Friday, 10 May 2019

Paige Evans scraplift.

I watched a YouTube video by Paige Evans using her new collection 'Horizon.

The papers with a rainbow sunray design is one of my favourites; I didn't want to cover much of the paper and was puzzled about how to do the paper justice.

Of course Paige had the wonderful idea to cut the segments and embroidered them, so I just scaplifted it. 

In her style I added sequins tone on tone to the page as I wanted the rest of the layout to stand out.  Of course, the stitching took for ever, good job I was off school for the Easter holidays when I made the page!

Bond's Hospital

My godparents are both well into their eighties now, but are still very sprightly and they live in one of the medieval Alms houses in our ancient city.

During Heritage weekend every September you can go into some buildings normally closed to the public, including Bond's Hospital where they live.

I used Maggie Holmes papers for the layout and the title was handwritten using brush script by me.😀

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Mrs P

Hannah has had two hamster during the past two years, her current pet is called Mrs P.  She is a very chubby little rodent!

She is so greedy one of the photos has her sitting in her food bowl! 

Again, I used the woodland stash and am delighted to say I finished the paper pad!

As hamsters are not long lived, I think it is important to get a few photos of it into Hannah's scrapbook. 

Monday, 6 May 2019

Hello NYC

A page with a variety of photos of famous New York landmarks on this layout.

More use of old stash, the NYC map on the background paper is probably around 7 or 8 years old at least.

The embellishments are cut from Passport patterned papers.

I was happy to get these random photos onto a layout and not just being left to rattle about in an old shoe box

Saturday, 4 May 2019

Times Square.

Hannah and her fiance visited Times Square at night during their trip last summer.

Because of this, the photos were not great quality.

 To get around this problem,  I cut up a couple of the postcards they bought to add to the layout, along with the single good picture they took in the centre.

The papers are from an old Tim Holtz paper pad, with lots of Ali Edwards stamps cut out to embellish the page.

Thursday, 2 May 2019


When the children were small, we used to take them to a local wood to walk and play.

Hannah and I revisited this old haunt last spring at the beginning of May.

As it was midweek, the woods were almost empty, so she had a great time in the playground without any children there!

Again I used old woodland themed papers for the layout. Glad to get these silly photos into her album.

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Bluebell Woods

I took Hannah to the local bluebell woods in full flower after a long winter last year.

As ever, I took many photos including this selfie of the two of us.

Very old stash used to make the page, with an ideal woodland theme.

The fox was cut from the patterned papers.