Monthly Archives: September 2012

How to Use Your Camera’s Auto Scene Modes

My family and I went hiking last weekend, and I made sure to bring my camera along. However, between carrying a tired four-year-old and trying not to fall off the mountain, I didn’t have time to mess with the settings … Continue reading

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Getting in Gear with Steampunk-Style Scrapbooking

Steampunk is a sprawling neo-vintage trend that has spilled over into scrapbooking. Originally a literary genre combining Victorian-era historical fiction with sci-fi and fantasy, steampunk has developed into a full-fledged design aesthetic embracing brass and pearls, gears and velvet, smoke … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Scrapbooking with Burlap Mini Albums

Have you ever scrapbooked using a fabric mini album as a base? Burlap is the perfect start to any vintage-inspired mixed media scrapbook, and it’s easy to use the paper crafting supplies and skills you already have to create scrapbook albums … Continue reading

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Paper Crafts: Holiday Cards & More

Merry Christmas, paper crafters! What? It’s not Christmas yet, you say? Well, maybe so, but it’s definitely time to start making your holiday cards to send to friends and family! So I’m here today to tell you about the perfect … Continue reading

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Trend Talk with Melissa Elsner: Polaroids in Scrapbooking

Hip hooray, it’s time to chat trends again! This month, I’m excited to welcome Melissa Elsner, Design Team Coordinator for Scrapbooking from the Inside Out. Her trend will leave you ready to pose and say “cheese,” so get that grin … Continue reading

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