Show Us your Stuff - October Sketch

So, I had a go at the Show us Your Stuff Sketch for this month.....

Heres the sketch....

And my interpretation....the handmade embellies are the Charms Creations lollipops and the A lil' Somethin bunting....

Layout title: Tiny Toes

Some close ups:

Products Used:
Paper: Kraft Cardstock, Kaisercraft Paper, Crate Paper, My Minds Eye Paper
Alphabet: Carolee's Creations, Basic Grey
Stickers: Basic Grey, October Afternoon
Other embellishments: Bird Charm, K & Company 'Smash' tape, Basic Grey rub ons, Doiley, Charms Creations Lollipop, A lil' Somethin bunting, muslin, staples, button, black pen.

Loved this sketch so I just had to join in :) Make sure you join in too!

Take care, xxx


White with 1 - October Challenge

This is my White with 1 challenge for this month!

The challenge was to use -


So I used white paint on the background and the colours black and white.....I am not the biggest fan of these colours .

Product Title: Snow Day

Some close ups:

Products Used:
Paper: Echo Pack,
Alphabet: Scrapware
Rub ons: Daisy D
Other Embellishments: Stapes, muslin, Fancy Pants coffee filters, Pink Paislee Artisan Tape, Maya Rd Transparencies.

This layout is my least favourite of all the layouts I have made lately, but good for a bit of a challenge.

Take care, xxx


Kraft It up - October

Todays share is for the October Kraft It Up challenge....

This month you need to create a layout using one of the following styles...
* Monochromatic
* Minimalist
* Vintage/Romantic/Shabby Chic

I chose to stick with the Kraft base, of course, and to keep to the minimalist design :) 

Layout title: Never Forget

 Some Close Ups:

Products Used:
Paper: Kraft Cardstock, Crate Paper, Sassafras Lass
Alphabets: Crate Paper
Stickers:  October Afternoon, Crate Paper, Basic grey, 7 Gyspies
Other Embellishments: Staples, Maya Rd Tag, My Minds Eye Brads, Black pen, My Minds Eye stamp, EK Success punch.

Hope you like :)

Take care, xxx


October 15th Stuck Sketch....

Hi all,

Just popping in for another share, this month - the October 15th sketch.

Here it is:

Sketch - I sorta flipped this one around

Layout title: Adorable and Sweet

Papers - Crate Paper, My Little Yellow Bicycle, Fancy Pants, Basic Grey
Alphabets - Crate Paper, Dymo Labeller
Stickers/Rub ons - Crate Paper, 7 Gypsies
Embellishments - Charms Creations 'Lollipop', Basic Grey Woolies, K & Company 'Smash' tape.
Other - Staples, Love birds tag, crochet lace

Thanks for looking, I really loved this months Stuck Sketches and hope you do too!

Take care, xxx


Scrap the Boys - October

Back with another share....this time, for Scrap the Boys....

The challenge was to:
Is to use HANDMADE BOY EMBELLISHMENTS on your layout, I am going to make it easy on you as well and let you use purchased handmade products, however please feel free to make your own!!

I have used the Jenni Bowlin flag stickers and some string to make my own bunting :) A little bit out of my comfort zone, but good fun :) 

Layout title: Crazy Faced Boy

Some Close Ups of the title and my handmade embellie: 

Products used:
Papers: Studio Calico, October Afternoon, Comic Book Paper
Stickers:  Jenni Bowlin, Crate Paper, October Afternoon, 7 Gypsies, 
Alphabet: Sassafras Lass
Rub Ons: 7 Gypsies
Other Embellishments: Staples, black paint, Tim Holtz tape, K & Company 'Smash' tape, My Minds Eye Brads, October Afternoon Journal Card, string

Thanks again for looking :)

Take care, xxx


Little excited, haha

I hopped onto the Somerset Memories website tonight to have a little look and see what they had to say about the new issue when I came across this picture!

Thats my lil old layout in the bottom right corner, cool hey!?!

You can see the mag description here....

Thats all, more layouts to share really soon :)

Take care, xxx


Scrap the Girls - October

I have lots of scrappy shares coming up over the next month or so....been busy in the 'creating' department :)

Today, or should I say tonights, share is a page for Scrap the Girls challenge blog....this months challenge was to...

Create a layout with the word ‘love’ in the title and to use ‘distressing’ on your layout.

I used the word love in my title and distressed the paper the photo is double matted onto :)

Layout title: Love this Girl.

Some close Ups:

Paper: Prima Paper, Graphic 45 Paper
Alphabets: Sassafras Lass
Stickers: Crate Paper, October Afternoon, Graphic 45, K and Company
Rub Ons: Glitz Designs
Other Embellishments: Maya Rd Kraft Doileys, Staples, Hessian, Prima tape, Prima wood button, My Minds Eye brad, Basic Grey Die cuts, Black Paint

Thanks for looking, don't forget to leave a comment, check back because there will be more updates really soon :)

Take care xxx


This Months Handmade By Suzanne Sketch...

I decided to have a go at this months Handmade by Suzanne Sketch.....

The Sketch: 

Well, because I wanted to scrap this photo of my father and I had to change the flowers......I changed to some journaling in one area and layering in another.

I managed to keep the rest of the sketch, bracket, circle, etc....and the border, which I hand wrote

I'm not sure if I like this layout or not but I do love the photo of my Dadda and I :)

Layout Title: Dadda & I

Some Close Ups:

Products Used:
Paper: Kraft Paper, October Afternoon, Kaisercraft, Black Bazzill
Stickers: October Afternoon
Alphabet: October Afternoon, Websters Pages
Other: Staples, twine, black fine liner.

Thanks for looking 

Take care, xxx


Stuck Sketches .... October 1st

Hello and welcome to a new month.....October, gee it is very scary to say that considering there are sooooo many things happening in the next couple of months, I am just hoping I stay sane!

Here is my October 1st sketch interpretation for Stuck Sketches, first the sketch...

Layout title: Sometimes I think, Seriously!

Products used:
Papers: Crate Paper, Little Yellow Bicycle.
Alphabet: My Minds Eye, Sassafras Lass.
Stickers: Crate Paper
Embellishments: Crate Paper die cuts, 7 Gyspies metal embellishment, K & Company 'Smash' tape, D-lish scraps flower piece.
Other: Aqua thread, staples

Hope you have enjoyed looking, sooo glad its the holidays!!

Take care, xxx