December 11, 2010

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way.......

Hohoho and welcome to my leg of the Twiddleybitz christmas Blog Hop. I hope your all well on your way to having everything organised for the big day. With only two weeks to go, i thought i had better get my Christmas cards done ready to go out with my gifts. I wanted to do some quick simple cards, but alas that just didn't happen.

This first card is really really growing on me. I have used one of the new release Twiddleybitz chipboard angels and gotten out my smooch inks and cotton buds and gone to town on this gorgeous angel.

For my second card I wanted to use one of the Twiddleybitz Hanging frames so I could use the mirror pieces that Mr and Mrs Twiddley made to fit inside. I just love these, and had to use a Merry Christmas rub-on on it.

Thanks for stopping by to have a look at what Ive done for the Hop. Hope you like them.

I would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Stay safe and warm in the love of your families and we will see you all again next year.

Merry Christmas xxxx

December 07, 2010

New Release Twiddleybitz!.....

I have had the pleasure of playing with some new release Twiddleybitz chipboard shapes and kits. I have to say ladies they are just delightful. There is a whole high Tea and Fairy range which is so very cute and just perfect for all your party needs. Below is the single cupcake stand, which i turned into a candle plinth! hehee

This is the new Chest kit which is amazing and is really really quick to put together.

I have used some of the swirls from the new basic swirls pack. Trust me these are really fabbo and have so many uses.

And again on this layout i have used some High Tea chippy shapes (teapot, cups and flowers) and a fairy from the fairy collection. these are amazing also, so cute and make such pretty embellishments for your pages. xxx



December 01, 2010

Scrapbook Apprentice time again.....

Its time to stop by the Printblocks website and cast your vote for your Fave Scrapbook Apprentice. Here are the three Layouts i did for this round.

Thanks for your support everyone, now go vote!



November 06, 2010

Creative Overload.....

I have to say that my mojo is back and it is here in a big big way. I have been working like crazy over the past few weeks doing work for both Scraptivate and Twiddleybitz to take with them to the Penrith Papercraft festival. I won't waffle on and just show you what i have been up to. There is more, but i have to wait for the pretty things to come back next week to photograph them for you.

Wow, when you put it up little that it does seem like a lot. Let me know what you like the best from my lastest batch of creations?



October 18, 2010

Ready for Christmas yet?......

Why not get ready for Christmas by getting your Christmas cards done early this year. Come along and i will show you how to make 8 quick simple cards that you can quickly and easily reproduce to get out to all you over seas, and interstate family early this year.

October 16, 2010

Scrap Room Bonanza....

So over at the Twiddleybitz Ning we have a Scrap Room Bonanza Giveaway. All you have to do is blog your scraproom or creative space for everyone to see, post a link in the thread on the ning and visit everyone else's blog and leave a comment and you can win yourself a whole bunch of yummy chipboard. Now if your sitting there thinking OMG!!!!! my room is: to messy, to small, to empty, to boring don't be shy. Cos seriously take a gander at mine! OMG is right.......... chaotic crazy mess you say, damn straight, but you know what it's mine, it makes me happy (except when i can't find that one thing i know is in there somewhere) and it's where all my creations out from. Take the challenge, share your space and have a look at where everyone else creates.



October 04, 2010

Time to vote for your favourite Scrapbook Apprentice again......

So ladies it is that time again, stop by the Print Blocks website to check out all the Scrapbook Apprentice action and vote for your favourite Scrapbooker. Here's my submission for this rounds challenge, had a fun time interpreting the "inspiration" theme. My inspiration was my fave photos from my trip to New Zealand, and how they were the first of many amazing shots as my photography improves.

Here is a sampling of some of the other contestants work.... don't forget to vote!!!

Chantal Vandenberg

Scrapbook Apprentices

Mel xxxx

October 03, 2010

Im making my way back...........

Hello Bloggers. Sorry i have been missing for some time now, but as we all know and experience in our creative lives, sometimes the magic just leaves. It packs up and goes on an extended holiday. Im hoping my creative urge is making its way home, but until then i shall struggle to get anything much done. Despite my affliction i have managed to do a few pieces of work in the last 1-2 months, heres the highlights........

Mel xxx

September 07, 2010

Awesome classes at Scraptivate this week.........

Are you looking for something creative to do this weekend? Why not book yourself into a class at Scraptivate? Keep reading for some great special offers on our classes this week ....

First up this Thursday is Kelsey's ATC class "Soot Technique" ....
limited space left in this class so be quick!

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Before you know it Christmas will be here - what better gift idea then a mini album? Mel is teaching a tabbed mini album class this Thursday afternoon ....

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We have Natalie's regular Tile Collage Class this Saturday morning. This fortnight's technique is working with Clear Resin - learn how to create fantastic embellishments with Resin that can be used on all of your papercraft and scrapbooking projects.

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Then on Saturday afternoon we have an awesome cardmaking class for you taught by the lovely Jenny Burns. In this class you'll learn all about the wonders of Twinkling H2O's ...

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And last but not least for this week Megan has an awesome class teaching the magic of Shrink Plastic. If you want to learn how to make some awesome embellishments this class is a must!

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Now for our special offer!

Book any one of the above classes and save $5 off the class cost when you mention this blog post!


August 28, 2010

Some new work to share......

Firstly I had the privilege of working with the Twiddleybitz Living Book. Its a fantastic project that is perfect for documenting the life of someone, in this case it's going to be for documenting the life of my kitty Olive. I was very lucky to be asked to do this project to be taken over to Paperific and showcased there in the Twiddleybitz booth.

Secondly below is my August DT project for Scraptivate. I got to work with Basic Grey Green at Heart range of papers and a bunch of yummy yummy embellishment including the Starburst German Scrap Borders. I had a lot of fun turning these bright colours into a wintery layout. Stop by the Scraptivate Ning to see what the rest of the team has been playing with this month.
Let me know what you think of my latest creations?