Monday, 25 October 2010

A couple of layouts and a card

Well I have a few design team projects to upload today so quite a few photos! :)

First is a layout using the learning curve range.

Supplies :
Learning Curve Dot
Learning Curve Recess
Learning Curve Letters
Learning Curve Stripe
Glitter Learning Crve iCandy Stickers
Learning Curve iCandy Brads
Learning Curve 12x12 Chipboard
Learning Curve Combo Sticker
First Day of School Cardstock Stickers
Double Dot Ribbon in Kiwi, Buttercup and Blueberry
Bo Bunny Button

Next is a 2 page layout using the Whoo-ligans range :)

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Supplies :

Whoo-ligans Spooky Die Cut
Whooligans Rahh
Whoo-ligans Cut Outs
Coordinating Double Dot Grape Dot
Whoo-ligans 12x12 Combo Stickers
Whoo-ligans 12x12 Chipboard
Whoo-ligans Glitter iCandy Stickers
Whoo-ligans Rub-ons
Whoo-ligans Note Worthy

Purple Pumpkin button
EK Success Edger punch Bubbles
EK Success Edger punch Deco-scallop

 The last one is a card using the beautiful Winter Joy.

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Winter Joy Brrrr
Winter Joy Snow Angels
Winter Joy Stripe
Coordinating Double Dot Ocean Dot
Glitter Winter Joy iCandy Chipboard
Winter Whimsy Cardstock Stickers
Winter Joy iCandy Brads
Winter Joy Clearly Stamp

Glitter glue
white ink

I was so pleased last week whilst doing my online grocery shopping to discover a Twilight advent calendar and of course ordered one immediately!  Then a couple of days ago when doing the next load of shopping I discovered more twilight things all a part of the Christmas range!  A mug with little mallows and a slab of chocolate and little zip up tins full of heart sweets!

My husband just shook his head and rolled his eyes especially when I told him that I think I need to get another cup set so I can keep one and drink out of the other one lol.  Definitely a big kid!  TFL!

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Twilight ATC swap and Some Holiday Photos!

 This is going to be a very picture heavy post!:)

I recently took part in my first ATC swap and of course it just had to be a Twilight one!  This was also the first time I have ever made an ATC and although it was fun I don't think it is something I would get really into but just couldn't resist Twilight ones;). These are the fab ATC's that I got back!  Mine is the one on the bottom left :)

 And just a close up of mine :)

I have been slowly trying to go through the hundreds of photos I took over the holiday and then noticed that one of our camera cards was missing.  Of course it just happened to be the one with some of my favourite photos on too!!  So I phoned my poor mom to look around the house to see if we had forgotten it there but she couldn't find it either.  Luckily I had downloaded all the photos onto my moms computer before we left there anyway so she could have put them on a disc and sent them to me but at the last minute we found the card!  So anyway here are some photos of the kids from Ushaka marine world in Durban.

This dolphin they are posing with is Gambit who I used to go and see when I was a child!  He is the largest dolphin in any oceanarium in the world and apparently has surprised everyone at how old he is as they did not think dolphins lived that long!  We were actually really lucky because Paul used to go to school with the MD there so the kids got to see some extra feedings and things that they would not have normally seen.  I love the dolphin shows, dolphins are one of my favourite animals, I actually cried when I was watching the show lol!  I always wanted to be a trainer when I was younger they really are the most beautiful, amazing animals! :) :)

Christopher was thrilled because he was selected to be one of the passengers in the boat for the show they do where they get splashed and get to wave to the dolphins and feed them.  Kieran was gutted as he was the one who put his hand up and then they took Christopher but was very happy later on as he got chosen for a little part in the seal show :)

Then we went to see the penguins and the kids were thrilled because the penguins decided to follow the kids wherever they went so they had loads of fun walking along the glass and getting the penguins to swim up and down and around in circles wherever they put their hands.  Even when more people came along they only followed the kids and all swam to the edge of the glass and stayed there looking after the kids when we left.

The kids loved it and we didn't even get to go the the Wet and Wild water park as there was just so much at the oceanarium side so we had to go back for that the next day.  Both my sisters came with to that and that was the most fun I have had in years!  This was the kids by the time we arrived home ;)

Don't forget my giveaway on the post under this one, you still have until the 1 November :)


Monday, 4 October 2010

Halloween Banner and Giveaway!!!

Hi!  Yes I have been a very bad blogger.... things have been non stop crazy since we have been back and although slightly slower now will probably still be crazy for the next 3 weeks or so!

My youngest son Christopher had his 8th birthday recently and one of the presents he has been wanting for a while now is a Build-a-Bear so we took him and his brother (who insisted on spending some of his birthday money on one too!) to build a bear.

This is them outside the Trafford centre with their "bears" inside their little houses.  These are the "bears" they chose, a wolf named Ferrari and a monkey named Cheeky :)

 I just love the shoes, especially the monkeys trainers :)

Ok now to share my latest project for Bo Bunny :)  This is a Halloween banner made from the super cute Whoo-ligans!  I just adore this range it is sooo cute and the papers are really versatile and can be used for any layouts! :)

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 The saying is from the Whoo-ligans range and I had to use it because I thought it was adorable!  Of course when I first made this I didn't think about how hard it would be to photograph lol!  Here are a few more photos :)

 I just adore those little monsters!  Right now would you like a chance to win some of these papers???  Well if you follow my blog you might remember that  in August before I found out that I had made the Bo Bunny design team I won a pack of the Whoo-ligans range when they first revealed the new ranges and gave away one of each new range!  I found this very funny when I found out I was on the design team!  Anyway as Bo Bunny is amazingly generous to their design team and I have all I need of this range I have decided to give away the prize I won to another Bo Bunny fan!!! :)  So here it is...

10 sheets of gorgeous double sided paper, 1 cut out paper, 1 die cut paper, 1 12x12 sticker sheet and 2 card stock sticker sheets!  You can see more f the papers and stickers on the Bo Bunny website here.  So if you would like a chance to win this fab range of papers here is what you need to do.

1.  You need to either be or become a follower of my blog
2.  You need to link to this post on the sidebar of your blog
3.  lastly comment on this post to let me know that you want to win it!

For the people who already follow my blog if you comment on this post that you would like to enter then you will be given 2 entries :)  I will draw a winner on the 1st November the day after Halloween! :)

Good luck and TFL!!!