Saturday, December 6, 2014

Scrapping Time

Hello Everyone!
Welcome back to my blog.
Warning this is a long post!
Today I am just doing an update of what's been happening in my little scrapping world in the last couple of months.
Firstly a BIG Congrats to my Beautiful Mum -June Mahoney- on her Top 3 at Scrap Africa.
November "Tag It" Challenge.
So happy, thrilled and excited for her.
Well done Mum...your cards are Just Gorgeous.
In 3rd place is this gorgeous project by 14. June Mahoney.  Congratulations June! ;-)
Tag 1
Tag 2
We loved your 2 tags June! This one is vintage and so fabulous and the other one so festive and wonderful! Really stunning! ;-)
 I played along with this November   sketch at Scrap Africa and was thrilled to be in the Top 3.
A big Thank You to Scrap Africa and their magnificent DT for your inspiration and for stopping by to leave such beautiful and kind comments.  Each comment is truly appreciated.
To pop over to Scrap Africa and check out their challenges click here
Second place goes to 9. Janice Nicholls Australia with her amazing and gorgeous page!
Well done Janice! ;-)
We loved the clean styling and the twine to divide up the blocks.  Just a beautiful page, with fabulous styling! Pretty in Pink certainly does the trick! ;-)

Very Happy and Excited to be featured in Issue 8 of the. Jot Magazine
Thank You  to Kim Archer.
Click here to read this fantastic online magazine.

It’s our Christmas edition and it’s filled with a ton of things to see, make, read and do.. THANK YOU again to my fantastic Jot Girls team for creating such beautiful projects for us and thank you also to all of our contributors too.

My layout is on page 126
Theme; White with One.
{tis the season}
This is the November Mood Board over at Scrap Around The Word.
Absolutely Gorgeous...I had to play along.
This is such an incredible challenge site.
I am daunted by the many urber talented crafters who play along here  each month, so this is only the 2nd time I have played along. Lots of gorgeous MM  styles  which I really admire but just cannot seem to  do. I really loved the Mood Board and thought what the heck stick to your style and play, create and have I did ......and 
I am over the moon to receive an Honourable Mention...WOW!!! I cannot believe it.
Thank you so much Scrap Around the World for that and Thank you to all the fabulous DT for stopping by my blog and taking the time to  leave such wonderful comments.
Much appreciated. xx
The Scrapbook Store have a monthly sketch Challenge.
Marelize Frisby creates these gorgeous sketches and I love to play along.
This was the  beautiful  October Sketch.
 and this was my interpretation.
Thanks to the ladies who entered our October Sketch Competition, the winner drawn at random is Janice Nicholls !  I will be contact with details of your prize.  And here is the winning entry -
{tis the season}
I was thrilled to be chosen as the random winner.
Thank You to  the Scrapbook Store.
For your chance to win an amazing and very generous prize  from the Scrapbook store,
 click here and play along with the December sketch and upload it into the
 Dec Sketch Gallery before the end of the month.

 I haven't submitted any layouts for quite awhile now.
After lots of encouragement from a wonderful friend telling me you should submit this
 and this ...I decided to give it another go.
Thank You......I was lucky enough to have 1 accepted.
                             Its always a thrill to see your work published...well it is for me!
Our beautiful daughter is getting married next year so I have made the hard decision to step down from a couple of Design Teams to focus on her day. If I am on a Design Team I like to  make sure I fulfil my DT commitments /requirements. I  didn't feel like I would be able to do this so I have stepped away to let someone else have that opportunity.
I was asked if I would like to be a DT member of a new blog starting next year.
I was thrilled and felt very honoured to be asked and excitedly jumped in  boots and all and said Oh yes  please, I would love to. Thinking more about it...I have decided not to join    :(.....but I will be there to play along if I get a spare moment. Keep your eyes open for this new Blog starting in  2015. Its going to be AWESOME
I'm  sure that many of you would not have made it to here,  and I wouldn't blame you....
but if you have
I really enjoy my scrapping time and I really appreciate your, support and beautiful comments.
 Have a fabulous weekend and I hope you are able to find some time to get Scrapping.
Its December can you believe that.
A busy time for everyone much as I would like to  be creating,  I don't think you will see many pages here during this month.
Thanks for stopping by!
Take Care
Janice xx


Lizzy Hill said...

LOL!! Now there's a LOT of good news to share!!! Firstly, congrats to your Mum!! That is fab - her tags really were beautiful...& no surprises with your wins....good on you!! And A BIG WELL DONE!!!! And, that's lovely news about your DD.....EXCITING times ahead - I'd be stepping back a little too:) Good luck with the wedding preps. They seem to take quite a bit of time!!!! Can't wait for you to share a little of what she's having for the Big Day:)

Tiff Firth said...

you are one amazing woman. YOU are uber talented. I
've been so lucky enough to see and touch your LO's irl and they are simply amazing.

I am so excited for you and the wedding prep. Don't forget to...... Breathe ........

Tiff Firth said...

oh and a big squeezy hug to your Mum. She rocks the tags.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Congrats on all the good news!!!!!!

Helen Wallace said...

An interesting and exciting post with both you and your Mum being recognised for the talented crafters that you are. Well done to both of you. I enjoyed have a flip through the Jot book too, congrats on that publication. With Christmas fast approaching and a wedding on the horizon, take time to enjoy the moment and thanks for sharing your good news here. xx

Denise van Deventer said...

Lots of news Janice and congrats again to your Mum on her top 3 at Scrap Africa! Also on your honourable mentions and beautiful, featured are an amazing creator and your styling is fabulous! Yes, Christmas is really such a busy time, but hope you can find some relax time too! Hope 2015 is just a super year for you and still hoping to see your beautiful pages on the net! xx

Lizzyc said...

You have been very busy and all work is really wonderful.. well done on your Mum too.. her tags are lovely.. and I know you will be back on teams after your DD's wedding, I can only imagine how busy life is organizing a wedding.. haven't had to do that yet!! Take care and all the best for the Christmas season...

Val Thorpe said...

I hear you. I stepped down from all of mine bar CSI and the two I help run. It is exhausting and time consuming and with the twins and a wedding in May I am feeling like I am run ragged at the moment. I have not created anything in ages. Not a nice place to be.
I love all of these and you have been on a roll. I love your style and you deserve these wins. <3

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