Sunday, 31 October 2010

True Stories Inspired LO

After a bit of a heavy weekend(emotionally), I have got around to doing some scrapping and having sometime to myself. This LO is inspired by the first prompt from the True Stories class.

Below is the Journalling Detail:


Is that a new pair of glasses?
some people hate the fact they wear glasses for me it is another accessory that i can add to my outfits. I currently have about nine pairs, they are scattered around the house, the car and also various cases. My favourites are a bright pink pair from ghost.

Is that a new hairstyle?
I change my hair a lot, both style and colour, what can I say I get bored easily!! For 23 years it was long and always in tied up in a ponytail, the colour changed the style didn't. Now it is short and getting shorter and the colour is changing too.

How many tattoo's do you have?
Well I currently have 14 tattoo's but plan for many more. I got my first one when I was 19, after saying I never would get one. It was a flower and vine, my last was Hello Kitty, my next who knows.

A lot of these questions I have come up with have also given me lots of ideas for more LO. I am planning more scrapping this evening to try and shake me out of my negative mood rut.

Thanks for looking.

Monday, 25 October 2010

This class started today and I am already formulating ideas for scrapbooking pages, I am thinking this is just what I need to be able to get my mind back in to scrapbooking.

I will be doing blog posts about this soon.

Sunday, 24 October 2010

SCD Challenge

Well this week over at SCD it is another colour challenge this week the colours are:


I created another ATC for this challenge. I used DI to create the background then stamped over in DI to give a background pattern. I then found up some Papermania stamps and stamped a birdcage. I the coloured with DI a Tim Holz bird and added it to the side, I added glossy accents to the wing.

Thanks for taking time to look.

Saturday, 16 October 2010

Completed LSNED Album

Well I completed this album within the month, which was an achievement!! I have posted all my pages on my blog.

I wanted to show you the album now it is completed and finished. I finished with the following:
Learn from Yesterday
Live for Today
Hope for Tomorrow

I have just signed up for the next Shimelle class which involves focusing on journalling, it starts on the 25th details are on her blog.

Thanks for looking

Birthday Gifts

Last week it was my aunts 60th birthday. I made her a mini album and thought to put some small gifts in as well I would make a version of the box I made at Carol's class. I love how simple this box is to make, and how good it looks.

I also made a easel card that coordinated with it.

She loved them, even though I had to explain how to display it.

Thanks for looking.


SCD Challenge

Over at SCD this week it is another colour challenge:

Black and Orange

So of course this means Halloween!! I decided to go with an ATC as I am loving this format at the moment. I coloured the background with DI and then stamped the background using Paper Artsy stamps. For the skull I printed it on to tissue paper using my inkjet printer and then pasted this on top with glossy accents and then covered the whole front in sepia glossy accents.

I love the effect and am really happy with it. I am off to play some more

Thanks for looking

Thursday, 14 October 2010

New Stamps

I had my post from they lovely ebay seller who I brought some stamps off. I am getting excited to use them, I am just going to have to spend the time mounting them.....any tips?

I know these are not new stamps out but they are new to me and I got them for a bargain price!!
So once they are mounted I am going to get stamping and make some ATC/cards. I am finding my heart is not in scrapbooking at the moment, I guess happy pictures/times seem a bit far away right now, but a good thing is I have something new to play with.

Thanks for looking, and check back soon.

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

SCD Challenge

This week over on SCD the challenge was to use 'Green and Purple'.

As I am in to ATC at the moment I made a simple one using some stamps and DI. The ink on the swirls in more purple in real life, but so hard to photograph in the evening miserable light. I also added the cute stickers from Paperchase.

I definitely see me doing more of these ATC. I have treated myself to a few stamps so when they arrive will be having a play, can not wait.

Thanks for looking.

Sunday, 3 October 2010

SCD Challenge

Well it continues to be a manic household, but on the plus side I am getting some crafting done, just not be able to upload much to my blog.

I have not done much scrapbooking lately, I am not feeling overly motivated with LO, but I have been doing a few other bits. After the class I took at Crafts and Candlelight with Carol, and the trip to Ally Pally I have been experimenting for with the grungey/altered look. I thought the challenge over at SCD would be a good challenge to get back in to.

The challenge is a colour one this time : Orange, Brown and Gold
I used the theme as set at the Bramford Crop as 'wheels' for the topic of my ATC. I used a combination of DI's in the ground, a TH mask and gold perfect pearls. I used a variety of stamps on the background to. I then highlighted bits with a white gel pen. I am happy with the result, this is probably only the 5th ATC I have ever done.

I still hope to get a few more bits uploaded this weekend, and also to catch up with all the blogs I have not had a chance to get around to this week.

Thanks for looking.