Scrapbooking Memories

Scrapbooking Memories No. 20-2

Without a doubt, the one-stop source of inspiration for scrapbookers with loads of innovative designs, step-by-step guides, fresh ideas and the latest scrapbooking techniques. Brimming with innovative ideas and the latest trends from regular contributors, you’ll find pages of fabulous layouts, ‘how to’ sections with step-by-step instructions, interesting new techniques and workshop secrets. Project tutorials in every issue provide off-the-page projects that will add even more dimension to your papercrafting. Check out ‘Scrapshop’ for the hottest new product releases from all your favourite brands and ‘Trend spotting’ to keep one step ahead with the latest scrapbooking concepts. Showcased work in the Gallery sections list materials, design tips and budget saving ideas to really get those creative juices flowing.

Sunray Publications Pty Ltd


graphic 45

Diane Schultz – Designer and CEO “I’m passionate about being creative and eager to make it possible for others to find their creative voice. My background includes stints as a designer for McCalls, Simplicity, Vogue/ Butterick, Mattel Toy Company, which in some way led me what I do now. At 45 I went back to school and got my degree in graphic design – I named the company to celebrate that achievement.” Aimee Filimoehala – Director of Operations “I wear a lot of hats – business, marketing, operations, etc. and they’ve made me a pro at multitasking. When we launched Graphic 45 just six years ago we had no idea what was in store; working together as a family has been an amazing journey that we all feel so grateful to be a…


At the time of writing this Ed’s letter, it’s just after the holidays and the year is kicking off. Our Masters and Creative Team have already been hard at work producing some fabulous layouts for upcoming issues and I sense there’s renewed energy amongst our contributors. I love seeing that! I have to admit I wasn’t overly crafty over the holidays, unless you count all the time I spent colouring in with my STAEDTLER triplus fineliners as productive! This issue has some great reads in it; I was so excited discussing the features for this issue. Heather McMahon continues her look at the importance of art journaling – I’d love to hear from all of you about how you use yours, or if you’ve started one and the ways it’s inspired…

behind the scenes

This issue’s cover is Thankful by Kerrie Tuni. Materials: Paper – Maggie Holmes, American Crafts; Embellishments – Bazill, Prima Marketing Inc flowers, Maggie Holmes and Spellbinders Foliage die, watercolour paint, doily, brads, glitter Ed’s note: This layout is so bright and colourful, it really shows Kerrie’s personality. The flower embellishments are absolutely beautiful and complement the photo nicely. The application of the water colour paint is perfect, and really brings all the pieces of this layout together. YOU TELL US… We’d love to hear what you’d like to see in future issues of Scrapbooking Memories! Is it a specific technique, a gallery theme, a Q&A with upcoming artists, brand spotlights, events calendars or something else? Is there a feature you can never get enough of, or a layout you really loved? We’re keen to…


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layering techniques

Happy Days BY LEANNE NANKERVIS Materials: Paper – Bo-Bunny, Kaisercraft, Maja Design; Cardstock – Kaisercraft, Bazzill; Embellishments – Martha Stewart leaf punch, Dymo Labeller, Bo-bunny empherea, D-lish Scraps Journal Its, flowers, sequin bow and flair button, Kaisercraft stamps, die and sparklets, Prima Marketing Inc and Petaloo flowers, washi tape, paper doily. Moments BY LEANNE NANKERVIS Materials: Paper – Maja Design, Wedding order of service, old book papers; Cardstock –Bazzill; Embellishments – 49 Market and Darkroom Door stamps, Kaisercraft die, organza flower trim and transparencies, Tim Holtz ephemera, Prima Marketing Inc lace, stamps and bloom sprays, D-lish Scraps flowers, Michelle Grant pebble rock, Archival ink, Liquitex liquid inks, Martha Stewart leaf punch, Memory Maze chipboard, flowers, resins, paper doily, coffee. Layering is a way to have fun and play with interesting patterns, textures, shapes and images. It…

feminine layouts

Scrap Sistas BY SUE PLUMB Materials: Paper – Studio Calico, My Mind’s Eye, Crate Paper; Embellishments – Paper die cut ephemera and chipboard, Jillibean Soup alphas, Crate Cocoa Vanilla Studio snippet strips, wood veneer pieces and enamel dots, D-lish Scraps flair button, paper doily and wood veneer word arrow, Dylusions ink spray, Amy Tan roller phrase stamp, Staz On ink, Martha Stewart punches, twine, cotton thread, date stamp Fabulous BY SUE PLUMB Materials: Paper – Cocoa Vanilla Studio; Embellishments – Cocoa Vanilla Studio die cut ephemera, accessory stickers, flowers, flair button, and enamel shapes, Viva Las VegaStamps stamp, Staz On ink, paper doily, cotton thread, watercolour paints, date stamp, printed journaling Just because you are creating something feminine, does not necessarily mean it has to be pink or covered in flowers. Sure, it CAN be pink…