Christmas in your Pocket

The Nested Pocket Dies have been a great tool for making one of our family traditions, a Countdown to Christmas or an Advent celebration calendar, a part of our yearly holiday makes. It’s a way to prepare the kids for …

13 Ways to Embellish Your Holiday Scrapbook Pages

Mosaic Moments® is a photo-centric system of scrapbooking where embellishments are not needed. But, sometimes it can be fun to add embellishments to a layout — especially during the holidays. Here are 13 ways to add embellishments to your layouts. …

Design Principle 8: Repetition

The final design principle we are talking about is repetition. In design, repetition is repeating one or more elements on your layout. This gives your scrapbook page unity and consistency. Repeating the elements (such as color, shape, etc.) goes hand-in-hand …

Ten Cards for Christmas

We’re going to look at ten cards for Christmas this week. Christmas will soon be upon us and part of getting ready for the big day is sending greetings to friends and family with an annual Christmas card. Most years …

6 Holiday Photography Tips & Tricks

Article By Candy Spiegel Holidays are a wonderful time for capturing beautiful moments. Everything is decorated, holiday lights and fires help to light up the evenings, and, there could be a beautiful winter wonderland outdoors. But, getting that perfect shot …

Crop to Improve Your Pics

I have two main choices when printing my photos. I can print as shot usually giving me a 4×5 photo or crop it to 4×6 and print it out. I usually can go further in cropping to size for the …

14 Scrapbook Layouts for Kids

Children make beautiful photographic models and adorable subjects for scrapbook layouts. The only problem is that they grow and change almost instantly. But, you can record those special memories in your scrapbook. Here are 14 ideas to showcasing some of …

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 …