Monday, February 28, 2011


My entry into this months challenge over at WW1.

I love this vintage photo of my Dad and I back in 1971, Dad was posted to Papua New Guinea during his time in the army. We spent close to two years living over there.
Independence had not been introduced then and my family had a house-boy by the name of Wow, he became like one of the family. My brothers tell me lots of stories about that time of our lives I just wish I could remember...oh well.
If you look close you can see a Santa Claus with a difference.

It took me a while to do this layout I'm not a real vintage person...i don't think??? But I did enjoy it.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011


Did a layout for colour challenge over at Challenge Heaven......Hhhhmmmm!
 I like but?????
Just not sure if I like it enough.....anyhow here it is

Summer colours and some paint....
Dad has a small farm in QLD on which he has 200, soon to be 300 mango trees. At the end of season he brings us a few to munch on and one Sidney lourves this event very much. I thought perfect thing to scrap about ...very summery. Put lots of flowers on as a very lovely lady showed me how to make them last w/end...thanks Annette.(Mwah!---I love you!!)

must blogoff
thanx for stopping bye

kim xx

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Show us your stuff February Challenge #1

Here's my entry into Show Us Your Stuff, Feb Challenge #1.

You needed homemade hearts.....WaaLaa!!
Feb 14th just happens to be our wedding anniversary. We have been together since 1988 and married since 1992.

A close-up.

My heart feels a little odd this week, with Rhys's departure to UNE.
The yuck weather isn't helping the situation either!
Looking forward to the w/end .

Thanks for stopping by sweet peeps!!!

kim xx

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Big Sigh!

Well at the end of this week, Rhys heads off to UNE....????
I've been feeling rather emotional about this.
He is the first child that is heading/living in another a whole 7-8 hours away from us/me!!!

I keep having flash backs to before he headed off to school...when we use to do things like make shake and bake wedges for lunch.....
 Watching or more like peering throught his kindergarten classroom window to make sure he was fine, on his first day of school......big long sigh!

So I did this layout...sigh!

A Number challenge at Challenge Heaven.


Have to go
thanks for stopping for a look!

Kim X

Monday, February 7, 2011

My first Layout over at Challenge Heaven.

My first  uploaded layout over at Challenge Heaven, had to have the word HAPPY in the title and  a scalloped edge.

so here it is....had fun doing this.

Hugo loving his dirt!!!

Dirt makes a boy Happy and Healthy.

under photo's

a close up of bottom left.

Thanks for stopping by
have to get the kids ready for school.


Friday, February 4, 2011

Kraft it up, February Challenge.

This months challenge is to used the colours

Remember it has to be done on kraft.
And this is what I came up with;

I call it  7,8,9.
why? because Sidney is my 7th, McKenzie my 8th & Hugo my 9th child. I am so enjoying our outings to parks, the pool etc.
Thanks for stopping for a look see.
Hope you have an awesome w/end.

kim X
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