Father’s Day Card for Car Lovers

Father's Day Card for Car Lovers | Mini Van Dreams

My dad was a mechanic and loved cars his entire life.  I am sure he would have loved to receive this Father’s Day Card for Car Lovers!  While it looks hard, it is rather easy to put together in an hour or so.  If you can’t find the license plate or repair shop sign, check out Google Images for something similar.  This could also be easily turned into a birthday card for the motorhead in your life.   {Read more}

Mother’s Day Card for Moms that Sew

Mother's Day Card for Moms that Sew | Mini Van Dreams

May 14th is Mother’s Day!  Today, I am sharing this super-cute Mother’s Day Card for Moms that sew!  It looks difficult, but it really is quite simple.  It is, however, more complex than most of my cards.  So, don’t get discouraged- just practice on the dress folds with some scrap paper!  Ready?  Gather your supplies and let’s go!

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What are ATCs?

What are ATCs? | Mini Van Dreams

What are ATCs?  Have you ever wondered?  ATCs are also referred to as Artist Trading Cards.  I have seen mention of these before and have found “ATC cards” at the scrapbook store but had no idea what they were.  Recently, I joined a website dedicated to snail mail – from postcards to letters to small crafts.  I came across a beginner’s ATC swap and thought I’d try my hand at them.  For all you scrapbookers and cardmakers… they are literally just miniature scrapbook pages!  I am addicted to them!  The best part is, you can easily make them with your “scraps” from scrapbooking and other crafts!  Keep reading to learn more and see some examples I have made!

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