There are a lot of ways that people approach scrapbooking. Some people see products that they love and are inspired to create a layout. Others are drawn to a particular photograph and plan their page around that. There are those who think of a story they want to tell and build a layout with that… Continue reading Getting through the Fear
Is anyone else ready for summer? I know I am! It’s not like we have the worst winters here in Indiana, but by the middle of February I have had enough of cold toes, the chance of icy roads, and wearing a coat. So when I saw the grid sketch in the Ready, Sketch, Go… Continue reading Summer, Simple Stories Style
I have a confession. I have a Silhouette Cameo and I hardly EVER use it! I know I’m not the only one, right? You’re on Pinterest or in the store and see something that you Absolutely. Must. Have. Instantly a million things come to mind- all the ideas, the ways it will save you time,… Continue reading Putting My Cameo To Use
My father was in the Air Force and I spent several years in Germany. Being in the military, I grew accustomed to my friends coming and going. It was tough having to make new friends year after year, but there was a silver lining- pen pals. I still have a shoebox of letters from people who’ve… Continue reading Cute Easter Snail Mail
At the start of 2016, I decided to try Project Life one more time. I’ve started it a few times in the past and never completed more than a few weeks. As much as I love the idea of a weekly PL, it’s more than I’m ready to take on right now. And so, monthly… Continue reading February Project Life
I’ve got another layout today based on a sketch in the Ready, Sketch, Go class. And let me tell you, this one took me right out of my comfort zone! I’ve been scrapping for over 15 years and I can’t think of a single time I’ve used a large circle as part of my layout.… Continue reading Thinking Outside the Circle
I have a confession. I’ve been a little lost ever since my last local scrapbook store closed. Sure, you can buy supplies at those big box craft stores. And I love a coupon as much as the next bargain shopper. But it’s just not the same. I like an abundance of quality paper and endless… Continue reading A Stamper’s Dream
Have you heard of the Scrap Gals podcast? If you haven’t stop right now and go listen. Seriously! I’ll wait… The Scrap Gals are Tracie Claiborne and Tiffany Lowder and They. Are. Amazing. I’ve been listening to their podcast non-stop since first discovering them and I’ve become an active member of their Facebook group. They… Continue reading Ready, Sketch, Go. My Latest Obsession!
I love the idea of Project Life. I love the gazillions of cute cards and themes, the thought of documenting the everyday moments, the ease of slipping cards into pockets. I love it so much, I’ve attempted to do it every year for the past three years. Attempted being the key word there. But this… Continue reading Project Life Plan 2016
Have you heard of the App Scrappers- Project Life group on Facebook? It’s an amazing group of scrappers that use the Project Life app as well as several other apps to make beautiful Project Life layouts. I joined the group a couple of months ago and have been blown away by the talent, support, and… Continue reading I’m on a Design Team!