Scrapbooking

Hello Loch Ness : Scrapbooking Layout Photo Tutorial

The inspiration for this layout came from the Jot Magazine Issue 18 call for layouts featuring “hello”. The image was captured while on holiday in Scotland in 2016. So many feels when I look at the picture, in addition to it’s attractiveness simply as an image. Now obviously my layout wasn’t selected for the reader… Read More Hello Loch Ness : Scrapbooking Layout Photo Tutorial

Scrapbooking, Sewing, Tutorials

Handmade cards in bulk : Cards for Quilting Swaps 

If you browse my posts or scroll my instagram you will soon discover I’m quite the swapaholic – sewing, quilting, bag making, paper, project life, cards, embellishments. If it’s crafty, I’ve probably swapped it!  But my latest obsession is quilt block swaps. The idea is that you make two blocks, pop them in a card… Read More Handmade cards in bulk : Cards for Quilting Swaps 

Scrapbooking

Flying High….Stingrays on Kaisercraft

Inspired by the April Kaisercraft mood board, I pulled out a piece of 12 x 12 patterned paper from the Kaisercraft Paradiso Collection titled ‘Holiday’ that I have been hording for far too long.  The colours and the imagery were perfect for this photograph of stingrays from my honeymoon in Port Macquarie. And since I didn’t… Read More Flying High….Stingrays on Kaisercraft

Embellishments, Scrapbooking

Embellishing Frames – Inspired by Inkie Quill

It’s been quite a few months since I worked on my paper crafts – particularly project life consistently. The last time I was really inspired was last November when I purchased Inkie Quill’s “Get Kitted” class. But with the #100days challenge having started a couple of days ago I’m determined to get back in to… Read More Embellishing Frames – Inspired by Inkie Quill

Embellishments, happymail, Tutorials

Real life 20 minute crafting

Real life crafting in the middle of a work day looks like this…. After a frustrating few hours working and the added fun of wedding planning related stress, quite frankly I’m done with today. And since it’s still too early to drink away my dramas, I decided to craft away the stress instead. (My mum… Read More Real life 20 minute crafting

Scrapbooking, Tutorials

Scrap Your Scraps – June Blog/Video Hop with Darrel Rob

Hi Everyone and welcome to our Scrap your Scraps June Blog/Video Hop. The Scrap Your Scraps girls have been working hard to come up with some awesome ideas of how to use our scrap branding strips. Led by Tori (creator of Scrap your Scraps), Tyla, Jennifer, Heather and I have joined in to create a… Read More Scrap Your Scraps – June Blog/Video Hop with Darrel Rob

Embellishments, Scrapbooking, Tutorials

Embellishing your scraps!

Making your own embellishments is an excellent way of crafting when you’re low on time, energy or mojo.  The options are endless for how to piece together your scraps. I’ve set out below a quick guide to how I make 3 different embellishments.  These are my favourite to make since they are my go –… Read More Embellishing your scraps!