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We Belong

I have a new layout up over at Scrap It With A Song today to share with you! February is all about love songs at SIWAS and this week the Rock Chicks were challenged to use “We Belong” by Pat Benatar as our inspiration! As a teen in the 80’s I loved Pat Benatar (she was so cool!) and …

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Super Fast Scrapbooking

At our weekend scrapbooking retreat last spring I offered a Make & Take session called “The 15 Minute Layout”. I shared my top 5 tips and tricks for super fast scrapping with our scrapping ladies, and then provided a layout, instruction and materials for them to make a layout in literally 15 minutes or less. Here are the tips to help you …

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My Summer 2009 Highlight

Just stopping in to post my take on this weeks challenge. Since we were moving this past weekend,  I made sure I created the layout and photographed it a couple of weeks ago so it would be ready to go. The problem was I packed up my camera and couldn’t find it among all the boxes to be unpacked …

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How to Create Your Own Scalloped Edged Papers, Borders and Shapes

If you go into your local scrapbooking store or browse through magazines you’ll see cute scalloped edges on papers, chipboard embellishments, punches and so much more. They provide a simple but elegant accent on your page, and can work well for any theme depending on the color, style or pattern of paper used. They are especially …

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Day 12 – Christmas JOY Frame

*** So sorry about the late posting…Hubbie and I went out of town this weekend to attend a Christmas party. I left everything ready to post yesterday, but somehow it didn’t set right! Sigh…anyway…here is the final project of our 12 Days series – just one day late! Enjoy! I can’t believe 12 days has gone by so …

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Day 11 – Folded Card

This easy to make card is a nice way to include a few pictures and information along with your seasonal greeting. All you need to make it is a 12 x 12 sheet of DOUBLE SIDED paper, a few scraps of solid paper and a piece of ribbon. Let’s make it: 1) Use a scoring blade in …

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Day 7 – Treat Bag Toppers

Yesterday we made a little something extra to add to homemade goody packages. Today let’s make a simple topper for treat bags. These toppers make a simple little bag of candies or cookies seem much more special and festive. And they’re quick and easy, which makes them perfect for when you have to get a bunch …

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Day 6 – Hostess Gift Idea

It happens too often – you are on your way to a holiday gathering and as you are walking out the door you realize you don’t have a hostess gift to bring along. It certainly has happened to me plenty of times. Now I try to be smart and I plan to make or buy …

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