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Friday, April 30, 2010

Emma's Patchwork

We have another in our group who has started coming to our Friday craft day - Emma Keefe. She is making a patchwork/hand applique cushion and is looking good so far- nice and colourful!!


Our friend Emma Ridgway has started coming to our Friday scrap and stitch group! This one of her layouts she completed today - a nice simple layout!

Fourth Birthday

Layout by Jill of Maddie's fourth birthday! Very colourful!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Annual trip to tabletop

This layout I first learnt with gayle smith at hyden a year or so ago and I scrapped last years expedition to table top so I decided to do this years in the same layout just different papers... These are Sugar Rush by basic grey minus the fiddley that I did the first time round

Hospital Visit

Did this layout on friday at stitch using papers that I bought on ebay way back when I first started scrapbooking 3 1/2 years ago... Making memories country

harvest its called

Stitch on friday

My Shannyns birthday earlier this year

A basic form of Lis cassey's recent lots of photos layout using basic grey paper

One last one from the sleepover at Dees

Using basic grey Koishi range....except easter was in April thats what happens when you scrap late at night or should I say early in the

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Tote Bag

The tote bag we made to put our cards in!

Technique Cards

Stampin' Up Class

Tonight Kylie, Dee, Sharon and myself attended a "Tecnnique of the Month "class, taught by Janice Spencer. We all made a little Tote bag and created five cards that can go into the bag! All using cardstock and co-ordinating patterned papers! Makes a great gift!

Sunday, April 18, 2010


My "Craft Room" banner made at the retreat, taught to us by Sharon!



Another layout, from a Sharon Manning lesson. This one was created from left-over papers from the previous layout. Mine has a pocket in the side to put any little drawings or paintings etc. from the girls!


This layout is one of the layouts taught to us by Sharon Manning. The photos are of our two grand-daughters. I was happy with how this turned out!


One of Lis Cassey's Retro layouts completed at the Retreat! Photo taken 1957


Kangaroo Island


Sunrise over our front paddock at 5am this morning! Not normally up this early, but Daniel decided to get up and go fishing on his baot, so woke us up, hence capturing the picture!!

Maddie's Layout

This is a layout that Jill's five year old daughter - Maddison did on Friday, while mum was scrapping! It is of herself and brother Liam (3).

Our friend Jill

Our friend Jill Maitland has started coming to our scrap and stitch group regularly on a Friday, so hopefully we will start seeing some of her scrapbooking on the blog!!!

Monday, April 12, 2010


It's That Time Of Year

A set of old photos I've been wanting to scrap, and have finally done so today!

Kyle's 3rd Birthday


This is a layout I created from all the left-over papers from the Sharon Manning retreat layouts using 'Fancy Pants- Vintage Valentine' and lettering!
The photo is of friends at a recent wedding held in Esperance. The wedding was on the Valentine's Day!

Gen "Y"

Mischa's 3rd Birthday

Our Little Fairy

This photo was sent to us last year of our grand-daughter Mischa dressed as a fairy! I have finally got around to scrapping it - a simple layout, but I like it!

Photo Stand

A little heart-shaped photo stand completed at our Scrap Night!


Our scrap night last night was a fun with Kylie and Bel staying 'til after midnight before heading home and Linda and Dee having a sleepover!!! We headed to bed approx 2am.
This morning we were up by 8am, had brekkie and are back into it now. Will put some layouts on the blog today!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

10 plus Random Things

10 Things

School Sports Day

10 Things

A layout completed at our scrap night. The layout is one of Sharon Manning's from the retreat.

Party Girls

I loosely followed the Retro layouts from the Hyden Retreat for this layout which I completed tonight at our scrap sleepover!

Linda's Cards (2)

My second set of cards made tonight!

Linda's Cards

First of a set of six cards I have made tonight!


Shaanyn's medallion presentation, using "Basic Grey- Marrakech" papers.

Determined 2 Win

One of layouts completed at our sleepover/scrap night!
Shannyn's school sports day using "Bazzill Bling and Basic Gray Lemonade" embellishments.

PJ Party

We are having a PJ PARTY/ SLEEPOVER tonight, at Dee's! Like a mini Retreat - we are going to scrapbook, cross-stitch or what ever takes our fancy, enjoying each others company, dinner, wine, chat etc.
So watch this space to see what we get up to!!!
Thanks DEE for having us!!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010


Today we were lucky to have Janice Spencer and her freind Trish come out and show us some Stampin Up techniques for these fabulous cards love the results 10 cards Fantastic

Still Fiddling

Since doing the Card Class in Hyden I just
Cant help myself had to have a bit of a play I dont have many stamps but was able to use these pictures off my computer and color them with watercolor pencils quite like them.