March Journal Pages

March 31st 2013

Just getting my pages fnished in time for The Kathryn Wheel Challenge - as always I had good intentions of doing these at the beginning of the month but LOL that never happens - maybe I will get April done earlier????

For these pages I used a new set of green Fireworks sprays - I love the colours and metallic shine on them. I sprayed both pages with the lightest green then added some sticky note squares and sprayed with the 2 darker green colours, added some texture with a Tim Holtz stamp in orange and added the numbers to the boxes. I used distress ink dabbed around the edges of the pages and around the days. I couldn't resist the gorgeous bunny image from Gecko Galz for this - very fitting for Easter and I thought the green and orange colour combo worked well.

Happy Easter!

March 31st 2013

I hope everyone is having a wonderful Easter break! Today I am sharing one of my March Gecko Galz projects made specifically for Easter - some little Easter Egg goodie bags using some Avery Labels I found on special at my local stationery store! Image on bag topper is one of the March release Gecko Galz Digital images.

Enjoy your Easter & try not to eat too many chocolate eggs LOL!! Of course I love chocolate so there is no hope for me!!!

Anyone for a Hit of Tennis?

March 30th 2013

A reminder ATC for our "Sporty Girls" Challenge at Wicked Wednesday - we would love to see some more entries!!! My ATC today uses a great tennis player image from Michelle Perkett and the picture behind is an actual picture I took just after I had linemarked these lawn tennis courts (that's what I do for a job for those of you who don't know!!!) I added some die cut grass and tennis racquet charm to finish this off.

Sporty Girls!

March 28th 2013

Our new theme at Wicked Wednesday this week is "Sporty Girls" - what a great theme!! We are sponsored by Kenny K so as usual you have the chance to win some images from them! I used our sponsors image and coloured her with the colours of Australia and made a matching background along with the great flag brad! WE can't wait to see what "sporty" ATC's you come up with this week!

Have an EGGsellent Day!

March 25th 2013

Angie Delarie has just released her brand new Easter Designs "Priya Easter Egg Hunter" - check out her blog for details!! For this Easter Card I have used one of the "precoloured" designs along with the plain egg to make the patterned background. I added some texture, "made with love" charm and ribbon!

I am entering my Easter card in the current Cute Card Thursday Challenge for their Easter Parade Theme! And Crafts 4 Eternity have an Easter theme as well!

Dance Troupe!

March 25th 2013

A reminder for The Cheerful Stamp Pad's "Let's Dance" Challenge - you still have a week left to get your entry in! I've used the same little ballerina image from our sponsor A Day For Daisies and some more of the patterned papers I purchased from Fringe Art Etsy Store. I also used the sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches to arrange the elements on my card! And I am also entering this in the current Forever Friends "Girls" Challenge!

Easter Tag

March 21st 2013

I am sharing one of my creations for Gecko Galz this month using new Vintage Style Easter Collage images - background images and main "bunny" image are from the new sheets released this month. My tag is based on Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2013 for March - as usual I added my own interpretation using what I had at hand. I am also entering my tag in the current "Vintage Easter" challenge at Sugar Creek Hollow.

Spring Fever

March 21st 2013

Our new theme for the week at Wicked Wednesday is Spring - LOL it's just turned Autumn here so I'm quite confused!!!! We have Digi Darla Designs sponsoring this week so make sure you check out their site along with more ATC inspiration at the Wicked Wednesday Blog and get creating your ATC!


March 19th 2013

A fun new "Let's Dance" Challenge for the next fortnight at The Cheerful Stamp Pad - we would love to see your creations!! And we are so lucky to be sponsored by A Day For Daisies for this challenge! I just love this gorgeous little ballerina image from ADFD and I couldn't resist purchasing this great ballet themed digital patterned paper set from Finge Art Etsy Store to use on my card - perfect! I also added some black velvet ribbon and cut a tiny piece of paper to mount in the framed charm.

I am also entering this over at the Corrosive Challenge Blog in their "Just Dance" challenge!

Fairy Penguin!

March 17th 2013

This is my card for the current challenge at Just Some Lines - the theme is "Fairies" and of course I couldn't resist making my entry a bit quirky so I turned this "Normal" Penguin into a "Fairy" Penguin LOL!!

I used the current sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches (they have a monochromatic green twist to this challenge but I have just gone with an "icy blue" colour combo).

Dressed Up!

March 16th 2013

Time for a new challenge at Desert Islands Crafts Challenge Blog! Jellypark is sponsoring us for this challenge so you have the chance to win some images! On my card dress image is from our sponsor Jellypark and patterned papers are from Gecko Galz.

