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Papercrafting Organization: Go-Organize.com SALE & Giveaway Winners!

by Stephanie Hackney

Papercrafting Organization: Go-Organize.com SALE & Giveaway Winners!
Papercrafting organization deals and $25 to spend at Go-Organize.com – does it get any better?!

Papercrafting Organization: SAVE BIG at the Go-Organize.com Back-to-School, Back-to-Crafting Sale! Shop NOW, Sale Ends 9/7! (image)

Papercrafting Organization: SAVE BIG at the Go-Organize.com Back-to-School, Back-to-Crafting Sale! Shop NOW, Sale Ends 9/7!

Well hey there organizing papercrafters!

Have you been following along with our Get-Organized series?

If not, you’ve missed a lot of papercrafting organization tips, tricks and solutions…and some amazing giveaways!

Never fear though, here are links to every single Get-organized organizing post!

And, there are more giveaways to come!

Speaking of giveaways, we have two winners to announce, winners of the giveaway that was included in our last Get Organized Series post, Papercrafting Organization: Project Life® & Pocket Scrapbooking.

Two lucky winners have each won a $25 shopping code to use at Go-Organize.com, supplier of high-quality and versatile organizing furnishings and one of our wonderful sponsors!

So, who won?

Let’s see…

…the winners of the last
two $25 shopping codes
for Go-Organize.com
from our last Get Organized Series post
are…

Kathy Wittlock
&
Kailash!

Congrats Kathy & Kailash!

Have fun shopping for your new organizing furnishings!


Kathy & Kailash:

Please send your full name and mailing address,
and email address,
to shackney {at} papercrafterscorner {dot} com
within the next 72 hours
so we can get your shopping codes to you.


Remember, if we don’t hear from you in the next 72 hours,
we’ll have to draw another winner and
that papercrafter will soon be shopping
with YOUR 25 bucks!
Now that would be a drag, right?

Note:
Tracy M. was our original second winner, but since she’s not in the U.S.
(Go-Organize.com currently only ships within the U.S.)
we had to draw another winner, per the rules for this giveaway.
Thanks Tracy for reminding us that you didn’t want to be included in the drawing!
An email was sent to our new, second winner, Kailash.

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Note for the Newbies

If you’re just now joining in on our Get Organized Series
and you haven’t checked out all the previous Get Organized Series posts,
I encourage you to do so now.

Why?

The information I’ve shared previously
is meant as an organizing foundation  -
and it’s more than just papercrafting organization we’re discussing!

You need to start with the fundamentals
to really get
the full benefit from what we’ve shared
and to have the opportunity
to experience organizing success.

Click the link above to be taken to
all previous Get Organized Series posts,
as well as to other papercrafting organization resources,
and learn, learn, learn & comment, comment, comment!

Then, subscribe to our blog feed
so you won’t miss our next
 Get Organized Series post!

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Papercrafting Organization: SAVE BIG at the Go-Organize.com Back-to-School, Back-to-Crafting Sale! Shop NOW, Sale Ends 9/7! (image)

Papercrafting Organization: SAVE BIG at the Go-Organize.com Back-to-School, Back-to-Crafting Sale! Shop NOW, Sale Ends 9/7!

Missed out on the last giveaway
or didn’t win this time around?

No worries,
Go-Organize.com is having a
Back-to-School, Back-to-Crafting
SALE

right now!

Get yourself organized
and you’re likely to do
a lot more papercrafting!

Looking for organizing furnishings
and ideas for setting up YOUR craft space?

Check out the
Go-Organize.com Product Showcase -
GREAT Ideas!


Again, a HUGE thanks to our
Get Organized Series sponsor,
Go-Organize.com!


Please show them how much you appreciate
their sponsorship of PaperCrafter’s Corner
and of our Get Organized Series by

LIKEing
the Go-Organize.com Facebook Page

AND/OR


following

the Go-Organize.com Pinterest boards

AND/OR

checking out
the Go-Organize.com Product Showcase


I’m happy to help you if you need papercrafting organization assistance, or any organizing assistance for that matter!
And, I’ll continue to answer papercrafting organization questions sent to me via email (shackney {at} papercrafterscorner {dot} com).

Again, if a particular struggle is common among many of you, I may provide additional guidance in a future papercrafting organization blog post in this Get Organized Series. 

