Scrapbooking Traverse City MI

Scrapbooking is both a fun hobby and a great way to store away photos and keepsakes that you don't want to lose. Find some creative ways to get all your memories collected into beautiful, hand-crafted scrapbooks right here.
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Scarpbooking Traverse City MI

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Scarpbooking. You will find informative articles about Scarpbooking, including "Creating Keepsakes". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Traverse City, MI that can help answer your questions about Scarpbooking.

How to Photograph Spring Foliage Traverse City MI

Sometimes photo-worthy tree branches will be close by and sometimes they'll be far away, so having a good zoom lens comes in handy. A zoom with macro is even better but not required.

New Scrapbooking Supplies Traverse City MI

The Hot Mama collection by Glitz Design is a fabulous assortment of black, pink and cream papers. The papers are a must-have for every scrapper! Don’t forget the matching Hot Mama embellishments to go along with your HOT Mama papers, though.

Creative Cabins Traverse City MI

If you need to update a lengthy list of contacts about your change of address, consider a photo postcard instead. It's a fast, yet personal way to spread the news. Photo postcard paper is available from Canon.

Tips & Tricks: Fast Faux-Quilting Technique Traverse City MI

Creating a faux quilting look with patterned paper is easy. All you need are a sewing machine, some dimentional adhesive and a few square scraps of paper. Here's what you do.

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10 Journaling Prompts for Wedding Layouts Traverse City MI

Are you having trouble journaling about your wedding or the wedding of someone close to you? Here are a few tips for capturing the essence of that special day. For example, write down not only the facts (day, place, time, etc.) of the event, but record unique happenings or fun moments from the day, such as funny mishaps or unexpected moments.

10 Photo Ops for Kids This Spring Traverse City MI

When the spring sunshine arrives, I can’t wait to spend time outdoors! I’m sure your family feels the same. While you’re out and about enjoying the activities this month, be sure to record these playful moments on camera. I’ve included some ideas for making the photos a little more creative as well. Enjoy the creativity they let you practice as you enhance your camera skills.

Back-to-School Scrapbook Pages Traverse City MI

Each school year, moms everywhere have to get organized to be able to keep track of their students' schedules. If you have multiple students at multiple schools, the process can be even more complicated! Follow Renee Foss's lead and create a directory in which to keep phone numbers, schedules and more, with tabs for each student.

Circle Punch Sun Traverse City MI

In the folloiwng article, we will share with you the idea of using circle punches to create 3-D sun accents. Here's a step-by-step instruction to help you create them at home.

Computer Tricks: Create a Background Grid Traverse City MI

One of our family’s favorite simple pleasures is grabbing some cheeseburgers and heading to the park for a picnic. I snapped Elliott in action enjoying his cheeseburger and organized three of the photos in a five-space grid. Got a letter-sized printer? No worries! I printed this grid onto 8 1/2" x 11" paper, cut it down and mounted it to the patterned-paper background.

Create a Cool Lined Look with Cardboard Traverse City MI

In the following article, we will show you how to create journaling lines with paint and a piece of chipboard. Read on and follow the steps to make your unique cardboard.

Create a Series of Photos in Photoshop Elements Traverse City MI

Creating a seamless series of photos is easy in Photoshop Elements using the Photomerge option. I was inspired to create my own series of photos from a fun day at the lake. Follow the steps here to create your own series of photos.

Create Scallop Borders Traverse City MI

Who doesn't like beautiful decoration for gifts? Here is a border strip idea. If you don't have premade scallop strips at home, create the same effect with one of these two techniques.

Creating Silhouettes in Pictures Traverse City MI

It’s simple, really, and you can do it with any camera—point and shoot or SLR. All you need is a subject that’s backlit. What do I mean by that? Your light source should be coming from behind the subject toward the camera. The best times to get this look are sunrise and sunset. The sun will be coming from the side of the horizon instead of above it, so you are able to place your subject in front of the sun.

Creative Cabins Traverse City MI

If you need to update a lengthy list of contacts about your change of address, consider a photo postcard instead. It's a fast, yet personal way to spread the news. Photo postcard paper is available from Canon.

Fabulous Snow Photos Traverse City MI

The real problem with photographing snow is that there is so much white. Your camera always meters for a photograph by measuring the brightness overall and making it middle gray. So when there’s a lot of white in the photo, your camera ends up underexposing the image, making the snow gray and anything darker than white black. Not so pretty. Here’s how to overcome that problem.

