Real Life Inspiration:Weekly Challenge #52 Layout of the Week PLUS Special Year-End Coupon

"Looking Back - Fire" by flowersgal

Weekly Challenge #52 Theme: Celebrate Life/Reflect on the past year. Selected by Challenge Team Member Jeanye Labaya For our final Layout Of The Week for 2011, I chose “Looking Back – Fire” by flowersgal.     One of the things I love about her layout is that she took the challenge and made it “hers.”  […]

Making Plans to Capture 2012 Memories

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This week between Christmas and New Years is usually one of reflection for me. I love to look back on our year, think about what was great and even what wasn’t so great. I’m always filled with gratitude that we have made it through another year. I also love to look forward to the year […]

Document Those Holiday Traditions

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I have been planning for Christmas and trying to get everything in order. I just realized that my boys haven’t finished their letters for Santa. That is always a big thing at our house at Christmas time and I always try to capture them on film so we can remember them. My boys also love […]

Real Life Inspiration:Weekly Challenge #49 Layout of the Week

"12" by renneke

Weekly Challenge #50 Theme: Celebrate Life/Share a photo whose story makes you smile. Selected by Challenge Team Member Sarah Brown This week’s Layout of the Week is “12” by renneke…     I chose this layout not only because of the gorgeous photo that renneke scrapped (and I love how she repeated the photo and […]

Life’s Moments Are Precious… Scrapbooked or Not

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During the month of December, when we are all scrambling to buy gifts and decorate the house between concerts, parties and get-togethers, it can be easy to overlook the “everyday” moments. I’ve been working on my December Daily and looking back… I love the everyday pages and photos just as much as the event ones. […]

Real Life Inspiration:Weekly Challenge #49 Layout of the Week

"Holiday Tradition" by renneke

Weekly Challenge #49 Theme: Celebrate Life/Show change over time. Selected by Challenge Team Member Erika Harris This week’s Layout of the Week is “Holiday Tradition” by renneke…     I loved reading about her family’s holiday tradition and how it has evolved over the years. She beautifully displayed some of the wonderful ornaments from years […]

Favorite Products to Jump Start Your Then & Now Scrapping

Plant Your Story: Quoted {Vol. 1} by Zinnias and Swallowtails

Happy Holidays! With the holidays officially upon us, I am extra excited about the challenges this month. I love celebrations and traditions. This week as we have started some of those, I can’t help but remember our past years of holiday festivities. I think when I got married, we tried to merge traditions, and now […]

Real Life Inspiration:Weekly Challenge #48 Layout of the Week

"Not for Granted" by Leontine78

Weekly Challenge #48 Theme: Appreciate Life/What have you taken for granted? Selected by Challenge Team Member Melissa Shanhun This week I could not go past Leontine78’s beautiful layout…     The sentiment of not taking her husband for granted shines through. I also love that she used a wedding photo and kit for a non-wedding themed […]

Add An Attitude of Gratitude to Your Scrapbook

"The Perfect Day" by mshanhun

As the weather is warming up here in Australia, I was mulling over this week’s challenge to document something I’d taken for granted. I wondered if I would miss the scorching hot summers of Kalgoorlie, where we had lived for the last few years. The nearest beach is 380 kms away, it gets to be […]

Real Life Inspiration:Weekly Challenge #47 Layout of the Week

"Ten Glimpses" by flowersgal

Weekly Challenge #47 Theme: Appreciate Life/Show your thanks… literally. Selected by Challenge Team Member Sarah Brown This week’s Layout of the Week is flowersgal…     I love clean design, especially with multi photo layouts such as this one. Patsy (flowersgal) does such a great job capturing a year in a series of photos and […]