Craft projects create artful showcases of both a person's inner artiste and a scissors' outward angst. Harness wild shears with today's Groupon: for $12, you get $24 worth of paper-crafting materials and classes in a single visit at The Scrapbox in Orleans.
The Scrapbox's knowledgeable design team equips clients with the tools, materials, and guidance needed to construct creative and colourful paper crafts. Attend a Coffee Crop event, which combines scrapbooking and card making with social mingling ($10), and use the studio's tools along with the staff's expertise to turn any dusty dissertation into a pop-up model of Oxford. A full line of Tim Holtz products, including dies ($16.95+) and texture folders ($14.95+), keeps scrapbooks stylish, and Martha Stewart punches ($9.95+) bestow papers with artful cavities. A huge variety of Bazzill Basics card stock ($0.70/sheet) adds colourful flair to save-the-dates or to any paper-based creative endeavour.