Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Merry Christmas

I know it is a couple of days late but here in my Family we are very much still in the spirit of Christmas with our Cherubs still playing and unpacking their new toys and my sister and her family still staying at my mums and dads.... So Merry Christmas from my family to yours!!!!!
Take Care , Michelle xxxxx
My Blessings: A Beautiful Family to be able to spend time with over the Festive Season
And wonderful Husband and Cherubs that make me smile daily!! :)

Sunday, December 5, 2010

The Start of the SIlly Season!!!!

Our Christmas Tree was put up today it is always a family affair ..... We always finish with a family blessing said by My Wonderful Husband and my cherubs stand around us with the Magic of Christmas in their eyes..... This year I changed the colour scheme to Teal Blue and Silver... We have had Pink and Silver in the last few years, Big W has the most beautiful Christmas Tree Decorations .......... I love our Tree... :) :)

A very Blinged up Butterfly............. See we can never have enough bling!!! ...

Look at this cute little bird, how pretty is it????

A beautiful Blinged up Reindeer hanging off the branches

Here is my Angel on our Christmas Tree!! My Nana left us 4 years ago and my Step Grandad joined Nana in July ...... Nana always loved Christmas and would look forward to having her family with her..... Merry Christmas my beautiful Nana!!! I will miss you Always xxxxxxxxx

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Edwin and Tilda get Married

Awwww Edwin and Tida Married!!! heheheh I designed this card for a lovely friend of mine in Sydney who is going to a wedding.... She asked me to come up with a Wedding Card, how could I go past my Favourites Edwin and Tilda..... Hot of the press is a new range of Edwin and Tilda Stamps at www.scrap2relax.com.au I have heard they are once again selling very quickly , so pop in and see Karen and see the new yummies to hit the shelves, Til next time , Cheers Michellexxxxxxxx

Monday, November 29, 2010

A Tissue Box fit for My BFF

Its my BFF ( Best Friends Forever) Birthday today , Happy Birthday Fi!!!!!! We have been friends since we were 12 years old , very special and we speak at least 3 times a week hehehehe!!! So..... I made her a Tissue Box for her Birthday , the Paper is one of the new Kaiser Ranges and I added some Pearls.... Her house is all neutral tones so I thought these colours would match !!! I hope you are having a nice Monday, and I am really surprising myself 3 posts on my blog in 24 hours...... Whats going on ?????? Hahahha Til next time , Take care Michellexxxxx
My Blessings Today: My Mum taking the short straw and taking Regan for his needles
My BFF , Happy Birthday , actually I am Blessed I have 3 BFF's and we have all been friends since we were 12 !!!!! Awesome!!! :) xxxxx

Sunday, November 28, 2010

A lovely Day with my Magnolia's

Edwin makes a appearance, Karen has the most beautiful new Boy Range in the Shop at the moment..... I have brought the entire range to Scrapbook Pages for Regan..... I find Boy Papers really hard at times , it is full of Stars, Cars, Boats, Stripes in the most Gorgeous Colours, you really should check it out!!!!!
I LOVE THIS STAMP!!!!!! it is a Magnolia Stamp and you can get it from http://www.scrap2relax.com.au/ Every Girl dreams of having a Pony at some Stage of their life don't they??????

A very simple yet Pretty Card , the Paper is Bo Bunny and the Flowers are the new Green Tara ones at Scrap 2 Relax..........

This Card was made for a friend of mine as a special order. The Paper is the Lovely Bo Bunny , I just Love Pink and Browns Together, What do you think????

This Card is so bright and happy , this is a gorgeous Kaiser Range, Pink , Lime Greens and Orange work so well together... Add a few Pearls and a Bright and Happy card complete!!
If you ever have any questions on my Posts , Please don't hesitate to ask me.... I love receiving comments and I am only to happy to assist you in anything you should need advice on with your Paper Crafting!!! Well Til next time...... Take Care , Michellexxxxx
My Blessings: A beautiful new Little Boy Born today to my Cousin Aaron and his Wife Allison
A Lovely and Caring Husband that makes my Lemons in to Lemonade

