Friday, December 31, 2010

2011 already?!

Huge hello chickie babys!
Wanna Wish you a very HAPPY and SAFE New Years! 2011?! 
OMG! seriously as you grow up time keeps getting quicker?!
Well i'm sure you all have had a wonderful christmas, i had!
Full on! with My Lovely Big brother and his absoulte AMAZING Misses
Janel! Oh she is just the ultra best! (love her to bitz) and little princess Maddison
and Bubba Zanda! oh he is so cute! you could just eat him all up!!
lol! i seriously enjoyed some bubba cuddles and love ever moment with this gorgouse
Family! sad we don't live closer, the kids got on like a house on fire!
not much of ..if any fighting....mostly over the "i want what he's got" but that died pretty quick
Oh i got so many beautiful photos and some truely wonderful memoeries!

so with that in mind you'll understand why these three layouts are all photos of Maddison and Zander!
lol! i know i know, i'm the totally in love with being an Aunty!
I even had Lockie telling me he wanted photos of him!..not
funny when they ave to share the lime
still i an't wait to see the awesome photos geoffery (big brother) took with
his AWESOME camera...seriously made mine look like childs
oh that reminds me My Brother gave me a tripod for christmas!!! oh how cool!
i'm now in the throws of planning a vid..been so very long since my last one...sorry :(
still i'm just stoked! not to mention all the other lovely gifts! i'm totally spoiled and so very grateful for everything! So to get to the creations that i squeesed in before the month ended
i ducked into Kaisercraft to pick up the saturday sketches...
is it me or are there more double layouts??
any whoo i came out with these

 I used the all boy range, perfect with the light blue in the photo :D

  Here i lashed out the licla Avenu papers for Maddison and her lovely princess purple top, pppeeerrrffect! :D

Now i'd have to say this is my fav out of the three, i used the off shore collection from Kaisercraft (which i love!) and used the alhpas and the orange pp from Pina colada collection also from Kaiser craft...but Zander looks so sweet with sandy toes!

So now i'm clearing up my scrap table and getting ready for a little swap making for Januray! @ Amandas swap blog Januray theme is Nursery pop over and sign up!
it's fun and you get surpries in the mail! Cool!!

That and getting ready for my next mission, get ready to go back to school! not just for
Ash but for me too!!
this year2011 is going to be fun! Justin and I have desided to swap rolls
i will get me self a career and Justin will be Mister Mum and get himself back into his passion
His Art!
so with that in mind i think i'll have to start time manage ment if i'm going to study, scrap and read?!
lol well it's going to be a year of learning and growing!
oh thats right i've got to get my Drivers license too!
Ok just think in baby
first clean
All smiles chickies and HAPPY NEW YEAR! MWAH!

Friday, December 24, 2010

One day till christmas!!

Huge hello to everyone!
let me just say how much i wish all of you a
very merry christmas and a totally wonderfilled New year for 2011!

So i'm sure all of your are like me and stealing only a few moments away
for the turkey is cooking or the kids are running rampdid in the house shouting "Santa's coming! Santa's coming!" i just love this time of year, but this year is just so much more speacial as i have the totaly honour and pleasure to spend it with my Brother and his totaly adorable family!
i have been absent from thge computer and the forum, my scrap room has noot even been looked at till today, cause i have been enjoying every moment watching the kids play together, having cuddles with Bubba Zander and Maddison and enjoying chatting ang laughing with geoffery and Janel :D
oh how i totaly heart this family!!!
so totmorrow is the big day and tonight is totally magical!!
i hope your all prepared for a late night of fun filled magic and your ready for the fun and laughter of tomorrow :D
just to show that last week i was trying very hard to squeeze some scrappen in before the end of the very busy month i got three layouts done :D

You should totally pop over to the blog and give this sketch a whirl! totally joy!! As you can see i used the cute as My Minds Eye papers and these are photos of my bubba Ash....oh how quick they grow!

Now my next one is the sketch from Anna's crafting cupboard!
oh i just LOVE LOVE LOVE this store!
could be the selections but i think it's the fact i get my goodies the very next day!!!

I was scrappen with yummo sassafrassand these are photo of Lockie bub on a very hot Summer day
so cute! got to love the blue eyes!
last i got the Get Picky layout done....very nill didn't happen!...but where there is a will
there is a scrapper!

