10 Ways People Give Away Their Power

10 Ways People Give Away Their Power

This came to me in email today and since I’m still paying off some sleep debt (and feeling just a wee bit lazy) I thought I’d just post this.Continue reading

How To Use Your Paper Wisely : Paper Saving Tip [Video]

How To Use Your Paper Wisely : Paper Saving Tip [Video]

Want to get more bang out of your buck and learn how to use your paper wisely? Megan at AboveRubiesStudio shows a really neat trick for not wasting your paper.

Easy, simple and quick. Definitely a skill to add to your arsenal.Continue reading

If You Had All The Time In The World….

If You Had All The Time In The World….

all the time in the world what would you do for fun

Since I’m feeling lazy today, I thought I’d post this instead of my usual.

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Scrapbooking While Moving : What, Are You Nuts!?

Scrapbooking While Moving : What, Are You Nuts!?

I know there are some hard core scrapbookers out there who manage to carve out time to scrapbook in the most amazingly busy of time, but scrapbooking while moving? Dang girl…..I bow down, because I am not worthy!

Seriously though, Christa over at Write.Click.Scrapbook did a fascinating post on her big move to Japan and has managed to pare down her scrapbooking supplies to the essentials. Now THAT’S what I’m talking about.

Scrapbooking While Moving : The Secret? Simplify.Continue reading

Best Scrapbooking Supplies Online: Retiring Kits & Freebies

Best Scrapbooking Supplies Online: Retiring Kits & Freebies

Finding the best scrapbooking supplies online can be daunting sometimes. There’s just so much to wade through! Here’s a digital freebie offered by Tracy of Trixie Scraps (near the bottom of the post). Plus she’s retiring a whole slew of products and slashing the prices. This is only good till the end of the month, which is just (eek) 5 days away!Continue reading

Inspiring Scrapbook Web Design : The Chicken Or Egg?

Inspiring Scrapbook Web Design : The Chicken Or Egg?

Inspiring scrapbook web design is all around us. It’s one of those situations where you can’t really tell which came first, the chicken or the egg. Well, that’s not entirely true since scrapbooking has been around for a lot longer than blogs! Still — today’s form and style of scrapbooking is relatively new (with all the embellishments and inks and mixing of different crafty mediums) and many bloggers – especially if they are scrappers, make their blogs look like the medium that they are about.

This post is more from a design standpoint, comparing the scrapbooking physical craft to the digital representative of the websites. It’s a surprisingly long list (and I was surprised to NOT see one of my favorite scrapbooky web designer in the list.) That’s Avalon Rose  in case you were wondering.

At any rate, since inspiration comes from all kinds of sources, here’s a small collection of scrapbook (and non-scrapbook) sites that have the look and feel of the ‘real thing’. Peruse, browse, get inspired!

Inspiring Scrapbook Web Designs: A Prodigious List!

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Scrapbook Inspiration Ideas : When Ugly Becomes Awesome

Scrapbook Inspiration Ideas : When Ugly Becomes Awesome

Sometimes when we are looking for or exploring scrapbook inspiration ideas, we find ourselves taking unexpected turns. I was reminded of this when reading Donna Downey’s blog yesterday where she talked about that last final touch turning an ugly duckling into a swan. She even includes a long video taking you through her whole process. Now this is not a scrapbooking page (per se)….more of an art journal, but the ideas are still the same.Continue reading