Beauty out of adversity

I love this photo, but it could never figure out quite how to put it on a layout. The photo's from 2009, that's how long I've been putting it off. A scrapbooking weekend away allowed me the time to really think about how to scrap it. The flower was one from my garden, and I'm … Continue reading Beauty out of adversity

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Doctor Who – Christmas Special

One of my favourite Boxing Day traditions is to watch the Doctor Who Christmas special. I usually spend Christmas with my extended family, and it was my uncle and cousin who originally inspired this tradition. True to its name, the Christmas special is shown on Christmas Day in the UK (where it is made), but … Continue reading Doctor Who – Christmas Special

Project Life – New Year’s Eve and Summer Garden

The first layout of a new year of Project Life is always special, but it comes with a little anxiety for me as well. I feel pressure (self imposed as always) to make it a good layout, to set the tone for the coming year. It's the first page I and others will look at … Continue reading Project Life – New Year’s Eve and Summer Garden

Project Life – 2015 Cover

So it's another year and another Project Life cover page. Pink is not a colour I normally scrapbook with, but this time it's working for me. This year I'm using Simple Stories 6x8 Snap albums and pocket pages in an effort to get more done during the year. I'm sick of binge catch-ups where documenting … Continue reading Project Life – 2015 Cover

Handmade Christmas Cards

Very happy with my most recent Christmas card effort. After a few hours of designing and planning I had precut all the pieces, ready for assembly. I created a little production line at a Scrapbook Cottage (my local scrapbook shop) crop night. Overall it took me about 8 hours to make approximately 50 cards, not … Continue reading Handmade Christmas Cards