Monday, November 24, 2014

Beach Time

Another photo from our week away in Gt. Yarmouth in July.


The Scrap and Play challenge #14 is to lift a layout from the DT.  I chose Lisa Moen.....
 

I was inspired by all the different papers and bits poking out....if you know what I mean!!!  Also meant that I got to use lots of my 6x6 papers that I don't use much!!
The challenge closes on the 29th...so a little time to get scrapping!!

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Remember

This layout is for the challenge at Lasting Memories - Remember Someone Special...it is my Mum's cousin who gave his life in WW2 aged 19.


The challenge closes on the 28th November.

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

Dancing Queens

Layout of Cassie and her friend dancing in the garden...don't think they will take the Strictly trophy!!


I used the sketch from Scrapping Everyday Miracles...


The challenge closes at the end of the month so lots of time to join in!!

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Christmas card

I haven't made a lot of Christmas cards yet......if I don't get a move on will be bought cards this year!!! LOL  So here is one for the challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles.


This is the sketch....looks like I have squashed the sides together!!!

4   NOVEMBER CARD ... no longer available

Challenge closes at the end of the month so lots of time to craft!!

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Biscuit & Donut

Layout today of Cassie and Nicholas with their guinea pigs...Alex one died.  Don't often seem to get photos with just Nicholas and Cassie...must try harder!!!



I am entering this into Scrap Our Stash challenge which was a countdown!!
5....Patterned papers ( I used MME The Sweetest Thing )
4....Stickers ( mini doilies and buttons from same collection, also two different alphas.)
3....Numbers ( date and in title )
2....Stamps/Rubons ( one bubble stamp and also date stamp )
1....Mist ( Glimmer mist Patina )

Challenge closes 29th November so plenty of time to get scrapping!!

I used the sketch from Sketchabilities #126

 

This challenge ends on 13th November....so get scrapping!!

I am also entering this into the challenge at Red Carpet Studio - Marley and Me.  Just as well they only needed an animal....as I don't have a dog!! 

This challenge closes on the 15th November so time to get snapping your pets!!

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Pumpkins

Layout of this years Pumpkin carving!!!!!!!!


I used the sketch from Sketches in Thyme #133.....

 

The challenge closes at the end of the month so loads of time to scrap!!

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Monday, November 3, 2014

We Will Remember

Sharon and I took the children to the Tower of London to see the Poppies. There were 888,246.....one for each of the British and Commonwealth servicemen killed in the conflict. It was amazing and very moving.


I am entering this layout in the Scrap & Play #13. The criteria was to include something on your layout which starts with each letter of THANKFUL. 
I think this layout says it all.

T - Three photos
H - Handmade paper
A - Arrow
N - Numbers
K - Knots (red ribbon knotted over black on bottom photo)
F - Flowers
U - Upper case alphas
L - Layers

The challenge closes at the end of the month so loads of time to join in!

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Sunday, November 2, 2014

5 Today...

The year is going fast and here is my first layout for November!!!
Cassie turning 5.....
I had trouble matching some alphas so ended up with the ones you do yourself and added flock!!!  I have had the flock for ages and it was still in pristine condition....like unopened!!!  I knew it would come in handy sometime!! LOL


I used the sketch from Stuck?! Sketches......


The challenge closes at the end of the month so loads of time to get scrapping!!!

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Dinosaurs Unleashed

I don't often do double layouts......prefer singles!!  But I liked the sketch at Let's Scrap so pinched some photos from my daughter to do a layout for her album!!

I am leaving her to do the journalling!!!


This is the sketch.....

 

You have 6 days to complete a layout!!!

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

You 3 Make Me Happy!

This is a layout that I did at the ScrapAGoGo Retreat last weekend.  Had a super time....but probably should have talked less and I would have done a lot more layouts!!!  LOL


I had to print the photo in black and white as we were all wearing clashing colours!!!

I am entering the challenge at Another Freaking Scrappy Challenge - 1st October Prompt - What makes you happy?

Challenge closes at the end of the month.

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Spooky!!!

There are lots of Halloween challenges around this month!!!!!!  I don't get a lot of photos for Halloween so these are from 2011!!


I am entering this layout in the following challenges.......

Scrap & Play # 12....Spooky.
Challenge closes 29th October....so made this by the skin of my teeth!!!!!

Lasting Memories #214.......Trick/Treat or Halloween colours.
Challenge closes on the 31st October.

Creating with Paper and More......choose a word...I chose Spooky.

Red Carpet Studio......The Haunted Mansion. Project inspired by Halloween.
Challenge closes on the  1st November.

Rochelle Spears..... TicTacToe...I chose Die cut, Orange and 4 Patterned papers.
Challenge closes on the 31st October.


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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Sports Day

I seem to have lots of Sports Day layouts to do...this one is for Nicholas!!


I used the sketch 94 from Let's Capture Our Memories.


 

The challenge closes at the end of the month so lots of time to get scrapping!!

