Sunday, April 19, 2015

12 Scrapbooking Themes (that are not "Event" Themes)

It seems to often we get in a rut of scrap-booking every event with multiple layouts/pictures for each event.  There is nothing wrong with scrap-booking all your events-but if you haven't already, try scrap-booking "non-events". What are "non-events" you ask?

Here is a list to get you started. These are just some of my suggestions to get you started! I invite you to work on these types of layouts and feel free to post on my Facebook business page to be entered into a drawing !  Also feel free to leave a comment with what you scrap-book!

1. Friends.  Friends are an important part of our lives.  Scrapbook about them with special details of your friendship.  While this isn't a layout, I made this little mini album for one of my best friends for one of her milestone birthdays.





2. Scrapbook about yourself.  Your hobbies, your job, things you love in your life.

3. Your pets.  We all love our pets-they should be included in your scrapbooks!
4.  Your kids/nieces or nephews favorite expressions or special things about them- favorite toy, fashion sense, etc.



5.  Favorite items. Do you have a china set inherited down? Do you have a favorite book or music instrument? I scrapbooked the Harry Potter Series of books- they are a favorite in our home!
6.  Nature.  There are lots of options in Nature- in every season! Flowers, snow, animals, waves, fall leaves-the possiblities are endless! 
7. Family.  Do you have pictures from previous generations? Or pictures of multiple generations together?  These types of layouts are very special!  Try and note who it all in the picture whenever possible.  This is a layout I did of my mom at different ages.


8.  Love- If you have a special person in your life, or want to make a nice gift for another couple, scrapbooking the story of the love is wonderful. 
9. Your home, garden, etc.  We took pictures of a basement remodel. We took before and after pics, and I will (someday!) get it scrapped!
10. Food.  A big meal? One you worked on hard on? Show it off!  I scrap-booked how I made my son's baby food.

 11.  Your church/faith: This is one type of scrap-booking I really would like to work on. I belong to a great church with wonderful people. While I have scrap-booked some events from church, I really should find a way to scrapbook about my faith.  Will be researching that soon! How do you scrapbook your faith?
12.  Hometown Favorites:  What do you love about your current city, or your hometown? Get some pictures and scrap it.  I scrap-booked some of our hometown favorite foods. 
So just a few ideas to get you thinking!  What non-event scrap-booking do you do? Remember to post your layouts on my Facebook page (on the right) before April 30th and be entered to win a paper pack of your choice!

Happy scrapping!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Studio J Layouts

Some of my Studio J Layouts- and I also used Studio J to print off some different size pictures and Picture My Life sets.  Enjoy! If you have any questions please let me know.  Studio J is a wonderful product and so easy!  I made all these layouts in a little over an hour!
The first and Third Universal pages will be my cover pages for my Universal Section of our vacation album.  The second are for my Diagon Alley cover sheet which was in one of the video's to left.











Saturday, April 4, 2015

Giveaway time! FREE paper pack! $9.95 value!

Ok, give away time!!
From now until Tuesday April 7th at Midnight comment as many times with as many different answers to this question!

I would like to offer more to my customers.  Please comment on what types of tutorials/videos/instruction you would like me to start offering.  Any techniques, product instruction, etc?  You may answer as many times as you want, and put a different answer in each comment.  You may comment here or on my facebook page-but you cannot answer with the same comment on both.

FREE paper pack of the winner's choice!  Get those comments in before midnight Monday!

Questions? drop me an Email

Friday, April 3, 2015

Deal of the Day-All Month Long!

Deal of the Day
April Constant Campaign
Love a great deal? How about 30 days of great deals? During the month of April, you have the opportunity to score a deal every day with Close To My Heart! What deals are we talking about? Each day during April, while supplies last, we’ll feature a random grab bag filled with current and retired Close To My Heart products available for purchase at a major discount. To grab your bag, simply place any current, full-priced item in your online shopping cart through your Online Business Address and you will be eligible to purchase as many grab bags as you wish (while supplies last)! Grab bags will be featured at five different price points throughout the month, ranging from $35 USD / $55 CAD to $150 USD / $160 CAD. Some grab bags will contain product with more than DOUBLE the retail value of the price you pay! Grab bags will be available for 24 hours starting at 3 pm MDT each day and only while supplies last—so visit often and early! Remember that grab bag tiers will be featured on a random schedule throughout the month, so seize the opportunity to purchase from the grab bag tier you’re interested in when it becomes available because it might not come around again!
Dates: Offer valid April 1, 2015 (3:00 pm MDT)–May 1, 2015 (2:59 pm MDT)

IN ADDITION: I will be doing personal specials all month since its my birthday month!  All orders placed will be eligible for drawings for free product I will be doing all month long!  

You can start shopping here and choose to join "Nikki's Birthday Celebration" Shop with Nikki

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