St Patrick's Day

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Yesterday was St Patrick's Day and a bit of serendipity saw me scrapbooking a photo from last years St Patrick's Day!  I decided a monochromatic colour scheme fit the bill.  The chosen colour of course, was green!  I love using shades of the one colour on a page - it always makes the elements work together so easily.

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I chose Champagne for my background because it is an earthy neutral and it was what we drank on the day!  The greens  used were Pear, Sweet leaf, New England Ivy and Olive. I am in l…

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Artiste Butterflies

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Perth has an urban orchard, right in the heart of the city.  Raised beds showcase herbs, vegetables and fruit trees.  It's right beside the art gallery and we always take a wander through this garden when we are visiting this part of the city.  Mike is a keen gardener and we both love the colour and texture that comes from food producing plants.  We love photographing everyday stuff like this - it will be a 'snapshot in time' for our grandkids.

Urban orchard

The page is made up of 3 bands of 4" x 12" cardstock…

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Kite Surfing Pages

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Perth is a windy city.  Each afternoon in summer, we enjoy a fabulous sea breeze.  We often take our dog to the beach and enjoy watching the kite surfers in action.  We don't know any of them but they look so beautiful in action, we just had to take some photos.

Kite Surfing page

The layout of this page is pretty much copied from Layout 5 of CTMH Make it from your Heart Volume 1 Ideas Book.  The Tommy Paper pack (X7169B) colours worked perfectly and I was even brave enough to sand the surface of the Outdoor Denim

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Santa's Visit

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Each year I host a gathering for my customers to celebrate the end of another year scrapping together.  We share yummy home made treats and Santa comes!  Everyone has a photo taken with Santa and receives a gift.  Santa LOVES my ladies.

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Here are the pages I made with this year's photos. The Sparkle and Shine papers were perfect for these pages. I started with a double page spread and then got a bit sneaky by using a Close To My Heart 12" x 12" Horizontal Pocket Page.

By placing photos back to back…

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