Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Our 10th Wedding Anniversary

Well I thought I would share a pic from our renewal of vows when we did it in Fiji in June.

I have been a little bit slack with pictures as such so i thought that I should share while I am transferring pictures from computer to computer.

We decided than 10 years of marriage these days is a fairly rare thing for people to achieve considering couples change their partners like their underwear.

We really wanted a casual beach renewal considering it was raining on our original wedding day. Fiji was the perfect place - the weather was perfect and it was an inexpensive trip to take the whole family on.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Special Bond

I created this layout for my featured DT member stint on The Boxx out of the Boxx of Scraps

Here is some of the details in the flowers - I used a hambly screen print and rub ons and some Prima Flowers

Here is a close up of the journalling

I must admit I struggled with the orange but I think I made good use of it


Thursday, December 9, 2010

Still Proud Of Me.....

I was pretty stoked when I got asked to be Featured Member on The Boxx.
My picture was proudly displaying for 1 month on the website.
But only a retard like me would take a picture of my computer screen.....he he.

I got a Boxx of Scraps to play with and also got to pick some goodies to do a sketch challenge with
{Which by the way I am hoping you all have a go of}.


Friday, December 3, 2010

Take My Hand

This layout was for a Build A Page on the Boxx - it actually finished a while ago but it has taken me this long to complete the last 2 steps......he he. It is the only photo taken of the girls and I when we were in Fiji

Here is a close up of the journalling

You can purchase these cool butterflies at Lil Red Rocket

You can purchase these cool bits and pieces at The Chip Chop Shop


Saturday, November 27, 2010

6 down......too many to go

Well I passed my subjects in semester 2.....yay me

However i was a bit disappointed with my marks.......2 credits and a pass.

Maybe I just have too much of a high expectation of myself - i dunno. Maybe if i was in a more ideal situation when it came to study I would do better - never said I was smart though - he he. Just means I have to be a bit more selfish next time { My good nature gets me nowhere}

Thank you to everyone who supported me throughout the semester - I couldn't do it without you - mwah

Friday, November 12, 2010


I am not sure whether this page needs anything else.....you know when you get the feeling that something is missing?

I did this challenge for The Boxx fortnightly challenge set by Leanne Jago - use 2 photos, fabric/tulle, Paint and a Chippy and Challenge Heaven November word challenge which was to use the word "Remember" and the criteria was to distress.
Here is my little cluster in the corner up close -

Here is my journalling { FYI I am still struggling with my handwriting}

I just thought I would throw in a pic of the ridiculous photos close up - I was 14 years old - he he

Oh to be young again :(


Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Laughter is the best therapy

I don't know how true it is for all you other parents out there but for me it doesn't matter how loud it is children's laughter it will always lift your spirit.
That was my inspiration for this page.
One of the Scrap Apple challenges was to do a layout on what sort of therapy works the best for you....so for me it's obviously LAUGHTER

You can get these super dooper coolio Mr Men Bottle Tops from Lil Red Rocket

I funkied { Is that even a word?} up this tree sticker to give it a bit more dimension

And lucky last is my journalling

Thanks for taking the time to look.....

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Blog Award

This award is "Beautiful Blogger"...and I specially want to pass it on to 8 wonderful bloggers.

The main rule for this Award is to tell you 10 things you might not know about myself, so here goes:
1. I am a Pisces
2. My shoe size is 10 or 11 - just depending on the make { Yes Big Foot I hear you say }
3. I was born when my mum was 26 weeks pregnant
4. I am happy when my whole family is together in one place
5. I love my friends - the real ones and the TV Show
6. I am a child of the 70's
7. I have just celebrated 10 years of marriage
8. I am enjoying my studies - despite my constant whinging about lack of scrap time
9. My favourite colour is Purple
10. I love any excuse to have a party - parties are usually at my house - I think people get scared of inviting the 6 of us anywhere

10 things sure was a challenge :)
{Drum roll please} now to name the 8GORGEOUS bloggers I'd like to pass this Award on to, in no particular order as they are all fabulous, creative artists:

Nay and Gilly
Jessie Mack

The rules for the 8 lovely Bloggers are:

