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Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentine’s Treat Giveaway Winners!

by Stephanie Hackney

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentine’s Treat Giveaway Winners!
We shared another fun Papercrafting in Twenty idea & some of you shared too. But who won the giveaway?

Papercrafting In A Flash: Got 20 Minutes? (image)

Papercrafting In A Flash: Got 20 Minutes?

Got 20 minutes?

Then you’ll soon be creating!

We’re sharing project tutorials that enable you to create in just 20 minutes (or less!).

Each month (more often when possible) we’ll share ideas for papercrafting – starting with a look at our finished project and followed by step-by-step instructions so you can make them yourself!

For more information on this series, please visit: the Papercrafting in Twenty series.


This is our newest Papercrafting in Twenty project, a  collection of Valentine’s treats designed and created in just under 20 minutes!

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentine's Day Treat - With Hershey's Kisses and M & Ms (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentine’s Day Treats – With Hershey’s Kisses and M & Ms

For details on this project, how it was made and what supplies were used, please visit: the Papercrafting in Twenty Valentine’s Day Treat post.

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentine's Day Treat - Slide the Game Board & Pieces Into The Baggie & Staple Topper In Place (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentine’s Day Treat – Game Board & Pieces

We hope you’ll give this type of quick and easy project a try and share your creation with us by linking to it in the comments.

And now, let’s see what your fellow papercrafters created and shared with us…
and who won the Valentine’s collections!

Yes, you heard right, collections, plural!

We’re giving away not just one collection, but TWO collections,
one each to two lucky winners (drawn randomly).

First up, the submissions from your fellow papercrafters:

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects - Submission By Tracy M. (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects – Submission By Tracy M.

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects - Submission By jengd (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects – Submission By jengd

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects - Submission By Suzi M (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects – Submission By Suzi M.

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects - Submission By Karen L (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects – Submission By Karen L.

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects - Submission By Beverly J (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects – Submission By Beverly J.

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects - Submission By Linsey R (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects – Submission By Linsey

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects - Submission By Amy C (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects – Submission By Amy C.

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects - Submission 1 By Nancy C (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects – Submission 1 By Nancy C.

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects - Submission 2 By Nancy C (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects – Submission 2 By Nancy C.

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects - Submission 3 By Nancy C (image)

Papercrafting in Twenty: Valentines Projects – Submission 3 By Nancy C.

Amazing, right?!

I loved seeing all these fun creations
and so appreciate everyone sharing with us.

Inspiring!

And, many of these ideas could easily be adapted for other holidays,
like St. Patrick’s Day!

If you missed out on this chance to share your creations,
don’t worry, there’ll be plenty more opportunities,
including in our weekly challenge, Magazine Mondays!


And the two lucky winners are…

jengd

&
Linsey!

Please join us in congratulating
jengd & Linsey!


jengd & Linsey:

Please send an email,
with your full name and mailing address and
Valentine’s Giveaway Winner
in the subject line,

to shackney {at} papercrafterscorner {dot} com
(using the correct email format, of course ;))
so we can send out your papercrafting prizes!

Thanks for checking out our latest Papercrafting in Twenty project and please don’t forget to share them with your crafting buddies.

And finally, we’d love to hear from you – what do you want to learn more about?

We can’t guarantee we’ll include everything suggested, but if it’s papercrafting-related, it’s likely we’ll be game!


Oh, and if you know of papercrafters (talented amateurs, or artists and designers) who might want to contribute to Papercrafting in Twenty, send them our way – we’d love to hear from them!

And, we’d love to interview them, to find out how THEY find time to create.

We’d sure love to hear their tips and tricks – you too?

See you next time!
Steph

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Papercrafting Product Share Photos from Creativeworld | Paperworld 2015 – Messe Frankfurt (Germany)

by Stephanie Hackney

Papercrafting Product Share Photos from Creativeworld | Paperworld 2015 – Messe Frankfurt (Germany)
Papercrafting product, project, demo, artist and booth shares from Creativeworld | Paperworld 2015, Messe Frankfurt (Germany) – January 31-February 3, 2015

Papercrafting Industry Event: Creative World - Messe Frankfurt (Germany) - January 31-February 3, 2015 (image)

Papercrafting Industry Event: Creative World | PaperworldMesse Frankfurt (Germany) – January 31-February 3, 2015

So, did you check out all the Creativeworld | Paperworld event videos we shared?

