My Way with Jenny Theriault

My Way with Jenny Theriault

In this blog post I’m interviewing Jenny Theriault for the My Way series. My Way is all about celebrating the unique ways memory keepers get things done.

unKit #1: Planning Video

Last month I announced the unKit Club, a new community project and blog series focused on simplifying the scrapbooking process. Thank you for the enthusiasm I've received on social media! We're exploring each unKit over a period of three months,...

unKit Club: A New Old Way to Shop for Scrapbook Supplies

Months before I launched Simple Scrapper in the fall of 2008, I was an early adopter of Twitter. While Instagram has since stolen the top spot on my social media faves list, Twitter was where things were happening in 2008-2010 for the scrapbook...

Love You Because | Simple Scrapbook Layout

Sometimes a layout comes together from multiple ideas and inspirations. In this layout about my best friend I began with both a product-prompted story idea and a desire to play with triangles in my design. The result both pushed me out of my...

My Holiday Memory Keeping Approach for 2014

My Holiday Memory Keeping Approach for 2014

I thought about titling this post "How to Scrapbook When You've Just Moved and Half of Your House is Still in Boxes", but that didn't sound full of wonder and sparkle. As soon as I knew we were moving before the end of the year, I made my final...

Start with Friends | Simple Scrapbook Layout

Can you believe it? My baby girl started preschool this fall. Seriously. For a little bit though, we weren't sure if potty training was going to keep her in the toddler class for a while longer. We were taking an easy-going approach, but all of a...

Deep in the Heart | Simple Scrapbook Layout

While I take in many sources of inspiration, most of my scrapbook pages follow a specific pattern and are inspired by my photos. One image (or a series) will spark a feelings-based story that I want to tell. I then choose the smallest number of...

What Happens in Vegas | Simple Scrapbook Layout

My husband's best friend just retired and had never been on a plane before. Early this year we put plans in motion for a couples getaway to Las Vegas. The dates were specifically planned for after Stash Bash, the perfect time for a break. I love to...

I Love You Lots & Lots Daddy | Simple Scrapbook Layout

Four out of my last five layouts were 8.5x11. I love how easy it is to achieve a balanced composition with the portrait shape. I also find that this size suits my natural inclination to scrapbook with just one photo. I don't go into a layout...