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fall 2010 issue 19

new from CHA Summer!

fresh and fun fabric techniques

what’s outside your front door?

fabulous fall gallery

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contents

fall ‘10

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the essentials 11

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most wanted Take a peek at what’s HOT for fall!

14 i spy with emily Join designer Emily Pitts as she showcases her favourite new trend

17 our 3 designer challenge 20 create magic with rub-ons

noteworthy 6

take 2 and 3 Don’t miss two other great takes on our cover

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editor’s letter

fun both on and off the page

the 3T’s (tips, tricks,

8 comments and letters 59

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designer’s notebook Check out Vicki’s great ideas for fabric

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marketplace

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directory

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Finding inspiration in your everyday surroundings

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pagemaps Versatility + contemporary design = Becky Fleck’s sketches

48 autumn sentiments

and techniques)

it’s all in the details Small tricks pack a mighty punch

what’s next Be the first to know what’s in store for our winter issue

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the 3I’s (ideas, insights, and inspiration) 39 right outside my door

you’re not just a scrapbooker anymore Part 2 of Stacy Julian’s AMAZING tutorial on digital workflow

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easy, detailed, expert

Check out this beautiful array of fall cards, perfect for every occasion

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reader’s gallery Apples, leaves, pumpkins and back to school—loads of inspiration in these seasonal layouts!

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something special

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take 2…and 3! We asked three designers to work with our cover photo and, because they all did such a fabulous job, we just had to share them with you!

lil pumpkin

(on the cover)

by Lisa Kisch

Fall 2010 issue 19

FOUNDER & PUBLISHER

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

supplies: PATTERNED PAPER, BasicGrey, My Mind’s Eye, October Afternoon; STICKERS, BasicGrey, Bella Blvd.; RIBBON, American Crafts; BLING, Kaisercraft; PAPER PUNCH, Fiskars; DIE-CUTS, Xyron Wishblade (Laina Lamb, Kerri Bradford Designs)

Mary captured the colours of the darling sweater and hat set that our cover girl is sporting in the photo, resulting in a clean, simple design. The hints of blue are the perfect touch to this bright and cheerful page.

Catherine Tachdjian Becky Fleck

SENIOR EDITOR Kerry McRorie

EDITORIAL Special Projects Editor Emily Pitts Contributing Projects Editor Vicki Boutin Photo Editor Justin Wootton Contributing Photo Editor Kathy Thompson Laffoley Assistant Photo Editor Jill Jones Contributing Writer Stacy Julian Contributing Editors Jen Walker Karen Douse Sketch Artist Becky Fleck DESIGN TEAM DESIGN Art Direction & Design PRODUCTION Production Director

Kimber McGray Lisa Kisch Davinie Fiero Summer Fullerton Stephanie Uprichard Jenny Hawkyard www.treefrog.ca Jack Tachdjian, BPG Graphic Solutions Mi5 Digital Communications Inc.

by Mary MacAskill

PHOTOGRAPHY

supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill Basics; PATTERNed PAPER, Bo Bunny; DIE-CUTS, My Mind’s Eye, Cricut by Provo Craft; PAPER PUNCH, Fiskars; BUTTONS, Cosmo Cricket; BRAD, SEI; STAMP, Hero Arts; INK, Colorbox; FONT, Satisfaction; ADHESIVE, 3L Adhesive

ADVERTISING & EVENTS Advertising Sales Events Manager Social Media Coordinator

A beautiful base of blue makes everything pop from Charity’s colourful, autumn page! Layers of curved pattern paper create a home for her hand-cut pumpkins, which she parked in front of weathered sign that holds her single strip journaling.

SALES & MARKETING Director of Sales & Marketing Tracy Blake Accounting Manager Raffi Boudakian

by Charity Hassel supplies CARDSTOCK, Core’dinations; PATTERNED PAPER, October Afternoon; STICKER, October Afternoon; BUTTONS, BasicGrey; CHIPBOARD LETTERS, BasicGrey, My Little Shoebox; DIE CUTS, Cricut; FONT, Arial

Studio F8 Catherine Tachdjian Tracy Blake Jen Walker

Scrapbook & Cards Today is published by Scrapbook & Cards Today Inc., 139 Church Street Markham, ON L3P 2M2. Catherine is a proud member of the Independent Publishers Association of Ontario.

Scrapbook & Cards Today is published four times a year (spring, summer, fall, winter). Scrapbook & Cards Today is available through retailers across North America,on our website, www.scrapbookandcards.com, or by subscription through subscribe@scrapbookandcards.com. Please write to us at: Scrapbook & Cards Today, 139 Church Street, Markham ON, L3P 2M2. (416) 855-9637 Editorial questions or comments should be sent to editor@scrapbookandcards.com. With our compliments, Scrapbook & Cards Today is for distribution only; not for resale purposes. Retailers wishing to distribute Scrapbook & Cards Today should email catherine@scrapbookandcards.com. PUBLICATION MAIL AGREEMENT #41298561

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editor’s letter • sct “The reward of a thing

We are very excited to announce that the Scrapbook

well done, is to have

& Cards Today web site is receiving a renovation! The

done it.”

new site will be fully interactive, extremely user-friendly

T

his is one of my

and completely integrated with the social media side

favourite quotes by

that we have already been developing. Mark your

Ralph Waldo

calendars for our launch party on September 24th—

Emerson and it truly

you won’t want to miss it!

epitomizes the

Finally, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness

thoughtful, hard work of

Month. In the spirit of sisterhood, all of us here at the

Kerry McRorie, who has

magazine would like to remind you, our readers, to

been the editor-in-chief of Scrapbook & Cards Today

schedule your annual mammogram. If you are not of

for the past four years. While I am stepping in to fill

an age that you need one, please remind ten women

some pretty big shoes, let me assure you that Kerry is

in your life who are. Early detection does save lives. For

still going to be hanging out with us here at SCT,

the month of October, $5 from each new subscription

peppering future issues with her unique, beautiful

to Scrapbook & Cards Today will be donated to

artwork. Please join me in thanking Kerry for “all things

Princess Margaret Hospital, a leading breast cancer

done well.”

research hospital in Toronto.

From Kimber McGray’s Scrapbook Secrets (pg. 23), to part two of Stacy Julian’s You’re Not Just a Scrapbooker Anymore (pg. 31), to Lisa Kisch’s Right

Here’s to your next creative adventure,

Outside My Door (pg. 39), our fall issue is brimming with ideas and inspiration that will leave you with the reward of a job well done, too. Plus, this issue is filled with card-making ideas, just in time to get a jump start

Becky Fleck Editor-in-chief

on those handmade holiday greetings.

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comments & letters spooktacular!

y reall

Ch-ch-ch-changes!

We'd love to hear from you! >

This season’s goulish offerings are a

The SCT website is receiving a make-

scrapbook treat for sure. These favourite

over! Our fresh coat of paint includes

picks are the perfect choice to record

We always love hearing from

social media integration, featured

all of your spooky adventures from this year’s All Hallow’s Eve:

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our readers! Whether you have

products and designers, give-aways,

a raving review or a constructive

and regular updates on what’s going

criticism, we welcome your comments. Send us your feedback to

on here at the magazine.

editor@scrapbookandcards.com.

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We invite you to join our reveal party on September 24th

You could win me!

(www.scrapbookandcards.com), when we will be giving away a We R Memory Keepers Cinch book binder. Mark your calendars!

WRMK Cinch

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fall reading

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‘Tis the season to curl up with a good book and we’ve got two on our list of “must-reads” to share with you. The much anticipated Scrapbook PageMaps 2 by

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Becky Fleck will begin shipping in mid-October, loaded with 90 new sketches and tons of inspiration. And for a wealth of ideas to design a card for any occasion, you won’t want to miss Kimber McGray’s new book, 175 Fresh Card Ideas, available now!

world card making day 1. Artisan plates and glitter stickers from Making Memories www.makingmemories.com 2. Envelope Kit from Little Yellow Bicycle, www.mylyb.com 3. Happy Halloween from Echo Park, www.echoparkpaper.com 4. Toil & Trouble from The Girls’ Paperie, www.thegirlspaperie.com 5. Hocus Pocus from Pink Paislee, www.pinkpaislee.com

Follow us: www.facebook.com/ScrapbookAndCardsToday www.twitter.com/SCTmagazine

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on the road again 1

Durham College is the place to

Although World Card Making Day

be on October 15th and 16th for

comes but once a year, we’ve

ScrapFest! Visit the marketplace,

decided to make it last an entire

attend great classes (our

year! Hop on over to the Scrap-

very own Kimber is teaching

book & Cards Today blog on

a wonderful card class), and

October 2nd and you will

participate in make n’ takes.

discover twelve beautifully

www.scrapfest.ca

designed cards,

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Join us for the CreativFestival at

complete with

the Metro Toronto Convention

sketches and

Centre (October 22-24) for

instructions, all

make n’ takes, giveaways, our

created by our

new product showcase, and

favourite designers.

more! www.creativfestival.ca

sing embos e h t d San al the to reve color! core

Color Me

HAPPY! Stacy Julian Happy Colors Collection

Core’dinations ColorCore Cardstock embossed with exclusive Stacy Julian designs. www.coredinations.com ColorCore Cardstock

ScrapCardsToday_SJ_Sept10.indd 1

ColorCore Cardstock

8/19/10 1:16 PM

It’s Harvest Time.

