Webster’s Pages Say Summer!

When Webster’s Pages introduced their new Clean & Simple paper collections, I said YES!  Yes to the same beautiful quality paper and yes to the solid patterns and backsides!  (Having a solid backside myself, I was pretty excited about this design change:) I thought the  wonderful “Sunday Picnic” line would be perfect for my June […] Read more…

It’s That Time of the Month

Half the fun for me in writing my blog is coming up with titles for my posts.  Sometimes I’m boring and just type the obvious, like “Sketch Challenge”…..but most often I want my title to be catchy or clever 🙂 I’m not sure if this post’s title falls into the clever category, but it is […] Read more…

The Simple Stories of My Life

Last week I popped into one of my favourite blogs, Write, Snap, Scrap by Izzyb and found out about a challenge over at Simple Stories.  This got me excited because I had made a 2-page year in review back in January, and I taught it as a class at The Urban Scrapbook.    The “elements” papers […] Read more…

Why I Hate the iPhone

I couldn’t resist posting a title like that.  Did it bring you in?  Do you have an iPhone?  I don’t, but I have a Blackberry and love it.  So why the negative title…with the word “hate”? I suppose I don’t technically HATE the iPhone.  In the hands of a teenage girl, however, the iPhone completely […] Read more…

May Sketchy Challenge

National Scrapbook Day has come and gone…and I am still in creative heaven after spending 3 days on a scrapbooking retreat with the amazing team from Canadian Scrapbooker magazine.  Good times, belly laughs and special friendships….all make for the perfect scrap happy event! Today I thought I’d share my layout for the monthly Sketchy Challenge […] Read more…

Mother’s Day Cards

When my turn came around again to do a blog post for Canadian Scrapbooker magazine this week, I was excited that the date was in May….because I wanted to share another flower technique and Mother’s Day is coming up. I was also excited about a new Spellbinders Donna Salazar die I bought called “Bitty Blossoms.” […] Read more…

My Mind’s Eye is…AMAZING!

When I first saw the My Mind’s Eye Follow Your Heart collection, I was smitten!  I immediately knew I wanted to design a class layout with the “Be Amazing” papers…just love those hexagon patterns! Here is what I came up with…   I created some cool embellishments using Ranger Inkssentials Foil Tape Sheets and alcohol […] Read more…

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