Have you seen the Fall issue of Canadian Scrapbooker magazine?  It’s jam-packed with all kinds of crafty goodness.

Along with my Double the Fun article, I wrote a piece called “Completely Cardstock” and designed a few projects. 

Here is the picture frame and matching card, using Core’dinations wood grain cardstock. 

I took an old 5 x 7 picture frame and made my own faux wood grain design with paper and ink.

 By adding a few Sizzix die cut leaves and twigs from outside, I have a nice piece of Fall decor.

I used the Sizzix “Tattered Leaves” die and Core’dinations Tim Holtz Kraft-Core “Shattered” card stock.


I take photos of my kids every Fall, and this year took a lot of begging….more than usual.  But I did get a few shots of them.

I actually prefer this ‘outtake’ with their cousin.

And I was happy to get this nice pic of Opa’s birthday, which we celebrated along with Thanksgiving last weekend.

It has been beautiful Fall weather here, with gorgeous temps and the leaves are turning….

My husband and I went for a walk along the ravine in front of our house.  Breathtaking!

It’s these quiet moments that make me appreciate the beauty of nature in the Fall.

 I have to say that I’m very sad to see summer go, but the warmth of this Fall season has made it easier to say good bye to summer.


The colours have been magnificent against our bright blue sky, and the days are filled with sunshine.

Maybe some day, Autumn will become my favourite season after all.

7 Comments on Fall Projects

  1. rexenesmemories
    October 16, 2013 at 11:22 am (3 years ago)

    Love your blog post and all your creations BUT especially love that pic of you at the very end. An amazingly talented lady!

  2. Michelle
    October 16, 2013 at 12:08 pm (3 years ago)

    great fall post Kelly. Love your photos { tell Boy Genius to smile! He has such a beautiful smile!] Love your projects especially that altered frame! and LOVE that last pic of you! Happy Fall my friend ! PS And a happy belated birthday to Opa. Didn’t get to see him this trip…tell him I really enjoyed the apples! 🙂

  3. Monica
    October 16, 2013 at 12:08 pm (3 years ago)

    Wow! Your post is just chocked full of awesomeness. I love love that card. That is inspiring. I might actually could make something like that. The frame I adore. I kept studying it because goodness it looked like real wood. That’s so awesome to have articles in a magazine. So well deserved.!!!
    I love love love family photos. I have to admit it’s getting harder for me to get my boy to pose for me as well. and Wow your autumn pics… blue sky .. it makes me wanna go wander around take pics… we don’t have a lot turning just yet around here .. but seeing your post.. I’m gonna keep a closer eye!!

  4. Lynn
    October 16, 2013 at 12:20 pm (3 years ago)

    Kelly, I loved all your projects in the magazine! Your one talented lady my friend. Yeah for the kids for taking those photos!!

  5. Shona
    October 16, 2013 at 12:48 pm (3 years ago)

    awesome …love the pics too and that wood faux frame is yummy

  6. Sharon Fritchman
    October 17, 2013 at 2:47 am (3 years ago)

    Oh my goodness, Kelly! I just love your fall photos! That last one of you, the sun, and the sky is fabulous!!!!! thanks for sharing the magazine and all of your wonderful projects with us, too! Fall is my favorite time of the year!!!!

  7. mow180
    October 18, 2013 at 8:53 am (3 years ago)

    Kelly, this is a wonderful post, so much pretty!


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