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The Stamp Spot
Brisbane, (Sunny) Queensland, Australia
It's not the plan that's important, it's the planning!
Interests: DIY, handmade, paper, fabric,
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Day 5 of participating in Week in the Life with Ali Edwards, to learn more visit her website here. My Friday. It is a super special day today, today my daughter turns 25. 25! 25 years have just flown by. Today I will visit and spend some time with her... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at The Stamp Spot
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Day 4 of participating in Week in the Life project with Ali Edwards, to learn more visit her site here. My Thursday. Chilly start to the day, first time in single digits this year! Super excited to see this, Autumn is my favourite season with Winter next. Heavy dew on... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at The Stamp Spot
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Day 3 of participating in Week in the Life™ with Ali Edwards, to learn more visit Ali's website here. My Wednesday. Today I am a bit behind schedule because I am distracted with capturing the light inside home before it get's too light. This photo is grainy but I do... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at The Stamp Spot
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Day 2 of joining in with Week in the Life™ with Ali Edwards. To learn more visit her website here. My Tuesday. I love a time challenge! Can I get all my errands done in 30 minutes? Lots of real estate between the places I need to go, yes I... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at The Stamp Spot
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Today kicks off the Week in the Life™ project with Ali Edwards, to learn more please visit her website here. I plan to share photos of each day with simple and brief captions here, then when the week is done and dusted, lived to it's width and breadth I shall... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at The Stamp Spot
A rising tide lifts all boats. I came across this quote today. It settled into the back of my mind. Aside from the literal and quite visible meaning... indeed a boat floating on a body of water that is tidal and that water is rising will in fact result in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2016 at The Stamp Spot
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Today is Day 18. I spent a chunk of today hanging out with my dear daughter and her 3 littlies, after hanging out with just her for a few hours last night! The above series of photos started with the middle one as in the middle child (and middle photograph),... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Today has been all about tidying up the last remaining messy areas around home. I have been attending to all the rest of the house over the past couple weeks. I have decluttered. Really decluttered. A total of 29 large boxes have been donated to various charities and organisations. Some... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Day 16 in my December Daily album. This day and what I have included actually happened on the 17th. Whoa! Now that's a bit different! I struggled to find a story I wanted to tell for the 16th. It was an uneventful day, spent at home, working. Work wise it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Today's album entry is all about the first lot of Christmas Gift wrapping. I am very late to the wrapping party this year, and a very long way from my best 'record' of wrapped and tagged by Mid October. My attention is diverted in a few directions, the one front... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Not one but 2 stories to tell today. That does not happen often. The first story is about a teapot. A "Brown Betty" The journaling on the photo tells the story .... This single 4x6 photo will go into the flip side of the 4x6 pocket from yesterdays spread, in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Today is all about one of the very special ornaments that adorn our Christmas Tree. Each year in honour of my late Father (and my born too early premature Daughter, her ornament will feature later in the month) I purchase a new ornament. Some years I find it extremely easy... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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I very nearly used this photo and journaled all over it! However when I went to edit todays photos I preferred the one I ended up going with, so nice to have a choice. I have tried something a little different (though certainly not rocket science) with my journaling for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Capture life... and other people's trees! These photos were not taken today, they were taken this December though. I thought that I wouldn't get to use them until tomorrow Day 12 but no Christmas story has appeared as yet today and due to commitments this evening and tomorrow I wont... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Day 10 is my first no photo day! and... I still could not decide on the placement of the numbers 1 and 0! No surprises there. I seem to have a lot to say this December, a lot to journal. I feel I have hit my groove with this December... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Today celebrates the last day of single digits for December, so cliche but will say it anyway.... December is zooming along. Catching my breath yesterday was a nod to self care and a nod to Peace and Calm, I so needed it. Day 9 is all about the much anticipated... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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After yesterdays dramas and scary happenings, a day at home was required today. Nothing Christmas themed happened, just the usual housework, small business work, orders, a trip to the post office, a quick visit to my daughter and grandsons, a cuppa with my Mum, some paperwork to attend to for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Yes this Christmas we have an addition to the family. A gorgeous and sweet baby boy joined his Mummy and Daddy, siblings and extended family in August. Christmas is magical in and of itself, however it is much more so when there is a First Christmas to celebrate also. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Christmas Pudding Day 2015 Today is the day... 4 extra large Christmas Puddings need to be made. They need to be put on to boil as early as possible... the biggest of the 4 will take 7 hours today and another 2 hours on Christmas Day. My sweet (& fave)... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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The story for today is Grandchildren. I have three. They are each beautifully different, different personalities, different likes and dislikes and each has a special place in my heart, reserved just for them. To protect these precious children I have concealed their faces and anything that which may identify them.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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This year I definitely wanted some black and white photographs in my December Daily album. Getting in rather early with achieving that before the days race away on me. Day 3 spread as it appears in my album: Pink embroidery thread was in place from Day 2, I cut off... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Day 2 is all about this years Christmas Giftwrapping selections. As detailed in the journaling on the photo (done in Photoshop Elements before I printed the photo as an 8x6), this year features gold, white, kraft and pink. I am a huge fan of white and kraft giftbags, so much... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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December Daily 2015 project is underway. Here is my December 1 ... it is a work in progress ... I have journaling to add but can't seem to get the wording right (for me). So far my words feel too broad, I think I will narrow it down by changing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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December is just around the corner. I am so ready! Well... until today I was ready mentally but perhaps a little less ready in the physical/work flow/work space kind of way. This past week, even past 2 weeks has flown by, I have been super busy with decluttering and then... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2015 at The Stamp Spot
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Sharing all things Design Team for The Stamp Spot with you throughout November and kicking off with the albums of choice for this December. Each Design Team Member for this year has completed December Daily albums in the past, some are sticking with the tried and true, some are changing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2015 at The Stamp Spot