Monday, 22 December 2008
Thursday, 18 December 2008
Ingeborg's sketch challenge
Karen's 5,4,3,2,1 challenge
Yesterday I took Mitchell into diabetes clinic. A visit we make very three months. His HbA1c is still a little higher than I would like but the Endocrinologist is still very happy with it. I even ran into a girl I used to go to school with in Kadina whilst we were there. Her son is 11 yrs old and has had diabetes since he was 21 months old. He says he doesn't know life any other way so it doesn't bother him as it is just his life. It is nice to chat with others going through it at times just to compare thoughts and ideas.
I am supposed to be finishing off my Christmas card writing as I am a little late with my overseas ones. I was also going to do some baking but still trying to convince myself on that one.
Tomorrow night I am looking forward to an online class with the lovely Penny Hackney.
If you are interested it is on tomorrow night and repeated on the 10th of January. See here for cost and payment details etc.:
Go check it out!
I have stalled on my Octoberfest layouts at the moment as I have put all the instructions in a display book along with the photos I printed to go with them and can't for the life of me remember where I have put the folder. I am so annoyed with myself as I was going to catch up with a few this week. Never mind, I will find it when I am looking for something else.
Friday, 12 December 2008
It is a PDF, so not fantastically clear with the images but you can read all the info.
I can now proudly post this award on my blog, and hand it on to some other talented ladies.
First is the amazing Leah Fung. Now, I loved watching this scrapbooker on the daily scrapbook lifestyle videos that used to be available to watch on podcasts from BHG. I used to miss my daily dose of these after they stopped them and googled Leah's name to keep up with her creative works. I love how she has kept videos going from her blog along with the talented Donna Salazar and Johanna Peterson.
Second is Penny Hackney, who does some magnificent work with doodling and her own creative style. She also blogs over at Aussie Scrapbooking and runs some cool online classes.
Third, is our S.A. Fiskars Ambassador, Michelle Wallace whom I love to see produce a variety of work particularly with the lovely Heidi Grace and Clound 9 products. I have great fun attending Fiskars crops here in Adelaide with her.
Fourth, the lovely MadScraps owner, Mistra. With a style all of her own and artistic in her uses of mixed media I really enjoy dropping by her blog to catch up on her news and see her stunning art.
And lastly, Heather, a fellow member over at the Scrapwitch forum. She amazes me sometimes with the amount of layouts and cards that she has a go at, and completes in a weekend. I swear she scraps more in a week sometimes than I do in a month. With all the inspiration from our Scrapwitch owner Jill though, who could blame her for getting things done.
Here are the rules:
1. The winner may put the logo on their blog.
2. Put a link to the person who sent you the award.
3. Nominate 5 blogs.
4. Provide links to their blogs.
5. Leave a message for your nominees.
Tuesday, 9 December 2008
Nine crocs a-snoozing
Eight dingos dancing
Six sharks a-surfing
Three wet galahs
Two snakes on skis
* Karen’s Competition: 5,4,3,2,1 Challenge. Your layout must contain the following: 5 embellishments; 4 different techniques; 3 different papers/cardstock; 2 photos and 1 one word title.
* Mary’s Competition: Create a card, LO or OTP celebrating the birth of Jesus.
* Ingeborg’s Competition: Create a layout or card based on the PageMaps sketch.
Tuesday, 2 December 2008
Well this is the video that was created on Sunday afternoon. The boys think it is hilarious! Gotta love boys and their sense of humour.
I have to admit that I was challenged by getting it to upload to youtube and attaching to here. It was not as easy as I thought. Anyway, it's done and they are happy for a couple of months now until they decide it's a good idea to do another.
Personally, I've been getting my very short newsletter for December and January done. I've also completed one of my DT layouts for January - still 2 to go and I've been trying to plan Xmas gifts and lunch with my elder sons.
Today my agenda is writing and posting Xmas cards and eating out - Mexican style tonight.
Enjoy your day!