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This month at ARTastic we had this fantastic painting by Donald James Waters called Spot On. The challenge was to commemorate a father. I was thinking of doing a layout about my dad, but the sweet cotton candy colours, and … Continue reading
I have been feeling uninspired to scrapbook lately, and haven’t been doing much crafting. When I realized my due date for the StickItDown design team was coming up, I checked out what the sketch was, started the page, and immediately felt my … Continue reading
This is my first design team post! This is for the Stick it Down challenge blog. The sketch we were working from is this one: The first thing I worked on was the layering strips down the right side. I … Continue reading
I’ve heard many people ask if a Silhouette Portrait or Cameo is worth it for scrapbooking. Personally, I can’t make a scrapbook layout without my Silhouette Portrait! That might sound a bit extreme but there’s so many different ways to … Continue reading
Monogrammed E-book Cover A cover for my Kobo has been on my to do list for a little while now. I’m happy I took the plunge to make it, as now my Kobo is safer and my cover turned out … Continue reading
Embroidery Look at how neat my lines are! And guess what? My little Portrait machine did most of the work for me!
Mother’s Day Cards Obviously, the giving of the cards was not belated, but blogging about them is!
Metalics are so hot right now. I want to make everything shiny! Unfortunately, bling comes at a price. Fortunately, faux finishes give you the right look and variety for much cheaper. If you enjoy this article, there’s part 1 (vellum) … Continue reading
Welcome to Part 2 of my Cheapness. Chipboard everything seems to be all the rage everywhere. Honestly, I’m not really willing to shell out $10 plus shipping to get something I can find in my recycling bin…. as you can … Continue reading