My Lightroom Process

My Lightroom Process

I’m sharing my simple workflow for Adobe Lightroom that combines the convenience of my phone and the power of my computer.

My Obsession

My Obsession

I’ve been managing my photos with Adobe Lightroom for a long time. In this video I explain why I love this software is an essential part of my creative process.

How to Make a Scrapbook Kit

How to Make a Scrapbook Kit

Each scrapbook page begins with a collection of supplies plucked for the story I want to tell: a “micro kit”.

Ideas for Organizing Scrapbook Kits

Ideas for Organizing Scrapbook Kits

Whether you store paper scrapbook kits over the long time or just until you make a few things, finding the best storage solution for your needs can add ease to the creative process.

A Simple Spring Cleaning Checklist for Scrapbookers

Something about the warmer weather, the sunshine, and the blue skies instills an urge to better our surroundings. The transitional time has us digging out of winter’s tumbleweeds while also setting up new systems to make it through the spring and...

Do You Worry Too Much About Being Organized?

Organization should be your ally in memory keeping. If it’s the bane of your creative existence, however, try one or more of these options to stop the worry and start feeling purposefully productive.

7 Simple Habits of Organized Scrapbookers

7 Simple Habits of Organized Scrapbookers

Why is it that some folks seem to have it all together? Their workspaces are inspiring and tidy, adorned with motivational art prints. You might be surprised that the most organized scrapbookers aren't all naturally gifted in this domain. Instead,...

How to Organize K-12 School Memorabilia

A few days ago I wrote about how to be an organized scrapbooker. I shared a list of the concepts I consider foundational to getting organized and linked to our best posts on organization. Our archive of blog posts on scrapbook organizing is even...

Be an Organized Scrapbooker

Year after year, your skills as a scrapbooker improve. Perhaps your tastes in products and techniques change and maybe you ebb and flow in the approaches your enjoy. One thing remains consistent, though, no matter how long you're a scrapbooker:...

How to Store Die Cuts

How to Store Die Cuts

Do you struggle to organize your die cut pieces for scrapbooking? Here’s a solution.

Floor Plan for My (Hypothetical) New Home Office

As I've mentioned in recent Around Here posts, we've been house hunting. I'm not ready to share all of the details yet, but things are looking up that I'll be working from a new home office soon. It would be 12'x10' with a big window and a small...

Upcycling a Crib Spring for Your Creative Workspace

Upcycling a Crib Spring for Your Creative Workspace

Whenever I share a new layout on Instagram, I often receive comments about the aqua crib spring in my office. More than two years ago I actually blogged about this for Ella Publishing, but I thought it was time to archive that story here at Simple...