Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Episode 98: Holiday Memories

This week, our friend Amy Sorensen joins us to talk about documenting our holiday memories. Amy shares eight journaling prompts for documenting our most cherished holiday stories. We share a few of our favorite memories from childhood and read a few stories from our Scrap Gals Community members too. 

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The Scrap Gals will be on holiday until Tuesday, January 5, 2016. We wish all a wonderful holiday season and a happy New Year!

Thanks for listening!
Tiffany and Tracie

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Episode 97: Be True to You

This week, we're talking to our friend, Sherry Coogan, about finding your own style in scrapbooking. We'll discuss personal style vs. scrappy style, following trends and steps we can take to identify and stick with a design style that resonates with us. 

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Links:
Sherry Coogan


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Thanks for listening!
Tiffany and Tracie

Monday, November 30, 2015

Episode 96: Memory Keeping Multiplied

This week, Carol Chastain and Jennifer Webb join us for an entertaining conversation about how to approach scrapbooking multiple children. We'll discuss making multiples of the same layout, specific album options for each child and strategies for not feeling overwhelmed.

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Links:
Carol Chastain
Jennifer Webb

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Let us know what you thought about having two guests! We loved it!

Thanks for listening!
Tiffany and Tracie

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Episode 95: We Are Thankful

This week, we have a fun chat about 10 comfort items we are thankful for because they make us happy. We also each share two things that happened in 2015 that we are thankful for. We hope this conversation will be a story spark to help you create a layout about thankfulness this week! Happy Thanksgiving to all our American listeners! 

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Items we mentioned in the show....


Tiffany's List:

Camper Women's Right Nina K200052 Ballet Flat

Kuretake Bimoji Felt Tip Brush Pen for Manga/Calligraphy, Medium Tip  (I didn't mention this but this is the pen that actually made me be able to do the lettering. The Tombow Fude above is my favorite but I love this one too!)

(Disclaimer: Most of these are affiliate links to Amazon that will help to support Tracie for the time she spends on the show. Any purchase you make after entering Amazon via a link above will support Tracie's time. Thanks so much for your support!)

Here's a link to Tracie's new show - Live Inspired! 

Thanks so much for listening!
Tracie and Tiffany

Monday, November 16, 2015

Episode 94: Painful Reminders

This week, we discuss what to do with pictures and scrapbooks that are painful reminders of past relationships. We also talk about the difficult task of scrapping loved ones who are gone and how we can document the life lessons we've learned. 

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Thanks so much for listening!
Tracie and Tiffany

Monday, November 9, 2015

Episode 93: When the Magic Happens

This week, we're discussing deep scrapbooking thoughts with the very talented Becki Adams. Becki designs for Bella Blvd., Pebbles, Carta Bella and Scrapbook Expo. If you're not already a fan of hers, you will be by the end of this show! 

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Link to Becki's Blog: Becki Adams

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Other scrappers we mentioned:
Patricia Roebuck
Jen Gallacher
Nancy Damiano
Paige Evans
Irit Landgraf
Laura Vegas

Thanks so much for listening and THANK YOU TO EACH OF YOU WHO HAVE DONATED to help support our hosting fees! We appreciate each donation and it helps to pay the expenses we incur as Tiffany's travels between states and we meet and plan and tape the show. Thanks again!

We love comments so please leave us one! :)
Tracie and Tiffany

Monday, November 2, 2015

Episode 92: December Daily

This week, we're talking to our friend, Marie Lottermoser, about her incredible December Daily albums! Marie's albums are filled with stunning photos, vintage images, banners, tiny pockets and unexpected treasures. We'll discuss how to document days with no holiday activities, what to do with too many photos, why we love this project and much more! 

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To view the albums we discussed in the show, click this link to Marie's Blog and then click on the December Daily albums in the right sidebar.... Marie's Blog

Here's a link to the font Marie uses sometimes that we love.


