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Using the national stamping month stamp set and Laughing Lola paper and string. Recipe: The front of the card measures 7inch by 5inchs I have used purple paper from the Laughing Lola paper packet. The Laughing Lola Gold outside squares measure 1.5inch by 1.5inch The middle rectangle measures 1.5inch by 2 inchs. Cut a small strip of paper for the bottom of the card and 2 pieces of string. I have stuck the string on the inside of the card. The stamps I have used are from National Stamping Month - You are My Happy. They come in a set of 3 sheets of stamps for $15 when you spend $75.   Visit my website to purchase this stamp set and products I have used:

How I got into papercrafts

What I like most about doing scrapbooking, I enjoy catching up with friend(s). Bouncing ideas of one and other. "Does this work with that picture etc". This is my time to chill out from the busyness from the day to day activities with littlies at home. My littlies love to see what I have created in their albums. The joy on their faces are delightful.

My very first scrapbook course my mum dragged me along to with my first baby only a few months old. I learnt the basics at a local college course.  My mum then took me along to a full day workshop the following January.  I loved it so much, it was my day out for me to do something creative, and to refuel my energy tanks. While Dad or the grandparents looked after the littlie.  I then started going along to monthly workshops.  I could even take my baby number 2 along, while she was being breastfeed and wasn't crawling around.  These workshops were so much fun.

I hosted a couple of Creative Memories parties.  Which enthus…
I am so excited that I have signed up as a Close To My Heart Consultant!! Visit my website Cannot wait to receive my Consultant kit. Then I get to play with Close To My Heart products. The Consultant website is amazing, they have fabulous training available to consultants. They encourage a social media presence. They give your website for no extra cost. Will have a play doing some digital scrapbooking using Studio J. Will pop up a post in the next few days.
My very first ever Blog Post!!!! I am so excited about starting a blog. Welcome to Paper Crafts with Marloes. I love to Scrapbook, make cards and make things out of paper. I am so excited about the fact that Close to My Heart is coming to New Zealand in the first week of September 2013. They have been around in the U.S for about 30 years. They are offering affordable Paper crafts products. Products such as stamping!!!, scrapbooking products!!!!, Cricut cartridges, off the page embellishments. Want to see more see the product guide. Yesterday I created 30 odd baby thank you cards. Below are two picture: