Category Archives: Techniques

Make Art.


Dance as if no one were watching. 4″x 6″ card. “Dance as if no one were watching, Sing as if no one were listening, And live every day as if it were your last.’ – Anonymous.

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CR8.


I created one 12″x 12″ page. My inspiration was Witching you a Merry Christmas by Cheryl Lindsay from Murrieta, California, U.S.A. in the Nov/Dec 2016  Somerset Studio magazine.

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Technique Tags.


“Art makes my Heart soar.” My Inspiration:  Journey Jump Off’s by Cristy Riopel   from the “Creating Scrapbooking” Magazine, Summer 2015. What a talented artist, who has unfortunately passed away in August 2016. She has a Blog.

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Buddhist Temple Scrapbook.


This is the first of four 12″x 12″ Scrapbook pages that I created using photos of our visit to the Buddhist Temple, in Richmond, B.C. Canada. I adapted Sketch #30 by Kim Keane., used a red paper doily, gold colored beads, pop dots, hot … Continue reading

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Games.


I created two 12″ x 12″ pages using a photo of my grandfather and I, there is more information about the photo at the bottom of the page. I have scrapbooked him before and you can see the layout here. … Continue reading

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Ballet Solo.


I scrapbooked one 12″x12″ page, using a photo of myself as a child. I covered cardstock with lace using modge podge. The layout was photographed by me with a Nikon D70 © My inspiration was “Heritage 3” by JLRich on … Continue reading

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50’s Baby.


Page 1. Photographed with a Nikon D70 © The page was too bulky to scan. Page 2. Scanned with an Epson scanner. I scrap-booked two 12″ x 12″ pages in January 2016. The photos are of me as a baby … Continue reading

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Wedding Day.


I created three 12″ x 12″ scrapbook pages in November 1015. The photographs were taken by Nate Gates Photography in St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada. My inspiration was “These are the times to remember” by Keri Babbitt. The font is Bradley Hand … Continue reading

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Mermaid.


I scrap-booked one 12″x 12″ page in October 2015. The tag behind the photo has more information about the photo and has a piece of fiber attached. The photo is of my other sister-in-law and was taken by Happy Days … Continue reading

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Calgary Zoo.


I created four scrapbook pages of 12″ x 12″ in August 2015. The photos were taken at the Calgary Zoo. Some of the supplies I used were a gift from a friend 😉 Patterned Paper “Natural Animal” by “Recollections Signature”, Zebra … Continue reading

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Great Aunt Alida


I scrap-booked one 12″ x 12″ page in March 2015 of my great Aunt Alida Wilhelmina Smit (25.7.1881-2.9.1960), my father Petrus Johannes Smit (2.1.1932-24.12.2014) and he’s sister Christina Phillipina Smit (5.7.1936-21.6.1939) The photo was taken was taken at The Grand Parade, Cape Town, South Africa. Circa 1939. You … Continue reading

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Spoon Ring


What is better than your hubby buying you a ring? Helping you to make a spoon ring 😉 As it was our first try at making a spoon ring, we used an old sterling silver tea-spoon that we got from … Continue reading

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Mexico


Created  January 2013 Nikon D70 © Photo from layout, please click for more. Nikon D70 © Put your sound up and enjoy!  Sketch: Spring ’06 by Nicole White  from “Scrapbook and Cards Today: Magazine Summer 2006. Page 48. Click on image … Continue reading

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Journaling spots


These are some of the journaling spots I made recently while camping. Please click on images for larger views. Nikon D70 © Close up. I think they can be used as gift-cards as well. Nikon D70 © Musical Tag My … Continue reading

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Distressing/Antiquing with Instant Coffee From the book “Tantalizing Textures” By Trudy Sigurdson Color with water & instant coffee, sprinkle lightly with fine instant coffee and add rock salt. Note: Black coffee registers at 5.0. Bleach Stamping Baby Footprint  Stamp made … Continue reading

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