Monthly Archives: December 2006

summer …

[Paper from Quite Contrary by IOD. Alpha brush by Katie Pertiet. My staple. Fonts: Journaling Hand, Arial.] Back home again. Sigh. There’s something about one’s own bed, one’s own washing machine and drier, one’s own dust bunnies. Somehow your own dust bunnies don’t seem as menacing or as annoying as ones you find in expensive […]

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just because …

[Black ribbon by Natalie Braxton. Kit: Summer Sweetness, black clip and notepaper  by [ksharonkdesigns]. Stitching by Katie Pertiet. Font: Courier.] Sometimes my photographic subjects get sick of having a camera stuck in their faces … don’t know why, really I don’t!!! [Tape from Flap, flower brush from Brushware Flower Sprays by Tracy Ann Designs. Fonts: […]

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it’s a very good thing …

[Heart by tyting. Papers from Holiday Romance paper by me. Notepaper strip from Pink Kisses, notepaper from Summer Sweetness, flower (recoloured) from Sweet Nothings, black clip from Wishing You, staple from Celebrate, all  by [ksharonkdesigns]. My photo edge.] You guys!!! I’m on holidays! I sat the girl down in the exact same spot where I […]

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eyes …

[Blue paper from Birthday Paper Pack, Handstamped Alpha by Michelle Coleman. Flourish by Rhonna Farrer. Font: Mcgannahan. Inspiration from a layout by Candy Sorenson called Home, in the Digital Artist Magazine, Nov 2006.] I know, I know … shouldn’t scrap a photo too many times, but I like this one of the boy, so I’m […]

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twitchy …

[Credits: Dot from Jazzydots by Tracy Ann Designs. Fonts: New Romantics, Century Gothic. Inspired by a layout called ‘The Joy of Motion’, not sure who created the layout.] This isn’t really my story to tell, so I won’t share much of it … but a few years ago, we were fortunate enough to share our […]

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hello … is there anyone out there?

[Credits: Jostle dot by Tracy Ann Designs. Font: Arial, Century Gothic.] I’m guessing that everyone is sooooo busy Christmas-ing that they haven’t noticed I haven’t been around. We are holidaying on the coast, and I only have dial-up internet, and I forgot to bring my connection cable with me … so I’ve had an ‘internet […]

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norty or nice?

[Credits: Celebrate, by [ksharonkdesigns]. Tear by Stephanie Krush. Stitching by Lisa Whitney. Fonts: aka Frivolity, Century Gothic.]

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bah humbug …

[Credits: Papers from Happy Birthday, paper strip from Pink Kisses, staple from Celebrate, by [ksharonkdesigns]. Font: akaFrivolity.] A word to the wise … and no, I wasn’t very wise this afternoon! I went food shopping just before Christmas. I’m thinking that right about now Christmas should cancel itself and quietly slip out the door!!! I […]

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stamina …

Credits: My paper, card and clip. Fonts: Hockey is Life, Diesel, Century Gothic. [Inspired by a layout called ‘so silly’ by TCockburn.] Lazy day, here at the ranch. Meandered out of bed, pretended to do housework while everyone was watching, then slunk over to the computer when no one noticed. Settling down for a blog […]

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i wish for you …

[Credits: Wildflowers by Shabby Miss Jenn Designs. Cross-stitch from Merry & Bright by Gina Cabrera. Font: Hockey is Lif, Century Gothic. Inspiration from a layout called ‘Result of No’ by Katie Pertiet.]

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a gift …

[Credits: Paper and xstitch from Merry and Bright by Gina Cabrera. Ribbon from Glow kit by Michelle Coleman. Fonts: LoosieScript and Warnock Pro.] You don’t really think I am doing nothing but sitting on my computer chair in front of my screen creating all day … do you? *evil laugh* … not me. And I’m […]

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ok, i lied …

[Credits: Papers from Fall freebie, notepaper and little tag from Wildflowers, stitching from Deliciously Sweet, Shabby Flower by Shabby Miss Jenn Designs. My clip. Font: Century Gothic.] Yup. I fibbed. I had one more layout in me for the day. This is for Week #45 of the Simply You challenge … Do you watch the […]

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simply put …

[ credits: Papers from Plantation, by Iron Orchid Designs. Tear by Stephanie Krush. My notepaper strip and staples. Stitching and Drop Shadow Action by Katie Pertiet. Brushes from Frosty Flourishes by Michelle Coleman.] Would you believe me if I told you that I spent hours this afternoon creating this very simple layout? Well, I did!!! Sometimes […]

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graduation …

[Credits: Photo treatment from Take Two Photo Mats by Tracy Ann Designs. My kraft paper. Font: WeezerFont and Suzie’s Hand.] A very nice friend gave the girl some gorgeous roses at our evening program recently, and I took a photo of them today. [Font: Typist, WeezerFont.]

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party, party, party …

It’s come and gone, our work party. All the presents were bought, wrapped, bagged, and I was in the car and on my way at 6.30 am. Miss M and I were helping set up the tables and organizing the presents corner, and we had to beat the bus from school in to the city. […]

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nearly there …

Patience, peeps, the end is in sight! Just a couple of days to go, and holidays will be here! BUT before then … … we have a graduation to attend, and we know our girl is up for an award or two, so that’s exciting stuff … I have a library to prepare for painting […]

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makeover, anyone?

[Kit: Midnight, by Tracy Ann Designs. Paint Chip Frame by Katie Pertiet. My staple. Font: Century Gothic.] I see the end in sight … I’ve just done prompt #44 … {If you could be on one make-over show, which would you choose and why?} … out of 52 prompts, so yes, I see the end […]

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santa’s visit …

[Credits: Wishing You, by [ksharonkdesigns]. Font: Georgia, Artistamp Medium.] Santa came early to our house … and look at the pretty he gave me. Normally, I am sure, Santa would wait till Christmas eve to drop the presents off, but he said that I needed to enjoy my little Christmas treasure BEFORE Christmas. And that’s […]

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de . lish …

  [Credits: Red paper from Glow Paper Pack by Michelle Coleman at ScrapArtist. Corner brush from Frosty Flourishes by Michelle Coleman. Blank Safety tag by Katie Pertiet. My card. Font: Century Gothic. Inspired by a layout by luv2cre8 called ‘Dancer’.]

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tired mums …

… shouldn’t drive their daughters to musical recitals. Especially daughters who can’t read road maps, can’t pronounce street names, and have no idea which is left and which is right. ‘Nuff said! [Credits: kraft paper from Sparkle, stars and scroll from Shimmer Sunset, by Tracy Ann Designs. My gold staple. Font: WeezerFont.] Said recital went […]

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