As we jump into the Festive Season …..


As we all prepare for Christmas and the holidays I am not sure how much scrapping has been done, but I know there will be many photos taken in the next few weeks and these will keep us busy in the new year.

I thought I would share a few pages I have created using some of the newer stencils.

Below is a page using a pre-cut page, the ‘Noisette’ stencil and some of the Wood Texture paper.  This is a great little pack as it can be used with any theme.


Wood Texture paper pack (8)



Having completed the page I wondered how I could have missed the bright orange cone in one of the photos – nothing is beyond ‘fixing’ in scrapping so  …..



A small circle punch in the same colour card as the background, embossed with the same embossing folder (Spinning Top) and chalked.  To balance the page I added a second one on the left-hand side of the page too.  The circle had to be cut into two sections to accommodate the fold in the pre-cut page.


Voila – now I am  happy.

The next page I created was to show how items brought back from a holiday can be incorporated into the page.  I am often asked how this can be done.  Of course, it depends on the size of the item too.  Here I have done a page at the beginning of the album with the idea of incorporating the ‘Voyage’ information we received on the trip.


I created the front page using the ‘Travel Kit’ and cut the page into the shape for the flap.  I used general photos of the ship for this cover.  I used the AZZA metallic paper and the embossing folder Icicles – EMB 003.


For the inside spread I used the same stencil and incorporated the ‘items’ where I could.


A second page using one of my favourite stencils Porto-Valparaiso.


Here I incorporated one of the ‘Swizzle sticks’ from the bar.  The little stamped image is one of the stamps included in the AZZA Travel Kit.

This last page of mine I only had two photos to work with and neither were of really good quality, but I am happy with the result.


I have used the ‘Dessert’ tag off one of AZZA’s new A4 Printed Sketch Sheets, they are great to incorporate onto a page.

The ‘Childhood Memories’ sheet below is very versatile and can be used on so many different themed pages.

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Childhood Memories – A4 printed sketch sheet $3.15

And for Christmas – Christmas magic.

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AZZA Christmas Magic A4 Sketch sheet

The new one out in January is part of the new School Theme Kit:



AZZA Printed Sketch Sheet – School

These are so easy to use, you literally cut them out and pop them onto your page!

With Christmas around the corner a few pages from Europe:


Beautiful page by Valerie Rots using the Essential stencil and the AZZA Christmas Theme decorations.


Christmas Patchwork stamp set – TAM1014.  $33.50


A page by Isabelle Thunus using the Noisette stencil and the ‘Christmas Magic’ Theme Kit – Kit 3008.  $70.00


AZZA Christmas Magic Theme Kit

I have found a lovely web page on AZZA creations, I was looking for some card ideas and came across it.  Unfortunately I cannot find the name of the Creator, but here are a few samples made with the AZZA Christmas Magic Theme products.




Do pop along to the website and take a look, she also has a link to ‘videos’ for AZZA.

AZZA Ideas From Europe

Our new stencil for January is ‘Everest’ – a new Trio Stencil.


As with all our Trio Stencils, these are for use on both the large scrapping pages and the AZZA Accordion sheets.

Audrey Vast has produced a great little number with this The Everest Theme Kit.  For a full view do go along to her website.


The cover she created using the new Autumn Theme products:




All products she has used are to be released in Australia in January.



A lovely page created by Vanessa Bronckart, Europe using the Everest Trio.

On that note, with snow in the Northern Hemisphere we celebrate Christmas in Australia with the sun :


I would like to thank you for your support during the year and hope you have all enjoyed the creations I have shared with you.  I would also like to thank those whose pages I have shared on my blog, so many very talented Ladies out there.

I send you Christmas Blessings wherever you may be:




See you all in the New Year


Greetings from Sydney, Australia




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Spring is in the Air

We have had two wonderful stencils released in Australia recently, these should keep you scrapping well into the Christmas holidays.

I have found demonstrations by Dominique Spirlet for both of them.

The first stencil ‘Essential’ Demonstration:


Essential stencil – GAB 722

Demo on Essential Stencil by Dominique

The second demonstration by Dominique is for the new release ‘Noisette’.  This stencil comes with pre-cut pages.


