Scrapping in 2021 | One Little Word’s Final Layout and a Just Because Festive One

During my mid-December cyber crop with The Oldest Friend, amid the chat and the mugs of tea, I made two layouts - both of which had been inspired by layouts seen in the current edition of Scrapbook and Cards Today magazine. For the final spread of 2021's One Little Word | Heart, I scraplifted the … Continue reading Scrapping in 2021 | One Little Word’s Final Layout and a Just Because Festive One

Annual Blog Review | 2021

Let me begin by thanking you for reading, commenting and staying with me throughout 2021. It was another difficult year. The annual awkward selfie - without and with tidied backdrop ๐Ÿ™‚ Letโ€™s also take a look at the all-important numbers: I wrote 254 posts, totaling 38,444 words. I have 359 followers. There were 1,935 comments, … Continue reading Annual Blog Review | 2021

The Best Kind of Early Christmas Present

Before heading home after our night in town, The Boy and I swung by St. Thomas' Hospital on Westminster Bridge Road to see if the Vaccination Centre was accepting teenage walk-ins. They were. The staff were utterly brilliant. Once they knew about The Boy's autism, they went above and beyond to ensure that he was … Continue reading The Best Kind of Early Christmas Present

Recording 2021’s One Little Word | Heart – November

For November, there was only one option: the Festival of Remembrance. I used an old design by Shimelle and used the colours in the photo when deciding which patterned papers to use. I made a flip page in order to give a home to a few more photos, which I then mounted on a tracing … Continue reading Recording 2021’s One Little Word | Heart – November

Recording 2021’s One Little Word | Heart – September and October

For September's spread, I chose a reflective image of The Brainy One and me. ๐Ÿ™‚ I modified a design I'd scraplifted earlier in the year. For October, I went with my favourite grid design to record The Brainy One's significant birthday. I've also realised that this is a great design for when you don't have … Continue reading Recording 2021’s One Little Word | Heart – September and October

Recording 2021’s One Little Word | Heart – July

My scrapping mojo has been missing in action this month - this is the only spread I've created. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ For July's page, I chose to record my new fondness for brunch. ๐Ÿ™‚ The design has been adapted from one seen on the Felicity Jane blog and a perfect way to use up those quirky food … Continue reading Recording 2021’s One Little Word | Heart – July

Scrapbooking in 2021 | May and June

I made a single page to showcase May. I used an old design by Shimelle to record a day spent at Hughenden with friends-who-are-like-family - it was the first time we'd seen them since Christmas 2019. For June, I chose to record our day at Cerney House and Gardens and I used a sketch I'd … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | May and June

Recording 2021’s One Little Word | Heart – March and April

In March I chose to record the blossom currently blooming in our part of West London. I cut the Spring title using my Big Shot - I cut each letter twice and then layered them to add definition. In April I went for my love of reading. This was a scraplift from a layout seen … Continue reading Recording 2021’s One Little Word | Heart – March and April