Welcome to Craft Project Central!

Welcome to Craft Project Central, your one-stop shop for great projects showcasing Stampin’ Up! products. From stamping to scrapbooking, home decor, jewelry, and more!

 

 Whether you’re a new or seasoned Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, or an avid crafter looking for fun crafting ideas, you’re in the right place! Craft Project Central offers ideas for workshops, classes, clubs and just plain fun crafting!

 

 What makes Craft Project Central different? Each month you subscribe to will give you access to great projects with detailed, full-color, step-by-step instructions. Projects are easy to duplicate, are practical, and functional projects that you will have fun making and be able to use yourself or give as gifts!  

 

We also have a fun bonus project each month.  To receive access to the bonus projects subscribe to one of our 3, 6, or 12 month discounted packages!

 

New projects will be posted every five to six days.  Once you subscribe check back often for your new projects.  Projects once posted will stay on the site for one year.

 

Feel free to use these projects in your workshops, classes, and clubs!

 

  Happy crafting!!


Posted on : Apr 15 2011
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Farmers Market Easel Card Gift Set!

Did you get the instructions for this Farmers Market Easel Card Gift Set project when it was posted last April? If you didn’t and you’d like to, you’ll want to subscribe to April 2016 before it is deleted from the site on April 1st, to make room for April 2017 projects!

 

 

Farmers Market Easel Card Gift Set SP

 

 

It’s time for Spring and time for digging in the dirt in the garden!  This Farmer’s Market Easel Card Gift Set is a wonderful way to share a gift from the garden with someone special.  In this tutorial you will learn to make a wonderful easel card with drawer that can be decorated in so many different ways for different occasions.  The set also includes a stamped muslin bag for storing seeds and a beautiful gift tag for gift giving.  You will also learn how to make the images stamped on muslin bags burst with color!  This set would be perfect for a stamp camp or as a special gift for Spring!

 

 

If you already subscribed to April 2016, you’ll want to make sure to download all of the project instructions before April 1st too!


Posted on : Mar 27 2017
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Botanical Garden Card Set –March Bonus Project!

You might still have snow on the ground, but you will be bringing Spring into someone’s life. Make this bright and cheerful floral card set for a cherished friend. You will learn to make three different shaped cards (a flower pot, a cupcake and a triangle). These shaped cards will WOW! the recipients and will make you the star. Also, learn how to add movements to small embellishments with an easy step.

 

 

 

 

This pretty project comes to you designed by Monika!

 

 

To get the instructions for Monika’s March bonus project, just subscribe to one of our 3, 6 or 12 month discounted packages that include the month of March! And if you have a minute, please leave Monika a comment on her project!

 

 

Have a great crafting day!

 


Posted on : Mar 26 2017
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Creating Pretty Cards – Sketch Challenge #69!

Each month in addition to the great 3D projects that we have for you, we also host a monthly card challenge – Creating Pretty Cards!!

 

To help you recreate the sketch each month, we’ve also provided a free Sketch Mini Tutorial! This mini tutorial has information about how the inspiration card (using the sketch) was created, supplies used, and basic measurements!!

 

A couple guidelines before we get started and you submit your creations to our challenge!

 

Please Do!:

  • Share cards related to each month’s card challenge using Stampin’ Up! supplies only.
  • Post the card to your blog or other online forum (e.g. Splitcoaststampers).
  • When posting the card to your blog or other online forum consider using as a keyword CPCX, with the X representing the card challenge number. E.g. For this our 69th challenge it would be CPC69.
  • Use the link tool below to link to your card (not just your blog, please).
  • If posting to your blog, please link back to Craft Project Central.
  • Leave comments for those that share their card creations! Thank you!

 

Please Don’t!:

  • Try to advertise with your creations.
  • Use non-Stampin’ Up! supplies, stamp sets, ribbon, accessories, etc. on your creations.

We reserve the right to remove submissions that don’t meet the above criteria, but we don’t want to have to do that, so please do the do’s!

