Archive for June, 2009

Happy 8th Birthday to my gorgeous Girl….. Keely Allyson :)

June 24, 2009

Well today is the 8th Birthday of one of my sweet little girls…. Miss Keely Allyson! We’ve had a great day so far, Keely has enjoyed opening up her pressies, we bought her a new Playstation Game, Tamagotchi (yet another) & a new pair of spunky black long pants omg she loves them! Oh and how could I possibly forget??? I made her a gorgeous card for the occasion, yes folks, that’s right, I actually finally made a card that was able to be given lmao, now that’s a first eh!

Her Nan & Grandpa are away exploring this beautiful Country of ours again, currently in Northern Territory having a ball, but they snuck a little surprise into the house for Keely before they left a few weeks ago. Can’t believe the lil toffee nose didn’t spot it hiding away in my closet lol (this kid is a great snoop…usually) So what’s in the enormous box? A lovely new pair of trackie pants and matching hoody top Oh Gosh, this girl is over the moon with excitement today lol.

So….I let her stay home today and enjoy her goodies cos quite frankly, who wants to go to school and leave all their new treasures behind? We had some pizza, then Mummy had to get the dreaded Mixmaster out of hiding and whip up a quick treat for tonight with the family. We had a little bit of help from Betty Crocker again lol lol lol. So we are having a delightful Chocolate Swirl cake covered in a whole lotta heavenly chocolate frosting with oodles of smarties on top and some gorgeous little candy fairies that I managed to find recently on one of my shopping trips.

So here is a little collage of Keely’s day so far…..

I had a lesson on making one of these cards yesterday out at Discover Scrapbooking, thoroughly loved this one, so came home and whipped up a pink one with cupcakes for Miss Keely’s birthday last night, I used Pink CS, DCWV Sweets Paper Range, Ribbon, various stamps, Versa Inks. She loved it!!! yay

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Dreams come true…..I’m a Big Sister :)

June 21, 2009

I printed this photo out with the intention of using it in the LOS #4 Challenge recently, but changed my mind. I just adore this photo of Miss Ellen, it was taken on the day she became a “Big Sister” and had her very first cuddle of her baby sister Amy. I just love how her whole face lit up in this photo.


Thanks for looking, hope you all have a great day and enjoy the rest of your weekend 🙂 xo Kris

Your Blog Makes Us Smile – Award

June 19, 2009

MakesUsSmile Blog Award

I received this gorgeous Award from my dear friend Shirl today. Thankyou so much Shirl xo

I have already tagged you girls, see the other posting for that one lol, so I am also passing this award along to Vicki, Martina, Renee, Stacy, Tamara and Samantha. Check out their blogs, they have some great projects to see.

🙂 xo Kris

LOS Challenge #4 Entry for Scraps of Us

June 18, 2009

This Round we had to complete a layout with a Fairytale theme. This is my entry.


Thanks for looking. Hope you all have a fantastic and safe weekend xo Kris

Oh heck, I’ve been tagged :)

June 17, 2009

I’ve been tagged by Samantha and Shirl, who has also awarded me my first ever blog award woohooo Thanks Miss Shirl 🙂 Now, need to answer these questions and then tag 8 others! Here goes…

Q1. What are 8 things you look forward to:

1. Friday night crop night every fortnight 🙂

2. Escaping 5 very noisy children on said crop nights 🙂

3. Sleeping in!!!! Every mother’s dream isn’t it???

4. My first cup of coffee for the day.

5. Winter School Holidays, so I can stay in my nice warm bed til a decent time of the day lol

6. Pay Day…. I mean who doesn’t look forward to that?

7. Oh definately Thursdays, my one and only child free day each week, I can scrap wahoooo!

8. Spring —- I hate this cold weather…..give me Spring every day of the year I’d be stoked!

Q2. What were 8 things you did yesterday:

1. Chatted with Tina all night and scrapped for the LOS Comp.

2. Packed up lunches for kiddies to go to school and an extra for Jared’s excursion

3. Paid the bills.

4. Did the washing.

5. Did the grocery shopping.

7. Helped my girlfriend out for a few hours.

8. Went to bed early, was sooooooo cold lol

Q3. What are the 8 things you wish you could do:

1. Stay up late (I miss my night owl days)

2. Have more hours in a day!!!

3. Have more patience.

4. Add a 2nd level to the house, I miss having my craftroom 😦

5. Get my kids to respect their belongings would be way up there on this list!!!

6. Catch up with Mum & Dad more often.

7. Get more scrapbooking done.

8. Go back to Decaf(cos it’s so much better for me) but hey there is no way on this planet that I’m gonna go thru those awful withdrawal headaches again.

