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Handmade Ryan Gosling & Youtube Sensations

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This is totally NOT a post in which I talk about a craft I made. At all. Well, mostly.

#1: Check out the video I helped my friend film (all editing and creative credits go to her. I was just the hardware available). Sh#t Everyone Says to Asian Girls: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=p_js39d1YvU#!

You should know, I do have a completed craft on standby to be photographed when I get my camera back from my youtube sensation friend above- January will not go down as a month with no craft!

#2: If you haven’t seen it already, Handmade Ryan Gosling is a tumblr that appears to have been created just for me. http://handmaderyangosling.tumblr.com/

In particular, this one screams Pandercraft: Image

Ryan Gosling understands what it is to have a craft blog. If only my husband had gotten this meme. Did I use that right?

Basic 5×7 Handmade Envelopes: Tutorial

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Since I just took some senior pictures for my sister I wanted to send a few 5x7s to our family with our Christmas cards this year. Unfortunately (or fortunately, since it gave me a craft project to work on?) the cards I already had were smaller than 5×7, so the pictures wouldn’t fit in the envelopes that came with them. I decided to make some.

I spent some time looking around for a pattern or a template online, but I didn’t have much luck finding ones I liked that were the right size. I decided to just do what seemed logical to me in the scheme of envelopes.

First, I found some cardstock I had around (standard 8×11 paper size). I realized later I probably had some colored construction paper somewhere, but the white made the stamps show up better anyways. The first one wasn’t as awesome as it could have been, mostly because I was using it for trial and error. Turns out I wish I had more stamps! If we’d had some potatoes I might have tried to make one.

Let's mail some holiday cheer, yo.

Supplies you will need: scissors, heavyweight paper of some sort, your choice of decorating supplies, a pen or pencil, and glue or tape. And postage, if you ever want your mail to get delivered.

Alternatively, you could use two thinner papers (wrapping paper and regular weight, for example) and glue the two pieces together to make a regular weight envelope. I wanted these to be heavier, to protect the pictures from our trusty postal service’s ungentle hands.

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