Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Hello there,
I am just popping in to put up some layouts I have created this month.... before the month runs out!! Crazy how quickly June seems to have gone by!!!

My latest blog post for SHOP AND CROP SCRAPBOOKING has a bit of creative fun with some Mixed Media products I received to create with.. You can see all the close ups and details in my BLOG POST HERE!!!

I received some Lindy's Stamp Gang Magicals, Enamel Accents and a little pot of color from Color Blast and I have enjoyed using them on my layouts..

The first layout using the Magicals and Enamel Accents..

And the second layout using the Color Blast..

Thank you in advance to anyone who pops over to the SHOP AND CROP SCRAPBOOKING BLOG for a closer look and details of the products I have used..

I have also managed to create a layout for this months challenge for FUNKY FLAIR   which is on Facebook.. It is a fabulous mood board with amazing rich colors..

Image may contain: text I have mainly gone with the deep purple blue tones..

some closer views

A close up of the cluster using chipboard, straws, flowers and a Funky Flair tucked in that little space!

I got these dies that I have used for the edge of my photo from the Craft Show in Brisbane..  The flowers are old stickers...

Dare to dream..

Thanks so much for your visit today, I know each day is busy enough! Thanks to all those who leave a little comment, I do appreciate all of them...   Enjoy what is left of this month!!

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Saturday, June 24, 2017


Hello there,

 just popping in to add my layout for this months challenge over at KAISERCRAFT and it is..


So I went through my Kaisercraft stuff and found a template - Bubbles and a couple of dies that were circles.. Then the photo which I cut in a circle and used papers from Sage and Grace and Keepsake collection on my page...  and some closer views first..

 of course I had to do some fussy cutting of these lovely flowers..

The little circles out of the die cut mesh were also stuck onto the back ground for interest..

I used a gold stamp pad to pat on the ink using the template Bubbles to make the back ground circles.. and my circle punch to create the other circles on my page..

Capture smiles..
Such pretty papers!!  I enjoyed creating this one, I needed to sit and fussy cut, that is my stress buster I think...

Thanks for coming by, I do appreciate each visit and all the comments too..  Enjoy the rest of today!!!

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Hi there,
How is your day going? I trust things are going well..

SKETCHABILITIES has put up a new sketch for anyone to create with and I took some time away from DT stuff to just sit and create... It is such a great sketch and it is..

I love the layers and tags and a hint of mixed media on the background.. I found a photo that I have been wanting to scrap and went with that....

some closer views..

 A bit of stencilling...

Gota have a few flowers!!

Happy Crustmas!!
I have used a photo from last Christmas... a bit of a play on words..hehe..

Thanks SKETCHABILITIES for a great sketch to create with.. 

Thanks for coming by, the days are flying by.. even my Daughter has been saying... she is amazed June is nearly over... crazyyyy!!
Thanks to those who leave me lovely comments.. I do appreciate them!!

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

CSI: Color, Stories, Inspiration #231 and #232

Hello there, 
How has your day been? It has been a busy day for me, but I am just popping up the two challenges for CSI: Color, Stories, Inspiration challenges for June, representing SCRAPMATTS .

Major Case File #231 which is due by June 30..
If you have never joined in with these challenges before the rules are quite simple... To use the colors, use at least 3 of the evidence and at least one of the testimony.. and where there is a sketch to be inspired by the sketch...  and my take..

A big brother is better than a super hero!!

You can see all the Designers Inspiration and link up over on the blog  HERE!!!!!

 and the Major Case File #232.. due 30th June..

And my layout..

 You can see all the Designers inspiration on the blog HERE!!!!    If you have never tried these challenges I hope you find some time to join in this month!!

Thanks so much for popping by, and as always your comments are greatly appreciated...
Enjoy the rest of this day!!

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

My Layout from TINA OLLETT's Class.

