Sunday, 29 August 2010


Life is still overwhelmingly busy - but scraped in some late night scrapping.

Hannah's Grade Six Leavers' Dinner dress.
She looked so pretty and she fell in love with that little red dress the minute she saw it.
You cant see her beautiful long waist length hair she had back then.

My favourite day is Sunday. I look forward to it every week!

Our cottage door was a wonderfully shabby very heavy door! 
It was Christmas moring and Paige was 6 at the time - when inline skates were the big big thing!

And not to be left out.....
If there is a place to be curled up on ....
Cosmo will find it!
One very claimed computer bag!

Dont forget to take part in the latest challenge at
and check out the DT call too!!

Wednesday, 25 August 2010


Challenge #15
is up!!
IT'S all about MUSIC!
You can find the challenge here

I've used a vintage Music score cover for my background then set about fashioning a dress in mists and music paper!  This was amazing fun!!
But this is not all......

there is also some amazing creations by the dt as well!!

Shabby is making a DT call!!!

So if you have what it takes to present incredibly wonderful creations each month...
then apply!!

Again the details are here

Sunday, 15 August 2010

MISSING IN ACTION - but found again- for just a moment!

I'm sooo behind getting things up on my blog!!  Life has and is very busy, especially with work!  But in the midst of it all managed to have last weekend at a scrapping retreat in Bendigo with a small group of ladies.  Certainly wonderful to get away and lots of scrapping done, laughs with friends - and boy we learn a lot about online friends in real life!

In the meantime of being absent 123 criteria has gone up!!!
Here it is and its fabulous!!!
the word "SUNSHINE",
 the colour YELLOW
Look at my little 'Ray's Of Sunshine'
Hannah and Paige at ages 4 and 2yrs

Yes, the jacks are up and you can find them here!
I jacked Stacey's!  Go check it out!

I've been playing a bit over at Challenge Masters which is place to go where there is loads of challenges to do - all kinds - its fun-no pressure scrapping.   I even was the July Challenge Master!!

Manufacturer Challenge -Hannah constantly with her head in a book!  She bought the book 'Wicked' (as in the Musical) that day and she settled in for the evening!

One Word Challenge - Reflect.  Paige on Parents Day.

Daily Grind Challenge - had to include a calendar.  Hannah playing tug of war.

Colour Challenge - use pink,green and yellow.  
I purchased the 'Lets Get Shabby' Kit from Divine Design and the papers and embellies in this is just gorgeous!!!   Love what Leslie has put together!!!!  (and dont forget to go check out Jeneke's fabulous tutorial and Challenge 14  on 'Let's Get Shabby'!!

Just did this Calendar page for June.  It was the girls in the back garden when we went down for Nana's funeral.

I love Monet - so made some time to take part!
Find it here.
Here is Paige aged 7 by the waters edge. 
I've painted the background including the sunset, stitched and silouetted the hills in the background


Here's what my interpretation of the criteria! You can find the challenge here.
My two girls just chatting together...I love this photo. They were digging their feet into the sand in the water

Scrap Therapy- Journaling Challenge
A favourite photo of Hannah!  She is so at peace with animals as they are with her.

Scrap Therapy -Sketch Challenge played with the sketch to make it more my own.
Paige playing in the water....her dress ended up saturated!


Just as I wanted!!! I put in an special order of what I wanted and look at this stash of fabulous colour!!!
I love love it!  It reminded me of the coral under the deep blue sea.  And I especially wanted some more grey too. You can find Clarabow here..... and check out TallulahBelle here

I'm still really busy writing reports from examining interstate.... and I'm away interstate for work again next week....   I'm sorry I cant blog hop and say hi to you....
but I will as soon as I can!!!