Wow, lots of fun products, techniques and inspiring folks, right?!

In case you missed the videos and aren’t quite sure what I’m talking about, I spent three days at Creativeworld | Paperworld, a HUGE international craft industry trade (not open to the public) event, walking the show floor and capturing what I saw and heard, all in the hopes of capturing the spirit of the event for you.

And, with the hope of inspiring you to do more papercrafting!

It’s an exhausting event, but also super fun and exciting…and quite different from our U.S. shows.

My focus was, of course, on all the new papercrafting products, but I was also very focused on sharing with you papercrafts and other types of crafting that are more well-known in other parts of the world, and all the LIVE art-making that goes one.

Wow, are there some talented artists at this event and we can’t wait for you to see them in action!

I visited most every booth in the Creativeworld halls and many in the Paperworld halls, as well as the trends area of Christmasworld, an event that runs simultaneously and focuses on holiday decor.

I also enjoyed some great meetings, ran into and caught up with new and old industry friends, met many fun folks from around the world, and shot almost 1,000 photos, 796 of which made the final cut.

Since this event is not open to the general public, this is a chance to peek inside and see what goes on “behind the scenes.”

Papercrafting Industry Event: Creativeworld | Paperworld - Artist At Work (image)

Papercrafting Industry Event: Creativeworld | Paperworld – Artist At Work

First up, the Creativeworld | Paperworld Photo Gallery, Pt. I

Next up, the Creativeworld | Paperworld Photo Gallery, Pt. II

And, if you missed the videos we shared, here they are:
Click here to see videos of the latest and greatest papercrafting products demo’d at Creativeworld | Paperworld

You’ll see some of your favorite (and some new!) papercrafting designers and manufacturer reps and artists in action, and peeks into the papercrafting manufacturers’ booths.

It’s time to grab a drink and a snack, get comfy and check out what our favorite (and new-to-you!) papercrafting product companies have to share with us!

Then, let us know what you think of what you saw – leave a comment below and tell us what you find exciting and inspiring.

Share your thoughts about what you saw
&
YOU could WIN!

Check out the photo captions and share the “trends” you find
VIA EMAIL
with “CW/PW/CW Trends Found” as the subject
to us at
shackney {at} papercrafterscorner {dot} com
and you have an extra opportunity to WIN!

(Note: Please don’t share the trends in the comments –
we want everyone to have the same opportunity to search and enter via email,
with no hints as to the answers – thanks!).

And when you’re done, don’t forget to share the three gallery links with your buddies – they want to see too, you know.

Worried you might miss a share, giveaway or winner announcement?

Don’t be!

Just subscribe to our blog feed
and you’ll be the first to know when the shares,
giveaways and winner announcements go live!

Thanks for tuning in – we love sharing the hottest NEW products, awesome papercraft projects and industry events with you,
Steph

 

 


Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 88!

by Stephanie Hackney

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 88!
Papercrafting inspiration from magazines – every week!

It’s time for our

88th
Magazine Mondays

papercrafting challenge!


Won’t YOU participate?

No matter what kind of papercrafting you are into – scrapbooking, cardmaking, mixed media, art journaling or decor creation, or paper-folding, paper-cutting or paper sculpture – we’d love to have you join us!

And, we’d love to inspire you to try something new – a new type of papercrafting, new tools, new supplies, new ideas, etc.!

Strectch your creative muscle a bit, won’t you?

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Magazine Mondays, Week 88!

Remember, you can’t WIN if you don’t play!

Come on, Join In!

WHAT have you got to lose?

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New to Magazine Mondays?

Check out
all of our previous MM papercrafting challenges,
and/or scroll down to the section
“What is Magazine Mondays All About?
for more information,
then scroll back up and check out this week’s challenge.

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Week 88’s Papercrafting Inspiration:

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 88 Inspiration Piece (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 88 Inspiration Piece

What do you think of our newest magazine inspiration piece?

I chose this magazine because travel’s on my mind!

After living out of a suitcase for much of the last few months,
you’d think I’d be sick of seeing suitcases, right?

Nope, I love traveling!

And, I love globes and old vintage suitcases like the ones show above.

Maybe you do too?

