Scrappy Monday

I went to my friends house to help her with a couple of vintage layouts for her genealogy albums and this happened!

And this….

I love how Ella looks out at you from what angle you stand at. 

Hope you’re enjoying Mothers Day. Today has been a different kind of crafting. I helped Alice make her science project tri fold board look pretty. I found a great use gold thickers!!




Hello, I thoroughly enjoyed international scrapbooking day. I loved the effort that everyone went to on Saturday it was so much fun. I played along with a challenge on the scrap gals forum on Facebook. The wonderful  Sues Fish challenged us all to make a very pretty layout and ideally use scraps from around the house. Here’s my effort!

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A “real” scrap page
Everyday scraps used

I used everything from Mac and cheese wrapping, takeaway menus, envelopes and old birthday cards to create this. I had so much fun! I think the main thing that I have learnt is that we really don’t need that much stash (if any at all) to create a a decent layout. A plain back ground and some paint….a bit a glue and you’re good to go. Scrapbooking in the truest form.

I’m proud of myself.

Sorry Not Sorry

Hello there, thought I’d share what I’d made with the Moonstruck collection by Pink Paislee. 

Sophie loves her new toy and drags it around proudly in her mouth everywhere she goes. In the middle of the night I hear her banging it up the stairs and bashing into the doorway as she proudly presents it to us like she’s killed her prey! 

So I decided to pick out the colours of the toy and match them with the mixed media background I created with watercolours and mists. Layered the paper with doilies, glassine bag and netting before adding some of the transparencies and sneaking in some hidden journaling.

It was fun making this and probably took about half an hour. 
Thanks for reading. 

3×3 Pocket Pages

Just catching up on some project life whilst the kids are off school and using 3×3 for the first time. It took a bit longer to cut up the Felicity Jane paper and photos, but I quite like it. All I had to do was throw a few embellishments on and it was done. 


White Rabbits

We believe in the Easter Bunny over here! So two weeks ago we took Alice down to the mall to see the Easter Bunny. Oh the excitement. She wore her rabbit ears headband to boot. Now she’s put in the request for English chocolate for her and Harry it’s all good. 

I tore into the Maggie Holmes Chasing Dreams collection to scrap the photo and used some Felicity Jane alphas. It was a quick layout and only took 45 minutes. Feel free to scraplift. 

Pocket Pages

This year I’ve decided to change things up a bit and swap my pocket page layouts from 12×12 (like the top image) to 9×12 layouts like the week 11 layout. I’ve been scrapping 12×12 for the last 9 years and wanted to see how I get on with a smaller page. There are so many cool albums out there and this one I purchased from Studio Calico here Studio Calico Album

Let me know what you think and what size pages you prefer to work with.


Beautiful Ella (must stop using this title!)

Such a tiny little cat but so strong and protective. When a large brown bat was in our house recently. It was Ella who was going crazy trying to catch it. She was literally springing four foot up into the air to grab it.  She’s in love with Harry and always chats to him. Her favourite toys are Pom poms and her favourite thing to do is to watch the birds and chat to the chipmunks from the window.
I used Indigo Hills paper and embellishments from Pinkfresh Studios for this layout.