Sunday, May 31, 2009

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Email Inspiration

I got this advert in my email today and really liked the design of it....

So I decided to do a digital scraplift of it... it took me a whole day (off and on) but I am fairly happy with the result!

Merenia took the picture for me a few months ago- not too bad eh?

Hey, hey, it's the weekend, have a good one!!

Friday, May 29, 2009

Thursday, May 28, 2009

My Boys

Oh my, or as Will just said "WOW!" I stuck photos to PAPER rather than shuffling pixels for a change- amazing, may there be more. Aren't they handsome buggers!

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Monday, May 25, 2009

Cool Title

I was really happy with the title on my Animal Instints LO for the Kaiser DT Submissions came out so I thought I'd share what I did here...

1. Print title onto plain paper. I would recommend a simple block font. This one was 'Too Much Paper' (Leaving off the dot on the capital i), 'Tan Patty' and 'Basic Font' would work well too.

2. Stick the title into place with a low tack tape (I use masking tape).

3. Use an embossing stylus to trace the outlines of your letters onto your cardstock.

4. Remove the paper and paint your letters using the embossed lines as a guide.
5. Trace and outline of the letters just inside the edges of your painted letters with a thin tipped black pen. It doesn't need to be perfect.
6. Roughly go over the black line with an opaque white pen leaving some of the black left uncovered.
The result is a fun relaxed and playful title... cool!....

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Friday, May 22, 2009

Thursday, May 21, 2009

A little hybrid bookmark kit

This is something I did a while back to help Kieley out. She set a reading challenge for her class which one young gent met with enthusiasm and so she decided to reward him and I sorted out the prize because Kiley was busy with Ma.

The kit itself had four bookmark size strips of cardstock and various scraps and spares of brads, ribbon and stickers as well as four sets of letters for the name. The graphic above was printed onto paper, cut around and then folded in half and stapled over the top of the kit bag.... sweet and very very easy!!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Monday, May 18, 2009

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Friday, May 15, 2009

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Monday, May 11, 2009

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Friday, May 8, 2009

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Fruit Smoothie-Digi

I've been using lots of digital templates lately, (I know I should credit the makers- I'm need a Digital scrapbooking routine- but would rather spend my time making pages than recording resources) this is another template page. They are great because it makes it so fast and easy.

Monday, May 4, 2009

Documenting Our Family: Artwork

Kids bring home a LOT of art work!!! Initially it tends to be lumpy and covered in all sorts of random stuff and very very sweet. Then it gets a bit more recognisable but doesn't reduce in volume, so....

The bulk of it goes on the notice board for an undetermined duration. Then when I get sick of it or need to be reminded what colour the noticeboard is I take them down. I choose the odd one or two that I think are particularly brilliant and I put them up in the hallway kids and then into memory boxes once a new candidate comes along. Some I just plain throw away and the rest I photograph and then throw them away. One one day soon I intend making a few 'gallery-style' digital layouts with the pictures in digital frames.... I'll show you when I get one done!

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Friday, May 1, 2009