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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