Sunday, November 01, 2015


A punch and a punch..  by crikey here we are into November already... Don't ask me how that happened!!

The new challenges are going up around the place so I have 2 that might get your creative juices going!!!

The November challenge for SKETCHY BOARDS on Facebook has a fabulous board and sketch this month.. which looks like..
The board for inspiration..

and the sketch for inspiration..

And my layout inspired by the colors in the board and I have used the sketch too!

Some closer views..
Inspired by the butterflies in the sketch..
Inspired by the circles in the sketch..

Spread your wings..

And....  the challenge for WHITE WITH ONE November has gone up and it is such a rich color..

     a very rich purple!

My DD's formal dress was a perfect match for this color so I have scrapped a photo of that..

Some closer views.
lace, flowers and pearls on strings..
a gorgeous little sequin bow popped in there!

Oh I cant believe that was 6 years ago...

So there are 2 challenges among the many challenges that are around. I hope you get some time to create and join in..

Thanks so much for coming by, the days are busy. And I do appreciate your lovely comments too..  enjoy the rest of your day!!

And this is not my photo but all around me at the moment are these marvellous trees in flower, so I thought I would share a photo.


  1. wow, the stamping on the outside of the first one... looks like a wonderful wreath and with the butterfly incorporated too! Beautiful photo too.. ANd wow again on the 2nd one... the way the trail bouquet lies on diagonal is just gorgeous under and around the photo - genius!

  2. wow these are just glorious Lizzy .... perfection plus .. loveeeeeeeee x

  3. Yes! The Jacarandas are just coming out here, too. I do so adore your LOs!!!! The top one with the black in it....looks totally amazing....such a great inspiration for the challenge & the 'grape' one....lucky you having THE perfect's so lovely...eeek! Time is flying all round.....sigh.....soon be Christmas. HAAAALP!!!

  4. Just gorgeous Lizzy, loving all the details in both your layouts. Adore the design of you WW1 layout :)

  5. I can't pick a favourite, they are both equally beautiful Lizzy. Like you I cannot believe the months are flying by so fast ! Have a wonderful week
    Mary x

  6. Both lay-outs are gorgeous, but I'm especially WOWed by the purple one. Your design on that one is so beautiful and innovative. The mix of white with purple looks very elegant.

  7. These are both GORGEOUS! LOVING the colors and the flowers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. Both layouts are so pretty, Lizzy! Lovely colors.

  9. Two gorgeous pages Lizzy. So many lovely details to unpack and savour. The Jacarandas are out here too - our four year old DGS said on Friday. "Look Granny, the Jacarandas are turning purple, it must be almost Christmas" I was surprised he remembered that from last year. Thanks for the inspiration.

  10. Oh my. Beautiful pages as always Lizzy! LOVE the textures and amazing details! Happy November!

  11. I know...can't believe its November already! Best wishes for the last few weeks of the school year! 2 stunning layouts! Love the texture and eye catching details. The rich purple colour in the WW1 layout is eyecatching! Hugs xoxo

  12. These are both super gorgeous pages, Lizzy. Love looking at all the little details on both.

  13. I also can't believe it's November already! These layouts are super duper stunning!!!!

  14. I agree...what happened this is just poof and it is nearly over. I adore that first page...and the little micro beads on the frames...and the butterflies. You are still the queen where it comes to the WW1 pages...beautiful ♥

  15. I know...November, that still gets stuck in my throat! All layouts are beautiful...lovely designs & details.

  16. Hello lizzy... Gosh i am so behind in comments it's madness! I see you are a busy lady keeping up with everything... i am looking your white with one pages. all the the texture and layers in each page. beautiful work. I hope you are well...looking for to Christmas i am! cant wait to put that tree up!

  17. Hi Lizzy!! Like you I cannot believe it is November already!! I don't know how it happened either!! Both your layouts are stunning as they always are. Love the stamped framing on the first and the black against the turquoise looks spectacular!! Also love the rich purple on your second page .. gorgeous!!! Love all the scrumptious details in both of them!! Looks like the weather is warming up again so keep cool over the next few days Lizzy. hugs xx


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