Saturday, May 29, 2010

New Layouts heading off to Tomorrow's Memories

Ok, I am going to try and keep on a roll with my scrapping and posting for all of you out there that take a squiz at my blog.

Here are a couple of layouts I have done for Tomorrow's Memories in Perth WA. They probably won't arrive over there until late in the week, but if you are in the area, be sure to see them in real life, as photos are never the same if you want to take some ideas from them.

The papers I have used are from TPC Studio, various embellishments from Tomorrow's memories, Twiddleybitz chipboard and some beautiful embossed paper available in the shop as well.

These photos are from my wedding, taken with my parents.

I have gone nude on the title for the above layout (adding nothing to the chipboard) and it went really well

The green glimmer seems to have been picked up a little too much by my flash... but it is too hard to take it without the flash at night :) It looks a great deal more subtle on the actual layout :)

Have a great Sunday everyone

Friday, May 28, 2010

SIA Competition Entry

As promised, here is my entry for the SIA sketch challenge. I have used my new favourite BoBunny paper and some Twiddleybitz pieces on this one, with more photos of my son's first trip to the beach.
The theme for the challenges was 'what if' that needed to be tied into the layout, and this was my take.

Have a good weekend everybody

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Feature on Belgian Inspiration Blog

A friend has just let me know that my work has been featured on a Belgian Inspiration Blog! I am absolutely blown away. I love to share my work, and never thought it would be reaching an audience in over there. Thanks Teresa for sharing.

If you would like to check out some of the amazing work in this blog (there is heaps!) Check it out via this link It is in categories, and well scrapping has no language, so you don't need to understand French to see some beautiful work


Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Well firstly I must say I had an ABSOLUTE BLAST at SIA. It was my first time and I felt like a kid in a candy store. It was SO wonderful to meet many of the people I chat to or work with face to face. It was also great to meet some of the more famous international artists that came.

It was a great opportunity to attend with Twiddleybitz, and meet some of my fellow design team members, as well as an opportunity to catch up with Andrew and Nicole again.

Here is the pieces I created to be displayed at this year's Twiddleybitz booth.

This first piece I did was using the Twiddleybitz floating frame. I created it using my favourite BoBunny papers, they just worked SO well with this photo and what I was trying to achieve. I even used REAL sand on the project to give the impression of waves crashing on the sand. I just love this photo of my little boy's first real encounter with sand showing how new some things are to a little one that we take for granted.

I have used 8 pieces on this one (if you count the AUSTIN letters as one) - can you find them all?
This next piece I created using the Twiddleybitz fantasy shadow box that I reduced the depth on by cutting the side pieces in half before putting it together. I have also used some lovely Graphic 45 papers that just suited this photo of a friend's little one just so well!

There are 5 pieces of Twiddleybitz on this one... can you find them all? One is really hard to see but the detail pics may give it away :)
This last one I created with one of my very own wedding photos... I just love this photo and it was a joy to finally put on a layout. Again there are a number of Twiddleybitz pieces on there 6 infact... can you see them all? I have used some of the lovely ebony chips on this one, they are just SO great cause you don't have to colour them at all and they have real impact.

I did learn a lesson with this one though. Don't put pins and needles on a layout that you are wanting to take on as hand luggage. I thought of this the night before I was to leave and although I would have been able to remove the pin, there was no removing the needle that I had left on there for an effect as the thread was stuck down! It had to go in my checked in luggage, but luckily survived the trip.
I hope you enjoy these new layouts, and if you have any questions regarding something I may have done on them, please don't hesitate to leave a comment :)

I will share my SIA competition entries real soon!


Friday, May 21, 2010

Happy 1st Birthday to AUSTIN!

Yes well this month has really gotten away from me. Besides my little man turning ONE last week, I have been quite sick with a bad cough and REALLY sore throat that has gone on for weeks! On top of that I cracked my rib coughing so have not really felt like doing a great deal including sitting at the computer or scrapping.

Well I do have some scrapping to share that I recently did for Twiddleybitz for SIA that I will share in the coming days, but until then I thought I would share a photo of my little boy cutting his cake and his very special birthday cake that I made for him.

He was really unwell on his birthday having an ear ache as well as having had gastro days prior, but he did really well to get through his party.


Monday, May 3, 2010

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Tomorrow's Memories!

Well it is that time of year again when Tomorrow's Memories are having some super birthday celebrations, this time 6 years old. There are some fantastic competitions and events throughout the month, so keep an eye on the blog and the website for details! I wish I could be there to celebrate with everyone, but I am sure you all know I am there in spirit :)