Friday, August 12, 2011

Get to know : Samantha Wright

Hello everyone! It's Sam Wright. As I sit here and type it is a cool winter's evening here in Durban on the East Coast of South Africa. I am truly blessed to live here, we really do have the most beautiful winter weather! Although, Bonnie, pictured below, wouldn't agree with me! She is permanently shivering and cuddled up in a blanket! She is one of three Jack Russels that are my"children"




I've spent a great deal of time thinking about what to share with you about myself.... hmmmm... well, I am a Grade One Teacher, a daughter, sister and aunt. I love taking photographs and am hooked on scrapbooking!

This is a rare photo of my dad and I(rare because I prefer to stay behind the camera), he is a really talented woodworker and woodturner- all the wooden items you see in the background are made by his hands)


The other very important people in my life are in this next photo, My mom, sister(and her little bump-she's expecting our newest family member in December) and my little nephew Ruddick
whom I totally adore and if you haven't noticed yet, you'll soon see that he is the STAR of most of my layouts!

Why do I scrapbook? That is easy- I scrap to capture the precious moments that happen on a daily basis. Not only special occasions, but those everyday moments that you want to remember forever. Okay, and I have to be honest it is FUN to 'play' with all the pretty papers and embellishments and if they're BO BUNNY products, well, that is just the "icing on the cake"!
There was a suggestion made that we as designers might like to share our scrap spaces with all of you blog readers, well, I'm sorry to say, you won't be seeing mine! At the moment my scrap surface looks like a volcano of Bo Bunny product has exploded all over it! I am not a neat scrapper at all -I work in what I like to term "creative chaos"!



I've created a mini album especially for today's post but before I share it with you, I'd just like to say how priveleged I feel to be on this Design Team and to be asked to stay on for another term- it is just amazing!!

This album is made using an older Bo Bunny line, CAMBRIDGE, now I have to confess, I have been hoarding this Mini Edgy Album and the Mini Edgy Album paper pad since I first received it for something special- and I've finally had the opportunity to play!

Turner in training
I've used bits and pieces from other Bo Bunny lines throughout the album, Timepiece and Learning Curve CS Stickers
Blast Off jewels, assorted Bo Bunny bling and double dot ribbon







To include more pictures, I created a "lift the flap" addition to this page


To incorporate still more photos, I added a mini accordian album which is secured with the bow.









Supplies used:


Mini Edgy Album


Mini Edgy Album Paper Pad- Cambridge

Chipboard: Cambridge
Noteworthy: Cambridge

Stickers: Rock Star, Strength and honor, Cambridge iCandy

Brads: Cambridge iCandy

Ribbon: Newsprint Wrap, double dot
Rub ons: Cambridge



Well, I hope you've enjoyed your little visit with me here on the Bo Bunny blog, if would like to, please 'hop' on over to my blog- I have 3 other small projects to share.


Have a super weekend :0)

PS. Don't forget to leave a comment to be in with a chance to win a little something from Bo Bunny!

86 comments:

  1. Love the mini album! So inspirational! Thank you for sharing!!

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  2. That's an awesome album!! Wish you a lot of inspiration!

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  3. Fabulous mini! Love sam's design and subject. What a wonderful memory!

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  4. So nice to get to know you Sam, and fabulous mini!

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  5. Wow! Awesome mini! Thanks for showing off your talented stuff! :)
    Such inspiration!

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  6. Your mini album turned out fantastic! You do such beautiful work and you're a beautiful person too. It's a blast to have you on our team:)

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  7. Glad to know and see more about your life Sam,hey girl that album is fabulous!!

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  8. love this album...so fun and creative!! thank you for sharing

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  9. This is beautiful! Ok, I really need to pick up a mini, I want to make one soooo bad!

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  10. Superb mini album, Samantha! I tend to work in creative chaos too. ;) thanks for sharing your lovely project!

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  11. Lovely - lovely projects and great family photos!

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  12. Love your post and love your mini album a lot
    Adi
    adiabada0212(at)hotmail.com

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  13. Loved your Jack Russell!! I have one that cuddles under his blanket all winter long, also. Loved the album.

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  14. I love that mini album. Those photos are such a treasure.

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  15. Love that album!! Great work!

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  16. What a lovely mini - great memories for both your dad and nephew!

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  17. Great post, love the album- truly gorgeous and such a memory treasure!

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  18. Wow, Love your mini album! Beautiful work!

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  19. Great paper line for your album. Worked very well for the pictures you have in it.

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  20. What a great album. It will be such a treasure for your nephew down the road <3 :)

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  21. OMgosh! Even my husband would love this! He is a wood-turner and loves teaching it to others. Check out my blog-there is a link to some of his things!!! So nice to meet you! I feel a kindred spirit in you! :-) Great to meet you!

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  22. Priceless mini album, and lovely family. Get out from behind the camera and into the photos....you will want those photos with family!

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  23. Love the mini album!Its been great getting to know the designers better.