Pick from a bountiful crop of new Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folders for fall. Our deepest and boldest embossing experience yet for Texture Boutique™ and Big Shot™ machines, the large and border sizes fit any A2 or A6 card, while small and medium embellish amazingly. Take home a few bushels’ worth today!

For instructions and details, search this idea on our site: 1845 ©2010 Ellison. All rights reserved.

Visit Sizzix.com/Stores to find a retailer near you.

i spy with emily p14

3 designer challenge p17

create magic with rub-ons p20

the essentials 1

The delightful, new Wraps by Bo Bunny are sure to charm. www.bobunny.com

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3

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most wanted

Garden Bits by Sassafras are the finishing touch to any project. www.sassafraslass.com

Crate Paper brings us yesteryear with their Restoration collection. www.cratepaper.com

After a whirlwind visit to CHA Summer in Chicago, we brought back a bounty of wonderful, new products that made our latest MUST-HAVE list—get them while they’re hot!

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Life is a journey, not a destination, with BasicGrey’s new Wander collection. www.basicgrey.com

Button up the details with Doodlebug’s darling boutique buttons and mini jewels. www.doodlebug.ws

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No one does romance quite like Fancy Pants and you’ll fall in love with Happy Together. www.fancypantsdesigns.com

When our editor, Becky, first saw these little wheels, she exclaimed, “Okay, these are stinkin’ cute!”

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It’s “sew” easy to sew with We R Memory Keepers’s Sew Easy Stitch Piercers. www.weronthenet.com

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As bright as a box of crayons, Stacy Julian’s embossed Core’dinations cardstock is a must-have! www.coredinations.com

Mr. Huey’s Color Mists by Studio Calico. You’ve got to love a name like that! www.studiocalico.com

Do you suppose the next sets will be Mr. Dewey and Mr. Louie?

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Your pages will past the test with flying colours with Bella Blvd.’s Midterm collection. www.bellablvd.net

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i spy with emily

are we there yet? A brand new season, brand new products…and a brand new trend! Designer Emily Pitts is back to report on what products are turning heads, and turning up, on scrapbook layouts everywhere.

I adore the 1950’s look of Studio Calico’s travel line, “Documentary.” How fun is that “Family Vacation” sign?

away we go by E m i ly Pi t t s supplies PATTERNED PAPER, Studio Calico, Making Memories; ALPHABETS, Studio Calico, Making Memories; JOURNALING CARDS, Studio Calico; STICKERS, Studio Calico (phrases), Making Memories (car); RUB ON, Studio Calico; EYELET, American Crafts; STAR PUNCH, Fiskars; NOTEBOOK PUNCH, Stampin’ Up!; TWINE, Studio Calico; RIBBON, Making Memories; PEN, Micron; ADHESIVE, American Crafts, Scotch by 3M; FOAM DOTS, American Crafts

The Making Memories car sticker came in an adorable paper suitcase that I can repurpose as a mini album!

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one are the days when travel-themed products

have cabin fever, setting up the couch cushions and blankets

featured only cars and airplanes! As of this season,

in the front room. Hot air balloons can symbolize dreams

no longer are we limited to these two modes of

or the theme of growing up. Any wheeled transportation

transportation. Now we can travel by plane, helicopter,

supports the go-go-go days of a toddler. Or how about

train, boat, car, camper, scooter, hot air balloon, bicycle,

scrapping your teen’s first driving experience? Try thinking

and trolley car, just to name a few. Not only are these great

outside the box with all the fun transportation-themed

for getting your travel memories scrapbooked, like I did on

products available, although it’s perfectly okay to use them

my “Away We Go” layout, but they are also fun for use on

for your vacation travels, too.

everyday pages. Campers can document the days the kids

What better way to explore the countryside than on a leisurely bike ride? Bo Bunny has the perfect rub on.

Hot air balloons are HOT this season—and I’m loving the texture of this felt one from American Crafts.

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BEEP BEEP! HONK! You can almost hear the traffic as it moves along this playful Jillibean Soup paper.

We R Memory Keepers’ “Out and About” line offers adorable ways to travel through the sky.

You won’t lack for ways to get around with these whimsical chipboard shapes from BasicGrey’s “Wander” line.

Maya Road for the journey of a lifetime

Maya Road creates the building blocks you need to express your creativity. Choose from our extensive collection of Mini Chipboards, Chipboard Albums, Acrylic Albums, Kraft Tags and Envelopes, Maya Mists, Trinket Pins, Trinket Blossoms, Sheers, Clear Stamps, Ribbons and Trims and many other products and embellishments to add the perfect touch to your next project.

Maya Road

www.mayaroad.com

@MayaRoad

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our 3-designer challenge Check out what Davinie Fiero, Summer Fullerton, and Lynn Ghahary created when given the same six new products to work with.

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Always up for a challenge, our design team welcomed this latest opportunity

Patterned paper from the Oliver collection by BasicGrey. www.basicgrey.com

to put their creativity to the test. How did each team member work with these products to make them their own? Everyone was excited to see just how different three layouts using the same six products could be.

2 Gingham Artisan Tape from Pink Paislee. www.pinkpaislee.com

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On Holiday travel brads from The Girls’ Paperie. www.thegirlspaperie.com

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Textured cardstock from Bazzill Basics. www.bazzillbasics.com

Tiny Type letter stickers from Cosmo Cricket. www.cosmocricket.com

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Kraft journaling cards from My Mind’s Eye. www.mymindseye.com

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The sweet journaling “pops” when printed on a white background.

A dark cardstock background successfully grounds the “busyness” of the plaid patterned paper.

Lynn’s vertical strip of photos is both poignant and playful.

Lynn Ghahary Lynn packed lots of “punch” on this layout through her use of colour, pattern, and shape—we loved the visual triangles created with both the star punches and the red polka dot paper. And, don’t miss her clever use of the tiny type letters on a miniature tag.

goofy additional supplies pen, American Crafts; floss, Craft Supply; punches, EK Success, Martha Stewart, Stampin’Up!; die-cut machine, Cricut Expression by ProvoCraft; adhesive, All Night Media

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Summer Fullerton Summer added lots of movement to an otherwise linear layout by placing her photos at varying heights and by randomly positioning the brads around the page. Vertical borders, as well as the creatively-placed red title and sub-title, lead the eye from top to bottom.

catcher additional supplies DIE-CUT MACHINE, Slice by Making Memories; ADHESIVE, American Crafts; FONT, Bohemian Typewriter

By trimming her photos with white borders, Summer really defined the edges, particularly where the pictures overlap.

Davinie Fiero Look at the way Davinie incorporated the colour red so successfully on this layout about her dog—from the subtitle and the photo mat, to the scalloped borders and the stitching. Davinie says she was inspired by the colours and patterns of the BasicGrey papers to create this layout about her sweet, furry boy.

63 additional supplies punch, Fiskars; font, Modern #20

A simple straight stitch is broken up with several lengths of zig-zag stitches for added interest.

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create magic with rub-ons

unique uses provide stellar results by S ummer F ullerton

Don’t let these delicate embellishments fool you—they may be thin, but rub-ons can make a powerful statement, both on and off the page.

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ub-ons are very much like stamps, but without the mess (or potential mishaps). They can be applied directly onto layouts and cards, layered over photos,

and added to pre-made embellishments. Even the simplest of rub-ons often provide the perfect finishing touch to your paper projects. And with a few extra craft supplies, rub-ons can also be used in some very creative, interesting ways. Read on and give these ideas a try.

take rub-ons off the page and onto fabric Cut out several rub-on images and arrange them on your tote bag as desired Apply rub-ons to the bag just as you would to paper. Summer used BasicGrey’s Rub-On Roller and notes, “They went on just as easily paper.”

Summer’s addition of sewn-on buttons gives this tote a lot of home-spun charm.

Seal your project with

peace tote bag

a fabric sealer (such as

supplies TOTE BAG, Darcie; RUB-ONS, Little Yellow Bicycle; BUTTONS, SEI and

as they would have onto

Modge Podge) to prevent the rub-ons from cracking Embellish your rub-ons with buttons.

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Fancy Pants; FABRIC SEALER, Modge Podge

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turn your rub-ons into stickers Apply a variety of your favourite rub-ons onto white cardstock With fine-tipped scissors or a craft knife, trim out the images Coat each image with a glossy medium (such as Crystal Lacquer or Glossy Accents) and set them aside to dry

what’s cookin?

