Category Archives: 2020 Word of the Year

How To Create A Quick And Easy Mixed Media Background Page For Scrapbooking

When you are learning new skills and techniques, you need to just keep practicing them.  I’ve been looking for opportunities to create mixed media backgrounds pages and use them in meaningful ways. Today, I have a video to share with you to show you how I made the background for this mixed media scrapbook layout using the Scrap… Read More »

The Papercrafting Project I’m Most Enjoying Right Now!

I’ve never considered myself a hoarder…except with craft supplies. It’s ridiculous, really.  I have some supplies I’ve had since the 80’s!  Seriously!! When the quarantine hit, I found myself separated from my craft stash.  It was in New York and I was in Florida celebrating being newly retired.  I had some basic supplies and had plenty to keep… Read More »

Combining Traditional Scrapbooking With Pocket Pages And Journaling + Video

I started my papercrafting journey as a scrapbooker.  I have a stash full of scrapbooking tools and supplies.  I generally don’t allow myself to purchase scrapbooking supplies at all anymore. Eventually, I evolved into a stamper and started creating cards.  I dabbled with the pocket page memory keeping style for a while and lately I’ve been doing lots… Read More »

Stamping and Scrapbooking: Black and White Photo Challenge

The Challenge YOUrself Scrapbook Challenge for this month is Black and White Photo.  Remember this challenge requires that YOU are in the photo! Honestly, I have so few photos with me in them.  I’m sure that my husband and kids have some, but my camera is full of other people and things.  I find this a true challenge… Read More »

The Journey Begins With The Challenge YOUrself Design Team

I’m very excited to participate in my first challenge with the Design Team for the scrapbook Challenge Yourself blog.  A big thank you to Sharon Fritchman for selecting me to join the team.  I’m so humbled to be a part of this talented group. Make sure you check out the other designers pages and leave some comment love.… Read More »