Sunday, 24 June 2012

Sketch Book

Should be busy revising but instead have been busy drawing sketches of some of my favourite scrapbook pages into my new notebook, have then just printed and cut out the photos of the pages to make my own sketch book. (Was getting fed up of having to get all the scrapbook albums out to find which one it's in or put the computer on to find the picture of it). Yay. Photos to follow once I've decorated the front cover :) That probably will have to wait till after my exams though lol XOX

Saturday, 23 June 2012

In the Pool

Been a while since I posted and gonna be busy with college for the next few weeks so I thought I'd post the one layout have managed to finish.This was taken on in the pool of the apartments we were staying in, in Zakynthos. It was taken using the old disposable underwater camera before they started doing all the cases for the digi-cameras - fortunately the one shot we got came out lol.

I mainly used the materials in my Scrapagogo kit, but also used some giant bubble wrap to create the background effect - I love the way the stream of bubbles on the edge of the photo blend into the paint effect. I picked out some bright colours from the bikini top so the page didn't look too washed out.

Supplies: Scrapagogo Kit, Alpha Stickers by Crate Paper, Die-Cut Sticker by Cosmo Cricket, Ticket by Tim Holz, White Acrylic Paint, Giant Bubble Wrap

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

2 Sisters Challenge 97 - Anything Goes

Right off to get some work done... XOX

Saturday, 16 June 2012

Just like Narnia

Me again, this is the scrapbook page I finished today. 

The picture is from November 2010 when we got the first proper snow of the year and me and Ian took a spare of the moment trip down to Loggerheads to go for a walk in it (we hardly get any snow where I live so I am a big kid when it comes to snow (well if I'm honest I'm worse than a kid)) we went round one bit and it was like walking from one season to another as there was an area with no snow and all the autumn leaves and then it changed to snow again and no sign of Autumn and for some reason this just reminded me of Narnia.

I love all the colours in the photo, I've kept the autumn colours from the front of the photo for the layout, so nice warm oranges, browns and creams - some of my current favourites. The papers, card and Thickers were from May's Scrapagogo Kit, the jar was cut from a sheet of paper from the April Kit. I get my last kit this month, sob, but we're hopefully going to be moving later in the year so it makes sense to try and reduce the size of my stash rather than adding to it.

Supplies: Card by Bazzill, '9 to 5' Papers by October Afternoon, 'Neapolitan' Paper by Dear Lizzie - American Crafts, 'Sugar Maple' Glimmer Mist by Tattered Angels, Thickers by American Crafts, Rub-ons by Flair Designs, Brown Ink Pad

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

The Happy Scrappers Challenge 2 - The Great Outdoors

Hope you like it, off to get some tea now - been naughty and having a chippy tea - sshhhhhh don't tell anyone XOX

Oh Joy Football AGAIN

Well there's been football on - yawn - and now rugby - yawn - and then more football - yawn. Really not fair that all the schedules get re-arranged for sports. Ah well will just have to start working my way through the DVD collection lol. So far have watched some Gossip Girl, then Music and Lyrics, onto the The Wedding Date now... but of course the plus side of the sport (and the rainy days) is that I've managed to get some crafting done, 2 cards and 1 and a half scrapbook pages. Couldn't get the title right on the second one so I've left that one for now - hoping that inspiration will strike by tomorrow when the football is back on lol.

Anyways here is the first of today's cards - 30th Birthday Card for One of our friends, it was his party last weekend and we took him to see John Bishop in Chester (brilliant if anyone is thinking of going to see him) and get him a pinata full of sweeties but his birthday isn't till next week so he's had to wait for his card. I'm not overly happy with the card (just when it doesn't match the picture you have in your head) but Ian likes it so I will resist the urge to pull it apart lol.

Supplies: 'Football Jack' Stamp by Ladybug Crafts Ink, Thickers by American Crafts, Rub-ons by Doodlebug, White Card, Blue Ink Pad, Ribbons, Copics, Promarkers

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

Right will hopefully be back in a mo with a scrapbook page.


Saturday, 2 June 2012

Lovely Long Weekend

Yay we've got a nice long weekend if only the sunshine could have stayed around for it but I guess that was inevitable since it's a bank holiday lol. Though just found out there's a street party down our road so we're going to have to go out for the day cos it's not really our thing. 

So anyway managed to get some crafting done :) still got lots of cards to get done but wasn't really in the mood to do them. So anyway this was today's layout, the pictures are from a trip down to Wilson's Prom in Australia, the first is a picture of me sitting at the top of Mount Oberon and the other is of the Mount. My poor mate had to listen to me complain all the way up cos I don't do hills lol. But I have to say the view was worth it.

Supplies: Papers, Flower and Alphabet Stickers by Crate Paper (from Scrapagogo Kit), Mini Alphas by My Little Shoebox, Card by Bazzill, White Ink Pad

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

The Happy Scrappers Challenge 2 - The Great Outdoors

Right off to get some tea XOX