there! I'm Megan Hoeppner, Creating
Keepsakes' creative editor. So happy to be here, partying in da club
today. :) I'm here to celebrate Creative Spaces, our newest special issue with
you. In this issue, I take you on a craft-room tour of scrapbook rooms around
the globe. It's all very inspiring and fun!
find an entire chapter all about using your scrap stash to decorate your home
and craft room, and all through the issue you'll find ideas for using
nontraditional supplies for organizing and decorating. Today's one-hour
challenge is all about decorating YOUR creative environment. Ready? Let's do
you'd like to make your scraproom shine, add some twinkle lights! They make a
great banner with a touch of whimsy-- just use binder rings and clothespins to
add photos and accents.
binder clips are a fantastic way to display your photos.
created this banner, which hangs on the cork board in my office, using
nontraditional supplies (office supply tags, baker's twine, and cupcake
1: Spray office tags with white spray ink. I used Mister Huey from Studio
2: Flatten cupcake liners out and adhere them to tags using strong adhesive. I
used Fabritac by Beacon's, as it holds really well. *Cupcake liners are
non-stick, so you need something that will hold well.
3: Adhere letter stickers to centers of cupcake liners and add baker's twine to
4: Create baker's-twine tassels; string tags and tassels up on
baker's twine to create banner.
like that, you've got a unique piece of decor to enjoy in your creative space.
a few unexpected supplies to create a decor piece for your craft area. This can
be cupcake liners, coffee filters, paperclips, Christmas lights, tea cups, paper
bags...anything you wouldn't ordinarily use in a scrap room.
You have two chances to win!
If you'd like to participate in
the live challenge, you have 60 minutes to complete your project. At the end of the 60 minutes, photograph or scan your project,
and upload the image to the Club CK gallery (learn how to upload your
project here). Then leave a comment below with the URL
link to your page by 7:15 p.m. MDT today. For example, your comment could look
like this: "My page is posted here: http://clubcreatingkeepsakes.com/media/p/31086.aspx."
If you weren't able
to complete your project during the live challenge, or you'd like to spend more than an hour working on it, you have until 9:00 a.m. MDT Monday to complete the "long challenge".
Follow the above instructions for posting your layout and commenting.
A winner from each
group will be selected randomly and will each winner will receive a copy of Creative Spaces! Hooray!
More to Enjoy
* My banner was
inspired by the creative folks over at Whisker Graphics. Find instructions for
making tassels on their blog.
* I'm giving away a
copy of Creative Spaces on my blog. Come on by for a chance to win.
* Take a look inside
this issue all week on our blog, and be sure to check out our online sneak peek. For free shipping in our online
store, use coupon code SPACESCC. (valid for USA orders only, expires 5/27/11)
Thanks, peeps! I
can't wait to see your work soon. :)
Megan Hoeppner, creative editor
Congrats to Kelly and chastity who were our randomly selected winners. To claim your prize, watch for a conversation on your profile page.