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Project Life Series, Part Three: What to Include and How to Keep Track

Project-Life-for-the-digiscrapper-what-to-includeIf you're already scrapbooking digital layouts, why would you want to do Project Life, too? What would you include in a Project Life album? Well, obviously that answer will vary widely from person to person, and a Project Life album can be anything you want it to be. Some have used it as a baby […]

Project Life Series, Part Two: Journal Cards

Project Life for the digiscrapper journal cardsHave you caught the Project Life bug yet? In the first post of this series, I reviewed the Project Life concept and talked about divided page protectors/templates. Today I'll cover journaling cards. At their most simple, these little cards provide a place to record the memory associated with a corresponding photo, or serve as the […]

Ten Moments to Capture This Week

be thankful todayThursday, November 22, is Thanksgiving Day in America. For many of us, it's a day centered around family, friends, food, and football. A day when we often visit or host relatives that live far away, and enjoy precious time together. With this in mind, I've come up with a list of photo prompts to keep […]

Scrap Therapy: Life Isn’t All Sunshine and Flowers

tODAY I FEELInspired by my own need for some angsty, emotional scrapping lately, I thought I'd share a few ideas with you all about scrapping the gloomy, depressing, angsty, angry, emotional, moody parts of life. As scrappers it's easy to focus on the fun, the happy, the exciting events and cute things our kids say. But life […]

Scrapbooking Your Crafty Adventures

scrapbooking your craftingAt first, I planned to only talk about scrapbooking about, well, scrapbooking. But then I thought, many of us crafty souls can't stop at one. Digital scrapbooking, sewing, crochet, painting, jewelry-making, card-making, paper scrapbooking, home decor projects - if you love one craft, chances are you've at least dabbled in a few more. It's a […]

“Currently” Lists

Currently-I'mWhen I saw Ali Edwards' challenge to write about what's going on in your life right now, using the prompt "Currently" or "Right Now," I knew I wanted to share this great idea with all of you! She begins by talking about how "no one else is going to tell your story from your perspective, […]

Quick Tip – What a Character!

character1_thumbI’ve been doing a lot of writing lately, and occasionally have need for unusual characters. Things like © ¢ ¼ ° all come in handy from time to time! Not all fonts have these characters, but the good basic fonts that come with your computer will. Figuring out how to print them is another matter! […]

Try these 16 Great Serif Journaling Fonts

Try these 16 Great Serif Journaling FontsIn my previous post, Principles of Page Design: Selecting Journaling Fonts, I explained some principles for selecting journaling fonts and for designing journaling on your scrapbook layouts. I promised to follow up with a post linking you to some of my favorite journaling fonts. This hasn't been an easy task! After all, I am almost […]

My Secret Weapon for Realistic Text

Paperworn Art Styles by Tangie BaxterEarlier this week, Neisha wrote a great article full of essential tips for selecting and using journaling fonts. I know I'll be referring to this article many times in the future! While journaling and fonts are fresh in our minds, I wanted to share my all-time favorite, most-used text "trick."    Send article as PDF […]

Principles of Page Design: Selecting Journaling Fonts

Principles of Page Design: Selecting Journaling FontsThis is the third article in an occasional series on the principles of layout design. In my previous articles on the principles of page design, I've focused on odd numbers and creating a focal point. Now, it's time to turn your attention to journaling font selection and text design. Next to the photos, journaling is […]