SGC – Tags

Today is Tags with Southern Girls Challenge. I love making tags, fun for a small and quick piece of art. But for this challenge I decided to continue with my scrapbooking and use tags in a different way – on a layout. These sweet pictures of me, age 2 went perfectly with the large tags…

SGC – Add Some Stamping

Time for another Southern Girls Challenge DT Project, this month the theme is Add Some Stamping. I had these great photos of us at a motorbike training day, and they go so well with the Darkroom Door motorbike stamps. I stamped on white cardstock then fussy cut around the two motorbikes and some words. With…

SGC: Tic Tac Toe

It is Tic Tac Toe time at Southern Girls Challenge this month! Choose a row of three from this board: I’ve been doing quite a bit of sewing recently, having done an upholstery course and (nearly) covered a chair, as well as other bits and pieces. So scrapping a picture of me age 7 at…

SGC – Sparkle and Shine

This month at Southern Girls Challenge we are doing Sparkle and Shine! If you’ve been following my blog you’ll know that I’ve been doing a lot of scrapping of childhood photos (both me and my husband), and for this challenge I decided to use the pictures of my 6th Birthday party. I used some very…

Mood Board Layout for February

The Jot Mood Board this month has some beautiful soft colours this month, I especially love the pink and the natural beige. I had some pictures from my 7th Birthday party (yes, it was a few years ago!), and this zig zag pink paper was perfect. I have been doing a lot of stitching on…

‘Nature’ Themed Layout

This month for Southern Girls Challenge the theme is Nature, I’m trying to catch up on my scrapbooking this year which include pictures from both my childhood and my husband’s childhood. This is a pretty simple theme and I had some very sweet photos of my husband at 18 months having his first paddle which…

Jot January Mood Board

The Jot January Mood Board has a distinctive beachy/water feel to it, and so I decided to use some of my husband’s childhood photos of swimming. In my mixed media stash I have some used tea bag paper that I dried out, they have a lovely sepia colour and so I added them to the…

Jot Magazine November 2017 Mood Board

I’ve recently discovered Jot Magazine, there is some great inspiration in the magazine and on their website. I decided to create a layout using their November Mood Board – see it here. I love the yellow and turquoise in this mood board an found this picture of me aged 11 month in Kerikeri that was…