how does your scrapbook grow?

I love this hobby. I truly do. I feel so passionate about documenting stories, and people, and lives; about passing on traditions and values; and knowing who we are and where we came from. I also LOVE being creative and making beautiful things. Along with the joys of this hobby come some struggles. Living lifeContinue reading “how does your scrapbook grow?”

create a cool winter effect

Since I posted about my anticipation for the coming spring season on yesterday, I didn’t want Old Man Winter to feel slighted so I thought I would share an easy way to create a cool winter effect on your projects. You can use this technique on layouts, cards, or other paper craft projects. All youContinue reading “create a cool winter effect”

love this layout

As we transition into February and look forward to Valentine’s Day, I always enjoy the opportunity to use my crafty supplies to express and record my love for friends and family. While creating handmade goodies for a spouse or significant other is meaningful and fun, Valentine’s Day is also a good time to reflect uponContinue reading “love this layout”

cork board coaster memory book

While recently cleaning out my craft room I came across some leftover cork board coasters that I had used as part of a craft for my daughter’s classroom party. When I saw them I immediately thought they would make a great base for a mini memory book as a gift for grandma! So, I pulled outContinue reading “cork board coaster memory book”

free printable project sheet

If you’d like a free printable project sheet with full instructions and supplies to create this January Snow scrapbook layout I made using the Through The Year collection, visit the Echo Park Paper website HERE. Here are some detail shots of the layout. There’s also a free printable project sheet to create a darling cardContinue reading “free printable project sheet”