Exploring Edinburgh – title page

My overseas holiday in 2010 included lots of places and lots of stories, so when I put together the scrapbook I felt like I needed dividers to break it up. This is the divider to start the Edinburgh section (the first place I ventured). I created all the layouts for Edinburgh and was left with … Continue reading Exploring Edinburgh – title page

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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

Teenage Dreams

The journalling reads: As a teenager I wanted to maximize my sleeping time, but also not be late for work and school so this 'alarm clock' was devised. Each night before I went to bed I'd set the clock to the time I needed to be up, and then I'd sleep like a baby (or … Continue reading Teenage Dreams

No Electric Blanket For Me

This year I'm doing Stacey Julian's Inspired Scrapbooking class at Big Picture Classes and the theme for January is seasons. My favourite season is Winter, lots of cosy moments without a lot of being hot and sweaty. The journalling reads: I grew up in a household that didn't use electric blankets, so I've never thought … Continue reading No Electric Blanket For Me

Surprise Party

Back in 2009 my Dad's 60th birthday was approaching and I wanted to do something special to mark the milestone. There were so many 'famous' stories in my family about the fantastic times he had with all types of friends - school, work, family, card nights, football and the rest - that I thought it … Continue reading Surprise Party