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Episode 63: Scrapbooking Yourself 2/10 Influences

  Scrapbook Yourself and the important influences in your life with tips from Alice Boll in this episode of the ScrapHappier Podcast. It’s important to put yourself into your scrapbooks. Do your scrapbooks show what’s really important to you? Have you scrapbooked important influences in your life?  Here are some ideas to get you started. …

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Episode 62: Scrapbooking Yourself 1/10 The Important Stuff That Really Matters

  Scrapbook Yourself and start with the important stuff that really matters with tips from Alice Boll in this episode of the ScrapHappier Podcast. It’s important to put yourself into your scrapbooks. Do your scrapbooks show what’s really important to you?  Are you clear on your priorities? Are you living in a way that is …

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Episode 59: Teresa Collins Insights from her ScrapSmarter Experience Keynote

Alice shares insights and an excerpt from Teresa Collins’ keynote speech for the ScrapSmarter Experience in January 2022.  PROMPT/TIP OF THE DAY Scrapbook a page about about a random memory of the past that didn’t really have an album, but would fit perfectly into an A-Z album.  ScrapSmarter Experience Replay Bundle: Click here for more …

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Episode 58: Design Inspired 2022 Trends for Scrapbooking

Alice draws inspiration from home decor design trends for 2022 and looks at how they’ll influence scrapbooking trends this year. PROMPT Scrapbook a page about your style. TIP OF THE DAY Look at your favourite layouts from 2021 and make plans to replicate that style this year! SCRAPSMARTER EXPERIENCE Don’t miss out on the ScrapSmarter …

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Episode 57: A Journey into Scrapbooking with Scrappy Adam

Scrappy Adam talks to Alice about his journey into scrapbooking, developing his confidence to share his pages, getting onto design teams and running the Dotty About Flair group and small business. PROMPT Scrapbook a poignant memory, something that makes you think or reflect. TIP OF THE DAY Use a sketch but go rogue! DOTTY ABOUT …

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Episode 56: Tips from the ScrapSmarter Experience

  Alice shares some of her favourite tips from the ScrapSmarter Experience 2021-8. What is one of your best scrapbooking tips? Tell Alice about it! Click the Start Recording button and leave a voice recording… it only takes a moment! ScrapSmarter Experience Don’t miss out on this amazing weekend of Scrapbooking Classes! 10 Instructors teaching …

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Episode 54: Scrapbooking with Becki Adams

Becki Adams has a beautiful scrapbooking style, it’s classic, clean, and colorful. You can learn some of Becki’s best tips in her upcoming ScrapSmarter Experience Class that includes paper piecing and stitching. Becki’s class description: Combining bright, bold colored patterned papers with stitching creates pure magic. Learn how to make your own projects come to …

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Episode 51: Tips for Using Timelines in Scrapbooking

  Timelines are a great way to organize information in a chronological manner.  Timelines show growth, change, recurring events and key events of historical and societal significance.  Timelines help you create visual storytelling on your layouts. 3 Important Considerations as you Fill in your Timeline: Use a timeline directly on your page. Use a a …

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Episode 47: Love it and List it: Why Lists are Great for Scrapbooking

  Show Notes Lists can make your scrapbook journaling so easy! Benefits of Lists: Great way to organize information. Simple structure. Easy to read and write. Allows you to arrange things in order. Fun! How a Scrapbooker Can Use Lists Creatively: Favourite Lists and Top 10 Lists Photo Lists Timelines (they’re a type of list) …

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ScrapHappier Podcast episode 43 How to Write an anecdote and tell awesome stories. Alice Boll is holding a pair of scissors. There is also a cartoon image of two women, one is whispering to the other and the second looks surprised.