Here's the itinerary for this challenge and remember you need to use at least 3 items:
1. Rabbits/Bunnies
2. Use lots of Yellow
3. Add a Charm
4. 3 or more Patterned Papers
5. Flowers
6. Sentiment on Front of the Card
7. Hearts
8. Ribbon
9. Paper Piecing
10. Torn or Roughed Edges

My card uses: 2,3,4,5,7,8 & 9

Show us your Fangs!

March 14th 2013

A great new challenge at Wicked Wednesday this week "Show us your Fangs" and we are lucky to have Rick St Dennis as our sponsor for this challenge! LOL I tried to make my ATC scary and cute at the same time!!!

Walk Like an Egyptian...

March 12th 2013

A reminder post for the current "Land of Enchantment" Challenge at The Cheerful Stamp Pad. My reminder creation is a journal page with an "Egyptian" theme - I have always loved all things Egyptian so I thought as I am "enchanted" by the land it was fitting for the theme!! Cute image is from Angie Delaire Scrapbooking and is just perfect for this page!!


March 11th 2013

Time for the new monthly challenge at the Movie Magic Monthly Challenge Blog - this month's theme is the "Twilight" Saga and make sure you check out the amazing inspiration from the other DT members!! My card uses an image from Wonderstrange - I just love their quirky designs!! I used last week's sketch from Tuesday Morning Sketches but LOL am too late to enter it in their challenge as I am a bit slow getting this posted!!!! We can't wait to see what amazing creations everyone comes up with for this months movie theme!!

Beach Babe...

March 10th 2013

A reminder post for our weekly ATC Challenge at Wicked Wednesday! Our theme for this week is Pin Up Girls and we already have some great entries!! I have paper pieced this gorgeous image from Angie Delarie Scrapbooking - cute pin up isn't she?? You have until Tuesday Night to link up your ATC.

A Bit of Fragrance....

March 8th 2013

Another post for today! I am sharing my "Spring Fling" Project - a Journal Page - for the Gecko Galz Spring Fling Creations for March. All the details on products used and instructions are at the Gecko Galz Site - and remember every 2 days a new creation will be revealed for Spring!!

What's New Pussycat?

March 8th 2013

A new challenge at Wicked Wednesday for this week "Pin Up Girls" - what a fabulous theme - can't wait to see all those "diva-ish" creations!!! A great sponsor too this week - Sassy Studio Designs! Make sure you check out the challenge blog for some great inspiration from our DT!!

I'm a few days behind this week - having a really busy time workwise with our business at the moment so bear with me while I try to get back on track with posting on the correct days!!!!!

Wine & Dine!

March 6th 2013

Showing off my wine cover creation made using gorgeous patterned papers from Gecko Galz along with a collage image for the gift tag (also from Gecko Galz). I really loved making this cover - instructions can be found at this blog - and they are in metric which was just perfect for my Scor-Pal LOL sorry to those of you who work in inches!!!!! I first saw the bottle cover at Beate's Blog and she was kind enough to give me the link to the original blog.

I am also entering this in the current "Decorate to Celebrate" Blog "Wedding/Engagement" Challenge as it would make a perfect gift or table decoration for a happy occasion!

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The Hatter was the First to Break the Silence!

March 5th 2013

A reminder post for our Movie Magic Monthly "Alice in Wonderland" Challenge - you have until the 10th of March to get your entry in then we will ahve a brand new movie theme!! Images on my cards are from Paper Imagery Designs.

Land of Enchantment

March 4th 2013

A great new challenge at The Cheerful Stamp Pad - "Land of Enchantment" - with A & T Digital Designs as the sponsor this fortnight. I can't wait to see all the "enchnting" creations we get as entries this week!!! My tag uses a gorgoeus fairy/elf image from our sponsor.

New Challenge at Desert Islands Crafts!

March 2nd 2013

A new challenge for the first half of March at the Desert Islands Crafts Challenge Blog and a brand new itinerary. And we are so lucky to have Rick St Dennis as our sponsor this week! I've made this simple card with Rick's Duck image - love ducks - and these 3 look quite frantic LOL!!!

Firstly here's the itinerary (remember to used at least 3 items on your creation):
1. Spring
2. Flowers
3. Fluffy Animals
4. Pastel Colours
5. For Mom
6. Ribbons & Bows
7. Chocolate
8. A Shaped Card
9. Fancy Edges
10. Brads or Eyelets

I used items 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10.

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