Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Woooohooooooo!!!

I came home from my weekly trip to Bathurst on Tuesday night to find a few emails of acceptance for 2 of my LO's to be published in Scrapbooking Memories! :)))))) Talk about excited! lol

This is the first time I've had something accepted - so I am totally stoked! I couldn't sleep at all Tuesday night - I was frantically going over the product list etc etc etc in my mind! lol. I think I've settled down a little now & I'm posting the LO's off to SM tomorrow.....I sure hope that they go ahead with publishing them - I'll be one disappointed gal if they dont!...lol

While we're on the subject of scrapping,

Here are a few more of my latest creations.....all using photos from our Easter getaway to Jindabyne......



^^ Fitting the Blindfold - was for the August challenge at Anna's Craft Cupboard - using a pagemaps sketch.




^^ The great TONGUE roll demonstration - lol, what can I say? the girl is crazyyyyy! hahaha

I used Bo Bunny - Love Shack papers - the pretty papers probably don't particularly suit what the LO is about (a silly girl showing how to roll your tongue) - but they suited the colours in the photos....lol


Friday, August 14, 2009

A few scrappy shares.....

Just a quick post to add a few recent layouts.....


^^ This one was from Jane's class at the recent cyber retreat weekend @ Scrapbook n Bits - using the Crate Paper - Little sprout range.

^^ And this one was just a quick LO using the leftovers from Jane's class - with some added goodies from the evergrowing stash pile...lol




^^ Celebrating 40 - is my entry for the August White with One challenge - using dominant white with creams thru to browns - plus a vintage style embellishment.


^^This one was for the August SSS challenge at SnB....using staples, stitching & stamping

That's it for now....Thanks for dropping by - & I hope everyone is having a fab weekend!


Tuesday, August 4, 2009

August 123 Challenge....

Criteria this month is....

1. use some type of metal on the LO {eg: buckle, label holder, tin, etc}

2. out of focus photo

3. Use of at least 5 staples

Complete your layout by the last day of August for your chance to win some FANTASTIC prizes!!! Email your entries to :- challenge_123@hotmail.com

Details of the Websites donating for this month coming SOON!!!

Here is my sample LO for this month - let me tell you, the criteria for this is just awesome - I totally loved doing this LO....I hope some of you will give it a go too!


Also keep checking the 123 challenge blog over the next few days/weeks as the CT sample LO's start rolling in....I'm sure there'll be lots of fantastic inspiration !!!
Happy scrapping everyone...... :)

Monday, August 3, 2009

AUGUST - SCRAP THE BOYS....

The criteria for "scrap the boys" this month is.....

To scrap those photos of your boys with food..…they could be cooking, eating, harvesting…whatever as long as food is involved, it qualifies.

The second criteria for the challenge is to use a cooking term in your title..…here are some ideas…stir, steam, whip, beat, heat, pipe, knead, cut, chop…etc. And if you can't come up with any of those, pop "Chef" in there somewhere :)


Email your entries to susan.longman@bigpond.com by the last day of the month!


Here are my sample LO's.....and yes, I ended up doing 2 for this.....just couldn't resist. lol





And a few more scrappy shares .....challenges from the Scrapbook n Bits cyber retreat last weekend........

^^ This challenge, we had to answer questions about our scrapping likes/dislikes etc - then after answering, it was revealed that we had to scrap a LO using our answers as the criteria. So my criteria ended up being - Yellow, patterned paper, my kids & Christmas.


^^ This one was a sketch challenge with the use of dotty paper also



I have quite a bit of catching up to do with the workshops from this weekend....so hopefully I can get them all done & uploaded soon!



^^ And last but not least - this was my July White with 1 entry, using white, purple & circles.


That's about all for now - not much scrapping going on here in the last week or so - I've been busy working plus had a visit from my MIL - so that has all kept me pretty busy and I might also mention - stressed! lol.


Thanks for dropping by, and I hope everyone has a great week!

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