Wednesday, April 27, 2011

New Challenges...

Hello everyone,

Hope you all had a lovely Easter break! It sure was good to spend time with all my boys! We went away for a few days, didn't do anything exciting but the weather was PERFECT and so was our time together...:))

Last week I did manage to do a few layouts, some new challenges...well not new new but new to me...have never done these ones before.  Had lots of fun...which is the main thing hey!

Here they are:

Anna's Craft Cupboard

Just love Anna's shop...always stalking to see what new things she has in stock...and I have always promised myself and Wendy to try one of Wendy's awesome sketches!!

Here is the sketch....

A moment captured between 2 brothers....have no idea what they were talking about but just love these photos and I am glad I captured the moment.  Photos taken last time flies hey!

And the 2nd new challenge for me was this....

Bird is the Word

Using the word FOREVER...
had this perfect little diecut which I just HAD to use...

Love this little lime green PURPLE PUMPKIN doiley...

A bit of distressing, inking and scrunching in those layouts...loving that at the moment!

Well its nearly the end of ANOTHER month...!!!???
Just a reminder in case you haven't done these challenges or you are looking for something to!!

  • KRAFT IT UP.... 54321 challenge...see details HERE

  • STUCK SKETCHES?!....2 gorgeous sketches....see details HERE

  • WHITE WITH 1.... White + Olive Green + Twine...see details HERE
Speaking of White With 1...I have decided not to reapply for another 6 months on the Creative Team :( :( I have thoroughly enjoyed every challenge that Mel has thrown us, and working alongside such a great bunch of talented ladies.  But I am looking forward to hopefully playing along each month!

Thanks heaps Mel for having me on the Creative Team. 

Well that's it for me today...hope you are having a very enjoyable day :) :)


  1. OMGoodness Mel!!! 2 S.T.U.N.N.I.N.G LO's, You are on firer with your LO's... Lovin the Crumbled background papers on both of them!!!!
    Thank for your well wishes....

  2. OH WOW!! Love that moment that you caught, so cute! And your forever layout is stunning! Love them xoxo

  3. ohhhh P.S thanks for Playing along@ BITW...

  4. LOVE your layouts Min!! Absolutely gorgeous boy pages. Love all of your distressing too!! Cheers B-)

  5. These LO's a so lovely Min, love how you use flowers on your Boys' pages.

  6. Wow, you have been busy - and what gorgeous pages :-) love the sweet pics :-) and all the distressing looks great!! THANKS so much for playing along at BITW :-) :-)

  7. Wow Min, you just blow me away. I love that crumpled paper and the touches of color you add.
    The big butterfly is awesome and yep, these are just ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS.

  8. Oh my gosh Min! Your work is just so inspiring!! Love it!! :)

  9. Absolutely love love love both of these!! Totally gorgeous LO's!!! Great to have you play at Bird too!!!
    had to laugh when I read about you stalking Annas.... lol.. I do that too!!!
    Thanks also for sharing about the Giveaway... might just have to check that out..:)
    Lou xx

  10. gosh I am in awe of your crinkled background papers, I am way toooo scared to do that, Fabulous fabulous as always Melinda

  11. Melinda, I'm impressed! I love that style that you use at the moment!Great layouts!!!!

  12. AAAAah this is too precious! Thanks for playing at Bird is the Word! Love the top layout too...don't know that challenge site - must check it out soon!

  13. WOW Min stunning work.. loving both of these.. simply divine!! Thanks for joining in at BITW and have a lovely weekeend :)

  14. Your layouts are beautiful! Adorable boys! Thanks for joining the challenge at BITW.

  15. Gorgeous LO's Min...they're all super stunning! & great piccies too - such great little moments to capture :)

  16. Stunning! Love your picket fence, the sweet pic and the distressed background. :)