I'm not sure how well you can see this, but...this is the customized scrapbook page I created to have auctioned off at Malice this weekend. Inside the small album is room for 8 photos (4" x 6" size). The cover of the album is sewn with sequins sprinkled throughout. The papers were customized and colored just for this, and the "not everyone's cup of tea" paper was custom made. The upper right with its overlapping letters pays homage to Agatha … [Read more...] about My Malice Auction Offering
Best of British Scrapbooking.
Argh. Every day I open my email and think: I don't have time for all this. I especially don't have time to update my website, to check all the posts on all the list-serves I belong to, visit every online community I need to, and comment on everyone's blog as I should.But I do have time to Twitter. Apparently, the rest of the world agrees. The site has reported an eight-fold rise in visitors since 2007, and in December reported 2.7 million people … [Read more...] about Tweet, Tweet, Tweet–and You Could Win a Big Box of Books!
Note: Last year I asked my scrapbooking friends to tell me how they de-stress during the holidays. I received some AMAZING responses. Be sure to stop back at this blog on Dec. 23 for the final installment.--JoannaStress? Too much to do? You betcha! When things get crazy during the holiday season I remind myself of a couple of lessons I learned, one from my dad who died almost three years ago and one from my daughter, who was 12 at the time … [Read more...] about De-Stress for the Holidays, Part IV
Note: Last year I asked my scrapbooking friends to tell me how they deal with stress during the holidays. I received some amazing emails. So here's Part III in our series. Be sure to join this blog on Dec. 18 for Part IV, and Dec. 23 for Part V.--JoannaI started scrapbooking about 10 yrs ago after my mother moved to Heaven, my sister to FL. My brother to WA and my daughter to Oregon. My son back to Oregon. I had to find some way to deal with the … [Read more...] about De-Stress for the Holidays, Part III
Note: This is Part II in a series of posts written by my scrapbooking friends on how they de-stress over the holidays. Be sure to check back on Dec. 15, 18 and 23 for more installments--JoannaWe are big outside light decorators. We have about 15,000 lights. So we enjoy also seeing other's displays. A nice way for us to de-stress is to do dinner out and take a drive looking for Christmas lights. Tonight we did just that and my Mom was with us. I … [Read more...] about De-Stress for the Holidays, Part II
Here are the winners of the contest in the back of Paper, Scissors, Death:* Stacy C. of Minnesota won the Grand Prize of a Scrapper's Dream Vacation including dinner with me! (I promise to use my company manners, Stacey.)* Debbie F. of Tennessee won the Second Prize, the Snapfish Premium Photo Album.* Molly F. of Minnesota won the Third Prize, the Mrs. Grossman's Sticker Pack.And here are the winners of the Best of British Scrapbooking Contest … [Read more...] about Winners