DIY Creative Journal

Dear Reader, Today I want to share with you my most recent project - what I'm calling a creative journal, because honestly, I have no idea what else to call it! My idea behind it was to have a journal where I could put all of my very favorite supplies with no physical limitations (like … Continue reading DIY Creative Journal


I’m Back!

Dear Reader, A big hello to you all - it's been several months since I've posted anything here or to my YouTube channel. There are reasons for that, but I'm not ready to share them with the entire internet, so for now, I'll keep reasons to myself. The important thing is, none of those reasons … Continue reading I’m Back!

A Few Of My Favorite Crafters

Dear Reader, Today I want to share with you some of my favorite crafty inspirations at the moment! I am listing them in no particular order, for the record! Hopefully you'll find a new inspiration from today's post! Their youtube channels are all linked in their titles. Jennibellie I can't remember how I first found … Continue reading A Few Of My Favorite Crafters

Mod Black Style Smashbook Flip (Empty)

Dear Reader, Today I have another empty smashbook flip for you. I've done 'empty' flips so you can get a good look at the pages included in the smashbooks exactly as they will come to you,  hopefully helping you decide which smashbook is right for you! This is the Mod(ern) Black Smashbook - the only … Continue reading Mod Black Style Smashbook Flip (Empty)

Wedding Style Smashbook Flip (Empty)

Dear Reader,           I haven't started working in my Wedding Style Smashbook yet, so I thought I would make a quick video showing you guys the blank pages that come in this edition of the smashbook.          As you can see in the video, there are only … Continue reading Wedding Style Smashbook Flip (Empty)

K & Company SMASH*book Embossed Covers

Dear Reader,           If you are at all familiar with K & Company's SMASH* line, you've probably noticed that each of the covers have a different design embossed into the cover. When you order things like that onlune, sometimes it can be hard to tell what exactly you're getting, so I … Continue reading K & Company SMASH*book Embossed Covers

Doodle Red Smashbook Flip & Close Ups

Dear Reader, For this week's smashbooking post I filmed a flip through my completed Doodle Red Smashbook. I worked on this book from early summer 2014 to the end of November. It was the first smashbook I made that was really 'My Style'. I'd made one before this, which I can't share with you due … Continue reading Doodle Red Smashbook Flip & Close Ups

YouTube Channel!!

Dear Reader,          If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you’ve probably already heard - I started a YouTube channel! The channel is called JustEmmaLY, just like all of my other platforms (which you can find links to here). I’ve been lucky the username has been available for all the websites I’m using - It makes … Continue reading YouTube Channel!!

Intro to Smashbooking

Dear Reader,           Smashbooking is my favorite and most creatively freeing hobby, by far. It fuels my passion for stationary and paper crafts, as well as my artistic style in general. I'm not great at drawing, or painting, or doodling, but I am good at Smashbooking. Why? Because there are no … Continue reading Intro to Smashbooking