Saturday, November 26, 2011

Global Scrappers

Woohoo! I found my missing mojo! This LO is for a challenge over at Global Scrappers. I love a sketch challenge to get a LO done quickly, I can over think it all sometimes.

I am keeping my new years resolution too, to be in more of the photos that I take. I have even scrapped a few of them.


Tuesday, November 22, 2011

My poor sewing machine has been very neglected this year but I have been sewing up a storm recently. A few friends and I have started up a regular sewing morning (only had two so far) with the hope that we will inspire each other to get creative and so far it has worked. I have had a pile of op shop and hand me down clothes waiting to be made into something new so that is where I started. BUT I forgot to take the before photos DOH! So here are the afters.
First up was a quick alteration to a size 10ish kids singlet top into a toddlers dress.

Next is cute little skirt made from a pillow case. I love that it had a different fabric on each side so that I could make it reversible and the cute yellow trim was already there too.
This purple dress was made from an off cut of fabric that I picked up from Resource Rescue for next to nothing.
A nightie using a printed panel that I also got from Resource Rescue.

This little red number was made from a ladies shirt.

And a pink knit tunic top/dress from a ladies top, I think I'll whip up a pair of stripey legging to go with this.

As well as satisfying my urge to create I have  recycled 6 items and I have my niece's Christmas present all sorted. All for less that $8, gotta love that.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Long time no see

No I haven't dropped off the face of the earth lol I have however been traveling to the other side of it. We return from a three week trip to the US just last week and boy did we fit a lot of stuff into that time, I need another holiday to recover from it lol!
I have no excuse now for not scrapping, I think I took a million and one photos. Thank god for digital cameras. I will need to make a few dates with my scrappy girlfriends really soon.

Until I do scrap though I thought I would share a few of my fav moments from the trip. We visited LA, Disneyland (love love loved it!) legoland (amazing) las Vegas (eye opening lol) the Grand Canyon (increrable) and San Francisco (beautiful city).

LA Farmers Market

Legoland of course


Tha Grand Canyon

Las Vegas

San Francisco

....and there are so many I just need to find my scrappy desk again so that I can get scrapping.

How do you scrap when you have heaps of pics? Do you do whole albums of a trip? Do you stick to one style for the entire album or do you do something completely different for each LO? I'd love to see what you have done, please add a link in the comments if you would like to share.

Bye for now