June 03, 2012


Gosh, It's June already!!
Australia at the end of the month"CAN'T WAIT"

I haven't updated my blog for ages, Life is sometimes just to busy and interests go elsewhere.
I've been scrapbooking a little bit with my friend Karen, 
Trying to catching up on my 2012 52 layout challenge to myself.
25 layouts so far this year :O)

Double layout - Bo Bunny
Cousins - Sam and Noah on Christmas Day.  Sam lives overseas and Noah had so much fun sharing a day with him :O)

Noah 1t day on his new bike from Santa.
Darren idea to have the photos joining.

The pool at Waihi Top Ten camping site,
Love how the sun came out.

Noah and Cory - Nudies running on a two dollar dear.

Aunty Jo and Baby Ethan,  Noah hiding in the back ground.
The boys.
I'm into lots of photos at the mement,  
Like how they step into one another.

Us - OK layout.
Like the title " Package Deal"
Thanks for looking
Take care Tricia.

April 05, 2012

Week 15, 16 and 17

 Weeks 15,16 and 17.

 Noah's school photos. 
Noah loved Mrs Ormsby, She was a very cool Teacher.
Mrs Ormsby has now left Tauranga Primary and moved back to Australia.
 I made sure I got some photos on the last day school for 2011.

Class of 2011

thanks for looking
Tricia xxx

April 03, 2012


Week 11 and Week 12
Both layouts are using photos from Noah's 6th Birthday.
I wanted to list all Noah friends on this page and I loved playing with my flags.

and the pre birthday party cake,
You have to have a cake on your birthday too!!

Week 13
Fun using my spellbinders with lots of embellishments

Week 14
"Package Deal" 

I'm doing well with my weekly layout challenge however I need to upload them weekly too!
Take Care Tricia xx

Birthday Cards

Some quick Birthday cards for friends 
Enjoyed folding paper,  great effect.

thanks for looking Tricia

March 17, 2012


My Mojo is in full swing today,
Noah is busy playing with Dean so lots of Mummy time.

The Greeting Farm SCS Sketch Challenge #8
Sketch challenge with a TGF stamp
CC TUESDAY from their single rubber stamp range.

This card is for the lovely Danielle xxx
Thanks for looking.

WW1 Challenge

I'm really liking what I'm seeing on the White With 1 Blog

So I decided to give their monthly layout challenge ago.


This completes my personal goal of a layout a week for this week
 Week 11 - 17th March.

March 11, 2012


Still building up my card stash!!
Stamp with The Greeting Farm and coloured with Copics.
Get well card
thanks for looking xxx

March 09, 2012

Week 9 and Week 10

Gosh weeks are going past fast, March already.
Really pleased I decided to do a layout a week as its keeping my MOJO on track
with lots of photos being add to my albums.

Week 9 - 3rd March

 This is Noah new bike for Christmas,
 Dad had to make sure it was OK to ride!!

Week 10 - 10th March

13 Photos's on this double page layout,
Really pleased I was able to make them all fit.
Shapes cut out on my cricut,
I'd made a mess with INKS on the white background so had to distress ink around ALL the edges
NOT what I was planning however  ....

I was so proud, 
Two hours on his bike and he was OFF!!
He's growing up so fast xx

Take care - Love Tricia xxx

March 08, 2012


I decided to sell some of my stamps and make room for some new one's!!!
Checkout Trademe "Mouse56"
for anyone who is interested.
Have a great Friday!!

March 05, 2012


I feel like I'm catching up on some Birthday Cards,
These two are for my nephews :O) 

 Stamped with The Greeting Farm and coloured with copics.

March 04, 2012

A fantastic surprise reading all my wonderful blogs tonight,
Lynn had posted my name for the following award ...

libsterblog award

The Liebster Blog Award is meant for those blogs in Blog Land that have 200 or less followers. Liebster comes from German, meaning dearest or beloved but can also mean favourite. This award is such a wonderful way to show appreciation for those people who do beautiful work and inspire you but have a small following. As part of the tradition the award is passed along to five other blogs that have motivated and inspired you.
To accept the award you must:
  1. Link back to the person's blog who gave it to you and thank them.
  2. Post the award on your blog.
  3. Give the award to 5 bloggers (less than 200 followers) that you appreciate and value.
  4. Leave a comment on the five blogs you chose to let them know.
So here are 5 blogs that inspire me:
  1. Sherryn
  2. Brenda
  3. Emma
  4. Jess
  5. Jane
Sometimes I wonder if anyone is looking at my blog,
and today has just proven YES they do !!!
Keep on crafting and inspiring!

February 27, 2012


Coloured with COPICS and
stamped using Whimsy Stamps, Kenny K collection, Lady Raven!!
She is just GORGEOUS had to have her!! 
Watch this space as I have a couple of others too!

Two Birthday Cards just for the GUYS :O)
I sure they will like Lady Raven.

Thanks for looking take care
Love me xx

February 26, 2012

Add to my collection

ripe persimmon
seedless preserves
gathered twigs

GORGEOUS... and I thought I didn't need anymore :O)

February 25, 2012

with Sympathy cards

Built up my with sympathy card stash today 
playing with ink and stamps

WEEK 8 - 25th February

Gosh 2010 seems so long ago!!
Double page layout of my superstar,
Noah made the news paper for a fun raiser for children.

February 14, 2012

WEEK 7 - 18th February

Week #7 
The last layout for Noah's Fifth Birthday!!
All our boys.

YES!! I did make the cake 
Take care Tricia.

February 12, 2012


I made this card for Kirsten who recently got married,
Using The Greeting Farm digital "Kissy Kissy"


February 04, 2012

"1st" POST FOR 2012

Hello!! To all my wonderful crafty friends,
1st post for 2012 and its February!!
I've been struggling to find my MOJO after all whats happened over the last 4 months

Karen came over yesterday and we scrapbooked from 9.00am to 11.00pm 
What a wonderful time!! It felt so good to be scrapbooking with great company!!!
Home made afghans, chocolate nibbles, bottle of wine and BBQ for dinner.

I've decided to completed "1" layout a week - 52 layouts for 2012
 as I'm so far behind with all my photos this should see me start to catchup.

So here we go to catchup to this week :O)
I hope you enjoy as much as I did making them.

Week #1 - 07/01.

Week #2 - 14/01.

Week #3 21/01.

Week #4 28/01.

Week # 5 04th Feburary.

Week 6 - 11th February.

Thanks for looking and have a great long weekend!!