Sunday, March 29, 2020

Mystical Scrapbooking - NOT the cyber crop!!

Hey Friends!
Over at Mystical scrapbooking they are having a 'NOT the cyber crop challenge, 
using Book covers for inspiration!

You can get to the challenges here 
Only a few days to go to get your entries in!

Challenge #1

Be inspired by one or both of these book covers (above)

Here is my take on the challenge....


Here are some close ups!


Loved incorparating the circle and things of comfort around the house 
and a few flower clusters aswell!


The second challenge for 'NOT the Cyber Crop' 
is to get your inspiration from this book!

I went with a bit of a wimsical page.....

Titled 'Sitting by the Path'

This is my daughter, when she was a little tacker trying to put her shoes on!

Here are a few close ups...



The third 'NOT the Cyber Crop' challenge uses the book below....

Here is my take on the book cover inspiration!

Titled 'Before and After'

Journaling says.... 'You don't need a 'TIME MACHINE' 
when you have a make-up artist for a sister'

This is my niece  (Tillie) getting made up for her year 10 formal!

I also added a pink heart shape made up of cogs!

here are a few close ups...

What a great month of inspiration, 
I just loved using the book covers for my creations!

Thanks Donna and the Mystical scrapping team!

Shazza :) 

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Mystical Scrapbooking - Young at Heart and Home

Hey Friends!
Over at Mystical Scrapbooking they have two great challenges for March!

You can get to their challenge site HERE
This month they are taking their inspiration from book covers! Most of the design team are big book lovers.......and they make wonderful inspiration for challenges!

Be inspired by this book cover

Here is my entry called
'Young at Heart'

I went with large tringle shapes in different colour tones!

Here are some close ups...


Really enjoyed the 'Triangle' shape challenge 
which is not something I would normally scrap!


The second challenge is to create a layout from this book cover

Heres what I came up with...

'It's not the HOME we love......

I used the colour pink
Pink splotches
Pink house embellies
and added a quote about 'Home'

 Here are some close ups!!


There is only one week to go, so you better get yourselves over to 
Mystical scrapbooking,
and join in the fun challenges!

Thanks Donna and the Mystical scrapping team!
Loved all the book cover inspiration this month :)
Shazza :) 

What's in the Bickie Tin? - CUTE

The MARCH challenge is up on 'What's in the Bickie Tin?'

You can find the challenge HERE

This month's requirements are;
The colour Pink
Add some paint
Do some handwriting
 Here is my page called 
The colour pink = pink hearts, title, flowers, bird, and nuvo drops
Paint = waterclour paints in pink tones
Handwriting = strip handwriting 
Here are some close ups...
Thanks for a great challenge Donna and 'Bickie Tin' Team.
Looking forward to Aprils challenge!
Shazza xx

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Mystical Scrapbooking FEB Cyber Crop

Hi Friends!

I just completed my three pages for the FEB Cyber Crop at Mystical Scrapbooking

You can get to the challenges HERE

The first challenge is...


 I used the line More than one photo, more than two layers and one or more numbers!


My Adam when he was 5, showing off his Thomas the Tank engine backpack!

and some close ups!



The second challenge is...

Challenge 2 - Pick a Subject
Choose any subject that kids learn at school. Use the subject as the inspiration for your page.

I picked 'Sewing and Textiles' as my subject

Life is Short

My son Jarred out having a good time with his friends...

and a few close ups!



The third challenge is a sketch

This is what I came up with...

Foxey Loxey

and a few close ups!


Thanks for some great challenges this month

Donna and the Mystical team!




Soul Scrappers - GDFEB - Guitar Man

Hi Friends!

Over at Soul Scrappers we have a monthly Guest Designer 
celebrating our ten year annaversary!

This month our Guest Designer is

Jane Howden

and her challenge is...

Using the photo below for Inspiration

 This delightful painting is called An Instrument of Many Strings, 1897 and is by Mary Lizzie Macomber (American artist) 1861 – 1916.

 You can get to Janes challenge from HERE

I just love the bright happy colours in this piece and the pure look of serenity on her face as she plucks her mandolin.

Ancient Greek philosopher, Plato, once said:
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.

Your challenge:
Feature music prominently on your entry – it could be the subject of your photos, on the patterned paper you use, or included in your choice of embellishments or perhaps you might like to go all out and feature them all.  Bonus points if you use at least one of the colours featured in the artwork (green, yellow/gold or pink) on your entry.

Here is my example page...

Guitar Man

My son Adam and his friend David playing their guitars on Mancora beach in Peru!
Feb 10th 2011

 Here are a few close ups!