Saturday, December 10, 2011

Merry Christmas to my arty_oz friend.....

Hope you like it, It will be in the post on Monday!  The top of the shrine is omitted as there is an initial and it might just give the game away :-)

It was a really fun project to do. I started last night and finished it today!  It is made from masonite and it fits together really nicely.  It's a coffee break design and I got got from Retro Cafe  Art...

Sunday, October 09, 2011

Happy Birthday Lisa!

My friend Lisa turned 50 this week

I made her a scarf using beautiful multicoloured italian silk. I didn't put any decoration on the main part of the scarf as I didn't want to detract from the beautiful fabric.  The fabric wasn't quite wide enough to make my normal length scarf (and at $130.00 per meter I wasn't buying another 30 cms!) so I bought some plain white silk and dyed it using ordinary old fabric dye.  Perfect  colour match ;-) . I then felted the plain silk so the scarf had pretty ends.  I do hope she likes it.  (The presents remained unopened last night). Oh yeah and I made the card a few weeks before at my second last day at Scraptacular :-(

Lisa's birthday cake was to die for!!

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Arty_oz Garden book swap

My page in the arty_oz swap inspired by a project by Nancy Maxwell James using the beautiful Paper Whimsy images.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

In the Pink!

Now if I said put yellow, pink, purple and orange and red together you would think I was mad wouldn't you?

2011 Collab Book Page - 7 Deadly Sins

My colour was turquoise for GREED.  A lot of dying went on to ensure all my elements were turquoise (except for the image)

Monday, April 25, 2011

Easter Felting

I have been so slack over Easter, no exercise, eaten too much chocolate but I have made 2 scarves!

Hope you have had a nice break...

Sunday, April 03, 2011

Last Tags for the swap

Well only mine left to go...


and Genevieve's:

Saturday, March 05, 2011


Another class with Elizabeth :-)

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Happy 30!

One of my work Colleagues is turning 30, so I designed this invitation for her

Deb's card

I caught up with a friend from NZ this week. We hadn't actually seen each other in 19 years!!!  We did have some contact in that time, but found each other again through facebook. She and Michael had come over for a holiday so it was wonderful to see them and catch up on all the news!  We ate at the Studley Park boathouse. Such a lovely place and the food was EXCELLENT!

I made Deb a card as she turned the BIG 50 a few months ago....

Saturday, January 08, 2011

What a Fantastic Day!

Thank you ElizabethJo, Teresa and I had the most amazing day.  Elizabeth is an wonderful teacher and we learnt heaps and made lots but it was still a very relaxed class. Her studio is a joy to be in. So much of her wonderful work.  Can't wait to go back for the 5 week course!

Sunday, January 02, 2011

Goodbye Blue Moon

I can't believe that I put up with this stupid rose for 9 yes NINE years. Damn thing has never flowered.  Well it's in the garden recycle bin now!

Photo taken in 2004, when it had already been in the ground 3 years.....
Photo taken today - much better. It was really easy to dig out too. Took less than 5 mins!

Saturday, January 01, 2011