December 2009


The Digi Files #10 is LIVE

12/01/2009

Our team has already been having lots of fun scrapping with this month’s DIGI FILES, it is AMAZING!!!What are THE DIGI FILES all about?THE DIGI FILES is a collection of products by our sponsors for the month. Some of these designers you might know and love, others might be new to you, but what a …

Zig Zag Scrap Sponsor Spotlight

12/02/2009

We are so excited to welcome Zig Zag Scrap as a sponsor this month!  Zig Zag Scrap was a new-to-me (Steph) store, but I have quickly fallen in love with the designers there and I’m pretty sure you will too after you see their contribution to this month’s files! Let’s take a look at wha…

"Cutting Out" Titles

12/03/2009

One of my favorite easy-to-do scrapping tricks is to "cut out" a title. I love how it adds a little "umph" to a page as well as giving it that handmade "paper" scrapbooking look. It's simple to do...here's how I did it on the page above.I adored the alpha that came with the All About Me kit by Zig…

You must have a great camera!

12/04/2009

Once upon a time a photographer was invited to have dinner at the home of a nice couple. During dinner the wife comments to the photographer “Your pictures are beautiful. You must have a great camera.” The photographer nods politely.After finishing dinner the photographer comments to the wife …

But I Don't Want to Be On Twitter

12/05/2009

We do some really fun things on Twitter. Not only do we retweet about great tutorials like this one for making a photo drop shadow with lifted corners. We also tweet about free stuff like these gift tags at the end of this post on Ellie's blog. There are also some great deals around digiland that…

An Etsy Christmas List

12/06/2009

What do you get for the people who have everything? Christmas shopping can often become a tiring "why do I even bother" affair. Some people already have everything they could need or want. It is hard to find something that is truly special. Thankfully, this is getting easier with great places li…

Sponsor Spotlight - Danielle Engebretson

12/07/2009

Danielle was a new-to-me designer when she sent in her application awhile back, but as we have emailed over the past few months, I have enjoyed getting to know her.  I find her designs to consistently jump out at me. I really love the patterns and colors of Danielle's contribution to The Digi F…

It's Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas!

12/08/2009

My son has been begging us for days to decorate the house for Christmas. When you live in a climate that is perpetually summer (and you grew up with winter), it is hard to get in the mood for Christmas. However, I finally ran out of excuses for not doing it and we broke out the decorations, much to…

Sponsor Spotlight - Syrin

12/09/2009

I was introduced to Syrin via Janet’s stitches on her layouts a while back! I kept admiring them and decided I needed some!  Not only do I love Syrin’s stitches, I love all of her designs, and she is a pretty funny lady too! :) We are happy to have her with us this month!  Let’s take a l…

Sponsor Spotlight - Wild Dandelions

12/10/2009

I first discovered Wild Dandelions (a.k.a. Meghan Mullens) when Digi Scrap Addicts was running their “So You Think You Can Design” contest.  There were a few designers from that contest that I wasn’t familiar with at the time, and I followed them through the contest (and downloaded).  I …