iDSD Day INDIE Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Blog Hop from the Independent Scrapbooking Designers FB Group. This hop is the perfect way to kick off your DSD celebrations. I love that we digi scrappers have a day all to ourselves to mark and celebrate our awesome hobby!

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My super talented CT & Guest CT members have been having fun using the free template. Here are some inspirational layouts from them,

INDIE August Blog Hop!!!


Welcome to August’s Blog hop from the fabulous designers at INDIE (Independent Designers Facebook Group)

Please click on template image to download 🙂

Here is a list of all of the participants this time round. So you can make sure that you haven’t missed out on any awesome freebies!!

Connection Keeping

Buzzbee Scraps

Meg Scott Studio

Rosy Cheek Design

Trace Elements Art

Syncopation Design

J.Conlon & Sons

Here are a couple of layouts from the CT Girls using the template. Aren’t they fab?!


Welcome to the August Hop from the wonderful designers at the ‘A Love For Layout Templates’ Designers FB Group.

You can visit the ALFLT Fan Page HERE 🙂

Please click on the image to download your FREE template, and have fun picking up all of the other gorgeous FREEBIES on the Hop!!!

Click to go to Previous Designer Les Creations de Gaelle

Click to hop here next Designer Anniecdigitals

Thank you so much for visiting, and Happy hopping 🙂

Here are some inspirational Layouts using this template from the fab CT girls!

The Connections We Make

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about our connections. About how the connections we make shape our lives and make us who we are. We connect to our family members forming unique and unbreakable bonds. Connections with our friends are different, but no less important to us. Then there is the connection we make with nature. We are connected to nature anyway. But everyone has their own personal way of connecting to the natural world.

So I was inspired to put this kit together. It’s my second foray into kit design and I enjoyed it very much! Creating anything is a personal thing and in a way, it feels exposing to share it publicly. But I am really hoping that you will relate to my idea of connecting, and be inspired to create with these designs. Please do share your layouts with me on Instagram if you are. I would love to see how you’ve interpreted this kit.

I also have a new pack of templates in store. White Space Love is a pack based on my love of a minimalist, white space layout. Details in side bar.

Thank you, as always, for reading 🙂


Welcome To The ALFLT Blog & FB Hop!

I am thrilled to be taking part in this event. You can grab my free template by clicking on the image below. Then have fun scooping up all of the other wonderful FREE templates!!! The designers taking part are all so talented and creative. You will love their templates I’m sure!

This hop is brought to you by ALFLT Blog & FB Train Official Group. ‘ALFLT’ is short for A Love For Layout Templates (just in case you didn’t know) 🙂

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I’ve used my template to make a couple of layouts.

For this one I used June Vibes Kit from Rachel Etrog
I altered the template here. Don’t be afraid to change the template to suit your own needs and style. I used Dandelion Days Kit from Forever Joy Designs

Are You Celebrating?

With the Queen’s Platinum jubilee happening this weekend in the UK. I’m wondering, how are you all celebrating? I would love to know what you are doing. Even if you are not celebrating at all!

I’m not much of a Royal follower. But the queen has been on the throne for as long as I’ve been alive! So I am happy to see the bunting going up and the Union Jacks flying. We are not having a street party or a garden party. But we are going to the pub. They are marking the occasion with a party and live music. It should be fun.

People outside of the UK. What do you make of our Royal Family? Do you like them or are you not bothered? I’d be interested to know.

To mark the occasion, I did something different (for me) I made a digital scrap booking kit! I’ve called it ‘So British’ and it’s crammed with bright, patriotic colours ( the kind I usually shy away from lol)! Plus some really fun elements. So if you are planning on having photos to scrap. Maybe you could try it out? It’s free when you purchase the ‘So British’ Template. I’ve made the template to be more like a quick page really. It has papers and elements already there for you. But, of course, you can swap them out and use an entirely different kit if you prefer.

However you are spending this long weekend. I hope you have a happy, memorable, scrap-able time!

Just click on the image to go to the store:)

Look at how Claire, CT member, used the template. I love how she swapped out the papers and made it her own. She also only used one photo!

Thank you so much for visiting and reading.

Thoughts on ‘My Simple Scrapper’

I am so chuffed to have been chosen as Featured Designer on the Simple Scrapper site for May. They have developed some sweet templates based on my designs, and they’re fab! I also did an interview for their blog. But I don’t think they’ve published it yet. Watch this space I guess!

The site was set up by Jennifer Wilson. It’s a community based site. Offering encouragement, tutorials, zoom crops, templates & sketches, memory keeping tips & ideas and loads more. Jennifer also does an amazing podcast that I am addicted to!.

I am currently taking part in the Orientation class. Which encourages you to think about why you scrapbook, identify your goals and complete assignments! I’m really enjoying it. It’s super motivating for me.

I have been given free membership for three months because I am a featured designer. It really is the most wonderfully warm and friendly site. BUT. Here’s the thing. Membership is usually 24.99 (dollars) for 1 Month – or 199.00 Annually.

So I’m pretty sure I won’t be able to afford it long term. I am gutted because I really love the interaction, encouragement and inspiration from all of the staff and members. So I’m just wondering, is anyone else a member? Would you consider joining? I cannot stress how much I would recommend this site. I just cannot afford it.

Here’s a layout I did for one of the assignments. It’s all about the love between Poppy dog and Matt’s girlfriend, Sol. I used Outdoor Adventures kit from Humble & create, and I’m pretty sure I’ll make a template out of it eventually!

Thank you for visiting and reading. My next post will be bringing you details of a Blog Hop that I am taking part in and I have a free template for you.

Wild & Free Blog Hop FREEBIE!

Welcome to my Blog and my first Blog Hop FREEBIE!

I hope that you are all well and looking forward to iNSD.

The Independent Digital Scrapbook Designers FB Group (INDIE Designers) are bringing you this awesome blog hop.

Who are we? A collective of digital scrapbooking kit/template designers who run our own shops. We love the independence but have come together to collaborate, learn from each other and share with you all.

If you are an independent digital scrapbooking designer and want to join us, check out the new Facebook group Independent Digital Scrapbooking Designers started by Jennifer Conlon. We would love your input and your questions. Look for more from us in the future!!

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Click on the image to download this template and be sure to collect all of the other goodies from the other Blogs. Everything is FREE!

Enjoy our Blog Hop, and if you get lost. Head back to The Practical Scrapper to find your place again.

You came from….J. Conlon and Sons ***** Your next stop…..Megan Scott


Look at what my talented Creative Team & Guest CT Members did with this template! And I couldn’t resist making a layout featuring Poppy Dog. Using The Practical Scrapper’s gorgeous kit from the Blog Hop.