Monday, 24 January 2011

GDT and a Giveaway!!

Hello : )

Monday morning, I hope you had a good weekend.
Yesterday flew by unfortunately. A family day, games, nice food and stuff, but also homework, ironing etc....We did watch a movie late afternoon, Louis snuggled into me and bought his super soft fleece blanket, which meant only one thing. I snoozed!!
I am determined to never actually watch the Harry Potters in full.

I did mean to blog yesterday, but it never happened, but I was really excited to show you this:
(you may click to enlarge if you wish)

I used lots of the Fancy Pants 'Tradition' collection. The 'Believe' card, the journal note, the buttons and brads.

I got asked to be GDT this week by Anna for Pencil Lines. How cool is that?!! I had the biggest smile when I found out : ) I was so excited.
So this is my page and you can see the sketch, the other DT pages and play along here too.

I delved into my wonderful box of ScrapRat goodies and used the script paper and lace.

And also these vintage handtyped words.
You can buy these pieces here.
This page is all about my Hollie and believing more in herself. She was always so individual and happy that way, but since starting senior school, the importance of being popular is so important to her. I feel she's not always true to the person she is : (
She's happy though and doing well in classes, but it does make me sad a little. She refuses to where her glasses and says and acts in ways that aren't really her.
I guess it's just another phase.

And lastly today, I have a little giveaway.
It's been ages since I've done this. I'm so grateful to everyone that stops by and all the lovely messages, thank you.
Please just leave a comment saying 'hello'and your fave scrap technique and become a follower.
I'll randomly pick a winner next Sunday morning and announce.

Thanks again for popping by today.
Lots of love xxx


Emma said...

Thats a beautiful Lo Lisa, I have the same thing with Jessica and wanting to be popular at the cost of her own personality sometimes! its a girl thing I suppose!

yyam said...

Congrats on being GDT at Pencil Lines! How exciting!!!! :)

And what a fabulous layout you did for your showcase! You always add such lovely touches to your pages while leaving a lot of "white" space. Just brilliant.

Stay positive. Your girl is just going through a phase. Have faith that her good upbringing is going to get her through life alright.

Have a beautiful week Lisa! :)

Zarah said...

CONGRATS on the gDT! PencilLLines rocks and so do you - so it's a perfect fit! :D

LOOOOOVE your work, as always! :D

Anna said...

Well done on the pencil lines GDT thats fab!
Lovely layout and thanks for the chance to win! My favourite technique is inking, I ink everything!
Anna x

Melenia said...

Hi Lisa, I love this layout as much as I love everything you create! Congratulations on the GDT position!!

My favourite technique is misting!!
Btw, I adore the way you put mist in your pages. Everything is balanced!

Natalie Elphinstone said...

I followed you over here from Pencil Lines. I love everything I see here and am gladly signing up as a follower. But thanks for the opportunity to win also. Looks great.
I've got a giveaway happening on my blog at the moment too.

Vicki said...

wow huge congrats on being GDT at pencil lines - that's fab. gorgeous layout - so beautiful.
my favourite technique is ripping and layering.....

Sue said...

excited YOU!!! ooo is you never said pmsl

It was well deserved a fabulous LO - your albums are going to be so well documented when you look back on them

My Blog is now HERE

gea said...

wow thats a amazing lo !! I love the colors !
My favourite technique is inking..
thanks for this chance

Scrapping4fun said...

Love your layout on Pencilines. At the moment my fave technique is using my Distress Inks, on everything!!

jennifer said...

Congrats on the DT spot! The layout is beautiful, I love all the details, like the fact your lace is stapled on.
My fave technique at the moment is using acrylic paint on my layouts, at least partly inspired by you! Thanks for the chance to win the giveaway! x

Nickynoo said...

Yaaaaayyy for yoouuuu!!! It's a beautiful layout, loving all the little details xx

Anne said...

Congratulations Lisa, you know I am your greatest fan, sounds cheesy but I am !
Take good care

Antonia Krajicek said...

Congrats on the GDT for Pencilines!! I saw your beautiful page on their blog yesterday :)

My favorite technique is misting/painting.

curlyqmosaics said...

Hollie looks like such a beautiful girl, and I love that you created this layout about her. Very elegant Lisa!

My fave techniques: fussy cutting, embossing

Fave techniques I would love to do/perfect: sewing machine & masking!

Kazy1 said...

Hey, well done for the GDT spot, thats very exciting Fabulous layout as always!
My fave technique is creating my own floral embelishments with punches, or hand cut from pp.
Thanks for such a fab looking giveaway....Karen x

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

CONGRATS on the GDT spot! THAT IS AWESOME!!! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) I love love love love love that lo... I loveeeeeeeeeee the misting, the title, the CLOUDS!! GORGEOUS!!! And I guess my FAVE technique is to cut up die cuts and use them in a bunch of different places! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Fay aka Beautifullily said...

Just saw this on the PencilLines website, well done on your guest DT spot and a fab LO to show your sketch off.

Sylvia taylor said...

Just found your blog & its fabulous, I can see myself spending loads of time on here.

LadyBug said...

Just come across your blog. Your work is amazing!!! very inspirational! I shall be visiting againa nd again!

domestic goddess said...

Tanks for joining us this week loved having you

Lynnda Hosni said...

Congrats on being GDT at Pencil Lines! How exciting...i pop by soon...

love your layout... gorgeous and fabulous!!! always..I love the details too...

i can understand how you feel... but I'm with's just the phase... stay positive...

Have a beautiful week Lisa! :)

Laura said...

Yay! Well done Lisa.

Beautiful layout, as always! Love the colours very much. xx

Denise said...

beautiful layout Lisa. love your style.

Tomomi said...

Congratulations on the GDT!!!:)
Your layout is so beautiful!!!

Jinny Newlin said...

Oh, wouldn't I LOVE to win those yummy goodies?! I, even, became a follower, before I saw that you were giving something away ;). Go you! LOVE this layout and your misting! My favorite technique is stitching.

Liz in MO said...

Oh, I love that picture! Beautiful layout.


Congrats on being GDT at Pencil Lines!LOVE your work
My fave techniques - embossing

Peggy said...

Hello! I found your blog after you left a comment on mine :) thank you! I love your work and have become a follower. Congrats on your GDT at Pencil Lines - that is so exciting!

Yummy give away. Thank you for the chance. My favorite technique is stitching.