Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Sketch #110 @ Let's Capture these Sketches ALSO!!! Calling all Designers.... Layout & Sketch

Let's Capture these Sketches Sketch #110 is Up...
& we have a Guest Sketch Designer...... Sara Slade!
Sara has created this FAB sketch....... 
& my take on this FAB Sketch......
It's Funny how you remember Some moments a 
little more clearly than other's....
Looking through the million of photos that I have!
I came across these CUTE 1's of Chloee when she was
 take 4 years ago now.....    *A BIG SIGH

I remembered taken these, like it was yesterday & 
knew these had to Printed off !!!!!

Let's Capture These Sketches are having a Call OUT...
Calling for Sketch Designers & Layout Designers!!
You Seriously need to 
POP on Over & Check it OUT!!
For the Sketch Designer (HERE)
For the Layout Designers (HERE)

Monday, November 28, 2011

Prima - November BAP

Well Hello
I thought I'd Better Share something it's been like 4 days
since my last post......... (I feel like I'm @ a Confusion session)   LOL!

I guess most of you have seen or Played along with this months
Prima - Sketch Challenge I'll just show you the Sketch again Anyways......
I pretty much stuck with this Sketch.....
I took this  photo of DD & DS @ night...
hence the black background.
Now for some Close UPS...

Product I've Used here:
Prima - Printery Collection 'love ledge' & paradise City Collection 'Dancing Mango's' papers
Prima - Gate Mask, Say It In Crystals, 
Prima - Sculpture, Angeelous & Homespun Flowers,
American Crafts - Metal Charm Badge & American Craft thickers
Doodlebug design - Loopy Lou Alpha Stickers..

I hope you all have a Wonderful Monday
As Always....
A Pleasure to have you Stop By....
& Your Comments are Gob-smacking Awesome!!!
My returning the Love Giveaway is still running if you are interested
                                                    CLICK HERE

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Have You SEEN THIS....... KIU Creative Team Call

Hi there!!!
Have you seen this AWESOME  opportunity.......
Kraft It Up is having there Creative Team Call!!!
(I've copied & pasted this bit of Info)
The CT Term will be from February through to the end of July with the option of a further 6 months.
To apply for the KIU CT Call 
Firstly you MUST LOVE KRAFT, you will need to create your layout examples on Kraft Cardstock or Kraft Patterned Paper.
You need to email  2 layouts, ONE that best showcases your style and the 2ND using the following sketch....
* Please feel free to interpret the sketch to how you see it, remember your layouts MUST be on Kraft CS or Kraft PP..
** Sketch provided by the wonderful Page Maps website: http://pagemaps.com/
Applications close 20th December 
So hop on over HERE & check it all OUT & then apply.........
I looking @ staying on & Can't wait to see who I will be on the 
Creative team with!!!!


Tuesday, November 22, 2011


How is your Day?
Well it's raining here & I'm thinking just perfect for staying inside & Scrappin......  hehehehehe
First I'm here to Share with you My Layout for the Newest 
Word Released over @ Bird Is The Word......
                                 Is this Fortnight's Word......
Just a quick little reminder, please use the word TRUST on your layout as a title or in your journaling.  Link up your entry over on the right side of the screen and give credit back to Bird is the Word on your blog.  Our design team will vote at the end of the challenge.  Five layouts will be chosen and the final winner will receive a prize kit from Tidbitz In Time.

Mary Thomas has Created this Gorgeous Sketch for you to use
(sketch use is not required to win the challenge).....

I just LOVE it over @ Bird Is The Word....
My DT Layout....
This1 is my HUBBY....
Who I think is the Bee's Knees!!!
He is a Wonderful Loving Father, A Devoted Husband & 
My Bestie! 
& I trust Him HOLE HEARTILY!!!!
(UM! Maybe I should have Used that as the Title)   LOL!
I found this Quote that I thought was just perfect......
I printed the Quote into Vellum the Matted it on White & Dark Blue Cardstock.....

