Monday, June 29, 2009

The first of my DT layouts is up this week at 52 Sketches....52 Weeks. I had so much fun creating from Julie's sketch. Here is my take on Julies's sketch.

I have used: My Minds Eye PP's & Die-cut : Prima - Petite Fleur Vines (Lily) : Thickers : Prima Flowers & Say It In Studs : Glimmer Mist : Kaiser Pearls : My2Angels - Charm : Tulle : Versa Color Ink : Transparency : Autumn Leaves Clear Stamps : Staz-On Ink

Here is Julie's Sketch

There is a fantastic prize for Sketch #26. Sponsored by My Creative Scrapbook. So make sure you come over and check it out.

Have a few things to take care of today so I better get moving.
Hope the start to your week is a fabulous one!

Sunday, June 28, 2009

I was literally having a play the other day and came up with this LO for a bit of fun!
I hand-drew the clouds and rainbow and used heaps of paint, glitter and Glimmer Mist.....
Was a lot of fun.
The pic is my DD Kiahna when she was first born (2001)
Occassionally I like to do something a little different......LOL

I have used: Bazzill : Spellbinders - Classic Circles : Spellbinders Impressabilities - Flowers : Spellbinders - Flourish Accents : Acrylic Paint : Glimmer Mist : Stickles : Glitter : Assorted Thickers : Deluxe Designs - Margie's Own Alpha Stickers : Sassafrass Lass Sticker : Fibre Filling

Friday, June 26, 2009

Want To Win A Present For My Birthday????

Well I have just noticed that I have 37 followers. That is so exciting!
But I was wondering how how nice it would be if I could get 39 Followers for my 39th Birthday.
So if I can get 39 Followers by the 4th of July, I thought I would have a birthday party with you all. The difference will be that one of you guys could get the presents!!!!
If I have 39 Followers by midnight (AEST) on the 3rd of July I will have an extra special present for someone.
Just make sure you check back here on my birthday and I will show you what I have planned.................

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

There is a brilliant prize up for grabs this week at 52 Sketches...52 Weeks!
You could win this awesome prize pack sponsored by

Scrap For A Cure.

This is my take on Sketch#25 at 52 Sketches...52 Weeks.

I have used: Bazzill : Basic Grey PP : Making Memories Noteworthy - Spiral Notebook Page : ? Chipboard Brackets : KaiserCraft - Wood Flourish : Basic Grey - Rub-Ons : Transparency : 7Gypsies - Kraft Index Tab : Li'l Davis - Wood Star : Pink Paislee - Fashion Script Alpha Stickers : American Crafts - Mini Marks Rub-Ons : Journaling Pen : KaiserCraft - Pearls : Versa Color Ink

Loved this sketch by Julie.

Hope you all have a brilliant Wednesday.
And for those watching State Of Origin tonight....


And just between you & me....
Happy Birthday to my most wonderful, gorgeous husband! Love ya babe....

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Here is the last of my monthly challenges for June at Ready, Set, Scrap!
This one is for Rach's Sketch Challenge.
Thanks for the gorgeous inspiration Rach!

I have used: Bazzill - Kraft : Queen & Co - Felt : Bella - Felt : My2Angels - Bling Star : Pink Paislee - Fascinating Chipboard Alpha : KaiserCraft - Wood Flourish : Deluxe Designs - Margie's Own Alpha Stickers : Tattered Angels - Glimmer Mist

Here is Rach's Original Sketch:

I'm hoping to get a bit of scrapping done today, so...
I'm outta here!

Monday, June 22, 2009

I think I have finally finished playing with my blog! Thanks for the advice to stop Shell.....LOL
I have a few things to share today, so less talking and more showing!!!!

This is a layout I did for Sketch #24 at 52 Sketches....52 Weeks.
I had a bit of fun with the sketch and tuened it into a Negative Space so I could use it for Kirsti's Negative Space Challenge at Ready, Set, Scrap! as well.....LOL

I have used: My Minds Eye PP - Bella Bella : Prima - Down Home Collection Elements : Hessian : Craft Paper Rope : Tim Holtz - Grungeboard Leaf & Alpha : Pearl-Ex : Making Memories - Tiny Alpha's : Versa Mark Ink

Here is the original sketch by Julie

This is the card I created for Shell's OTP/Altered Art Challenge at Ready, Set, Scrap!
Using only Cardstock, Rub-ons, Ribbon & Journaling Pen

Thanks for looking and I hope everyone has a brilliant Monday to start their

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

As you can see I am renovating my blog again!
Please be patient while I play......LOL

Just a quick post to share the layout that I submitted for the DT call at 52 Sketches....52 Weeks. I had so much fun with this sketch.

