Friday, April 27, 2012

Challenge # 4 - Mothers Day

At Scrap Africa


"In May we celebrate Mother's Day (May 13) in South Africa.
This is a wonderful opportunity for us at Scrap Africa to celebrate motherhood
with our love and creativity.


Create any scrap object, which  in some way related to a mother. 
There is a catch though!
In your projects, you will need to use a phrase, a poem or a special message dedicated to a mother - be it yourself, your own mother or anyone else you would want to say something nice about as a mother."

 


This is what I came up with - A Perfect Mother


A Perfect Mother












A Perfect Mother



by Nicola Steel



















Since the moment I entered this world,
You have cared for me like no other.
There is only one word to describe you,
That is in every way a perfect Mother.

In the years you have watched me grow
So many memories we can now replay.
You've been there to love and protect me,
From my birth to this very day.

When there's a cloud covering my path,
Or a problem I am about to face.
You'll be the one wipe away my tears,
And put everything back in its place.

Your warm touch is one of a kind,
So gentle to send me to sleep.
Your voice is one of an angel,
A beauty only you deserve to keep.

The way you always make me smile
And the way you play with my hair.
When I need to talk, you'll put me first,
So I know how much you care.

The sun in your heart will continue,
To shine in the future in all you do.
The most special person in my life by far,
I'm happy to say is you






 


Products used can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Thursday, April 26, 2012

Mothers Day Gift Idea No2

Turn an old wine bottle into a vase for Mom!


Wine Bottle


I gave the bottle 3 coats of back tokreen & gave the flowers a coat of clear tokreen. When dry used black tokreen to stick the flowers onto the bottle & voila a beautiful vase for Mom.


 


Thanks for looking :)


 



Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Mothers Day - Gift Idea No1

Boot clock
I have started working on Mothers day gift ideas & I thought the boot clock was a good one to start with. Click here to see the selection of blank clock kits available at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Week 210

Here is this weeks sketch over at Nuts About Sketches


210 - Due April 22
Here is my take on the sketch


Canica 210


Some of the products used can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Monday, April 23, 2012

Classic Beauty

Classic Beauty
Products Used: Prima double sided paper "Beloved" Botanical Collection, Prima paper flowers, Glitz Whatnots Scralett, Prima Tiny Alphabet Stickers (695 pieces), lace & chipboard butterflies. All these products can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


This is a picture of my granny way back when. I'm trying to get all the old family pictures into albums... This should keep me busy for quite a while because I have a huge suitcase filled with old family photos. There are a few pictures of people & we are not sure who they are & there is no one left to help with this!!!


 


Thanks for looking :)



Saturday, April 21, 2012

Addicted 2 Scrapping May Flowers Blog Hop


 


 Thank you all for stopping by the Addicted 2 Scrapping May Flowers Blog Hop! As you hop along be sure to subscribe/follow to the individual design team members' blogs so you don't miss out on all of the gorgeous projects they are creating...and stop by our Facebook page, Addicted 2 Scrapping, and LIKE us if you haven't already!


Now on to what I created...


 Tube No1


 Tube No2
I used some chipboard for the base of the cardboard tube, gave it a coat of paint, covered it with patterned paper & embellished it. I made this for all my perspex rulers. You can find the step by step for this project here...



I hope you enjoyed my creation. Next up is La'Diva.


I'm sure she has something AMAZING to share with you!


In case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the Addicted 2 Scrapping Design Team members hopping today:


Mandy(http://livelovepapercrafting.blogspot.com/)


Sandy (http://www.asmylittleworldturns.blogspot.com/)


Sue (http://4scrappitite.blogspot.com/)


Canica (http://shoestringscrapbooking.typepad.com/)


La'Diva (http://stampinwithladiva.blogspot.com/)


Heather (http://www.papercrafteranonymous.com/)


Addicted 2 Scrapping Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/addictedscrapping)


 


Remember to check out Addicted 2 Scrapping Challenge #3 here...


 


Thanks for looking :)


www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za




Friday, April 20, 2012

Addicted 2 Scrapping Challenge #3 - Altered Projects

I altered a tissue box using some paint, patterned paper, flowers, lace, pearl heads & a chipboard butterfly. All products can be found here...


