It’s the September Sketchy Challenge over at Canadian Scrapbooker, and here is the wonderful new sketch, designed by Sue Sykes… On Sue’s blog, she has an additional challenge going on, so you can post your Sketchy layout there too!  Click HERE to check it out.  Here is my layout… BabyOfTheFamily is transforming before my very […] Read more…

Rock Star

Colourful Cardstock

I find that I rarely use cardstock anymore and seem to gravitate towards patterned paper all the time.   But our monthly staff challenge kits at The Urban Scrapbook ALWAYS have two or three sheets of cardstock in them (thanks Jan!) which forces me to try to use those solid pieces of paper in creative ways. […] Read more…


Tim Holtz Meets Graphic 45

I suppose I am giving some of you a big SHOCK by designing Christmas cards. If you’re surprised about this, it’s because you know I don’t make many cards and have even been known to buy the Hallmark variety…Gasp! I’ve always admired cardmakers who create spectacular pieces on such a small canvas.  So, when I […] Read more…