Tuesday, June 17, 2014

A Dramatic Summery June @ Scrap Around The World

Hello :)
(hope you have a cup of tea with you it is a longish post)
Here in Australia we are heading into Winter so
June mood board at 
(Reveal One)

(Reveal Two)  
is just what we needed to make us feel a little visually warmer!


Isn't it beautiful!!!???

I took my inspiration from 4 of the 5 images...
Can you pick which ones?

{ The Heart }

I have used products from
(these gorgeous frames CB6093 & the Filigree WrapScrapwords 01, Carnival Straws)
and products from
(flowers, Collections tissue paper)

There are some amazing prizes up for grabs again this month

 $50 worth of 2Crafty Chipboard!

2Crafty Chipboard is an Australian owned & operated manufacturer & wholesaler 
of laser cut chipboard products, located in Sydney, Australia.  We have been
 in operation since October 2006 & have more than 1 000 designs on offer.
We pride ourselves on quality products that are versatile & up to date with 
market trends, as well as offering unbeatable customer service, 
with quick turnaround of jobs large & small.

We are happy to quote on personalised jobs, whether it be a single title for a 
customer, or large jobs for retreats, classes etc.  If you are a retail business 
& would like to stock our range of unique products, please contact us
 for more information.  Please see further details on our blog!

Image depicts a sampling of 2Crafty's latest products & is for illustration purposes only. Prizewinner will receive an awesome selection of 2Crafty Chipboard to the value of their prize.



$40 worth of goodies from Gauche Alchemy!

Here at Gauche Alchemy we offer mixed media paper craft supplies
 for those artists that like to create outside of the box, inside of
the box & those that like to rip the box a new one! We 
specialize in Punchinella, authentic ephemera & found 
objects perfect for any style or level of crafter.

Your prize will include a variety of Gauche Alchemy Exclusive products 
to the value of $40, including a Punchinella Variety Pack, Ouchless Cardboard, 
Ephemera & various mixed media items & will not be identical to this image. 


$30 worth of Green Tara products & flowers!

Green Tara are an Australian based company & are importers & wholesalers
 of fine handmade & milled mulberry papers,beautiful ribbons,both fabric & paper 
 flowers, washi tape, etc. They are continually adding to their collections of high
 quality products & provide papers with rich colours, wonderful textures & beautiful patterns!

Image depicts a sampling of Green Tara's latest products & is for illustration purposes only. Prizewinner will receive an awesome selection of Green Tara products worth $30.

Blog:  http://www.greentara1.blogspot.com.au/
Website:  http://www.greentara.com.au/home.php 



Fabulous Darkroom Door background stamp worth $22.95 AUD

Darkroom Door is owned by photographer Rachel Greig &  graphic designer 
Stewart Yule, who combine their talents to design a unique range of rubber stamps
 &  papercraft products suitable for card making, scrapbooking, invitations, collage, 
mixed media & altered art. As the name suggests, Darkroom Door products
 have a strong photographic element in their design.

Check out the Darkroom Door website to see their full product range
 along with a gallery full of projects and ideas!

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/rachelgreig


 $15 worth of product from 7Dots Studio!

7 Dots Studio was born from dreams & for dreams. 
We are a European scrapbooking manufacturer of high 
quality scrapbooking products – papers, stickers, die-cuts,
 collage sheets, 6x6 pads, collection kits &chipboards. 
Quality of our products is our top priority. 

Our collections are created by amazingly talented artists - 
from clean, graphic designs to mixed-media, grungy collage look. 
What you can always be sure of are high quality & thickness of our papers, 
which makes them work perfectly with all kinds of media.

 Among our products you will find also clear stamp sets coordinating 
with our collections to make them even more interesting & versatile.
We are amazingly happy & feel very blessed to see how much
 our products are loved by crafters & artists around the world!

If you would like to see more awesome inspiration from 
our design team please visit our blog or Facebook fan page.

{Image depicts a sampling of 7Dots Studio products & is for illustration purposes only. 
Prizewinner will receive an awesome selection of 7Dots Studio product worth $15.}

Blog/website: http://7dotsstudio.com/



$25 gift card from The Flying Unicorn Online Store!

