Beach Scrapbook Layout


Last month at our Memory Keeping Club, I wanted to show my stampers how to use the new Embossing Paste. First of all, I love this new paste!! It's so simply and easy to use that honestly you can't stop using it!!


When designing my page, I wanted to show them a few techniques that they could use on their pages. First we did the marble technique. I wanted to create the look of sticks drag across the sand at the beach. Then, we add some random stamping using the Touches of Textures stamp set. We used the one that looks like sand! Next, we added our embossing paste. We add a few drops of the Crumb Cake reinker to the Embossing Paste to tint the paste a light colour. I wanted it to look like sand on the page. 


Once our background was done we started on the next part which was the fence. Using the Classic Label punch and the Wood Texture Designer Series Paper, we cut out post for our fence. Actually one 6 by 6 sheet was the right amount to create the fence across the page. Of course we had to add some Linen Thread to make it look like rope hanging on the fence. The finishing touches was the birds on the fence and the seashell off to the side. 

My stampers LOVED this page and learning a little bit of mixed media! They loved it so much that they want another fun technique this month!! 

We also create one pocket page to go with our 12 by 12 traditional page. This is the perfect mixed for those that loved the hands on with the traditional pages along with the quick easy with the pocket page!!


I keep this page simply as I knew it would take a little longer to create the 12 by 12 traditional page. On this page, we used the following stamp set: Touches of Texture, So Many Shells, and Colourful Seasons!

I can't stress how important it is to take picture of your daily activities and to get them into album and not on your phone. The pictures you take now will tell stories later for generation to come. You want to make sure you document those chapter in your lives, not just the milestones but those little moments too! 

I have listed all the supplies that I have used for you at the bottom of this post, and the best part is that you can either click on the clickable images, or the supply list PDF. 

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That Smile Scrapbook Layout


My project today is one that I made  back in February for my Memory Keeping Club. As I was looking for a sketch to create my page from, I came across one on Pinterest. As soon as I saw the sketch, I knew the picture that I wanted to use.  I absolutely LOVE these picture of Corrie. If you knew my husband you know that he had infectious smile that lite up the room when he was in it. I have had so many tell me how much they miss that smile and his laugh!! I know the girls and I miss it more and more every day. 


Once I was finished with this page, I fell in LOVE with it so much that I'm going to hang it in my studio! I know that our angel is with us each and every day, but seeing his smile each day us help get through this stormy sea!! 

Tips and Tricks on my layout....

  • Carried Away is the Designe Series Paper, this was one of the products that you can earn for FREE during Sale a Bration
  • I used the Lift me Up Bundle ( stamp set and matching framelits)
  • My colours are Smoky Slate, Whisper White, Peekaboo Peach, Mint Macaroon and Watermelon Wonder
  • I used the Layered Letters Alphabet and Letters for you stamp sets

I thought I could write this post without tears, but nope..I have tears running down my face. For the girls and I seeing pictures of Corrie daily helps us get through this stormy sea! They make us smile as we know he is with us each move we make..we have a special guardian angel watching us!! 

Thanks for all the cards, emails, visit, messages these last few months, we really appreciate it!! 


Boo Scrapbook Layout - Scrap and Crop Weekend Retreat


We are still going strong here at our annual Scrap and Crop Weekend Retreat!! The ladies have been very busy working on there projects and I have seen some beautiful scrapbook layouts created this weekend. Tons of inspiration for sure in this room!!

This year for my make and take, I decided that I wanted to create a page for Halloween. I knew that most of the ladies would be taking pictures next weekend of their family and friends celebrating this fun occasio and I wanted to give them a head start on their documenting. 

While on Pinterest, I came across a page that Erica Cerwin had done a few years ago, and I love the basic layout and thought it would be perfect for my page as beginning place to start!! Thanks for the inspiration Erica!!

















I used the Envelope Punch board to create an a little envelope that would be the perfect place to hold their journaling card. I also used the new Seasonal Stencils and Whisper White craft ink to create a little mask in the background. I thought it added a little spooky to the page! 

