mini book with the mini cinch

The phrase “good things come in small packages” is definitely true when it comes to the We R Memory Keepers Mini Cinch. It’s a small book binding machine that packs a big punch! I love that it doesn’t take up much space in my craft room, it’s light weight and easy to transport, and it’sContinue reading “mini book with the mini cinch”

diy disc bound journal

Lately I’m totally into making my own mini books, journals, notebooks, and planners. I love book binding and adding custom dividers, pockets, flaps, etc. So fun! Recently I taught a national virtual class hosted by Michaels featuring some of my favorite tools for book binding and decorating. In this class we made our own journalsContinue reading “diy disc bound journal”

DIY Summer Journal

Summer is coming quickly and I can’t wait for warm weather, flip flops, lazy mornings, and barbecues! With all the fun things going on in the summer it’s important to me to capture and record our memories, so I’ve put together a DIY Summer Journal! I can add photos, journaling, memorabilia and mementos from ourContinue reading “DIY Summer Journal”

halloween memory keeping with the foil quill

Hello and Happy October! It’s hard to believe it’s almost Halloween, right? That kind of snuck up on me. Well, today I’m excited to share an easy and impactful Halloween scrapbooking project. I used some of my favorite crafting tools to create custom foiled patterned paper and titles to make my album. Check it out! This spookyContinue reading “halloween memory keeping with the foil quill”

diy quote book: lowercase word punch board & icon punches

Hey there my friends! I’m excited to share a special project with you. I’m a firm believer in the power of words. They can uplift, inspire, and encourage, or they can tear down, demean, and destroy. It’s important to me to fill my mind with inspiring and uplifting words each day. I do that throughContinue reading “diy quote book: lowercase word punch board & icon punches”

make a tag mini album with the crop-a-dile

Hi there friends! I’m happy to share a cute mini album idea with you featuring some of the tools in the Crop-A-Dile line. The Crop-A-Dile has been a best selling We R tool for many years and is a staple for many crafters. There’s a new member of the Crop-A-Dile family, and I can’t waitContinue reading “make a tag mini album with the crop-a-dile”

valentine’s day gift idea: make a mini envelope photo album!

Let’s talk Valentine’s Day gifts. It’s always hard to find just the right one for that special someone in your life. I find that going handmade is always a good option because it represents a gift of your time, resources and talent which has a little more impact than a store bought gift. I’m excited toContinue reading “valentine’s day gift idea: make a mini envelope photo album!”

15 days of gratitude 2016: part 3

Hello, and Happy Thanksgiving friends! Today I wanted to share the last week of pages in my 15 Days of Gratitude journal. If you missed the first two parts of this three part series, you can check them out on the We R Memory Keepers blog HERE and HERE. You can see the cover, the otherContinue reading “15 days of gratitude 2016: part 3”

15 days of gratitude 2016: part 1

Each year, starting two weeks before Thanksgiving, I start keeping a gratitude journal. I record at least one thing that I’m grateful for in my journal everyday leading up to Thanksgiving. Then on Thanksgiving Day, I read through all of my journal pages and write down my thoughts about the last two weeks. Here’s theContinue reading “15 days of gratitude 2016: part 1”

typewriter quote journal

This week was Typecast Week on the We R Memory Keepers blog, and all of our designers shared some inspiring projects featuring the new Typecast typewriter and paper collection. My contribution was a Typecast Quote Journal. Take a peek! As I’ve gotten older I’ve discovered how much words, ideas, and thoughts can affect you. IfContinue reading “typewriter quote journal”