Archive | September, 2012

Gallery Highlights | 9.27.2012

Welcome to Gallery Highlights for this week!

This week’s finds include some gorgeous layouts that are sure to inspire you. I found some fantastic fun and bright designs this week as well as some softer, sophisticated styles and I hope you like them all as much as I do. Let’s go take a look! Don’t forget – You can click on the links to visit the layouts in their galleries and view supply lists, leave a comment for the designer, or view the designer’s other work.

Loving Life by smbradford

Look at how cool this first design is! Monica used twine in the colors of the rainbow back and forth across her page as the background of her layout. She stapled the twine at the edges and then used dimensional adhesive to pop the photos off the page. It created such a fun, active layout. I love this idea!

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Announcing….Card Annex!

It’s finally time to unveil the latest project of Nally Studios! So please go on over and take a look around at our Card Annex!

Card Annex will assemble inspiration for card makers from designers and manufacturers all around the scrapbook industry. It will include both in-house content and contributor content from a variety of industry contributors. Readers can search the content by card sentiment, supply manufacturer, or even technique, which are all available as either tags or categories in our database.

If you are interested in participating in Card Annex, you can click on the Submit tab for more information on how to share your content with our readers. Or you can click on the Advertising tab for information about placing your ad banner on the new site.

Card Annex is still under construction, so we hope you will enjoy the content and watch while the site grows and changes in the next few weeks and months into the full vision that we have for it.

We are very excited about our new sister site! We hope you like Card Annex as much as we do!


Welcome to Card Annex!

Thank you for stopping by the grand opening of Card Annex! Please pardon our dust while I continue construction on the site.

The mission of Card Annex is to provide inspiration to card makers of all types while providing a promotional platform to the manufacturers and designers that create our industry’s products and trends.

Here at Card Annex, when you want to make a card, you can search for inspiration by card topic to find ideas that are just what you need. You will also soon be able to search for cards by supply manufacturer as well.

If you are a manufacturer or designer, you can participate at Card Annex by supplying content to the site (contact me via email under “connect with us” or click on the submit tab) or by advertising on the site (click on the advertising tab).

I look forward to sharing the vision that I have for this site with the paper crafting community, and growing it in partnership with you all into something that serves all of us!

Enjoy, and welcome!

— Nancy Nally, editor/publisher



Pinterest Inspiration | Fish Tank

Inspiration is all around us and you can find it in the funniest places. In my last Pinterest article, I showed you how I was inspired by a set of sheets. This week, I’m going to show you how I was inspired to design a layout based on a fish tank. Yes, you read that right – a fish tank.  As I’ve said before, Pinterest is one of my favorite sites for scrapping inspiration, and this week, I was inspired by this amazing little piece of architecture designed for underwater pets.


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