Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Some exciting news..

I have been bursting to tell everyone for over a week now, I have made the Creative Team at stucksketches Yeah! I am so excited and thrilled to be apart of this wonderful team, Sara creates amazing sketches and there are always awesome prizes up for grabs. This is my layout I created to apply for the Creative Team.

I hope to see you all come and play soon.

For personal reasons I have decided to stand down from the RWLaser cuts DT.

Woo Hoo tomorrow im off to scrap all day with my very good friend taryn ...I hope we get some scrapping done and not just chatting hehehe!

Till next time..

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

finally a birthday layout..

Addison had his birthday way back in October and I am finally getting around to his photos. I love how colourful this turned out. I have discovered glimmer mist....love it, I have used it on a couple of layouts, some I cant share yet ,but thanks to my friend taryn I have finished this one off with a little bit of red mist. I am so in love with these October Afternoon papers... I think I have two of each sheet.

I would like to wish every one a very Merry Christmas I hope you all have a great day!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

side by side

I love that my two boys can play side by side and up until now get along so well, Im sure that will change soon enough. I created this layout last night using some yummy October Afternoon papers and a fiskars border punch that I have borrowed but I have on order , this is becoming my favourite punch to use.

Till next time...

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

he Believes....

Last year one of my favourite scrappers stephaniehowell did a layout about her daughter believing in Santa, I loved the layout and the concept and this year I got the opportunity to do a layout about this as Addison believes this year, last year he was just too young, but this year he is so excited about Santa coming....

I have used lots of different snowflake punches and kindi glitz for a bit of sparkle..

Till next time

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

'just so you

I have had this layout on the boil for a week or so now, was looking for just the right embellishment and I found it the other day with this wooden dinosaur from Craft Inspirations the little scrapbook shop I am now teaching at, I covered it in glitter then added the frill at the back by concertina folding some paper and glueing it on the back.

This second layout is one of the classes I will be teaching in January, a Christmas class, we decided to keep our Christmas class till after the event so everyone would have their photos to use, we will be using basic greys fa lala line of pattern papers, and lots of punches! if you are in the Petrie area pop into Craft inspirations and check out the details for my class, the other layout didnt photograph well so ill get that up asap.

Till next time....

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

look up

As soon as I saw this photo of Larsen that my friend took of him and I, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it, Although you can only just see my arm in it I love that Larsen is looking up to me with such love...my wish is that I always have his love and respect...I used the October Afternoon duckie paper to simulate baby following mummy...I also played around with this months sketch at stucksketches.....

EDITED Sorry everyone I got my wires crossed, this latest challenge is still due Dec 20, so you dont have long to get your entry in to Katy for an awesome Prize. There will be a few changes to the Dotty Divas next year so be sure to keep checking back.
Here is the ad inspiration.

Till next time...

Monday, November 30, 2009

something a little different...

For those who know my scrapping style I don't do grunge very often, but I thought this sweet photo of Addison at our street Halloween party needed it! Thanks to my HS distressing tool!

And this second layout documents Addison's growing confidence to get in the pool independently.I have used Cosmo cricket in both layouts, Gotta love Cosmo!

Till next time...

Friday, November 27, 2009

Just too busy....

Addison is the type of 3 year old who regardless of the fact there is party food, games or friends to play with if there are cars, diggers or trucks around then forget all the rest he is just TOO busy playing!!!!!!

Till next time

Sunday, November 22, 2009

RAK winner and some more to share

Thanks everyone who visited my blog over the weekend, I threw the names into a hat and Addison my oldest picked out a name.......... Belinda you are the winner!!!!!!!

Please send me your address to kimtoms2000@yahoo.com.au and ill get that off to you shortly.

Ill leave you with a couple of projects I have done recently.

This first one is Larsen who is finally crawling Yeah! I made my own lollypop flowers out of felt and I have used some gorgeous antique glass buttons given to me by my good friend taryn.

And a card for my friend who is about to have a baby girl!

Thats all for now thanks for stopping by

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Dotty Divas blog Dive

Hello lovely ladies and welcome to the very first dottydivas blog dive. Over the weekend why don't you visit all the dotty'diva's design team blogs for some great inspiration and great RAKs! We will be revealing our December inspiration and Ad as well.
You will find the full list of blogs here dottydivas

This months Ad is a fun one lots of bright colours and fonts .....take this inspiration wherever you like...and there is an awesome prize up for grabs from Tando Creative!


And my interpretation....lots of fun I think.

