Scrapbook Layout With Lots Of Pictures

Scrapbook Layout With Lots Of Pictures

Doing scrapbook layout with lots of pictures can be a challenge. It’s so easy to end up with a crowded mess. Since I’ve started dabbling in going more toward digital scrapbooking, I’ve found a bunch of inspiration that can help with this. This first is a video by a male scrapper….yes, they do exist, but I suspect they will continue to be a rare and endangered species!Continue reading

What Kind Of Scrapbooker Are you? Digital or Traditional?

What Kind Of Scrapbooker Are you? Digital or Traditional?

Hi my name is Mary and I’m a pack rat.

I’m finding myself wishing for a 12 step program for people like myself who are self-avowed ‘pack-rats’. Or as I like to call it….
Stuffologist.
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Scrapbooking For Introverts?

Scrapbooking For Introverts?

I’ve been feeling under the weather lately and when that happens, I turn inward. Actually, turning inward in general seems to be my preferred state. This can be a problem. Because, as I’m sure you are aware, we live in a world (at least in the American culture) where being outgoing, gregarious and extroverted is the gold standard by which we are measured.  So where does that put us introverted scrapbookers?

One of the things that I like to do when I need to recharge is get lost in a good book. I just love books. And even in this weird transition to the more digital lifestyle, I spend more time on my iphone/ipad reading than any other activity. I still dream about the day when I can have a room, oh let’s call it a ‘library’, where I can have all my books lovingly displayed on shelves. Sadly, right now I live in a teeny-weeny house and all my precious books are boxed up in the basement.
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Top 10 Signs Your Dream Will Come True

Top 10 Signs Your Dream Will Come True

Still shaking off the last vestiges of this cold….my brain only has about 2 cells that I’m rubbing together. Too tired for deep thoughts and soooo…..Continue reading

What’s Inspiring Me Now

What’s Inspiring Me Now

To distract myself from my tension headache, I’ve whipped out my inspiration toolbox, and here’s what’s inside:

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Still More Scrapbook Layouts Ideas For Free

Still More Scrapbook Layouts Ideas For Free

For all you traditional scrappers out there, here’s a quick tip when you get stuck for scrapbook layout ideas. Whip out your trusty browser and your close personal friend google (which, when you think about it is kind of like a digital Ouija board) and search on ‘digital scrapbook layout templates’. You will find an overwhelming amount of freebies to download. Don’t go hog wild though. Limit yourself to no more than 5 that really light you up.Original_ouija_board

Just like your recipe repertoire, you are looking for something that’s a keeper that you can use over and over. Keep things simple. With that in mind, here’s a great idea from Donna over at Write.Click.Scrapbook.Continue reading

Making The “Wrong” Decision : Do You Do This?

Making The “Wrong” Decision : Do You Do This?

Again, I seem to be blogging these days more about life rather than scrapbooking, but since scrapbooking is a means to chronicle life, I’m just going with it. Plus, I have on many occasions been paralyzed by the indecision that the fear of ‘making the wrong decision‘ can cause.

You may have seen my recent post that was inspired by my new favorite blog TinyBuddha.com. Well I signed up for their newsletter and today I got an email from them sharing an awesome post. It really resonated with me and it was pretty much the highlight of my day.Continue reading