1. Thank the person who sent you the award. Thanks again NOELS :)
2. Take the Award and post it on your blog.
3. Tell us 10 things about yourself we probably don't know. :)
4. Pass the Award onto 8 more lovely Bloggers, with the rules

Saturday, November 6, 2010


This page ticked 3 boxes for me:

1. Scrap Apples Challenge - To use the senses

2. The talented Julie Winks designed this sketch when she was Featured Member on The Boxx

3. The first Inspiration challenge at Get Picky - I drew my inspiration from the colours

Here is the journalling up close - if you knew my husband well you would know how fussy he is when it comes to safety { Man, if he knew I Whipper Snipped the lawn with thongs on and no safety glasses I would be in big trouble }

You can pick up this Super Dooper Coolio Kite at Clouds and More

And last but not least some Paper Strings I made - obviously not hard to do


Tuesday, November 2, 2010


For those of you who know me well you will realise the inspiration behind this page........lets see if you can guess????

This layout was a challenge from the scrap apples.....create a layout with a song title or verse. Can you guess where my verse comes from??????

Here's all the goodies on my page - thanks to all my lovely friends who knew i would put these bits and pieces to good use.....have you worked it out yet??????

Last but not least here is my journalling - I just wanted to reflect and relate to the craziness in my life........if you haven't worked it out by now you have lived a sheltered life...he he

It's just a jump to the left...........and then a step to the right.............put your hands on your hips.............and bring your knees in tight..........and its a pelvic thrust...........that really drives you insane

Are you singing and dancing yet?

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Bridge's Blog Whisper

Firstly I have to apologise to everyone for not getting my whisper up straight away - I went away on the weekend and have also been consumed with Uni as I have my exams starting next week.
Well anyway here it is....

To check out the Layout's from the beginning head to Bridge's Blog

To check out the Layout after mine head to Lozza's Blog

I enjoyed playing along - unfortunately i missed out on the next one - maybe next time


Wednesday, October 20, 2010


All you have to do is grab Leeann's blinkie and leave a comment on her blog - thepaintbrushgoesspottie to be in the running for this monster prize pack.

you have until 31st October...
all yummies are from "The chip chop shop"

Tuesday, October 19, 2010


The game of the 90's was How to Host a Murder.
I have decided to start scrapping some of my past considering that I am getting
old and my memory will soon fade away.
Our Toowoomba Scrap Apple challenge for the month by Tracey StJohnwood was to use a paper bag - I was pretty boring and just tore mine.

Here is a close up of the journalling.....

I based the page on Inspired Blueprints Sketch #57


Sunday, October 10, 2010

Evil Comes Out After Midnight

Who could resist a midnight movie session with the girls?
Especially one that contains Eye Candy - I openly admit to being a Twi-Hard and i definetly support Team Jacob
Therefore I could not resist in putting it on a scrap page

Friday, September 24, 2010

Lil Red Rocket Giveaway

Hey Peeps.
Michelle has another give away for you this month.
You could win this gorgeous pack of vintage and hand made goodies, but wait there's more......
you also get to pick a free set of buttons and a free set of bottle tops from the shop. YAY!!!!

So, here's the deal. You will need to be or become a follower of Lil Red Rocket Blog and post about the give away on your blog with a link back to Lil Red Rocket then pop back over and leave a comment letting Michelle know that your a follower and that its on your blog.

But wait there's more still......
If you want a second entry just head on over to the Lil Red Rocket shop and pick your favourite set of buttons and your favourite set of bottle tops and let Michelle know which ones you like best in your comments

Winner will be announced on September the 30th.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Nanny Lyn and Jett

I did this Layout for our local scrap group - Toowoomba Scrap Apples.
The challenge was to create a layout using tissue or a napkin.
I think I got a wee bit carried away - i just couldn't stop sticking - it was like a compulsive obsessive disorder.
Thanks to Leanne J for the netting flower at the top of the Layout and you can get your self some fabric buttons at LIL RED ROCKET

I handmade the paper flowers - thankyou to Elise McKay for the link to the tutorial - it was actually a lot easier than I anticipated


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