 

For every ten cards submitted, we’ll pick one winner of a free month subscription here on Craft Project Central! The winner(s) will get to select the month of their choice! So if we have 15 submissions this month we’ll randomly pick one winner from all submissions*. If we have 40 submissions we’ll randomly pick four winners from all submissions*, and so on! We really want to give away some free subscriptions, so please do join our challenge!!

 

*If our project designers submit a card for your inspiration this month, they won’t be in the winner random-selection pool, but their cards will count towards the “for every 10 cards submitted winner total”.

 

 

Here is our next Creating Pretty Cards – Card Challenge #69!!

 

 

 

 

 

Creating Pretty Cards – Sketch Challenge #69

 

Both the card sketch and the inspiration card were designed by one of our very talented designers, Buffy! We can’t wait to see what you all come up with. So please join us!

 

 

We hope that you will be inspired to try your creativity, join our challenge, share your creations today and have the chance to win a free subscription!! Our challenge ends on March 31st but don’t wait, submit your creation(s) today!




Posted on : Mar 24 2017
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Star Scrapbook with Matching Card!

Did you get the instructions for this Star Scrapbook with Matching Card project when it was posted last April? If you didn’t and you’d like to, you’ll want to subscribe to April 2016 before it is deleted from the site on April 1st, to make room for April 2017 projects!

 

 

Star Album SP

 

 

This star-shaped scrapbook is as much fun to use as it is to create! It is lovely to display when it is open and easy to store when closed. This version, created with the Sweet Li’l Thing Designer Series Paper makes a wonderful baby scrapbook. If you change the paper it can also be a great scrapbook for Mother’s Day, birthdays, weddings, and many other special occasions. It is perfect for a class or a club project, or just a fun afternoon scrapping with friends. Includes instructions for a coordinating card.

 

 

If you already subscribed to April 2016, you’ll want to make sure to download all of the project instructions before April 1st too!


Posted on : Mar 23 2017
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Special Reason Gift Packaging Trio!

Spring is in the air, and you need some little gift packaging ideas to go along with it! This tutorial will teach you how to make a little purse bag, gift card/nugget candy bar holder, and a little square window treat box. They all feature the beautiful Special Reason Bundle and Falling in Love Designer Series Paper. This would also make a wonderful product-based packaging class.

 

 

 

 

This special project comes to you designed by Christy!


 

 

To get the instructions for Christy’s project, just subscribe to March (or one of our 3, 6 or 12 month discounted packages that include March!)!  And if you have a minute, please leave Christy a comment on her project!

 

 

Have a great crafting day!


Posted on : Mar 21 2017
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Quick & Easy Party Treat Mini Bags!

Did you get the instructions for this Quick & Easy Party Treat Mini Bags project when it was posted last April? If you didn’t and you’d like to, you’ll want to subscribe to April 2016 before it is deleted from the site on April 1st, to make room for April 2017 projects!

 

 

Quick & Easty Party Treat Mini Bags SP

 

 

Have a birthday, baby shower or graduation party coming up soon? How about making these quick and easy mini bags for the perfect party treat? With the Gift Bag Punch Board and a little modification of the scoring, you can have 18 or more of these done in no time! You can use any color combination, Designer Series Paper and greeting with these as well!

 

 

If you already subscribed to April 2016, you’ll want to make sure to download all of the project instructions before April 1st too!


Posted on : Mar 20 2017
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Faux Leather Flower Pin Gift Set!

Did you get the instructions for this Faux Leather Flower Pin Gift Set project when it was posted last April? If you didn’t and you’d like to, you’ll want to subscribe to April 2016 before it is deleted from the site on April 1st, to make room for April 2017 projects!

 

 

Faux Leather Flower Pin Gift Set SP

 

 

Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate it than with beautiful, colorful flowers. Make this pretty flower pin with a faux leather look. Learn how to give texture to plain cardstock and make easy Do-It-Yourself jewelry. If you don’t like to wear pins, turn the pin into a bag topper or other 3-D embellishment. Change the colors to make this for a wedding or other special occasion. Learn how to make a box to hold the pin. The coordinating greeting card is a gift itself that can be framed or placed in an album.  Great for a stamp camp, or as a class project.

