Monday, November 28, 2016


A big Hello there! How is your day going? I am sitting here listening to beautiful rain on our roof and the faraway rumble of thunder... a lovely way to end a very hot sticky day!!

I have created a layout using the sketch from MY CREATIVE SKETCHES which looks like..
As well I have used some beautiful embellishments from the Kit Vintaj Romance from FUNKY FLAIR STUDIO that I won last month.  The kit looks like.
vintaj romance october kit A really beautiful kit, I was so excited to win it.  I have used something from the kit on each square on the layout...

A couple of closer views.
 The beautiful die cut roses and a simply gorgeous flair.. Those sweet  little flowers were in the kit too!

Another pretty flair.. Funky Flair are known for their amazing and beautiful flair.


I enjoyed this sketch and I really enjoyed using bits from the kit.. sadly the kit is unavailable at the moment..
But there are lots of beautiful flair over at the FUNKY FLAIR STUDIO .

Thanks so much for coming by..  This month has flown by. I really hope next month is a good month for us all..
Thank you for your lovely comments which really do lift my spirits..

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Friday, November 25, 2016

KAISERCRAFT November Sketch Challenge.

Hello there, I hope your day is going really well..  It is hot and very dry here.

I have a layout I would like to share that was created using the SKETCH FOR KAISERCRAFT NOVEMBER CHALLENGE which is this fabulous one...

november-sketch-challenge I have used pretty much all Kaisercraft papers and dies for my layout..

some closer views..
 I love this Die!!

Treasured Christmas Memories..

I love this stencil from Kaisercraft too! I have used various Christmas ranges from Kaisercraft for this layout..

Well by my calculations, it is one month until Christmas Day!!! How are your plans going? I just know it wont feel very long until we are sitting together and celebrating this special season..

Thanks for coming by and thanks so much for your lovely comments too..

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Monday, November 21, 2016

WHITE WITH ONE - November..

Good Morning! I hope your monday is off to a great start.. The days are flying by, I am just holding on!! ( p.s. I just noticed the calendar in my scrap room is still on September...hehe!!)

Anyhooo!! I have a layout I have created for this months WHITE WITH ONE which is a very pretty blue..
I have tried to match it with my water colors and some papers I found in my stuff.. I am trying very hard not to buy any new stuff so these color challenges are great to get in and dig deep to find something that has been buried for a while..

Some closer views..
I have used lots of dies and some old chipboard alphas that are huge to use as a title but great for adding dimension to this layout..
more chipboard and I made a sweet little bow!! The photo is my Nephews son who is just one of the cutest sweetest little boys..

I love this adorable photo, so I guess that is why I enjoyed creating this page!!

Well I better get going and get some more things done, so I hope you enjoy your day too..
Thanks for coming on by and I always appreciate the comments you leave me too..

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

C.S.I. : Color, Stories, Inspiration - Guest Designer Case File #218

Hello there,
I have been a Guest Detective this month for C.S.I. Color, Stories, Inspiration representing Scrapbook Fantasies.
This challenge now has a blog which I think makes it easier to follow..  And the challenge is..
I have used the colors. For the evidence I have used dots, weather elements (clouds) metal and circles.. For the testimony I have journalled about something outdoors i.e. time at the beach..

And my take...

My journalling describes our holiday we had this year at Coolum and the fun we had with our dogs, who enjoyed the beach walks too!!

If you have never played along with a C.S.I. challenge, then may I suggest popping over and checking out all the wonderful designers examples HERE!!!!! They really are fun challenges!

Thanks so much for dropping on by, I know our weeks are just flying!! And I do appreciate the lovely comments you leave me too!! Have a great day!!

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Monday, November 14, 2016

D-LISH SCRAPS November Inspiration Board Challenge..

Hello there,
Yes tis I with another layout to share with you! Yes I have surprised myself with completing another challenge!!

The challenge for D-LISH SCRAPS November is a fabulous color combo and I have been enjoying the JAP kits and have used mine on this layout as well as embellies from my D-Lish stash...

The Inspiration board...
I love these colors together and have used them as well as the inspiration of feathers..

some closer views.

Lots of die cut feathers..

All the flowers are D-Lish.. Love the stunning metal peacock in the kit!!


I have also used a feather stencil with watercolors.

I hope your day is going splendidly! Thanks for popping by and as always I appreciate your comments too..

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

KRAFT + November Challenge..

Good day to you, I hope your day is going well..

How did we get to double digits in November so soon? Crazyyy!!  Anyhooo...

I am putting up this months challenge for KRAFT+ Out of the Closet.. 


 Yes another fabulous challenge to get us to take a look into our closet and be inspired by what we see!! hehe.. well my closet is a sea of blue, as that is my fav color, but I picked out a shirt that is one of my favorites, it is cool, comfortable, no iron and I wear it a lot.. and it looks like..

And I have used a photo of me wearing it !! I have been inspired by the colors - the blues and pops of pink, and also by all the branch type of design on it..  and my layout..

some closer views..
I cut lots of branches with my dies..

Using the colors..

Good Times..

I hope you can see where my inspiration has come from!!! The design team have loads of inspiration too so be sure to pop over and CHECK THEM OUT HERE!!!!    

I hope your week has been going well..  Thanks for your visit and thank you so much for your comments too...

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Saturday, November 05, 2016


Hello there,
I hope your day is going well.. 

I am just putting up this months challenge for 123 CHALLENGE BLOG which is a lovely girly one and it is to use..
the color PEACH, the word PRETTY, and some PLEATS somewhere on your page.. and my layout..

some closer views.

Happy Girls are pretty girls..
I have used the Cottage Rose papers from Kaisercraft and all the chipboard pieces are Scrapmatts.

It sure feels like November is off and running, already 5 days into it.  Thanks for your visit today and thank you for any comments you leave me too..  see you next time....

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Tuesday, November 01, 2016


And here we are in November...  sliding quickly into the last couple of months of 2016. The shops are now filling shelves with festive goodies trying to entice us all to start spending.... eek! let me off the merry go round!!
Well we can always just hide in our scrap spaces and create.. that makes it all better!! hehe!!

The new month brings new challenges in the scrap world!!

The challenge for ARCHI-SCRAPS might seem unusual but it really is quite easy!!
and it is to put something on an angle...
I have created two cards...  yes in a futile attempt to have hand made cards this Christmas I have created two Christmas cards with angle designs..
My cards..

The papers are Kaisercraft and the chipboard is all from Scrapmatts.

The November challenge for SKETCHY BOARDS ON FACEBOOK is to be inspired either by both the sketch and the color palette or just one of them in an attempt to make it easier and get more participants..

The board.

and or the sketch..
  so my layout..

I have used a softer color palette and a vague take on the sketch...

some closer views..

and my layout..

Gentle beauty.

I have used really old papers and all the chipboard pieces are from Scrapmatts!

I hope your November is off to a great start! This month  for us in Queensland is the time the beautiful Jacaranda tree bursts into flower and leaves a carpet of purple on the ground!!

Thank you  for leaving a comment, I do appreciate you taking a moment to have a chat!!