We're Going on an EGG HUNT!

Easter Bunny was nice enough to stop off at my blog, before visiting all the girls and boys (and mums and dads) next week.
He has HIDDEN some delicious Easter Eggs around the place (Yum Yum)
They look like this:
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PLEASE read through all instructions carefully - there are more ways to earn extra entries
You will need to find 8 more - they are HIDDEN all over my blog

Once you have found the other 8 Easter Eggs, you MUST come back to this post and make a comment, claiming that you have FOUND THEM ALL! (Do not reveal you answers in your comment)
You can then email me with the TITLE of each Post that you found each Easter Egg.
(please put EASTER EGG HUNT in your email subject line)
Each CORRECT email will get ONE entry into the draw for the very EGG'Citing prize pack.

A winner will be picked at random on the 10th of April 2007 - they will win this awesome prize
Including: Cadbury Easter Eggs in a little tin bucket with a little chickie dee, Stampin' Up mounted stamp, handmade card - made with SU! products, and some delectable Jelly Beans.
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as a BONUS
All those who SIGN UP to my Stampin' Up! Newsletter, will receive an EXTRA entry.
(If you have already signed up - you have already earned yourself an extra entry)
You will receive 'occassional' emails informing you of current specials, upcoming events and classes and great sample ideas for cardmaking and scrapbooking.
Sign up TODAY!!!!

Please spread the word......
You can link this POST from your blog..........
and dont forget to email your friends


Happy EGG HUNTING.....


Stampin' Up! Workshops and CLASSES

I have been busy working on some Stampin' Up! Samples for you all today!
Included, are some samples that you will create yourself, when hosting a workshop and also a sample of a card that i will be teaching

TUESDAY 17th of APRIL - 7.30pm to 9.30pm
BOOKINGS are definately essential
Cost is: $15 (includes all materials to make 2 cards)

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this class is great for that EXTRA something - and it all FOLDS down, so that you can place it in an evelope to post.

Do you want to know what you get to make at a STAMPIN' UP! Workshop?
Not only will I demonstrate various Stamping Techniques, I will also teach everyone at the workshop how to make a card of their own to take home.
Here is an example of a card that was taught at a recent SU Workshop - It's a little bit more fancy than normal....as i used the CUTTLEBUG on the cardstock (gosh i love my cuttlebug)
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Hope you liked all the samples.....I'm LOVIN' the Watermarks too....hehehehe!
If you would like any further information about Workshops or Classes - please sign up for my Stampin' Up! Newsletters (right hand side, in LINKS bar) or contact me via email.

Tomorrow I will upload some scrapbook pages, that i have created for ScrapFX, an OTP project that i have FINALLY finished......
I also heard that Easter Bunny is visiting my BLOG tonight......so lets see what he gets up too! (wink, wink, wink)

Oh and before i forget....my little man is 4 tomorrow
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Lauchie....love you LOTS xxxxoooo
and here are some pictures I just had to share with you all - they were taken today for CRAZY HAIR day at Kinder.....
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catch you tomorrow!


KEEP checkin' In!

LOTS & LOTS & LOTS....................

of exciting things COMING HERE SOON


keep Checkin' In..........so that you dont miss it!

edited to add
Check out this BLOG SITE - Aussie Pub Calls
It has just launched...and it already looks like so many great people and aussie shops have got on board....add it to your Favourites!



Just quickly.....
Wow what a great response Wendy has had for the CROP FOR KIDS event on Good Friday....tickets are seriously selling fast....
I have a table reserved with Leanne - so if anyone else wants to sit on our table....please mention this when booking your tickets.....

Today we had our MARCH Top50 Get Together
We went to the Scrapbook Lady in Pakenham.......WOW is that shop JAM packed ....or what?
We all stocked up big time...and then headed to McCafe for a well deserved COFFEE and of course our traditonal Chit Chat!!!!! hehehehehe
and then we headed to
Robert Gordon - the girls were impressed. Ive been a couple of times...and just love it....there is always a good bargain to be found....and so many NICE things.....mmmmmmmmmmm
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LtoR: Bon, ME, Vicky and Simone

We havnt decided on next months yet (aprils)...so any suggestions....please leave a comment

Tonight ive got a Scrapbooking FRENZY happening here.....hopefully lots of scrappin, chattin and CUTTLEBUGGIN'.....lol!

so im off now
Have a great weekend
catch up with you all soon


CROP FOR KIDS.......Good Friday - 6th of April

UPDATED 23/03/07 10:38pm

All Day Crop to raise money for the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
We would love for this to be a huge event within the Victorian Scrapbooking community and hope that you can all help us achieve our goal of donating a sizable amount to this very worthwhile cause.

