Thursday, 22 December 2011

Christmas Baking

Oh nearly forgot - have done some baking too - for the first time in over 10 years - they weren't my best I admit but they were still so much nicer than the shop bought ones :)

And what's a mince pie without a little icing-sugar??? lol, unfortunately I can't even say that I did this by accident, I love icing sugar on mincepies - mmmmmmmmmmmmm

Right that really is me...


Uh-oh... The BIG 3-0....

Back again as promised, are you proud of me for not getting distracted in those few mins between posts lol.

Anyways a break from the Christmas cards as one of my friends had a big birthday - yep she turned 30 (obviously when I get there next year it won't be a big birthday - though I think I will be having a 20-10th birthday instead lol. In my head I don't think I've even got to 20 yet lol. Anyways I used the mo manning image perfect for big birthdays with the message inside reading - 'it's no good sulking' lol. I then used the balloon from LCI Magnum Add-ons set and the masking technique to add some balloons to the image. Lots of glitter too - well it is one of my cards lol. The colours were picked by Ian cos Sarah is from Norwich - hope she likes it :)

Supplies: 'Alissa' Paper by Bo Bunny, 'Jill is Two' Stamp by Mo Manning, 'Magnum Add-ons' Stamps by Ladybug Crafts Ink, Sugar-Coating by Doodlebug, Ribbon from Stash, Yellow Ink Pad, Copics, Promarkers, Gems

I would like to enter this card in the following challenge...

Right think that's me done for now... off to get my list done and then have a go at my picture frame, though just been watching Kirstie's Homemade Christmas and want to do some embroidery lol (I don't know why cos I've got a cross-stitch that I started about 15 years ago and still haven't finished it lol. Ah well I'm sure I'll get it done eventually lol. 

And incase I'm not back on here before the big day, I hope you all have a lovely Christmas XOX

Mum - Look Away Now!!!

Back again, a bit later than planned but hey it's still December and still this year so I'm doing better than recently lol. But on the plus side I have passed my exams - 2 modules down, 3 to go lol :) so happy :)

Anyways have been busy this week been getting my family's Christmas cards finished and have been getting a picture frame done for my room featuring some of my holiday pictures - just can't decide how to 'scrapbook' the 3rd space in the frame .... hmmmmmmmmmm decisions decisions.... lol. Might have to have a go after I've posted this and written my shopping list for tomorrow.

Anyways onto Christmas cards, and my first challenges in ages so have picked some easy ones lol. Anyways this is my Mum's card off me - I LOVE this image, really is one of my faves cos it's just so typical of me and my brother when we were little, and we've got countless videos and photos to show it - just need to subsitute the snow for the sea (or river or lake) and the sledge for a rubber dingy lol.

I added lots of glitter for the snow and glossy accents for the wellies - I love the glossy wellies my fave bit :)

Supplies: Stamp by Ladybug Crafts Ink, Sugar-Coating by Doodlebug, Copics, Promarkers, Glossy Accents, Papers from Stash, Felt Snowflake off an old Christmas Card, Ribbon from Stash, Buttons from Stash, Red Ink Pad

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges...

Ladybug Crafts Ink Challenge 50 - Bingo (Felt (the snowflake), Spots (the ribbon and dots on the paper) & Buttons (the buttons lol)

 ABC Challenge - F is for Frosty

Right I will be back in a few mins with another card to post... XOX

Sunday, 18 December 2011

Busy Busy Busy

Wow time flies doesn't it, can't believe it's Christmas Day this time next week. Not had much time to post cos of exams and then more exams a few weeks later - not good but atleast they're all over with and don't think got anymore till March :) wooop woop.

Anyway did manage to squeeze in abit of Scrapbooking :) yay since still got hundreds of Australia trip pictures to scrap. Anyway this one is a bit of a simple layout - think the photos needed the simple background. They were taken at Lake McKenzie on Fraser Island - never seen water so clear or sand as fine and white, really was stunning. The background is covered with shimmer spray - I then added some blue and clear gemsm and then added some ribbons and a bottle of sand :)


Supplies: Letter Stickers by Doodlebug, Cardstock by Doodlebug, Shimmer Spray, Gems, Ribbon, Mini Bottle

Right that's it from me now, I'll try my best to be back on before Christmas - need to get the Christmas done - been so busy with exams and been ill too :S but atleast all my shopping and most of my wrapping is done :) yay :) can't wait :) so can't wait for Christmas :) XOX