Monthly Archives: June 2012

treasure box 75 …

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 … I guess we all dream of a little holiday house at the […]

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5 reasons to love melbourne …

[Credits: Celebrate 5 template by Biograffiti; arrow from Effervescent kit; by Three Paper Peonies. Font: Acoustic Light.]

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weekend away …

[Credits: Freebie template by Cathy Zielske. Font: Arial.] A quick layout this morning using a template freebie by Cathy … it’s a good thing to write down what we did before I forget!!! There are some cafes mentioned that really deserve a second visit. I must say that my breakfast at The Two Monks Cafe […]

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melbourne adventure …

It’s that time of the year again, when I disappear south and enjoy a ‘girlie weekend’ in Melbourne with two girlfriends … we three have known each other since we finished school together, so we are old, old friends! This time I messed with my ‘holiday system’ and left my laptop and DSLR behind, and […]

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glow …

[Credits: Glow kit by One Little Bird. Font: The Bear.]

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treasure box 74 …

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 … a little something crafty to start the weekend? Here’s a sparkly fish […]

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peace …

[Credits: Noel kit, by Leora Sanford. Font: I Love DJB Fonts.]

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project 365 – june, week 3 layout …

[Credits: template from Everyday Life 365, by Weeds & Wildflowers. Font: Adobe Caslon Pro.] Journaling – this week was very special for our family. our girl was baptised into a local church, and the family was there to support her. it was a very happy day for us all, particularly for her. she glowed … […]

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playing the eskimo way …

[Credits: Bare Essentials 09 template, by Leora Sanford. Font: I Love DJB Fonts.] This is my second layout from a collection of templates by Leora Sanford, called Bare Essentials 09. And this is the boy at 20 months, skiing.  He took to skiing like a duck to water, though it was many years before he […]

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sharing recipes … fruit bites

Now, doesn’t that look tempting? A little piece of something sweet with a blueberry or two in the centre … it’s roughly based on a recipe I found online, but with a few major/minor changes, as this is [added] sugar free. I made it three times this afternoon, changing stuff around until I got it […]

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explore …

[Credits: Field Trip kit, by Sahlin Studio. Freebie template by Sahlin Studio. Font: I Love DJB Fonts.] Do you see the cool freebie template at Sahlin Studio’s blog for the month of June? I’ve used it to create the above layout, and you can find it here … the template, I mean! I really like […]

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sharing books – real life photography, by rebecca cooper

[Real Life Photography, by Rebecca Cooper] This week I would like to share with you my impressions on an eBook that I purchased this week from Ella Publishing, called Real Life Photography, by Rebecca Cooper. This is how the book is introduced on the EP website …you can read it here, where you can see […]

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treasure box 73 …

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 … isn’t this gorgeous? I’m not sure I could do this quite as […]

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this photo …

[Credits: For The Record kit, by One Little Bird and Paislee Press. Fonts: The Teenage Dream, Acoustic Light. Scraplift of Handed Down, by gavinsmum.] Have you visited gavinsmum’s gallery? You really should … it is bursting with ‘scrap-liftable’ layouts, and I am always filled with awe at the way she does so much with so […]

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project 365 – june, week 2 layout …

[Credits: template from Everyday Life 365, by Weeds & Wildflowers. Font: Adobe Caslon Pro.] Journaling – this week temperatures have started to drop, and winter is letting us know it has arrived. we ‘enjoyed’ exam week for our students, and we celebrated one of us having a significant birthday. i’ve been waiting for this birthday, […]

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love you, son …

[Credits: Hello There template, by Paislee Press. Font: The Typewriter.]

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sharing recipes … coconut-banana ice cream

This is an easy dessert to whip up … it took just a few minutes to mix the ingredients together; I then chilled the bowl of potential ice cream for an hour, then popped it into an ice cream maker which churned away for twenty minutes, and then it was ready to serve up. I […]

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the quilting life

I’m into my second phase of quilting! The first one started probably 20 years ago, and came to an abrupt halt when I discovered digi-scrapping back in 2003. Towards the end of last year, something brought me back into the ‘quilting fold’, and I am working on my 12th quilt at the moment since October […]

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treasure box 72 …

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 … this is a beautiful way to decorate a window! If you follow […]

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shooting manual; it’s not impossible!!!

I have been trying for many, many years to wean myself off the Auto button on my DSLR camera. The Manual setting has constantly taunted me, I’ve even sat through a ‘shooting manual’ class at my local photography shop, and worked through an online class that I took in the last six months … but […]

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