In this project, I'm encouraging you to add in texture and create the appearance of dimension on your layout. We will bring in new products (crepe paper or fringe) and introduce new techniques, the "rule of three" and fussy cutting. The "rule of three" refers to the idea that odd numbers are more interesting to… Continue reading Lesson 3 -Adding Texture & Dimension
A grid design is the simplest way to add multiple photos onto a layout. By mixing both photos and journaling cards in 3"x 4" sizes, I have created areas for embellishment as well. I find that most people prefer to use at least two photos on a layout, because as scrapbookers, we tend to be… Continue reading Lesson 2 – Multiple Photos & Grid Design
To begin our class, let's talk paper! Paper is the foundation of scrapbooking (also called papercrafting) and there is an enormous variety of colors, textures, patterns, and sizes. It can be overwhelming to walk into a craft store and see the racks and racks of paper! This is why I recommend starting with a kit… Continue reading Lesson 1 – The Basics
Using Paper Scraps on a Layout #scrapbooking
Two page spread featuring my darling daughter and her sunshine smile! 9x12 #scrapbooking layout and pocket page
A sweet hand-stitched layout featuring my adorable twins holding hands...
Scraptember is Coming! A crafty video each and every day in September!
These adorable pictures of my twins with their butterfly wing costumes are the sweetest photos! I knew they deserved an extra-special layout!
I'm really excited about this project and find that my kids are more likely to reach for these little notebooks and flip through them rather than the large 12x12 albums, so I think I will do one for each of them as well!
I am so pleased with the outcome and think it was worth all four days of hand-stitching. #scrapbooking