Monthly Archives: August 2011

A garden and a surprise

  Last week we went on a little camping trip to Oswestry. As National Trust members we like to get our monies worth and we went to a couple of nearby properties to look at the gardens. We like a garden. … Continue reading

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In denial

There must be some kind of mistake. I will not, am not, cannot be looking at autumnal colours. It’s still August for heavens sake! There I was rambling on the other day about how wonderful the garden is with a … Continue reading

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In the garden

There are some stars about in the garden at the moment. Stars not only because they are giving their all but because I have had nothing to do with their rise to stardom. Take this amazing sunflower. I grew a … Continue reading

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Three is a magic number

Here is another challenge from Shimelle’s scrappy weekend. The challenge here was 3’s. So I have three photos and three little stamped arrows. Those arrows are from a great stamp set from the Girls Paperie and I bought them from … Continue reading

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Let’s go retro

  Some people who scrap don’t ever scrap themselves. There is a tide of well known scrapbookers out there that are trying to change this concept and I think it’s probably working. I have never had a problem scrapping myself. … Continue reading

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Colour Story Challenge

  This is one of my favorite pages. Ever! Made in reply to this challenge. I would never ever have combined these colours but when I look at my page I immediately think of peppermint rock. And then I can taste … Continue reading

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Second challenge

Another prompt, This time to use stickers. Hmm… I don’t seem to own as many scrapbooking supplies as Gav thinks I do. I had a tricky time finding stickers I liked (some are about 7 years old how supplies have changed). … Continue reading

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Eccentricity

I’ve been wearing skirts recently, you know in honour of our great British summer. The other day our summer decided to have a major blip (rather than it’s constant minor ones) and rain and rain and rain. I was wearing … Continue reading

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Scrappy Weekend of challenges

I’ve been participating in the weekend of scrap heaven over at pretty papers true stories. It is such a boost to the scrapbooking brain to have a few prompts and a fun environment in which to create and share. And … Continue reading

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Two of the five

There is something about fruit or pictures of fruit that make you feel wholesome as though if you devour a bowl of strawberries and blueberries you will instantly be healthy. The fruit in question here was 50% home grown. Nope … Continue reading

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