Monday, October 31, 2011

Beyond the Door Scrap October Challenge

It's been a Beautiful Sunny Delightful day today!!!
The kids are outside Playing Happily (for now anyway).....
I have 3 more Layouts to Share to do before midnight tonight!
Gee! nothing like leaving things to the last minute.........
So I'll share 1 now & then be back to Share the other 2 when the kiddies are Tucked into bed.......  hehehehe

It's my first time playing along with this Challenge.........
I've been checking out the Challenges for a couple now o& never got around to playing along!!!
This Month's Room looks like this....

Hubby sneaked this photo a few months back......
& I thought it would go Perfectly!!!!!

Now! for a few Close UPS...

Products Used here are:
Graphic 45 - The Magic of Oz & Once Upon A Springtime papers,
The little Pick flowers are from a discount Shop,
Kaisercraft Flowers & a couple handmade flowers,Kindy Glitz  - Crystalina,
Metal Butterfly from a Discount Shop, Doilie,
1 of my Pins & 6x6 CW - Brick .
Beyond is having a CT Call out Applications will close 31 October 2011.
I know it's a bit late...Sorry! But thought I'd share anyways!!!!
THANKS for Stoppin by & your Comments are always

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Let's Capture these Sketches #106, Jess's Giveaway & a TOOOOOOOOOOOT

Well Hi there!!

How'z your weekend going?  Good I hope............
Our DD had a Party to go to this morning & we are home for the Afternoon!!
First Up is the Sketch #106 for Let's Capture these Sketches
The talented Ness Created this Sketch......

My DT Layout!!!!!!
Most of this Layout was made from my Tidbitz In Time - A Moment like this August Kit...
YEP! I still have some left.....   LOL!
The bright PINK Iron On is Prima, The Girl Paperie- Love badge, A Basic Grey- Sitcker  & the Totally GORGEOUS Acetate BUTTERFLIES are from the Swap with Anita Tillman!!!!!!!!!!
They are SO YUMMY hey.....

See that GORGEOUS Acetate Butterfly

So if you love a good Sketch...
POP on over HERE check out the other DT layouts & join in!!!!

Miss Jess
is having a GIVEAWAY!!!

Jess has not one, not two but THREE prizes up for grabs!!!

All you have to do is post it on your blog and/or Facebook and link it to my BLOG and/or STORE(You get one entry for fb & one entry for blog, so if you do both you would get two entries!)...then just leave a comment here to let me know....easy peasy : )

For Prize 1 & 2 you will get one of these headbands plus 3 sets of clips!!!
For prize 3 you will get 1 custom 8x8 inch mixed media choose what you would like me to do!!!!

You have until midnight Nov 2nd to enter!
Click Picture & it should take you to her Blog
They look FANTASTIC hey 

Good Luck!!!

& Lastly 
I just wanted to let out a TooooooooooooooooooT!!

Me! YES! Me! was the Winner for Get Picky's first Birthday Blog Hop -  Sketch #13 Challenge
I am Totally HAPPY & Excited  to have WON the AWESOME
Prize ( Thanks to Imaginisce & the Get Picky Ladies) & A SPOT as GDT - for next months Challenge...
I think this Post is long Enough
Thanks for Stoppin by & Enjoy the rest of your SUNDAY.....

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Get Picky - 1st Birthday Sketch #13

Been a bit Busy a of late!!!!!!!!
Between WORK, Tennis Lessons(for DD) , Swimming Lessons (for DS & DD)
Book Week & House Work (YUK).......
Not a lot of time left for Scrappin!!! *SIGH*

But I did manage to create this layout for GET PICKY
Get Picky is Celebrating there 1st Birthday!!
Happy Birthday Get Picky....
& Hopefully many more for Tanya, Nikki & all the Get Picky DT ladies.....
They have a Blog Hop for you, with Extra GDT's & past designers as well!!!!
(Hopefully I stopped by all the blogs..) 
This is the Sketch that the GET PICKY crew worked with.....
LOVED all the Layouts ladies & Got alot of Inspiration from them....
I have to admit that when I stopped by Melinda Spinks
the rainbow strips of colors in her layout really Inspired ME
& this is what I came.......
Mostly Working with Webster Pages
bits of Let's Celebrate, Country Estate & Seaside Retreat Papers, Rose Ribbon,
Flowers cut from Basic Grey - Hopscotch Paper,
Sixxiz  - Scalloped Hearts,  Assorted Pearls,
STUFF 2 SCRAP - Pumpkin Pink's Journal It Sq & The Most Adorable HEART Tree,
6X6 CW - Chicken Wire, Kaisercraft - Script Stamp, MS - Bird punch.
& I think that's about it.....

