In starting this blog, my aim is to have a place to share my scrapbooking, card making, paintings and photos with friends and rellies. Hopefully it will inspire me to produce more....LOL. Welcome!
Sue xxx

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Another Let's Scrap sketch

entries for this fabulous sketch have to be in by January you still have time! Here is my effort.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Another layout for Scrap Jacked

This time I chose Julie's LO to jack.....loved the colours! I used BG Periphery, paint, lace, ric rac and some scraps of a transparency. Thanks Julie!

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Boxing Day

In spite of the rain we had our planned BBQ.

December 27

The highlight of where we live are the beautiful sunsets and the view.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

More resolutions for Let's Scrap

More resolutions from

Resolution#9....something that makes you smile or laugh. I journalled about how Harmaony's antics for the camera always make me laugh.

Resolution#7....use a banner

Resolution#14.....use 1 lace/ribbon, 2 patterned papers, 3 flowers, 4 bling on a card or LO. I chose to do a card for a friends gorgeous baby girl.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Christmas Day

My pages for Christmas these.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Blog Hop at Lets Scrap

Go to  for details of their blog hop! Here is my first resolution- using cardstock only. No patterned paper at all! Here is my effort.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

card challenge at Let's Scrap

This weeks design team challenge at was to use one of the layout sketches to make a card. I couldn't resist doing this and am pleased with the result.

December 24

Christmas Eve I went to lunch with 2 friends and we did a little shopping.....a lovely day!

December 23

Deb has started playing computer games and had some fun playing while she was home on holidays.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

December 22

I have posted the photos of Debbie decorating the tree before but I have now added more pages for this day....a photo of the tree and one of Deb at dinner that night.

December 14

These pages are about our garden in December

Sunday, January 9, 2011

More December pages

Debbie came home on Dec 3 for the weekend. It was Greg's birthday and hers was on 6th. They shared a birthday cake.

Last year I ran out of time and didn't get any Christmas cards made. This year, in spite of a late start, they were all made and posted in time.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Making the Christmas Pudding

This page is all about making the pudding and my memories of pudding making as a child.

Friday, January 7, 2011

A layout for Scrap Jacked

This is my first layout for and certainly won't be the last. I have had so much fun doing it. I chose Mandy's layout because it brought to mind the 5 photos of my gorgeous great niece I had waiting to be scrapped. It was also the first time I have used Glimmer Mist and I think I have a new

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

December Daily- opening page and Dec 1

I have been working on this album will start gradually adding the pages I have done so far. Typically for me , I have not scrapped them in order and I won't have a page for every day of the month. I am very happy with it so far and have loved using the Ali Edwards templates.....they have made the project so much more doable for me!
This is the opening page

Dec 1st

As you can see I have been using transparencies as Ali did and I am loving the look of them.

weekly Let's Scrap challenge

Back into challenges after all the busy time over Christmas! This is my effort with this sketch from
I used some old scraps of Wendy Irving's Urban Dude paper that I have always loved.