Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Greatest View

It's finally sale time at my friend Gails handmade shop Greatest View. I know personally that all her items are made lovinginly, she is very precise and will not sell anything that is not 100% perfect.

The new products will be listed for sale  on the blog at 7pm this evening Brisbane time (1/2 /2012). All the items are ready-made so will be posted as soon as payment is made! I'll have more details in the sale post tonight but just to give you a heads up, I'll be accepting emailed orders with payment via direct depost or paypal.

Here are some of the goodies that will be on sale..did I say Drool!

                                                                   chevron badges
                                                             pattern paper bags
                                                                    glassine bags..
                                        hand dyed  seam binding to match the chevron badges

                                                  kraft packs and calico hand made flowers
                                                                        natural twine
expression badges
                                                                   school badges
I am sooo excited for her I hope to see you there!
POP back tomorrow and I will share a layout using some of these new goodies!
Till next time...

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Lake Louise...

Over at Get Picky there is a new challenge up....
 Our inspiration prompt challenge is to scrap your favourite holiday photos and share the story as part of your journalling.....

**As an extra to our challenge,
you must include at least 4 photos to help tell the story behind your layout **

My favourite holiday is of course my honeymoon where we spent 4 gorgeous weeks in Canada.
Here we visited the stunning Lake Louise, Oh how glorious it was...

Do you spy those gorgeous Elle's Studio banner tags and journalling blocks....

Till next time...

Friday, January 27, 2012

through the glass...

I mentioned before about the gorgeous new kit from Elle's Studio called

....but I didn't mention how yummy yummy yummy it is. Chock full of gorgeous papers and embellies and exclusive Elle's Studio tags and stamps, they are selling fast so I hope you can pop over and take a look.
This is the first layout I  created . I used an older photo of my eldest...taken on the day he was born where he spent three days in the special care nursery.

Till next time...

Thursday, January 26, 2012

His daddy

A new sketch is up at Elle's Studio and this week I got to play along. I hope you can play along too!
My eldest has watched his daddy build lego for him for a couple of years and he now has the confidence to build for himself!

 Do you see another of those gorgeous chevron badges that will be on sale very soon over here at the Greatest View! If you havent joined in on the fabulous give away Gail is having there is still time!

Till next time...

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Elle's Studio

My first post in the  Elle's Studio gallery is live today...YIPPEEEEE....the other girls have done an incredible job too I hope you can pop over to see .  The more I play with Elle's tags the more I am falling in love with them. I created three layouts, I will share two today and one later this week.

...and speaking of Elle's Studio, her newest kit called A love story is about to go on sale ...you will soooooooo love it , here is a sneak peak of one of the layouts I made with it...

Till next time...

Saturday, January 21, 2012


Recently I made this 8x8 frame for a friends daughter's bedroom room, using some gorgeous Indie Bloom pattern papers and embellishments from Basic Grey!

Till next time...

Monday, January 16, 2012

Valentines bottles

I created some his and her bottles using some yummy My Minds Eye Core Impressions from Core'dinations cardstock for Valentines day! I sanded and distressed the cardstock and  then added some punched hearts for a sweet effect!

Till next time...

Thursday, January 12, 2012

He swims

My eldest has been having swimming lessons since he was 6 months old, when out new pool was finished just before Summer he was still very hesitant to swim but in a manner of weeks from swimming every day he has become a very confident and fearless swimmer, I wanted to create a layout to rememeber this time!

Do you spy that fabulous Chevron button, it will be available very soon in my good friend Gails release very soon on the Greatest View blog....Her give away (see post below) is still going on so I hope you can pop over and become a follower, the goodies she is creating are just GORGEOUS!
Till next time...

Monday, January 9, 2012

the greatest view...

MY very good friend Gail has a new and exciting venture happening with her esty shop The Greatest View. There is a new blog, new FABULOUS goodies, and lots more.
To kick it all off there is a fabulous GIVEAWAY going on!!!!

How about a giveaway to start things off?

Above is a sneak peek at some of the goodies she working on for the first bi-monthly product release.

Would you like to win a $25 voucher to spend at the release? Gail is going to give three away and to be in the running, she needs your help to spread the word!

Become a follower of the  blog and post the details of the giveaway on your blog or facebook. Or both for two entries :) Be sure to include the picture above and link back to the brand new Greatest View blog. Leave a comment on the post to let her know!

 I have seen these goodies in person and believe me they ARE GORGEOUS!!!!!
Till next time...

Thursday, January 5, 2012

commando style

This month over at Core'dinations there is a yummy scrummy colour challenge to play along with.

I have used some gorgeous Tim Holtz kraft core as well as some whitewash, which is my new Core Fav!
Some older photos of my youngest when he was learning to crawl!

I hope you get to play along.
Till next time...

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

lucky me...

I often take stock and think how lucky I am to have my two precious boys . They mean the world to me, even when they are driving me crazy!!!!
This is an older photo from our photo shoot exactly 12 months ago today in Toowoomba at
 Labelle Photographics.

I have used some fabulous X-pressit clear glue gel for adhering my embellishments, pop on over to the blog for some more tips plus another fabulous chance at winning some product.
Till next time....