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About Angela Ploegman

Angela PloegmanAngela Ploegman grew up in Canada and moved to Iowa in 1999. She is married and has a 10 year old son and 6 year old daughter. She works full time, and has started a regular exercise program. When time allows, she likes to cook and bake, and photograph her children and/or travels.
Angela creates scrapbook pages that document her family’s daily life and special events. She likes to keep it quick and simple. She likes to share her cards and mixed media projects to show how she uses varied techniques on these projects. “I really enjoy the social side of attending crops with friends, but am MUCH more productive crafting at home, watching TV or alongside my kids.” Her favorite crafting snacks are some Diet Caffeine Free Dr. Pepper and Cadbury Milk Chocolate (in bar or mini egg form).
Angela has been published in magazines, and on Design Teams. She truly enjoys showing others how attractive crafts don't need to be complicated, time consuming or expensive.
Her go-to adhesive is the E-Z Runner® Permanent Strips Refillable, although she loves Adhesive Sheets and Crafty Power Tape and 3D Designer Shapes and… See what Angela is up to on her blog, Angela Ploegman Designs

Handmade Paper Basket and Basket (Cupcake) Toppers!

Welcome blog readers! It’s Angela here today, sharing a handmade woven paper Easter Basket with some basket toppers fashioned from the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® 3D Foam Easter Shapes. Aren’t those bunnies cutie pies? I love them covered in a … Continue reading

Incorporating Art Paper into Projects with Adhesive Sheets

Welcome to Day 5 of our Blog Hop with Quietfire Designs! It’s Angela hosting today and I am sharing a tutorial for how to incorporate Art Paper into your crafting projects using the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Adhesive Sheets. I … Continue reading

Custom Made Pocket Pages – Exploring Boston Scrapbook Layout

Hello blog readers! This is Angela and I don’t know about you, but I’m desperately wishing for warmer weather! The winter in the Midwest US has definitely overstayed its welcome! So in that frame of mind I created a summer … Continue reading

Altered Projects with Textured Tissue Paper

Hello blog readers! It’s Angela here today sharing a trio of projects I created for the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®’s booth at the recent Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) trade show. The third item was a Mother’s Day card: I … Continue reading

Make Your Own Mosaic Stamp Using 3D Foam Squares

Hello, Angela here with a tutorial for making your own mosaic stamps as used on this sweet Valentine’s Day card! Instructions: 1. First print a basic shape in the size you’d like to make your stamp…I used a heart shape … Continue reading

Ink-less Embossing Technique Tutorial

Hello crafty blogreaders! It’s Angela here today, sharing a technique tutorial that I discovered by happy accident! The ‘love’ wood veneer in the title on this layout was embossed WITHOUT embossing ink-quick, easy and mess-free! I worked on this layout … Continue reading

DIY Valentine Treat Bags with Keepsake Envelopes

Hello blog readers! It’s Angela here getting ready for Valentine’s Day and my children’s classroom parties. I like to have my kids help make the homemade Valentines and this year is no exception.   The best part is that the … Continue reading

Creating a Textured Background Tutorial-You’re a Rare Find Card

Hello Saturday crafters! It’s Angela today, sharing a technique that I use a lot, particularly with clean and simple cards to create some visual interest-a textured background from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Adhesive Sheet and tissue paper! You can see … Continue reading

DIY Holiday Ornaments Featuring Sheet Adhesive and Designer Shapes

Good Saturday morning everyone! It’s Angela here sharing some quick and easy DIY Christmas ornaments.   Love how easy it is to customize the color scheme when making your own glass ornaments for display in your home. To make the … Continue reading

Monte Paper Mill Blog Hop-Day 4 – Fun in the Sun Layout

Hello blog hoppers! Today is Day 4 of the blog hop with Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® and Monte Paper Mill™! It’s Angela today, sharing a fun, summery scrapbook layout. I had these fun pictures from a typical weekend on my … Continue reading