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Sunday, 15 December 2013

Monday classes

Here are two classes from the last two Mondays. Last week we created a Christmas stocking.
This is the front and you can place a voucher or money in the inside as it has an opening in the top, just slip  it right into the middle what a great gift or something to hang on the tree. 


This is the other side. The girls had so much fun making these they want to make more as gifts.
 

 
The week before we finished making a birthday book from scratch it took two Mondays to finish but we all enjoyed making them.
So here it is....
 
 
This measures about 6x6 inches square and you have 12 pages with a pocket at the bottom for a tag to remind you of who's birthday it is one for each month.
 

 
This is the inside, each are decorated differently but all have pockets, the flap with the month lifts up to show the pocket. This is very simple but turned out really nice.
 

Friday, 13 December 2013

December Scrap 365 - Enjoy the Memories

This sketch come from Scrap 365 and you can view it here http://sketchbook365.blogspot.co.uk/
I have been collecting more photos from my sons wedding to do for my mums album.


 
And here is the sketch
 
Products I have used:
Prima sweet fairy collection - very cherry and pink parfait
Prima flowers, stickers, resin bird and wishing well
liquitex white ink
rock candy stickles
white pen for around the border od the page
 
 
 
 
 

Monday, 9 December 2013

Prima December Build A Page

This is my take from  http://prima.typepad.com/prima/2013/12/december-bap.html
 Here is my page and yes it is shooting photos again, but I am trying to do an album for Laurie for Christmas.

 
 The journaling says In May 2013 Laurie was inducted into the Skeet Hall of  Fame presented to him by a long time shooting buddy Adrian Cousins.
 And here is the sketch....

2013 December BAP Magda
 
Products used:
Cream cardstock
 Lindy's starburst (rusty lantern lime, time travel teal)
Liquitex carbon black ink
 Tim Holtz distress ink walnut stain.
script stamp and black ink
Prima lifetime collection - yesterday
prima alphas and flowers
washi tape unknown brand and a hand cut chipboard frame


Friday, 6 December 2013

Once Upon A Sketch - December

Ok I am back into the swing of things again here is my page using the sketch from http://onceuponasketchblog.blogspot.com.au/


 
 
Here is my page. I have been trying to do Michael and Phebes wedding photos from there wedding to give my mum an album for Christmas. Here is my handsome son....
 
 
 
 
Products used:
Prima Lyric collection - box office and an assortment of scraps from other prima collections.
Imaginarium chipboard, texture paste, prima flowers, bling and alphas. A prima dot and a Kaiser mask, Shimmerz texturez - Tidy widy and hot fudge mist along with some vibez lime in da coconut.
 
My journaling is hidden under the photo mat on the right hand side and it says:
 
My wonderful son. I am so proud of you, how you have grown and nurtured through life.
You married the girl of your dreams on the 6th October 2013. What a great moment we all celcbrated.

Classes with Limor Weber

Oh we where all so excited to have been able to get Limor to Scrapbook Fantasies  here in Gladstone.
We had girls from Mackay, Gold Coast, Biloela just to name a few. Three full on classes over two days was exhausting but we all had certainly had a lot of fun and created some beautiful projects.
Here are the samples that I had made.....
 
This is the layout page we did I have already put it into a 3D frame
 

 
Now the journaling album
 

 
This is one of the inside pages we did...
 


 
And I also got Limor to sign mine.
 


 
And the last class we did was to make this lovely binded book from scratch from the chalkboard prima collection.
 

 
I have  not quite finished mine have to add photos and a little more embellies.
 

 

 

 



 

 

Thursday, 5 December 2013

I am Back

Hi everyone sorry I have had a bit of time off. I am back now and ready to roll. October was a very happy and also a very sad month for me. On the Happy Note my son Michael and his long time girlfriend Phebe finally got married on the 6th October. It was such a lovely day they got married at the Roslyn Bay Resort in Yeppoon, they married in the garden along side of the pool. All the family where there Aunts Uncles cousins brothers and sisters and a lot of extended family, we had such a good time.
This is a lovely photo of us all Mum Dad and the kids.

 
 Michael his Grandma, and Great Aunty Cheryl they had arrived in one of the Mustangs, Michael had organised for the bridal party.
 
Now the beautiful couple Michael and Phebe Chelepy
Now on the sadder note my Dad was put into hospital a week before the wedding and could not come so we took the wedding party to him, he was so happy he even cried as did all of us.
 
 
 
Now on an even sadder note my dad passed away on the 15th October nine days after the kids where married all he wanted was to make it for their wedding he was so proud of them and we wipped tears away from his eyes. He could not talk as the cancer had spread rapidly from his lung through his body and organs. We all new he was a happy man. RIP Dad loves ya heaps.....
 
 

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Prima World Tour - Australia

I am delighted to announce that Scrapbook Fantasies will be part of the 2013 Prima World Tour to Australia.  We will be hosting the fabulously talented and creative Limor Weber on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 November for four not to be missed events.

Find out more information and book your place here!

A week at Roma

We attended the State Skeet Championships in Roma last week and Laurie did very well for himself. He is No2 in the open team, No1 in the veterans team to attend the Skeet Nationals in Wagga next year. He also came home with another 3 red ribbons and a number of medals for his troubles. While he shot I created in our little home away from home our caravan. The weather was beautiful a bit cold in the mornings like 4 degrees brrrr. But I put up with that snuggled up in bed with the cat along side of us. lol.... Roma gun club has a stock route along side of ti and a big mob of cattle heading for the meat works came in for a drink. Here are some photos.
 
