Ali Edwards Capture life. Create art.

June 16, 2011

Around The Yard Via Instax

A little peek around the yard via my Instax Mini 7S camera. I'm thinking I'll add this to Project Life for this week and take a few more around ...

March 2, 2010

Using 6×12 Divided Page Protectors In Scrapbooking

Last week I shared a few Today You 4x6 photos with digital journaling and wanted to show how I am incorporating these into my albums. Sometimes when I use my computer to ...

May 9, 2008

words + photos : friday + weekend creative

The project this weekend is to create a layout using only words + photos. Maybe one other embellishment? That part is completely up to you. What is a story you have been wanting to tell? Remember this photo from earlier in the week? That ...

May 8, 2008

words + photos : thursday

You've got some photos + you've got some words. Now what? Here's 10 ideas for keeping the focus on the words + photos in your projects: 1. Create most of your design on the computer (can also be called hybrid-scrapbooking: a mixture of traditional steps and digital/computer ...

May 7, 2008

words + photos : wednesday

Today I want to focus on the words. What if you collected stories the same way you collect supplies? What if you did your journaling first, rather than last, in your creative process? What if you began paying attention to your life in a way that enabled the stories to free-flow ...

May 6, 2008

words + photos : tuesday

I am not a professional photographer. I just like taking photos. I like documenting my life's experience with photos that reflect the emotions and the relationships and that celebrate everyday life. When I create scrapbook pages I am striving for a complementary balance between words + photos. They are equally ...

May 5, 2008

words + photos : monday

Hello words + photos. For me, this is really the heart of scrapbooking. When I look back through all my layouts the ones I love the most are the simple ones that really focus on just the photos + the words. As so many of us know, it is way too ...

August 10, 2007

And a little…

daily something for today. There were a couple comments on the post yesterday regarding the acid-free issue. For these envelopes and the bits and pieces of stuff I am adding on I am spraying them with Archival Mist (check out ...

August 9, 2007

Playing with envelopes.

I decided that I really liked creating on that envelope yesterday. As I walked back to the house from the mailbox today (and looked through and saw a bunch more envelopes this same ...

August 8, 2007

daily something

In yesterday's newsletter (click here to read) I introduced a project I am working on called daily something. Here's the short version: the idea is to develop a daily creative habit of some ...

April 14, 2006

Studio Friday : My Working Hands

I love Studio Friday. I love that I can look on there, see the topic, take some photos, and then translate that directly into a layout. Taking these photos this morning took a matter of minutes. There, in those few little ...

March 7, 2006

Self Portrait Tuesday : Time

The Self Portrait Tuesday challenge this month: For one month I would like you to document time - in order to ...- document and observe physical changes in yourself- create a discourse on ...