Thursday, July 28, 2011

CHA Layouts

I was completely amazed, astounded, excited and grateful to be asked recently to make some Layouts
using Kaisercrafts new ranges to be displayed AT the Craft and Hobby Association's
Summer show in Chicago!!!!!!!
Here they are
Love this range of papers "Miss Nelly"

And 'the 13th hour collection'

I'm so grateful to have had some of my little old layouts
displayed at such a prestigious event.
thanks for visiting.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Savvy July CyberCrop

Hi, i got busy over the past weekend and scrapped a heap of layouts.
This first lot are for the scrapbook savvy July CC
Anthea's Sketch

OA rocket age papers

Renee's challenge- use stitching on a layout.
I hand stitched the title for this one
and used papers from pink paisley

Kerryn's shape challenge - use the following shapes on your layout
butterfly, oval, flag, flower and an arrow
Used more pink paisley papers

and Sara's colour challenge.

thanks for stopping by my blog. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

LIme Tree give away

Lime Tree Creations have this fab give away during July.
aren't they gorgeous?
would you like to win this pack of goodies?

Head over here to check out how to win

Friday, July 15, 2011

top 50 cyber crop

Hey all!
i have a couple of layouts to share for the Scrapbooking top50 Cyber crop!

the theme this month is 'Lights, Camera, Action'
the first layout is a close up so the challenge is to use a 5x7 close up photo.

Love these sass papers!

and the second is the action theme.
Using of course action photo's and the word action in your title
and more of the 5 and dime range from October afternoon.

i've been busy but i'll leave it at that for now.
thanks for dropping buy.
Cheers, Leonie.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

scrap the boys - july

here is my scrap the boys entry for july.
the challenge was to use tape on your layout and the word Play.
 I used two types of tapes the Tim Holtz tissue paper and then the Prima barcode tape that i overlapped
on the edge of the layout to create a transparent border.

And a few layouts i did last saturday
 using the OA five and dime collection.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

stuck sketch 1st july

Haven't done a stuck sketch for a while so thought i might have a go 
at this months.
I used October Afternoon papers 'Rocket Age'
and made this layout,
based on the sketch 

this is the cool hand drawn sketch by 
Crystal Goulding.

a Charms Creation lollipop and a bottletop from
d'lish scraps 

and another super little embellishment, a denim covered cog from
'a lil somethin'

And this is a just because layout, a very blurry photo.
but i had to document this story about 
my son and how sad he was when his little 
soft toy he has had since birth went missing.
Man, i turned the house upside down searching for 

used lots of Sassafras papers on this one.

Thanks for stopping by and thank you for your comments, 
much appreciated.

Friday, July 8, 2011

beyond the door- July

Hello everyone.
Well week one of the school holidays are over and we've survived intact!
I have a bit of a love - hate relationship with the holidays, at 
the same time as i love them for their lack of routine 
I also struggle at times keeping all four kids 
happy and occupied!
Anyhow here's some scrapping.
 i was asked by Catie from beyond the door 
to be a guest designer and create a layout for the july challenge
This is the room to take inspiration 
for your layout.

What a great kitchen. That is some ice bucket!  
Could do with a glass of champers right now actually!!
Here's the layout i created, using all Kaisercraft -Nan's kitchen

And of course some extra criteria to spice things up 
a little.

1x photo or picture/drawing of a favourite food/meal/cafe/restaurant
2 x flowers
3 x kitchen related embellishments (e.g. spoons, cups, forks, crockery etc, which can be stamped or die cut or chipboard etc)
plus,  some baking twine somewhere on your project.

Thanks for the invite Catie i enjoyed this challenge.
If you're looking for something to do why not give this 
challenge a go. Here it is.

and just one more layout, i created for 'show us your stuff'
except i realised i didn't have a handmade item on there. Oops!!
ok that's it for now.
Off to crop4acause tomorrow!
Yay! 12 hours of scrapping.
Just what i need to get me through the next week
of the holidays ;-)
Cheers, Leonie. xx

Monday, July 4, 2011

purple pumpkin give away

HUGE Purple Pumpkin GIVEAWAY!!

Purple Pumpkin are having a HUGE GIVEAWAY to celebrate their first birthday, with not one, not two, but FOUR PRIZES up for grabs! First prize will be a $50 VOUCHER to spend in the next sale. Second prize will be a $25 voucher, third prize will be a $15 voucher, and fourth prize will be a $10 voucher.

The winners will be drawn on the 22nd of July - just before the next sale!

Check out how you can enter 

Friday, July 1, 2011

Scrap the Girls - my first as CT

oh so happy to publish this post! Still excited to be on the Scrap the Girls creative team and this
is my first layout with them, plus the challenge is set by moi!!!

So this is the july challenge 

scrap a Layout using this album cover by ‘Pink’ ‘Greatest Hits….So Far’ as your inspiration. 

Choose the colours, design, words whatever grabs you 

and use them to create your layout, girls only of course.

AND you have to choose any song title or lyrics by Pink 
and use them anywhere on your layout,
either as a title on your page or in your journaling. 

I used Basic Greys' 'Hello Luscious' range for this layout
of my daughter. 
I took my inspiration from the split title
and the large alpha's used on the album cover.

and i used the lyrics from Pink's fantastic song "perfect"
for my title and journalling


I hope i've inspired you to get creating!!!
check out the blog for all the other 
fab Layouts by the creative team.
can't wait to see what everyone comes up with.
Cheers, have a great weekend!
Leonie. xx