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Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Retro challenge



Here is another entry to last weekends Scrapbook Challenge extravaganza on Shimelles blog, this challenge was to Go Retro and you can find all the details here. The basic requirement was to scrap a photo which was taken before 2011. I have had this photo knocking about for a while and it's one of those photo's that really makes me smile. It's not the fact that my dog Lucky loved being hoovered that makes me smile, it's all of the little details in the background that reminds me of my childhood, I can almost feel everything in that room and I can't actually think of another photo that makes me feel that way. So here it is my entry to Go Retro -



The patterned papers are from a pattern book by Djerba Goldfinger from Reprodepot and it has the most amazing retro prints in it all ready for you to print off yourself, I love it! I got inspiration for the layout from Scrapbook Trends.


Just to add as well this was my first ever attempt at sewing onto paper hence why it is so wonky lol!


Thanks for looking


Wendy :-)

Monday, 15 August 2011

From The Heart Challenge

Well I haven't blogged in ages, partly because I've been working a lot more than usual and mainly because I've been so busy taking part in Shimelle's Explore class that I haven't really had time to do much else. I really enjoyed the course but I still haven't finished the last week so I'm going to leave it until next week.

Anyway, last weekend Shimelle started a free scrapbook challenge that has a whole load of challenges to complete before 21st August. You can find all of the challenges here and there's some great prizes so it's definately worth checking it out.

This is my entry to the "From The Heart Challenge", basically you had to scrap about something you love, I love coffee more than anything (expect my Husband....obviously ;-) ) so here it is in my favourite cup with an extra special swirl of squirty cream on.




I am still very much a novice at Scrapbooking but I am thoroughly enjoying it so whilst my layout may not be as good as some of the more experienced ones I learned on the Explore class not everything has to be perfect and I love it the way it is.



Thanks for looking


Wendy

:-)

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Explore Week 2

Last week on Explore was all about Observation, it also led me to the path of Ali Edwards Week in the Life Of project. I spent the whole of last week writing everything down and photographing everything I saw, my camera went through about 3 sets of batteries haha!! I really enjoyed having to look at everyday things that I never notice. When deciding on my layout I wanted to focus on the things that I observe with - my eyes so I made the layout showing the different objects I look through (glasses and contacts) and then describe the things I observed last week that I really loved.



Thanks for looking


Wendy


:-)