Creating a Paper Quilt

Get your quilts out and cozy up with some tips for creating quilt patterns on your grids! Quilts. Before my life was consumed with creating MM layouts, sewing, and quilting were some of my other favorite pastimes. Many of the …

Design Principle 7: Alignment

Design principle, alignment is important because it allows us to create order and organization on a scrapbook layout. Aligning elements allows them to create a visual connection with each other. When you look at the grid, think of it as …

Explore the Possibilities

What is next after you’ve worked with the Basic Dies? Let’s explore the possibilities! There are a number of Level 1 Explore Dies that are easily included in your layouts that help carry your theme or just add a decorative …

10 Scrapbook Ideas with the Strips Patterns

When you want to make something truly unique, try strips. Strips are exactly what they claim, 1-inch-wide pieces of photos or paper that fit the grid perfectly. It’s a look rarely seen outside of the world of Mosaic Moments® because …

What I Love about Fall

You’ve heard me say that scrapbooking is your opportunity to Tell Your Story, and it is, but have you considered telling a story about what you love about a season…Fall is upon us, what is your fall story, what YOU …

12 Fabulous Fall Layouts Leveled Up

Autumn’s warm shades provide us with the opportunity for amazing photos. With the Mosaic Moments® system, you can turn those beautiful photos into works of art. Mosaic Moments® offers three different levels of dies. Level 1 is the quickest. Level …

Older Photos

Respect your Older Photos It’s been a while since I’ve done any type of Heritage layout, but as we’ve been talking about working with photos and getting them to work in our patterns recently, it might be an idea to …

Design Principle 6: Contrast

In design, contrast is defined as the juxtaposition of elements in order to highlight their differences and create visual interest. So why is contrast important on a scrapbook layout? This design principle is often used for the focal point so …

Time for Fall

Fall time, my favorite time of year. I love to watch the changes in trees as they are transformed by colors, fall to the ground and then crunch under your feet as you walk through the parks. Not every year …

10 Ideas with Symmetrical Page Patterns

Many people think symmetrically, with things balanced on each side. They may place two pillows on the couch — one at each end, or two candlesticks on the table with a basket of fruit in between. They probably do not …

7 Scrapbook Layouts with Pockets

Adding pockets to your Mosaic Moments® layouts is a great way to add journaling, additional photos, or memorabilia to your pages. They also allow you to create a fun, interactive layout on the grid. The Nested Pocket Die Set from …

Making Your Photos Work

Let me begin by saying not all photos work in all patterns. Not all photos should be used with every die. We want layouts that we can love, share and enjoy for years to come with classic looks, not just …

10 Sports Scrapbook Layouts with Mosaic Moments Dies

We love sports and take plenty of pictures of our children and grandchildren playing sports, and of ourselves attending sporting events. Finding the perfect layout to showcase all of those photos can be challenging. So, the Mosaic Moments® design team …

A Recipe for Hidden Journaling

Hidden Journaling. Our dies make great pages full of pictures but are not always journaling friendly. I thought I’d review a few ways to include journaling on those pages, a few more with hidden journaling and feature another way with …

Design Principle 5: Space

Space is defined as the distance or area between, around, above, below, or within elements. Both positive and negative space are important factors to be considered in every design. In the case of Mosaic Moments®, space is organized using a grid. …

Mosaic Style Blending

Making a page with a full mosaic style takes a bit of planning and lots of photos from which to choose. I had several pictures taken in a local butterfly garden of the park down the street. Some were close-ups …