Month: July 2013

Stampin’ Up! scrapbooking pages

Have you ever been stuck for inspiration for a scrapbooking page? I’ve been in a little bit of a scrapbooking rut of late.

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This is a really simple layout with only strips of Designer Paper Series paper and a few embellishments but I really like the effect.

I’m including a few detailed shots of the layout too. I love the Hearts a flutter stamp set and framelits and I use them all the time. You can see a post here where I show you how to use the framelits. They are even easier to use now with the magnetic platform. 2013-06-15 scrapboking page 002
You can purchase Hearts a flutter stamp set here and the framelits here.

These photos are of my daughter from a few years ago. I have always loved them because I think they capture her personality perfectly. My journaling tries to convey that message.

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I am not a person who likes their handwriting, with good reason too however I would love to have more of my grandmother’s handwriting and that’s what drives me to include more of my handwriting in my pages. I was given copies of some of my grandmother’s love letters to my grandfather and it was just wonderful reading her words in her handwriting. I hope my grandkids will enjoy reading my words.

Have you got copies of your relatives writing? Do you treasure it? I know I do.

New Catalogue excitement

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I am just in love with the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue. Have you seen it yet? If you would like a copy let me know and I can get one to you.

As part of the ESAD blog hop I’m featuring a scrapbooking layout some of you may have seen at the Stampin’ Up! stall at the Brisbane Scrapbooking and Papercraft Expo. You will have arrived here from Narelle‘s blog and it has been a fun and inspiring blog hop so far.

I have used the wonderful new washi tape from the this and that collection, the awesome date roller stamp, Gorgeous Grunge (which at first I was a bit unsure about and now I just love and have used it on a lot of projects), Hello, Lovely (how cute and versatile is that arrow?) and of course my favourite scrapbooking cardstock, Whisper White. All of these are available from my online store. If you haven’t tried washi tape before I suggest you give it a go.

This was such a quick and easy layout to put together. It was also such a cheap layout and who doesn’t love that? These stamps are so versatile. If you attend my catalogue launch you’ll get to play with them and see for yourself.


This is just a lot of random layers of stamps. I used two colours of ink. Basic grey and tangerine tango. I also journaled using the basic grey Stampin write marker. So easy.

The next stop in the blog hop is Angie. She’s the last in this wonderful and inspiring hop. I’m sure you’ve had a lot of fun and now you can’t wait to get your hands on the new catalogue.

What is ESAD?
ESAD stands for “Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators” and it is an on-line group just for Australian and New Zealand Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.We love what we do & love to share with our customers, friends, and wonderful blog visitors. We also share what we love in our ESAD Demonstrator community, through swaps, challenges, sharing knowledge, ideas & friendship, and we’re always there to help and support each other.
So if you are a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator located in Australia or New Zealand, then please feel free to message me so I can add you to join our wonderful group.

1. Michelle Grech

2. Juliette Chapman

3. Michelle Halling

4. Keryn Campbell

5. Kylie Clemmence

6. Sharlene Meyer

7. Anne Wills

8. Gail Kirby

9. Rochelle Blok

10. Andrea Buckland

11. Delys Cram

12. Chloe Evans

13. Monique Fielder

14. Christie Kunkel

15. Jenny Humphreys

16. Tayna Bell

17. Marsha Hulland

18. Richelle Fletcher

19. Libby Dyson

20. Anna Mathieson

21. Corina Beyer

22. Emily Campbell

23. Narelle Hoggard

24. Me (you’re here)

25. Angie Jones