Q4. Name 8 things or shows you’ve watched lately:

1. My Best Friends Girl ….. OMG Laughed my bum off 🙂

2. ABC Kids

3. Bride Wars

4. CSI Miami

5. Grey’s Anatomy

6. Twilight for the zillionth time…. actually is that even a word? lol

7. Snow Puppies

8. Ellen DeGeneres show lol such a funny chick.

Okay, well I’ve managed to find a couple of gals to tag for this one, they are, Vicki, Martina, Renee, Stacy, Tamara and I’m also sending these lovely ladies the Blog Award, enjoy girls, you have great blogs 🙂

Cheers Kris 🙂

What’s been happening here……

June 14, 2009

Well not a whole heck of a lot this weekend, kids have totally driven me to the brink of insanity this weekend, my delightful Master 11 has almost made me want to have myself committed to a nice safe softly padded cell somewhere 😦

Thank goodness for friends is all I can say. My dearest friend Martina (Tina) always seems to manage to lift me out of those dark places, for that I thank her immensely xo

So I decided to have a bit of a play with one of her gorgeous little girl’s piccies yesterday and made this for her.


Thanks Tina for being a fabulous friend girl xo

A Magical Challenge on Scraps Of Us site PRIZE AVAILABLE!!!!!

June 9, 2009

Hey there all my lovely visitors, those who have been following, will have noticed my layouts for the LOS Comp with Scraps Of Us Group.

The 4th challenge has been announced and seeing as it is such a fun one, Vicki has opened it up to the rest of the forum members also, so jump in and check it out, join up, doesn’t cost you a thing, come and have some fun and chat with the girls.

SCRAPS OF US FORUM

You could win this cute Imaginisce Stamp 🙂

So the challenge is this……….

Create a Fairytale….

For this challenge, we want you to tell us a fairie tale …. choose your own photo and create a MAGICAL LO… you can use all the products you want….

When you are finished your layout post it up in the gallery on the forum for all to see, you have until the end of June to get your layouts in ladies…..HAVE FUN!!

A sweet card for a very Sweet Friend :) You know who you are lol

June 8, 2009

I found this amazingly gorgeous file recently on Nancy’s Blog and decided to have a crack at it today to make a very sweet card for my very sweet friend. I think it turned out really nice and am busting at the seams to have a go at some more cardmaking. So off I go to create lol. Hope you all had a great long weekend xo Kris

Croc’s Rule at Australia Zoo …….

June 6, 2009

I thought I’d share this delightful double layout that I did for my most fave scrappy friend last weekend. Martina & I decided to swap photos and try scrapping for each other, well I must say my first attempt was very sad 😦 I had to admit defeat lol and ask for some different piccies, I knew she’d have some of her little fellow with animals…. was plotting and planning on making use of some of my fabulous Myscrapchick files, so these are the pics I was sent and this is the resulting layout. I’m so stoked that she loves it and can’t wait to catch up with her this weekend while she’s in town to give them to her 🙂 The Palmtrees are actually my own files but I haven’t had a chance to clean up the files to share yet, will try to get around to doing that soon. Until then, CHEERS Kris 🙂

Summer Savings at Myscrapchick….

June 6, 2009

Pop on in to Myscrapchick for great savings on their fantastic collections of paper piecings.

Even if you don’t have SCAL or a Cricut, the PDF’s are included in their collections, and you can manually cut them out (OMG I remember those days lol)

Anyhooo their sale is on until the end of June, pop in and grab a BARGAIN!!! I know I will be 🙂