Scrapbooking Ancestral History

Created with Quick Page from Studio Manu @ Scrapbookgraphics I’ve been thinking a great deal lately about how long it has been since I have been interested in knowing and  understanding my own  story and scrapbooking it. Shortly after my paternal grandfather died,  my father sat me and my brother down to have a little […]

The Importance of Scrapbooking & Memory Keeping

I have been thinking a great deal lately about the importance of memory keeping and scrapbooking, mostly because I have gotten behind on my projects in this area and am feeling a calling to create some more scrapbooks. A couple of days ago my mom celebrated her 76th birthday. Other than suffering from migraines for […]

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 […]

Scrapbooking & Storytelling – Q & A

Do you think journaling/telling a story with words is important on a scrapbook page? First things first, I really believe that what is most important to the individual scrapbooking enthusiast is different for all of us and as it should be.   What is important to you may be one thing and what is important to […]

10 Years as a Digital Scrapbooking Designer and Shop Owner!

Style Differences

A common discussion and often debate in the scrapbooking community is what constitutes “real scrapbooking”. This has been going on for as long as I have been a part of this when paper and glue scrapbookers argued that those of us creating layouts using our computer were not real scrapbookers. I’m not sure I understand […]


I have always been creative and a crafter. I have also  always enjoyed creating  gifts that are personalized for people and have done so for most of my life. However, for many years I simply couldn’t commit to any one craft. I learned to knit when I was a girl, creating clothing for my Barbies […]