You were made to create. We all were. Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines creative as "having or showing an ability to make new things or think of new ideas. And as children formed in the image of a Creator, we have an innate ability to create. So maybe we've just forgotten. How often, when faced with the possibility of trying something new, have you said either audibly or silently, I'm … [Read more...] about Not Creative? We Were Made to Create
GIVEAWAY! Who Deserves a Completed Album, and Why?
Can you think of someone who has an amazing story to tell? Someone whose story deserves to be told? Someone who needs to be celebrated? Maybe it's someone who needs some encouragement. Someone who is struggling who needs to know they are loved. Someone who just achieved a big goal. Someone who makes a difference in your world - and maybe they don't know it. If you can think of a deserving … [Read more...] about GIVEAWAY! Who Deserves a Completed Album, and Why?
One System (7 Steps) to Speed Up Your Album-Making
Do you have albums you’ve started but never finished, or some you’ve never started but still would like to complete? Want to finish them this month? Wouldn’t that be AMAZING!? You can do it, if you employ a speed technique called Power Layouts. I first tried this method when I had a toddler who took 90-minute naps. I hadn’t been creating scrapbooks very long, and I was S-L-O-W. The first … [Read more...] about One System (7 Steps) to Speed Up Your Album-Making
Photos from the Trash: One Goal for Today
A woman hurried into my house for a workshop one afternoon and promptly announced that she wanted to show me something. She approached with a small stack of photos in her hand. When I was 7 years old, I found these photos in the trash. My parents had gotten divorced, and my mom decided she didn’t want these anymore. They were wedding photos. Photos from the trash. But I decided that … [Read more...] about Photos from the Trash: One Goal for Today
Your Photo Christmas Card Must Include This
If you're going to send us a photo Christmas card this year, I hope you make sure you're in it. We do love seeing your perfect children and grandchildren, and we hope you enjoy seeing our perfect children too. And that vista overlooking Barcelona on your 25th anniversary is lovely. But without you in the picture, too, the card simply doesn’t mean as much to us. Remember walking the high … [Read more...] about Your Photo Christmas Card Must Include This