Monthly Archives: August 2011

Blast from the past …

[photo August 2002] This is why I love photography … you can freeze a moment in time! I took this photo nine years ago almost to the day, and I’m so glad that I did. What a gorgeous kid my boy was, and such a happy kid. This was taken at my parents’ place; we […]

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stories from my childhood 5 …

If you were to wander a few hundred metres down the dusty main road that ran through our campus where we lived, you would have come across a muddy little creek. Thinking back, it seemed very wide, fast and furious at the time, through the eyes of a six year old. I revisited the creek […]

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mcdongals …

Credits: Storyteller kit by Paislee Press & One Little Bird. Font: The Bear.

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sharing freebies … hello, weekend! minikit

[Credits: Hello, Weeked! freebie, by [ksharonkdesigns]. Font: The Pencil.] Yes, the weekend is here … this is my ‘happpy weekend’ face! Do you have one of these, a ‘happy weekend’ face? LOL. Now, don’t get me wrong, I LOVE my job, but I must admit to loving my weekends more. It gives me a chance […]

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sharing books … the Outlander series, by Diana Gabaldon

I want to introduce you to one of my favourite loooong series, the Outlander series, written by Diana Gabaldon. (Ok, I say that about all the series I review here … sorry about that! But seriously, I only share books I love here.] To date, there are seven big fat juicy books in the series, […]

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It was meant to be …

[Credits: papers and circular element from Storyteller kit by Paislee Press & One Little Bird. My label and stitching. Font: The Bear. Scraplift of layout by Robyn Meierotto …  … ] It’s a girly thing, don’t you think? That rush of joy when you find something that’s meant to be! We went shopping for a […]

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technique tuesday … Img2icns

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] I’m starting off this post with an apology … sorry PC users, this is a Mac app. Unfortunately, it’s too good not […]

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Stories from my childhood 4 …

My mum loved animals and we nearly always had a pet of some kind making themselves at home in our family. They just magically seemed to appear on the doorstep, and she could never say no. While living on the College campus, a puppy came looking for a good home, and naturally found her way […]

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I collect memories …

[Layout here … Credits: Storyteller kit by Paislee Press & One Little Bird. Font: DJB Poppyseed … ] Well, another weekend come and gone … I’m missing it already! We had family over the weekend, and today was washing, ironing, the usual plus a little bit of scrapping this afternoon. I picked up the Storyteller […]

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Treasure Box 47

This is my little weekly post called Treasure Box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 …we start off this week’s TB in a very colourful fashion! Betsy at […]

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Raffee …

[Credits: A Moment minikit freebie, by [ksharonkdesigns]. Font: The Awkward One.]

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sharing freebies … A Moment Minikit

[Credits: A Moment Minikit freebie, by [ksharonkdesigns]. Fonts: DJB A Bit of Flaire, DJB AmandaG.] Oh, is that the weekend I can see around the corner? SO glad to see it … it’s been a busy one for me. Half my family has been away, either skiing or at a school retreat, so on the […]

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sharing books … Liveship Traders trilogy, by Robin Hobb

I’m a Robin Hobb fan. There. I’ve said it! Now that we’ve got that out of the way, one of my favourite Robin Hobb series is the Liveship Traders trilogy. The Liveship Trader’s Trilogy takes place in Jamaillia, Bingtown and the Pirate Isles, on the coast far to the south of the Six Duchies. The […]

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Lightroom & Organizing Digital Scrapbooking Supplies: Importing Routine

It is no secret that I am a Kayla/Lightroom fan, and a The Digi Show fan. And how fabulous is it when Kayla is on an episode of The Digi Show??? You can find the podcast here. I have described my particular journey into Lightroom in several posts here on my blog … just click […]

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technique tuesday … multiple undo shortcut

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Now this week’s little tip is really useful … you know how to Ctrl/Z when you want to go back a step? […]

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Stories from my childhood 3 …

My early education was an interesting combination of home schooling and a little local primary school, which catered for about 20 students at any given time. It was about a 15 minute drive to the primary school, and about 5-6 of us caught a local taxi to and from the school each morning from our […]

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The new girl …

My girl and I went shopping today … we did the usual; morning tea, checking out the winter sales, popping in to find some new stationery at Typo. It was a lovely girly day, as her Trial exams are finally over, and we are sure she hasn’t been shopping for weeks and weeks. The funny […]

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Treasure Box 47

This is my little weekly post called Treasure Box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 … so camping isn’t your thing? Mine neither, but I could probably be […]

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Well, hello there …

It’s been a while, I know! Over a month, in fact, since I started the ball rolling on my new WP blog. It’s been a sharp learning curve, mostly about being patient while my domain transferred from one host to another. Viva la Violette has created my gorgeous new blog theme and handled setting up […]

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technique tuesday … using the Spot Healing Brush

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] This is a fabulous little tool in Photoshop to help you ‘clean up’ spots and blemishes on your images. It is very […]

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