Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Stuck?! Sketches July 15th Reveal

Sharing the second July sketch for Stuck Sketches today. I just love doing multiple photo sketches.
We have also partnered with The Studio Challenge site for this sketch and their colour challenge.




So the colour palette helped to decided what photos I was using for this sketch. Pretty sure the boy would not be happy if I had scrapped him, so the nieces got to feature again. I decided to flip the sketch on to it's side to suit my photos.

Also featured are some of the July new release chipboard pieces from WOW

Fly away hair

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Don't forget to head to the blog to see what the rest of the team has created from the sketch.

Please link your page in the sidebar of the blog by the 29th July to be in the running for one of the prizes. All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick the numbers.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole, as it can be hard later in the month to find your layout. You can also link from any gallery including Flickr or Facebook.

Feel free to combine this sketch with no more than one other non sketch challenge, such a colour challenge.

Thanks for dropping by, hope to see you joining in on the sketch challenge.

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Scrap The Boys July Challenge

I am very pleased to announce that I have been accepted to do another term on the design team of Scrap the boys and delighted that I will be in the company of such awesome talent.

The team's first STB challenge was to create a page showing our boys playing with Big Boys Toys. 
Although my photo is a little older, it definitely shows our boy tackling the big stuff.

Starting him young

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To play along, simply create a page that fits the criteria and upload to the side bar link by Midnight July 31st to be eligible for some amazing prizes.

Head over to the blog to see what the other girls have created for the challenge and to check out the fabulous prizes.

Thanks for dropping in :)

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Stuck?! Sketches July 1st Reveal

I cannot believe we are already into the second half of 2014, scary really!

So the beginning of the month always brings plenty of creativity to share with you and tonight I am going to reveal my take on the new sketch over at Stuck?!
Laura has designed a sketch with a hint of geometry to it and I love it



Here is my take on the sketch featuring the boy and his cousin.

You make my heart sing



Don't forget to head to the blog to see what the rest of the team has created from the sketch.

Please link your page in the sidebar of the blog by the 29th July to be in the running for one of the prizes. All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick the numbers.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole, as it can be hard later in the month to find your layout. You can also link from any gallery including Flickr or Facebook.

Feel free to combine this sketch with no more than one other non sketch challenge, such a colour challenge.


Thanks for dropping by, hope to see you joining in on the sketch challenge.

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Sharing some WOW June New Releases

I've been a bit naughty of late, forgetting to share my WOW creations on my blog after they have been posted over at the WOW blog.

A few girlie pages put together this month featuring my very cute and cheeky great-niece. 

The first layout includes the chipboard pieces Leafy Vine - Large and the Intricate Butterfly plus I have used the new 6x6 Striped AltaMATZ to create the background.

She sparkles

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Both the butterfly and the leaves were base-coated with Gesso and then left to dry naturally. The Butterfly was coloured using Gelatos and stickles. Finishing it off with a layer of Glossy Accents on the body and edges of the wings.

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The leaves were also coloured with Gelatos and a few shades of green ink for a variegated look.

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Page number two of the same little Miss at the playground.

The New Release chipboard pieces featured are a frame from the 6x6 Square Frame, an Ampersand from theAmpersand Pack, the 6x4 chipboard Mixed Circles, the chipboard word Love  and Today Circle from last month New Releases

Love & Pure Joy


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All of the chipboard was primed with Gesso.  The Square frame was used on the photo to frame Alexis and draw the eyes, it was coloured with charcoal ink and then swiped lightly with black ink.

I had fun with Distress Inks and colour blending again. The Mixed Circle sheet has been coloured with soft touches of Pickled Raspberry and Peacock Feather.


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The Today circle has been simply covered with black ink

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The Love word and Ampersand Have both been covered with blended Distress Inks, Pickled Raspberry, Peacock Feathers and Spiced Marmalade and then coated with Glossy Accent which darkens the intensity of colour.

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To finish off for tonight I thought I better share one of my two most favourite boys.

