Craft It Forward is a special program designed by Scrapbooks etc. to encourage scrapbookers, cardmakers, and papercrafters to craft for a cause and make a project to give to a charity or someone in need.
To help with inspiration, each month Scrapbooks Etc. offer a special project at www.scrapbooksetc.com/craftforward and asks people to upload their creations to their web site for a chance to win $500 each for themselves and their charity of choice!
This month's free download is a template to create a cute little paper basket similar to the one I made above. It's simple and easy and a really nice way to use some of those extra supplies.
Here's the specifics:
Scrapbooks etc. is giving away $500 for you and a $500 donation to your favorite charity every month! Enter in three easy steps:
1. CREATE : Make any project you would like or download one of our free ideas (new ideas monthly)!
2. SHARE : Give it to someone (anyone) in need, then upload a photo and description of your project and who you gave it to on our website.
3. WIN : By uploading, you’re automatically entered for the chance to WIN $500 for you AND $500 to the charity of your choice!
Shimelle has a cool new class called Beyond Blogging For Scrapbookers which begins next Monday. Topics include getting to know your readers (who is reading and who do you want to be reading), simple ways to serious storytelling (how to eliminate boring blogposts forever), and the blogosphere (an exploration of community). More details available here.