Noisette Duo Stencil – GAB 724

Demo for Noisette by Dominique

Hilary Hamilton, our Team Leader in Victoria  has created the following page with the new Noisette stencil and the pre-cut pages.  Hilary is in Inverleigh, Victoria, please contact her if you are in the area and would like a class.  Her details are on the AZZA web page.





If you had portrait photos, swing your pre-cut pages around – herewith a sample page by Audrey Vast, Europe.


With Christmas around the corner, one great idea for someone ‘who has it all’ and likes to cook, is a recipe book.  Deb Byrne, our Team Leader in Tasmania has created a beautiful book and has shared it with us.  Deb has a Facebook page, you may like to pop in for a visit.

Deb’s Facebook page









AZZA Cutting Dies ‘Square Scroll Frames’ – Die 058  $35.00



AZZA Cutting Dies ‘Scrolls’ – Die 027  $30.00

Note Deb has not cut any of her photos into shapes, she has used different sizes of photos though.  She has used paper, punched circles, printed AZZA sheets, stamps and shapes cut with the AZZA Cutting Dies.  The recipe book is also an AZZA product.

The ‘Recipe’ Large stamp set is shown below.


TAM – 0007


‘Recipes’ Silhouette Figures – PAP 1031

I found a few lovely Title Pages as I was ‘surfing the net’ I thought I would share with you.


Beautiful page by Chantalouscrap using the Celebration stencil and the Travel theme kit.


Lovely page by Chouette, Europe using ‘The Travel Book’ stencil, decoration stencil and a collection of lace figures coloured in tones to suit the page.


Lastly, a page by Floscrap using Porto-Valparaiso Stencil and the Nautical Stamp set.

I love the decoration behind the little aeroplane figure …. looks like it is flying along.  You could use the little aeroplane from the AZZA Silhouette Figure range ‘Sunset’.


PAP 1048


I will end this blog with some photos of recent classes held in Turramurra, Sydney.

If you have not been to a class, do pop along to one it is a great morning.  You will get your pages done, learn something new – have a morning of fun with ‘like-minded’ Ladies and there is always a cuppa and something nice to nibble on.



Hazel created a lovely page with the Maldives stencil with some great decorations.


Note how she has used different colours whilst using the ‘School’ texture stencil.  In her other ‘block’ that needed decoration she inked the background and then, once again, used the school ‘Texture’ stencil this time inking the bricks.  This gives it more depth.  The ‘cut-out’ is from the School Stamp set which she has then enhanced with pens and chalks.


Sue was working away with the new stencil ‘Essential’ – using one of the layouts in the magazine as a starting point.


Lovely end product!!  See how you can adapt the sample image to your needs.


Liz was working on the Celebrations stencil.


Helen’s lovely page was created with the Maldives stencil, she used the ‘Nautical’ decoration stencil to finish the page off.


Lynne was using the other half of the Maldives stencil, she finished her page off with the little vehicles from one of our earlier decorative stencils with a line of sand below them for some texture on the page.


Work in progress, Joy was using the new Essentials stencil and the pre-cut pages.


In my last blog I showed you a decoration by ‘So Scrap’ of Europe for some inspiration – I will show you my re-creation of her idea!


The perfect ‘gap’ on my page for So Scrap’s delightful decoration.



I used the ‘Marshmallow’ stencil to create this page.


So Ladies, if you don’t think you are good at decorations …….  do look through your magazine, look on-line and begin with an idea and make it your own on your page!



Happy Scrappin’




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A page is not quite done until the decorations are complete

Good morning

Many of us find decorating our pages a little daunting – the way to begin is to look at other pages that have been created, look at the decorations and try them yourself.  This can be done by purchasing one of the AZZA booklets which always come with the most amazing sample layouts, or the easiest and most accessible place – online.  I have a gallery on this blog and try to post layouts to inspire you but there is always Facebook, Pinterest and many others.

Lyn’s Pinterest Page – Decorations


AZZA Focus books can be found on our website under the category ‘Publications’

You could also ask your Consultant to give you a class on Inks, chalks, stamps, etc.   Every AZZA Consultant is well trained and would always be happy to run a class for a group of Ladies wanting to learn something new.

