Creating “Memory Dex” Cards Using Scraps

  Have you heard of the Memory Dex craze that is taking over the Bible Journaling world? At least it feels like that when you take a few minutes to cruise through Instagram!  Heidi Swapp created cute Rolodex boxes that she called Memorydex boxes.  The idea is that you could design these small cards inContinue reading “Creating “Memory Dex” Cards Using Scraps”

Embracing Crafting Mistakes

We all make them.  Nobody is perfect.  Yeah, yeah, we hear that all the time.  Yet, when we go on social media, we see perfect lay-outs with crisp white backgrounds.  We see crisp stamping and clean lines.  And, all those things are great, but they are not the real world.  Glue gets out of controlContinue reading “Embracing Crafting Mistakes”

Clever Fox Planner Review & Giveaway

Hey friends!  A few weeks ago, Clever Fox Planners reached out to me about possibly reviewing one of their planners and hosting a giveaway on my YouTube channel.  To be honest, I was not really in the market for a new planner, but after researching their company a bit, I decided to take them upContinue reading “Clever Fox Planner Review & Giveaway”

My Top 10 Online Crafty Groups

Here’s the truth of my experience in crafting…it can be hard to find real-world crafty friends.  Interaction with other crafters provides friendship, support, and feeds your creativity!  But, the truth is that when I have looked for crafty meet-ups around me, I have not met with a ton of success.  I found a couple ofContinue reading “My Top 10 Online Crafty Groups”

Have Notebook, Will Travel!

Traveling to Italy with my husband was by far one of the greatest experiences of my whole life.  There is something about seeing the world that just lights up my soul.  This is a trip we have saved towards for a very long time and the planning that went into it was meticulous.  Being theContinue reading “Have Notebook, Will Travel!”

Italy Paper Crafting Haul

My husband and I recently returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Italy.  It was absolutely amazing, everything we had hoped and planned for and more.  Twelve days spent in Rome and Florence, reconnecting with each other and taking in some of the most impressive art in the world.  One of the parts of the tripContinue reading “Italy Paper Crafting Haul”

The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of Bible Journaling

I have had the honor of being asked to speak about my passion for Bible journaling a handful of time at local MOPs groups, women’s events, and church gatherings.  Each time I speak, I always take questions at the end, and inevitably they tend to focus around the same few topics.  I call them “TheContinue reading “The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of Bible Journaling”

Sunday Secret #7 – Finding Your Style

Paper crafters often develop very distinct styles.  Some gravitate toward crisp and clean.  Others embrace and celebrate white space.  And still others love perfectly coordinated crafts, with matching elements from every embellishment down to precisely matched ink.  All of these are beautiful styles that you can find all over Pinterest and Instagram.  They are pleasingContinue reading “Sunday Secret #7 – Finding Your Style”

Simple Stamping for “A Little Me Time”

I feel like every crafty person goes through similar struggles during a typical work week. Whether you are a mom who stays home with little ones all day or someone who works, when evening time hits you are probably drained.  I know I am!  Chasing after twin 4 year olds, helping with 2nd grade homework,Continue reading “Simple Stamping for “A Little Me Time””