Sunday, July 31, 2011

Havin some summer a winter storm

today the weather is HORRIBLE!!! its so windy & wet..perfect for scrapbooking...if only the kids could stay amused by themselves without yelling at each other!!

I did manage to get one page done rather is for a challenge that closes tomorrow....oops get a move on!!!

If you want some lovely free SVGs head on over to the scrapoholic blog
For each challenge there is a new set of svgs!! how cool is that!! this time its surfer dudes & waves!

I have used 3 of the images/svgs for my layout....i then grunged/distressed the paper & the photo mat & the rub ons

I also managed to cut out a heap of pillow boxes which i will show on my next post....have a great week ahead!

♥ from Me

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Party fun

My little man has a birthday party to attend to & i made the card & some of the presents....Im entering it in the Myshericrafts blog Challenge 65...Party!!!

I made the cute card using the create a critter & mickey & friends cartridges on my pink cricut...i then used my pink cuttlebug to cut some cute felties shapes & made a felt board (yikes first time ive made one!!) I made the felt shapes toppers by embossing it with a dominoes folder i got in the mail a lollypop to tie it in with the birthday card

hope the little miss loves her presents!!
♥ from Me

Sunday, July 24, 2011

lots of fun to be had

Today we went & visited my my eldest was off to the footy game...We go for Fremantle Dockers & they are playing against the other WA team the its DERBY DAY!!!

Im a little sad im not going to get some photos but i bet they are having a great time!
Before we left the kids were all having fun riding around on the 4 was great watching them have fun

So now that im home & all the washing has been done, dried & put away its time to have some craft time!! I have been playing around with Nifty fifties cartridge as my eldest wants to have a bowling party...i made this card to see how it would look as an invite...i welded 2 of the same image together (flipping one) and turning it into a card! Im not sure if i will use this as an invite or maybe just make it a little simple and just put the info on the image ....boys dont seem to care much about the look of invites ect so long as they get one & it makes it home safely!
Im entering this over HERE .... Paper Cutz challenge of anything goes!!

I also just made this card for a birthday party my little one got invited to...i hope the birthday girl likes it :) I used Create a Critter & Mickey & friends for the lollypop!
Im entering this over at Cooking with Cricut in their lollypop challenge

Thanks for stopping by
♥ from Me

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

love to be a winner!!

Hi all

The other day i won a prize over at My Creative Place
I was so excited!!! I have spent the $15 Prize money (& then some) shhh dont tell hubby!!

I cant wait to receive my new goodies...if your looking for some nice products head on over to Platypuscreekstamps
or if your into digi stamps Platypuscreekdigitals

love to have a win!!! thanks so much Tracey o for having a great blog!!

♥ from Me

A little bit of sunshine on a dreary grey day

Today started out very dreary & grey....really didnt want to get out of bed...even the yougest said lets sleep in til 10.30!

But we had a playdate with the kindy mums & yes we were over an hour late as it was!!
The grey clouds followed us from home all the way to the park & then seemed to dissapear as the kids ran off & had some fun while i sat with the mums in the sun...i think it was what we needed.

The park we went to was nicknamed Dr Seuss Park due to all the colourful poles & mounds in the white red & blue was cant be gloomy at a place like this!!

After a fun morning at the park we were a little bit naughty & got hungry jacks for lunch & then we came home so i could scrapbook this layout for a challenge that is due to end very SOON!!

This challenge was to use a particular page in the ROCK PRINCESS Cartridge handbook
go check out the M.A.G Challenge by the page blog here

Here is my page....its my grandma & her sisters celebrating grandmas 90th birthday!! you cant leave these 3 alone for too long...or if you do cruises get planned and all sorts of mayhem can happen....they love the casino too & go every week....i cant wait til im 90 & get to have some fun too!!

I used dcwv paper...random birthday paper i have had in my stash for ageeessss.....flower brads...tim holtz distress stickles & ink in worn lipstick & the Bad Influence & lightning bolt wings ( does that have a proper name??) from the Rock Princess Cartridge

thanks for stopping by
♥ from Me

Sunday, July 17, 2011

whats your favourite song??

I just completed a layout for the Scrappin' chics challenge blog....july challenge is to scrapbook about your favourite song.....i love music so at the moment a few of my favourite songs are recent ones like adele...and some glee blaming that on the kids playing Glee on wii!

So anyways i then thought i might scrap one of my favourite all time songs....i chose the one we had at our wedding....Throw your arms around me by Hunters & collectors also sung by Doug Anthony All Stars & also the gorgeous sounding hippy guy at the fremantle Markets at the time my hubby & i started dating....that singer has now become famous singing his songs & known as John butler trio yay to him for the memories!!

So here is my layout....i cut the musical notes from Hannah Montana cricut cartridge & i found the song lyrics online (as you do!) & a pic from our wedding...this pic is of us just outside the church & i have confetti in my hair!

thanks carlene for the nudge to get it done!!
♥ from Me

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Baby boy

Hi again ( yeah im on a blog posting roll today!!)
This layout i did for the Baby Boy Challenge over on Karens-Kakes-Krafts blog
Head on over & check it out for your chance to win! or even just to be inspired a little....

