Monday, December 1, 2014

Dream BIG Shyla xxx

Gidday all, today I'm sharing my LO created for the Scrapping Outback December White with a Twist challenge...for those of you who know me well, you will already be aware that ORANGE is my favourite colour - because of the symbolism of compassion - and that's why I was so happy to use these colours for the challenge.
The beautiful young lady in the LO is my younger grand daughter and although it's a black & white photo it actually matches her own 'orange' hair.  
I designed the colour patterns and splashes of bling as representation of Shyla's vivacious personality to boot. I simply covered the clear bling with coloured 'sharpie' pens to match the Lindy's Stamp Gang mists.
Update 1/12/14...Shyla is in hospital in Auckland with an infection in her foot. This is the 3rd or 4th infection and time she's had to have an anti-biotic drip in hospital in the last year.
She's the bravest little girl and we're all wishing her the best and praying for her speedy recovery  Nana x

Here's this month's inspirational prompt and the criteria is the usual:
"You must use WHITE combined with the colours above. You can use printed paper as long as these colours are the main focus of the paper. There can be other colours on the printed paper, but not too much to take away from the colours in the inspiration picture."
Supplies used:

For further entry details and heaps more amazing talented inspo from the Scrapping Outback DT please pop over HERE http://www.scrapping-outback.blogspot.com.au/2014/12/december-2014-white-with-twist-challenge.html
Thanks for visiting today, please don't forget to drop me a message, to let me know you did!!!
Well, until next time, many hearts 'n' hugs xxx Mazz xxx
 
p.s. the awesome photos of Shyla were all taken by her Dad (aka my ds!)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





Saturday, November 1, 2014

Dorrigo Rain Forest 3 canvases

Scrapping Outback's November 2014 white with a twist challenge

Hi all, happy November!!!


My apologies for this late post – I’m pretty full-on atm with study, work (both paid and unpaid).
When mulling over what to create for November’s ‘white with a twist’ challenge for Scrapping Outback DT,  I decided to ‘play’ with the triple canvases because I wanted to be thinking about places that I feel ‘happy’... I’m delighted with the results since now dlh and I have a ‘little piece of our paradise’ in our lounge room every day :)
FYI I’ve used the Manor House black oval frames as flourishes under the clusters and the little wooden animal embellishments are actually wine glass charms from a souvenir shop called The Woodcraft Gallery :)
Supplies used:
3x 8”x8” stretched canvases


Tissues (yes this all started with tissues!!!)
Modge Podge
Claudine Hellmuth Studio Gesso & multi-medium (matte)
MonteMarte modelling paste
The Crafter’s Workshop Masks




 Distress crackle paint (broken china) & distress stain (frayed burlap)




 7 Dots Studio paper (Dreamer collection city lights); Petaloo faux dried berry clusters; Manor House Creations flowers & black oval frames; Washi Tapes ; Texture edges stamp;
Perfect Pearls Mists (blue raspberry); Bo Bunny (Gabrielle alphas & Country Garden pps);
oh! I nearly forgot to add the WHOLE pic - saved the best for last LOL




 Thanks for popping over today...I do hope you have a great w/e and happy November...now onto the assessments at hand LOL
 

hugs 'n' hearts
Mazz

Monday, October 13, 2014

Creative Christmas

Greetings :)

I cant believe its that time already!  Only 11 weeks till 25th December? !
It's our last swap for 2014 over at Ideal ATC Swap Group. You've already guessed the theme Creative Christmas and the criteria is:














































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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