Review: Scrapbook Shortcuts with Quizzes and Questions

I must admit that I probably have more than my fair share of scrapbooking idea books and magazines. While I find some sort of inspiration from almost every scrapbooking magazine and idea book, I have just come across a fabulous resource that I think should be a part of every scrapbooker’s library. It is a special issue put out by Simple Scrapbooks titled: Scrapbook Shortcuts with Quizzes and Questions. This is comprised of 25 quizzes, each with 10 questions, that you can use to inspire more creative journaling and insight onto your scrapbook pages. The book (looks more like a … Continue reading

Favorite Scrapbook Magazines (1)

Scrapbook and paper craft magazines can be a great resource for finding inspiration and new ideas for preserving your memories. I would like to share some of my favorite magazines with you so that you will be able to determine which magazine might be right for you. Memory Makers. This was my first scrapbook magazine subscription. I have always generally enjoyed this magazine because of the interesting articles. They write features on people who have had scrapbooking change their lives and that is always interesting to read. The layouts are usually more advanced which I find fun to look at … Continue reading

Get Inspired: Simple Layouts

I am always on the lookout for simple scrapbook layouts. Why? Because viewing other’s work often inspires me and the simpler the layout, the faster it gets completed and into my albums. I don’t always scrapbook in a simple style. Sometimes a layout can take me a few days to complete with several different techniques featured and other times, simply a few minutes, with only one or two techniques. Often when I have lots of pictures from an event, and I want to scrapbook all of them, I choose simpler layouts. They are finished and put into my albums for … Continue reading