps and only require a few craft supplies.

To make the coasters, I used Paper House Production washi tape! The great thing about using Paper House’s washi tape sets, is that you get both a wide and thin washi tape. Also, Paper House has a variety of washi tape that you can easily mix and match with each other. For this project, I chose to mix and match the Stargazer Washi Tape Set with the Wine Washi Tape Set, to get a galaxy look!

Washi Tape Coasters

To create your own Washi Tape Coasters featutring the Stargazer Washi Tape Set, you would do the following:

Step 1

Step 1:  Tear off pieces of washi tape and apply them to your coaster in the pattern that you desire. For my coasters, I used the wide purple tape in the Stargazer Washi Tape Set and the thin gold tape in the Wine Washi Tape Set.

Once you have covered your coaster, trim around the edges to remove the extra washi tape.

Step 2

Step 2: Grab a paint pen that matches your washi tape (I used gold) and paint the edges of your coasters. Once the edges of your coasters have been painted, set them aside to dry.

Step 3

Step 3: When your coasters’ edges have dried, grab some Mod Podge (I used Glossy) and paint a layer over each of your coasters. Adding a layer of Mod Podge will seal in the washi tape and add a protective top coat to your coasters.

Once your coasters have dried, you are now ready to use them!

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I loved the galaxy look of these coasters!

One thing I wanted to mention, is that if you don’t want to use Mod Podge to seal in your coasters, you could also use Mod Podge Dimensional Magic. I have used Mod Podge Dimensional Magic on coasters before and love the final look. The only reason why I didn’t use it on this project, was because I wanted to create a super simple DIY that didn’t involve too much drying time. If you do use Mod Podge Dimensional Magic, you will have to wait 24-hours for your coasters to dry.

Washi Tape Coaster Supply List: Stargazer Washi Tape Set, Wine Washi Tape Set

Thank you so much for stopping by today and for taking the time to read my project post for Paper House Productions!

To follow along with all the fun stuff at Paper House Productions, don’t forget to like them on Facebook and to follow their Pinterest page for more project inspiration.

Happy Crafting!
Katie

GIVEAWAY WINNER

Congrats to Carla Hundley!  You are the winner of our ColorWashed and Marbleous Collections from our hop last week with SpiegelMom Scraps!  Please send us an email at paperhousedesignteam@gmail.com to claim your prize!

 

 

Mini Canvas Clock Featuring Enamel Stickers

Katie King CircleHi everyone! As many of you already know, I love making home décor projects that don’t require a billion different supplies and that are easy to create. On my own blog, one home décor project that I tend to make over and over is clocks. I love making my own clocks because 1) they are easy to make and 2) they are a great way to show off your favorite craft supplies,  Since Paper House Productions has recently come out with a bunch of cute new products, I thought it be fun to show you how easy it is to make your own clock!

Today, I am going to show you how to make your own Mini Canvas Clock! This clock was created using a couple of differnt Paper House products, but the star of the show is definitely Paper House’s Enamel Stickers. If you are not familiar with the Enamel Stickers, they are brand new to Paper House and are just so adorable! Each Enamel Sticker pack has a specific theme and contains about 10 to 13 stickers which are very vibrant in color. For today’s project, as you can probably guess, I chose to use the Llamas Faux Enamel Stickers!

Mini Canvas Clock Featuring Enamel Stickers

To create your own Mini Canvas Clock featuring Enamel Stickers, you would do the following:

Step 1

Step 1: Grab your 5-inch by 5-inch canvas and make a mark in the center of your canvas (this center would be at 2 ½ inches). Then take your awl and poke a hole where you made your mark in the center of your canvas. When poking the hole, you will want to make it big enough, so your main clock piece can go through.

Note- I decided to use an awl because we are essentially poking a hole through some thin canvas and cardboard. However, if you didn’t want to use an awl, you could also use a drill for this step instead.

Step 2

Step 2: Grab some scrapbooking paper (from the Marbleous 12″ Paper Pad) that will match your stickers and cut out a 5-inch by 5-inch piece. Then glue that piece to your canvas (using your favorite adhesive) and re-poke the hole in the middle. Finally, add some washi tape around the edges of the canvas, to give it a more finished look. The washi tape that I used in this project was the thin gold washi tape from the Wine Washi Tape Set.

Step 3

Step 3: Now grab your enamel stickers (I’m using the Llamas Faux Enamel Stickers) and decide which four stickers you want to use. Then place your chosen four stickers where 12, 3, 6 and 9 would be on your canvas.

Once you are done decorating your canvas, add in your clock kit and you are now ready to display your new clock!

