Saturday, February 26, 2011

Large Wooden Cupcakes - Speical Offer

I have turned this cupcake into a tea cloth holder for Moms kitchen. Remember the cupcakes & tea cups are part of the special offer @ under category "Whilst Stocks Last" - Offer ends Monday (28 Feb 2011)

Large Cupcake 

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Tourismbuzz - 20% Discount

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We have years of Advertising, sales and Marketing experience which is what has given us the knowledge we want to share.
As a small company we recognized the need to be affordable and give the highest standard of service and quality for small companies and large alike.
Our services are very personalized – each company has different requirements, and we are always available once the deal is done to support our clients. For further information on Shellseeker visit

Well I listed Shoestring Scrapbooking with Tourismbuzz last year and I must say the response has been great. I have arranged for a 20% discount for my readers. There are all sorts of categories you can list under and there are great perks when advertising with them. If you would like to qualify for this discount all you need to do is email for more info & advertising rates with SHOESTRING in the subject line.



Thanks for looking :)


Blue-Eyed Boy Single Page

Blue-eyed Boy 
A week before school started Kruz was playing with the swing & got hit in the eye. He really gave us all heart failure when he came in crying!!! His eye was covered in blood, but thank goodness it was only a small cut and the next day this is what his eye looked like.

Some of the products used can be found here....

Thanks for looking :)


Monday, February 21, 2011

Sketch 2-16-11

Let's Scrap Sketch 2-16-11

2-16-11 Sketch 
My take on the sketch 2-16-11 
Thanks for looking :)

New Tea Cups

TC Finished 
I got these new wooden tea cups in on Saturday morning. I have turned mine into a dish cloth holder for the kitchen. I started by covering the tea cup with patterned paper & then covered it with self-adhesiveplastic before embellishing to protect the paper from water damage. These tea cups can be found @ under category "Off The Page".

Thanks for looking :)

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Large Wooden Crosses - Now In Stock

Wooden Cross LRG

I have always had a thing about crosses, so when I found these large ones I had to buy  a few. I gave mine a coat of paint, then did all the outlines using black liquid lead & added some red roses. 

The cross can be found here under category "Off The Page".

Thanks for looking :0)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Free Wooden Tree

I bought a few of these trees from a lady who got rid of all her stock & supplies. This is my tree for my scrap-room at home. I made the large owl for the tree & I love it!!!

I have 10 of these left.

If you would like a large blank wooden tree all you need to do is spend R100 or more @  - this offer ends 22 Feb 2011.

Thanks for looking :)


Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Tool Time

Tool Time 
Finally I found wooden tool sets - this is a layout that I did last night. This is one of the gifts Kruz got on his birthday. He loves his tools and the 1st thing he does when he gets home from school is put on his tool belt & hard hat!!!

All products used can be found here.....

Thanks for looking :o)


Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Jewellery Hand

J Hand Finished 

I have just finished my jewellery hand. This is one of the projects we will doing in our class next week Saturday. The class kits cost R80 & includes all materials, all you need to do is choose your paper! For class info please email

The jewellery hand blanks  are now available @

Thanks for looking :)

Gift Bags & Gift Boxes - Templates Now @

Gift Bag

Gift Bag 2

Gift Box 1 
Valentines Gift Bag 
These gift bag templates are now available here... I will be adding the house & hot air balloon templates tomorrow as I need to re-draw them. I will post about the new templates as soon as they are loaded.

Thanks for looking :0)


Monday, February 14, 2011

Paper House

House Card 
This is the second template I have been working on, my little paper house. I have done quite a few new templates for card-making, gifts bags, boxes and more. These templates should be up here this week.

Thanks for looking :)

Valentines Day Card For Hubby

Valentines Day Card 
I used the dot & stripe from the Scrap Sheets "Dear Santa" range. There are a few papers in this range that are perfect for your valentines layouts! This range is on sale here....

Thanks for looking :)

Friday, February 11, 2011

Valentines Day Gift Bag

Valentines Gift Bag 
I have been working on new templates for the on-line shop and this is the 1st one that I have completed.  I have tons more to finish & hope to have them up this weekend.

Thanks for looking :)

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Lazy Days - Using new papers, crocheted flowers & border

Lazy Days 
I used some of the new papers & crocheted flowers on my Lazy Days layout which can be found here....

Thanks for looking :)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Spider Birthday Cake For Kruz

Last night I spent the night making Kruz his Spider Birthday cake for school today. This is the 1st time I have ever decorated a cake and I'm very pleased with the end result.

Spider Cake No 2 

Spider Cake No1 
Kruz & Cake 
1st thing this morning he wanted some of his birthday presents & then asked to see his cake. He loves the cake but was a little disgusted about the little liquorice flies I put in the spider web.

Now I'm off to finish my kits for this afternoon & then its back to school to get some pics of the birthday boy.

Thanks for looking :)

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Handmade Hot Air Balloons

Last night I worked on my hot air balloons. The 1st one is a sample for a birthday invitation.

The 2nd on I used for my altered note book.

HAB Note Book 
I spent hours cutting out the diamond shapes for this balloon & love it!

All products used can be found here...

Thanks for looking :)



On Special

Papers, embellishments & more now @


Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Fun Fun Fun, An Ordinary Day & Skool Tyd

Fun Fun Fun

An Ordinary Day

Skool Tyd 

These are some of the layouts I did over the weekend. I have so much more to share but I need to finish the handmade valentines day gifts & cards for the shops in the area. I'm also busy setting up my home studio.

The products used in these layouts can be found here.... Now I'm off to finish my 21 kits for this afternoons class.

Thanks for looking :)  

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

"ties" - Single Page Using

TiesOn Friday morning Kruz took part in his 1st Athletics at school. According to him "Mommy ons gaan ties hardloop".  He got a medal for coming 1st place - so proud of my little guy!!!

I used some of the new papers we got in stock last week which can be found at

Thanks for looking :)