Friday, July 31, 2009

a blind bash!

here we have our gorgeous entries for the blind scrapping challenge...... first up we have Julie with a gorgeous interpretation of Krissy's instructions.....
followed by Jamiy and her groovy layout......thanks for joining in the fun girls...your layouts turned out great...i hope you had fun doing them!!
with all our challenges done...whoops wait a minute not quite!!...hehehehe
ok i have one last quick challenge for you for the is worth triple points for your point tally in the birthday bash....create 4 birthday cards..two male and two female themed ...and email them to me by midnight sunday night....if you don't like making cards i will accept an OTP item as well as long as you stick with the birthday theme..... so have some fun girls.....
the winners and prizes for the bash will be announced on monday after consultation with the secret judges and all points are tallied together.....

Monday, July 27, 2009

retreat news!

woohoo it's that time's time to start organising the next retreat...this time around it is a retreat with a bit of a difference will be a speed scrapping weekend with a load of scrapping goodies to keep you going.....all the details can be found on the retreat
check it won't want to miss this one!!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

a blind bash!!!

yep you guess right our fourth and final challenge for the bash is a blind challenge put together for you all by is great fun so enjoy girls!!!! i loved through your pages as you get them done but i won't be posting them until next thursday morning so everyone has a chance to do the challenge only from the instructions......

Krissy’s blind scrap challenge for Jules


16.5 x 28cm pp (you can ink all your edges of your papers if you like but its not essential)
23 x 16.5cm pp
27.5 x 6.5cm strip (mine has a decorative edge on one side)
11.5 x 20.5cm pp
Cardstock base
1 x journal block
1 x large flourish
5 x flowers or other embellie in mixed sizes
3 x hearts
1 6x4 photo, 1 3.5 x 4.5 photo and 1 2 x 2.5 inch photo
Stickers for the title and sub title

Step 1: Take your 16.5 x 28cm pp and attach as landscape about 3cm from the top of the card stock.
Step 2: Attach your strip of pp to the LO vertically about 2.5cm from the left edge of your cardstock.
Step 3:Attach your 23 x 16.5cm piece overlapping the two pieces and about 7cm from the top and 5.5cm from the left.
Step 4:Add your 11.5 x 20.5cm piece to the LO centred and about 9.5cm from the top of the LO.
Step 5:Add your 6x4 photo over lapping the pieces from step 3 & 4 on an angle.Layer the second photo in the opposite angle to the bottom right corner and add your smallest photo to the bottom right corner of that photo.
Step 6:Attach your large flourish (or a different large embellie) to the bottom left corner of your biggest photo.
Step 7: Layer 3 of your flowers (or other embellies) and your journal block on the right side of your LO sightly overlapping the two smaller photos.
Step 8: Add 2 more of the flowers to the bottom of the middle photo.
Step 9:Layer your 3 hearts in a cluster just overlapping your large flourish.
Step 10: Add your subtitle to the right side of the largest photo and your main title down the right side edge of the LO
Step 11: Stand back and admire your LO!

bash week 3!!

for the third challenge of our birthday bash we have two gorgeous layouts to show you all..... the first is from Julie....well done's just gorgeous...i love the colour tones you have used! what a cutie!!!
and the second is from god georgia is growing up so fast!!! another gorgeous layout honey...just love it!!

Saturday, July 18, 2009

july classes!

well i thought i had better show you all some (2) of the pages for this months class seem they are nearly here....both my pages are not titled as such as i am using the chippy pieces as my titles but you will be able to add titles if you decide you want to! you would think i would have remembered to journal on them before i took the photos wouldn't you?...hahahahaha...

i will post the third layout photo for you as soon as i stop arguing with it about the photo placement...hehehehe.....the photo requirements etc are now listed in the class times section..

here is another little look at the gorgeous album krissy designed for us as well.....

it is just so cute and because i like to torment you all i will wait a little longer before posting the rest of the photos for the album...hahahaha...i just can't help myself......

cant wait to share all these goodies with you all...see you soon!!

Friday, July 17, 2009

Bash Week #3!!!

ok here we go girls with the third challenge for our birthday bash put together by is a numbered criteria challenge...have fun with it girls!!!

you have to use 5 patterned papers
4 flowers
3 buttons
2 ribbons
1 journal spot

this has me thinking already how about you???

Thursday, July 16, 2009

birthday bash so far!

i thought i would re-cap a little on all the entries for the birthday bash! plus to help out our secret for the week one challenge of a milestone birthday using only two colours...we have julie..... Penny

and for the 2nd week challenge using Krissy's gorgeous sketch...we have Julie....
and Penny,......

thanks again girls for your support of my little comp!!!

