Wednesday, April 1, 2015

♥(LOVE) you

Hi everyone, I’m here with my LO for April’s Scrapping Outback “whitewith a twist” challenge….again we have yummy cocktail :
 and here’s my version…
The photo is of my older son and his adorable daughters (aka my granddaughters, so I’m slightly biased !!!)
The pic was taken at my younger son’s 21st birthday – obviously everyone had a night of fun at laughs, as well as the delishimo buffet dinner at Valentine’s Wairau Junction, NZ.
Supplies used:
Scrapping Outback Cardstock (white)

Prima stencil

Rachelle Minett designs c/b (Lily flourish)
Words or Whatever (WOW) Chipboard (you)

Dusty Attic c/b (doily) & feather
Versa Color ink (pinecone)

Petaloo Burlap blossoms & butterfly
Prima Marketing flowers packaging (doilies)

Couture Creations double sided tape & 3Dfoam dots

Paua Shell (NZ Abalone)

Mont Marte Water Soluble oil pastels, Modelling paste & Gesso

Ranger Distress Paint (seedless preserves) and Distress Stain (tarnished brass)
Marvy pen (metallic purple)

Adirondack Metallics Acrylic Paint dabber (pearl)

Spellbinders Nestabilities die (for photo)

Thanks for popping over today, please don’t forget to leave a wee message to let me know you visited…

hugs ‘n’ hearts xxx Mazz xxx

Thursday, March 26, 2015

me at 3 - BELIEVE in U

Mazz at 3

Hi everyone, since I finished my DT work early for Scrapping Outback, I decided to have a go at the Lindy’s Stamp Gang (LSG) March Color challenge, for the first time!

Since LSG’s palette coordinates so well with the beautiful Blue Fern Studios Ombre Dreams papers, I decided to have a go at the Blue Fern Studios March Sketch challenge as well J

Inspiration to scrap this photo of myself on my new ‘birthday’ bike age 3yo – came from the children in Lindy’s photo of the children enjoying their ‘birthday’ party.  I've also added 3 words down the bottom right of my LO - These 3 words mean a lot at tie moment, as I'm getting back into job hunting after 12 months 'sabbatical'.


Supplies used:

Blue Fern Studios Chipboard; flower pin by

Monte Mart Gesso & Modelling Paste

Words or Whatever (WOW) stencil

Tim Holtz idea-ology Chitchat sticker

hand made flower by 

Prima Marketing alphas (title)

aqua flowers hand made by

Hand made flowers

Florist wire

Thanks ever so much for popping over today - I've had so much fun creating this. Thanks so much to Lindy's Stamp Gang and Blue Fern Studios and their Design Teams for this wonderful challenge.

Till next week - oh yes, April is next week - yikes - hugs 'n' hearts xxx Mazz xxx

Monday, March 9, 2015


G'day! On International Women's Day I thought it fitting that I honour my mum and grandma while having fun myself playing with paper and colour.

SO here's my take on February's 7 Dot Studio "hearts" theme challenge.
 One of the warmest symbols ever – the symbol of love ♥

 The photo is of my mum aged 19 months with my late Grandma. I remember frequent visits as a little girl -  that stunning, sprawling sweet pea in Grandma and Grandad's glorious garden with the delicious pea-pods picked and eaten...not that long ago? LOL
 I’m combing the ♥ theme with the beautiful sketch challenge #46 at Scrap Africa, together with the “Get your Girly on” theme at Southern Girls Challenge.
7 Dots Studio supplies used:
7 Dots Studio # SDCH9009 Soulmates (squares) mask
**NB all 7 Dots Studio products available at my LSS Scrapping Outback***

 Other supplies used: Scrapping Outback Cardstock (white); The Crafters Workshop mask (leaves); Stencil unknown (hearts); Claudine Hellmuth studio multi-medium (matte) & gesso; Faber-Castell glass bead glitter gel; Mont Marte modelling paste; Mists: Dylusions crushed grape, Lindy’s Stamp gang Moon Shadow (smoky sapphire), Tattered Angels GM (Pashmina, Silver & Olive vine);
Paint: Mont Marte Metallic (silver), Lumiere Metallic (pearl violet); Kaisercraft ink (IP724 Bark);
 my2angels stemmed-star flowers & my2angels charming pin;
 Metallic thread, staples, docrafts™ Stick it! glue.

 TFL all and thank you teams at 7 Dots Studio, Scrap Africa and Southern Girls for the exciting challenges - now it's time to enjoy your week xxx hugs 'n' hearts' Mazz
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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,

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