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Email : samwri1984@hotmail.co.uk

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Hey all my name is Samantha, I'm 32 from England. Engaged. I have been handcrafting cards since I can remember from making mothers day cards at nursery to selling them to friends and family now. I love seeing the reactions on peoples faces when you make a unique handcrafted card just for them. I have also been a keen scrapbooker/photographer since I was about 5 when my parents started to foster and I always kept a scrapbook for each child we cared for - which goes with them to their new families so they don’t forget any precious memories of their childhood.

Monday, 30 December 2013

"Something I Love" December YTLH©

Hey all
Hope everyone is well.

If you go over to You tube you can follow along with the YouTube Layout Hop.

Here is the page I have made:




First Off I would like to say I DID NOT draw this picture it is an Image by Saturated Canary - Librarian which is printed on my computer large and traced onto my project using tracing paper. I am rubbish at drawing!! I changed some of the image once I traced it and left bits off which I didn't want on.

I made this in my SMASH Book so it is not a traditional layout. This documents the books I have read over the past 3 years.

I even got my embossing powders out and put the names of some of my favourite authors on the book spines, the screws of her glasses and the pears on her glasses chain.

I am so in love with this way of scrapping/documenting life at the minute that I will be doing a few more art layouts in my SMASH Book soon.
The only thing which I found hard was actually pulling pages out of a book to make the background (it was a book I didn't like or want but it felt so wrong!!)

Theme for this month is "Something I Love". Hope you guys like each and every video and please leave a comment on every video to be eligible to WIN a prize from our Sponsors.

Sponsors for December: Scrapbook Circle
http://www.scrapbookcircle.com/

There is a FAN page on Facebook please try to promote and post the fan page link on your Facebook to help spread the word. Ask people to "like" the page. Here is the link.




Line up for December:

1. Sam - http://www.youtube.com/samwri1984
2. Becca - http://www.youtube.com/user/TheBeccajb
3. Christine - www.youtube.com/serenityinhim
4. Beatriz - https://www.youtube.com/user/BeatrizS1974
5. Fitty -http://www.youtube.com/user/MadebyFittyTV
6.  Jan - http://www.youtube.com/user/pokefan2001
7. Ellen - www.youtube.com/channel/UC7dJT8XrBGCUKU0z7IgBxoQ

Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx

Sam's Scrapbook Process : Cupcake Queen

Happy New Years Eve Eve! WOW it is nearly 2014!!! Where has this year gone?

I am quite behind in my scrapbooking I really haven't scrapped as much this year as I did last year so that is one of my new years resolutions to get caught up! I think I said that last year as well lol!

I have decided to go back to my roots of scrapbooking - back to my good old 8x8 layouts well this is more like 8.5x8.5 but that is because I picked up wrong size page protectors!

This is just a quick and simple layout using squares of paper to fill the space.


Used: 
Paper - Colorbök - Hopscotch Collection
American Crafts Everyday Set 1 Letter Stickers
Thickers - Lullaby 
Jennifer Ellory Design Chipboard pieces
Teal Marker




Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx


Thursday, 12 December 2013

Sam's Scrapbook Process : No Driving Miss Daisy Here!

Hi

Hope everyone is well. I haven't been doing much scrapbooking lately as I have been swamped with Christmas card stuff. I have finally finished all my cards and got 1 last one to post tomorrow. So I can start getting caught up with my scrapbooking.

This is an old photo from June which I have wanted to scrap and its been sitting on my desk!



I used:

Paper-
Dear Lizzy Neaopolitan - Cloud Velumn
                                   - Woodgrain Chevron

Elle's Studio - Serendipity Lil' Snippets
American Crafts Everyday Set 2 Letter Stickers
Recollections Brown Letter Stickers

Cork Arrows
Teal and copper Sequins
Tim Holtz - Tea Dye Distress Ink




Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx


Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Reindeer Food

Evening all/ or should I say morning it is 3am here - Just realised the time!!

Some of the girls at work today were talking about Santa's letters and his magic key you can get and it got me thinking about the reindeer food I had seen people making last year.

