There are only a few Scrapbook magazines left in print circulation and so it is a great honour and privilege to be printed in one – Scrapbook and Cards Today magazine! Today I’d like to share my latest published layout with you.
Hello Saturday! Hello blank Saturday!!
Seriously, we have nothing on the books for today. Say what?! What is this weirdness? LOL!
I guess I have permission to hide all day in my Scrap Cave, right?
No matter what happens, I hope to carve some time to continue with my Harry Potter Studio Tour upgrade albums. I was inspired by my recent layout reorganization and album revisiting to return to these books. I had so much fun in February creating layout after layout documenting our wonderful day at the Warner Bros Studios outside London last summer (see all my February LOAD videos here and layout photos here) but the albums have languished since then as I moved onto other projects. It felt good to dust off the supplies and photos and scrapbook a little magic!
Take a look … Continue reading
Welcome to a new blog series!
Yeah that’s about all I know about it right now! LOL! It all started when I was tidying my Scrap Cave. I’d cleared off my desk, hung my blinds (that had been on the floor after a repainting job a couple years ago – gulp), moved my laptop from the dining room table back onto my desk, and ruthlessly gone through all my mixed media supplies to get rid of anything that was now old and yucky (mostly my Gelatos – sniff). And then I looked at my floor and the giant box of unsorted layouts ….
Why not dive into those? Should be a piece of cake!
Well, this series will allow you to follow my adventure as I finally find homes for layouts I’ve had in this box for years. I kid you not. Years!
Part I – Making a Beginning
I am so pleased to be participating in a video scrapbooking series hosted by an old DT friend of mine, Audrey Yeager. She put a call out into one of my Facebook groups and I was more than happy to help her.
She is posting 21 layouts over the course of June, July and August. That’s 21 inspirational ideas to help you scrap your summertime photos! And that’s just from her. She’s got special guests helping her each day so that makes 42 inspirational ideas! But wait, there’s more! Some days (like today) she’s got a couple special guests. Now how many inspirational ideas are there?
Enough to keep you scrapping all summer!
Today is Day 2 of the series and I am guest #2 and here is my video. Continue reading
Good morning! This post is a day later than I’d promised but it’s full of the last 4 layouts in my daughter’s Grad album so I hope you’ll forgive me.
(Like you have a choice! LOL)
After taking stock of the album and identifying the gaps, I set to work to fill them. First up, a title page.
Layout #16 – Grad 2017
I feel like I’ve been using the same set of supplies forever! It’s only been since the end of February … maybe that is “forever” in the world of scrapbooking? LOL!
But with these next few layouts I think I am ready to call it a day on my giant Kit #2 and gather some new supplies for the next part of Shimelle’s class. If you missed my previous layouts using this kit you can see them here, here, and here.
Layout #14 – Welcome Surprise
Here is the sketch from the Paper Issues challenge: Continue reading
Happy Saturday everyone!
And Happy Easter (Extra-Long) Weekend!
Earlier this week I started sharing the layouts I’ve made with my second Clear The Desk kit of supplies. To recap, it was a much larger kit than outlined in class but I knew I had a stack of photos from my eldest daughters Grade 7 Graduation Assembly to document. For me, having a kit of cohesive supplies to tell the story from one day or one event helps keep me focused. If I have to spend time hunting down papers and embellishments for each layout I tend to lose interest because I get bogged down with all the decision making.
So far I’ve created 8 layouts from this kit. The first two can be found in this post, the next three in this post. Today I am sharing the latest three, so let’s get going. (PS – my numbering system for my layouts is for the whole Clear the Desk class, not the number of layouts made from any one kit of supplies. I’m curious how many layouts I can make as I work my way through the class which I why I’ve done this.)