Sunday, May 31, 2009

Look at Daisy now!!!!

Look at our gorgeous daisy now - she is almost 6 weeks old and we will get her in 2 weeks....I think I am more excited than the kids!!!

Cybercrop at Uproar 2 scrap more

This weekend and the theme is Motherhood is my layout for my challenge....

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Look at what my girlies gave me from Debs!!!

I am so spoilt - when Amanda came over yesterday she gave me an amazing box of goodies fromt he girls at Debs as a thanyou for running the cybercrop back in April - I cant beleive how gorgeous my bits were - from cards to hand dyyed lace to vintage frames with little cherubs to gorgeous papers to home made embellies - YUM YUM YUM - Thanks so much girls - I LOVE it!!!

Friday, May 29, 2009

Scrap day at Lisas....

Okay so we had a great day - lots of chatting and chasing kids ( they were very good!!) and we even got to do some scrapping - here are some pics.....

Wahoo- today is the day

Where all my world a good way. I am having a scrapping day at my place and I have girls from the classes that I teach coming, girls from Mad about scrappin , girls from Uproar to scrap more and girls from Debs creations as well- what a great day we are going to have!!!! I will hopefully remember to take some photos and then I will load them up here!! If they agree!! HAHAH - Maybe even if they dont !!

Here is what I made last night for Debs Creations master blaster challenge...and one of my Googsie bear - check his eyes!! Future heart breaker!!

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Mad about scrappin June kits.....

A new month is almost upon us - whcih means Leannes new kits are almost available at Mad about Here are the layouts I created with these kits.....they are AMAZING value so pop over and have a look...

What ? ....A boy???

That was our response when Daniel arrived 7 years ago - not the girl we had been told to expect - You can imagine our surprise!! So this is my take on the Enchanted scrapbooking comp surprise challenge.......mono chromtaic - so I went with soft greys .....TFL

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

First born Grandson

Challenge over at bons scraps - red, blue greena nd brown and bling and predigital photo and mixed alpha....This is a pic of Shane back when he was a bubba!!! Held by His Pop who passed away just before we moved to Queensland.....I am really happy with how this layout turned out.....I was looking for masculine but soft!! I hope it is!!!

Pass this award along....

Look at the cool award I got from Eve - an old scrapper friend!! I pass this on to
Sharon D
Lyn Creative butterfly
Sarah P

SO many to choose from!!!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Bon's scraps cybercrop

Tonight there is a cybercrop over at Bons scraps - they are a great bunch of girls and you can always rely on them for some cool challenges....

Take a look


Monday, May 25, 2009

Dont you hate that.....

When you do a layout for a challenge and then go back and read the fine print to discover you forgot something - MAN oh MAn -
Anyway back to the drawing board....
This is the layout - version 1!!!

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Check this out for organisation

I stumbed across this blog and I am in awe!!!!!
I didnt know you could own that much stuff


Look what I did ....

This is some of what I got done last night - plus a couple I need to finish off with journalling and titles - will put them up later

Friday, May 22, 2009

Check this out for a chance to win.....

This girl is having a cool blog giveaway - make sure you take a look - there are lots of ways to be in the running!!!!

Lisa K

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Mad about scrappin cybercrop this weekend

So this weekend is the Mad about scrappin cybercrop - the theme is Motherhood and Mothers - so everyone either is one or has one or knows one so come and join the are some pics of the layout I have done for my challenge - but you wont know the criterion until you join the fun on Friday night

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

So beautiful

My entry for Skyes SOngbird scraps blog - ....So beautiful

Songbird scraps....

My lovely friend Skye runs a cool blog challenge called Songbird scraps - based on the lyrics of songs

Pop in and take a look - I am going to give one go this afternoon in theis stinky wet weather!!


I got creative last night....

Wow - I felt like scrapping last night - may be something to do with this WET WET WET weather we are having - it is either RAINING or its POURING!!!! ANd I mean POURING!!!!! So here is what I did anyway - some boy layouts.....

