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A labelling error occured in the Spring issue of Canadian Scrapbooker magazine – in the Passport to Creativity section.  Not just on one of the pages – but perfectly incorrect – on all three!  I probably could not have done it that way had I planned it! These three wonderful ladies from Manitoba Lisa Tottle Amber Dutka and Cathy Schellenberg …were kind enough to let us into their scrapbooking worlds – and we messed it up!  The layouts do not belong with the artists.  We are so very very sorry! Please take a minute to visit our website where we have posted an apology and where the layout credits are given to their rightful artists. Once again Lisa, Amber and Cathy – we are very sorry Kind Regards

We are saying good-bye to Leica Forrest here at Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine. Leica’s contributions to our magazine over the last few years have been tremendous – both in terms of her designs, her energy and her support.  All of us here at Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine wish her so much success in her future endeavours. From the bottom of our hearts  – best wishes to you Leica Lots of Love

Canadian Scrapbooker wants to see and publish your work. If you have an unpublished, original layout that you want to share with others across Canada, please send it to us! It’s simple. Below you’ll find a quick guide on how to submit your work. Call For FALL – Deadline April 15, 2011 We are currently looking for pages in the below themes: Layouts that use the colour BROWN Layouts that have the following themes or use products that reflect Wrappers – candy wrappers, chocolate wrappers, etc. Vegetables Layouts that are inspired by playing cards, or that use cards, or have a playing card theme Gifts for teachers General Fall and Back to School Projects or layouts that have a recipe on them for our Scrappin Snacks Projects that use bleach on them Layouts that use a form of canvas on them We are also looking for that perfect photo for…

Connie and I took more photos of each other this CHA then we ever did before!!!!!!  Here are just a few! Here Connie is enjoying a Martini in the Cosmo Cricket Booth…. While I was putting the final touches on a felt pillow in the EK Success Martha Stewart booth….. Connie then made her way to the Magenta booth where she enjoyed a beautiful meal and a tiny glass of wine…. I on the other hand was admiring the cute little bird house in the Nikki Sivils booth!!!! Just another day at the office here at Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine 🙂 Life is good!

What a whirl wind!  In and out of LA in a blink of an eye!  I absolutely love CHA – walking around the trade show floor is one of the biggest forms of inspiration!  Man oh Man there are some extremely creative people out there! Here Cathie Allan and I are just getting started!!!!!! There are many great products to report on and I have a ton of photos to share…but wanted to start with just one….from Clip It Up! A few days ago I posted about this new storage system…..I LOVE IT!  Here the designer and owner of Clip It Up! Renee is striking a pose for us!  Not only is Renee incredibly talented she is just a super duper nice person!!!!  Fantasticly innovative storage solution that is a MUST HAVE! More photos tomorrow for other great finds from CHA!

Hoooray!!!  Here is a Canadian Scrapbooker SNEAK PEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!! This might very well be one of my favourite covers!!!! The photo is by Jessica Lute and the layout is designed Jamie Harder!  Thanks so much ladies for sharing your gorgeous work with us!!!!!! The birdhouse are designed by – big one – Susan Weckesser and – the small one – Leica Forrest!  Very talented ladies!!!!!!! Thanks for peeking!

are the wonderful people who make them! Every year Canadian Scrapbooker makes around 300 Christmas cards to send to all the wonderful people we work with. Creating one is super duper fun – reproducing 299 of them can be a challenge! I am soooooooooooo lucky to have the help of my family!  Christoph is a fantastic stamper! He stamped out 600 poinsettias using a Frog’s Whiskers Ink stamp and Clearsnap pigment ink! My Dad is also a scrapbooker at heart!  This year he helped my mom cut out all the poinsettias and adhered them to the fronts of all the cards! My Mom did so much on these cards and I never took one single picture!!!!!!!!!!!  Sorry Mom! The inspiration for this card came from the very talented Cathie Allan Cathie used the same stamp to create the flowers on this layout of her beautiful daughter!  When I saw the flowers I instantly…

YAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO this winter 2010 marks our 5th birthday!  5 Fantastic years here at Canadian Scrapbooker!!!! We have a few things up our sleeves to celebrate – including ……. ….this gorgeous limited edition front cover!!!!!!!  This front cover is SPECIAL – it is only for subscribers! The content is the same as the regular issue – just the cover is different – A BIG THANK YOU TO our SUBSCRIBERS!!!!! If your not a subscriber and really want this front cover – SUBSCRIBE within the next10 days to be sure you do not miss this limited edition! Oh ya – did I tell you that if you are a subscriber as of Feb 28th 2011 – you are automatically entered in to win a $1000.00 scrapbooking prize package!!!!!!!! Whatchya waiting for?:) Cheers