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Getting Sketchy With Creating Keepsakes Magazine

This article was originally posted on Home MagaScene. One of the most common complaints from scrapbookers of any skill level is the time it takes to complete a page. From gathering photos to pulling out supplies, there is no de...
by Dana McCranie
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Somerset Studio Magazine Offers Inspiring Look at Creative, Inclusive World of Mixed-Media Art

As a lifelong crafter, I’m extremely familiar with the limits we put on ourselves and the desire to break down those self-imposed barricades that keep us from reaching our true creative potential. I’ve never conside...
by Dana McCranie
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Five Ways to Make Scrapbooking Magazines Work for You

As a scrapbooker, looking at another person’s completed scrapbook pages can often have the same effect on me as walking into their super-clean living room. My first thought is one of admiration, then that quickly lead to ...
by Dana McCranie
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My Art Journaling Discovery in Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine

I found a box of my old journals the other day. As I flipped through them I felt a little sad. The thing that struck me was the progression of my relationship with the journals themselves. The entries from the teen angst years ...
by Dana McCranie
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Reading Magazines Outside the Box

I love magazines that cover my hobbies and interests–crafts, entertainment and parenting. When my issues arrive in the mail I have the same routine every time. I stack the issues by genre, sit down on the floor and start ...
by Dana McCranie
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FamilyFun Magazine Advice Helps Parents Teach Children Responsibility, Reward

Now that my daughter is 4 years old, we are eager to establish some basic household responsibilities for her. I approached the task of setting up this routine with optimism and enthusiasm. Armed with a fist full of stickers in ...
by Dana McCranie
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