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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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Valentine’s Day Card and Scrapbook Layout

Time is flying by, and today is a the day we celebrate love.  And I always think, why do we celebrate love on one special day?  Love and kindness needs to be the essence of daily life. Why don’t we tell our loved ones how much we care each and every day? I have 2 […] Read more…

2015 Summer Double the Fun sample for website kelly klapstein

New Double the Fun Layout Sketch

Shall I dare say that the Summer page calls are up over on the Canadian Scrapbooker magazine blog?  And so is my new Double the Fun sketch! Aren’t these photos hilarious?  That is Katharina Doyle and me at the Edmonton’s Women’s Show.  Next to the Canadian Scrapbooker booth there was a photography booth and she […] Read more…

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It Was A ScrapFest!

I’ve just returned home from a wonderful weekend in Oshawa, Ontario, teaching classes at ScrapFest.   Here are my layouts from my “Double the Fun” sketch class, sponsored by Fancy Pants Designs… Featuring the “Swagger” collection Featuring “What A Wonderful Day” collection Featuring “Memories Captured” collection The class photo…. And my lovely assistant, Tara… Thank […] Read more…


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…


Classes, Classes and More Classes!

With the end of August in sight, I will get back to writing more blog posts and bid a sad farewell to our lazy summer days.  But I am excited for September too because I have some wonderful classes coming up. On September 10, I am teaching a “Summer Layout Workshop” at Treasured Memories… If […] Read more…

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