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December 2015

Filled With Joy Window Hanger by Pinky

 Hello friends, it's Pinky today and I wanted to share how easy it is to create projects of any shape using Clear Scraps Acrylic Sheets. 

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For this project I simply used StazOn ink to stamp an image onto the Clear Scraps acrylic, then I used my scissors to cut it out. 

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After that I coated each side with micro beads to make the jar appear to be filled, then stamped another image on paper to apply to each side. Then I used a punch to make a hole in the bottom and added a crystal. It makes a pretty sun catcher and the acrylic makes it so beautiful! 

I hope you are ready to create in 2016, we have a ton of new product to start showcasing tomorrow.

See you next time!

Pinky Hobbs- Clear Scraps Designer

Send it With a Smile- Card

Hi everyone!  Today I wanted to share with you a quick card I made using one of the Send it Clear card bases.  I love Send it Clear and this Half Fancy Card is definitely one of my favorites.  I am not much of a card maker so these fun little bases make it quick and easy for me to create something extra special.

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The clear acrylic allows both sides of the card to show through and opens up some interesting opportunities for embellishment.  

Be sure to check out the entire line of Send it Clear cards at Clear Scraps.


Christmas Album...

This year I created my Christmas album early, so all I had to do was pop in photos as we took them. I used a Clear Scrap chipboard Circle Album for the base. 

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Clear Scrap Supplies Used:
6 inch Chipboard Circle Album

Other Supplies Used:
Stampendous stamps
StazOn ink
Echo Park pattern paper/stickers
Crafters Companion snowflake dies
Beacon Zip Dry adhesive

Wendy Price- Clear Scrap Design Team Member

Nordic Snowflake Chipboard Embellishments

Hello! Jennifer her today to share a layout I created using the new Nordic Snowflake Chipboard Embellishments! I'm going to show you how I altered them as well!  I love these cute shapes as they are such a perfect accent for your winter projects!


I first painted my chipboard with white acrylic paint!  


Once dry, I applied clear embossing ink to each surface.  


For one of my snowflakes, I sprinkled embossing enamel on top and heat dried. I love how it turned out! 


For my other two snowflakes, I added fine glitter and set it with my heat gun.  


Another fun thing you can do is add spray ink to the dry glitter to add some color!





Thank you for stopping by!  Check out the Clear Scraps shop to see all of the fun chipboard embellishment shapes! Plus, Clear Scraps has Script Chipboard Titles!  Have a great day!

Additional products used:  patterned paper, stickers, enamel dots, chipboard: Echo Park Paper; letters, journaling pen: American Crafts; embossing enamel: Stampendous; embossing ink, glitter: Ranger; spray ink: Heidi Swapp; misc: thread, doily, sewing machine.

Merry Christmas

Hello everyone! Christmas is upon us once again and let me greet you all a Merry Christmas. May the joy and light of Christmas shine upon you! Christmas is my favorite holiday of all, even with the busy-ness that comes with it, the hustle and bustle, the traditions - gifts, decorations, food,  etc,  but with or without these  we can truly be happy by celebrating the true meaning of Christmas, the birth of our saviour, Jesus Christ.  He is the true reason for the season.

Today I am sharing this layout I've created with the XL Acrylic Deco Shape sheet , acrylic star border .


To create the background. Trace and cut two different print patterned papers, adhere onto the back of the acrylic.  


Thanks for stopping by and again, Merry Christmas and a  blessed new year to come.....

Love - Peace - Joy


Need a quick gift idea?

Good morning Clear Scraps family!

Getting ready for the holidays can be super stressful, so taking a minute to make a cute card can actually do wonders for your stress level, and it takes around 30 minutes to complete. The perfect amount of time to unwind a bit and give some Holiday Cheer.


This adorable Send it Clear Tree Card is perfect for turning into a gift card holder.

I colored the tree with Alcohol Inks in green. I then adhered pattern paper to the backside of the card panels.


Attach a gift card to the top panel with a glue dot, and on the bottom panel, include a little message.


Voila! Easy peasy and I promise you will feel much merrier carving out a little time for yourself.

I hope you all have a wondrous Holiday!!

Leah Crowe


Christmas Stocking with Mascils

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Hello Clear Scraps fans! It's Irene here and today, I would like to share with you all an altered canvas Christmas stocking. I've used tons of mascils and an acrylic expression by Clear Scraps to create details on this stocking.

It is so easy to decorate this stocking using mascils and some paints.

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I've used the vintage flourish mask and some white paint to create the details on the top part of the stocking. In the picture above, I've also used the Christmas bulbs mask and some dimensional paint to create some details on this stocking.

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For the sentiment, I've used an acrylic expression as a mask and some paints to create it.

Hope you all like this fun little project and Happy Holidays!

Pocket page with Clear Scraps!

Hi, Connie here with a pocket scrapbook page but with a twist!  I used one acrylic sheet by Clear Scraps with an acrylic word. 



1. Cut 1" off one side of the 12 x1 12 acrylic sheet by Clear Scraps.

2. Adhere the acrylic to the pattern paper using Beacon 3-IN-1.  The opening to the pocket will be Horizontal.

3. Add washi tape for design on bottom and top of page.


 4. Use Black StazOn Ink and add color to the acrylic word (Purrfect).


5.  The page should look like this~


6. Next step is the photo collage.  This is a good project for all those photos, that go to one event,  to keep them together.


