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    6 Must-Have Scrapbooking Supplies to Keep in Your Stash

    Scrapbooking Supplies There are a few things that you are going to need to begin your scrapbooking journey. Building a stash of must-have scrapbooking supplies should be your main objective in the the beginning. Here are my six must-have scrapbooking supplies to keep in my stash: Paper/Paper Pad Embellishments Cutting tool Scissors Adhesive Photos paper When it comes to paper, it has to be the main must-have scrapbooking supply on the list. For instance, to build my scrapbooking supply stash, I stuck to a strict budget. Visiting your local Michaels and grabbing paper when it was on sale will build your paper stash in no time! You can normally grab…

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    How My Relationship Affects My Creativity

    I have been scrapbooking and crafting for over 12 years, in which I have always had the support of my husband. However, I cannot say that he has been too happy about me taking over our home with my hobby. In today’s blog, I will discuss how my relationship affects my creativity. To clarify, here are some things I have noticed over the years: …he’s honest When it comes to scrapbooking, I always seek a second opinion. Admittedly, I am more concerned of how others react to my work than my own personal opinion. Of course, I would go to my husband for final approval on my layouts. I do…

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    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 scrapbooking style has evolved over the last 12 years.…

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    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…

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    Unmasking What Inspires Us to Create

    Sometimes you have to stop what you are doing and say “Why am I doing this?” If you have valid answers for this question, then that is what inspires you. It really is that simple. In today’s blog, I will unmask the key areas that inspire me to create.   For starters, I started scrapbooking to document the pregnancy of my firstborn. I did not think in a million years that I would continue this hobby 12 years later. However, 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…

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    3-Step DIY Dollar Store Wreath

    If you have ever ran across Farmhouse decor, you know it can be ridiculously high. In today’s blogpost, I will show you two DIY Farmhouse-themed wreaths that you can display throughout your home! Read below how I created two easy DIY Dollar Tree wreaths in as little as three steps! Burlap Wreath Products: (1) Styrofoam Wreath (2) Burlap ribbon (1-2 sticks) Hot glue & Hot gun Assortment of florals Assortment of fillers For the first DIY Dollar Tree wreath, initially adhering the ribbon using a little hot glue, I started by wrapping burlap ribbon over the styrofoam wreath. Wrap burlap until you cover the entire wreath. Unfortunately, I ran out…