Sugarplum and Vellum Holiday Layout

Have you used vellum on a layout?

I love how it softens the layout, and gives it a frosted look.

I had some older photos that this frosted vellum was the perfect match for.

You can add the vellum as mats or even as a larger piece to soften the whole layout.
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Digital – Last Minute Christmas Past Gift Tags

I love my digital scrapbooking content around special occasions because I can personalise, gifts, cards, invites, decorations, tags and more!  Just wanted to share an idea to make your own tags for your Christmas gifts.  The Christmas Past Collection is perfect for making tags!

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Christmas Past Scrapbooking Sampler

Here’s a project that will help you kick-start your Christmas decorating.  This sampler made with our beautiful Christmas Past Collection and Gold Shimmer Cardstock evokes the warm cosy feeling.

You can use the sampler with an easel on your mantle as I did, or it would also be great on your old Creative Memories Everyday Display.  After the holidays are over, use the sampler as a title page for your annual Christmas album or cut it apart into three vertical panels to use as borders on scrapbook pages.

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Painted Harvest Christmas Cards

What’s a girl to do when she loves a product collection so much that she just can’t get enough? Make Christmas cards with it, that’s what!

Painted Harvest is just stunning with its bright colours and beautiful patterns. It would be a shame to pack it away after creating autumn layouts. The designer paper pack is incredibly versatile and works wonderfully in some fun and funky Christmas cards.

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Simple DIY Christmas Tree Ornaments!

Decorating for the holidays is my absolute favourite thing to do as soon as the snow flies in Canada (and we had our first dusting this past weekend!). All the beautiful colours, that take over the whole house just transforms this time of the year.

Today I’d love to share with you two super simple ways to make your own Christmas tree ornaments this holiday season while reminiscing about memories made during holidays past!

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December Diary: Scrapbook Your Memories and Traditions

December is a BIG month in so many ways.  For most of the month much of Australia celebrates the holiday season.  The memories and traditions are different for each of us. Some of us drink eggnog, while others sip cold drinks by the pool with the family.

How would you like to capture those memories and traditions this December for your family to look back on for many years to come?

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Christmas Past Advent Calendar

Around Christmas families have all different traditions, customs and celebrations. One of my favourite things to do when preparing for Christmas is to put together a family advent calendar. It’s such a fun way of celebrating the season every day leading up to Christmas.

This year I used the absolutely beautiful, Christmas Past collection to create our Advent calendar and it turned out stunning! First I’ll walk you through how I made it and then I’ll share how I fill it.

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Virtual Christmas Crop: Challenge 5-Tags

Here we are–at the end of this wonderfully creative and memorable day!

We have enjoyed every minute here with all of you creative folks!  While you created projects today, we also hope that you made some memories!  I know that we have.

It was our pleasure to visit with you all on the Facebook Event Page–and thanks to each of you for sharing–sharing your creative talents, your special memories, your ideas for great snacks, etc.  We wouldn’t enjoy this day near as much without YOU!

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Virtual Christmas Crop: Challenge 4-Colour

Welcome back!

How are your projects coming along?  Did you make time for a chocolate break?  If so, that means you have energy and are ready to keep going!

Colour palettes are always so fabulous to use when creating a layout.

Sometimes it means that I work within one paper collection, and other times it means that I pull pieces from several paper collections.

But, how do you know where to start?

With Christmas right around the corner, this combination jumped out at me, with the traditional colours.

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