Tissue Box 1


Tissue Box 2


Share your project on the page & you will be entered into the draw to win a small RAK from Shoestring Scrapbooking. You have until 26 April 2012 to upload your project here...


Can’t wait to see your creations!!



Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Flower Paper-Piecing Patterns

Thank You PP


Card

I found these flower paper-piecing patterns at Scrapbooks ETC. These patterns are perfect for all those tiny scraps.


 


Thanks for looking :)


www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za



Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Week 209

Here is this weeks sketch over at Nuts About Sketches


209 - Due April 15


Here is my take on this weeks sketch - Moments in Time


209 Canica


These are pictures of my grandmother with her aunt & grandmother.


I used papers from the scrapbooking pack I won from Scrap Africa, but the crocheted flowers & chipboard goodies can be found here...


 


Thanks for looking :)



Monday, April 16, 2012

The Lorax Sketch 4-11-12

Here is my take on Let's Scrap sketch 4-11-12


The Lorax 4-11-12


I found The Lorax on google when I did a search for "The Lorax printable images". I used cotton wool & glimmer mist to make the tree...All other products can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Saturday, April 14, 2012

Happy Easter Sketch 4-4-12

Here is my take on Let's Scrap sketch 4-4-12


Happy Easter
Easter was not that nice for the kids this year...Kruz was sick so we spent the long weekend at home!! :(


All products used can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Friday, April 13, 2012

Scrap Africa Sketch #4

Sketch4_


You have until 3 May 2012 to get your layouts in at Scrap Africa based on this sketch.


Here is my take on sketch #4 - My Love Of Teacups


My Love Of Teacups


That's me cleaning my over sized teacups & teapot. :)


Remember to check out Scrap Africa's Rainbow challenge...


 


Thanks for looking :)



Thursday, April 12, 2012

Competition Time!!!

Would you like to win these goodies?


FB Prize
Go to Shoestring Scrapbooking's FACEBOOK page for more info....


 This competition closes 30 April 2012 & the winner will be announced on 1 May 2012.


 Good Luck :)



Wednesday, April 11, 2012

You Colour My World - Challenge #3

Scrap Africa Challenge #3 - Rainbow


Let's celebrate our "rainbow nation" !


Make anything with a rainbow or inspired by a rainbow: you can decorate your project with a rainbow or you can use a photograph of a rainbow in your layout. You can use the word "rainbow" in the title of your project. Or you can be inspired by a beautiful picture of a rainbow to create a colorful effect on your project
(then please provide your inspirational image).
Don't forget that it is up to you to decide if it is going to be a layout, a card or an altered object.
Let your creativity and imagination guide you!

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This is what I came up with for this challenge

You Colour My World

I have hundreds of eyelets that I hardly ever use so I decided to use them for my rainbow 

Rainbow Closeup

These products can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za

Thanks for looking :)


Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Week 208 @

Nuts About Sketches


208 - 1 Due April 8


Here is my take on sketch 208


208 Canica


All products used can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


Click here to see what the rest of the design team did with this weeks sketch.


 


Thanks for looking :)



Friday, April 6, 2012

Believe In Your Dreams - Multi-Frame Tray

Multiframe Tray
I finished this tray on Monday using Multi-Frame Tray, Believe in your Dreams, Prima North Country "In The House" double sided papers & Prima Flowers JARDINERE North Country.  These kits can be found at  www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)


 



Thursday, April 5, 2012

Easter Bucket

Easter Bucket
On Saturday I found these buckets at Crazy Plastics in Klerksdorp @ R4 each. I bought a few to make some Easter buckets for the kids... Pink for the girls & blue for the boys. I will be going back to get more of a variety.


Easter papers can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Week 207 @

Nuts About Sketches


207 - Due Apri 1


Here is my take on this weeks sketch


207 Canica


All these products can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za 


Click here to see what the other design team members came up with.


 


Thanks for looking :)


 



Monday, April 2, 2012

Fuelers 3-28-12

Fuelers 3-28-12
This is my take on Let's Scrap sketch 3-28-12. These are pics I took of hubby & the kids after the racing was done at Klerksdorp Raceway.


Remember to check out the paper sale here...


 


Thanks for looking :)