Product Spotlight: Basic Grey – Knee Highs Collection

Owl Card Final

Some of you may remember back at Winter CHA 2013 I picked Basic Grey’s new chipboard albums as one of my top product picks.  (Go take a look!)  I even mentioned that Knee Highs & Bow Ties are two of my favorite paper lines that debuted.  Both collections are very similar but Knee Highs is more feminine whereas the Bow Ties is more for boys.  Well, lucky me, today I’m spotlighting the fabulous Knee Highs collection 12×12 collection pack.  This […]

Craft Product Review: ScrapBands

ScrapBands - available in two sizes - go to

I’ve been away from scrapbooking for a while…years, really.  And while I’ve been making a valid attempt to return to the craft, I have yet to complete any scrapbooks.  But that didn’t stop me from being intrigued by today’s new product, ScrapBands.  These stretchy bands – which come in plenty of decorative designs or in plain ones you can decorate yourself – are totally versatile and can be used on scrapbooks, art journals, Smash books, handmade books and journals to […]

Craft Product Review: the Smash Book by K & Company

Smash Book by K & Company

Do you like the idea of scrapbooking, but get nervous when trying to pick papers and embellishments? Do you balk at the idea that scrapbooking can be so expensive? Do you have years of photos and memorabilia sitting in boxes? The SMASHBOOK line by K & Company is for you! So what is a Smash Book, exactly? It’s a spiral-bound, chipboard-covered notebook that has printed papers inside, as well as an included pen that has a gluestick built right in! […]

Quick-Quotes “Fall Splendor” 12×12 Double-Page Layout Kit

Final 12x12 layout

Do you ever get stuck in a scrapbook block? Do you get so overwhelmed by uncoordinating products just stashed and tucked everywhere throughout your craft space?  You have the photos, you want to make that scrapbook page, but you just can’t find the inspiration or direction to get the job done.  Well, like a Batman beacon in the midst of your creative turmoil, Quick-Quotes to the rescue! Quick-Quotes kits come with perfectly pre-packaged and coordinated products that you can purchase […]