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Celebrating National Scrapbook Day!

My beginnings in the crafting industry was scrapbooking.  I started scrapbooking 11 years ago when my oldest child was 10 years old, and I was determined to make a Baby Album for each of my 3 children, plus my nephew.  After accomplishing that goal, I became pretty tired of making baby pages, so I moved […] Read more…

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A Double Layout and Free Cut File

Today I thought I would share some fun design elements on one of my double layouts that I taught at Canadian Scrapbooker’s Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnival in September.  Simple Stories was one of the sponsors of my class, and I used 3 collections for 3 different layouts that I will share in upcoming posts.  This Simple Set is […] Read more…

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Day 3 Blog Hop with Graphic 45 and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

Welcome to Day 3 of the Graphic 45 and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L blog hop! I always love creating with Graphic 45 products….they just make my imagination and creativity soar! I decided to make a 3D step card because I enjoy fussy cutting and layering the beautiful images on the Graphic 45 patterned paper. The right adhesives […] Read more…

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Graphic 45 Vintage Layout

Lately, I’ve been dreaming up all kinds of vintage layouts without having the time to scrapbook them.  But this week, I decided to pull out my graphic 45 “Botanical Tea” paper pad….that I absolutely LOVE….and got busy! If you’ve spent any time on my blog in the past, you probably now recognize my mom in […] Read more…

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Brother’s New ScanNCut

It’s always fun to have a new product or scrapbooking tool to play with, isn’t it? I have just started working with the new Brother ScanNCut Machine and have designed this Christmas card: I used Core’dinations Colorcore card stock for the wreath and “Noel” and the card base with patterned papers are from Graphic 45‘s […] Read more…

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Back To School !

It’s that time of the year when all parents are kicking up their heels because it’s Back to School! This summer I did enjoy not rushing around in the morning, worrying about missing the bus, forgetting books and lunches and telling the girls, “No, you can’t wear  THAT to school!” ha ha But routine is […] Read more…

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May Sketchy Challenge

I decided to use the Canadian Scrapbooker May Sketchy challenge to design the June “Place in Time” Graphic 45 layout for my Mother’s vintage album. I know…a little out of order.  Today I’m sharing the April and June layouts, but the May page is coming later. Here is Sue Syke‘s wonderful sketch… I created a […] Read more…

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A Place Called Home

I think everyone knows by now that I have a fondness for vintage layouts and heritage photos.  Lately, I’ve found myself gravitating towards my mother’s scrapbooks, enjoying the beautiful black and white photos, trying to imagine her life “back in the day.” The Kaisercraft “75 Cents” collection seemed perfect for this layout… This is the […] Read more…

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