Monday, February 27, 2012

I think these 2 layout will be my last challenge entries for the month! I think i'm all scrapped out for now!

This layout is my entry for "Once Upon A Sketch". The topic was a favourite holiday/vacation.

Used Kaiser 'Pina Colada' papers, Dusty Attic chipboard, butterfly & button from my stash, home made spray mist & paint.

The pic is the view from our hotel room when we stayed at Hamilton Island in March 2010. That was our last holiday.... i think we're due for another! Dad is thinking of having his 50th birthday bash in Byron Bay, so we'll have to wait til next Feb.

This layout is my entry for "Stuck! Sketches" sketch number 2 for the month.

Used Kaiser 'Bonjour' collection, Prima & Kaiser flowers, ribbon.

My sister and i had a scrap session yesterday. She bought some of the 'bonjour' collection, so i just had to pinch some.
The pics are from my brother's wedding in Feb 2010. Can't believe i've taken this long to scrap them! It was such a lovely day, Elisha looked stunning. Now they have little baby Olive, time just passes so quickly!

I'll have some more layouts to post in the next few days which i've entered into various challenges this month. Til then, ciao and thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Hello everyone!
Trying to keep up with all the challenges due at the end of the month...

Here is a layout for 'Scrap the Girls'. Criteria is Turquoise (yummy colour!), chipboard & 'love'.

Used Autumn Leaves ppaper, cardboard packaging, vintage music sheet, prima flowers, maya road chipboard (which i painted & stamped), lace & twine.

The pic is my sister Madeleine and Sophia on our recent visit to Horsham, where she has just relocated. She's an awesome aunty, Soph loves her and her new Border Collie puppy Max. Every time we call Maddy for a chat, Soph asks if she can talk to Max. So cute, lol.

Next up is for 'Bird is the Word' challenge, using the word 'heart'.

Used Creative Imaginations ppaper, Vintage music sheet & swap card, Prima flowers, Tim Holtz key, Twiddleybitz chipboard.

I'm so happy how this layout turned out! I always find it hard doing boy layouts with making them too flowery.

I hope everyone is enjoying their weekends. It's stinking hot here in Geelong, bring on tonight's storm!

Thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Hope everyone's enjoying their Sunday afternoon.

Friday night saw the arrival of my beautiful niece, 'Olive Harlow'.
She's tiny and gorgeous, 7ish pounds of baby girl. Tinier than my big boofa 10 pounder babies!
Elisha my sis in law is doing great, and my brother is smitten. It's so lovely watching him beam with pride.
I'm sure Olive will be subject of scrapping in the near future!

A few layouts to share with you today.
First is for 'White With 1'; lemon was the colour and we had to use 3 photos.

Used pink paislee 'Queen Bee' collection, Prima flowers, vintage swap card and my own home made spray mist!

Next layout is for 'Scrap Jacked'.

I jacked Lisa's layout.
Used October Afternoon Cherry Hill collection, Prima flowers, twine.

Finally, this is my entry for Prima's BAP this month:
Used Prima 'printery' range (my LSS has 30% off all its prima at the moment!). Luuurve these gorge papers!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend everybody, i'm going back to the hospital to cuddle my baby niece some more...

Sunday, February 12, 2012

He he I'm back again!

I did this layout for Kraft it Up a week ago, but i've been slack with my posting...

The theme was 'love' and a little pink on the layout. I love this pic of Sophia, just being her beautiful, happy self!
Used October Afternoon papers and journal spots, AC thickers, Prima & Kaiser flowers, Tim Holtz key.

Also, I'm very excited to announce that i won 2 challenges last month! WOOT WOOT! I can't believe it, i'm so happy! I only enter for the fun and inspiration, but it is so nice to get recognition of my work. I've always been a bit shy about it and scrapping has been very private for me, none of my friends or family (with the exception of my sister who has recently jumped on board, see her here) are into it.
Anyways, i won Scrap the Boys with this layout:
So totally unexpected, there were so many awesome entries!

I also won the room challenge at Scrap Therapy with this layout:

It fills me with courage to keep going, to try new techniques and work on my craft which i love so much!

Thanks for stopping by!
Hi everyone, had a big day of scrapping yesterday!

First layout is my entry for Once Upon a Sketch Feb 1st sketch:

This layout was so fun to do! We had to scrap about the men in our lives for Valentine's Day. I had to scrap this pic, Adrian is such a proud and loving daddy to both of his children, but he has a special bond with his boy, just as i do with Sophia.
Used Kaisercraft On the Move collection.

Here is the sketch we had to use:

I did flip it to suit my photo.

Next up is my layout for Handmade By Suzanne's Feb Sketch:

Still love those Dear Lizzy papers, i have a big stash of them even though they're a couple of seasons old now... Cant wait to get my hands on her new line!!! Also Prima flowers in this one.

This last layout oringinally was for 'Bird is the Word', but unfortunately i missed the deadline! I love it so much though i'm entering it into 'This One's a Winner', a new challenge blog that i have come across.

Bubba Hudson only an hour or so old! There is some journalling inside the kraft envelope. Lol, i started writing about the day he was born, and i realised i should probably tone it down a bit because he is a boy, and i'm sure he doesnt want to know about all the gory details when he is older! Sophia however has a long and detailed account of her birth stashed away!
Used Making Memories Garden Party papers, Maya Rd envelope, doily and Prima flowers.

Have a good day everyone, i might be back later with my scrap the girls layout...

Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, February 5, 2012

February means new challenges! Trying not to leave them to the last week this time...

The first challenge that inspired me was over at Stuck Sketches:

And here is my layout:

Sorry for the bodgy pic~
Used Kaiser Tea at Elsie's collection, Prima & Maya Rd flowers, Kaiser & Maya Rd chipboard, Heidi Grace pin.
I've been re doing a lot of Sophia's baby photos lately. I've never been happy with my early scrapping layouts and even the photos themselves needed some editing!
Sophia is about 6 months old here. Cutie with her bottom 2 teeth! She had the bottom and top 2 teeth at 4 months! And not a peep out of her, they just appeared one day.
Hudson however has been grisly with his teeth poor bubba. His top 4 and bottom 4 teeth all came through at 8 months. My gf's mum told me- which made me giggle, that baby boys whinge because of the whole 'male's cant stand pain' thing! I know Adrian tends to get the man-flu about 3 times a year, and sooks whenever he has a headache, or a stubbed toe...

Anyways, be back later with another layout.
Thanks for stopping by!