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The nice thing about this project is that you can customize the whole thing from beginning to end. For example, besides changing the paper/stickers, you could also change the size of the canvas to create a bigger clock. Also, since most of the Enamel Sticker packs come with 12 stickers, you could easily use all 12 stickers (instead of 4) to create your clock.

Finally, when displaying your clock, think about including it as part of a gallery wall, displaying it in your office or simply displaying it on a bookshelf.

Mini Canvas Clock Supply List: Llamas Faux Enamel Sticker, Marbleous 12″ Paper Pad, Wine Washi Tape Set

Thank you so much for stopping by today and for taking the time to read my project post for Paper House Productions!

To follow along with all the fun stuff at Paper House Productions, don’t forget to like them on Facebook and to follow their Pinterest page for more project inspiration.

Happy Crafting!
Katie

Valentine’s Mailbox Treat Holder with Color Washed 12×12 Paper Pad by PHP

Maria Russell CircleAre you looking for some last-minute gift ideas for Valentine’s Day?  Look no further.  Here’s an easy and fun Valentine’s Mailbox Treat Holder idea!   You can find these mailboxes at a craft store, or go to your local Target at the Dollar spot section.  I have altered my mailbox, using the beautiful Color Washed 12 x 12 Paper Pad by Paper House Productions.  You guys are all going to love this paper pad.  The pad comes with a sticker sheet that contains alphabet stickers, and other ephemeras.

I love making 3D projects for Valentine’s Day, especially making treat holders for my family and friends.  Valentine’s Day is always a special day at my house.  When my kids were a lot younger, I would surprise them by decorating the table with hearts, candles, confetti, and flowers!  I would also leave the little treat bags on top of their plates so that before they eat breakfast and go to school, they already have their treats with them.  It made their day.  It doesn’t matter how big or small the presents were but they were always happy to get a few treats to celebrate the day.  We also made treats for their friends!

Here are the photos of my finished project:

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I have a process video for you today to show you how I altered this inexpensive mailbox that I found from Target.  It is super fast and easy, and it doesn’t require decoupaging.  I hope you like it.  The supplies I used are listed and linked below.  Have a wonderful day!

SUPPLIES:  Color Washed 12 x 12 Paper Pad, Xyron Creative Station Lite, Mailbox

 

Candy Dish Featuring The Sweetheart Candies Puffy Stickers

Katie King CircleHi everyone! Valentine’s Day is almost here which means you are probably seeing bags of candy every time you turn around. If you have a sweet tooth like me, then you may be tempted to buy one or three bags of candy (on sale of course). Now, if you happen to have some candy on hand, you may be looking for a cute way to display it during the holiday season. If this is you, then you will love today’s project!

In today’s project post, I am going to show you how to make a Candy Dish featuring the Sweetheart Candies Puffy Stickers! The cool thing about this project is that we are recycling an old candle jar to use as our candy dish. You may be wondering why I would use a candle jar and not a normal plastic or glass jar. Well, if you think about the past fall or winter season, you probably have several nice size candles laying around. I bet some of those candles were expensive, so why not give them new life as candy dishes.

The stickers I chose to use in this project was the Sweetheart Candies Puffy Stickers. I chose to use them in this project because 1) they look like the perfect conversation heart and 2) add great dimension to the candy dish, since they are puffy stickers!

Candy Dish featuring the Sweetheart Candies Puffy Stickers

To create your own Candy Dish featuring the Sweetheart Candies Puffy Sticker, you would do the following:

Step 1

Step 1: Clean out your candle jar. Now, depending on the size and the amount of wax in your candle jar will most likely affect how you remove the wax from your jar. For my candle jar, I let my candle sit in a warm place (to soften the wax) and then carefully removed the wax with a plastic knife. After the wax was removed, I then cleaned out the candle jar using soap, water, and Goo Gone (which is perfect for removing any waxy residue).

Step 2

Step 2: Once your candle jar has been cleaned out, its now time for the fun part, decorating!

Grab your Sweetheart Candies Puffy Stickers and begin playing around with how you want them to look on your candle jar. When applying your puffy stickers, think about all the different ways they could look on your candle jar. For example, you could apply the puffy stickers in a random pattern, you could just have them lining the bottom portion of the jar or apply them in rows.

As you can see in the photo above, I decided to cover my entire candle jar by applying the puffy stickers in small (vertical) rows of 4.

When you have added your stickers, and are happy with how your candle jar looks, you are now ready to fill it up with some delicious candy!

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There is nothing better than a project that is super easy to make and is basically foolproof when recreating it! I think, besides making these candy dishes for yourself, they would make such cute gifts for your friends or co-workers.

One final thing I wanted to mention was the size of the candle jar. In the last photo, I wanted to show you how this project looked on a smaller scale and with different stickers. For that candy dish, I used the Flowers Micro Stickers and apply the stickers only to ¾ of the jar. This particular style, I think would be perfect if you are considering making these for your friends this Valentine’s Day season.