Crop for Kids The Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal
When: Friday 6th April 2007
Where: Mulgrave Community Centre 355 Wellington Road, Mulgrave (MelRef 80 D1)
Time: 10am - 5pm Entry
Fee: $25

We hope to reach our goal by holding raffles, auctions and competitions throughout the day. Please check back next week as we start to add some very exciting news about the event.
Also if anyone has any ideas or would like to help out please contact:
CROP FOR KIDS BLOG for more information

check out the SPONSORS and Scrapbookers supporting so far

Alison Shearer
Dawn Stan
Elizabeth Munro
Jaimie Emmerton
Julie Love
Kate Mason
Kathie Link
Kim Archer
Kylie Tout
Lee Woodside
Loretta Grayson
Lou Spiden
Ngaire Bartlam
Paula Clark
Rachael Scholz
Raylene Wilkinson
Steph Caskey-Devlin
Zina Wright

Addicted to Craft
Chatterbox Inc
Craft Queen
Down Under Direct
Karen's Scrapbooking Kupboard
Katie Toland Photography
Photo Direct
Pictures In Time
Pride Publishing (For Keeps)
Print Blocks
Remember When Scrapbooking
Scrap Pile
Scrapbook It
Scrapbook Magic
Scrapping Angels Design Team
Scrappy Hollow
Simply Scrapbooking
Sydney Sewing Supplies
Tarisota Collections
The Scrapbook Lady
Universal Magazines (Scrapbook Creations)
Urban Lily

I seriously cant wait for this crop....ive heard it is going to be fantastic......Loads of prizes from some amazing companies and suppliers + scrapbookers
There are going to be classes on the day too........................+ GOODIES GALORE!!!!

I'm going with a group of friends.....and it will be my birthday too.....so that will make it even more SPECIAL....should i wear a birthday HAT????

anyways....if you are thinking of going - contact the girls on the CROP for KIDS blog (link above) and they will get your ticket out too you asap....

I have started a thread on TOP50 - so add your name if you are coming!!!
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On to other things
I have had some Watermarks made up for me....but for the life of me i couldnt work out how to add them to my projects/photos etc....
But thanks to Vita, Beth, Lavenda, and my HUBBY.....I have finally worked out how to do it....and its SO SIMPLE
Here is my example of 1 of my watermarks that Beth created for me!
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ok thats it for tonight....i have people 'hounding' me on MSN to "hurry up and post my updates"

and DONT FORGET to keep your eyes open for the EXCITING NEWS on the 1st of APRIL....wink wink!!!!

SORRY...........me again....
Melbourne Get Together is on this weekend (saturday) - Check out TOP50 for more details...would love to see you there!!!!


GOODIES Galore!!!!!

Well last nights Stampin' Up! Workshop was HUGE.....I had a fantastic night.....and looking at the emails from everyone - it seems all my guests had a great time too....
thanks so much!

Today i went to Scraptacular in Mentone......i had a gift voucher to spend....so wanted to get some papers etc....
I got some papers............but left with half the shop....lol!


They had the CUTTLEBUG for only $98 and the embossing templates for $9.50 - that would have to be the cheapest ive seen it anywhere!!!!!
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I really only bought it for the embossing - so that i can use it for my cardmaking.....but i love the fact that it can take any other brand of diecut or embossing plate - how cool is that?
Here is a little video you can watch - to get an idea of what it does CUTTLEBUG DEMO
Keep a look out for future projects using the cuttlebug.

I also recently had some watermarks made by the lovely Beth - but for the life of me....I cant work out how to add them too my photos....VITA can you help me????????

Tomorrow im catching up with Bon. We are going to the park with the kids....so that should be FUN....

Friday I have Weight Watchers.....im hoping for a good weigh in.....ive been very good this week.......so fingers crossed it shows on the scales

Saturday is the TOP50 Get Together - we are all heading to The Scrapbook Lady in Pakenham - and then onto Robert Gordon for a little browse....
Saturday night im having the GIRLS over for a crop, as Dale is going out DJ'ing - so would have been stuck at home alone otherwise....so thanks GIRLS.....We will be playing with my Cuttlebug I think...lol!

so as you can see..............the rest of my week is pretty FULL-ON....but im LOVIN' IT!

OH! and ive got some HUGE exciting NEWS for you all..................but i can't TELL anyone just yet....Keep your eyes peeled on April 1st!!!!!!!!!