We hope this week’s cover inspires you to
grab your papercrafting supplies and PLAY along with us!

We can’t wait to see what YOU create!

This week’s magazine cover/layout offers:

  • A black background
  • A globe
  • A vintage suitcase
  • Cut up and re-assembled map pieces
  • A bold lowercase title (with a mirrored, hollow letter “r” in the center)
  • A dainty sub-title (one that likely appeals to all of us, right?! “Where passion meets paper.”)
  • A call-out of four words (Create•Paper•Love•Life) in the style of a label-maker strip
  • An issue number
  • Strings hanging down from the globe (making it look a bit like a hot air balloon that’s lifted off)
  • And, perhaps you see something else?


What are YOU going to create this week?

Not sure how to use this week’s magazine as inspiration?
Simply leave a comment (comment link above or below) and we’ll do our best to assist you.


The Deadline & Creative Options

The deadline for submitting your papercraft projects this week is Sunday, March 1, 2015, at midnight (central, GMT-5).

As a reminder, this papercrafting challenge is not just open to cards or scrapbook layouts (which have both been popular entry categories), but to ALL papercrafted creations!

And, it’s open to ALL papercrafters,
wherever you are in the world!

How about creating something for your home or office or as a gift?

Whether you like to make home decor items, work in your art journal, create “repurposed” projects out of paper products, make cards, enjoy creating scrapbook layouts, or prefer book-binding, quilling or origami, or some other form of papercrafting, it’s all welcome!

Love this week’s inspiration for a Project Life or 365 entry or page?

Create and enter that! 

The ONLY requirements for entering the Magazine Mondays papercrafting challenge are that your entry must be a papercraft project – it must somehow incorporate paper – and that it must be submitted by the deadline. 

Playing along with this week’s papercrafting challenge is easy:

  • Go create something – any papercraft project – based on this week’s inspiration (above)
  • Come back to this post and leave a comment, including a link to where you’ve posted your papercraft creation, by midnight (central time, GMT-5) on Sunday, March 1, 2015.
  • Check back often to see what others have created and posted (and show your fellow papercrafters love by commenting on their creations!)

We’ll be checking the comment section of this blog post for comments and links to papercrafting goodness, and we’ll pin all the creations to our Magazine Mondays Pinterest board and link to them on our Facebook page so everyone can be inspired. (Note: be sure your papercraft creation is not blocked from being pinned if you want it added to our board.)

Then, on Monday, March 2, 2015, we’ll randomly choose one papercrafter from this week’s papercrafting challenge entries to receive a fun papercrafting prize.

And, their winning entry will be called out as ***THE WINNER*** on our Magazine Mondays Pinterest board, and a link to their entry will forever live in our Facebook timeline!

Having a hard time remembering to check our blog for each week’s inspiration piece?

Subscribe to our daily blog feed
and you’ll get a reminder every Monday.

Subscribe to our weekly blog feed
and you’ll get another reminder every Friday,
24 hours before the entry deadline.

(Plus, you’ll receive a bunch of fun shares each day and each week!)

Have a great week and happy papercrafting adventures!

Steph

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What is Magazine Mondays All About?

It’s a weekly dose of papercrafting inspiration courtesy of magazines.

We’ll be offering you peaks at their covers, pages, topics, typography, colors and type in hopes of inspiring you to create.

And, most importantly, it’s a chance for you to show off your papercraft creations and win fun papercrafting prizes!

PaperCrafter’s Corner (PCC) has been known for being a papercrafting information resource (store, event, retreat and kit club directories; industry news; product roundups, etc.) and provider of entertainment (product sneak peeks, challenges, giveaways, etc.).

Now we want to become your number-one source of inspiration…more specifically, papercrafting inspiration!

Magazine Mondays – How To Play Along

Each Monday we’ll post a magazine here on our blog and encourage you to use it as inspiration to create something of your very own.

You’ll create something (ANYTHING papercrafted) and add a comment on the blog post, including a link to your inspired papercraft creation, before midnight (central time, GMT-6) the following Saturday.

We’ll “pin” each week’s magazine – as well as everyone’s creations – to our Magazine Mondays Pinterest board to provide even more inspiration for our community.

And, we’ll link to all the creations from our Facebook page so everyone following our Facebook timeline can click through and see the creations our community has shared!

