Monday, January 26, 2015

Butterfly card


Made a card for a change!!



I used the sketch for inspiration from Scrapping Everyday Miracles.....


The challenge closes at the end of the month so still a few days left!!!

I am also entering the Tando challenge...this week it requires something that flies....mine is a butterfly!!

The challenge closes at the end of the month!!

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Pool Party

As Nicholas has just celebrated his birthday this year...thought I ought to scrap last year!!!!!!


The challenge at Red Carpet Studio this week is to take inspiration from the movie poster 'The Book of Life'.  First off I was going to do Halloween as that is when it was released,....but then went with all the bright colours as birthdays are the start of life!!!

    

The challenge closes on the 12th February so loads of time to get scrapping!! 

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

T - Off

Photos of Alex down at the Golf Driving Range....having a go to see if he likes it!!!!!    Had to scrap them...he might decide not to go again!! LOL


I used the sketch from ScrapMuch?....

 

....had an extra photo and spread it out a bit as I don't like too much free space!!!!!

The challenge closes 29th January so still time to enter!!

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Going Up!!

Layout of Nicholas climbing a tree!!  I loved the photo so had to scrap it!!


I used the sketch 15th Jan from Stuck?! Sketches.....

 

....had to spread it out a bit as I don't do 'white' space very well!!!

The challenge closes 29th  January so still some time to scrap!!

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Life is like a box of chocolates....

Tando are running a new challenge every week and week 3 is Anything Goes.  I am not good with these type of challenges I need something to focus on!!  Well Karen used a super quote on her journal so I thought I would go for a quote!!!


My quote is....Life is like a box of chocolates ....you never know what you will get....but I will settle for you 3 !!!!!

The challenge runs until the end of the month...so lots of time to scrap!!

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Says it all....

This is a layout of Alex of photos that were taken when we went to London to see the poppies and into the Tower of London to see the display at the Fusilliers Museum which was all about World War 1.  Lots of the photos had a current person substituted and these photos concerned Scouts!


I used the Jan 1st sketch from Stuck?! Sketches.....


The challenge closes on 29th January!!

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Embossing....

....Tando have a new challenge to use embossing!!
I used Sizzix clocks embossing folder and then Niagara Mist and Gray Flannel inks to this birthday card before adding a decoupaged vintage clock.


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

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Elsa

The inspiration at Red Carpet Studio is the film Frozen....didn't need a lot of inspiration as that is Cassie's favourite film so here is the layout of Cassie as Elsa complete with painted face!!


The extra criteria was something glittery and my snowflakes are sparkly...and so too is Cassie's face!!!

The challenge at Red Carpet Studio closes on 12th February so loads of time to scrap!!

I used the sketch from Scrap Much?....


...and was good using it too!!!  LOL

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

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Saturday, January 17, 2015

Brrr!!!!!

It feels a bit like my title today...although we haven't snow it is very white outside!!!!!  This layout of Cassie from last year when we did have snow!!!!!


I used the colour line up from Scrap Much?.....


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

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Friday, January 16, 2015

Climbers

Layout of the three children up a tree in the woods!!!!!!!!! They used to love climbing the tree in the front garden before the drive was done......


I used the sketch from Sketches in Thyme....think I was very good too!!!!! LOL

 

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

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Scouts Together

Layout of Sharon and Alex in their Scout uniforms and then at Brick 2014 where they had even made the Scout Logo out of Lego bricks!!!


I used the sketch from GrandDiva's Creative Corner....


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

I am also entering this in the challenge at Red Carpet Studio where the challenge was inspired by the movie New Year's Eve and the criteria to use something new and stars.

I had some 6x6 patterned paper packs for Christmas and the 'Together' are new Tim Holtz alphas so that is the new and the stars are mini buttons on the journal circle with the lego!!

The challenge closes 12th February so loads of time to get scrapping!!

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Batman Mad!!

When I saw the challenge at ARTastic Challenge blog I knew I had some photos of Nicholas when he was Batman Mad!! For his 4th birthday everything was Batman...cake, party and outfit!!!


This is the photo inspiration - street art by Fintan Magee....I think it is noticeable that I went with the Batman theme!!!  LOL

 

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

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Heart fm DJ

Layout of Alex when he went into the Heart fm studio at the Brick 2014 show at Excel in November.



I used the sketch 42 from Scrap Africa....

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The challenge closes on the 14th January so have to hurry to enter!!

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Cake and Bake Show

Alex loves cooking and making cakes is his fav!!  So when Sharon took him to Excel for the Cake and Bake Show he was thrilled to bits!


I used the sketch from Lets Capture Our Memories - #105


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

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Up at the O2

This is a layout of Lee climbing the O2 last November.


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


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

I am entering the challenge at Archi-scraps too which requires clouds.....lots in photos and also top left on layout!
The challenge closes at the end of the month so loads of time to scrap!!


I am also entering the challenge at Red Carpet Studio #86 which is inspiration from the movie The Two Faces of January and requires things in 'twos'!!

I used two clouds, two hot air balloons, two triangles of paper top and bottom, two photos and it was at the O2!!!   Did go off a bit and use three ribbons and three cogs....sorry!!! LOL

This challenge ends 12th February so lots of time to scrap!!

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Friday, January 9, 2015

There's no place like HOME.....

....and a GARDEN where the grass doesn't grow!!
I had artificial grass laid in October and I love it!! No more mowing....just sweep the grass of leaves!! I always scrap when I have anything major done and I definitely count this as major....with luck it will see me out!!


I used the sketch from Scrapping Everyday Miracles.....


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

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

School Photos 2013

I think I am just about catching up with school layouts...just as well as 2014 school photos came out just before Christmas....so now they are added to the list!!!!


I scraplifted a layout from Amanda's Scrapbook Pages.......I hope Amanda likes what I did with it!!!

 

Her scraplift challenge closes at the end of the month so lots of time to enter!!

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Last time.....

.....for Alex to carry the flag as a cub.  This was last Mother's Day so a lovely day to do it........he went into scouts in April!!


I used the sketch from Scrapology....


The challenge closes 5th February so lots of time to get scrapping!!

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Join the Dots!!!!

In these photos of Cassie when she had Chicken pox......not nice.....she has a teal coloured towel which was ideal for the challenge at Tando this month!!


The challenge is a colour theme.........

  

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

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Monday, January 5, 2015

New Year...1st challenge!!

Starting the new year with a challenge at Scrap Our Stash.....
The photos for this layout of Alex were taken last year with the little Christmas tree that he decorated for his bedroom!!


......the challenge to use something on your layout that begins with the letters  TWINE.
T = Tickets/tree
W = Wood 'A'
I = Ink - edges
N = Numbers - date
E = Enamel silver dots.

The challenge closes on the 29th January so lots of time to get scrapping!!

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