Candy Dish Supply List: Sweetheart Candies Puffy Sticker, Flowers Micro Sticker

Thank you so much for stopping by today and for taking the time to read my project post for Paper House Productions!

To follow along with all the fun stuff at Paper House Productions, don’t forget to like them on Facebook and to follow their Pinterest page for more project inspiration.

Happy Crafting!

Katie

Hidden Souvenir Storage Featuring The Travel-France 2D Destinations Stickers

Katie King CircleHi everyone! Whether you are an avid traveler or only travel every so often, one thing is for sure, everybody loves collecting souvenirs. Now, we can probably all agree that souvenirs, though fun to collect and share, do take up a good amount of space. If you are someone who travels, all of those postcards and little replicas of monuments, can add up fairly quickly. So, to solve this storage dilemma I came up with a fun way to store your items while also displaying your travels.

In today’s project post, I am going to show you how to make some Hidden Souvenir Storage featuring the Travel-France 2D Destinations Stickers! If you are not familiar with the Destinations Stickers, they are basically a group of stickers that have a certain destinations theme. For example, today I will be showcasing the Travel-France 2D Stickers which features cathedrals, museums, and vineyards in the sticker packet. I will be using these stickers to decorate a paper mache box which can be used as hidden storage for your souvenirs items, while also acting as a decorative home décor piece.

Hidden Souvenir Storage Featuring The Travel-France 2D Destinations Stickers

To create your own Hidden Souvenir Storage, you would do the following:

Step 1

Step 1: Paint your paper mache box and set it aside to dry.

Step 2

Step 2: Cut a piece of scrapbooking paper from the Color Washed 12″ Paper Pad that is a bit smaller than the lid of your box. Once your piece of scrapbooking paper has been cut out, glue it down to the lid of your box.

Now, grab a mini clothespin and glue it down to the spot where you would like to display a photo or postcard from your trip. Then gather up your Travel-France 2D Stickers and begin playing around with how you want them to look on the lid of your box. When you are happy with the placement of the stickers, press them down firmly into place.

Step 3

Step 3: Take your lid and lay it flat on your work surface. You will want the back of the lid to be facing you, like in the photo. Then grab the body of your box and apply some strong adhesive to one of its sides. Then take the body of your box and press it into the lid.

Refer to the above photo to get a better idea of how it should look.

When your pieces are put together, you are now ready to fill up your box and add it to your bookshelf!

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For my hidden storage box that is about France, you can see that I displayed a postcard from Paris on the front of the box and used the storage part in the back to hide some souvenirs/mini photo albums. I think this storage method is a great way to not only display photos from your trips but it helps to keep all your souvenirs (from one particular trip) in one place.

Hidden Souvenir Storage Supply List: Travel-France 2D Sticker (Destinations), Color Washed 12″ Paper Pad

Thank you so much for stopping by today and for taking the time to read my project post for Paper House Productions!

To follow along with all the fun stuff at Paper House Productions, don’t forget to like them on Facebook and to follow their Pinterest page for more project inspiration.

Happy Crafting!

Katie

Gone Fishin’ Decor-The Great Outdoors

Laura Cox Circle PH 2018

 Hi everyone!  Laura here with you today, and so excited to share my first project for Paper House, a home decor wall hanging memory project using The Great Outdoors Fishing scrapbook paper collection kit!

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Scrapbooking is awesome and one of my favorite things to do, but home decor can be just as fun to create, and can still be used to capture and display your memories!  A great way to add pictures to a home decor project is to create a “pocket” for tucking in a photo by tearing the piece of paper, and layering it with a contrasting paper.  I used the wood grain paper with the fish hook paper behind it.  These gorgeous papers are all included in The Great Outdoors Fishing collection kit from Paper House.  There are  also great coordinating stickers in the kit–even the alphas are included!

These amazing I’d Rather Be Fishing 3D stickers have such cute details, like the actual fishing line on the pole, and the 3D realistic looking fish!   Fun to layer up with The Great Outdoors papers too, a lot of great designs you can use for fishing, camping, scouts….so many options!

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I’m a huge fan of the journal boxes in this kit too….they are perfect for scrapbooking those “fish stories” and also for putting the finishing touches on this home decor project.  My guys can see this hanging on the wall and always reminisce about that fishing trip, and the memories of “one that got away”!

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Thanks for stopping by today!  Hope you are inspired to try a new way to capture those memories by creating some home decor!  The collection kits from Paper House make it so easy to do, I hope you give it a try!

Laura

SUPPLIES USED:  The Great Outdoors Fishing KitI’d Rather Be Fishing 3D stickers