Scrapbooking Week in Review for April 28 – May 05, 2008

Is it raining in your world today? It seems as if the rain has increased, rather than let up. Isn’t the old saying “April Showers, Bring May Flowers.”? Take advantage of the continuing rain and spend some time scrapbooking and playing around with your supplies. Perhaps you could even spend some time organizing your stash, going through your albums, or even set up a fun portrait session with your kids. Here is what has been going on in the scrapbooking blog this week. Be sure and check out the new columns appearing in the scrapbooking blog that were introduced this week.

Summer Scrapbooking Fun With Sandals or Flip Flops

Summer means hot days, popsicles, pools and sprinklers, shorts and t-shirts and hopefully a brand new pair of flip flops or sandals.

Card Sketches

If you have been scrapbooking for awhile you know exactly what a sketch is. They make creating a page or layout a little easier and faster while still allowing flexibility in the products and photographs that you select.


5 Basic Photography Tips

Photography is the key to scrapbooking. Often, the better your photographs are, the more appealing your scrapbook layouts are. Photography can be tricky, and every camera is different, yet the following tips will help no matter what camera you use, and what you are trying to take a picture of.

Saturday Layout Challenge – How Many Layouts?

In honor of National Scrapbooking Day, I thought today’s challenge would be a little different than the normal challenges. In addition, there are many websites and other venues that are offering a special list of challenges just for today.

National Scrapbooking Day

Today, Saturday May 3, 2008 is National Scrapbooking Day. NSD as it is affectionately referred to was first created by the International Scrapbooking Association, although many are confused and believe it started back in 1994 by Creative Memories (It did not).

Scrapbook Room Envy

Recently I had the privilege of visiting with a friend and checking out her phenomenal scrapbook room. When I asked here where she got the ideas, how she found certain organizational and storage methods and how it all came together, you might be really surprised.


Fabulous Find Friday: The ScrapOnizer

It was an easy pick this week. This fabulous find is not only new and definitely fabulous, but it is a functional, multi-use piece as well. The brand new ScrapOnizer brings scrapbooking storage above and beyond to a whole new level.

Introducing Fabulous Finds Friday’s – Another New Column On the Scrapbooking Blog

Spring is a time of renewal, new beginnings, new growth and beauty and even fresh starts. The Scrapbooking Blog is interested in new ways to get the word out about the new products and fabulous finds we constantly locate.

Introducing Technique Tuesday – a New Column on the Scrapbooking Blog

Scrapbooking has grown so much in the past five years, let alone the past ten years. As new products are introduced daily, and scrapbooker’s find new ways to use products and do different techniques, there is no end is sight to the endless possibilities available to the creative person.


Scrapbooking Week in Review for April 21-30, 2008

I was on vacation enjoying our first real glimpse of summer weather, the last week of April and realized that I wasn’t able to do a Week in Review for April 21-27. So this is what was going on that week.

Nicole Humphrey writes articles for the Scrapbooking Blog and for the Frugal Blog. She also guest blogs on a variety of topics. You can read more of her articles by clicking here.

To see the previous Week in Reviews, click here.

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