7. Make tabs for the photo pages.

8. Decorate the front of the Acrylic sheet.  For added interest,  I used the 12 Chevron stencil by Clear Scraps with black StazOn ink on the front acrylic page.

Products Used:

Acrylic Sheet by Clear Scraps

12 Chevron Stencil by Clear Scraps

acrylic word (Purrfect) by Clear Scraps

Other products:

Paper/Quick Quotes

Stamp/Darkroom Door


StazOn Ink


Thanks for stopping by~

Connie Mercer/DT Member

Christmas Mixable Album

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Hi Clear Scraps fans! It's Irene here with you all today. I'm so in the Christmas mood right now and with that, I would like to share another Christmas inspired project with you all today. This time, I'm going to share with you all a Christmas album which I've created using Clear Scraps Christmas Mixable Album.

Here are some close-ups in this album. I've created several interactive pages for this album.

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This is such a fun album to create with the mixture of acrylic and chipboard pages. Hope you all like it!

Believe Album...

Hello are you ready for Christmas or have not started yet, well I am almost there. The spirit is definitely present,  I love Christmas, it is my favorite holiday of the year, but what's not to like except for all the busy-ness and a bit of stress.....the good kind, if there's any then this is it :) So, today I am sharing this album I've created with the acrylic word "believe" mini album.   Anyhow this album is all about my faith and it's about to be written and maybe share later on. :) 


 To create this album, I used patterned papers, alcohol ink, ribbon and few embellishments.


Thank you so much for stopping by and have a Merry Christmas.


Christmas Acrylic Tree Album

Hello!  Christmas is just a little over a week away! Today I'm sharing a mini album using the Acrylic Tree Album! This mini is so cute...I love how the book "cascades" and each page becomes a larger portion of the tree!



I used my Beacon 3 in 1 Craft Glue to adhere my patterned paper to each page and then cut and sand the edges.  





For this page, I colored the acrylic using red alcohol ink and a cotton applicator. I cut a 4 1/3 x 9 piece of patterned paper and scored it at the middle.  This allowed me to not only add a photo to the top of my folder, but also inside!


Here is the folder opened on the inside...I cut my 4x6 photo into three inch pieces and adhered on the opposite sides. 



Not all pages have to hold photos! The last page is a full tree shape so I used different sized circles (using hand punches) and created a garland across the page! 


Here is the back of my album...I covered with patterned paper and then added a cute die cut! 


Hope this inspires you to do some holiday creating of your own!  Have a great day!

Additional products used: patterned paper, stickers, die cuts: Crate Paper; wood veneers: Studio Calico; enamel dots: Crate Paper, My Mind's Eye; journaling pen:  American Crafts; bakers twine: Whisker Graphics; washi tape: Freckled Fawn;  alcohol ink: Ranger; misc: thread, sewing machine, paper clip. 

Mixable Holiday 8x9 Album!

Good morning Clear Scraps family! Leah here with you today to share Clear Scraps 8x9 Holiday Mixable Album!


As you can see above, the mixables come with crystal clear acrylic and the sturdiest chipboard!


I outlined all the acrylic pieces with Piccolo Enamel and let it dry.


On the chipboard pieces I adhered cute pattern paper.


I haven't added any photos to this album yet, because I am saving it for after Christmas. :)



These albums are so versatile and are a blast to create with!

Leah Crowe




Holiday Mini Album made into Christmas Ornaments!

Hi, Connie here with a really fun project using the Holiday Mixable Album by Clear Scraps.  Instead of using it as an album, I took it apart and made Christmas Ornaments. Let me show you~



Covered with pattern paper and decorated. 


Wrapped gift/Acrylic

Painted the top (ribbon part) with acrylic paint/gold and then adhered pattern paper to the back of the acrylic.



Cover with pattern paper.  Paint hat with black acrylic paint. Add carrot nose and eyes.



Paint top of ornament with acrylic paint/gold.  Adhere pattern paper to the back of Ornament and decorate.  All ornaments are splattered with black or white acrylic paint.

A fun project to do with children!! 

Thanks for stopping by~

Connie Mercer/DT Member

Happy Christmas Banner

Hi everyone!  Nancy here today to share with you a fun snowflake banner I made using the 6x6 circle album.   Don't get me wrong, you know I love mini albums...but I really wanted something to hang in my kitchen over the window since I spend so much time during the holidays doing dishes.

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This project was simple and took only a little bit of time.  Easy to make in an hour or so....well, once you pick your snowflake design.  

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I simply cut my snowflakes and sentiment from vinyl and layered onto the easy is that?  Strung the pages up with some glitter twine from my stash and added a few beads for extra sparkle.  

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Obviously this isn't my kitchen window, but that is where it hangs now.  And I love it.  The crystals catch the light and the sun shines through the snowflakes.  It is a lovely and simple projects that makes me happy while standing over the dirty dishes.  

Thanks for stopping by.


Family Layout..

Hello everyone!!This is Adora and today I've created a layout using the 12 x 12 acrylic sheet and the new chipboard "family" title.  You have to check out the chipboards line of embellishments we have, they are all very fun to use and so cool. I love it because it adds texture on my layouts/projects. 


I used spray paint to create the background.

Thanks for stopping by and come back for more ideas and inspiration.