Wednesday, September 19, 2018

How to Clean Your Kitchen Grout the Easy Way

Good Morning ScraPerfect friends! Chelsea here to share a Best Cleaner Ever test! A lot of us have the issue of  cleaning grout in between tiles on our floors, shower stall walls or bath surrounds. I have tried soap and water, Vim, Tilex and even straight Bleach. Nothing would get the grout this clean, this fast...and I didn't like the chemical odors from those other products either . Everything seemed to lift the top surface layer off but nothing deep cleaned the grout on my powder room ceramic tiled floor.  This is a high traffic area for my family. As we know, grout is a porous substance which seems to soak up dirt. At least it does in my home!  The BCE digs deep down and starts to remove the deep stains. 

Lets get into the tutorial and show you the before and after! 

To begin, I used a damp piece of paper towel to remove any dust from the tiles and grout. I then dried it with a dry piece of paper towel.



Next, I sprayed 2-3 sprays of BCE over the grout area and let it sit for 25 minutes. 



Taking an old toothbrush, I scrubbed the grout back and forth as well as in a circular motion for exactly 2 minutes. As you can see there were immediate results. Taking a dry piece of paper towel I removed the excess BCE and dirt. A lot of the dirt had been lifted with only one application!  Woot Woot!!!


I wanted to see how the BCE would do with a second round of application to the same area.  I sprayed the BCE 2-3 times on the same area and let it sit to do it's magic for another 25 mins . Even if it looked clean a small amount of black came out the second time. 

Here is the BEFORE and AFTER. Isn't it amazing!

Let us know on our Facebook page what household items you have cleaned with the Best Cleaner Ever!

Thanks for stopping by!

Chelsea :)

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Creating Artist Trading Coins is Fun with ScraPerfect!



Hello crafters, Kim Lippincott here with a super fun and inexpensive project...Artist Trading Coins!  I love making these, because I only used paper from my scrap bin.  I hope you will try some too and share them with your friends.  They are traded just like atc's are, so you can swap them quickly in groups with a minimal amount of postage.  Here are some of my Artist Trading Coins:


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1. Use your circle punch from your stash and punch out lots and lots of circles.  Then use the Best Glue Ever to adhere them to another circle for sturdiness.  Give your circles a quick tap before gluing with the https://scraperfect.com/product/perfect-crafting-pouch/

2. Now comes the fun part...start embellishing your coins!  I used https://scraperfect.com/product/embellie-gellie/ since it can grab anything you can think of quickly and is a multi purpose tool.  Use the bottom of the stick to tap your embellishments to hold them.

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3. Some examples of items you can use to decorate your ATC's with are: resins, stickers, lace, ribbon, doilies, buttons, string, burlap, stones, stamps, micro beads, shavings, etc.  This is  the most challenging part of the process for me since I had too many choices!

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4. Helpful Hints:  I should mention that Artist Trading Coins are meant to be flat for easy mailing, but I made lots of mine chunky!  I would also recommend using washable markers and not sharpies since they leave marks everywhere.  https://scraperfect.com/product/best-cleaner-ever/ is what to use after you finish this project...it takes away the mess and your hands are ready to create again in a jiffy!

5. Thank you so much for looking at my Artist Trading Coins!  Don't forget to use the entire family of products from ScraPerfect!




Until Next Time,

Kim Lippincott

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How To Make A Beautiful Mixed Media Mermaid

Charity here from Scrappin' Chaos offering a beautiful card with a mixed media mermaid. Layers of cardstock, patterned paper, and foiled paper frame the center piece. The color scheme is simple, but striking.
~ It's A Great Day ~
 The base of this card is a 4x6" piece of patterned cardstock. I placed a slightly smaller paper over it, then painted the edges with Chalkboard Mist.
  I pair of concentric ovals in copper and turquoise shape the center. Best Glue Ever in scant amounts holds the foiled paper to the base.
 The mermaid is painted on the center piece with a home made stencil and 3D Glossy Gel.
 After allowing the mermaid to dry thoroughly, a few stripes of Best Glue Ever secure the top oval in place.
  The sentiment is popped up with the help of craft foam and dots of Best Glue Ever. The No-Clog Writing Cap ensures the glue goes only where it is needed.
   A cluster of shell stickers adorn the corner and the card is complete.
Stop by my blog Scrappin' Chaos for a list of supplies.
Scrap On

~charity~

Monday, September 17, 2018

How to Glue Tiny Embellishments On A Scrapbook Page

Hi everyone!