Hello there,
Yes I am back for another blog post!! As I mentioned in my last blog post I went to the Brisbane Scrapbooking Expo and while I was there I took a class with the very talented TINA OLLETT and if you dont follow her blog, then I hope you do after you pop over and check out her creating.. I love her layers and fussy cutting and it was amazing to see her creations in real life at the show... The dimension on her layouts is incrediable and she is the loveliest person too!! So enough talking!!

This was her example layout..
A really beautiful layout.. With layers, fussy cutting and ripped papers too..  Well I didnt get anywhere near finishing my layout  so I finished mine at home and I went my own way a little bit!!!! I also changed the title to suit my photos....

some closer views..
 Lots of layers..
Some gauze to soften the edges..

You are as lovely as a rose...

It is fairly close to Tina's, just with my spin on it...  There is also another layout to create from the supplies we got. I shall try and get that one done later on...   You can see TINA'S LAYOUT HERE ... and have a scroll down Tina's blog, her creating is absolutely stunning!

Thanks for popping on by today, and thanks for those lovely comments you leave me too...  I appreciate each one!

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Shop and Crop Scrapbooking - For Every LIttle Princess...

Hello there! How is your day going? Here we are, the start of another week..  Monday monday!!
 I was so happy to get to the Brisbane Scrapboooking Expo on friday and I got to meet a few of my friends that I have known through scrapbooking..  I also got to meet 3 of the team from Shop and Crop Scrapbooking, so that was lovely to put faces to the names.. It makes creating for them so much more personal..

And speaking of Shop and Crop Scrapbooking, I have a new blog post up which you can see HERE!!!!
I was sent some really cute papers and embellishments from ECHO PARK ONCE UPON A TIME Princess collection...

I created two layouts with some cute photos of my Dd when she was much younger..

Always Believe..


Every little girl is a Princess..

For details and closeups you can pop over to the  SHOP AND CROP SCRAPBOOKING BLOG HERE!!!!

Thank you for coming by today, and thanks so much for your comments.. I really do appreciate each one as I know how busy we are these days...  Have a very happy day!!

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017

123 Challenge Blog June Challenge...

Hello there,
How are you? I hope this finds you well...

I am just putting up this months challenge for the 123 CHALLENGE BLOG which I really enjoyed creating for... and it is..

To use the color white, the word LOVE and some bling on your layout...

Some closer views of my layout..

 All the chipboard is Scrapmatts..

I have used lots of Kaisercraft Rhinestones on the stencilling in this heart..

This photo was taken in March after a family dinner...  yep hubby and I...

You can see all the design Team inspiration and link up your layout over on the BLOG HERE!!!!!

I hope your week is going well... thanks for coming by and thanks so much for those who leave lovely comments.. I appreciate each one!!

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Thursday, June 01, 2017


Hello there, welcome to June!!
I hope where ever you are you remembered to change the calendar over, yep a new month!!  Probably what I think about  a new month is oh wow new challenges!! And oh I missed the ones I was going to do last month!!!!

So the new challenge for ARCHI-SCRAPS is to use something hanging or a movable part...
Image may contain: sky and outdoor The inspiration for this month... I can hardly believe this is possible, and I would not like to venture onto it either!!

I chose to use a broken bracelet for my hanging bit and use it on a dress form on a card..

Best Wishes..
  I have used the bracelet bit as a necklace!! For more inspiration and to link up pop over to the blog HERE!!!

And the new challenge for KRAFT+ is one I enjoyed creating... and I  sure hope you will too!!

It is to use Kraft base and one other color...  a bit of white and black or neutral color, but lets see that one color..

and my layout...

 I choose to use pink!!! Lots of die cuts, and  a splash of pink water color on the back ground!!

Some gorgeous roses I have had for ages, and some butterfly stickers too!!


Have you got a fav color you are now just bursting to use!! You can check out the designers examples and link up over at the KRAFT+ BLOG HERE!!!!

Well I think we are going to get some decent winter weather this way very soon, might be time to go and chop me a barrow load of wood!! Good weather to stay indoors and create!!

Thanks for coming by, and thank you for the lovely comments you leave me!!  Take care of yourself...

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