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

You've Passed Card

There is a new card sketch over at Feeling Sketchy and here is my offering!!


Here is the sketch - 105......

Sketch #105

You have until the end of the month to link up your card!!

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Run!

I love photos that are natural and just snapped!  This photo of the boys running at Hadleigh Castle is a super example!!


The photo inspiration - challenge 4 at Let's Scrap was ideal!!

  

There were 5 different photos but this was the one I chose!!  I didn't use a sketch this time....just did my own thing!! LOL

The challenge closes 30th October so lots of time to enter!!

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Easter Egg Hunt

I love My Mind's Eye collections and have quite a few but have never entered their challenge before!!  I used the 'Sweetest Thing' range for this Easter layout.....seemed appropriate for  Easter 'chocolate'!!!


As usual I had too many photos but I liked the sketch!!

October Sketch via My Mind's Eye 

You have until 2nd November to join in!!

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Hey Good Looking!

Love this photo of Alex taken on his 10th birthday.....watch out girls!!!!!!


I printed the photo 8x6 on canvas but not too sure if I like it!!  It has come out softer but it is probably because I usually use glossy photos!!

I used the sketch- 132 at Sketches in Thyme.....

 

The challenge closes at the end of the month so lots of time to scrap!!

I am also entering this at The Studio Challenges who required a larger photo than 6x4.  As I usually use 6x4 this was definitely out of my comfort zone!!!

You have until 9th November to scrap larger than 4x6...so go for it!!!

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90 Birthday Card

This is a card I have made for someone who will be 90 but doesn't want any cards with 90 on!!!!!!!!! 


This is the sketch at Let's Scrap.....

 

The challenge closes on the 21st October so time to craft!!

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Queen of the Castle

This photo of Cassie was taken on a trip to Hadleigh Castle...hence the title!!


I used the sketch from StuckOnUSketches......


The challenge closes on 24th October...so lots of time to get scrapping!!

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Family

Layout for the 4th sketch!!


Sketch 4..........

 

Really enjoyed these sketches!!!!!!!!

Challenge closes at the end of the month...so get scrapping!!!!!!

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Sports Day

Layout for 3rd sketch!!  Did take a few liberties with this one!!! LOL


Sketch 3,,,,,,,


Challenge closes at the end of the month!!

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Special Boys

This is the layout for the second sketch at Let's Scrap.....


Sketch 2......

  

...used a mask and texture paste again...think you can just see it!!!!!!!!!

Challenge closes at the end of the month!!

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Swing High

Over at Let's Scrap they are having a month long sketch challenge featuring 4 sketches!!  The only criteria needed to be in with a chance of winning a super prize is to complete all 4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Well here is my first........


Sketch 1........


....I even got my chicken wire mask and texture paste out!!!!!!!!

Challenge closes at the end of the month!!

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Monday, October 13, 2014

BBQ

Layout of Alex cooking the BBQ!!  Lee thought he was helping too!!!!!!!!


I am entering this layout in the colour challenge at Scrap Much?
All the colours are there....plus a few more!!

 

The challenge closes 29th October so lots of time to enter!!

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Family 1939 -1944

This layout has a couple of old photos of the Morris family...one taken circa 1939 and the other circa 1944....the dates are based on the children in the photos and trying to guess their ages!!!


I am entering this in the challenge at UnstampaBelles....the subject is Time and the twist shabby chic!!
The challenge closes 31st October so lots of time to get scrapping!!!

Also entering the challenge at Lasting Memories - Anything Goes 12th Oct.
This challenge also closes 31st October so lots of time to get scrapping!!

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Renewal of Promise

This is the last Renewal of Promise for the Cubs.  Alex has now gone up into Scouts and Nicholas has given up to concentrate on his football!!


I used the sketch - 104 from Feeling Sketchy.....

 

....and was quite good!!!!!!!!!!

The challenge ends  28th October...so lots of time to get scrapping!!

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Cassie Smile

This very pink layout of Cassie is for the challenge at Sassy Scrappers.


This is the mood board.......


The challenge closes at the end of the month so lots of time to get scrapping!!!

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Spiderman

These photos of Alex having his face painted as Spiderman are from when he was quite small and was probably the first time.......when he looked in the mirror I don't think he knew who it was!!  He still loves Spiderman and now watches the films not just the cartoons!!!!!!!!!


I am entering this layout in the challenge at Red Carpet Studio whose inspiration is Movie SuperHeroes.  The challenges closes on the 19th October so still time to find your hero!!!

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

60th Birthday

For my 60th birthday I had a party at home and this layout has a photo of everyone who was there!!  We had a super time...but as I have now moved to a small bungalow there won't be any more parties!!


I was inspired by the sketch at Let's Scrap.....

   
...I only did a single layout but I was definitely inspired by the squares!  I managed to get 30+ photos on here as there are a couple in the little book too!!

The challenge closes on 14th October so be quick to scrap!!

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