Tuesday, January 31, 2012

NEW Word............ JOURNEY

I've been book keeping for the Last 5 & half hours & I'm already OVER it....   LOL! So I have giving up, for today that is!!!!!!
So! before I tackle the lawn I thought I'd better Post My layout for the Newest Word over @  Bird Is The Word..................

Once again Mary has created this FANTASTIC sketch,
                                 Sketch:  Mary Thomas  (not a requirement)
I found this Quote that I thought it was SO fitting with this FAB photo of my
DS & 1 of his Friends...........

This layout is FULL of Webster Pages,
Webster Pages - Country Estate Buttons, Ladies & Gents - Alpha Stickers,
Ladies & Gents - Groomed Traveler & Time of my Life papers,
Ladies & Gents - Fabric Ticket, Life's Portrait - Stickers & Die cut...
All but the Kaisercraft - Postage Stamp
If you haven't stopped over @ Bird Is The Word Well you should & Check out
the other Ladies Creations....

Also! DS & DD had a WONDERFUL first day back to school YESTERDAY!!
They both came home OH! SO! excited...
They are really REALLY HAPPY with the Teachers they have been giving ....
SO! let's Hope this means it could be a Good YEAR!!!
I have 3 Excited bits Of news to Share
OH YEAH! I landed in the Top 5.... FULLY STOCKED about it....

Then Glitz Design Again for ME.....
& my 3rd bit of EXCITING news Is........
Well I have to wait a little longer before I can Share!!
(still Skipping around with EXCITEMENT)
BUT! For me it's a DOOOOOZIE...
Thanks for stoppin by &  your blog Love is always Appreciated

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Let's Capture These Sketches Sketch #117

Have you seen my GIVEAWAY?
CLICK here

We have another FAB Sketch Revealed over @ Let's Capture These Sketches!

                                                Sketch #117 ( created by the Talented JJ Sobey)

 here is my take .......
Mostly Pink Paislee older papers
Back To School - School Days & Back To School,
Bayberry Cottage - Front Porch & Flower Garden.. 
with some Basic Grey & Crate Paper Stickers!!!

Using Gesso with a 6X6 Crafter's Workshop (CW) - Brick Template
Lil' Red Rocket  - Button, Kaisercraft - Acetate - Frame & bird,

The other DT ladies have Created some AWESOME layouts
POP on over check them OUT & why not join in on the FUN!!!
Have a FAB weekend...

Thursday, January 26, 2012

January Blog Challenge Glitz Design

Happy Australia Day to all you Aussies!!! Hope you have a FAB Day....
for my Giveaway go HERE.......

Now! If you remember in my last post I shared this little sneak peek!

Well that my friends belongs to this............ 
which is for the Blog Challenge over @ Glitz Design 

I fussy Cut out the roses from Glitz Design - Dance In Sunshine -Floral paper
layered & then added some flowers on top!!!

some more fussy Cutting.... birds from the Vintage Blue - Paper layers,

Glitz Design - Vintage Blue - Paper Layers

Glitz Design - Dance In Sunshine - Floral paper,
Glitz Design - Vintage Blue What Nots,
Glitz Design - Vintage Blue - Paper Layers,
 Flowers - Kaisercraft, & Prima - Londonerry,
Kaisercraft  - Acetate frame,
Crocheted Doily,

Monday, January 23, 2012


Hello & Happy Sunday - Monday to you!!!

NOW! I am a little behind with Sharing my DT layout for the latest word 
 Remember....... over @ BIRD IS THE WORD
If your a BIRD fan you would have seen this over @ the  the BIRDS BLOG
BUT! I thought I'd better share my Layout before the Next word is Released... hehehe!!
YEP! this is our little Family & I Just Adore spending time with them!!
Don't get me wrong, they all push my buttons sometimes, BUT! I usually get past this!!  LOL! 

& it wouldn't be a post without some close UPS!!!

Mostly Echo Park - Victoria Gardens papers & Stickers,
A Doily, Cheery Lynn - Exotic Butterfly #2, Mini Butterfly punch...

ALSO! We are now having guest designers @ Bird Is The Word!!!!!
So the 1st & second Place (voted by the DT) Will have the Opportunity to be Our Guest Designers for that following month WORD!!! ALSO! there will be a random Guest Designer too.... NOW HOW AWESOME is that...
for all the INFO head over HERE

& lastly just wanted to Share a couple of PIC from our weekend!!! 
The Boys  left us Girls @ home on the weekend & headed over to Orange
to Australian Bowhunters association 2 day Shoot (archery)
They both had a Gr8 time & did very Well... 
Ethan did Extremely WELL
he came 2nd in his ABA - round,
& 1St in 3D - round!!
Very Proud of him....
SO! while the boys were away, Us girls hung @ home & did a bit of this......
YEP! she loves to bake!!! ( what little girl doesn't)  hehehe 
& I got to do a bit of this......     hehehehe

I will be back to share the rest of this layout with you soon...
 Till then!
THANKS for stoppin by & If you made it all the way down here & still willing
to leave some love.... WELL THANKS your a Sweetie!!
Have a GR8 week

Saturday, January 21, 2012

MME - Blog Challenge 31

I haven't had a lot of time as of late to Play along with many Challenges......
SO! for now I have court up with my CT - DT 
& was Inspired by the blog Challenge over @ MME & just had to play along!!!!!!!