So tonight I made some:


I have had these snowflake bags for about 2 maybe 3 years in my cake decorating box! I think I got them from DollarTree.

I found this cute Free Printable Reindeer Food Label by Anders-Ruff

The hanging tag I cut from original in paint - hope this isn't copyright infringement - I'm not selling them tho so hopefully I wont get wrong.

The Reindeer food is just Porridge Oats and blue glitter.

I think I should of put more glitter in but I didn't have any silver and ran out of blue.

Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx


Saturday, 30 November 2013

"Mists and Masks" November YTLH©

Hey all
Hope everyone is well.

If you go over to You tube you can follow along with the YouTube Layout Hop.

Here is the page I have made:





Used:
Paper
Best Creations Inc - Halloween Collection
- Piggy Tales - Beauty and the Beast Collection

Studio112- Type Stickers
Me & My Big Ideas - Soft Spoken Embelishments
Studio G - Chipboard words
spider web by Silhouette

Theme for this month is "Mists and Masks". Hope you guys like each and every video and please leave a comment on every video to be eligible to WIN a prize from our Sponsors.

Sponsors for November: Anna Fearer

There is a FAN page on Facebook please try to promote and post the fan page link on your Facebook to help spread the word. Ask people to "like" the page. Here is the link.

Line up for November:


Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Aperture Christmas Cards

Hi Everyone

Since moving to my new craft room I have found alot of old stuff I forgot I had, so I have been going through trying to use them up.

I found some tags which I I have had for well over 4 years and I made a Youtube video here as I didnt have a clue how to use them in 2010!

I also had some Aperture cards which I bought in Michaels for $1 which I didnt know how to use.

5 years on and I have finally figured it out!



Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated

Love Sam xxx


Sunday, 24 November 2013

Repurposing old store bought cards into new handmade cards

Good Evening everyone ... 30 days till Christmas!! eek I haven't started my shopping yet and still have so many cards left to make!!

So I am a little bit of a horder and since moving all my stuff into my new craft room have I found this out!!  I don't throw away cards I receive for birthdays and Christmas. I have made some new cards for Christmas using some old store bought ones I have received over the years.

I love how they turned out totally different from the original cards they were printed on.




 The images on all these cards came from store bought ones and I had kept them because I loved them and wanted to re-use them some how. I love how they turned out.






Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated



P.s I will make a video of my craft room once I have finished setting it up I have loads of my stuff bagged up and have no idea where anything is!!

Love Sam xxx

Thursday, 31 October 2013

"Masculine" October YTLH©

Hey all
Hope everyone is well.

If you go over to You tube you can follow along with the YouTube Layout Hop.

Here is the page I have made:





Used:
Paper
Colorbök - French Prep
- Papermania - Portobello Road

Studio112- Type Stickers
Cosmos Cricket - Tiny Type Stickers
Thickers - Shoe Box

Recycled Card
War related Googled Images printed




Theme for this month is "Masculine". Hope you guys like each and every video and please leave a comment on every video to be eligible to WIN a prize from our Sponsors.

Sponsors for October: Daisy Collins

There is a FAN page on Facebook please try to promote and post the fan page link on your Facebook to help spread the word. Ask people to "like" the page. Here is the link.

Line up for October:



Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx

Friday, 25 October 2013

Sam's Scrapbook Process : Hounds of Hell

Hi

Hope everyone is well. I haven't made any 
Sam's Scrapbook Process videos in a while so thought I would try and get caught up on some layouts.

Since Halloween is just around the corner we decided to buy the furry boys a costume as I have never bought them a Halloween one before. So we bought a Devil and a Witch one from the £Shop. Only to get home to find part of the Witch costume was missing .. boohoo! Well for the sake of a £1 I wasn't going to return it so I just had to put the Devil one on both of them and take a quick photo.


I put the photos in EyeEm as it keeps the photo rectangle instead of cropping into square like Instagram. I put some cool filters on them which made them look a tad more dark and spooky :-)


The idea came from a layout I saw on my Facebook feed which is by Scrapbook Treds Magazine.





I loved the layout and thought I would give it a go.

Here is the layout I made:


I thought the title fitted as the dogs are Hounds.



