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What a lovely day Card

Hello crafters.

Today is such a lovely and sunny spring day, and I have a shabby card to share with you


  Though Clear Scraps has the range of Send It Clear Scraps Cards , I created this card using the 2 pages of Acrylic Mini Word Album Baby 

and one page of Mini Deco Album   as an embellihsment.

I inked the edges with white Staz - On, mounted it on foam tape and pulled the ribbon through the whole, that is supposed to use for the binding rings.


  The front page was painted with Dimensional paint and misted with shimmering mists ( by Shimmerz), and embellished with the papers and pearls.

  So in fact I have 2 more pages tp create one more card and the word Baby, that I guess I use them  for my next projects.

Thanks for stopping by today,


Mason Jar Chipboard Album~

Hi everyone, Connie here with a mini album using the very FUN Mason Jar Chipboard album.   I started off using some October Afternoon paper with the ida of making it farm themed.  The paper was perfect for this cute country album.

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The front cluster of embellishments also has another one of the newly released products, the acylic fence.  This is a mixer piece meaning it can be used as a stencil also.  Pretty cool!!!!!!

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Here is a shot of the back cover.

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You get 5 chipboard pages and did I tell you these product are made in the good ole' USA!!!  Love that, too!!!!

Thanks for stopping by and check out the What's New tab!! Good stuff!!!!


Introducing AMAZING New Clear Scraps Designers!

Introducing the newest Design Team members for Clear Scraps:
Nancy Keslin:
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Nancy Keslin is a paper crafter and mixed media artist focusing on scrapbook pages, mini albums, and home décor.  You can find tutorials, both written and video, on her blog; along with other creative inspiration.  When not creating she can be found home schooling or driving her children; sometimes simultaneously.
Sue Eldred:
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I am a married, mother of three great kids; two married, one teen.  I have two adorable grandsons, which are the objects of my attention, affection and the subjects in a lot of my scrapbooking.  I love spending time with my family, watching my son play baseball, container gardening, photography and visiting the beach.  I live in a small town in the Heart of Illinois called Washington.
I have a eclectic style of paper crafting.  I like clean and simple, shabby, vintage and
at times I like to get completely ink.  I get a great deal of satisfaction out of creating for myself and others.
Please visit my website:
Raechelle (Rachel) Bellus:
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Hello! I'm Raechelle (Rachel) Bellus and I live in Spokane Valley, WA. My husband and I have a blended family of six children, one boy and five beautiful girls ages 14-24, with only two remaining at home. Our four children that have left the nest are spread across the country busy creating lives of their own, and while it is difficult to have them all so far away, it is heartwarming to watch them blossom and grow. I have been scrapping for about 13 years now and never lose the thrill of a completed project. To me it is more than just playing with paper, it is a creative outlet that I can share with my family and others who are just as passionate about paper as I am. I love to read and work puzzles when I am not hanging out with my family. I am honored to be joining the Clear Scraps design team!
Lisa Spiegel:
Hi, I'm Lisa Spiegel and I'm thrilled to introduce myself to you as a member of the Clear Scraps Design Team.  I live in Southern California with my hubby of 21 years and our three daughters and I think it would be safe to say I'm totally obsessed with scrapbooking. :)  I have been scrapping for more than 18 years but when I'm not being a SAHM or scrapbooking, I am a Lamaze Childbirth Educator and I dabble in photography (as all scrapbookers do!). I hope to inspire you with my projects and share my love of memory keeping with you.  
You can read more about me on my blog
Jamie M. Shaw-Tardif:
My name is Jamie M. Shaw-Tardif,  I am located in Silver Springs, Florida. My favorite color is PINK! I am a graphic designer and have been one since I was 12 years old!! I have an A.A. from Lake Sumter State College in Graphic Design and I started Scrapbooking in 2002 and have not turned back since. I am an avid user of inks, variety of papers, stickers, embossing folders and powders, jewels, ribbons, sequins, stamps and more stamps! I can design to any challenge, and consistently design items, pages, and layouts! 12×12 pages, Project Life Cards, and Occasional Cards. I love to support people creatively and I love to teach people how to be passionate in what they believe. I understand the NEED for being the historian for your family, and teach it widely. I am an avid Cameo user, and teach classes locally. I hope I can inspire you!