Stay tuned, our next Get Organized Series post is just around the corner…

Happy organizing!
Steph  

Thanks again to Our Get Organized Series Sponsor:

Go-Organize.com

What could be more perfect than a sponsor known for
quality papercrafting/crafting organizing products,
products such as the Jetmax® craft storage solutions?

A Sale!

Papercrafting Organization: SAVE BIG at the Go-Organize.com Back-to-School, Back-to-Crafting Sale! Shop NOW, Sale Ends 9/7! (image)

Papercrafting Organization: SAVE BIG at the Go-Organize.com Back-to-School, Back-to-Crafting Sale! Shop NOW, Sale Ends 9/7!

And, Go-Organize.com not only offers products
to get your creative space organized, but
organizing products for the rest of your home too! 

After all, once you get one space organized,
it’s highly likely you’ll be so motivated by the results
that you’ll want to take on the whole house! Or, office!

We are thrilled to have Go-Organize.com
as a sponsor of our papercrafting community,
and of this ongoing Get Organized Series,
and we look forward to sharing more
of their papercrafting organization solutions
with you as we work on getting
our creative spaces more organized.

Be sure to check out the
Go-Organize.com Product Showcase -
Great Ideas!

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and other cool information, inspiration and entertainment?

Subscribe to our daily blog feed -
you’ll be reminded each time an organizing series post goes live

(plus, you’ll see and hear about all sorts of other cool stuff!).



**Some product links are links to our sponsor,Go-Organize.com
Paid site sponsorships are one way PaperCrafter’s Corner is able to provide all of the FREE resources (like the Get Organized Series!) we provide you, our papercrafters. We greatly appreciate your using these links when researching and/or buying products from this supplier, one of our valued sponsors. Please note that we do not receive a sales commission when you make a purchase from this sponsor, but we are measured on the traffic we generate for them. Thanks for supporting us and being a valuable member of our papercrafting community. Lastly, we are sometimes provided with products for review and testing, but we are never paid for these reviews and all opinions are strictly our own. 

***Go-Organize.com currently ships only to continental U.S. addresses – see the Go-Organize.com Shipping Information page for info.

****Because Go-Organize.com only ships within the Continental U.S., only entrants with a Continental U.S. (non-FPO/APO) address are eligible for this giveaway. 


 Want to keep up with this Get Organized Series?

Subscribe to our daily blog feed -
you’ll be reminded each time
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or another resource is added!
(Plus, you’ll see and hear about all sorts of other cool stuff!).




Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts Giveaway Winner!

by Stephanie Hackney

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts Giveaway Winner!
Papercrafting the American Crafts wayand THREE lucky papercrafters have won!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts

More new releases and more prizes for our favorite papercrafters!

Yup, we showed you the latest releases from American Crafts and gave THREE of you a chance to win one of their new collections.

Did you enter? Hoping to see your name called?

Well, here we go…


But first, one more look at all the fabulous new products from American Crafts and Crate Paper and Pebbles!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts - Shimelle (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts – Shimelle

First up is the debut collection from Shimelle Laine titled, Shimelle.

This collection just arrived at our office and you are sooooo going to love it!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts - Shimelle - Patterned Paper (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American CraftsShimelle - Patterned Paper

We love all the bold colors and patterns in the Shimelle patterned paper.

So bright, with a touch of retro.

Adorable!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts - Shimelle - Photo Overlays (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts – Shimelle – Photo Overlays

The Shimelle photo overlays are so much fun – colors and graphics to die for!

And we love that one of them says “fail.”

Sometimes it’s o.k. to document the not so good along with the good! 

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts - Shimelle - Tape Dispenser (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts – Shimelle – Tape Dispenser

Washi tape addicts and amateur photographers will love the Shimelle Tape Dispenser!

Wanna see Shimelle’s line on display?

I shared images of this new line, and pix of many more new lines, in the SPC Mixed Media Event Gallery.

Next up is the new release from Crate Paper!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Crate Paper - Notes & Things  (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Crate Paper – Notes & Things

Notes & Things is a lovely line filled with soft colors and gorgeous natural elements!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Crate Paper - Notes & Things  - Noted Paper (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Crate Paper – Notes & Things – Noted Paper

There are all kinds of pretty papers in this collection - Monica’s in love with the Noted paper.

She’s smitten - those file folders are adorable!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Crate Paper - Notes & Things  - Kraft Label Stickers (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Crate Paper – Notes & Things – Kraft Label Stickers

How fun are the Kraft Label Stickers?!!

The gold on kraft is so pretty!

