Author Archives: thecraftyways

Tags & Ephemera

Tags & Ephemera

Hey crafty ones! I absolutely love tags but sometimes get stuck on how I can use them in my layouts or just in general. They’re great for layering, card-making, or even as a title. Here is a layout I did to journal about our new home. I used bits and pieces from...
Wood Veneers & Acrylics

Wood Veneers & Acrylics

Hi crafty ones! I absolutely love using dimensional elements in layouts, they add that extra pop. Here I used the April acrylic to create the title in my simple dori, “April showers brings May flowers”. Check out Moon’s 12×12 layout, I...
Memory Planning in the Hobonichi Techo

Memory Planning in the Hobonichi Techo

Hi crafty ones! I am always one the lookout for ways to memory plan in the most simple way possible for me. I got the Hobonichi Techo last year around July and fell in love with it. This year I am working with a full year one and it’s already pretty chunky....
Mini Album using Simon & Betty Kit

Mini Album using Simon & Betty Kit

Hi crafty one’s! I am SO excited to share this mini album with you all because it is filled with things I love: Simon & Betty (duh!) Cocoa Daisy goodies My husband Our Magic Kingdom trip To keep it easy and fast to make, I sized all my photos to...
January Sketch Idea

January Sketch Idea

Hi! I am super excited to come back another month for another sketch idea for the simple dori. Here is the sketch: The whole idea is to be able to incorporate multiple photos on a layout. The right side are three 3″x4″ pocket cards washi taped in to create...
Word of the Year: 2019

Word of the Year: 2019

Creating a word of the year allows you to have a central focus throughout the year. Instead of creating a resolution you may or may not keep, you strive towards your word of the year and use it as a reflection point. Some refer to their word of the year as their one...
November Traveler’s Notebook Sketch

November Traveler’s Notebook Sketch

Hey crafty ones! Today I am sharing a sketch I created for a traveler’s notebook spread. You can easily incorporate the ideas into your 12×12 layouts, pocket pages, or however else you document! Here is the sketch! The circles on the left side are meant to...
Memory Keeping in the Happy Planner

Memory Keeping in the Happy Planner

Hello crafty ones! I had so many photos for this week of June that I probably could have filled it with all photos. But I had to use some of the fun goodies in June’s kits! I mixed a lot of elements from the Pocket Memory Keeping kit and the Planner kits to make this...
Memory Keeping in The Happy Planner

Memory Keeping in The Happy Planner

I am a documenter at heart, whether I express it through journaling, scrapbooking, or planning- EVERYTHING must be documented! All the big and small moments seem worthy enough for me to jot down. The Happy Planner PLUS Cocoa Daisy goodies make it so easy to document....
Stamping Your Monthly Pouch

Stamping Your Monthly Pouch

Hey crafty ones! I am so excited to share this fun, easy, and quick DIY with you. Let’s dive into it, this is what you need: Fabric Pouch your planner or memory keeping kit comes with Monthly stamp Acrylic block Permanent, acid free stamping inks (make sure it...
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