Sunday, September 30, 2012

Loving Layouts

Workshops are a great place to be inspired and to get things done - most of the time LOL!  I was trying to create one project and it just was not coming together so I decided to put that aside and create some fun layouts.  Here is what I accomplished.
 This layout was kept very simple and clean.  I really like it.  It is not very often I do a layout with only one photo, though I have been doing a couple lately.  I do prefer more photos.
This layout still feels unfinished.  I need a title and I think I might add some flower embellishments I think.  I will also sit down and journal on this layout to really complete it.  We had so much fun that day, even if I had no bike.  The rest of the family went mountain biking and I fell in love with a book and read.  (books and I don't always get along, but when I find a good one they are hard to put down, and this was one of those.)

I am going to try and share more layouts and ideas with you.  I am in the process of putting a post together about embossing, so hope to have that up soon for you.

Children Let's Get Creative

Oh what a lovely creative couple of days I have had.  I guess it also helps to have had a workshop with wonderful ladies to inspire you.  It is wonderful be surrounded by so many creative ladies, not just in my workshop but within my circle of friends (you know who you are - Thank you!)

Well it is the start of the school holidays and I have been creative and getting some projects together for this Thursday class for the children.  I have three fun projects that we are going to do.
We are having our children's workshop this Thursday from 9:30am - 12noon at the Better Scrapbooking Ltd workshop.
The cost is only $25 per child and includes all the materials for the above three projects as well as a morning tea.  To book simply email me at:

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Kits, classes and boo boos

Good grief what a week.  Last week I managed to sprain my left ankle on the inside of the foot.  So this week I have been spending a lot of time doing my physio exercises and visiting the physio (three time, twice for me and once for Melissa).  Looks like there is an improvement so hopefully I will be back and and running real soon.

Ok a long with sprained ankles I have had time to put together some classes.
This Sunday - September 16
2:30pm we have our Zutter Mini Book class.
The cost is $35 and includes all the materials required to make this cute little mini book.

As you can see this would make a really beautiful gift.  Colours may vary.

Next Wednesday night - 19th September
7:30pm we have our Black and White layout class
You will need two photos
The cost is $25 and includes the materials to make this layout.
Your photos can either be black and white like mine - ideal for heritage photos, or you can use your colour photos.  That will be your choice.

You can book for either of these classes by emailing me at:

Lastly I thought you might like to see this months kit for the Spectrum Noir Monthly Kit Club.
Each month you will receive a new set of 6 pens, at least two sets of stamped images, instruction on how to colour your images and enough product to make two beautiful cards.  All this for just $35 +postage and packaging.
Order yours by emailing me at:

Happy scrappin' everyone!

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

I thought I would share a layout I created last weekend.  I had planned to upload it to my blog early this week but once again my week has run away with me (or more likely from me).  I just wanted some time to be a bit creative last weekend so took some time out and this is the result.
I am very pleased with the result.  I mentioned in last months newsletter how I have notice more and more layouts lately using the hexagons and just had to do it again myself.  They are kinda fun to play around with.  I also used lace as well as my favourite Martha Stewart Vintage lace all round the page punch, though just for a border strip.  Now I just need a title ... any ideas?

I also wanted to share a couple of photos of Grace's new school leaver's jacket that she received from school yesterday.  She really loves it and I can see it needing to be pried from her hands when it comes to wash time LOL!  I think they are really turned out well and it something she will be able to treasure from her high school.

The students were able to choose a name or nickname to have put on the jacket, Grace chose to have her name but backwards (that's my girl thinking outside the box)  She really likes how it has turned out.

Well let me know if you have any ideas for a title for my layout in the comments below.

Happy scrappin' everyone!