Saturday, 26 February 2011

Who wears short shorts?

The challenge on CCW is to use diagonals along side the sketch.  At some point Holly has taken a picture of some of her shorts (she probably has about 30 pairs) and I chose these 4 pairs as I thought they went with the papers!

Thursday, 24 February 2011


I did this page for the weekly challenge on UKs but realised one of the criteria was to use mostly black and white.  As I haven't really got time to do another, I decided I'd upload this anyway and collect 20 points.  The other criteria was to use 3 photos, no flowers or hearts and a four letter title.
These pictures date back to 1984 (hence the hair!) when we had only been together a couple of months:)  There is a pull out tag with some journalling on.

Monday, 21 February 2011

Dirty? Me?

A just because page.  I love this picture of Alfie when he was a puppy.  He looks so full of mischief - we caught him digging in the garden.  Nothing's changed though - even though now we only have pots, whenever we go out and there is any mud you can guarantee that Alfie will be straight in it.  It's a good job he doesn't mind a bath.
I used a January 2011 Pagemaps sketch for this.

Sunday, 20 February 2011

12 Days of Summer Tags

Our team, the Bijoux Belles over on UKs so enjoyed doing a 12 days of Christmas swap that we decided to do the same again but for the summer.  I have been allocated a BB to buy for and as I am seeing her at our retreat in Olney at the beginning of next month, I wanted to hand over the gifts then.  I wanted to label each day with a tag so have spent the last couple of evenings making them and here they are. It made a nice change from doing layouts, but boy, did I make a mess in my craft room:(
I think if you click on the photo it should enlarge it.

They are decorated on the back too, but to a lesser degree, some spritzed card, random stamping and a number.
This is how my desk looked.

Saturday, 19 February 2011

CCW Scrap Map Challenge

The sketch and challenge this week are by Sarah and the aim is to use chipboard.  If you go over to the CCW blog you will find more examples using the sketch.

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

A simple square card

The challenge on CCW for this fortnight is to use a square card and here is mine.  Very basic and simple - sorry.

Monday, 14 February 2011

Blooming fab

This weeks UKs weekly challenge was to use multiple photos, three or more patterned papers and finally to use decorative scissors or a punch.

Saturday, 12 February 2011

Stylish Blogger Award

[stylish_blogger_award[1][3].jpg]Thank you Sue for this lovely Stylish Blogger Award.  Check out Sue's super blog over on Me and Mine.
In return for receiving this award I am asked to:

 Thank the person who gave this award to me and link it back to their blog

  Pass this award to 8 other people who write blogs I love to visit and leave a comment so that they can pass along the recognition!

Share 8 things about myself with my lovely blog readers

So here are 8 of the blogs I visit regularly:

1.   Wendy
2.  Jacqui
3.  Caroline
4.  Kath
5.  Kim
6.  Kay
7.  Helen
8.  Kerry

And here are 8 things about me:

1.  I have just become a member of the Creative Craft World design team.
2.  I love anything with red and white spots on it.
3.  I hoard just about everything.
4.  I am extremely untidy.
5.  I have just started geocaching.
6.  I am a member of the very successful team "The Bijoux Belles" on UK Scrappers.
7.  I hate making decisions.
8.  I'd like to own a motorhome.


There is a new sketch over on CCW drawn by my teamie Sue and this is what I have come up with.  Go and check out the blog - you too could become a guest designer, like I did:)

Thursday, 10 February 2011

Camo Crew

I decided to enter this months house challenge simply for the extra points and this is what I have come up with.
I didn't spend alot of time on this for reasons I will keep to myself!  There is some hidden journalling on a tag which goes behind the corrugated card.  Holly and a group of friends went to a local nightclub to celebrate her 21st birthday.  They decided they'd all go dress in camouflage gear.

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

More excitement!

Guess who's been asked to stay in the design team after my month with Creative Craft World is up?

All bundled up

Here is my entry in to this weeks challenge on UKs.  We had to use a sketch, a photo of a group of something, include pink and some stitching.
I have used quite a bit of glitter glue on the snowflakes, but this doesn't show up very well:(

Saturday, 5 February 2011

My first layout as guest designer at Creative Craft World

This challenge was set by Lou and the theme is love.  There is a sketch too but I can't attach it at the moment so I'll just link this to the blog where you'll be able to see it.

The photo I have used is one taken in 2006 and my "love" aspect is a bit tongue in cheek.  I could have said I love my new slim figure as at this time I'd lost 2.5 stones, or that I loved my car but I chose my slippers.  They were my first pair of boot slippers and I absolutely loved them and wore them until they totally disintegrated.

Thursday, 3 February 2011

The London Eye

I have used last week's Sketchy Thursdays sketch for this page.  The photos were taken last November when Maria, Laura and I met up in London.  We went on The London Eye curtesy of Tesco vouchers and the hidden journalling basically says that we didn't see many of the sights while we were up there as we were too busy catching up.  Maria was looking at her CJ pages I'd brought for her too.

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

CCW - Love Card Challenge

The theme for this fortnight's challenge is love and this is my card.