creative memories, scrapbooking, Uncategorized

Boost your happy thoughts

As human beings we are hard wired to remember the negative experiences in life. To balance our tendency to negative thoughts I’ve learned the importance of magnifying the happy memories. Remember the good times I started scrapbooking and keeping a journal over a year ago. Though it seems like a mundane way to spend my… Continue reading Boost your happy thoughts

card making, creative memories, Playing with Paper

Valentine Cards

Saint Valentine was a 3rd century Roman saint who is traditionally honored on February 14 as the patron saint of lovers. He was imprisoned for performing marriages against the wishes of Emperor Claudius. He eventually died as a martyr on February 14. Valentine’s Day has been celebrated for centuries, but the tradition of sending cards… Continue reading Valentine Cards

creative memories, scrapbooking

Scrap with me

I never really understood scrapbooking until last year. I’ve now discovered why it’s such a popular craft. It gives us the chance to remember and reflect on the good moments in our lives. The latest scrap with me episode Our brains are hard wired to remember the negative times. Adding some extra reinforcement of positive… Continue reading Scrap with me