Saturday, February 4, 2012

I'm back.........

Well...boy has it been a while.....its been a hectic 6 months with hospital trips for bursting ulcers, an operation and work, work, work in between. But have to say have started summer off with a bang and am looking tanned and lighter with a South Pacific Cruise and lots of swimming at the local pool under my belt.

The cruise was awesome! 12 days sailing around the islands of Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Snorkelling, hiking, swimming and lots of walks along the beach. Sea days were great as well with soooo much to do on the 'Radiance of the Seas' and scrapbooking with teacher, Melissa Kennedy from KaiserCraft. We made a travel journal (see below) and scrapped beach play, Christmas and some romantic pages too - not sure if I will blog these as we got to play with Pre-CHA release papers.... HOW EXCITING!!!!

When I got home it was straight back to work to get things ready for the new school year and I now have the first week of school done! So....time to take my mind off of work and what better way than with some craft.

So far since I have been home I have constructed a Dusty Attic 16 draw storage and decorated it - now the home of all my jewellery, finished off my travel album and made 7 cards. Have 9 LOs that need to be finished off so I am going to work on those this weekend and only have 1/2 a day at work - all work and no play etc etc....and will make a few baby cards and girl b'day cards for Scrappin Outback to sell as well.

Be My Valentine

Cardstock: Bazzil Kraft
Paper: Basic Grey - Kissing Booth
Stamps: Tiddly Inks 'You are on my Mind'
Dies: Tim Holtz 'On the Edge'
Bling: Tim Holtz Ticket
Copics: R46, RV29, RV32, RV34, E00, E02, E25, E27, E29
Pens: Staedtler Fine Liner

This year: 2 Birthday cards, 5 valentines, 1 travel journal


  1. Adorable cards, I love the layouts, the rolled flowers look gorgeous, thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks. Joey x

  2. wow you have been one busy chick!!! I think they are all stunning, I love your cruise scrapbook too!
    Your tiddly inks card is just awesome hun
    thankyou for popping in on us over on the tiddly inks challenge blog
    hugs Lou xxx

  3. Love the rolled roses and the little heart on the valentine card, nice touches! Thanks for playing along with us at Tiddly Inks!

  4. Hi! Love your cruise layouts! It sounds like you had a lot of fun!
    Your TI card is totally cute! Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks.


  5. All are fabulous but I have to admit the Tiddly Inks card got me and NOT just because I'm an Inker myself! I LOVE those flowers you've added, the stitching and the lace! Gorgeous and thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks!

  6. They are all fabulous! Your Tiddly Inks card is beautiful, I love your DP. Thanks so much for joining us at Tiddly Inks!

  7. Your Tiddly is gorgeous, all your projects were lovely. Great job.

    Love the lace and rolled flowers on the Tiddly.

    Thanks for joining the Tiddly Inks Valentine Challenge & good luck!

  8. I love these projects! Your Tiddly Inks card is so fabulous with those rolled flowers! Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks!

  9. Sweetie this is simply gorgeously stunning :0))) Thank you so much for joining us with Tiddly Inks Valentine challenge this time, Hugs Pops x


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