Memory Keeping, Project Life, Scrapbooking

Kill-a-Kit, Layout Share & GIVEAWAY!

I’ve killed the Film Club kit from Studio Calico, and not a moment too soon because I’m definitely ready to move on to something else. Mind you, I still don’t have my new kit, but I’m really hoping it will show up today.

The video includes the kill-a-kit portion, a layout share, and my very first giveaway! I’m giving away every single product from the Film Club kits that I didn’t touch this month (and there were plenty!). Everything shown in the photo below will be heading out to one of you lovely people:
Film Club Kit GIVEAWAY!

All you have to do is pop over to YouTube and tell me in the comments there what your favorite item is from the photo above. Let me know what you’d be most excited to receive, and I will choose a winner at random and announce the name Sunday afternoon.

Have a great weekend!

Memory Keeping, Scrapbooking

Layout Process Video: Growing & Changing

Sometimes, busy can be good, y’know?

We all complain so much about being busy – and frankly, the complaining makes a ton of sense. We’re all overbooked, overworked, over-everything.

But in scrapbooking, busyiness just means using a bunch of product on a single layout. So much nicer than the real-life, sweating-bullets, pulling-your-hair-out kind of busyness, right?

A scrapbook layout and YouTube process video featuring the Film Club Kits from Studio Calico. Lots of scrapbooking tips, techniques, and inspiration!

This is the last layout I’ll be creating with the Film Club kits from Studio Calico, so my goal when sitting down to scrap was to use up a bunch of product and have a lot of fun doing it. I think I accomplished both objectives!

Check out the full process video here.

Your turn! Does your style allow for really busy layouts like this? Do you like to challenge yourself to use up a whole bunch of product at once?

 

 

Memory Keeping, Scrapbooking

Layering White-On-White (Process Video)

I have to start by saying that this layout is definitely my favourite layout I’ve created with the Film Club kit from Studio Calico so far.

A scrapbook layout and YouTube process video featuring the Film Club Kits from Studio Calico. Lots of scrapbooking tips, techniques, and inspiration!I was feeling a little uninspired by the kit as a whole, especially with my Project Life spreads. You might have noticed that I didn’t even post a Project Life spread this week. I just wasn’t very happy with the way it turned out, I didn’t think it was worth sharing. (If you’re curious, I will be showing it, briefly, in my Kill-a-Kit video in the next couple of weeks.)

So I wasn’t exactly feeling motivated to create a layout with this kit, until I bribed myself to return to my scrapping desk with the promise of using as many of the techniques and supplies I love on one layout.  Continue Reading

Memory Keeping, Scrapbooking

You & Me – Layout Process Video

Remember last week, when I created a layout that was mostly black, white, and gray, with only a pop of color coming from the photo?

This layout is the exact opposite. It’s all about color, color, and more color, all about layers, and all about my absolute favourite supply: pattern paper.A scrapbook layout and YouTube process video featuring the Film Club Kits from Studio Calico. Lots of scrapbooking tips, techniques, and inspiration!

Watch the process video here.

And then tell me, do you love pattern paper as much as I do? Are there days when you reach into your stash and want to load as much of it onto your layouts as possible?

Memory Keeping, Project Life

Handwrite Some Journaling. Seriously. Do It. (Project Life Process Video)

This week’s Project Life spread is all about going back to basics. I pulled out a whole bunch of my favourite techniques, including perhaps my favourite of all: lots and lots of handwriting directly on photos at every opportunity.

(If you haven’t seen my recommendation on the best pens to use to do this, check it out here.)

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I’ve been having trouble uploading photos to my blog, so for the time being I’m going to keep this post brief. For lots of details about the stories I’m telling and the techniques I’m using, watch the full process video here.

I’ve got plenty of close-up photos at the end of the video if you’re interested in those.

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Thanks for watching, and have an awesome weekend! Oh, and if you’re in North America, HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! 🙂