Katie Zoey Ho:
Hi, I'm Katie from Singapore; a tiny tropical country where you will be surrounded with lots of greeneries. Happily married, living with my husband in a small apartment away from downtown area where we enjoy peace and fresh air together with our pots of plants and herbs... I started papercrafting as young as 3 years old; mostly in folding and cutting of papers. When I get to discover what is scrapbooking in one of my local craft stores, I was mesmerized by the pretty papers and embellishments. I was amazed by how much we can do in creating keepsakes. From there on, I'm addicted, and deeply addicted. Every single piece of keepsakes, I create with a story behind and build within my heart so that memories will last. Love everything that's artsy, shabby, vintage, grunge and beautiful, I enjoy creating, designing and play with different elements and mediums to give some dimensional to my projects. Apart from this, I'm a footwear design student, learning the art of making shoes in the Italian way. So glad to be part of Clear Scraps Design team, looking forward to create more dimensional projects and get inspired together. 

We also have some INCREDIBLE designers we just LOVE and wanted them to be part of the family- it's a new program from Clear Scraps- 


You do not want to miss these talented women!

Michelle Hodges:

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Hi! I’m Michelle Hodges and I’m so excited to be a part of the Feature Design Team for Clear Scraps!I live in South Texas on the coast.  My husband and I have a nine year old daughter.I'm a SAHM and I help with various volunteer work at our daughters school.  When I'm not scrapping I enjoy spending time with family, being outdoors,Church activities, and traveling.  I was introduced to scrapbooking twelve years ago and started spending more time scrapbooking 9 year ago! My scrapbooking style is shabby-chic, artsy, simple with clean lines, and some vintage. I love adding layers and details to my projects! When I'm not creating LO's, tags, cards, I love to alter items, and create mixed media projects!

Michelle Wofford:

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Hello, my name is Michelle and I live in Oregon with my husband and our two daughters. I've been a crafter all my life and scrapbooking for over 10 years. I love playing with paper and creating one of kind projects. I'm always trying to think of new and unique ways to inspire others through my crafting.  I am beyond thrilled to be a part of the Clear Scraps team.

My blog is Memory Garden Designs -

Liza Sivek:



Hi I am Liza from Conneticut. I am a mother,a wife,and an artist with two more-or-less grown daughters and way more crafting ideas than I can accomplish in this lifetime. I am very happy to have finally realized what I want to be when I grow up!


We are THRILLED to have these amazing women on board!

Welcome to Clear Scraps!!!!

Canvas Art With Pinky

Hey there Clear Scraps friends,

It's Pinky today with a fun canvas art project I created. With all the new Mascils/Stencils from Clear Scraps it completely opens up the world of art.

Mixed media has never been this amazing!!

For this project I used a canvas which I painted in gold thenI used the 12" Spiral Dots Mascil/stencil painting over it in PINK. Then I spritzed it all in teal. 





And on the canvas itself I used the Oval Frame Mixers- glittering it, then spray painting a bit over. I wanted it to have the graffiti feel. 


You won't ever think of Mixed Media the same way!

Try Clear Scraps and see how your art comes alive. 

Pinky Hobbs- Clear Scraps Design Team

Embossed Acetate

Hi everyone! Today I'm sharing a card highlighting embossing acetate. Its a fun way to add just a bit of texture to an acetate panel on a card.  

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After embossing my acetate piece, I colored the back of it with an alcohol marker. The markers gave me more control than a blending tool and allowed me to be sure I colored only in the sky area. 

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Supplies Used:

  • Clear Scrap 12 x 12 Acetate Blank Sheet
  • Crafters Companion (Clouds Embossalious Folder, Humphrey Birthday Girl stamp, Sentimentals stamp)
  • Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers (EB1, EB2, IG1, IG3, TB1, TB2, TB3, HB1, HB2, CT1, CG3, LG4)
  • May Arts Ribbon
  • washi tape
  • cardstock

Wendy Price- Clear Scrap Design Team Member

Pocket Watch Album

Hello everyone, Adora here today sharing another brand new release album, the chipboard Pocket Watch.  I love the shape of this album. Started this project by using the polka dots masking/stencil  and spray paint to create a simple background. I love how I quickly put this project together :).


I used Heidi Swapp for title, Prima and Ki Memories.






Thank you so much for stopping by........until next time!



Acrylic Garden Border

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Hello everyone! It's me, Irene, here with you today! This time, I would like to share with you a layout which I've created using Clear Scraps acrylic garden border and mascil.


It is so easy to use these acrylic borders on your layout. I've created a translucent effect with the border that I've used on my layout to make it more interesting. I've colored it with velvets by Art Anthology and some paint markers.


I've also used a mascil by Clear Scraps and some sorbets by Art Anthology to create the background.

These acruylic borders can be use as a whole piece on your project or you could also cut them up separately to use them on smaller projects. Try it!


Clear Scraps Educator

Blog: Scrapperlicious