Monday, 30 April 2012

More Scrapping

Been busy this week, made a start on another couple of Decopatch animals, hopefully will be able to get them all finished soon then can show how they've turned out - really pleased so par but not sure where I'm going to put them once they're done though lol. And yay managed to get some more scrapbooking yay, this time have used a bit of my new April Scrapagogo Kit as well as some other bits and pieces from old kits and my stash. Really pleased how this one has turned out :) It shows Ian in his usual position hiding behind the camera so I can't take his picture.

Supplies: April and March 2012 Scrapagogo Kits, Thickers, Paint Markers

Right teatime now then gonna sort some of the craft stuff out ready for a big move around eeek - any volunteers to do it all for me??? Please? XOX

Friday, 20 April 2012

Step away from the Paint

Wow been busy again, been down to Chichester for a wedding, lots of driving but was a really really lovely day, definitely worth it, pictures will be coming up soon, got to edit them and get them ready for printing for a mini album to give to the bride and groom - wish me luck - still trying to track down some sage green ribbon lol.

Anyways back onto my scrapbooking still at the moment - funny how keep switching between cardmaking and scrapbooking, I like that cards on the whole are quicker to do and you can colour the image to suit the papers, but love that you get to keep most of your scrapbooking and get to play with lots of photos - I love photos I have boxes full, albums full all waiting for me to scrapbook them.

So yep managed to get another page finished using my scrapagogo kit - think going to have to keep doing this - challenging myself to do 3 or 4 layouts using the kit before the next one arrives lol. Had a change from doing my Australia photos, and scrapped a couple of pictures of Ian playing with a rock on the beach at Laxey. I love the way the blue pops of the page :) and used the acrylic paint to matt the photos onto instead of card - someone really does need to make me step away from the paint - think am slightly addicted to this lol

Supplies: March 2012 Scrapagogo Kit, White Acrylic Paint, Black Paint Marker, Various Ink Pads

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

For Fun Challenges - Anything Goes

Right I'm off to try and get another layout finished - before the next kit comes.

Monday, 9 April 2012


How was everyone's Easter??? Think I might start on the Easter Eggs in a bit, not had any yet - not even one single mini egg. Back again with my second layout using my March Scrapagogo Kit. I diecided the card needed a bit of extra decorating so I used the hexagon paper to make myself a stencil and then inked straight onto the paper in the top corner to create a honeycombe effect to match the pattern of the paper.

The photos are some from my Australia trip they show how where they find the witchetty grubs, then it getting cooked in the ash of the fire and then finally my face on tasting it lol. 

Supplies: March Scrapagogo Kit, Black Paint Marker, Brown Ink Pad, Acetate (to make the stencil)

Right my cold seems to have come back so I think I'm off back to bed for a bit before carrying on tidying up - oh what fun - but can't wait to put everything away now I've got two hanging rails :) yay no more squashed clothes falling off hangers. XOX

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Just to prove I haven't been sitting doing nothing

Just to prove that I've been doing something even if haven't found the time to post on here. I managed to find time to play with the March Scrapagogo Kit at the weekend and have made 3 pages from the kit so far and still got enough papers to do another 2 pages. This is the first time I've actually had a good go at using the kit rather than doing one page and putting the rest into my stash (which I really need to use some up cos really got no space left). 

Anyways this is my first page using the March kit and used the sketch off the facebook page. Love the Map Die-Cuts - Definitely going to have to use this idea on some other pages with the maps I brought back with me. I was originally going to matt the photos onto card but decided that they looked a bit harsh so decided to use my new favourite of acrylic paint as the backing - alot softer.

Supplies: March Scrapagogo Kit (Paper, Butterfly, Map Die-Cuts), White Acrylic Paint, Black Paintmarker

Right really am off to go and do my bag now XOX

Finally Back Crafting

Been a busy few weeks, then been poorly with a bug and then a cold - but all better now :) and have finally managed to get some scrapbooking done and have uploaded the pictures of my Nanna and Grandad's canvas - I made for their Diamond Wedding Anniversary as they didn't have a family picture on the wall. So here is the canvas.

I started painting the canvas cream, then free-handed the branches using brown paint - I mixed a bit of pearl paint in to give it a bit more texture and painted it quite thick. I then used my die to make lots of rolled flowers and cut some leaves by hand

Supplies: 'Rolled Flower' Die-namics Die, Papers from Stash, Cream Acrylic Paint, Brown Acrylic Paint, Pearl Acrylic Paint, Gems, Corner Punch

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

Anything Goes Challenge Blog - Challenge 64 Anything Goes

Right best go get my bag packed, away for a few days XOX