Paper Organization

There are many ways to organize your paper, and I’ve tried many of them! My main advice is this — you want to store the paper vertically so that you can easily flip through it to find what you are looking for.

We collect so much PAPER for scrapbooking and card making. How to store it all? In this video I show some ways creative ways to store 12×12, 8.5×11, 6×6, and 4×6 paper.


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Mixed Media

I mostly make cards and scrapbook family trips, but I’ve really been wanting to get into mixed media layouts. I’ve been watching videos from Hip Kit Club and just love their products and the creative ways they are using mixed media.


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Scrapbooking – Getting Started

WHERE DO I START?!?

I get asked this question a lot! Scrapbooking can seem a bit overwhelming. You see so many ideas on Pinterest and other idea websites. Here’s my simple steps to get started …

Pull your photos together!

Mine were all over the house, in boxes, albums, and desk drawers. Nowadays you have them on your phone, facebook, instagram!

I decided to do 12×12 albums for each child. I started with their school photos, since those were dated! Next I added birthdays, trips, and fun layouts like new haircut, glasses, fun with friends, favorite toys.

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Scrapbook Kits

I have been scrapbooking since 2003, and have collected tons of paper! While I love the creating process, I wanted some new fresh ideas for my books.  A friend recommended monthly kit clubs from Scrapbook Generation. You can easily scrapbook your 4×6 photos and quickly fill up your scrapbooks, plus get great ideas for layouts that you make! It’s really improved the look of my layouts because I’m getting so many decorating ideas from the kits.

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