Husbands beware...

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It's hard to believe, but Mike volunteered to be locked in the stocks!  The lady tour guide at the Round House and I had a really good laugh about that.  Lucky for him we had a lunch date planned so I agreed to his freedom.

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This layout is copied directly from the Magic How To Book. (9040) You will find all the measurements and instructions on page 62.  The letters for the title were cut from an extra photo I had.  It was a close up of the limestone walls.  The papers and stamps used come from the…

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Love Ewe

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We stayed at a B&B on a farm just out of Narrogin last year.  The cottage we were in was an original building and was quite lovely.  Today's page features some orphaned lambs that were in the paddock next to our accommodation and shots of the farm.

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My sister actually created this page using my photos. Isn't she so very kind?  I love this layout.  She based it on 'Magician's Choice", p116 of the Magic How To Book.  Can you spot how much cleverness went in to these pages????

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You've Got a Friend S1405A CTMH Australasian May Stamp of the month Blog Hop

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Yippee Yay!  Yippee  Yay!  It's the first of May.  That means it's time for another Australasian Stamp of the Month Blog Hop.  If you arrived here from Patricia's blog you are in the right spot.  If you happened upon us accidently, WELCOME to the hop.  Once you've checked out my post you can click on the link at the bottom to the next blog on the tour.  Eventually you'll end up back here.  Enjoy!

I just love the fun designs of these stamps.  The sentiments are ones we use everyday and will suit s…

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Aussie and Kiwi Stamp Set Blog Hop

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Hello and welcome to the Australasian Stamp Sets Blog Hop. If you have arrived here from Mandy's Blog, Hall of Indulgence,then you are in the right place. If you landed here by accident, no problem, please join in by following the link at the end of this post. The hop is a circle so you will end up back here.


As Australasian Close To My Heart consultants we wanted to showcase the Australasian Stamp Sets that Close To My Heart designed especially for our market. The projects we feature  today are…

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All a-flutter

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I have been having the BEST fun in my cropping room this week preparing for National Scrapbook Day.  NSD is all about you – time out with friends, celebrating life’s adventures! Stay true to your own scrapbooking style while you let your creative spirit take flight.  This year's theme is "Free to be me".     My event is a full day crop in Perth on May 17th for all my lovely customers and their friends.  Your registration includes a full colour handout, lots of gifts, morning tea, lunch and loads…

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Embossed accents

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I have a new toy!  My little green Cuttlebug is proving to be so much fun to hang out with.  It works with the CTMH embossing folders to add a textured pattern to flat papers.  There are 5 folders to choose from.  Take a look at them here. The folders will work with other brands of embossing machine, I just like this one because it is so compact and easy to use (and I got a great deal on it because I'm a consultant).



I have 2 cards featuring embossing to show you today.  The first features a subt…

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Try your hand at spraying ink

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I took a group of consultants away for a weekend at the end of March.  This was a mixture of fun and product training.  We tried new techniques and learnt lots from each other about using a range of Close To My Heart products.  One product I really enjoyed playing with was the Spray Pens, a pack of 3 is just $5.50.



You simply mix a few drops of re-inker with water in the tube of the pen, screw on the lid and spray some paper.  You can vary how fine the mist is by changing the distance away from t…

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Cityscape

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I bought the Cityscape Stamp Set (C1563) with these photos in mind and I am thrilled with the way the page turned out.  We were having one of our 'Tourist in our own town' days and exploring the newly opened Brookfield Plaza.  I wanted a very simple layout as the photos had lots of detail within them.

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The NEW Paper Fundamentals Basics Assortment (Z1939) was perfect for the pages.  This set features double sided papers that are embossed and shiny on one side and 2 toned on the other.  I'm on my se…

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CTMH Stamp of the Month: Happy Place S1403A Australasian Blog Hop

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Welcome! I'm so pleased you've found the March Stamp of the Month Australasian Close to My Heart Blog Hop. If you have arrived here from Jo's Blog, My Heart Craftroom  then you are in the right place. If you landed here by accident, no problem, please join in by following the link at the end of this post.

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I have a double page layout to share with you featuring the March Stamp of the Month Happy Place S1403A which is available exclusively throughout March for $24 AU or for just $5 AU when you spen…

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Flower Pot Card

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Enjoy the Little Things!  What a great motto for life.  We are surrounded by so many beautiful blooms in gardens and parks at the moment and this stamp set reminds me of that.

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A few years ago, someone clever made a flower pot card at one of my workshops and I always planned to do one but never got around to it.  I have a friend who is going through a tough time at the moment and thought this little card may brighten her day.

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It didn't take long to make.  I watched a video that gave me all the in…

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