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Share a quote for scrapbooking

print from vol.25 - scrapbooking quote challenge

Our final scrapbooking challenge for Saturday just requires a comment to enter – you don’t have to make anything for this one unless you would like bonus points!

For this challenge, leave a comment with a favourite quotation that you think would be great for a scrapbook page.

One entry will be randomly selected to win this gorgeous print from the always amazing Vol.25. I love her beautiful illustration style and how she mixes her drawings with text to create such sweet compositions. Be sure to check out her fab blog here — I’m sure you’ll love it.

Okay – just leave a comment with a quote to enter this one and I’ll see you in the morning for our third and final day of scrapbooking goodness!


14 August 2010

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84 Comments for Share a quote for scrapbooking

  1. KateT Says:

    My favorite quite is ‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.’ An oldie but a goodie!

    ** Kate **

  2. Lou Says:

    I love this quote from Helen Keller: “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”

  3. Juel Says:

    A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others. Wizard of Oz

  4. Olivia Says:

    I really like this quote, still to create a layout featuring it:

    Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we should dance.

  5. Ruth Says:

    One of my favourites is this: Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of ~ Charles Richards.

  6. Carolyn Phillips Says:

    I like this one, which I think is a French proverb:
    It is by believing in roses that one brings them to bloom.

  7. Gemma Says:

    Still waiting for the right layout for this one: ‘Life is an adventure of many colours’ :)

  8. Katy Says:

    I named my blog after my favourite quote, but have still yet to make a page featuring it!

    “There is a world elsewhere”

  9. Hazel Says:

    A favourite proverb that inspired me during a tough time:
    ‘Without the rain you would never get to appreciate the rainbow.’
    It could be used for anything that didn’t go quite as planned.

  10. Alison M Says:

    A quote I like is by Henry David Thoreau “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”

  11. Natalie Says:

    my Husband and I are both physicists, so this tongue-in-cheek quote has always been a favorite of mine:

    “’…A woman may get by without knowing about the planetesimal hypothesis, but the quantum theory, Jane, is a necessity in any well-regulated household.’”
    —Dad, in L. M. Montgomery’s Jane of Lantern Hill

  12. Michelle N Says:

    God repects me when I work but He loves me when I sing. Still waiting to do this page.

  13. aly sev Says:

    i love all the quotes so far! here’s one of my favorites!

    “the adventure of life is to learn. the goal of life is to grow. the nature of life is to change. the challenge of life is to overcome. the essence of life is to care. the secret of life is to dare. the beauty of life is to give. the joy of life is to love!”
    -william ward

  14. NikkiFB Says:

    “Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.” Oscar Wilde. I put it on the front of my first digi-scrapped photobook! :)

  15. pnutsmum Says:

    “To look up is joy” – Confucius

  16. Jennifer L.S. Says:

    “What if I’m not the hero? What if I’m the bad guy?” ~ Edward Cullen, Twilight


  17. rinda Says:

    “Practice doesn’t make perfect. Practice only makes permanent. Perfect practice makes perfect.”
    Can be used for sports, piano, etc. pages

  18. Deb Says:

    Here’s one of my favorites: “If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.”

  19. Rachel Z Says:

    Wow, so many good quotes!
    Here is a simple, but powerful quote:

    Peace begins with a smile.
    —mother teresa

  20. beverleynoelle Says:

    My favourite at the moment is “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed”.
    Carl Jung

  21. Rachel Says:

    I’m a quote junkie, so it’s hard to pick only one! This is the one I want to paint on the wall in my scrapbook space: “In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can inspire.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

  22. luluuk Says:

    “ Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine” Anthony J D’angelo

  23. Gina Says:

    “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  24. sally Says:

    Children learn by doing, play is their work. (Unknown author)

  25. Ali H Says:

    I liked this comment from Einstein & made a journal page to remember it – but it would be great on a scrap page of children playing or of you or friends making art – “Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited – Imagination encircles the World”.