I have used: LYB - Fleur Edge : Old Book Pages : Prima Say It In Crystals : Thickers - Rainboots : Lace : Creative Imaginations - Narratives Die-cut Sticker : Collections Elements - Vintage Transparency : Craft Roses : Versa Colour Ink

And here is the original sketch.

Thanks for dropping

Monday, June 15, 2009

I have some really exciting news!
I have been asked to join the very talented, DT at 52 Sketches....52 Weeks!

I am so over the moon as I am totally addicted to sketches at the moment and 52 Sketches...52 Weeks have some amazing sketches to kick start your mojo.
And on top of that every week you can win a fantastic prize!

The entire DT looks like this!

Pia Astrand
Aphra Bolyer
Heather Derbecker
Jennifer Findlay
Lindsay Gannon
Veronica Goh
Tracey Hunter
Deanna Misner
Amy Oxford
Frances Sylvia

An amazing group of very talented scrappers!

Please feel free to come on over and check the site out.
I'm sure you will love it!

Thanks for stopping

Sunday, June 14, 2009

I have been so busy with the Cyber Crop at Ready, Set, Scrap! this weekend that I have only managed one of the challenges so far. Oops!
Hopefully I will get some time before Wednesday to catch up.

This was for Rach's 80's Challenge.

You had to find a pic of your favourite 80's Pop Star and draw inspiration from the pic.
I had to choose Madonna. I had a lot of favourites from the 80's but I didn't know another teenage girl in the 80's that didn't want to be Madonna.....LOL

Here is the pic I used for my inspiration.

Madonna in her Material Girl persona......


And here is my take on the challenge.

I have used: Bazzill Stitchz Heart - Romance : Bazzill : My2Angels - Bling Squares : My2Angels - Felt Heart : Fancy Pants - Glitter Cut (Pink Floral) : Ribbon : Pearls : Prima - Say It In Crystals : Imaginisce Rub-Ons : Thickers : Kaiser Rub-Ons

I have also uploaded this LO into my gallery at DownUnder Direct. The gorgeous Bazzill Stitchz suited this layout nicely.

Thanks for stopping by. I hope everybody has had a productive, scrapping weekend!

Friday, June 12, 2009

Hey everyone. If you haven't done it already, there is still time to register for tonight's Cyber Crop at Ready, Set, Scrap!

It's going to be


It's 80's night so it's gonna be so like totally bad and like the gnarliest, rad place to be.

No dah!

She goes, she goes, just go!

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Did I mention I'm addicted to sketches at the moment.....LOL
I did this layout for Ann-Marie's Quote/Title Challenge at Ready, Set, Scrap!
For this challenge you had to use a Monogram as your title, no sub-titles, stitching and a black & white photo.
Thanks for such a brilliant challenge Ann-Marie.

I used a beautiful sketch by Anna Bowkis at Pencil Lines

I have used: Making Memories - Artisan Edge PP : Prima - Down Home Collection : Elements : Prima - Wildwood Collection Flowers : ? Flowers : Creative Imaginations - Signature Collection PP : Ribbon : Tim Holtz - Distress Ink : Staz-On Ink : ? Chipboard letter : KaiserCraft - Pearls : My2Angels - Crown Charm : Machine Stitching : Journaling Pen

Thanks for all the gorgeous comments lately. I really appreciate the time it takes o stop by and give out some

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

I've been playing again but I ended up multi-tasking again too!
This is an example for my CPT work at DownUnder Direct and also Nat's colour challenge at Ready, Set, Scrap!
I also used the gorgeous sketch for this week by Julie Bonner at
52 Sketches...52 Weeks.
I am totally addicted to sketches at the moment!!!!

