This is Terri Bradford from CreateScrapbooks.com, and wanted to spread the word that I have started my own Project Life scrapbooking video series on YouTube here: http://youtu.be/oL-L1BIFAZQ.
Here’s the first video of the weekly series I created – Project Life – Week 30.
I have my own set of goals with this series and my own blogging and design journey here at CS. I love so many things about scrapbooking daily life – it always brings me right back to being in a state of gratitude. I absolutely love that Project Life has changed and transformed the industry in so many ways. For those of you that have been with me since the “live” scrapbooking shows… stay tuned… new platform is coming soon on that. I am still here and am working hard on it.
Things about me: I think being a designer in the scrapbooking industry (web and graphic design – mainly for scrapbooking kit club companies) over the past 12 years has developed a solid understanding of what the business side of new product launches, reaching a mass audience, and offering solutions to scrapbookers needs and wants. I also know what is missing and what real heavy-duty scrapbookers are looking for. Practical things – things that make sense, are easy to use, and are honest and from the heart. Things that matter in our daily lives. I see things from so many angles and I can’t stop the design processes in my head. It is part of ME. (I do all kinds of updates and design monthly – see www.bradfordwebdesigns.com and www.scrapclubs.com for examples.)
I know what’s trendy, but I really like classic GOOD design… I suppose that is how I scrapbook and live my life. Design is innate in my character and I love what I do. I’ve worked hard behind the scenes and have decided to put myself in the forefront – it’s beyond time for me to believe that what I do impacts someone else on this earth in a positive way. It’s time to see that I have to invest a good chunk of MY time doing what I’ve taught and implemented in clients I have had throughout the years. It’s time.
I hope to invest my wealth of passion, knowledge, and love for this industry… join me! There is room for everyone’s ideas, creative input, and we need to support each other in the creative industries. I am here to share my journey, and this is my platform. It’s time.
So, plainly, I’ve had this desire to kick to the curb this nagging feeling that I’ve left myself out of my own equation. No excuses, I am worth it… and so are YOU. I hope I inspire you to invest in yourself. Even if it is just to commit to watching and creating your Project Life spread weekly with me. Let’s motivate each other… connect our positive energies and get some therapy through connecting with others and this love for our scrapbooking hobby.
Much love for everyone who has stopped by, downloaded a file or two, sent a message or made a comment, subscribed to my YouTube channel, and trusted me to offer solutions and inspiration. It’s not rocket science, nor am I reinventing the wheel, am perfect, or know everything there is to know about this hobby… but I do want to contribute and make the world a more creative place. I appreciate the support so far and am excited that it’s time… finally! I promise the next post will be about the layout and process.
Supplies and other information from this specific video:
Project Life – Becky Higgins – Page Protector (design D)
Cards and some embellishments: Studio Calico Project Life Kit (Becky Higgins) – www.studiocalico.com
Cards and some embellishments: Scraptastic Club This Life Noted PL Kits – www.scraptastic.com
Paper embellishments: Elle’s Studio Monthly Kit – www.shopellesstudio.com
Alpha stickers: October Afternoon (Mini Market)
Studio Calico: wood veneer pieces, patterned paper (Darling Dear 6×6″ paper pad)
“today” and “smile” stickers by Jillibean Soup
We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper (rounder)
Photos and other design elements: Adobe Photoshop, Over App, iPhone 5, Adobe Photoshop Express App, HP Photosmart A646 printer, HP Advanced Photo paper, and ME!