I used:


Paper-

-ATD momenta - Tricks & Treats 
-Best Creations Inc - Halloween Collection
Colorbök - Hopscotch Collection

American Crafts Thickers - Smoothie

Alphabet Stickers
Me & My Big Ideas - Soft Spoken Embelishments
Recollections - Pumpkin Dimensional Stickers
Faux Postage by Lana Rickabaugh
Orange Rik Rak





Another layout I made a while ago using alot of the same papers/products I just found the video I never uploaded.






Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comments are much appreciated
Sam xxx

Saturday, 19 October 2013

Christmas Cards in October

We'll telling myself a few months ago to start making my Christmas Cards so I wont be stressing come end of December and only have 3 made. But I still didnt sit down and start and make them!

We I managed to get 5 made so far








Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx


Sam's Scrapbook Process : Happily Ever After

Hi

Hope everyone is well.


Haven't been scrapbooking lately just joining in the YTLH once a month and am getting quite behind in my albums. I am also trying to get a start on my Christmas cards as I dont want to leave it till the last minute as always.

Anyways since I am scrapping some of my family history photos I thought I would scrap some of my nan and grandad's wedding photos there were hundreds to choose from but I just went with 3 for this layout. 




Used: 
Paper - Colorbök - Homespun Paper Collection
Studio112 - Family & Friends Vellum Quotes
Butter-cream and Maroon Card stock

Adam bought me a Silhouette Cameo for my birthday which I have been asking for quite a few years.

I am still learning how to use it and trying to keep it boxed while not using it as we are still decorating my new craftroom. 

I cut out the title from the Silhouette online store: 
they lived happily ever after by Megan Hardy Designs 




Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx

Monday, 30 September 2013

"Sketch" September YTLH©

Hey all
Hope everyone is well.

If you go over to You tube you can follow along with the YouTube Layout Hop.



This is the sketch I used which was created by one of our own girls in the hop:


Here is the page I have made:








Used: 
Paper - Colorbök - Homespun Paper Collection
         - Colorbök - French Prep
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Walnut Stain
Studio112 - Type Alphas
Blumenthal Lansing - Favourite Findings - Buttons
StudioG Metal Accent Charms
Metal Heart Charm
Frances Meyers - Heritage Memories Scrapbook Kit Boarders



Theme for this month is "Using a Sketch". Hope you guys like each and every video and please leave a comment on every video to be eligible to WIN a prize from our Sponsors.

Sponsors for September:Rochelle MadameRo


There is a FAN page on Facebook please try to promote and post the fan page link on your Facebook to help spread the word. Ask people to "like" the page. Here is the link.


Line up for September:



Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx

Friday, 30 August 2013

"Incorporating Stamps" August YTLH©

Hey all
Hope everyone is well.

If you go over to You tube you can follow along with the YouTube Layout Hop.


Here is the page I have made:





Used: 
Paper - Colorbök - Hopscotch Collection
         - K*I Memories - Happy Fire - Lace Cardstock


Stamps - Abi's Craft Cupcake

            - FISKARS - The Sweet Life

White Twine
Promarkers - Leaf Green & Rose Pink
Whispers Strokers - Dark Pink
Stapler

Theme for this month is "Incorporating Stamps". Hope you guys like each and every video and please leave a comment on every video to be eligible to WIN a prize from our Sponsors.



Sponsors for August:
Moments of Tranquility   -  http://www.moments-of-tranquility-shop.com/

There is a FAN page on Facebook please try to promote and post the fan page link on your Facebook to help spread the word. Ask people to "like" the page. Here is the link.

August Line-up:

 
1. Sam - www.youtube.com/samwri1984
2. Jan- http://www.youtube.com/user/pokefan2001
3. Becca - http://www.youtube.com/user/TheBeccajb
4. Christine - www.youtube.com/serenityinhim
5. Melody - http://www.youtube.com/mizmelody1970
6. Fitty : https://www.youtube.com/user/MadebyFittyTV
7. Nancy: http://www.youtube.com/user/Scrapping601


Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx

Thursday, 8 August 2013

Cards made recently.

Just wanted to share some cards I have made recently.












Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx