Monday, September 24, 2007

Puzzle Swap

I have been busy in the last week and a bit, finishing off pieces for a swap being hosted by a friend of mine, Annie. She doesn't have a blog, so can't give you a link, but let me tell you, she is one talented lady and I was chuffed that she asked me to play in her swap.

Themese were chosen by each person and we all had to make 2 pieces for each person.

Ok mine should be in the post to each person in the next day or two. Just have to stick labels on the back of the puzzles with name and details etc, so if you are in this swap and you dont want to spoil the surprise, look away NOW!! LOL

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Some Pics to share

Tonight we had a power black out for about an hour or so. DH & I were sitting outside with a few candles (having a romantic moment LOL) and the 2 chiddlies came running out of the house to say a dragonfly had landed on my youngests nose. The insects were being drawn to a few of the torches that the chiddlies were playing with during the blackout.

Dragonfly was most obliging, as Emma then picked him up and put him on her nose.

Monday, September 17, 2007

For those not interested in Scrapbooking - look away now!!

Only my 3rd LO and it didn't turn out quite how I pictured it in my mind. Still getting used to working on a bigger canvas than my usual.

Friday, September 14, 2007

Just for a giggle

My Peculiar Aristocratic Title is:
Venerable Lady Natalie the Disheveled of Snotting on Wold
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Wednesday, September 12, 2007

4 x 4 - Art Deco

Ok so this is DEFINITELY not a theme I would normally work in or with, so it's been absolutely FABULOUS to go out of my comfort zone. Thanks to Kelsey for selecting this for the ABC group.

So what do you think, is it Art Deco (ish) enough??

Any opinions welcome.

Have a great day

ps I'm loving my new Cuttlebug :-) I've used it on the last 4 x 4 page (Gothic) and for this page with the lettering

Sunday, September 09, 2007

4 x 4 Gothic Page

Above is my page for the ABC groups AUGUST (yes I'm late) theme of Gothic..... Background heavily inspired by Belinda Schneider and her fabulous backgrounds she makes using acrylic paints and her hand carved stamps.

Friday, September 07, 2007

AWESOME work cont.............

Well I'm a part of a fortnightly dare blog, called How Dare You and let me tell you, you MUST go over there and have a look at this weeks dare. We had to incorporate nature from our own back yard in to our work and I am in total AWE of what the girls in my team have produced. I feel a little inadequate in the company of Maxine Hazebroek, Audrey Underwood, Susane Johannes and Tania Davey. These girls not only can do amazing scrapbook pages, but they can turn their hands to the most amazing mixed media pieces too.

Here is my piece for this theme -

Titled 'The Key to my broken Heart'

I must admit to having EXTREME doubt in my ability after seeing my piece compared to the other ladies work.

Look at all of my yummy goodies

From this gorgeous gal...............

and this wonderful card -

The bracelets and earings I bought off of Julie, but the other goodies she has generously shared with me. Julie I'm in total awe of how clever you are!!

Please check out her blog if you havne't before, to see all of her awesome work... not only jewellery, but other mixed media art.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Gothic Arch Book

Recently I put out a call for people interested in doing a Gothic Arch Page Swap with me. Well the response I got was AWESOME and now that they are all finished and posted off to their prospective homes, I'll post some pics of the work received.

Def some eye candy here -

Above page by Belinda Schneider

Above page by Carmel Trigwell

Above page by Dawn Thomas

Above page by Dot Christian

Above page by Jacky Williams. She doesn't have a blog but should have one!!

Above page by Jenny Crossley

Above page by Julie Quinn.

Above page by Kelsey O'Mullane

Above page by Lynne Larsen

Above page by Michelle Smith

Above page by Shari Schneider. Shari did 12 different pages for this swap, which you can see on her blog.

Above page by Sulea Lee

Above is the front cover made by me

And finally my page made for this swap