Gearin' UP! .....and some EXCITING NEWS

WARNING....long post

Im getting everything ready for tomorrow nights workshop...I cant wait...

For all those attending...if i havnt given you my address...please email me
fleurie78@optusnet.com.au (i cant remember if i gave it to everyone)
Tuesday 20th March 7.30pm - 9.30pm - BOOKED OUT
I have just FINISHED off something really exciting (commissioned by SC)......keep your eyes peeled in an upcoming Scrapbook Creations Magazine.....sorry thats all i can reveal (evil arnt i?)

Friday night i scrapped with BON...well actually i made some cards - I cased them from the Card Trends magazine...using all Stampin' Up! Materials.
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OH! Guess WHAT?????
I also FINALLY received my Prize and Layout back for the Scrapbook Creations Workspace Competition.
Here is my PRIZE
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I received LOADS of goodies from Craftainers, Delish Designs, Bumblebee Crafts and 3M - I loved everything......
and for those who didnt really get to see my LO in the magazine...here are some close ups and 'extras' that were'nt shown in the magazine.....
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Full Layout

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Cupboard Open

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Tag (Journalling on reverse)

Well i think thats it.....


SORRY...been M.I.A.

Well LOADS of things have been happening this week......I cant believe its Friday!!!!

I won on Scrapbooking Top50 - the February Sketch Challenge
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My prize was a $35 voucher for www.honeypotkids.com.au - so i stocked up on H2O's - mmmmmm I love my 'twinkles' - they have a great range!
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I also made it to the 3rd round of CIS 'DT Comp' - the challenge was to use 5 photos and no 'people' - we then had to email them to Jolene....so that no one would know the LO's were our own....hehehehehe
anyways....the voting is now over...so now i can share my LO with you all.
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Sadly I didnt make it to the next round....but thats ok.....I LOVED every single challenge!
Good Luck to the rest of the girls......the next challenge is a 'tricky' one....

Tuesday night.....I had my very First Stampin' Up! Workshop
It was a HUGELY successfull night....thankyou to all my friends....who put me at ease...and really helped me make Tuesday such a great night....(and the gorgeous emails xxxooo)
The next Workshop is on Tuesday the 20th of March - 7.30 - 9.30pm - I still have a couple of seats available.....so let me know if you would like too attend.... edited to add - WORKSHOP is now FULLY BOOKED!!!!!
Outside orders are also happening.....so if you cant attend the workshop...but would like to order something - just let me know....and i can add them to the workshop orders....

Tonight I'm going to Bon's to scrap up a storm for the 123 challenge - so i had better organise a few things for that.....

Oh and before i forget....
The Lynbrook Village shops opened on Thursday....(I know this is TOTALLY exciting.....lol!)
We have been living at Lynbrook for around 6 years now.....and we have only just got some shops in our estate.....It is so exciting for the local residents...We now dont have to travel to the supermarket etc...we can just walk....its fantastic!
If you live in the 'area' - there is a HUGE Carnival on this weekend - so come on down and check it out.....

Have a great weekend......


Gearing UP!

Im so excited!
Im getting organised for my first WORKSHOP tomorrow night....
Those attending are guaranteed loads of inspiration and an overall FUN night....I cant wait! You even get to make something to take HOME....

Ive been quite busy...prepping for the workshops this week and the ones to follow next week.....

On other news
I joined in the FUN at Crafting In Styles CyberCROP this weekend...and even managed to get a LO done

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I used some 'older' photos and a the 'sketch' for challenge 3 on CIS
You can check out the other entries for challenge 3 - HERE

I did some stamping last night - I had to make some cards to swap, using some of the '2-step' stamps from SU
I love how they have turned out
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all supplies are Stampin' Up!
stamps: Much Appreciated, Petal Prints, Label Classics
inks: Chocolate Chip, Garden Green
Cardstock: Kraft, white
signo white writer




I now only have a couple of spots left for

Tuesday night's Workshop - 20th of March
7.30pm to 9.30pm

please contact me if you would like too attend...
If you cant attend any of the workshops...but you would like to place an order...just email me and i can add your items to the Workshop order.

I cant believe how quick my weeks are 'going' at the moment....
I have scrapped quite a bit....and also found some time to play 'properly' with all my Stampin' Up! Stamps and gadgets....(I'm LOVIN the Stamp a ma jig)

So to start you off.....here are some LO's that i have finished recently......
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I just love the photo's in this LO.........i have a giggle everytime i look at them....
I have used some of the NEW CI 'Narratives' scalloped papers, and some new Basic grey paper as well.....