And the best part?

One lucky winner
(chosen randomly from all entries received
by midnight [central time, GMT-5]
of the Sunday following the inspiration piece posting)
will receive a prize for participating!

And, the winner will get to see
her/his papercraft creation called out as
***THE WINNER*** on our
Magazine Mondays Pinterest board
!


Play along and Good Luck!

Steph  




Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays Week 87 Entries & Winner!

by Stephanie Hackney

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays Week 87 Entries & Winner!
Papercrafting in circles? Just one of the many inspirational shapes we’ve shared!


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New to Magazine Mondays?

Please scroll down to the section,

What is Magazine Mondays All About?

for more information,

then scroll back up and check out the inspiration piece,

entries and winners.

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Been contemplating joining in?
Come on, what are YOU waiting for?

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Like what you see?

Click on any image and

Share, Post, +1, Tweet & Pin away

using the icons that appear at the top of each image.

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Last week’s edition of our papercrafting challenge,
Magazine Mondays – Week 87,
inspired another wonderful bunch of papercrafting entries!

For those who may have missed our last challenge post,
Papercrafting Inspiration: Magazine Mondays – Week 87,
here’s a quick look at the inspiration piece:

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 87 Inspiration Piece (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 87 Inspiration Piece

It seems this piece stumped a few of our regulars,
but we still received some fun entries.
Let’s see what our papercrafters came up with this week…

Karen L.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 87 Submission By Karen L. (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 87 Submission By Karen L.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 87 Submission by Karen L.

Karen created a great staying-in-touch card.

She was inspired by the circle in our inspiration piece and knew the View Master stamp she had would be perfect for this challenge.

I love the simplicity of the card and how the design leads your eye from element to element, and especially to the sentiment – great look!

Be sure to stop by Karen’s Flickr stream to see what else she likes creating.

Beverly J.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 87 Submission By Beverly J. (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 87 Submission By Beverly J.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 87 Submission by Beverly J.

Beverly created a fun and funky frame to house another lovely shot of her family.

She was inspired by the circles within the squares (something I totally missed when I picked the inspiration piece!), the shapes throughout the page and the black elements in the inspiration piece.

I love that she picked up on a design element I hadn’t even seen or mentioned and the way she mixed colors to get the color she desired – awesome!

Be sure to stop by Beverly’s blog to see her other creations.

Suzi M. & Her DGD

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 87 Submission By Suzi M & Her DGD (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 87 Submission By Suzi M & Her DGD

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 87 Submission by Suzi M. & Her DGD

Suzi created a super fun game board and pieces, with the help of her DGD (darling granddaughter).

She was inspired by the circles and people in our inspiration piece and incorporated both into this game.

I love that she repurposed wooden blocks (from stamps she unmounted) for the game pieces and that she created this project with the help of her DGD – good to start ‘em young! 

Be sure to stop by Suzi’s blog to get to know more about her and her DGD.

Jennie G.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 87 Submission By Jennie G. (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 87 Submission By Jennie G.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 87 Submission by Jennie G.

Jennie created a super cute card for a co-worker.

She was also inspired by the circle and face in our inspiration piece and the pops of black as a contrasting color.

I love the way she kept the focus on the cute little pup, adding elements, but keeping them simple so they didn’t overwhelm the focal image – great job!

Be sure to stop by Jennie’s blog to see her other creations.

JPSCRAPS

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 87 Submission By JPSCRAPS (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 87 Submission By JPSCRAPS

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 87 Submission by JPSCRAPS

JPSCRAPS created a wonderful birthday card.

She was inspired by the circle and the way it was divided into pie shapes.

I love that she was immediately inspired by the magazine page we shared, and that she made this in under 20 minutes!

We sure love sharing our Papercrafting in Twenty projects with all of you and are glad JPSCRAPS was inspired to share her own!

Be sure to stop by JPSCRAPS’ blog to see the lovely afghan she just completed (and one she made previously) – they’re amazing!

Rose B.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 87 Submission By Rose B. (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 87 Submission By Rose B.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 87 Submission by Rose B.

Rose (another challenge newbie – yahoo!) created a fun card for a distant friend.

She was inspired by the circle as well, but chose to have it play a smaller role in her design.

I love the way she positioned the different cars around the map (which I assume indicates where her friends live) – cute idea!