 

Out west is so dry they need rain desperately.

 This is our camp lucky we had a bit of shade in the carpark.

 And the boss of the camp. She sorted out the birds put all them in line(let them know who was boss)

Friday, 13 September 2013

Flying Unicorn Monday Mojo

I thought I would try something different and do some of the sketches at http://flyingunicornforums.com/ I really enjoyed these sketches they were a bit different. So here is the first one for you:
 
 Monday 2nd Sept
Here is the sketch:
 
Mojo Monday Sketch 7-6-13 2nd
 
 
I found this photo of Jo and thought just how she was looking up it looked like she was praying to god for something that is why I called it Scrapin Queen with the little crown and added the journaling saying "Please God give me the strength to buy more"
 
Products I have used:
13Arts faces of spring - strong feelings and in your eyes. mother nature trim, petaloo paper flowers vine salmon, Basically bare frame, blue moon metal charm, prima chipboard embellies and journaling stickers, flowers, metal zip, butterflies and alphas. White muslin, mask and texture paste a prima ink and spray I think it was shimmerz.
 
Ok this is this weeks one:
Monday 9th Sept
 Here is the sketch:
 
 

Product I have used:
Prima lyric collection - overture and prelude
assorted flowers and embellies, journaling stickers and alphas
crochet doily and dusty attic chicken wire.
 

Thursday, 12 September 2013

CSI # 87 - Alex

This page is dedicated to a special little girl that came into our lives a few years ago when her mum Christine and Grandma came to our scrapbooking retreat. Alex always had a lovely little grin on her happy face. She will be forever in our hearts.
Ok this challenge is from http://csicolorstoriesinspiration.ning.com and here is my page.

 
 
 
 
I have used all 5 colours - rose pink, light teal green, teal green, palest grey and avacodo green.
For the evidence I have used mist, word stickers and butterflies.
And the testimony I have used the word lost as an inspiration in my journaling.
 

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Scrapbook Memeories colour Challenge - Cherish the Freindship

Oh wow this was challenging trying to find these colours but I ventured into my stash and guess what I found them no trouble. Hmm I said to myself working on kraft cardstock with these lovely vibrant colours what can I do and this is what I came up with.


 
Lou and Jo such good friends and scrappin buddies always having a laugh and a joke here and there, great girls...
 
This is the colour palette we had to use from http://www.scrapbookingmemories.com.au/category/challenges/
and the colours we had to use where Kraft, red, turquoise and bright yellow.
Products I have used:
Kraft cardstock, green tara flowers and trim, prima flowers, alphas and embellies
splatter mask and texture paste
Shimmerz spray (no yoking, Caribbean sunset and sea foam)

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Aussie Scrap Source - A good Friend

This challenge was taken from http://www.aussiescrapsource.typepad.com/ and guess what yahoo yepee I have been published on their blog and so has Mar. So go and check us out. We had to do our own take on our project using either washi tape, vellum or glitter tapes. I used washi tape on my page.

 
Product I have used:
Prima lyric collection (overture and tempo)
washi tape, assorted prima flowers, light bulb, buttons and alphas.
I also had to do a short tut on how I did this page. Yeh right easier said then done. So here goes.....
First of all I tore up the overture paper and adhered it to the tempo paper across the middle, then added some washi tape and white washed it with gesso. Matted the phot of Sharon and placed where I wanted it and then used a prima crackle mask and texture paste either side of the photo.I then placed flowers and embellies around and sprayed with shimmerz manderine mai tai and egg noggin.

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Sketch 365 - Adventure

This challenge comes from one of my favourite magazines http://sketchbook365.blogspot.co.uk/
Alicia, Quentin and Milton had to go down to Brisbane so Milton could receive his medal and certificate from the Australian Scouts. A very proud moment for his parents.

 
And here is the sketch:
 
 
Product I have used:
I have pulled out some Fabscrap  papers from my stash (classic flower, classic red bird)
Petaloo flowers ( these are so Yummy) a crochet doily from Kaiser, prima light bulb and bird cage.
Green tara trim, washi tape and black glimmermist.
 

Friday, 6 September 2013

Card Colour Challenge - September 2013




I'm back with another Card Colour Challenge.  All you have to do is create a card using Maroon, Black and Cream with a Masculine theme, upload it somewhere and link it's location into the Inlinkz thingy at the bottom of this post by midnight on 30 September and you could win one of the two fab ribbon packs (pictured below) donated by Scrapbook Fantasies, one for a random winner and one for a winner of my choice - each valued at over $10, plus FREE International postage.


Scrapbook Fantasies have also provided a folder on their Gallery where you can upload your creation if you don't have a blog of your own - here

Scrapbook Ideas Magazine - Budget Challenge

I decided to give this challenge a go from the Scrapbook Ideas Magazine. I thought it would be a bit hard to scrap with only $25.00 worth of product but you will be amazed how much you get for your money if you spend wisely. So here are my layouts. All these photos where taken when Laurie and I where on holidays in Longreach in May this year.



 The Prima paper range I have used is from the Lifetime collection.
Fasola, blue bayou, love tags and quilter.
Also I have used some of the chipboard pieces and journaling stickers from the same range.
Black and tan cardstock, hessian, gold and cream trim from prima and black and pink trim and white nylon lace