Download FREE Retro Scrapbook Paper

created at: 2010/01/08

I was at my local craft store the other day looking of retro scrapbook paper. They had one. ONE. A search of the internets, however, uncovered Apple Scrapbook, which has a dozen darling retro scrapbook papers you can download for free. Perfect for virtual scrap-booking, of course, but also great for craft projects. If you’d rather not give your color cartridge the workout, they’d look great in black and white too. In honor of Mid-Century Modern Month here at Curbly, I’ve made one of them my desktop image!  Continue Reading

How to Make an Envelope Book

A book made of envelopes is a great way to store little mementoes. It’s kind of like a filing cabinet in book form. Jaine Drake shows us how to make a basic model with these few supplies…..

  • 4 envelopes, all the same size
  • 2 pieces of plain card stock, the same size as the envelopes
  • 1 piece of plain card stock as wide as the envelopes and 12″ long
  • patterned scrapbook paper
  • ribbon

To see how to assemble the envelope book, follow this link. Continue Reading