Be sure to stop by Rose’s Facebook page to welcome her to PCC and the MM challenge!

Yet another week of papercrafting,
an excuse to try new techniques
and a chance to step out of your comfort zone.

Thanks to everyone who joined in this week!

We’d sure love to have you participate whenever you can
and hope you’ll join in next week!


Missed out on this latest challenge?

You can still use last week’s magazine as inspiration!


And, this week’s winner is…

Karen L.!


Please join me in congratulating

Karen!


Karen:
Please send an email,
with your full name and mailing address and
Magazine Mondays – Week 87 Winner
in the subject line,

to shackney {at} papercrafterscorner {dot} com
(using the correct email format, of course ;))
so we can send out your papercrafting prize!

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Did you miss out on playing along last week?

No worries, there’s always this week!


And, if you subscribe to our daily newsletter,
you’ll receive an emailed reminder at the beginning of the week,
when the new inspiration piece is posted.

Plus, you’ll always be up-to-date
on the latest and greatest in the papercrafting industry
and never miss a fun giveaway!


Want to know how to play along next week?

It’s easy:

  • Go create something – any papercraft project – based on this week’s inspiration piece (this week’s inspiration piece will be posted by midnight (central, GMT-5) on Monday, February 23, 2015).
  • Come back to next week’s post and leave a comment, including a link to where you’ve posted your papercraft creation, before midnight (central, GMT-5) on Sunday, March 1, 2015.
  • Check back often to see what others have created and posted (and show your fellow papercrafters love by commenting on their creations!)

We’ll be checking the comment section of next week’s blog post daily for comments and links to papercrafting goodness, and we’ll pin all the creations to our Magazine Mondays Pinterest board and link to them on our Facebook page so everyone can be inspired. (Note: be sure your papercraft creation is not blocked from being pinned if you want it added to our board.)

Then, on Monday, March 2, 2015, we’ll randomly choose one participant from next week’s papercraft entries to receive a fun prize! And, their winning entry will be called out as ***THE WINNER*** on our Magazine Mondays Pinterest board!

Happy papercrafting!

Steph

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What is Magazine Mondays All About?

It’s an (almost) weekly dose of papercrafting inspiration courtesy of magazines. We’ll be offering you peaks at their covers, pages, topics, colors and type in hopes of inspiring you to create. And, most importantly, it’s a chance for you to show off your papercraft creations and win fun papercrafting prizes!


PaperCrafter’s Corner (PCC)
has been known for being a papercrafting information resource (store, event, retreat and kit club directories; industry news; product roundups, etc.) and provider of entertainment (product sneak peeks, challenges, giveaways, etc.). Now we want to become your number-one source of inspiration…more specifically, papercrafting inspiration!


Magazine Mondays – How To Play Along

Most every Monday we’ll post a magazine here on our blog and encourage you to use it as inspiration to create something of your very own. You’ll create something (ANYTHING papercrafted) and add a comment on the blog post, including a link to your inspired papercraft creation, before midnight (central time, GMT-6) the following Sunday.

We’ll “pin” each week’s magazine – as well as everyone’s creations – to our Magazine Mondays Pinterest board to provide even more inspiration for our community. And, we’ll link to all the creations from our Facebook page so everyone following our Facebook timeline will see the creations our community has shared!


And the best part?

One lucky winner
(chosen randomly from all entries received by midnight [central time, GMT-5]
of the Sunday following the inspiration piece posting)
will receive a prize for participating!

And, the winner will get to see her/his papercraft creation
called out as ***THE WINNER***
on our Magazine Mondays Pinterest board!


Important Note:

This papercrafting challenge is not just open to cards or scrapbook layouts (which have both been popular entry categories), but to ALL papercrafted creations!

How about creating something for your home or office or as a gift? Whether you like to make home decor items, work in your art journal, create “repurposed” projects out of paper products, make cards, enjoy creating scrapbook layouts, or prefer book-binding, quilling or origami, or some other form of papercrafting, it’s all welcome!

Love the current week’s inspiration for a Project Life or 365 entry or page? Create and enter that!

The ONLY requirements for entering the Magazine Mondays papercrafting challenge (at this time) is that your entry must be a papercraft project – it must somehow incorporate paper – and it must be linked to before the deadline.

Play along and Good Luck!

Steph