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March 2014


Creative Director Manda Moore Design Team Alexandra Boehnke Alexandra Polyzou Allie Stewart Carol Peixoto Danielle De Konink Jen Ritchie Louise Beerens Mette Kallander Ruth Bonser Shannon Morgan Advertising Enquiries: lifepaperscrapbook@gmail.com Submissions: lpssubmissions@gmail.com

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Featured Designers Linda Townes....................................4 Monika aka Penny Lane.................32 Tarrah McLean...............................44 Sandy Ang.......................................84 Challenges Colour Challenge..............................37 Card Sketch Challenge...................125 Gallery Pages Design Team.......................................9 Scrapbooking....................................49 Summer.............................................89 Winter..............................................106 Selfies..............................................114 Cards...............................................133 Mini Books.......................................138


A Note from Manda

This issue marks one year of LPS and it has been a wild ride but a lot of fun and very inspiring too. As most of you know by now LPS was started for a bit of fun to fill in some time between freelance work and I honestly never believed it would become so big, so of course I wasn’t prepared. There had been no plan for it to be an ongoing thing so I didn’t worry about getting help, of course when the October issue got over 1.5million views I was pretty much out of my depth. I couldn’t get the January issue out due to a number of reasons but, and this is why I am lucky, you were all so supportive. The truth is this magazine isn’t about really about scrapbooking, it’s about you. Yes, you - without you sitting down to document your memories, without you sending in your work and patiently waiting while I sort through it all, without your readership, without your support there wouldn’t be a Life.Paper.Scrapbook. So I want to say THANK YOU!!! Your support means the world to me. This issue is PACKED choc-o-block full of scrappy inspiration, a crazy amount. We have new challenge based submissions, a summer/winter gallery for ideas on how to document your recent or upcoming holidays/vacations. Three awesome Featured Designers from around the world, I chat with the fabulous Linda Townes (YouTube scrapbook “hoarder”) and of course inspiration from our Design Team and all of our awesome readers. So grab yourself a cuppa and find some time to be inspired by the magazine by scrapbookers for scrapbookers.

Loving

Birthday Mini Album Jessica Barnes USA

Loving the bright, happy colours of this awesome mini Jessica made to hold pictures of her daughters birthday. A beautiful keepsake to look back on in the years to come.

http://jlfbarnes.blogspot.com/ Materials: Patterned Paper and Embellishments - We R Memory Keepers; Other - Ribbon, staples, Close To My Heart Ink. 3


YouTube Scrapper:

Linda Townes We have all been there, you see some awesome, scrappy supply on a blog or a YouTube video and you HAVE TO HAVE IT!!!! (Well, I know I have!) Linda Townes has too and she isn’t too proud to admit it. Her video has gone viral among scrappers around the world because we can all relate. Linda had me laughing so much that I wanted to find out a bit more about this funny, fabulous and very honest woman. - Manda Tell us a bit about yourself? I’m original from New York, born and raised, I loved it because it’s a great place to live and learn when you’re young and having fun, but as I got older and started a family I realized that fun was no longer an option so I opted for something different from the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple, with that in mind I moved to the Carolinas to raise my two girls. It was just what we needed peace and quiet and time to think. Crafting has always been a big part of my life from the first time I held a piece of construction paper in my hands I was hooked, Crafting to me just makes so much sense. You take a piece of paper some string and glue and the finished product has always been amazing to me, I find so much peace and comfort when I’m crafting, so I try to do a little every day. I’ve done a lot of crafting in my time and I love them all knitting, crocheting , cross stitch, latch hook, painting, sewing, quilling, you name it I’ve given it a shot at least once, but my first love is paper crafting, you can make anything from a piece of paper and the right glue! 4

What are your favourite projects to make? My Favorite projects to make are the ones that will be sent to friends and family, the small things like shadow boxes, altered anything, cards, seasonal projects (Christmas, Valentines, Easter) it just makes the time spent making them so worth it. People have loved your “Haul” video probably because they can relate (I know I can!). Were you surprised it went viral in the scrapping community? The video has been on youtube for about 2 years embedded in an episode of Table Scraps (Hoarders) I did a little skit called “What the Heck” when it was done everyone loved it and then it was over. Then one day some of my subbies were asking me to repost the video because they wanted to watch it again. I posted it and didn’t give it a second thought, two days later I checked my channel and Surprised is not the word, I was a little over whelmed, I had to disconnect from all my social media for a few days.

I called my bff Pam and said what have I done? (thanks to Tim Holtz tweeting) that darn Video went Viral she had to talk me through it and when I reconnected and started reading the comments I found that I was not the only scrap-a-holic out there I felt so much better. What is your favourite brand/item? My Favorite brand or item would be, Welllllllll, lets see, I have so many and with the large selection of things I have to choose from it makes it hard to answer, but if I had to choose I would say it would be Wild Orcade Crafts flowers I love those things, I try and find a way to work them into almost every project I’m working on, they are just so pretty. What is your best shopping tip? Best shopping tip: when you’re out shopping, and you see that thing-a-magig that you just have to have in your life, that to die for thing that’s just begging you to take it home. If you have the money right there, pick it up put it on the counter and claim it, pay for it and take it home, because when you walk away to give it


some thought, to weigh the pros and cons of buying verses not buying and you finally do make up your mind and turn to retrieve your thing-a-ma-gig, it is on its way home with someone else. How sad it is to see your thing-a-ma-gig walking out the door to someone else’s home knowing that you’re only one that could make it truly happy? Is there anything else you would like to tell us about... I just want to say a BIG thank you to each and every one who has watched, commented, and enjoyed my video, I just started out poking fun at myself with my bff Pam, but it feels so good to know that I have many, many sisters, (and brothers) by another mother, that feel and shop the same way that I do. So with a grateful heart and an eye out for the next big scrappy thing I say to each and every one of you LETS GO SHOPPING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just out of curiosity did you ever make your chunky mini? Oh yes I have made many a chunky mini, some of them didn’t make it to youtube because they were for family and friends, I really enjoy making them because you can put just about anything in them and they always turn out good. So lets all put our hands on our ATG guns and raise our bottle of tacky glue and admit - I am a Scrapaholic! You can see Linda’s “Hoarder” video and other video’s on her YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/ user/lindababyus


Curated by Ruth Bonser & Manda Moore

Product Love

The hottest Pocket Scrapbooking product this year is the We R Memory Keepers Instagram album. We cannot wait to get this baby in shiny gold! They come in five bold colors with Photo Sleeves that hold both 4×4” and 2×2” photos. http://www.weronthenet.com/

Bright and Colourful, this embellishment pack from the Highline Collection by BasicGrey comes with a terrific range of items included like alphabets, labels, cards and die cuts. An affordable way to get a variety of pieces from one collection: http://www.basicgrey.com/scrapbook/

If you are looking for a classic set of project life stickers in both alphabets and labels, we think that Studio Calico’s Wanterlust stickers have you covered. These ones will have long term staying power. http://www.studiocalico.com/ 6


Love your stencils? Well Heidi Swapp has released this new line mini stencils sized 3x4 inches these are perfect for pocket scrapping of making fun journal cards for you pages. http://www.heidiswapp. com/

In case you didn’t know script is hot right now! You have probably been seeing these everywhere and that’s because... well... they are awesome! This Amy Tangerine Plus One thickers are made using Kal Barteski amazing brush script are the must have thicker of the season... seriously! http://www.americancrafts.com/

Wood veneer looks like it is here to stay and Two Peas in a Bucket has released some fabulous cards that are perfect for adding to layouts and spread. alter them in a tonne of ways or leave the au natural http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/

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Product Love

Did we mention we love wood veneer? This brilliant set from Cosmo Cricket of words and frames have endless uses. http://cosmocricket.typepad.com/

Jillibean Soup have released some fantastic new placemats. They are so much fun for using as a background with fussy cut coloured paper underneath and they have also released some smaller 4x6 for pocket scrapping http://www.jillibean-soup.com/

OMG!!! Simple Stories have done it again with an easy, bright and fun collection for documenting day to day life. The DIY Boutique Collection is made up of tonnes of fun components to make memory keeping easy with the Sn@p system. http://simplestories.typepad.com/ 8


LPS Design Team

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Design Team

Danielle De Konink The Netherlands

http://picsandcheesecake.blogspot.nl/

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Design Team

Meet Danielle: I’m Danielle de Konink, a 32 year old single girl from The Netherlands. I live in one of the bigger cities of the country, only a 10 minute bike ride from the beach. I have a full time job as a management assistant at an insurance company and a lot of my spare time is spended on scrapbooking. I also teach classes at my LSS, which is so much fun and I love to inspire others! Besides scrapbooking I love to spend good quality time with my family and friends, read books and a big favorite is traveling. I don’t have kids, but you’ll find my 4 yr old niece and 2 yr old nephew on a lot of my scrapbook pages and I scrap a lot about my travels. Some quick fun facts about me: I have a thing for handbags and rollercoasters, I’m addicted to sushi and Red Bull (not together though) and when it comes to the weather I’m definitely born in the wrong country!

