Thursday, August 29, 2013


Hello Friends.
 I have been on holiday and have not been up to much crafting.
I did however take some time out to create a L.O. for CSI they have a special challenge on this month in collaboration with the magazine Scrap 365.
I used a photo of me taken in the bush in South Africa taken earlier this year...I was sitting at a watering hole hide....watching the hippo and just takeing time to reflect and explore the avenues of my mind....
My title was inspired by Bird is The Word which I though was worlked perfectly with the "Testimony" prompts of Case File S365- I wrote some of my journaling on 3 tags the one being transparent and I used words, open,adventure and drive...
For my evidence I have  a piece of map,stripes,metal,and something transparent.
I used the sketch from Sketches With A Twist can you spot the safety pin?
Thanks for stopping not forget I have my birthday Dress form Challenge still running and I have been receiving some beautiful pieces...this is my latest video, showing some lovely projects from Katerina.Handmade By Katerina
The lucky name for Kit 1 will be drawn on the 6th of September and the name for Kit2 will be drawn on the 14th of September.

Keep well...

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Wednesdays are Just Flying By!

Hi there Fellow WOYWWers
 The weeks are just flying by and I have missed a couple of Wednesdays, so here is my desk today.

Things are  rather hectic,  as 2 of my children are here, you can spot the one suitcase in the distance, and my workspot has also turned into my sleeping space! So I will not show you the area behind the desk.......
On my desk you see an old book I picked up yesterday, a dressform I made using a doll...see her in my green caddy, link to instruction video on my You Tube channel.
Some brand new rub-ons from Ideology....need to use them soon.Some photos under the book,time for a L.O ot two!
And lastly some lovely tags decorated with dresses ,sent from some very talented ladies for My Birthday Dress-form Challenge....see video below.
Before you pop over to Julia's blog  to check out some other desks, have a look at the view, a beautiful yacht with 3 masts sailed in this morning.....
Keep well,
God Bless.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

This and That

Hi there....
Today I have various things to show you,
Firstly I have my pages for The Craft Barn Alpha and Dictionary Challenge the letter this week is D and I asked my Hubby to choose a word...he said "Death" without even thinking. A challenge indeed!

On the brighter side I am doing Joanne Sharpe's Doodle Arts and Letters on-line course A lesson well worth every cent I paid!!
I really needed to get out of my art rut....and I needed to learn some new skills, so I am loving the class...2 of my pages....I have far to go!

These are Garden Doodles...I copied Joanne's page.

 Water colour doodles....a first for me....what fun...I want to try another using only 3 colours!

And lastly  some Greek Octopus.
I thought I would add some doodle inspiration...I took this photo today.....I would love to see what doodles you come up with


keep well.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Unforgettable 1st. Summer

Hi there..
I am very happy today because eventually I have scrapped one of my favourite photos from last Summer !
My title and page design was inspired by the lovely sketch at OUAS and my colours and embellishments as well as my journaling was inspired by the lovely Case File #82 at Color,Stories,Inspiration
For my evidence I have: rubons (unforgettable),hearts,doodlong,starburst,wet medium and lots of masking.
My testimony is written in cursive and it celebrates my G.S first Summer.
some of the journaling reads.
"I'll never forget how you loved the sea,you were always so happy. It was a hot August you were only 8 months old."
The journaling around the border of the page mentions some of the things we did that summer.
Keep well.