Thursday, December 16, 2010

Good bye for now!

Good bye for now but not for good!
Well actually just for a couple of weeks. The next few weeks will be spent enjoying time with our family and relaxing in good company.

So I just wanted to pop on and wish everyone a gorgeous Christmas and a very happy New Year.

Thank you to all those people who have left me so many lovely comments, each of them has been truly appreciated.

So from my family to yours

Merry Christmas

See you in the new year

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Christmas Creations!

It is gallery release time again at Lime Tart!

I was so excited when I received the gorgeous Full Tart this month. It was filled with such beautiful festive colours that I just had to get into the Christmas spirit.

I started by making three layouts

This layout shows the kit isn't restricted to Christmas projects only

I still had supplies left so I then made a couple of cards

and a couple of tags

Would you believe I still had some supplies left, so I made this frame

and this wreath (the details for this wreath can be found on the Lime Tart blog here).

I was so inspired by this kit that I just wanted to keep on creating!! If you want some more inspiration be sure to check out the other gorgeous creations from the rest of the team in the December gallery.

Thank you so much for stopping by.
Take care

Monday, December 13, 2010

Webster's Pages Note Book

I love December. It is always a great time to be inspired and get creative. There are so many wonderful classes and tutorials around that you can't help but participate. I felt particularly creative on the weekend and made a couple of little things. I decorated a 7 Gypsies Printer Tray as a gift for one of my sister in laws friends. I have to take some better photos of it before I can share it though.

I also have been playing along with the Week of Winter Wonderland over at Webster's Pages. I made this little note book for one of the challenges.

It uses the Life's Portrait papers. I was making this as a gift, but I am not sure if I want to give it away lol. The colours are so pretty.

Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope you have had a chance to feel creative as well.
Take care

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Merry Christmas

Ok I know I am early, but the Christmas spirit has well and truly hit me this year.
I have been making lots of fun Christmassy things this past week. Not much I can share just yet but very, very soon.

One of the things I can share is the cute little Christmas tree that I made for my desk.

It is made using the Spellbinders Lacey Circles die and Cosmo Cricket Circa 1934 6x6 paper pad, both from Lime Tart.

To see how I made this tree, check out my step-by-step post on the Lime Tart blog.

My Christmas shopping is done, I just have to wrap them. I still have a tonne of things to do before Santa arrives though. The girls and I are going to tackle a Gingerbread house today...wish us luck. I will be back soon with some more projects.

Take care

Monday, December 6, 2010

Another sneak peek

Here is a sneak peek of another layout I have made for Lime Tart.

I am not a person who uses a lot of sprays on layouts. I admire those people who do. But I do love the Tsukineko Shimmer Spritz that was in the December Full Tart. It gives a beautiful shimmer, and it sprays so perfectly.

The flower is another Tim Holtz Tattered Florals flower I have made. I love it too! I am full of love lately lol.

Anyway thanks for stopping by.
Chat soon

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Lime Tart December Kits!

It is that time of the month again when the new kits from Lime Tart have been released. This month's kits are full of goodness.

Here is the stunning Full Tart

December '10 Full Tart - Click Image to Close

I was lucky enough to receive this kit this month. Here is a sneak peek of a layout I have made for it.

You won't be disappointed with the Full Tart. The Girls' Paperie products are just gorgeous.

Here is the yummy A la Tarte, aren't those stamps wonderful!

December '10 A la Tarte - Click Image to Close

And here is the Half Tart, but you had to be quick because this one has already sold out!

December '10 Half Tart - Click Image to Close

So many choices!! They are all hard to resist.

This was supposed to be my last month with Lime Tart, but the wonderful Philippa has invited me to stay on for another three months! I am a little bit excited. I have loved working with all of these wonderful kits. Thank you Philippa :)

Well that is it from me today.
I hope you have had a wonderful weekend.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Another class creation!

This week has been wet and rainy here in Canberra. Perfect weather for creating. My motivation is starting to return, yay!

