3 Egg-cellent Scrapbooking Ideas For Easter

3 Egg-cellent Scrapbooking Ideas for Easter | Nicole Samuels

I took a little blogging hiatus last week to spend time with family and unplug a bit during Spring Break.  It’s nice to do that every once in a while! But with Easter coming up this Sunday, I thought I’d share a few ideas for scrapbooking those egg-citing holiday photos you’ll be capturing.  :) 1. […]

DIY Disney T-shirts Using Freezer Paper Stencils + Silhouette

DIY Disney T-shirts Using Freezer Paper Stencils | Nicole Samuels

This is one of those crafts that once you have the materials and know the technique, you’ll want to do again and again.  Back in December I created some really cute Disney themed t-shirts for my family to wear on our Walt Disney World vacation.  I was silly in waiting until the LAST WEEK before […]

Pin To Paper: Layered Paper Blocks

Pin to Paper: Layered Paper Blocks | Nicole Samuels

Happy Friday everyone!  Today I wanted to share a little card I made based on something I saw on Pinterest.  Pinterest is a HUGE source of inspiration for me and I regularly check into my Scrap Inspiration board for ideas when I’m feeling like I need a little push.  My Scrap Inspo board doesn’t have […]

If You Love Color…You’ll Want to Take This Class


Color is such an important part of scrapbooking.  Get your color scheme right and it unifies all the different elements on your page and showcases your photos beautifully.  Get it wrong and the whole layout can just look off.  An “off” color scheme may also overwhelm your photos and completely change the mood or emotion […]

Office Hours Sneak Peek + Color Studio

Office Hours Nicole Samuels

Good Monday Morning to you!  I have to admit that I actually love Monday mornings.  Feeling refreshed from the weekend and ready to dive back into the routine.  Plus the kids head back to school, which means a clean(er) house and some creative time.  Yay for Mondays!  Speaking of creative time, I wanted to share […]

Something new in 2014… Starting Points

Starting Points no.1

I’ve always enjoyed a good scrapbooking challenge.  I love scrapbooking for the memory keeping and photo preservation, but to be honest… I love it almost as much for the creative outlet.  I love looking at products and finding fun ways to use them, trying a new technique, and just pushing myself creatively from time to […]

Studio Calico Copper Mountain Kit


It’s reveal time for the January 2014 kit at Studio Calico!  This month’s kit, Copper Mountain, is full of happy colors and fun embellishments.  (Puffy heart stickers?  LOVE those!)  The first layout I did with the main kit only was inspired by this pin on pinterest.  I loved that grey patterned paper in the main kit…subtle […]