Layer the images onto your card or layout by

supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill and Jillibean Soup; PATTERNED PAPER, Studio Calico; RIBBON AND TWINE, Jillibean Soup; RUB-ONS, American Crafts; 3D CRYSTAL LAQUER, Sakura Hobby Craft; LETTER STICKERS, BasicGrey; ADHESIVE AND POP DOTS, American Crafts

dimension, vary the depth of several of them

adhering them with foam pop dots. For added by using more than one pop dot on some of the images

make your rub-ons three dimensional Cover various chipboard circles with white paper or paint Apply a rub-on pattern to the top of each chipboard circle. Here, Summer used rub-on buttons As an alternative to chipboard, punch out cardstock circles, apply a rub-on pattern to each, and cover them with glossy medium for a terrific epoxy look

welcome to the 4th grade supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill, Jillibean Soup; PATTERNEd PAPER, Jillibean Soup, Studio Calico, Cosmo Cricket; PAPER PUNCHES, Fiskars, Stampin’ Up!; RUB-ONS, Studio Calico, Pink Paislee; LETTER STICKERS, Jillibean Soup; CORRUGATED NUMBERS AND LETTERS, Jillibean Soup; ADHESIVE, American Crafts; FONT, Bohemian Typewriter

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“Don't worry if your job is small and your rewards few. Remember that the mighty oak was once a

Check out Bazzill Matchmaker at www.bazzillbasics.com for help matching our cardstock to your favorite printed paper lines.

nut

like you.”

walnut

It's not just brown,

it’s

When it comes to Bazzill cardstock, the color is the difference. premium cardstock bazzill quality textured solid core acid-free lignin-free

www.bazzillbasics.com

designer’s notebook p28

3T’S

digital workflow p31

easy, detailed, expert p36

(tips, tricks, & techniques)

it’s all in the details small tricks pack a mighty punch

by K i m b e r M cG r ay

Often, the smallest detail on a project is the one that will take it from blah to voila! Kimber unlocks a few secrets using spray ink, felt and a stamping guide to help you create your next masterpiece.

altered tray supplies PRINTERS TRAY, 7gypsies; PATTERNED PAPER, Jillibean Soup; STAMPS, Stampin’ Up!; INK, Tsukineko; DIE CUTS, Jillibean Soup, Sizzix; STRAIGHT PIN, Jillibean Soup; CHIPBOARD, Stampin’ Up!; SPRAY INK, Tattered Angels

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1 demystifying misting From sheer mists to opaque finishes, spray inks and misters come in a wide range of colours and hues. What they all have in common is that they provide your projects with the perfect amount of shimmery sparkle and shine. For my layout, I applied a light coat of mist to the chipboard trees, and multiple coats of mist to my chipboard title to achieve a deep shade of rust. The scallop details you see one the layout were created

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following steps 3-5 to the left. In the end, I had stained and happy fingers and my layout had the perfect amount of colour and shimmer!

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heavy lifting supplies CARDSTOCK, Jillibean Soup, Bazzill; PATTERNED PAPER, Stampin’ Up!; CHIPBOARD LETTERS, Stampin’ Up!, BasicGrey; CHIPBOARD, Stampin’ Up!; BUTTONS, Stampin’ Up!; INK, Creative Imaginations, Maya Road, Tattered Angels, Colorbox; PUNCHES, We R Memory Keepers, EK Success; OTHER, DMC floss

Give it a try:

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1. Place your alphas a few inches apart on newsprint or scrap paper. If they have a smooth or shiny surface, rough them up a bit with sand paper for better colour absorption. 2. A light, even spray works best for uniform coverage. Allow the spray to completely soak in before touching the letters. 3. Use the negative of a chipboard shape to create a misted image on

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your project. Surround the area you do not want to mist with scrap pieces of paper. 4. Mist evenly over the opening of the chipboard until the desired colour is achieved. 5. Allow the mist to dry a few minutes, then carefully remove the scrap paper and chipboard piece.

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3 a tea party supplies PATTERNED PAPER, BoBunny Press, We R Memory Keepers, Little Yellow Bicycle; LETTER STICKERS, American Crafts, Basic Grey; PEN, Uniball Signo; DIE CUTS, Sizzix; OTHER, Craft Felt, DMC Floss

layering with felt One of the hottest trends in scrapbooking is handmade flowers. When you can’t find a pre-made felt embellishment to match your layout or card, why not make one yourself?

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Whether you layer up several pieces of felt and stitch them together, or make a rosebud embellishment like I did here, the creative possibilities are endless with this inexpensive craft supply that comes in a wide range of colours.

Give it a try: 1. Cut a piece of felt to fit the flower die and run it through your die-cut machine. Alternatively, you can trim out a circle and cut five notches around the outer edge as shown. 2. Begin cutting the die cut from the outer edge, spiral cutting towards the center of the flower.

tight rose bud, applying dabs of wet adhesive as you roll. 4. After completely rolling the spiral cut, apply wet adhesive to the bottom of the flower and adhere it to the center of the spiral cut.

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5. Allow the adhesive to dry, then gently pull on a few petals to open up the flower bud.

3. Starting from the outer edge, begin rolling the spiral cut flower into a

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1 stamping success Have you had times when you wanted to stamp on your finished layout, but were fearful of ruining it with an errant stamped image? Well, fear not—the Stamp-A-MaJig by Stampin’ Up! is just the tool for you! Gone are the days of slanted sentiments and poorly placed images. This tool is two pieces that work together—a flexible plastic sheet and a stamp positioner that resembles a t-square. The tool works with any kind of stamp, from wood-mounted to acrylic block.

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Give it a try:

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1. Lay down the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig on a flat surface and place the clear plastic piece squarely in the corner of the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig.

4. Lay the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig on the corner of the clear plastic piece and then remove the clear plastic piece.

2. Align the top, left corner of your inked stamp into the corner of the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig and stamp firmly onto the clear plastic sheet.

5. Align the top, left corner of your re-inked stamp into the corner of the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig just as you did in step 2, and press firmly to stamp your image. SCT

3. Remove the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig and position the stamped clear plastic piece over the place in which you want to stamp on your project.

With these handy tips and tricks, the creative possibilities will be endless on your next masterpiece!

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OSHAWA 2010

Durham College, Oshawa, ON 2000 Simcoe Street, N. Fri. October 15th VIP 5pm-10pm $20 (2 day pass to be purchased in advance)

Your Ultimate Paper Crafting Destination Amazing teacher lineup:

Vicki Boutin, Kathy Thompson Laffoley, Kimber McGray and Kelly Panacci

Sat. October 16th 9am-5pm $10 in advance or $12 at the door

Marketplace with 35+ Exhibitors! Fun-Filled ScrapFest Crop! Educational Classes! Interactive Studio! Make 'n Takes & more!

Registration opens Wed. Sept 1st at 8pm ET visit www.scrapfest.ca or call (905) 895-1821

SHOP CROP LEARN CREATE

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designer notebook oh, the fun you will have with fabric by vicki boutin Fabric is all the rage in paper crafting right now and there is no shortage of products to choose from. Vicki Boutin is here to share some fabulous ideas on how you can make the most of fabric paper, canvas sheets and embellishments, and even cotton scraps right out of your stash. What’s not to love about fabric? There is something so tactile and durable about the simplicity of threads that are woven together. And when you combine fabric with paper and other scrapbooking supplies, the creative possibilities are endless. From cards and tags to layout and journals, I invite you join me in exploring this versatile, lightweight medium that is sure to become one of your new favorite embellishments!

Vicki

Customize a pre-made canvas embellishment by applying different shades of spray inks with a paint brush. together tag supplies CARDSTOCK, Prism; PATTERNed PAPER, October Afternoon, STICKERS, October Afternoon, CANVAS ELEMENTS, Prima Marketing; TAG, My Mind’s Eye; STAMPS, Hero Arts; INK, Ranger Industries; SPRAY INK, Tattered Angels; PEARLS, Queen & Co.

Gather a torn strip of fabric paper and shape it into a flower with the frayed edge on the outside. The adhesive backing will help maintain the shape as you pleat it.

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you are loved supplies PATTERNED PAPER, American Crafts; FABRIC PAPER, American Crafts, Prima Marketing; IRON ON, Prima Marketing; LETTERS, American Crafts, October Afternoon; BINGO CHIPS, Maya Road; BUTTONS, Jenni Bowlin Studios; INK, Ranger Industries; PEN, American Crafts

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Layers of stiffened fabric provide so much dimensional and textural appeal. Since fabric stiffener takes a while to dry, it allowed me ample time to shape and mold each layer of fabric. just because

1 Die-cut or hand trim a number of flower shapes from different fabrics.

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Wouldn’t this beautiful bookmark make a great gift for grandma? Printing photos on canvas is a great way to add an instant textured background to your favorite mug shots!

2 Using a foam brush, apply a generous coat of fabric stiffener to each flower and set aside to dry.

thankful supplies CANVAS, Stix 2 printable canvas; FABRIC PAPER, American Crafts; RIBBON, Making Memories, KEY, 7gypsies; FONT, Shishoni Brush (internet)

Before embellishing the fabric with foam and acrylic stamps, I first stiffened the fabric with a coat of acrylic paint and frayed the edges. I inked the canvas journal cover, then wrapped the embellished fabric around it. Chipboard letters and a bookmark completed the journal. art journal supplies BOOK, Fancy Pants; CARDSTOCK, Prism; PATTERNed PAPER, BasicGrey; CANVAS, Claudine Hellmuth Canvas by Ranger Industries; CHIPBOARD LETTERS, Making Memories; BRADS, American Crafts; EPOXY, BasicGrey; STAMPS, Hero Arts, Ranger Industries; PAINT, INK, Ranger Industries;

3 When each flower is just barely dry, gently crumple the petals for added dimension.

4 Layer the flowers together and secure with a button in the center. Continue to mold the layers until you are pleased with the shape of the flower. www.scrapbookandcards.com

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you’re not just a scrapbooker anymore! —digital workflow with stacy julian (part two) In our last issue, we established your role as the CMO (chief memory officer) of your household. In this issue, Stacy talks about the importance of diversifying your portfolio of documented memories.

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e cannot expect ourselves to manage our current load of digital images the same way we approached our pictures when we used film. Why?

