Sunday, April 1, 2018

Bright colours - Just what I need.

Good morning all. It is time for a new challenge over at Digistamps4Joy. As always the theme is Anything goes with an added twist of bright colours this month.Trust me, after the month I have had, I can do with some bright colours in my life!
This card uses the 'Merry Mermaid image which can be found in the shop. She was coloured with my beloved Copic markers and some glitter added to the fins. The paper was a digital download from the Silhouette store that I resized.The ribbon is from my stash.
Hopefully you can see the glitter a little better here. Please enter the challenge to win some super duper digis.
Have a fantastic Easter I will see you all soon

Sunday, January 21, 2018

I am late, I am late....

I am so late with my new release post for Digistamps4Joy.  Woke up late, rushed to be on time for church and walked back into the house with kids coming to visit. I am not complaining at all, just explaining why I am so late with the wonderful new release. It was almost impossible to choose which one of the beautiful new digi's to choose to showcase this morning.

Why don't you hop on over to the blog to see them all? This one is called 'Girl with hearts', isn't she just adorable? The papers and sentiment came from a freebie pack that came with a magazine. She was coloured with my beloved Copics and the lace is from my stash.
School has started this week and we hit the ground running as usual. The new grade 8s are staying after school each day till 3, getting a little taste of all the extra mural activities the school has to offer from the leadership group in grade 12. That means that I am staying at school late every day for the next two weeks!
Have a fantastic week and I hope that 2018 has been treating you all very well so far.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

New release at Digistamps4Joy

Good morning. I have had such a busy few weeks, it literally feels like its been a year long. Last Friday my youngest daughter got married. It was incredibly special. Such a wonderful day filled with so may special touches. This weekend we had a terrible family emergency (Can't really go into details, but thank goodness all is well and the crises was averted.
That is why I am only getting to you guys so late today with the new release over at the shop. This stamp is called 'Mermaid Princess and she was such a joy to colour. She was coloured with my beloved Copic markers as usual and the pearls are from my stash. The patterned paper was from a freebie pack in a magazine and the card base is Bazzil (Yes, I have had it for a very long time! LOL)
Please visit the blog at Digistamp4Joy to see some amazing creations by the rest of the design team. There are some other really special digis too, so don't miss out.

Have a fantastic weekend everybody, I will be back soon with some wedding photo's.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Digistamps4Joy - New release

I am late again! Where does the time go. I was going to do this post yesterday and schedule it and now its too late again!
There are some amazing new images over at the store. Please go and see the wonderful inspiration from the other DT members.
How cute is this image from Jen? I just love her. She was coloured with my beloved Copic markers. The paper and doily are from my stash. She is so cute, I did not even have to add any other embellishments.

Have a great week everybody.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Do not faint, I actually scrapped!!!

Good morning. It is new release time over at Digistamps4Joy. One of the new images is a Springbok, which inspired the LO. When I saw it, I just knew that I had to use it to make a scrapbook page about my youngest and her Springbok (Protea as they are now called) colours.
She started playing Water Polo in junior school at the age of 11. At 13 she played in the Under 16 team for her province and was named goal keeper of the tournament at the national schools tournament. and was selected for the SA u/16 team.

Ever since that day, she dreamed of playing in the National woman's side and was selected for the first time when she was still in school. Because water polo is not subsidized in any way, all players have to pay for the privilege to represent their country. They have to pay for overseas tours and all kit. This is anything from 30 - 50 thousand rand a tour. The only thing they are given, is the badge to sew onto a blazer.
Because  of the high cost, we never got around to buying the blazer that she deserved and worked so hard to get. She recently retired from playing competitive polo and opted to play only socially. When she turned 30 in July, her father and I decided to surprise her with her Springbok blazer.  She was quite emotional when she finally got to wear her blazer for prize giving at school. It warms my heart to see that and to know that even though she had to wait so long to get it, it still means so much to her.
I just could not let this momentous occasion go past without scrapping about it and that little springbok came at just the right time.
Please hop over to the store to see all the other fabulous new releases and see what all the other DT member did with them, You will be blown away.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

I am late!

Good evening all. I can not believe it is the 2nd of September already! What happened to my month long holiday?
I am late posting the new challenge over atDigistamps4Joy. This month the theme is 'Anything goes' as usual with the added twist of using warm colours. I must admit that I found this added twist very hard. I always thought that I loved warm colours and that it would be so easy. no such luck. It took for EVER to get this card together, I kept wanting to add some green. LOL In the end I sttled for a CAS card.
The image is from the store and is called Apple Annie. She reminds me of myself when I was much younger. I could literally eat a bag of apples by myself, in one sitting. I still love apples, just not so many at a time.

She was coloured with Copics as usual and the papers are all from my stash. Please hop on over and join the challenge, there are some awesome prizes to be won.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

It's new release day over at Digistamps4Joy!

Good morning all. Yes, it really is me, I am still alive! It has been a crazy few months for me at work. I have been so busy that even my husband wondered if we still lived in the same house and whether I had left him or not! Thankfully that is all behind me now and I am on a month long holiday. I am planning to do nothing more than relax, recharge my batteries, read some good books and create as much as humanly possible.
On top of all that, I decided it was a good time to update my computer. Wrong!!!!! I lost almost all of my files somehow. My poor son is still trying to recover what he can. Of course I am only noticing what is gone as I need them!!! He has been able to recover most of what I need, but we wait and see what else is gone. Let that be a lesson to us all - NEVER update anything before making backups of all files!
That's it as far as my sad life is concerned. Let's get to the exciting stuff. It's new release day over at the shop. Pop over there and have a look at what the other DT members have created with these super new images. How cute is this Home sweet Home image? I coloured with Copics as usual and the fussy cut ( let's not even go to how badly I suck at fussy cutting!!!) the image and popped it on foam dots to give it some dimension. 
 Next is this awesome African lady called Thando. She was such a joy to colour. I popped her onto a card with some guineafowl feathers and that was it.
 We also have a new artist, Delyse,  this week. She draws the most awesome mandala's. I coloured this one with my Copics as usual and then popped it onto a bookmark for my grandie who just loves to read. She loves it.
Please pop over to the Digistamps4Joy blog to see the wonderful creations from the rest of the DT. See you soon with some more creativeness.