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Check out these great digital scrapbook page examples, then read the instructions at the end of the article to learn how to do this yourself! It’s easier than it looks. Read more »
With summer here and day trips and vacations so abundant, I often find myself in a quandary when it comes to scrapbooking these outings. With multiple photos to fit in and so many stories to tell, I sometimes forget to have fun with embellishments. So I challenged myself to explore ideas Read more »
Time is the one commodity we never seem to have enough of, especially when it comes to scrapbooking. When life gets too hectic, our crafty pursuits are often first to be sacrificed. So what’s a busy memory keeper to do? Read more »
Have you seen the new Ella Publishing eBook Eight is Enough? Five designers from the Studio Calico kit club were challenged to gather eight products from their stashes and create four unique layouts with those items. Staples like fonts, pens, machine-stitching, cardstock, and Read more »
I know when I first started hearing and seeing the term “hybrid,” I thought, “That sounds hard, I can't do that!” The word sounds so scientific or technical, not to mention somewhat botanical. But when it comes to scrapbooking, “hybrid” is much simpler than it sounds! It simply refers Read more »
In this crazy economy, I love finding new ways to add a little pizazz to my pages for a nominal cost. And it doesn’t get much more nominal than free! I’m always on the lookout for cool online tools that I can use to create hybrid scrapbook pages. (Hybrid = a little bit of digi and a little bit Read more »
It’s true that everything you create is influenced by the things you see, hear, and experience. Rather than feel like certain ideas are off-limits simply because someone else discovered them first, why not acknowledge the things that inspire you and use them to fuel your own imaginative endeavors? Read more »
When I discovered digital scrapbooking a few years ago, I was not interested. It all looked too fake, too virtual. I’d been a traditional paper scrapbooker for years, and I was a big fan of my paper, scissors, and glue!
Have you ever heard the saying "You can have something fast, cheap, or high quality—select any two"? Well I’ve discovered that when creating Christmas cards to send to friends and family, you can achieve all three. The secret is using technology. Yes, technology! By utilizing an electronic cutter, Read more »