Sunday, May 19, 2013

Amaryllis and You

Good Evening...
I hope that you all have had a good Sunday...we spent our day at the seaside today....but before I left this morning I made my L.O. for Color,Stories, Inspiration I really enjoyed the color palette today...and I used the sketch as inspiration, even though I flipped it a around.
On the 7th of May 3 years ago I took a photo of my daughter on the day before her wedding....and the Amaryllis were in full bloom.....last year I took another photo of her amongst the Amaryllis, with her baby.....So it goes without saying that I needed to repeat the process again this year...even though it was late in the afternoon and both mommy and baby needed to havea bath and freshen up....

the papers I used were from Simple Stories "Summer Fresh"
For my evidence I have used white misting,twine and bicycles,I have doodles a tiny bit on the top and bottom of my yelloe paperand a little above my journaling.
My journaling is between the brackets and reads."Today I remember your mom 3 years ago a Bride-to-be,sitting amongst the Amaryllis.I remember you last year,on this table...
Today as you sit on this table,amongst the Amaryllis, I wish that your life will move forward in a good and positive fashion.Wishing you all the best, my Sunshine, my Joy, Sweatheart of my life. I love you! heart heart heart.
Here is his Mom 3 years ago.

and baby last year...
That is it for now ...I am off ...I have lots to do.....

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Flower Power

Hi there my Good Friends.
I have had fun the past 2 days...just playing and having fun.
I find making my own flowers very therapeutic...I love to get my fingers all is a project that I decorated with coffee filter flowers......

The girl was cut out of a magazine, the wings are a" Mariposa" butterfly and the jat of elixer is a little die cut ...oh yes and the big swirl is a Bo Bunny chipboard element, if I remember correctly, as it was in my embellie box....
The little flowers were cut with a punch using Tim Holtz mistable craft paper...
The Gals over at Get Creative  are having another tag challenge....still time to play along if you so wish....
And here is one more photo...this time taken inside, next to my hand-made jars...
Amazing how photography can change the feel of a project!!!
Have a good week-end.
Love .

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

WOYWW 206.... At Last!

Hi there guys..
Especially you guys from The Stamping Ground and WOYWW....we are a bunch of people that enjoy looking at each others desks!
I eventually sat down and made myself 2 album boxes...I have been hoarding my kit boxes for ages....

Lesson learnt, do not be in a hurry...the second box I covered in music paper from Ikea..I was a little high from the I have not applied glue too well and I have some air bubbles...that irritate me!!
I also put some order onto my scrapbooking shelves...all in all I am happy as I have filed about 40 L.o. in my 2 new boxes amd I also had 3 bought albums that are half filled...getting there!!
Keep well...will pop over and visit your desks this afternoon!

Monday, May 13, 2013

Is Our Hobby Kitsch??

Hi there.
About 3 months ago we had  conversation with friends discussing how kitsch scrapbooking can be....and I imagine that my juvenile "art' may be even  more so!!
But, you know what?......I DO NOT makes me HAPPY, and that is what counts!!!
So without further ado I give you my K page for Alpha/Dictionary Challenge at the Craft Barn
Yes, yes my faces need so much work...but I am working on them...maybe I need some tutorials??

I leave you now, as I have decided that, this week, I need to make some albums for my LOs.
So I am a busy, busy bee.
Be well, and have a good week.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Mothers Day

Hi there Dear Friends.

Today I decided to make a L.O. and honour my daughter Faye that is such a good Mommy...
I used the colours from the CSI Case File 70 and I decided to use some of my Websters Pages....

I have used flowers, circles,( I made my little bunting) a fence and some lace for something woven, a metal brad..I have journaled about what a good mother Faye is and how she makes us proud....
My sketch was inspired by Sketches With A Twist
This morning my son changed his Facebook profile photo...I knew I needed to scrap this photo!
I used some of the free printables from CSI CF#70
Have a good Sunday....
Hugs zeffy


Wednesday, May 8, 2013


hi there...WOYWWers....I have been missing in action......
Action bring the word of the day...I have had a hectic day...I took these photos early today....only posting now...Better late than ever!!
Yes people at The Stamping Ground the place looks tidy today...I did a quick tidy up before bedtime,last night, after I finished my L.O.

My friend Amalia Petrou, challenged us to make a L.O with our scraps,Scraps Only Challenge I have a box with pieces that are about 15x15 cm....I chose papers from there...I need to make  at least 10 layouts to make a dent in the scraps!! All the embellishments were also just lying around in bowls on my desk and in my ATC drawer... The only thing I took out of its box was the pink ribbon, as these photos (they were also already printed and not used) were taken to be used in my Breast Cancer mini in October 2011.
Even the pieces of chipboard that I used to make the blocks was scrap!
And this is the book that you see in the corner of my desk....It is my dictionary for The Craft Barn Alpha/Dictionary Challenge.....this is the letter P, which is long overdue and the challenge closed , but I did it for me as I knew exactly how I wanted my PRINT word to look!
Keep well...I am off to pack kits.
P.S Will comment on your desks later tonight!!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Guardian Angel

Hi there ...
Christ is Risen, or as they say in  Greek, " Χριστος Ανεστη!" This is the customary greeting for the next 40 days after Easter....yes we celebrated Easter this past Sunday.
I had a lovely break on the island of Lesvos, with its beautiful olive trees.
So  I got back yesterday and after a quick tidy up here I got down to some journaling......this is my A page for the Alpha/Dictionary Challenge at The Craft Barn


I went to a convent school in Pretoria and each day at the end of class we would pray and ask our Guardian Angel to guide us safely home......I journaled the prayer as a background......
I am sure my page does not do justice to magnificent Angels....but anyway....

Here is a photo of a beautiful, old olive tree......I feel in love with olive trees 10 years ago when I arrived in Greece.....and I still love them!

I am off to journal my P page, I am doing PRINT...even though it is way past the due date...
Keep well.