Sunday, November 19, 2017

Christmas with my Lightboxes

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, my favourite time of the year. I am slowly starting to fill my home with little pieces of Christmas decor before the full day of decorating comes on December the 1st.
Living in Australia and having Christmas fall in Summer I love decorating with bright pops of colour.  My first stop was  a couple of my  Heidi Swapp Lightboxes.

Heidi Swapp Lightboxes

I added two of them onto a shelf I have at home, the original plus the shelf lightbox. I then added a couple of my bright funky coloured mini trees and felt ball banner from stash to complete the vignette.

Heidi Swapp   Lightboxes

For the shelf lightbox I used one of the non Christmas slides as my background, I love the pop of pink and yellow. I then slid in the celebrate slide and used two other fonts (the black and pink)to complete my quote!

Heidi Swapp  Lightboxes

I grabbed the Bright slide then again the same fonts as before to tie it all together for my regular lightbox. I then grabbed two icon slides from the Holidays pack an My lightbox was complete.

You can find all these goodies, the Lightboxes  , letters, icons and slides at your local Joann store!





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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Heidi Swapp 4 inch Marquee Love letters

I love a good DIY project as much as the next person but sometimes I love a little help along the way too! These fun Heidi Swapp 4 inch Marquee Love letters  can be found in Australia at your local Spotlight store. They can be decorated  with paint, paper, glitter or what ever your heart desires , then strung together to light up with a cute little remote on/off switch...which is the perfect combo of DIY decor!


YOU simply choose the letters you need to create a word, customise them to suit your decor then add the bulbs and string them together to light up!


They look so lovely light up during the day or night, and make a pretty home decor piece for your home!


You can find these Heidi Swapp letters at your local Spotlight store!


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Sunday, November 12, 2017

October in My Memory Planner

My Heidi Swapp Time Flies Memory Planner is one of my most favourite memory keeping concepts that helps me record my family's stories. Today I am sharing my October pages with you.

Heidi Swapp Time Flies Memory Planner

The first page, the prompt page celebrates my son's birthday this month. I layered clear embellishments and stickers from the Memory Planner collection for texture and depth.

Heidi Swapp Time Flies Memory Planner

Photos in the pocket page simply embellished and journaling added using my We R Memory Keepers   Typecast Typewriter.

Heidi Swapp Time Flies Memory Planner

I added a second photo onto this pocket page by clipping it to the edge of my page.

Heidi Swapp Time Flies Memory Planner

I designed  this printable and then printed it onto vellum and then used my Minc and laminating pouches to create a more sturdier printable and then added it into my planner.

Heidi Swapp Time Flies Memory Planner

October was busy so I used one of the extra pockets from the Memory Planner collection to add in some more photos.

Heidi Swapp Time Flies Memory Planner

I used a hole punch and then snipped into each hole from the edge to place it into the spirals of my planner.

Heidi Swapp Time Flies Memory Planner

Fun Halloween photos.

Heidi Swapp Time Flies Memory Planner

The calendar page is a catch all for small and big moments. I adorned my page with stickers and small embellishments from the Memory Planner collection and that Boo sticker from the Storyline collection.

Another month down, another month's memories recorded forever!
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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Boo- celebrate halloween with Heidi Swapp Storyline

Halloween is one of my favourite times of the year. A few weeks ago I had a little photo shoot with some Halloween Marquee masks. I wanted to record this memory as soon as possible so I grabbed some of my Heidi Swapp Deck Of Days cards from the Storyline collection, a fun cut file from the Silhouette store and got to work.

Heidi Swapp Storyline

Once I cut out the Frankenstein shape from my cardstock I got to work creating a patchwork with the Deck of Days cards. Once I adhered the cards  down to a second piece of cardstock  I stitched around the outline with my sewing machine for added texture.

Heidi Swapp Storyline

I then used pop dots to add in the facial features to my Frankenstein. I love the depth and shadow this creates on my layout.

Heidi Swapp Storyline

This is definitely my most favourite way to use the Deck Of Days cards, to me the possibilities are endless.
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Friday, October 27, 2017

celebrating world teachers day

Today I celebrated World Teachers Day with hundreds of thousands of other teachers across the world. As a teacher it is so satisfying to know that I make a difference in little peoples lives every day.
I couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than using my brand new Heidi Swapp Lightbox!
Now what's new you may ask? Well just take a look at my second photo...
The new look lightbox comes in either a soft pink or soft mint edge! How cool is that!

Heidi Swapp lightbox

I teamed it with one of the new slides and letter sets, isn't that rainbow divine!

Heidi Swapp lightbox

These new lightboxes will be available soon, be sure to look out for them at your local retailer!
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Altenew Embossing Powders & Scrapbook Collection Release Blog Hop


 **** EDITED TO ADD....MY WINNER CHOSEN RANDOMLY IS MARY HOLSHOUSER! 
Please leave me a comment with your email address so I can organise your prize.*****



I am thrilled to be apart of the Altenew October blog hop today! It is so fun being involved in Blog Hops don't you think and the best part is there are lots of PRIZES to win!

If you are coming from the Sveta Fotinia welcome to my blog!

I  was lucky enough to get to play with the fun new Family Scrapbook Collection.



I loved the bold pattern in the green and white pattern paper so I wanted to make that a feature on my page.


I used some of the chipboard stickers and cardstock die cuts to add a fun dimension!



To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog by Thursday, November 2nd for a chance to win. Six winners will be announced on the Altenew Card Blog and Altenew Scrapbook Blog on Saturday November 4th.

I also have a $30 gift certificate to one lucky winner! All you need to do is to leave a comment on my blog telling me what is your favourite piece from the new collection. The Winner will be announced here on my blog on Saturday November 4th.

Thankyou for stopping over today on my blog, the next stop on the hop is Yoonsun Hur.

Here is a full list of the blog hoppers so you can join in the fun more!



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Monday, October 23, 2017

Choose Happy Unicorn layout

It is not often I get to be all girly with my scrapbooking so when I had the chance to create a layout about a fun dress up day at work with the theme of enchanted forests I couldn't wait to get started. 
I decided to create my layout combing the yummy Maggie Holmes Carousel  collection from
Crate Paper and some of the delish  InstaxVintage filler cards from Heidi Swapp.
I added in that cute cut file I found in the Silhouette online store and my layout came together.

Heidi Swapp Instax Vintage filler cards

I loved layering some of the Carousel embellishments over the Instax cards for a cohesive feel to my layout.

Heidi Swapp Instax Vintage filler cards

The soft pretty colours in the papers and embellishments complement my photos Perfectly!
Till next time...

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