Because with digital photography the eight rolls of film has become 800 digital images! The good news is there are a myriad of options for preserving, using and sharing the hundreds of photos we take. And guess what? Diversifying (or choosing to use your collection of photos in several different ways) is smart. It increases the likelihood that others will stumble upon and enjoy your memories and it’s a lot of guilt-free fun. Since scrapbooking is about preserving and sharing memories, you get “points” for anything you do that accomplishes that goal—I promise. If you’re like me, you return from a vacation with hundreds of photos. While your caught up in the experience and snapping photos, you’re no doubt absolutely sure that you will create a big, beautiful scrapbook complete with pictures, maps, brochures and your insightful reflections. By the time you return, unpack and eventually upload images to your computer, your enthusiasm, while less determined, is still hopeful that someday you’ll get around to this overwhelming

It All Counts Embrace the digital world in which we live: Digital photo books

project. The more I practice diversifying my vacation

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memories, the better I’ve gotten at taking the kinds of

Digital photo frames

vacation pictures I know I’ll want to use.

Online galleries like Flickr.com and myfamily.com Social media sites like Facebook and YouTube

Stacy says:

Digital workflow I’m going to be honest with you. Most people who browse your scrapbooks are happy with one or two pages that are a good representation of your vacation.

Mobile photo libraries on your smart phone or iPad Photo gifts

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In 2007, I spent two weekends teaching at scrapbooking events in Sydney, Australia and Wellington, New Zealand. I spent the week in between traversing the north island of New Zealand with my husband. Follow along as I illustrate, step-by-step, how I diversify (and document) one trip in several meaningful ways.

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Purge unwanted photos. Generally, I scroll through images immediately after uploading them to my computer. I make quick decisions about which ones I most want to keep. Most of the images I delete are duplicates of other pictures or images that are really not good or worth saving.

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Upload images for archive and sharing. Since I use Shutterfly to archive and print most of my pictures, I can easily create a Share Site for displaying and sharing my photos online. This alone lifts that initial burden I feel to “do something” with all of

I use generic photo albums as a foundation for building a simple scrapbook that displays lots of vacation pictures and easily highlights people I travelled with and places we visited. down under album supplies PATTERNed PAPER, BasicGrey, GCD Studios; ALBUM, Umbra; LETTER STICKERS, October Afternoon; ALPHA RUB-ONS, American Crafts

my best vacation photos. Learn more about Shutterfly Share Sites by clicking on the “Share” button at shutterfly.com.

3 Print your favourites. After I’ve been home awhile, I like to revisit a vacation by

scrolling through images in my photo library. I rate or tag my most favourite photos and then print them in a 4x6 size and keep them in a large photo album for viewing. From there, I can pull pictures to create pages and projects.

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Create a layout (or two!) As I browse my favourite prints over and over I come to realize what it is I most want to remember about a particular trip. With this story in mind, I create a layout for our family album

When you start a new project like a photo album, gather the materials you will use and store them together until the project is completed.

that summarizes my feelings. Even though I have dozens of pictures to choose from, I generally only use a handful of pictures on these layouts.

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Stacy says:

Rather than feeling obligated to use all of my vacation photos, I spend time determining which are my most favourite.

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I’ll never forget the feeling of seeing the Sydney Opera House in person and witnessing a New Zealand rainbow at dusk—probably my two favourite reminders of my trip “down under” to teach scrapbooking. pinch me layout supplies PATTERNed PAPER, Echo Park, October Afternoon; DIE-CUT STICKERS, The Girls’ Paperie, October Afternoon; LETTER STICKERS, TREE, American Crafts; BUTTERFLY, Jenni Bowlin Studios; SCALLOP BORDER PUNCH, Stampin Up!

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Use digital frames and gifts to display vacation images. There are numerous ways to highlight shared vacation memories. While digital frames can be pricey, I found they are worth every penny. For gift-giving, almost any online developer has great options like mugs, mouse pads and magnets.

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Create a quickie album. After I’ve lived with my favourite vacation photos for a year or more, I like to compile them into a quick theme album that becomes part of our growing collection of family scrapbooks.

Sometimes we feel anxious about the time and effort

These albums tend to be about displaying

we’ve invested in scrapbooking. We ask ourselves, “Will

the photos more than anything else, so I

these pages and projects I’ve created really stand the test

keep the design simple and shift into a

of time?” In my opinion, this might not even be the

creative ‘get it done’ mode.

question to ask. The real question is how will the next generation want to interact with the memories we’ve preserved? I have a hunch (while watching my four-yearold with my iPhone) that she will be completely savvy online and likely be drawn to a more diversified collection of digitally-documented memories. I say, let go of any pressure you feel to fully utilize one avenue of scrapbooking and start playing with some of the amazing and emerging technologies that will carry our stories into the future. SCT

More Online See an additional two-page layout and set of mini-books that Stacy created from this same trip down under.

To display my best New Zealand pictures in this way, I covered four, 4” mini books with portions of the map that we used to navigate our explorations and added a few thoughts to each book.

Visit www.scrapbookandcards.com Stacy Julian is the founder of online education at Big Picture Scrapbooking (bigpicturescrapbooking.com) and she blogs regularly at stacyjulian.com

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As trees grow thin with the onset of fall, harvest your everyday moments in this beautiful leather album. Everyday Stories™ by Xyron protects your memories from dust, light and moisture. Individual pages also feature a variety of traditional photo pocket size arrangements. This fall capture your picture perfect days in a picture perfect way.

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easy, detailed, expert Whatever level of difficulty appeals to you, our easy, detailed, expert column has fantastic elements to try today!

by L i sa T r u e s d e ll

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ach year, as soon as the calendar flips over to October, my two boys start asking to go to the farmer’s market to pick out pumpkins. And, of course, while they search for the perfect pumpkin, I’m on the hunt for the perfect photo to document our annual

excursion. For each of my fall-inspired layouts, I started with the same three photos and then brought in a fun mix of patterns, colours, and textures (in the form of paper, lettering, and embellishments) to complement the photos.

supplies cardstock, American Crafts; patterned paper, Jenni Bowlin Studio, Studio Calico, October Afternoon; letter stickers and fabric tape, Studio Calico; staples, Tim Holtz

For my easy layout, I kept the design clean and simple by lining up my photos across the page. Layered strips of patterned paper worked to create borders above and below my photographs. I mixed mostly smaller scale patterns to keep the combination from being too busy, but incorporated a few scraps with a larger scale pattern (the letters, numbers, and apples) as embellishments for my page. After struggling for a title for a few minutes, I found myself relying on one of my favourite tried and true tricks—pulling a few important words from my journaling to create a meaningful title.

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For my detailed layout, I chose a more dynamic photo arrangement and incorporated a yellow patterned paper underneath to tie them all together. I added a “spritz” of green to some corrugated alphas to help them coordinate with the other page elements, and then mixed them with letter stickers to add interest to the title. Taking a cue from my son’s jacket in the photos, I brought in a bit of dark blue patterned paper—it added a fun bit of contrast to the autumn colour scheme. I finished the page with a trio of rub-on birdies, three buttons tied with twine, and a bit of machine stitching. additional supplies patterned paper, Making Memories; rub-ons, Studio Calico; corrugated alphas, Jillibean Soup; letter stickers, October Afternoon; buttons, Buttons Galore; punches, Fiskars; mist, Maya Mist

For my expert layout, I wanted to kick things up a notch by adding in some of my favourite techniques. First, I masked off a rectangle in the middle of the page and misted the background paper green. Next, I enlarged one photo and printed it without a border before matting it on yellow fabric paper—this gave the page a clear focal point. Stamped journaling lines gave me more room to add handwritten journaling and helped to balance out the additional photos on the right side of the page. Next, I added a die-cut title and a small grouping of embellishments to the top left corner. Finally, I created a visual triangle of rubon birds and gems to help lead the eye around the page. additional supplies stamps, Studio Calico; ink, Ranger; fabric paper, American Crafts; brad, BasicGrey; gems, My Mind’s Eye; label sticker, October Afternoon; letter stickers, BasicGrey; die-cut letters, Slice by Making Memories

Interested in seeing more of Lisa’s great work? Visit her blog at http://gluestickgirl.typepad.com/

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(ideas, insights, & inspiration)

right outside my door finding inspiration in your everyday surroundings

by L i sa K i sc h

What scrapbooking inspiration awaits you right outside your door? In the hustle and bustle of life, we often fail to look left and right, much less look up. But if you just take a moment and look, you’ll discover so much scrapbooking potential around you. Join Lisa and Davinie as they uncover the world around them.

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love my neighbourhood in downtown Toronto. A block from the quiet shores of Lake Ontario, and a thirty minute streetcar ride to the heart of the city, I feel like

we have the best of both worlds. Most days I am out of the house early for a walk with the kids in the stroller. I often have my camera with me, and I’ll stop to take a few shots— not only to document our favourite stops along the way, but also as inspiration for my scrapbook pages. Did you know that right outside your door there is a wealth of scrapbook inspiration? From layout topics, to design, to colour palettes—taking time to photograph the world outside your front door can become a treasure trove of ideas.

Start at the beginning I have a challenge for you. Bring your camera with you wherever you go on a typical day, and take a dozen photographs. Shoot whatever catches your eye—a street sign, a storefront, an ad on a city bus—and then later on have a look at the batch. What do you love about these images? What details made each subject something you wanted to photograph? Was it the lettering on the sign above the bookstore, or the colour combo in the ad on the side of a city bus? Recognizing what pleases your eye is the first step to creating a layout you love.

these are the places

sushi & me

by L i sa K i sc h

by L i sa k i sc h

supplies CARDSTOCK, American Crafts; Patterned PAPER, American Crafts, Bella Blvd.; CHIPBOARD, American Crafts; DIE-CUT BORDER, Bazzill; STICKERS, October Afternoon, American Crafts; PAPER PUNCH, Creative Memories; FOAM SQUARES, ADHESIVE, American Crafts

supplies Patterned PAPER, BasicGrey, My Mind’s Eye, October Afternoon; STICKERS, BasicGrey, Bella Blvd.; RIBBON BLOSSOM, American Crafts; RHINESTONES, Kaisercraft; PAPER PUNCH, Fiskars; DIE-CUTS, Xyron Wishblade

My daily walk provided the inspiration for this layout, stopping to photograph all of our favourite shops and destinations on our regular route. I often wonder how many times these shops have changed over the years, and how different the main street might look when our girls are grown up.

