As I've said previously, when making travel mini-books my goal is always on the stories, photos, and memorabilia. I don’t experiment with a lot of creative techniques, because I want to highlight the photographs and keep the album fairly simple and clean. Obviously the wedding commands the largest number of pages ... ... but there … Continue reading The Completed 6×8 Summer Travel Journal
The family British, Colombian, French. We're sisters, brothers, husbands, wives, sons, cousins, aunties, uncles, nephews and granny. Above all, we're a family.
In 2012, our nephew, The Brainy Boy, married The Colombian and if you're a long time reader, you might recall that the wedding was in two parts: the civil wedding was held in the UK, with the church wedding held in Cartagena, Colombia. The Colombian is one of five siblings. They are an extremely close … Continue reading Luxembourg Wedding
I began the month with a festive layout of our great nephews with their Colombian family. I've loved Doodlebug's new Christmas Town range and have been happy to use it at any opportunity. The Colombians en masse I saw this design with the embroidered heart on Instagram and thought it was fabulous! So much so, … Continue reading Scrapping in 2019 #1
Mindful of the fact we don't have a lot of storage space left to use, I've been thinking about this year's scrapbooking goals. It's a given that often times, scrapbooking is a kind of therapy for me, so there's no way I'm ready (or want) to stop. I'll continue with a year-long album, which usually becomes … Continue reading Scrapping in 2019 | The Goals
It took us a little over two years but, just before Christmas, we managed to photograph the four cousins together.
Remember when our twin great nephews were born? Well, they've just turned two and threw a family party. As ever, it was hard to capture the twins together ...… but you can see I take being a great auntie extremely seriously. Older brother, Cachirulo, adores The Boy Child and spent most of the afternoon attached … Continue reading Los Pequeňos at Two
The FIFA World Cup has rolled around again and England has surpassed expectations. We have followed the progress of Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane and the squad with excitement and a certain amount of disbelief. The Colombian threw her country's team shirt into the mix ...… and against the odds, Colombia became England's opponents in the … Continue reading Football Fever
As a little pre-weekend warm up, the Gogo Getaway ladies set two challenges which had to be completed before arriving at the venue. The first challenge was to include double-digits in honour of the company's 10 year anniversary. Having marked a significant birthday recently, I was onto a winner.The second challenge, set by guest designer … Continue reading Scrapping in 2018 #6 | The Pre-GoGo Getaway Challenges
We kicked off the weekend with some unexpected, but entirely welcome, visitors...... we left them in bed on Saturday morning when we left the house early for Autism | Early Birds at the Science Museum.After our friends left, the afternoon saw us catch up with Cachirulo and Los Pequeños for a belated 3rd birthday get … Continue reading This Weekend I …