Tag Archives: 2016

Tokeloshe.


I scrap-booked one 12″ x 12″ page using a photo of my Blog Avatar. The index card has information about the photo. My inspiration was ” Mirror-mirror” by Robin Shakoor from the “Creative Keepsakes” magazine of Sept/Oct 2012. Close up of Title, … Continue reading

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Avatar.


I scrap-booked one 12″ x 12″ page using a photo of my Blog Avatar. The envelope has information about the photo. My inspiration was “Angel” from a Bo Bunny advertisement. Detail from layout: I distressed the brown card-stock by misting with water, … Continue reading

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Past Midnight.


I created one 12″ x 12″ scrapbook page using a photo of a ballet group dance I was in as a teenager. You can read more about the photo here. My inspiration for the layout was “Happy Hauntings” by Leica Forrest … Continue reading

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The Haircut.


I created one 12″ x 12″ scrapbook page using a photo of my husband as a little boy. My inspiration was “Douglas at 3” by Daphne Matthews. The clip-art is from a Afrikaans book called  “SUS EN DAAN“, a Silwerboom-series … Continue reading

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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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Tree Squirrels.


Sunbathing. “If a gray squirrel’s tail has stripes it means that the squirrel is still adolescent, adult gray squirrels don’t have stripes.” – Black mouth cur “Sciurus carolinensis, common name eastern gray squirrel or grey squirrel depending on region, is … Continue reading

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Crows.


Crows in our Crab-apple tree, on our lawn, in the street and on the roofs. They moved down the street, from one crab apple tree to the next, damaging the crop, stripping the tree almost bare. These guys got way … Continue reading

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Black Squirrels.


Two Black Tree squirrels have moved into our backyard, they are quite skittish and move very fast. The other  Brown Tree Squirrels are also still around. “Calgary is home to three species of tree squirrels, but it’s the Eastern Grey Squirrel that’s … Continue reading

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Blog Avatar.


I thought our Recreating Old Fashioned Portraits was so much fun, we decided to update my Blog Avatar. These are some of the photos my husband took of me.  “An avatar is a visual representation of yourself, often a comic or … Continue reading

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Oops!


These photos of squirrels running along the fence, were taken in our backyard from our deck. “Sciurus carolinensis, common name eastern gray squirrel or grey squirrel depending on region, is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus. It is native … Continue reading

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