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

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

Finding Inspiration for Scrapbook Layouts

Finding Inspiration for Scrapbook Layouts

I have a difficult time finding inspiration for scrapbook layouts, sometimes.  It’s not a lack of materials.  Even though I’m trying to be a minimalist, I have plenty of material.  From what I’ve seen on YouTube, even people with all the toys and all the collections have trouble finding their mojo.  Maybe they have too many options?  Sometimes, I sit down in my crafting space and stare at a photograph until I have to get

Scrapbooking Process – Always Look Upward

Scrapbooking Process – Always Look  Upward

Today, I’m going to tell you about the scrapbooking process for our first RV trip.  A few months ago, I decided to switch gears on the site just a bit.  My over-arching objective for this blog is to document my journey as a scrapbooker, trying to fit into a smaller space.  You can read my older posts about my philosophy on maintaining my scrapbooking stash here.  In a nutshell, our long-range plans include full-time RV

Guide to Minimalist Scrapbooking

Guide to Minimalist Scrapbooking

I love scrapbooking, but it’s not exactly a minimalist-friendly hobby.  It’s easy to get caught-up in having to buy the latest and greatest tool or fad or doo-dad.  I know that if I want to continue scrapbooking and maintain a minimalist lifestyle, I had to set some rules. Caveat 1: I’m new to minimalism, and jumping back into scrapbooking after a 10-year hiatus.  This is what I think and how I make decisions now.  In three