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  24. wow, love the mini album, beautifully done! Can't wait to see more!
    Lisa

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  25. So nice to meet you Sam, great mini album too. I am sure glad they are to have you on their team.

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  26. Your have the sweetest doggy ever! Thanks for sharing your work and your life!

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  27. Thank you for sharing. Love your mini album. :-)

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  28. Yup, he's cute allrighty! I'd scrap him too, given the chance. And you're totally right. My sons are 26 and 30 and I started scrapping about 5 years ago. Why? Cause I LOVE playing with paper and flowers and bling and glue and stickers and... you get the point. Beautiful mini album! Nice to meetcha!

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  29. Loveeeeeeeeee your photos and your mini is just AMAZING! LOVE LOVE LOVE it! :):):):):):):):):):):):)

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  30. Very cute little mini album! Thanks so much for sharing part of your life and scrapbooking!

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  31. So lovely getting to know you better Samantha, your lil pup is adorable and of course I'm a fan of your work...just love that mini album!! xx

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  32. your mini is simply fab!!! love to read about you, sam!! :))

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  33. Nice to meet you.

    The book is so adorable.

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  34. Love the mini -- very cute! My scrap table is always "creative chaos" -- but that's part of the fun!! :)

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  35. Nice to meet you. Pefect subject for the mini you've been hoarding.

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  36. I can honestly say this is the FIRST designer profile I've read. It was very interesting and fun to read. I especially liked your mini-album. I'm in the planning stages of an album on the history of my house and this gives me lots of ideas. Thanks and welcome!

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  37. Love this mini album. You did a fantastic job! Thanks :)

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  38. What a gorgeous album Sam! Love it!

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  39. Those have to be the cutest photos! Thank you for reminding me to take those kinds of photos of my little girl and her grandparents!

    PS. The mini is ADORABLE!

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  40. What a treasure of a mini album! And what treasured moments spent between grandfather and grandson!

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  41. Awww...I have the warm fuzzies looking through your mini album and I love how you combined several Bo Bunny collections!

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  42. wonderful album. love all the details!

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  43. Lovely album - and what precious memories to preserve!

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  44. Hi I have family in SA and one day I will visit Durban as my family have so many fond memories of there !I love this project with him training super memories too capture. I love your extra ideas for more pictures ! Thanks for the chance to win some super prizes and for sharing your work ! Kitty ;0)

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  45. amazing!!!!
    such a fun story to share Sam ;)

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  46. I love this mini! Really beautiful!!!
    Kiss
    Taty

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  47. Love the album. Looks like saving and hoarding totally works :)

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  48. So fun getting to know more about you Sam! LOVE that mini!

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  49. So nice to see such a meaningful album of your father teaching your nephew woodworking. Of course, I love the Bo Bunny papers that you used too! Lovely work Samantha.

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  50. It was so great getting to learn more about you Sam! I am so happy to have you on our team!
    Your mini album is just adorable!!!

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  51. Wonderful mini album! Thanks so much for sharing.

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  52. Nice work! Thanks for sharing!

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  53. hi samantha! what an amazing mini-album..love the whole idea of the lil grandson working with his grandpa! very sweet!
    thank you for sharing!
    marie

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  54. Such a great mini. Love the mini inside the mini. Thanks for sharing.

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  55. WOW! What a nice mini-album. So boyish and intricate in its details! LOVE IT!

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  56. You have a beautiful family. Winter sounds wonderful right now since we are having 100+ degrees here in Texas.

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  57. Greats projects - love that crown!

    Allison M.

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  58. WOW!! your projects are awesome!!!!

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  59. I really love your mini album. What a nice memory.

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  60. Awesome album, and I especially love that it's in a masculine theme! Always looking for gender neutral of masculine designs! Love the colors1

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  61. Love your projects!! Just beautiful!! TFS!!

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  62. Great Mini and nice to meet another Samantha Wright :-)

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  63. Your Mini is such great eye candy. It is so cute. Thanks you so much for sharing.
    -Cher

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  64. Lovely projetcs especially the mini, TFS

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  65. Great mini album, love it.

    Hugs,

    PattiM
    {Pattie's passion}

    I Scrap So All Moments Are Remembered!

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  66. I really like the mini album....my girls would love one of those. TFS!

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  67. Hey Sam, glad to know I'm not the only one who scraps in chaos! As long as it works, right?

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  68. It was so nice to learn more about you Sam and I have thoroughly enoyed being on the DT with you over the last year, You are always so freindly and happy and I am looking forward to another year working with you :) Love, love, love that mini!! :)

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  69. great mini album - super cute!

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  70. Great mini album and also great to get to know about you and your family.

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  71. Your post is delightful! Love your mini album!

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  72. Love the mini~ the pictures are priceless!
    kacee

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  73. I love the mini album, Im trying to start makign them myself. Thanky ou for sharing.

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  74. Awesome Mini Album, Sam and great to "get-to-know-ya" ...

    Love, T

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