Penny's turn!

wow what a gorgeous layout honey of such a wonderful family occasion...

i love the detail on the patterned's beautiful!!!

ok all week two entries are in....i will be posting challenge 3 tonight!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Kids birthday bash!!

ok i decided that it is not fair that we are all having fun with the birthday bash and all the gorgeous kiddies around us are missing have a little challenge for the have until the end of the month so the 31st of july to complete something about the fun of can do a layout , a mini album, a journal , a canvas ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING your imagination can come up with...all i ask is that at least one photo on your creation is of yourself enjoying your birthday and there needs to be some bling somewhere have some fun kids!

i hope to see some fun, bright, happy creations but most of all have FUN that is what this is really all about.....

i have a gorgeous birthday themed prize pack here with awesome papers and embellishments to do even more birthday layouts and even a cupcake shaped album for the winner as well as a RAk for one other lucky winner....

so....GO FOR IT!!!!!

here comes jaimy!

here is another entry from Jaimy for the birthday bash....i love it can you go wrong with a cutie like beth!.....
there is still a couple of hours left girls....hahahaha..keep them coming!

Monday, July 13, 2009

more birthday bash

check out this gorgeous entry for krissy's sketch challenge from julie, don't you just love it!!!

beautiful honey...i love it!!!


dont forget to check back in on wednesday for challenge 3 from Sandy!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

jaimy's turn!

check out this gorgeous layout from jaimy for the first challenge of the birthday bash!!! it is aweosme honey ...i just love it!!! is soooooooooo cute!!!!

thanks to everyone who has been sending entries in..there is still a bit of time left for the 1st challenge so keep them coming girls!!!

silly me!!!

silly me forgot to tell you when i was posting krissy's gorgeous sketch this morning that Krissy now has a sketch blog...she has it filled with awesome sketches she has created so check it out for some scrappy inspiration!! you'll find it here but also i have put a permanent link at the side of this blog......

the blog is awesome krissy....thanks for sharing your beautiful sketches with us!!!

also i am creating a separate blog for all my family stuff instead of mixing it in with all the scrappy posts....there will be loads of scrappy ones soon so i want to make it less confusing for everyone.....the blog is called herbie nut house! you'll find it here ......i am still working on it but i have posted some pics for those who are interested.....

ooohh and i have been looking around for a spot for our winter wonderland retreat too so i should have some news on that for you all shortly!

another entry

here is the gorgeous penny's entry for sandys first challenge...i love it honey!!! great layout..xxxx
what a cutie pie.....

birthday bash!

it's challenge time again girls! so here comes krissy's sketch made especially for you! i think it is terrific and something a little different for you to give it a go'll love it! here is krissy's gorgeous layout using her sketch ...what more can i say is simply gorgeous!!!
we hope you enjoy this challenge girls.....this one is due by midnight on wednesday the 15th.....the weekly winner for the sketch challenge will win a kaiser stamp set!! so go for it girls have some scrappy fun!!!

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

1ST brithday bash entry!

here is our very first entry for the birthday bash...a gorgeous layout from Julie!....well done honey it looks awesome!


Monday, July 6, 2009

sneak peak time!!

here is a little sneak peak for you of the gorgeous cupcake album that krissy has designed for us this are going to love it!!! is soooooooooooo cute!!!!

A huge thanks goes out to krissy ...."mwah" thanks so much for all your hard work !!!


Thursday, July 2, 2009

more birthday bash!

hey there girls me again already!! aren't you shocked....??? i know i am..hahahahaha....

what i have for you is Sandy's gorgeous layout for her bash challenge....which to remind you is "scrap a milestone birthday using only a two colour combo" check it out isn't it gorgeous!! sandy's layout features her sis-in-laws surprise 40th birthday pics!! Jo looks like she had a great time honey....beautiful layout...xx

birthday bash!!

woohoo it's here!!! happy birthday to us, happy birthday to us, happy birthday shut up and scrap , happy birthday to us!!!!!!...hip hip hooray!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

so to kick off our celebrations Sandy has put together our first challenge for the birthday bash comp! you have until midnight next wednesday the 8th of july to email me a pic of your layout...each week points will be awarded for joining in the fun as well as the top three layouts receiving bonus points towards the major prize at the end of the comp...the design team will be having their say but also i have arranged for two independant judges to help us out as well....

OUR FIRST CHALLENGE!! Sandy says: "Scrap a milestone birthday using ONLY a two colour combo"....if you have any questions please just ask.....the weekly prize for this challenge will be a pack of patterned papers from basic grey!!

in keeping with our theme for this month the july workshop days are filled with awesome birthday themed layouts , three in total and a beautiful cupcake shaped mini album! we are all working on the class this month so there will be so much fun to be had by all of you that are attending the workshops this month ( if you are unable to attend but don't want to miss out just let me know and i'll put together your pack with complete instructions).....don't forget that you need to book in quickly as spots are limited to 12 this month....the cost will be $55 unless you pay early (which would be greatly appreciated if possible girls, just email me and i can give you some details) and then it will be only $50...this class is a true bargain considering everything that is included in the packs for is huge!!!!

i will be posting sneak peaks of the papers etc soon...can't do it too early you know i love to torment you all...hahahaha.....i can tell you that the album and paper we will be using for the album are from kaiser craft with stamps from can turn your album into a birthday album or it would make an awesome little receipe book....just something to think about girls!

so get cracking on the challenge page girls...can't wait to see what you all come up with and i hope to see you all at classes this month..... We will be partying big time!!!!....