Crabs + Computers + Beautiful Music = Inspiration!

Crabs + Computers + Beautiful Music = Inspiration!

This is SO far from the world of scrapbooking, but is inspiring none the less….

I’ll have a separate post explaining my long absence, but for now, watch and be amazed!

What has inspired you lately?

Be sure to share in the comments below.

Best Affirmations For Life (I Mean Scrapbooking)

Best Affirmations For Life (I Mean Scrapbooking)

When looking for the best affirmations to use for the wildly popular post on making origami scrapbooking stars, I looked no further than the master himself….Tony Robbins. Usually, I can only take him in small doses, but man those doses pack a punch. So here for you are some of Tony’s best affirmations:Continue reading

Scrapbooking Ideas For Gifts : Layouts With One Photo

Scrapbooking Ideas For Gifts : Layouts With One Photo

I was over at creating keepsakes this morning and noticed a post on everyday escapes. There are some really beautiful layouts there that are really inspiring. (some included below).

It occurred to me that these would make wonderful scrapbooking gifts for people. Instead of a card (digital or otherwise), scrap a really special photo of the giftee, and frame it.

Scrapbooking Ideas For Gifts : Everyday EscapesContinue reading

Where Can I Find Scrapbooking Ideas About…

Where Can I Find Scrapbooking Ideas About…

Getting stuck seems to be a perpetual and repeating thing in life. Getting UN-Stuck is a skill that’s definitely worth having, cultivating, stretching, and growing. I’m constantly presented with opportunities to stretch this particular ‘get myself unstuck’ muscle. So where do I go to find scrapbooking ideas? Well Pintrest is a huge source of inspiration and ideas. Here’s two boards that I follow that are really awesome. Clicking on the pictures below will take you right to those boards.Continue reading

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

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

Scrapbooking Layouts & Designs : Simple Or Complicated?

Scrapbooking Layouts & Designs : Simple Or Complicated?

For traditional paper based scrapbookers, there’s no shortage of great scrapbooking layouts & designs. In fact, there’s sometimes too much to choose from. Personally, I like both the page maps¬† and am intensely curious about the Kiwi Lane Designs template system. (they call it “Framing”). I’m going to be exploring a DIY version of this in a future post.

<ahem>….Back to the topic. Scrapbooking layouts and designs….right.

There is just soooooo much to work with that you can get easily overwhelmed. Especially if you are just starting out. But I think even the more experienced scrappers find times when designing a layout just isn’t happening.

Sometimes when I get stuck, I look at my favorite designers layouts. Here are some from Kiwi Lane Designs. There’s no sound or anything on this, but you can pause the video and take screenshots of the ones you like.Continue reading


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