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A Dreamy Layout With Viva Decor Inka Gold

Today on the Canadian Scrapbooker blog, I am showing how I used a fabulous product called Inka Gold (made by Viva Decor) on this layout. I used a stencil, altered card stock and even stamped with Inka Gold.  Love this stuff! Last summer I made a big effort to take more photos of everyday life […] 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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Identity Crisis?

Recently, a scrappy friend of mine asked, “What is your signature style?” Supplies:  Fancy Pants Designs We have been discussing this off and on, and at first I was puzzled, but then I panicked…oh no! Who am I? Do I have a design style? Sometimes I’m vintage and use heritage photos… Supplies:  Bazzill sometimes I’m […] Read more…

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ScrapThat! Kit Club July Blog Hop

Welcome to ScrapThat’s July Kit Reveal and Blog Hop!!    Here are my two layouts designed with the gorgeous July kit, featuring Pink Paislee’s “Hope Chest” collection.  Both of my pages are for my mother’s vintage album, which I will give to her on her birthday next November.  In the design for “Play” I wanted to […] 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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Bundle of Joy

Every Saturday on the Kaisercraft blog, they post a new sketch challenge.  Here is the second sketch for April from last weekend… I love this sketch…and thought I’d use Kaisercraft’s beautiful “Bundle of Joy” collection for a layout and a card… I’m hesitant to call this a heritage photo….or a vintage design….because this baby girl […] 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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Time Travel

Today I thought I’d share a few layouts I designed for my “Time Travel” article in the Spring issue of Canadian Scrapbooker magazine. Creating heritage pages and vintage designs is one of my favourite styles of scrapbooking. FabScraps was perfect to use for this layout “Farm Girls,”  featuring a photo of my mom and her […] Read more…

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