Posts by Jin Yong

Jin is the founder and owner of the leading paper crafting blog Under a Cherry Tree. Through her written and video tutorials, Jin shares her knowledge and passion for crafting with the use of electronic die cutting machines. When she is not sharing new project ideas with her fans, Jin is entertaining her three kids, or enjoying her caffè latte in a coffee shop in Seattle.

3 Ways to Repurpose Paint Chips for Paper Crafts

Notecards made with paint chips

Summer was a great time for remodeling the home, but what do you do with the paint sample cards after all the painting is done and the paint is dried? Today I'll share three fun paper crafts projects for re-purposing those paint chips. Not only are these paint chip card ideas a great way to recycle and keep them out of the landfill, the projects are also fast to make and super useful too!

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Tricks of the Trade: 6 Easy Ways to Make Your Handmade Cards Stand Out

Card with a microbead-covered greeting

Are you tired of the same old look of your cards? Perhaps you have wondered how you can add a little something extra to your project to make it look even more special. The secret is in the details. Here, I will share with you six easy ways to bring your cards to the next level. To borrow a phrase from Emeril Lagasse, let’s kick those cards up a notch!

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