Now you know how I feel about Canada, right? No? Well I adore Canada. I grew up just a few hours south of British Columbia and every relative I have hails from the Great White North, so any time I get a chance to speak with a Canadian, I instantly feel closer to home.
Turns out Catherine was the publisher of a magazine I was very familiar with, Scrapbook & Cards Today, a magazine that we in the scrapbook industry also refer to as The Last Scrapbook Mag Standing. She wondered if I’d be interested in writing for them and because I love writing and scrapbooking and Canada, I said, “Hell yes!”
Well maybe I didn’t swear, but I definitely answered in the affirmative.
You see I miss the days of my editor/art director gig at Simple Scrapbooks. I was very good at my job there. I know how to write a column. It’s one of the ways I feel like my journalism degree really did pay off. It is in my wheelhouse, as they say.
So now I’m thrilled to be part of the family at Scrapbook & Cards Today. This team cares passionately about bringing ideas and inspiration to scrapbookers and crafters just like you and me. They also care about supporting all those wonderful companies who make the products we love to play with. Beginning with this issue, I have a column titled Clean & Simple, and my plan is to write about ways to save your memories that don’t require a degree in fine art or a masterful handling of UTEE. I keep it simple, y’all. Always have, always will.
Granted, sometimes my simple might require a little digital know-how, but I plan to include ideas for ways to maximize those digital tools you might already have laying around.
The best thing about this mag? You can download it for free and view it right on your computer.
I won’t lie though. Getting a hard copy of a printed magazine, with that fresh ink smell… there is something about it that’s very special.
BONUS FOR YOU! Scrapbook & Cards Today has a page of free downloads from this issue, featuring my most recent Make a Page Monday layout. (All links can be found at the bottom of their Free Downloads page.)
SPEAKING OF BONUS FOR YOU!: The Designer Digitals 3rd Quarter Sale is on now. Save 40% storewide and look for new .99 cent items daily. Shop my collection here.