Sunday, November 13, 2005


Greetings! Well, I have heard about this blogging thing for awhile and thought why not try it out and see how it goes. I wasn't too sure what to do my Blog about at first, but as I was sitting down in my Scrap Room, I thought why not relate to my favourite hobby Scrapbooking. I enjoy being creative. This past weekend I went to the Circle Craft Fair at the Pan Pacific Hotel. I went with my creative friend Tara, a Jewlery artist and another friend Daryl, who is also very artistic in many different areas.

I was so inspired by all the other creative people that are out there and self-promoting their work at such a large venue. There were quite a few things that caught my eye. There were these really cool Hats, and since I am always looking for the perfect fit hat, I tried some of these on. But, didn't have much luck. There were also these really cool toques that were very unique, but unfortunately they were quite a bit out of my price range at 200.00 bucks a hat.

The highlight of the trip had to be the discovery of the Old Island Stamp Company. This company is a maker of stamps on Salt Spring Island. They make stamps from Artist designs. There were many different designs that I liked. The thing that I liked the most about this company was the fact that they sold unmounted stamps. I bought four stamps: A large snowflake, small snowflake, a single butterfly, and a grouping of butterflys. Unmounted stamps are definitely a way of buying stamps for the future. They take up much less space as you keep them on a plastic sheet and can take them on and off because of the product that they sell to put on the stamp called EZ Mount.

I got some great ideas, and had some fun playing with all my new products this weekend!

Happy Scrappin!


strawberrygirl said...

Yeah Rachel:)You go girl! Welcome to the world of blogging:) Circle Craft was a lot of fun...we have many more craft fairs to attend!

scrapea&happy said...

Thanks Tara!

I really can't believe how easy it was to make this Blog! HTML isn't that difficult eiether. Looking forward to a season of craft fairs!

Zee said...

Aaaahhhh another scrapper. Welcome to blogging...hehehe.
(Tara's SIL)

scrapea&happy said...

Nice to Meet you! I have seen some of your scrapbooking work that has been published! You have completed amazing scrapbook pages. Thanks for droppin by!

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