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

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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

Taste of Sydney – 2014

I've changed to 8.5 x 11 pocket pages scrapping for my 2014 album, with a few full page layouts thrown in when I feel the urge. My studies have kept me occupied for most of the year, so now I'm catching up on my 2014 layouts over the Christmas/New Years holidays. Taste of Sydney is … Continue reading Taste of Sydney – 2014

Silly Walks

All through my childhood my parents shared a lot of English comedy with my brother and me. I have very fond memories of us all laughing ourselves silly at Fawlty Towers (Mum's favourite anagram was Farty Towels!). When my brother was old enough he became a devoted fan of Monty Python and the Life of … Continue reading Silly Walks

Beatrix Potter: author, illustrator and conservationist

Like so many other children, the works of Beatrix Potter were a pervasive force in my early years. All the way from a Peter Rabbit bowl and spoon to the stories and beautifully illustrated books. Even in my early adult years when I worked in a bookshop I would sell Beatrix Potter books and know … Continue reading Beatrix Potter: author, illustrator and conservationist