June 2011


Can You Believe, Digi Files #30

06/01/2011

Can you believe today we are launching the 30th issue of The Digi Files today? It was also a year ago this month that we launched our very first Playbook!  It’s exciting to see all of the growth and fun things that have happened around here as we pass these landmarks. I’m super excited t…

Inspired by Sarah Jones

06/02/2011

The following layouts were created using “Freestyle” by Sarah Jones and included in The Digi Files during May, 2011: Layout by SharonS, additional supplies: Template: Jenn Lindsey, Ribbon: JennCK, Font: CK Elusive Layout by SirScrapalot. Supplies: “Freestyle” by Sarah Jones and inc…

SARAH JONES: I Consider That My Home

06/02/2011

I discovered Sarah a long time ago and instantly fell in love with her bright, bold colors, her fun and funky patterns, and her ALPHAS!! The first kit I purchased of Sarah’s, was “Love Me, Love Me” and I had to have it for all of those reasons (especially that alpha).  I find her designs supe…

Digi is so Funtastic!

06/03/2011

  On Fridays we share with you great fun and wonderful things we have found around digiland. They might be freebies, tutorials, tips, just anything we think you will love hearing about! This is always one of my (Katie’s) favorite posts to do, and many of you have told us that it’s on…

I Live to Create Memories

06/04/2011

Earlier this week I tweeted that if I didn’t do something creative soon, I might explode. It had been a pretty stressful week and I hadn’t scrapped in a couple of weeks. I love to scrap! Scrapping makes me so happy and it fills my “bucket” when I feel depleted. I saw the signs and I knew…

How To Create a Word Cloud

06/05/2011

A word cloud is grouping of words.  There are many fun a creative used for word clouds (especially in home décor).  We have talked about Wordle on several episodes of the Digi Show.  Katie and I decided awhile back that it would be fun to do a post on Wordle.  As I started researching, I fo…

Inspired by Fayette of the Ettes

06/06/2011

The following layouts were created using “Sand Box Summer” (and Sandbox Summer Add On Kit, and Sandbox Summer Word Art) by Fayette and included in The Digi Files during June, 2011: Layout by Julie Layout by Julie Layout by Joanna Layout by Joanna Layout by Liberty Layout by L…

FAYETTE OF THE "ETTES": From Tole Painter to Digital Designer

06/06/2011

The Ettes!  You can’t help but fall in love with their designs and with them!  I have really enjoyed getting to know Fayette over the past few months as we have emailed.  She is truly a delight!  Her adorable word art is perfect for any title or sub-title.  I LOVE her cute hand-drawn elem…

You have to listen if you want to write

06/07/2011

My parents are visiting my house right now, so I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to spend several full days with them. It’s been fun to watch them interact with my children, and also nice to have the time to just sit around and chat. The other night I was asking my Mom something about her f…

Design Principles in Action

06/08/2011

For more than 2 years now, we’ve been teaching our readers about the six basic design principles, how to use them to strengthen your scrapbook pages. We’ve gone through each of the letters in the acronym ECBARF which stands for: emphasis, contrast, balance, alignment, repetition, and flow. O…