In Honor Of My Mom – Guest Designer Layout

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UnstampaBelles Guest Designer Layout – May 2015 This year, I’ve been blessed to receive a number of DT awards for my creative projects. The latest honor was an UnstampaBelles Design Team Favorite Award from the Australian Challenge Blog Unstampabelles for my card, Rejoice. What’s extra special about this award is that it not only came […]

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Adonis 1st Christmas – Scrapbook Layout

Adonis - 1st Christmas

Happy WOYWW to you, dear friends! Can you believe we are just a week away from Christmas? This week, I’d like to introduce you to Adonis – one of my cherished Maine Coons of seasons past. Adonis loved Christmas and – most importantly – Adonis loved exploring the magical wonderland of a decorated Christmas tree! […]

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WOYWW & AEDM: The Best Days

Tsuanmi - Pg 8

Happy WOYWW & Art Every Day Month, dear friends! I’ve been recently exploring the wonders of digital scrapbooking, so today I wanted to share the last few layouts I created for Tsunami’s My Life album! I created the layouts with a powerful but easy-to-use program called My Memories Suite. There are several things I really […]

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My Memories Suite Digital Scrapbooking Review & Giveaway

Tsuanmi's Life - My Memories Album Page 1

Tsunami’s Album – Page 1 of 8 One of my favorite creative pastimes is scrapbooking. I love transforming photographs into beautiful mementos my family can enjoy. Since I became a digital photographer, however, I find it impossible to keep up with traditional scrapping – I take more digital photos than I could ever print! It’s clear […]

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Summer Memories Collage

Summer Memories Collage

When you close your eyes and think of summer, what do you see? Does the season evoke sweet memories of lazy days, the air rich and fragrant from flowers in bloom? Do you recall a past love, a summer romance, perhaps even a first kiss? Are you transported through time to an exotic place you once visited? What would summer look […]

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Woman Of Faith

A Woman Of Faith at Create With Joy

I’ve been wanting to start a scrapbook about my spiritual journey for quite some time, so when I saw this week’s challenge at Practical Scrappers – Acrylic, Vellum, & Transparencies – I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to delve into the supplies I’ve been stashing and get to work! This is the cover page for my […]

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Celebrate Sisters – Scrapbook Layout

Celebrate Sisters

Today is National Scrapbooking Day! It’s been awhile since I’ve scrapped – for a long time, my scrapbooks stood shut and my supplies lay untouched as I worked through the aftermath of several devastating losses in my life. This morning, however, as I thought about the significance of this day and the reasons I scrap […]

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Altered Mini-Album

Altered Mini Book

Happy Friday Everyone! Today I’m unveiling the third and final bonus gift I’ll be sending to one special person who entered my OWOH giveaway – a little mini-album that I stamped and decorated using Stamping Up products! When you open the album, it reveals eight decorated panels. You can glimpse inside the album below. Now that […]

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Stuffed Acorn Squash – Scrapbook Recipe

Stuffed Acorn Squash - Scrapbook Recipe Layout at Create With Joy

Happy November! To start the month off, I thought I’d share my November entree from the Seasonal Recipe Swap – Stuffed Acorn Squash.  This dish makes an amazingly filling, economical, and healthy meal and has an extremely tasty stuffing!  Give it a try – yum! More Scrapbook Recipe Ideas Green Beans With Garlic And Basil Seasoned Pork Chops […]

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