I have used the new Triangle 6x6 AltaMATZ  with gesso and Distress Ink to create part of the background effect. I have also used the Love You Heart design AltaMATZ and black Distress ink in each corner.

Absolutely love the chipboard 6x6 Square frame pack that I have used on this page to create a geometric look and frame the photo, they are simply covered with black ink with a faux stitched border around the edges using a metallic pen.


They're mine

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How clever are these new titles! Love the infinity symbol! 
Covered Infinity-Mine chipboard with white pigment ink as the base and then coloured it using Distress Ink. Without allowing drying time, I'v applied Glossy Accents which has made the still wet Distress Ink to move, leaving a mottled finish.


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Thanks for visiting my blog, I will have more WOW to share with you at the end of the month.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Stuck?! Sketches June 15th Reveal

I am dragging my feet a little getting this post up, it is already half way through June and I have no idea where the time has gone!

Laura has created another awesome sketch for you to try over on the Stuck?! blog, with more great sponsors prizes up for grabs.


I really enjoyed putting this page together, once again feature our boy at the school lapathon


Don't forget to head to the blog to see what the rest of the team has created from the sketch.

Please link your page in the sidebar of the blog by the 29th June to be in the running for one of the prizes. All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick the numbers.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole, as it can be hard later in the month to find your layout. You can also link from any gallery including Flickr or Facebook.

Feel free to combine this sketch with no more than one other non sketch challenge, such a colour challenge.

Thanks for dropping by, hope to see you joining in on the sketch challenge.

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Scrapbook Savvy June BIG Sketch Challenge

I don't know where the week has gone, I was going to post the latest Savvy Sketch on my blog on Monday and here we are already Thursday night! DOH!!

It was my turn this month to choose an inspiring layout from the Savvy gallery and turn it into the June BIG Savvy Sketch. I picked a gorgeous, colourful layout Fun times created by Deb A

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Here is the sketch I put together

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Remember this is the challenge you want to play along with each month with a massive $40 voucher to the Savvy store and FREE postage Australia wide for the lucky random winner.

Create a page based on this sketch and upload it to the gallery by Midnight June 30th to be in the running and please remember your page should be a new creation made for this challenge alone.

The page I put together is of our gorgeous boy and his new cousin. The collection I have used is Bella Blvd - Family Forever sent to me from Sarah. The same collection used for my cybercrop challenge.

New Love

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Thanks for visiting my blog

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Stuck?! Sketches June 1st Reveal

Hello Hello!
I always love the beginning of the month, lots of inspiration to be found and so much to share.

Today I have the latest Stuck?! Sketch to share and it'a a beauty!




R & A
Love these photos of my niece Rosalie and great-niece Alexis and they were perfect for the sketch.

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Don't forget to head to the blog to see what the rest of the team has created from the sketch.

Please link your page in the sidebar of the blog by Midnight 29th June to be in the running for one of the prizes. All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick the numbers.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole, as it can be hard later in the month to find your layout. You can also link from any gallery including Flickr or Facebook.

Feel free to combine this sketch with no more than one other non sketch challenge, such a colour challenge.

Thanks for dropping by, hope to see you joining in on the sketch challenge.

Sunday, 1 June 2014

Scrap the Boys June Challenge

The new challenge is up on the Scrap the Boys Blog and it's a beauty!!
This is the final challenge for this team. Remember the applications are still open for the new DT.

Put away your little photos people cause BIG is about to get so much BETTER.

The challenge, if you chose to join us this month, use a photo 5x7inches or bigger of your masculine folk to create your page.
The DT girls have totally smashed this challenge, remember to head to the blog to see what everyone has done.

I. myself had a heap of fun with this challenge and layered different size photos for a great effect.

Still has fun with Bubbles



There are another group of awesome sponsors for this challenge.

To enter add your layout via the LINK tool on the sidebar, with your name and country as the title eg Kerryn Fry - Australia

Entries due by Midnight June 30th

Thanks for visiting xx

Scrapbook Savvy June Cybercrop

Hi there.

