SGC Die Cuts – An Easter Basket

The theme this month for the Southern Girls Challenge is Die Cuts. I decided to try an idea I’d found on Pinterest to create my own eggs. I bought some polystyrene eggs and wrapped them in string – a cheap option but takes some patience! Once they were all wrapped and the glue was try…

Mood Board Layout for February

The Jot Mood Board this month has some beautiful soft colours this month, I especially love the pink and the natural beige. I had some pictures from my 7th Birthday party (yes, it was a few years ago!), and this zig zag pink paper was perfect. I have been doing a lot of stitching on…

December Daily 2017

Welcome to my first post for Southern Girls Challenge Design Team! The theme for this challenge is ‘Anything Goes’ so I thought I’d share with you my December Daily. My book is 4 inches square, and I used Distress Oxides for the background of this cover. I added die cuts of the ornaments and gingerbread…

A Door Closes

Welcome to my last post as an Imagine If… Design Team Member!  It has been a good year – busy, varied and creative. This month the new products are windows, keys and locks – perfect for a little reminder! I started out with a ‘burlap canvas’ and all the lovely chipboard pieces.  I laid the…

More Ideas for your Pocket Scrapping

Hurray! My pocket scrapping (aka PL) is up to date, from 2011 to this year!  That feels really good, now just to catch up on my older 12×12 layouts… I focused on documenting the memories, including photos, ephemera, and journaling (including dates), so I thought I’d share a few of my pages and hopefully inspire…

New Year, New Goals

Happy New Year! I hope you’ve had a great break and feel refreshed for the new year. Rather than making Resolutions each year, I like to make goals for the year and document them in a mini book.  This year I made a pretty pink book.   I started out with papers from My Minds…

Last four Christmas Tags for 2014

  Here are the last four tags from my 12 Tags of Christmas inspired by Tim Holtz 2011 12 Tags of Christmas, I finished the off on Christmas Eve – it was great to spend a hot afternoon, in my cool studio!   Tag number 9 uses a faux enamel technique with Distress Ink and heat embossing,…