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Wrapped & Ready

Most days I find a little spare time in the day to wire wrap seaglass treasures

One more,

brown wirewrapped seaglass

However these days I’m paper wrapping.

Paper Book Corsages 

Rustic Boutonnieres

I made these for a wedding this past summer here on the Island and my daughter told me I should make them and sell them.  So I put them in my Etsy shop called ScrapNWrap and they get a lot of attention.  This weekend I’ll be making a few more if it keeps raining. 

Have a wonderful weekend,




Strawberry Craft Magnets

So the town of Stratford in PEI was having a Strawberry Social last Saturday and if you set up a craft table related around Strawberries you could sell your wears and goods at no charge for the table.  

I needed a Strawberry theme so I headed to the dollar store because I’m frugal and creative.  I found a bag of red peddles, a roll of magnetic strip, and one piece of green paper.  The total cost was $2.50 that’s frugal.

I also had many hair clips at home so I turned the red peddles into strawberries, put black dots on them, glued a piece of magnet to the back and used my cricut cutter to cut the top of the strawberry from the cricut cartridge FROM MY KITCHEN.

How do you like these Strawberries?

I known! not exactly scrapbooking but close.  I used a red and white checkered table cloth, turned strawberry flowers into strawberries….yup it was a pretty good day.  Oh I almost forgot, I also took my treasure chest of sea glass with me, yup – un- huh

This is the mother load, she was heavy

treasure chest of sea glass

It was a great day! I had a chair set up and people stopped by sat down, picked sea glass and I taught them to wire wrap the full morning. This is my idea of going to work and having fun with what you do. 

Have a great weekend!

Scrapbook Cindy

Red Hats’n Pins

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Well after considerable effort we have to announce our Red Hats’n Pins are finished, bagged, tagged and ready to be put out onto the shelf in The Island Made Gift Shop for $5 each. These are so cute and will wear so nicely for all your Red Hatter outings. A tiny pin at the back will ensure the little hats go along with you everywhere.

Red hatter Pins

Scrapbook with these Red Hatter tags

Red hatter scrapbook tags

Tags tags tags

Red hat tag


Red hatter gloves and shoes

Purple and Red beads to make jewellery

Purple and red beads to make jewelry

A Pin, Red and Purple Bliss. 


Cindy ~00~

PE Island Scrapbook Page Layout

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No, I’ve not been that busy that I have been kept away all this time, I’ve just been enjoying my garden and then pulling weeds at all other times. Yesterday I made 4 batches of strawberry jam with the berries from our garden.  Four batches will probably last us, oh about 3 weeks between our Trailside Bed and Breakfast and also serving along side a cream tea at Grandma’s Tea Room in Prince Edward Island, Canada.  Busy busy busy, time for play.

This is a new border I’ve been working on for the Island Made Gift Shop

Border of Prince Edward Island

I made borders with journaling boxes and then figured there is nothing for the other side of the page so I changed it up a little and took out the journaling box and added a thin border for the opposite page.  I know this idea is going to work better and seemed to get the impression that a number of others like it also as I was selling them as I was making them on the table and they hadn’t been bagged and tagged yet.  Ok, got to run and work on the next one… Anne of Green Gables border

Happy Scrap’n,

Cindy ~00~

PEI Sea Glass & cards

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It’s no secret I love sea glass and there are trails of it everywhere I go these days.  Someone stopped by the  Tea Room this week and I thought nothing of taking them on a little tour, I remember hearing from behind, “holy cow look at the sea glass.”
Sea Glass Card

The weather here in PEI has been iffy, off and on rain has entered the days long enough to keep the ground wet enough you can’t play in the garden and longer to keep you from beachcombing.


Memories of PEI Sea Glass Cards Today I’d like to share with you a new card I made with elements of PEI.  If you look close enough, you will find pieces of sea glass, Island stone and shells.  I had a number of small pieces of driftwood to place on the cards but it was just too bulky.

 These cards were fun to make and so I made 25 of them and put them into the Island Made gift shop for



On a recent visit to Ottawa I stopped by Multi Crafts in the East End and picked up plastic window boxes.  These are squares about 2″ by 2″ and I also found plastic ovals.  I plan to put our red PEI sand, small beach shells, hand picked sea glass and maybe a little kelp in behind the windows and make shaker box cards; that would be something.  Once I get the first one done, I’ll be posting a picture of it for everyone to see.


Take care scrapbookers  

~Scrapbook Cindy


scrapbook studio

Remember to shop and buy local and keep small business alive. Visit my scrapbooking neighbour Angela, in Charlottetown at “The Scrapbook Studio” 47B Beach Grove Road, Ellen’s Creek Plaza, Charlottetown, PE. C1E 1K5   Phone: 902.370.4990

Paint Sample Crafts

If you’re anything like me! you hang onto what might be used another day. You also have a junk drawer with a few extra paint samples. You can’t part with them because the colours are pretty and the names on the pint chips remind you of places, “believe me I understand.”  Turn them into little pocket purse note pads shaped like matchbooks.

Matchbook mini notes

Paint samples turned into little note pads

Fun and easy to do crafts with re-used paint samples

Turn your unused paint samples into mini note books


Paint samples 

White sheets of card stock


Punches  to decorate

How to make a mini note pad:

1. cut your paper to 2″ by 2.5″

2. cut the paint samples to the same width

3. fold the bottom of the sample to 1/2 ” on the bottom (where stapled)

4. put 6 sheets of your cut paper inside fold

5. staple through all layers

6. fold the paint sample around the top of the note pad

7. trim the length then tuck in behind the stapled bottom

8. decorate the outside with rubber stamps, punches, or stuff from your junk drawer

If you can’t find me Funny that is because I’m busy being Frugal, either way I’m have Fun doing it.

Take care,

Scrapbook Cindy

Scrapbook Anne of Green Gables

Who is this Anne of Green Gables anyway? She’s an orphan who comes to live in a farming community on an Island. Not just any Island, but Prince Edward Island. Each summer Anne comes to life in the hearts and minds of  those who visit the historical Green Gables site. In Cavendish on a hill overlooking just a bit of Canada’s lovely land, you will find Green Gables, a homestead where Anne is remembered by thousands who come each year.

Scrapbooking Anne of Green Gables

paper doll Anne of Green Gables

The scrapbooking fun is ongoing in the studio, the scrapbooked memories are forever, and the licensed memorabilia of Anne of Green Gables are available in the Island Made Gift Shop. ~Scrapbook Cindy