We also mentioned we love Geralyn Sy's DD's


Here's a link to a blog post about Tracie's new show. Here's where you'll find links to everything - Live Inspired! Here's a link to the videos


Here's a link to Tiffany's mini-album about her dog. :)


Ali's Instagram for December Daily

If you're looking for a DD kit for a warmer climate, with bright airy colors, check out our friend Michelle Hunter's kit at this link. 

Tiffany and Tracie


Monday, October 26, 2015

Episode 91: Tales From the Crop

This week, we talk to Scrap Gals Listener Nicole Martins who just attended a three-day crop! We'll discuss making page kits, what she carried in her crop bag and whether or not her planning paid off in productivity! We'll also share some funny crop stories from the gals in our Facebook community. 

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Tiffany and Tracie


Monday, October 19, 2015

Episode 90: Card Making 101

This week, we're talking to Shemaine Smith about making handmade cards! We'll discuss papers, ink, stamping, card styles, making holiday cards and more! Shemaine tells us all about designing cards for Anna Griffin and also a bit about her scrapbooking! This show is jam packed with info!

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Click here for Shemaine Smith's blog! 

Tiffany and Tracie


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Episode 89: Scraplifting & Making Your Own Kits

This week, we talk to YouTuber Nicole Mackin who is a prolific scrapbooker. She shares how to get a lot of layouts done by making your own kits and scraplifting your stash of old magazines! 

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Click here for Nicole Mackin's YouTube Channel....nicmackin. Click here for the first video of hers I watched that we discuss during this show. :)

Tiffany and Tracie


Monday, October 5, 2015

Episode 88: Catching Up

This week, Tiffany shares the hilarious tale of her studio flooring debaucle. We also chat a bit about the purging of supplies and why we are okay with giving lots of perfectly good product away. Be sure to stay tuned to the end of the show for an urgent message from the Scrap Gals.

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Thanks for listening all you scrap gals!

Tiffany and Tracie



Monday, September 28, 2015

Episode 87: Scrappy Chat with Jen Schow

This week, Tracie chats with Crafty Jen Schow and she shares a boatload of scrappy wisdom! Get a pen and paper and be ready to take notes! 

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Visit Jen Schow at her blog.... Crafty Jen Schow.

Her class rocks! Be sure to check it out here.....
Thanks for listening all you scrap gals! Send cyber hugs Tiffany's way. She's almost better now but still coughing a lot. :) Looking forward to her being back next week!

Tiffany and Tracie

Monday, September 21, 2015

Episode 86: Scrapbook Overload

This week, we're talking to Scrap Gals Listener, Elissa Mantalas, about her dilemma of how to manage her large volume of completed albums. We'll discuss in depth the pros and cons to being caught up and also how shifting our approach can generate more meaningful content on fewer pages.

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For a link to Tracie's new online class, "Easy Hand Lettering," click here! Don't forget, you can always access our blogs by clicking our pictures to the left and right of this post!



Thanks for listening all you scrap gals!

Tiffany and Tracie

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Episode 85: Studio Redo

This week, Tracie interviews Tiffany about the ups and downs of redoing her scrapbook studio. We'll discuss why she's making a change, what she's trying to achieve with her new space and how the project is progressing. 

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Check out Tiffany's project here

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For a link to Tracie's new online class, "Easy Hand Lettering," click here! Today's the last day to take advantage of the intro price!



Thanks for listening!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Episode 84: The Traveler's Notebook

This week, we're discussing Traveler's Notebooks. Tiffany will explain her latest obsession with them and tell you step by step how to make one! We'll also talk planners, Smash books and more! This is a fun think-outside-the-box-for-scrapbooking kind of show. 

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If you're still not sure what we mean by a "Traveler's Notebook," here are some examples:


Here's a great blog post by Amy that talks about Traveler's Notebook and it has a video! Tracie started a Pinterest board with some of her favorite examples. Click here to see it. 

Check out the challenge Tiffany is doing - 30 Days of Lists.

Join us in our Facebook group to discuss this show and other scrappiness. For a link to Tracie's new online class, "Easy Hand Lettering," click here! 



Thanks for listening!

