Tuesday, July 11, 2017


Hey Everyone,
Two weeks ago my nephew and his wife welcomed there first baby into the world..."Harvey" .I bought him the cutest gift........baby converse shoes 😊
made this card.
I used my cricut to cut the 'Star and Boy'...covering them in lots of white glitter. And Yep, I still managed to add a tiny blue doily. I typed his name then stuck it to the inside of the shaker along with a mixture of blue sequins and stars.

Have a fabulous week everyone, thanks for visiting :)


Thursday, July 6, 2017

Feeling Rosey :)

Hey Everyone,
Have you seen the July challenge at 'Kraft plus'?
Kraft + Roses 3 ways

Oh how I love flowers.....I could not wait to get started 😊

I've used a gorgeous photo of the wedding party from my daughters wedding.

I used my cricut to cut the wreath from 'Flower Market' cartridge and 'Flower Shoppe' cartridge for the large pink roses.
Rose back round paper, resin rose, tiny red paper roses, a rose flair and stamped roses. I've also added a few tiny white doilies.....can they be white roses? I've also added two super cute tiny ceramic doves....they are a little hard to spot :)

Thank you for a fun challenge.....have a Happy Day


Tuesday, July 4, 2017

sketchy boards

Hey Everyone,
"Sketchy Boards" has a fabulous sketch and colour inspiration this month...... Love the gorgeous Autumn leaves!

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I have just used the colours , creating this page with some more holiday photos.

I have stamped some floral images in the background, a cluster of pretty flowers and the Perfect title "Nature's Beauty"....I sprayed gold colour shine on it.

Hope you get a chance to play along
Have a great week and Thank you for visiting me :)


Friday, June 30, 2017

Precious Moments

I can't believe its the last day of June today......this year is flying by!
I woke up this morning thinking ....yep there is still time to enter one more challenge.
This page is for "Kaiser".....The theme this month is Circles

The papers and Collectibles are from "Oh So Lovely" collection
I used my cricut to cut the large circle, which I cut in half. The stitched wreath is cut from 'Flower Market' cartridge.

So nice of you to stop by...Enjoy your weekend!


Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Hello Today

So Happy to squeeze in another scrapbook layout before the end of the month!
Today I'm playing along with the challenge at "Scrapping Outback"
WHITE with Orange, Gold and Kraft. 
and the essential Chippie!

The Liquid Amber tree in our front yard looks beautiful at this time of the year...the colours are so pretty. I took this photo last weekend......My husband was mowing the lawn , which is really dry, I was gardening. He mowed past me , covering me in a cloud of dust...I went to cover my face, but instead I thought the sun looked so nice filtering through all the dust...so I quickly snapped this pic on my phone.

I used a few different shades of gelatos to water colour a piece of card stock. I then used my cricut to cut out all the leaves and branch. The negative from the leaves I used as a stencil to add more leaves to the background.  " Hello Today" chippie title is sprayed with gold colour shine.

Hope you are enjoying a great day......we are enjoying beautiful winter weather at the moment, the days are still warm!

Happy Crafting

Monday, June 26, 2017

Its a PINK rainbow

KRAFT PLUS one other colour

A Rainbow of colours.......Which one will I choose?

Then I had this idea.......A PINK rainbow🌈

I used my cricut and 'Create a Critter' cartridge to cut the giant rainbow. Each layer was cut in a different pink pattern paper. I stitched all the layers together then added lots of pretty pink things.

Thanks for a great challenge "Kraft Plus".....this was a fun page to create.

Happy Crafting Everyone, Enjoy your week!


Friday, June 23, 2017

Fun Scrapping

Hello Everyone,
This week I decided to take some time out from painting and have   fun catching up on some scrapping! 
I have two pages to show you.......First up.......I really liked this sketch from "STuck?"

My page
I used my cricut to cut the large heart and stars. The xox are stamped around the edges, a little water colour and some bits and pieces.

 Next up
The theme on the blog this month at "Auzz Trinklets n Craft" is STENCILS

I can't remember the last time I created a Double page...I really enjoyed just using 4x6 photos. I have lots of landscape holiday photos that I don't want to crop! I'm combining these pages with project life style scrapping.

For the background I used 'Altenew Draped Floral Stencil' and chalk inks in soft colours.
The pretty flowers and leaves are from 'Altenew Beautiful Day' stamp. Only the outline stamp was used, I then used gelatos to colour them in.

thanks for visiting me today
Happy Creating

Tracey x 

Monday, June 5, 2017

Super Star

Time to Scrap the Boys for a change!
Using this inspiration board from "Sketchy Boards" July Challenge
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My Son is living in Canada....I often get "Snap chats" from him, but its so frustrating that the pictures or videos only last 10 seconds. Now, before I open a snapchat I get ready to screen shot the images on my iphone. So that is how I got these photos of him having fun spring skiing    boarding.
I cut the large star with my cricut....some stitching, paint splatters, enamel dots more stars.

Be sure to check out the DT members designs, everyone was inspired in so many different ways!