Fast and Fantastic Digital Christmas Card Traverse City MI

The computerized version of the card is perfect when you're running low on time-you can create the card once and then print copies for everyone on your holiday-card list. You'll also save time and have more control over your final product when you print your own holiday greetings.

Framing Traverse City MI

Picture frames can be as decorative or simple as you need them to be. Showcase your photographs on memorable photo album frames. Another creative way to showcase photographs is through scrap booking. Scrapbook framing will personalize your pictures. Please scroll down to learn more and get access to the arts and crafts stores in Traverse City, MI listed below that will have all the supplies you need.

Fun Photo Strip Souvenirs Traverse City MI

I have showed you how to create an unforgettable (and easy-to-create) photo booth at your summer barbecue. You can take the idea one step further to create photo strips for your guests! It only takes three simple steps in Photoshop Elements . Here's how.

Fun Summer Design Ideas Traverse City MI

What better way to scrapbook your pictures of these fun times than by creating water-like looks on your pages? Take a look at the following ideas and techniques then dive in and try one on your next summer page. Follow these steps to keep track of you summer fun.

Gel Pens + Photos = Fun Borders Traverse City MI

It's amazing what you can do with a gel pen. One of my current favorite looks is actually one that's extremely easy to create: Use a gel pen to create a border around photos. It's easy, but very effective. You can use a white gel pen or opaque marker to create a border around photos in many different patterns.

How to Photograph Spring Foliage Traverse City MI

Sometimes photo-worthy tree branches will be close by and sometimes they'll be far away, so having a good zoom lens comes in handy. A zoom with macro is even better but not required.

Love Notes Traverse City MI

You could use a journal to exchange love notes with distant family members. Imagine Grandma and Grandpa receiving a love-notes journal from you, adding their own messages, and sending it back. This is a sure way to continue the spirit of love throughout the year.

Month by Month: April Traverse City MI

Hopefully you’re already doing your part with household recycling. Beyond putting things by the curb, though, have you recycled things to use on your layouts? That cover sheet on paper sets can easily be a background on its own. The rub-on wooden sticks can be embellishments. Package backing can make excellent chipboard for die cuts and mini album covers.

Month by Month: August Traverse City MI

Do you have big vacation plans this summer? Can I come along? For many of us, August finds us on the go after a more laid-back summer. We're squeezing in those last vacation days and flitting to and from the store for back-to-school supplies. As you travel, though, don't neglect where you're starting from.

Month by Month: December Traverse City MI

This month's layout from my Month-by-Month Scrapbooking book is an example. These photos were taken one evening after a busy holiday season day. Instead of hiding away and trying to tackle my seemingly endless to-do list, I sat and watched my boys race toy dump trucks around the family room. I knew what I'd title this layout immediately!

Month by Month: July Traverse City MI

July is Anti-Boredom Month. Who knew? If your kids are like mine, this is about the point in the summer when they start complaining about a lack of things to do. I've started making a list of ideas and am thinking about putting them into a jar to draw from, or placing them on a spinner, or perhaps even creating a big bull's-eye with foam darts. What do you do to combat boredom?

Month by Month: September Traverse City MI

Even if you don’t have kids in school and aren’t headed there yourself, “back-to-schoolness” is inescapable this month. Rather than try to steer clear, embrace it and welcome the opportunity to focus on learning. Even if you don’t homeschool your kids, think about what you want your child to learn.

New Scrapbooking Supplies Traverse City MI

The Hot Mama collection by Glitz Design is a fabulous assortment of black, pink and cream papers. The papers are a must-have for every scrapper! Don’t forget the matching Hot Mama embellishments to go along with your HOT Mama papers, though.

Organizing and Adding to Your Scrapbook Traverse City MI

In the following article, you will learn some information about innovative products#. These products include Scrap-N-Stow, ScrapOnizer Storage Set, SLR camera lenses and so on.

Paint Traverse City MI

Painting is a creative pastime that releases stress. Acrylic paint is easy to work with for beginners who are also interested in scrapbook painting. Pleases scroll down to learn more and get access to the arts and crafts stores in Traverse City, MI listed below that will have all the art supplies you may need.

Photo Tips for November Traverse City MI

As the leaves change and the weather cools, there are lots of opportunities to take photos. During November, families gather for Thanksgiving festivities, football season is nearing an end and preparations for the Christmas season begins. Keep your camera near and take photos of all of the fun activities. For example, photograph the hustle and bustle of planning for Thanksgiving Day.

