Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Creating Cards

I made these with the stuff in one of Trina's leftover Card kits from SENZ...

One for Keith and one for Kate, their birthdays coming up.

Love the Dusty Attic and Prima Products!

And flowersoft looks great on the tree.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

SENZ is over for another year

We had a great time, chilly but thats CHCH in winter! All the classes went well and everyone seemed really happy. Shop did quite well, we had a different range from the other stores... we had Collections, Dusty Attic, Tim Holtz, Bo Bunny, Kand Co, 7Gypsies, Stampendous and Darkroom Door and lots of spray inks.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Autumn Escape at Wairakei

I had Jo and Suzz on my table. Liz was there too, but declined the photo opp!

Here's the group Shelley, Suzz, Ana, Liz, Fiona, Jo, Harriet, Caroline, Jo, Pat and Kathy.

Smile Caroline!

Kathy looking for lost stuff!
Great weekend, can recommend it to any keen scrapbookers. Will put up the layouts and projects later on this week.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Finally had a bit of spare time to scrap a few of the photos so have done a quickneasy page. Managed to find a CraftCo paper of the actual wharf at Moeraki - perfect! There are a few good papers from the South Island in their range check out www.craftco.co.nz for more. The font on the letter is from the new Songbird Cricut cartridge, the F is exactly the shape of Fleur's restaurant. 'nother perfect...

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

South Island Trip Feb-March

First Day 24th Feb CHCH to Moeraki

Oamaru - awesome place!

Thursday 25th

To Dunedin (Larnach Castle)

Friday 26th Feb Dunedin to Pounawea

Breakfast at the Stables at Larnach Castle. Great place to stay, bed/breakfast and entry to the castle for two for $155...it was fun to meet up with overseas tourists too and find out where they were from etc. The bricks on the floor were imported from France and despite being over 130 years old still look new.

Beach on the coast road between Dunedin and Taieri Mouth - can imagine it would be a great place for a swim in summer.

Kaka Point looking towards Nugget Point lighthouse. We didn't have time to go to the Lighthouse, next time maybe!

Sat 27th Feb Opals Class

Sunday 28th Feb

Sunrise at Pounwea - view from outside our cabin at 6.55am just after Civil Defense knocked on the door to evacuate us because of the tsunami threat!

Bugger the tsunami, we got evacuated from Pounawea and were send back to Owaka to higher ground.

We were allowed back later in the morning so got the Collage class almost done before we were re-evacuated around 11.30am. At that stage the weekend was abandoned! Around 2pm we went back to Pounawea to pack up but let me tell you we were very nervous about it. The spring tide was very high and you could see the surges coming in and out and down the river. We couldn't get out of there quick enough!

Later in the afternoon we took off down to one of the waterfalls...

I can imagine these would be gorgeous with more water in them!

Day Five Monday 1st March Owaka to The Catlins and Southland

The absolute highlight of the trip - if you are ever visiting the South then this place is a must! The coast is wild and rugged and the rainforest is dotted with waterfalls. In some places the forest goes right down to the sea, so you can imagine what NZ would have looked like before people arrived.

Day Six Homeward Bound

Balclutha to Dunedin Airport

Just a quick stop at Milburn to see the Whale Fossils at the Limestone Quarry - a bonus was the great view from up the hill!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Pics from our recent camping trip up north with the Millingtons. Paper/Diecuts is from the Q1 Offshore collection. Title is stamped and I used Kaiser rubons on the photos. I am into hand journalling at the moment so the lines on the paper are great for that.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Trip to the mount Dec 26-31

We decided after spending almost an hour trying to find a park, then each other, then getting hot feet, that we adults didn't like the beach on a stinking hot day! But the girlies loved it!
The stamps are the latest from Hero Arts Antique Engravings CL383 and coloured in with Watercolour pencils and cut out.
Paper is from Karen Foster.