I'm pooping in quickly tonight to share my challenge for the Savvy Cybercrop happening this weekend.
You have until Thursday June 5th to participate and upload your page to the gallery folders to be eligible for some Savvy dollars to spend in-store.

I chose a puzzle challenge this month, use at least one of each piece on your layout along with any other items.

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Here is my take on the puzzle pieces, featuring one of the New Release WOW pieces Infinity Family

The Perfect Life
Infinity-Family-WOW2104

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There are three other great challenges from Chloe and Sarah to check out.

Chloe's Sketch Challenge
Sarah's Colour Challenge
Chloe's Wprd Challenge

Hope you get the opportunity to play along.

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Stuck?! Sketches May 15th Reveal

Can you believe we are already half way through this month? Time is flying along.

Today I am sharing my take on the second sketch just revealed over on the Stuck?! Blog.

Here is the sketch



And this is my take on it, featuring my two most favourite boys heading off to our first AFL footy match at the new Adelaide Oval.

Footy time


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Please head over to the blog to check out the stunning takes on the sketch by the rest of the team.

Please link your page in the sidebar of the blog by the 29th May to be in the running for one of the prizes. All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick the numbers.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole, as it can be hard later in the month to find your layout. You can also link from any gallery including Flickr or Facebook.

Feel free to combine this sketch with no more than one other non sketch challenge, such a colour challenge.

Thanks for dropping by, hope to see you joining in on the sketch challenge

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Stuck?! Sketches May 1st Reveal

The beginning of another month brings another amazing Stuck?! Sketch for you to try.



There are two fabulous sponsors and plenty of time to play along.

Here is my take on the sketch featuring one of my gorgeous great nieces.

Love documented

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Don't forget to head to the blog to see what the rest of the team have created from the sketch.
Please link your page in the sidebar of the blog by the 29th May to be in the running for one of the prizes. 
All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick the numbers. 
When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole, as it can be hard later in the month to find your layout. You can also link from any gallery including Flickr or Facebook.

Please feel free to combine this sketch with no more than one other non sketch challenge, such a colour challenge.


Thanks for dropping by, hope to see you joining in on the sketch challenge.

Scrapbook Savvy April Cybercrop

We took advantage of another long weekend at Scrapbook Savvy to hold our monthly Cybercrop and we even managed to start it a day early to give everyone plenty of time to play along.

I did the sketch challenge for this month and had a lot of fun putting my page together.

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Your fan club

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You have until midnight tonight to load your pages to the Savvy Gallery. Hope your get a chance to check the gallery out as it is busting with some seriously amazing work!

All challenges are on the blog, you still have 5 hours of creating left :)

Enjoy

Scrap the Boys - May Challenge

From flowers last month to getting our Grunge on for May at Scrap the Boys.

Create your boy/male page with plenty of Grunge and mess!and upload it to the link on the blog

Here's mine

Love this boy



Please make sure your head over to the blog to check out the amazing layouts created by the rest of the team and see the fabulous prizes up for grabs.

Link your page up to the side bar before the end of the month to be eligible and please read the guidelines/rules for entering the challenge as some of the amazing pages linked for April have not adhered to the rules and therefore sadly will not be eligible for the prizes.

Thanks for dropping in.

Sunday, 27 April 2014

More Words or Whatever April Releases and Sketch Challenge

Well Hello, I thought I better share some more of my WOW projects for April before May is knocking on the door. And remember all of our projects for April are based on the Sketch challenge for this month.
You still have time to enter the sketch challenge.

Here is the sketch again



Rugged All Star

Using Chipboard Vine and light bulb from the New Releases and the Dark Wood Veneer mini word Rugged

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I've used ink to cover the chipboard pieces and put a coat of Glossy Accent on the wood veneer.

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Love these moments

I decided to rotate the sketch for this layout, I've layered a few different New Releases Lace Border and Zoe Flourish, They have been coloured with inks to match the layout.

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And here are a few close ups

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I have two more pages to share with you hopefully before the end of the month, thanks for dropping in.