Monday, November 1, 2021

MINI ALBUM with pockets and tags


Hello my friends .. hope you are all well and happy , finding time to play and create ..this month I decided to make a mini album . 

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They have always been a fave of mine and I do have quite a number of albums here at home filling my cupboards !!!!!

 .. I decorated the cover with the file frame, VA essentials Ephemera bits , blooms, chipboard, transfers, rub-ons and butterflies. The 49andmarket collections all mix and match perfectly and I had so much fun creating this little pocket book . 

I combined the VA essentials and Everyday collections along with bits and pieces  I have listed for you .

Vintage artistry

Essentials – Affirmitive – Shadowy – Virtue –

Everyday – Golden dreams – Zealous – Lucent ladies

Gilded , VAC 32150,  Painted ladies , VAC 32136

49andmarket handmade flowers , Royal posies, color  Marble .

Stitched frames

3 x 4 File frame set

VA essentials Ephemera bits

VA essentials Rub on transfers

VA essentials Foliage

VA Travel anywhere rub-ons Transfers

49andmarket chipboard stickers – essentials


 I began by cutting a piece of white cardstock in half to make a strip of 12 inches x 6 inches .. scoring at 5 inches – 1 inch – 5 inches – 1 inch. Then with the other 12 x 6 inch piece I cut 6 inches square and scored at 5 inches – 1 inch . The 1 inch pieces are for the Spine ..

Now I have two pieces of paper with score marks  .. one piece is 12 x 6 inches . scored at 5 inches, 1 inch,  5 inches, 1 inch . ( the inch pieces form the spine )

fold at the score marks and you will have two pages with two spines ..

the smaller piece is 6 inches square, with score line at 1 inch … fold at the score line and this creates another spine .. over lap and glue the spine with the previous spine and this will give you 3 pages with 2 spines ..

 Hope this makes sense !! then I made tags and pockets 

I adore these chipboard stickers .. and of course the butterflies .

the book wide open showcasing the inside pockets, chipboard stickers . chipboard and tags .I used the rub-ons throughout this mini album ... 

love this little quote/affirmation . 

one of the inside pages consists of this collage . lots of layering and stitching, washi tape and  Ephemera bits .

This was a fun project with lots of tags and pockets … I love quotes and affirmations which I store in these pockets and also I have a few photos stored also ..

Thanks so much for looking at my work and I hope you are well and have fun playing with these amazing 49andmarket goodies… big hugz till next time we meet,  with much love from Heather xox

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

a mini album


Hi everyone …   hope this finds you all safe and well.

Today I am sharing a mini Album / Binder with you .. 

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A closie of the front cover . 

How utterly stunning are these chipboard stickers .. 

I decided to create a simple design for the cover and am very pleased with the result .

My first page of the journal/album

T be honest I found this album quite challenging . Generally I love to create albums but in the beginning I kept changing my mind on which papers to use.. As soon as I made a decision to combine a few different collections from Vintage artistry including VA Essentials , the album began to flow and all came together nicely. Sometimes that is all it takes ,making a decision and going for it … scrapbooking is all about fun and creating …

I mainly used Vintage artistry essentials collection throughout the journal, and added a few other pages from the VA Everyday collection . 

I created little pockets holding tags and quotes .. the chipboard stickers are so beautiful, so I used them throughout the book . AND those square file frame sets, well they are just a dream come true .. so many ways to use them, combined with chipboard, transfers, rub ons   stamps, etc.

I created a pocket with the kraft pages to hold spare photographs .

The laser cut leaves are just perfect . I pretty much used them with all my collage pages so glorious and delightful . I have added butterflies , large and small throughout my book . They add the perfect finish to many of the pages .

The vintage artistry collections are fabulous to combine together, creating the perfect combination of colors, shapes and textures . 

Hope you enjoy this album .. I had fun creating it especially all the little pockets and the collage pages full of laser cut images ..