My Princess and Her Twilight Chapel

We had the absolute pleasure in going to watch our very first Chairo Christian School's Twilight Chapel on Friday night, Our Princess has only been at Chairo since mid year so it was our first experience and WOW she was so excited.... The Kids were Gorgeous and the sang beautifully... Of course I made my Cherubs stand for a photo shoot before we left.... aren't they cute????
It is Amazing to see the changes in my Princess since she started at her new school , she is so Happy and Content and it is brilliant to watch her Shine in the sunshine. Cant you see the SMILE beaming from her pretty face!!! Wow I love my Kiddies!!!!!! Thanks for Looking!!! Love Michellexxxxxxx

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Cute Little Money Box

We are making Money Boxes in the January Holidays for the Kiddies at Scrap 2 Relax..... How cute are they??? We can change the colours to suit the Little Men in our Lives as needed.... Go to http://www.scrap2relax.com.au/ for details...... I will be back later with some other yummies!!!! Cheers From here, Michellexxxxxx

Saturday, November 20, 2010

We are Copic Certified Designers!!! Woohooo!!

Karen and I travelled to Melbourne today and we have were presented with our certificates to become " Copic Certified Designers" so along with Jude we are now CERTIFIED!!!! Wooohooo Proud as Punch!!!!! ...... Be back tomorrow with some more things I have been playing with!! xxxx Til then Cheers, Michellexxx

Monday, November 1, 2010

More Cards, I think Im card Crazy!!!!!!

Have a look at the cards that I have made over the last few days with my new Spellbinders and Gorgeous new Flowers that Karen has ordered in at Scrap 2 Relax www.scrap2relax.com.au The annual Cup Day Sale is on tomorrow... So pop in and see Karen and have a look at all the gorgeous new things to play with ... and If you haven't been in for a while there is heaps and heaps of new Toys!!!!!

Wow I love the above card ... Pink and Orange together... who would of thought????

Isn't she a sweety??? Just Love her , and the new Flowers MMMMMM so yummy!!!!!

Look below at the beautiful Flowers , they are just gorgeous.... Karen has them in lots of colours!!! Awww I'm in Love with them!!! Below is a close up of them .....

Mr Edwin makes a appearance again

I hope you get in and see Karen tomorrow and Grab yourself some Bargains.... And enjoy your Cup Day Holiday , whatever you get up to!!!

Take care Til Next Time, Love Michelle xxxxx

My Blessings: A lovely Cup Day Planned with Friends

Yummy Tuna Pasta Bake for Dinner xx

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Oh What a lovely Weekend

What A beautiful day today , We have had the nicest weekend together as a family.... Its been a very long time where we have had no plans and we were able to float and do things together. We even managed a couple of hours at the park today and Shane and I sat in the sunshine and chatted whilst our cherubs rode their bikes and played on the equipment!!! Was just awesome to enjoy a chat and cuddle with Shane watching our babies play so happily together... I treasure these moments!!!!!!
Last night I enjoyed some colouring in ... hehehe and today I made them into cards.... As promised Edwin.... What do you think???

Bellow is another sweet Tilda Card. I just love these stamps and what you can do to dress them up , My Copics are surely getting used hahahaha

And another, I was so lucky and excited that my sister brought this for me... I have been raving about these stamps to her and she surprised me with a couple of them!!! Stay tuned because there is another series just about to hit the floor at my favourite place in the world... www.scrap2relax.com.au .... They are all gorgeous and we even have the most delightful Animal... not telling what it is?????? a SURPRISE!!!!!!

Anyway I have made the choice I am not cooking tonight and wrecking such a beautiful day ..... Its take out for this family!!!! Hope you have had a lovey day and weekend.... Til next time , Take Care .. Love Michellexxxx
My Blessings; The Sunshine and enjoying it with my Cherubs and Hunky Husband...xx hehehe
And still my Copics and Magnolia Stamps!! hahaha

Monday, October 18, 2010

I just finished another card!!!!

I had to Show you this one..... I just finished it, I wasn't sure about it... But now .. I love it!!! What do you think???? Anyhow back to my creative station... mmm and a nice cuppa and 2 Scotch Finger's hahaha ... Till Next time , Michelle xx

More Magnolia Cutey Pies....

