The Clover Die

Edinburgh from Arthurs Seat My challenge this week has been to create a two-page layout with the Clover die. So, I’ve been playing around with the die set this week and seeing what I might be able to do if …

Design Principle 2: Rhythm

When we hear the word, “rhythm,” we often think of music. Simply put, rhythm is a repeated pattern of sound that moves us and carries our ears from the beginning of the song all the way through to the end. …

Fall in Love with Round Layouts

Love makes the world go ’round. At Mosaic Moments®, round designs using the Horizon Dies bring out the love in us. Check out these beautiful samples and get ready to create your our own lovely roundness. “Pumpkin Picking” by Paije …

10 Column Patterns to add in your Scrapbook

The columns on the front porch of a southern plantation home make the house look regal, elegant, traditional and important. Similarly, columns on a layout provide us with a traditional, sophisticated, and sometimes formal pattern to place our elements. Column …

Focus on the Frame Dies

Of all the dies we use I love the frame dies. Like the Diamond Frame Dies, Large Graphic Frame Die, Square Diamond Frame Die, Circle Center Frame Dies, and our newest frame dies the Stitched Frame die and I’m going …

Get Amazed with X-Factor Dies

There are so many amazing design options with the X-Factor Collection. You can create lovely lines that lead the eye around the page, frame detail photos, and make entirely new shapes. Check out these layouts to get your design wheels …

Focus on Frames

I know you love all the photos you take and include in your scrapbooks, but every once and a while there’s a photo you really want to place prominently and feature on your page, right? I enjoy double and triple …

Design Principle 1: Balance

The key to a beautiful layout is more than just pictures and papers. Design principles are vital. There are many components to a great design and we may be subconsciously doing them just because our eye “knows.”  But, take a …

A Scrapbook “Fill ‘Er Up”

Some of you may remember a day before self-serve gas that you’d tell the gas station attendant to just “fill ’er up”. You had the expectation that your gas tank would use every cubic inch of space to hold your …

Choose the Right Pattern

The Mosaic Moments Pattern Gallery is filled with hundreds of page layouts. Choosing one can be made much simpler if you understand the categories each pattern is organized in. There are eight categories that can be selected from a drop-down …

The A B C’s of Journaling Styles

Let’s talk about journaling. Why journal on your scrapbook page, isn’t it all about the photos? Your photos capture a moment in time, journaling gives those moments context. Your photos capture your memories, but you want others to be able …

Snowflake Dies and Winter Inspiration

Snowflake Dies for inspiring your Winter Layouts If you’ve got snow I’m sure you are getting plenty of photos of the beautiful outdoors blanket of white. Although we’ve had a smattering of snow, and rain has been falling pretty steady …

12 Ways to Showcase Winter

Winter is fun. We can have a snowball fight, build a snowman, make snow angels, and go ice skating, sledding, skiing and snowshoeing. Winter storms bring us picture-perfect landscapes and offer us time to cozy up by the fire, drinking …

20 Photo Story Ideas to Scrapbook in 2020

Article by Candy Spiegel Scrapbookers are experts at recording the highlights of the year. We faithfully photograph birthdays, trips to the zoo, weddings, and graduations, and turn those experiences into beautiful albums for everyone to enjoy. There are many additional …

4 Tips for a Diamond Mine Adventure

Are you ready for a Diamond Mine Adventure? Here are four tips for creating quick and easy layouts with the Diamond Mine Dies. The middle of January with cold winter temperatures and blowing wind has me happy to stay inside …