I started scrapbooking when I was in high school. Here’s why I scrapbook and how I organize my scrapbooking albums.
fun with digital photos
There’s a new form of stamping on the rise. It’s called digital stamps or digi stamps! Here’s everything you need to get started with digital stamps, including what digital stamps are, where to find them, and how to make your own.
Do you call yourself a scrapbooker? Or would you rather be called a Life Artist?
Here’s a simple way to put 16 of your favorite photos onto a set of playing cards. All you need is some photo printer paper!
Here are some ideas for using Halloween rubber stamps to spice up your Halloween holiday. There are lots of fun ways you can utilize your Halloween rubber stamps in craft products and holiday decorating themes.
One of the best journaling ideas that worked for me was to start an Idea Notebook filled with all of the tidbits of words & phrases I think would be good on scrapbook pages. These are ideas collected throughout the normal course of my day and saved all in one place. Here are some more simple ideas for getting creative with your journaling.
Want to try digital scrapbooking, but don’t really know where to start? First, select a FREE program to create your digital scrapbook layouts. Then, download some free graphics, backgrounds, fonts, templates, and more that will ultimately be used to accessorize and personalize your digital scrapbook pages. Here’s how to get started making digital scrapbooks, including lots of fun freebies and how-to’s for beginners…
I personally became interested in digital scrapbooking when I was trying to figure out a way to share my scrapbooks with relatives who live far away. Digital scrapbooking has made it possible for me to create scrapbook pages that I then could save to CD and send to those relatives who aren’t able to flip through the pages of my paper scrapbooks. Then, of course, there are all the little added special effects and things you can do with a digital scrapbook that are not possible with paper ones that make digital scrapbooking even more desirable for some.
Here are some ways to find free or cheap scrapbooking supplies, plus step-by-step instructions for making your first scrapbook page.
Here are some excellent — and very practical — tips for stretching your scrapbooking dollar. Save money, while unleashing those creative juices at the same time. Have fun!
Fun ways to use chipboard in your scrapbooking and cardmaking crafts. Chip board and scrapbooking pretty much go hand in hand.
Crafts like scrapbooking and card making are wonderful hobbies and a creative outlets for many, but they can become very expensive. The cost of embellishments alone can cramp your style, but here’s an idea for the do-it-yourselfer. Why not use all those fun papers, fabric scraps, and doo-dads to make your own embellishments?
A friend recently asked for my best tips that would help a non-Scrapbooker to create a scrapbook as a gift for someone. This got my wheels spinning. I’ve been scrapbooking since 1993. My collection currently tops out at fourteen 12×12 albums. I’ve put together a few helpful tips, along with my favorite places to find Scrapbooking ideas, layouts, supplies, and tips… online.
I’ve had my eye out for a digital scrapbook program for some time now. But most are just so basic, and boring, and sterile — compared to REAL scrapbooks where the images and designs and embellishments just pop off the pages. But finally, I think I’ve found a computer scrapbook program that I would use: My Memories Suite by Polaroid.
In an effort to share some other ideas about how my work space is set up, I’m going to post a few articles that might give you some new ideas. In turn, I would love for you to share your ideas as well.
Using plain self-adhesive address labels that you can buy just about anywhere, you can create a mosaic look for cards and scrapbook pages.
Wondering how to make your handmade Halloween cards even more special? Include a Halloween-theme picture of your children — of course this includes your pets.
It’s hard to let someone know how much you really appreciate something with a card that you picked up at that store. This is a simple Thank You card to show what you really mean.
The stamped images on this card were embossed to give the card more dimension, as well as to keep the colors of the cake from running together.
This birthday card is pretty easy, and requires very little stamping. Most of the work is in the assembly.
Here is another easy Christmas card idea, using Stampin’ Up products. This is going to be a busy month – I hope to do at least a few cards each week, so keep checking back for updates.
The Christmas Stamp Camp was held this past weekend at Old Hickory First Baptist Church in Nashville, TN. There are two sessions, each having about 60 attendees. Everything you need to create the projects is ready for you, and you’ll leave with great new ideas. All projects were created using Stampin’ Up products.