This template was created as an end-of-year teacher gift, but it makes a beautiful DIY photo gift for grandparents, grads, and more. The free template is easy to edit. I'm the room parent in my son's class, and at our school that means that I'm in charge of the end of year teacher gift from all the parents. This teacher taught my son's class for two years, so I wanted … [Read more...] about Free Template for a Beautiful DIY Photo Gift
Step by step tips on how to save dark and grainy photos. Winter is on its way, bringing shorter, darker days. If you're like me, your home isn't full of much natural light anyhow. I am always deciding whether or resort to flash or take a dark photo, which will also be grainy. I bought a Lightscoop this fall, and it has helped quite a bit, but sometimes I don't … [Read more...] about How To Save Those Dark and Grainy Photos!
Sewing, photography, and April goals. Can you believe that six-year-old Lily was able to this adorable doll using the instructions in the book My Felt Doll? I was a little dubious when she told me that she wanted to sew a felt doll using the book, but I shouldn't have doubted her. I helped with the beads on the dress, the eyes, the lace on the bottom of the dress, and … [Read more...] about Sew a Felt Doll, Newborn Photos, and April Goals
Have you heard of the HP Instant Ink program? We joined this program when we got a new HP printer a little over a year ago, and it has made it so much easier for me to print out creative projects at home! I was happy to participate in a sponsored series to raise awareness about this affordable way to print photos, eBooks, and more at home. Here are some fun ways we have used … [Read more...] about Endless Creativity with HP Instant Ink
Today's post was written by my brother James, who loves photography as much as I do. He is also really great a explaining in amateur-friendly terms how to take great pictures of kids! He wrote this post in our secret family Facebook group for my sister who just bought her first DSLR camera, and I asked if I could post it here. While I shoot in full manual mode, James uses the … [Read more...] about How to Take Great Pictures of Kids