Save 44% on Mini-O’s at Oscraps & a Freebie

Oscraps has just released their October Mini’O’s!   So just what are they? The Mini-O’s is a collaboration, of sorts, among the designers at Oscraps. We are all given the same color palette and then encouraged to find our own inspiration...

Tarantula Festival?

Four years ago my husband and I moved from busy, modern Orange County, California to Coarsegold, California, a small tourist town, 20 miles from the southern entrance to Yosemite.  It was a big lifestyle change for us in many ways, just one of them being the type...

Trick or Treat and a Freebie

The Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating is one of my fondest childhood memories.  Dressing in costume, going door-to-door in the neighborhood with a group of friends, then coming home with a big bag of candy was always great fun.  “Trick or...

Just a wee bit older…..

This weekend, our grandson, Owen, who is almost 5 (as he will tell you), and our granddaughter, Ella, who is 3, are spending the weekend with us. As I was planning different activities, I started thinking about the grandparent / grandchild relationship. I decided to...

DSD 2018 Post Party

  The Designers who participated in this years DSD2108 Big Deal are having a post-party! All 24 participating designers have some bonus deals for you. We’ve put together a handy downloadable ebook for your convenience. If you missed DSD, or even if you...

How to Load Photoshop Layer Styles

What are Photoshop Styles? Photoshop Layer Styles provide different effects to a layer’s content in a non-destructive manner. You can edit Styles, change them, or remove them. There are hundreds of different effects you can achieve using Styles. Here are just a...

Socks or no Socks?

Socks were made to keep our feet warm in the cold and absorb moisture when our feet are hot. They were made to wear with shoes. They were first made centuries ago, and have quite a colorful history. I Googled it.   There is, and has been over the years, a...

DSD (Digital Scrapbooking Day) Deals 2018

Digital Scrapboking Day is around the corner!  It is officially the first Saturday in October, which is October 6th this year. But the party is starting today at Snickerdoodle Designs! I KNOW your inboxes are going to be flooded with emails shortly, if...