The challenge: Design a layout based on this fabulous sketch and use the theme “NEW” on the layout (sketch by Anam Stubbington).

I created this...........
          The New Bike that my boy got for his 9th Birthday!!!!

Round & Round "beep beep" die cut, MME die cuts, MME lime twist mini Alpha Stickers, MME Papers - Love Me Do & American Made,
MME - Lost & found two Blush Stamp (the Banner) & Sticker,
6X6 CW - Branches template, KC - Acetate Clock & wooden Alphas, AC - Thickers

Have a Wonderful Weekend!

Thursday, January 19, 2012


Firstly THANKS heaps for all my BEAUTIFUL Birthday wishes for yesterday & welcome to my new followers........
I had a WONDERFUL Day!!!
If your looking for my GIVEAWAY go here 
I wanted to share with you my 3 & final layout that I created as Part of my GDT - Spot for HANDMADE BY SUZANNE 
The Jillibean Soup Hearty Barley range all available HERE , with the Added Zva Creative Crystal stem, the Prima Flowers,  Prima Packaging....
The only thing I've used from my stash was the CW 12x12 Cherry Blossoms which is also available HERE   

With Zva Creative Crystal Stem, I cut half way to achive this....... 
Zva Creative - Crystal Leaved Branch A - Champagne & Chocolate - Click Image to Close
I have REALLY had a BALL working with this range....
Once again a BIG THANKS go's out to Suzanne & Marelize for having ME!!!
HOPE you all have a WONDERFUL DAY..

Wednesday, January 18, 2012


Hi There!
*This giveaway is now Closed I have 3 Winners*
OK! So today I'm celebrating my 35th Birthday.... YEP! I Am 35 TODAY!!!
As I have plans with Family & Friends for most of the DAY - Night....
I thought it would BE fun to do a schedule post!!!  I've been wanting to do a Schedule post for like EVER.... I thought I'd give it a go & see if it works!!! 

OK! As the TITLE states!!!
YES! to Celebrate with all of you I'm having a GIVEAWAY!
Well 3 infact! I thought I'd like to Celebrate with you GORGEOUS People by having 3 GIVEAWAY's............
I am so Truly GRATEFUL to all of you who make the time to stop by & leave ME Such LOVELY & Supportive Comments..... & what better way to show you than with 3 GIVEAWAYS!!!!!
I a Simple Girl...
SO! It's pretty simple to be in the Draw for 1 of these GIVEAWAYS..
BTW! this GIVEAWAY is open to everyone WORLDWIDE!!!!

*PLEASE become a follower of mine (if not already)

*Leave a comment of any sort, even HI will do!!    LOL!
  then your in with a chance to WIN.....

*If you share MY Giveaway  on your Blog (BTW THANKS in advance if you do)
  come on back & let me know.... THAT will get you another 2 chances...

*SO! you could get up to 3 Chances in my 3 Giveaways!!!

*My GIVEAWAY will close 18th of February EST ... That give's you a month  
 here they are.....


Then you know what to do....
ENJOY the rest of your day, I know I will.....    hehehehe

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Lets Capture These Sketches - SKETCH # 115

Hi there!
How you are all well......
I've just stopped by to Share with you The first REVEAL!! With the new sketch team
for LET"S CAPTURE THESE SKETCHES....... Natalie Roy has created this BEAUTY 

& this is my DT take on the Sketch..........
This photo is of ME & my mummy!!! YEP! mummy & I Love her dearly......
   The Chook is a   Stuff2Scrap      Petrina - Mother Hen
I have inked this Cutie & I thought was very fitting here!!!!

The other ladies have created some BEAUTIFUL takes on the Sketch too
Jump on over Check it all OUT....
THANKS for Stoppin by &

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Handmade By Suzanne - Sketch Challenge

As part of my role as January GDT for Handmade By Suzanne,I was asked to Create a Layout Using January Sketch.................. 

                                         January Sketch Designed exclusively by Michelle Fowler 

SO! with the GORGEOUS array of Goodies  that were sent to  me.....
This is my take on January's Sketch!!
This Gorgeous photo of my 2 kiddies was taken November 2011 on Ethans Bday...
The Jillibean Soup - Hearty Barley Soup range  Available HERE
Martha Stewart - Double Loops Set Available HERE

Suzanne has 1 of the best range in Green Tara - Mini Roses & Rosebuds Direct link HERE
The Green May Arts - Leaf Ribbon Available HERE
Suzanne also has the Leaf Ribbon in Brown Available HERE
I've Added Gesso to the Prima Butterfly & the Manor House Creations - Prior Rose in Chocolate Flower Gesso Suzanne has GESSO in stock HERE
Prima Butterfly & MHC - Chocolate Rose Flower also Came from Handmade By Suzanne But are both out of Stock right now......

The Alpha's are from the Jillibean Soup - Hearty Barley Cardstock Stickers...
Jillibean Soup - Hearty Barley Soup - Cardstock Stickers - Click Image to Close 
here I've added some Dimensional Magic by Plaid from my Stash

SO! why not have a Go @ this month Sketch Challenge 
It is a Random draw for a $30 store Voucher plus Free Postage is Up for GRABS....
HOPE to see you over there!!!
As Always THANKS Heaps for Stopping By....
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