Next up ..... a card 
Auzz Trinklets N Craft inspiration on the blog for this month is "Stencils"
 Super simple Cas style card using "Altenew Floral Draped Stencil"

I used chalk inks blended together to create the pretty colours, a stamp sentiment from Altenew Painted Rose and a sprinkle of sequins for a little sparkle!
For my information please visit Auzz Trinklets N Craft

Happy Monday...Enjoy your week


Wednesday, May 31, 2017

2 Layouts

 Hey Everyone,
I have new carpet......no more old fashion mushroom pink! Ever since we moved here I've wanted to get rid of it...thats 17 years ago. Yesterday was it...Yay...doing a little Happy Dance 😊 So, while is was being installed I had time to play along with a few challenges.

I really liked this sketch from "Scrapbooking Top 50"
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 My page

My daughter and I spent a fun day in the city on her Birthday.....both layouts are from that day.

This next page is for "Scrapping Outback"
Pretty Pastel colours and chipboard

My page
Riding around the city , we came across this gorgeous Hibiscus painting.... I used the lines in photo as a starting point to plan my page.

I punched all the flowers from water colour paper...lots of stamped birthday sentiments! 'Today' is covered in Glitter. The butterflies are chip board covered in picket fence distress stain.

I'd love to know what you think of how I took the pictures of these layouts? I found taking the photo front on, I didn't have a problem with shadows and it was more true to colour.
Anyway....thanks for Looking

Happy Creating

Friday, May 26, 2017

Out side the Box!

Hey Crafty Friends,
I'm still busy painting.....by the end of this weekend I should be done! Can't wait for Tuesday..thats when our new floor goes down, Yay😊
Last night I took some time out to really challenge myself with "Kraft Plus Challenge" 
Outside the Box
No rectangle or square photos

OK....I did plan on giving this month a miss ......I like my square and rectangles! But hey, its a challenge, time to step outside of my comfort zone. After thinking about it for a few days, I came up with this idea.
My Cas Layout
I  added this layout to Kraft plus facebook page......after looking at it I felt something was missing, so I added and extra layer of green behind the photos to link with the green border and a few more drops of gold colour shine. I found the quote on Pinterest.......A tip - if you hate your hand writing like me, just print out the quote , then use transfer paper( I used 'Saral' Graphite) to transfer your words to the page. I then used a black pen to trace over the top.

Thanks for visiting
Happy Crafting

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Live Life in Full Bloom

I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Mothers Day!
The theme for  May at Auzz Trinklets N Craft Blog is
  Mothers Day.

I've created this layout using a Beautiful photo of my mother. I called my mum to find out how old she was in this picture...... She said  " In that photo I am wearing a pale pink angora sweater with pearls" She is 19 or 20.
Hmmm...If I had known  before creating this page, my colour choice might have been different?

I have kept the colours very soft, tone on tone....so they would not take away from the photo.

I have used Altenew "Dahlia Blossoms" stamps and dies to create the three large lemon flowers and leaves. For the small flowers I used Memory box Cherry Blossoms.
The text does not show up very well in the photo.......It reads " Live Life in full Bloom"

I really appreciate you stopping by!  I must apologize for not visiting you.....I'm still very busy painting! In between sanding and coats of paint I try to do a little craft to keep up with DT commitments.The new floor goes down in two weeks time...so looking forward to it! 

Have a great week


Thursday, May 4, 2017

Happy Mothers Day

Auzz Trinklets N Craft theme for May is 'Mothers Day'

My Mum loves the colour orange.......I created this card for her using 'Altenew Brush Art Floral'

I used chalk inks to stamp the flowers and leaves. The heart shape card was die cut with my cricut using 'Lifes a Party' cartridge. I used foam to mount the top layer to the card for added dimension.

A splatter of gold colour shine and a few sequins.

More flowers inside. 
I've had this stamp for ages.....I'm using here for the first time. I really like the shape of the flowers! I think you are going to see it a lot more😊
Happy Creating

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May Sketchy Boards challenge

Happy May to you!
I've put down my paint brush briefly to create a page for "Sketch Boards" new challenge.
A Great sketch and oh how I love this cute pink type writer!

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I just had to create my own little type writer for this page! I used 'Artistry' cricut cartridge and 'Art Booking' for the background overlay.

I typed the journalling on my type writer. 

I hope you can join us this month. 
Ok time to get painting again.......3 rooms completed 2 to go! I have lots to do before the new flooring goes down.

So nice of you to stop by, Happy creating


Sunday, April 23, 2017

A few things :)

Hello .......Its been a few weeks since I have posted anything here! I've kinda got side tracked  painting furniture. My house consists of a mish mash of furniture....most of which I've found at OP shops. I paint each piece the same colour...shabby it up a little, then it all seems to work together. I've even started spray painting china and glass ware white. Anything I don't like the colour of, gets painted! All the items below were a dark wood. 

I did put down the paint brush briefly to make a couple of cards!
Auzz Trinklets N Craft have lots of pretty "Shaker Mix"

First up I used my fuze tool to make a pocket......I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong but it did not work that well. So.... out came  my sewing machine. I think the stitching looks a little more shabby any way with the odd thread hanging.  I stamped the bird branch image on the pretty pink pattern paper then inserted it and lots of shaker mix to the pocket before stitching it closed.   

I made this card for a 21st birthday. I stuck a few 21's to the background paper before adding a few extra to the pocket, along with lots of shaker mix. I think I was shaking the card too much and they have come unstuck......too late to fix, I'd already sewed the pocket shut!

Thanks for taking the time to take a peek at what I've been up to,
Happy Creating