Friday, October 29, 2010

Tarisota Style Studio

So this winter I treated myself to Tarisota Style Studio where they uploaded detailed project instructions almost every day for the month. LOVED IT! It was a good option for me being at home with small children through a winter of sickness! Didn't have to go anywhere, the workshop came to me.

This is one completed layout, designed by Mel Goodsell. It isn't exactly the same in that I used what I had available....

Because home is so much about the kids, it was good to think about what it means to me.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Full Steam Ahead

This is my latest layout for Scrap Box NZ, where you can purchase most of the products I used.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Village

So a few weeks back I was booked in to a class run by the wonderful Lyn Jordan

Unfortnately I was unable to attend last minute, but a friend was able to pass on the kit and show me the ropes. So these are the wee vintage Christmas houses I came up with.

How absolutely gorgeous are they! Was so refreshing learning something new. I sense that another new village may spring up soon.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Vintage Style Mini

I made this mini for ScrapBox NZ. Further info and product details can be found over there Oh and more pics too.

I would not be without my Kaiser Pearls, MS Border punches and tattered leather Glimmer Mist. Just use them again and again and again.

...Which is true isn't it....?? But scrapping products are oh so much FUN. LOL

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Altered Canvas

Jacque gave us some gorgeous white crochet flowers and white card embossed with the vintage wallpaper die.

This is what I came up with....

White on white on white..... (well with a bit of cream in there too LOL). Rachel Tucker inspired...

It's hard to tell from the pic, but I tied a strip of gauzy fabric around the canvas and placed a couple of vintage pins (MM) through the knot. Initially I had modpdged some tissue paper around the sides but the effect was a little yellow for what I was after.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Kraft Challenge

My first ever entry for the Kraft challenge blog. A sketch challenge this time. Love this sketch, was so fun to do. PPs are Fancy Pants and Stampin' Up.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Mish Mash

I am loving this blog at the moment 'Mish Mash' which is where the inspiration for these cards came from. It's a neat design that could be used with a variety of papers, for a range of occassions.

Happy Sunday and thanks for looking. :)

Thursday, October 7, 2010


"He will take great delight in you,
he will quiet you with his love,
he will rejoice over you with singing".
Zep 3:17

Layout made for Scrap Box NZ. More details over there including a link to a tutorial by Gigi Kennedy on how to make these gorgeous wee gauzy rosettes.... How sweet are they.

I have used gauzey fabric layered on bazzill, a bit of stitching and an old fabric pattern.

Friday, October 1, 2010


Have you ever had a period in your life where you think "enough is enough?". Well that is a bit how I'm feeling at the moment. We have had 6 dr visits (including 2 'After-Hours' visits) in the last 10 days. All of us sick, all with different ailments. Needless to say I have not been creative :( .

One evening a wee while back I cuttlebugged, misted, scrunched and layered to make a variety of wee 'flower-like' embellies.

They are just waiting to be topped with a large brad or button and put to good use!

Hoping for a better week next week. xo