Sunday, 10 May 2009

Yay feeling better

So 7 days of antibiotics and I feel so much better. Still havnt got much time for scrapping - and missing it so much. As we are trying to get the house ready to put on the market. Tidying, painting, cutting down trees, cleaning cleaning, tiling etc etc etc. Its just never ending. I really hope that out next house doesnt need 'work' but then again we have really enjoyed getting this house to OUR home.

Anyway I got my Kats kits during the week for June and I must say I love them all. I have nearly finished 2 for May after being sick and all the sketches are done - just need to upload this one :-
And being Sunday and the last day to upload for Chippie Week 7 - Rachelles gorgeous "Creating the Metal Look" class I have just uploaded this layout. Yep Chris not that impressed but - It had to be done. Head on over to Scrappin Outback and check out the gallery - AMAZING work in there.

And another thing - HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY to all those gorgeous mothers out there - especially my mum and MIL. I spent my mothers day cleaning the stove - YEP fun fun fun.

Saturday, 2 May 2009

Scrapping Outback Week 5

Love Love Love this technique that Jules reintroduced me to. Resist technique.

Here is my example with a gorgeous picture of my Aunty and Uncle taken around 1950. I have been itching to use these prima flowers that I got from The Scrappin Kats. Yum Yum. And those Websters Pages are to die for.

Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Over being SICK

Well its been 2 weeks and I am starting to feel better. Still coughing a bit but not feeling like I want to die any more.

I still havn't found my MOJO and have not scrapped very much at all lately.

I did have to do my weekly Scrapping Outback Chippie High entry so that I could get the next class.

Once again Miss Sandras class was fantastic and I did enjoy just sitting down for a play. Here is what I came up with for last weeks class (Week 5).

I am going to try to sit down and find my MOJO under the dust in this house tomorrow and see what I can come up with. I still have my DT stuff to do for Kats and Scrap Caps May cybercrop stuff - better find it soon or I will be sacked!!!

Sunday, 5 April 2009

Scrapping Outback Chippie High School Week 2

Jules fantastic class this week saw me complete this layout

Sheer Coverup was a class using vellum - which I havnt used for AGES. It was lots of fun.

This pic is of my gorgoeus friend Abby and her little darling Brooke the day after she was born.

Saturday, 4 April 2009

Scrap Cap Easter Cyber crop this weekend

This weekend is the Scrapbook Capital April Easter Cyber crop.
Here is my little Off The Page challenge

Paper Piecing using scraps, non scrap related item ,ribbon :
You have until Tuesday to upload your projects. Head on over to Scrap Cap and check out the other great challenges.

Thursday, 2 April 2009

kats Stuff

The 1st of the month is always great when the design team at Scrappin Kats get to upload their lattest creations. Love checking out everyone work.

Here is my first layout for Kats April Kits - this one using the gorgeous Sassafras Lass Kit 'Life is Beautiful'. Head on over to the Scrappin Kats shop to get yourself one of these awesome kits. If you upload your layout using the kit by the end of the month you could win a store voucher.
This photo is of my gorgeous hubby and his nephew. We dont get to see him much so this was a very precious day spent at the Melbourne Zoo in January.

Layout 2 is using the beautiful Arabella Basic Grey Kit. Simply divine. Kat just makes such NICE kits at a fantastic price.

This is a photo of my wonderful (yep really) Mother In Law with her prides and joy (her grandchildren).

Here is one of the April sketches over at Kats.

And another oneMy gorgeous galfriend Mels little man just adores Zoe. He wants to do everything she does and follows her like a little puppy so I just had to capture the moment.

Saturday, 28 March 2009

Scrapping Outback Chippie High

I have finished the first week of Chippie High at Scrapping Outback. Once again Sandra did not disapoint with this class. Lots of mess with glitter and embossing powder but lots of fun. With 40 students in 'school' there is bound to be plenty of inspiration in the gallery. Head on over and check it out.

Part 1 - Holographic titles

Part 2 of the class was Faux Opals.
I can't wait for WK 2.

Friday, 27 March 2009

Scrapbook Capital March Sketch Challenge

Only a few days to go to get your March sketch challenge in for Scrapbook Capital. I loved this gorgeous PageMaps sketch and created this -

Monday, 23 March 2009

And a layout

OK here is the layout for Lorrie for the 'fair'.

Hope you like it lovie. I LOVED creating with these new Kaiser Mumma Bushka papers - YUM YUM..

Well I am off to check out the Chipboard HighSchool competetion over at Scrapping Outback. The last Chipbaord School was so fantastic and I learnt so many great techniques that I simply had to join again. I have been so slack over their lately (SORRY SAN, RACH AND JULES I still love ya's). So head on over to the gallery to check out the gorgeous entries.

