June 2021

The Good Life: July 2021 & Digital Scrapbook Freebie Blog Train

By Marisa Lerin Wed, 06/30/2021 - 22:00

Check out all the great contributions to this blog train. These digital scrapbooking mini kits are free for the month of Julyand are created by our own dedicated community of designers, both amateur and professionals. There's not another blog train like it on the internet.

5 Steps to Better Journaling If You Hate Journaling

By Marisa Lerin Thu, 06/24/2021 - 22:00

I am not great at journaling. I find it a tedious process and honestly I'm not often interested in the results. But there are certain advantages to at least having a little something recorded on your layout. Here's a quick list for how I get around my aversion to journaling.

1. First of all, don't feel guilty! If journaling is keeping you from scrapbooking, just leave it out. But also remember that just including a short sentence or a little list can be easy and can say a lot more than nothing.

Flip Through Video: Magnus's Junk Journal #9

By Marisa Lerin Thu, 06/17/2021 - 22:00

I have another finished junk journal to share with you today. I'm currently keeping two active junk journals: one for Magnus and one for Iona. This is the ninth one I've finished for Magnus. It's definitely a hobby I enjoy. Here are a few of my favorite spreads from this notebook:

New Today: Layout Templates Kit #72

By Marisa Lerin Sun, 06/13/2021 - 22:00

Some fun layout templates here for you today. I tried to include some more options with lots of photos.
Remember, you can always delete the photo spots you don't need!


9 Steps to Save a Layout That's Not Working

By Marisa Lerin Thu, 06/10/2021 - 22:00

Do you ever get started with a layout and you just can't get things to work? It can be a super frustrating place to be. Here's a list of steps to take when this happens to you.

1. Make your photo bigger or smaller. I often work with photos in a similar size and changing that up can spark some creativity.

New Today: June 2021 Collage

By Marisa Lerin Sun, 06/06/2021 - 22:00

This month's collage kit is like a rainbow for your layout.

digital mixed media collage kit

And now some inspiration from the Creative Team:

My Favorite Digital Scrapbooking Layouts From May 2021

By Marisa Lerin Thu, 06/03/2021 - 22:00

Taking a look back at some of my favorite digital scrapbooking layouts from last month.

▼ That piece of vellum in the background of AMarie's layout really brings the whole thing together. I also love all the word art she's used. There's so much to look at in this layout, but it's organized so cleanly in a grid it doesn't feel overwhelming.