Today is a Good Day (Left)

Materials: papers, tags, transparancies and button from Chic Tags Happy Place collection. Wood veneers from Studio Calico. Arrow paperclip from Freckled Fawn

Bryce Canyon (Top Right)

Materials: papers, journaling cards, wood veneers and buttons from Lily Bee Design Urban Autumn collection. Thickers from Amy Tangerine.

Joy

(Right) Materials: papers, journaling cards, wood veneers and button from Lily Bee Design Urban Autumn collection. Title made with the Silhouette. 11


Design Team

Ruth Bonser Australia

http://scrapmachine.com/

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Local Organic Fruit Markets (Left)

Materials: Paper: Glitz Designs; Embellishments: Dear Lizzy, Heidi Swapp, Freckled Fawn; Alphabets: Prima, Heidi Swapp, Glitz Designs.

Like Clowns in a Volkswagon (Top Right)

Materials: Paper: Websters Pages, Basic Grey, Studio Calico; Embellishments: Simple Stories; Alphabets: Amy Tangerine, American Crafts

Week 16 (Below)

Materials: Paper: Websters Pages, Basic Grey, Studio Calico; Embellishments: Simple Stories; Alphabets: Amy Tangerine, American Crafts

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Design Team

Meet Ruth: Hi, I’m Ruth. I’m a Mum, an IT nerd and I love Scrapbooking. I live in Sydney, Australia with my husband and 2 kids. I have been scrapbooking a long time but only started sharing online in early 2013 and so far it is a wonderful and encouraging experience. LPS was my first Design Team home and I think it is the best. I am currently on the Polly Scrap Kits DT, the Scrapbook Creations PLife team and of course, the Life.Paper.Scrapbook magazine team. I love sketches and bright happy colours. I love both pocket and my traditional layouts, occasional mini albums and even a little bit of hybrid scrapbooking. I pretty much will put my hand to anything,


Design Team

Louise Beerens Australia

http://madeatnumber27.blogspot.com.au/

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Design Team

Meet Louise: Louise lives in Perth, Western Australia and is a SAHM to two gorgeous little boys. She started scrapping about 7 years ago and now has her own Etsy shop - Made at Number 27 - where she sells her beautiful handcrafted cards. She describes her scrapping style as “clean and simple but I do enjoy splattering my layouts with a bit of ink and adding machine stitching.� With two boys her week is packed with activities but she always tries to make some time to create.

Hello Moments (Left)

Materials: All products Heidi Swapp.

Wish

(Top Right) Materials: papers, tag, alphabets - Pink Paislee; Embellishments, mist - Heidi Swapp

Hello Grandad (Right)

Materials: All products - Studio Calico. 15


Design Team

Manda Moore Australia

http://mandalika-designs.com/

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Design Team

Meet Manda: Hi, I’m Manda and I am a 30-something graphic designer living in a small country town Victoria, Australia. I have always had a passion for craft, design and pretty paper. I have been memory keeping for just over 3 years and am fortunate enough to have been able to turn scrapping into a full time job as editor of Life.Paper.Scrapbook. Magazine. When I am not in the craft room I am busy cooking up a storm in the kitchen, taking pictures, reading or just hanging out with my two kitties Harry and Winston.

Insta Year (Left)

Materials: Patterned Paper - Webster’s Pages, Pebbles, American Crafts, Crate Paper; Embellishments - Studio Calico, Freckled Fawn, Webster’s Pages, Elle’s Studio.

Gardens By The Sea (Top Right)

Materials: All products - American Crafts/ Amy Tangerine.

My Sweet Boy (Right)

Materials: Paper, embellishments, vellum - Crate Paper; Mist - Heidi Swapp Color Shine; Stencil - Heidi Swapp. 17


Design Team

Alexandra Boehnke Germany

http://tandi-works.blogspot.de

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Design Team

Meet Alexandra B: My name is Alexandra Boehnke (nickname Alex). I’m 35 years old and I live with my husband Michael in Frankfurt am Main/Germany. At the end of 2009 I have found my way to scrapbooking via some creative techniques (such as crochet, knitting, sewing, crafts). Scrapbooking has become a part of my life. It provides me with the necessary relaxation after a busy business day. As by now I do not only spend my time with classic scrapbooking but also with mixed media. Sometimes I put elements from this activity into my scrapbooking projects. I use many different styles. But mostly I use colours - sometimes more and sometimes less! I like to do different projects - sometimes layouts, cards, minis or other things like Project Life. I’m so happy to be in the designteam of Life.Paper.Scrapbook.!

Everyday Love (Left)

Materials: Cardstock – Stampin’Up; Patterned Paper – Pebbles; Mists – Heidi Swapp; Project Life Cards – Dear Lizzy for Becky Higgins; Pen – Copic; Print Out – Studio Calico; Sequins – Studio Calico; Candy Buttons – Basic Grey; Others – Silhouette Cameo, Doily, Sewing Machine, Faber-Castell Gelatos

Click Click Click (Top Right)

Materials: Cardstock – Dani Peuss; Patterned Paper – Chic Tags; Mists – Studio Calico; Pen – Copic; Alphas – Amy Tan for American Crafts; Enamel Dots – My Mind’s Eye; Wood Veneers – Freckled Fawn; Others – Silhouette Cameo, Sewing Machine

Knobi Nudeln (Right)

Materials: Cardstock – Stampin’Up; Alphas – American Crafts; Pen – Copic; Enamel Dots – Freckled Fawn; Washi Tape – Studio Calico; Others – Faber-Castell Gelatos, Paperscraps, Kit by Studio Calico 19


Design Team

Alexandra Polyzou Greece

http://avc-creations.blogspot.gr/

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Design Team

Meet Alexandra P: My name is Alexandra Polyzou.I’m from Greece and i live in Athens. I’m a working woman, married happily to my hubby and i have 3 kids.... Valentina 8 years old, Costantino 6,5 years old and our little one...Elena 1 year only!I’m a french language teacher in a primary public school!I’ m creative by nature and i love any kind of crafts but scrapbooking it’s above all these, my true passion!!!I discovered it by accident 1,5 years ago and it was a love at first sight .I like everything with paper crafting traditional 12X12 pages, minis, cards and more. I’m not sure I have a style. I’m always searching for new ideas and techniques and love sharing them too. Scrapbooking my photos and seeing my family’s memories displayed on paper and projects is very important to me....

New Life (Left)

Materials: Paper - Unknown; Embellishments - American Crafts, Badges Folie; Stamps Sodalicious, American Crafts; Ink -Ranger; Other - Martha Stewart Punch, washi tape.

Delight (Top Right)

Materials: Embellishments - Heidi Swapp, American Crafts; Stamps - Prima Marketing; Stencil - The Crafter’s Workshop; Other Modeling Paste.

Happy Life (Right)

Materials: Patterned paper - Simple stories, Webster’s Pages, Elle’s studio; Embellishments - Freckled Fawn, Evalicous, Prima Marketing, Chic Tags, Badges Folie; Other - Sequins, Buttons; Mists - Ranger. 21


Design Team

Allie Stewart USA

http://magicalmesses.blogspot.com/

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Design Team

Meet Allie: My name is Allie and I am 24 years old. I have been married to the most wonderful man since August 2012 and we adopted a sweet blind dog last year. I love them so much! I started scrapbooking in high school, but had to take a hiatus due to tiny dorm rooms and some personal matters. I picked it up again a little over two years ago and have been scrapping like crazy ever since! I also enjoy reading and watching British TV: Dr. Who, Sherlock, Downton Abbey, Orphan Black—I love it all!