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Dad time - negative space challenge

This is Josh and Shane on the ferry coming back from Stradbroke Island - I love this photo - they are SO ALIKE its freaky!!

Such is life

Hi all

This is my mornings work - I had the idea last night but went to bed early = now here is my layout for Week 3 comp at Enchanted scrapbooking - I am loving the weekly challenges so far.....This one was Such is Life = scrap those moments or photos that are less than perfect.....we took these pics on the way to Mt warning on the weekend - tried to get a lovely family shoot!! HAH!! No such luck - distressed the edges, rolled some torn edges and used some of my beautiful vintage music paper.....added some cool flourishes from Prima , some flowers and and AC thicker title....TFL!!!

Monday, May 18, 2009

A couple for today.....

Wet and horrible day = perfect for scrappin - the kids ahve all gone to play with friends and my mojo has kicked in so I have cooked no tea, done no tidying - just scrapped these....

Thanks Renae!! Wahooo

My favourite kind of post - little padded envelopes with the names of friends on the back!! I won a challenge set by fabulous Renae on Debs Creations and she sent me this FABBO RAk - cant wait to use some!!



Saturday, May 16, 2009

Help Kathie out!!!

Hello beautiful ladies!!
Well we are going to have a competition with a difference!! Each time you click onto the blog, to be in the running you need to leave a comment on this post BUT you must put the number of the counter in you comment...for instance.............
Hi just dropping by to say hello
Counter number is at 19967.
We will then announce a winner once the counter has gone past 2050!! Oh and you have till Monday night to make that happen. Now if you bring some friends and they leave a comment with your name, I will increase the prize pack for you!!! You can leave as many comments as you like, but only one per visit please!! So if you visit 10 times a day, you can leave 10 comments! The comments need to be on this post for them to count!! Oh the package is a surprise, but you know me, its always something special!!! All ladies welcome to play along with this one, including the DT!
Hey ladies have fun, enjoy your families!

SO log onto Kathies blog here.....

and dont forget to mention my name and we win a prize if we win!!

New Pics of our new baby

Shane and I got to see Daisy yesterday - she is 3 and a half weeks old and had her eyes open and is walking too!! She is just TOO Cute and we cant wait to get her.
She has a little white sister for sale too so if you know anyone who wants a Maltese Shihtzu puppy - message me!!!

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Im off to work tomorrow !!!

I have my first official paid class at The Scrapbook Cupboard - so I will be getting myself organised and the lcuky class member earns herself a little prize from me as well!!! I cant wait. I am teaching a layout called Magic days and it features hand cutting. a clever matting technique and some distressing .....Ill let you know how it goes!!! Think of me at 10:00!!!

This SON made me a MUM

A challenge over at Debs...scrap a special moment that means so much to you. I was flicking through my pics and saw this pic of Josh and realised that his arrival was probably the single biggest change in my life - becoming a parent - responsible for someone else for everything - food, shelter, love - everything!! So of course that is what I had to scrap ! And he was such a cute bubba - now hes 11!!

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Do you want to do my heritage class ???

I am running an online class at using the DIVINE My Minds Eye Bella papers - so far I have created three layouts if you buy the total kit - for only $19. It will give you the complete kit and access to the closed forum for the online class...alternately you can purchase the single kit for one layout - which is $8 . If you take a look at the forum - there is a peek at the layout. There is a boy version and a girl version available !!! So come and take a look!!


Ready set scrap challenges

Okay - every month I plan on doing some of these and never get there so today was the day - I did two - the wOrd challenge - Kisses and the themed challenge which was vintage.....

Black with 2 challenge

This is my take on the Black with 2 challenge - this month its lime green and pink, pearl flouriih, and a large flower layer. Teleah watching the F1-11s at Indi last year ....

Monday, May 11, 2009

Scrap catchup at my place - 29th May !!!

If you are in , on or near the Gold Coast - there are a few of us having a scrap - catch up day on Friday 29th May - email me at if you want to join in the fun!!! And I can send you the details.....come for as little or as long as you want!!!

