How I Got Started In Pocket Scrapbooking! Plus Up to 50% Off Sitewide with Creative Live!

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I often get asked how I got started in pocket scrapbooking. The truth is, I came across Becky Higgins Project Life class on Creative Live one day while browsing some photography classes.  I was instantly intrigued so I signed up and watched the class.  It was incredible to see her system and the minimal time that was necessary to devote to memory keeping. I thought, "I can do this!"  My inner scrapbooker from years past stirred inside me and I began shopping for supplies and getting started almost immediately!  In addition to Becky's class I also found several other memory keeping classes on Creative Live that I have enjoyed from time to time.  Plus, they have an option to watch the classes LIVE so it is my favorite place to go when I want to learn something new.

If you haven't gotten a chance to look into Creative Live's classes before, let me encourage you to do so. They are self paced classes you can watch anytime, at your convenience. And even better, they're mobile friendly too! 

Right now Creative Live is having a HUGE SALE with Up to 50% off sitewide!

Offer: Up to 50% off site wide   |   Valid: Limited Time Only   |    Code: No Code Necessary


One Day Only | FLASH SALE FOR CREATIVELIVE! Scrapbooking Classes 25% Off!

Good Morning and Happy Sunday my friends.   Several years ago, while browsing the internet for ways to store my Instagram prints, I came across the Project Life system by Becky Higgins.  That same week, Becky aired on Creative Live, talking about the system and it opened a whole new world of memory keeping for me. I couldn't pry my eyes away from her class. The system, the knowledge she shared, and her bubbly personality drew me right in.  I was hooked. 

Today, I'm happy to share that Creative Live has that class available, with a special discount for my readers! In addition, I'm also featuring two of my other favorite classes for scrapbookers.  Grab them while you can, this sale is good for one day only and applies to ALL the classes available!

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CreativeLive Flash Sale! Get 25% off all classes - 1 day only!

Offer ends 01/31/2016.

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How to Work from Home Selling Your Arts and Crafts!

How to Work from Home Selling Arts and Crafts

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Working from home was always a dream of mine. Making money doing something I love - that was an even bigger dream! With a little hard work and determination, it can be yours too!

Last year, I launched my Etsy shop to sell items and gain an income while working from my own home in order to support my crafting habits.  It was one of the best decisions I ever made!

If you're interested in doing something similar, you can get tips and insights from industry experts on how to get your creations in front of as many people as possible— online and offline— with special classes from CreativeLive!

One of CreativeLive's top instructors, Megan Auman, is offering unique classes on how to market and sell your products. If you want to successfully monetize your craft making, her courses are highly recommended. What's more is that between January 11th and January 15th, her classes and all Etsy-related classes will be on sale! Sign up today and start making 2016 your most prosperous crafting year yet!

Offer: Save on Megan Auman and Etsy classes and sell more crafts in 2016!
Valid: 1/11/16 - 1/15/16

CreativeLive - Biggest Sale of the Year!

2105 has been a good year for myself as a small business owner. As many of you know, I own a portrait photography business in addition to a small Etsy shop, in addition to working near full time outside the home.   I am self taught in all that I've accomplished (that is to say I do not have a college degree), hence I learn by asking of those around me, researching what I desire to know, and absorbing a lot of information from the internet.  That's why CreativeLive is such a benefit to me.  They have an extensive library of videos that allow me to learn at my own pace, on my own time.  Right now, they have an incredible sale that I didn't want you to miss out on - it's their biggest sale of the year and ALL their classes are up to 40% off!

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Set yourself up for success in 2016 and beyond with classes from CreativeLive! Brush-up on everything from photo and video how-to's to money and life classes.

Offer: Get 40% off with CreativeLive's site-wide sale!
Valid: Now through 12/24/15

Sign up for a CreativeLive class today and make 2016 your best year yet!

Celebrate National Sewing Month with 30% Off at CreativeLive!


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If you're a sewer, then you may know that September is National Sewing Month! But do you know why? Well, in 1982, President Ronald Reagan made a proclamation declaring September National Sewing Month “In recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation.” And thank goodness he did!

Growing up, my mom handmade many of the clothes my sister and I wore on a regular basis. In addition, she made items for our home too like tablecloths, curtains, pillows, bedding, and doll clothes! Though I outgrew her making my clothes as a teenager, she was delighted when I asked her to make my wedding veil!  It was something I always admired about her, she could sew just about anything! 

This makes September a great time to indulge your passion for sewing. It's also the perfect opportunity to introduce yourself to the craft if you’ve never tried it before!

You can find a plethora of sewing-related resources on CreativeLive, including simple sewing projects for beginners, starting a sewing business, sewing quilts, clothes, and much more.

Plus, to celebrate this special observance, CreativeLive is giving you 30% off sewing classes the entire month of September! No code required. So get your sew on and save today before the month is over!