Most of this was Created by Tidbitz In Time
October Kit (Full of Glitz Design - Vintage Blue)
These where things not in the KIT & that I added
Prima - Shabby Chic/ Resin - Bird Cage & the mini bird from 
the bird Bath......
Prima - Be Charmed Flower/ Mystra, 6X6 Chicken Wire template,
The White Acetate Doilies from Prima Packaging...
& the STUFF 2 SCRAP - Heart...
Go on over Check Out the other DT Creations
you will be OH! SO! Inspired
Hope to see you all play along!!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Challenge #29 for Let's get Shabby

 I did get to Scrap last night.....    Yay....
I know I'm pushing for time, But I still have to midnight So...
I am making it in the nick of time........   LOL

I was Inspired to Create a layout with Let's Get Shabby
Challenge #29( I copied & pasted the Challenge)

Challenge #29 is a


except its a little more challenging than usual

in that you can use


That means - no adding in white or black as an extra colour or any other colour no matter how small it may be..... (this really is a challenge - big smile!) 

Remember - you can only use one colour...

I went with Aqua which I thought went Perfectly with this Photo 
of DH & DS.......

I know what you maybe thinking...
What the a Fairy on a Boyish Layout?
YEAH! it worked for ME..So I went with it....

I also have had troubles in the past with Adding flowers
to a Boyish Layout... 
I've have Seen Soooooooooo many BEAUTIFUL & AMAZING
layouts created & they all look Awesome....

But when I do it..... It just Looks Wrong to Me...
Don't ask Me why?
 I'm getting better all the time....

Products Used:
MME - Fine & Dandy True Blue paper,
Prima - Alla prima Ferrulle paper,
Prima - Flower,6x6 Mini Branches,Doilie
Fairy fussy cut from Kaisercraft paper,
 MFT - Fancy Flourish,
LYB - Clear Cut Film Strip, Webster Papers - Rose Ribbon,
 Thanks for Stopping by 
Don't forget about my little GIVEAWAY
& Have a Wonderful Sunday

Friday, November 18, 2011

Sketch #108 for Let's Capture these Sketches

Hi There!!!!

Do you remember ME??     LOL
I haven't posted in like 4 days.........
My Mojo seems to be is hanging by a thread @ the Moment.....    LOL
We have my FIL Visiting US @ the moment...

We Helped My Boy Celebrate his 9th *Sniff Sniff*
YES! My boy turned 9 Yesterday............
We had such a Wonderful Day
& what topped it all off ......
On the way home after going out for dinner he said........... 
                     "Thanks mum"  " I had a Beautiful Day"
                                  Let me tell you that brought a tear to my eye.....
SO! I'm a little behind with Sharing with you Sketch #108
over @ Let's Capture Theses Sketches.......

Here is My take on the Awesome Sketch.....
The Title is a Prima Iron On...
I really liked this Saying SO much & had used this 1 Already.........
But went & used the Negative too       hehehe
for some reason the Iron On looks a little Weird???
So here's a Close Up...

The Gorgeous Butterfly was from my Berry71Bleu - Prize pack
Isn't it a Beauty.............

Jump over here & check out the other DT layouts
they all look FAN FAB U LAS......
Products Used here:
Crate paper - portrait Collection papers From my TIDBITZ IN TIME - August Kit
Prima - Flowers,
MFT - Fancy Flouish & Cherry Lynn Designs - Garden Gate,
Doilie & Kraft Flag- from D-Lish

Also Wanted to Share some GR8 news.....
My Layout for OUAS - for November 1st Challenge
Became a Feature NOT once BUT twice.....
Just a Tad excited Me is.......
It became a Feature over @ Inspire ME
my first Feature over there So.....
That was Awesome....
& then It became a Feature over @ Once Upon A Sketch
THANKS for the Votes ladies......

THANKS Heaps for ALL thoses
Totally AMAZING Comments
you have been Leaving ME.........
I know I haven't visit you all lately...
For that I'm sorry...........
Hopefully I will Stop by & leave some LOVE over theWeekend.
Also to my NEW Followers THANKS for
your Comments & for becoming a Follower in a good way......   LOL!
Best go & get some house work done......... 
My boy is having a couple of his friends over
for a Sleep over..........
Hope you all have a Wonderful Weekend....

