Saturday, 28 March 2015

What time is it???

It's 5'o clock!!
That's the April Cocoa Daisy Kit.
Don't miss reveal tonight.
8pm EST.

Check out some of the sneaks here.
Have fun and enjoy your weekend xxx

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

March cards


I made a few cards with my Cocoa Daisy Scraps from my leftover March Kit.

It's a great way to use up kit scraps.

Happy Cards!!
Lisa x

Monday, 23 March 2015

Trip Planning Again

Yes, I'm at it again.

This time we are planning Orlando in August 2017 as a big family trip.
Mum and her hubby, my brother and my sister and her family.

We had our first big family meeting at the weekend to start discussing dates etc..
Me being chief planner, I put holiday planning packs together.

I made money saving pots, planning journals and added Minnie Mouse Pencil Cases fully of cute stationery, a Virgin Holidays brochure and an info pack that I put together myself.

Over on Papermaze today I have all the details of how I made these money saving pot.

And these fun planning journals.

I had so much fun making them : )
I do have more photos, but blogger just isn't playing fair today and I'm giving up trying now.
They are on the Papermaze blog though if you click the link above.

Please go and take a peek.
Thanks xx 

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Hello Hello!! Pleased to meet you baby raccoon

I love these photos of this baby raccoon.
Ade spotted him in a tree by our condo in Orlando.
He called us over and we stood watching it for so long.
It was a highlight of our trip.

This LO was made for this month's The theme to this challenge is 'hello'.
It could be:
- meeting someone
- a get-together
- seeing friends or family
- a reunion
- it could be the title of your page
- it could be a telephone conversation
There are many possibilities.
Come and join us with your LO here.
So cute!!
I hope you come and play with us.
Lisa xx

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Here's One I Made Earlier


I was going through my Orlando 2014 album recently and realised that I'd missed this LO that I made last year.

We had a fun afternoon at Epcot wandering in the heat. It was a scorching afternoon. We (Louis and I) took part in Agent P's Adventure. It's really cool. You get these little things that look like phones and you go on a mission answering questions and finding clues. It was so much fun. Louis really enjoyed it.

I'm battling a headache today and I have loads of work on so I'm keeping this short.

Hope you are well xxx 

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Project Life - Happy Talk

I'm loving getting back into Project Life again.
Here is a page that I made with my March Cocoa Daisy Kit.
These colours just shout out Spring!!
There's loads of inspiration.
Do you also scrap PL???
Let me know : )

Monday, 9 March 2015

Bella Cards

I hope you had a lovely weekend.

I have some fun and colourful cards on the Papermaze blog today.
I had so much fun with the Bella BLVD papers.
They are one of my favourite manufacturers right now.

I have some close ups and some 'how to' techniques too on the Papermaze blog here.

Have a good week.

Lisa xx

Sunday, 8 March 2015

You & Me .....On the go

I was going through my Florida photos and thought ' I like that one, I'll print it'.
And then realised that we were in the rest room and the loo was visible.

So I ended up making a thing about it rather than trying to hide it as I thought I may originally do.

I used the Heidi Swapp 'Love this' stamp as a border.
We have a Cocoa Daisy blog post here featuring this months stamps.
I hope you are having a good weekend.
It's a little of everything here.
Work, house chores, decorating, blog scheduling, an exciting trip planning and I'd like to squeeze in some scrapping too.
Have fun xxx  

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Because sometimes you just want to play

That's what this LO was all about.

I usually love to scrap a story, but there are those time where you just want to play.
This was one of those times.
It was about the paints and the pastels and the stencils and the mists and the pretty papers and that gorgeous washi tape.   
I just fancied getting messy fingers.
And the funny thing is. I only scrapped that photo a couple of weeks ago and I didn't even realise until I put it in my Orlando 2014 album and saw the other LO.

Sometimes you just get carried away with pretty product.

The March Cocoa Daisy Kit is on sale now.
Don't miss out!!   

Have a wonderful Wednesday xxx

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Crazy Chipmunks & a Sketch


I have some crazy chipmunks for you today.
Chip & Dale.
The kids love meeting these two at Disney.
It's my turn to host this months sketch challenge over at Cocoa Daisy.
This sketch was perfect for me to adapt to include all my photos.

There was a time when I would usually only scrap the one photo. Funny how you change over time. 
The few whimsy pieces in this months CD kit was just right for my page. That's something that I love about getting a kit. Pulling out bits and pieces. I think if you were to look at my previous LO on my blog and then this one, you wouldn't think that they were from the same kit.   

These two were so funny. When it was our turn, Chip came up right close to Ade's camera and then started messing around with Hollie's hair. Dale was with Louis. When it was time for the main photo Chip tried to push Louis out of the photo. It was so much fun watching the kids laugh and mess around. Something I love about Disney. They can turn from being stroppy teens to giggly 6yr olds again. I love it!!   

We'd love you to join us and play along with this sketch challenge.
See here for full details.
You have 2 weeks to play and 1 winner gets a $10 coupon to spend in the Daisy store.
Have fun xxx 

Monday, 2 March 2015

1,2,3,4 - Hello Again!!

This one ended up being my favourite LO that I made with my Cocoa Daisy Kit this month.
I'd already uploaded gallery and then this one kind of just effortlessly happened.
Anything with bright happy colours makes me happy.

So on this day we'd gone to this beautiful little neighbourhood on Disney property called 'Celebration'. It's picture book beautiful. We love to spend an afternoon here. Have a walk around the lakes, looking out for exciting nature and stop for ice cream floats at the ice cream parlour.

Ade's parents had kindly given us a little money at Easter instead of chocolate, so I saved it in our Orlando fund and said we'd treat ourselves and think of them when on holiday. So that's what we did. We stopped for ice cream floats and said a thank you to Gill and Gerald. We took a selfie to send them whilst we were there.

This is the beautiful view as you sit on the rocking chairs at the waterfront. Isn't it beautiful?
I marked off on the first photo where we took our photo from, under those green brollies. And the second is our view. Watching the herons, storks, terrapins and looking out for gators.

I loved this kit so much.
I used some of the free printables that you get sent with the monthly kit.
I love the pops of colour that they add.
I also added those pretty flowers by cutting them out from the Crate Paper in the kit and colouring them in with pastels using a sponge applicator for a softer effect.

I'm happy with this one.

Thanks for stopping by today and Happy March to you xxx

Sunday, 1 March 2015

Hello Again - Happy Moments Here

The Cocoa Daisy March reveal was last night.
Being a shorter month the 'Hello Again' kit goes on sale today.
You can view it here.

I loved this kit so much.
This is the first LO that I made with it this month.

I painted watercolours as my base and then cut up the Crate Paper in to triangles. I then took a Crafters Workshop Stencil and spread moulding paste through and let dry before adding the photos and the other bits and pieces. I also stitched around the outside.
I made a cute little flag too with a cocktail stick.
I love the excited feeling heading out on a trip.
Happy times!!!
Lisa xx