I hope you enjoy visiting my blog and if you would like to be in the chance to win my Rak just leave me a message and be sure to come back on Monday to find out the winner.

Just a short note to let you know we have girls all over the world on the dotty diva's design team (here in Australia, Canada, America ,The Philippines and England)so with the time differences some girls may not have posted their blog post yet so be sure to keep checking back

Your next stop on the blog dive is Sally check out her beautiful new daughter Isabella, and then when you have finished be sure to head back to the dotty divas blog for an extra surprise.

Have a fantabulous weekend girls and have fun.......I know I will be!


Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Busy busy

Hi again , well I have been busy the last 4 nights have finished 5 layouts in four nights PHEW I think that is a record for me, a couple I can show you now and a couple later...
This first layout titled You are one Crazy boy chronicles Addison's crazy nature he falls all over the place over Larsen on the ground over me and cracks up laughing he thinks it s one big joke!!

The second one also about Addison and his obesession with diggers and dumpers and the amazing fact about children how they do something over and over and over. Lots of hand sewing here and butterflies !!

Thats all for me dont forget to call back on the 20th for our DOTTY DIVAS blog DIVE, there will be awesome Raks and prizes from all the DT girls so see you then !


Thursday, November 12, 2009


Long time no layout post. I have been busy creating , but some layouts I cant share here yet. This first layout is Larsen on halloween, how CUTE does he look dressed up as Robin , he didnt mind the out fit at all.

This second layout is about Addison turning 3 , and what type of boy he will become this year. I have used some YUMMY Prima stitched paper, expensive but worth it, this layout is completely different from what I invisioned and from where I started but Im very happy with how it turned out, the photo was taken on birthday at his party coming out of the jumping castle.

Removed for publication

I hope to be back soon with some more to share.


Monday, November 9, 2009

hop hop hop....

Cancel your appointments, mark your calender, get ready for the first official Dotty Divas Blog hop.

We are so excited and would love for you to join us all in a weekend of fun, a chance to win some amazing prizes on our main blog, Dotty Divas, as well as the DT's blogs! There will be tons of inspiration, prizes to be won, and wonderful people to meet.

Save the date now.....

Friday, November 6, 2009

how exciting....

How exciting to open this months Scrapbooking memories and not only find my KICK layout of Larsen in the baby gallery but it was also featured on the contents page as well, although I cant show it yet on my blog be sure to check out the magazine for Larsen's first published layout he was lagging behind Addison a bit LOL!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Dont forget.....

Dont forget to have a go at this months dottydivas ad challenge.

This AMAZING prize from the super american kit club LABEL TULIP is up for grabs.
Woops for those of you who got a quick glimpse of the last ad I had up here you have had a sneaky peak of next months ad, sorry this is this months ad.

Here is the Ad inspiration again, send your layouts to scrapmad@hotmail.co.uk, before the 20th November to be in the running, hope to see your layout there very soon.

have a lovely Thursday

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Big boy undies

Addison is finally toilet trained !

Sunday, November 1, 2009

An award

I received this award from the lovely Amy thanks so much for a lovely award.

Here are the rules of this award:
1. You can only use ONE word!!!
2. Pass this along to 5 of your favorite bloggers!
3. Alert them that you have given them this award!
4. HAVE FUN!!!
These are pretty hard to answer with only one word, but I did my best! Hopefully you understand them!
1. Where is your cell phone? bag
2. Your hair?curly
3. Your mother? worrier
4. Your father? strong
5. Your fave food? chocolate

6. Your dream last night? none
7. Your fave drink? water
8. Your dream/goal? love

9. What room are you in? kitchen

10. Your hobby? Scrapbooking

11. Your fear? death
12. Where do you want to be in 6 years?teaching
13. Where you were last night? party
14. Something that you aren't? relaxed
15. Muffins? chocolate
16. Wish List Item? weightloss
17. Where did you grow up? Sydney

18. Last thing you did? dinner

19. What are you wearing? PJ's
20. Your TV? on
21. Your Pets? fish
22. Friends? fabulous
23. Your Life? wonderful
24. Your Mood? happy
25. Missing Someone? Husband
26. Vehicle? SantaFe
27. Something your not wearing? bra
28. Your fave store? flourish
29. Your fave color? yellow
30. Last time you laughed? afternoon
31. Last time you cried? Friday
32. Your best friend? Cheryl
33. One place that I go to over and over? Northlakes
34. One person who emails regularly? Taryn
35. Fave place to eat? home

It truly is hard to pick just 5 fellow scrapbook bloggers to pass this award on to, but I had to choose only 5 :-(

Taryn , my very good friend, neighbour and fellow scrapper who inspires me to step out of my comfort zone every now and then !!!!!