Tiffany and Tracie


Monday, August 31, 2015

Episode 83: Just Us Talking

This week, we started a conversation about our experience with "Week in the Life" and we ended up talking about it for almost an entire show. We hope you'll enjoy hearing our thoughts on our week of documentation. We also discuss some random comments from our group and Tracie shares a big announcement at the end of the show.

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Thanks for listening!!
Tracie and Tiffany

Monday, August 24, 2015

Episode 82: Spotlight on: Leanne Allinson

This week, we're talking to designer and blogger, Leanne Allinson. Her clean and colorful layouts and Project Life spreads are a delight and we know you'll enjoy hearing her talk to us about her process! 

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Check out Leanne's Blog and see her work here! Join us in our Facebook group to discuss this show and other scrappiness. :) 


Thanks for listening!!
Tracie and Tiffany

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Episode 81: Week in the Life

This week, we're discussing "Week in the Life" - a project created by Ali Edwards. Special guest, Megan Anderson, from The Nerd Nest, joins us to discuss her experience with this meaningful project. We can't wait for you to hear Megan's awesome mantra that really resonated with us! 

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Check out Megan's Blog, The Nerd Nest!
Thanks for listening!!

Tracie and Tiffany

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Episode 80: Motivation & Validation

This week, we're having a deep conversation about the motivation behind sharing our scrapbooking with others. We'll discuss the pros and cons of sharing and analyze the desire scrapbookers often have for the validation of our work. To join a discussion on this topic, meet us in our Facebook community at https://www.facebook.com/groups/scrapgals/

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Thanks for listening!!

Tracie and Tiffany

Monday, August 3, 2015

Episode 79: Spotlight On: Victoria Marie

This week, we're talking to the very delightful Victoria Marie. Victoria is a scrappy YouTuber, blogger and host of a fun Facebook group. She delighted us with her wit and wisdom and we think you'll love her too!! 

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Links (tell her we sent you!):
Victoria Marie on YouTube
Victoria's blog
Victoria Marie Facebook Group 
The Crafty Maven Getaway on YouTube 

Thanks for listening!!!!! We have had record listens this month and our bandwidth is almost at maximum capacity. It resets on the 5th so if you can't hear the show, bear with us. We're trying to decide how to keep this from happening again!

Tracie and Tiffany 

Monday, July 27, 2015

Episode 78: The Planner Craze

This week, we have two guests on the show! First up, we interview Connie Hanks about using stencils in her Inkwell Press planner. Next, we talk to Doris Sander about her Cocoa Daisy planner kit obsession and her fresh and funky art journal style planner. 

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Links:

The Reset Girl
Creative Midori Challenge
*new* Planner Printables in Happy Life Shoppe

To chat about the show, comment below or join us in our Facebook group - The Scrap Gals Community.

Thanks for listening!
Tracie and Tiffany 

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Episode 77: Hot Topics 2

This week, Tiffany's back in the states and we're discussing a few questions from our listeners. We'll talk about trimmers, Midoris, photo sizes, favorite YouTubers, two page layouts and more. 

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Thanks for listening!
Tracie and Tiffany 

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Episode 76: TV Titles

This week, we're talking about our favorite TV shows and page ideas they inspire. We'll also discuss layout title treatments, our go-to title supplies and much more! 

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1) Scrap Gals on Podomatic
2) Scrap Gals on iTunes

Podomatic has changed their embedded player to always begin at the most recent show so we will not be adding a player to this blog. Please click on the links above to hear the show. Our apologies. 

Thanks for listening! We'd love to hear your thoughts about the show here or in our Facebook group.  We have over 750 members now!

Tracie and Tiffany 

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Episode 75: Filling in the Blanks

This week, we're filling in the blanks for some of our new listeners and discussing how we met and why we scrapbook. We'll also talk about whether or not we could ever give scrapbooking up and how being a scrapbooker does or does not define us. 

We no longer have a player on this site because Podomatic changed their embedded player so it will only play the latest show so here are two ways to listen:
1) Scrap Gals on Podomatic
2) Scrap Gals on iTunes

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Thanks for listening!
Tiffany and Tracie