And trust me, even lovelier in person!!!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Crate Paper - Notes & Things  - Stickers (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Crate Paper – Notes & Things – Stickers

Butterflies, birds and colorful labels makes the Notes & Things Sticker collection a true find!

Pebbles has two new lines you are going to love!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles - Jen Hadfield Home + Made (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles – Jen Hadfield Home + Made

Jen Hadfield, known for her Tater Tots & Jello blog, has teamed up with Pebbles to create a line that is full of stylish colors and patterns.

Say hello to Home + Made.

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles - Jen Hadfield Home + Made - Patterned Papers (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles – Jen Hadfield Home + Made – Patterned Papers

Oh my goodness!

The Home + Made patterned papers are gorgeous.

Monica’s drooling over the glitter stripe and dot paper.

Again, these are even more gorgeous in person!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles - Jen Hadfield Home + Made - Thickers (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles – Jen Hadfield Home + Made – Thickers

Big and bold black and gold Thickers!

Who wouldn’t want all four of these alphas?!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles - Jen Hadfield Home + Made - Bags & Tags (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles – Jen Hadfield Home + Made – Bags & Tags

The Home + Made Bags & Tags are so, so gorgeous!

Can’t you envision using them on cards and other paper projects?

We sure can!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles - Birthday Wishes (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles – Birthday Wishes

Earlier this spring Pebbles also released a line called Birthday Wishes.

This collection will make you want to throw a party just so you can document it!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles - Birthday Wishes - Patterned Papers (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles – Birthday Wishes – Patterned Papers

Look at all those adorable cakes and party pretties on the Birthday Wishes patterned papers.

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles - Birthday Wishes - Stickers (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles – Birthday Wishes – Stickers

Aren’t the cakes, banners, candles and fun tags super cute?!!

Monica is lusting after the Birthday Wishes sticker set!

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles - Birthday Wishes - Clear Acrylic Stamps (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts: Pebbles – Birthday Wishes – Clear Acrylic Stamps

And the Birthday Wishes Clear Acrylic Stamps are cute, cute, cute!

Be sure you take a look at the complete

Shimelle,
Notes & Things,
Home + Made
and Birthday Wishes collections! 

And, check out all the new releases under the
ever-expanding American Crafts umbrella,
in our SPC Mixed Media Event gallery.


Love what you see?

Let American Crafts know you love it!

Connect with American Crafts on the

American Crafts Facebook page,

American Crafts Pinterest account,

and by following

the American Crafts Twitter account.

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts (image)

Papercrafting Product Release: American Crafts

Wanna know what
American Crafts
is giving away
to each of our lucky papercrafters?

THREE
lucky papercrafters
will each win
ONE of the newest
papercrafting collections:

Shimelle, Notes & Things, Home + Made*
from
American Crafts
(The Shimelle and Notes & Things collections
are already in my hot little hands,
just waiting to make their way to our winners!
The Home + Made* collection will be sent to our office in September
and will be sent to the third winner shortly thereafter)

Want to know who won?

Here are the three lucky winners!


Winner #1 (for the Shimelle line):
Jean Marmo

Winner #2 (for the Notes & Things line):
Nancy Carroll

Winner #3 (for the Home + Made line):
Carla Hundley


Congrats to our three winners,
Jean, Nancy & Carla!


Jean, Nancy and Carla:
Please send your full name and mailing address to us at
shackney {at} papercrafterscorner {dot} com
within the next 72 hours.

Please Note:
If we don’t hear from you within 72 hours,
we’ll be drawing another winner and,
well, you’ll miss out!
Now that would be a crying (literally!) shame.

Thanks so much for joining us as we shared the newest releases from American Crafts and a big ‘ol Texas “Thanks y’all!” to the folks at American Crafts for this great giveaway!
Steph

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…and more!


Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays Week 63 Entries & Winner!

by Stephanie Hackney

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays Week 63 Entries & Winner!
Papercrafting inspiration from a magazine cover? Yes! And now you have an extra day to create!


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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 63,
inspired another wonderful bunch of papercrafting entries!

For those who may have missed our last challenge post,
Papercrafting Inspiration: Magazine Mondays – Week 63,
here’s a quick look at the inspiration piece:

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 63 Inspiration Piece (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 63 Inspiration Piece


Let’s see what our papercrafters came up with this week…

Dale T.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays: Week 63 Submission By Dale T. (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 63 Submission By Dale T.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 63 Submission by Dale T.

