Monthly Archives: August 2012

insta-magic! …

[the sky this week; Instagram 1 & 4 by the girl, 2 & 3 by me] It has been very quiet around over over the last couple of days … yes, I’ve been laid low by a horrible dose of winter flu! I’ve had a week off work, and even though I am back this […]

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so do you see what I see?

[Credits: Daydream kit, by Tracy Martin Designs. Washi tape, by Sahlin Studio. My stitching. Font: The Emo Kid.] This is a photo taken the day I moved into my first ever flat, right after I finished my teaching degree … It was a cute little two bed-roomed flat, and I lived there for three years […]

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treasure box 81 …

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 … do you have a spare skate-board lying around? Here’s something creative you […]

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a perfect moment …

[Credits: papers from Wishing Jar kit and Permanent Press kit, template from Perfection Album, by Paislee Press. Font: Acoustic Light, Courier New.] I remember this weekend very well … we were visiting my sister and her husband, enjoying a couple of days away, attending a family wedding. My sister was due to give birth to […]

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beautiful blue eyes …

[Credits: Road to Sugar Hill template, Comfort & Joy kit, by Sugarplum Paperie. Font: DJB Jewel Euro.]

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project 365 – august, week 3 layout …

[Credits: template from Everyday Life 365, by Weeds & Wildflowers. Font: Adobe Caslon Pro.] Journaling – working nights is not my favourite way to earn a living, but i must admit that one of the highlights of the pm shift is the view out the front door of the library as the run sets. i […]

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hexagon quilt – the makings of a hexagon quilt, part one …

In light of the fact that I am really enjoying sewing my ‘grandma’s garden’ hexagon quilt, I thought I would share the process with you this morning, as there may be some of you who would like to start your own quilt …everyone except Cassie, that is! Cassie left a comment on a post a […]

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wedding bells …

Over the weekend, the girl and I attended a wedding … the bride was a work friend, and one of the nicest people ever! We are so excited that she has found ‘true love’ … The weather has been a bit extreme lately, but it was lovely and sunny, perfect for a late winter wedding. […]

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insta-magic!

All of these beautiful little pieces of photo art were taken by my girl using her iPhone … she is really embracing the concept of making magic with the camera she has with her at all times. I am loving seeing through her eyes … my one lonely image is the top left image, which […]

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the tower …

[Credits: Are We There Yet? kit, by britt-ish designs. Font: DJB Poppyseed.] It seems like another lifetime, it really does … Way back at the end of my third year of college when I was working through a teaching degree, I took a year off and taught at a high school/College in Fiji. It was […]

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down by the lake …

[Credits: Kinda Awesome kit, by Jenn Barrette. Font: The Emo Kid.]

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project 365 – august, week 2 layout …

[Credits: template from Everyday Life 365, by Weeds & Wildflowers. Font: Adobe Caslon Pro.] Journaling – lovely morning light making patterns on semi-transparent blinds at work … question: what does a busy executive do to relax at the end of a hard day at work? answer: he ‘lands’ aeroplanes on an ipad, of course … […]

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quilting update …

It has been perfect weather for quilting … not so perfect for going on a bike ride! It has been very windy, wet at times, always cold, and there really isn’t anything better than quilting the afternoon away on a lazy, stay-indoors weekend. I have some progress to report on the quilting front … two […]

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treasure box 80 …

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 love this clamp lamp, which is perfect for providing task light […]

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insta-magic!

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hello photograph …

[Credits: Diptych kit, by Paislee Press. Card is Doodled Journalers 4, by Katie Hadfield. Font: Typical Writer.] There are very few photos of my DH with a beard, and there’s a reason for that! I really don’t like the look or feel … in this photo, he had just got home from a week-long trip […]

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along the bike track …

This weekend past, DH and I got back on our bikes again and enjoyed a 20 km ride, making the most of a sunny winter’s day. Did you know that spring is just around the corner here, only 25 days away? Can’t wait!!! This is the very beautiful lake we pedaled past … Lots of […]

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project 365 – august, week 1 layout …

[Credits: template from Everyday Life 365, by Weeds & Wildflowers. Font: Adobe Caslon Pro.] Journaling – now, this is what i ordered all day, every day during winter! and this is so much what i didn’t get. however, this weekend, we enjoyed some winter sunshine for a change. i wish every winter day was this […]

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treasure box 79 …

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 … lots of ‘pinning’ and very little ‘making’ at your house? Pinterest is […]

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project 365 – july, week 5 layout …

[Credits: template from Everyday Life 365, by Weeds & Wildflowers. Font: Adobe Caslon Pro.] Journaling – today was a busy day. just a couple of days to go until the beginning of semester two here at college, and oddly enough, some lecturers have just realized how close this actually is, and they’ve been dropping lists […]

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