 

 

If you already subscribed to April 2016, you’ll want to make sure to download all of the project instructions before April 1st too!


Posted on : Mar 18 2017
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Creating Pretty Cards – Sketch Challenge #69!

Each month in addition to the great 3D projects that we have for you, we also host a monthly card challenge – Creating Pretty Cards!!

 

To help you recreate the sketch each month, we’ve also provided a free Sketch Mini Tutorial! This mini tutorial has information about how the inspiration card (using the sketch) was created, supplies used, and basic measurements!!

 

A couple guidelines before we get started and you submit your creations to our challenge!

 

Please Do!:

  • Share cards related to each month’s card challenge using Stampin’ Up! supplies only.
  • Post the card to your blog or other online forum (e.g. Splitcoaststampers).
  • When posting the card to your blog or other online forum consider using as a keyword CPCX, with the X representing the card challenge number. E.g. For this our 69th challenge it would be CPC69.
  • Use the link tool below to link to your card (not just your blog, please).
  • If posting to your blog, please link back to Craft Project Central.
  • Leave comments for those that share their card creations! Thank you!

 

Please Don’t!:

  • Try to advertise with your creations.
  • Use non-Stampin’ Up! supplies, stamp sets, ribbon, accessories, etc. on your creations.

We reserve the right to remove submissions that don’t meet the above criteria, but we don’t want to have to do that, so please do the do’s!

 

For every ten cards submitted, we’ll pick one winner of a free month subscription here on Craft Project Central! The winner(s) will get to select the month of their choice! So if we have 15 submissions this month we’ll randomly pick one winner from all submissions*. If we have 40 submissions we’ll randomly pick four winners from all submissions*, and so on! We really want to give away some free subscriptions, so please do join our challenge!!

 

*If our project designers submit a card for your inspiration this month, they won’t be in the winner random-selection pool, but their cards will count towards the “for every 10 cards submitted winner total”.

 

 

Here is our next Creating Pretty Cards – Card Challenge #69!!

 

 

 

 

 

Creating Pretty Cards – Sketch Challenge #69

 

Both the card sketch and the inspiration card were designed by one of our very talented designers, Buffy! We can’t wait to see what you all come up with. So please join us!

 

 

We hope that you will be inspired to try your creativity, join our challenge, share your creations today and have the chance to win a free subscription!! Our challenge ends on March 31st but don’t wait, submit your creation(s) today!




Posted on : Mar 17 2017
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Celebrate Each Year Memory Book!

This Celebrate Each Year Memory Book contains 20 pages with photographs from birth to age 18. It is simple to create because it uses the Project Life by Stampin’ Up!® 6” x 8” photo pocket pages. Just slip your photographs into the pocket pages and add printed cards and accessories. The Celebrate Each Year Memory Book is a one-of-a-kind gift that will be treasured for years.

 

 

 

 

This special project comes to you designed by Sue!

 

 

To get the instructions for Sue’s project, just subscribe to March (or one of our 3, 6 or 12 month discounted packages that include March!)!  And if you have a minute, please leave Sue a comment on her project!

 

 

Have a great crafting day!


Posted on : Mar 16 2017
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Packaged to a “TEA”!

Did you get the instructions for this Packaged to a “TEA” project when it was posted last April? If you didn’t and you’d like to, you’ll want to subscribe to April 2016 before it is deleted from the site on April 1st, to make room for April 2017 projects!

 

 

Packaged to a Tea SP

 

 

Planning a tea party and need some favors?  Or maybe you want to make some cute little gifts for the tea, coffee, or hot cocoa lover in your life?  This tutorial ensemble covers them all- favors, tea bag and K-cup holders, and even a hot cocoa envelope card- all packaged to a “TEA” to give as sweet treats.

 

 

If you already subscribed to April 2016, you’ll want to make sure to download all of the project instructions before April 1st too!


Posted on : Mar 14 2017
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