Dale created a lovely thank-you card for her singing coach. I’m sure her coach is going to LOVE it!

She was inspired by the background in our inspiration piece and added the bling where the face was.

I love how clever she was in using last week’s inspiration piece, don’t you?!

Be sure to stop by Dale’s blog to see what else she likes to create!

jpscraps

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 63 Submission By jpscraps (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 63 Submission By jpscraps

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 63 Submission by jpscraps

Jpscraps created a pretty birthday card based on last week’s inspiration piece.

She made quick work of it by sticking with one paper company’s (DCWV‘s) line.

I love the blue bling she added to the centers of the flowers - nice, feminine touch!

Be sure to stop by jpscraps’ blog to learn more about her and to see whose stamp she used on this card.

Rebecca D.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 63 Submission By Rebecca D. (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 63 Submission By Rebecca D.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 63 Submission by Rebecca D.

Rebecca created a really nice layout inspired by last week’s magazine cover.

She was inspired by the black splattered background, the pops of blue and the patterned hat from our inspiration piece.

I love that she included a variety of products and techniques in creating this layout – that’s one of the goals we have with this challenge, to get papercrafters to use what we own and play!

Be sure to stop by Rebecca’s blog to see what else she’s created.

Sandy W.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 63 Submission By Sandy W. (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 63 Submission By Sandy W.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 63 Submission by Sandy W.

Sandy created, well finished, lots of UFPs!

What’s a UFP? Unfinished Project!

She saw the tears flowing in our inspiration piece and it made her think of all those unfinished projects she’s had sitting on a shelf and well, she just couldn’t take it any longer! ;)

I love that she was inspired to complete unfinished projects (after all, we ALL have some of those taking up space, right?).

Sandy mentioned that she wasn’t sure if her submission fit within the rules of this challenge.

My response? The only rules are that entries must be made with paper and be submitted by the deadline (to be eligible for the week’s prize). I’d say she followed the rules!

Be sure to stop by Sandy’s blog to learn where her Silhouette fits in this UFP category and to hear her plans for completing more UFPs.

Suzi M.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 63 Submission By Suzi M. (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 63 Submission By Suzi M.

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays -
Week 63 Submission by Suzi M.

Suzi created a cute, cute layout featuring a frosting-loving cutie!

She mentioned that she just moved her craft room from one end of the house to another and she was experiencing papercrafting withdrawals – having an extra day for this week’s challenge proved to be of value for her and we couldn’t be happier!

I love how Suzi layered the different papers and elements – it really draws your eye to the cute photos, doesn’t it?!

Be sure to stop by Suzi’s blog to hear about all the products she used on this project (hopefully she’ll post pix of her new space soon!).


Another week of super fun creations!
Thanks to everyone who joined in!

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

And, you now have an extra day for creating -
the deadline for submissions has been permanently changed to Sunday!

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…

Sandy W.!


Please join me in congratulating

Sandy!


Sandy:
Please send an email,
with your full name and mailing address and
Magazine Mondays – Week 63 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 next 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-6) on Monday, August 18).
  • 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-6) on Sunday, August 24. (Yup, an extra day for creating!!!)
  • 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, August 25, 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-6]
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





Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 64!

by Stephanie Hackney

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 64!
Papercrafting inspiration, it’s all around us! And today, it’s in this magazine!

It’s time for our

64th
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 64!

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 64′s Papercrafting Inspiration:

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays - Week 64 Inspiration Piece (image)

Papercrafting Challenge: Magazine Mondays – Week 64 Inspiration Piece

What do you think of our newest magazine inspiration piece?

I chose this magazine because many of us are focused on
the back-to-school season right now.

And, I wanted to share a “gentle reminder” to be aware of
school-aged kids crossing streets around schools and bus stops
(I have to remind myself of this every Fall).

I just love the hand-drawn bus on the cover above
and I think the colors are great inspiration
for those embarking on Halloween papercrafting.

Are you doing any back-to-school or Halloween papercrafting?
If so, please share your projects
(even if you’re not submitting them for the challenge)!

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 hand-drawn vehicle (the bus)
  • Windows & mirrors
  • Traditional Halloween colors (orange and black)
  • Lots of sketchy lines
  • A script typeface (The New Yorker)
  • A price (50 cents)
  • A date (September 9, 1974)
  • A hand-painted border
  • 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, August 24th, at midnight (central, GMT-6).

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-6) on Sunday, August 24th.
  • 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, August 25thwe’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-6]
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