Thursday, 20 May 2010

Sketches, LO's and Muffins

That's what's on offer today.

To start with, what's up with the weather forecast today??
Sunshine and up to 22oc was said for today. It is only 9.45 as I type this, but it's so so overcast so far.
Hey ho, washing is on the line, 3/4 length jeans and pretty vesty top along with flip flops with freshly painted toes. Positive thinking !!

Are you ready for another Sketchy Thursdays Sketch? It's all about 'doubles' this week. Lots of requests for some double LO sketches, so here you go:

Double LO's just aren't my thing anymore, but there are times when they are required I think. I have so many of these silly photos taken in a restaurant in Orlando. We had the silliest meal ever. We all had the giggles, the food was fab, the server just lovely. It was such a good evening out. I did want to include lots of little photos, so this was actually the perfect sketch for me. (click photo for a better look)


I painted a background with a grid roller and added squares cut from pp that came in this months Studio Calico Kit.
This is my new favourite way of using patterned papers. And some old stamps came out too.

If you really don't want to do a double LO, still join in and use the sketch as 12x12 if you wish. Just squish it down.

I made this LO yesterday.
I'm loving these colours right now. I love how the red just brings the page alive.
This is this weeks Studio Calico Sunday Sketch. See here.

This was my niece at Marwell Zoo in the Autumn. We all went when my Dad was visiting. At only a year old she just loves animals. She got so excited by this penguin : ) And as far as she's concerned. All animals say 'meow'.

Most of these bits are from last months Cocoa Daisy kit. I am currently postie stalking for this months.

I've been Super Mummy today. I got up early and baked 'Very Berry Crumble Muffins'.
I loved the idea of the kids waking up to the smell of muffins. Full of fresh raspberries, blueberries and strawberries, a great start to the day.
I made them similar to those cream cheese,raspberry & white choccie muffins I made last week. The cream cheese makes such a difference. I also made a small mix of crumble topping to sprinkle onto before going into the oven. The kids love that crunch.

Enjoy your day whatever you are up to.
Lots of love xxx


Adora Concepcion said...

love your layouts!! :)

Sue said...


I LOVE that DLO so many details so much to look at - I also LOVE the fact you are as mad as we are xxxx

Lythan said...

those layouts are fantabulous Lise - especially the double one - how clever are you!

Emma said...

lucky kids! I'd really like to try your muffins (you must bring some if we retreat again) I HATE muffins (think they taste eggy and wet) but yours always sound delicious and a bit different.

Thats a great DLO too, never tried one!

Kazzy said...

Loving the double layout...I never do doubles, but must give this a go! Just baked the raspberry and white choc muffins...they are delish!

Heidi said...

Love these layouts! I forget all about the roller stamps I have. You've inspired me to break them out. Love the way you did the patterned paper squares, too. I'm so jealous of your Super Mommy-ness!!!!

Nickynoo said...

Gorgeous as ever! xx