Sunday, August 31, 2014


My wall calendar for next year :)
I used Studio Wendy's fabulous Templates 2015: Calendar Project {Mega Bundle} at Scrapbook Graphics - and with it I used a few of the Studio Mixes; mainly Flowerbelle but also a few things from Play Kitchen, Melange and Carnival Story. Everything is available at Scrapbook Graphics.

Friday, August 29, 2014

School Memories

It's for this week's Throwback Thursday {Schooltime Memory} at Scrapbook Graphics. It's all about your own memories from school
I used ViVa Artistry's gorgeous On My Desk collab with ETC by Danyale.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Love You

My beautiful tomboy - my eight year old younger daughter :)
I used Dawn Inskip's gorgeous new Special Edition Collection #4 at Scrapbook Graphics.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

School's Here

My kids on the girls' first day of school last week.  My little boy started Kindergarten the day before :)
I did this for the current How Was Your Week challenge, and I used Vinnie Pearce's gorgeous Chinee II {Collection} ~ at Scrapbook Graphics.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Life's a Journey

My younger daughter during her chicken pox phase :)
I used Lydia Designs' Stylish Canvas 01, Anna Aspnes' Artsy Layered Templat No.153, ScriptTease Life No.1 and Life WordART No.7 as well as Dido Designs' {Little Birdie Told Me V} Page Overlays ~ everything available at OScraps.

2015 Calendar

January and February of 2015
 - using Studio Wendy's fabulous Calendar Cards 2015 {Templates}. The kits are Studio Mixes #61 New Resolutions for January and #65 Always Being You for February. Everything at Scrapbook Graphics.

Fishing Queens

My oldest daughter and her friend with their catch of the day :)
I did this for Our Misadventures' Designer Spotlight Challenge at OScraps and used her On the Edge {templates} as well as Snips & Snails' Gone Fishing {kit} ~ both available at OScraps.


My oldest daughter back in April 2007 :)
I did this for the current Throwback Thursday {Girl & Pink} challenge at Scrapbook Graphics, and I used Sherwood Studio's Spring Breeze {bundle} ~ available in the Archive Attic at Scrapbook Graphics.

Thursday, August 21, 2014


We were selling candy floss at the end of July with some other fund-raising soccer families - and my oldest daughter found the smell of the candy floss machine rather bad.  She wasn't the only one, it really stank :)
I used Dawn Inskip's amazing new Emotional {collection} at Scrapbook Graphics.

Monday, August 18, 2014


My little boy fell asleep on the sofa the other day.  Summer vacation is so tiring :)
I used the amazing shOOting Stars designer collab for August.


We went to a wedding Saturday, it was really beautiful and fun :)
I used Jimbo Jambo Designs' Big Bang templates, Merkeley Designs' Hope kit and Kitty Designs' The Golden Flakes and Touch of Magic {Splatterish}. Everything is available at OScraps.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

We Are Here

My husband and I spent 2 weeks hiking the Scottish Highlands in July 2003.  This was our last day, when we were leaving our vacation house and getting ready for the airport :)
Scrapbook Graphics is 11 years old this month, and I did this for 11 Years Ago... {Birthday Challenge}.  I used Lilas Designs' Tenderness {kit}, a couple of the Sissy Sparrows' The Paper Swan {Overlays} and the "We Are Here" wordart is a former freebie from Maya. Everything at Scrapbook Graphics.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Beauty Inside

My son enjoying the balcony during one of VERY few sunny days this summer :)
I did this for Challenge No1 {COPYCAT} at OScraps this month. I used MaryPop Designs' gorgeous Beauty Inside ~ available at OScraps.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Happy Birthday SBG

Scrapbook Graphics is 11 this month - and we are celebrating with a whole lot of challenges and games :)
 This is for the Birthday Card Challenge and I used Newlife Dreams' Birthday Celebration and Born To Party Number Candles and Alpha. The doily is from Studio Manu's A Perfect Moment {kit}. Everything is available at Scrapbook Graphics.


There haven't been many nice sunny days around here this summer - but we are taking full advantage of the few good days.  That's my younger daughter tanning - she's usually paper-white, and this tanning session didn't make much difference :)

I used Dawn Inskip's fabulous new Harmony {Collection} at Scrapbook Graphics.


My kids :)
I used Chunlin Designs' Peachy & Lime Blue {Papers} and Peachy & Lime Blue {Elements}. Available at With Love Studio.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Remember This

My younger daughter's first real picnic Smile
I did this for the Throwback Thursday {Picnic To Remember} challenge at Scrapbook Graphics.  I used mostly Em-Ka's Have a Nice Day!, but the brackets are from Dawn Inskip's Snakes and Ladders and the fading wordart is from the Studio Girls' Connect collab. Everything at the Archive Attic at Scrapbook Graphics.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Streets of Bejing 2

Beijing in August 2011.  This is my second layout of our walk home from an amazing hotpot restaurant about a kilometer north of the Forbidden City.  The houses on the left of the canal were in such stark contrast to the palaces.
I did this for Challenge No6 - Multi Designer at OScraps this month.
I used:
~ Anna Aspnes - WaterColor Template Album No1C
~ Vicki Stegall - Beatrice
~ Jopke - Comfy Cozy
~ ValC - Tell The Tale {Bundle}
~ Anna Aspnes - ArtPlay Palette Christmas
~ Design by Tina - Summertime

Love the Beach

My girls and my husband on the beach back in late April 2007.  It was my younger daughter's first time using a bucket - she wasn't sure what to do with it :)
I did this for the current Scraplift Challenge at Scrapbook Graphics.
I used Palvinka's Sea Adventure kit and Sherwood Studios' The Photo Project - Photo Clusters Mosaic as well as wordarts from Palvinka's Take Me To The Beach and SBG Designer Studio Mix I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside.