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  • Craft Club Folio inspiration: by Louise Crosbie
    June 7, 2024 louise crosbie

    Craft Club Folio inspiration: by Louise Crosbie

    Hello again. Im back with another Paco Nuñez inspired folio to show you. It’s just one more example of what you could do with the folios we’re going to be making at craft club in June. The folio will change...

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  • 60th birthday layout: by Louise Crosbie
    March 27, 2024 louise crosbie

    60th birthday layout: by Louise Crosbie

    I’m sharing another layout today. I know! Two in one month! What’s that about?  lol Well I used to say I’m not a scrapbooker. I just like making layouts with nice paper now and then. Actually I said it just...

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  • Art Journal Pages by LOUISE CROSBIE
    February 16, 2024 Janine O'Rourke

    Art Journal Pages by LOUISE CROSBIE

    You may (or may not) know that we are starting an art journal club at The Mad Scrapper. A place for those who have never done art journaling and for seasoned art journalists to come together with their journals and...

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  • Steampunk altered Tin by LOUISE CROSBIE
    November 30, 2023 Janine O'Rourke

    Steampunk altered Tin by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Today’s project is another altered tin.  This one has more of a steampunk vibe and uses mostly metallique waxes (with the obligatory rust paste of course)  The tin I used is a vintage ‘Harrogate Toffee’ tin. I’ve simply glued on...

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  • Moon Notebook by LOUISE CROSBIE
    November 15, 2023 Janine O'Rourke

    Moon Notebook by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Hi there.  Today’s project inspiration came by request in a way. There’s been interest in doing a class with a “moon notebook”. Originally inspired by the notebook I made last year around this time.  As Janine has some of these...

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  • Halloween Tombstone by LOUISE CROSBIE
    October 25, 2023 Janine O'Rourke

    Halloween Tombstone by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Hi there.  I’m back with another project using my new house mould. However, since making this and the star from my last project, I’ve discovered the lovely mould has been discontinued. 😱 I’d like to point out a cool substitute...

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  • Christmas Star by LOUISE CROSBIE
    October 9, 2023 Janine O'Rourke

    Christmas Star by LOUISE CROSBIE

    I’m thinking ahead to winter, Yule, Christmas etc and planning what class I could run at The Mad Scrapper for November/December.  And I’ve come up with this decorative little star decoration.  It’s a nice size. Not too huge so it...

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  • Magic Forest Journal by LOUISE CROSBIE
    August 24, 2023 Janine O'Rourke

    Magic Forest Journal by LOUISE CROSBIE

    I went a little crazy last week and actually opened my precious “Magic Forest” 8x8 papers. I bought the main papers and the extra background papers. They are so pretty. I had that dilemma of “which side will I show” ...

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