Add some joy to your Happy Album photo journal using Kit #18!

How much fun is it to finally get your hands on a new Happy Album kit? There are so many different possibilities that come with each kit — it can sometimes even be overwhelming to think of a new layout to create. If you’re looking for a new way to use Kit #18 (or any other scrapbook kit!), I’m here to help! Keep reading to find easy-to-follow instructions to create a layout with Happy Album Kit #18 (NEW), along with a sketch. Let’s get creating! Continue reading Add some joy to your Happy Album photo journal using Kit #18!

It’s time to create your April highlight page!

With April coming to an end, it’s time to reflect on our best moments! Do a happy dance because today I’m using Kit #16 to create a layout that’s so cute, you will have to add it to your collection. Not only is this layout fun and easy, it can be created using your paper scraps! That’s right – you will learn how to create a beautiful layout in your Happy Album using minimal paper. Follow along as I walk through how to reflect on your best moments and happy highlights in April with new journal prompts. Keep reading to find an April Journal Prompt Challenge, my reflection page layout using Kit #16 (yes, there’s a sketch included!), and a giveaway to win the White Refill Pages and Kit #17. Let’s create!

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Get Creative With Happy Album Kit #16

If you want to create unique layouts in your Happy Album but are not sure where to start, we’ve got you covered! It can be tough to put together a scrapbook page without any direction, but I’m here to show you how easy it can be. Keep reading to find five tips to create a new layout using Kit #16 (NEW!), a never-before-seen Happy Album scrapbook layout and sketch. Let’s get creative!

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March Reflection Page Using Happy Album Kit #15

You know what time it is! Let’s print our pictures, look back on the happy memories we made this month and reflect. Play some tunes, pour yourself a cup of coffee and grab your Happy Album – let’s create a March reflection page! You don’t want to miss this month’s sketch featuring the Sunshine Border Maker Cartridge (BMC) Punch! (Yes, you can use this on your Happy Album designer paper). I also show you how to create a fun two-page layout by folding your paper. Follow along as I walk through how to reflect on your best moments and personal growth in March with new journal prompts. Keep reading to find a March Journal Prompt Challenge, my reflection page layout (using our NEW kit!), and a giveaway to win the Happy Album Planner Bundle. Let’s scrap! 

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Create a Travel Journal With These Tips

With spring right around the corner in North America and exciting trips on your calendar, let’s make a goal to document all the happy memories you make – on the go! As you brainstorm everything you need to pack for your upcoming trips, remember to add your Happy Album to the checklist. Keep reading to learn my tips on creating a travel journal page in your Happy Album, a never-before-seen layout using Kit #15 (NEW!) and a sketch so you can easily recreate my page!

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It’s Time to Create Your February Reflection Page in Your Happy Album!

It’s that time again! The last day of the month and time to reflect on your happy moments. Put on your comfy pants, pour yourself a cup of coffee and grab your Happy Album – let’s create a February reflection page! Follow along as I walk through how to reflect on all your best moments and personal growth in February using the Happy Album and my new journal prompts. Keep reading to find a February Journal Prompt Challenge, my reflection page layout (spoiler: there is a never before seen Happy Album sketch included!) and a giveaway to win a Happy Album kit of your choice and White Refill Pages. Let’s have fun and get creative! 

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Tips To Photograph Your Happy Moments

Raise your hand if you love to take photos. Raise your hand if you love to scrapbook. Raise your hand if you want to take better photos for your scrapbook. If you raised your hand at least once, then this blog post is for you! Photos are worth a thousand words, tell our stories and help us to cherish our happiest moments. With help from the professionals at Shuttersmack studio, I have eight tips for improving your picture-taking game to help document your happy moments from every angle. Keep reading to learn how to take beautiful photos of your adventures for your Happy Album! 

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How to Create a January Reflection Page in Your Happy Album

Today I invite you to follow along and create your own January reflection page with me! Get cozy and grab a coffee as I walk through how to reflect on all your best moments in January using the Happy Album and my journal prompts. Keep reading to find a January Journal Prompt Challenge, my reflection page layout (spoiler: there is a never before seen Happy Album sketch included!) and a giveaway to win a Fast2Fab Album cover of your choice. Let’s have fun and get creative! 

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Tackle Your 2019 Goals with These Happy Album Planner Tips

Normally, I would already feel like I’m falling behind on my New Year’s goals, but this year I’m proud to say I’m more motivated and organized than ever! (Spoiler: It’s not because I drink five cups of coffee a day.) Keep reading to find out how I use my Happy Album and Planner Kit to organize my busy life (seriously, this is an accomplishment), stay on top of my 2019 goals and have fun throughout the process!

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Back To The Books

Getting back to school is not my favourite time of year as I love having the children around the house without the busy school schedules, but once they are back we work into the schedule quickly.  I do love taking back to school photos though!

I few years ago I started taking a photo on the first day of school and the last day of school on the front step to show the difference in the children throughout their school year.  They always mature quite a bit through the school year, but the biggest difference is their growth.  I love the Bookworm digital kit with all of the school related embellishments, but what I really love is the colours as they are muted primary colours.

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