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Monday, 28 February 2011

-:¦:-•*::...A Challenge...::*:•.-:¦:

Ok, so you all know my cyber sis? Elsa from Justafewdesigns?
...Well a few weeks ago Elsa posted a challenge for us all  to use her free doodle.  A gorgeous little girl called "Abbie".  SOOOOOOOOO this challenge closes tomorrow, and I am just scraping in by the hair of my teeth lol....but today I would like to share with my creation......

                                         .......my very first Easel Card

 
Some of the products I used to make this were:
  • Fancy Pants Splendid      Collection
  • Ribbon, Crochet  Lace, Bling
  • Silk flowers

I als tried my hand at paper piecing and layered up Abbies dress, bunny, teddy and bow with different papers.  I coloured Abbie using my Tim Holtz  Distress inks in Walnut Stain for her; Tea Dye for her skin and Aged Mahogony for her lips and rosy cheeks.

I'd just like to thank Elsa for the opportunity to use one of her lovely doodles.  If you haven't seen Elsa's doodles or lovely designs yet, then please do yourself a favour and go check her out.  You can find her at Justafewdesigns and her youtube is
http://www.youtube.com/user/JustafewDesigns  and now you can also catch her live at her funs shows over at  Ustream channel http://www.ustream.tv/user/Justafew

Ok all that is it from me for now I'll leave you with one more pic of Abbie and catch you later........



Happy Scrappin' to you all






Sunday, 27 February 2011

Back Again.....

Well my sweet Sunday is just about over :(  ,but before I go I just wanted to include some links for you all.  I have had some requests for the u-stream classes that I have had and also those over at Mini Album Scraps.....so here are the recorded classes for you all to go back to and re-watch....hope they are helpful to you all

Mini Album Scraps Ustream is here http://www.ustream.tv/channel/beginners-mixed-media  This is where Nichole aka minialbumscrapper showed us alot of her techniques and tips!!
 AND
this is where you will find my recorded Valentine Micro Mini show  http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/12682929

One more thing before I go.....please remember to grab the blinkie for Mini Album Scraps and post it on your blog to be in the running for our monthly blog hops!! The first hop is coming soon....real soon!!  Are you ready??

 Huggz


(¯`'•.¸* -:?:- YaaaY I did it!!-:?:-*¸.•'´¯)

Today is a much better day for me!! I finally got my pc issues sorted and my youtube video done YAAAAAAAAY!! \:d/  What a relief! I hardly ever do talking vids.  I much prefer the photo slide shows, but today I have actually bit the bullet and recorded a "talkie"  :D lol  So now that I have it done I can share the photo's of my mini album.


I created this album using one of Nichole's envie mini albums. Nic has these for sale over on her website.  I loved working with them.  They are super quick and easy to do!! Warning tho' they are veerrrrryyyy addictive.  Once I finished this one I wanted to do more!! :)


The paper range is Bella - Beautiful Life...I have also used brads, ribbons, dimensional stickers, diecuts and chipboard stickers also from the range.





Please be sure to check out my "talkie" video of on youtube and leave a comment...oh and don't forget to subscribe....I have a feeling I will be doing more of these talking vids.


Well readers it is Sunday afternoon down here in Oz and I am off to begin this coming weeks creations!!  So many ideas and so little time lol......

hoo - roo for now
huggz 

Saturday, 26 February 2011

º°`°º¤ø,¸One of Those Days,¸¸,ø¤º°`°º¤ø,¸¸

You know the ones readers!!.....  The ones where you have great plans, yet somehow it all goes drastically wrong and you end up getting no where fast!!  Well today was one of those days for me.  I should have known it from the moment I woke up really.  For starters, I over slept and then everything just went pear-shaped from there.  I had such great plans to record a video for youtube, spend sometime editing and then upload.  However my pc and internet had other ideas!!  Sorry!!  So I am giving it up as a bad joke and I will  try again tomorrow....but I do have something for you!!  A little sneak peek at what I spent this whole week creating for minialbumscraps.ning.com



 Did I share the good news with you all?  I am one of Mini Album Scraps featured artists for their opening month!  How awesome is that?  I have been walking around with a smile on my face for weeks now.  It is so exciting.....
Here are some of my designs from last week.....








 Well cross fingers, that tomorrow will be a better day and I will have a youtube video done!  Please stop by and check out minialbumscraps.ning.com.  We have a lot of swaps happening and there is sure to be something for everyone from cardmaking and layout challenges to beginner tutorials and u-stream classes!!  I can't wait to see you there!! Tell em Kimi sent you lol!!

Hugs




Wednesday, 16 February 2011

.•:* Have you Heard? *:•.

Hey Scrappers....I have some exciting news to share!!  Have you heard?  There is a new ning site opening this week!!  A place for us all to share, inspire and create!!  A community where we can all share our love of paper and learn from each other.   Please click the link and join....Mini Album Scrappers and  don't forget to subscribe at Youtube to be in the running for some great prizes!!  

You may have noticed a blinkie on the left handside just under the badge?....please grab this and post it to your blog.  This will enable you to participate in the upcoming blog hops, where you may have a chance to win some great prizes!!  Hope to see you there!!

Hugs


Tuesday, 15 February 2011

What Fun!!!

