Wildlife in our garden 1.

These are photos of some of the wildlife found in our garden.

Sparrow in Winter.

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Pictures from the past.

In 2004 my Father gave me a shoe-box full of family photos, greeting cards, negatives, documents, etc.  Many of which he got from my Grandmother. These are just some of the treasures I have. Since then family members have also sent me some of their family photos to scrapbook.

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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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S.A. Genealogy Resources.

South African Genealogy Resources.
(Free unless otherwise noted.)
Note: Some websites like Ancestry.com, Find My Past, etc. have free searches on holidays, like Veteran’s (Memorial) day, Labourday, Family Day, Easter, etc.
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Happy Autumn.

It started snowing yesterday afternoon and we are expecting 20 cm. more.
This was the view from our front door this morning.

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I created a Mixed Media and Altered art style layout, which is 12″x 12″.

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I created a Mixed Media style layout, which is 12″x 12″, using a Lace Masquerade Mask which I made with Hot glue.

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Making Hot Glue Embellishments.

These are some of the hot glue embellishments that I have made
to use for my scrap-booking and mixed media projects.

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Mannequin Doll Template.
Click on small images.
I printed the template on paper.
I worked on a glass sheet that I had.
Because I am working on a glass sheet I can turn it around.
I taped the template onto the glass sheet with painter’s tape.
I taped wax paper over the template.

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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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Rugby Poles.

Bearberry Heritage & Arts Centre.
A rest-stop on the way to the back-country.

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