Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Scrap the Girls april challenge
Title: Grins and Giggles
This is my take on the mood board, with lots of colours and textures.
Hand crotched dollies in different colours, paints on the back ground.
Also some hand made paper flowers, glimmer mist dollies and washi tape.
This is ness in the multi coloured outfit which I made for her, she loved it sooo much that she wore it to death. This colour mood board screamed for me to use this photo. 
 Here she is feed a nanny goat with her sister Jackie looking on. Ness was very brave she wanted to stand there all day and fed the goats and other animals.
When we had my family stay for holidays we would take them somewhere special, at the time we were living in Nowra, NSW.
So off we went to the animal park just outside near Bombordery. So for the wrong spelling.
We strolled around it was sunny to start with we had a picnic lunch, saw some more animals and then we headed for home.

Saturday, 18 April 2015

Csi Case no. 161
Title:- Summer Days
This is my sister Heather when she was a baby, toddler and young teen. When it was hot mum would fill up the old metal tub and let her bath in it outside in the sun shine. As she got older she would play outside, love the wicker basket that she is carrying and the way they always wore an apron. Then as she got older she became a brownie, and later a cub leader. Funny how as time goes by people grow and buildings change, but some things just don't change our memories.

I have use the following elements in the page: clocks both stamped and cut outs, with blue and yellow stickled hands. Frames, stripped cut out borders and buildings, stars as well as a flying key. I have also journaled around the large clock about heathers journey through her childhood.
Csi case no 160
Tilte: My Dad

This is about a journey of a different kind, its about a telegram that was sent to my husband who was in the navy and was at sea, when out first born daughter arrived.
I didn't know that my mother in law had sent a telegram to her son, telling him that I had given birth on the 24th of October, 1984 to a little girl. In it she told him the weight, time and length of our baby. As he worked in the office area where all incoming communications arrived, lucky he was not on duty. It had to go through different hands starting with the communications office and then the captain, he soon received it. What I like most is that captain also penned a congratulations note on the telegram.
I have used lots of elements: bling borders, flowers, leaves, chains, chevron washi tape and frames. Also a chipboard heart with the tilte My Dad. This I used paint and stickles on it to make it sparkle.
Nearly lost this to my daughter Jackie as she said "it relates to me and my birth". she will get it later.

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

CSI Case file no. 159
My title: Bewitched

Its been awhile, but my first challenge after a year and half break.
These are photo's of my mum and dad with my older brother and sister when they were little. Gotta love the old style photo's.
My dad was thrilled to be a dad, you notice that there's a pipe in the picture, dad use to smoke one. For a long time after he passed away, if I walked down a certain street, I would turn around expecting him to be behind me. Funny how smells can trigger such strong memories. Even now.
The black and white oven mitt represents when my mum use to be a cook at 14years old at the Poowong pub.
With seven kids mum was always cooking something or bottling the fruits we use to grow, we all had a job when we helped her. Memories.
I have use paint dribbled across the page and edges, assortment of bling and embellishments to cover the poem verse in the bottom corner.
I have doodled baby things across the page, as well as scalloped ribbon, flowers and leaves.
Heart chipboard with embossing powder on it.