Saturday, August 2, 2014
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Do you remember the ATC I created for the June-July swap at the Ideal ATC Swap Group???
Here's the group's June-July 2014 ATC 'Childhood' themed swaps. - received in my mailbox yesterday - thanks to the lovely and TALENTED ladies who join in - bi-monthly.
If YOU would like to join our next swap - its closing on 1st August...just go HERE for all details - I do hope you'll join this one
Hope you're having a great week as I've got my nose glued to my pc and study books
Hearts 'n' hugs xxx Mazz xxx
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
|Honeymoon in Ohope -1961|
I love that I think this is the perfect picture for this photo challenge after only seen this photo recently – These are my parents’ on their honeymoon near Ohope, September 1961.
My Minds Eye, SO Prima Marketing pps (Reflections collection) and SO 7 Dots Studio pps (Messy Head –news flash) & alpha (raspberry muffin); Tim Holtz, Heidi Swapp & the Crafter's Workshop stencils; Luster Rub-Ons (Russet); Tim Holtz distress stain (fired brick); Viva Inka-Gold (turquoise & gold); Deep Red stamp (chicken wire); Versa Color (pacific) & Brilliance (cosmic copper) inks; Washi tapes; paper, vinyl & fabric doilies; SO Prima Marketing flowers, packaging (Seashore) & numbers; Dusty Attic c/b (chicken wire panel); Scottie Crafts Abacá fibre; my2angels Charming word (together); Helmar 450 Quick dry glue & scrap dots; Crafter’s choice PVA craft glue; Perfect Pearls Mists (forever blue).
Monday, June 30, 2014
I took my inspiration predominantly from the trees which symbolize life and longevity – definitely the case in my ancestry :) And the gorgeous ‘vintage’ brown and teal colours inspired me to choose this photo taken in the early 1920’s, of my paternal great-great-grandparents,
Last week, I was lucky enough to locate another one of my second cousins (in the U.K.) - who kindly sent me this photo and a few others that I haven’t seen before.
Bazzil cardstock; Kaisercraft (sweet nothings collection) & stash pp; my2angels fence, bird nest, flying bird charm, leaves and petite sentiment frame;
Kaiser flowers and collectables; Prima canvas flourish, resin birds and flowers; Paper Pizzaz, Sandylion & Adornit Coralees Creations alpha(burlap rust) stickers;
Scrapping Outback Lindy's Stamp Gang (LSG) mist (Steampunk Sepia) & Fabrico pen; Sepia ink; Helmar scrap dots & 450 quick dry adhesives; Crackle accents; Martha Stewart punch; the Trinket Track cork bird; lace; Words or Whatever (WOW) Altamatz.
Thanks for popping over today, special thanks to Heidi and the team for inviting me to be their guest – what an inspiring challenge J
Sunday, June 29, 2014
|...always and forever...|
I started off the LO by enhancing the existing brick feature – by adding more ‘brick' shapes with The Crafter’s Workshop brick stencil and Claudine Hellmuth Studio multi-medium. I then coloured the bricks with homemade mist and created from there.
Thanks for visiting today. Have a great week ahead… hugs & hearts xxx Mazz xxx
Marie Mazz CAIRNS
You will find I have lots of 'favourite' pass-times!! but my favourite 'loves" are: My best friend forever (BFF)soulmate Ian (aka Biggles) and my 2 handsome sons, 2 gorgeous princess grandaughters and an adorable prince grandson - who I LOVE to bits and wouldn't swap for the world. I love to spend time at home in my scrap space and out on our balcony looking towards the glorious Australian bush...I am an obsessive compulsive scrapbooker and scrapbooking products, which I love to share. I also ADORE working with children, love card-making, stamping, collect turtles (not real ones!) postage stamps and postcards,
Cooking, Entertaining, Eating Out, Photography, Listening To Music, Latin American dance, Rock And Roll, watching Movies with Ian. I love to make people smile...I have a passion for people, especially children, from 'diverse' and multi-cultural backgrounds hence my love of travel and sharing different beliefs and cultures as well. so...
"May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sun
And find your shoulder to light on,
To bring you luck, happiness and riches
Today, tomorrow and beyond.
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