Lady Bug, Lady Bug

Having a ladybug land on you can be a magical moment. While other insects may pose a threat to humans, animals and crops alike, ladybugs are harmless — and even better, they’re beneficial! That’s why so many cultures over the centuries have cherished...

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

As scrapbookers, we typically take a lot of pictures. It takes time to create a beautiful layout… sometime a LOT of time!  Because of that, it’s best to start the process with some quality pictures. Here is a great article on the 12 Common Newbie...

Simple Pleasures

“Have you ever noticed that it is often the small comforts, the simple pleasures, that soothe us the most and make us feel that all is right in the world?  Maybe it’s a favorite food that transports us to a childhood memory, or an unexpected kindness that...

Blending use Pin Light

We’ve talked about Blend Modes before, but today I would like to visit the often-overlooked Pin Light Blend Mode. Blend modes change how two layers interact with each other.  The most commonly used Blend Modes are Multiply, Screen, Overlay, and Soft Light; but...

Remember your friends on Valentine’s Day

I received the most beautiful Valentine’s Day card in the mail yesterday from a very dear friend.  It was a great reminder that Valentine’s Day is not just for sweethearts, but is also a great time to express love, appreciation, and friendship to all of...