The following products were used on my page today:

  • Halloween Night Specialty Designer Series Paper
  • Halloween Night Designer Washi Tape
  • Envelope Punch Board
  • Seasonal Stencils
  • Spooky Fun Bundle 
  • Letters for you Bundle 
  • Black, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry and Whisper White cardstock

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!



































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Retired Wednesday!!


Welcome to Retired Wednesday!! Each Wednesday from now till the end of May, I will be sharing with you some of my favourite Retiring Products!! I will be sad to see these products go, but I do know that there are new products just waiting to be played with!!

Today, I'm featuring one of my favourite stamp set and coordinating punch!! This stamp set and punch is a must in your collection as it works great for scrapbook layouts and for cards!!

Feature Product: What's Up stamp set (134270) and What's Up punch (133781)

And the coordinating Punch....


My favourite way to use this awesome pair is on a scrapbook page. This was my Make and Take this past weekend at Scrap and Crop. The ladies loved it!!


Some of my favourite projects on this page are retiring!! (sniff, sniff). I'm sad to see the What's up Punch  and the What's Up stamp set on the retiring list. Lots of retiring products are selling off the shelf quickly. You can see the updated list below!!

To view the list click on the links below.......   


TIP: To easily see what is on the list, head over to my ONLINE store, click shop now, then Last Chance list and this will show you pictures of all the product leaving us!!

New Weekly Deals are out and NEW PRODUCT added to the Clearance Rack! You can view them here, and remember if you shop my ONLINE store, the order will ship right to you!! Plus you can view the New Occasions and Sale a Bration catalogue there too!!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!

Stampin' Hugs,



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Ice Cream Scrapbook Page


We are here in Salt Lake City and it's beautiful day!! Today is just a hang out day and we might head over to the Salt Creek Mall to do some shopping!! Tonight we will check in, get our convention bags and then head over to the Gathering place for the Paper Pumpkin Party! There will be lots of fun displays, games, and prizes to be won!!

Last week at our Scrapbook Club, we had fun creating this summer page. I don't know about you, but one of my favourite things to do is eat yummy ice cream on those hot summer days!! My layout today was inspired by Rachel.

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I used the 2 3/8" Scallop Punch to create the Ice Cream layers on my cone. I used 2013 Incolours to create all my elements on the page.

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Thanks for the inspiration Rachel! I can't wait to put pictures of us all eating our favourite "Shaws" Ice Cream!!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!! I'm off to the Convention centre to meet up with some friends!


Celebrate Paper Pumpkin Layout

Happy Friday!

Last night was our Scrapbook club and we had a blast completing 3 layouts around summer activities! When I saw the June Paper Pumpkin kit with all the pinwheels, I thought it would be fun to use those supplies to create a page. While searching for a layout design, I came across one the Janet created and thought it would be fun to switch up using "our Canadian colours of Red and White." Thanks for the inspiration Janet!!

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I knew that I would need extra supplies for this kit, so I ordered two extra Refill kits. Did you know that you could order extra refill kits? Yes you can on certain kits and you can view them all here. Plus the good news, is that you can order these kits on a workshop, customer or demo order!! Yes, it's that simple!!

Want to learn more about the Paper Pumpkin Monthly Kits? This monthly kit arrives at your door and is 30 minutes of creativitiy for you, all the supplies you need to create your projects is in the magic red box! You can order monthly or you can order subscriptions!! I encourage you to give these new update kits a try!!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!


Diva Scrapbook Page


Last week at Scrapbook Club, I really wanted to showcase the new Incolours! As I was searching for a sketch layout on Pinterest, I came across this one. As soon as I saw this layout, I knew that it would be perfect for the pictures that I had of Alison!

Here is the sketch...

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And here is my take on this sketch....

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I used the new What's Up stamp set and matching punch for my arrow at the top of the page. I also used the new Project Life Framelits to create my label at the bottom. I still need to add a title and was waiting for my new Letter Thinlits to arrived before I did that!! I love the colour combo of Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey and Sahara Sand!!

New weekly deals are out and there are some amazing product on sale this week. You can view the deals here.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!