Most of us have so many stamps, inks, chalks, pens and all the other crafty goods that we continue to accumulate, now is  your chance to begin using them.  Please do remember the AZZA philosophy – less is best, you need to showcase your photos, not hide them behind the decorations.  The decorations should always be in the same ‘tones’ as the photos so as not to take the eye off the photos when you look at the page.

AZZA creates stamps, figurines and decoration stencils with each theme, do use them together to create your little ‘scenes’.


Here, the Creator ‘So Scrap’ in France has used both an AZZA decoration figure and AZZA Decorative stencil to create this little scene.  Note how she has varied the colours when she has used the decorative stencil and then highlighted it with a white pen.  The figure has also been coloured in the tones of the page and cut!  Quite often we forget we do not have to use the whole ‘shape’.  The little piece of string completes the scene.  If you have the ‘Nautical’ theme products at home, go ahead and give it a go!


Nautical silhouette figures


Decorative stencil ‘Nautical’ GAB 582

I couldn’t possibly show you the decoration and not the lovely page ……


Note her second decoration using the AZZA Nautical decoration stencil, she has also highlighted the shape with the white pen and created a ‘sea’ below the shape for it to ‘sit’ on.  She has used the AZZA Mauritius stencil to create the page.


The decoration above is a combination of an AZZA stamp, silhouette figures, a punched out circle and an AZZA embossing shape.  Note how the chalking creates the frame for the scene and the highlights on the stamped bicycle using a white pen.

Now to show you Celine’s page creation with a combination of decorations, all with the same theme.




A beautiful set of pages using the AZZA Mirage stencil and the Round Lace Frames cutting dies.


AZZA Cutting Dies – Round Lace Frames.  Die 006


Now to a page by Mimouscrap using the AZZA Japanese Spring Theme products.


Below she shows us a close-up of her decoration, note how the stamped decoration has been enhanced with chalks and pens.  Always enhance your stamped image with chalks and pens to bring it alive.  Once again,  it sits on a chalked background.


Below is a different use of the same products on a page.  Here the stamps have been stamped on an AZZA Cutting die shape.  A lot of detail on this one,  it is beautiful.


Here a ‘lace figure’ has been coloured and hung off an AZZA wooden scroll.  Note the little white dots add to the scene.  These are all little ideas for you to play with.


Another wonderful AZZA theme is the ‘Walk in the park’ set.  The stamps set is so versatile and can be used with so many themes.  This would be a good one to get if you don’t already have it.


Walk in the Park – Tam oo20

Below a little scene has been created using a few stamps together.  Note how it sits on a chalked background and the lamp post also ‘sits’ on  a base – using pens.


A lovely pre-cut Mirage page by Christine Ronsin using the Walk in the Park theme to create a Title page.  Note how the light in the lamp has been highlighted.  The scene is ‘brought together’ with the circle.  By not making the circle a continuous line, it is not too ‘heavy’.


Pink birds, blue birds …..Rosalie has created a lovely page here using the Mirage stencil and the Walk in the Park stamps.  Note how she has coloured in the stamp to bring it to life and once again it ‘sits’ on a shaded in area.  Note the use of ‘dots’ with the decorations on both Christine and Rosalie’s pages.


A page by Christelle, idscrap, Europe.  How beautiful is this little scene.  Note how the biggest tree has been stamped a little lighter, this has been done by using lighter colours and not pressing quite as hard as with the two other images.


Lastly a few decorations by Christine Caparros using the same set of AZZA stamps.


Herewith Christine’s page using the AZZA Toronto stencil.  I love the use of a detailed boat on the one page and the lighter image on the second.




Pages can be completed with just chalking/inking.  This cute little page by Celine has been completed with chalking, a few lace figures and a few lines.  Very simple, but it completes the page.


The page below has been completed with papers, note the lighter paper cut-outs have been embossed, both have been inked and then on the page:  inking and a few pen highlights.  One small stamped image,  I love this page!!  But then I am from Africa.



Another page by Be Creativa where she has completed her page with inking – to frame the page and then a simple stamp down the one side.  The tag has the same theme and she has used a lace figure on this.


