Friday, May 31, 2013


Crate Paper has designed a Birthday range that is a little different from the normal birthday ranges you see. It uses more subtle colours, and almost vintage designs in its new range 'Party Day’.

‘Happy Birthday’ IMG_6039IMG_6037IMG_6038

‘Cut the Cake’ IMG_6033IMG_6031IMG_6032

‘Sweety Pie’ IMG_6036IMG_6034IMG_6035

Birthday Cards IMG_6030IMG_6029

It is a great range, and is available at Anna’s Craft Cupboard now

Happy creating!

cheers Wendy x x x

Thursday, May 30, 2013

123 challenge for MAY

I’m totally slack and late in promoting this challenge this month… you only have 1 day left to get your entry in..LOL

123 Challenge Criteria- RED, Balloons, ‘Happy’


My Bad Mel….apologies!


I have created this bright and cheerful layout using the new CRATE PAPER ‘Party Day’ paper range, and the step x steps are available on Anna’s Craft Cupboard so check them out



Happy creating

Cheers Wendy x x x

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Bright and fun…so ME!

This new range from JBS is really fun and colourful. There is a bit of a rainbow theme throughout the papers and elements, however there are also some strong blocky colours perfect for bright and fresh layouts.

‘Book Buddies’


‘You Are My Sunshine’


‘Not A Catch’


Just love the colours in this range.. grab some from Anna’s Craft Cupboard if you like them too

cheers Wendy x x x

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Sometimes it’s nice to play with florals

As part of my DT kit for Anna’s Craft Cupboard I was sent the KAISERCRAFT ‘Porcelain Rose’ range. It is filled with vintagey florals, and delicate designs and patterns…and sometimes that is just perfect for your photos.



‘ Insta Love’


‘So Fluffy’


Just absolutely love these layouts… different colours and paper designs to my usual!

cheers and happy scrapping!

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

CRATE DIY Shop by Wendy Smith

I just loved the eclectic mix of papers and colours in this range from CRATE PAPER. The Papers have heaps of different shades ranging from pastels to bold red with a generous amount of wood grain in the mix.

‘Double Rainbow’ IMG_6026IMG_6025

‘Me + You = Family’ IMG_6028IMG_6027

‘Amazing’ IMG_6022IMG_6021

‘Lego Love’ IMG_6024IMG_6023

So if you fancy playing around with some unique papers and elements.. grab some ‘DIY Shop’ from Anna’s Craft Cupboard…they are super fun to play with

Cheers and Happy Scrapping

Wendy x x x

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

SIMPLE STORIES check it out

The SIMPLE STORIES range ‘URBAN TRAVELER’ is just fantastic. It is perfectly suited for PROJECT LIFE, but is so versatile that it makes terrific layouts too. Check out what I did with it…

‘Seaside Sunset’ - also using Green Tara flower and washi tape



“Shark Hunting” – also using Maya Road Decorative envelopes and Studio Calico Wooden Veneers



Love the feel of this range..grab some now from Anna’s Craft Cupboard

cheers and happy Scrapping

Wendy x x x

Monday, May 13, 2013

My Mum and Me

Love this picture of My Mum and Me, I just had to scrap it as soon as it was developed. I decided to use it for my step by step on Anna’s Craft Cupboard using the new KAISERCRAFT range ‘ Porcelain Rose’


So if you want to see how to make this layout.. follow the instructions on Anna’s Blog

cheers and Happy Scrapping!

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Scrap the Boys MAY Challenge

Time to get onto the Scrap the Boys challenge for this month…


Here is my version of that Criteria!


I used a mix of ‘Old school’ embellishments and a heap of past A Lil’ Somethin’ embellishments too!

Happy Scrapping and get creating

cheers Wendy x x x