Scrapbooking Week in Review For April 14-20, 2008

With the sunshine replacing many of the rainy days we have been having, I have been trying to enjoy the weather whenever I can. This means I don’t have as much time to scrapbook, but it does mean I have a bit more time to write as I bring my laptop to the park or wherever I am planning on going. This is what I wrote while I was out and about this week.

Adding a Bit of Flair on Layouts With Chalk

Chalks, also known as pastels are so much fun to use on your scrapbook layouts. The vast variety of color choices means that you can match it to almost any color of cardstock or embellishment making your pages true ‘wow’ pages.

6 Supplies To Use When Chalking On Your Layouts

Working with chalks is both fun and a creative way to express yourself, add a little bit of flair to your pages and add color where there wasn’t any before.

The OTT-LITE True Color Challenge

Natural light is what we want the most for picture taking, crafting and of course, scrapbooking. Except it is difficult to get natural lighting all the time. Some scrap areas are in hard to see areas of the house.

Saturday Layout Challenge: A Love/Hate Relationship

Springtime is officially upon us and the birds are singing and even hatching and we were lucky enough to catch sight of some frog eggs that have been deposited into the pond at the barn. I love this time of year. Fall and Spring are my favorites and that hasn’t changed much in a lot of years.

Tips for Getting a Scrap Area You’ll Love

We are not all blessed with our own scrapbook room. In fact, some of us make do by sharing a room with another part of the household. In addition, some of us don’t even have that luxury, some of us are blessed only with a cabinet or a closet.

Spending Your Scrapbook Organization and Storage Dollars Wisely

Organization is the key to productivity, or so the old saying goes. So how do you get organized when you have very little to spend on storage? Is there a way to accomplish an organized system and not spend a lot? Certainly. The key to spending wisely is knowledge. Knowledge is power.

Using a Drawer System for Scrapbook Storage and Organization

There are dozens of different ways to store your various supplies. With all the choices, it can confuse a scrapbooker who simply wants to get organized and be able to find things they want without searching. A drawer system is one of many ways to organize and store your scrapbook supplies.

5 Essential Organizing Tips For Scrapbooking Stuff

Organizing could almost be considered a hobby all on its own. Many people actually enjoy the process of organizing and seem to almost always have some project going at one time or another. I love to organize, especially when it comes down to my scrapbooking.

Finding Scrapbooking Retreats

Are you interested in attending a scrapbooking retreat? Do the girls you scrapbook long for some time away from home, spending a little girlfriend time together and getting some serious scrapbooking done without interruption? A scrapbooking retreat is perfect for this! But how do you find them?

The Sad News About Scrapbooking Company – Top Line Creations

Every scrapbooker dreams of doing what they love to earn an income. Many choose to sign with scrapbooking companies where they really do get paid for scrapbooking by selling products and other supplies which make scrapbooking easier both digitally and for the paper scrapper.

What is a Scrapbooking Retreat?

Crops and workshops have been popular since scrapbooking started in the modern sense. Girlfriends got together and spent time creating fabulous pages, leaning on each other for inspiration and just generally spending some fun time together.

Tips to Remember When Spending on Scrapbook Supplies

With tax season over today, and everyone shuffling to get those last minute returns filed, I thought I would remind you of some good ways to spend your money on scrapbooking supplies. I don’t know too many scrapbooker’s who don’t purchase something for themselves with the tax money they get back.

Creating a School Year Scrapbook

Education is our future. Our children are in school an enormous part of their young lives. Learning and growing right before our eyes, and if we blink, we will miss it. So how do you go about scrapbooking those important years? Create a school year scrapbook and add it to it each year.

Scrapbooking Week in Review for April 7-14, 2008

Does it ever seem like life just keeps getting busier and busier? In case you happened to miss any of the articles in the scrapbooking blog, here is a recap for you.

Scrap-A-Faire – The Virtual Scrapbook Convention Is Back

It’s back and it’s better than ever before. Dubbed the worlds biggest online scrapbooking show, Scrapbooks Etc. is proud to run their Scrap-A-Faire Virtual Convention which is back by popular demand.

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.