It’s JULY!

by Lain Ehmann on July 9, 2014

july-2It’s July… and it’s CRAZY! We moved late last month to Arizona. And somehow… our van is STILL in Boston. No reason, no rhyme – just sittin’ there, waiting. In the meantime, I’m here with part of the family in the Arizona sun. And it’s okay!

In the meantime, I want to give you the overview for the month. Lots of fun things going on!

July’s Free Scrapinar: Monday, July 14: Die-Cuts to Die For! July’s free scrapinar is with special guest Kerri Bradford, queen of the Cameo, savior to Silhouette users everywhere. Join us by signing up here. Sponsored by Paper Camellia.

Scrapbook Improv: Wednesday, July 16Join Lain (that’s me!) for 90 rollicking minutes of scrapbooking on demand. Without my main supplies, it’s gonna be a little different this month, but it’ll still ROCK. Sponsored by Gossamer Blue.

Free Reading Group: All Month Long! We’re investigating “Daring Greatly” by Brene Brown. Join our free reading group in the 30 Days to Fly Facebook group here. (Request to be added to the group and we’ll get you in!)

jetpack5.jpgEnergy Jet-Pack: Starts Monday, July 28. Want a Red Bull for your brain and a turbo-shot for your to-do list? Check out this five-week online coaching program led by Lain and covering her top tips for being more effective, productive, and energetic in your personal and professional life. Find out more here. **USE CODE BLAST TO SAVE $20 BY JULY 18! This is a non-scrapbook-related course.


  • Scrapbook Improv on Aug. 20!
  • Scrapinar with Becki Adams on “Imagine the Embossabilities: New Ways to Use Embossing Folders” on Aug. 26!
  • ScrapHappy anniversary celebration all month long!


What’s Happening in June

June 3, 2014

It’s JUNE! The month of swimsuits, last-days-of-school, dreams of summer vacations, and “What the heck am I going to do with the kids for the next eight weeks?” The month of the summer equinox, the longest day of the year, and popsicle-sticky faces. According to Calendar Origins, the month is named for the goddess Juno, […]

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Take Your Stamps from Drab to Fab!

June 2, 2014

Stamping seems easy — you dab some color on a shape and smack it down on a sheet of paper. But there’s so much more to it than that! There’s the TYPE of ink, the TYPE of stamp, the TYPE of image, the TYPE of paper… and then you can do more to the image […]

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No Photos? No Problem!

May 14, 2014

With my “Start with Story” approach to scrapbooking that I’m introducing next Monday and Tuesday in my “Scrapbook Your Story” class on CreativeLIVE (for freeeeeeee), the photos are no longer the focus of your scrapbook layout… the stories are! Instead of sitting down with a stack of photos, you sit down with a stack of […]

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Mail Call! April 22

April 22, 2014

It’s another trip to the post office box… and another Mail Call! Thank you to: -Melanie! -Heather! -Janet! -Cheryl! -Kryssie! -Jennifer! You made it a Happy Mail day, indeed.

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

April 14, 2014

One of the biggest challenges I have in pocket page scrapbooking is that it’s so me-centric. It’s got photos I took, written from my perspective, in my “voice,” and put together by me. But if it’s supposed to be a story of our FAMILY, I’d like to include their words as well. But how? Marcy […]

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Confession Time…

April 8, 2014

Confession time: Until this past spring, I totally did NOT get the pocket page trend. I am a dedicated big-page scrapbooker, and I couldn’t imagine sacrificing all that real estate for little itty-bitty pockets. Why? WHY? WHY?! But then I attended — well, I actually produced — True Scrap Pocket Pages this past January, and […]

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