My first solo U-stream was such a blast!!  I had so much fun with everyone who attended.  Thank you to all of you who helped this show go so smoothly!!!  I have some special shout-outs to make.  A big big BIG thank you goes out to SuziQtt...I {heart} you gurl...You rock!!  All your support and help behind the scenes, and on the day was truly appreciated!!  Without you there I would have been lost. Another big thankyou goes to Sandy....for all of her help in the chat...Thank you so much Sandy....I couldn't have done it without you!!  You can find Sandy on her Youtube Channel TheSandyreeves ..... and SuzieQtt at her blog ScrappingSuzieQTT or you could just click on her blinkie  ;)

My second shout out goes to Tim Coffey...yes that's right readers  THE Tim Coffey...He sat in on my class and totally shocked all of us there!!  I was just so blown away!!  If wasn't already nervous enough guys...you can imagine how nervous I was after Tim said hello...lol  :)) Thanks again Tim for hanging with us while I made my little mini. It was such an honour to have you join us!!  Tim now has a Youtube channel at TimCoffeyArt where he demonstrates how we can use recycled items in our art and scrapping projects.  You can also see more of his creativity here.

Well readers here is a pic of my Valentine Micro mini made during the show yesterday.  Thank to all the lovely ladies in my audience who helped make my show so much fun.......and eased my nerves.  I had such a blast!!!

Stay tuned for my next project and show!! 

I hope everyone had a wonderful Valentines Day!!
Hugs

Sunday, 13 February 2011

Sneak Peek

Here is a sneak preview of the Valentine mini I will be doing over on my U-stream show.
Please join me...we are going to have such a blast!! 

Just click on the link in my previous post!!
Hope to see you there!!

Hugs

Thursday, 10 February 2011

♥~ U-STREAM ~♥

I am going to be holding my first ever solo U-stream class or show over on my channel Kimibee I will be re-creating my little matchbox micro mini's from my Christmas Matchboxes, but with a Valentine theme.....please come join me as I turn this mini marvel into a key ring mini album!! Show is Monday 14th February at 11 am (AEDT).

All you will need to make this project along with me will be a piece of 6"x6" patterned paper; some scrap chipboard to cover and some co-ordinating papers or cardstock to use on your cover; an eyelet!! a small one lol; mod podge; some chain and a key ring!!   If my link above is not working please search for "Kimibee" on U-Stream!!  I hope to see you there.

Monday, 7 February 2011

Hey there everyone.....Look what my cyb sis and very dear friend Elsa left for me....

Imagine my surprise when I found this...How can I ever thank you....Elsa is such a huge support to me!! Her kindness and encouragement always warm my heart and my soul...I love creating, making and even a little designing!! Thanks to Elsa I am now growing more confident to put myself and my stuff out here for all to see. She is such a warm and loving person and I cannot imagine my life without her in it!! So now it is my turn to share 8 things about myself and then to pass this award on to 8 people....It is not easy to choose just 8!

Now........ let me see 8 things about me

  1. I used to bite my fingernails really badly....only stopped about 18 months ago
  2. Was a pack a day smoker....haven't had one in 7 years.  I went cold turkey!!  One of the hardest things I have ever done!
  3. I love to do hand embroidery; crochet and sew cloth dolls
  4. Like Elsa I loooooooooooove my coffee and probably drink way to much of it!  But I can't help it....Just gotta have it!!
  5. I believe Karma truly exists...and live by the philosophy "do unto others" in every aspect my everyday life!!
  6. I love love love to read...and will read anything....fiction, non fiction!  If the blurb captures me then I am hooked and have to read the book.  I have been known to read a book in a day..."The Davinci Code"  Once I started I just could not put it down!!
  7. I don't watch much tv, I get bored real quick with it....but can't help myself when CSI; CSI New York: The Mentalist; Criminal Minds; NCIS; Medium: Supernatural....
  8.  I love to listen to rock music!! Especially P!nk 

Well there you have it....8 things about me!!  Now for my 8 blogs...this really isn't easy you know.....finding just 8!!But here goes:

Crafting Passionz ....Shar is the new blog on the block, and has been a great friend and a wonderful support....She encourages me to show my stuff to the world!!  Thank you Shar for all that you do!!  Plese go check her out...not only is she an awesome person but she is an awesome papercrafter and her creations are just divine!!

Tracey Just love Tracey's style and her creations are soooooooooo delicious....they make me drool!! ;D

Michelle   Michelle showed me how to take that first leap...and to have faith!!  Thank you Michelle...

Regan....Regan was my first ever swap partner!!  Her work is amazing!  and she is such an inspiration!! Just to hear her voice warms my heart and makes me smile!!

Nichole  I really love Nichole and love her style.....it's a geat mix of grunge and vintage!!! Totally in love with her creations!

Tori.... sweet; sincere; genuine and down to earth.....what more can I say!!  Love her and her creations.....especially her dress forms!!

Amy ...a busy Mum of three who still finds time in her busy day to scrap, create and blog!!  I really like Amy's style...please stop by, check her out and leave a comment.

Lynley.....my skype scrap buddy!!  We meet as often as we can to scrap, chat and drink coffee!  She is inspirational and really motivates me to complete my projects!!  Lynley is a great friend and I don't know where I would be with out her!! Thank you Lynley I truly appreciate your belief in me....♥♥♥

Well there it is my 8 blogs....not an easy thing to do...now all you have to do to pass this award on is to create a post....tell us 8 things about you and nominate 8 blogs!!

Happy Scrappin All
hugs