Flying Unicorn...Your Passion. Your Art. 
Their on line store has an incredible selection of products for all paper crafting artists. 
Their Kit of the Month is filled with the latest & greatest ~ including 
an off-the-page project to keep your creative muse flowing!
Be sure to check out the Flying Unicorn forums, a hot & happening place 
which includes monthly challenges, tips, techniques & friendships that last! 

They also have a blog &  Facebook page where you can find loads of inspiration!


The deadline for this challenge is  MONDAY 30th JUNE 2014.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Case File #127 at Color, Stories, Inspiration (CSI)

Hi :)

Thought I would show you how I solved this weeks case at

 {Little Moments}
Colour Scheme- I have used all colours
Evidence- I have used hinges (top left & bottom right), Birds- I have one bird on this fabulous button and I have a little check pattern with the builders tape, under my clusters.
Testimony- hidden on back of layout..... with having so many children I have seen the impact you have on one another and how you learn from each other .....it is such a beautiful thing to watch. You are all so different but then again so alike.... Forever Mum x

We also have a wonderful sketch by
Emma Stafrace
to help inspire you!!!

Products used;
 X-Large Bird button

(click on image and it will take you to CraftQueen)

 CB1124 Hinges 01
 (click on photo to g to Scrapmatts online store)

Hope you have time to join us at
we would love to see your creations

Thanks for stopping by



Saturday, June 7, 2014

Summery Case #126 at CSI

I love the colours in this weeks case file
over at 
(Colours, Stories, Inspiration)

such a summer feel to them.....and for us Aussies that's a warming feeling
as we head into winter 2014

{My Sweet Prince}
I am very lucky as I have 5 of them but this is my youngest one!!!

Colour Scheme all colours.....loved this colour combo!
Evidence- chevrons, dots, flowers, and I've added my own texture to the paper.
Testimony- written on back- Your first ever holiday to the beach, Hugo.... you loved the sand, so much but the water was another story. You screamed whenever we took you near it, until the very last day of our holiday (wouldn't you know it!) Then you cried when we took you away from it! January 2009.

products used:
Scrapmatts- CB6062 Shells 02

CB6062 Shells 02
Craft Queen-Darkroom Door- numbers stamp
Lindy's Stamp Gang-flat fabio in Mango Mania
kaisercraft texture stamp- chevron
c/w mask- sorry can't remember the name of it????

Here is Casefile #126

Thought I would share this photo of Bubba Flynn and his Aunty Samantha.
He is off on Holidays to sunny Cairns for 3 weeks :(
We will miss him!

Have a great weekend!



Friday, June 6, 2014

Autumn Leaves

Morning All :)
Hope your all well and Happy?

Just wanted to stop by and share this layout I have created using some
from 2 of my favourite


This Queens Birthday long weekend
both Craft Queen and Scrapmatts will be at the

Scrapbooking & Papercraft Expo BRISBANE

This event is like Australia's version of USA's

Amazing classes on offer
Craft Queen has 3 classes on offer with inspirational teacher's like
Beck Beattie
Michelle Grant
Gwen Wruck

Scrapmatts also has 3 classes running daily with awesome teacher's
Angella Peardon
Sonia Thomason

Even if your not taking a class the shopping at these 2 stands is
it's like craft heaven.....sigh!

Here is a layout I have created using products from Craft Queen & Scrapmatts

{First Autumn}

Flynn's first Autumn.....don't you just love how babies look at their mother.....it so melts my heart!

I have embossed the leaves using different folders then glimmermisted
them in Autumn colours....love how they turned out!
Let me know if you spot this layout in Brisbane!

products available from Craft Queen:
The light blue trim under the leaves,
7Dots- Cold country paper

Studio Calico wood veneer - birds
Studio Calico wood veneer - hearts and arrows

Scrapmatts used;

CB1152 Leaves 04 CB5086 Leaves 05

Thanks so much for stopping by and if your off to EXPO
have the most awesome time.....I will be there next year for sure!

Have a great weekend



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