Episode 43: How to Write an Anecdote and Tell Awesome Stories

  Show Notes This episode shares tips for writing an anecdote and telling awesome stories.    Have you ever rewrote your journaling for a layout? Tell Alice about it! Click the Start Recording button and leave a voice recording… it only takes a moment! Connect: CONNECT WITH ALICE I’d love to hear your thoughts on …

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Episode 42: Scrapbook Lessons from the Greatest Computer Scientist in the World

Show Notes This episode shares lessons from the world’s greatest computer scientist and how we can use his techniques to have more fun scrapbooking. This episode was inspired by the podcast Cautionary Tales by Tim Harford, episode “Fritterin’ Away Genius”. Alice loved this episode and thinks you will too, be sure to check it out! …

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Episode 40: 5 Techniques to Freshen Up Your Scrapbook Layouts for 2021

Show Notes If your layout have been feeling dull and boring it’s time to freshen them up! Use these 5 techniques to make your layouts feel new in 2021. REALLY BIG TITLES MIXED MEDIA TEXTURE BLACK & WHITE PHOTOS MATTED LAYOUTS Bonus Tips: Double pages are back, at least they’re back enough that they don’t …

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Episode 39: How to Create Titles for Scrapbook Layouts

Show Notes How to Create Titles for Scrapbook Layouts. Ways to Create Titles Stickers Thickers Electronic cutting machine Die cut machine Hand lettered with markers, brush lettering or stencils Stamping Pre-made titles Dressing Up Your Titles Ribbon or Twine wrap Stamping on die cut titles Embossing die cut titles Ombre effect with ink/stamping Glitter paper …

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Episode 36: Creativation Plus Sneak Peeks and a Shipwreck

Show Notes Take a sneak peek of some of the new products for scrapbooking and papercrafting that were revealed during the Creativation+ virtual event. Eileen Hull shares a shipwreck story, Stamperia introduces us to Amazonia and Circle of Love, and Scrapbook Customs helps us scrapbook babies with a gender-neutral baby collection and a beautiful Vacay collection. …

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Episode 35: How to Photograph a Scrapbook Layout | 3 Simple Tips to Make it Easy

  Show Notes How do you photograph scrapbook layouts? Alice shares 3 tips that can make taking and editing a photo of a scrapbook page quick and easy. TIP 1: GET A GOOD ANGLE TIP 2: LIGHTING IS IMPORTANT, USE NATURAL IF YOU CAN TIP 3: LEARN SIMPLE PHOTO EDITING   Alice uses PicTapGo+ on …

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Episode 33: 3 Tips to Finally Scrapbook the Layouts You Keep Putting Off or Never Create

  Show Notes Why do you put off scrapbooking some types of layouts? If you put off certain types of layouts or never create them these 3 tips will help you finally get these layouts scrapbooked. Can you relate to these reasons for not scrapbooking certain pages? the stories or photos are too precious the …

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Episode 32: Reveal Your Hidden Passions, Obsession and Interests

  Show Notes Do the things that fascinate you make it into your scrapbooks? It’s easy to overlook some topics as we scrapbook our stories that we take photos of, but what about the things that aren’t included in our photo documentation?  In Episode 32 we’ll examine our hidden stories and why we want to …

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Episode 31: The Crazy, Unpredictable and Exciting Calvinball Scrapbook Challenge

Show Notes Find out all about the Calvinball Challenge with guest Merrick Dunphy. Merrick has been in the top 10 for 7 years running! Sign up for Calvinball here: Did we mention? It’s FREE!!! Connect: CONNECT WITH ALICE I’d love to hear your thoughts on this episode! Sharing it? Use the #scraphappierpodcast on social media. …

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Episode 30: Fill the Albums: Organizing and Creating Albums That Tell Stories

  Show Notes If the layouts in your albums feel disjointed and separate, as if there is no flow between the pages, you can curate them into a story that adds meaning to your album with a few small changes. Layouts that are created independently may not lead to the next story.  Of course, not …

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Episode 29: Why You Should Add Currently Lists to Your Scrapbooking with rukristin Kristin Tweedale

Show Notes How can a Currently List help you scrapbook your story and why should you add one to your scrapbooking? Alice shares a behind the scenes peek from the LOAD Challenge as we explore Currently pages in this interview that was part of the LOAD221: Fresh, Simple and Shiplap challenge. Kristin Tweedale, known as …

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Episode 28: The Finishing Touch for Your Scrapbooking: A Cherry on Top

Show Notes Alice chats with Rachel and Jess from A Cherry on Top. We dive into some great scrapbooking topics in this episode. Shop A Cherry on Top with Alice’s affiliate link here: A Cherry on Top Prompt: Start with a black and white photo. Rachel says that starting with a black and white photo …

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Episode 25: 11 Reasons Missing the ScrapSmarter Experience Would be a Huge Mistake

