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February 21, 2010 at 7:13 pm (Hand made things by me) (, , , , , , , )

I’ve been super busy over the weekend and done a heap of pages for my album for our Christmas trip to England.  Here are my layouts from the past few day.  Not much else to post – hope you enjoy looking at the pix.

Chilly?

We don't look toooooo bad seeing as we'd just been off the plane from Australia!

Self-timers on the camera rock

He was very, very excited!

Not totally happy with the title - need to figure out how to make it pop a bit more.

Same problem with this title!

I used the sketch from Scrap Therapy's Cyber Scrap Challenge for this one. Really like this sketch. You had to do some distressing/painting and/or inking for this one too.

Recognise the sketch? Yup, did two pages using it, but they will be quite a few pages apart so don't think anyone would notice.

I used Rachel's Heidi Swapp distresser on these pix - I want one now!

Great scupltures!

I made this last weekend (I think) but forgot to share it with you. It's a set of flatpack drawers from Kaiser and covered with their new prairie lane collection and with a rubon on the top. nice i thought.

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scrappily, happily, twiddley

October 4, 2009 at 7:21 pm (Hand made things by me, random things) (, , , , , )

Well, I’ve had a super-busy weekend.  Friday was filled with a hair cut and colour (which looks great, imho), shopping for some new trousers (thanks Esprit for making clothes I love) and generally family stuff.

Saturday was great – I went to a 12-hour scrap at Scrapbooking To Di For with my scrappy friend Rachel.  The scrappy ladies were all very nice and I had a very productive day and made 2 cards and completed 5 pages.  Here are the cards and 3 of the pages which I created…

Card for my friend's biffy who I'm giving the mirror in a previous post to.  Simple card but does the job and matches the pressie.

Card for my friend's biffy who I'm giving the mirror in a previous post to. Simple card but does the job and matches the pressie.

A card for some friends getting married shortly.  I used, amongst other things, patterned paper from Lilac Avenue range from Kaisercraft's Q2 release.

A card for some friends getting married shortly. I used, amongst other things, patterned paper from Lilac Avenue range from Kaisercraft's Q2 release.

This photo is of my dad, one of his older brothers and his aunt.  Must be around 1952-3.

This photo is of my dad, one of his older brothers and his aunt. Must be around 1952-3.

Kaisercraft's Lilac Avenue range from the new Q2 release was great to use on this double layout.

Kaisercraft's Lilac Avenue range from the new Q2 release was great to use on this double layout.

Like the flower??? See below for where to get one.

Like the flower??? See below for where to get one.

Like the flower??? See below for where to get one.

Like the flower??? See below for where to get one.

If you like the flower in the Lilac Avenue papers, you can get them from The Little Scrapbooking Shop -> here.  They are made in Oz by Sandie and they are very cool.

As mentioned the other day, I’ve recently discovered the world of Twiddlebitz (and discovered that something I thought was a Twiddlebit actually wasn’t – must have ended up on the wrong stand at the scrap shop I bought it at!!! – and how embarressment I put it in my gallery at Twiddlebitz’s Ning page, think I’ve rectified by faux pax and deleted it properly!!! Must make sure I do use proper Twiddles in future!!!!) and Di from Scrapbooking To Di For introduced me to their Ning page which you can join and share and check out lots of awesome work featuring Twiddlebitz.  It is very cool and is totally inspirational.

I’ve stocked up on some new goodies while I was in Perth and now we are home I’m looking forward to scrapping up a storm or two, especially some cool new OTP lovies.  Stayed tuned for some pix 🙂

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