They Grow So Fast…

November is birthday month for our family.  Besides looking forward to my own birthday, I'm prepping invitations, making plans and reminiscing as all three of my short people hit their milestones this month as well.  First up is Brianna who is turning twelve.  One more year to being a 'teen'.  Egads!  How did this happen so fast?  Last night I … [Read more...]

Boo Unique layout

This scrapbook page was inspired by something I always tell my workshop participants about Glimmer Mist and ink in general.  Ink changes things.  If you don't like the paper you have to work with, or just don't have the right paper to begin with -- ink can make it happen.  Even if you've got cartoon chocolate chips with smiley faces - and it's … [Read more...]

Scrappy Goodness…part 2

As promised, here are some more scrapbook layouts from this weekend.  All pictures are clickable for a larger view if you'd like. This first page was done with a kit from BoBunny Designs that was given to the attendees.  I immediately gravitated to the dark brown paper as a great backdrop for our Fourth of July photos - to give it an evening feel. To brighten things up a bit, I … [Read more...]

Scrappy Goodness… part 1

For the first time in (forever), I attended a weekend crop with a friend and scrapped for the pure JOY of it.  I didn't think about: whose product I was using, or if it was current, or if it was repeatable and cost-effective (which is always my instructor/workshop trap that I fall into) and I didn't teach any classes.  Not one. I just played. I am out of practice when it … [Read more...]

Scrapbooking with Copics

I have a friend who is a good 'page planner'.  Pat Huntoon once showed me a form she designed in Microsoft Word to pre-plan scrapbook pages, sketch, materials, etc. for going to a crop.  I, on the other hand, cannot plan.  If I get a piece of paper in the vicinity of a couple of pictures - sorry, but it is going to start becoming a scrapbook page.  I … [Read more...]