Dear Friends (Left)

Materials: Patterned Paper: Fancy Pants Collecting Moments; Embellishments: Fancy Pants, Studio Calico, American Crafts, Crate Paper; Thickers: Amy Tangerine Cut & Paste

Me & Ted (Top Right)

Materials: Patterned Paper: Flea Market by Maggie Holmes for Crate Paper Embellishments: Flea Market, Amy Tangerine Cut & Paste

You Inspire Me (Right)

Materials: Patterned Paper & Embellishments: Heidi Swapp Mixed Company; Thickers: Flea Market by Maggie Holmes, Amy Tangerine 23


Design Team

Carol Peixoto Brazil

http://carolpxto.blogspot.com/

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Design Team

Meet Carol: Hello there! My name is Carol and I live in Curitiba, Brazil with my awesome husband and our 2 boys. I found out about scrapbooking in 1997 when I was a foreign exchange student in Ekalaka, Montana. But I just started with this addiction in 2011 when I got back to Brazil after living 10 years abroad. I prefer scrapbooking everyday moments rather than big events (don’t ask me why... I just do!). I love to create and to share my work with others... Besides scrapbooking, I also love travelling with my family! I love summer days, I love going to the movies with my husband and eating popcorn. Oh! And I love taking the boys to their soccer games!

Help Me (Left)

Materials: Patterned Paper - Crate Paper; Embelishments - Crate Paper, October Afternoon, Studio Caclio.

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(Top Right) Materials: Patterned Paper: American Crafts/ Amy Tangerine; Embellishments: American Crafts/Amy Tangerin; Studio Calico.

Cuddle Me (Right)

Materials: Patterned Paper - Crate Paper; Embellishments - Crate Paper, American Crafts/Amy Tangerine; Sketch #19 by Ana Castro from Scrap&Music 25


Design Team

Jen Ritchie Hong Kong

http://jenritchie.com/

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Design Team

Meet Jen: I am a Canadian living in Hong Kong. I moved to Asia 10 years ago when my parents were relocated to China for work. I never imagined I would be here this long but I fell in love with the adventure and a handsome man with a rugged Aussie accent. We have since married, started our own businesses and adopted our mongrel pup. I started scrapbooking 5 years ago when I moved to Hong Kong. Life is never boring here and I wanted to find a way to record our adventures but hated the idea of just writing journals. Photography has always been a hobby of mine, so after attending my first scrapbooking class I knew I had found yet another love in my life. This year, scrapbooking really became my newest adventure when I became co-owner of an online scrapbooking supplies shop meilipaperie.com

Help Me (Left)

Materials: Patterned Paper - Pink Paislee, American Crafts/ Amy Tangerin; Embellishments - Studio Calico; Other - Vellum, thread, sequins, India Ink.

Our Future (Top Right)

Materials: All materials - Chickaniddy Crafts

Love This With All My Heart (Right)

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Design Team

Mette Kallander Sweden

http://mettka.blogspot.com/

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Design Team

Meet Mette: My name is Mette, 46 years young and from Sweden. I´ve been scrapping for about 6 years now and just love this hobby more and more all the time. Scrapbooking really is the best way to save all the memories and thoughts you have. I love to create with mist, distresses, stamps and so on to get that special backgrounds on my layouts. I´m so honoured to be a part of the DT here on Life.Paper.Scrapbook. and I so looking forward to inspiring you all with my creations.

Journey of Life (Left)

Materials: Patterned paper, washi tape, flowers, flair - Unknown; Other - paper clip, shipping tag, mins, ink.

No Dream is Too Big (Top Right) Materials: Patterned paper, washi tape, flowers, flair - Unknown; Other - paper clip, shipping tag, mins, ink.

Fell in Love (Right)

Materials: Patterned paper, washi tape, flowers, flair - Unknown; Other - paper clip, shipping tag, mins, ink. 29


Design Team

Shannon Morgan USA

http://designsofapaddymack.typepad.com/

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Design Team

Meet Shannon: My name is Shannon Morgan. I am a Great Lakes nerd girl inhabiting the South. I am a wife to Karl (who is ah-mazing), Momma Girl to Paddy, Mack, Cinna and Meg, daughter to some great parents and a quirky (good quirks) girl who likes to make her friends smile. I love creating, being caffeinated, reading, cartoons, animals, music and tattoos. I love being able to share creativity with others. I also love the friendships I have found through the world of scrapbooking. Scrapbooking is a pretty much daily activity in my house and I’m lucky to have a great family who supports me. If I am not by chance scrapbooking, I can be found playing ridiculously loud music in the carline or walking with my family, probably complaining along the way about how hot it is!

Smile (Left)

Materials: Patterned paper - Chic Tags; Embellishments - Chic Tags, Doodlebug Design; Ink - Studio Calico; Other - Epiphany Craft Tool, sequins.

Helpin Hands (Top Right)

Materials: Patterned paper - Echo Park, Fancy Pants; Embellishments - Chic Tags, Glitz Design, Fancy Pants, Timeless Twine, American Crafts/Amy Tangerine; Ink - Heidi Swapp Color Shine.

Perfect (Right)

Materials: Patterned paper - American Crafts/Amy Tangerine, Dear Lizzy; Embellishments - Glitz Design, Timeless Twine, Jenny Bowlin, American Crafts; Ink Heidi Swapp Color Shine; Other - Epiphany Craft Tool, Vellum. 31


FEATURED DESIGNER

Monika

aka Penny Lane Tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Monika Pröbster and I live in Germany in a small town near Heidelberg. On the internet, I often call myself “Penny Lane”, the one from the Beatles’ song ;) I’m 28 years old and study Psychology. In my free time you’ll most likely find me scrapping, blogging or taking pictures:) Since last December I’m on the Design-Team of Scrapbook-Werkstatt, a German online shop. I’m a tea-and-coffee drinker. 32


Penny Lane When/how did you get into paper crafting? I started with art journaling and a bit of mixed-media during the winter holidays in 2011/12, a subject which I got to know through books I bought on the internet...Browsing the web looking for inspiration and supplies, this led me to scrapbooking some time later. It was in the summer of 2012 when I fell for the pretty papers, embellishments and possibilities they offered. I started with a smashbook, then making mini-books and layouts, too. Since then I have been totally addicted. How would you describe your style? Hmmm...a pretty difficult question... Partly I would say I’ve found “my style”, partly I am still trying to evolve and experiment a lot. I like pastel colors as well as light, fresh ones...And I love layers and a bit of messiness on layouts. And graphics, watercolour effects, little details, golden sparkles..:) So I would probably describe it as “light-messy-colourful-pastel-freestyle-layered”. Sort of ;) 33


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Penny Lane


Penny Lane

Where do you look for inspiration? As clichée as it may sound, I really think inspiration is all around us. Sometimes just walking around in the countryside or a city and you suddenly get ideas. And when you travel somewhere you get so many new impressions that can lead you to new projects and ideas. More precisely speaking, I like interiors and decorations - in real life and in magazines and these inspire me very much. Moodboards, sketches or colour palettes are great sources, too. Furthermore, I think the world of graphic design is fascinating and very inspiring. And a lot of inspirations comes from my favourite books, series and movies, like Alice in Wonderland, Agatha Christie’s books or more modern stuff ;) Meeting and learning from other scrappers, for example having workshops or cropping with them is also wonderful, because it’s always suprising how differently the same supplies can be used and how different approaches are in general. What makes you happy? Being at the seaside. Spending time with the people I love. Cozy cafés. Photographing. Discovering things. Lovely collections. And creating of course :) Especially when you see an idea that only existed in your mind before, more or less vague, suddenly become a reality in front of you.

To see more of Monika’s work visit her blog: http://imagicallery.blogspot.com

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Colour Challenge

Each issue we will now be featuring a colour challenge, asking our readers to submit a layout based on a colour palette. The first one is bright and fun and I love how different each layout looks even though the same colour palette was used.

New Years Eve

Ruth Bonser - LPS Design Team http://scrapmachine.com/ 37


Colour Challenge

Beauty

Alexandra Polyzou - LPS Design Team Greece

http://avc-creations.blogspot.gr/

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Colour Challenge

Up and Coming

Louise Beerens - LPS Design Team

Australia

http://madeatnumber27.blogspot.com.au/

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Colour Challenge

This Was The Best Day Allie Stewart - LPS Design Team USA

http://magicalmesses.blogspot.com.au/

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Colour Challenge

You Radiate Love

Shannon Morgan - LPS Design Team USA

http://designsofapaddymack.typepad.com/

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Colour Challenge

You Are My Happy Madeleine Lopez USA

http://senoritascrapper.wordpress.com/ Materials: Cardstock - Bazzill; Patterned paper - Teresa Collins; Embellishments - Teresa Collins, Echo Park, Ormolu, Scraptastic, Maya Road, The Twinery.

