Thursday, January 31, 2013

Projects for my Guest DT at Scrapmatts

For the months of February and March I was asked to be a
Guest Design Team member for Scrapmatts.
Scrapmatts is a 100% Australian Made Chipboard company that sells beautifully
 designed chipboard that looks great on any project.
Check out heir shop here.
First of all is this OTP item I created as a wall hanging using Layered Window 1 (CB4054), Leaf Spray 02 (CB5082), Lamp Post 06 (CB5028), Hearts 01 (CB1068) & the word 'Moments' comes from Assorted Words 07 (CB6071)

I have used a photo of DT and I on our Wedding day.
The layered window was created by using texture paste on the top layer and then giving it a coat of dusty pink paint.
I then painted the bottom layer with a maroon colour to make the top layer stand out. I used paper from the 6.5x6.5 paper pad from Kaisercraft called The Lake House
This close up shows the Leaf Spray (CB5082) I have used under the cluster of flowers, I heat embossed gold embossing powder onto it, and the other Scrapmatts pieces I used. 

 This close up shows the  Hearts 01 (CB1068) & the word 'Moments' comes from Assorted Words 07 (CB6071)
This next layout is of Andy and Fletchy. We went to the railway museum and they were sitting on the steps to one of the sheds and I was able to snap the beautiful shot of them...
On this layout I have used Gear Frame 01 (CB5005) & Gears 02 (CB1073)
I covered using Utee ultra thick embossing enamel in
Bronze and Platinum for that aged look.
I love cogs on male themed layouts, the replace the 'flower' element that we use a lot of
on other layouts

This next layout I created for Scrapmatts and ScrapLounge
I cant reveal the criteria for Scraplounge...But I can explain what I used from Scrapmatts...You will have to pop back tomorrow to find out more about ScrapLounge

 I have used Nested Shapes 07 (CB5021) & the New for February 13' Flags 02 (CB5101)
I covered the Flags (CB5101) and the centre Nested Shape Star (CB5021) with paper from the co-ordinating paper range  that I have used on the layout
the other nested star was covered in red Kindy Glitz.
I had a ball creating these projects, and I will be creating more this month to share in the Scrapmatts gallery too
Thanks for looking
From the movie 'Annie'
Your never fully dressed without a smile

Wednesday, January 16, 2013


As most of my friends know....I am always taking 'Selfie' type pics...what a treat when I found on my camera lil Fletch has been doing the same thing...

This is a layout I created for my post on Purple Pumpkin...

I have used the Kaiser craft paper range Technologic

Purple Pumpkin goodnes...vinyl cogs and buttons...

Pictures of you - The last goodnight

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Sk8er Boi

I Body clock has been all over the place lately. I cant get to sleep at my normal time so I've been drifting off around 4am of a morning, and sleep in til around 11am...which sounds all good, but not really a habit I want to get into and hard when you have 2 children to look after...

I managed to scrap yesterday for my Purple Pumpkin post for today, and thought I would share it on my Blog too...

The layout was based on a sketch from Stuck Sketches..

here is the sketch...

And here is my take on the sketch....

Sk8er Boi
This Andy on his skateboard, Ive had this pic sitting in my folder to be scrapped for ages. 

Here is a close up of the embellishments I have used from PP, The vinyl round, a green ticket and a grey spotted button.

you can see here all the awesome Washi Tape which is also from the PP shop.

Thanks for looking

and I couldn't help my self...

here is Avril with Sk8er Boi

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Purple Pumpkin & Photo a Day

Wow 2 posts already and its only the 1st day of the year... (I wonder if I will be able to keep this blog up to date this year???)
I will start by sharing the layout I created for the Purple Pumpkin Blog Challenge.
I created the Sketch used this month and it looks a little like this...

And this is what I came up with...
 'Cherish' This is me when I was little. I have used Miss Match paper range by Kaisercraft. I love the papers in this range, looking at them on their own you think no way they will match...but once you start working with them they come together so well.
and some close ups...

I love these flowers from Purple Pumpkin...
If you look along the top of my blog you will notice a 'New' area to my blog called
'Photo a Day 2013'
I have decided to follow the FMS list of photos to take every day and I hope that I can keep up with it, I not posts will become weekly (sometimes people get busy and daily cant be done...)
So if you would like to see my pics, just click on the words above and they will direct you to my Photo a day images.
Thanks for looking
U2 - New Years Day

Happy 2013

Happy New Year everyone. I hope you had a great night last night celebrating xxx
I would love to welcome this new year in by sharing 2 layouts I created for January's challenges over at Scrap Lounge.

The Theme is ephemera.
This is the Sketch created by our CT member Jody...
and here is my take on the sketch...

here is a close up of the ephemera I used...
The ephemera I used was a squished coin from Melbourne Zoo, I made it in the machine that was there when I went last year.

This next layout is for the technique challenge which was use ephemera on your layout..

I called it 'Together Forever' after the song by Rick Astley...who is also in the photo with me!!!
 This is a close up of the doily and music button from Purple Pumpkin, the white flower is from couture creations and the pink flower is from Green Tara
and here is the ephemera I used - my signed concert ticket from Rick Astley.
It was an awesome concert one I will remember for a very long time. I was also lucky enough to be picked to go on stage with him with my friend Carol and some other girls from the crowd to dance with him on stage...awesome!

 Rick Astley - Together Forever