Scrapbooking a Year of Self-Reflection

Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #49… Extended When I first came across this challenge, I thought I’d write a holiday letter to update my friends and family on my life. I realized that my year wasn’t so much about events that could be easily shared with others. It was a year of self-reflection and deciding where […]

Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #49

Past to Future: WEEKLY CHALLENGE #49 Time Capsule Ideas: * holiday cards and letters (past and/or current) * annual family or keepsake calendar * one-year journal or datebook   A closer look at the journaling… “2011. It has been a busy and sleepless year. A year of self-reflection; re-evaluation of goals and purpose; and motivation […]

Meet the 2012 Design Team: Melanie Ritchie

Get to know Melanie Ritchie… Your First & Last Name: Melanie Ritchie Where you live: Ontario, Canada Your most commonly used username in the scrapbooking word: mellybird Twitter ID: mellybird Facebook ID: mellybirddesigns Please tell us a little about yourself, your family, your background…To the people that love me the most, I’m a mommy, […]

Time To Face My Fashion Fears

Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #7… Extended Oi fashion! What do I know about that? That was my first thought when I read the challenge. Personal Style? Oh dear… I might scare people with my fashion sense. Luckily, the challenge pertains to bags. Now there is something I can handle. HA, sorry, couldn’t resist. I thought […]

Time Capsule: Weekly Challenge #7

Personal Style: WEEKLY CHALLENGE #7 Time Capsule Ideas: * shoulder or hand bag * purse * luggage * pocketbook or wallet * briefcase     Get those creative juices flowing… * Are designer labels important to you when choosing the bags you carry? * Are the contents of your bag organized? * How large is […]

Ideas to Help You List Your 10 Things

It is human nature to get caught up in the stress of our daily lives and to focus on the negative… especially when we’ve had a long winter and are anxious for the renewal of spring. What better time than to take a moment and reflect on the beauty in our lives? What things bring […]