Friday, April 30, 2010


This challenge blog's birthday comp is up. It is huge. You will want to be part of it. I'm going to get into it. I want to win something. Love to win things.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Scrap Of Your Life April Kit

This is a sample of some of the work I completed using Scrap Of Your Life's April Sassafras Cherry Delicious Kit.
I also made a single layout and a card. You can view them at

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Mark turns 10

Here are my gorgeous boys Damon (left) and Mark. Mark got his birthday presents right after breakfast, hence the PJs. He's really thrilled with all his gifts. I can't believe it's been that long since I had a baby.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

SOUL news - join in

Cyber Crop at Scrap Of Your Life starts tonight at 7:30 pm EST. Why not join the fun? The theme is every which way.

Only days now to enter the monthly challenges. My challenge is number 1 and can be found at:
I'm offering a RAK. You could win it.

Sunday, April 18, 2010


This weekend I started a football album for my son Mark. He's been playing for the past 3 years. So far I have done 7 pages and am quite happy with it. I decided to use Scrap Of Your Life's April sketch challenge as inspiration for this page.

Scrap Of Your Life April Cybercrop

The theme is Every Which Way.....

The cc kicks off Friday this month at 7.30 EST.

Entries for challenges should be loaded into the correct album in the gallery. If you have trouble pm me or if it's loaded into the wrong place pm and I can move it for you no problem.

The challenge will need a minimum of three entries before a prize will be awarded.

When I have announced winners of challenges or games, please pm your address so I can get the prize out to you asap. Plus it saves me a little time too.

Challenge 1 -3 is a $10.00 voucher -

Challenge 4 is a journalling pack contains a variety of journalling bits and pieces

Design Team girls will be eligible for the Challenge 4 prize but not the others.

Upload midnight Tuesday night. This gives everyone heaps of time to complete some challenges as I know weekend can get in the way of our scrapping

Friday, April 16, 2010

Mum's card featured

In June I will be a Guest Designer for Scrap Tiffany. I go along and do as many of her weekly challenges as I can. Today she featured my card from the last blog post I made. The link is above. Her blog is really inspirational and she does a great job of it.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Happy Birthday Mum

Today is my Mum's birthday. She's travelling up north with my Dad and my nephew.
I made her a birthday card today. You use circle punchies, fold each side over, then place them around a larger die-cut circle. I've used a smaller circle of vellum and a brad for the centre.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Cupcake sub

Here is my submission for Scrap Tiffany's cupcake challenge this week. I took the paper piecing directly off the Easter Hat as I had originally intended it for this purpose and made it scrapbook friendly.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

SBM April Sketch & Card challenge

Here is my card for SBM's April card challenge. You can vote on the March sketches and card right now on the forum at their site. I submitted 2 layouts last month. My nickname is Daisydokes.

This is going to be for my Mum for Mother's Day. She loves gardening. I had a bit of scrap left over so made a card for my Nan from it.

That's the front.

This is the inside, photo's a  bit blurry.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

APRIL CHALLENGE for Scrap Of Your Life

April Challenge 1

My first monthly challenge for my new Design position is:

Here is my first challenge to you all. Please incorporate these elements into a layout:

1. Use a die-cut.

2. Use red and green (need not be Christmas)

3. Use lots of circles.

Easy peasy hey. Get busy to win yourself a RAK from me, pictured in the gallery. My example is also in the gallery.

The gift will be:

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Mark's hat won

The fabulous hat that Mark (my 9yo) and I
made won the Easter Hat parade at School.
Our prize was these yum little choc cupcakes
with choc easter eggs on top.


I won something! I love winning things. I got a lucky random draw on the ARTastic blog. I'm getting 5 goodies sent out to me.  Super start to the day.

Last day of freedom before the kids are off School for 2 1/2 weeks.

Easter is coming. Chocolate. mmmmmmmm