Friday, June 18, 2010


Great fun Speed Scrapping tonight & lots more challenges to complete over the weekend. Check it all out here

Thursday, June 10, 2010


These are the rest of the 16 LOs I completed at the ScrapBoutique Retreat at Noonaweena. I was really pleased with them all & I had such a nice, relaxing weekend with a great bunch of fun girls!!!!
Photos on this one are from 2006!!!

This one came together so easily using a Pink Paislee Queen Bee kit from SFS & some fun photos of Lois & Briony at our weekend retreat in April.

I think this was a sketch challenge - used the gorgeous Teresa Collins Friendship p/ps which were very fitting for this equally gorgeous photo of Michelle, Lois & I at Kate's retreat in March.
Love this one - I was determined to use the chip chandalier this weekend.

Speed scrap - had 45mins to finish - I think I took 35!!! And won the voting prize.

Congrats to my darling for reaching 30yrs service with the Railway. A big achievement in this day & age!!!

Puzzle Challenge using a photo Teresa took of me after my facial at Ella Rouge - this was the week before I went to hospital.

This was a lucky dip challenge - I had to use black, white & stars.

Documenting Felicity's month when she got her full time job & her P's, within a fortnight of each other.

Another one for Josh's childhood album - using the new Tim Holtz mask from the Boutique.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010


The winners have been announced for ScrapBoutique's Postcards Competition. And what an awesome competition it was!!! I was disappointed to only complete the first 3 weeks myself but the majority of entrants completed all six challenges (the last postcard was from Greenland, of all places to visit!!)

This was the announcement from Chelsea at the beginning of the week.

OK Girls...... all the votes across 6 weeks of challenges have been counted........ and you won't believe how close it was!!!!! There was one vote separating each of our top 4 place getters

Our Major Prize winner, with a margin of ONE vote is.......
Sharon Lee ! (Catscraps) with 57 votes.
Sharon has won an AMM Rolling Tote PLUS a Clip It Up Base System PLUS a $30 Boutique Voucher!! Total Prize valued at $250!!!

In 2nd Place with 56 Votes is.......
Karen Brierley!!!
Karen has won a MIMI Urban Stamp Tote PLUS a $50 Boutique Voucher!!, total value $150!! Congratulations Karen

In 3rd Place, on 55 votes is.....
Monique Follett!!!
Congrats Monique..... You have won a AMM Shoulder Tote Bag Plus a $50 Boutique Voucher, Total value $100

Coming in 4th place, with 54 Votes was Jasmine Shea!!
Well Done Jasmine!! You have won a $30 Boutique Voucher!!

And in 5th spot, with 51 votes is Lisa Walsh!!
Lisa, you have also won a $30 Boutique Voucher! Well Done!!

Well done to all of you! What a Fabulous Competition!!!

Quite a mixture of new babes & old babes there!!!

Monday, June 7, 2010


This is one of the challenges I did at the weekend retreat - it's the June 1st sketch at Stuck?!Sketches!.

And this is my take on it.

Also completed Manon's Inspiration challenge & Em's Monthly 'symbolic' challenge at ScrapBoutique

(Please excuse my poor photography.)

This one is the monthly sketch at Scrapbooking from Scratch

This month the challenge at Kraft It Up is to use kraft in a minimalist LO. This is what I came up with.

And I'll finish up this post with my last LO of the weekend - a little tribute to 2 of my favourite scrapping girls, who inspire me all the time.

Will post some more tomorrow!!!

Friday, June 4, 2010


It's off retreating we the beautiful Noonaweena with the ScrapBoutique girls............what a blessed life I have!!!!!!!

Tuesday, June 1, 2010


The last 10 days of May that is????????

So today being the 1st of June means there are lots of new challenges up for the month. At Scrap the Girls we want you to scrap those girly Birthday photos in bright, fun colours. Extra criteria this month is to use a mixed alpha title with at least 3 different alphas. Here's my sample:

Join in the fun this month, there are always great prizes to be won, email your entries to Kate at

And getting back to those lost 10 days - I had a sick little boy for 3 days, we spent 4 days in Tamworth, I celebrated my Birthday on one of them & the other 2 I think I might have spent doing some scrapping!!!!

Slowly recovering from my surgery each day, hopefully this wet weather clears up soon so I can get out for a little walk each day. Just when I start feeling a bit stronger, something manages to pop up to upset things - at the moment it's the thought of having to start the dreaded chemo again next week:(((

BUT I am soooooo lucky to have the ScrapBoutique retreat at Noonaweena to enjoy this weekend.******* CAN'T WAIT ********

Back tomorrow with more challenges.