Scrapbooking Week in Review for May 5-11, 2008

The weather has been somewhat more cooperative this week, but still we are plagued with rain that seems as if it won’t quit on some days. I am so tired of rain, yet have used the bad weather as an excuse to hang out with my kids, create more memories and overall spend some extra time scrapbooking.

Here is what has been going on in the scrapbooking blog this week of May 5 – 11, 2008.

How to Get Great Pictures

The question is often asked, “How do I get great pictures?”. There is no need to be an expert photographer to get good pictures nearly every time.

Saturday Layout Challenge – Update an Old Layout

Have you ever look back in your scrapbooks and found a layout that you couldn’t believe you made. Perhaps it was one of those “What was I thinking?” moments, or perhaps you really don’t care what your earlier layouts look like. It certainly does show a growth.

Fabulous Find Friday: Making Memories Slice

It is not available yet, but it is destined to become one of the handiest little tools a scrapbooker could own. Introducing The Slice put out by well known scrapbooking company Making Memories.

Scrapbooking Direct Sales Companies

Wouldn’t it be fantastic to work from home doing something you absolutely love to do? Many scrapbooker’s dream of the day they could retire from the everyday nitty gritty of a full time job and devote all their time to their passion.

Black and White Photographs

Some people love black and white photography and some people dislike it. Some scrapbookers use black and white photographs on their scrapbook layouts and some would never even dream of it.

Scrapbook Trends Magazine – The Details

This is one unique scrapbooking magazine put out by Northridge Media and has quickly become a popular choice for many scrapbookers. The entire Northridge Media group of magazines has gained an immense following in the past year within the scrapbooking and paper crafts industry.

Ink Pad Storage and Organization

Stamp pads can accumulate quickly, with all the luscious colors out there, and all of the different companies. From one company alone I have 35 different colors, not to mention a variety of other stamp pads and types.

Scrapbooking Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

There are very few people as important to us as our mother. Whether you have a mother, a step-mother, the mother of your children or all three, they are all equally as important and remembering them on Mother’s day is one way to let them know how much they mean to us.

Technique Tuesday: One Sheet of Cardstock Mini Book

Welcome to our very first technique article. This technique was inspired by some scrapbooker’s who were tired of wasting cardstock to create smaller embellishments, albums and cards. It always seemed there was extra leftover, and they wanted a new way to create without waste.

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.

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.

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.

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