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A Lady’s Journal.


“In the journal I do not just express myself more openly than I could to any person; I create myself.” —Susan Sontag, Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963 The pages are 5 1/4 ” x 7″

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I ♥ Quotes.


“Until you spread your wings, you’ll have no idea how far you can fly.” – Napoleon Bonaparte.

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My Steampunk Hat.


“Take off your hat,” the King said to the Hatter. “It isn’t mine,” said the Hatter. “Stolen!” the King exclaimed, turning to the jury, who instantly made a memorandum of the fact.

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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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Portia.


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

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Sepia Portrait.


I created one 12″ x 12″page using a photo of myself, which you can read more about here. My inspiration was “Sadie’s Place” from the Book “Scrapbook Page Maps: Sketches For Creative Layouts by Becky Fleck. The tags have more information about … Continue reading

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Pen Pals.


I created one 12″ x 12″ scrapbook page using a photo of my dad and one of he’s pen-pals. He had many pen-pals with which he exchanged letters, postage stamps, postcards, etc. You can see more of he’s postcards here. My inspiration was … Continue reading

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Cards from the past.


I created one 12″ x 12″ Scrapbook page using a photo of my grandmother Pieteriza Cilliers Van Ellewee. (7.10.01- 7.7.1992) and copies of some of her cards.  The photo was taken Circa 1919 in South Africa.

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Modern Dance.


I created three 12″x 12″ pages using photos of myself doing modern dancing. Scanned with an Epson WF 3620

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Mirra.


I Scrapbooked two 12″x 12″ pages using a photo of my mother and one of her paintings. The tags have more information.

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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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Wedding Portrait.


I scrap-booked one 12″x 12″ page using the Pelser wedding photo, which I have used before. My inspirations was “Dream” by Susan Smit. Her Blog is Sussi Poppins.

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Russian Dance.


I scrapbooked two 12″ x 12″ pages using photos of myself when I was a child. The cards have more information about the photos. The pages were scanned using an Epson Scanner. I made the faux postage stamps. I still have the … Continue reading

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Mirrie.


I scrap-booked one 12″x 12″ page using a photo of my mother, whose nickname was Mirrie. My inspiration was “Minke Wedding” by Michelle Minken from Memory Makers Magazine of  August 2004. I made the hatpins from bead and wire.

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Die Heidenooientjie.


I Scrapbooked one 12″x 12″ page using photos of myself as a teenager. My inspiration was “A little child” by  Sarah Fishburn from the book “Creative Paper Techniques for Scrapbooks (Memory Makers)  and French Canvas Decor from Brassy Apple. The tags contain … Continue reading

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