Friday, May 22, 2009

Boys Urban World (New Kit)

Jane (4 Shades Of Blue) has this amazing new kit called Boys Urban World out right now. It's 30% off from Friday May 22nd till Monday May 25th.
I used it here...

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Inspired By....

Always an inspiration Dan99's blog featured a mixed media piece that he was inspired to make after buying the book "Taking Flight" by Kelly Rae Roberts. Having done some further research I decided to buy this book too and before I knew it I was at the kitchen table surrounded by my old art school materials, a pile of scrapbook paper leftovers, some distress inks and an old printed canvas that I'd salvaged from the boot of my friends car as she was on her way to the dump.

A couple of hours and a lot of painty, inky mess later...




Really enjoyed that and will definitely try this again!

Friday, May 15, 2009

Girl Racer

Girl Racer

This is an old photo but a new kit...
Lets Ride kit
Lets Ride Alpha
Lets Ride Dateometer
Lets Ride Glitter Stules
All by Michelle Batton at Mellow Butterfly

Loving Moo

Loving Moo
I used:
Colourful Cardstock
Ribbon frame from Easter Things
Blue flower from Spreading Spring
Grass, pink flower and tree from Spring Air
all by 4 Shades of Blue at Faith Sisters

Bunting, cow, red ribbon, animal paper and tape from Country Fair by Emily Merritt,
Scruffy and Stripy Alphabet by Kate Hadfield
Heart from Glitterglam Stickers and Scrabble Alpha by Scrapshana.

Friday, May 08, 2009

This Girl part 2

This Girl (part 2)
I used..
{This___}Word Art 2 by Vicki Stegall and Taylor Made,
Old School by Holliewood Studios
both at Oscraps
Bunnies from Cozy Moments by Gisela B at scrap-heaven.

This Girl

This Girl

I used
{This___}Word Art by Vicki Stegall and Taylor Made,
Old School by Holliewood Studios
both at Oscraps

Wednesday, May 06, 2009


More gorgeousness from Jane (4 Shades Of blue Design) with her kit 'On The Forest Floor' (at Mellow butterfly). I used it with a photo of the girls strolling along at the Dorothy Clive Garden.



I came across an old photo of Zoe dressed as a robot for a school play (I think it was when she was in reception class making it 2002). I had picked up the perfect kit for it during the INSBD sales for only $1 (Love You A 'Bot' by Nicki Beaudreau at Shabby Pickle). Fun fun fun!


Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Long Live Morris Dancing

Never thought I'd say that out loud! Yesterday my daughters went to a retirement village to do Maypole dancing, the afternoons entertainment also included the crowning of the May Queen (Zoe's friend) and her attendants (including Kitty!), bonnet competition and Morris Dancing from the Stafford Morris Men. I have to say we really enjoyed it. All at once it was like going back in time - made us feel all 'Larkrise to Candleford' ish. Brilliant, and long may that tradition last.


Not sure what Morris Dancing is?
Wiki says..
A morris dance is a form of English folk dance usually accompanied by music. It is based on rhythmic stepping and the execution of choreographed figures by a group of dancers. Implements such as sticks, swords, and handkerchiefs may also be wielded by the dancers.
More here
And on You Tube Here

I used:
Paper, flowers and ribbonsfrom Chit Chat by Shabby Miss Jenn
blended with
paper from Voyage Kit by Lilian C,
Bunting and flowers from Shabby Cottage By The Sea by Patricia Christensen at W&W,
Union Jack cushion from Old School by Holliewood design,
Everyday Alpha by Michelle Batton at Mellow Butterfly,
Scruffy Stripey alphabet and Spotty Dotty Alpha by Kate Hadfield,
Clouds and green bits from Summer Memories Add-On by Holly Design,
Scrabble Alpha by Scrapshana,
Tree from Michelle Battons part of the Faith Sisters collab For The Birds.

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Games Night

Games Night
Anyone that know us knows that if you visit you're bound to find yourself playing a board game.

I used Thats How It Rolls by Karah Fredricks, Game Night Word Art by Jodie McNally and Worn Photo Overlays by Danielle at Catscrap.


I used The Garden Poetry by Kitty Design at Oscraps

Rock Chick

Zoe in rock chick mode.
I used Old School by Holliewood Studios at Oscraps

International Scrapbooking Day SALE!

The store at Mellow Butterfly is having a 50% off sale on May 2nd and 3rd - thats Michelle Batton and 4 Shades of Blue Designs half price!!!

New Kit From Gisela B.

Gisela B's new kit is called At The End of The Rainbow



Thanks to eveyone who sent their good wishes to us, both here and on Facebook.