Author Archives: Ali Manning

Winter Wedding Idea: Succulents

I’ve noticed more and more brides using plants in addition to cut flowers in their weddings and, in particular, succulents. Read More →

Weddings Flea Market Style

If you’re a vintage-loving bride-to-be, then you’re going to love the premier edition of Weddings Flea Market Style. Hundreds of Read More →

Getting Ready for Valentine’s Day

I’ve been busy in the store creating gifts for people to give their sweethearts on Valentine’s Day. One of my Read More →

Handmade Christmas Journal Finished

handmade christmas scrapbook

This week I finished filling my handmade Christmas journal with photographs, journaling and bits and pieces to remind me of Read More →

5 Tips For Making Cards with Kids

This past weekend I worked with the youth group at my church to make holiday cards for elderly and sick Read More →

Holiday Journal

handmade christmas scrapbook

Here’s a peek at this year’s holiday journal.  It’s a super simple binder ring construction that measures 6″ x 9″.  Read More →

Instagram Holiday Tree

Holiday Tree Instagram

We put our little Christmas tree up this weekend.  And I played with Instagram on my early Christmas present to Read More →

Friday Favorites: Vintage Book Lover’s Gift Guide

I’ve recently come across some adorable gifts for my fellow vintage book lovers – enjoy!   Beautiful photographic print from Read More →

Double Dip Travel Journal

I was cleaning out the spare bedroom last week and came across an old travel journal from 2005 documenting a Read More →

Halloween Stab Bound Book

I tried another book binding method figuring that it didn’t look too challenging – Japanese Stab Binding.  Boy was I Read More →