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Lisa loves her city life and the fact that so much urban culture is within walking distance from her home. She played up her love of sushi on this layout with her choice of colour scheme, her fun title and, of course, the complementary photos that drive the theme of her page.

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This theory doesn’t just apply to city folk like me. A rural landscape can be just as inspiring, if not more so. For this article, I asked design team member, Davinie Fiero, to play “country mouse” to my “city mouse.” Davinie lives with her husband and two children on two acres in Redmond, Oregon, and her layouts perfectly embody that country inspiration.

pick of the pumpkin patch by Dav i n i e F i e ro supplies Patterned PAPER, Crate Paper, Studio Calico; ALPHA STICKERS, Studio Calico; BRADS, We R Memory Keepers; TAG, 7gypsies; TWINE, Maya Road; PAPER PUNCH, Fiskars; INK, Ranger; FONT, Modern #20; machine stitching

Davinie thanks the local pumpkin farmer for providing the rich and vibrant colour palette for her “Pumpkin Patch” layout. She chose a subtly patterned shade of green to mimic the sky, picked up the dark roof of the barn with her title, and pulled various other “earthy” shades for her creatively layered vertical border.

Putting it into practice Now that you’ve looked through your photos and identified what it is that appeals to you, here are some practical ways to apply those details to your layout design: Once you’ve discovered a pleasing colour palette in your photos, find similar tones in your cardstock and pattern paper for an interesting combination. For digital artists, use the eye dropper tool to sample each colour Flowers, trees and butterflies continue to be hot trends, so why not take a photograph of something organic and indigenous to your locale, such as a flower. Print the photo onto cardstock and cut the image out for an instant, custom embellishment I love architectural details. Study a building that you love— interesting adornments on its facade such as corbels, brick work and inlaid glass, are all patterns that can be reflected in paper design Store signs are often straight forward and to the point—an excellent source of inspiration for a good title area

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here’s your topic Now that we’ve covered how to find design inspiration within your images, let’s use those photos you took on your walkabout and scrap them! A “day in the life” style layout is always a pleasure to look back on. Some topics you might want to consider include: The places and people that you meet each day A favourite restaurant A list of errands about town—the good, the bad and the ugly. How your neighbourhood has changed over time If you’ve moved, how your new neighbourhood differs from the old Why you’ve chosen to live in the city or country, and how it colours your everyday

a new addition

experiences

by L i sa K i sc h supplies Patterned PAPER, Pink Paislee (House of 3), Creative Memories, Echo Park; STICKERS, October Afternoon, American Crafts, Echo Park; ADHESIVE, FOAM DOTS, American Crafts

When I took this photo challenge myself I was truly amazed with the number of designs and possible scrapbook pages that emerged from

A photo of our local bakery provided the structure for this layout. My title mimics the shape and style of the bakery’s sign, and the photos are placed roughly in the spaces where the doors and windows are found on the facade.

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my images. The possibilities seemed almost endless. And to think, they were all outside my front door! I hope that you will take the challenge and give it a try. If you do, be sure to share your layouts with us at ideas@scrapbookandcards.com We’d love to see what you come up with!

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Same old page templates getting you down? In search of fun new sketches to help get those creative juices flowing? Look no further than pagemaps—a brand new sketch feature with an interesting twist! by B e c k y F l e c k  

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e’ve all done it. You’ve gripped that 3” scrap of paper in your hand, silently asking yourself, “Do

I save it or do I toss it?” Or looked at that sheet of alpha stickers with so many empty spaces that you are quite certain you could not possibly spell another word. Or the 12” leftover border sticker that you chopped off 4” from for another project. Whether it is for economic reasons or because you simply cannot part with that gorgeous leftover morsel, scraps can be an abundant resource in your arsenal of supplies.

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September’s sketch In a warm palette of autumn splendour, Danielle put leftover letter stickers, a stray journaling sticker and loads of paper scraps

leaves are rustling by Da n i e ll e F l a n d e r s supplies CARDSTOCK, Craft Supply; PATTERN PAPER, Pink Paislee; ALPHA STICKERS, American Crafts, Pink Paislee; WOOD ALPHAS, Making Memories; FONT, Typewriter; OTHER, machine stitching

to great use. By breaking up the main photo into three smaller photos, she created a nice, open space to tumble paper leaves down the center of her beautiful, fall page.

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family by b e c k y fl e c k supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill; PATTERNed PAPER, BasicGrey, Little Yellow Bicycle, October Afternoon, Pink Paislee, The Girls’ Paperie; ALPHA STICKERS, Webster’s Pages; DIE-CUTS, BasicGrey, Jenni Bowlin, My Mind’s Eye; PAPER CLIP, Bo Bunny; PAPER BRAD, I-Top Brad Maker, Imaginisce; KRAFT ENVELOPE, Maya Road; PAPER PUNCHES, Martha Stewart; RUB-ONS, 7gypsies; INK, Ranger Industries; Photos by Dana St. Louis Photography

Check out these fabulous BONUS sketches—also designed by Becky Fleck!

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November’s sketch

you’re a hoot

This sketch is perfect to use up just about any

by B e c k y F l e c k supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill; PATTERNed PAPER, Sassafras; CHIPBOARD SHAPE, Collections Elements; LETTER STICKERS, BasicGrey; CHALK MIST, GLIMMER MIST, Tattered Angels

size scrap of paper or border sticker in your stash. For the owl card, Becky’s scraps went even further to cover some of the chipboard card, she used an eclectic mix of scraps, all

your kindness means a lot

resting on a neutral background of kraft

by B e c k y F l e c k

pieces on the owl as well. For the thank you

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paper. Although the strips are varied in both colour and pattern, a light piece of ledger paper through the center allows her flowers

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to stand front and center.

Becky Fleck is a graphic designer and the author of Scrapbook PageMaps: Sketches for Creative Layouts. Look for her new book, Scrapbook PageMaps 2, available in October 2010. Visit her website at www.pagemaps.com for free monthly sketches and loads of inspiration.

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autumn greetings The kids are back to school, the leaves are whirling, and the days are getting shorter—all tell tale signs pointing to the arrival of the cool, fall season. Our gorgeous harvest of autumn cards is yet another hint that fall is in the air.

birdy thank you by RO B I N M OWAT 1. Make a 4.25” x 5.5” card from cream cardstock. 2. Cut a strip of Beach Drive .5” by 4.5” and adhere it to the left edge of the card front. 3. Cut a strip of Cedar Crescent 1.25” by 4.5” and adhere it to the right of the first strip. 4. Cut out the “Thank you” sentiment from Maddison Street. Adhere it 0.5” from the bottom and 0.75” from the left edge of the card. 5. Trim out a leaf from Maddison Street and cut out a bird from Alma Place. Adhere both as shown. supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill Basics; PATTERNed PAPER, Upsy Daisy (Home Sweet Home); ADHESIVE, Tombo

floral thank you by JACQ U E L I N G R E E N 1. Make a 4.25” x 5.5” card from cream cardstock. 2. Trim a 5.25” x 5” piece of brown cardstock and adhere it to the front of the card. 3. Trim a 4” x 2.5” piece from Rockland Road and adhere it to the center of the brown cardstock. 4. Fussy cut several flowers from Beach Drive and one bird from Alma Place. 5. Punch a scallop circle from cream cardstock. Fussy cut the “thank you” sentiment from Maddison Street. 6. Attach a 5.5” piece of lace across the bottom edge of the card as shown. 7. Layer the flowers and add bling to centers. Adhere the sentiment and the bird. supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill Basics; PATTERNed PAPER, Upsy Daisy (Home Sweet Home); BLING, (K&Company); ADHESIVE, Glue Glider; OTHER, lace

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thank you

autumn welcome

back to school

by GR ACE TOL M AN

by L I Z Q UA L M A N

by DAN I E LLE FL ANDE RS

1. Make a 4.25” x 5.5” card from white cardstock with the card opening at the bottom.

1. Make a 6” x 6” card from tan cardstock. Round the bottom corners of the card with a corner punch.

1. Make a 4” x 5.5” card from yellow cardstock.

2. Trim a 4” x 5.25” piece of dotted paper and adhere it to the front of the card. With a black pen, draw solid lines around the interior edge of the dotted paper.

2. Trim a piece of patterned paper to 5.5” x 5.5” and round the bottom corners with a corner punch. Adhere it to the front of the card.

3. Add white pen stitches to the chalkboard die-cut and adhere it to the left side of the card.

3. Trim a 4” x4” piece of cream cardstock and adhere it to a 4.25” x 4.25” piece of deep red cardstock. Adhere this matted piece to the center of the card.

4. Trim a 0.5” strip from grid paper. Cut one end into a “v” and adhere it to the center of the card. 5. Adhere a sentiment sticker to dotted paper and trim with scallop scissors. 6. Wrap a length of brown floss around the card once and tie it into a ribbon. 7. Add the scalloped sentiment to the card with pop dots, directly over the brown floss. 8. Add the floral brad and die-cut leaf as shown.

