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Doris Sander

Doris grew up just six miles from the ocean on the gulf coast of sunny Florida.  After college her dormant gypsy blood surfaced and she began her wanderings; she has lived in Guatemala, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Honduras.  Her vagabond ways were tempered when the little guy came along.  Gabriel is her world and life […]

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Jana Morton

Jana lives in Maple Grove, Minnesota with her husband Jeff and three children Elliana, Amelia and Quinn.  She has scrapbooked for as long as she can remember but her passion for scrapbooking went to an entirely different level once she had children.  Jana scrapbooked for many, many years using traditional paper but is now enjoying […]

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Katrina Kennedy

I love taking photos. I love capturing my everyday life — the small details and the big events. Just having my camera in hand makes me happy! I’ve taken pictures for as long as I can remember but really began to care about improving my skills when my son was born. I turned my camera […]

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Scrapbook page parts: photos

In the vast majority of scrapbook pages, photos are a key element. They vie with journaling for being the most important aspect of the page. Taking photos Before You Press the Shutter: Four Ways to Improve Your Photography 5 tips for scrapbookers on taking everyday life photos Ideas for scrapbooking retro photos and memories from […]

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Scrapbook page parts: embellishments

Think about racing stripes on a car, earrings on a woman, roses on china. Each of these are embellishments. When it comes to scrapbook pages there are a variety of embellishment choices — you can use strong images, themed stickers, or even buttons. The embellishments in “Neighborhood Contender” are not themed but they’re chosen to […]

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Scrapbook page parts: canvas

the canvas The canvas is the piece of paper (or digital background) upon which you build your page. For me, thinking about the canvas means thinking about how I will fill it and what role it will play in the page’s design. This is really my favorite part of making scrapbook pages. There’s no prescription […]

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Events

Scrapbooking Events   Holidays, parties, personal and family milestones, celebrations, outings, vacation, and travel all fall into the category of “events.” I approach scrapbooking events photos separately from everyday life photos or moments photos for a couple of reasons. First, the volume of photos from an event is often quite substantial, and figuring out how […]

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Michelle Houghton

HI! My name is Michelle Houghton. I have been scrapbooking for over ten years. I started when my husband and I got married. I bought the boxed starter set from Wal-mart and was in love. Even before I began scrapbooking, I have been a lifelong artist, majoring in Fine Arts at the University of Oregon […]

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