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

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

Shadow Box House featuring the Marbleous Paper Pad

Katie King CircleHi everyone! My name is Katie King and I am one of the newest members of the Paper House Productions Design Team! To explain a little bit more about myself, I am a DIY blogger, who believes that crafting should be simple, fun and unique. The name of my blog is Running with a Glue Gun and the types of crafts/DIYs that I tend to make on my blog are home décor.

Since this is my first project for Paper House Productions, I thought it would be fun to show you how to decorate a shadow box house in only 3 steps! In this project, I am using the Marbleous 12″ Paper Pad and Life Organized Embrace Today Puffy Stickers. This may seem like an odd combination, but the Marbleous 12″ Paper Pad contains 48 sheets of gorgeous marbled paper and the Embrace Today Puffy Stickers are the perfect size for the individual sections of a shadow box.

Shadow Box House featuring the Marbleous 12 Paper Pad

To create your own shadow box house, you would do the following:

Step 1

Step 1: Paint your wooden shadow box white and set it aside to dry.

Step 2

Step 2: Measure the inside sections of your shadow box. Then grab your Marbleous 12″ Paper Pad and cut pieces of scrapbooking paper that fit those measurements. For my shadow box, I used 2 different pieces of scrapbooking paper from the Marbleous 12″ Paper Pad. The first piece of scrapbooking paper had four different marble patterns on it and the second piece had a collage of different phrases.

Once you have cut your pieces of paper out, begin decorating each piece using your Embrace Today Puffy Stickers. Now, these stickers were originally designed for planners, but they are the perfect size for the inside of a shadow box. Also, since they were originally designed for planners, the arrows and little phrases help to make your items (in the shadow box) stand out even more.

Step 3

Step 3: When all your paper pieces have been decorated, use your favorite adhesive to glue each paper piece into each section of the shadow box.

After all of the paper pieces have dried, you are now ready to fill up your shadow box and display it!

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By painting the house white and using the brighter colors of the Marbleous 12″ Paper Pad, it really helps to make your items in the shadow box stand out. Also, the Embrace Today Puffy Stickers help to ”frame” your items and add a bit more detail to each section. For example, I like the look of the ”love” sticker above my miniature dog figurine.

Shadow Box House Supply List: Marbleous 12″ Paper Pad, Embrace Today Puffy Sticker (Life Organized)

Thank you so much for stopping by today and for taking the time to read my very first project post for Paper House Productions! I’m so happy to be on the design team and I can’t wait to make more projects for you guys.

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

Christmas Decor DIY with Paper Pads

Shannon Circle2Have you ever heard the phrase, sometimes less is more? Today, I am showing you an easy way to add a lot of impact with just a few (7 to be exact) feathers from the incredibly versatile Project Pads offered at Paper House…these Project Pads can be used for a multitude of projects.

I used the Feathers Project Pad for the altered frame you see below.  Yes, that’s it. That’s all I needed to create the effect needed, which was golden, feathery, white and gentle.

I bought a bare frame and painted it as shown.

Next, I actually covered the glass pane that came with the frame with chalkboard paint. I then got to work hand lettering the fitting lyrics, and then went over them with white glitter glue so there was a bit of magic. Adding two tacks (eyeball this) in each corner, created the perfect placement for the feathers. I  used a hole punch to punch holes in each feather, going for different lengths  and sizes.  Green twine was the perfect touch as the feathers were strung “on the line”.   After the twine was pulled taught and  wrapped around the tacks, I added a bow and bell for each corner.   A little  glitter added here and there, and  we can call the project  finished !  Thanks for letting me share with  you!

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I wanted  you to see a close up of those gold foil feathers because they are really, really perfect for the holidays as a perfect punch of holiday shine.  Just take a look!!

PHP FEATHER SHOT, 11-2017, Shannon M.

 I hope I could inspire you to create something for others or yourself in preparation of the upcoming holidays! Have a great day!