4. Add the tree and sentiment rub-ons to the cream cardstock, slightly below the center. 5. Using a felt tip marker, draw dashed lines below the sentiment. supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill Basics; PATTERNed PAPER, iMAGINISCE (Apple Cider); INK, Colorbox; RUB-ONS, Imaginisce; CORNER ROUNDER, EK Success; PEN, Zig Writer; ADHESIVE, Elmers

2. Back the clear transparency with blue polka dot paper; trim the excess from the edges and adhere it to the front of the card. 3. Trim the canvas border (stars) 4” long and adhere it to the card at an angle. 4. Trim the ABC border 4” and adhere it to the card under the canvas border. 5. Loop the ribbon and adhere it to the card as shown. Add the cardstock sticker with pop dots. Attach the brad to the center of the ribbon with a glue dot. 6. Apply the “back 2 school” rub-on to patterned paper; trim it to 3” and adhere it to the card near the bottom as shown. supplies CARDSTOCK, Craft Supply; PATTERNED PAPER, STICKERS, RUB-ONS, TRANSPARENCY, Pink Paislee; BRAD, K&Company; RIBBON, Wrights

supplies CARDSTOCK, The Paper Company; PATTERNed PAPER, Crate Paper, BasicGrey; PENS, Signo, Uniball, American Crafts; BRAD, Doodlebug; STICKER, SRM Stickers; CHALKBOARD STICKER, Deco Bugs; DIE-CUTS, Cricut by Provo Craft; SCALLOP SCISSORS, Fiskars; ADHESIVE, Thermoweb

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This page expresses the romantic notions of childhood—that delicate nature of a child that a mother yearns to hold onto forever. The stylish patterns that show a mother’s love coordinate well with the more playful photos that hint at youthful innocence.

shailyn and her little red wagon by S h e r i R e g u ly supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill; Patterned PAPER, Cosmo Cricket, October Afternoon, Sassafras Lass; BUTTONS, BasicGrey; FLOWER, STAMP, Hero Arts; PAPER PUNCHES, Marvy Uchida, Martha Stewart, Stampin’ Up; BRAD, KI Memories; PAPER FRILL, Doodlebug Designs

Like a gust of wind, Aly’s photos and leaves blow across the center of her layout, adding motion and interest to the page. She sanded her background cardstock, adding to the crisp feel of this fun, fall day.

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leaf blower by A ly D osda l l supplies CARDSTOCK, Core’dinations; Patterned PAPER, ALPHAS, FLOWERS, JOURNALING DIE-CUTS, Jillibean Soup; BUTTON, Creative Cafe; ADHESIVE, Helmar

There’s no denying that nothing is more contagious than a kid in a fit of laughter! Kay’s page offers lots of breathing room, where a beautiful selection of embellishments do a great job of enhancing the photos of her delightful, giggling daughter.

likes to laugh by K ay Ro g e r s supplies PATTERNED PAPER, CHIPBOARD, DIE-CUTS, STICKERS, RIBBON, BRADS, Sassafras Lass; ALPHAS, Heidi Swapp; INK, Clearsnap

A playful banner across the bottom of Lisa’s page becomes the anchor for her title, which immediately invites you to go in search of her heart-warming journaling. Once read, the travel-related papers and embellishments drive the theme of her wonderful, digital page.

family ties by L i sa Va n d e rV e e n supplies SOFTWARE, Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.0; PAPER, CAMERA, Audrey Neal Road Trip; Notebook PAPER, Lynn G Expedition; ALPHAS, Jen Martakis; SCALLOP MASK, Katie Pertiet; STAPLES, L Weifenback; PENNANT, P Knox; FONT, Marketing Script

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Clean lines, minimal embellishments and perfectly placed sewing details are all it took for Vivian to keep the photos of her adorable daughter the focus of her page. Her title has a childlike vibrancy, as if the letter stickers were pulled from a fresh box of crayons.

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In a winning combination of three adorable red heads, a beautiful fall day spent picking apples, and a fiery palette of autumn papers, Brenda captured the essence of the season on this fantastic, photo-focused double page.

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apple hill adventure by B r e n da J o h n sto n supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill; Patterned PAPER, BasicGrey, Bella Blvd., Collage Press; ALPHAS, American Crafts, My Little Shoebox; EYELET, American Crafts; OTHER, thread

A simple, yet elegant, design kept the photos of Lisa’s two adorable children (and their huge, pick-of-the-patch pumpkins) front and center on her layout. A bouncing title and sewing details add home-spun appeal to this very classic page.

my punkins by L i sa D i ck i n so n supplies Patterned PAPER, RUB-ONS, Lily Bee Designs; INK, Stampin’ Up; STAMPS, Studio Calico; PAPER PUNCH, Fiskars; FONT, Disproportz; OTHER, stitching

We loved this seasonal layout the moment we spotted it at CHA Summer. Loads of dimension, zig-zag stitching and button details give the page so much country charm. Jana’s humorous, heartfelt journaling makes the layout extra special.

cow train by Ja n a E u ba n k supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill; Patterned PAPER, ALPHAS, EMBELLISHMENTS, Bella Blvd.; BUTTONS, BasicGrey; EMBROIDERY FLOSS, DMC; PATTERN SCISSORS, Fiskars; ADHESIVES, Scotch ATG, Aleene’s Tacky Glue

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The dude’s got some ‘tude! So is he the strong, silent type? Nah, by photo three you can tell the boy is totally crushing and it’s only day one back to school! Shannon captured the very essence of her young son on this fantastic, all-boy page.

back to school by S h a n n o n Lawso n supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill; Patterned PAPER, Little Yellow Bicycle, We R Memory Keepers; ALPHAS, American Crafts; STICKERS, Little Yellow Bicycle; TAB, October Afternoon; ADHESIVE, Scrapbook Adhesives

With clean lines, solid photography, and just the right amount of embellishments, Laina produced a “pictureperfect” back-to-school layout. And after reading her journaling, you will learn that this particular day had extra-special meaning to this very busy mom.

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on their way by La i n a Lamb supplies CARDSTOCK, Bazzill, DCWV; Patterned PAPER, ALPHAS, CHIPBOARD, DIE-CUTS, RIBBONS, STICKERS, October Afternoon; BRAD, American Crafts; INK, Tattered Angels; DIE-CUTS, Provo Craft Cricut; ADHESIVE, 3M, All Night Media

A column of hand-written journaling flows seamlessly down the left side of Paula’s page, expressing a memorable message from mom that Tommy will no doubt laugh about in years to come. The school-themed papers and embellishments are the perfect touch to this back-to-school page.

bus run by Pau l a G i l a r d e supplies Patterned PAPERS, Cosmo Cricket, Jenni Bowlin Studios, Jillibean Soup; LETTER STICKERS, Jenni Bowlin Studios; DIGITAL FRAME, Katie Pertiet

In a collage-like fashion, Lydia strategically positioned her photos to read like a Pumpkin Carving 101 class. The title is the perfect compliment to the photo series, as it somersaults around an orange die-cut circle.

carving it up by Ly d i a Jackso n supplies CARDSTOCK, Core’dinations; Patterned PAPER, My Mind’s Eye; ALPHAS, BasicGrey, Making Memories; EMBELLISHMENTS, Queen & Co.

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Cozy Lands Scrapbooking Retreat Cambridge, ON (519) 651-1338 www.cozylands.com Loonie4Scrapbooking Kemptville, Ontario (613) 800-5666 (LOON) www.loonie4scrapbooking.com Memory Workshop Scrapbook Co. Monthly Kit Club, Crops & Retreats Maple Ridge, BC, (604) 202-4808 www.memoryworkshop.ca Memories Manor St. Clair, MI (810) 329-2800 www.memoriesmanor.com Scrap Much? Brantford, ON (905) 730-2673 www.shopscrapmuch.ca Scrap Shotz Calgary, AB, (403) 870-8576 www.scrapshotz.com Scrap-tures Kit Club Midland, ON (705) 528-9705 www.scraptures.ca Scrapbooker’s Paradise Calgary, AB, (877) MEM-8818 www.scrapbookersparadise.com Scraptivity! – A Club for Scrapbooking Memories Toronto, Ontario, (416) 239-9603 1-877-SCRAP23 (727-2723) www.scraptivity.com The Crop Stop Bowmanville, Ontario www.thecropstop.org (905) 243-7824 The Scrap Attic Kirkland Lake, ON, (705) 568-5463 www.thescrapattickl.com Whole Lotta Scrapbooking Tofield, AB (780) 662-2826 www.wholelottascrapbooking.ca Younique Country Retreat Guelph, ON N1H 6J2 (519) 836-0045 www.youniquecountryretreat.com

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Photo Express 100 – 22470 Dewdney Trunk Road Maple Ridge, BC V2X 5Z6 (604) 463-3654 www.photoexpressions.ca

The River Scrapbook Room 830 13th Avenue Campbell River, BC V9W 4H2 (250) 286-1633 darlaone@telus.net

Cherish The Thought 3130 St. John’s St. Port Moody, B.C. V3H 2C7 (604) 949-1872 www.cherishthethought.ca

Pick of the Patch 104-250 Schoolhouse Street Coquitlam, BC (604) 520-5874

Chocolate Clover Scrapbook Supplies 1114-102nd Avenue Dawson Creek, BC V1G 2C1 (250) 782-4220