Friday, 20 March 2009

Mumma Bushka

I received these papers and book from Lorrie from Scrapbook Capital. At first I wasnt sure what to do with them but I got my Babushka dolls out for Zoe to play with and started snapping away. Then I thought of a counting book for her - which she loves.

This little book will be heading to Lorrie for her 'fair' next weekend just as soon as I get the layout done that goes with it.

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

Finished Scrap Caps March CC before the deadline this month

Ok I did it - I got all the challenges done this month.
Hetty's Challenge - I was so pleased with how this turned out. The challenge included using 2 photos (grandparents related) and distressing. I tore, inked and sanded and the Brown Coredinations cardstock I wet and then rubbed with my fingertips.

I just love these photos of Zoe when she was about 5 weeks old, meeting her great Nana Kearney (chris' nana) for the first time. These pics are so precious to us as Nan died not long after these photos.

I have used the gorgeous Websters pages papers (amongst my favs at the moment) - Bee Balm.
And here is the card I completed for Sharon's card challenge.

You should check out the other gorgeous entries in the March CC over at Scrapbook Capital.

Monday, 9 March 2009

I've been playing - and it was fun

I received some gorgeous NEW My Minds Eye papers from The Scrappin Kats last week and they are OH so yummy. Here is a layout I did of my gorgeous girl and her 'adopted' nanny Jen (its been way to long since we caught up too). I just had to share it.I have also completed 2 more of the fantastic CJ comp layouts for Scrapbook Capital.

Round 6 - quotes
Using the yummy new Rusty Pickle Chocolate Covered Cherries papers. Quote is one of my absolute favs and also noted to be in Kathryns siggie (wink).

and Round 7 - Home Sweet Home
- thanks so much for the inspiration Lorrie. HUGS

Sunday, 8 March 2009

This weekend is the Scrap Capital march cybercrop. It is always so much fun chatting to these ladies on Friday night - even if we have earthquakes and cyclones circling our great country. Hugs to Lorrie after the fright of her life on Friday night with an earthquake in Victoria.
The challenges this month are fantastic - grandparents theme which is great because I have some photos I have wanted to scrap for ages.
My OTP challenge was to make a bookmark - cause all grandparents have soooo much time to read!!!! I have seen several of these all over the net. They are made with a recycled envelope and are so easy.
The cute little bird is stamped using a Kaiser stamp onto Shrink Plastic - which I havnet used for ages!!! It was fun.

I have also completed Julies gorgeous sketch. I incorporated Kylies pink and mauve challenge as the clever chickie is now over on the Design Team for The Scrap Pile (well done sweet). you know 2 birds with 1 stone and all that (hope thats OK).

Still have Hettys to finish - love distressing. And Sharons card challenge. Love these weekends - cause they really make me scrap.

Sunday, 1 March 2009

1st day of Autumn

So its the first day of Autumn, the first day of March and a really HOT one.

And my favourite time of the month as it's the day that the DT put up their gorgeous layouts at the Scrappin Kats site for the Kits and sketches.

Here are a couple of mine -

Cheeky Monkey KitMy {One} little WORD for 2009

And I LOVE these Calender kits that Kathryn is making up for every month this year. Febs includs the gorgeous Websters Love calender page. They really make you think about what you have done for the month too.

So go check out the site for all the beautiful work.

Saturday, 28 February 2009

Scrap Cap stuff

Here are a few layouts that I have done recently for Scrap Capital.

Lorrie sent me the new Airy Fairy papers from Kaiser. I am not all that happy with it but thats the way it goes sometimes I guess. I can't do butterflies due to what it significies as a Midwife at work so I didn't add any butterflies from the paper to the layout sorry!!

I also used the Scrpbook Capital Page Maps sketch for February to kill two birds with one stone.

And something I am happy with - I made this clock a while ago using the gorgeous Kaiser Spiro papers that Lorrie sent me.

This was round 2 of the Circle Journal challenge at Scrapbook capital. Once again using the Kaiser papers. This was a really important layout for me as it journals my journey as a midwife. Thanks Lorrie for making me do something I have been meaning to do for ever!

I promise I will pull my finger out and get more of the Circle Journal comp done soon.
And don't forget that next weekend is the March cybercrop at Scrapbook Capital - Grandparents theme.

Hi There

Ok so this is my first post to my blog. Just wanted to brag a little - I won the Professional Wedding layouts section for the RNA show (Our Brisbane Royal show) Scrapbooking fine arts competition. I also won the scrapbooking overall exhibitor award - how's that. I only entered one double page layout and that won - YAYYYY!!!

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