I have used: Bazzill - Swiss Dot : JustRite Tiny Words Set : JustRite Curlz Font : Spellbinders Scalloped Circle : Creative Imaginations - Narratives Transparency : Urban Lily PP : Ribbon : Kaiser Pearls : Computer jounaling & paper : Versa Color Ink

Thanks for

Saturday, June 6, 2009

I'm back!
I've been on a bit of a roll this week, mojo has been kind!.....LOL

This is a layout I did for Lexie's Themed Challenge at Ready, Set, Scrap!
I based the layout on a sketch by Beggahuna and have put it up for another challenge elsewhere as well.
Love doubling up on challenges!

Lexie's challenge was to create a "Winter" themed layout using the colours black, white, grey & silver and to use paint or ink and no patterned paper.

Thanks for the inspiration Lexie.
This is a pic of my son Jake on our kids very first trip to the snow.
The sledding and tubing were pretty wicked!

Anyway this is what I came up with:

I have used: Bazzill : a2z Scraplets Star Circle : Hambly - Screen Prints Transparency : Acrylic Paint - White, Grey & Silver : Machine Stitching : Ribbon : Prima Say It In Crystals - Smoke : Ranger Stickles : Deluxe Designs - Margie's Own Alpha Stickers : Pink Paislee - Holly Doodle Alpha Stickers : Kaiser Rhinestones

Thank you for calling

Friday, June 5, 2009

Woo Hoo!
Mojo didn't run away for a change so while it was here I scrapped another layout....LOL
This one is for Janine's Word Challenge at Ready, Set, Scrap!
For this challenge you needed to use the word "Life" in the title and use a transparency and stamping.
Thanks for the awesome challenge Janine.

Here is my take on the challenge featuring my gorgeous Grandson Chay:

I have used: Bazzill : Prima - Felt Branch : Prima - Transparency : Basic Grey - Alpha Stickers : Carolees Creations - Adorn It : Smart Kraft - Metal Tag : Ribbon : ? Flowers : The Paper Studio - Clear Stamps : Jute Ribbon : Prima Fleur Flowers - Artistry : Prima - Forever Flowers : Brads : Tim Holtz - Distress Ink : Tattered Angels - Glimmer Mist & Glimmer Chip : Prima - Down Home Collection Heart

Hope everybody has a brilliant weekend, especially us lucky ones that are having an extended one :)

Thursday, June 4, 2009

I feel so time poor at the moment but I have managed a couple of layouts this week! This layout was a "just because I loved the photo" layout.....LOL
My gorgeous nephew Cordell playing with every kids favourite toy - an empty box!

I have used : Bazzill : Pink Paislee PP : American Crafts PP : Pink Paislee Topsiders : Craft Butterfly : Pink Paislee Alpha Stickers : Making Memories Tiny Alpha's : Prima Say It In Crystals : Versa Color Ink

This layout was for the June Number Challenge by Kath at Ready, Set, Scrap! For this layout you had to use the following items.
1 rhinestone, 2 crosses, 3 hearts, 4 staple
s, 5 handmade flowers, 6 buttons
I had a heap of fun with this challenge.

I have used: Bazzill x 2 : Darkroom Door PP's : Prima Say It In Pearls : Bazzill Chips - Hearts : Spellbinders Classic & Scalloped Circles : Hand Crocheted Flowers : Buttons : Versa Color Ink : Rat's Tail Cord : Prima Leaves : Hambly SCreen Prints : Bella Rhinestone Brad : Glimmer Mist : Journaling Pen : Pink Paislee Alpha Stickers : Carolees Creations Adorn It

Hope to get some more scrapping done in the next couple of days!
Thanks for stopping

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Have you all seen the new monthly challenges up at Ready, Set, Scrap! for June?
All 9 challenges have an awesome prize attached and if you are looking for some scrapping fun and the chance to win a really awesome prize, you should jump over and check it out!

My challenge for June is the Ebony & Ivory challenge, proudly sponsored by Creative Creatures.


For this challenge it must be animal related and you just need to use 1 photo, a white cardstock background, use the colours black and orange and use buttons and flowers.

Here is my example for the challenge:

I have used: Bazzill : American Crafts PP : Creative Imaginations Die-Cut Stickers : Prima Say It In Crystals : Thickers : Buttons : American Crafts Mini Marks : Craft Flower

Hope to see you over there!