Goodbye Summer | Layout Roundup

There’s something magical about the end of summer.  These last weeks of August have a golden glow- not as bright and happy as those first days of summer. But filtered with a nostalgic feel.  It’s like we are already looking back on summer days, even before they are over.  Maybe it’s because the next chapter […]

Coming Soon: A New Chapter in the Story of Ultimate Anxiety

First there was This is Scary– then, Teen Parent Zone. Halloween is soon approaching, and ForeverJoy has had cooked up another True Tale of Terror. Nothing can prepare you for it. No blog post, no self help book, no legal pharmaceutical.  You are on you own to face the ultimate terror- and failure is not […]

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 […]

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 […]

Watch the Trailer | Teen Parent Zone

It’s no secret that I have fallen into a zone of fast changes- where all I once knew about parenting no longer applies, and each day brings a new plot twist.  I know many of you are trapped in this 5th dimension of parenting as well… we did not see the sign post up ahead, […]

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 […]