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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Why It’s Important to Capture YOUR Stories (Not Just Your Family’s)

April 1, 2014

Three years ago this week my mom passed away. We actually lost her long before her death, as she was diagnosed with early-onset dementia when she was only 69. (Ironic for the mom of a professional memory-keeper, eh?) Her death is hitting me hard right now, not just because of the anniversary, but because I’m […]

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Christmas in… March?

March 21, 2014

Watch today’s Mail Call video to find out what the heck I’m talking about! Thanks going out to: Betsy! Laurie! Danielle! Zeb! Becky! Briel! Mary! Ronnie! Connie! (That rhymes…) Dawn!

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