Monday, September 30, 2013

Back Editions

Just a reminder that back editions of the magazine will be available through the end of 2013.  To view the cover and contents for a particular edition, select the appropriate tab located at the top of the blog. 

Remember, once your order has been purchased, you must send me a list of the magazines ordered. 

If you have any questions, or need any help, contact me at: chris_papersandpixels(@)hotmail(.)com

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Just Released - Final Edition!

The final edition of Papers and Pixels has been released and it is waiting for you in the SHOP.  We hope you'll add it to your collection of Papers and Pixels magazines.
Cover Layout by Laura Boetto

Special Features
Wendy Tunison, designer of the month
Heather Hudson, featured designer
Back to School Tag Tutorial by Heather Hudson
Looking Back
  • Kim Score
  • Jennifer Dove
  • Bonnie Garby
  • Diane Noble
Every Single Thing
Our Journey – Looking Back
How to Purchase Magazines

Standard Fare
Musings from the Editor
Sketch Template

Paper Crafting
Meet Mindy Baxter
Christmas Ornament Tutorial by Mindy Baxter
Thrifty Thanks with Carol Anderson
Secret Box Tutorial by Norma Lee
Dino-Mite Card by Tracy Wray
A Bushel and a Peck of Apples by Dawn Lusk
Apple Pie in a Jar by Dawn Lusk
Repurposing by Darlene Pavlick
Teacher’s Note Holder by Marion Falaggi
Kathy Files – Paper Phenomenon
Criss Cross Card
Fold-Over Tutorials – Photo Filters presented by Priss
Meet Melissa Gallo from Painted Textures
How to Apply a Texture to an Image by Melissa Gallo
Water Ripple Effect
Creating a Shabby Torn Paper
Photographing Birds by Connie Etter


Saturday, September 14, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 5 – Saturday 09/14/13

Mindy Baxter from Stampin Mindy’s Creative Cluster shows us how to make this very cute Christmas ornament.
Christmas Ornament by Mindy Baxter

Friday, September 13, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 4 – Friday 09/13/13

We have Heather Hudson as our featured designer this month.  Heather has a delightful back to school tag tutorial to share, as well as the freebie apple image shown on the right.
Back to School Tag by Heather Hudson

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 3 – Thursday 09/12/13

Melissa Gallo from Painted Textures joins us this month, and you will be in awe of her artistry!  Melissa has a 10% discount coupon for our readers, and a very informative tutorial on how to apply texture to an image.  She provides the beautiful texture shown below, which she uses in her tutorial.
"Summer's End" Texture by Melissa Gallo

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 2 – Wednesday 09/11/13

Norma Lee’s secret box is so cute and clever!  Follow along as she shows you step-by-step how to make a secret box of your very own!
Secret Box by Norma Lee

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 1 – Tuesday 09/10/13

Wendy Tunison is our designer of the month.  Wendy has a fabulous huge freebie kit for our readers, as well as a discount coupon for 50% off on anything in her store!  You won’t want to miss out on Wendy’s generous gifts, so visit our shop on September 15 and purchase your copy of the September magazine for only $1.50!
"Turn It Up" by Wendy Tunison

Sunday, September 1, 2013

News Flash!

The September newsletter was sent out early this morning and it has some important news, along with the glimpse of what is in the September 15th magazine.  If you didn't receive a copy of the newsletter and would like one, click HERE.

There's a freebie waiting for you inside, too!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Just Released!

The August edition of Papers and Pixels has hit the SHOP!
Purchase your copy now for only $1.50!

Cover Layout by Carol Anderson

Special Features
Mandy King designer of the month
AnnaBlendz No. 1 Basic Blending by Anna Aspnes
Carol Anderson - creative team member for Papers and Pixels

Standard Fare
Musings from the Editor

Sketch Template

Tips for Macro/Flower Photography by Connie Etter

Paper Crafting
Birthday Card Colored with Distress Inks and Twinkling H20’s
Paper Roses
Paper Temptress from White to Wow – Textured Background by Kristie Taylor
Mixed Media Background Paper Temptress by Melanie Labelle
Stamping Techniques
Tri-Fold Shutter Card
Happy Birthday Mom Card by Tracy Wray
Country Christmas Theater Card by Dawn Lusk

Adding a Quick and Interesting Border Effect to Photographs
Deckle Edge Border
Fold-Over Tutorials – Stylizing Type Presented by Priss
High Contrast Grunge Effect
Using the Gradient Tool to Mask by Michelle Bradshaw
Creating Unique Paper


Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 5 – Wednesday 08/14/13

Follow along as Laura Boetto takes you step-by-step through her tutorial on creating this terrific tri-fold shutter card.
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 4 – Tuesday 08/13/13