Precious Memories 107-19925 Willowbrook Drive Langley, BC V2Y 1A7 (604) 530-2917 www.myscrapbookshop.com

Treasured Memories Scrapbooking 2753 Charlotte Road Duncan, BC V9L 5J2 (250) 748-8054 / 877 748-8054 www.treasuredmemories scrapbooking.ca

Country Lane #102-17665 66A Avenue Surrey, BC V3S 2A7 (604) 574-9088 www.countrylanebc.com

Scrapbook Central 307C - 14th Street Courtenay, BC V9N 6P5 (205) 338-8815 www.scrapbookcentralbc. com

Canada British Columbia

Creative Accents 79B 3rd Avenue North Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A3 (250) 392-3829 creativeaccents.blogspot. com For Keeps Sake Scrapbook Co. 1708 Emerson Court North Vancouver BC V7H 2Y6 (604) 929-4043 www.forkeepssake.ca Luv 2 Scrap 101-33031 1st Avenue Mission, BC V2V 1G2 (604) 820-0600 www.luv2scrap.ca Making Memories with Scrapbooking 4415 Hastings Street Burnaby, BC V5C 2K1 (604) 299-3601 www.makingmemorieswith scrapbooking.com Oasis Scrapbooking 108 Van Horne Street South Cranbrook, BC V1C 1Z3 (250) 426-6822 www.oasisscrapbooking.com P.G. Scrapbook Zone 3899 – 18th Avenue Prince George, BC V2N 1B9 (250) 562-9663 mjstewart1@shaw.ca

Scrapbook City Shops Canada 3 – 15970 96th Ave Surrey, BC V4N 2L6 (604) 581-2489 www.scrapbookcity.ca Scrapbookin’ Adventures #4 – 102 E. Island Hwy Parksville, BC V9P 2G5 (250) 954- 0009 www.scrapbookin adventures.ca Scrappers’ Anonymous 2 - 50 Burnside Road West Victoria, BC V9A 1B5 (250) 590-1266 www.scrappersanonymous. ca Scrapbook Parade 670 Granderson Road Langford, BC V9B 2R8 (250) 727-0372 www.scrapbookparade. wordpress.com Studio 11 Designs Scrapbooking and Cardmaking 2411 Trillium Terrace Duncan, BC V9L 3Z7 (250) 748-5672 www.studioIIdesigns.ca

Wyldflower B & B Scrapbook Retreats 2665 Bradshaw Road Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 2A3 (778) 424-2224 www.wyldflower.ca

Alberta Black Ink Paperie R R #1 Winfield, AB T0C 2X0 (780) 682-3973 blackinkpaperie.blogspot. com Creative Junction Inc. 5117-51st Street Barrhead, AB (780) 674-2292 www.creativejunction.ca Crop-Paper-Scissors 5124 51st Drayton Valley, AB T7A 1S2 (780) 515-9860 croppaperscissors@telus.net Life’s Treasures 5018 51st Street Olds, AB T4H 1P8 (403) 556-7647 www.lifes-treasures.ca Lil’ Scrappers 6 Springwood Lane NE Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A2 (780) 849-6879 www.lilscrappers.ca Scrap-A-Lot 9218 - 51 Ave Edmonton, AB T6E 3L8 (780) 944-1526 www.scrap-a-lot.ca

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Scrapbook Fancy 9-677B South Railway Street S.E, Medicine Hat AB T1A 2Y8 (403) 527-2135 www.scrapbookfancy.net Scrapbook Memories & More Inc. 20 - 975 Broadmoor Blvd. Sherwood Park, AB T8A 5W9 (780) 449-0603 www.scrapbookmemories.ca

Prairie Chicks Quilting & Scrapbooking 205 Main Street, Box 752 Hague, SK S0K 1X0 (306) 225-4787 prairiechicksquiltingandscrap booking.mysite.com Tawbalies at BG’s Gifts, Home Decor & Crafts 506 Main Street Moosomin, SK S0G 3N0 (306) 435-2437 trinabrace@yahoo.ca www.tawbalies.com

Ontario - Eastern Auntie Em’s Scrapbooking 109 11th Street West Cornwall, ON K6J 3A8 (613) 938-4888 emmasab@aol.com www.auntieemsscrapbooking. com

Scrapbooker’s Paradise 20-9250 Macleod Trail South Calgary, AB T2J 0P5 (403) 253-4799 www.scrapbookersparadise.com

Manitoba

Crop Circles Scrapbooking Peterborough Square, Lower Level 360 George Street N., Unit 12 Peterborough, ON K9H 7E7 (705) 201-1097 www.cropcircles.ca

Scrapbooker’s Paradise 45 Crowfoot Terrace NW Calgary, AB T3G 4J8 (403) 547-8522 www.scrapbookersparadise.com

Crafty Scrapper 526 2nd Avenue Rivers, MB R0X 1X0 (204) 328-7087 www.craftyscrapper.ca

Heather’s Stamping Haven 250 Greenbank Road Nepean, ON K2H 8X4 (613) 726-0030 www.heathersstamping.com

Scrapbooker’s Paradise 185 – 2004 – 50th Avenue Red Deer, AB T4R 3A2 (403) 314-0550 www.scrapbookersparadise.com

Gone Scrappin’ in Bloom 20 Victoria Avenue E. Rossburn, MB R0J 1V0 (204) 859-3334 www.gonescrappin.ca

Scrapbooker’s Paradise 103B – 2045 Mayor Magrath Dr. Lethbridge, AB T1K 2S2 (403) 327-2122 www.scrapbookersparadise.com

Magical Memories – The Scrapbook Shop #3 –103 Cree Road Thompson, MB R8N 0B9 (204) 677-3736 www.magicalmemoriesmanitoba.com

Marchant Paper Memories 1187 Princess Street Kingston, ON K7M 3E1 (613) 542-0369 www.marchantpaper memories.ca

Scrapbooker’s Treasure Box 106 – 403 2nd Street W Brooks, AB T1R 1C5 (403) 793-8833 scraptb@telus.net The Scrap Yard #2118, 380 Canyon Meadows Dr SE Calgary, AB T2J 7C3 (403) 271-2225 www.thescrapyardcalgary.com Treasured Memories 5218-86 Street Edmonton, AB T6E 5J6 (780) 414-1540 treasuredmemories.typepad.com The Urban Scrapbook Inc 100, 14315- 118 Ave Edmonton, AB T5L 4S6 (780) 451 – 3459 www.urbanscrapbook.ca

Saskatchewan Just Scrap It! The Scrapbook Shop 108 – 103rd Street East Saskatoon, SK S7N 1Y7 (306) 955-4850 just-scrap-it.blogspot.com

Paperbag Scrapbooking 645 10th Street Brandon, MB R7A 4G6 (204) 725-1747 www.paperbagscrapbooking. com Scrapbooking By Design 1191 Pembina Hwy. Winnipeg, MB R3T 2A5 (204) 269-2521 sbdpembina@gmail.com Scrapbooking at Shelley’s 712 18th Street (Thomas Mall) Brandon, MB R7A 5B5 (204) 727-7878 www.scrapbookingatshelleys. com Scrap Yard 371 Main Street Stonewall, MB R0C 2Z0 (204) 467-1942 www.scrapyardcanada.com The Scrapbook Cottage 116B Park Road West Steinbach, MB R5G 1V6 (204) 326-6777 www.thescrapbookcottage.ca

Memory Lane 20 Russell Street East Smiths Falls, ON (613) 284-4200 memorylane@cogeco.net Scrap en masse 269, St-Philippe Street Alfred, ON K0B 1A0 (866) 218-3704 www.scrapenmasse.com Scrapbooks and Smiles 469 Dundas St. W. Trenton, ON K8V 3S4 (613) 965-0952 www.scrapbooksandsmiles.com SCRAPtease 156 Bridge Street Carleton Place, ON K7C 2V7 (613) 257-7300 www.scraptease.ca Sweet Sentiments… scrapbooking and more! Reid’s Dairy Plaza 222 Bell Blvd. Unit 8 Belleville, ON K8N 5B6 (613) 969-8311 www.sweetsentiments.ca The Scrapbox Reid’s Dairy Plaza 222 Bell Blvd. Unit 8 Belleville, ON K8N 5B6 (613) 745-2215 www.thescrapbox.ca

Tina’s Scrapbooking Creations 485 Caleb Street Winchester, ON K0C 2K0 (613) 774-4611 www.tinascrapbooking.com

Ontario – South Central Flim Flam Arts & Crafts Supplies 63 Charing Cross Street, Unit 2, Brantford, ON N3R 2H4 (519) 753-0826 flimflamacroom@rogers.com Herrschners Yarn and Crafts 1486 Victoria Street N., Unit 5 Kitchener, ON N2B 3E2 (519) 579-0314 www.herrschners.ca Learning Factory 175 Lynden Road, Unit 10 Brantford, ON N3T 5L8 (519) 756-7550 www.learningfactory.ca Scrapping Turtle 1440-2 King Street North St. Jacobs, ON N0B 2N0 (519) 664-3951 www.scrappingturtle.com The Art House Studio Go Scrapping Retreats & Crops 591 Lancaster St. West, Unit 3 Kitchener, ON N2K 1M5 (519) 954-6620 www.thearthousestudio.ca The Memory Keeper 1119 Fennell Avenue East Hamilton, ON L8T 1S2 (905) 318-4897 www.discountscrapbook supplies.com The Scrapping Bug 10 Pioneer Drive, Unit 103 Kitchener, ON N2P 2A4 (519) 895-0554 www.thescrappingbug.com Two Scrapbook Friends 370 Eastbridge Blvd. Waterloo, ON N2K 4P1 (519) 746-6672 www.twoscrapbookfriends.com Younique Country Retreat 7799 Wellington Road 22 Guelph, ON N1H 6J2 (519) 836-0045 www.youniquecountryretreat. com

