kitty jammies scrapbook page

Hello there! Today I’d like to share a fun scrapbook layout I created using the darling new Meow collection from Echo Park Paper. We’re not a pet family, but that doesn’t mean I can’t use pet themed paper collections in my scrapbook albums! I recently took some photos of my daughter in her favorite new kittyContinue reading “kitty jammies scrapbook page”

november cut & paste magazine

It’s that time of the month again crafty friends! I always look forward to the paper craft and scrapbook inspiration from the amazing minds behind American Crafts Cut & Paste magazine. I can always find something to inspire me, whether it’s card ideas, gift ideas, DIY decor ideas, or gift wrap ideas. And this month’sContinue reading “november cut & paste magazine”

banner punch board scrapbook page

Last week was Banner Punch Board Week on the We R Memory Keepers blog, and I had the chance to share how to use this fabulous tool on a scrapbook layout. The Banner Punch Board is great for garlands and banners for parties, or for making holiday decor, but it can also add a funContinue reading “banner punch board scrapbook page”

add hidden photos and journaling to your scrapbook page

We recently took a family trip to Southern Utah to do some hiking and river rafting and I wanted to capture our memories on a single scrapbook page. So I decided to use the rolodex card die from the Echo Park Paper Tab DieSet, along with the “The Story Of Our Family” collection, to create some interactive flaps onContinue reading “add hidden photos and journaling to your scrapbook page”

we r memory keepers wildflower layout

Hello there! Today I’m going to share a fun layout I created using one of my all time favorite We R collections, Wildflower. The papers, colors, and embellishments in this collection are so unique and gorgeous–I just can’t get enough! When I saw this constellations paper with the circular design and four seasons on it IContinue reading “we r memory keepers wildflower layout”

create a chalkboard look on a layout using designer stamps

I love the chalkboard trend right now, and I wanted to include it on this layout. So I used the coordinating Designer Stamps from the darling new Echo Park Paper Teacher’s Pet collection to create a border with a chalkboard look to my layout about my daughter’s school accomplishments. (You can find the original post, includingContinue reading “create a chalkboard look on a layout using designer stamps”

student scrapbook layouts | document 2015 workshop

Most of you know that in February of this year when the new Big Picture Classes website launched I started a new yearlong scrapbook workshop called Document 2015. As part of this class, each month I share an example layout, a single and double page sketch, instructions, tips, and videos to help students create aContinue reading “student scrapbook layouts | document 2015 workshop”

add dimension to handmade die cuts

I love using handmade die cuts on my scrapbook pages and other paper craft projects. But I also love dimension on my projects, so I’ve come up with a few tricks for adding dimension to handmade die cuts. You can see them in the layout below I created using the awesome new Echo Park Pirate’s Life collection!Continue reading “add dimension to handmade die cuts”

we r memory keepers heat wave pen project

Today We R Memory Keepers announced another round of awesome new releases. You can check that out on their blog HERE. One of the coolest–or should I say hottest–new releases is the Heat Wave Pen! This awesome tool allows crafters to add custom hand drawn foil accents to their paper craft projects. As part ofContinue reading “we r memory keepers heat wave pen project”

free printable instructions for patriotic scrapbook page

So, you took some awesome photos at the family barbecue on July 4th and just got them printed. Now what? How about some scrapbook layout inspiration! Visit the Echo Park Paper Co website HERE to download a free printable PDF with full instructions and supplies to create the above layout using their new Stars andContinue reading “free printable instructions for patriotic scrapbook page”