This month at write. click. scrapbook. we are celebrating all things mini. We didn’t think that basketball should have all the March Madness fun, so we declared March our official month of mini madness, and it has been stellar! With 30 minis so far, and more coming, we hope to inspire you to take a moment and make one! Because that’s the best part of mini’s — they are easy to finish and quick to put together.
I put together this quick and easy mini with a handful of papers and a homemade printables sheet.
One of my favorite things about having gained some digital scrapbooking ability is being able to make a page of unified elements. I thought maybe today we could walk through the steps I used to make it. Then you can make one, too!
Hello Friends! I am happy to be back this month and wanted to check in on our 12 fave photos project and then get started on a new one.
Are you joining me in creating a 12 photos for 12 months in 2012? If so, did you get your January page done? I did! Hooray! Here is mine!
I deviated from the templates a bit. (It was bound to happen!!) I am so excited to think that we might have a book ready and raring to go for Christmas presents. How fun would that be?
Do you need help with a book? Please, leave a comment and let’s work on it together.
Remember how the inspiration for this book came from this calendar? Well, I decided there was no time like the present to put those photos into a book as well. It took a bit longer than I had hoped as I had failed to save the photos their own folder, so I had to wade back through my monthly folders to find them! I hope you are smarter than I.
Once they were gathered, I just dove right in and started making pages. (That is very different from my usual strategy of creating a consistent template.) Once I finished, I did go back through and make a few changes here and there to help it feel more cohesive. Here are the pages. Or you can see it as a book on my blog.
Fun, don’t you think? All it took was a handful of papers, a font or two, and a bit of time to put it together. I am planning on printing it through Stampin’ Up! so that I can do a board book. Or maybe AdoramaPix. They are the only two I know that print without a gutter. (You know, the bound part in the middle which means you loose the center of the pictures. Oh, how I love flat pages.) I hope that you will work along with me in building a book for 2012. The 12 12 2012 is just too much to resist. C’mon! You can do it! Even if you start now. You are not one bit behind. Promise!
Onto our next project. This month, at write. click. scrapbook. our monthly theme was Music. In reading through the team comments, it became apparent that while music moves us in our lives, we don’t often think to scrapbook about it! I am guilty, too. How about you? So this month, my challenge to you is to think about the music that moves you and to create a page about it. Maybe a layout featuring your playlist? or one that discusses your preferences at a particular time in your life? This was a layout I put together remembering all the music of my early college years. I remember the depth of soul I felt like I was gaining as I lived away from home and took classes that taught me to think differently. While I may have dressed in black, it was neither a somber nor dark period for me. I have fond memories and am glad to have finally created a page to look back on.
Keep up the good work on all your projects! See you next month!
Inspiration is everywhere. While most can spark our creativity, the golden ones translate directly and deliciously into layouts. While I was clicking around TinyPrints.com, I realized that I was surrounded by perfect layouts waiting to happen. Good graphic quality, great fonts, good colors. Everything was there.
Knowing that I have trouble with multi-photo layouts, I clicked the parameters to include cards with more than three photos. I found several cards that spoke to me and set about starting, and more importantly, finishing a handful of layouts. (more…)
Hello dear readers! We are in the midst of the holiday season at Write. Click. Scrapbook. This month, our designers are rotating daily in an effort to inspire your month to be filled with creativity, crafting, and memory keeping. We hope you will stop by often.
We are excited to be back blogging with you for the final installment in our Write. Click. Scrapbook. challenge series. We look forward to a new inspiration series beginning next month! We really do appreciate Renee for letting us share our love of scrapbooking with you here.
As we created our challenges this month, we wanted to not vex your schedules or add an additional burden, and we wanted to do something that would be a fun page to look back upon. Further, recognizing that many of you will be keeping December Daily journals and scrapbooks, we did our best to find challenges that will fit right into your books!
Without further ado, let’s begin. (more…)
Hello! It’s Marnie from Write. Click. Scrapbook. I am so very excited to be back with you today! I hope you had fun last month building a layout with a three part challenge. I hope, too, that you were able to click over and see the amazing talent on our site. Did you fall in love with anyone? Everyone? Perfect.
This week I am putting the finishing touches on three Halloween costumes. For me, costumes mark the beginning of the madness that is the holidays. This is the time of the year that I take that last deep breath and then dive headfirst into holiday mode. Do you feel it? Halloween to Thanksgiving to the Christmas/Holiday season. Somewhere in there we decorate with ghosts, then take them down and replace them with turkeys. Then the gobblers are replaced by trees and wreaths. Orange and brown make way for blue and silver or red and green. Somewhere in the decorating craziness, we also create, write, and send cards, cook meals for more than our tables hold, and get ready for holiday gift giving. Phew! Just thinking about it makes me tired …
With the chaos of the season, I often find my scrapbooking must take a back seat. But I also know that I am a kinder, better person when my creativity is being engaged. So, rather than leave my scrapbooking behind, I look for shortcuts. We wanted to offer you all a bit of time-saving scrapbooking, too, so this month, we are again going to look to a three-part challenge. Though this time we are starting with the photo. (more…)