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Thanks so much for visiting aliedwards.com.
Back in 2004 I began a blog to document the everyday life of my family and my interest in scrapbooking. Today I continue to write about our lives, create scrapbooks, share creative processes, and investigate the ways in which words & photos enrich our existence.
Following a complete redesign in August 2010, this site is now home to two blogs. The first, AE Blog, includes stories of daily living, photos, thoughts on creativity, inspirational links, etc. The second blog, AE Projects, is where you’ll find completed scrapbook layouts and memory projects, step-by-step written and/or video tutorials, product updates, etc.
Below you will find links to popular projects and posts, a video tour, and information about getting started scrapbooking.
- December Daily™ : Each December I embark on creating a month-long minibook that helps me celebrate the season. It might sound crazy to tackle a project like this during the holidays, but I’ve found it to be a really great way to keep me grounded in what’s most important to our family. View my compilation page with links to my projects from 2007 through 2011. December Daily™ is a trademark of Ali Edwards.
- Week In The Life : Once a year I pick a week (the date varies) and document it with photos and words. I began this tradition back in 2005 as an in-depth album workshop. Since 2008 I’ve been facilitating it on my blog, sharing the journey and process I go through to collect and then work with the content. View my 2010 gallery or 2008 gallery.
- Words + Photos Series : A series of five posts focusing on the specific concepts of storytelling + photography.
- 20 Scrapbooking Tips : Simple things to keep in mind as you embark on your own memory keeping adventures.
- Album Organization Series : Take a look at a big album re-organization I went through back in 2008.
- Those Things Left Undone
- Getting Started Digital Scrapbooking : Learn the basics of using your computer as a memory keeping tool.
- Getting Real : Thoughts On Creativity & Scrapbooking
- Working Through Creative Fear
- Breaking Out Of A Creative Rut
- Daily Work At Home Rhythms & Things I Have Learned : a look at a day in my life and the things I’ve learned from working at home
- On Being Lost & Found
VIDEO TUTORIALS ON VIMEO
In addition to the video tutorial category here on my Projects blog, all my video tutorials are available to be viewed on my Vimeo Channel: Ali Edwards’ Digital And Hybrid Scrapbooking Tutorials
- MINI BOOK How To : Yesterday, Today, Tomorow, Always
- MINI BOOK How To : Perspective
- MINI BOOK How To: Today You
- DIGITAL ELEMENT : Capturing The Moments Of Life Word Art
- DIGITAL ELEMENT : Hand-drawn Weekend Words
- DIGITAL LAYERED TEMPLATE : Remember This (includes a video tutorial how-to)
- DIGITAL ELEMENT KIT : Winter Celebrations (for Shutterfly Celebrations Blog)
- DIGITAL QUICK PAGE : Capturing Today (for Shutterfly Celebrations Blog)
- DIGITAL CARD : Hello New Year (for Shutterfly Celebrations Blog)
- DIGITAL ELEMENT : Love You
- DIGITAL ELEMENT : December Daily Circle Title
- DIGITAL ELEMENT : Halloween PDF Boo Card & Happy Halloween Word Art
- MINI-BOOK ELEMENT : I Love You Today Because
- JOURNAL PROMPTS : 13 Everyday Life Journaling Jump Starts
- DIGITAL ELEMENT + SILHOUETTE FILE : One Little Week
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