Decorating a Journal (2)

Yesterday, I explained the basic instructions for decorating your journal. In this article, I’d like to focus on the extra touches you can do to make the album a personal reflection of you, and just to make it stand out. I created two recently. The first, shown at left, was a composition notebook that I covered with two different sheets of patterned paper. I chose a dark green patterned paper, to accompany the aged tan paper with the leaves all over it. I immediately loved the look, but then I am very drawn to autumn and fall colors. I decided … Continue reading

The Quest For Perfect Scrapbooking Paper Storage

In my quest for the perfect paper storage, I have tried a couple of different types and thought I’d share my trial and errors here with all of you. Please keep in mind, that what works for me, might not work for you. And what did not work for me, might be the perfect paper storage solution for you. There is no right or wrong way to store your papers, only what works for you. As I was researching paper storage, I also came across the issue of 8.5×11 vs. 12×12 papers. Storage methods can be the same or different … Continue reading