Here is a Page i did last night.....I used Kaisercraft paper for mostly all of it...its a quick & simple baby boy layout

thanks for looking

♥ from Me

my beach boy

im back with another layout i did last night....this one is for the COLOUR CHALLENGE over at Scrapper In the Making's Blog

You had to use these colours
Royal Blue
Kraft (or Brown)
Golden Yellow

Here is my entry....I used a free svg from for the summer frame & Lifes a Beach for the octopus & beach pail tag...I inked/sprayed up some white gauze(thanks dad for the huge supply!) to look like a fisher mans net ( yeah i know kind of cruel?? lol) I put a cute peachy keen critter stamp as the occys face so he is all smiles & super happy in the net...honest!!

Thanks for stopping by

♥ from Me

Friday, July 15, 2011

challenges challenges oh my!!

Hi again
im back with another challenge entry...over at More than Favours they are having a fun in the sun get on over & check it out & have a go yourself!!

here is my entry!!

I used lifes a beach & cut lots of the palm leaves out & the title...i then kindy glitzed it in crystalina...pop dotted a few leaves ect....wish i was back in cairns...that holiday was amazing

be back with another layout soon!!!
♥ from Me

holiday fun

Holidays are halfway done...we went bowling the other day...the rest of the days so far have been relaxing at home...letting the kids play with their stuff...& they have plenty of stuff to play with & do at home!!

Last night i got some me time & went scrapping at inspired crafts....i love going there & get lots done...not to mention having the whole shop to browse in!!
I got 2 new embossing folders .....cant wait to use them!!

I left miss pink cricut at home & just took my pink cuttlebug with me.....i had cut most of what i needed for my was so much easier to think ahead!!

I did several challenges for different blogs last night...

here is one i did for Whimsical Wednesday "interactive" challenge which you can find here

I have had this layout in mind for so long....but kept forgetting to cut out the svg i needed....I cant remember where i got the svg from ...quite possibly the craft edge forum if you want to cut one out yourself....its a viewfinder wheel!!
My mum has had negative strips from her wedding & asked me to see if i could somehow make them bigger....i copied them as is first so that i have a copy & thought they would look great in the view spins!!

i will post the other pages i did later today.....

♥ from Me

Monday, July 11, 2011

campin critters card

the other day i watched a cool video by CRICUTLOVE showing how to make a swiper card. I really wanted to give it a go so pulled out my campin critters cart & got creating!
I did have plans on turning it into a fathers day card or just a card for my dads birthday...he loves camping! Thankfully we dont have bears roaming in australia...just dingos foxes & kangaroos!!
Im yet to add the waiting on some stamps i ordered....but here it is...nearly complete & it was so easy!! thinking of making more now!!

Im also going to add this to the Fantabulous cricut challenge me monday #68 - Let's Go Camping
Create an outdoor-themed project...perfect!!! tick im done!!!

Hope everyone is enjoying the day...its holiday time & i have been able to have sleep hibernating like a bear this winter!!!

♥ from Me

Saturday, July 9, 2011

getting on with it

its been awhile since my last much has happened in the last week....its now school holidays for winter & gosh is it cold!!
On Tuesday i went to my cousins was a lovely service & you could tell he was loved by all that met him....It was nice reminiscing on all the good & funny things he has done & the blessing of 2 beautiful of which was looking so content in his grandpa's arms snuggled asleep.
We all got to place a carnation on his coffin & later went & releases blue & white balloons...his little girl didnt want to let hers go ♥

On weds we had my daughters last dance class for the term & they then did a performance for the parents...she did really well!!!

Friday i missed out on seeing my little ones dance performance as the real estate was running late so i had to stay home.....lucky my wonderful husband took photos & video

yesterday i finally got onto the challenges i have written is my entry for the Scrap the boys July can enter too by going to scrap the boys

For this challenge you had to include TAPE & the word PLAY in the title.....i had some decorative tape for quite some time so im glad i used some more of it...its a simple & clean layout...& didnt take long to create at all...which was good as i had to go to the shops before they shut yesterday!! lol

Another one i got done was for Stuff 2 Scrap's july challenge....still cant believe we are in july already!! If you want to enter head on over to Stuff 2 Scrap
The challenge was

To create a page/card/otp with some of MY favorite things
1. paint/ink/sprays
2. masking/stamping
3. circles
4. chipboard
5. layering
You ONLY need to use a minimum of 3 of the above items mentioned, any amount.

So i used Ink, Stamping & circles

So thats what ive been upto this week.....getting on with keeps on might as well be part of it

♥ from Me

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Going Buggy has some blog candy!!

Hi all
Just a quick post at the is absolutely freezing...woke up to find ice on the lawn!!! crazy weather!! where have our nice aussie winters gone?

If your wanting to win some new scrappy goodness head on over to Going Buggy blog where she talks about the warmth of summer holidays....while my hands are freezing from typing!!

click here for your chance to win

One more week to get through before its the school holidays....this week is jammed packed...i have my cousins funeral tomorrow....thursday my son has a guitar workshop & performance over at a high school & friday a rent inspection!! yikes its all overwhelming but im sure we will get through this week & can then relax....i have heaps of scrapping planned in my head..i just need some me time...which i hope happens on the holidays!!

have a great day everyone & remember to head on over to going buggy...the blog candy looks great!!

♥ from Me