Create is my One Little Word for 2013.

I am doing Ali Edwards One Little Word (OLW) class for 2013 and boy has my word hit home ALREADY! For more info or to join in the fun head over here. The main reason I chose create was because I got to the point that I was sick of buying and storing – time to get my A into G and CREATE something! 

Create also means many more things to me which I discovered in our January class.

My prompt cards aren’t quiet finished yet but I will upload what I have done and when I finish them I will upload the completed month 🙂

I am sharing this because it is a journey that I will be taking in 2013 and also because I can finally share my very exciting news that I have eluded to – I have been asked to be a part of someone else’s design team and primarily I will be using my OLW for my posts. Head on over to The Stamp Spot and you can see my welcome blog post and a little bit about me from the very lovely Michelle.

I think though, that that is enough talking from me so here are the pictures

Anyways, if your reading this Michelle, I am so excited to be joining your team and to say that I am a little flattered is an understatement!! Thank you for asking, I’m very much looking forward to sharing my creations with you and The Stamp Spot 🙂

As always, thanks for stopping by and taking the time to have a look at my little blog 🙂

To – Do List Shrinking (SLOWLY!)

Well, last night I headed down to my LSS – Made With Memories – for a crop night and I actually managed to get some LO’s done!! Woo-hoo!! I also had the pleasure of meeting a FB friend IRL – the very lovely Trudie 🙂 

These pages have been mostly put together (mats etc stuck down – awaiting journalling and photos) for quiet a while as they are some of the pages from Master Jacob’s first year album (he just turned 3 a couple of weeks ago!!). Oh, and I used the gorgeous range from My Little Yellow Bicycle called Babysaurus which I believe is retired now, so glad I grabbed as much as I did when I did!!

They are very simple and the last month I “completed” needs a little something on the RHS. I have to admit I was feeling very nostalgic while trimming photos and doing journalling – how on earth has it been 3 years already??!

Enough chatting – here is what I did last night 🙂

Jacob’s 4th month 
Two of my all time favourite photo’s of Jacob were taken in this month – the 2 big ones, just love them!

Jacob’s 5th month
The little onsie’s are from Angie’s Etsy shop HERE. (And I purchased these long before I was a part of her DT!!)

Jacob’s 10th month
The journalling for this one is a little fold out card under the 10 month tag that is there. We had a HUGE month for Jacob’s 10th!!

Jacob’s 11th month
It needs something on the RHS – I have a heap of the range still of the beautiful Babysaurus range from Little Yellow Bicycle so I’m sure I will find the perfect little thing to add 🙂

Thanks for stopping by and hopefully will be back with some more photos tomorrow or Monday – having a local PL catch up and hope to also achieve something there – though Trudie and I may have to hide in a corner!!

Have a great Saturday 🙂

PL Week 3 is done!

Well, hi there!!

After a crazy, busy week and especially weekend (4 birthday parties, 3 days, 1 x 3 year old, 1 x 5 month old and 1 husband away at work!!) I managed to complete week 3 of my PL. I am super happy that so far I have stayed up to date especially considering how busy this time of year is for my family!!

I have included not 1 but 2 inserts this week – my oldest son had a birthday and we managed a couple of extra shots that just HAD to printed at 4×6 to be included!

First up is the double page spread


I just want to say that I had to include the one of Master Hunter with his worm as Master Jacob has been trying for weeks to get him to play with it and that day he actually grabbed hold of it and was not only playing with it but giving it big cuddles – my boys are so cute!!


This is pretty straight forward but I just wanted to point out that my beautiful niece (who turned 14 yesterday) was totally conned by Jacob to read to him – he absolutely adores her (and I’m pretty sure the feeling is mutual!)

The front of my 1st insert. 4×6 and this photo was just snapped I think by chance by our wonderful friend Alicia on Jacob’s birthday. We had all gone to our local Macca’s for a special treat for Jacob and after dinner and play we were sitting there quietly and this was captured =)

Back of 4×6 insert. The journalling around the photo says “Jacob’s last present from us. We waited till Alan was home and Jacob had a HUGE grin on his face when I wheeled it out!”
This next insert is a Bazzill Lickety Slippers insert that is 12 6×4’s with a fold. 

