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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 10 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! Not every project you get on Craft Project Central with be unique, never-before-seen projects, but what you will be getting are projects adapted to current and popular Stampin’ Up! products with easy to follow instructions.  All of this for only $10 for each month that you subscribe!

 

We’ll also have a bonus project each month.  to receive access to the bonus project, just post our blinkie on your blog, or subscribe to two or more months in a row, or refer your friends and when they subscribe, let us know!

 

New projects will be loaded every two to three 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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Creating Pretty Cards – Sketch Challenge #61!

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 61st challenge it would be CPC61.
  • 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 #61!!

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Monika Davis 061

Creating Pretty Cards – Sketch #61

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

Monika-Davis

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 July 31st but don’t wait, submit your creation(s) today!


Posted on : Jul 22 2016
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You are Invited…to Movie Night!

Lights, camera, action!  It’s movie night…and even the most ordinary movie night will be extraordinary with this super easy project!  Featuring the Marquee Messages and Ready to Pop Stamp Sets and the Popcorn Box Thinlits this project starts…of course…with an invitation!  You can’t have movie night without something sweet and something salty…and this project includes both candy and popcorn boxes.  And last…but not least…this project also includes a bottle wrap and a fun, decorated drinking straw.  It’s home theater at its best!

 

 

Movie Night Ensemble SP

 

This awesome project comes to you designed by Sue!

Sue Plote

 

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

 

 

Have a great crafting day!

 


Posted on : Jul 21 2016
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Box of Bangles Gift Set!

Did you get the instructions for this Box of Bangles Gift Set project when it was posted last August? If you didn’t and you’d like to, you’ll want to subscribe to August 2015 before it is deleted from the site on August 1st, to make room for August 2016 projects!

 

 

Box of Bangles

 

 

It’s time to do some upcycling! Let’s turn some water bottles into wearable jewelry! In this month’s project we are going to create Bohemian bangles and earrings using a plastic water bottle. We will walk you through the simple steps to make this fun, wearable jewelry and we will also create a pretty gift box to hold the jewelry and a card for gift giving. That water bottle in your recycle bin is waiting to be transformed! Let’s get started!

 

 

If you already subscribed to August 2015, you’ll want to make sure to download all of the project instructions before August 1st too!


Posted on : Jul 20 2016
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Autumn Leaves Ensemble!

Did you get the instructions for this Autumn Leaves Ensemble project when it was posted last August? If you didn’t and you’d like to, you’ll want to subscribe to August 2015 before it is deleted from the site on August 1st, to make room for August 2016 projects!

 

 

Autumn Leaves SP

 

 

Don’t you just love fall when the weather is crisp and cool and the leaves look like a colorful shawl spread over the trees? In this tutorial, you’ll learn to replicate those beautiful fall leaves with the Vintage Leaves Stamp Set and a little ink and cardstock. You’ll use them to create a beautiful fall bowl and greeting card. Each of these projects would make a fun class, or you could offer all three together as a stamp camp.

 

 

If you already subscribed to August 2015, you’ll want to make sure to download all of the project instructions before August 1st too!


Posted on : Jul 19 2016
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Tissue Box Gift Set & Card!

This set of projects makes a great gift for someone special or even as a gift to yourself. Both the Custom Tissue Box and the Travel Tissue Box are refillable and the design can easily be adapted to your style by using a different embossing folder and color scheme. As someone who has a tissue box in almost every room and who carries tissues everywhere, this tutorial offers a great set of beautiful and functional items. The techniques used make it an extra special home décor item and gift that anyone would be excited to receive and the card is a perfect addition to accompany this gift set.

 

 

Tissue Box Gift Set & Card SP

 

This pretty project comes to you designed by Melissa!

Melissa Kerman

 

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

 

 

Have a great crafting day!


Posted on : Jul 18 2016
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Zoo Babies Mini Album!

Did you get the instructions for this Zoo Babies Mini Album project when it was posted last August? If you didn’t and you’d like to, you’ll want to subscribe to August 2015 before it is deleted from the site on August 1st, to make room for August 2016 projects!

 

 

Zoo Babies Mini Album SP

 

 

This adorable Mini Album is so easy to put together and would make a perfect gift for the “new mom” or Grandma! You can easily customize this album for any occasion such as birthdays, vacations, graduations, retirement, etc., the possibilities are endless! Pair it up with this darling mini easel card and you have a special gift for that “special someone”.

 

 

If you already subscribed to August 2015, you’ll want to make sure to download all of the project instructions before August 1st too!


Posted on : Jul 17 2016
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Flourishing Card Box Set!

This card box set is perfect for any card-loving person out there! The card box has a magnetic closure, and can hold six cards along with six envelopes. This tutorial also includes two card designs. Just make three of each design, and the box will be filled. This card box set features the Flourishing Phrases Bundle and Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper. The cards can easily be customized with any of the many greetings in the Flourishing Phrases Stamp Set. This would make a great product-based card class, too.

 

 

Flourishing Card Box Set SP

 

This lovely little project comes to you designed by Christy!

Christy-Fulk

 

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

 

 

Have a great crafting day!

 


Posted on : Jul 16 2016
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Creating Pretty Cards – Sketch Challenge #61!

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 61st challenge it would be CPC61.
  • 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 #61!!

061

Monika Davis 061

Creating Pretty Cards – Sketch #61

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

Monika-Davis

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 July 31st but don’t wait, submit your creation(s) today!


Posted on : Jul 15 2016
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Watercolor Wings Framed Art!

Did you get the instructions for this Watercolor Wings Framed Art project when it was posted last August? If you didn’t and you’d like to, you’ll want to subscribe to August 2015 before it is deleted from the site on August 1st, to make room for August 2016 projects!

 

 

Watercolor Wings Framed Art SP

 

 

Do you need a one of a kind gift for someone special or a unique framed art piece to decorate your home this season? This stunning wall decor featuring the Watercolor Wings Stamp Set is full of beautiful details. This tutorial also includes instructions to make three coordinating cards.

 

 

If you already subscribed to August 2015, you’ll want to make sure to download all of the project instructions before August 1st too!


Posted on : Jul 14 2016
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Lunchbox Love Notes!

Did you get the instructions for this Lunchbox Love Notes project when it was posted last August? If you didn’t and you’d like to, you’ll want to subscribe to August 2015 before it is deleted from the site on August 1st, to make room for August 2016 projects!

 

 

Lunchbox Love Notes SP

 

 

This set of five adorable shaped mini cards uses different Framelits in combination with the Schoolhouse Designer Series Paper and the Words of Truth stamp set to create the perfect notes to tuck into a loved one’s lunch. Complete with a fun paper sack to store them in, this project is great to have on hand for the start of the school year. This set would also make an excellent gift (possibly for a teacher) as well as a class or club project.

 

 

If you already subscribed to August 2015, you’ll want to make sure to download all of the project instructions before August 1st too!


Posted on : Jul 13 2016
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