• Tutorials

    Challenge Accepted!: Scrapbooking with Your Scraps

    Scrapbooking with Scraps (Process #1) If you are anything like me, you are always buying new products. It’s okay. Of course, we all like to have the latest and greatest. However, sometimes you need to put your foot down and say “I have too much! Spending freeze!” Haha. I am dreaming, right? Who can truly refrain? Trust me, it is doable. Anyone can scrapbook with the scraps they have in their stash! Why focus on my stash? On the contrary, you do not have to have the trending collections to be a great scrapbooker/crafter. Luckily, all you need is creativity, and the stash you have built. On my blog, my…

  • Motivation

    How My Scrapbooking Style Has Evolved

    If you follow me on social media, you get the luxury of experiencing my emotional rollercoaster. Ha! It is not what you think. I am the victim of “being your worst critic.” When I tell you guys that I constantly fall in and out of love with layouts, you would call me crazy. I do not know why I am like this, but as I mentioned in my last blog post, my followers continuously push me to accept how beautiful my work is. With that said, let us go WAAAAAY back to when I first started scrapbooking and see how my style has evolved over the last 12 years. January…

  • Tutorials

    DIY: Traveler’s Notebook Using Carabiners

    Are you a big fan of fast and easy layouts? If so, have you tried using traveler’s notebooks? In today’s blogpost, I will show you an easy DIY Traveler’s Notebook using Carabiners. Here’s how to make your own using products you already have lying around your craft room! EASY DIY TRAVELER’S NOTEBOOK   STEP 1: FIND SOME LIGHTWEIGHT CHIPBOARD Hold on! Before you go out and buy anything. Have you checked around your house to see if you have a few empty writing tablets lying around? Ironically, I stumbled onto an old writing tablet, so I used the front and back covers from the tablet for the foundation of my…

  • Motivation

    What Inspires You?

    Sometimes you have to stop what you are doing and say “Why am I doing this?” If you have a valid reason for why you are doing whatever it is that you are questioning, then that is what inspires you. It really is that simple. I started scrapbooking…now crafting…to document the pregnancy of my firstborn. Not in a million years that I would think that I would continue this hobby 12 years later. I enjoy this hobby because it lets me center my emotions. It is my form of meditation. You may laugh, but I do go through a process to get myself in the mood to craft. Especially, now…