NSD Recap: Project Life Share + Blog Announcement

I had a lot of fun this past Saturday in celebration of National Scrapbook Day. My dear husband helped out even more than usual with Emily so I could have time to play along with the #NSD10K event at Big Picture Classes and on Instagram. The...

Simple Tip Saturday with Jennifer Larson

As part of our Simple Tip Saturday series this year, I'm inviting fresh voices into the mix. Today we're hearing from Simple Scrapper team member Jennifer Larson with her simple tip. What is one way you simplify scrapbooking? I use formulas for...

My #1 Source of Layout Ideas

A year ago, in X is for Xeroxed, I created a video explaining why scrapbookers need to copy themselves more. When we talk about scrap-lifting, it's often in terms of using layouts from others for inspiration. I find that scrap-lifting my own best...

Favorite Pens for Scrapbooking

What are the best pens for scrapbooking? This is not a simple answer, as it highly depends on your personal preferences. The pen that is just right for one scrapbooker may not work for another. In this post I'll share a selection of the pens I use...

OLW 2014 | Progress Report

There's one weird twist to my left-brained nature. I am just horrible with routines. I can never remember to take my medicine. I rarely cook the same thing twice. I find ongoing projects (anywhere from laundry to Project Life) so difficult to keep...

Recent Layouts | Experiments

Since teaching  The Art + Science of Scrapbooking last year, I've been keenly aware of when I let my right brain come out and play. And I confess, it's not very often... but I'm trying. In this post I want to share three different ways I've been...

The Minibook That Travels Too

This is a guest post from team member Delanie Wood. I love traveling, but coming home and sitting down at my scrapbook table facing hundred of photos, piles of memorabilia and scraps of notes is quite overwhelming. Where do you start? Before each...

Double-Page Heritage Scrapbook Layout (VIDEO)

I've made a few process videos for special projects recently and thought it was time to do one for the blog. If you would like to see more of these, please leave a comment. In this first video, I've focused the annotation on my storytelling...