Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Happy Bloggoversary!!!!

Happy Bloggoversary to ME!!!!
I can't believe it been 1 year since I took the Plunge & started up a blog for SCRAP BOOKING...................
I have to Say! I have Had the BEST time & have got to Interact with the MOST BEAUTIFUL,INSPIRING & TALENTED Ladies!!!!!
Thanks to all my followers & for all your AMAZING Comments,
 I have Enjoyed reading every  single 1 of them ....

I Am having a  GIVEAWAY to Celebrate & to Say THANKS!!
YEAH WoooHoooo................
Their is 2 Prizes up for grabs
this is the First 1!!!!!!!

& this is the 2nd!!!!!

Now! if you want to be in for a chance to win 1 of these 2 packs..
Then you need to be a follower
& then comment on this Post to go in to the draw!!!!
Also If you share this on your blog & then come back & tell me 
That will put your name in for a second time...
Does it Sound good????
Hope SO!!
I'll also have my giveaway on the side bar So you can 
find it....
I will leave it Open till 18th September 2011
Tommorrow is September & that means 
News Challenges.... hehehehe
Bring it On I SAY!!!
So in saying that.......
I Will leave you with a Couple of Sneak Peeks

1 more thing I'm will be doing my FIRST EVER
Challenge in September
I Would SOOOOOOOO Love if you could join in 
on my Challenge!!
So POP back in the next day or 2 
to find out all the INFO!!
As Always
THANKS for Stoppin by!!

Monday, August 29, 2011

Bird New Word IS......................

Well Hello There!

 Have you seen that the Bird has a new Word????
 The word for this Fortnight is MEMORY.....
 (or a variation of the word, such as memories)

For Me!!

Memory is of my Dear Brother Dwayne, who was taken too 


 He was in a Motorbike Accident in December 2007

He is Missed Every single day.........

So this is my Layout!!!!

I choose the Teresa Collins - On The Edge paper with the Guitars as

 Dwayne Enjoyed Playing the Guitar & it was a REAL JOY  

listening to him play it......... 

Also I've been So Inspired by the way Chantelle  has done a few Layouts where she has Printed photo's on Vellum...
SO my photo is on Vellum!!
Now for some Close UPS........

Products Used here:
Teresa Collins - On the Edge paper,
Glitz Design - Scarlett Glitzers,
Laced with Grace - What Not Diecuts,
American Craft - Keyhole,
Prima - Flowers & Pearls,
Pink Paislee - Artisan Elements &
D-lish - Resin Heart & resin flower...
You Should POP on over to D-lish Scraps
Amanda has really cute goodies....
And 1 more thing!!!

Bird is the Word is going to be looking for new design team                      

members and you are all invited.  The official announcement will be 

made on September 1st.  We  are especially looking for a design 

team member who will create a sketch for us every two weeks, so if 

you or if you know anyone who is interested, please pass along this 


NOT that I need to convince you or anything BUT!!!
This Team is THE BEST OF THE BEST to be on  & Wendy is 1 of the BEST ladies EVER to work with she is Such a Sweetie.........
So You really should try out!!!

AS ALWAYS THANKS for stoppin By....
Your Comments are appreciated     *MWAH*
Till next time 

Thursday, August 25, 2011

OUAS - August 15th Challenge

Hi there!
I'm  Back! With my second post for today....    hehehehehe!
I really Love Playing along with Once Upon A Sketch 
& this Challenge is another Doozie!!!!

Journalling Criteria: Write AT LEAST 2 sentences from the lyrics of your favourite song. Journalling can be in any language and can be any type i.e. handwritten, alphas, printed, rub on. 

You MUST combine our journalling criteria with the following sketch. 

SO I flipped it & removed the Half Circle.....
also placed it more on the Page & Not so must in one Corner..

 I went with ADELE - Somebody like You....
First up I Show you a Close UP of my Lyrics!!!

Mostly Working with the Gorgeous Glitz Design Products..
My layout of Hubby!!
A Couple more close UPS!!
I thought that this 
GD- laced with Grace Accessory Piece was made for this Layout....

