HOWTO: MYO paper from digital photos

One of the things that is sooooo easy to do once you've got a digital camera and a copy of Photoshop Elements (or equiv.) is to create your own patterned papers for scrapbooking.  I tend to print mine out to use for a hybrid project, but you could use them for digital as well. I made this background paper, which I will use for some Florida pages. I took three pictures at the waterpark, all … [Read more...]

HOWTO: Copic Marker coloring 101

I spent Saturday up in Albany at a Splitcoast stamp camp that Lisa Moore coordinated.  It was so much fun meeting these girls in person, and sharing our stamped creations.  I had the honor of showing many of the girls WHY I love Copic Markers so much.  I thought I'd post a quick pictorial here as well. First, whenever I color with markers, I get that uni-color, 'my 5 year old's … [Read more...]

Plan ahead! Creatologie Weekend Getaway, May 2nd-4th!

Just announced today, MOMENTO is bringing the wonderful Carol Wingert in for a weekend filled with creativity and inspiration.  Plan now, to attend the Creatologie Weekend Getaway, May 2nd - 4th, 2008! Details will be forthcoming, as many of the classes will feature products being announced at CHA Winter in February, but pricing is being set and you are going to want to reserve your spot … [Read more...]

CLASS: Perpetual Calendar Mini-Album

This is an album I made yesterday and will be teaching online ( and locally at MOMENTO (  I adore the 6x6 acrylic tabbed album from Pageframe Designs, and it works so beautifully for a perpetual calendar.  The four tabs, are tabbed for the four seasons of the year, and months on the reverse. I used Creative Imaginations' Day by Day line, by … [Read more...]

Treasured Memories from the Outer Banks

Here is a new class that I will be offering in January.  For a bit of warmth during the winter season! I used a Pageframes 6x6 clear acrylic album and flower shape. Alcohol Inks were used to 'oxidize' all the metallics to the same tone and to color the flower and film letters by Zsiage. File folder tabs are from Daisy Ds. The compass from my stash. The ribbon is from May Arts along with … [Read more...]