Wood Plank Home Decor With Field Study

sara-circle-2 Hello Hello! I hope you are having a wonderful day! Thank you so much for stopping by to visit the blog! My dear mother recently spent an extended period in the hospital. I decided to create a home decor/art piece that included a photo of all her grandchildren to brighten up her room and then she can hang it in her home in a few weeks when she is discharged.  This Wood Plank Home Decor incorporates the beautiful Field Study paper pad to decorate it.Wood Plank Home Decor using Field Study from Paper House Productions

Products Used- Field Study 12″ Paper Pad

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I fussy cut as many butterflies as I could to include on the wood plank. I adhered everything with a mixture of wet glue or glue dots and I added dimension by putting some craft foam behind the butterflies.

IMG_1952 I chose patterns and cut apart pieces from the paper pad that showcased the GORGEOUS copper foil in this pad…absolutely stunning!

I hope you enjoyed this project today…and, yes, my mama loved it a bunch!

Have A Lovely Day!

Sara

DIY Thankful Note Board

Hello! Samantha here with you. I have a project today that’s not only great for fall but also a wonderful way to put a positive emphasis on interactions between family members. This DIY Thankful Note Board is a really fun way to get everyone involved in small acts of gratitude.

Supplies: Autumn Woods Autumn Woods, Autumn Woods Washi Tape, Autumn Woods Rice Paper Border Stickers, Autumn Woods Puffy Clips, Feathers Project Pad and Discover Italy Cardstock Multi Pack

We’re using this note board this fall to leave each other notes of gratitude. There are no rules to how to use the note board. The idea is just to write down something you’re grateful for about another family member or a note of thanks if they did something kind for you. It’s a fun way to call out acts of everyday kindness!

I had a small frame with a recessed area of about 4″ x 4″. I painted the frame with brown paint, and then went to town decorating it with embellishments from the Autumn Woods collection (and a few other collections, as well). I thought the feathers from the Feather Project Pad coordinated beautifully with Autumn Woods, so I added a few of those. To give them a bit of a 3D effect, I took a bone folder and scored the feathers down the middle. Folding them a little along the score line gives the feathers some extra dimension, perfect for an off the page project.

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Since I was using feathers on this project, it seemed like the perfect choice to use this sweet little owl for our note board clip. The metal is nice and sturdy, so we’ll be able to use it over and over again without the metal getting fatigued.

I finished up by using washi tape to add some borders (and a pop of color) to the frame.

I can’t wait to start using our thankful note board to add some extra gratitude to our days.
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Craft Set Welcome Sign

Hello! Samantha with you again. Today I’m showing you one of my favorite ways to use Paper House’s Craft Sets. Read on to find out what that is and how I made this welcome sign.

 

Paper House Supplies: Baby Boy Craft Set, Southwest Clear Stickers

Additional Supplies: Paint, Apple barrel lid

I built my welcome sign from an apple barrel lid that I picked up from my local farmers market for $5. I only bought one, but I’m pretty sure I’ll be going back for more now! I put a single coat of white paint on the lid, and then it was all set for me to embellish.

Now, on to my favorite way to use these beautiful craft sets: die cut them with an electronic cutting machine! I used a Silhouette Cameo, but you could do it just as easily with a Cricut machine.

I treated the big sticker sheets just like I would vinyl. I created my “Welcome” in my Silhouette Studio Software. Then I placed the sticker sheet on a cutting mat. Finally, I set my blade speed and depth to the same settings I use for cutting vinyl.

When you’re done cutting, weed out the unused portions of the sticker sheet. You can then transfer your cut by hand or with a transfer sheet (like the kind you use for wall vinyl) to your project.

I finished up my welcome sign with a few accent stickers from the Southwest Clear Sticker set.

Being able to cut the sticker sheets with an electronic die cutting machine opens up a whole world of possibilities for these fun craft sets. I know this craft set welcome sign is just the beginning for me! Save