Wednesday, September 5, 2012


Hello lovely ladies & to my new followers!!
I have to start off by shouting out a big THANK YOU to all that have been leaving such AWESOME comments!! You really are Sweet....
 I haven't been around much for the last couple of days, as I just been busy with life & have been scrapping up a storm (mostly DT work)!!!
Hoping to find some time tonight to be stopping on by your blog..
enough of my rambling!To start off  
We have our WINNERS for our Scraps Of Elegance blog hop SO! please stop  
the Scrap Of Elegance blog HERE to check out if you where a WINNER there
ALSO! don't forget to stop all the other blogs to see if you had won there?
SO! the Winner of My GIVEAWAY Is.......

Such a beautiful layout and your flower cluster looks amazing!

Sandi has kindly suggested that I should pick another WINNER, As she was also WON another Prize in this Blog Hop...
SO! Using the random number The WINNER Is....

lovely, lovely lovely what can I say

CONRATS to You Gillian
If you could you please email your address So I can send your Prize out to you ASAP...
OK! So now onto some Scrapping...
My First DT kit for SCRAPS OF ELEGANCE  arrived on Monday & I was wasted NO time   on gathering some photos!! Once the kids were fed, Showered & tucked away in there beds.. I headed straight on down to my scrapping room & scrapped up a Storm...
here is the September Kit!!
& what a YUMMY kit it is... 
Patterned PaperPion Design: Grandma's School Book Collection:  Little Girl, Cornflower,
 Forest, Daisy, Leaves, School Book Anna Griffin: Haven Collection: Jacquard Ochre,
 Paisley Olive, Woven Olive Authentique:  Lively Collection: Vivacious

EmbellishmentsPion Design:  Grandma's School Book Collection Tags Double Sided Paper  
Flourish With A Bling:  Antique Gold Pearls Kaisercraft: Charlotte's Dream Collection Brown Rub Ons
Prima:  Prelude Vintage Mix Flowers Reneabouquets:  Our Signature Hand-crafted Butterflies
Jenni Bowlin:  Banner Alpha Stickers Prima:   Wood Door #8Prima:  Shabby Chic Treasures Resin La Coeur
Prima:  Invild Bolme Chalk Ink - Worn Jeans
American Crafts:  3" Tulle - 2 yards
The Coordinating Paper Add On

2 sheets each of 5 different patterned papers that are not included in the Main Kit, but that will coordinate beautifully 
with the papers and embellishments in the Main Kit
Coordinating- Pion- Blue Wings, Swing to the Clouds, Red Clover
Anna Griffin- Haven- Jacquard Olive
Authentique- Lively- Vibrant

Nostalgia Embellishment Add On:
Prima Rondelle Pins, Trim Bundle, including 1 yard each of 6 different fibers/trims, Webster's Pages Sunday Picnic 
Perfect Accents, Kaisercraft Miss Match Collectible Die Cuts, Jenni Bowlin Bingo Cards.
Nostalgia Floral Add On:
Prima Bel Canto - Brown, Petaloo Darjeeling Mini Daisies with leaves - Cottage Blue, Petaloo Darjeeling Frosted 
Roses - Pistachio, Petaloo Darjeeling Large Daisies - Shabby Beige

SO! my first layout is my take on the September Sketch...

& what's a Rachael's post with some close ups...

From my stash:
Sizzix - Tim Holtz - Rosettes & The Tim Holtz  Elegant Flourishes Dies.
Paper Doily.

Next up is this layout of  my 2 kids with their GRANNY..
I loved this photo & I thought it was great that they where all in the same color blue tops... 
Again some close ups!!

From my stash:
paper doily, kraft tag & Martha Stewart Punch.
I do have more to share, BUT! I shall leave it for my next post!!
THANK YOU for taking the time to stop on by & if you choose to leave comment behind!
WELL! I think you Pretty AWESOME...


  1. These layouts are gorgeous.. always love your creations, so much to look at, always interesting and wonderfully designed!!

  2. Congrats to Sandi!!!

    I totally loveeeeeeeeeeeee your lo's!!! You never cease to amaze me!! I loveeeeeeeeeeee EVERYTHING you create!!! And I am TOTALLY LOVING that queen card on the 1st one!!!

  3. Congrats Sandi and thank you Rachael for doing this great hop.
    Your layouts are absolutely beautiful, I have never tried scrapping, only made cards but every time I see gorgeous scrap pieces like this it makes me want to have a go.
    Teresa x

  4. wow sensational and outstanding art ... love it ..always love coming here to see what you have been up to xoxo

    congrats to Sandie xoxox

  5. Wow...thanks so much!!Your creations with the kit are them all!

  6. Absolutely gorgeous reveal, Rach!! Beautiful layouts- you've done amazing work with this kit (no surprise)~ a big addition to the team! Well done :D~


  7. Красиво! Очень красивое сочетание цветов! Великолепные работы!!!!!!

  8. Beautiful layouts and photos. Your close ups look absolutely scrumptious!!

  9. Love Love Love your layouts Rach!!! They are amazingly beautiful!!! HUgs...xoxo

  10. Hi Rachael. I stumbled across your blog and love it! Your layouts are amazing. Not only am I now your newest follower, I'm your lucky 400th follower!

  11. as always lovin the layers and details...It seems I missed your post about the new DT, huge congrats you are on a scrappy roll!

  12. Such beautiful pages!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

  13. Totally beautiful, Rach! Gorgeous work!

  14. Fabulous Rach. Love them both. Cheers Di xo

  15. Gorgeous creations Rachael!!!! love it!!! You did a wonderful work with the kit!!
    and congratulation on the DT!!!! this is awesome news!!...sorry if I'm late, I've
    been a little complicated and disconnected...such is life, lol!! Beautiful work!!!

  16. Thank you Sandi for allowing a redraw, which happened to be me and beautiful creations Rachael.
    I have emailed you my address


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