Poppies: Weeping Window

Today we visited the Weeping Window display of poppies that is touring the UK. Recognising 100 years since the end of WW1, this amazing installation of ceramic poppies is a colourful yet poignant tribute to those who gave their lives for their country. I’m not…

Footprints Scrapbook Layout

Welcome back to another summery seaside project for Artful Days. It’s been a long time since I made a scrapbook layout, but I knew that I wanted to use some of the wonderful Artful Days products on one. Hop over to the Artful Days blog…

Artful Days Goody Box – September

I have an announcement!! I was fortunate enough to be selected to join the Artful Days Goody Box Design Team and I will be bringing you some inspirational projects using products from the boxes. For those of you who are not familiar with the company,…

National Scrapbook Day Scraptacular Virtual Crop with Jones Crafts

***FABULOUS COMPETITION TIME*** Welcome to our Scraptacular Celebration of UK Scrapbooking! It’s (Inter) National Scrapbook Day today and Jones Crafts are celebrating in style! We want you to get your scrap on today and join in with our Scraptacular Virtual Crop. We want you to…

Scrapping with FabScraps

Although I do a bit of scrapbooking for pleasure, I very rarely blog my layouts as I’m too busy blogging other  DT work. Having had an overhaul of my blog categories, I was determined to get a couple of newer pages into my Scrapbooking section!!…

Smudgefest Day 4 – Toil and Trouble

We’ve passed the halfway mark and today’s challenge is a Wicked Recipe. I have to use at least three of the following ingredients in my project: Stencil, Photo, Glitter, Cardboard, Black, Metal, Foil, Ribbon, Bones, Fibre, Something from Nature. This was the kick up the…

The Tallest Bloom in the World!

Whenever we holiday in Cornwall we always make a visit to the Eden Project as there’s always something new to discover there. This year we were lucky enough to see the giant Titan Arum in flower. At almost six feet tall it was quite a…

Where’s Wally?…..on The Camel Trail

This photo was taken on The Camel Trail, between Padstow and Wadebridge, while on holiday last year. I happened to notice that Debbie was dressed (accidentally) like Wally and just had to record the moment! The little car and caravan are stamped and coloured with…

The Route to Walla Crag

For the past two years we’ve visited The Lake District in February, and this year we got the chance to do some hill walking.  This layout shows one of the many photographs I took while walking The Borrowdale Triangle. I used papers from Kaisercraft’s ‘Hunt…

The Puzzling Place

The Puzzling Place in Keswick is a fun little ‘museum’ of puzzles and illusions. There are mind bending puzzles to solve, a hologram gallery, and much more. The best part is the Anti-Gravity room which completely tricks your senses. There’s a seat that rolls ‘upwards’…