Hello! We are excited to share our 2011 Embellish Gift Giving Guide!
2012 Desktop Flip Calendar – This handmade calendar includes 12 chipboard pages – one for each month. Each page includes a cardstock colored matting for one 3×3 photo. The only thing missing are 12 of your favorite photos! This is a perfect gift for friends, family and coworkers. Calendars are just $40.
Mini Albums – Embellish Mini Albums were a best-seller in 2010 and our new and improved mini albums are now cuter than ever! These custom mini albums include 20 pre-designed scrapbook pages. Each handmade, scrapbook page includes a cardstock colored matting for one 3×5 photo. Best of all, we are happy to customize the front cover of the album. Mini albums are just $40.
DIY Kits and Projects - Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Kits & Projects include handpicked craft products from our favorite boutique vendors for the craft-lovers on your list. DIY Kits are just $25 and allow the flexibility to create scrapbook pages, cards and more! Embellish DIY Projects include the supplies and tutorials needed to kick-start creativity with greeting cards, chipboard albums and even a mini shadowbox!
Brag Books, Basic and Premium Albums – As you know, we specialize in creating beautiful custom albums. Pick out your favorite photos and let us do the work! We will create a beautiful customized album guaranteed to exceed your expectations. Custom albums begin at $95.
November 22, 2011 No Comments
This clear acrylic mini album is the perfect coaster-size album to embellish with your favorite snapshots, quotes and journals.
Maya Road’s acrylic square scroll coaster album includes four 4″ x 4″ pages. The pages hold together with a silver chain. Each acrylic page is ready for you to unleash your creativity.
Dig out your photos and paper crafting supplies to take album from plain jane to an embellished piece of art.
If you are looking for some inspiration to get started, check out Embellish DIY kits packed with tons of the paper and embellishments!
Here’s a sneak peek of the “before” and “after” shots.
Here’s a detail shot of the “after”!
Check back tomorrow for a downloadable tutorial on how to create this adorable acrylic mini album!
November 17, 2011 No Comments
Happy Sunday! Hope you have had a great weekend! I’m excited to share our first ever “Make Your Own Mini Album.” We put together these kits for an event a few weeks ago. With a few leftover, we are happy to offer them through our shop for just $15! The kit includes everything pictured below and step-by-step instructions on how to put it together! These will go quick! Make sure you get yours today! And… don’t forget the holidays are just around the corner! The project takes about 30 minutes to complete and includes a tutorial with step-by-step instructions.
The kit includes:
(3) 4×6 chipboard pages
(6) pre-cut patterned paper cardstock
(4) pre-cut solid cardstock photo mattings
(4) premium ribbons
(3) white buttons
(1) crocheted flower
(1) foot of bakers twine
(1) mini binder clip
(1) foot of tule
(1) metal ring
(1) full color tutorial with step-by-step instructions
To put the kit together, it is recommended to use: fine-tip scissors, ink, paper trimmer, hole punch, adhesive. The mini album holds about (6) photos. If you have any questions assembling the kit, feel free to contact me. Happy to help!
Your final product will look like this:
October 16, 2011 No Comments
Learn how to create an embellished mini shadowbox! We are excited to share a step-by-step to design your own mini shadowbox!
Click here for a PDF of the mini shadowbox tutorial!
Also, just for fun — here are some detail shots of the mini shadowbox!
Be sure to email photos of your project to info (at) embellishcreativedesigns (dot) com for an opportunity to be featured on the blog (AND win free goodies!). Have fun creating!
October 13, 2011 No Comments
What’s new at the Embellish shop? A Mini Shadowbox! This mini shadowbox DIY project is the perfect afternoon handmade craft . The shadowbox project is complete with step-by-step instructions to create a beautiful shadowbox.
Dust off your favorite photos, embellishments, trinkets and patterned paper. Maya Road’s shadowbox is 6″ x 6″ in size and includes 6 chipboard ATC cards to easily decorate and insert into the shadowbox. This shadowbox can be painted or covered in paper. This empty shadowbox is ready to be embellished. If you are looking for some inspiration to get started, check out Embellish DIY kits packed with tons of the paper and embellishments!
Here’s a sneak peek of the “before” and “after” shots. Check back on Thursday for a tutorial on how to create the “after” shadowbox!
Here’s a detail shot of the “after”!
October 11, 2011 No Comments
As much as we love selling online, it is still a blast to set up shop at a LIVE event! We’ve revamped our event set up to include our new DIY kits and projects. At this event we also had a live demo make-and-take, as well. We had a great time. Here are a few snapshots!
October 8, 2011 No Comments
Today is the day! Embellish is officially introducing our new DIY Kits & DIY Projects on our redesigned website and here on our new and improved blog! Our website NOW includes an online shop, so with a few clicks these new products can be in route to your doorstep.
Get ready… we will be featuring our new kits and projects here on the blog for the next week or so. We will also include full tutorials and how-to’s so you can easily complete your DIY Project from your own craft room!
PS – Did you get our email this morning sharing the news? If not, be sure you subscribe!
September 8, 2011 No Comments
For our final sneak peek, we are sharing a preview of our Beautiful Blossoms kit. This kit is full of pastels, fun patterns and beautiful flowers. Perfect for spring scrapbook pages, elegant greeting cards and wedding-themed projects. This kit includes patterned paper, stickers, chipboard embellishments — everything you need to complete a fun papercrafted project! We can’t wait to not only share the full collection of DIY Kits available, but also the companion DIY Projects!
September 7, 2011 2 Comments
This may be my personal favorite of our DIY Kits. Sunkissed Summer includes popcicles, waves, clouds, polka dots and stripes. This fun kit is complete with stickers, journaling tags and 12 bright spunky patterned paper. The patterned paper includes a solid on one side and a pattern on the other – perfect for matting your favorite photos. This collection is perfect to capture photos from your most memorable summer vacations. Next week we will feature a few DIY projects with this fun collection. Our last sneak peek will be revealed this afternoon! Check back soon!
September 7, 2011 No Comments
I don’t know where you live, but my house has been HOT HOT HOT this summer! I thought it was only fitting to share the first sneak peek of our We Scream for Ice Cream DIY Kit. Check out these goodies!!! Bright pinks, purples, greens. Clouds. Ice Cream Cones. A Park Bench. Summer. A Bicycle. Soda Pop. Orange Slices. This kit is jam packed with exciting products from SEI, American Crafts, Echo Park and more! More photos of this kit… and the many projects you can complete with these supplies will be on the Embellish Creative Designs website next week! In the meantime, keep checking back on the blog for more sneak peeks of the new DIY Kits & Projects by Embellish. Stay cool!
September 2, 2011 No Comments