Tag Archives: digital scrapbooking

My Most Useful Scrapbooking Trick

Do you have a “toolbox” of special tricks you use when you are scrapbooking? I do, I have some great tricks that I use to add a little punch to my layouts all the time. Some of them, I use … Continue reading

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Memory Keeping Goals for 2012

Have you set your goals for this year? Every year I say that I’m not going to set goals, and then I get a few weeks into the year, and I realize that I really do need some goals to … Continue reading

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Keeping a One Sentence Journal

Recently, as part of the Sweet Shoppe Designs book club, I’ve been reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. I’ve had this book on my Nook for a while now, but had kept putting it off for a variety of … Continue reading

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Tricks for Better Journaling: Use Someone Else’s Writing

One of the things I find the hardest about creating layouts is journaling. It’s not that I don’t want to share my stories, or that I don’t have memories that I want to write down. Sometimes, though, I just have … Continue reading

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Has Your Scrapbooking Style Evolved?

Over the weekend, I was looking through my old layouts.  Having started scrapping back in June of 2008, my most complete gallery has over 23 pages of layouts.  When I look at some of those first pages, I cringe. So … Continue reading

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Clustering v. Layering: Is There a Difference?

Often, people use the digital scrapbooking terms “clustering” and “layering” interchangeably.  Is this really true, though?  Are clustering and layering the same digital scrapbooking technique?  The answer is no, clustering and layering are not the same technique.  In fact, they … Continue reading

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Using Blending Modes for Background Papers

Many people often ask how I am so comfortable using patterned papers for my backgrounds.  I can tell you, it wasn’t always that way.  In fact, a while back I wrote a series that detailed my problems using patterned papers, … Continue reading

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