Thursday, June 23, 2016

The Puzzle!

Hello.....hope you are having a great week! 

Kraft + Plus has a fun challenge this month....."The Puzzle"
Jigsaw pieces + Kraft
I had all these ideas for a scrapbook layout, but nothing was working.......So I decided on a card! 

The card base is Kraft along with the large Jigsaw piece, which I cut using 'Artist' cricut cartridge. The flower was made using 'Mothers Day Bouquet cricut cartridge then I added a doily and another small flower. 

AND.....Here is my layout that I could not get to work on looked so much prettier  on white card! 

I used 'Gelatos' to water colour the puzzle pieces. A Sprinkle of pretty bits and pieces to finish it off.

Happy Creating


Monday, June 20, 2016

Funky flairs

Hi Everyone,
I haven't had anything to share the last couple weeks......but I have been busy scrapping, trying to get ahead on a few DT projects for July.
 All done, so now I have time to play along with some challenges before the end of the month.
Such a Pretty inspiration Board from 'Funky Flairs'

 My Page

'Love you Just the way you are' chipboard title is from 'Scrapping Outback' which I won in a challenge. I painted it in a pale pink crackle paint.......its hard to see in the photos.

Here is a a few closeups of a pretty heart 'Flair' and a Flower I made using 'Flower Shoppe' cricut cartridge.

Neha from "Auzz Trinklets n Krafts" has a fabulous collection of Stamens which I love using on  my paper Flowers. My friend Anna crocheted the gorgeous flower.

Happy Monday to You
Thank you for Visiting


Friday, June 3, 2016

Sketchy Board Challenge

Hi Everyone,

I've been having computer issues, so I'm a few days late sharing the Scrapbook page I created for "Sketchy Boards" June Challenge.

Such a pretty inspiration photo and Fabulous Sketch!

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Lots of Layers and some Handmade flowers cut with my cricut.
I loved the Floral painted wall near a local train daughter and I thought it was the perfect photo backdrop!!

I Hope you can join us this month...Happy Creating

Tracey x

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Hello Friend....card

Hello Crafty Friends,
Today I have a card to show you that I created following the 
In April I won the challenge...........thank you Debbie for inviting me to 
 be a guest designer for this challenge.

How cute is this photo!

Hello Friend

I was inspired by the pretty colours and the bow ties. I layered 'Stitched Tag #1' Sweet cuts, with Bows and Flowers from 'Hello Spring' Sweet cuts. I also used 'Hello Spring' stamps to emboss around the bows and flowers. Hello Friend Sentiment is from Hello Friend' stamp set

Be sure to check out the gorgeous projects the Design Team have created.

So nice of you to visit

Tracey x

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Choose Happy!

Its so nice having some spare time to play in my craft space!!
I have one more card to link up to "Kaiser Craft" May challenge using pretty papers from 'Finders Keepers' collection and inspiration from this pretty mood board!

KC MAY 2016

......Choose Happy......

I did a little re-cycling.........the white paper with the bicycle on it is part of the packaging that the collectibles come in!  I think it looks cool stitched to the card, with a paper bow attached above. 

Can you believe we are half way through the year already?

Happy Creating Everyone

Tracey x

Monday, May 30, 2016


Hey Everyone,
I thought I'd squeeze in one more challenge before the end of the month.
Look how pretty the colours are in this mood board for  May  from D-Lish Scraps.

The sketch was optional but I really liked here is my page.

The resin Daisies are from D-Lish.  I made the large flowers using my cricut and Art Philosophy cartridge. Last week I was messing around with water colours for a card......I wasn't happy with how it was turning I cut the card into doily circles, which I used on this layout!

Happy Monday 
Enjoy your week


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Oh Happy Day

I'm loving this mood board from Kaiser May Challenge

KC MAY 2016

So, I've created another card, using papers and collectables from the "Finders Keepers" collection.....also cute wooden hearts.

a few of my favorite things....crochet doilies , sequins, buttons and a little stitching.

Its so nice having a little more time to create.......hopefully I can complete a few more projects before the end of the month.

