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Hello Crafty Friends! It’s me, Fairuz Fabiha here from Craftivation. Sweater weather has already arrived and maybe you are here reading this blog with a warm cup of coffee but we all know that nothing can feel warmer than our “Home, Sweet Home” in this weather with little touches of The Robin’s Nest Dewdrops! I love Fall. The gorgeous colors of fall have always inspired me to incorporate those colors on my projects. So being inspired by those amazing colors, today I’ll be sharing with you, how I created this stunning faux wood mixed media wall-hanging home decor! Oh, that was a bit of a mouthful, lol! Step by step process: At first, I cut three strips of cardboard of the same length and width. Punched some holes for tying rope afterward.  Covered the cardboard strips with tissue paper to add wooden texture. Painted the strips with dark brown paint to give it a…

CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) holds one of the biggest crafting trade shows in the world. At these shows many crafting companies release and display their latest and greatest products – the winner of this prize package will receive a little taste of the latest products from 45 different crafting companies!!! YAHOOOO!!! It is DAY#9 of a Taste of CHA featuring Creative Memories, Maya Road, The Robin’s Nest, Canuck Crafts and Melissa Frances How it works 1. This contest is all about giving our sponsors some LOVE! 2. During the next  9 days (Jan 30 – Feb 7th) you need to visit 45 of the HOTTEST scrapbooking manufacturers on facebook LIKE their pages or FOLLOW their blogs. Joining their communities will keep you informed of all things good in the scrapbooking industry! What will you win – A TASTE OF CHA sample pack worth  over 1000.00$ of the latest product released…

Today on our blog we welcome Bev Code, a talented paper crafter who is going to share her wonderful designs that are all based on our September Sketchy Challenge. Hi, I am Bev Code, and I am super excited to be a Guest Designer on the Canadian Scrapbooker Blog. I was new to online scrapping since April 2009. There were so many amazing sites that were my learning curve to this amazing world of scrapbooking. I am a wife, mother and gramma that loves being retired and now have time to scrap to my heart’s content. I love scrapbooking along with fun things it entails like online friends, forums and Facebook. All these provide the knowledge and inspiration used when creating. The learning process has been interesting, and along the way I have been fortunate enough to join many design teams which feed my passion for the craft, and it allows…

It is DAY#10 of a Taste of CHA featuring Unity Stamp Co., The Robin’s Nest, Willow & Washi and Karen Foster Design How it works 1. This contest is all about giving our sponsors some LOVE! NO sponsors NO prizes! 2. During the next 12 days (Feb 11 – 22) you need to visit 41 of the HOTTEST scrapbooking manufacturers on facebook LIKE their pages and say CS SENT ME. Joining their communities will keep you informed of all things good in the scrapbooking industry! What will you win – A TASTE OF CHA sample pack worth  over 1000.00$ of the latest product released by each of the 41 sponsors this past Jan at CHA!!!!!!!!!! WOWZERS! Lets get started! #1 – Unity Stamp Co. – gorgeous stamps to play with!!! Visit Unity Stamp Co. on facebook – CLICK HERE – say hello from us. *Please do not continually post the same comment on the facebook walls…

The March Sketch is up and running! Here it is created by the wonderful Sue Sykes! Here is Sue’s take on the Sketch! Supplies list:  Bazzill and DCWV cardstock; Robin’s Nest patterned paper; Martha Stewart Crafts, EK Success and Kreaxions punches; Cricut die cutting machine and Songbird font; Prima and miscellaneous flowers; unknown pearl halves; May Arts ribbon; Maya Road trinket pins; Canson photo corners; Cosmo Cricket letter stickers; Heidi Swapp chipboard heart. Visit our sketchy gallery for more inspiration and to upload your version of the sketch!  Can’t wait to see! – CLICK HERE to get started!

Check out Jodi Wilton’s take on our Jan sketchy featuring My Little Shoebox Supplies Used:  Patterned Paper:  My Little Shoebox; Cardstock: Bazzill; Burlap and Dew Drops: Robin’s Nest;  Pink Twine: Karen Foster Designs;  Spray Ink: Stephanie Barnard ColorBox by Clearsnap & Heidi Swapp Colorshine;  Ink: ColorBox by Clearsnap;  Button: Bella Blvd.; Alpha Stickers: My Little Shoebox & American Crafts; Tool:  Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Punch; Ek Success Corner Rounder; Hearts by Spellbinders. Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L EZ Runner by 3L;  Beacons Fabric Tac; Glossy Accents by Ranger; Best Creations Inc Foam Tape . Jodi based her layout on this sketch created by Sue Sykes We want to see your take on this month’s sketch! Visit our gallery – CLICK HERE Get your sketchy on!