Scrapinar Master List
All the Best Online Papercrafting Classes – In One Place!
Hey, Happy Crafter!
Looking for tips on creating perfect custom photo books? Or maybe you want to pick up some mad washi tape skills? Or is Project Life more your style? Whatever your preference, we’ve got a class for that! (Sorry, Apple!)
On this page you’ll find one-stop-shopping for all our previous monthly training “scrapinars.” Each class is around an hour long (unless otherwise noted) and includes pre-recorded video, a Q&A period, and lots of scrappy fun. Many also include action guides or PDF “cheat sheets.” Grab one or ALL – they’re all for your viewing and learning pleasure. Stream from the web or download to your iPad – your choice! You can watch again and again, as many times as you like.
Oh, and OF COURSE your purchase is guaranteed! Buy it but don’t love it? Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll help you out. We’re cool like that.
P.S. You can get ALL 9 for only $77! That’s a savings of over 50%!
TAKE AMAZING PROJECT PHOTOS
WITH NICHOL MAGOUIRK!
Want to make your project photos sing so you can submit them for publication, make them stand out in online galleries, or make your blog look its very best? In this hour-long video class, former Garden Girl and True Scrap instructor Nichol Magouirk will show you:
How to stage your project photos for maximum impact
Lighting tips to make your projects shine
What camera and settings she uses to get the best shots
CREATE PERFECT CUSTOM PHOTO BOOKS
WITH MELISSA SHANHUN!
Photo books are the quickest way to scrapbook a lot of photos in a stylish manner. And while many online photo companies offer pre-made designs, it’s really easy to customize your books for a unique look! In this half-hour video class, True Scrap instructor and digital scrapbooking expert Melissa Shanhun will teach you:
How to use Shutterfly’s “custom paths” to create books in minutes
How to adapt and edit the pre-sets to create a unique look
How to embellish your pages quickly and easily
WASHI TAPE WAHOO
WITH MONICA BRADFORD!
Learn dozens of ways to use the hottest trend in papercrafting: WASHI! In this 60-minute video class, experienced scrapbook instructor and True Scrap teacher Monica Bradford will demonstrate:
Why washi tape is sweeping the scrapbooking world
How to use washi to embellish tags, cards, and scrapbook layouts
How to combine washi with other products for the best effect
Three different kinds of papercrafting kits
What elements every kit needs
How to select products that give you tons of inspiration and work together
Whether you’re trying to grow your scrapbooking business or you just want to share your work with a wider audience, the key is TRAFFIC. Want to know how to get more eyeballs on your site? Let six-figure business owner Lain Ehmann teach you her secrets, including:
THE question you need to answer before you even think about writing your first post…
The seven top traffic sources to bring scores of visitors to your site…
How social media can KILL your blog…
The ONE thing every visitor to your blog is looking for…
What colors should I buy first?”
“Should I order brush tips or chisel tips or…?”
“What are the best papers and inks to work with?”
“I’m so overwhelmed! Where the heck do I start?”
Why “pre-scrapping” pages and embellishments can cut HOURS off your scrapping
The ways “batch processing” can reduce prep time
The questions to ask yourself before you start ANY project
How to “supersize” your creations to save time AND money
Becky Higgins’ Project Life has taken the scrapping world by storm. Whether you’re an experienced Project Life participant, a newcomer to the process, or someone who’s a bit curious but scared to take the plunge… this scrapinar is for you! Former Project Life Creative Team member Jennifer Woodbury walks you step-by-step through her Project Life process in this one-hour video class, covering:
Selecting photos to use and subjects to photograph
Organizing photos and supplies for easy access and quicker scrapbooking
Planning your pages
Creating your PL “spreads”
QUICK AND EASY HOLIDAY CARDS
WITH TRACI REED!
You may not have time to pull together dozens of handmade holiday cards to send to your nearest and dearest, but you still have PLENTY of time to create a digital photo card to showcase your family at its best! And with the amazing assortment of cute, classic, vintage and va-va-voom holiday digital designs available, there’s no reason NOT to put your personal touch on your holiday photo cards.
Traci Reed from Sweet Shoppe Designs is here to show you how quickly you can make your own holiday cards right on your computer! In this 24-minute video, Traci will walk us through the steps to:
Downloading and opening a pre-made card template
Placing your own photo
Adding an overlay
Personalizing with your own text