Japanese Texture Mini Stamp TAM 538

Texture stencils are also a good way to finish off a page if you do not want to do too much.

They fill in the corners between photos and can also create a nice line for the eye to follow.

A few of the AZZA Texture stencils available are:


Christmas on Ice Texture stencil – GAB 237


Celebrations Texture stencil – GAB 251


Plants Texture stencil – GAB 253

and the latest one to arrive in Australia …..


Farm Texture stencil – GAB 252

Below is a set of pages by Cathy Pirson, showing the use of a texture stencil.


On the front page Cathy has used her texture stencil from her photos outward towards the edge of her page but on the second page she has used the texture stencil from the ‘outside’ of the page toward the middle to complete the shape of the stencil.


Cathy has used the AZZA Essential stencil for her pages.


On her back page she has not used the Plants texture stencil, but the AZZA Embossing folder. She has used inks to complete the shape of the stencil.  Using the texture stencil will give you a heavier look, using the inks on their own will give you a lighter decoration.

One last decoration by Christine in Europe …  what fun.  Created with the AZZA stamps and Decorative stencils all telling the story of the pages that follow!!



Thought I would leave you with a U-Tube clip of Dominique Spirlet creating an Accordion Album.  She uses chalking, inking and pens for the decoration – do take a look and see how you can use these techniques on your pages.



Creating an Accordion Album with Dominique

Happy Scrappin’






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Apologies ….. herewith the second half of the blog!

I have also created a double page using the Marshmallow stencil.  This was a ‘vertical’ double page.  First the front ‘Title’ page ….


Inside spread …



I have used my own hand writing on the page.  I do think it is important to use your own hand writing on pages as it makes them more personal.  There are not always stamps or decoration stencils with just the right words, so do use your imagination.  If you are doing an album for your children I am sure they would love to have your writing on the pages in years to come to show their children.


This is also a page using the marshmallow stencil.  This layout is quite different from those above.  I have used the ‘Nautical’ stamp set on this page with Versamark ink and one 3D image.

For those of you that have the ‘Travel Book’ Kit set, here are a few pages.


My husband and I went on a cruise earlier in the year to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary, this was leaving Sydney harbour.  I do  apologise for the ‘pole’ sticking out the top of my head, but as you can see I did not take the photo and it was the only one I had of the two of us together.  I have used the AZZA ‘Sun’ embossing stencil on the darker blue paper.


Deb Byrne, our AZZA Consultant in Tasmania has also offered to share a few of her great pages with us.


Deb has used the AZZA ‘Brick’ embossing stencil on her layout, note how she has inked the embossed paper to create a greater texture.  The little ‘soldiers’ are from an AZZA Club decoration stencil.



Not quite sure what happened to the colours but the above pages are a set, the top being the title page and the bottom the inside spread.

Deb also created a page with the new ‘Lotus’ stencil, which is a 25 x 25 stencil.


Deb has used two AZZA stencils on this page, the smaller Lotus in the centre and the larger Caribbean stencil for the inking on the outside.


Do take a look at the AZZA 25 x 25 stencils, we have quite a few in our online catalogue.  You will find them under the ‘Stencil and Stencil Kits’ then ’25 x 25 Stencils’.

They fit perfectly onto the new 20 x 20 booklet AZZA has produced, great for gifts.


A few more layouts with the LOTUS stencil from AZZA Europe.





All the above pages are by AZZA Europe, I do apologise I cannot find the actual Artist for some of the pages I have shared with you.

The ‘Older’ stencil for today is a layout with Hawaii I found whilst surfing the net.  If you have Hawaii and haven’t used it in a while, do get it out and have a go!


I thought the following decoration was great for a Title page or just decoration on a school page.  The little pencils and the ‘graffiti’ background are from the AZZA ‘School’ theme kit.



‘School’ AZZA Theme kit  is ideal if you  have your kids or grandchildren’s school photos to scrap.

It is ON SALE at the moment, only $40.00 instead of $70.00.  Do pop along to our online website  –   ‘School’ Theme Kit

I always like to leave you with a page or two that you do not need a template for.


