Attic Inspired Crafter

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Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Tribute to Jennifer McGuire

I absolutely love Jennifer McGuire as much as I love chips! And that is a lot <3

What I love the most is her true and tried techniques, multiple ways to use your stamps, inks and all of her storage ideas! The one layer cards are the best and it takes cards from looking easy and simple to magnificent and elegant.

Below are samples I made from one of her more recent blog post.


Six copies (2 of each color)

Supplies: Altenew layering stamps; Altenew Inks; White embossing Powder, 40lb vellum, Wink of Stella and enamel dots.


Please check out Jennifer's website, blog and You Tube Channel



Monday, 20 February 2017

Nephew Love

Rarely am I blessed to receive a family photo of all three at once! Beautiful humans inside and out <3

The Dobson's


Products used:
Carta Bella Pattern Paper: Old World Travel
BoBunny Double Dot: Vintage Photo
Creative Embellishments: Chipboard (Balloon and family)
Tim Holtz: Inks- Vintage Photo, Iced Spruce, Hickory Smoke; 
                Stencils: Bubble and 
                Bigz Die: Old Jalopy
Heidi Swamp: Color Shine Gold
Ek Success: Edge Punch
From my stash: Rub on's




Friday, 17 February 2017

Just Be...

I'm feeling blessed by seeing some of Vancouver's best scenes through Abby's explorations. No need to say anything more about this beautiful place.

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Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Fur Baby

Our other family member is a very loyal, sweet and funny doggie....Chinook. Chinook was brought into our home almost 14 years ago and has been a part of the family since.

Products used:

  • Authentique, Devoted paper line
  • Heartfelt Creations, Delicate Asters Stamps & Dies
  • Stencil, Magenta Ethic Circle
  • Modelling Paste
  • Tim Holtz Ink, Vintage Photo & Rusty Hindge
  • Twine
  • Wink of Stella, Clear





Saturday, 11 February 2017

Beautiful Life

Photo featuring Abbigail standing under a blossoming cherry tree in Vancouver. Should have a scratch and sniff button! She is doing what she wants and enjoying this beautiful life.



Products used:

  • Bo Bunny Paper and embellishments, Felicity
  • Bo Bunny Double Dot, Coral Chevon
  • Heartfelt Creations Stamp and Die, Classic Rose
  • Heartfelt Creations Stamp and Die, Leafy Branch
  • Studio Calico wooden birds
  • Tim Holtz Background stamps
  • Archival Ink, Coffee
  • Sewing for texture




Products can be purchased at:
  1. The Stamping Room, Medford
  2. My Stamping Studio, Windsor



Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Love this Man!

Calling my son a man is a tad weird as he'll always be my baby boy :) Love the man he has become.
Photo taken at a pub in Newfoundland


Products used:

  • Echo Park, Jack & Jill line (Jack) Paper and Embellishments
  • Tim Holtz, Umbrella Man Bigz Die
  • EK Success Boarder Punch
  • Odds and Ends from my stash
  • Sewing for texture




Friday, 3 February 2017

Featuring Little Brother

My one and only younger brother is a very successful Chef, has ink all over his body and a heart of gold.

This photo was taken last year and steal it I did.


I absolutely love how this page turned out. I started with a cream color cardstock and built the color and textures on top of it.

Products used:

  • Bo Bunny Shadow Vintage and Ocean Vintage Double Dot
  • Carta Bella, Old World Travel
  • Spellbinders die, feathers
  • Tim Holtz Bigz Die, Picture Wheel and Tags
  • Tim Holtz Distress inks, Vintage Photo and Iced Spruce
  • Tim Holtz Stamps for the background
  • Creative Embellishments Chipboard
  • Modelling Paste
  • Tim Holtz Stencil, Burlap
  • Gesso
  • Heidi Swamp Shine, Gold
  • Odds and Ends from my stash




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