Tuesday, November 24, 2009

A little bit of shabby chic.

Hallo everybody,
Hope you are all doing good and that life is treating you well.
I did this layout last night, I used the new range of Kaisercraft.
I had this photo taken at a studio in Parys, called KIKI'S.
She has the cutest little studio, all filled up with oldies, dresses,suitcases, feathers,etc.
I also do my layouts very metric, straight cutting,so I decided to do a bit of tearing, aging and all of that.
I also included some Enmarc di-cuts,Prima flowers and bling.
Hope you likey:)
Otherwise, we are all fine, Megan is resting her foot, she has a stress fracture and is suppose to rest for another 4 weeks, she was very sad and disappointed when the doctor told her that, that means all her practice,she feels everything she has put in,is down the drain, very hard-headed this one. She always gives 110% in whatever she does and I think she took it too far,she is keeping fit by swimming and some spinning now.

As i commented on some of your blogs, I still have not started my Christmas Shopping! Hmm, maybe this weekend. I signed up for a peweter class this Friday, have never tried it,though, have you??

My mom and dad are leaving on Saturday on holiday,starting in East Londen, ending in Gordons Bay. Will be very quiet here,we are living right next to each other, so use to her popping in during the day.

Also glad that school is closing, need some calmness around here. . .

Well, this is all from my side.

have a nice day,
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Thursday, November 19, 2009

For the LOVE of Fashion!!

Hallo Everybody:)
Can anybody relate to the latest craze in fashion??
Painting your toenails each a different colour?LOL!!
Ok, then talking about the colours, they are the weirdest looking colours,
they come in the pinkest of pink, metallic purple, Greeeen, yes like the grass, who would paint their toes green?
No,I must admit,these toes of dearest Megan, don't look too bad at all,this is the
latest ritual in our home, painting toenails and I also had my turn this weekend,
I had to sit and relax and was not allowed a word, I got the Greeeen and Orange!LOL!!

My husband refused to go to the shops with me, but I made a promise to leave it for the weekend, i kept my promise.LOL!!
So which one are YOU, the more subtle one or the adventurous one, painting it all in COLOUR for the LOVE of Fashion??

You are my sunshine

Pictures of me and Megan, while in Parys.
I used the new range of American Crafts paper.
At the bottom i have put some of the butterflies that i have cut out.
I also used Prima blings, some chipboard letters,and many buttons.
The word sunshine is from a rub on sheet.

Hope you are all well.
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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Adornit Blog Hop

Hallo and Welcome:)
If it is your first time here, thanks for visiting, feel free to look around.
If you are not from South Africa, Welcome in South Africa:)
This is my Christmas layout, I will add my photos after Christmas, just need
to stick them down after Christmas.

Some close-ups of the right-hand page, words describing what Christmas
is about.

Another close-up of the title.
Thanks for stopping by,hope you like what you saw. You now need to hop over to Sierra,
she has a lovely card awaiting you, here is her link: http://getcreativesg.blogspot.com/
Also, remember to start at the beginning,which is the Adornit blog, just click on the blinkie on my sidebar and head over there or follow this link:www.adornitscrapbook.com/bloghop


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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Today. . .

I realised that I am Very tired, body is aching. . .I need a rest;)

I realised that i need to get to the hairdresser. . .hair is getting flat on top, I hate that(going at 10)

I realised that some situations are more difficult that I thought they would be(me digging into the past) not going so well:(

I realised that my little hands actually looks nice without me chewing on their nails. . .you did not know that about me hey?? yes I chew my nails.

I also come to realise that my household is completely falling apart because of this computer and the stash in my scrap room, BUT that I decided that I would rather AGAIN dig into that today.LOL!!

I realised that these cyber friends of mine are actually so amazing and that they and the few on my one hand is ALL i need. Why be pretentious?? Just be yourself.

Hmm, in about 45 min I must , yes MUST go present a spinning class with this aching body of mine, Thania is going to Joburg, fetching entries for the 94.7 cycle race.

By now I can actually feel already that it is going to be on HOT summers day.

Shaaaaayne!!! I need some cupcakes, great energy boost!!LOL!!

Helen, your package in the post will be a GREAT uplift today,oohhh hope it is there;)

I met a new friend today, Tina, from Australia, will add her on today, so you can go visit toooo!!

Oh my gosh!! the biggest thing I came to realise is that my toenails are still painted piiiiink and greeeen from the weekend, Megan did it and made me promise to leave it for the weekend, really need to take it off.

Ok, you have GREAT day!!
Love you all!!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Let's do some hopping

Adornit is hosting a blog hop, want to join??
Click on the invite in my sidebar and go sign-up!

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layout of US and Christmas card.

Here is the recent photo of me and my
husband, I enjoyed myself with this new
range of American Craft paper.

Up next,my first addition to some Christmas cards.

Sorry, my layout got cut off a bitty there,hope you like and are having a nice day!x

Monday, November 9, 2009

A bit of this and that. . .

