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Photos Everywhere? Here's 5 tips to get organised.

Posted by Linda Gransby on

If you are like me, you'll probably have photos stored in lots of different places, even if you've been making albums for a while.    It’s really satisfying to get organised, and this time of year is a great time to do it!  By keeping a few basic tips in mind, you can get a handle on it in no time.   Whether you have traditional prints, digital, or both, the basics are the same: Gather all your photos in one place. This may take you an hour, an afternoon or a few weeks, depending on how many you have...

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...now where did we get that old thing?

Posted by Linda Gransby on

I'm continuing exploring ideas for adding meaningful memories to your albums, something different to the normal family events and holiday photos.... Heirlooms: This is one I've just started on, and finding that its brining up all kinds of memories of people and events.   Try this: Take an image of an item precious to you or your family, and write about its history and why it's meaningful. Who did it belong to, what memories does it remind you of?  What do you know about it? Describe the original owner or the event by which the items ended up in your...

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8 Steps to Perfect Packing for a Scrapbooking Retreat

Posted by Linda Gransby on

Prepare ahead of time to make the most of your retreat weekend with these simple steps…..

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7 essentials for your craft bag you can't do without

Posted by Linda Gransby on

There are certain tools and equipment I just can’t do without, here’s my list of must haves, what are yours?….

 

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