Mistra , have only just met her online but I just love her grungy style!

Tracey A true lady and inspiration !

Anne a lovely friend and lovely scrapper !

Sandra A fellow scrapper who has a wonderful way with paper !

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Ad 4 at dotty divas

The next Ad challenge is up over at dottydivas and my, the prize this month is AWESOME, a kit from the totally rocking US based kit club called labeltulip you will definately want to be in the running for this one. Here is the AD and my take on it, you may have seen this layout before I snuck it up early hehe, I look forward to seeing what you create , just send your entry to Katy the email address in on the dotty divas blog .

Till next time

Monday, October 19, 2009

welcome back

Hi everyone Im back again with some new layouts to share.
The first one I was inspired by my friend Taryn with her mesh work and grungy layout thanks for the inspiration you do it so well. This layout is about Addison's obsession with all things construction.

This second layout is about me having to give up breastfeeding Larsen for medical reasons and mine and his reluctance to do so. There is hidden journalling on the tag. I have glittered the scrolly chipboard and played with my favourite Martha Stewart butterfly punches again, and some new yummy Prima flowers.
Thanks for looking.

Till next time

Saturday, October 17, 2009


I have just loaded this new layout over on the RW Laser cuts blog.

I sprayed the chipboard with lime green glimmer mist then added some flower buttons , thanks Taryn , I love this photo its Addison playing with his little friend Ellie in our sandbox........ minutes after dumping a bucket of sand all over her hence why she has no clothes on hehehe !

Enjoy your Sunday


Tuesday, October 13, 2009


Hi everyone, I made these two layouts last week, but with the chaos of organising Addison's birthday party I am only getting around to posting them now.

The first one I eat spiders tells the story of Larsen eating a dead spider that was on the floor between the fridge and wall, luckily I caught him and managed to fish most of it out.

The second layout is about Addison who during the US election last year when ever he saw B Obama on the TV he would call out yes we can!!!

Enjoy Till next time

Monday, October 12, 2009


A couple of weeks ago I applied for a DT for a new company based in Canada called KIKI ART, well I made it on to the team!!! YIPEE
Here is the announcment from their blog
Apparently there were over 78 applicants from all over the world , and little ol me made it, now I cant wait to find out whats in store for the DT !!!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Six degrees of separation

A while ago a few scrapping friends decided on a six degrees of separaton challenge where by I would supply the layout and send it to the next person they would use it for inspiration and send theirs onto the next person and so on and so on. Well it is finally over and we would love to share our layouts I will post mine and then add everyones blog address in order. Enjoy !
Please check back as some girls have not loaded their layouts yet, should be up later today

And here are the other girls blogs.

http://scraptastic-stuff.blogspot.com/ Anne

http://buttonsandbowsandmore.blogspot.com/ Sandra

http://lizsmemories-lizc.blogspot.com/ Liz

http://lisal79.blogspot.com/ Lisa

http://shell-turner.blogspot.com/ Michelle

http://amandasscrappyjoint.blogspot.com/ Amanda

Till next time

Saturday, October 3, 2009


Here is an older photo of Addison last Spring. I went through a stage where I loved using 8 x 12 photos. Ah the sweetness of Spring. Love the colour combination here.

Have a fabulous Sunday

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Happy Baby

Another one just for me. Larsen is such a happy and content baby love him to death. Im loving my butterfly punches and cuttlebug at the moment, Oh and if you havent noticed big fat bows!

This one I created for the RW laser cuts blog last week, larsen is so flexible he does the splits to go from sitting to laying on the floor. I inked the laser cut in blue then sprayed it with glimmer mist.

Some older ones Im not sure ive shared here before

Till next time

Friday, September 25, 2009

Havent created a layout for a while just for me so here is one, Larsen took ages to get a tooth and when he did two popped out together instead of one !!!

Have a glorious Saturday


Tuesday, September 22, 2009

thats Narsen

When Larsen was younger Addison would call him Narsen in stead of Larsen, he could not pronounce the letter L.
Old photos from our wedding that I have re done, both layouts were created for this months CC at RSS.
Till next time

Sunday, September 20, 2009

challenge 3

Challenge 3 is now up over at dottydivas .

There is an amazing prize this month especially if you LOVE American Craft Thickers.

Here is the ad and my take.

I was inspired by the colours and the scene, this is also Larsen's 8 nmonth milestone layout, I hope you can play along too!