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Each and every week, we look back in time and remember the beautiful art of our late friend and colleague Christy Riopel. Christy’s designs are timeless. So many of her creations from way back when continue to inspire us today. This week we are looking back to the Winter 2013 issue of Creative Scrapbooker Magazine. In this issue, Christy wrote a feature article on pocket scrapbooking. At the time pocket scrapbooking was just breaking ground and one of the hottest scrapbooking trends.  Who knew that this awesome form of memory keeping would continue to be a trendy way to scrapbook even today.  Pocket scrapbooking has undoubtedly, stood the test of time! Here is Christy’s article along with two projects that were featured in this article – enjoy. Have a wonderful Saturday everyone. In loving memory of Christy Riopel – we continue to raise money for the Christy Riopel Art Scholarship.…

Check out Desiree’s take on the May sketchy challenge SUPPLIES:Simple Stories patterned paper, Prima Marketing metal embellishment, May Arts ribbon, Tombow Xtreme Adhesive. Page pocket scrapbooking is made so easy when using Simple Stories patterned paper! For this layout Desiree used the Hey Pop collection. Desiree used May Arts Ribbon for a little accent here and there.   Everything was stuck together using Tombow Xtreme Adhesive We would love to see your take on our monthly sketchy challenge! CLICK HERE to join the fun! Have a wonderful Monday everyone!

Today we welcome Sylvie Hoobanoff as our guest blogger, who will share some fabulous graduation layouts she has completed for her daughter. Hi there! My name is Sylvie Hoobanoff and I’m very happy to share a project I’ve been working on with you today. I live in beautiful Canal Flats, BC with my husband of 25 years. This fall we became empty nesters when our 18 year old daughter, Julia, went away to college and our 17 year old son, Nick, went away to play Junior B hockey. Now that my car pooling days are over, I am hoping to find more time for my passion of paper crafting and scrapbooking. My daughter graduated high school in June 2014. After the two day event, I had over 100 photos to scrapbook! There were professional photos, personal photos that I took and even some I borrowed from my daughter’s friends from…