Thanks to Sylvie Alexandre for sharing this page.  The decoration stencil is from the new ‘Suns’ texture stencil duo and lace figurines.

Suns Texture Stencil Duo – GAB 258


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A great page from Floscrap which can be done without a stencil.  She has used the AZZA bicycle stamp (3D) and decoration stencil and AZZA sand for texture.

Hopefully I have given you some ideas you can work on.  With Christmas around the corner I will try and bring you some ideas for Christmas gifts and Christmas cards in my next blog.

Those of you that need a gift for ‘someone who has everything’  – think about framing an AZZA page, an Accordion album or one of the new  AZZA mini albums.  The 20 x 20 bound book I showed you above .  These are always great gifts and greatly appreciated as they are ‘one of a kind’ and the person receiving the gift knows how much work has gone into it.  (Hopefully!)



An Accordion album by Chantalouscrap.


The 20 x 20 Bound book by Scrapdenadge – I have only shown you the cover here, if you would like to see the whole book, using the new Saturn stencil do pop along to her blog.


And a page framed, thanks to AZZA Europe.

These gifts do take time to create so you need to begin your projects soon, don’t leave them to the last minute.

Happy Scrappin’


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Summer is Here

As we are heading  into our summer months, many of our AZZA Ladies in the northern hemisphere have just enjoyed their summer and are heading towards winter!   Even though it has been winter I am sure many of you headed off during the holidays and will have a lot of photos to scrap.

We have had a great new release in October:  Essential 

There is an October Basket Special PAN035 which includes Kit AZZA Studio Essential, pre-cut pages and an AZZA Club card – $69.50.



I do like this stencil and it is always fun when we can get the pre-cut pages as this makes us think a little outside the box.

I thought I would show you a few single photo layouts first, flipping the stencil around as we go!!


This one above is by scraptoutdoubs in Europe, a very simple page.


I love this layout by Rosalie, she has used the stamp that arrived with the latest magazine and the wonderful Garden Frieze stamp set TAM 1010 which is a very versatile set.


Now turn the stencil 90 degrees …….


A striking page I found on Pinterest saved by Mini Scrap..  I love the colours she has used in both paper and chalks to tone in with the photo.  She has also used the AZZA ‘Wood’ embossing stencil for texture.


Embossing Folder:  EMB 001.

The second page of this layout is below:


Now we can flip the stencil another 90 degrees:


Still looking at a single page layout by Christine Caparros.  Beautiful colour tones with a black and white photo.

Staying ‘upside down’ ………


Two pages from AZZA Europe …. so cute!!  These two little stamps that have been used for decoration have not been released in Australia yet.


Now back to a few pages using the pre-cut pages:



Lovely set of pages saved on Pinterest by Elizabeth Rose, not sure if she is the ‘Creator’.  Once again the ‘Wood’ embossing folder has been used together with the new set of ‘Holiday Destinations’ stamps TAM 0025 and an older set ‘Nautical’.




Another lovely set of pages by AZZA Europe.  This texture stencil has not been released in Australia yet, but is on the way.



Another lovely page saved by Mini Scrap above.  She has used the ‘Sun’ embossing stencil.


Another page saved by Mini Scrap.


Page by Sylvie using the new set of stamps, note the detail she completed her stamped image with.

I just had to add this set of pages as the detail on the ‘Holiday Destinations’ stamps are also excellent.  Note how different the stamped images look on each page.



Lastly, a set of pages I have done of Napier in New Zealand.



Herewith a few pages I have done using the Marshmallow stencil.  I have tried to show how different pages can look using the one set of stencils.


For the decoration on this one I have used the new Decoration Stencil

‘Gardening Decoration’ – GAB592.


I have also complete a double page using the Marshmallow stencil.  I have used my own hand writing on the page.  I do think it is important to use your own hand writing on pages as it makes them more personal.  There are not always stamps or decoration stencils with just the right words, so do use your imagination.  If you are doing an album for your children I am sure they would love to have your writing on the pages in years to come to show their children.




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Hello – I’m back in the land of the living

Hello Ladies

I do apologise for the lack of a blog, but I have not been well.  Feeling a lot better, I feel I can begin sending out some inspiration to you all and start scrapping again.

