Plan your Joy | Hello Beautiful Edition

Hello Friends! Ready to Plan some JOY? A good day is the sum of lots of tiny decisions, from the meals you plan, the tasks you complete and the ones you let go of, and the things you decide to make a priority,  joy is yours for the taking. Grab on to it with both […]

50 Shades of Scrapping | Getting in the Mood

  Admit it girls. Sometimes we need help getting in the mood. You know you want to, but there are just some many other things calling or, there are so many ways you want to do it- that the choices seems to overwhelm you and then the mood is gone. You know I’m talking about […]

Your Selfie

I wrote about my shameless love of selfies in an earlier post and hope it inspired you to squish up close to a few of your favorite people and get in the shot! This love spilled onto the drawing board and help me create this fun digiscrap design,  YOUR SELFIE.  I packed it full of bright […]

Mama Bear

Maybe because it’s that time of year we start to gather together more at home, or maybe it’s because these past few weeks have been packed with college visits that remind me all to well that the big guy will soon be leaving out little nest- but when I sat down at my design desk […]

Honey! I Shrunk the Journal Cards!

You know how they say that half of the world’s best inventions happened by accident? Well- this is kind of like that. In my own little world- this one mistake has turned out to be a happy game changer for me! For the past few months, I have been printing my digital Journal Cards on […]

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 […]

Crafting a Joyful Thanksgiving

I recently read a terrific article about the joy of anticipation.  It brought to mind a wisdom I try to live by- the joy of the ride is just as important as the thrill of the destination. It struck me that this month, November, is a journey and a destination all wrapped in one beautiful, […]

Stroll down CHESTNUT LANE

Halloween is behind us- and there is no doubt the the Holiday season is in the air.  But if you have been following me for awhile- you know I am one who likes to slow it down a little and enjoy the autumn goodness that November has to offer.  The cozy at home vibes inside […]

Layout Lookback | October

It is almost time to turn the page on October and welcome a new month! Each month it seems like there is a trend of what joy we put in focus.  October was a month of family moments, days on the game field,  celebrations- and of course, Halloween! Here are a few layouts I wanted […]

craft the joy of WEEKEND VIBES

These days my thoughts have been turning more to the comforts of home-and that comfy vibe worked it’s way onto the drawing board in my new design-WEEKEND VIBES!  It’s filled with all the cozy joys of being indoorsy on the weekend- books, warm cups of goodness, bagels to brunch on, a fireplace to cuddle by and […]

craft the joy of HOWL-O-WEEN

Who said Halloween is just for kids? It’s one of my favorite holidays because of the sheer fun of it all! I love the weather, the pumpkins everywhere- spooky movie marathons- and seeing all the kiddos in their costumes! And of course- all that candy!  And you know who else loves Halloween? The four legged […]