This is a circle LO based on a becky fleck sketch from Page Maps
It was set as a challenge on CIS as an 'extra' for the Dare to be a DT member'.
I had left my dash a little late for this challenge....so it was completed within 1hr (super quick) - so the scan is a little 'skew whiff' - but im really pleased with the results...and im LOVIN' the circle page maps....
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I even managed to use some 'Older' bits and pieces
KI paper, Arctic Frog paper, prima chipboard...

Here are the cards that i created today
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I have used a selection of different SU! Stamps
Greetings Galore, Sweet of You, Shape-Ups,
Stampin' Pastels and Blender pens
Inks: basic black, certainly celery, chocolate chip
(I think i will 're-take' the photo in the morning -because the colours are really 'washed out' in this one)


KICKING myself...............

Earlier in the night...i got a call from Ruth....
she says "Where are you?" - Im like "Oh! Crap"

I had completely FORGOTTEN about our fortnightly Get Together - I was so MAD at myself...I absolutely LOVE going along to these CROPS - so now ive missed out on seeing all the Girls (Hi Girls...im so sorry i didnt make it tonight) I was going to Tee them all up for a workshop as well....(so girls....when do you all want to come over for a Stampin' Up! Workshop?????)

anyways....because im 'Little Miss Forgetful' (I even looked in my diary today....but obviously not today's date...lol) I was determined to still Scrap something tonight....

I wanted to do a little 'memories' book for Eve and her new little bubs - Daniel.
I have left the journalling blocks blank...so that she can fill in all the details...

so HERE it is
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I have used the little Maya Road Flower book that Lisa sent me as part of my RAK - thanks again Lisa...I absolutely loved using it....
Papers: DCWV Glitter;
Ink: Stampin' Up! Chocolate Chip;
Pastel Chalks: Stampin' Up!;
Stampin' Up! Stamp Sets: Label Classics & Greetings Galore;
Ribbon: various



Card ENTRIES .....and the WINNER

Wow....thanks so much to everyone who entered - every single card i received was AWESOME

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Cindy Keery
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Thankyou so much for entering....and thankyou also for the great b'day card inspiration and for letting me share them here with everyone

becuase i wasnt going to PICK a winner...... i wrote everybody's name on a piece of paper...and Lauchie drew out the winner


the WINNER is..............


congrats Simone...can you please email me your address...and ill post out your suprise pack asap

thanks to everyone for entering....


More Workshops

Due to popular demand...
I have added another date for my workshops

Tuesday 13th of March - 7.30pm to 9.30pm FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 17th of March -10.30am to 12.30pm Few seats remaining

Tuesday 20th of March - 7.30pm to 9.30pm NEW DATE

Also dont forget to email me your B'day CARDS...you have till tomorrow (Sunday the 4th of March) to send them too me....I have already recieved some GORGEOUS ones.

I went scrapbooking last night at a friends...it was a great night...i managed to get a couple of LO's finished off - so i will share them with you shortly..

I am heading up to BERRI S.A next weekend with the family....so that we can have a cuddle with our new Nephew and also to visit Lauchie's Grandparents...we are really looking forward to the little break. So i will be super busy next week 'prepping' everything for the FIRST Workshop for the Tuesday night....


Thursday - Another WORKSHOP date added

Today started off OK!
Lauchie had kinder this morning and Bon came over to scrap with me....
We picked up lauchie at 11.30am and he was a pain in the BUTT for the rest of the day - so not alot of scrapping done for me....more 'pulling of the hair'...lol

I have had some great ENTRIES for my "Blogs Birthday"
Dont forget to email me a card to enter.....its as easy as that....and you could win a fabulous prize

I have just sent out an email in regards to
Stampin' Up! Workshops
that i will be hosting on

Tuesday 13th of March - 7.30pm to 9.30pm - FULLY BOOKED


Saturday 17th of March - 10.30am to 12.30pm

Due to POPULAR demand...i will be adding an additional TUESDAY night workshop - please contact me ASAP to book your seat!

Tuesday 20th of March - 7.30pm to 9.30pm

The Tuesday is filling up really fast...only a couple more seats available.....Feel free to invite a friend...there will be door prizes...wink, wink!!!! and i promise you'll have loads of fun

Please email me if you would like to recieve the Workshop email newsletter and if you would like to receive further newsletters and information about Stampin' Up! - sign up for future newsletters in the side 'link bar'


If you are unavailbe to make one of the workshops...but you would like to place an order - please contact me.


If you are wanting to order some of the Retired Stampin' Up! Stamps - please contact me asap...as now is the time to order. As of April 1st these stamps will will NO LONGER be available.

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