Thursday, 31 December 2020

Social Stamping "Oh 2020"


Hello and welcome to the monthly Social Stamping Hop.

My friend Kelly Kent is the mastermind behind this and she put the group together to share our creations in a time where we were all social distancing and many were in isolation. It was very unnerving time for a lot of people as some have medical issues and loved ones who were compromised and can not afford to get ill. Creating is my sanity as I am a pretty social person and these past few months were a little bit of a struggle.

Life in 2020 has been a "Challenge" for our family. I had taken the last two hops off to have some time to grieve the loss of my beautiful mum. Yes, so I can not wait to see the back of 2020.

You have come from Kelly herself

So here is the next monthly theme that Kelly has set for us and it is "Oh 2020"

I was a little stumped on what I was going to do for this hop but I had actually started to scrapbook a couple of pages of mum using some new product from the Jan-June Mini that I just had to use them for this hop..... I bawled my eyes out the whole time making these pages..
The photo to the left is the last photo she had taken, she was gone 1 1/2 weeks later.

Her last wishes were to have Hydrangeas at her funeral... Well you can now understand the sadness when I opened the new Mini for next year to find a whole suite of them..... (but happy they were in there) I miss her so, so much, so if your mum is still around squeeze her ever so tightly and always tell her that you love her!

  • Stamps: -
  • Ink: -
  • Card: Highland Heather, Rococo Rose, Seaside Spray, Old Olive, Purple Posy and Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper
  • Tools: Hydrangea Dies with a Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
  • Embellishments: Dimensionals

Jump on over to my Stampin' bestie Denise (who has been a godsend to me these past few months... Thankyou my friend xxx)

Here is the full list of participants -


  1. It's been a hard finish to the year for you Nic, but I'm so glad you have the wonderful memories and a beautiful way to preserve them. Thank you for joining in with Social Stamping and sharing your beautiful creations. Happy New Year, Kelly x

  2. Awww Nicole, I am so sorry that 2020 is a year that you would rather forget <3
    What a GORGEOUS tribute to your Mum and that you have so many photos together with her <3 Cheers Shaz

  3. A beautiful way to cherish your priceless photos. The layout is stunning and so lovely that these were your mum’s favourite flowers. Happy New Year x

  4. Oh this is sooo glorious. And what wonderfully precious memories!! I love love love this hydrangea paper and you've found the totally perfect project to use it. What a beautiful way to show your love for family and your gorgeous mum.

  5. Oh Nicole, my heart goes out to you. I love, love, love your scrapbook pages and even more knowing the story behind them. They carry such a precious memories of your beautiful Mum. Bless you. xxx