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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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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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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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Altered Tags.


Butterfly Tag. Some of the supplies and tools I used were: Shipping Tag, Acrylic paint, Brown homemade Alcohol ink Made with Acrylic paint and alcohol), Tim Holtz distress ink pad, clear acrylic butterfly stamps by Inkadinkado, flourish clear acrylic stamp, Wood … 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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Starting Scrapbooking


Some of my friends have asked me how to start scrap-booking, although there are many  books and information on the web,  I have decided to do a post on how I scrapbook. “A scrapbook is simply a decorated photo album … Continue reading

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Us


I created this one page traditional scrapbooking layout in February 2013. The photo is of my husband and I at a Company Christmas Party in December 2005, which was held at the  Telus Convention Center in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The professional photo … Continue reading

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C.J.B.


Charles Johannes Brits (1877-2.6.1954) (71)  My husband’s paternal grandfather. Scrapbooked December 2011 Three pages Grunge Style 12″ x 12″ Nikon D70 © Grunge Style in the Scrapbooking: “One could say without doubt that the alternative grunge is a scrapbooking, representing pages … Continue reading

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Our Ancestors


One page 12″ x 12″ Created November 2011 Nikon D70 © Front page of our Ancestors album. Nikon D70 © Close-up. 105mm Nikon D70 © Detail 105mm Nikon D70 © Detail of Butterflies with Bindis. 105mm Nikon D70 © Supplies, … Continue reading

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Pottery Birds


These are some of the pottery birds that I have made. Please click for a larger image. Nikon D70 © When we lived in Richards-bay, South-Africa, I was fortunate to take pottery lessons with a very creative lady. I enjoyed … 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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Painted Scrapbook Pages


I found the book “Painted Scrapbook Pages” by Mylinda van Zee very inspiring. She also has a motivating Blog and website.Melynda’s Passion “My “Scrapbook with Passion Tip of the Day”…Go “Do SOME scrapbooking today.” -Mylinda van Zee I found some … 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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Collage


Music Collage Scrapbook background. Please click on thumb-nail. Family Gatherings Please click for more. “A collage (From the French: coller, to glue) is a work of formal art, primarily in the visual arts, made from an assemblage of different forms, … Continue reading

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