My animal ATC - Puppy Love

The latest ATC swap at BDebs Creations is an animal theme - so of course I had to go witht he new puppy - Daisy - and do a Maltese Shihtzu. Our baby girl is now three weeks old and has her eyes open- We cant wait to get her!!!!

Time to think

My youngest boy is 7 - and he is my mischeif maker - iF theres trouble hes there, if something is broken hes there, if the boys have a fight hes there....he doesnt mean to - he just needs to take time to think. So this layout is for him - a challenge over at Enchanted scrapbooking - "The best things in life are free " - Time to think is free - he just needs to do it!! I had fun making this page - so many textures and bits! Just the way I like it!

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Happy Mudders day to all the Mudders!!!

Hope you are spoilt rotten and get to sleep in- I hope I get those as well!!

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Its a real bugger ...

I have been working on the classes for June that I will be offering at The Scrapbook Cupboard here on the GOld Coast and two of them I am loving and I cant share it with any of you - Its secret cupboard business. I have done a stunning layout of Shanes Grandfather - reds and creams and black - just gorgeous, 2 cool boys layouts using Kaiser robot paper and another yummy one with cut flowers etc - Its so weird to NOT be able to share them!! Youll have to wait until June and see the newsletter for The scrapbookcupboard!!


And even more exciting - I have hit 50 followers - which is rather amusing seeing as though only today I posted off the 40th follower RAK draw !! SO - this will be a super you beaut draw - I will have to think of something cool to determine the winner - so stay tuned!!!!!

I am also working on some great kits for - at Kholo - Jo sent me some gorgeous My MInds Eye Bella bella papers and I have done two layouts and currently working on a third - these will be available as kits... !! Lucky my MOJO is in fine form! I always scrap better at night - what about you!!??
Okay - off to My Minds Eye again

OMG - Just one more!!!!

And I will have hit 50 followers - QUICK - be the 50th and you get a RAK and all 50 followers go in the draw for a FABULOUS RAK !!!! My lucky number 40 draw - Michelle - will get her goodies this week!!!


Thursday, May 7, 2009

I love my job

as a Stay at home MUm - this is dedicated to that job - one I never thought I would do!! Its for a challenge over at Debs Creations - pink, hearts, word love about motherhood.....

Scrap the boys - May layout

I woke up this morning and felt like scrapping - dont you just love that- its always a good sign for me. This is my take on the May challenge at Scrap the boys - To use Grow or Time in your title and use measurement embellies - I have included clocks, tape measures, tape measure paper, and I included a pic of the boys as littlies and one from now.....Its very busy - But I like it - Thanks for dropping by....

In the end, life is not measured......

I love this quote and used it for this layout of Shane and I for a competition at Enchanted scrapbooking - a new online place to play....I used Heidi swapp apers and kaiser and vintage music, rolled up book page. metal heart lace and flowers and a cute transparency....


I LOVE post!!!!

Wahoo-- look what the courier just dropped off - This is my Fiskars prize pack from Songbird scraps last month......Thanks Skye - cant wait to try them out now!!!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

A couple of new ones....

HI - well last night I got to do some scrapping as Shane worked until late...HAHA

So I did the challenge at 123 challenge blog- different alphas, 3 ribbons in different ways and journal spots....and the second is a negative space challenge from mandy at Debs Creations....Miss P when she was little and had no hair - thats why the question mark title!!

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

OKAY - the winner of my DRAW 40 is.......

Remeber about a wek back I said Iw ould draw the winner of my 4oth follower draw ........well its taken me a fe days to get organised - but I numbered you all off and the winner of my prize is.....


SO if you can email me at - I can get your details and send your prize......

Next draw at 50 followers - so come and join in -


White with 1 entry - May!!

I do love the White with 1 blogspot- cool challenges and colour combos - this month was white with olive green and the inclusion of a bird so I hope an owl counts...