I completed my tripod (see my previous post) but I made a mistake with the length of the top part, so I need another T-piece, and a few tweaks. I did however, manage to test the tripod using my tags from the scrapbook day last month. Here are the closeups of the embossing on … [Read more…]
Hi everyone I wanted to make a plan to have better photos, and in time, videos for my tutorials, for my blog. There are many lower-cost options out there, and after a brief search on the interwebs, I found a great tutorial on how to make one using PVC pipe. My inspiration came from … [Read more…]
The second Make-and-Take tutorial we had at the National Scrapbook Day last month was given by Denise van Deventer. She is featured on a lot of different blogs, and all her work is always inspiring and interesting. To make a beautiful tag, she showed us how to build up layers using background stenciling, stamping, … [Read more…]
At the National Scrapbook Day, there were two tutorials which were make-and-takes. The first was a cluster embellishment using scraps and little bits you may have left over from projects, given by Delia Russell. The essential thing is to make a rosette or “block” of paper flags of various sizes, and then a smaller embellishment … [Read more…]
The first ever South African national Scrap Book Day this year was simply fantastic. My local craft shop (The Scrappers Village) hosted for this area, and there were MANY prizes sponsored by several different places. It was a simply magical day full of friends, challenges, learning, ideas, sharing, and of course – FUN. Each person … [Read more…]
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Testing the post functionality and inserting a photo – here is one from our wedding. Such a magical day.
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I am a forty-something, happily married woman with two grown-up step kids, and several animals. My Dad also lives on the property with us, and he is a constant course of joy for me as he is such a positive and uplifting man. We live in sunny Johannesburg, South Africa. When I am not feeding … [Read more…]
There are many blogs out there, many are better than mine, but this my happy place. Here, I want to share my ideas, my creativity, new knowledge, new techniques, failures, successes, and my joy around paper craft. For me, paper craft includes card making, scrap-booking, mixed media, crochet, knitting, sewing, felting, and more. I have … [Read more…]