Story vs Crafty Scrapping
Which version of scrapbooking do you think I think is the right one? If you’ve read the last 3 blog posts, especially Screw Scrapbooking, you probably are saying story-based scrapping. If so, you’d be mistaken. The scrapbooking industry’s marketing machine has been extremely successful at brainwashing many of us. I’ve finally had to take a […]
The Big Scrapbook Brainwash
Scrapbook Brainwashing? Yes, indeed! This past Saturday evening, at my husband’s office holiday party, Beth walked up to me. We started chatting, and she asked “So, what do you do?”. Since last January, I’ve realized that unless my answer includes the words “Screw Scrapbooking”, that person is going to
SCREW SCRAPBOOKING! I am finally saying it right out loud, and it’s been a long time coming. Everytime I hear someone say, “Oh, scrapbooking, I could never do that”, when I didn’t even said the word “scrapbooking”, I scream “Screw Scrapbooking” inside. I know I’m not talking about THAT scrapbooking, not the way they are […]
The “Where We Should Start” Poll!
This blog is about you and helping you make a difference with those you care about…. making them, and you, the stars of the story. It’s truly one of the most, if not THE most, important uses of our photos/digital images. I hope you will make your voice heard
Rehabilitating Photos and Training Their Owners!
Decades ago, while watching PBS (Public Broadcasting System), I discovered a most amazing person, Monty Roberts. You may have heard of him? He had a whole new way of working with horses and was known as “The Horse Whisperer”. His programs were mesmerizing, watching him work with unruly horses and transform them into calm, enjoyable […]
The Litmus Test for Album-Making Styles: Part 1
Do you prefer photos and stories OR the decoration? Identify your photo/digital image end result match via this activity.
Photos AND Stories Create Attention Grabbing Tools
Photos and Stories are the attention grabbers!