Super Summer Sale

by Genie on June 18, 2011

in Supplies

Dedication CardOh, I doooo love a good sale … winter sale, spring sale, super summer sale, end-of-line sale – whatever, lol! Whether it’s scrapbooking products, clothes or technology, I’d rather wait a little and save money than pay high prices for the newest products. It must be my Scots blood, lol.

This card uses the oval and oval scalloped nestabilities from Spellbinders. Isabella bought them a while back on sale and says, “I was quite slow discovering nestabilities but now I’ve found them I absolutely love them! I have such a huge list of all those I want to get that I’ll have to buy them on sale.”

Card makers and scrapbookers would do well to take a look at the Stamps, Spellbinders, Sizzix, Hero Arts, Penny Black and Copic products that are all in the 2Peas super summer sale – and lots more! Sale prices range from 10-60% off. Have fun!

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springtime

I like a simple layout idea, whether it’s my own or a scraplift from someone else. This one shows some spring flowers that have popped up now winter is past.

Isn’t it amazing what a few days of sunshine does for the garden at this time of year? The grass is beginning to shout, “Cut me! Cut me!”; cherry trees, which had only recently started showing signs of new growth, suddenly burst into blossom; magnolia, azalea and rhododendron are bursting to life all around. I love it! To look at, at least …

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How to Download a Sketch

by Genie on April 1, 2011

in Getting Started

People have been asking me how to download a sketch. There are three options, depending on what you want to do.

Firstly, right-click on the image and select ‘print picture’ to do just that.

Next, if you want to make a copy to file then right-click and choose ‘save picture as’ (or the appropriate words in your system) which will save the image to your hard drive. You will be able to access it in your own files – and to print it from there if you wish.

On the other hand, if what you really mean is ‘Can I have this file to use in my photo-editing program?” then visit our shop to see if it is there.  And if it’s not there yet, leave a comment asking for the digital files on the specific post, or email me (right-click to open in a new window/tab) with the sketch number and I’ll prepare the PSD and PNG files and put them in the shop.

So now you know how to download a sketch. Have fun scrapping!

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Simple Layout Idea with Sketch 45: Circus

March 15, 2011

For this simple layout idea I used scrapbooking sketch 45. I used the star as a photo mask and changed the stroke (the fine line or ‘mat’ behind the photo) from grey to white. It looks better on the finished layout and helps the eye distinguish the small photograph from the large one.

Scrapbooking Sketch 45

March 11, 2011

Our new scrapbooking sketch has a light-hearted feel to it; think party, celebration and the like. Don’t you think it would be great for a circus theme layout?

Scrapbook Calendar: February 2011

February 15, 2011

I thought I’d show a page from my scrapbook calendar for 2011. My calendars are small and simple this year because I ran out of time. I got waaaay behind with sorting photos, so despite preparing digital templates for A4 and A5 calendars last summer, the job did not get finished. However, it does allow […]

Ribbons: Say It In Crystals Collection

February 7, 2011

Are you looking to add some bling to your scrapbook pages? Or maybe you’ve got a Spring Craft Fair coming up and you want to make some beautiful trinkets to raise funds – for yourself or your school. Look no farther than the gorgeous ribbons: Say it with Crystals Collection from Prima.

Scrapbook Layout Idea: Which Way Go Ma’ma?

February 3, 2011

Today’s scrapbook layout idea uses six cute photos, four papers, and three embellishments. Have you ever watched a toddler trying to put on a pair of spectacles? Upside down, miss the ears …

Scrapbook Layout: Winter Frost

January 28, 2011

It’s been a cold couple of months so I decided to make this scrapbook layout to show some of our winter frost photos taken just the other day. Firstly, I used a template

Boy Scrapbooking Products

January 19, 2011

Do you plan your birthday gifts, cards and scrapbooking layouts in advance of the events? Or are you like me and always chasing your tail at the last minute? Either way, these boy scrapbooking products could be just what you need.

Cute Baby Gift Tag and Wrapping Paper

January 17, 2011

Using another snippet from the digital scrapbooking paper we made with our recent scrapbooking sketch and we have a cute baby gift tag to add to a gift for the new baby.

A Card to Welcome a New Baby

January 15, 2011

Here is a card to welcome a new baby. I selected a section of the digital scrapbooking paper I made with our recent sketch.