Saturday, November 28, 2009


I just wanted to let you all know that Noah passed away on Monday morning after a long battle with cancer.
It is just so very sad, such a tragic loss of such a young life.

The family now has requested that their privacy is respected during this difficult time.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Flag for Banner Challenge

The ACP Spring Fling Retreat started today - 35 lucky ladies have headed on up to Maleny for a weekend of creative fun leaving me behind... why am i left behind... it is Taylah's end of year Ballet Concert tonight and then I have my Nephews 18th Birthday Dinner tomorrow night, so i will still be having a great weekend just no creating... which brings me to this post.
One of the challenges for the retreat is to create a flag which will then be joined together and hung up in the store, so i got to create one so i could be a part of the fun. Seeing that all the girls are up at Maleny with no internet i thought i would share my flag with you all.
I chose friends as my thing that makes me happy, i also added a beautiful new scrapbook king rubon to the front when i dropped it off at the shop, they had just come in and it was perfect for the space i had on the front of my flag.

things that make u happy challenge
both sides are to be decorated

colour combo - spring colours
a quote that is true to U
something old
something new
something sparkly
something stamped
something tied
something that blooms or flys in spring
something felty or fluffy


PS - I am working all day tomorrow at the store - so if you are in Brisbane pop in and see me - we have some great specials
Have a great week end

Sunday, November 15, 2009

are you sitting down - i have been creative again

i had to make a birthday card for a friend's 50th so while i was at it i made a couple more cards using up some old 3 bugs in a rug pp, super old mm rubons and metal embellishments... my stampin' up star punches, stampin' up cute and curly stamp & punch, hero arts birthday frames message stamp, ribbon, mini safety pins and photo anchors ...

this one i made for my darling husband for his birthday, again using up old pp, stampin' up oval punch and stamp & jute string

Friday, November 13, 2009

it is begining to look like ...

Christmas Card making time... here are some and a card box that i have made to give as a gift

I have used up some very old patterned paper, ribbon and other products used are
Stampin' Up Stamps, Card Stock, Punches, Top Note Die & Ink Pads
Stampington Stamp
Making Memories Tree Brads
Kaisercraft Rhinestones
Martha Stewart Glitter
EK Success Border Punches

Friday, November 6, 2009

Christmas Cards for Noah

Five year-old Noah Biorkman is in hospice and we need your help to make this the best Christmas ever by sending him Christmas cards! His family will be celebrating Christmas this weekend.

Noah was diagnosed with Stage IV Neuroblastoma in February 2007. He went into remission in August 2007. In September 2008, Noah relapsed with lesions in his right arm and right leg. After going through six different trials, the cancer continues to spread.

Please help the fulfill the Biorkman family's wish to make this the best Christmas ever for Noah. You can send your Christmas cards to:
Noah Biorkman,
1141 Fountain View Circle,
South Lyon MI 48178.

to see a video of Noah click here

Monday, November 2, 2009

Halloween Party Photos (not so sweet 16)

Be warned this is a photo filled post....
glittered skulls (alla Martha)

the wicked witch of the west's shoes and tights
Taylah (Mad Hatter) & Georgie (Alice in Wonderland)

my favourite ghoul
the graveyard - thanks to Mum, Leanne and the Crane Family for supplying me with leaves.

Wayne after a big night

our backyard filled with leaves all the way from Imbil, Morayfield and Wello Pt

hanging halloween  decs

jack-o-lantern #2

spooky smoke

shrunken head

Candy Buffet

treat boxes for the guests to fill with candy (bo bunny boo crew pp and scallop & circle punches)

pinwheels ontop of bubbling blood (rusty pickle pp)

halloween bottled water (using the nestabilities pumpkins die, circle punches & bo bunny boo crew patterned paper)

straws and cups all labels were made using nestabilities pumpkin die)

bubbles and candles

twigs, fairy lights and creepy things

pinata (A wanted a traditional donkey)

me (the wicked witch of the west) such an awful photo, you can't even notice my green face

attending to the trick or treaters

here are some of Ashleigh and her friends...

Miss Ashleigh as Pikachu

why so serious?

Mitchell with the most amazing make up

Maddie & Mitchell

Chucky's Bride (Ashley K)