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Ontario – Central Craft Nook 195 Wellington St., Unit #3 Bracebridge, ON P1L 1C2 (705) 645-6231 www.craftnookbracebridge.com Finn’s Affordable Scrapbooking Supplies 154 Main Street N. Mount Forest, ON N0G 2L0 (519) 323-9875 elizabusiness3@msn.com Karen’s Creations 632 Berford Street Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0 (519) 534-2224 www.kc-scrapbooking.com Queen of the Crop Country Retreats Blue Mountain Collingwood, ON (905) 936-6090 deannaandernie@bell.net Scrapbook Shop 74 Elora Street Mildmay, ON N0G 2V0 (519) 367-5520 www.scrapbookshopmildmay. com Scrappin’ Buddies! 233 La Neige Avenue Port Sydney, ON P0B 1L0 (705) 385-2052 www.scrappinbuddies.ca Scraps of Joy 304 Dunlop Street, Bldg 1, Unit 4 Barrie, ON L4N 7L2 (705) 726-6287 www.scrapsofjoy.com Seasons in The Country Scrapbook Supplies 719637 Hwy 6 Hepworth, ON N0H 1P0 (519) 935-0838 www.seasonsinthecountry.ca The Cottage Scrapbook 294 King Street Midland, ON L4R 3M6 (705) 526-8855 www.thecottagescrapbook.ca

Ontario – Northern Abundance 224 Main Street South Kenora, ON P9N 1T2 (807) 468-8010 abundance@kmts.ca

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O.C. Scrapbookers n’ More 3 Ottawa Avenue Elliott Lake, ON P5A 2J8 (705) 848-9595 www.scrapaholics.ca

Scrapbook Moments & More 77 Mayvern Cr. Richmond Hill, ON L4C 5J6 (905) 884-8496 www.momentsandmore.ca

Scrappin’ Great Deals 26 Kilworth Park Drive, RR5 Komoka, ON N0L 1R0 (519) 473-5751 www.scrappingreatdeals.com

Scrapbooking @ Photo Metro 191 Lakeshore Drive North Bay, ON P1A 2B4 (705) 472-9311 www.photometro.ca

Scrapbooks By Design 1783 Queen Street East Toronto, ON M4L 3Y5 (416) 690-7447 www.scrapbooksbydesign.ca

Scrapping Nook Ltd. 301 Thorold Road, Unit 4 Welland, ON L3C 6H5 (905) 732-9994 www.thescrappingnook.ca

The Scrap Attic 33 Harding Avenue Kirkland Lake, ON (705) 568-8491 www.thescrapattickl.com

Stamping Bella 55 Doncaster Avenue, Suite 130 Thornhill, ON L3T 1L7 (866) 645-2355 www.stampingbella.com

Scrapbook Towne 60 Murray Street Amberstburg, ON N9V 1H5 (519) 713-9254 www.scrapbooktowne.com

Ontario – Greater Toronto Area

The Workshop 100 Ringwood Drive, Unit 22 Stouffville, ON L4A 1A9 (905) 642-1742 www.sandysworkshop.ca

The Paper Pickle Company 44 Fourth Street Chatham, ON N7M 2G2 (519) 351-5220 www.paperpickle.ca

Ontario – South Western

The Rubber Room #14-90 Charterhouse Crescent London, ON N5W 5V5 (519) 452-1489 www.rubberroom.ca

A Scrapbookers Dream 35 Nixon Road, Unit 1 Bolton, ON L7E1K1 (905) 951-9544 www.ascrapbookersdream.com Bizzy B’s Stamp & Scrap 2100 Bloor Street West, Suite 4 Toronto, ON M6S 1M7 (416) 203-0433 www.bizzyb.ca

All About Scrapbooks & More 22-24 Kent Street Woodstock, On N4S 8L5 (519) 533-1500 www.allaboutscrapbooks. blogspot.com

Forever Scrapbooks 29 Plains Road West Burlington, ON L7T 1E8 (905) 681-1985 www.foreverscrapbooks.com

Crop ‘til You Drop Scrapbooking 31 McNaughton Avenue Wallaceburg, ON N8A 1R7 (519) 627-2500 www.croptilyoudrop.ca

Olde Tyme Country Crafts & Studio 57 Mill Street North, Suite 102 Brampton, ON L6X 1S9 (905) 452-1271 www.oldetymecountrycrafts. com

First Choice Trophies & Scrapbooking 160 Wallace Avenue South Listowel, ON N4W 1X9 (519) 291-2081 firstchoicetrophiesscrapbooking. blogspot.ca

Pointer Gifts and Crafts 8355 Woodbine Avenue, Units 1 & 2, Markham, ON L3R 2P4 (905) 940-8900 www.pointerscrapbooking.com

Lasting Impressions 850 Colborne Rd. Unit 4 Sarnia, ON N7T 6V8 (519) 332-8846 www.lastingimpressions bluewater.com

La Cour à Scrap...booking! 87 Boul. St. Luc, Suite 24 St.-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC J2W 1E2 (450) 515-7845 www.lacourascrapbooking. com

Scrapalicious Inc. 5170 Dixie Road, Unit 102 Mississauga, ON L4W 1E3 (905) 614-0085 www.scrapalicious.ca

Sarnia Craft Supply 1000 Finch Drive Sarnia, ON N7S 6G5 (519) 332-1006 www.sarniacraft.com

Loisirs creatifs Collimagination 736, ave Royale Quebec, QC G1E 1Z4 (418) 614-5736 www.collimatination.qc.ca

Scrapbook Emporium Inc. 3 - 133 Taunton Road West Oshawa, ON L1G 3T4 (905) 721-0183 www.scrapbookemporium.ca

Scrapbook Memories – The Design Studio 1890 Hyde Park Road London, ON N6H 5L9 (519) 474-2665 www.scrapbookmemorieslondon.blogspot.com

Passion Collimagination 163 local 2, Chemin de St.-Jean La Prairie, QC J5R 2J9 (450) 907-1221 www.passioncollimagination. com

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The Stamp Shack/Memory Mansion 355 Wellington St. - CitiPlaza London, ON N6A 3N7 (519) 673-1823 www.stampshackcanada.blog spot.com Up The Street 2 Front Street West Strathroy, ON N7G 1X4 (519) 245-7590 www.upthestreetscrapbooking. com

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Scrapbook Centrale 3349 boul. des Sources Dollard des Ormeaux, QC H9B 1Z8 (514) 683-5558 / 888-383-5558 www.scrapbookcentrale.ca Scrapbook Quebec 3233 Jean-Beraud Laval, QC H7T 2L2 (450) 973-3373 www.scrapbookquebec.com Ted’s Hobby Shop 291 Blvd St Jean Pointe Claire, QC H9R 3J1 (514) 697-1810 info@tedshobbyshop.com

Nova Scotia Scrap & Shop 49 Trinity Lane Antigonish, NS B2G 2V8 (902) 735-3434 www.scrapandshop.ca Scrap & Stamp Among Friends 166 Provost Street, New Glasgow, NS B2G 2R1 (902) 695-3006 jaybird5513@yahoo.com

New Brunswick A Pile of Scrap! 515 Saint Mary’s Street, Unit 1 Fredericton, NB E3A 8H4 (506) 454-PILE (7453) www.apileofscrap.ca Scrapbooking Gone Wild 136 South Street St. George, NB E5C 3R2 (506) 755-6229 www.scrapbooking-gonewild. com Scraptacular Images 625B Main Street Sussex, NB E4E 7H8 (506) 433-5050 www.scraptacularimages.com The Scrap Shack 200 Irving Road, Riverview, NB E1B 5V7 (506) 384-2767 scrapshack21@aol.com

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Kansas

Scrap Happy Sisters 6525 W Happy Valley Rd Glendale, AZ 85310 (623) 376-8257 www.scraphappysisters.com

Scrappin’ Time LLC 403 E. Madison Avenue Derby, KS 67037 (316) 788-2821 www.scrappin-timellc.com

California

Maryland

Moments in Time Scrapbooking 7400 District Blvd. Bakersfield, CA (661) 831-0300 www.bakersfieldscrapbooking. com

Photo Scraps 1213 Liberty Road Eldersburg, MD 21784 (410) 549-5187 photoscrapsblog.blogspot.com

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something special The word “special” can be defined as something that is just a little bit unique and that is made with a specific purpose in mind. This issue’s project meets those criteria and will undoubtedly be treasured for years to come.

live laugh love frames by J u l i a n a M i c h a e l s supplies PATTERNED PAPER, BUTTONS, CORRUGATED ALPHAS, Jillibean Soup; DIE CUTTING MACHINE, Silhouette (butterflies, hearts, flowers); INK, Ranger Industries; FRAMES, Hobby Lobby

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he moment I saw the Pasta Fagioli! Jillibean Soup

beautiful patterns. I chose simple shapes (the butterfly,

collection, I knew I wanted to make this trio of Live,

flower and heart images) that I could repeat and layer to

Love and Laugh frames for my home. With small

create added dimension inside the frames, and the bold,

strips of paper, I was able to use the entire collection of

corrugated alphas were the perfect choice for the titles.

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