Hopefully I can get a bit more Scrappin done
this afternoon.. Before Swimming lessons!!! Fingers Crossed
Thanks for stoppin by..
& have a Wonderful Afternoon !!!!!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

WISH - Bird Is The Word

We have a new Challenge Word for Bird Is The Word
Wish................ Is the Bird's Word!!!!
You have a Month to play along & the Winner will receive
a blog badge and a kit from Tidbitz In Time.That Sound Awesome Hey!!!!!!!!!
All featured winners will receive a special badge for your blog.
Mary Thomas
has created this Awesome sketch
(Sketch use is not required to win the challenge)

As you may notice I worked with the Sketch this time.........

Working with Authentique  - Blissful papers  Tabloids & Mini Alpha's,
Twine, Mini Roses,  MS- Heart & bird Punches, MFT Die-Namics Die - Fancy Flourish,
Prima Resin Bird....
Now for a couple of close UPS!!!!

See that  Gorgeous Yellow Fabric rosette!!
Anita Tillman came up with the Idea for US to have a 
little Swap...
Anita Made me 3 of these BEAUTIES
& the MOST UTTERLY GORGEOUS Acetate Butterflies!!
THANKS Again Miss A

So Click on over to Bird Is The Word 
Check out the other AMAZING  DT's Creations!!!!!!!!!
   Hope to see you play along......
THANKS for Stoppin by
& your Comments are TRULY Appreciated..

Saturday, October 22, 2011

My Minds Eye - Blog Challenge #28

I haven't been able to play along with MME - Challenge's for the last couple of months......... Just not enough time!
This months Challenge is the Sketch by Anna Stubbington & also use " FALL" as your theme...... 


& I had the BEST photo's for this Challenge!!!
Back in the July School holidays My Mother, Me & the 2 Kiddlets
Spent the day over @ Country town Orange...
A little Shopping first Up then the rest of the day consist of hanging @ the Adventure playground & Botanical Gardens.........
Got many photos on the Day & these where some of my FAVES!!!

Working with My Minds Eye:
lost & found 2 - Breeze "Fun day" borderline paper,
also using both sides of Stella & Rose - Hatte "Happy" Bouquet & Hatte "Buddies" Argyle Papers,
Also Fine & Dandy - Tickled Pink Banner Alpha Stickers..

A couple of close UPS!! 

I better go...
We have a New addition to our family & the
                        2 kids want to take him for a Walk!!!
                               Meet "SALT" the Kelpie
                         He is 1 of Hubby friends Puppies.....
                   We finally gave into the kids Nagging!!! 
                                   Please can we keep 1 !!!! Please can we keep 1 !!!!!! Please can we keep 1 !!!!! 
Thanks for Stopping By 
HAVE a Awesome Weekend!!!!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Creations with Stuff 2 Scrap BUTTERFLYS

It's my turn to blog this week over @ STUFF 2 SCRAP
& I thought I'd  share with you the creations that I have posted over @ Stuff 2 Scrap so far......
First UP is a layout!!!
Love this photo of DS & DD....
He SO like do you have to kiss me SIS...    LOVE IT!!
Now for the Close UPS & Products I've Used!!
MME - Lost & Found 2 papers, 
Seam binding, MS - heart punch,
The Heart is the Sizzix - Scallop Hearts die cut....
Also here is 1 of my pins & a Maya Road  Transparency doilies!!
The piece of resistance the STUFF 2 SCRAP - Butterfly!!!
Which I've a dded white paint & when still a little wet rubbed it here & there to expose the raw Chippie.....
then once dried inked & added liquid!!
Also used  my FAVORITE thing ever.....
The MFT- Flourish die Cut!!!!!!!
Another GORGEOUS Stuff 2 Scrap - Butterfly Chippie......

BUT wait there's more....
I also Created a CARD with the S2S - BUTTERFLIES.......
Inked & Glittered....
A Close UP!!!
MME - Lost & Found 2 papers,
& Prima - Alla Alphas

To  achieved the Glitter borders on both Layout & Card.....
I used 3mm double sided tape &!
& some glitter....
I still have a Couple of days over @ Stuff 2 Scrap
So be sure to pop by !!

1 more thing!!
 I just would like to let out a TOOT! TOOT!
My layout for the October 1st  - Challenge @ Once Upon A Sketch is a Feature....... THANKS for the Votes ladies!!!
I'm Pretty STOCKED with that....
 THANKS for Stopping BY...
Hope you all have a GR8 Night!!!!!

Monday, October 17, 2011

Sketch #104 with Let's Capture These Sketches

Morning Lovelies!!
Hope you all had a Wonderful weekend...
Sketch #104 is Up & running (where to? no where)  LOL!!
The Talented Crafty Ness created this FAN FAB U LAS Sketch to work with.....

