• Cards & Crops

    2014 National Scrapbooking Day Events

    While I was going to write something witty about the upcoming National Scrapbooking Day this Saturday, May 3, I simply can’t think of a better segue than, “Finally, it’s here!” So there you have it. If you’re looking for an online event in which to participate this year, here’s a line-up of several I found.  I will be participating in the Big Picture Classes online crop for my third straight year and highly recommend this one for fun and prize opportunities. Last year I also participated in the Cherry on Top event with mixed success. As for the rest of the opportunities, I don’t much about them and can’t vouch for…

  • Cards & Crops

    A Scrappy Day in T-Town

    Well I didn’t see any new ground breaking scrappy inventions today at the Creating Keepsakes Convention, but that didn’t stop me from finding some good deals. I bought several types of sticker sheets for next to nothing, several embellishments and some cute decorative papers. I also bought a couple of colors of Ingvild Bolme quick dry fluid chalk ink and really like how they perform. For $2.00 each, I’ll probably scoop up a few extra colors tomorrow. These inks are roughly the size of Cat’s Eye inks, but one edge of the inking surface is flat and they have a bit more area to grip while stamping. I am really impressed with…