& I've just Randomly placed brass brads through out my layout

Products Used:
Glitz Design - Love games paper,
Glitz Design    - Scarlett Glitzers,
Glitz Design - What nots,
Collections Elements - Butterflies,
Scenic Route - Kraft Cardstock ( which it had the Doodling on it)
& Crate Paper - Stickers....
THANKS for stoppin BY
& for your Comments!!!

Sketch # 96 for Let's Capture These Sketches

Sketch # 96 is up over @ Let's Capture These Sketches...
Our Amazing Guest Sketch Designer is the lovely Sue Skyes

So come on over & play along!!

First we will go with some Close UPS on my DT layout!!

Here I've Used Ranger - Liquid Pearls baby Blue & have doodled with it.... Something a bit different...... 

Prima Flowers!!!
A bit of fussy Cutting from a Prima paper, the good old MS - Butterfly Punch & part of FWAB - Pink Pearl Flourish...

& the end Result....

Products Used:
MME paper,
Flourish With A Bling (FWAB) - Pink Pearl Flourish,
Prima Flowers & Paper,
Kraft Tags,
Echo Park - Stickers
Collection Elements -Tissue Paper...

Always a Pleasure to have you Stop BY!!!!
 (Hello to my new followers)

Also It will be 1 YEAR on the 31st August 2011
since I've had a blog & GEE! I've had a load of FUN & have met

SO MY 1 year blogaversary.. Is that even a word..   LOL!
or I've just Spelt it wrong..... hehehe
Well it is now word NOW....
I will Be having a Giveaway a pretty good Giveaway!!
well I think so anyway!!
As I SOOOOOO totally Missed the 100 follower....
Till next Time 
HAPPY SCRAPPIN my dear Friends!!!   xx

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Basic Grey Designer Team Call

A a Quick post this morning...........
Just wondering if anyone has seen this or is interested in this!!!!

CLICK HERE or the picture to see all the details........
I seen this only like 10mins ago & wanted to share!!!!!!
& while I'm here I might as well share a sneeky of a layout 

OK then & another sneek!!

I will be back to share them REAL Soon!!!!
Thanks for Stopping BY..

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

August Challenge for Scrap The Boys

I firstly would like to say a BIG Thanks for all your Comments!!
It such a wonderful feeling to click on the Comments read such lovely things about what I've Created...
Your Lovely & kind words give Me an extra little push, you are all Inspiring to ME in some way!!!

NOW onto 
This Month is an Inspiration Image Challenge for Scrap The Boys

The Picture

& if you seen my last post with the brick background 
This is what I wanted to get the first time around, BUT when I sprayed the RED it came out more like grey black??????

I took a few things from this Photo..
The colors, The strips & the Big white knobs up on the top left of pic......
Which I randomly placed brads on this layout...

& i can't have a post without some close UPS!! hehehe

Gold Flourish is a - Flourish With A Bling & I've cut in half...

Yes! I've even added a doily....

Product used here are:
Crafter's Workshop -12x12 Brick Stencil
Tattered Angels - Glimmer mist Apple red, Moonlight blue & gold
TPC Studio - Paper & Fabric buttons
Flouish With A Bling- Jasmine gold Flouish
Crate paper - Stickers
brads, doily & 
MS- scroll heart Punch
So that's it for now!!
I still have a couple more Layouts to share...
SO! I will be back ( Evil Laugh)
Till Next Time

Monday, August 22, 2011

August Sketch Challenge - Get Picky

Well GEE....
My last post was last Thursday!!!  What the???
Like most of you, I've been busy.... BUT I have been scrappin a little too!!!

When I first saw Get Picky - August Sketch Challenge..
I have to admit I was a little stumped!!!
BUT I printed the Sketch out anyways & sat it on my deck....
I started on the STB's Challenge (which will be in my next Post)
& I wanted to spray the 12X12 Crafters Workshop - Bricks onto
Well I made a BOO BOO with the Color didn't I !!!!!!!
So I came back in side & sat down.....
I looked over @ Get Picky Sketch & It hit ME........
I'll use this Cardstock for the GET PICKY Sketch instead!!!!
So this is the Sketch.........

So this is My Layout....................
Working with Mostly Authentique - Uncommon
& Of course little bit of STUFF 2 SCRAP - Chippie......

