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

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 21-25

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 21: The first day of Autumn was perfect for meandering around Chelsea. Day 22: Moving scrapbooks around is heavy … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 21-25

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 16-20

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Day 16: Leaf sweeping is back for the foreseeable future. Day 17: Our decorator has pushed back the start date … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 16-20

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 11-15

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Day 11: The events of twenty years ago still make me extremely emotional. Day 12: The return to the cinema … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 11-15

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Day 6: I've put the heavier weight duvets back on the beds too soon. Day 7: The chance to spend … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 6-10

Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. Day 1: A new recipe always takes much longer to prepare and serve than anticipated. Day 2: The Boy will … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

Scrapbooking in 2021 | The Boy’s Album

I've added a few more spreads to The Boy's album (volume 7) ... There's a double spread for the run up to last Christmas - an old grid design (from either Ali or Shimelle): There's also a single spread about visiting Lacock last October (apologies for the wonky image): And there's a spread about an … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | The Boy’s Album

Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #4

The 2020 album is now complete - a title page and one layout for each month. 🙂 October: was about our road trip to Lacock. I adapted a design from Shimelle's 4x6 Photo Love class to suit my needs. I have a total of 7 photos on one spread. I went with strong Autumn-patterned papers … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #4

Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #3

The 3Q of 2020's album is now complete. 🙂 July: was all about the long-overdue haircut. August: was all about our road trip to South Lakeland. In order to accommodate all the photos into what looks like a single 12x12 spread, I went back to the brilliant class from Shimelle, 4x6 Photo Love. I made … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | 12 in 20 #3

Scrapbooking in 2020 #18

I've filled in the last few gaps in The Boy Child's earlier albums from 2011 with a few 12x12 spreads. You'll also be able to see what the original pages looked like (the right hand images). There's the time The Boy Child was a shepherd in the Nativity (journaling tucked behind the right hand photo). … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #18