Author Archive | Debbie Hodge

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At Year End: Tell Stories of “Intention” (and learn design along the way)

Let’s talk about intentions. The two Japanese Kanji used to represent “intention” come from the characters for “heart” and “direction.” What direction is your heart pointing you toward? You’ll have some intentions that are small, almost mechanically decided and even without strong commitment while others will be more purposefully set and and pursued. The small, […]

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Video Blog | What’s Your Motif? 10 Ideas for Using Hearts on Your Scrapbook Pages

Hearts are the perfect way to convey passion, love and affection on your scrapbook pages. Whether you are trying to communicate a love between two people, a love for a particular object, or simply a love for life–hearts are definitely a good place to start. In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we’ll explore inspiration […]

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Video Blog | 4 Places to Find Scrapbook Inspiration Under Your Own Roof

Inspiration truly is EVERYWHERE–including right under your very nose! We accumulate hundreds of mementos and objects throughout our lifetime. As such, our own homes are natural places to begin the search for scrapbook page inspiration. In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we’ll explore ideas for how you might translate that inspiration to your scrapbook […]

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How To Make Easy Scrapbook Pages: Use leftover chipboard packaging for a quick page foundation

Cindy Liebel used leftover chipboard packaging for a quick foundation with dimension and lots of “compartments” for holding patterned paper, photos, and embellishments. Make your own easy scrapbook page just like Cindy’s using the 5-step formula we’ve shared below.   How to make this layout Begin with text-print paper for a base with visual texture. […]

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How To Make Easy Scrapbook Pages: Make a textured base with tone-on-tone punches.

  Erin Bassett’s single photo and title stand out against a background full of tone-on-tone texture and dimension. Make your own easy scrapbook page just like Erins’s using the 7-step formula we’ve shared below.   How to make this layout Use kraft paper as your base and punch 20 hearts from a second piece of […]

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