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. With the full color vibrancy of today’s photographs, why do some people still choose to take and use black and white photographs on a layout? Black and white photographs are literally timeless. When color is gone from a photograph, the focus remains on the subject and it doesn’t matter what colors are used to create a layout. It doesn’t matter that the child might have been wearing a mismatched … Continue reading

Christmas At The White House

On the 24th day before Christmas my true love gave to me 4,638 red ornament balls, 17 Christmas trees, 269 wreaths, 1,089 feet of garland… and a partridge in a pear tree. Quite a gift, wouldn’t you say? And one that is currently on display at the White House for all of us to enjoy. “This is a beautiful old house to decorate for Christmas,” First Lady Laura Bush told news reporters yesterday as she unveiled this year’s “Deck the Halls and Welcome All”-themed dressing up of the executive mansion. Joining the thousands of ornaments, dozens of trees and hundreds … Continue reading