Ali Edwards Capture life. Create art.

July 15, 2008

Three Things : Butterflies

Butterflies are one of my favorite natural symbols. Freedom. Summer. Colorful. Light. Metamorphosis. Delight. Butterflies are a great way to bring a bit of those themes into creative projects and layouts. Maya Road Butterfly Stamp Set : Love this one for ...

July 1, 2008

Three Things : On The Road

Creating "on-the-road" mini travel books is one of the things I enjoy about travel. Most of the time I grab a blank mini book, a glue stick, and scissors and I am good to go. It's also a reminder once again that we really don't need ...

June 17, 2008

Three Things : Re-Use

1. Reusable packaging from K&Company in a line designed by Amy Butler called Lotus. On the back of each package (the photo above is the back) are these great little elements that can be used on projects (these products ...

June 10, 2008

Three Things : Lines (and a Designer Digitals giveaway)

One of the easiest ways I have found to add journaling to my projects is to incorporate products that include lines just waiting for words. They invite words. [ Or I can always just pull out the pen + ruler ...

June 3, 2008

Three Things : Stuff I Still Love

The scrapbooking industry is really pretty crazy in the amount of new product that is continually coming out all the time. Today in Three Things I want to celebrate three of my favorite things that have been around a while, that are standing the test ...

May 27, 2008

Three Things : Getting Ready for Summer

Around here, I am patiently waiting for summer. We got in the mood this past weekend by finishing up cleaning out & organizing the garage (for the first time in my life I can actually park my car in a garage), bringing ...

May 20, 2008

Three Things : Weekdays + Creative Family Giveaway

One of the things that remains constant for all of us are the days of the week. Each day of our lives present new stories to tell. When I am on the lookout for supplies I gravitate towards anything that includes the days of the ...

May 13, 2008

Three Things : Tools

Following up on last week's words + photos series I wanted to feature three things today that have become staple tools for me:   Crop-A-Dile : This is probably my most recommended tool. I use it ...

May 6, 2008

3 Things : playing with printing + a giveaway

Staying in the theme of words + photos this week I wanted to experiment with a couple different inkjet printing surfaces. I took that photo of Chris & Simon and the tie and printed it on each of the following using my ...

April 29, 2008

Three Things : Frames

Frames create homes for photos, accents, and words. I love things that I can put things in. They come in all sorts of material including acrylic, chipboard, and paper. Clear Scraps Scallop Circle Frames (see layout below) : I ...

April 22, 2008

Three Things : Fabric (& a giveaway)

(Unikko - Orange, Mirabelle Red (Alexandar Henry), Alfie Barkcloth (Yellow)) One of my favorite parts of my recent creativity travel was working with fabric in my projects. I have been playing with bits of it with ...

April 15, 2008

Three Things: Numbers

In honor of tax day here in the USA, here are three cool products featuring numbers. Around the Block Lucky Number Big Metal Brads : I picked these up last weekend - perfect classic typeface in a size ...