Our new Seasonal Catalogue has been uploaded onto the webpage – this covers product releases for August, September and October, so if you have not seen all the new products heading your way do pop along and take a look.  Contact your Consultant for further details they will always be happy to help.

New Seasonal Catalogue

The August release was the Stencil Marshmallow.  This is a 60 x 30 stencil, the first in this size to be produced.  For those of you that like  to use double pages, this is designed to make it easier.  Obviously, it is not only for double pages, you can use either side on your normal 30×30 pages.


Herewith some lovely sample pages, showing both double and single page layouts.

Page de scrap AZZA - Chat...shamallow

Page by Nolwenn Gaisnon, Europe.



Beautiful page by Ingrid Berthelot, Europe.


Lovely page by Sabine Lebrun, Europe.  Her decoration is always amazing.


Christelle at ‘idscrap’ in Europe.  Some more of her lovely pages later.

Note the lines of inking – beautiful idea.  The flowers are figurines from our Japanese Spring theme which seems to have popped up on a lot of the pages I have chosen to share with you.

shamallow le crotoy

A close-up of Marie’s decoration.  I love the attention to detail.

shamallow le crotoy déco

Below another page by Christelle, Europe.



Beautiful creation by Audrey Vast:



‘Multi-layer’ pages by Nathalie Macioszek, she has used AZZA’s new ‘SUNS’ Embossing folder. I love the tones on these pages.

Below a page by ‘Chantalouscrap’, Europe using 2 single pages.  Note her clever decoration below the top photo …… to continue the scene!


…. and don’t forget this stencil is also ideal for cutting out a ‘window’:

Pages by Creative ID, Europe.  The SUNS Embossing stencil has also been used on these pages, soon to be released in Australia.

Créative ID:

Créative ID:

In the catalogue you will see there are another 2 stencils being released in Australia soon:

Stencil:  LOTUS  This stencil is a little smaller than normal, 25 x 25 and is a SINGLE stencil.  It will fit the new small 20 x 20  spiral bound album AZZA is now selling. These are great for gifts, a holiday, new baby or wedding album.

The stencil is only $14.00


The idea is NOT to cut your photos too small with this stencil:

Réalisations gabarit Lotus:

Page de Scrap  - Rêves sur un petit nuage

I will post more images and ideas once this template has been released.

The other stencil available  will be released as part of a kit:


The kit includes illustrated info sheets, printed layouts, 1 sheet with Silhouette Figures, 1 large decorative stencil, 1 shape stencil, 6 album pages 30x30cm and 1 folder/ album 30×30.

It will cost $70.00

Page by Floscrap using a single photo.


Page by Nadege Mascarte, Europe.

Page de Scrap -En route pour une balade en mer


Christine Caparros creates a page with beautiful colour tones.


If you are on Facebook do pop along to her page   Creation Titou Pat’Scrap,she has a beautiful collection.  Thanks for sharing your page with us.

I think we are going to love this stencil, very versatile.

Note how the AZZA Squirrel stamp has been used on the page behind.



Looking back   …………………….

Here are some lovely layouts I found along my travels through cyberspace using some of the older AZZA stencils.  Dig them out and get scrapping!

Paris-Istanbul is still one of my favourite stencils!  Timeless.  Here ‘Chantalouscrap’ from Europe shares her African page with us.  She has used a double page.



Note the cut-out in the front page.  The little ‘vehicle’ has not been released in Australia yet but is coming!!

She has also created a beautiful set of pages with Sofia-Lima and the pre-cut pages:





Pop along to her blog:  Chantalouscrap Blog to take a closer look.  I love her work and she is happy to share it with Australia!

Christelle, ID Scrap in Europe has created the following pages using the AZZA Joue Kit.





Below, beautiful pages using Porto-Valparaiso and the versatile AZZA stamp from the Japanese Spring range.

Gabarit photo Porto Valparaiso:

Gabarit photo Porto Valparaiso:




Below is a page by Isabelle in Europe using TORONTO.  She has also used one of the stamps from AZZA’s Japanese Spring theme kit.




