Monday, 25 April 2011

These are my sort of papers

and I absolutely loved them. I was only supposed to make 2 layouts but got a bit carried away and made three.

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Thanks for looking. xxx

Saturday, 23 April 2011

I so enjoyed this one

Sometimes a certain project speaks to you and that's exactly how I felt when these boxes arrived.  I know immediately what I wanted to do and I think it went down quite well at the Flower Extravaganza today.

Here are just a few photos of the box itself. Karen did some pretty flower pages inside to showcase the flowers we made and you should be able to see them on her blog soon.

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The gems around the lid were clear when stuck but I changed the colour by using an orange Copic Ciao Pen.

Thanks for looking xx

Sunday, 17 April 2011

One of my favourites

Scrapping Your Family has become so popular that I now hold two classes each month. This Saturday was the repeat so now I can share the layouts.

As with each of these classes we make two layouts and they are all different. The idea being that we can put together a lovely family album for our family to treasure.

Great Grandad

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Dad

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The papers, when I started, were really plain but with a bit of stamping, masking and punching I found it really easy to make some interesting changes.

For those of you who came to the first Class you will notice that I have changed the punching on the DAD layout. Unfortunately this was necessary because the punch broke however just as effective I think.

Hope you like them. xxx

Sunday, 10 April 2011

Spring has sprung

I have been so busy over the winter, that I have completely forgotten to take photos of anything other than classes.

When I woke up this morning the sun was shining, the birds were singing and so I decided to get up. After much cleaning, hanging the washing out, tidying away and feeding of the many cats I have, I glanced at the clock and it was 9am. I still don’t know what time I actually got out of bed but it must have been early.

Anyway, while hanging out the washing I noticed my long neglected garden and decided to take some before photos. The after photos will be taken in a few months time when my garden looks as beautiful as it once used to. This is my summer resolutionSmile

With the spring comes bursts of buds and flowers

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And with the new life comes the end of some of my favourite shrubs especially my 12 year old Bottle Brush shrubSad smile

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Better look for a new one me thinks as I don’t see this one flowering again.

I even had time to play with my cats.

Here is Harry hiding under his favourite fern tree.

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And Bonny just ignoring me as usual, however she is an old lady of 14 so she’s entitled.

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There’s loads of work to do. Lets hope the sun keeps shinning.

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Yellow

Not my favourite colour and it certainly doesn’t suit me but it just happens to be this weeks challenge over on the Scrapbook Sisters Blog.

Here is my entry this week. Not all yellow but as much as I could bear. Hope you like it.

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Don’t forget to pop over the the Scrapbook Sisters Blog and enter your card.

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Even Angels Will Fall….

was the title I used for this plaque, number three in the series of 6. I really enjoyed putting the soft colours together and, although they made me sneeze for ages, I enjoyed adding the fine feathers.

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We all enjoyed using Tim Holtz new Distress Stains. This time I used Weathered Wood.

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The slipped halo on her foot was the finishing touch.

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Each of the panels was heat embossed using clear embossing powder as a resist and the coloured using three Distress Ink Pads to get the right colour.

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Next months class is called “Life is a cabaret” and will be based around Paris nightlife. Don’t forget to book a place. It’s good fun and you will learn different things in every class. See you there.