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Published on October 31st, 2014 | by Shantelle


DIY: Paper Craft Guide



DIY: Paper Craft Guide

This Paper Craft Guide is to help DIY-ers learn about different types of paper and tools that can be used for scrapbooking.


Types of Paper

Scrapbooking Embellishments



hole punchHole Punch- used to punch holes into paper.





circle punchCircle Punch-used to punch circles into paper.





EK Success PunchEK Success-used to punch designs into paper.





embossing machineEmbossing Machines- used to mark or decorate a surface with a raised design or symbol.





die cutting machineDie Cutting Machines- a machine that cuts designs, shapes and different fonts.





wavy edge scissorsWavy-Edge Scissors- used to create a wavy edge pattern on paper.





rotary cutterRotary Cutter- used to cut fabric or paper with a circular blade that rotates.





stencilsStencils- used to produce letters or designs on an underlying surface by applying pigment through the cut-out holes in the material.





stampsStamps- used to impress a pattern on a surface, object, or document using an engraved block.





Types of Paper

scrapbook paperScrapbook Paper- a decorative paper that’s used when making scrapbooks.





chipboardChipboard– type of paperboard usually made from recycled paper stock and used for mounting, backing, book making, and constructing.





cardstock paperCardstock Paper- a paper stock that is thicker and more durable than normal or printing paper.





photo paperPhoto Paper- a paper coated with a light-sensitive chemical formula, used for making photographic prints.





vellumVellum- a translucent paper used as an overlay on cards, scrapbook pages and more.





folded note cardFolded or Flat Cards- can be used for invitation making, photo cards, greeting cards, note cards, e.t.c.





postcardPostcards-a card used for sending a message by mail without an envelope.





envelopeEnvelopes- a flat paper container with a sealable flap used to enclose letters.





Scrapbooking Embellishments






craft buttonsCraft Buttons





eyelets and fastenersEyelets and Fasteners















Tape for ScrapbookingTape

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