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Today is a New Adventure in Scrapbooking

Here is something that not many people know.  Creating scrapbook pages is REALLY HARD for me.  Kits? Kits are easy.  I can "throw" together a few faceless pages any day, but pages with my own personal photos...those can leave me in tears.  In fact, I have avoided scrapbooking for over fifteen years because of this, … Continue reading Today is a New Adventure in Scrapbooking

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Creating Seasonal Trees Fall Lanterns & Free Design Space File for VIPs

If you have ever visited my home, you will see that I redecorate for every season. In my basement you will find a plethora of holiday decorations, and as a crafter, I inevitably add more each year. If you are a seasonal decorator like me, you will enjoy making this Fall Lantern!  This month, I… Continue reading Creating Seasonal Trees Fall Lanterns & Free Design Space File for VIPs

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Classic Summer Layout

Have you ever tried using a PageMaps sketch as inspiration for your layouts? This year, to celebrate National Scrapbooking Day,  Scrapbook & Cards Today challenged it's readers to create a layout using this NSD PageMaps Sketch.  As you know, I always love a challenge. I also like to inspire you to use stamped images to enhance… Continue reading Classic Summer Layout

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Tone-On-Tone Thankful Card

Monochromatic cards can be the most stunning cards, but they can also be difficult to create as you try to find a balance.  This week's Color My Heart Dare challenge is "Pick your own Red" using Poppy, Ruby, Cranberry with optional Gold. As I attempted to mix various red tones along with some tone-on-tone stamping, I came… Continue reading Tone-On-Tone Thankful Card