Scrapbooking in 2020 #15

As I’ve previously mentioned, I wasn’t entirely convinced by the class examples included with my box of goodies from Crop in the Country … but with some creative thinking and encouragement from The Best Friend, I produced several layouts I’m happy with. I focused my efforts on updating early pages from The Boy Child’s albums. The example layout called … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #15

Scrapbooking in 2020 #14

As I've previously mentioned, I wasn't entirely convinced by the class examples included with my box of goodies from Crop in the Country ... but with some creative thinking and encouragement from The Best Friend, I produced several layouts I'm happy with. I focused my efforts on updating early pages from The Boy Child's albums. … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #14

A Virtual Crop in the Country

The first weekend of October should have seen me and The Best Friend spending two days together at Crop in the Country, a weekend get together in Wiltshire. You won't be surprised to learn that it was cancelled. The organisers, however, were efficient and sent out a box full of scrappy goodness to each delegate … Continue reading A Virtual Crop in the Country

Blog Review | 2017

Happy New Year to you and yours! The last quarter of 2017 saw me giving this blog a lot of thought.  Not about stopping (as so many favourite bloggers appear to have done in 2017), but more about the direction and content.  Earlier in the year, someone had told me that my blog was all … Continue reading Blog Review | 2017

Bloggers’ Lunch

If you believe everything you hear/read, blogging is on the decline.  Something to do with people no longer having the concentration levels to read and digest a post of more than a few words.  I disagree, although I recognise that my number of regular readers and commenters has decreased this year.  I believe that the blogging … Continue reading Bloggers’ Lunch

Weekend Retreat | What Did I Make?

Aside from all but finishing the Traveler's Notebook about our exploits in Sapin,I managed to make a whopping 11 scrapbook pages over the course of two days! Four were 12x12 pocket pages, three were 8.5x11 (a size I'd challenged myself to produce) and the remainder were 12x12(three were double-page spreads and one was a single-page spread). That's what I … Continue reading Weekend Retreat | What Did I Make?

Traveler’s Notebook | Spain | Complete

One thing that I was determined to complete during the weekend retreat was my Traveler's Notebook about our recent visit to Spain.See that cake?  It was made by one of the delegates and it was there on my work space as an incentive/reward for me finishing the TN.  It was a Chocolate Orange cupcake and it was delicious.I … Continue reading Traveler’s Notebook | Spain | Complete

This Weekend I …

... indulged my love of scrapbooking, in a room full of like-minded ladies ... and it was amazing!There'll be more later this week about  the sort of things I made/produced,but let me share the venue with you first.We were based on the glorious campus of theRoyal Agricultural University in Gloucestershire.It was so gorgeous that I immediately … Continue reading This Weekend I …