& My DT layout 

Working with the YUMMY Glitz Design - 
Vintage Blue papers & Whatnots...
 A bit of Basic Grey Doily Paper,
Also Prima, Kasiercraft  & Manor House Creation flowers...
Also a Manor House Creation Packaging,
STUFF 2 SCRAP  - Word Magical (which I have Inked & Added Dimensional Magic),
1 of me pins, Prima flowers centers, Prima 6x6 felt gate 
& Splatters of  Maya Road - Metallic Silver....

So if your looking for a FAB Sketch to play with...
THEN POP on over HERE!!
This week is my turn to BLOG over @ STUFF 2 SCRAP
So come on over & Check out what else I've been 
CREATING!! Wooohooo   LOL!
If not I hopefully will share on my blog by the end of the Week....
OK! So that's it for NOW....
ALWAYS a Pleasure to have you stop by!!!
& those Comments are just FANTASTIC So keep them coming..   hehehehehehe

Friday, October 14, 2011

Let's get shabby Challenge #28

I've played along over @ Let's Get Shabby.....
First timer too for ME that is!!! I have awww & ahhhhh over their for a while now, the DT creations are always GORGEOUS & have finally have the Courage to have a go.......
                                            Challenge #28

For there challenge this month, they would like you to be

inspired by the colours
in this gorgeous dinning room

Along with including
Paint and Flowers

This is what Created.........

My DD took this photo of ME & DS.....
She Sometimes likes to get MY Camera & take photos...
UM! Christmas is coming UP!
Wink! Wink!
Now for a Couple of close UPS....

Products Used here:
STUFF 2 SCRAP - Mushroom,
Basic Grey - Cappella & Curio papers,
Kaisercraft  - Script stamp,
MME - Diecut,
Prima - Shabby Chic - Chippie sticker
& Manor House Creations - Grandma's Garden - Pink Lace.
THANKS for stoppin BY!!
Your Comments are FANTASTIC & always appreciated....
I HOPE  you all have a WONDERFUL weekend!!!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Once Upon A Sketch - October 1st

I have once again played along with Once Upon A Sketch - Challenge............
The Sketch!!!

Journalling Criteria: WRITE  2 noteworthy (to you anyway) events of the past week. Your journalling can be as long as you wishThere is NO limit to how much journalling you include but in order to qualify as a winner for this challenge, we must see AT LEAST 1 SENTENCE of journalling on WHY each event was noteworthy. 

We headed down to Wollongong to Celebrate my FIL birthday......
We also got to Catch up with MY SIL, Her Hubby & there 3 Children!!!!
& Got this GR8 Shot of the 5 of them.....
They are always So happy to see each other & get on So Well!!!
Close UPS!

Products Used here:
Webster papers - Seaside Retreat papers, A little bit of Yacht Club & Ladies & Gents papers,
Life's Portrait - Stickers &
6x6 CW - Brick Template,
THANKS for Stopping by My Blog today...
Your Comments are Just the BEST!!!!

Monday, October 10, 2011

Bird NEW WORD..........

How has your DAY been?
YAY!  Well mine had started off well...  KIDS went back to School!(love them dearly.
Then got onto the Blogging WORLD & had read Nadia's post
(I know most of you know of NADIA & her Talent)  
I SO wanted to get my KIDS from School there & then....
And  JUST CUDDLE them So tight & Never let them Go.......
My LOVE Go's to Nadia & her FAMILY @ this time!!!!
I would Fly to you in a HEART beat GIRL if I knew it would help in anyway.......
I think for ME that this blogging world has made me a little softer which not a bad thing @ all!!!
If you know ME & mean KNOW ME.... I not a real emotional Person!!
BUT!This is my blog where I can share & say WHAT I'm feeling!!!
& this is what I'M feeling RIGHT NOW!! 

I did start this Post to share this Fortnights Bird Is The Word - 
TOGETHER!!!! Yep TOGETHER is this NEW Word..........

WE have the  NEW Team !!! WHICH you really should POP on Over & have a Looksee @ the AMAZING ARRAY of Creations..... (EYE BOGGLING AMAZING)  (Click HERE)

Working with TIDBITS IN TIME (August)moments in time KIT!!
& while I'm on the Subject of TIDBITS IN TIME KITS.......
You really SHOULD POP on over & CHECK OUT October's KIT.......... FULL to the BRIM of GLITZ DESIGN - Vintage Blue......(YUMBO)!!!
(GEE! I getting sidetracked a LOT tonight)

MY Layout for BIRD's New word... TOGETHER!
This photo was taken this YEAR on Fathers Day, On our little 4 Wheel Drive Adventure......... 

HOPE!  to see you play along with BIRD's WORD.......
ALWAYS a PLEASURE to have you stop by my 
& Your COMMENTS really are appreciated & ENJOYED!!!
       SO MWAH! to you all...........
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