Category Archives: General Inspiration

Photo Ideas for Birthdays

Overwhelmed by the thought of trying to capture the entire party in one or two photos? Why not try a dozen or so photos? Show the birthday girl or boy with each of his or her guests, get candid shots … Continue reading

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Scrapbook Inspiration: Tissue Paper Trees and Scented Titles

Capture the fragrance of a season by mixing spice powders with dark embossing powder and using it to heat emboss images and titles on seasonal layouts as April Massad did on her Autumn layout in Mixed Media, Vol. 1. Take … Continue reading

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Orange + Black = Halloween!

Orange+ Black = Halloween I don’t know if it’s because I’m getting older, but I find that I am not a big fan of the creepy Halloween things, but love the cute stuff – chubby ghosts, smiling jack-o-lanterns, and cute … Continue reading

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Scrapbook Inspiration: Dots

Add dots to your layout with these simple ideas. Lydia Jackson included dots on her Aim High layout for Scrapbooking Tips & Tricks: Paper Palooza using paint with a stylus and a thread-less sewing machine. Take a closer look:  

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Scrapbook Inspiration: Creative Ways to Add Sequins to Layouts

There’s more than one way to use sequins to add a little glitz to your layout. Maggie Holmes shared several ideas on her Shine layout for The Scrapbooker’s Handbook. Stitch them onto premade and handcrafted embellishments, like the patterned paper … Continue reading

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