Monday, November 14, 2011

Sketch#2 - For My Creative Sketches

Oh  My 
Just been so busy lately.....
I guess it must be that time of the Year 
I haven't Scrapped for like 4days - Nights & I'm getting withdrawals.....  LOL...... 
I've had a few Comments lately........ 
Asking how do I create So much & where do I find the time?
I scrap when ever I find 5mins... I will sit up to the Wee Hours or
I will get up REAL early & Scrap for a couple of hours before Daylight........
I can also scrap though out the Day....... here & there
I have photo's & A Challenge sitting @ my deck ALL the time ready to go.........
I have 1 there now & it's been sitting there since last Thursday.... BUT haven't found any time & this week ain't looking much any better.....
Maybe tonight?   hehehehe
I got a bit Side tracked...
I'm wanted to Share this Layout which I did early last Week
It's for The Big Sketch Contest for My Creative Sketches
For all the INFO (click here)
this is the Sketch...........

SO....  mostly working with Webster Pages - Spring Market papers, Whimsies Roses,
Stuff 2 Scrap - Watering Can,Prima - Resin Bird House,
Kaisercraft & Prima Flowers, Anita Tillmans - Rosette & Acetate Butterflies,
Doilies, Amercian Craft - Glitter Thickers,
I have a Few Close Ups
The red Rosette is HM by Anita Tillman
Stuff 2 Scrap - Watering Can
I've Inked & added some Kindy Glitz - Crystalina......

The GORGEOUS Butterflies are also made By the Very Talented Anita Tillman.....

Oh      there is a few Close Ups hey....    LOL
Thanks for Stopping by & all your Comments
are Truly Appreciated....
Also don't forget about my Little Giveaway
(Click Here) to check it OUT

Friday, November 11, 2011

Returning the LOVE with A......... *GIVEAWAY*

I've been SO Amazed about the TOTALLY AWESOME, Supportive & Beautiful Comments you have been leaving ME!!!
For that I'm forever Grateful  ♥♥♥♥

I thought I'd have a Little Giveaway to Return the Love!!!!
I was 1 of the VERY lucky Winners to Win the
Yummy  Webster Pages -  Fairy Tales  ( A Couple of months back)

My Giveaway has 6 WP - Fairy Tales papers, A bit of WP - Bling & tags, I side of WP -Alpha Stickers, WP - rose ribbon & Gold buttons..  Also Some of My HM Pins....

So! You like what you See & want a Chance to WIN........
Firstly you Need to be a Follower!!!!! (If your NOT already)
Then leave a Comment on this Post & your in for a Chance to WIN.....
If your got time & POST this GIVEAWAY on your Blog...
Come on back let me know & that gives your another Chance!!!!
It is OPEN to everyone World WIDE....
This giveaway is OPEN till........
2nd December 2011 AEST!
Lastly THANKS!!! & Good LUCK....

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

When & Why I started Scrapbooking.......

Gee! It's been a Busy day & I'm a little buggered BUT!
 I want to do this post before I go to Bed..........
I have to Say I was SOooooo Glad to see this Fortnights  Challenge
Over @ Once Upon A Sketch!!!
I Don't know how long I've wanted to do a Layout about WHEN I 
started scrapping and WHY? 
Soooo When I seen the Challenge I got my thinking Cap Straight on to it........
I end Up going with a photo of MWAH!!!!!
& I have to say THAT I absolutely L.O.V.E this Layout!!!!
It would be MY all time FAVORITE...... ( for now anyways)
This is the Sketch & Journalling Criteria: This time you need to journal at least 2 SENTENCES on WHEN you started scrapping and WHY?
    You MUST combine our journalling criteria with this sketch.

As you may notice I've Moved things around a little...
Just look @ all that Journaling!!!!   hehehehehe
NOW! for a couple of Close UPS........

