Thursday, September 19, 2013

Ride like the wind - Scrap the boys September challenge

I cant believe how much I have been scrapping lately, Today I want to share with you a layout I created for the challenge blog 'Scrap the boys'
The challenge for September was to create a layout based on an Outdoor activity.
So I decided to scrapbook Fletcher (again!). One of his favourite things to do on his bike is go down hills really fast with his feet off the is my layout...
Ride like the Wind

Thanks for looking
Christopher Cross - Ride like the Wind (an all time favourite song of mine!!!)

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

There's no one quite like you - Show us your stuff September challenge

I cant believe how much I have been able to scrap this month. Its amazing what happens when you organise yourself.
This layout was created for the September challenge over on Show us your stuff. The challenge was to create a layout using Red and White, and as always a handmade embellishment.
This is my layout...
There's no one quite like you
This is my little one, Fletch. and there is no one quite like him!
He has his strange little quirks, but if he didn't have them he would be my Fletch!
and a close up....
The felt circle with hearts is an embellishment I won over at Rainbow Splendour ages ago, white button with red hearts comes from my stash of Purple Pumpkin and the flag was created by me using a toothpick and washi tape (easy!)
Thanks for looking


This is Fletcher's favourite song, he sings it all the time...
Human League - Don't you want me

Friday, September 13, 2013

ScrapLounge September Cyber Crop

I have just uploaded the first challenge for this months cyber crop over on Scraplounge. This month everything is themed around Birthday Celebrations. The creative team were given a challenge set my members of Scraplounge to form a 'pot luck' challenge...

This was my criteria...
  • Black Base
  • Square photo mat
  • Dotty PP
  • Script PP
  • Stamping 
  • Buttons
  • Torn edges
And this is the layout I created based on it...

This is an old photo of me on my 3rd birthday
Come on over and join in the fun, prizes are up for grabs too...
just join Scraplounge and start creating!
Entries need to be uploaded into the gallery by no later then
Midnight NSW time Monday 16th September.
Have fun and Good Luck
Kool & the Gang - Celebration

30 days of lists - days 4-9

I have been doing my lists daily...but don't complete them til the end of the day when the lighting here isn't all the best. So I thought I would save up and do 1 post every couple of days with my pages.
Im finding it really hard to photograph the pages because they are in a journal and the journal just wants to close on please forgive me xxx

Day 4. Favourite time wasters
  • Facebook
  • Candy Crush
  • YouTube
  • Uploading music onto my ipod
  • Reading blogs
  • Looking at new craft products

Day 5. Things I tend to worry about
  • My boys
  • My health
  • The future
  • The plant
  • Money

Day 6. Rules to break
  • forgive quickly
  • kiss slowly
  • love truly
  • laugh uncontrollably
  • never regret what made you smile

Day 7, Today I saw...
  • Polling booth
  • my doctor
  • shops
  • ducks
  • friends
  • food
  • tv
  • flowers
  • my boys having fun
  • park

Day 8 - Childhood Chores
  • Cleaning my room
  • dry the dishes
  • feed the animals
  • clean animal bedding
  • wash the car
  • mow the grass

Day 9 - Weird stuff that makes me cry
  • watching my boys receive awards or perform
  • watching 'My Girl' & 'Beaches'
  • Thinking about the past
  • My boys driving me nuts
  • Not seeing my family and best friends more
thanks for looking
Franz Ferdinand - Right Actions (my fav song at the moment)

Lucky - D-lish inspirational board challenge

I loved the colours for the inspirational board over at D-lish this month, and the bonus is that there was also a 'just add paper' kit available (now sold out!!! got to be in real quick for these) which could be purchased from the D-lish online store. It came with some really great embellishments which I was able to incorporate into my layout.

Here is the inspirational board -

and here is my take on it...

and some close ups...
 Everything in this cluster was in the citrus breeze 'just add paper' kit from delish.
I loved the vellum envelope with journaling card...

 some lyrics from the song 'Lucky' by Jason Mraz which is what the title of my layout is based on

 The white and yellow flowers come from the kit also...the blue flower was one in my stash from couture creations.
Thanks for looking
Lucky - Jason Mraz

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

You're both Amazing - White with 1 September Challenge

Today i'm sharing with you a layout I finished yesterday for the white with 1 challenge blog
The blog has gone back to its original form of using White plus 1 other colour. This months colour was Pistachio - I had no idea what it was so I looked at my paint collection and found Kaiser craft had a paint so I took inspiration from that shade of green.
Here is my layout..

You're both amazing, just the way you are
Here are my 2 amazing little boys, love them so much.
Thanks for looking
Bruno Mars - Just the way you are

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

#30 Lists Day 3

The 3rd List for my #30 days of list journal is
'Things me younger me would like about current me'
here is my page, again huge apologies for the bad photo....its extremely hard to photograph the pages when they just want to keep flipping over...
The list reads...
*My taste in music
*my hair
*my love for animals
*I love to create
*blue is still my favourite colour
*my husband
*my 2 boys
cant wait to share tomorrows list....
Thanks for looking
Youth Group - Forever Young

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

#30 days of Lists

I was lucky enough to win a place on the #30 days of list challenge for September.
Most of you that know me know I HATE journaling, and find it hard to put down in words what needs to be said....and also I HATE my hand writing!
I thought this challenge would be a great opportunity to start making lists as a way of journaling (im thinking baby steps....)

#30 days of lists as I said before runs throughout September giving you a list prompt for everyday of the month.

So here are the first few pages...(sorry for the bad images...its very hard to photograph the journal)

Front cover...

List 1
New this year
And the list reads...
*Moved House
*Holiday in Bundaberg
*Got my flavourstone cookware
*Joined Scrapmatts Design Team
*Got an Ipad Mini
*New Kitten
*5 female Guinea Pigs
List 2
Projects Im currently working on

And the list reads...
*#30 Lists
*Scrapmatts DT projects
*Scraplounge CT Layouts
*Vegetable Garden
*Sewing Guinea Pig pouches
later today List 3 will be available (its an American thing and they are behind) and I can share that hopefully tomorrow xxx
Thanks for looking

Whats happening on Scraplounge in September...

Wow cant believe its already hit September. I love September...why I hear you ask???
... cos its my Birthday on the 11th!!!
Getting back to the scrapping...
This month over on Scrap Lounge we are creating layouts based guessed I was a little chuffed that it fell in the same month as my Birthday (although....I didn't scrap any pics of me for the challenges....)
First up as always we have our Sketch Challenge.
This months sketch was designed by the talented Jody.

And here is my example...
This layout is of Fletcher from his Birthday this year (he was 9)
and the next challenge was a colour inspired challenge based on this image...
and here is my layout...
This is my friends daughter Alyssa, she is so cute...this pic was taken at her 3rd birthday party and she was dressed up as a Princess.
you have to have your image uploaded into the gallery by Midnight (NSW time) 30th of September
And don't forget the Cyber will be running from the 13th-16th of September.
Have a great day and thanks for looking
Birthday - The Beatles