Ali Edwards Capture life. Create art.

January 6, 2009

Three Things : Back To Basics

As I was working on my Studio A column for the May issue of Creating Keepsakes I was thinking about my basic supplies - those things I turn to again and again and like to have in bulk. I have highlighted some of my usual favorites (pens, albums, ...

December 9, 2008

Three Things : Holiday Gifts for Scrapbookers

A short & sweet Three Things this week featuring three cool gift ideas for people who like to capture life + make stuff. To Capture: My favorite camera strap from Emily Falconbridge (variety of colors $32). To Create: My favorite ...

November 18, 2008

Three Things : Letter Stickers

I am a classic typeface kind of person. I like clean lines in both serif (letters with the "little feet" on them) and sans serif styles (without the "feet"). I also mainly pick up black, white, red, and brown. Here's a few of the ...

October 14, 2008

Three Things : Halloween

A few weeks ago we had the outside of our house painted. I was waiting until that was finished to start bringing out the Halloween decorations. And now I am so, so excited to get down to ...

September 23, 2008

Three Things : Textured Paper

Last week I visited one of my favorite scrapbook stores: Scrapbook Fever in Salem, Oregon. While there I picked up a few new things, three of which were textured papers. These are so hard to tell how cool they are online, ...

September 16, 2008

Three Things : For the Love of Punches

Regular readers know about my affinity for the Marvy Giga square punch. It is probably my most used tool (next to the crop-a-dile). Punches tend to be a bigger ticket item but are in it for the long haul especially ...

September 9, 2008

Three Things : MiniBooks

On the heels of the release of my new book I wanted to share with you three of my favorite minibooks: 1. D Reeves Design House 3-Ring Acrylic Album Style File : This is the album I used that is ...

September 2, 2008

Three Things : Creative Books (+ a giveaway)

Three books to inspire, challenge and fill you up creatively this week: True Vision: Authentic Art Journaling by LK Ludwig : I got to meet LK at ...

August 26, 2008

Three Things : Thinking Beyond The Theme

As I was answering the Q & A's this past week one of the things that came up was my choice of embellishments. I tend to gravitate towards ones that feature universal themes: life, memory/remember, today/everyday, photography/capturing moments, travel (often includes ...

August 19, 2008

Three Things : Back to School

Two more weeks of summer here. The last couple of days here have included rain + thunder + lightning - all very exciting for a six-year-old fascinated by storms and weather (not to mention a mama who loves, loves, loves the changing ...

August 5, 2008

Three Things : Outdoor Inspiration

As the summer begins winding down (we have just a month left here before Simon goes back to school and I know there are lots of places around the country that go back sooner) I wanted to share three of my favorite ...

July 29, 2008

Three Things : Wish List

Most weeks three things tend to be products I have around here, things I have tried and loved or been inspired by. This week I am bringing you three things that are in my shopping cart that I am planning to ...