Digiscrap Tutorial | Layering Up Leaves

Hello Everyone! This is Jenn, aka jk703, here to she some scrapping tidbits on this warm January. It’s an odd January here, actually, an odd winter! We’ve got 60 degree weather and plants are starting to grow! I think Mother Nature wants a vacation! Today, I’m going to focus on leaves and a simple tip […]

Shadowing Acrylic – The Easy Way!

Hi scrappers! How are you doing? This is Jenn, jk703 stopping in to show you a fun technique! I’ve been scrapping for over 5 years now, and I seem to learn new things all the time. I love sharing things that I think really can make your layout shine, as well as being super easy! […]

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 […]

Shadowing Tutorial | Rocking the Outer Edges

Hi Everyone! This is Jenn, jk703, here visiting with you to share one of my own shadowing techniques. Here is the page that I am going to use for example images. I’ve used Renne’s gorgeous August BYOC goodies – Night Lights Pretties and Night Lights Papers. When I started scrapping, I was coming from a […]

Digital Scrapbooking Tricks | Filling in a Filmstrip

One of the best things about working with a creative team is not only seeing your designs come to life in their layouts, but also learning new ways to trick out your scrapbooking.  I fell love with the way CT mrivas used this filmstrip from the ForeverJoy Captured Collection – and wanted to share this video showing […]

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 […]