Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Kaisercraft Saturday Sketch: #1 June

Hello again!

Two posts in one day... that's a record for me!  This is just a quick one.  I did say that I was all organised to complete another of Kaisercraft's sketches.  Well yesterday I enjoyed a little bit of me time and put this layout together based on the first Saturday sketch.  This actually came together really quickly (gotta love sketches and coordinated collections).  This is a photo of my oldest boy and his cousin... taken almost 5 years ago!!!  .....where has the time gone???

Since there is a cute little girl in the photo I took advantage and had a play with a more girly paper range (Child's Play) and flowers!!!  And I even got my sewing maching out!!!  Anyway, I hope you like and thank you for stopping by xoxox

A gift for a friend :-)


I thought I would quickly share a little something I put together for my bestest friend, KRISTY!  Yep, she's joined me at 'Club 30', so I wanted to do something a little special for her, since she is such a super DUPER friend.  This is a candle holder thingy that Kristy mentioned she liked AGES ago.  It's pretty groovy.  Has the candles on top and a bottom vase type thing underneath to decorate however you like (my description is just awesome hey).  It's called the 'Customisable Tealight Centrepiece' and you can get it through Partylite.

I have no idea what brand the paper is (sorry), but it's very pretty hey :-)  I've just used some decorative sand and stones on the bottom with some Kaisercraft flowers and jewel buttons.  The heart and bird are from Stuff 2 Scrap.  Thanks for looking and I hope you're having a beautiful day xoxox

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Kaisercraft Saturday Sketch: #3 June

Good morning!  Well last night I headed to the Kaisercraft crop night at the Geelong Factory Outlet with a few friends.  I had a great night and thought it was only appropriate to have a go at some of the Kaisercraft blog sketches since I was in the right place if I needed any more product ;-)  Which of course I did!  Well I ended up talking a lot, but I did manage to finish off my one and only layout this morning.  I've used one of Kaisers older ranges of papers "Ever Blooming".  I love the colours of this range and thought is suited my photo reasonably well (except for maybe Evan's FLOURO red jumper lol).  Anyway, here is the sketch:

And here is my page:

Sorry it's not the greatest photo in the world.  I've turned the sketch sideways to suit the photo.  Isn't my li'l boy just the cutest in this photo!  Can't believe it was taken over three years ago :-(  Head over to the Kaisers blog if you want to see the DT's examples and the other entries... gee there's some talent out there :-)  Well, I better be off to do some housework now.  I'm all organised for one of the other Saturday Sketches so you never know, I might be back with another post before the end of the month :-o  Hope you have a great day xoxox

Thursday, June 23, 2011

DP2 Challenge #87

Hi all!  Well I really haven't been crafting much at the moment.... just don't seem to have the time or the mojo.  Although that seems to be the case all to often these days :-(  BUT... I did quickly whip this card up this afternoon for Mo's Challenge Blog!  Now when I say whip this up I mean it.  Normally it takes me an hour or more to make a card... yes I'm very slow lol.  But this came together really quickly... within about 20 minutes!  That is definitely a record!!!  Of course it always helps when you have an image coloured and ready to go :-D  I found this kraft tag hiding when I cleaned up my scrap room.  Don't you just love finding things you forgot even existed.

The cute li'l elf is sold as 'sticky' and can be found here.  How cute is he!!!  Anyway, I really better be off because my two boys are fighting like cats and dogs right now.  Thanks for stopping by and I hope you're having a wonderful day xoxox

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Mo's Challenge Blog - #86

Hi all!  Well I haven't been doing a whole lot of scrapping.  I did finish one page, but it has been picked up for publication, wooooohooooo!  If it is accepted it will be my fourth time published :-D  A couple of years ago, I never would have thought I could EVER be good enough to be published in a magazine... I must admit it's a good feeling!  And I encourage everyone to give it a go, because seriously, if my work can be accepted, anyones can!!!  And my one piece of advice would be don't be discouraged if you get rejection emails, keep trying :-)

Anyway, apart from that one page, I have also finished a card for my best friends 30th birthday.  I've decided to enter it into Mo's Challenge Blog.  Challenge #86 has the following recipe:

"A Recipe for Friendship"

Take two people with common interests,
Mix together with love and understanding,
Stir in a sense of humor and a lot of compassion,
Bake for a lifetime...
and enjoy the fruits of your labor knowing that you both have made
a remarkable concoction that will last forever!
I think my card fits this.  It's for my bestest friend who I've known since kinder... we've been through so many good and bad times together and I know we will always be there for each other.  There is also a touch of humor to the card (Mo's image represents me giving my friend her birthday gifts... remarkable likeness I think lol) and there is also the work love inside the card.  I'm still deciding whether I should have "your membership has been approved" on the inside of the card, what do you think?  Any way, go here if you want to check out everyone else's take on this challange... oh and the super work of the design team!  I hope you like my card and thank you for stopping by xoxox

Monday, June 6, 2011

Scrap the Boys JUNE Challenge

Hi all!

Well it's been a while since I've done much scrapping, so I thought a challenge would be the way to go :-)  I loved the colour combo for the June Scrap the Boys challenge, so here's what I came up with...

This is my cute little Roycey rockin' away on his wiggles guitar.  SOOO cute!!!  And yes, I think we were in the process of getting our pyjamas on when he decided it was time to play :-)  Head over here to see other entries as well as the design teams examples because they are all A-MAZ-ING!!! 

Cheers, and happy scrappin'