  26. Mary Bainbridge Says:

    How about ‘be yourself no one else can’

  27. Mary Bainbridge Says:

    Those who wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength they shall rise up on wings of eagles

    Isaiah chapter 40 verse 31

  28. Scrapnanny Says:

    Loving the crop
    Here is my favourite quote.
    A laugh is a smile that bursts. ~Mary H. Waldrip

  29. LucyF Says:

    “Friendship isn’t a big thing – it’s a million little things”
    and one of my favourites for “difficult” times: Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened :)

  30. Trees Says:

    “Goonies never say die.” From, er, the film Goonies.
    I have this on a t-shirt and it has on occasion inspired me to do things I never thought I could.

  31. emy Says:

    My favourite quote at the moment is written on the wall at our local coffee shop “Life’s enchanted cup sparkles near the brim”, by Lord Byron.

  32. helena Says:

    a favourite of mine that I used as a mini is ‘enjoy the journey, not just the destination’

  33. Kirsteen Says:

    One of my favourites is one I have on a very old Making Memories metal plaque. It says – it doesn’t matter where you go, it’s who’s beside you that counts. Kxx

  34. SallyB Says:

    This is the quote I always think about when I’m crafting. Lulu Guiness “ Follow your instincts – you never know if your ideas will work out unless you try them. “

  35. Margaret Anne Clark Says:

    Man – only one?? I use quotes ALL THE TIME in my scrapbooking ! The last one I used was from the Taylor Swift song ‘Fearless’

    “And I don’t know how it gets better than this, You take my hand and drag me headlong – Fearless”

    I used it on a page to describe my 3yr old, who certainly is fearless !

    I think quotes are all around us, it doesn’t have to be a classic or by a serious intellect, it simply has to resonate with your soul.
    PS I LOVE the artwork here !

  36. Natalie E Says:

    I love this print… it’s so pretty. But then again, I love so much from Vol25.
    I asked my husband what his favourite quote was and he quoted Yoda from The Empire Strikes Back “do or do not, there is no try” He is a bit of a geek!! But still, not a bad quote :-)

  37. Nina Says:

    Thanks for all the inspiration in here! Here is a quote or saying that i like a lot: Beyond the clouds, the sky is always blue.


  38. Julie Says:

    The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything they have.

  39. Taylor Says:

    My go to quote for myself is “she believed she could, and so she did”

  40. Mattie Says:

    my favorite: “She turned her can’ts into cans and her dreams into plans”

  41. Jenny B Says:

    Heehee! I’ll have to write some of these down, They’re great!

    “You’re only young once, but you can be immature forever”

    I even have some cracking photo’s of The Boy to use with it! lol

  42. Joanne Says:

    One of my fav quotes is by Charlie Chaplin,

    A day without laughter is a day wasted.

    One that i can use on many pages I think!

  43. Helen Overton Says:

    Friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait for the answer. (Anon)

  44. Hope Says:

    What a great question and what great quotes. I wrote a bunch of them down and hoping to use them soon in some layouts. I just used this on in a sports related lo – “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.”

  45. Jimjams Says:

    I love all sorts of quotes about smiles … they make me smile :)
    I want to use this one soon:
    The shortest distance between two people is a smile.

  46. Lorraine Says:

    It has to be the Oscar Wilde quote I saw on vol.25 last week. “Be yourself: everyone else is taken.” This has inspired me to not be afraid to blog. God has made me and I just gotta be me!

  47. Sara Says:

    I’ve always like this quote, “One can never consent to creep when one feels an impuse to soar. -Hellen Keller

  48. Cate Says:

    I really like the quote: “The power of imagination makes us infinite” by John Muir

  49. Jennifer Says:

    Wow, some fantastic quotes here – and I love that print!
    One of my favourite quotes: ‘…travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.’ – Miriam Beard.

