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Scrapenny Designs
Sydney, NSW
Making the dream a reality
Interests: Scrapbooking both Traditional and Digital, Photography, Art Journaling, Photoshop CS, Photoshop Elements, Sewing,
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Love all your hearts on your cards, and the quote. Teens can be 'fun' and I often have to stop and think of the impact and influence we can have. I also surprisingly enjoyed revisiting the same prompts with a different word. Look forward to hopping again next month!
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2012 on Feb 1 OLW Blog Hop today! at Nihao, Cupcake!
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I have been busy over the last week preparing my digi files for LOAD - Layout a Day by Lain Ehmann. LOAD is where we complete a layout a day for a whole month. This LOAD will take place for the month of February 2012. * Please note this is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
Want to find a huge collection of crafty blogs all in one spot? Rie from CraftyRie has created the Universal Craft Blog Directory. There are LOADS of links to all sorts of crafty people. Anyone who blogs about all things craft can join. Just click on the link, add the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
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When my Grandmother passed away a couple of years ago, we went through all her photos to put together a DVD to play at her funeral. There were so many wonderful photos in her collection but very few with any story attached for us to record. One of my favorite... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
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A very dear friend from my school days is having a 40th Birthday party soon. I can't wait to go as it is an '80's fancy dress... and I just loved the '80's. I'm still putting my costume together but I'll tell you a little secret.... I'm going as Boy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
A quick one... Today was quite a busy day, organising all my emails, planning and printing photos for project life, making banana & Nutella ice cream that I found on Pinterest, as well as shopping and the usual domestic chores. I had planned on making some birthday cards and sharing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
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Everyone deserves a little spoiling ... a treat ... something that is different from your normal routine. Here are seven inexpensive ways you can treat yourself and relax at home. 1. Manicure and/or pedicure Image: Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net 2. A soak in the bath with candles, music, a good... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
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Everywhere I look on twitter or blogs it seems almost everyone is doing Project Life by Becky Higgins this year. And I'm no exception. I was so excited to recieve my Project Life Clementine kit just before Christmas - and so was DH as it meant he was able to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
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Today was a very happy day. My new Expedit bookcase from Ikea arrived! This was a late gift from my DH as he was ill before Christmas and couldn't get to the store. I was bulging out of my craft space. Everything was either on my desk or under my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
I love Pinterest! I pin every day... if not a few times a day. This year I plan to actually make asome of the things I pinned for inspiration. One thing I made last year was a menu planner. I found an old picture frame - with glass, then painted... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
Sometimes I find it difficult to openly share the journaling on a layout. This is usually when the subject is a painful memory or it has sensitive information that I don't particularly want y family to read if they happen to flick through the albums. However it is a story... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
"Don't ask yourself what the world needs, Ask yourself what makes you come alive And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is People who have come alive." - Howard Thurman My One Little Word last year was Create. I learned that creating things really makes me... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
I spend most of my time inside, working. When I'm deep in thought about a problem, or looking for inspiration in the craft room, I often find myself gazing out the window. Journaling reads : "The view from my craft room looks out over our back fence to the creek... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
When I'm not on holiday my morning routine is pretty much the same from day to day. Journaling reads : "It's funny how when I was young I used to skip breakfast every day. Now I can't function without it. Since I've started a gluten/wheat free diet, my breakfast is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
Do you get time to read? I don't. So one thing I like to do while travelling on the train into the office, or while doing the housework is to listen to audio books. I have a number of books on the Audible App on my iPhone so it's easy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
Welcome to the first workday of the New Year. If you are off work today, then I hope you have an enjoyable day whatever you choose to do. If you are working, then I hope you have an easy day of it. I am actually going away for a much... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
During the Christmas holiday period I managed to get a layout done of our Christmas tree. The photos are a bit dark as I printed them on our printer. Near enough is good enough.... as long as the story is being told. Journaling reads: "This year we pulled the Christmas... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2012 at Scrapenny Designs
* * * Happy New Year! * * * One of the advantages of starting a new blog is that no one will notice if you haven't posted anything in a while. This will be changing from TODAY. This is my promise to myself and to you. Like most people... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2011 at Scrapenny Designs
Scrapenny Designs is now following cathy
Dec 6, 2011
Well it's actually been a LONG while. I've been tied up with work, my other personal blog and various projects I've been working on so I have neglected you dear blog. I have plans to start fresh in 2012. I'm already thinking about my New Year resolutions. So if you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2011 at Scrapenny Designs
I love that your son got involved too. It sounds like you had a lot of fun with this project and it looks great.
Toggle Commented Jul 2, 2011 on OLW July Blog Hop at Nihao, Cupcake!
I have a lot of goals.... in my head. I'm not the best one for writing them down. So how do I know when I've acheived my goals? How do I measure how successful I've been when I have nothing written down to judge them by? How do I answer... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2011 at Scrapenny Designs
Scrapenny Designs is now following donna downey
Jun 21, 2011
These are great goals! I have a gratitude journal app on my iPhone which allows you to list your things, rate your day, add a photo and then gives you a quote...... I really should get back to using it ;) Thanks for another fabulous blog hop and have a wonderful holiday.
Toggle Commented Jun 2, 2011 on OLW June Blog Hop at Nihao, Cupcake!
Hello and welcome to my first official blog entry at Scrapenny Designs. You know the tissue paper that is sometimes used to package delicate items? It can be used to make quick flowers for your scrapbook layouts. Here's how.... Tools required: Tissue Paper Circle Punch Brads Punch out however many... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2011 at Scrapenny Designs