Sunday, September 27, 2009

To finish a perfect saturday off ....

To finish Saturday off I did some scrapping in the afternoon, I used the new halloween, trick a treat Fancy pants range. I love this layout. I had loads of fun distressing the paper. This photo was taken in the morning down at the beach. I thought it was perfect for this paper.

Saturday morning family fun

We went down to the beach, gold coast for a saturday morning swim. The weather was perfect and the water was really nice. I thought it was a perfect opportunity for some happy snaps (when do I not think it is a perfect opportunity for happy snaps) I can't wait to scrap this photo. I really don't mind photos of myself now that I have lost all that weight, even a photo in swimmers.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

I adore you layout

This is a photo of my baby and me on his naming day. Any opportunity that I have, if I am in a layout I will do a girly layout. Having 3 boys doesn't give me many opportunities to have the pretty flowers and glitter and one of my favourite colours pink. I do love this layout. I actually don't mind the photo of myself. I think that is the hardest when I am in layouts I always am so critical of how I look. Admitedly now that I have lost 28kgs I don't mind photos of myself.

I am in love

I caught up with a friend on friday and she had the new Fancy pants range, they are to die for. There is a gorgeous boy range called Rough and tough. I think it is the nicest range of boys I have seen for a very long time actually I think it is the nicest boy range that I have ever seen. The Halloween range, trick a treat is also gorgeous and we don't really celebrate Halloween but the colours on it were gorgeous so I bought it so that I can do other layouts with it. They also have a baby range. MMMMmmmm yummy. So now I have lots of new goodies to inspire me. I have already done a layout with the Halloween range. I have to wait though to take a photo as I kept getting glare off the photo. I need to wait for daylight. Stay tuned to check out the layout

Riding my Scooter

I love this photo of my son Jordy riding his scooter. I love the colours in the photo. The grass is so nice and green, we must have had rain, rare site these days. This layout is a simple one, but I must admit sometimes simple is more effective. I also have found that when you do to much it can take away from the photo and I didn't want to do this on this layout.

Fancy Pants Range

My goodness these papers are interesting. I found it really hard to match cardstock to the colours and all the papers have very similar colours so they wash into each other. They took me forever playing with them to get them to look ok. The boat on the 'Our little scalliwags' layout I mounted the sails onto cardstock and used mounting tape so that they stand out to the rest of the boat. I then mounted it all on another bit of cardstock so it is one thing I bought the pack of this range so I have a few more layouts to do.

Mad about Scrappin Pack 1/Guest Design team Pack

This was the first Pack that Leanne from Mad about Scrappin gave me. This was my guest Design team pack. When I first got it, the flower pot through me entirely and so did the doily. I really was challenge with these papers and embellishments, but I always find that those packs that challenge me turn out to be my favourite layouts. I was so happy with how these turned out. I thought my photos of My son Jordy were perfect. These are now in my top 10 favourite layouts

Monday, September 21, 2009

Mad about Scrappin Crop night

I finally got around to going to a crop night at Mad about Scrappin, had a great time, time flys though when you scrap, before I know it it was 1am in the morning. I must admit, I am so use to scrapping on my own I found it hard to get my scrap juices going there was to much to distract me, though towards the night I got going and got about 3 layouts done. I had a few packs with me that weren't easy. The papers are those colours that wash into each other. So I now have a challenge on my hands to scrap them through the week.
Leanne announced that she is going to be having a retreat, can't wait. The place we are staying at looks awesome. I am so looking forward to it. I love the fact that it is from Thursday to sunday, geez am I going to get some scrappin done.

This is one of my favourite photos at the moment. Cody is so photogenic, I love snapping the camera at him, he seems to love to pose for the camera. I will lap it up now I am sure that won't last long.

I love thes layouts, I also love the papers that I used. This photo of Jordy was him at school, they had the fire brigade out and they got to shoot the hose. It was the perfect photo for this layout.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Hey Everyone, this is me. Hope that you all like my blog and love to check out what I am up to with scrapbooking.


Finally I have my blog up and running I have been meaning to get this going for months now. will have to get some of my layouts up. I am busy doing design team layouts for Mad about scrappin, I am loving these kits. Leanne has given me stuff that I probably wouldn't choosen myself and I love it because it makes me think out of the square, and those tend to be my favourite layouts.