Show Notes: Register for the ScrapSmarter Experience here: https://scraphappy.org/scrapsmarter-experience Find out more about the instructors here: ScrapSmarter 2021-1 Instructors  You can also find more about Keynote Speaker Ali Edwards on her site. There are 11 reasons that missing the ScrapSmarter Experience would be a huge mistake… there are 11 AMAZING instructors just waiting to share …

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Episode 24: Going Behind the Scenes of Hobbies and Fun Events

  #24. Going Behind the Scenes of Hobbies and Fun Events Alice Boll shares 3 tips to improve your scrapbook journaling.Go Behind the Scenes, Get the Secret Scoop and snag a Confession! Journaling doesn’t have to be hard.Make 2021 the Year of Journaling and sign up for journaling inspirationhttps://scraphappy.org/journaling Welcome to the ScrapHappier Podcast, where …

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Episode 21: Joy and Journaling with Tazhiana Gordon

Tazhiana Gordon shares her joy and journaling tips for creating scrapbook pages in Episode 21 of the ScrapHappier podcast. If you struggle with storytelling you may love Tazhi’s unique approach to both creating and journaling. (Hint… they don’t necessarily have to exist together!) Tazhi also shares her joy for journaling, her love of December Daily …

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Episode 18: Photo Disorganization to Photo Freedom

Shownotes: Alice gets real about one of the biggest scrapbooking problems… photo organization… or more like DISORGANIZATION! She shares 3 tips that will help you get your photos in order, although it’s not a quick or easy process. Alice will be joining Stacy Julian’s Photo Freedom course for 2021. It would be even more fun …

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Episode 15: Putting the Scraps Back into Scrapbooking with Dietra Kessel

  Shownotes: #15. Do you actually use scraps when you ‘scrap’book? Many scrapbookers are scrapbooking and are NEVER using scraps. In this episode of the podcast we’ll discuss why you might want to revisit using scraps and share some great tips on how to do that and what to include! Alice chats with Dietra Kessel …

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Episode 14: Halloween Spook-tacular Scrapbooking

  Shownotes #14. Halloween Spook-tacular Scrapbooking Alice shares tips for making the scariest, creepiest and spookiest Halloween scrapbook pages. In this episode we talk about Halloween pages to make, share some Halloween photo tips, solve the problem of what to do when your costumes don’t match the Halloween paper and more! Prompt: PROMPT: Make a …

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Episode 12: Procrastination Coach Dr. Christine Li

  Shownotes: #12. Procrastination Coach Dr. Christine Li joins Alice for this episode of the podcast. We’ll explore tips that help us tackle our procrastination, we’ll find out about her new book 5 Minute Self Discipline Exercises: Stay Motivated, Cultivate Good Habits, and Achieve Your Goals. We’re giving away a FREE COPY of the book …

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Episode 11: Scrapping Reflections: Sandie Reverski

  Shownotes #11. Scrapping Reflections: Sandie Reverski Sandie has launched a brand new scrapbooking business and she’s here to tell us about it and share some great tips for scrapbooking too! Sandie’s YouTube channel: Steak Goddess Scrapping Reflections: Website Scrapping Reflections: Instagram Sandie Reverski: Instagram Prompt: Prompt: Use a screenshot! Tip: TIP: Use products you …

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Episode 9: What’s all that White Stuff: WHITE SPACE Design

  Show notes: What is WHITE SPACE and how can you use this design element in your scrapbooking? What is white space? How do you use white space effectively? Why is white space important?  When is white space not white? Elements of Scrapbook Design (building blocks) Photos Titles Embellishments Journaling Active/Passive White Space: Active white …

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Episode 8: The Vortex, Quagmire, Snowballing Pit of Despair… AKA Perfectionism

  #8. Do you struggle to create some layouts because they are too important, too special, too valuable, or too precious? In Episode 8 we’ll examine the vortex, quagmire, snowballing pit of despair that is caused by perfectionism. We’ll get real about WHY it’s so important NOT to put off scrapbooking our really important photos, …

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Episode 1: ScrapHappier Podcast Episode 1: Welcome!

Welcome to the ScrapHappier Podcast where we’ll share quick tips, tricks and techniques to help you create scrapbooks you love, and be happier while doing it! Alice Boll runs the membership group at ScrapHappy.org and is excited to tackle all kinds of scrappy problems. ScrapHappy is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in August of 2020. …

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