Crop in the Country | The First Four Classes

The first class of the weekend began on Friday evening. The teacher had used a trimmed 6x4 photo, but I opted for three overlapping smaller photos of our great nephews. I wasn't sure about the mustard yellow colour initially, but in the end, I felt it worked with the colours in my photos. I need … Continue reading Crop in the Country | The First Four Classes

Me on Monday

We had more lovely Autumnal weather and did our best to be outside in it. Little Venice I smile every time I come through the front door and see our freshly decorated walls :)A friend and I treated ourselves to Afternoon Tea at the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge (you might have seen a few images … Continue reading Me on Monday

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 26-30

September meant that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness was approaching. It also meant that Shimelle ran her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I learned throughout September here. Day 26: Seeing The Boy interacting with his younger cousins is something that I will never again take for granted. … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 26-30

Me on Monday

It was a quiet week, one where we were happy to stay mostly close to home. We took friends to our favourite garden centre for brunch We went out with Tilly twice a dayI requested a timeslot for the first parents/teacher meeting of the new school year. It will be over ZoomWe spent the morning … Continue reading Me on Monday

Recording 2021’s One Little Word | Heart – January and February

This year's word of heart is being recorded simply - one 12x12 scrapbook page a month. The Boy made me laugh by suggesting that he should appear every month. 🙂 In January, I chose a cute photo of our great nephews after they'd built a snowman: For February, I chose a set of photos taken … Continue reading Recording 2021’s One Little Word | Heart – January and February

Scrapbooking in 2020 #20

For my final spot of scrapbooking this year I returned to a favourite design. Both photos were sent through over Christmas via WhatsApp groups and I was in the mood for a spot of here-and-now creating. I absolutely love this design - it's so eye-catching and also a great way to use up sticker sheets. … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #20

Scrapbooking in 2020 #16

The lovely Mary-Lou, of Patio Postcards blog and organiser of the ever-popular Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt, recommended Scrapbooking Quebec on YouTube as a source of scrappy inspiration and she wasn't wrong. 🙂 Taking inspiration from her easy-to-follow videos, I produced two layouts starring our great nephews. The first spread marks the twins joining their big … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #16