Friday, August 29, 2014

I Am A Rock Star....

Hi all!!

I am here today sharing one last layout I managed to squeeze in for the month using the Scrappy Canary 'Road Trip' Scrapbook kit! I really enjoyed creating a more neutral layout this time...there are plenty of items in this kit to be able to do this too!

'I Am a Rock Star'

My eldest son fancies himself as a bit of an upcoming singer! I wanted to document this and this kit was perfect to get it all down...I especially love that I could use a star as part of my title here....

I got out my trusty old typewriter and typed up my journalling on one of the Teresa Collins journal cards ...something I am doing more and more of lately as I am not a fan of my own handwriting!

That's all from me today.....till next time...happy creating!

Tarrah x

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

So Awesome....

Hello again!

Today I am sharing another of those 10 layouts that I created while I was away at Camp Mojo retreat! This one features some of the awesome WOW chipboard of course! 

'So Awesome'

I have used quite a few pieces of WOW on this layout!

The New Release pieces I have used are the Mini Background Panel behind my photo inked with red ink and the Messy Square Frame left natural.

I have also used the 6 x 6 triangle Altamatz with blue ink, a wood veneer hashtag, a wood veneer star arrow, one of my designed titles 'So Awesome' in wood veneer, a wood veneer star and a wood veneer today speech bubble

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today!

See you later...happy creating!

Tarrah x

Monday, August 25, 2014

Pinterest Addict...

Hi everyone!

Sorry I haven't posted in a week, we have had a house of bugs lately so its been hard to fit things in around here!
Hopefully all back on track now though!

Today I wanted to share my layout for the D-lish Scraps Cybercrop that has already been and gone unfortunately but thought I would still share it anyway....
The challenge I set was to scrap about a non living thing and to include triangles on your project also...

I have this slight obsession with Pinterest so I wanted to document this and I have used lots of triangles too! 

Just a quick one from me today...I will be be back again in a few days with more to share from my retreat!

Thanks for stopping by today...
Tarrah x

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Fun Can Happen Anywhere....

Hi everyone!

I have just come home from another amazing weekend away at the Camp Mojo scrap retreat!!
It was so super inspiring to be around such creative, lovely ladies...I am so lucky! 

Today I am sharing one of the 10 layouts I completed from the weekend just gone...this one is using some of the awesome WOW  August New Release products!

'Fun Can Happen Anywhere'

This particular layout is not normally my style of scrapbooking! Occasionally I don't mind getting a bit messy and random looking!! Behind my photos I have used the *New Release* Large Mixed Circles inked in orange ink and the piece down the bottom also inked with orange ink is the *New Release* Small Mixed Circles cut in half....  

I got out my stamps, mists, washi tape and enamel dots and went crazy lol!!

Thank you for stopping by my blog today! I have loads more layouts to share from my awesome weekend away so stop by again in the next few days!

See you later...
Tarrah x

Friday, August 15, 2014

You Colour My World...

Hello again!  

 I am here today to share a very different layout from me!

I stepped a little out of my comfort zone with this one and decided to go wild with some of my gorgeous Heidi Swapp Color Shines....with creating a bright background I knew I could then add some of those gorgeous PinkFresh Studio Enamel Instaframes!

'You Colour My World'


D-lish Scraps goodies used:



Wow that was a total of 16 different D-lish products used just on this layout!!

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today...I hope I have inspired you to pull out your D-lish stash and/or go shopping and stock up on some more!!

Till next time...happy creating...
Tarrah x

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Selfie Fun...

Hi there!

Today I am sharing what I have been up to with my D-lish stash!

I am always so inspired every month by the D-lish Scraps Inspiration Boards....this month is no exception!

Gorgeous August Inspiration Board...Cotton Candy...

'Selfie Fun'

D-lish Scraps products used:



This photo is one of my favourites taken from the awesome Escape 2 Create retreat held in Port Lincoln back in March this year!

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today... hope you have time to join in with this gorgeous inspiration board challenge!

Tarrah x

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Lovely....

Hi again!

Today I am sharing another layout for Words or Whatever chipboard using some of the August new release chipboard.....I have created this layout below using that stunning new Chipboard Masquerade Mask! I had the perfect photo for this piece!

'Lovely'

**New Release** WOW products used:
Chipboard Masquerade Mask
Chipboard Small Flourish
Chipboard Messy Rectangle

Other WOW products used:

I have inked the feather chipboard pieces in black Staz-On ink and all the other pieces in Bronze Versacolour Ink.

I have had that peacock feather for like ever and this was the perfect layout to add it to!

I hope I have inspired you to get your chipboard out and have a play and if there is ever a piece of Words or Whatever chipboard that catches your eye...make sure you ask your local scrap shop to get it in for you!!

