Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Savvy Cyber Crop


I have been trying for days to load into the gallery at Savvy, but I cannot get my pictures to load. It keep coming up with FATAL ERROR.

This is my take on Sara’s challenge- 2 photos/doily/paint



here is my take on kerryn’s puzzle piece challenge….with all the elements that she wanted (including A Lil’ Somethin’)IMG_9300IMG_9299

And my take on the Page Maps sketch that Anthea put up. Love the way this turned out…I have used A Lil’ Somethin’ flowers and a WOW chipboard frame for my title


Here is a close up of my WOW frame. I have just coloured it in black with a Sharpie and stuck my alpha stickers to it!


And finally, this is my take on the BLIND SCRAP that Sar hosted. I know that my title is in the wrong spot, but I couldn’t get it to go where t was meant to.


i have used some decorative lock and keys from WOW…and have altered them with Glimmermist in CINDER


Friday, August 26, 2011

A couple of challenges!

yep, I have been playing along with a few challenge sites, and i am excited to share these layouts with you.

First cab off the rank is the A2Z Scraplets challenge sketch. I won some chip pieces a while ago in their ‘TITLE CHALLENGE’ on facebook, and the lovely people at A2Z made my suggestions into real chippie pieces. CUTE HUH?


I also played along with STUCK?! this month with one of their birthday sketches. This cute snow picture was taken last year in winter. I have used some A Lil’ Somethin’s and some Purple Pumpkin embellies.


So there you go, been scrapping up a storm lately.. and totaly LOVING IT!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Some more challenges….OMG.. what is happening to me!!!

So, if you read my last few posts, you will see that I have discovered Scrapbooking from Scratch, and I am really enjoying doing their challenges.

I have managed to do their puzzle challenge: 3 squares, 6 circles, 3 strips, and 2 stars.


And then there was the blind sketch… well i have never professed to be any good at BLIND SCRAPPING.. as Sarah Ward can attest to…LMAO…but these instructions where easy to follow.


Here I have used A Lil’ Somethin’ embellies in my cluster.


We were allowed to add a few bits an bobs to make the layout our own. I put pins in my ribbon


Tuesday, August 23, 2011

What has taken me so long???

…to join up to the Scrapbooking from Scratch forum?? I have been lurking there for quite some time, and actually thought I was a member of the forum… but when I went to sign in …I wasn’t!

So I have managed to get the challenges done for August. I have only take pictures of 2 of them, as I totally forgot to take pics today.. will share later I promise!

Here is my take on SFS sketch challenge


And this is my take on their quote challenge…I have snuck a few WOW chipboard pieces on their too


Here is a little bird from the multi bird pack. I have altered it with glimmerglaze from Tattered Angels


And here is a flourish from WOW too…I again have altered it with Glimmerglaze


Monday, August 22, 2011

Fancy a bit of BLOG Candy???

Do you love BRIGHTS???

Do you love co-ordinated papers, elements and alphas?

JUST… leave me a comment telling me something that most people wouldn’t know about you and you could win this Basic grey Pack of 12x6 papers, alphas, element stickers and flowers from Prima and Maya Road.


The winner will be drawn at the end of the month!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

have a little bit to share

….since moving my room back down into the house, it really has given me the boost I need to get scrapping. I also had a few GF’s over on Friday night which got the juices flowing again too.


Here is what I created with some scrap papers and some WOW chipboard pieces.

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some of the chipboard leaves from WOW

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a chipboard corner flourish from WOW



Then I also did this layout for Peta. She gave me this picture of her and her friend Carol, and asked me to scrap it for her. I used my products in my Anna’s craft Cupboard DT kit to create this layout for her.


I made these 2 flowers…one out of dictionary paper, and the other out of a thin ribbon that I scrunched and glued in a spiral.


Wednesday, August 17, 2011

check out my exciting news!

I was asked by the lovely Sandra to do a few things for the WOW (Word or Whatever) chipboard company. I had to think long and hard about it, as I really have a lot on my plate as far as design teams go, and I also have been picking up a lot of extra shifts at work. Not to mention Susan and my new venture with A Lil’ Somethin’ …I really am working my fingers to the bone. But it got me thinking…the more you do..the more you can do.

So after a lot of thought and a lot of internal struggle, I said YES….really hope I haven’t bitten off more than I can chew. Another added bonus of being on the team is that i get to design some chippie pieces…YAY!.

So anyways.. here are a couple of layout I have created with the WOW products so far.

This layout I have used a WOW title, decorative oval frame, butterfly and leaves

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On this layout I have used a decorative tree and picket fence border.

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And finally, in this layout I have used a decorative tree and birds pack, with a We Are Family title

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I think I am going to really enjoy being on this team!

Monday, August 15, 2011

Catching up----52 week album

I seem to be getting a tad behind with this 52 week album. I have only managed to get up to week 31…and what are we in now… week 35 I think…OMG…I am a whole month behind

SO, I can share 1 layout I have done for the 52 week album.. and that is my Camp Mojo page.. the rest are for a reveal…coming SOON!

the chipboard title was provided to us a the retreat by the gorgeous Angela Connolly who owns Scrapware…isn’t it fab!

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

AUGUST---- Scrap the Boys Challenge

I just adore the picture inspiration for the Scrap The Boys this month. Such a delightful colour combination and a cute and fun picture.

Here is my layout (taken inspiration from the colours mainly)

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I have used some glimmerglaze behind the papers and photos, just for something a little different, and have used a mixture of new and old embellies and papers.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Things you create when you are with your BFF

I spent the day yesterday up the river with my BFF Lynn. She and i don’t get together all that often, but when we do I get my mojo on.

I took the scraps from my Anna’s Craft Cupboard DT kit and played around with some different styles. here is what I came up with, a concoction of photos and papers.


Then I decided to have a play around with some ink pads and paint…OMG..I am actually liking this messy stuff! Who would have thought?


so….as you probably noticed.. they are both quite different from my usual style… but i love them!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Paint..who said I use paint??

I never use paint, cos it takes so long to dry and is MESSY…I dont do messy!

Well.. that was until i discovered my ‘new’ favourite technique…hehe

Here are a couple of layouts showing off this technique with my DT kit from Anna’s Craft Cupboard

This layout is done using the Cosmo Cricket Odds and Ends range, and a few other bits and pieces including the Crafter’s Workshop template for misting…and my new paint technique

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And this next layout if for my friend Sandra, a picture of her son Tom, using the new Authentique papers and some A Lil’ Somthin’s…and the new paint technique again


Monday, August 1, 2011

Playing around with some girly stuff..

…doesn’t happen very often, but i do like to give it a crack every now and again. I never profess to be any good at the feminine form in scrapping, but I do love all the pretties that you can find in the scrapping world.

I received my DT kit from Anna’s Craft Cupboard, and I received some gorgeous Sassafras Lass paper and stickers that yelled out ‘girly’ to me.. here is what I did with them

This is my gorgeous friend Lisa’s little girl, and I really wanted to make a pretty layout with this cute picture, lots of flowers and butterflies


And then for this one of my sister Susan and I, I used lots of glimmermist and glimmerglaze…turned out well I thought


You can see the glimmerglase effect on the chipboard pieces which i coloured in black first, and I also used the glaze on the prima centres

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