Friday, December 31, 2010

White with 1....

I really enjoyed scrapping this months White with 1 challenge - White, Grey & masking .
I thought this photo was perfect for these colours.....

Pic taken from the back of the Pacific Jewel as we came back into Sydney - just breathtaking!
For my masking, I used a piece of plastic gutter guard, but it hasn't shown up too well when I photographed my page.

I also used one of my new stamps that I bought just the other day from Ippity with Alex
They are gorgeous stamps! and I'm sure I will get lots of use with them :)

And this is how they arrived in the mail....

Isn't that just the most gorgeous looking package???
Although I couldn't wait to get into my stamps....I didn't want to open it & undo all that perfectly wrapped goodness.  Thanks so much really made my day :)

Thanks for dropping by to visit my blog!

Wednesday, December 29, 2010


Wow, I'm really on a roll here....another 2 LO's  :)))

First one is for the Dec 15th Stuck? Sketch! .....

Pic is at the Isle of Pines - from our recent cruise.  Loved this sketch!


And this one is for the December stash stomper at Scrapboutique...using a Pagemaps sketch and buttons.

Another pic from our cruise....sailaway party!

Thanks for dropping by....and for all the  lovely comments everyone has left :)

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Yay, I've scrapped!

3 layouts in the last week or so.....compared to recent weeks/months of practically zilch.
Mr Mojo had gone walkabout....but hopefully he's returned now, all ready for a whole new year of scrapping.

I can only share 2 of the layouts for now.....the 3rd I can reveal on 1st Jan.

The first one is for the Page Maps / Story Board Kits sketch challenge - Love how this one came out!

 And here is the sketch....

And the second LO is for the December sketch challenge at Handmade by Suzanne.....

 Loving this one as well....Mr Mojo has done well on his return...LOL

I hope everyone is well & that you all had a fantastic christmas....we sure did!
Santa was especially generous for me....he brought me a lovely new Jillee Bag for my camera :)

Take care & here's hoping that Mr Mojo sticks around & that I can start blogging more in 2011

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Get Picky

I was really inspired by Min's take on the latest Get Picky I just had to give it a go :)
I haven't been scrapping much at all lately, so to be inspired like I was, was such a great feeling....thanks Min!

Here is the sketch......

And here is my take.....

Thanks for dropping by....and I hope everyone is having a fab weekend :)

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Warning - large photo content....

As are some of my fav photos from my recent cruise. 
It was really really hard to dwindle the photo pile of 2000 down to about 50.


The start of the sailaway party

Approaching the magnificent Harbour Bridge

Going under the bridge - wasn't sure if we were going to fit!  But we

Circular Quay

The Quay & Opera House

Stunning Opera House

Looking back at the bridge

Dinner at Luke Mangan's Salt Grill Restaurant on board the Jewel

Full speed ahead

Native on Isle of Pines

Natural Aquarium on Isle of Pines

A gorgeous looking hut on Isle of Pines

Isle of Pines

Such spectacular sceney - Isle of Pines

Isle of Pines

The Jewel anchored off Isle of Pines

A small island near Isle of Pines

Lida deck

Forest at Lifou

Secret grotto at Lifou

Owner of the land where we did the Forest & secret Grotto tour

Old church up on top of the hill at Lifou

Breathtaking view at Lifou

Traditional hut at Lifou

Jetty at Lifou

Sunrise as we passed through the Havannah Passe on the way to Noumea


View from the top of a hill at Noumea

Tchou Tchou train tour we did at Noumea

Palm trees at Noumea

Island Night

The amazing "come & join the circus" show in the Marquee Lounge

Laser show on board the Jewel

A gorgeous little elephant our cabin boy, Aatish made us using towels

Sunset at sea

A Koala that Aartish made

Watermelon sculpture - part of the galley tour

Castle made from bread....just amazing!

Another watermelon sculpture

Deckchairs at the back of deck 11

Sunrise coming into Sydney

The magificent Sydney skyline....

Opera House

Coming under the Bridge

Good ol Luna Park

And last but not least....Harbour Bridge as we passed under her on our way to Wharf 5 to disembark.

Hope I didn't bore you all too much!  lol
I don't think you can ever take too many photos of Sydney & it's gorgeous Harbour.....there's nothing else like it in the world!!!


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