  50. abbeyviolet Says:

    How about this: A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future. ~Author Unknown

  51. Leah Says:

    I am a Fleetwood Mac fan, and would love to use the quote “Don’t blame it on me, blame it on my wild heart” from the Stevie Nicks song Wild Heart in a future LO.

  52. NancyLee Says:

    Enjoy the moment!

  53. Lisa - Funky Fairy Says:

    A friendship quote:

    ‘If friends were flowers, I’d pick you’.

  54. lyley Says:

    You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind-Irish proverb.

  55. Smeepee Says:

    If you want to truly understand something, try to change it – Kurt Lewin

    Would be good if your scrapping about a big change in your life that has impacted in a way you could not have foreseen.

  56. Anso Says:

    If you are clever you’re not afraid to ask questions!

  57. Anne Says:

    My favourite (and actually used on a layout in the past) is : “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship”.

  58. mariangeles_spain Says:

    If you don’t take a risk, you’ll never win.

  59. tape Says:

    You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. ~C.S. Lewis

  60. Iara Says:

    some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what is going to happen next. delicious ambiguity… ~gilda radner

  61. Melanie K Says:

    “Do not covet your ideas. Give away everything you know and more will come back to you.”

  62. eleanor Says:

    IT matters that you have been brave when retreat would have been easier. it matters that you have made a difference. above all it matters that you have been loved.
    nothing else matters….

  63. Kitty Scrapper Says:

    Life is for living…………….and scrapping

  64. Jo Says:

    My favourite quote is from a 4 year old boy called Bobby:
    “ Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen”

  65. Susan Roh Says:

    I love quotes, lots of the ones shared here are going into my book of quotes! One of my faves: Be the change you want to see in the world-Ghandi

  66. CoCo Says:

    Mine’s a bit un poetic, but I’m living by it at the moment… Control the controllables

    Prob not gramatically correct either, but food for thought nonetheless.

  67. jen Says:

    My fave:

    the main thing
    is to keep
    the main thing
    the main thing.
    -stephen covey


  68. HilaryB Says:

    I have always loved Winnie the Pooh and especially this quote:
    Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh!” he whispered. “Yes, Piglet?” “Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. “I just wanted to be sure of you.” ~A.A. Milne

  69. Melissa Says:

    I love this quote from Robert Newton Peck’s book “The Day No Pigs Would Die” – Never miss a chance to keep your mouth shut.

  70. Jenny Pitcairn Says:

    “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” Elizabeth Kubler Ross

  71. Bethan Says:

    My Life quote has to be “I am What I am” and I’m not changing

  72. Peggy Says:

    Here’s one that I’ve got to get around to scrapping one day soon: “Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.” Sydney Jeanne Seward

  73. kate Says:

    It’s nice to be important but it’s more important to be nice!

  74. ConnieC Says:

    Here’s a favorite quote.
    “The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.” Ben Stein

  75. sue Says:

    I can resist everything but temptation – confessions of a coffee addict!

  76. Zahra Says:

    People who mind don’t matter; people who matter don’t mind! (my Dad’s – unless he pinched it!)

  77. MarieP Says:

    This is a Brian Andreas (Story People) quote that I love: Deciding everything is falling into place perfectly as long as you don’t get too picky about what you mean by place. Or perfectly.

  78. Julia H Says:

    I’m not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today!

  79. Claire Says:

    Think of this when exercising when I dont want to or when I ache:

    Pain lasts a short time whilst pride lasts a lifetime :) Biggest Loser contestant mentioned this and its so true!

  80. josephine Says:

    God answers prayers. Sometimes His answer is no.

  81. Beth Van De Loo Says:

    Ohhh, there are so many! here’s a few… Art washes away from the Soul the dust of everyday life. OR…Photography is a way of telling what you feel about what you see. ~Ansel Adams… and finally “ Let your life speak”

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  84. Dating Says:

    My favorite: The best is yet to come

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