How to become a better storyteller in your scrapbook albums

Let’s take a walk down memory lane



  • What was the first scrapbook album you worked on?
  • How did you feel putting it together?
  • When you look back at that album what emotions does it stir for you?
  • Have you shared that album with others?
  • What was their reaction?


It’s interesting that when I’ve asked these questions of other scrapbookers no-one has ever answered with,



“Page 3 had the cutest piece of paper on it!" or



“The way I shaped and layered the border embellishments on page 16 was just aw…

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Postcard Perfect CTMH Australasian Blog Hop

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Welcome to the CTMH Australasian Postcard Perfect Blog Hop. This hop features the artwork of some  talented consultants from across Australia and New Zealand. If you arrived from Doreen's blog you are in the right place. If this is your first time on a blog hop simply read on, enjoy my creations and maybe share some love in the comments. Then you click on the link at the end of this post and it will take you to the next blog and so on and so on. Easy and fun! Best part- you can see lots of diff…

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Dreamin' Big - Great golfing moments

This layout follows the one I shared on March 15.  I love that my daughter, her beau, my niece & nephew and my sister and her husband are all very happy to ham it up for the camera!

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The layout was created using Dreamin' Big papers(X7218D) and complements (X7218C).  It came together very quickly and features 11 photos - getting lots of snaps on my pages is important to me!

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The stickers from the complements make perfect little journal boxes.  I had already told the main story for this event on the p…

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Dreamin’ Big CTMH Australasian Blog Hop

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Welcome to the CTMH Australasian Dreamin' Big Blog Hop.  This is a circular hop.  If you arrived from  Nell's Blog you are in the right place. Simply read through this post and click on the link to the next blog at the end of it.  Keep reading and ‘hopping’ until you find yourself back where you started from.  Each blog will showcase a project featuring the Dreamin' Big Workshop Your Way (G1121) from Close To My Heart.

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The Dreamin' Big collection is  from the Seasonal Expressions Jan-Apr 2017 Cat…

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Last Chance Blog Hop - Annual Inspirations 15/16

Blog Badge Welcome to the Australasian Last Chance Blog Hop.  This is a circular hop.  If you arrived from  Georgia's Blog you are in the right place. Simply read through this post and click on the link to the next blog at the end of it.  Keep reading and ‘hopping’ until you find yourself back where you started from.  Each blog will showcase products that are leaving the Close To My Heart range on July 31, 2016.  We've taken the time to create inspiring projects for you.  Hope you like them! retiring colours, 20167 colours lea…

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Post or D-Ring? What's right for you?

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Do you have a project coming up that needs a new album?  Look at these gorgeous choices you now have with Close To My Heart.

CTMH Canvas Coated albums are a safe home for your photos CTMH Canvas Coated albums are a safe home for your photos


Some key points:
  • Albums  display your beautiful pages and protect your photos.
  • You have a choice of three colours/patterns: Lagoon Chevron, Ruby floral and black
  • All colours and patterns are available in post-bound and D-ring
  • The fabric covers are coated to allow for durability and they can easily be wiped clean…

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