Working With Scraps: Part One

I think most scrapbookers have a pile of scraps that have accumulated in their scrapbook room. Everything from paper scraps, to sticker remnants, ribbons, fiber and so much more. Thanks to ingenious organizing, I now have all mine separated in my scrapbook room and they are in nicely organized containers (something I will discuss in another entry). However, I really have a lot – probably too much. Since I tend to be on the frugal side in my everyday life, I’m trying to carry it over to my scrapbooking and crafting as well. The most often heard piece of advice, … Continue reading

Kid’s Craft: Scrapbook Leftover Photos

After completing a layout, I always have a few extra photos that I end up not using. They are put into a photo box because I don’t want to throw them out, but they probably won’t be used. Why not let your kids have the extra pictures and then they can start a scrapbook of their own? Last week, I finished a layout of my youngest daughter’s first birthday, and my oldest daughter, Audrey, asked if she could use the pictures I didn’t need on the layout. I thought it was a great idea for her to take the leftover … Continue reading