NOW! For some Close UPS...
S2S Rainbow Chippie! Which I've used Range Liquid Pearls - Silver Pearl & Petal Pink.... 

Some Fussy Cutting with the Authentque Uncommon paper....
 Collection Print - Butterfly & Stickers from Jillibean Soup - bloom soup...

Fran's Seam Binding which I got from Anna's Craft Cupboard
Always a Pleasure to have YOU stop by...
& your Comments are truly appreciated!!
& Till Next time....
HAPPY Scrappin!!!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Color Combo Galore & The Color Room Layouts

Hi there!
I was able to play along @ both CCG #204 & TCR #71
& just wanted to Share....
It must have been a BASIC GREY thing going on for Me, with both Layouts having mostly Basic Grey products........ hehehehe

First Up is CCG #204!

My background paper is the backside of BG - Lauderdale paper,
Fussy cutting from BG-  Marjolanine  papers both sides,
STUFF 2 SCRAP - Bird Chippie which I've inked & Dimensional Magic, Doilie, Shells...
I used a bottle lid & white paint to get those White circles...

& a couple of close UPS...

Next Up is TCR #71

Palette#71 Family Room

Ohhhhh Just look @ those Colors......

I have to say I really really L.O.V.E this Layout....
I love all my Layouts But sometimes when I
do Layouts certain Layouts just seem to shine more????

This photo is of my 2 kids with a friend of the Hubby's puppy!

Basic Grey - Life of the party background Paper,
I bit of  BG- Figgy pudding, Green @ heart & Olivia papers,
Prima Flowers, Authentique - Journey Die cuts,
Melissa Frances - Vintage Keyhole,
& STUFF 2 SCRAP - Heart Chippies
Which I've inked then Added a little Liquid Pearls.....
& a Couple of Close UPS!!

YEP! that's it...
& if you made it all the way to here & Still leave 
           a Comment WELL.............
Your a legend THANKS, As I've be Enjoying all the Wonderful Comments you have been leaving behind....
  & Till Next Time
    Happy Scrappin!!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Bird's New word is......... LOVE!

Don't tell the Boss (my Hubby)....
As I'm Suppose to be doing bookeeping @ the Moment!!! LOL!
But I wanted to let you all know About the NEW word from the Bird..... & Share My DT Layout!!!
LOVE............ conquers All
Yep! LOVE is this Fortnights WORD......
Go on over Check out the Other DT Ladies Designs, All are JUST FAN FAB U LAS!!!(Click Here)
& for some close UPS!!
YEP! that's a New Punch....
Which I got with my $30.00 Winnings from Junes Sketch Challenge
@ Handmade By Suzanne...
I think it will pop up on the next few Layouts.... LOL!
In LOVE with it.... hehehe

Products Used here are:
Glitz Design - Afternoon Muse paper,
Glitz Design Peek A Boo - Love Nest,
Heart Chippie - Stuff 2 Scrap,
Anthentique - Diction Wordstickers,
Say it in Cystals - Bling & Love word- from Prima
 Monor House - Yellow Flower,
Maya Road - Clear Postage Stamp
Kaisercraft - Blae & Ivy Leave Stamp...
So please join in @ BITW, As I just love to stop by & see what you come up with...... 
OK! Better go
Thanks HEAPS for stopping by & your Comments always
put a Smile on my dial!!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

My Minds Eye Challenge #26

Hi there!

Not that Need an Excuse to use MME... LOL!
But with the release of the Lost & Found 2 out, I thought I'd better 
use up some of my older Stash before I get my hands on some of the YUMMY new Range......... hehehehe
SO I've Played along with MME Blog Challenge # 26
( Click Here) if you want all the Info on the Challenge........
The Sketch!!!!!!

My take on the Sketch.............

Some close UPs!!!

MME - Products
Lost & found & Abbey - papers,
Lost & Found - Die cuts,
Stella Rose - label Stickers,
flower made with MME Lost & Found - Paper,
Banner Made with Lost & Found paper,Kraft Cardstock,
twine & American Craft - thickers,
Kasiercraft - flower & Clear Stamp!!
for all your Comments you have been leaving 
ME as of late....
I've enjoyed reading every single 1 of them!
Hope you all have a Wonderful Weekend...

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