happy easter + a giveaway!

He Is Risen!! I’m putting it out there–I love the Easter holiday even more than Christmas!  I know.  Don’t get me wrong.  Christmas is very special to me, and I love that time of year.  But Easter just makes me feel humbled, and grateful, and oh so happy because that’s why Christmas happened–so that JesusContinue reading “happy easter + a giveaway!”

new ella ezine article

If you’re interested in learning more about some of the trends showcased at CHA Winter this year, and how you can incorporate them into your projects, check out my latest Ella Publishing Co e-zine article. You’ll read about a popular trend shown in the page above (can you guess which one?) plus two other trendsContinue reading “new ella ezine article”

take twelve + a giveaway

To help me get more practice on my new camera, and to help make sure I’m telling my everyday life stories (in addition to the celebrations and events) I’ve decided to take on a year-long photo project.  Now, I didn’t take this whole thing lightly because I’ve honestly avoided these photo-a-day, photo-a-week, etc projects forContinue reading “take twelve + a giveaway”

new from ella

Have you seen these two new ebooks from Ella Publishing Co?  The authors are some of my favorite designers out there, and these ebooks are chock full of amazing inspiration–you won’t be disappointed. Crystal Wilkerson (who is a favorite of us write.click.scrapbook. designers) chose 10 of her favorite paper scrapbookers (Stacy Julian, Jamie Waters, WendyContinue reading “new from ella”

winners, winners, chicken dinners!

The winners of a free copy of one of the three List It! books of printable journaling prompt tags are: Melinda AKA medialady said…Wow! I don’t know how I missed these on their site! I love them and would love to have the everyday ones. Melinda said…What a great giveaway! It’d either be the childhoodContinue reading “winners, winners, chicken dinners!”

spring training with Ella

Have you heard about Spring Training 2011 with Ella Publishing Co. ? Here’s the training schedule: * Four expert coaches (Angie Lucas on journaling, Wendy Smedley on inspiration, Tammy Tutterow on techniques, and Kelly Willette on photography)* 12 exclusive videos (one per day) featuring coached training exercises (watch for 10 minutes, “exercise” for 10 minutes)*Continue reading “spring training with Ella”