Notre Dame Tanti Kuntoro Germay

http://tantikcreation.blogspot.de/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Crate Paper, American Crafts/Amy Tangerine; Embellishments - Studio Calico; Stamps - Bo Bunny, Rico Designs; Ink - Staz On; Other Fiskars Punch, paper clip, button, shipping tag, twine. 42


Colour Challenge

Let’s Dance Priscilla Lim Singapore

www.growingwithgabriel.blogspot.com Materials: Patterned Paper - Crate Paper, Studio Calico, Glitz Design; Embellishments - Glitz Design, Teresa Collings, Studio Calico, My Minds Ehey; Stamps - Kaisercraft; Stencil - Tim Holtz; Ink - Staz On; Other - Silhouette Cameo, Faber-Castell Gelatos.

Autumn Time

Agnieszka Bellaidea Canada

http://bellaideascrapology.blogspot.ca/ Materials: All products - Bo Bunny Press. 43


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Tarrah McLean My name is Tarrah McLean, I am 36 years old and I live on the NSW Central Coast, Australia with my husband Simon and our two gorgeous sons Luke-8 and Oliver-3. When I am not scrapbooking or playing Mum and wife, I am working part time in my locally owned hairdressing salon that I have now owned for 6 years.   I have been scrapbooking for 8 years starting when my eldest son was born, I started when one of my Aunty’s was really into Creative Memories, she showed me heaps and I was really drawn to it but knew I didn’t want to go down the CM path.

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Tarrah McLean My own style has really evolved over the time....I would currently describe my scrapbooking style as clean, layered, colourful, versatile, fun and trendy! I feel I produce my best work creating layouts but I also enjoy creating cards and mini albums as well. Some of my favourite brands are Heidi Swapp, Crate Paper, Pink Paislee, My Minds Eye and Bella Blvd.  I look for inspiration everywhere...magazines, blogs, online galleries etc but my favourite place for inspiration is my other addiction called Pinterest!! I truly LOVE this idea and it is just flowing with awesomeness!! You can follow me on Pinterest if you like (see details below). If you don’t already have Pinterest let this be a 46


Tarrah McLean

warning...its HIGHLY addictive!!! What makes me happy? Everything!! People make me happy, beautiful things, my boys, my friends and family, scrapbooking, travelling, sleeping, shopping, cuddling, watching movies, walking...PINTEREST!! 

To see more of Tarrah’s work you can find here in the following places: Blog: http://livetoscrapscraptolive.blogspot.com.au Facebook: www.facebook.com/tarrah.mclean Instagram: @tarrahm Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/tarrah1/ 47


Scrapbook Gallery

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Kira & I

Kellie Winnell Australia

http://kelliewinnell.typepad.com/

Materials: Cardstock - American Crafts; Patterned Paper - Studio Calico; Embelishments - Studio Calico, A Piece of Cake Designs; Stamps - Kellie Stamps; Ink - Heidi Swapp, archival; Other machine stitching 50


Sweet

Danielle De Konink - LPS Design Team The Netherlands

http://picsandcheesecake.blogspot.nl/

Materials: Patterned paper, embellishments - Crate Paper; Other - machine stitching. 51


Scrapbook Gallery

You’ve Got A Friend In Me Ashley Horton USA

http://www.ashleyhortondesigns.com

Materials: Patterned Paper Tags, Clear Tags, Rub-Ons - Chic Tags; Thickers - American Crafts; Enamel Dots - My Mind’s Eye; Spray Mist - Studio Calico, Heidi Swapp; Vellum - Fynmark. 52


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You Are What You Love Monique Liedtke The Netherlands

http://moniquesscrapbook.blogspot.nl/

Materials: Cardstock - American Crafts; Patterned Paper - Jillibean Soup; Embellishments - Jillibean Soup, Doodlebug, Studio Calico; Crate Paper, Fancy Pants; Ink - Heidi Swapp Color Shine; Other - Hemp Cord, Silhouette Cameo, old book pages. 53


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Love This Moment Neela Nalam USA

http://www.memorablescraps.blogspot.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Fancy Pants/Studio Calico; Embellishments - Studio Calico, Queen & Co; Cut File: iheart Studio; Other - acrylic and watercolor paint, Silhouette Cameo, machine stitching; 54


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Rockin’ The Cloth Sarah Moore Canada

http://sarahmoore4.blogspot.com

Materials: Patterned Paper - Jillibean Soup; Embellishments - Crate Paper, Chic Tags, Basic Grey, Amerincan Crafts, Amy Tangerine Jillibean Soup, Freckled Fawn; Stamps - The Paper Bakery, Dina Wakely; Ink - Ranger, Tim Holtz, Heidi Swapp Color Shine; Other - EK Success Punch, sequins. 55


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Cool Kid

Milagros Rivera Puerto Rico

http://www.paperboutiquescrapbookingstudio.blogspot.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Webster’s Pages, My Mind’s Eye, Echo Park, Pink Paislee; Embellishments - Prima Marketing, Pink Paislee; Stencil - The Crafter’s Workshop; Other - Modeling Paste, Machine Stitching. 56


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Seriously Mom Stacia Brandt USA

http://www.scrapstuffzbystacia.blogspot.com/

Materials: Cardstock - Bazzill; Patterned Paper - Bo Bunny Press; Embellishments - American Crafts, October Afternoon; Other - Enamel Dots, 57


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New Look

Tanya Palamarchuk Russia

http://chashe4ka.blogspot.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Echo Park, American Crafts, Teresa Collins; Embellishments - Prima Marketing, Studio Calico; Stamp Kaisercraft; Other - watercolor paper, ink, glimmer glaze, assorted flowers, thead, buttons. 58


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My Girl

Shanna Shands USA

http://scsdesigns.blogspot.com/

Materials: Paper - Bo Bunny Press; Embellishments - Gina’s Designs; Ink - Lindy Stamp Gang, Heidi Swapp; Stencil - Prima Marketing; Other - India Ink, Prima Chalk. 59


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Dreams

Lesley Graffham UK

http://www.ohblogitifyoucantbeatthem.blogspot.co.uk/

Materials: Patterned Paper - My Mind’s Eye; Embellishments - My Mind’s Eye, Prima Marketing, American Crafts, Heidi Swapp, Crate Paper, Dear Lizzy. 60


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Timothy

Padni Tantryanti Johan Indonesia

http://www.paperflavour.com/

Designer Tip: For good results when cutting intricate designs like the text on Padni’s layout make sure your Silhouette blade is clean and sharp.

Materials: Patterned Paper - Crate Paper, Studio Calico; Embellishments - Crate Paper, American Crafts; Other - Silhouette Cameo. 61


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Turning 4 Sanna Lippert Austria

http://www.papierstau.at/

Designer Tip: I wanted to enhance the age of four with this cartoon like paper which originally was black and white. I then colored some images with Copics to make the paper more colorful. The chipboards I inked with black ink and then created a “frame� around the photo using a spray ink with a paint brush. - Sanna

Materials: Carstock - American Crafts; Patterned Paper - Bella Blvd; Embellishments - 3rd Eye Crafts, We R Memory Keepers, October Afternoon, Basic Grey, MT Tape; Stamp - 3rd Eye Crafts; Ink -Tattered Angels, Ranger; Other - Glimmer Glaze, 62


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Party Surprise Kay Fatula USA

http://www.embrace-serendipity.blogspot.com/

Designer Tip: Kay created her own mini flags for this layout by using a banner punch, cutting them apart and adhering them to toothpicks. Easy and they look great!

Materials: Patterned Paper - Authentique; Embellishments - Authentique, Manor House Creations, Kay’s Kreative Korner, Creative Impressions; Other - Fiskars Punch, glitter glue, doilies, sequins, wood buttons, found ephemera. 63


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Memories Song Li USA

http://creationbysong.blogspot.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Prima Marketing; Embellishments - Prima Marketing; Ink - Prima Marketing, Shimmerz; Stencils - Prima Marketing; Stamps - Stampabilities; Other - Sakura pen, Faber-Castell Gelatos, Cheese Cloth. 64


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Little Red Hood Claire Barrin France

http://scrapandspots.blogspot.fr

Designer Tip: For this layout, Claire used stencils and a black pen to draw shoeprints on the background, then used watercolour pencils to fill them in, making her own custom background.

