Saturday, December 30, 2017


Hello there,
It feels like I have been away for sooo long, so much has happened since I last posted here, so busy.. I trust you had a lovely Christmas shared with those you love...  It wont be long and we will be into the New Year...  I trust the year ahead will be a good one for us all..

I managed to hide in my scrap room for a little while and I created a layout for WHITE WITH ONE as I had a photo of my Dd that I wanted to scrap...  The Santa hat on the horse inspired me to create for this challenge this month...  which is...

and my layout.. some closer views..

Some star stencilling and all the chipboard is from Scrapmatts..

Enjoy Everyday Moments..

Please excuse the warp from the paint on the back ground!!! Love this photo!!

Thanks so much to those who still come around the blogs, it seems like not many visit blogs, so I do appreciate you taking the time to come by, and thank you for the comments you leave me too!!

and I must wish you all a very Happy New Year, I pray you will know many blessings and happy moments in the new year ahead..  Thanks for your support this year too... until next year!!!

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Saturday, December 16, 2017

STUCK?! : December 15th Sketch.

Hello there!
How are you all going? I am just popping in to put up the new and really fabulous sketch for STUCK?! SKETCHES December 15th reveal which has seen the Design Team take quite a few different interpretations so make sure you check out the Designers inspiration over on the STUCK?! Sketches Blog .

A big thank you goes out to Creative Embellishments, for sponsoring this challenge, they are offering a $25.00 gift certificate to their online store to one lucky participant!

 Creative Embellishments is a new family owned company that was created by Michael and Nicolle Kramer. We are a husband and wife team who design and manufacture unique, high quality chipboard, wood and rubber stamp products. It is our mission is to offer fun and inspiring products to bring out your inner creativity that you can add to any project. In the near future we will be expanding into other mediums such as rubber/acrylic stamps and acrylic embellishments.

AND thank you to Scrapbook Nerd, who are also sponsoring this challenge, offering a $20.00 gift certificate to their online store to a second lucky participant!

Scrapbook Nerd is committed to helping you find creative ways to capture and preserve your memories. We have a passion for scrapbooking and other paper crafts and we want to share that with you. Its our goal to provide you with quality products from companies you know and introduce you to ones you might not.
As part of our commitment to you Scrapbook Nerd has a forum & gallery. A friendly place you can connect with other crafters, share ideas and techniques that will help grow your crafty skills.
Sign up for our newsletter to see all the latest happenings here at Scrapbook Nerd.

ALSO, We want to show you how much we appreciate that you play along with us and share your designs and talent with us so we will be choosing one scrapbooker from each challenge to guest with us at a later date! For example, our chosen scrapbooker from our December 15th challenge will guest for our February 15th challenge!

And the sketch is..

And my layout using this wonderful sketch..

Some closer views..

Fussy cutting and some stamping on the back ground!

Life is full of wonderful moments!

Life is full of special moments! Perhaps you have some special moments you would like to scrap using this sketch from STUCK?! SKETCHES! 

I have just been away to Townsville where we witnessed my DD graduation from the Police Academy. What a special and proud occasion for all of us..  I would love to share a news report about it..  I certainly do pray for each of these new recruits as they begin their new employment in the next weeks.  Thank God for all our emergency services who give their lives to help others.. 

Thanks so much for coming by, I know only too well how busy this time of the year is... I have barely thought of Christmas but I am hoping to get my head around the fact that there is just over 1 week until the big day.. So thank you for taking the time to call by and thank you for the lovely comments you leave me too...

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Saturday, December 09, 2017

123 CHALLENGE BLOG - December.

Hello there,
How has your day been? I am just popping in to share my take on this months challenge over at the 123 CHALLENGE BLOG and it is..

to use these three colors predominately and the sketch for inspiration and the two words on your layout..

I thought of Christmas and have used an older photo of my children for my layout..

some closer views..
I have created the flowers using dies..
more dies and fussy cutting..

Celebrate together..
My goodness where has the time gone!!?? and it will only be a couple of weeks and we will have Christmas again!!!  You can check out the designers inspiration and link up over at the 123 CHALLENGE BLOG HERE!!!

Thanks so much for dropping by, I do hope you are not tooo busy for this time of the year! Take some time for yourself ... thanks to those who leave me lovely comments. I do appreciate each one!! take care..

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Saturday, December 02, 2017


Hello again,
Just popping in to share the fabulous new sketch for STUCK?! DECEMBER 1ST reveal. Another lovely sketch that I enjoyed creating with.. and it is..
And before you get into the sketch I must share about the wonderful sponsors for this challenge ...

A big thank you goes out to Wycinanka, for sponsoring this challenge, they are offering a beautiful themed prize pack to one lucky randomly drawn participant!
In a small factory at the foot of the Izera Mounains,
with passion and involvement, we create unusual products to handicraft.  

In Wycinanka's offer you will find chipboards, stencils, stamps and ... just look at
AND a warm welcome and thank you goes out to Bramble Fox, a brand new sponsor for us here at Stuck?! Sketches!  Bramble Fox is offering a $25.00 (Pound) gift certificate to their online shop to a second lucky participant!

Bramble Fox creates beautiful and unique embellishments that are perfect for all memory keeping projects! Our ever expanding range of designs reflects current trends adding a timeless access to Scrapbook pages, Project Life, Planners and more.
In addition to our standard ranges, we can design products to compliment kits or one-off designs for that special occasion such as Weddings. Just get in touch with us:
There is always lots of inspiration to be found on our website or follow us on Instagram - @Bramblefox

Bramble Fox is also offering all of our readers 10% off in their shop with the code STUCK10, until December 31st!
As always, we want to show you how much we appreciate that you play along with us and share your designs and talent with us so we will be choosing one scrapbooker from each challenge to guest with us at a later date! For example, our chosen scrapbooker from our December 1st challenge will guest for our February 1st challenge!  

So make sure you pop over to the STUCK?! Sketches Blog and check out the fabulous inspiration from the other designers.. 

and my layout..

some closer views..

Some fussy cutting and a sweet dandelion stencil!!

Fly High.

I have used old papers for this layout, so good to use them!!

I hope your day has been a good one, thanks for your visit, and thanks for the lovely comments too..

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Friday, December 01, 2017

KRAFT+ DECEMBER - Photo Inspiration

Hello there,
well here we are... December...  This is the last month of the year, and I hope it is a really good one for us all!! I've got lots happening this month.... my Daughters baby shower, my other Daughters Graduation from the Academy and of course... Christmas.. and my youngest Daughters birthday... whew... I am tired just thinking about it... I hope I can get a few moments of creative time to escape!!!

The first challenge for this month that I would like to share is a fabulous one from KRAFT+ and it is an inspiration photo board.. now these can inspire lots of things, so make sure you check out all the designers inspiration over on the BLOG HERE!!!

Now the challenge photo..
soooo much you can take from this... I took the colors from the bottom circle.. the teal and the red and white and green and created my take for this month..

some closer views..

and my layout..

I hope your December is off to a great start!! Thanks for dropping by, and thank you to those who leave lovely comments for me to read!! Have a wonderful day!!

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