New To You: Celeste by Captivated Visions [Freebie and Coupon]

New To You: Celeste by Captivated Visions [Freebie and Coupon]New to You is designed to help you discover designers you might not know. Every month we select a designer, showcase layouts from one of their kits, and introduce you to their style. In addition, the designer provides a free add-on kit just for you, our readers!  You never know, you might discover a new favorite or […]

Digital Art Journaling: Start with a Symbol

Symbolism collageIt's been a little while since we talked about digital art journaling here, and this beautiful form of expression continues to gain momentum in the scrapbooking community. More digital designers offer a wider variety of kits, graphics, classes, and tutorials than ever before. Although art journaling defies description, the use of symbols is prevalent in […]

Art Journaling: Exploring Your Emotions

What comes to mind when you think of "art journaling"? This form of artistic expression has surged in popularity among digital scrapbookers lately, but it's nearly impossible to pin down an all-encompassing definition. I'm not going to even try here - you can Google it and find probably thousands of different interpretations of what art […]

What’s on Your Digital Scrapbooking Bucket List?

What's on your scrapbooking bucket list?Ever since I started formally scrapbooking the digital way in 2006, I've wanted to get better. Often, I see layouts and other digital works of art and say to myself, "Someday, I want to do that!" As the list of things to try grew, I decided to write my own digital-scrapbooking bucket list: a compilation […]

How’d They Do That? Layout Design Tips from Top Scrappers

Just 1 Thing by Paula KesselringHave you ever wondered how to get your white space page to pop or how to achieve that gorgeously blended, layered art journaling look? Let's find out! I’ve asked some experienced scrappers with several different layout styles how they build their pages, from start to finish. Each scrapper also shares her favorite tip for achieving […]

You Can Art Journal: Art Journaling 101

Art Journal by Peregrine on Flickr  Art journals may look intimidating, but in reality they are the ultimate expression of YOU.  And you can make one! An art journal is any place you capture your thoughts with the aid of illustrations. Your art journal can be a place for your deepest thoughts or just where you stash things that inspire […]