Tuesday 30 August 2011

Friday Night Challenge!

I went to Paperific in Melbourne this weekend and thought I wouldn't get this done, although I came back with goodies and couldn't wait to use them. The instructions this week were:


It's MESSY!!! and it's loads of FUN!!!
It doesn't really have to be messy but when I get paint out I love to get messy

For tonights challenge you are to use the colours
(I know they are not colours, they are shades)
and an accent colour of your choosing
and there is to be PAINT it can be as little or as much as you like
there are no other restrictions 
Here is my page:
I love it. The tree is a stencil from paperific, also the mushroom and bird chipboard and the leaves. Here is a close up of the bird, cute mushrooms and part of the leaves:
I now wish I had more mushrooms, but I do have heaps of other chipboards to use. Here is my double page layout I have done:
Well that's it for today. I've had a blast doing these two and can't wait to see what they have in stall for us this week over at Scraphappy Kats. Bye for now Kerry.

Black with 2 Challenge.

I have left this one until late but this is the requirements for this month over at Black with 2: 
I went though my photos and came up with this lot of Chrissy photos, well it was before Chrissy putting up the tree. We have Christmas carols  on the stereo up load and pop the tree up and decorations on. We love this time. As my husband works away we wait for him to come home and sometimes the tree goes up in mid to late November. Here is my page:
I usually do a double page so here is the two together:

Well thats it for this challenge it will only be a couple of days and the next challenge will be out. Ok bye for now Kerry.

Last Chance!

Here is your last Chance to Enter : August Giveaway!

It's GIVEAWAY time again! Want to top up your stash, or maybe try out Purple Pumpkin embellishments for the first time? Well, here's your chance to get your hands on some goodies before our next sale in September.

So how can you enter? It's easy!

1. Be a follower of this blog.

2. Post about this giveaway on your blog with a link back to here.

3. After you've done that, just leave a comment after this post. For an extra entry, post about this giveaway on facebook, or on any message boards, and then leave an extra comment :)

This giveaway is open to everyone, no matter where in the world you live. Entries close at midnight AEST on the 30th of August, and the winner will be announced on the 31st of August.
Good Luck! 

Tuesday 23 August 2011

Purple Pumpkins Challenge.

Well here I am with Purple Pumpkins entry. This is the sketch:
Here is my page. These really aren't colours I'm used to but was trying to pick colours up from Ashlee's clothes and to blend with P.P. button and lollipop.

Here is a closer peek at  the button and lollipop, which I have popped a purple cog that I cut from my cricut to bring out the purple colour.
Purple Pumpkin also have a Blog Hop this weekend starting Friday night. Should be fun. Go and have a look www.purplepumpkincrafts.blogspot.com/ 
Ok thats another page down. Bye for now Kerry.

Sunday 21 August 2011

A 2 Z Scraplets Challenge.

Here is the last one for today, it is A2Z Scraplets August Challenge:
 It is a fairly basic sketch but it took me ages to get the papers right. I had the rustic check and it went perfect with the photo's, I had it on top as the background, mixed with lighter and darker etc etc. Until I put this dark blue card stock underneath it just popped. It was worth all the bother as I love this page too. Here it is:
 Enough for today until next time bye Kerry.

Scraphappy Kat's August Challenge.

Yes I have finished this one too. Here is the sketch which is a double page layout which is what I do for most of my pages anyway:
Now you can see I have a double layout here, Here is what you can do with it....
1. Use page 1 as your sketch
2. Use page 2 as your sketch
3. Use both pages as your sketch

There will not be any extra criteria this month to allow for more creativity from you wonderful gals.
Of course I have gone for 2 and pretty much stuck to the sketch. I love my photo's and didn't think they needed alot added to them. Here they are:
  I love the colours which don't show up as well in the photo. I'm happy again with my pages. Ok Bye again. Kerry.

Firday Night Challenge!

Here are the requirements for this week as you will see it's a lot of reading, this week I have read it a couple of times and think I have it right, anyway here it is:
Okay girls.....tonight's challenge is this:

use one of these sets of colours
  • blue and white
  • red and black
  • orange and yellow
  • pink and green
use one lot of embellishments:
  • flowers and ribbons
  • stars and circles
  • buttons and bows
  • chipboard frame
then add a title
if you have chosen blue and white.....
  • try orange or yellow 
if you have chosen red and black try blue or white   
Here is my entry they are old photo's of myself, my husband and my best friend going to a fancy dress party:
I have used dark blue paint on white card, used stars and circles and even chipboard for the stars. Well now to remember what the event was, I will contact my friend so I can journal about it. Thanks for now Kerry.

Wednesday 17 August 2011

Friday Night Challenge!

Here is this weeks FNC  for Scraphappy Kat's. The requirements are:

FNC with a difference!!

Here is tonight's sketch......yes the example is a LO.....yes its basically one colour, BROWN....using my example as a sketch, try to do a monochromatic (same colour different shades) LO....your photos will add colour just as mine have...you can choose any colour you like....except white.....have fun!!
I have sent my entry in a couple of days ago and now putting it on here I realise I didn't use the sketch just the colour. Oh no. Anyway here is my page, I'm not a green person but love the finished result.
I will have to read the instructions better next time. The up side is I have a lovely page done. Ok bye for now. Kerry.

Saturday 13 August 2011

The Lollipop Ladies Challenge.

Here is a new one for me. I love the ideas they come up with each fortnight so I finally had a go. Each time it is something to do with food, an example is fairy floss, rainbow paddle pops, chocolate cake on the beaters etc etc. This is the challenge:
 Hello and Welcome to challenge 26! Have we got a tasty treat for you this fortnight... This time we want you to take your creative inspiration from that tasty nutty biscuit snack: Biscotti

and the added extra is to add some TEXTURE.
I have taken two photos one with out the flash and one with. The one without shows a better picture and the one with shows the colour better. It was very hard to choose which photo so I have posted both. Here is my page without the flash:
 Here is my page with the flash which is truer colours:
The black flowers down the side are felt, there is a weaved ribbon tied in a bow, I also have pearls and chipboard heading for texture.  Well I hope you like these and Bye for now Kerry.

Last weeks Friday Night Challenge.

I was busy last week and finished and sent my challenge in late, so now I'm late popping it on here. I did send it in days ago though. Here we go then this is the challenge:
Okay the only requirement for tonight is this......you can use only 2 colours black and yellow, green and pink, orange and purple..whatever you like....any variations of the same colours is fine, so you may choose blue and pink and use several shades of each colour.
Here is my finished page, I picked blue and white to go with my photo's so here it is:

My son Trent did photography at school last year and this is one of his photo shoots. All the family had input with me doing hair, their friend doing makeup, my daughters boyfriend spray painting her and the rest holding lights, backdrops etc etc. We started around 9am and finished at 7pm. It was a great day. Trent will be going back to study photography next year after a gap year. Anyway I love my page. Bye for now. Kerry

Tuesday 2 August 2011

Friday Night Challenge!

Doesn't a week fly by fast. This week is another beauty:
The only rule is everything must be 
This sure was a challenge. I tried to find as many textures that I could, like chipboard,buttons, flowers etc etc. Also as many shades, I had a grey under tone, yellow under tone etc. etc. Here is my page:
I made my flower and put fairy dust on it, which doesn't show up too well and the close up looks like blobs of glue. I will try this flower again with different paper and inking. Here are my close ups:
I also put the glue on the wrong of my e and I like it this way. Thanks for dropping by. Bye for now Kerry.