You can totally see why i had to do this sketch!! totally fantastic!!
i used the totally awesome Bella Blvd papers hello beautiful!these photo were only taking a few days ago too of me and Lockie the new found spider man!
oh well better get back to the cooking and i've got to mop before tonight!
got to get the boys ready for their very first Christmas eve Mass! i know! totally

Hugs to all of you and remember chrissy doesn't last very long so enjoy even if there seems
to be more work to be done cause it only happens once a year :D 
sending youa ll my warmest wishes i'll be thinking of you all :D

Friday, December 17, 2010

Everybody Loves christams ...especially me!!

Huge hello everyone!!
I'm sure your all like me at the moment,
running around tryingf to get organized for chrissy (that is only a week away!!)
Finding that your scrappen time has been cut down and the challenges are piling up
and all you can do is dream of what you'll do with that sketch
and hoping you wont fall asleep again in front of
well thats
still you got to love chrsitmas!
i had to make a huge Cleaning and weeding list to bring the house up to scratch before the
the big day....only four more days and i get to see my Big brother!!!
and Jenal and my Neice MAddison and bubba Zander!!!
WOOHOO! i'm so very excited!!!
between that i've got to get some scappy pressies
a few last nights this weekend and a LOT of coffee!!!
well today i want to share what Ash and I made for his Kindy teachers : D
we made chrissy cookies! and some super cute tags! too!
even more super cute with Ash's own handwriting! :D

How cute are these!! and so super easy to make
Christams Tree cookies
2 cups of plain flour
1/2 cup icing sugar
200grams of butter

put that all in to a vitamizer/ blender
zap in short bursts till looks like breadcrumbs
then add 2Tablespoons of cold water
zap again till forms clumps and
then break out the baking papers and roll between sheets
cookies cutter and away you go!
bake in oven @ 180c for 15mins
or until golden brown
to icing mix is just 2cups of icing sugar and boiling water
dip cookies and let the acess drip off
then sprinkle!...i love sprinkles!!

For the Tags i used the Echo park Everybody loves chrsitams collections,
totally happy colour combo!
you can find these papers at Deb's creations on sale!

Here are a few sneak peeks of a few layouts i have created with this Echoc park collection

If you would like to see the rest of the layouts and some more stunning creations pop over to

                                                       Deb's creations

Also made a little scrapped gift for my sister, a bought this little hand organizer at Woolworths for $8 and added to it to make it a little more pretty :D
with Sassafrass, and Dasiy D's Rub ons

Too Cute!! :D
Ok i also was able to sqeeze in a layout with a Bobunny sketch :D

I was you the Cambridge collections from bo bunny and a love making my own background with the
Tim holtz masks, a load of stiching and glimmer mists : D

So off to the clen and weed and cross my fingers i'll get my Chrissy scrappen done tonight!
come on caffine don't fall me
Happy scrappen lovelies :D
And Have your self a Merry Little christmas!
that if i don't blog before then : D 

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Finally a little creative peace!

Huge hello everyone!
i'm sure you'll all argee there is nothing like a slice of
Creative peace to sooth one soul...which i finally got!
after a week of getting organized and sick children i have gotton
my swaps done and a layout!! WOOHOO!
so to show you my swaps i created for Amanda's Swap blog

Now i really thought i may have biten off more than i could chew 
as i signed up for all 5 swaps
Shipping tags
and Stamped images
but funny enough i loved ever moment making these! so i can't wait to do it all again next month!
Also these were my very very First ATC!!
the theme for both the ATC's and the embellishments were Christmas : D

As you can see i really got into the Grinch this christmas!
this is the first year i have started reading "How the Grinch stole Christmas" 
Which the Boys just LOVE and so do I!
Beacause it really shows how christmas means a little bit more! : D
 (I love doing the Grinchy voice too) lol
I'm seriously one of Dr Suess Biggest Fans!   

Well after all the fun of making the ATC's amd the candy canes...which i felt like a real little elf
painting each little red stripe on i even got into the christmas songs...
one of my favs is Rudof the red nose reindeer and Santa's coming to town : D

well i finally got a layout done too!
Thanks to the awesome sketch for My Mind Eye


 SO after raiding my MME stash : D
i came up with this layout : D

I used the little robots collection, which i totally love!
Also used the Yellow clogs from a yellow swap at Deb's creations
from the lovely Mazz {HUGS} Thanks chickie they were totally perfect for this layout!

SO in the end where there is a will they is a
you know what i mean ;P
well i've got a sleepy toddler on my lap wanting Cat in the hat
Happy scrappen lovelies : D