Not Eggs-actly What I Had in Mind

Easter is just days away, bringing with it all kinds of photo and scrapbooking opportunities… Little girls all dolled up in their fancy dresses, shiny shoes and pretty hats. Little boys looking all dapper and adorable. Squeals of excitement as the kids spy a goodie-filled basket. More squeals as they discover the carefully hidden eggs. […]

I Should Probably Scrap This, Too!

My word for the year, my constant struggle, the thing which, when lacking, seems to cause otherwise wonderful projects to come crashing down around me because of burnout, fatigue and eventually even boredom. Balance. Or more specifically, the lack thereof. My scrapbooking is not immune to this struggle, particularly in my quest to tell life […]

Story Board~1.13.10

In keeping with the subject of Monday’s blog post, I decided to focus today’s Story Board on inspirational layouts that tell a story that isn’t entirely bright and cheery. Little did I know (well, I suspected…) that I would need to go through more than 3 times the number of pages I normally visit in […]

10 Reasons NOT to Scrap the Negative

You want the world (and possibly yourself) to believe you’ve led a “perfect” life. You prefer fairy tales and happily-ever-after to comedy, suspense & drama. You have aspirations of being the next June Cleaver. You secretly think the “real” you is just too boring. You’re hoping you can rewrite history by scrapping just the highlights. […]