Saturday, 22 July 2017

Water cooler Wednesday

The challenge at Water Cooler Wednesday is to create a men's card.
I'm on a mission to use up the wild asparagus alphas that were in my Counterfeit kit, so some are on here.
Now I have an ear worm singing the song "My guy".

Monday, 17 July 2017

Sketch 'n'scrap July 15th challenge.

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This is the sketch for the single page at Sketch'n'scrap on July 15th
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I used a distress ink on the background of my layout to create a tawny look.
My layout is titled A wim away from the song
My background circles are cut wood veneers.

Fusion and colour throwdown card challenges

Here's the sketch and the theme.
I've turned the sketch upside down with the strip on the right.
Next, I've made a library pocket using paper saying "holidays", "summer", "sightseeing" etc.
It features a compass which is attached to the front.
A gift card or even paper money can be placed in the pocket when this card is given.
I finished up with 3 enamel dots in beach colours.

Next is Colour Throwdown's latest challenge.

I'm fresh out of watermelons but I kept to the colour palette and made a birthday card for a daughter.

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The Scrap Room

This is the July jump start challenge at

Using another piece of my October Afternoon 5 and Dime paper and co-ordinating cardstocks I prepared my background.
In my Counterfeit kit was a yellow feather which went with the theme. The gingham ribbon carries on the retro look as does the tabs at the bottom. My photos are neutral colours which go well with the colourful layout.
The "Hi There" card and "Cheeky" title were made from previous leftover kits items.

Sunday, 16 July 2017


Scrapbookit has this sketch for July.

Our project must have a Christmas theme and feature 3 things starting with C.
I've used Chipboard letters, a crown on the journal block, carollers on a tag and a cane chair transparency. That makes 4.

Saturday, 15 July 2017

First Christmas card for the year & tictactoe

I've started on the Christmas cards and here's the first one.
The challenge at is old and new.

I've had a roll of gold embossed paper for several years so opened it and used it as my background. OLD Next I used a bracket sticker someone gave me last month NEW. In the centre of that I recycled a Christmas card OLD and finally, added some colour to the corner with a red tree. NEW

And over at the Tictactoe challenge

I've gone down the right hand side to make a bon voyage card.
The woodgrain came from a MME Miss Caroline packet of brads(recycling).
I wrapped the washi tape around and the card is square.

Shopping our stash

This background paper is one I put in my kit especially to use it up. It has been hanging around for far too long. I've made a CAS card using 3 strips that come off the bottom of scrapbook papers.
Quick and easy!
I'm entering it at shopping our stash where they want CAS cards