Products Used here;
Webster pages - All About Me papers,Life's Portrait stickers & Resin Whimsies,
Jenni Bowlin - Sticker, 
Prima Flowers & Say It In Crystals,
Kaisercraft - Flowers & Acetate Shape,
American Craft - Glitter Alpha,
Cherry Lynn - Garden Gate..
Carolee's Creations - Alphas,
Anita - HM Butterflies,

LOVED this Challenge..
THANKS Nadia!!!
Ok! off to bed Night Night....

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Gey Picky - Inspiration Challenge #13

After Seen this GORGEOUS array of Colors I just
had to play along with GET PICKY 
Inspiration Challenge.....

I've used the White Dot -  Coredinations Cardstock
& randomly Colored the dots....
Also!You may notice that the Water in 1 photo is Blue & the other is Green....
It must have been the angles I took the Photo's on!!

See that SUPER CUTE Blue Fluffy felt Flower & the GORGEOUS Vintage pendant...
Mel has these Beauties & many more!!!!
for Sale (CLICK HERE) to check it out 
 There are the GORGEOUS Butterflies made by the lovely & Talented Anita...
You will be seeing many more of these on my layouts

Other Products Used here:
MLSB - Gretchen Die Cut paper,
Cosmo Cricket - DeLovely papers,
Basic Grey - stickers,
Kaisercraft - Flowers & Postmark Stamp.
Must GO!
Tuesdays are the DAYS I do Reading for DD class @ School

Monday, November 7, 2011

Adore.............. Is the Bird Word

I should be doing book Keeping BUT....
Instead I'm posting!!   LOL!
I thought that if do this post then I could concentrate BETTER & then get my work done!!!  hehehe

SO! Bird Is The Word New Challenge Word IS..........
YEP! Adore.........
I truly LOVE the BITW Challenges & AM SO HAPPY to part of the AMAZING team!!!
These DT GIRLS are Ooooozing with Talent.......
they create Such WONDERFUL designs fortnightly!!!!
(And NO none of them payed me to say this)  LOL!
As most of you know,We the design team votes on a winner and four featured winners for each challenge.  The winner of the challenge will receive a kit from Tidbitz In Time.
I did Create MY DT layout with 1 of the Tidbitz In Time
The October Kit - Midnight Stories filled with ahhhhh.
GLITZ Design - Vintage Blue.........
There is only a couple of things here NOT from the KIT!!!
(the bigger blue flower, My Pin, the Royal blue Alphas, the 6x6 CW - Mini Leave Frame & the Script Stamp)
YEP! Even the Doily is in the Kit....   hehehe

I SO Adore the Simple things in Life........
Like getting kisses & Cuddles from my Kids
As they are getting older, I don't seem to be getting as many as
I would like,  SO I Adore this More now than EVER ........

Click On over Check out the other DT - Creations & Hope to see you Play along......
OK!  Better get back to the it I have loads to do & not much time
to do it in.....
Hope you all have a WONDERFUL Week!
OH! & THANKS Heaps for your Comments .......
They Put a Smile on my Dial 
♥♥ (Yep! thanks to Chantelle I just loved these little hearts)
♥♥♥♥   hehehehehe

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Basic Grey Scrapbook Sketch

1 of my Sneaks in my last post is for the Basic Grey Sketch 
The ever So Talented Leanne Pearce has Created a Gorgeous
Double Sketch Challenge!!!!!!

Although this week’s sketch is for a two page layout, don’t feel that you have to create one if that’s not your style!  Why not simply choose a single page of the sketch to inspire you?  Simply grab your photos and get started!
I choose to go with A Single Layout.....
I went with the First half of the Sketch!!!!!!
Working with some older Basic Grey ranges with some newer ranges......
A Cherry Lynn Designs - Border die - Garden gate 

Basic Grey Products :Urban Pairie & Sweet Threads Papers,Sweet Threads,Hello Luscious & Indie Bloom Stickers& Wonder Diecuts..... 
Hope you Enjoy the rest of your Weekend........     xx
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