See you again soon....
Tarrah x

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Family Selfie..

Hi everyone!

Today I want to share my first DT layout created with the awesome Scrappy Canary July Scrapbook Kit 'Road Trip'....you can visit the store here if you would like to get your hands on one!

This amazing kit includes papers and embellishments from Crate Paper, October Afternoon, Studio Calico, Teresa Collins, Jillibean Soup, American Crafts and Chic Tags!!

'Family Selfie'

Every product you see on this layout is from the 'Road Trip' kit besides the machine stitching, the mist and the date stamp!

This photo was a recent one from our snow chasing road trip up to the Barrington Tops...what a great day we had!

Thanks for stopping by today! Hope you are getting some craft time in too?

Take care...
Tarrah x

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Do Your Best....

Hi everyone!

I am here again with a layout that was a bit of a struggle to create.....I rarely do vintage type pages but I really wanted to use that cool WOW new release piece! I inked it with some copper ink and then added some metal cogs to add more detail...I have teamed it with some 7Gypsies products that I think fit it perfectly.....


Here you can see some detail of that cool gear piece with the metal embellishments added.. 

 I have also used the new release chipboard light bulb also inked with copper ink...

Thank you so much for once again stopping by my blog...I hope you are finding time to scrap? Happy creating...

Tarrah x  

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Best Love...

Hi everyone!

Today I am sharing another layout jam packed again full of D-lish Scraps goodies!! I have also used some Crate Paper products to created this layout as well..... 

'The Best Love'

My long list of D-lish Scraps products used on this layout!!!


Phew! What a D-lish packed layout this one is!!

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today.......hope you are staying warm wherever you are...happy creating!

Tarrah x

Friday, July 25, 2014

InstaFun...

Hi everyone!

 here with you today sharing another fun layout showcasing the WOW July New Release products.


New Release products used are:

Chipboard Broken Bubble Border
Chipboard Large Messy Circle
my very own designed Chipboard 'Instafun' title
and the tiny Wood Veneer Speech Bubble

Here is some detail... 

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today....happy creating... 
Tarrah x

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Happy Days...

Hi all!!

I am popping in today to share a layout with you using one of my favourite New Release pieces...that is that super cute mason jar!


I have again used one of my personally designed New Release titles 'Happy Days' on this layout :)

One other WOW product I used on this layout is the Heart Icon...I have used lots of American Crafts and D-lish Scraps products on this layout as well... 

Thank you for stopping by my blog today....hope you are inspired to get your craft on!!

Tarrah x

Friday, July 18, 2014

Hello...I Love You..

Hi everyone!

 Today I am sharing my layout inspired by that gorgeous July D-lish Scraps inspiration board...

This is the gorgeous inspiration board...

Here is my layout inspired by the board...

D-lish Scraps products used:



The chipboard elements used on this layout come from here

Thank you for popping by my blog today!

Tarrah x

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Splish Splash I Was Taking a Bath...

Hi everyone!

Popping in to share my layout for the Jot Magazine gorgeous July mood board designed by Anna Allan..

I am also linking this layout up to the new issue over at Paper Issues to use Bella Blvd products! 

This is the beautiful board..Teal and Mustard

Here is my layout...I have used all Bella Blvd products on this layout except for the cardstock...


I pulled out my trusty typewriter and gave it a bit of an overhaul for my journaling..love that you can put a journal card in and type away for instant none handwriting!


Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today...happy creating :)
Tarrah x

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Sweet....

Hi everyone!

 Today I am sharing a layout that I have created using loads and loads of D-lish Scraps yummies of course!

Sweet... 

The photos are of my brother and sister in laws gorgeous wedding cake...

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today...

Tarrah x 

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Baby Sam - Lets Keep Him...

Hi all!

All weekend last weekend we were celebrating D-lish Scraps 5th birthday with an amazing cybercrop...there were 8 challenges set by the design team over all of the weekend with the deadline for completing them being this coming Monday the 14th of July....if you would like to join in (there is still time) you can go here and check out all the awesome challenges and details....

I decided to join in a couple of the challenges and thought I would share one of those layouts with you today....I joined in Kylie's sketch challenge...


and created this layout featuring my gorgeous new nephew Samuel...

I kept to the design of the sketch but I just couldn't bring myself to get messy so I used the spotted background instead lol! I have used mostly Jenni Bowlin Studio products on this layout with w few D-lish goodies added also!


Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today, I really hope to find time to get to your blog soon...

Tarrah x  

Monday, July 7, 2014

A Blog Hop with a Difference...

Hi everyone!

