An Amazing Gift for An Amazing Dad

 Is your Dad amazing?  Mine is.  Let me tell you a little bit about him.  First of all, he is 75 years old and weighs about the same as he did in high school.  How many of us can say that?   My dad took up water skiing in 1983, right about the time my second […]

5 Fabulous Gifts for Fabulous Teachers

  The school year is coming to a close and soon those offspring of yours will abandon their classrooms and the teachers who have been nudging them along through the world of “readin’, writin, and ‘arithmetic.” And they will be coming home to spend their summer with YOU. Regardless of how you feel about this […]

6 Tips for Recording Significant Events

  The older I get, the more I realize how important it is to make records of significant, life-changing events. We all experience these types of events as we make our way through life. Weddings, pregnancies, amazing vacations – these types of events are more the “run of the mill” type.  But once in a […]

Organizing Your Digital Embellishment Kits

 Okay embellishment fans – now that you know how to find free embellishments, know the 10 most popular embellishment designs, and use and layer embellishments kits in your Picaboo projects, you might be wondering how to organize them on your computer. As a closet OCD sufferer, I have to confess that I LOVE organizing things […]

Using Photo-Shaped Wells In Your Digital Layouts

 You’ve all heard the old saying “you can’t put a square peg in a round hole”, right? Well at Picaboo, that isn’t entirely true. You actually CAN put a square photo in a round hole and a heart-shaped hole or a star-shaped hole!  Using shaped photo wells is a fun way to add variety and interest […]

How To: Make an ABC Photo Book For Your Child

 “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss. It’s no secret that books are great gifts for children.  What could be better for a small child or beginning reader than a book completely personalized for them?  ABC Books are the perfect […]

How To Find Free Seasonal Embellishment Kits

  I’m a collector.  I love to collect materials and supplies for my hobbies. When I was sewing a lot for my children, I collected fabric, notions and sewing supplies.  During my obsession with traditional scrapbooking, I collected paper, brads, ribbons, die cuts – you get the idea. Now that I’m into digital scrapbooking and […]

Using and Layering Top 10 Embellishments

  As you know, embellishments are my “thing.”  I love collecting, organizing, and using them. In my previous post, I listed my top ten embellishments.  Now I would like to show you ways to use and layer them when creating your card, calendar, and photo book layouts. 1.  Buttons: I like to use buttons to […]

Top Ten Embellishments

 I love using embellishments. For me, that’s where all the fun in digital scrapbooking is. It really gets my creative juices flowing to take a blank page, select a background, arrange the photos, and then let my imagination go wild by adding embellishments. Embellishments are so easy to add to any project in Picaboo. Check […]