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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 Christmas Pocket Page with 3D Foam Shapes

In the Winter 2014 issue of Canadian Scrapbooker magazine, I wrote an article about Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L’s 3D Foam Shapes. I show a whole bunch of different ways you can alter the foam shapes in a variety of projects. Here is a layout from that article…but I replaced the photos with this year’s Christmas […] Read more…


Halloween Minions

As a scrapbooker, I do love designing pages for special occasions and Halloween is one of them.  Mostly, I want to keep records of all the kids’ costumes over the years, but sometimes I also take photos of the jack o’lanterns they carve too.  With so many Halloween layouts collected, I decided it’s time to […] Read more…


A Spooky But Cute Halloween Layout

Today, I have a Halloween layout being featured on the Canadian Scrapbooker magazine blog.  The design is from Sue Sykes’ October Sketchy Challenge. The photo is BabyOfTheFamily posing in her very first ONLINE purchased costume.  ha ha.  I believe in making costumes, but when she was 11, she was determined to buy a costume by shopping […] 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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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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