Photo Valentines Traverse City MI

You can create a valentines gift by simply choosing the portrait setting or “aperture priority” mode and using the lowest-number aperture you can (1.8 or 2.8 would be great for this). Then make sure that you focus directly on the valentine. The valentine will be sharp and everything else will blur.

Scarpbooking Traverse City MI

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Scarpbooking. You will find informative articles about Scarpbooking, including "Creating Keepsakes". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Traverse City, MI that can help answer your questions about Scarpbooking.

Scrapbook Traverse City MI

Scrap booking is a fun way to engrave memories that will last a lifetime. There are scrapbooks for every occasion and or theme. You can totally get creative with these paper crafts. Journaling stickers will give your treasured photographs new life. Please scroll down to learn more and get access to the arts and crafts stores in Traverse City, MI listed below.

Scrapbook Elements and Accents Traverse City MI

In the following article, you will learn some information about creative products.These products include Animal Albums, Chip Chatter Gellies, Cut ’N Paste Collection, Daily Grind Printed Chipboard Shapes, Dotted Swiss Cardstock and so on.

Scrapbook Extravaganza: Create Easter Egg Accents Traverse City MI

On her Easter Sunday page in our May issue, Greta Hammond included adorable, handmade egg accents created with paper, lace and brads. We’ve re-created the basic steps here . . . let’s see what you can come up with! Follow those steps and you can creat a cute gift!

Scrapbook Page Layout Sketches Traverse City MI

This sketch is literally full of photos, leaving very little room for creativity or pressure to spend hours decorating your layout. This just may be exactly what you need right now. Or if you want to use the sketch but you're feeling the creativity juices flow, feel free to swap out some of those picture spots for more decorative elements.

Scrapbooking Product Top 10 Lists Traverse City MI

For our top 10 issue this month, I decided to give you my current top 10 picks in the usual five categories. Enjoy! Check out these technology tools to help you scrap. 1. Digi KI scrapbooking collections , KI Memories (above) 2. iMac , Apple and many more. Read on to find out those useful tools for your sketch!

Sparkle & Shine Traverse City MI

We love Glitter Paper because it can be cut and shaped, used as a background or an accent, and creates less mess than traditional glitter, depending on how you use it. The possibilities are as big as your imagination.

St. Patrick's Day Done Right Traverse City MI

While it’s fun to have supplies related to every holiday, sometimes you just don’t have everything on hand you would like. If you don’t have a shamrock punch or die cut handy, try using a standard heart die cut to create your party decor and favors! I used a heart from the Basic Shapes 1 design card for the Slice from Making Memories. Here’s how to assemble your shamrock.

Super Bowl Party How-To Traverse City MI

Are you ready for some football? As you anticipate the big Super Bowl game this month, pull out your scrapbooking supplies and make some decorations to rally your team as you cheer from home. These projects are sure to score some points at the party! Create banners for both teams to place on the wall. You could also hand them out to guests to cheer with during the game.

Supplies to Add to Your Collection Traverse City MI

In the following article, you will learn some information about creative products. These products include Adhesive Dot Stamper by Elmer's, Audrey and Sparrow Collections by Glitz Design and so on.

Tips & Tricks for March Traverse City MI

In the Tips & Tricks column in one issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine, readers shared how to speed scrap “orphan photos,” create custom Post-it holders, make money with their photos, write perfectly every time and more. Following are additional details not found in the magazine!

Tips & Tricks for May Traverse City MI

May's the perfect time to say "thanks" to Mom or a friend, and what better way to slip her candy or a note than in a paper-purse design she will love? Here's how Paula Hogan, a designer for Stampin' Up!, created this appealing look with the company's supplies.

Tips & Tricks: Fast Faux-Quilting Technique Traverse City MI

Creating a faux quilting look with patterned paper is easy. All you need are a sewing machine, some dimentional adhesive and a few square scraps of paper. Here's what you do.

Top Five Ways to Store Ribbon with Ease Traverse City MI

Ribbon feels like the sprinkles on the scrapbooking cake, beautifully topping off pages with a splash of color and texture. And as easy as this supply is to use, it's even easier to purchase, which means storage solutions are in order. We have answers that will keep your stunning collection neat and tidy.

Typographic Tools Traverse City MI

If you're into labeling organizational items or you like to include labels on your scrapbook pages, check out the P-touch PT-2430PC label maker from Brother. Just connect it to your computer and you can print labels in any font you have on your computer. This label maker has an auto cutter, but if you prefer a label maker with a manual cutter, try the P-touch PT-1230PC.
 
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