Hi Everyone, I wanted to start by thanking everyone that dropped into our Demo Day at Scrap 2 Relax , we had a busy and a very fun day... We had lots of new and fresh faces which I found so exciting, so Thanks again for coming to see and play with us!!! :) :)
Yes Yes I have been at it again , I just had to show you my latest addition of my little Tilda or Magnolia Cards...

Wow this card has turned out so bright and happy.... one of my favourites I think ......

Miss Chinese Tilda again , I love colouring her in the above colours

I really am finding it very hard to pull myself away from my markers and Card Making at the minute, which I guess is nice, as its where my love of Paper Craft began..... Wow how my journey has evolved!! Anyway, I hope you are having a lovely week !! Talk soon , Michellexx
My Blessings; Roast Lamb in the Slow Cooker
My Little Regii Roo getting very excited about Christmas!!! Um oh no!!! heheh

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Bitten by the Magnolia Bug.......

I have been bitten big time by the Magnolia Bug.... and the Copic Marker Bug.... and the .... Well I think you all know how it goes.... hahaha Its okay, I am okay and will be able to spend many more hours colouring ... hahahaha I have posted a few of the cards that I have been creating with the lovely " Magnolia Stamps" that you can purchase at www.scrap2relax.com.au They are the most gorgeous little stamps.... I have made only little Tilda Cards so far , but stay tuned Little Edwin will be making a appearance!!!!

I have used Kaiser Hippy Chick Paper to enhance this little Angel

I love using Pinks and Greens together.... so cute .. What do you think????

I call this one Up and Away.... So cute Also.....
I sometimes Forget People read our Blogs, so I was talking to Jude, my fellow design team member at Scrap 2 Relax , and we would love you to follow us, which you do by clicking the right hand button , Follow this Blog or leave a comment just to assure us that we are not waffling on to ourselves... hahahahaha Which I suppose we like to do anyway, but I would love it if you would leave a comment or follow me!!! ( Id be honoured!!!!!)
Well til next time , I hope you are enjoying the beautiful sunshine, I'm off to have Lunch at My Grandparents for my Dad's 60th Birthday .... Happy Birthday Dad!!!!!
Love Michelle xxxxxxxxx
My Blessings are: My Wonderful Dad , who is turning 60 today
My Papercraft which really does rest my mind and spirit!! xxx

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Feeling Mighty Peachy!!!!

WOW, WOW ,WOW, I had to share our Weeping Cherry Tree with you, It went POP on Friday... It is so beautiful.... Isn't it?? I just came back inside from having a photo shoot with it, I take Photo's every year and every year it just keeps getting more beautiful.... It brightens up my day when I open the front door and hear the busy bees working amongst the blossom... It sure is a sign that Spring is here.... I then decided I would go and play in my Studio as my big Window had the beautiful sunshine beaming in on my desk.... What a better way to spend Sunday sitting in the Sunshine Paper Crafting???? MMM Have a look what I came up with today..........

My Sister and Brother In Law have 4 Weddings coming up , they had 1 yesterday.. So I decided I would get to and make Kel some cards to take .... So this is what I came up with.... What do you think????

Here is a little Baby Card. Last post you will remember I used the little Elephant Stamp well today the Little Giraffe, I coloured using our favourite Copic Markers of Course, the Paper used is Bo Bunny " Olivia" added a little bling ... A cute little Baby Card to give someone on their new addition. You can get these stamps and paper at www.scrap2relax.com.au

This Card is another Wedding Card created for my Sister for her friends... I have added the Cuttlebug Butterflies in Vallum and Kindy Glitzed around the edges for a extra little sparkel... The Words are also cut out with the Cuttlebug... The Paper is Bo Bunny " Olivia" .. I just love this range!!!
Well I hope you were able to enjoy your beautiful day in the sunshine, Til Next Time ,Michellexx

My Blessings: Yummy Roast Turkey for Tea
Playing Cricket with Regii Roo in the backyard!!! ( He told me I'm very good!!) ha

