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kelly sill
Virginia
I am a wife, a mother and have a passion for the paper arts!
Interests: Paper arts, scrapbooking, photography, cooking, spending time with family and friends, shopping, traveling
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Thank you all so much for the wonderful response to the announcement of the new Pixels to Pages Classroom. I’m really excited to build a community where memory keepers like you can come and learn how to use a variety of mobile apps on their mobile devices to document their... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2021 at Pixels to Pages
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You guys!!! I am SO EXCITED to announce that Pixels to Pages is going to have its own classroom!!! I've been away from teaching for a while, but I am back! And I'm looking forward to teaching others how to use mobile technology to document their photos and stories. There... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2021 at Pixels to Pages
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Happy New Year, friends! I pray everyone has welcomed 2021 with open arms and slammed the door on 2020! To be honest, I really wasn't ready for the holidays to end. It was cooler than normal in December for us here in Florida. I couldn't get enough of cozy nights... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2021 at Pixels to Pages
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Up until now, each of my Stories this month have been double-page spreads. Stories 7 + 8 will be placed side-by side in my album. Let’s take a look: Story 7 You can view Ali’s Story 7 here and compare her physical page with the one I created in Affinity... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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I want to thank everyone for all the love you guys have been showing me here on the blog and on my social media platforms. The approach I’ve been taking with my December Daily this year has been so fun! If this is your first time visiting the blog and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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Not all of my photos and stories in my December Daily album will revolve around Christmas. My third story is one that does not, per say. But it does bring me lots of joy, so I guess that does embody the spirit of the season! I’ve adopted a row of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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Usually I have several December Daily posts published by now, but 2020 has been anything but “usual,” right? Even though I have already been sharing this year’s pages on my social media accounts already, I wanted to go into a little more detail here about my approach this year. If... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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During my studio refresh, I found an Advent Calendar that I bought YEARS ago from Kaisercraft and never put it together. I mean I think I had this thing for over 10 years. Well, this year I decided I was going to put it together. My niece Jessica and her... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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Hey friends! The Pixels to Pages Journal Block Winter Collection is now live in the shop!!! Memory keepers are LOVING these kits because they offer extra-large, decorative journal cards, giving documenters a little more space to tell their stories than the standard 4x6 or 3x4 journal card allows. To celebrate... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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Hey guys! Do you know what tomorrow is??? It's Digital Scrapbooking Day!!! I wanted to celebrate by giving you a 40% discount on your ENTIRE ORDER!!!! WHAT???? That has never happened! I assure you it won't happen again this year! For ONE DAY ONLY–Saturday, October 3–use the code DIGIDAY2020 when... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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It’s the middle of September. Kind of hard to believe there are less than 100 days until Christmas! Yes, you read that right! Less than 100 days until Christmas. When it comes to the holidays, are you a planner or more of a last minute kind of elf? Personally, I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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The end of October will mark 6 years since we moved into our home here in the Tampa area. We live in a boating/fishing community, in a "Key West-style" home on a cul-de-sac street. There are neatly manicured lawns out front and a canal out back where dolphins and manatees... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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Hey guys–thanks do much for stopping by to take a peek at my August pages. These actually came together fairly quickly. So let's take a look: I'm still continuing to use my Monthly Journal Block cards to tell the majority of my stories (you can find them in my shop... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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It's the last weekend in August and I can't think of a better way to begin to wind down summer than to release the new Fall Collection of Journal Blocks!!! The Summer Collection was a huge hit and I know you are just going to love these new kits for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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If you recall, last month I mentioned that I was going to be playing catch up on my 2017 Project Life Album and shared pages from September 2017. My goal is to have both 2017 and 2020 by the end of the year and today I am sharing my October... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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Seven months down, five to go. Can 2021 get here any faster??? Right before I started to type out this post, I read on the interwebs that the Big 10 has cancelled the 2020 Football season. We just want to cry. 2020 gets a 0-star rating from us. Seriously 2021,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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One of the memory keeping projects I want to accomplish in 2020 is to complete my 2017 Family Yearbook. Just like I am doing in 2020, I was documenting 2017 in a monthly format. Looking back at what I had already completed that year, I was further along than I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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What’s this? My June pages are done on the 2nd of July??? Even though I have two double-page spreads for June, it turns out I didn’t have a whole lot of photos for the month. Compared to the three or four spread I’ve been doing each month this year, it’s... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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2020 is moving right along, although probably in not a way that we planned. Am I right? I mention in my journaling on the Monthly Journal Block for this month that as the days go by, they feel like Groundhog's Day. Not much changes from one day to the next... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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Finally got around to documenting my April photos and stories! Let's just dive right in, shall we? And feel free to click on any of the spread for a larger view! I am continuing to use the 6x12 Monthly Journal Blocks I created back in January. You can purchase these... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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So over the weekend I was reorganizing some files on my external hard drives and came across a bunch of kits I created when I had my other blog/shop September Blue. I thought these 3x4 Bad Day Filler Cards would be a fun freebie for a Monday! I hope you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
Hi Donna! Do you mean specifically for a recipe page?
Toggle Commented Jun 14, 2020 on Bon APPetit Digital Recipe Kit at Pixels to Pages
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Journal Block Party summer collections are now available in the shop!!! Whoop! Whoop! So, so excited about these! Not sure what they are? Let me explain: Those of you who are familiar with the Big Shot Templates in the Project Life App, or even the PSD version of the templates,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
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This year I participated in Ali Edwards' 7-day documentary project, Week in the Life. While I try to capture details of everyday life in my Project Life family yearbooks, this Week in the Life project is more of a deeper dive. More photos, deeper, meaningful stories. Although Ali and many... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2020 at Pixels to Pages
HI Jennifer! Thanks for your comment! Criticism not taken at all! So I first started using PowerPhotos and breaking up my library into separate ones by years back in 2011. Back then we were living overseas and the only computer I had was my Apple MacBook Pro (along with my 2nd generation iPad and an iPhone 3). Also at this time, Apple was still using iPhotos and PhotoStream. I probably had four or five years of photos in my iPhotos library at the time and it was really slowing my MacBook Pro down. So slow. Most of the memory on that laptop was being taken up by pictures, so I knew it was time to do something about that, and that is when I found PowerPhotos. Back then, having the separate libraries was a way to alleviate any memory or storage issues. Fast forward to today, storage/memory isn't really an issue for me anymore, but having the separate libraries is now just a personal preference. I totally understand that the current Photos is able to separate photos into years. I have many ways I separate photos within my library to find what I need. But honestly, I just don't see the need to keep a bunch of years in one Photos library. As far as scrapbooking goes, years 2016, 2018, and 2019 are done. 2017 is still in progress and I am working on 2017 and 2020 concurrently. For the photos I need in 2017, I will just open that library on my computer and export photos to a folder on my iCloud Drive to use them in the Project Life App, Affinity Photo, or other apps. Does this help answer your question? Let me know!
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