Enjoy Your week Everyone

Tracey x

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

For You

Hello Crafty Friends,
So nice of you to stop by.

Today I have a card to  share....I've used Pretty Papers from "Kaiser" and Die's from "Paper Sweeties"

The Tea Pot was Die cut from 'Tea for Two' collection...first with card board then  pretty foil embossed paper. 'For You' is from Little Wishes....I used White embossing powder on the is from 'Celebrate' collection.


 I combined the colours from both mood inspiration was a Tea party theme... like the bottom right photo. All the papers are Kaiser including the white glitter square frame, ribbon and gems.

KC MAY 2016

We are having fabulous Autumn weather.....25 degrees Celsius and sunny.
Hope you are having a wonderful week

Tracey x

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Be Happy..Be Bright...Be you

My days have been really busy lately.....doing what, I don't know!! I've just struggled to find any time to craft. But I was determined to complete at least one layout before the end of the weekend.

"Funky Flair Inspiration Studio" has a great mood board for the month of May........Cornflower Blue and Yellow

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A few flowers and leaves cut with my cricut......just for fun I added a tiny wooden Ladybug like the mood board, crochet doilies, sequins and a pretty 'Flair Button'

I've also completed a few cards which I will share during the week.

Happy Weekend to You

Tracey x

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Love Birds

Hello, so nice of you to visit!

As soon as I saw the May inspiration photo at "Scrapping Outback" 
 I knew the colours would be perfect for a layout using a wedding photo of my daughter and her husband.  Rasberry and Dusty Pink are just a few of the colours I used when I made the flowers for the tables.

Deep Raspberry, Dusty Pink, Mint green and a touch of Orange and Brown. 

My Page

The 'Love Birds' chip board is from 'Scrapping Outback'. I inked it with white and then added a little pink.....I wanted it to blend with the background.  I Fussy cut  flowers and added some that were handmade using my cricut and 'Mothers Day Bouquet cartridge' Love the sparkly stamens.

Its so nice having a little more time to create.

Enjoy the rest of the week Everyone


Monday, May 9, 2016

Funny Face

Happy Monday Everyone.......I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Mothers Day yesterday :)
I enjoyed a few hours in my craft space, having fun creating for a few challenges.

Look at this pretty mood board from "Scrapbooking Top 50" 

 I was inspired by the Fun colours, Pink stripes, Flowers and Hearts. The title was cut using cricut cartridge Mickey Font. I used Gelatos to colour it in. A few fussy cut flowers, a sprinkle of enamel dots and some Fun Photos of my nieces daughter.

Thank you for stopping by......Happy creating.

Tracey x

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Fun Photos

Its a New Month......New Challenge!
How will you be inspired by the the Colours and Sketch from "Sketchy Boards" May challenge.

I stuck close to the sketch using a few colours from the photo as well.
Gold  Aqua Brown
My page........Me having fun at Disney Land

I made the rosette tucked behind the photo.......a little machine stitching, a few enamel dots, love the flair button from "Funky Flairs" and No sequins! LOL

Happy Creating

Tracey x

Friday, April 29, 2016

Live in the moment

So Happy I found a little time to enter "Scrapping Outback" Challenge for April
"White with a Twist"
Creamy Orange/Tangerine, White and a touch of Grey 

Love this photo of my Husband and 'Jett'

The background overlay was cut using "Artbooking" Cricut cartridge.
A little stitching , washi tape, lots of sequins a few buttons , wooden hearts and flowers. The 'Flair' button is from 'Funky Flairs' and the Chip board is from 'Scraping Outback'

Its my sons birthday today...........I need to go and see if his cake is cooked!
Yay....its the weekend tomorrow

Tracey x

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Birthday Wishes

Hey Everyone,

Its my daughters  20th Birthday today. 
This is the card I made for her..........My inspiration came from one of her gifts Marc Jacob "DAISY" So Fresh perfume. A few weeks ago I saved some papers used to sample perfume, they had  the perfume bottle design printed on them.......I thought they would look pretty on a card.
The background overlay was cut with cricut Artbooking and the Flowers with George. 
Oh......and a little more perfume added to the paper, the card smells Beautiful, just like a bunch of flowers.

