Scrapbooking Week in Review for January 7-13, 2008

The scrapbooking industry is buzzing with new information, techniques and products. This happens each year in January as many scrapbooking designers unveil their new lines, their new tools and the latest and greatest embellishments that everyone must have. I look forward to bringing you many of those items in the upcoming weeks and giving you a glimpse into the future of scrapbooking.

Therapeutic Scrapbooking

Do you ever wonder if you would benefit from some honest to goodness therapy? We all hit rough spots in our lives, it is part of normal living. However, if you pick up the average scrapbookers albums and start flipping through, you might come to the conclusion that they have the perfect life.

Creating Your Focal Point On Your Scrapbook Layout

Once you have chosen your focal point, it is time to look at ways to place the focal point on your scrapbook layout, as well as to find ways to actually create the focal point design. The focal point is usually the largest.

Choosing Your Focal Point

Creating a focal point is an important part of scrapbooking. If your page is cluttered and all over the place, it becomes difficult for the eyes to travel across the layout in a focused manner. Focal points usually are the main point of the whole layout.

We R Memory Keepers Big Bite Crop-A-Dile II All-In-One Tool

Introducing the We R Memory Keepers Big Bite Crop-A-Dile II All-In-One Tool. Well, actually I’m introducing it to you, but if you don’t get one TODAY, you won’t get one again until March. The new Big Bite is being showcased on HSN today, and will only be available while supplies last.

Great Photo Print Prices for January 10, 2008

Printing pictures is expensive, but if you look in the right places, it doesn’t have to be. I’m always on the look out for a great deal and I was rather excited to come across two excellent deals for getting your pictures printed. But like any great deal, you have to hurry to take advantage of it.

4 Simple Ways To Be Creative With Your Layouts

Scrapbooking is all about creativity, which is why often I urge people to use their imaginations and get creative with the things they are designing. There is no right or wrong way to scrapbook, especially if you’re having fun and enjoying the design process.

Fast and Simple Ways To Spruce Up Your Layouts

Have you ever finished a layout and been happy with it, only to come back a bit later and think that something is missing from it? Sometimes we get over it and just move on without changing anything, but sometimes that feeling nags at you until you stand up and take notice.

Using Coupons For Scrapbooking Supplies

If you have been scrapbooking for any length of time, you have probably seen the cost of certain products and wondered why in the world someone would pay so much for something. And then you probably even wonder, “Do I need that?”.

Scrapbooking Week in Review for January 1-6, 2008

The New Year is upon us and with that comes new goals, new tips and new articles here on The scrapbooking blog is once again buzzing with activity and will continue to grow and broaden during the year. We will be taking a look at a few forgotten categories and helping those flourish.

Have You Seen Studio G Stamps?

These stamps are the coolest little stamps out there. I have had a serious passion for stamping for longer than I have been scrapbooking. However I got the stamping fever a couple of years ago and have gone crazy getting all the terrific sets I just “must have”.

Is Scrapbooking Dying Out?

When you’re in the industry as long as I have been, you tend to see different trends come and go, different products reach their height and then die out, and meet people who are scrapaholics and then simply drop scrapbooking all together.

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.