Me on Monday | 16 January

It was a week of celebrating and of new beginnings. The Boy celebrated a milestone birthday The Boy began work experience. He is working with a film company, one day a week for the whole of this term I had my haircut I had cause to visit the doctor A friend joined Tilly and me … Continue reading Me on Monday | 16 January

Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | December

The Boy spent time during the Christmas holidays learning the routes he will need to travel for his upcoming work experience. Using the Elizabeth Line, he has to be able to get himself to and from two different locations, in parts of West London he is wholly unfamiliar with. The design is one I tweaked … Continue reading Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | December

Scrapbooking in 2023 | The Goals

I imagine that in regard to scrapbooking, 2023 will be fairly similar to 2022, and that thought has helped to consolidate this year’s goals. Storage for albums remains at a premium, so I’m continuing the theme of one layout for each month this year – 12 in 23 – and One Little Word spreads. Any travels will … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2023 | The Goals

Annual Blog Review | 2022

Let me begin by thanking you for reading, commenting and staying with me throughout 2021. Awkward selfie #1 Awkward selfie #2 Let’s also take a look at the all-important numbers: I wrote 250 posts, totaling 37,544 words. There were 1,422 comments and 984 likes. I have 420 followers. Throughout 2022 one thing continued to remain … Continue reading Annual Blog Review | 2022

Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | November

One event in November embodied our One Little Word –  notification that The Boy was eligible to receive an Autumn Covid booster. I adapted the design from one I had seen on the Instagram feed and blog of Felicity Jane Studio and am really pleased with how it turned out. The photo was printed out at 8.5 x … Continue reading Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | November

Scrapbooking in 2022 | Reusing a Design and Making It Work

Regular readers will know that I love a grid pattern/design in scrapbooking and the design I used for September's album and One Little Word has now been used a few more times in different albums. Two spreads are now in our under-revamp 2007 album: The Boy's Christening and one with his cousin. The final spread … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2022 | Reusing a Design and Making It Work

Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | September

One event in September embodied our One Little Word - the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. I wanted to include several trimmed 6x4 photos so I created a concertina double-sided flap to sit on top of a background grid pattern. All patterned paper and embellishments are from Doodlebug Design's My Happy Place range.

Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | August

I chose The Boy's flight with Aerobility for August's spread. After those flights last month, The Boy applied for a place on the charity's Aviation Education Programme. To his delight, he was awarded a much-coveted place on this nine month course, which began at the weekend. Patterned paper and embellishments are, as ever, from Doodlebug … Continue reading Recording 2022’s One Little Word | Redefine | August