Category Archives: Scrapbooking

Butterfly Wishes.


“There’s an ancient butterfly legend that reads, ‘If anyone desires a wish to come true, they must first capture a butterfly and whisper that wish to it,”  “Since a butterfly can make no sound, the butterfly can not reveal the … Continue reading

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Gentlemen.


I used a photo of my grandfather Jan Smit seated and an unknown gentleman. The photo was taken Circa 1930 possibly in Clanwilliam, Cape Provence, South Africa.

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C.P.M. Truter.


This is a photo of my Great Grandmother taken circa 1880. It was restored and colorized by Restoring and Coloring Old Family Pictures, a Facebook group. I have used this photo before restoration, you can see the post here.

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Do over.


Photos Restored by Restoring and Coloring Old Family Pictures. (Facebook group) Click above to view on my YouTube Channel. I recently discovered the Facebook group Restoring and Coloring Old Family Pictures. So I have been re-scanning and photographing many of … Continue reading

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Paper Dolls.


paper doll noun Definition of paper doll: a paper or cardboard representation of a person usually in two dimensions for children to play with.

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Art gives me Wings.


“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

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Tricycles.


One of my earliest memories as a child was playing with my friends and our red Tri-ang Tricycles. I was 5 years old in the photos where I have the short pony tail.

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Bathing Beauties.


I scrap-booked two 12″ x 12 ” pages using photos of my mother and her family.  I have scrap-booked these photos before as I love them so much and I wanted to do them justice. I did the previous layout … Continue reading

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Hilda.


I created one 12″ x 12″ Scrapbook page using a photo of my maternal Grandmother, Heiltje (Hilda) Johanna Gertruida Pelser.

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Time to Create.


I created one 12″ x 12″ mixed media page. The background was made with old sewing patterns covered with Modge Podge.

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