OLW, One Little Word, Scrapbooking

Another start to my OLW journey – Balance 2018

New year, new start, new word. That was my post on the first of January as I embarked on yet another year of Ali Edwards One Little Word Project. This year, two months in, my word has been on my mind more often than not. That, in my view, is progress. Perhaps third time (year)… Read More Another start to my OLW journey – Balance 2018

December Daily, Holidays, Scrapbooking

Darrel’s December Daily – Workspace Revisited

My December Daily adventure got a boost yesterday when I switched up my workspace. I’m lucky enough to have a craft corner in my office, but it lacked natural light which is a must for scrapbooking. The other thing that I personally find essential is having my supplies ready to hand. My solution : 1.… Read More Darrel’s December Daily – Workspace Revisited

Scrapbooking, Tutorials

Kmart Hack – How to make a rose gold display frame

This is a quick and easy Kmart hack project. The kind of thing you can make and have up on the wall in 30 minutes. Seriously! And if you are a lover of all things crafty, this diy ‘kmart hack’ decor can both satisfy a craving to create and then be used to display other… Read More Kmart Hack – How to make a rose gold display frame

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