The other day I made this suede notebook cover from the Kim Archer Workshops@ home Handmade Christmas 2010 class. It is not very often that I make things for myself, but I do love my little notebook.

Another thing I love is my Tim Holtz Tattered Florals die. Here are a couple of flowers that I have made with it.

This next one is made from some satin

I love my dies and punches lately. I could not live without them lol.

Thanks for stopping by.
Chat soon.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Quick Hair Clip Organiser

Hi everyone.

How are you all? Christmas has certainly snuck up on me this year. So much to do in so little time lol. I have been lacking a bit of motivation lately so I haven't been creating a lot. Although I am taking part in the Handmade Christmas 2010 classes over at Kim Archer workshops@home.

I love this class. It is filled with so many quick and easy
gifts and projects. I was inspired by Yvette's hair-clip organiser's and had to make them for Kayla and Emily.

They were super quick and easy. Exactly what I needed.

The girls love hanging their clips on it. And it is so much easier than rustling around trying to find clips in a jar. Love it!!

That is about it from me today.
I hope you are all well, and that the Christmas spirit is finding its way to you.

Take care.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Who wants a Sneak Peek!!

Do you want a sneak peak of the Lime Tart December Full Tart?

Yes, well here it is.

I am lucky enough to be working with it at the moment, and anyone that orders it won't be disappointed. This kit is brimming with goodies. The best thing is that you can get an advance subscription and order it now. Just pop over to Lime Tart to pick one up before they sell out.

This kit will certainly bring out your Christmas spirit, it is just gorgeous!

Sunday, November 21, 2010


Do you want to win a really cute mini tote to store your stamps?

The very talented Rachael Merrick is giving away this cute little guy on the Lime Tart blog.

It is made from Cosmo Cricket Early Bird fabric is and totally gorgeous. Imagine how good it would look filled with all your wonderful stamps that you pick up from Lime Tart.

Rachael was sweet enough to send me my very own this week, and I love it!!

So make sure you pop over to the blog and enter this fabulous giveaway.

Chat soon

Sunday, November 14, 2010

It's gallery release day!!!

Happy Sunday everyone!! I hope you are all well. Our house has been hit by another cold. It seems to have been a really nasty season of colds and flu this year, I will be happy to see the end of it.

Colds aside, it is Gallery release day over at Lime Tart!!
The ladies have done an absolutely amazing job this month. I am in awe of all their amazing projects.

I was lucky enough to play with the gorgeous Full Tart.

This is without a doubt one of my most favourite kits ever. It is brimming with stunning Pink Paislee Sweetness papers and beautiful embellishments. It was a delight to work with it.

Here are my projects

A double layout of my cute little niece and her first haircut.

I don't do a lot of doubles, but these photos were begging for it.

A single layout of my beautiful Miss Em

A couple of quick cards

And a mini book that I made using the Pink Paislee Flip Notes that come in the kit. I made this as a gift for my sister.

Such a beautiful kit!! If you want to check out what the rest of the Lime Tart Ladies have created with their kits, be sure to stop by the Lime Tart gallery. It is full of inspiration and definitely worth a look.

Thank you so much for stopping by.
Take care

Friday, November 12, 2010

Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge 53

Hi everyone

How was your week? It has been pretty busy here with my sister and niece visiting. The girls have had an absolute blast though. It will be sad to see them leave tomorrow.

This afternoon my sister and I were just relaxing on the couch and I decided to do some colouring with my Copics and Kraftin' Kimmie stamps.

I ended up making this card for Challenge 53 on the Kraftin' Kimmie blog.

The challenge was to use distressing. I remember not too long ago
how everything I made was distressed to within an inch of its life. It is funny how our style changes over time.

That's about it for me today. Thank you for taking the time to stop by.

Chat soon

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Lime Tart November Kits!!

Can you believe it is November already?

Lime Tart has released another gorgeous collection of kits this month.

Check these out.

The Full Tart. I have this kit and it is absolutely stunning.

Another month full of gorgeous opportunities.

Thank you for stopping by.
Take care