Build your own monthly planner spread – part 2

If you haven’t seen steps 1-6, check them out here. When we last looked, the layout was ready to be punched, so let’s pick up right there. Supply list for this week: (I’m not affiliated with Scrapbook.com or Studio L2E, just a happy customer) Hole punch Corner rounder (optional) Tab die EK Success powder tool Distress embossing ink Black super fine embossing powder Heat tool Adhesive Alpha stamps Daily stamps Memento ink in Nautical Blue (the

Build your own monthly planner spread, part 1

Build your own monthly planner spread, part 1

I don’t know about you, but I’m over the monthly planner inserts that I keep seeing.  Most of them don’t fit my personal aesthetic.  So, I decided to try my hand at making my own using MS Publisher.  Once you have the Publisher file set-up the way you like, it’s just a matter of reprinting the file on another set of pages.  Let’s assume that you have a monthly planner file ready, in Publisher, Word,

Scrapbooking our second RV camping trip

Scrapbooking our second RV camping trip

This page was fun to put together, and I did it as part of several challenges on Scrapbook.com.  One of them was using my Cricut.  Another was a Summer-themed page.  Another was, “Girls only,” (yes, there was a, “Boys only,” option), and also for the hoarders challenge.  Basically, with a scrapbooking challenge, the challenge host issues the rules, and you try to create a page within those rules. The supply list RAK (Random Act of

Why I design my own planner system

Why I design my own planner system

I haven’t yet found, “planner peace.”  I’m not even sure what that means – an ink-fume-induced zen state?  In my pursuit of planner peace, I’ve taken to designing a planner system customized to me.  Something that has enough structure that I can find the information that I need, yet enough freedom for me to be creative. What is a planner system? It’s how you keep track of the important things in your life.  If you’ve

Scrapbooking skills for the minimalist

Scrapbooking skills for the minimalist

What scrapbooking skills are helpful to the minimalist?  If you’re a scrapbooker, you may be looking at your craft room and wondering how in the heck anyone could be both.  Or, you may be looking at the little box of stuff that you spread out over the dining table when it’s crafting time, and wishing you had that craft room.  Once you get started in scrapbooking, the tools take over the storage space.  The supplies