I have inherited a few of my Mom and Dad’s family photos and I know a few of the stories from the photos, but there are others that I do not know when or where it was. It is so important to gather those important pieces of information before they are lost and the Digital Archiver’s™ Kit is a perfect collection for these photos.
Imagine. Love. Dreams. Wish. Family. Moments.
The words in the Imagine Laser Cut Embellishments speak to me. They make me want to gather my family close and reminisce over photos and memories, old and new.
Poring over a bunch of old, seemingly random photos the other day got me thinking about how connected everything in my life really is. The circle of life and all that. How fun would it be to create a little coffee table book, connecting the old with the new, Then and Now? What if I could pull it out when the family is gathered and journal memories in it as the photos are talked about and stories are remembered?
I love working with old photos, especially when I know the names and even some of the stories that go along with them. I will admit it can be challenging to effectively arrange on a page a group of old delicate black and white photos, in all sizes and conditions.
That’s why I love the new Archiver’s™ collection. The muted color scheme and delicate laser cut embellishments blend so well with the old photos and eras so they complement, not distract, and help pull together a unified page. These borders serve to recreate the feel of an era gone by, to balance pages full of well-loved photos and the memories they evoke.
Hello everyone. Today, I am back with another layout using the Imagine Collection. I can’t get enough of this collection. It’s such a fun collection and I just love the colours and all the stickers!
At Christmas time, Edward begged me to put the tree up. I was tired so I told him he was totally decorating the tree. All I did was pull the ornaments out for him and he went to town! I really thought he’d get tired of decorating the tree after a few ornaments, but he surprised me… He decorated the entire tree! It was a nice break for me! Ha.
Five years ago, my Mom gave me a collection of vintage postcards from Bolton Landing, NY, with correspondence from the early 1900s to 1940s. The back of the postcards have small anecdotes written to friends and family. Today, every time that I hear someone talk about their handwriting it’s always with apologies – my handwriting is awful, or, your handwriting is so much better than mine! But, whenever we look back at stories the generations have written before us, we never think… gosh, they have bad handwriting. Rather, we’re fascinated by the note they left us to read and see a small moment in their life.
I was inspired by this new Creative Memories Archiver’s™ page design that Melissa created, so I found my old postcards and decided to write down the story of why my Mom gave them to me.
Wondering what to do with your extra scraps from the Bee Mine collection? We have the perfect solution for you… make beautiful handmade greeting cards using the Daisy Bouquet Punch! If you don’t have this punch yet, you need to get it! It creates four unique daisy cutout designs (all in just one punch!) that are perfect for handmade birthday cards, Mother’s Day cards, spring greeting cards and more. So… want to see how to make this beautiful card in less than 10 steps? Let’s go!
Good morning everyone! I am here to share a project I created using the beautiful Creative Memories Archiver’s™ collection. I love this heritage scrapbook collection so much that I asked my 80-year-old grandmother to send me some photos to scrapbook using it. It is amazing how much a great photo can do for a layout… and how much vintage-themed scrapbook supplies can do to accent those photos and tell a story! Here, take a look…
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I wanted to share a couple of my loves with you using the Bee Mine Digital Kit. My first page is featuring the love of my life and the fun embellishments in this kit.
Don’t you just LOVE new paper? I love to feast my eyes on new patterns, textures and colours. With the Outback Journey Paper Pack, my mind immediately raced to all the other collections I could pair it with. The Everyday Sentiments Embellishments from Countryside Comfort, travel stickers from Gallivant…and the list goes on. Here’s what I came up with!
Why is it that summer comes and goes SO FAST?
One of my all time favourite things about summer is enjoying a nice big slice of watermelon! It just speaks SUMMER! And, every single child loves to indulge in it as well. So, before January ends, we had to make sure to capture these precious moments.