I was very happy and so humbled to be asked by Catie Kennedy to join her on this blog hop with a difference....I adore Catie's work....we got to know each other when we were both on the D-lish Scraps design team together last year :)
Be sure to go and check out Catie's beautiful work on her blog here :)

Getting to Know Me:

1. What am I working on right now?

Right now I am working on some upcoming DT projects that I can't share just yet!
I can share a couple of sneaks with you though...



2. How long does it take to complete a project?

Well this varies quite a lot with me, sometimes I can throw a layout together in an hour but other times it will take a week depending on my family and whats happening in our household really! Most often though, it will be 2 or 3 hours if I haven't done too much paper shuffling lol!

3. What are my favourite things to create with at the moment?

Most definitely patterned paper, it always has been and I think always will be my most favourite item! I also love to use bags/pockets, frames, mini wooden pegs and flair as well 

4.  How does my creative process work?

Well, sometimes the mojo just flows and out comes a layout that I love but other times I paper shuffle for too long and end up having to walk away and come back later lol! I usually will have a photo chosen and then I will pick papers and embellishments etc that I think will go with my photo...I lay it all down and move things around 100 times until I am happy...I then usually take a sneak peak photo and a full shot so I can follow that before I stick it all down so I know where everything was lol! 

5. How do I become inspired and stay inspired? 

I am inspired by so much all of the time!! I adore fellow scrapbookers work, Pinterest (my other addiction), magazines, billboards, clothes, colour, you name it, I will look at in an arty type way lol! I stay inspired by creating, creating and doing more creating...I find if I have an extended break any time that I really struggle with inspiration so I find I have to stick at it to keep myself inspired....oh what a shame lol!!


So there you have it, now you know a little about my creative side, its time to get to know some more very talented and gorgeous ladies who I am ever so pleased they are joining me on this blog hop and they are...

Raquel Bowman

Raquel has the most fresh, gorgeous style with her scrapbooking, she loves to use lots of beautiful clusters yet keep a clean, modern look to her work...I just adore what she creates..she was also lucky enough to be recently asked to join the Glitz Design Creative team....you can be inspired by Raquel's stunning work by heading over to her blog:



Manda Moore

Manda is one very busy but talented lady! Together with a new online kit club and being founder of the free online magazine Life.Paper.Scrapbook she still finds time to produce some amazing work...Manda and I have had many great chats via Facebook! Manda's style is a little similar to mine often with bright colours, clean lines and quite a modern look...you can be inspired by Manda's gorgeous work by visiting her blog:

http://mandalika-designs.com/


Bernii Miller

Although I don't know Bernii all that well, I asked her to join in because her work rocks! I will be lucky enough however to meet her IRL next month...can't wait!! As one of the 10 Scrapbooking Memories Magazine Masters this year and also a design team member for Bo Bunny she creates some beautiful and fresh looking projects....please head over to see more of Bernii's gorgeousness on her blog:

http://weekendatberniis.blogspot.com.au  


Thank you so much for stopping by and reading more about my creative side...please head over to the other gorgeous girls blogs and leave some love for them too...thank you!

Happy creating!
Tarrah x

Friday, July 4, 2014

D-lish Scraps 5th Birthday Bonanza...Cybercrop Scraplift Challenge

Hi everyone!!

I am hosting the very first challenge to kick off the D-lish Scraps 5th Birthday Bonanza celebrations!!! 
I have a scrap-lift challenge for you all, hope you can play along with us! How exciting!!



I made a process video while creating this layout:

Feel free to scrap-lift my layout however you please, whether its the colours I have used, the design/sketch, or use some similar elements to what I have chosen or you can do all of these things too if you wish! Please let us know in your post what part/s you 'lifted' and if you used any D-lish products on your project so we know, thanks!


D-lish Scraps products used:

Black Grid Washi Tape
Canvas Star


To check out all the other 5th Birthday Bonanza cybercrop challenges, you can go here
To link up your projects for the 5th Birthday Bonanza, go here and 
as with any competition there are a few rules, please read those here

MOST OF ALL HAVE FUN!!

There will be a prize for each winner of the challenges plus by just entering my challenge you will earn yourself 1 ticket into the major prize draw and if you include any D-lish Scraps products in your project you will earn 1 bonus ticket in the draw also!

There are 8 challenges in total, there is no prize for completing all of them however the more you do, the more tickets you will earn into the draw!

How to earn raffle tickets in the major prize draw:
 Complete a cybercrop challenge- 1 ticket
 Use D-lish Scraps product on your cybercrop challenge - 1 ticket (please tell us if you have used D-lish)
Spend $10 in the D-lish Scraps store between 9am Fri 4th of July AEST & 9pm Sun 6th of July AEST - 1 ticket (per every $10 spent)

Good luck to you all and we do hope you enjoy our 5th birthday celebrations..hopefully you will be inspired to get crafty this weekend....have fun, happy creating!

Tarrah x

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