Tutorial | Creating Your Own Pretty Paper Flower

See that paper flower? That’s what we will learn to make today! Hello everyone! We’re starting off the 2015 year with cool products, challenges and now, a fun tutorial! It’s my first post for Forever Joy and I am exceptionally excited! My name is Jenn out in digiland, though you might know me as jk703 […]

Tutorial | Unwritten Mini Album with Jump Rings

Hi! Monica here, writing about some #joycreated with the Unwritten Mini Book  Kit by ForeverJoy! Do you make goals for your scrapbooking each year? I love making scrapbook goals, especially at the beginning of the new year along with all the other goals and plans I’m making for my year. One of my goals for […]

Video Tutorial | Making the Gather Together Minibook

It seems like right after the last candy corn disappears – we are full speed ahead into the Christmas. Around here, I really try to slow things down and make sure we enjoy all November has to offer. I put out a few gourds and branches of colorful leaves in the front hallway, fill a […]

Video Tutorial | Layout Process using Complimentary Colors

If you are like me- Autumn promises tons of photos and memories to scrap! I think it’s my most scrap happy time of year!  Looking over the photos I love most, I realized that i wanted to scrap them in a way that really brought to life the full bloom of this season. So, when […]

Tutorial | Double Page Spread

Ever wonder how you can work on a double page spread in your digital scrapbooking program- and make 2 pages that will pay together perfectly? Check out this tutorial by Tanya!   She designed two pages that are beautiful on their own- but are just awesome when placed side by side in an album- it […]

You’re all alone- Now go grab that camera!

If you’re like me- even if you have thousands of photos on your hard drive, you don’t have many of yourself.  I’m not talking about photos of you with friends and family around you- but just you. Flying solo. Cover girl style 😉 Yeah… it scares me too-  but I was able to assuage my guilt of […]

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 […]