Create Your Own Artful Planner using Digital Scrapbooking Kits

Last year I tried to hop on the creative planner bandwagon and bought myself a pretty, personalized Erin Condren Planner.  I am not sure I grasped the process involved with this sort of project.  I think I looked at it as method of organizing my life, that would be more interesting to me because I […]

Define Yourself

You can find all of the elements used in this piece (except for the face, body shape and quote) in the Define Yourself Collection at Scrapbookgraphics.com Who am I?  What am I?  This is the age old question to which the answers are revealed through out life.  It is an unfolding process. Are we defined […]

Community & Social Media – Have We Thrown the Baby Out with the Bathwater?

I have been thinking a great deal lately about the fading interest in forums and galleries and what this has meant to the digital scrapbooking community.   It is pretty clear that social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram have become the new habit for social interaction and that forums and galleries everywhere […]

Digital Scrapbooking Q & A – The Studio Girls @ Scrapbookgraphics

  How did you come up with the Studio Girls brand? Prior to 2006 Scrapbookgraphics hosted only my own designs and up until that point the brand was entirely associated with the designer name Maya. In 2006 I hand picked 9 other designers to join me at Scrapbookgraphics, each with her own unique style, and […]

Digital Scrapbooking – Common Characteristics of Successful Designers ( Q & A)

What characteristics are common in successful designers have in your opinion? I think the one thing that most successful designers share is a genuine passion for the craft. I’ve seen people pursue a career as a digital scrapbooking designer with the idea that it would be a nice little business that might allow them to […]

Digital Scrapbook Design Q & A – Tips for New Designers

Q: What one thing do you think new designers get wrong when they are starting out? There are a number of mistakes that new digital scrapbooking designers can make starting out and who doesn’t make mistakes?  We all make them, and I myself have made plenty in my career as a designer and a store […]

Coping with Copying

  One of the most common complaints within our industry and our community is that some copy the work and artistry of others, usually without offering any credit to the originator.      I stumbled on a blog post today by Leonie Dawson on How She Deals with Copycats and I thought it was probably about time […]

Digital Scrapbooking Designs – WordNerd Momisms

With this humorous, lighthearted collection of word art, I have compiled a selection of  Word Art Momisms, otherwise known as things my mother used to say to me. I’ve always considered many of these phrases to be quite odd. I remember telling my mom once that many of her favorite sayings were sometimes confusing and […]

Digital Scrapbooking – WordNerd Reel Movie Quotes Vol. 2

Some of the best lines and quotes come from some really great movies. I’ve selected some of my absolute favorites and created some film reel word art from them.  These word strips are pure mojo magic and are intended to inspire some really unique digital art pieces and digital scrapbooking layouts. Enjoy Volume 2 of […]

Digital Scrapbooking – WordNerd Reel Movie Quotes Vol. 1

  Some of the best lines and quotes come from some really great movies. I’ve selected some of my absolute favorites and created some film reel word art from them.  These word strips are pure mojo magic and are intended to inspire some really unique digital art pieces and scrapbooking layouts. Enjoy 30 Film Reel […]