Materials: Cardstock - ILS; Chipboards, Stencil - Scrap FX; Flair - Badgefolies; Alphabets - 7gypsies, Basic Grey; Other - masking tape, china ink, nĂŠocolor II. 65


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Princess

Tanya Palamarchuk Russia

http://chashe4ka.blogspot.com/

Designer Tip: To make this page extra special Tanya took the metal butterfly decorations from her wedding cake and used as embellishments.

Materials: Patterned Paper - 7 Dots Studio, My Mind’s Eye; Embellishments - Prima Marketing; Other - Acrylic Paint, Gesso, Structual Paste, Machine Stitching, found ephemera. 66


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Grandma

Olga Siedlecka Poland

http://belladonnacrafts.blogspot.com

Olga tells us about her page: In this LO I decided to use precious photos of my grandma, which I consider worthy of a proper presentation. I think that my grandma was pictured here as a particularly glamorous lady and she was literally a sheer beauty. But the most striking thing for me is her look, determined and peaceful at the same time.

Materials: Patterned Paper - Prima Marketing; Embellishments - Prima Marketing; Stamp/Stencils - Prima Marketing; Ink - Tattered Angels; Other - Gesso, Talens Ecolines watercolour. 67


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Happiness Cathia Leblanc Canada

http://www.lescrapbookdetoile.blogspot.ca/

Materials: Patterned Paper -Unknown; Embellishments - Prima Marketing, Basic Grey, Harmonie, Bo Bunny; Stamp - Harmonie; Other - Ink, Gesso, Faber-Castell Gelatos. 68


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Timeless Beauty Bonnie Friesen Canada

www.prettylittlesomethings.blogspot.com

Materials: Patterned Paper - Blue Fern Studio; Embellishments - Blue Fern, Prima Marketing, Manor House Creations; Stencil - Prima Marketing; Die - Memory Box; Ink - Lindy’s Stamps Gang, Prima Marketing, Ranger; Other - Martha Stewart Punch, Gesso, Modeling Paste, string, seam binding, pearls.

Blessed Life

Natasha Shalygina Ukraine

http://fraumuller.blogspot.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper - 7 Dots Studio, Teresa Collins; Embellishments - 7 Dots Studio, Tim Holtz, Blue Fern Studio, LAE; Mask - Studio Calico; Stamps - Tim Holtz, OK Craft, Kaisercraft; Ink - Ranger; Other Acrylic and watercolour paint, washi tape, modeling paste, buttons. 69


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Boy Wonder

Lee-Anne Thornton Canada http://lee-annelovethejourney.blogspot.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper My Mind’s Eye, Recollections; Embellishments - My Mind’s Eye, Creative Embellishments, Doodlebug Design, Studio Calico; Paint - Ranger; Other - Silhouette Cameo, Machine Stitching.

Love

Monique Liedtke The Netherlands

http://moniquesscrapbook.blogspot.nl/

Materials: Cardstock - Bazzill Basics; Patterned paper - Pretty Little Studio; Embellishments - Pretty Little Studio, The Twinery, K&Company; Stamps: Scraptastic Club. Ink - Brilliance, Doodlebug Design, Memento, Studio Calico. Mister Huey; Other - Silhouette Cameo, Tim Holtz Tiny Attachter, Aigger sewing machine. 70


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Celebrate The Good Time Madeleine Lopez USA

http://senoritascrapper.wordpress.com/ Materials: Patterned Paper - Studio Calico; Embellishments - Studio Calico, Fancy Pants, Maya Road.

Story Time

Tracie Ferguson USA

http://hellotraciemarie.blogspot.com

Materials: Cardstock - Bazzill; Patterned Paper - Carta Bella; Embellishments - Echo Park, Jillibean Soup, Elle’s Studio, Ormolu, Fancy Pants Designs; Other - washi tape, enamel dots; 71


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Designer Tip: Look for found objects to use as embellishments. Valerie used some metal embellishments that a friend bought for her in a fabric market in Dubai.

True Smiles Valerie Andrieux UK

http://www.bonjourscrap.blogspot.com/ Materials: Patterned Paper - K&Company; Embellishments - Prima Marketing, Recollections, Petaloo, I Am Roses, K&Company; Ink - Tim Holtz; Other - EK Success punch, and decorative scissors, metal embellishments.

Forever Love Brenshevia Baker USA

http://scrappingeverydaylife.blogspot.com/

Materials: Paper - My Mind’s Eye; Embellishments - Recollections, American Crafts; Other - Gesso, Doilies 72


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Bal

Isabelle Giasson Canada

http://leblogacoccinelle.blogspot.ca/ Materials: Cardstock - Bazzill; Paper : Teresa Collins; Embellishments: Creative Imaginations, Prima Marketing; Ink - Tim Holtz; Other - Sequins

Beautiful

Kathleen White USA

http://kathsdesigns.blogspot.com

Materials: Embellishments - Prima Marketing, Zva; All other items left over from “stash� 73


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Love You Olga Busova Russia

http://olgacreative.blogspot.ru Materials: Paper - Glitz Dezign, Crate Paper; Embellishments - Glitz Dezign, Simple Stories, Crate Paper, Scrapology; Ink - Clearsnap; Other - twine, acrylic paint, button, brads.

Adventure

Giorgia Rossini Italy

http://joyblonde.blogspot.it/ Materials: Paper - Echo Park; Embellishments - Echo Park; Stencil - The Crafter Workshop; Ink - Tattered Angels; Other - Gesso, found ephemera. 74


Essence of Life Anna Komenda Poland

http://www.skrapowisko-proznosci.blogspot.com/

Materials: Patterned Papers - Crate Paper, 7 Dots Studio; Embellishments - Crate Paper, Wycinanka, American Crafts, Echo Park, Prima, Pebbles, Glitz Design; Other - Martha Stewart punch, machine stitching

On The Road Penny Pumpkin Germany

www.pumpkinpapercrafts.com Materials: Cardstock: American Crafts; Patterned Paper: Crate Paper; Alphabets - Jillibean Soup, ILS; Embellishments: Studio Calico, Freckled Fawn, Wycinanka, Evalicious, Crate Paper; Ink - Studio Calico Mister Huey; Other - buttons, twine. 75


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Designer Tip: Leanne has added a shabby chic touch by punching the butterfly shapes out of an old dictionary.

Splash

Leanne Kroschel Australia

http://leanne555.blogspot.com.au/ Materials: Cardstock - American Crafts; Embellishments - Carolees Creations; Other - Martha Stewart punch, Ink, twine,old dictionary page,washi tape, flowers,tags, buttons

Adventure

Sara Kronqvist Finland

http://saraspysselblogg.blogspot.fi/ Materials; Cardstock - Bazzill; Paper - Echo Park; Embellishments - Prima Marketink, Studio Calico, We R Memory Keepers; American Crafts; Stamps - Teresa Collins, Bo Bunny, You Do; Ink - Tattered Angels; Other - Faber-Castell Gelatos, Leisure Arts Date Stamp 76


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Specs

Shirley Mascarina Canada

http://mascarinashirley.blogspot.ca/ Materials: Cardstock - DCWV; Patterned Paper - My Mind’s Eye; Embellishments - My Mind’s Eye, Amy Tangerine, Basic Grey; Stencil - Tim Holtz; Other - Modeling paste, watercolor, EK Sucess paper punch, Silhouette Cameo

My Artist

Diana Poirier Canada

www.dianasscrapbookingblog.wordpress.com

Materials; Patterned Paper - October Afternoon, Chic Tags; Embellishments My Mind’s Eye, Bella Blvd, Simple Stories, October Afternoon; Other - vellum 77


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Me & You

Stephanie Ho Canada

http://skylinepaperie.blogspot.com/ Materials: Patterned Paper - Glitz Designs, Basic Grey, Dear Lizzy; Embellishments Crate Paper, American Crafts, Teresa Collins; Ink - Heidi Swapp

Designer Tip: I like to kind of blend my photos with the page, so I used some colormatching mists and washi tape and continued fig tree in the photo with stamping. - Anastasia

Summer

Anastasia Muratova Russia

http://kazoulis.blogspot.ru/

Materials: Patterned Paper -Basic Grey; Ink - Heidi Swapp, Ranger; Other - handmade stencil, washi, gesso and unknown stamps. 78


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Hello World Riikka Kovasin Finland

http://paperiliitin.blogspot.com/ Materials: Papers: My Mind’s Eye, Sodalicious, Webster’s Pages, Carta Bella; Embellishments: Prima Marketing, Pretty Little Studio, American Crafts, Cosmo Cricket, MT Masking Tape; Stamps - Wycinanka; Ink Ranger, Tattered Angels;

Pirate In Pink Shirley Mascarina Canada

http://mascarinashirley.blogspot.ca/ Materials: Cardstock - American Crafts; Patterned Paper - My Mind’s Eye; Embellishments - Basic Grey, Recollections; Other - Paint, Sequins, Glossy Accents. 79


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Now & Then Diana Poirier Canada

www.dianasscrapbookingblog.wordpress.com Materials: Cardstock - Bazzil; Patterned Paper - Elle’s Studio; Embellishments - Jillibean Soup, Bazzil, American Crafts.