… and I always like to give you one layout where you don’t have to use a stencil, so herewith another page by Isabelle.


With a little ‘pull out’ for a Title or journalling.


Staying with our Japanese Spring theme, a few cards made using these products.

Beautiful cards made with AZZA’s Japanese Theme Kit – by Au Bazar des Idees, Europe.

As you know, I love the Accordion Albums – they make such wonderful gifts.  Herewith one ‘Chantalouscrap’ has created using one the new  Trio  Stencils ‘Peace‘, last time I shared with you her ‘Pleasure’ Album.

Well, I think that should be enough to get some ideas going.  Thanks to all the amazing Ladies who are happy to share their pages with us.

Happy Scrappin’




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Winter is here – Cold nights and lots of scrapping

I thought I would begin the blog with a great video clip of Dominique Spirlet showing us how to use the new Mirage template.  It is great to see more demos being uploaded for us all to share – don’t get too exhausted with the music!!  Rather hectic for scrapping methinks!

A lot of fun has been had with this template, there are just so many options.  Do use the pre-cut pages for some fun on your page:

This is a lovely page by Carine Vanheste – so simple but beautiful in the simplicity.


Page created by Sylviane  Scrap in Europe using the pre-cut pages and the new set of stamps ‘WALK IN THE PARK’ that I just love.  They will be a classic in anyone’s collection. Who would have thought – a pink park bench – but it works!!!



Before Autumn slips by ……..


I am sure a few of you will recognise these shapes from our older AZZA Decoration stencils.


Those of you that have your Autumn Theme kit – get it out and USE IT ….. now is the time.


Remember the grape leaves don’t always have to be green …..

PumpkinsAtelier Scrap 38

But they can be ……

Duo Porto-Valparaiso 1 Atelier Scrap 38

GrapesAtelier Scrap 38



Lovely page with the ‘World Celebration’ stencil and Autumn colours.  A lot of Folk have asked me if this is still available, sadly NO, but we are hoping it will be re-released later in the year as it was so popular.


A dear little stamp I use often brought to life by Atelier Scrap in Europe.



Page created by idscrap, Europe using the Toronto stencil and the new stamp set

WALK IN THE PARK –  Large Stamps Set

TAM 0020   –  $ 33.50

I love the simple lines of the decoration.


I am a child of Africa,


I was born in Zimbabwe in Africa and lived there most of my life, I now live in Sydney Australia.  Pages of Africa always catch my eye.  I would like to share these with you .  Thank you Chantalouscrap for sharing with us.


Using the Celebration stencil and the wonderful Travel stamps.

‘On the Road’ Diamond Stamps – Tam 0012.  $33.50


A beautiful front page using one of the older stencils – Ellipse.  Here she has used one photo on the page but look at the next one ….. wow …. colours of Africa!


I love both of them, so different.  For decoration she has used the ‘Mandala’ Decoration stencil –  GAB 577.

And now on to her double pages using Mauritius stencil and once again Mandala Decoration stencil.



BELOW:  Porto-Valparaiso duo stencils – GAB 708 and AZZA ‘Feathers’ – available in both stamps and decoration stencil.


For my new home, a beautiful page I found using the pre-cut pages of London-Rio and the AZZA leaves.  Single photo layout.


Whilst on single photos I found a few more to share with you –


Using the Sofia-Lima stencil and a little embossing.


This is an older stencil,  Espire – sadly no longer available but for those who have it, some inspiration.

‘Scrolls’ Self-adhesive figures – PAP 401


These can be used with ‘velvet powder’ or sand so can be any colour you wish!

I will end with a few samples using the new AZZA Trio stencils Peace and Pleasure.

Accordion Stencil Trio ‘PEACE’ – GAB 453





Accordion Stencil Trio ‘PLEASURE’

GAB 454








Tutorial on Accordion Album

Beautiful page using Accordion pages by Syl Scrap, Europe.


And finally, a page with a little bit of everything ….


The new Mirage stencil used for the embossed shape.

I do hope that leaves you with a whole lot of inspiration for the cold days and nights ahead when we can all just ‘hunker down’ and scrap.

Happy Scrappin’






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