Dani Donner here today bringing you a layout that wouldn't be possible i it wasn't for the Best Glue Ever and it's amazing fine tip:


I think you can guess where exactly I absolutely needed my beloved fine tip, can't you? Yep, on the strips of pattern paper.








Those are less than 1/4 of an inch wide, so there is no way I would be able to glue them down without my Best Glue Ever.

Now that I have shared my love for an amazing glue with super fine tip that made my "vision" on this page possible, I guess I can go back to create some more.

Thanks for stopping by,

Dani Donner

Sunday, September 16, 2018

A Great Day Greeting Card Made With The Best Glue Ever

Hi everyone, Janet here from Try it - Like it - Create it. I am the newest member of the ScraPerfect Design Team. I am so excited to be here. My background is in Graphic Design and my design style is more about clean lines and I love the use of white space.

For my first project, I made a Great Day Greeting card featuring the ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever. Below I will share a picture tutorial of the steps I used to make this card. 

To begin, I stamped a coloring stamp on watercolor paper using my handmade Stamping Tool.

I used watercolor markers to color the image.

Making the background of the card, I randomly stamped a floral stamp using pink and orange ink.

The end result of the random stamping (I love creating texture with stamps)

Stamping the sentiment.

Putting it all together, I used the Best Glue Ever.

I chose to design the card as a horizontal using pink and red cardstock.

I added a bit more ink around the edges of the card because it didn't feel finished and I added three buttons on the right using Best Glue Ever.

I would love for you to visit and follow me at any of the following social media links. And if you would like to see a bit more details and materials for this project, you can visit me here.





Saturday, September 15, 2018

How to Create Cute Cat Cards: 1 Punch, 4 Ways

Hello and welcome to the blog today!

Today I am sharing 4 very different cards made with the same cat silhouette punch.

Clockwise from top: (1) Back negative space of punch with patterned paper (2) Mirror image punches (3) Ombre silhouettes (4) Halloween - of course!

As with all my card projects, my go-to tools are from ScraPerfect:


and don't forget the inside of your cards!

Thanks for stopping by the blog today - have a creative weekend!



Shelly

Friday, September 14, 2018

Junk Journal Ephemera with ScraPerfect!

Hello everyone!  
 I am so happy to announce that have returned to the design team on ScraPerfect.  I am thrilled to be sharing my first project since my return to the team. This time I have created some fun ephemera pieces for junk journals. I have also done a video explaining how I created the pieces!

First up is the Perfect Crafting Pouch!

I used the pouch to ensure my printed pages did not smudge or run from the ink. It works fantastic for this.


Now its time to get out the Best Glue Ever. I cut out my tags I printed and glued vintage book paper to the backs.



I cut out the rest of the ephemera, and did a quick sew around on my machine with black thread. I then used the Best Glue Ever to mount them on black card stock to give them a nice polished look.


Then it was time to glue all the pieces together!


I couldn't find my dimensional tape. So no problem! I used the folded black card stock and more of the Best Glue Ever and made my own pieces to pop my words up on my ephemera. It worked out great!


Here you can see how great they look popped up.


Time now for the Floral Wheel of Embellies to add some fun to the ephemera.


The finished tags, complete with vintage lace, tulle and seam binding at the top.


Completed  pocket squares for junk journals or card fronts.


And, last but not least, my finished corner tucks!


Here is everything all together.


Here is my video explaining how I put it all together!

ScraPerfect Products Used

Other Items Used
Sewing Machine
Black Thread
Tim Holtz Rub Ons
Cheese Cloth
Vintage Lace, Seam Binding and Tulle
Eyelets

Music Paper, Dictionary Paper, Cardstock

Thursday, September 13, 2018

How To Wrap A Bottle With Twine

Hey there friends!
Lisa back to share a fun project using The Best Glue Ever.
Over the years, I saved a few bottles that Prima flowers used to come in. I decided to use some of my Divine Twine and wrap one of the bottles.


 I grabbed The Best Glue Ever and applied it to the bottle using a paint brush:



I started wrapping it with the twine only adding glue to about an inch at a time:


I decided to use two different twines:


I continued wrapping until I did the entire bottle. I added another piece of twine to tie a bow:


I plan on putting a few fake flowers in it and placing on the table in my screened in porch.
Thanks for stopping and have a great day!

Lisa