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Crafty Happiness

If you had of said to me during the week I would spend Sunday Afternoon Card making .. I would of said " NO Way" I am Scrap booking, I have the Scrap booking Bug .. Big time at the moment... But .... The Copic Markers have got my excited about Card Making... yes well I am always excited about any form of Paper craft , I think you all know that by now.. But .. These little Critters have got me BUZZING... hehehe Have a look below and see 2 of the cards I made......
Awwww the most adorable little stamps arrived at the shop on Friday... They are just gorgeous!!! There is a Teddy Bear one and a Giraffe and this little Elephant.. I had to make it into a baby card... My Sister's Sister In Law has just had a little Girl .. so.. the perfect card..... You will have to drop in and see Karen and check out these little beauties... www.scrap2relax.com.au
I made this card from A Kaszazz Stamp that I have had for ages , now with the beautiful Copic Markers I can bring the stamp to life .... The Copic Markers are so much fun to play with..... and are slightly addictive!!! ( Well I am very Addicted) But that is okay , its not a bad addiction .. hahaha
Okay I have my kids Classes for the holidays on Wednesday there is a class in the morning and one in the afternoon.... I look forward to seeing the Kiddies then... For now , I hope the school holidays do bring us a little sunshine!!!! Til Next time , Take Care , Michelle xx
My Blessings; Home Made Pizza's for Dinner
A bottle of Wine by the Open Fire .. MMMM

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Christmas Cheer

Hi there, I cant believe how this year is flying by... Did you know that it is only 3 months til Christmas..... I haven't even though about it ... well until a couple of Weeks ago and only in a Paper craft sort of way.... hehehehe My Christmas Card Class is coming up soon , so I thought Id show you what I have been up to.... My theme for these cards was Old World!!! What do you think ??? Do you think the look Old Worldly???? If you would like to join me to make these, which I would love to see you, go to www.scrap2relax.com.au and find the class times... And below is our Children's Christmas Decoration Class, they can come and make this cute little stocking to hang up at home, with their name on it , it is something that they can keep forever.... It is a Kaiser Stocking and I have added my own personal touch to it.... Cute Hey???
Well its freezing outside today, I have had Georgia home sick this week so we have been crafting away inside in the warm ... She has made 12 cards today... Very Productive day for her!!! As is it is holidays here next week, we are in holiday mode already!!!! Well that's all from me today!! Hope you are managing to stay warm and toasty!!! Til next time , Michellexxxx
My Blessings: A warmed Blackberry Muffing mmmmmmmm
A very Talented Daughter xxx
Both my Cherubs , they both make me smile~!! xx

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Wow .... we had Fun!!!!!!

What a Amazing Week end I just had.... We had our annual Scrap 2 Relax Retreat... It was my first ever Retreat and it was Fantastic... I didn't get homesick once!!!! It was the first time in 9 years I have been away from my babies by myself!!!!!Thank you to Karen for Organising such a well organised weekend ... and Thanks also to the lovely ladies that came along and Laughed and had fun with us!!!! What a wonderful and Talented Group of Ladies!!!!!!!!This is a Layout of My Mumsy and Dad~!!!!!! I am going to Frame this for them and give it to them as a present... It is one of my favourites for the weekend!!!
This Gorgeous little Lady is from the Magnolia Stamps.... And I must say isn't she delightful!!!! she was coloured on by our resident " Copic Marker Whizz and Expert " fellow design team member at http://www.scrap2relax.com.au/ I bribed Jude with a little Chocolate so she would do a little colouring for me!!! No not really Jude coloured allot of the weekend , you should pop by her blog and have a look ... find it in the blog links at the Scrap 2 Relax Website!

A Double Layout of my Little Monkey climbing and playing in the Gum Trees, I wanted the leaves to look like they were blowing off the branches , do you think I achieved this look???

This is my gorgeous Sis and My Little Niece Menzie Moo!!! Butterfly Kisses

This Page is of Shane and I , the papers are Kaiser Hippie Girl!!! I love the Eggplant in this range.. Just Gorgeous!!!

I love this Page with its soft Pastel Tones , one of the lovely ladies on the retreat had this template of the dress, so I created my own mini dress, which i think sets the Page off!! Thanks Renee for the Template!

We surely did have a wonderful Week end!!! It was so relaxing and was so nice to spend time with Lovely Ladies that all have their paper craft in common . Thanks Again Karen!!!!

My Blessings: Great Friends and Great amounts of Laughter

: And being a design team member at Scrap 2 Relax!!!!! ( and working for Karen, she is honestly the BEST!!!!!!!)

Til Next Time .... Michellexxxx