Up first is the day before his birthday, “helping” with the cake and the morning of his birthday.
This is the insert opened up including the party invitation and also the lolly bag name tag (which I haven’t yet worked out how to mount etc so any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!!). The cake and present fun on the day of his party.

And last up is the back of the folding insert. We had a trip to a local park in the afternoon of Jacob’s party (top), his 1st ride on his new bike and lastly a not too bad family photo taken on the day of Jacob’s birthday party.

As always, thanks for stopping in (and this time for reading all my rambling’s!!) and feel free to leave me some love =)


My 1st Creations for Angie

Hi again!! Well, I can’t believe it but here I am with another post!!

My very 1st creations for Angie were due in on Sunday and I’ve been waiting to upload them here as I’m a lil proud of what I’ve done 🙂 

Head on over to Angie’s blog here to have a look at what all the other very talented DT girls have come up with. And, if you fall in love with these little cuties head on over here to buy them for yourself!!

Up 1st is 2 tags I created for a FB group I am part of and we are swapping Valentine’s tags. I hope whoever ends up with them, loves them!

I also did a SMASH page with this little cutie – I just couldn’t resist 🙂

As always, thanks for stopping in, feel free to leave me some love!! 

I’m off to watch some Homeland with hubby before he flies back to work tomorrow.

PS I have something very exciting (well, exciting for me!) in the works and will share as soon as I can 😉


Saturated Canary Challenge

Well, I love, love, love Krista’s work over at Saturated Canary and recently stumbled upon her other blog – Saturated Canary Challenge Blog so thought I would have a play with one of her beautiful stamps and picked Fintastic. 

The challenge theme is Inspired by a movie and as soon as I saw this little beauty I was taken back to when I was about 8 or 10 and saw the movie Splash (starring Darryl Hannah) so here is my entry, hope you like it!

I think I shall give this to my beautiful niece Courtney who will be turning 14 next week 🙂

As always, thanks for stopping in and have a great night 🙂


PL Tag Swap

Wowsers!! I can’t believe this!! When I woke up this morning I hadn’t even come up with an idea for my PL tag swap and now I not only have an idea but they are completed!! I just need to pop them into an envelope and get them in the letter box!! By the way, I have also been busy getting ready for Jacob’s birthday party tomorrow which has included making a dinosaur cake!! I hope he loves it!!

Anyways, here are my tags and I hope to be back tomorrow or Monday night to share my creations for Angie 🙂

Have a great night and thanks for stopping by 

PL Week 2

Well I’m super impressed with myself as today I finished both my ATC’s for a swap (I will share a photo when they are all sent back) which was Fairytales/Storybooks and I also completed Week 2 of my PL! So here goes:

Here is both completed pages:

Here is LHS:
Here is RHS:

Week 2 includes another insert as I spent last Saturday morning with my sister and her partner and my boys at Coogee Beach Marina (here in WA) and got a heap of photo’s I just couldn’t not include! And, if you haven’t been there and are local, I highly recommend – especially if you have young children.

 Front of insert (this is a WRMK PP):

And back of insert:

I am off to feed the baby and probably read a bunch of books to my now 3 year old little man after which I hope to be working on my goodies from Angie for this weeks stamps 🙂

Have a great night (or day!) whatever you may be doing!!



For My 1st Ever Post….

Firstly, a massive thank you to the wonderful Kellie Winnell over at Give a Girl a Blog for the design (and very quickly I might add!!) of my brand new blog! I absolutely love it!!

Here goes:

Well, since it is my big boy’s 3rd Birthday tomorrow first up is the card I created (only today!) for him. He has a thing for dinosaur’s at the moment for those of you that don’t know!!

Here are the lolly bags which I put together last night for Jacob’s party on Sunday – we had guests today that can’t make Sunday but I didn’t want them to miss out on the goodies. But, as usual, I forgot to give them out!! Der!

Somehow or other this week as well I have finally gotten around to doing up a sign for Hunter’s bedroom door.

Well, thanks for dropping in! I’m off to ice 2 dozen cupcakes and wrap some presents! Have a great night 🙂