Happy Watercolour Scrapbook Page


As I was going thru my pictures, I realized that I didn't share my scrapbook page with you. This is one that we made in Scrapbook club and was inspired by a page that my good friend Mary Beth had made. 

I focused on the Happy Watercolour stamp set and Watercolour Designer Series Paper that is currently available in the Occasion Catalogue.

My plan for this page is to put a picture of the family on it and hang it up in my new studio. I'm so excited as the floor is all done and all that is left is trim.

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The best part is the new catalogue starts in 1 day! Yes, this new book is FILLED with tons of new product and inspiration! But you have 3 days left to get your favourites before they are gone for good!

Stampin' Up! is having a Retiring Product Blow out sale! Get 25% to 50% off many retiring products. Act quickly as these remaining products will sell out quickly. This offers is only available to June 4, 2014 or while supplies last!! Quickly head over to my ONLINE store to place your order!!!

Weekly Deals May 20-003

To view the Retiring List click on the links below....... 


Retiring Stamp Set List  

 Retiring Accessories List 

If you would like to recieve a new catalogue from me, please email me at and I would be happy to send one out to you!

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have a relationship with another demonstrator, please contact them directly to provide you with a catalogue!

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!




Selfie Scrapbook Page

Happy National Scrapbook Day!!

Yes, can you believe it...they dedicated a day just for Scrapbooking!! Scrapbooking is a way for us to preserve our daily memories so we can share them with family and friends over and over!

Last weekend at our Scrap and Crop weekend, I created a 12 by 12  page as my make and take. Of course I had to showcase my favourite products...Retro Fresh Suite and the Gorgeous Grunge Stamp set!! Selfie pictures are very trendy and I thought it would be fun to create a page around a Selfie picture!!

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Stampin' Up! Supplies:

Stamp: Gorgeous Grunge and Peachy Keen

Ink: Baked Brown Sugar, Tangerine Tango, So Saffron and Coastal Cabana

Card Stock: Very Vanilla, and Tangerine Tango

Accessories: Retro Fresh Designer Series Paper, Retro Fresh Washi tape,This and That Rotary Stamp, and Brights Candy Dots

Tools: Big Shot Machine, Magnetic Platform and On Film Framelits

Did you notice the Selfie Title? My friend Christine helped me out as she cut out the title using her Silhouette E-cutter!! Thanks Christine!!

The Retiring stamps and Accessories are selling out quickly! I can't believe how fast the stamps set are selling and many are already SOLD OUT!!


Want to take advantage of the retiring list, you can place your order online thru my ONLINE  store using the hostess code TQDZSJDH. This way you are guarantee to get your favourites before they are gone for good!!! Some product have already sold out, product is going fast...remember to order ONLINE so that you are not disappointed!! 


To view the list click on the links below....... 


Retiring Stamp Set List  

 Retiring Accessories List


If you have any questions about the retiring list, please email me. I will be checking my emails throughout the day and can ask answer any questions you might have!!

Enjoy the many benefits of Stampin' Up!!!

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Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!



Snow Layout

Happy Tuesday!

Well we got an extended holiday yesterday as the schools were all closed, hoping for another one day as the Wind Chill will be in the -40 today with lots of blowing snow!!

I thought my layout was perfect for today's crazy weather!! I was inspired by one that I saw on Pinterest and knew it would be perfect for my scrapbook club. I know that this designer series paper is retired by I couldn't resist showing you.

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Stampin' Up! Supplies:

Stamp: Festive Flurries

Ink: Island Indigio and Pool Party

Card Stock: Whisper White and Island Indigio

Accessories: Winter Frost DSP, and Rhinestones

Tools: Big Shot Machine and Festive Flurries Framelits

THE STAMPIN' UP! CLEARANCE RACK HAS BEEN UPDATED TODAY WITH NEW PRODUCTS!  Products are only available while supplies last.  Don't miss out on your favorites at these deeply discounted prices (up to 80%)

 Click here to shop the Clearance Rack

Weekly Deals for Jan 7 to Jan 13: Have you checked out the weekly deals, they are so really great product on sale.

Click here to shop the Weekly Deals

Have a great Stampin' day!

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