studio calico Ali Edwards kit

This past weekend I set sail for Toronto with some of my best gal pals to attend Scrapbook and Cards Today Crop and Create Markham. It was such an inspiring weekend, a really fun event to get away with girlfriends. The big drawl for us was headliner Ali Edwards in the classroom. Ali has been on the scene […]

Create cute patio lanterns by adding pattern paper to small plastic cups

I cant’ tell you how many times I broke out in song while I was making these outdoor string lights… Those patio lanterns, They were the stars in the sky… I think I owe Kim Michell royalties. I wanted to create a cute set of patio lanterns for the kids playhouse  that would be colourful and fun, so […]

Ya’ll know this past weekend I went to the SNAP conference in Utah. It was SOoooo much fun! I haven’t recovered yet, I still have jet leg, my suitcase is starring at me waiting to be unpacked, but I had to share one of the fun things I participated in at the conference, called Snap Sisters. […]

Interactive business card back

Hello new friend! Perhaps you’re an old friend, just give me a second, you’ll understand what this is all about.  If you’ve just met me at SNAP and my business card is what brought you here, I’m very pleased to meet you!  If you’ve landed on my page you’ve probably opened your little envelope and wondering […]

Embossed brush script project life cards

  Yayy!! I love blog hops, but you know what I don’t love… US customs. Yep, they really put the poop in party pooper. You see, the goods I was supposed to share with you guys today didn’t exactly make it here all in one piece.  They actually showed up in multiple pieces, all wrapped […]

An old tool box converted into a cool scrapbooking / project life storage box via

This past Christmas I asked for Project Life and thats what I received, a boat load of supplies! This seasoned paper crafter has avoided the Project Life train for far too long! I didn’t want to change my ways because I love, love, love to cut and paste. But when reality set in, I realized […]

50 AWESOME ideas from industry leaders- scrapbooking, sewing, jewellery, fine art, crocheting and knitting, DIY gifts ! The Ultimate list!

Every year at Christmas when I get the ‘you’re so hard to buy for’ it irritates me a bit because I have so many hobbies, I feel like they could just walk into a craft store and blindly choose something and I’d like it!  However, when I step out of my crafty shoes I realize how […]

Welcome! The May Arts Ribbonista’s have teamed up with Faber-Castell to bring you a week long blog hop!! Each day this week there will be loads of inspiration, and a prize you won’t be able to resist! I have a little girl so Halloween isn’t exactly a spooky occasion, really more of an excuse to […]

I’m so very excited that this weekend I’m joining 50+ wonderful ladies at a Crop hosted by my favourite LSS- My Stamping Studio. In preparation I thought I’d dig into my image files and share a paper-craft project I totally forgot to share! You may remember seeing this in my craft room. If you haven’t […]

Camp and Crop Scrapbooking Weekend- Project Recap

Big THANKS to everyone who came out to the 2013 Camp and Crop scrapbooking weekend. We all had so much fun, won some Fan-freekin-tastic prizes from our awesome sponsors, ate some delish food (if I say so myself), and met up with some great friends. Today I thought I’d take the chance to show some […]

Scrapbook and Cards Today Presents Crop and Create Moncton

If you follow Me on Twitter @FynesDesigns or on my Facebook Page you’d know I was away in Moncton at Scrapbook and Cards Today’s Crop and Create for the weekend. What is Crop and Create you ask? It is two awesome days jam-packed (I mean to the top) of inspiration, education, creativity and fun (and did I mention desserts?).  It is […]

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