Lights Out

Stacia Brandt USA

www.scrapstuffzbystacia.blogspot.com

Materials: Cardstock - Bazzil; Patterned Paper - Doodlebug Designs; Embellishments - Doodlebug Designs, Basic Grey American Crafts; Ink - Dylusions, Tsukineku ink; Stamp - Unknown. 80


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Let’s Party

Judith Armstrong Australia Materials: Cardstock - Aussie Scrap Source; Patterned Paper - Jillibean Soup; Embellishments - Jillibean Soup; Stamp Kaisercraft; Other - Ink, Straws, Corrugated Card.

All Grown Up

Rochelle Spears USA

http://rochellespears.blogspot.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Echo Park; Embellishments - Scrap Room, Prima Marketing, May Arts, American Crafts/Amy Tangerine, Want 2 Scrap; Other - Doilies. 81


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Our Disney Vactaion Darlene Whalley USA

http://cherrytat.blogspot.ca/ Materials: Patterned Paper - Simple Stories; Embellishments - Simple Stories, Pink Fresh Studios, Panda Eight Designs; Ink Dylusions.

Pirate Family Sue Taylor-Hill Canada

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Materials: Cardstock - Close To My Heart; Patterned Paper - Simple Stories; Embellishments - Simple Stories, Queen & Co, My Mind’s Eye.


Designer Tip: Michelle wanted blocks of color in her background, but the patterns looked too busy next to each other so she matted each piece with solid cardstock, then all the patterns and colors could be combined more cohesively.

Welcome To The Jungle Michelle McLure USA

http://outofmybook.blogspot.com Materials: Cardstock - Bazzill; Patterned Paper - Bella Blvd; Embellishments - Bella Blvd, Imaginisce; Other - Colorbox Chalks, Machine stitching.

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Sandy Ang Tell us a bit about yourself? I’m a 40-something, paper-based crafter from the sunny, little island of Singapore. I’m a leftie, with the habit of taking regular afternoon naps and a terrible push-over when it comes to giving in to my pet kitty. When/how did you get into paper crafting? When my sister and her family moved to the United States in 2010, I started making cards to send to them on special occasions. It was such a pleasure to indulge my creative side that I soon became hooked on paper crafting making both cards and off-the-page projects like holiday decor items, paper jewellery, gift packaging etc. A couple of years later I had the opportunity to design for a Malaysian retailer of Studio Calico Kits which started me scrapbooking. 84

How would you describe your style? That’s a difficult question for me to answer. My pages are generally designed with an emphasis on placement of lines, convergence of angles and interplay of shapes. I enjoy mixing pattern papers and layering is one of my favourite techniques. Whenever I have the luxury of time, I’ll experiment with interesting typographic effects by making my own titles or printing my journaling in ultra large-size fonts across the page. So I guess if I have to give my style a label it’ll have to be classic contemporary. Where do you look to for inspiration? It comes from all sorts of ordinary, everyday encounters. For example, I’m having my bathroom redone now and while shopping for tiles I came across some mosaic


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samples which gave me the idea for a new pattern paper technique: cutting them into geometric pieces and assembling these mock-tesserae pieces onto a preprinted transparency grid to form mosaic blocks. Another example would be when I studied (how often do we look but don’t really see) a colonial school building while waiting for a bus. Its two stories high with a series of semi-circular arches on the ground floor and stain glass windows above. When I got this wood grain and peeled paint papers in a Citrus Twist kit I recreated the memory of that facade, down to replicating the translucent windows with a cut-out, vellum-covered title.

To see more of Sandy’s work visit her blog: http://angsandy.blogspot.com.au/ Sandy’s featured works uses Citrus Twist Kits and Wycinanka chipboards to see more of Sandy’s projects with these great companies visit their blogs: Citrus Twist Kits: http://citrustwistkits.blogspot.com/ Wycinanka: http://pracowniawycinanki.blogspot.com/

What makes you happy? Being able to take time out of the week to indulge in creative expression is a wonderful privilege. I try to experiment with new ideas and to tackle different design problems so there’s always a sense of challenge and excitement when I embark on a new project. The entire process of scrapbooking from conceptual design to hands-on execution really provides me with enormous satisfaction. 87


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Summer Gallery Beach Love Kristy Dalman USA

http://www.theoddgirl.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Crate Paper, Webster’s Pages, Glitz Design; Embellishments - Fancy Pants, Scotch Tape, Pink Paislee, Chic Tags, Elle’s Studio, Sassafras; Ink - Heidi Swapp Color Shine; Stencil - The Crafter’s Workshop; Other - Buttons, Resin Dots. 89


Summer Gallery

Hello Summer

Louise Beerens - LPS Design Team Australia

http://madeatnumber27.blogspot.com.au/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Studio Calico; Other - Twine, Silhouette Cameo, machine stitching. 90


Summer Gallery

All Kinds Of Happy Lisa Swift USA

http://lisarukinswift.com/

Materials: Card - Core’dinations; Patterned Paper - Simple Stories; Embellishments - Simple Stories, Chic Tags, Bella Blvd, Jillibean Soup, May Arts; Ink - Close To My Heart; Other - Stampin’ Up Punch, machine stitching. 91


Summer Gallery

20 Years

Svetlana Mardyban Ukraine

http://fotiniascrap.blogspot.com/

Designer Tip: We love Svetlana’s creative approach to of drawing a background around the photo. So the photo didn’t stand out from her sketching she used vellum to soften the edges.

Materials: Cardstock; Embellishments - Simple Stories; Stamp - Fiskars; Ink - Staz On; Other - unknown flowers, sequins, water colour pencil, vellum. 92


Summer Gallery

Beach Boy Neela Nalam USA

http://www.memorablescraps.blogspot.com/

Designer Tip: Neela used watercolour paint with a mask to make a fun, dreamy look to her layout.

Materials: Cardstock - American Crafts; Embellishments - Dear Lizzy, Hello Forever, Crate Paper, Studio Calico; Mask - Studio Calico; Other - watercolor paint, sequins. Sketch by Stuck Sketches. 93


Summer Gallery

What Lurks Beneath? Michelle McClure USA

http://outofmybook.blogspot.com

Designer Tip: I wanted to take an underwater photo, but my father was not inclined to do so. What I did instead was put the camera, which had a protective covering, underwater while we peered down at it from above water to create a similar effect. I placed the photo behind a piece of transparency and paper pieced a port hole to show the view outside the ship. - Michelle

Materials: Cardstock - Bazzill; Patterned Paper - Imaginise; Embellishments - American Crafts, Making Memories, The Twinery, Imaginise; Ink - Tattered Angels; Other - 3M Transparency, gel gloss. 94


Summer Gallery

Let the Good Times Roll Claire Barrin France

http://scrapandspots.blogspot.fr/

Materials: Cardstock; Embellishments - Scrap FX, Cosmo Cricket, Ephemeria; Stencil - Scrap FX; Other - washi tape, China Ink, upcycled book page. 95


Summer Gallery

Hawaii

Lee-Anne Thornton Canada http://lee-annelovethejourney.blogspot.com/

Materials: Cardstock - American Crafts; Patterned Paper - Fancy Pants; Embellishments - American Crafts, Studio Calico; Stamps - Glitz Design, Prima Marketing; Stencil - The Crafter’s Workshop; Paint - Tim Holtz, Ranger; Other - Modeling Paste.

