Tutorial | Pattern Paper Cut Outs

Hi Everyone… this is Jenn (jk703) here today to share my Tutorial: Pattern Paper Cut Outs. it’s a fun one, with heavy images, so you might want to let it load. I had to share a fun little take on the Swiss Cheese Technique. It takes that technique of cutting out shapes in a paper […]

Tutorial | DIY Painty Edges

Hi Everyone! Hoping you are all enjoying your April! We are finally getting some warmer weather here in the Northeast, and I’m loving it. Ironically, 50 degrees in April is totally different than 50 degrees in October. April is better in my opinion, lol! Today, I’m going to show you how to add some painty […]

Dealing with Digital Photo Overwhelm

Hi all! Kinjal here again today! I hope you are all well and you’re having a smashing April! Spring is definitely truly here, and unfortunately in my part of the world that means it’s time for rainy season. I hope you had a lovely Easter celebrating if you did, or the holiday just with your friends and […]

Tutorial – Kit Paper Overlays

Hello fellow scrappers! It’s Jenn, aka jk703, here today to share a fun idea and tutorial for your scrapbook layouts. We are going to give our photos a fun new look. Here is my layout, and I’ve used the gorgeous Birds of a Feather Kit. First, open a picture that you will add to your […]

Tutorial | Combining Templates

  Hi Tammy here! I am so excited and honored to be joining Renne’s gorgeous group of scrappers!! I am even more excited to write a post about February’s theme of filling our own buckets. What do I mean when I mention filling your bucket? For this post, I am not talking about your normal […]

Tutorial | Filling an Outline Font

Hello everyone! It’s time for a fun tutorial, yay! This is Jenn, aka jk703, and I think every time I write a tutorial and share it, I get super excited! I can’t help it. I love finding fun but easy techniques to try out, and share with everyone! Today, we are going to learn how […]

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 […]