16 March 2022

Hello you

My scrappy comfort zone is simple and relatively minimalist. This month I've been challenging myself to load up my page a little bit more and use even more of my older stash. Slowly starting to find the sweet spot between "more" and "chaos"!!

Making Memories 5th Avenue - Sophia Flocked patterned paper
Making Memories 5th Avenue - Elizabeth patterned paper
Basic Grey B-Side die cut shapes
Cocoa Vanilla Happiness - So Fresh patterned paper
Cocoa Vanilla Sugar & Spice - Candy Stripes patterned paper
Blue paper clip
Sam & Lucy Medium Star punch
Heidi Swapp Make Pretty Stuff patterned paper
Ranger Tiny Attacher staples
Unbranded cutting dies - camera, viewmaster hearts
May Arts Mini Centre Dot - Royal Blue satin ribbon
Washi tape - blue chevrons
Cocoa Vanilla Make a Wish accessory sticker
Wood veneer arrow
Rub ons - cream alphabet
Kaisercraft Limelight clear stamps (butterfly)
Tsukineko StaZon - Jet Black archival ink
Pink Paislee/Paige Evans Turn the Page - Paper 01 (fussy cut paper airplane)
Pink Paislee Hello Sunshine - Ephemera acetate flowers

Inspired by, and sharing at:

* Scrap Challenge YOUrself ~ Create a layout about a pet or animal

* Scrap Backwards ~ This or That recipe challenge
I used these items

S - Scrap(s) or Sequins
C - Chipboard or Cocoa Vanilla Studio
R - Red or Rainbows
A - Acetate or Apple
P - Puffy Stickers or Paige Evans
B - Banner or Butterfly
A - Alphas or Acrylic
C - Camera or Circles
K - Kite or the word “Kind”
W - White or Washi tape
A - Animals or Amy Tangerine
R - Rub Ons or Rectangle
D - Damask Love or Dies
S - Sun or Stickers

  • Dog + selfie
  • Handwriting + date
  • Viewmaster + heart
  • Diagonal stripes
  • Wood veneer + arrow
  • Polka dots + die cut
  • Silver + staple
  • More than 3 patterned papers + torn paper
  • Washi tape
  • Ribbon
  • Machine sewing
  • Camera
  • Paper clip
  • Star + doodling + grid paper
  • Rub ons
  • Stamping + gold + butterfly + typewriter font
  • Rub ons
  • Phrase sticker
  • Fussy cutting + airplane
  • Blue & yellow

* Simon Says Wednesday ~ Favourite Things
Favourite papers - Cocoa Vanilla.  Favourite technique - stitching.

Thank you for visiting my blog! 


  1. I LOVE the sweet spot you found between more and chaos! This layout is absolutely beautiful. And of course I really like the photos, especially the one with YOU!!! Your dog is beautiful, too. Thanks so much for joining us at Challenge YOUrself again this month. We are very glad that you did!

  2. Wonderful layout! I love all those little details and extra's you've added in! So cute! and what a lovely pic!
    Thanks for joining us at Challenge YOUrself!

  3. Great take on our pet challenge. Love your design and all the details. Great photos too. Thank you for joining in with us at Challenge YOUrself.

  4. You nailed adding more with this layout! I really like your layering of everything. Thanks for playing along again at Challenge YOUrself!

  5. Love the cute photos and that base paper is fabulous! Great design!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Challenge YOUrself Blog!


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