Ein Perfekter Fleck Nina Stenzel Germany

http://www.meinlebeninscraps.blogspot.de/

Materials: Cardstock: American Crafts; Patterned Paper: American Crafts, Studio Calico; Embellishments - Sassafras, Studio Calico, Amerinican Crafts, Freckled Fawn, Garn & Mehr; Other - Shipping Tags, Doily, Silhouette Cameo. 96


Summer Gallery

Pew Pew Song Li USA

http://creationbysong.blogspot.com/

Designer Tip: I also love incorporating doodling. Doodling is a cheap way to embellish. You can draw any thing you want to fill the space while still making your page looks good.- Song

Materials: Cardstock - DCWV; Stamp - Lindy’s Stamp Gang, Stampendous; Ink - Shimmerz; Other - Skura Pen. 97


Summer Fun

Alexandra Polyzou - LPS Design Team Greece

http://avc-creations.blogspot.gr/

Materials: Cocoa Daisy Cabana Kit; Paper - Elle’s Studio, Bo Bunny, Simple Stories; Embellishments - Elle’s Studio, Simple Stories, Studio Calico, Cocoa Daisy, American Crafts; Other - glitter, sequins, unknown stamps, ink. 98


By The Beach

Mette Kallander - LPS Design Team Sweden

http://mettka.blogspot.com/

Materials: Cardstock - American Crafts; Paper - Pink Paislee, My Mind’s Eye; Embellishments - Crate Paper, My Mind’s Ete, K&Company, Elle’s Studio, Freckled Fawn; Other - stamp, ink. 99


Summer Gallery

You Shine A Light

Ludmila Kodymskaya Russia http://kuzjaluda.blogspot.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper Maja Design, Webster’s Pages; Embellishments - Prima Marketing, Dusty Attic; Ink - Tattered Angels; Other - mesh, raffia, pendants, texture paste.

Designer Tip: Bubble wrap is brilliant for random background stamping. Mix paint with texture paste to give it extra dimension. - Lizzy

Love

Lizzy Hill Australia

http://lizzyhill12.blogspot.com.au

Materials: Cardstock: Stampin Up; Patterned Paper - Kaisercraft, My Mind’s Eye; Embellishments - Pink Paislee, Heidi Swapp, Echo Park, K & Company, Collections, Hello Dreams, Maya Road; Stamps - SODAlicious, Heidi Swapp, Pink Paislee, American Crafts; Ink - Staz On, Versafine; Other - Silhouette Cameo, bubble wrap, Faber-Castell markers. 100


Summer Gallery

Sand Angels Leanne Kroschel Australia

http://leanne555.blogspot.com.au/ Materials: Cardstock - Unknown; Embellishments - American Crafts; Other - paint, assorted beads, washi tape, filigree butterflies,and cork circles

Relax‌ I’m on Island Time

Rochelle Spears USA

http://rochellespears.blogspot.com/

Materials: Cardstock - Amerincan Crafts; Patterned Paper - Bazzill, Embelishments - Making Memories, Tim Holtz, Jillibean Soup; Other - Twine. 101


Summer Gallery

Want It All

Tatyana Sidorenko Belarus

http://montylek.blogspot.com/

Materials: Paper - watercolour paper; Embellishments - Prima Marketing, Maya Road, Wishes and Dreams, Studio Calico; Stencil - The Crafter’s Workshop; Stamps - My Mind’s Eye, Teresa Collins, LaBlanche; Other - Watercolour paint, texture paste. 102


Summer Gallery

Punta Cana

Lee-Anne Thornton Canada http://lee-annelovethejourney.blogspot.com/

Materials: Cardstock - American Crafts; Embellishments - American Crafts, Farmhouse Paper Company, Prima Marketing, Fancy Pants Designs, Petaloo, Maya Road, October Afternoon; Stamps - Kaisercraft; Stencil - The Crafter’s Workshop; Ink - Heidi Swapp Color Shine, Ranger; Paint - Tim Holtz; Other - Gesso, Modeling Paste, Silhouette Cameo.

These Moments

Neela Nalam USA

http://www.memorablescraps.blogspot.com/

Materials: Cardstock: American Crafts; Patterned Paper: Elle’s Studio; Embellishments - Elle’s Studio; My Mind’s Eye; Stamp - Elle’s Studio; Ink - Heidi Swapp; Other - watercolours, Silhouette Cameo. 103


Summer Gallery

What a Day for a Ride Tracie Ferguson USA

http://hellotraciemarie.blogspot.com Materials: Elle’s Studio, My Mind’s Eye, Studio Calico; Embellishments - Echo Park, Elle’s Studio, Amy Tangerine, My Mind’s Eye, Jillibean Soup, Studio Calico; Stamp - Amy Tangerine; Other - EK Success Punch, glassine envelope.

Surf N Sand

Madeline Fox USA

http://bayoubytes.blogspot.com

Materials: Scraptastic Kits; Cardstock Bazzill; Patterned Paper - Simple Stories; Embellishments - Simple Stories; Stamp - Scraptastic; Other - Bakers Twine, Embossing Powder, Washi Tape, Ink, Date Stamp. 104


Summer Gallery

Canoe Ride Tracie Ferguson USA

http://hellotraciemarie.blogspot.com Materials: Cardstock -Bazzill; Patterned Paper - Teresa Collins, Basic Grey, Crate Paper; Embellishments - American Crafts, Basic Grey, Teresa Collins, My Mind’s Eye, Dear Lizzy, Ormolu; Other date stamp.

Glass

Sara Kronqvist Finland

http://saraspysselblogg.blogspot.fi/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Echo Park; Embellishments - American Crafts, Studio Calico, Prima Marketing, Queen & Co; Other - Twine, date stamp, gesso, toothpicks. 105


Winter Gallery

Good Mood

Tetiana Komarova Ukraine

http://taniko.blogspot.com/ Materials: Paper - 7 Dots Studio; Embellishments - Scrapmatts, Scrap Berry’s, Prima Marketing; Stamps - Prima Marketing; Ink - Ranger, Tattered Angels; Other - Acrylic Paint, Texture Paste. 106


Winter Gallery

Magical Winter Forest Veera Saarivuo Finland

http://versq.blogspot.fi

Materials: Patterned Paper - 7 Dots Studio, Maja Designs, My Mind’s Eye, Pink Paislee; Embellishments - 7 Dots Studio, American Crafts, Pink Paislee, Scrapfellow, Prima Marketing; Stamp - Bo Bunny Press; Other - acrylic paint, Faber-Castell Gelatos, thread. 107


Winter Gallery

Surprise Snow Day Tracie Ferguson USA

http://hellotraciemarie.blogspot.com

Materials: Scraptastic Kit Club; Patterned Paper - October Afternoon, Studio Calico; Embellishments - October Afternoon, Simple Stories, Chic Tags, Scraptastic, Basic Grey, Dear Lizz. 108


Winter Gallery

Snow Bunny Leeann Pearce Australia

http://thepaintbrushgoesspottie.blogspot.com.au/

Materials: Cardstock - Aussie Scrap Source; Patterned Paper - Crate Paper; Embellishments - A Piece of Cake Designs, Basic Grey, Studio Calico, Crate Paper, Hambly; Stamps - Glitz Design, 7 Gypsies; Ink - Stampin Up, Dylusions; Other - Machine stitching. 109


First Snow

Sarah Lancaster France

http://sarahboirin.blogspot.fr

Materials: Patterned Paper - Studio Calico; Embellishments - Studio Calico, My Mind’s Eye, Freckled Fawn, Kelly Purkey, Two Peas in a Bucket; 110


Winter Gallery

Winter Wonderland Kristin Greenwood USA

http://kmgreenwood.blogspot.com/ Materials: Patterned Papers - Carta Bella; Embellishments - Carta Bella; Die - My Favorite Things; Other - cardboard, chipboard snowflakes, paint, glitter pain.

It’s Cold Outside

Shei Garcia Spain

http://lavidaenscrap.blogspot.com.es/ Materials: Patterned Papers - Unknow; Embellishments - Studio Calico, My Mind’s Eye; Stencil - Studio Calico; Other - ink, paperclip.

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Winter Gallery

Snow Much Fun Karen Young Canada

http://sitscrapandrelax.wordpress.com Materials: Patterned Papers - American Crafts/Dear Lizzy; Embellishments - Studio Calico, Freckled Fawn, Glitz Designs, Doodlebug Designs; Ink - October Afternoon.

