Unboxing the July CREATE CRATE!

oooh!!! ahhh!!  July just lights up the skies with all things red White and Blue- summer is in full swing and Old Glory can be found everywhere!  So,  this month’s Create Crate is packed full of goodies perfect for capturing the star spangled moments and stories of July –The kit contains: 29 patterned papers, 10 solid papers, 1 full […]

There’s Lots of LOVE in the air!

  There’s LOVE in the air and it’s definitely worked it’s way onto my drawing board this weekend!  First- all things Valentine are 30% off this weekend! You can see them all in one place HERE in my shop. Next- there are THREE new digital scrapbooking designs in the shop! The first is included in my Monthly […]

New in the Shop | OPEN HOUSE

It’s the season we dress up our homes, put lots of lovin’ in the oven and invite friends and family to gather round for good food and warm conversation! That dressed up feeling carries into OPEN HOUSE, a digital scrapbooking design packed with lush florals, warm wood tones a touch of holiday spirit and layers upon layers […]

Let’s Get Ready to Document December!

It’s never to early to get ready to Document your December- planning ahead makes it easier to snap and scrap during the month of December! So this week, not only are all Document Your December products and Holiday Kits on sale at a jolly 30% off,  I have designed a new Holiday kit to inspired […]

Cin Cin

Happy New Year! I’d like to say I’m raising a toast of bubble champagne as I wish you all the best for 2016, but in truth, it’s a big mug of mocha latte this Jan 1 morning! January is one of my favorite times to catch up on holiday scrapping, especially with the Month of Challenges happening over […]

Joyful Planner | July Edition

Don’t let the name fool you- the JOYFUL PLANNER is not what you might think of when you hear the words, “planner”.  The word “planner” refers to you!- and the set includes printables that make your everyday planing more fun! Here’s what you’ll unwrap in the July Collection: (All files come flattened on 8.5×11 sheets) July dated Notepaper, 2 […]

NEW in the Shop | PS I LOVE YOU

It’s mid February and there is love in the air for sure- for SO MANY happy things in my life- and that feeling has worked it’s way onto the drawing board  in my new design, PS I LOVE YOU. My hope was to have this design work with stories beyond February 14th- because hey! there […]

NEW in the Shop | TRUE COLORS

Right now it’s a bitter cold February in New York and If you’re like me- you are SO READY for some bright happy colors to tell your stories with!  No worries! I have a fun new playset to help you do just that!  Check out the new Mini Kit in the shop, TRUE COLORS!  It’s packed full of delicate girlie pretties […]

Crafting the JOY and “meh” of Winter

I have a love-hate relationship with winter. Come November 1 after all the pumpkin spice palooza- I can’t wait to cozy things up with knits and layers and all things comfy-cozy, and then comes the magic of the holidays, the thrill of the first snow and the delight of slow cooked dinners and nights by […]

The Joy of Challenges

After the holidays where we give so much of ourselves to others, January gives us a welcome chance to look inward and see how we can refill our own buckets.  It’s also the time of year at the Lilypad when we host a “Month of Challenges”  where each day a different memory keeping challenge is […]

Jump start your layouts | looking backwards

It’s been said that photographs are a return ticket to a moment otherwise gone. I love that thought. Because, if we can return to a time- then it’s never really lost is it? Not to us, or to anyone who can see and read and feel what that image means to us. We can tell […]

Simplifying December with Traveler’s Notebooks

Especially this time of year, when there are so many stories to be captured- I wanted to make it a point to scrap more often- to tell more stories- but in a simpler way. I love Project Life- and I am a big fan of mini books. It’s only natural then that my attention has […]