Workshops, Classes, Events

Tuesday, Jan. 9th, 2018 - Card Hostess Club - We will make two or three cards depending on the difficulty of the cards for free, with a commitment to purchase $25 + S&T each month. Take turns "hosting" to earn the rewards - a minimum of $25 in free product. (Earn extra rewards when you bring outside orders on your month)

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 - Snowman Canvas $25 12:30pm - 4:30pm You will be creating a 9 x 12 mixed-media canvas featuring the cutest snowman! Just like a paint party, only with paper and ink! Bring your basics, I'll supply all the rest, and let's have fun! There are only 6 spots so register with payment to secure your seat.

Sunday, February 4th - 10 am - 5 pm - Troop Card Day - Bring your lunch and supplies to make cards for the inks and tools are here for your use. I also have some supplies to share - great way to use up some of those leftover papers while supporting our local Military Family Resource Center! Don't forget the envelopes.

Sunday, February 25th - 12:00 - 4:30 pm Scrapbooking Workshop featuring our new Chelsea Gardens paper collection. You will be creating 4 double-page layouts that will only need photos to complete. We will be usuig the Chelsea Gardens coordination cardstock pack, the Compliments, and the Dots & Gems along with stamped images - the end result is gorgeous layouts! Deadline to register is Feb 5th to allow time for product to arrive. Pre-payment is required - $60

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

February Team Braer Blog Hop

Welcome to our February Team Braer Blog Hop that focuses on "New items" in our brand new idea book.   You will see creations from our team that may include stamp sets,patterned paper,inks, embellishments and more from the Close To My Heart Spring/Summer 2014 Idea book. To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, kindly contact your local consultant to place an order.
We hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we really love feedback from our blog viewers....whether it was something that you really liked or some new technique that was used that you would like to learn how to leaving us comments, we get to hear what you like, and what you want to see. Thank you… now on to our hop!

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop.  If you came from Sherri Ballantyne of then you are in the right place!

My project features our new Picture My Life Skylark Scrapbooking Program and our Skylark paper collection and embellishments.  I love the versatility of the Picture My Life cards and page protectors.  Not all of us have time to scrapbook a traditional two-page layout, but these kits help us create our beautiful layouts faster and easier.  I have combined a traditional layout on the left, with the Picture My Life complimentary page on the right.  What do you think?  I wish the colours looked more accurate as this photo really doesn't do the paper justice. You could do both pages with the PML cards and your photos, making your scrapbooking even faster!  The 4 x 3 cards also fit perfectly into our 12 x 12 Display Tray as well.  

There are eight different Picture My Life Scrapbooking kits and they can be seen here: 

List of supplies used:  X7177B Skylark Paper Pack $9.95, 9037 "Reflections":Triple Play - Offset X7177C Skylark Complements $4.95, Z1947 Picture My Life Skylark Scrapbooking Program $24.95,  CTMH chocolate ink, Z1849 Bronze Shimmer trim, Z1151 Foam Tape, Z1812 Sparkles Flourishes, Z1912 Corner Rounder, retired Mocha Opaques.

Your next stop on the Team Braer Hop is Heather Steeves of  If you get lost along the way, you can head to Brae's blog at as she has the complete blog list.

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way.


  1. Great layout, did not even realize the second page was picture my life, shows how well it all flows and compliments each other.

  2. love how you worked in the PML! great job!

  3. Rosalynd you did a great job of this, combining 12x12 and PML. I love Skylark and can't wait to have some fun with it soon. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Fabulous! Shows just how versatile all of our products can be. Nice job!


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