Before going away last week, the flowers on a bush in our garden looked like this ...Today that bush looks like this ...This is what we missed (scrapped by me in 2009 as part of Shimelle's Scrap Like You Mean It year-long project) ...That's Nature for you; she waits for no-one.
December Daily ~ The 11th
The one featuring cranberries.I cooked up a storm this afternoon and evening. I follow a Nigella recipe, one that is incredibly easy ~ cranberries, caster sugar & water. This year, I'm planning on giving jars of the stuff to DS's Nursery teachers and assistants. My BF's InLaws also request a jar, which is a great … Continue reading December Daily ~ The 11th
SLYMI: Week 52
Here it is ... the 52nd challenge of 52 challenges set by Shimelle over the last year. The challenge this week? Scrap 2009.And I've successfully used my sewing machine! Yay!
SLYMI: Week 51
This week's challenge was to scrap family ~ me, my siblings and our cousin in 1970. The baby in the photo was 40 this year. My, how time flies!
SLYMI: Week 50
Almost at the end of a year of challenges from Shimelle on UKS ~ unbelievable! A nice, simple one this week: scrap a recipe. Nigella's Redder Than Red Cranberry Sauce, anyone?
SLYMI: Week 49
This week's challenge was to follow the sketch (which you can find on UKS, and on Shimelle's blog). I flipped it over to suit my needs better. The lines of poetry come from The Christmas Holly by Eliza Cook (1818~1889). I chuffed with the how the stamping turned out, because, to be honest, I'm not … Continue reading SLYMI: Week 49
SLYMI: Week 48
This week's challenge is to scrap in a minimal style. Not my usual style, but it is sort of growing on me.
SLYMI: Week 47
This week's challenge was to scrap with leaves ~ plenty of inspiration during a British Autumn! I used a photo I took recently of one of the trees in our local park, and I partially scraplifted the LO idea from Kerry Whilden's LO 'Joy', which can be seen on p70 of #60 of Scrapbook Inspirations … Continue reading SLYMI: Week 47
SLYMI: Week 46
This week's challenge was to scrap a thank you. As some of you already know, the end of this month sees me and my BF celebrating 20 years of friendship, so there really was only one option for this challenge, wasn't there? (I count my blessings on a regular basis and I know that I … Continue reading SLYMI: Week 46
SLYMI: Week 45
The challenge this week was to scrap something you want to remember. There's only one for me this week, my boy Ted. (Don't worry about me scrapping the original photo ~ it's in an archive safe pocket and can be safely removed at any time.)