Thursday, 3 April 2014

Blue is the colour!

Hi all!
I wanted to make another scrapbook page this afternoon so went with my sons' 18th birthday album.
Of course, he was wearing his 'wedding clothes' as we held a joint reception/18th that day so I incorporated lots of blues in the picture to go with his bow tie - thankfully my daughter and her husband had selected my favourite colour for the wedding outfits!

I'm posting it into Outlawz Challenges - Twisted Thursday as it suits the challenge because of my fave colour!
Win, win situation methinks!

L x


Good morning everyone.
It is very overcast and gloomy today so I'm not going out!
Had a paper bow to make for this card this morning, before it was completed, so I'm going to post it into the challenges at :-
Outlawz Challenges - Tuesday colours
Artistic Inspirations
The Cutie Pie Challenge Blog - cute/dies/punches
Simon Wednesday Challenge - Happy Birthday
Loves Rubber Stamps #97 - Anything Goes

I took the inspiration for it from a card making magazine - I love the way the layers are placed.

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

April Fool?

Happy April peeps!
Can you believe how fast this year is going by? I can't! It doesn't seem right that Christmas was....Oh yeah, we had Christmas again on March 8th!!! No wonder time seems to be flying past!!!! Lol :)
Anyhoo, down to cardmaking - and this is my final entry into the March Challenges at Outlawz Challenges - Theme CAS Get Well.

I bought the birdie image from "From the Heart" digital stamp store - I've had other images from there as they're great!

So, here's my card.

L x

Monday, 31 March 2014

Subtle Sparkle!

And finally! I have one more creation to add to the challenges at Outlawz Challenges - Saturday paper a la mode.
The idea is to add some glitter - so I did but very subtly as I personally don't like too much bling!
In fact this is definitely a CAS style card but I think it is quite effective.

Cutie Mousie!

Hi Everyone!
Hope all you lovely Mums out there ( And even my lovely peeps who aren't Mums) had a fabulous weekend and even better Mothers Day.
I know I did! My 'better' half came home on Friday night and actually stayed all the weekend before leaving this morning for destinations unknown to me - I think Worcester might've been mentioned!!!
The weather yesterday was absolutely glorious so I helped his nibs empty the back of his van out so he could have a clear-out and tidy it up a bit! It took hours- especially when my daughter and her hubby borrowed it to drive to Stafford to pick up a buggy - NO! not a pram type buggy! That would be too simple. Oh no, they picked up a carting buggy - something to whizz around a carting track in!
The next-door neighbours' son earned some beer money as he cut the front and back lawns for us as our mower is deceased.
The saving grace of such a busy day was my Indian takeaway for tea! My daughter ordered and paid for it (a little treat for us all) so ended a tiring but fun day! My bed was very welcoming so I got in it at about 8.30!!!

I decided to enter the challenge at Digistamp Boutique Blog at  the last minute today! Had an idea so needed to go with it.
I covered the sentiment with acetate and attached a little acetate behind so it "jumps" out from the card!
Spectrum Noir markers were used on the flowers and pearlescent i-kandee chalks on the cute little mouse!
A little glamour dust was added for sparkle.

Friday, 28 March 2014

Happy 18th birthday!

Hi everyone,
No. I'm not digressing and wishing myself happy 18th birthday, I have completed a scrapbook page of my son's 18th last year which was on the same day as my daughters 'UK' wedding reception!
It seemed cost-effective to have them both at the same time rather than one after the other.
Anyway, yes, we're tight! HAhahaha - only kidding.
We'd just spent 2 weeks in Greece for the original wedding so I guess money was like water flowing through our fingers!!!
Thankfully it was all worth it - as was the UK party the week after we came home.

I followed the sketch at Scrapology - Theme follow sketch and/or Use your stash! I have loads of stash so it's no biggie to dig things out and stick 'em down!!!

I prefer to make a scrapbook page when I enter the sketch challenges - if I complete enough of them I might even finish my scrapbook!!! (don't hold your breath xxxx)

L x