Stretching Your Christmas Stash!

Hello!  Stefanie here again on the ForeverJoy blog sharing with you three different layouts that use the same creative team friendly template by Fiddle Dee Dee Designs, with three different kits by ForeverJoy Designs. My daughter and I went shopping for a puffer jacket for her to wear in our winter now, but also for […]

Scrap Happy | Winter Layouts

How about a roundup of a few tricks to scrapbooking winter memories that will make your layouts as awesome as those glorious summer, bright spring and rich Autumn pages? First- lets start with the photos- I used to try and protect my camera from the cold when I went outside to take winter photos.  I […]

In the Spotlight | COZY UP

Have you ever been organizing your craft supplies and come across something that you absolutely adore- but forgot you had? Call it momnesia or too many crafty tabs open at one time- but I think it happens to all of us! Just recently, I was collecting some favorite FJ layouts to add to a Pinboard […]

New in the Shop | OPEN HOUSE

It’s the season we dress up our homes, put lots of lovin’ in the oven and invite friends and family to gather round for good food and warm conversation! That dressed up feeling carries into OPEN HOUSE, a digital scrapbooking design packed with lush florals, warm wood tones a touch of holiday spirit and layers upon layers […]

Cin Cin

Happy New Year! I’d like to say I’m raising a toast of bubble champagne as I wish you all the best for 2016, but in truth, it’s a big mug of mocha latte this Jan 1 morning! January is one of my favorite times to catch up on holiday scrapping, especially with the Month of Challenges happening over […]

COZY UP | The Backstory

  Time to be real folks: winter in NYC can be terrific- for all of about 2 minutes a day. Beautiful snow falls are quickly made into grey, gritty, icy slush.  Bright orange sunrises you see on the drive dropping the kids at school vanish all too quickly, and are replaced with the ugly sight […]

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 […]