49andmarket items used for this project 

Laser cuts

Vintage artistry essentials chipboard stickers

Vintage artistry essentials washi tape #33669

Vintage artistry essentials square file frame set

Vintage artistry essentials foliage

Vintage artistry essentials papers .

Golden dream VAE #33195 . Shadowy VAE # 33638 , Journal card #VAC 33904,

Vintage Artistry Ecology # VAC32143 , Painted ladies  VAC # 32136,

Vintage artistry # laws of nature .

Vintage artistry everyday  - garden variety # VAE 33164 . Convivial # VAE 33157 

Big hugz until we meet again . Love from Heather J xox


Saturday, July 31, 2021

You are a natural beauty


HI there my scrappy friends , here I am back with you today …

 I hope you are all well and safe 


 items used in this project 

Vintage artistry sage ... Papillion 31986 

4x6 File frame set .. vintage artistry essentials

Natural ephemera stacks

Laser cuts

Roughly sewn rub ons – color black – item #AC 32976

Stitched frames

Blooms royal spray – Olive  #34017

This LO is featuring my beautiful 15 year old Cat.

You are a natural beauty

 His name is Hardy, and his mother was a Maine coon, and as he is a rescue cat there were no details of the father … I am so blessed to have him as he is such a darling . I love and adore him so much .

This is the first time I have used the delightful rough stitches Rub Ons .. they add such a striking element to any page . I had so much fun with these and they give an instant lift to any page .

I used The laser cut golden leaves as a beautiful feature on my LO mixed with the olive blooms , chipboard pieces and beads scattered on the blooms . Hardy loves to climb the trees and bushes and feels powerful looking down on our garden … he is mesmerised by the dappled light and the many butterflies and birds who visit in our garden. Nature is full of magic and wonder .

I chose one of the sage vintage artistry papers as my background paper to blend in with the photo . because Hardy loves to climb trees, I felt it fitting to surround the pic with the magnificent laser cut leaves and blossoms .. 

I glued a torn piece of corrugated cardboard ( taken from an old box ) to my background paper  

then I stacked my favourite frames and  papers behind the photo . 

Oh how I love these frames .

pop over to the website to take a look at all the yummy products and the glorious designs from all the girls on the team .. there is so much to choose from and they really make creating so much fun . 

Thanks for popping by and taking a look at my blog post …

Have fun scrapping and creating until next time we meet . Take care and stay safe .

Love and hugz from heather J.

Monday, May 31, 2021


Hello my friends .. 

I am here with you today showcasing Vintage Artistry collections from 


I have always loved classic clothes … tailored jackets, crisp white shirts and leather bags … I decided to create a LO around this pic .. 


I tend to lean towards monochromatic themes and earthy tones… 

Surprisingly I chose the background paper from the lilac collection in Vintage Artistry. This is not in the earthy tones but I found this to be a perfect background for the photograph .

The collage stacks and ephemera stacks are a perfect match for the blazer in my photograph … 

Vintage Artistry – Lilac collection

Tranquil 32686


Handmade flowers ….

Rustic melon and burlap mix

Rustic Barn – Large

Sugar posies – White , FLUFF 32358

Sugar posies – White.  FLUFF 32440

Ephemera stacks

Stitched frames

Natural collage stacks

Wishing Bubbles – Cream Soda # WB - 88251

Dusty attic chipboard 

How good are these stitched frames .. I cut the photograph to fit in the frame, then proceeded to create a collage with the Ephemera stacks, collage stacks and stitched frames, and when I was happy with my collage I added the framed photograph over the collage and then proceeded  to add my flowers. leaves and title .

I stained the chipboard in an earthy tone and scattered white and brown blooms with a few green leaves to add a pop of contrast . This LO went together surprisingly quickly. Because all the products work so beautifully together I can create a project in a few hours .. I usually choose the photograph first as the focal point and create my layering, blooms and chipboard around that .

I added the wishing bubbles to create a finished look . I love how I can just pop in a ticket or two if I want to fill in a gap … so easy and fun to create with … 

thanks a million Janene for all your stunning products xoxo


Have fun playing with these exceptional products . Mixing and matching colors and Ephemera as you build your Layout …

Take care and big hugz from me until we meet again

Lots of love from heather J.