Hallo girlfriends,

I am in my scrap room, while typing this post, no, not busy scrapping, busy finding some space to scrap, honestly, I am now getting irritated with myself, not putting things away immediately,my husband wanted to phone the police this afternoon, thought we had a break-in.LOL!! Takes me about 2 hours to organize the room in such a state that i can actually do something.

I want to make a few Christmas cards, bit on a low with the ideas, but I have some lovely paper to play with.

This weekend on our local radio station, Jacaranda 94.7 I won a competition, they featured Celine Dion as their artist for the weekend, you could choose a song, then they phone you and you can leave a message,but that is not all, I also got her latest cd!! Yay!! She is my number one female artist of all times:)

I bought my little dragon a zen fountain this weekend, he just absolutely LOVES it, he sits on the rocks in the water for about half an hour at the time, I think he likes the sound of the running water. Too cute.

Today, as I was cleaning my house, I had lots of things going through my mind. . .

I thought about some of our bloggy friends that are having some difficulties right now, hope that you are all feeling better:) Things will turn out for the best.

I thought of Christmas, the shopping that goes along with it, I don't know what to get everybody, I know my dad would love a new fishing rod.
Megan wants a new I-pod, oh goodie, the poor bank balance:(
DH is the difficult one, he buys what he wants when he needs it, himself, so what can I get him??
We cannot go on the Aramis-train agaaaain!!

I thought about the new music that I need for my spinning-classes, I get so tired of my music, too quickly and when you buy a cd, usually you can only use 2 or 3 of the songs.

I thought of my husband's newly found son, have not heard a word from him for a while now??
I keep on e-mailing him, but hear nothing:(

Shame,my dog is very droopy today, eyes,ears, tail, everything is hanging.

Megan needs to go to the physiotherapist tomorrow, she has a nagging foot.
I need to get my material for the Iris page, cannot find something nice, maybe it is just me, so use to buying paper, not material, but I will do that in the week.

I better finish-up here, sweet dreams you all!x

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Wise Words

Did this layout last night.

I used the photos I took of Megan on our weekend in Parys.

Used some PiggyTales paper, the Cinderella collection, bit of Prima blooms, the first ones. Covered a blank chipboard swirl, printed my poem on Bazzill.

And added a Kaisercraft bling flower. Just a basic layout, but I loved the poem and have been wanting to use it for a while now.

This is a poem, written by Dr. Kent and Mother Theresa had this poem on her wall, they said that she knew a good poem when she saw it and that she liked it very much.

Here it is:

The Final Analysis:


People are often unreasonable, illogical

and self-centered;

Forgive them anyway.

If you are kind, people may accuse you

of selfish, ulterior motives;

Be kind anyway.

If you are successfull you will win some

false friends and some true enemies;

Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and frank,

people may cheat you;

Be honest and frank anyway.

What you spend years building,

someone could destroy overnight,

Build anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness,

they may be jealous,

Be happy anyway.

The good you do today,

people will often forget tomorrow;

do good anyway.

Give the world the best you have;

and it may not be enough;

Give the world your best you've got,anyway.

You see, in the final analysis,

It is between you and God;

It was never between you and them anyway.
Have a nice day!x

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Monday, November 2, 2009

I was inspired by. . .

Hallo everybody,
I recently bought the Craftwise, they featured a layout of the popular Retha van Heerden.
She was the owner of Scraptifity, but are busy with some new ventures. By the way, she had a GREAT shop, with a coffee shop, where hubby can wait, while you hit the target of the credit card.LOL!!
Ok, she used a similar photo, just more close-up, therefore, I made a few changes, to keep the focus on my photo.
I named my page ALWAYS, and then added the words dream, believe and grow and right at the edge, laugh.
The challenge of this page is to leave your chipboard blank, which I never do, but this time I did.
Oops, can you see that I went a bit skew there at the top, I hate mistakes like that, but the glue was stuck already.
I took this picture over the weekend at the place where we stayed in Parys,
she was actually on her way to the real spot, where I wanted to take a shot, but this one worked for me. I am trying my best with these singles, not that bad, after all.:)
The paper are from my archives, EK SUCCSESS, few years back.
Also mixed the bling with a bit of vintage buttons.
Hope you likey.
Sweet dreams.
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Sunday, November 1, 2009

Some Pictures of US!!

This hardly ever happens. . .
A picture of me and hubby, he doesn't like photos taken of him, but Megan insisted.
We were in Parys this weekend, had lots of fun:)
This is on a bridge in town.

Then Hubby and the girls, yes, you can say that we have 2 girls, Felisha is one of us.

Megan and me, Felisha had the chance on a photo shoot this weekend, we went aaaaall the way, we took about 250 photos!!!
NO, excuse, SCRAP, SCRAP!!

Thanks for letting me share, hope you all had a great weekend, have to go unpack:(

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