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This Moment - Girls night out

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Here is the second layout for our Little Black Dress night.  It follows on from Friday's post.  A large group of young women (I include myself here because I felt young that night) on the dance floor seem to spend more time taking photos of themselves than dancing!  Perhaps that is more a reflection on the quality of the music than the individuals.  Anyway, the result was a set of fun photos taken at awkward angles but filled with smiles.

This page features heartstrings papers, This Moment and You're the Bomb stamp sets. This page features heartstrings papers, This Moment and Y…

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You're The Bomb - Operation Smile Blog Hop

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Blog BadgeOperation Smile is a private,  not for profit organisation providing reconstructive facial surgery to children and young adults born in developing countries. On 1st December Close to My Heart Consultants released our Seasonal Expressions Idea Book. On the back page of this Idea book you will find the C- sized, You’re the Bomb stamp set (C1617). By purchasing this set at full retail price  of $21 you can help change the life of a child as CTMH will donate $US3 from your purchase to Operation Smil…

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Heartstrings Birthday Page

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The Heartstrings Workshop on the Go (G1090) is a card making kit but I have used the stamps on lots of my album pages.  The sentiments blend with so many of life's celebrations.  Today my pages are all about my sister's birthday breakfast which we celebrated on our balcony in Riomaggiore on the Cinque Terra in Italy last year.  It was a very special experience!

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The layout is based on Card Trick from the Magic How To Book (9040).  It was very quick to make.

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I love the Hugs & Kisses stamp in the WOT…

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Seaside Ink Free page

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I have a friend who has a birthday on Anzac Day - how lucky her friends are never working on her birthday!  We joined her family to celebrate the occasion with a twilight sail.  It was a perfect Perth evening and such a happy time.  How fortuitous that Close To My Heart has the Seaside papers (X7192b) and Complements stickers (X7192c)!   They were perfect for my photos.

Twilight Sail

I based this layout on the Clean Dimension layout on pages 102-103 of the Cherish How To Book (9038)  I love how easy it is to c…

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Australasian October 2014 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop S1410 Home for the Holidays

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Welcome to October's Australasian Stamp of the Month Blog Hop.  We have all been creating with the Home for the Holidays stamp set.  If you arrived here from Jo'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!

SOTM Oct 2014

I'm looking forward to making all my Christmas gift tags with this stamp set but the one stamp that r…

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Artistic Adventure Begins

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It was so exciting to be part of the North American CTMH Convention in June.  The stage looked gorgeous and changed each day.  Mandy & I were able to have a quick photo on it the first day.  I wanted a simple layout for these photos as it marks the beginning of the Convention chapter in my album.

Artistic Adventure

The focus is on the Paper Fundamentals range in all my classes this month and this page features the Adventure Assortment (Z2032) of these papers.  I just love the happy colours in it and chose Lagoon, H…

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Big Kids

Our USA convention for Close To My Heart was held in Disneyland, California.  A good friend and sister consultant, Mandy Ellery, travelled with me for the event.  We added some time either side for fun.  This page shows how brave we were going on the Tea Cups ride in Fantasyland.  Neither of us like scary rides so we decided to be big kids and do all the tame rides. Big Kids The newly released Paper Fundamentals are proving the perfect accompaniment for these photos.  Their bright, shiny side adds some …

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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.

8x4 Blog double page photos - Page 006

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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