Snow Angel

Sarah Lancaster France

http://sarahboirin.blogspot.fr

Materials: Patterned Paper - Carta Bella, We R Memory Keepers; Embellishments My Mind’s Eye, Fancy Pants, Studio Calico, American Crafts; Ink - Heidi Swapp Color Shine; Other - Silhouette Cameo, seqins, machine stitching, twine. 112


Winter Gallery

Spills & Thrills Lisa Swift USA

http://lisarukinswift.com/ Materials: Cardstock - Bazzill; Patterned Paper - Bella Blvd, My Mind’s Eye, My Little Shoebox, Simple Stories; Embellishments Little Yellow Bicycle, Simple Stories, Pretty Little Studio, Scenic Route, Elle’s Studio, Recollections, SEI; Other - felt, unknown acrylic accent, machine stitching.

Love You

Monique Liedtke The Netherlands

http://moniquesscrapbook.blogspot.nl/ Materials: Cardstock - Bazzill; Patterned Paper - Bella Blvd; Embellishments - Jillibean Soup, Studio Calico; Other Silhouette Cameo, Amy Tangerine Stitch Template, embroidary thread.

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Selfie Gallery

5 Funny Facts

Alexandra Boehnke - LPS Design Team Germany

http://tandi-works.blogspot.de/ 114


Selfie Gallery

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Manda Moore - LPS Design Team Australia

http://mandalika-designs.com/

Materials: Cardstock - American Crafts; Patterned Paper - October Afternoon, Crate Paper; Embellishments - American Crafts, Crate Paper, Pebbles, Freckled Fawn; Stencil - Studio Calico; Ink - Hero Arts, Heidi Swapp Color Shine; Other - date stamp. 115


Selfie Gallery

Loving You Renata Moni Brazil

http://www.keepingmymemories.blogspot.com.br/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Webster’s Pages, Echo Park Paper Co; Embellishments - Webster’s Pages, Prima Marketing; Stencil ScrapFX; Other - Silhouette Cameo, acrylic paint, texture paste. 116


Selfie Gallery

5 Things

Jennifer Haggerty USA

http://www.livethemoment-jen.blogspot.com/

Materials: Cardstock - American Crafts; Patterned Paper - My Mind’s Eye; Embellishments - My Mind’s Eye, Studio Calico, American Crafts, Crate Paper, Basic Gey, A Flair For Buttons; Stamps - My Mind’s Eye Ink - Tattered Angels, Ranger; Other - machine stitching. 117


Selfie Gallery

Fragile

Anastasia Muratova Russia

http://kazoulis.blogspot.ru/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Echo park, Bo Bunny Press; Embellishments - Basic Grey, Kaisercraft; Stencil/Stamp - Prima Marketing; Ink Ranger; Other - Gesso. 118


Selfie Gallery

#Happy

Milagros Rivera Puerto Rico http://paperboutiquescrapbookingstudio. blogspot.com/

Materials: Cardstock Bazzill;Patterned Paper - Prima Marketing Embellishments - Prima MarketingStencil - Prima Marketing; Paint - Kaisercraft; Other - Seam Binding, machine stitching, FaberCastell Gelatos.

Me

Priscilla Lim Singapore http://www.growingwithgabriel.blogspot.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Webster’s Pages, Authentique, Kaisercraft; Embellishments - Prima Marketing, Authentique, Kaiserkraft, Basic Grey; Stamps - Tattered Angels, K&Company; Ink - Tim Holtz, Staz On; Other - twine, paperclip, ribbon, buttons, Martha Stewart punch. 119


Selfie Gallery

My First Selfies Tanti Kuntoro Germany

http://tantikcreation.blogspot.de/

Materials: Patterned Paper - American Crafts/Dear Lizzy; Embellishments - American Crafts/Amy Tangerine, SEI, Karen Foster Design, Provocraft, Rebcca B Design; Die - Sizzix; Other - acrylic paint, machine stitching, button, shipping tag. 120


Selfie Gallery

Me, Myself & I Ashley Horton USA

www.ashleyhortondesigns.com Materials: Patterned Paper - Chic Tags; Embellishments - Chic Tags, American Crafts, Freckled Fawn, Maya Road.

Sweet

Lesley Graffham UK

http://www.ohblogitifyoucantbeatthem. blogspot.co.uk/

Materials: Patterned Paper -My Mind’s Eye; Embellishments - Basic Grey, American Crafts/Dear Lizzy; Other - Cricut, Martha Stewart Punch, liquid pearls. 121


Selfie Gallery

Dreams Elise USA

http://www.feedyourcraft.com/

Materials: Patterned Paper - Glitz Design, Fancy Pants; Embellishments - Glitz Design, Freckled Fawn, My Mind’s Eye; Stamps - Pebbles, Freckled Fawn; Other - ink, vellum. 122


Selfie Gallery

Snap

Sandra Allen Australia

http://www.polkadotpjs.wordpress.com/ Materials: Cardstock - Kraft; Patterned Paper - Simple Stories; Embellishments - 7 Gypsies, Crate Paper; Other - handmade roses, twine, date stamp, ink, texture paste.

Be

April Childs Canada

http://livewelllaughoftenscrapmuch. blogspot.ca/ Materials: Cardstock - Bazzill; Patterned Paper - Echo Park; Embellishments - American Crafts, My Mind’s Eye, Recollections; Ink - Heidi Swapp Color Shine; Other - acrylic paint. 123


PollyScrap Kits

Monthly Scrapbook, Pocket and Embellishment Kits

www.pollyscrap.com.au


Shannon Morgan - LPS Design Team USA

http://designsofapaddymack.typepad.com/

Card Sketch Challenge

I Love You

This month we challenged our Design Team and readers to make a card based on this sketch and WOW everyone made such awesome projects, from traditional cards to beautiful tags! 125


Card Sketch Challenge

Happy Valentine’s Day Carol Peixoto - LPS Design Team Brazil

http://carolpxto.blogspot.com/ 126


Card Sketch Challenge

Father’s Day

Alexandra Polyzou - LPS Design Team Greece

http://avc-creations.blogspot.gr/ 127


Card Sketch Challenge

Tag

Mariusz Gierszewski Poland

http://scrapkiart.blogspot.com/

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Card Sketch Challenge

Just Be Yourself Anna Rogalska Poland

http://annar-mojepasje.blogspot.com 129


Card Sketch Challenge

Happy Birthday Louise Beerens Australia

http://madeatnumber27.blogspot.com.au/

Happy Birthday

Mandi Holmes USA

http://www.mjskraze.blogspot.com/ 130


Card Sketch Challenge

Happy Birthday Tanti Kuntoro Germay

http://tantikcreation.blogspot.de/

Great Job

Ong York Tee Malaysia

http://tee-little-corner.blogspot.com/ 131


Card Gallery You Are My Fave Priscilla Lim Sinagpore

http://growingwithgabriel.blogspot.sg/ 132


Card Gallery

Happy Birthday Irena Kowalczyk Poland

http://papierowaobsesja.blogspot.com/

Thank You Nina Stenzel Germany

http://www.meinlebeninscraps.blogspot.de/ 133


Card Gallery

Thank You

Nina Stenzel Germany

http://www.meinlebeninscraps.blogspot.de/

Love U

Svetlana Mardyban Ukraine

http://fotiniascrap.blogspot.com/ 134


Card Gallery

Best Day

Mandi Holmes USA

http://www.mjskraze.blogspot.com/

With Love

Natalya Gorbacheva Russia

http://natalya-gorbacheva.blogspot.ru/ 135


Card Gallery

Card

Irena Kowalczyk Poland

http://papierowaobsesja.blogspot.com/

Love

Renata Moni Brazil

http://www.keepingmymemories.blogspot.com/ 136


Card Gallery

Smile

Sanna Lippert Austria

http://www.papierstau.at/

Feather Tag Irena Kowalczyk Poland

http://papierowaobsesja.blogspot.com/ 137


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Mini Albums


Mini Books

Priceless Selfies Jennifer McMurtrey USA

http://jennifermcmurtrey.blogspot.com/ Materials: Patterned Paper - Jillibean Soup; Embellishments - Jillibean Soup, Studio Calico, Basic Grey; Other - chipboard album, Silhouette Cameo, embroidary floss, Stampin’ Up Punch, vintage playing card.

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Mini Books

Thankful Mini Album Elise USA

http://www.feedyourcraft.com/

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Mini Books

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