We all know photocrafting is good for scrapbooks — lots of family memories, pictures of weddings, baby books. How about a scrapbook of jigsaw puzzles? My friend, Anita, has a long family tradition of doing a jigsaw puzzle together at Christmastime. The puzzles represent happy family times so they kept them. Now, many years later, they have a collection of jigsaw puzzles that has outgrown their walls and storage spaces. What to do? Photocrafting, of course!Click here to read full post
Now is a perfect time to do a photocrafting project for your mother! Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9, 2021 in the United States. Although we missed the date in the U.K., March 14, these photocrafting ideas are good for many occasions! It’s a round-up of three of our previous creations with an emphasis on our mothers!
First gather some photos. How about the youngest ones in the family, drawings from children (always one of my favorites), a family portrait, a favorite vacation memory. I gathered a couple photos in each category to consider. I loved the flowers and thought the two girls were especially adorable in this photo. The penguins seemed to have more interesting potential for a photocrafted gift than the beautiful snow.Click here for full text
I started on today’s project unexpectedly because I got an ad for a free 12×12 pillow from Canvas People. What photocrafter could resist a new project with “free” thrown in? I thought immediately of a friend’s birthday this spring. It would be fun to make her a pillow — and we have shared lots of great hikes so I have lots of photos.Click here for full post
Now is the time for a look back at the year (at least the photocrafting year) and roundup of our favorite five. Shel took the lead on this one (though I may get in the last word!)Click here for full post
We all love our photos so sometimes our photocrafting project is simply the challenge of displaying our photos. We can make calendars and books but what about taking advantage of the walls in our homes? Maybe you’ve framed your favorites or maybe you’ve turned the photos into canvases or even palettes. Shel loves photos that she wants to see regularly but she has limited table space and not a lot of wall space. (She’s also determined not to have things look cluttered). Shel started with two sets of photos she wanted to put on her wall. One set was the photos of her family she loves and the other was some photos from a trip to Kauai.. How does she do it?
A straight-forward grid layout or gallery look is a familiar approach and Target even has a kit with frames and mats for 12 photos. That’s fine but Shel’s pictures are of different sizes and not enough wall space for a large layout. She knew she couldn’t go with something (a)symmetrical or very spread out like these good examples from Ideal Home.Click to read full post