Wednesday, March 31, 2021


Hi everyone . 

I hope you are all staying safe and well . 

Today I am bringing  another Project for you. Showcasing the absolutely amazing 49andmarket items .

49 and Market  

We are just beginning our autumn season here in Australia, such a beautiful TIME of the year . SIGH !!   Leaves change color and fall, and the rejuvenation period begins . Allow the colors and sounds of nature to make your heart sing and remember to Cherish all the moments,  embrace the beauty and importance of nature … 


My Process 

I began my Layout by overlapping two papers. leaving the left and right side edge showing underneath the top page . I used a stencil and texture paste for my background and added some pale blue ink. I love to add stitching as I love the look and it also is a very quick and easy way of keeping the layered pages together .

The blooms and leaves I have used represent to me how the colors change during autumn, from yellow and orange through to browns and burnt ochre . Then finally falling from trees to the ground where  the rejuvenation process begins  .  I added a butterfly amongst the blooms and I layered and stacked different items to build interest and dimension . The stitched frames and the natural Ephemera stacks are just wonderful and such fun to play with  …  



Vintage Artistry – Sky collection pack


Admit one #VAC – 32051

Ambrosial #VAC – 32075


Blue Raspberry – sugar stems

Huckle berry  - Sugar Petals

Blossom blends – linen 86226

Laser cuts

Stitched frames – Sky

Blue Ephemera Stacks

Wishing bubbles – minty breeze


A friend of mine makes these stunning headbands featured in the photo. The headband to me represents natures leaves and stems as they turn different colors during Autumn . I named this LO PERFECTION, because to me nature is perfect, full of layers and color and form 


The 49 and market blooms are wonderful for blending together as they all mix and match  perfectly . 

The Ephemera stacks are great to layer on a Layout and I especially love to stack them with the stitched frames and build them up behind a photo .. I adore the tickets. one of my faves in the stacks ..

Have fun creating my friends and big hugz until next time we meet .

Lots of love from Heather J . 

Monday, February 1, 2021

Love is the Master Key

Hi there all you gorgeous people … 

wishing you all a wonderful new year with lots of happiness and joy , I do hope this finds you well and happy ..

 Today I am showcasing the vintage artistry in the sage range … totally in love with this collection ..


 I decided to use a quote on this Layout in place of a photo.. 

items used 

            Vintage Artistry papers        
Sage – delicate

Serendipitous – Layered embellishments

Ephemera sheet 

Laser cuts

Collage packs – natural


Rustic canvas

Sugar posies

Butterscotch SUG – 32433

Enchanted petals – Parchment EP-89012

Blue Raspberry


today I am showcasing the vintage artistry in the sage range …

 totally in love with this collection .. I began this LO by choosing a quote . 

I have done journaling since I was a teenager and I truly  believe journals can keep us positive and aware of our thoughts and emotions.

I  begin each day by reading a positive affirmation and popping it where I can read it throughout the day reminding me to be conscious of my thoughts, which helps me to be happy and grateful . 

I keep a journal and begin each day by reading a positive affirmation and popping it where I can read it throughout the day reminding me to be conscious of my thoughts,
 as I believe being aware of my thoughts helps me to be happy and grateful and manifesting my goals and purpose in life.

Each of us choose our thoughts and if we read positive words during each day I believe it helps, especially if I am having a low day . 

I surrounded the quote with blooms and layered embellishments ,  as I am sure  you know I adore layering. These collage packs, laser cuts are perfect for creating many layers on a LO . I painted some chipboard houses with green paint and added a layer of  crackle paint . I loaded lots of beautiful blooms in a cluster hugging the quote, and also included some butterflies and leaves as an added feature .The lacey laser cuts complete this LO .


Thanks for popping by and I hope I have inspired you to use some of these packs to create layers on your work .. lots of big hugz until next  time .. love from heather J