Look who we met today.............It was such a pleasure meeting
 'Dear Lizzy' she is so sweet!

At the class there was a paper pack to be won.......I whispered to my daughter " You will win this, its your day........And guess what she did!

Have a great week


Sunday, April 24, 2016

True Love

Hello..........After a busy week I've really enjoyed having some time to play in my new craft space. I find myself standing in the middle of the room looking around wondering where I have put stuff.....its so organised! 

KC april 16

I have rotated it to suit my photo.
One thing I like about Kaiser papers is its very easy to combine collections.....which I have done here.
This photo was taken the day before my daughters wedding, at the rehearsal... I could not resist having a photo taken with my husband on the double swing.
The two large blue flowers where made by me using 'Mothers Day Bouquet' cricut cartridge. 

Happy Weekend Everyone


Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Thank you Card

Hey Everyone.....I've been enjoying having  time to catch up on some card making. This 'Thank you' card is for a friend who helped me on the day of my daughters wedding with the Hair........I did my two daughters hair ( Bride and Maid of Honor) and she did the other Bridesmaid's Hair.......Most of all she kept me calm , specially when I was having a Brain Freeze, LOL!
 Styling a Brides Hair on her wedding day, can be stressful.....but when its your own daughter, OMG!!  Anyway.....they all looked Gorgeous! 

I used water colour paper for the background.....I covered an  embossing folder with ink, sprayed it with lots of glimmer mist then pressed the water colour paper on top. A few wooden buttons, a tiny bird and for extra sparkle...sequins!
 My inspiration for this card came from the April challenge at 'Paper Sweeties.' The Banner and Thank you stamp are Paper Sweeties.


Thanks so much for visiting.....I'm slowly making my way around to you. 
Have a wonderful week

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

White with a touch of Gold

 Hey Everyone,
It seems like forever since I have created a took me a while to work out what to do? But it slowly came together. My Friends Favorite colour is White.......So I decided to go with "White on White with touches of Gold.

I used 'Wrap it Up' Cricut cartridge for the card shape......In Cricut Craft room I welded rosettes together to form the edge border. 'Art Philosophy' cricut cartridge was used to cut the shape on top of the doily with the coordinating stamp. 
Can you see the tiny white blends with the background, I think it looks kinda cute! Oh, and I made a tiny paper clay bird sitting on Happy.
Hope You like it Leanne...Happy Birthday

Tracey x

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

DIY Wedding decorating

Hello Everyone,
My blog has been very much neglected the last few months........As chief decorator for my daughters wedding I have been really busy! Well, She was married on the weekend.......the weather was PERFECT, it was a fabulous day. We still have family visiting from over the last few days we have been playing tour  guides. 

I'm a little late posting my project for "Sketchy Boards" March challenge.
 How pretty is this photo!

 My project using the colours from the photo. This is what I've been doing for the last couple months...making flowers, lots and lots of flowers! My cricut has been getting a major work out :)

I punched lots of gold glitter hearts.

Table number tags with a strip of gold glitter and gold numbers

A little paint on an old suit case, lined with the same paper that I have used on some of the flowers. "Rock Princess" cricut cartridge was used to cut 'CARDS' the Hearts on the font!
The Marque Heart is from Heidi Swapp......I covered it in gold glitter too.

My daughters mother in law made the cakes......they are covered in white chocolate, so delicious! More flowers..........."Always & Forever" was cut with my cricut, sorry I  can't remember the cartridge.

My son made the wooden frame, my daughter painted it white...... I made the Giant Heart. 
A real family affair!

I've been saving these Jam Jars  for candles for months and the etched design in the glass. My Husband helped by eating the jam, LOL!  We found the pretty water colour prints on line some where ( when I have more spare time I will add links) to create simple place cards, which coordinated with the invitations. I gave my daughters husband a quick lesson on embossing...As I cut he embossed!

Such a cute Chapel

The Bride and Groom

I hope you have enjoyed all the the end of the month things should get back to normal around here, I think I need a Holiday.

It will probably be a few more weeks before I have time to visit you, 
Thanks so much for visiting me