Category Archives: Scrapbooking

Scrap Strips: DIY Embellies

Scrapbooking can be an expensive hobby. Like fashion, scrapbooking trends shift with the prevailing wind. Keeping up with those Hot Trends is not cheap. If you’re like me, I am always watching for DIY solutions, especially for Embellishments. I haven’t descended as of yet to making my own paper. I have some wonderful metal drawers, […]


Wooden You Like some BARC Tape

It would no doubt be embarrassing to see the list of the craft supplies I’ve bought on impulse over the years. I grabbed a good one this week, though. I’m confident it will be worth it, plus it was 30% off. What’s to worry? It’s a new product called BARC tape. It comes in a […]


Searching for embellishments in new places

Thanks to a chance comment by a friend of mine (AJT, that’s YOU), for some months now, I have been watching for embellishments outside the scrapbooking aisle. Found a good one today, so read on: I’m sharing! I was at Joann’s, buying fabric. I am making pillows for my son and DIL. It’s actually their […]


“Happy” Sketch Contest Entry

Of course you’ve seen those contest entry on scrapbooking sites. Sometimes they are just free for a comment, and sometimes you have to enter with some work. I’ve done both. Haven’t won yet, but I figure my turn will come someday. I got one done yesterday.  Here’s the contest page: http://www.pagemaps.blogspot.com/2014/07/vacation-sketch-contest-with-fancy-pants.html I use PageMaps a […]


Echo Park Idea Books – FREE

Recently, following up on a new paper line at Echo Park, I found out they offer a number of Idea Books, no cost! You can find them on the Echo Park Blog. I downloaded several of them, two Holiday ebooks, not just for Christmas, and two general themes. Create and Celebrate Happy Holidays (2011) ‘Tis […]


Free Travel Printables

Are you working on a summer vacation layout? Download some free travel-related printables, especially suited for Project Life albums at Creative Keepsakes.