May 2016 archive

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Cherish Family Moments

Family is important to me. We’ve been through a lot in our family. My mother died suddenly at the age of 47 years. I was only 19 years old. After a few years I realized that I don’t have a lot of pictures of myself as a baby or toddler and few pictures with my mother. I began […] Read more…

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Boys of Summer by Traci Reed

Hey Hey Sweet Shoppers! It’s almost summertime in the Northern Hemisphere and it hit 99 degrees this week already in sunny California so things are heating up around here design-wise and I’m so excited to bring you the newest TRD kit: Boys of Summer! With gorgeous colors that evoke the beach, a ton of hand […] Read more…

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Photo Tip- Easy Backdrops

Do you ever have a great idea in your mind for a photo, whether it be your kids or your pet, but have no clue where to set up the shot? Sometimes the weather is bad, or our house isn’t quite organized, or maybe we want a fun and funky backdrop to have fun with. […] Read more…

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Yearbook Tips for the Pocket Scrapper: Alphabet and a Half

fridge monster by Traci Reed & Studio Flergs Scrapbook pages have two critical parts: Photos and Journaling. I’ve already written about two great ways to improve your story-telling photography, through the Five Levels of Photography and Capturing the Before, During & After, so now I’m going to share with you three quick ways to improve […] Read more…

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Scrapping Your Family Tree

My parents have told me the story many times of seeing the miniseries “Roots” when they were newly married and then getting inspired to research their family history. Without the aid of the internet, they took the time to trace their roots back several centuries. Later in life, they were able to travel to the […] Read more…

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Watch Cheryl Scrap – April Round Up

The very talented Hawt Mama Cheryl has a series of “Watch Cheryl Scrap” videos that highlight and explain her entire creative process when digital scrapbooking a layout. Here is the April round up of “Watch Cheryl Scrap” videos using several of Traci’s new releases during the month of April. 10Point0 by Traci Reed Designs Different – Not Less by Traci […] Read more…

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