Michelle Bradshaw shows you how to use the Gradient Tool to mask, or blend, photos and other elements on your scrapbook pages.
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Monday, August 12, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 3 – Monday 08/12/13

Our designer of the month is Mandy King, and since we all love freebies, Mandy has one for us.  “This Crazy Life” is a bonus mini kit to her full sized kit by the same name.
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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 2 – Sunday 08/11/13

It’s never too early to start jotting down ideas for holiday projects, and you will definitely want to add Dawn Lusk’s Country Christmas Theater Card to your list – it’s a beauty!
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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 1 – Saturday 08/10/13

Kristie Taylor is on the design team for the Paper Temptress, and she joins us this month for the first time.  Find out the steps to creating this wonderful mixed media layout by Kristie.  Visit our shop on August 15 and purchase your copy of the August magazine for only $1.50! 

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Wonder of all Wonders!

Our SHOP is operable again!  If you still need the July edition, or any of the magnificent
back editions, just scurry on over to the SHOP and do just that - SHOP!

Be sure to check the Magazine Covers and Contents section in the right side bar to view the monthly covers and see what's inside each edition.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Important - Shop Info

We apologize for the inconvenience, our shop is not working right now. Technical is on it and the problem should be fixed quickly, please check back and thank you for your patience.

In the meantime, you may still purchase the July 2013 edition by clicking on the Add to Cart button on our web site ( When payment goes through, we will send the July 2013 Edition to your email account. If you have special notes for us, please put that in the comments

Just Released!

The July Edition of Papers and Pixels is all set, ready to go, and waiting for you in our SHOP for a mere One Dollar and Fifty Cents!  Where else can you find such a wealth of information and fun things to do for such a small amount than In Between the Pages of Papers and Pixels?!?

Cover Layout by Lella Connell
Here's a glimpse of a few of the articles.

Jennifer Dove's Copic Corner - Adding Water Drops

Connie Etter - Tips on Taking Flower Portraits

Christine Garner's Pop-Up Book Card
Laura Boetto - Four Digital Tutorials

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 5 – Sunday 07/14/13

Meg Loven is back again, and this month she shows us how to use the popular My Digital Studio software to create stunning scrapbook pages.
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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 4 – Saturday 07/13/13

Gather up all those lunch bags that were packed away for the summer and watch how Darlene Pavlick from Dar’s Crafty Creations shows you how to make this cute and clever “Lunch Bag Booklet.”
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Friday, July 12, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 3 – Friday 07/12/13

Our designer of the month is Anmarie Bowden from ABCreations.  Anmarie graced the pages of Papers and Pixels back in January 2012 as our featured digital designer.  This time around, Anmarie has a set of five recipe cards created using her “Spa Day” kit for our readers, and a terrific coupon offer!
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 2 – Thursday 07/11/13

Digital tutorials a-plenty from Laura this month.  This great looking lined note paper is just one of Laura’s tutorials you’ll find In Between the Pages.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 1 – Wednesday 07/10/13

Dawn Lusk from A New Day has a real beauty of a card to show you how to make.  Her “Happily Ever After Anniversary Card” is dainty and quaint with a vintage flair.  Visit our shop on July 15 and purchase your copy of the July magazine for only $1.50!  And don’t forget to sign up for our Newsletter!

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Just Released!

It's waiting for you in our SHOP - I'm talking about the June edition of Papers and Pixels!

Friday, June 14, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 5 – Friday 06/14/13

Learn how to create an antique gold look for text and embellishments following Laura’s step-by-step tutorial.
Antique Gold by Laura Boetto
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 4 – Thursday 06/13/13

Meet Meg Loven, Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator extraordinaire and find out all about her Stamps in the Mail Club.  And then follow along as Meg shows you how to make her Buckle Closure Butterfly Banner Card.

Card by Meg Loven

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 3 – Wednesday 06/12/13

Our designer of the month is Olesya Rudenko, who designs under the name of Mediterranka Design.  Olesya comes to us from Turkey, and she brings a wonderful freebie, “Like a Bird,” for our readers.

"Like a Bird" by Olesya Rudenko

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 2 – Tuesday 06/11/13

Tosha Leyendekker translates to lovely projects… case in point, this fabulous fan.  Find out how to make it, as well as the lovely flower embellishment in the June edition of Papers and Pixels.
Fan Project by Tosha Leyendekker

Monday, June 10, 2013

Sneak Peek No. 1 - Monday 06/10/13

This gorgeous flower is made out of cardstock, and Laura shows you how easy it is to make.  Just follow her step-by-step tutorial and you can have flowers galore to decorate your cards and other hand-crafted projects.  In fact, she even gives you the recipe for making the cheery card shown below the flower.

Visit our shop on the 15th and purchase your copy of the June magazine for only $1.50!  And don’t forget to sign up for our Newsletter!

Flower by Laura Boetto

Card by Laura Boetto