Friday, 29 August 2008


a quick post to share a LO i did with august's sweet spuds kit. the little orange tag at the bottom is from aja's etsy. yellow alphas are pink paislee.

Thursday, 28 August 2008

Stamp RAK

i have a fabby stamp RAK from the lovely Angie Delarie (other stamps available on her etsy). but this isnt just a 'leave your name' RAK. i want to see your favourite layout where you have used stamps and im giving you all until friday 5th september, thats just over a week, to leave me a link in the comment section of this post.

here is the prize:

stamps are around 2" high.

now show me those layouts!


well not much has happened here as ive been on nights and socialising goes right out of the window!

*my tomato plant finally has a tiny tomato growing on it..

*me and marcus went spur of the moment bowling with his friends, which was followed by a curry and Rock Band session..
*my internet is really playing up at the moment, not loading pages or just not doing anything.

Tuesday, 26 August 2008

blog love

got left this by beth perry. thanks beth!

now 7 people....i'll have to think on that. im still in night mode!!

if you dont consider yourself a conventional scrapper, check this out offbeat scrapbookers

Saturday, 23 August 2008

the story matters

my attempt at the latest prompt for the story matters 'home is..' using the sweet spuds august kit.

Thursday, 21 August 2008

my honey

aww isnt he cute :-D


first of all, hello to everyone who has found me through Scrapbook Inspirations magazine.

second, ive just had a call from the mortgage company we were hoping to go with to tell me they cant offer us the amount we need. their offer is £8,000 less and with a wedding in the planning stages we are in no position to afford the money.


Kittyrobot is celebrating its first etsy birthday.

"WE want to thank all of you who have helped us make our first year successful...and as thanks we are having a little etsy celebration starting on AUGUST 20 until the end of August.
THE FIRST 10 ORDERS GETS A PARTY BAG TO CELEBRATE - FULL OF LOTS OF GOODIES (candy,vintage goodness, and other special items)
SPEND $50 - AND YOUR POSTAGE IS FREE!!Other sales will be added on the day also, so remember AUGUST 20TH!!so be sure to come check us out and celebrate with us!!"

check out this amazing rainbow i saw on monday. purty.

Sunday, 17 August 2008

short burst

had a little burst of creativity using the new sweet spuds kit:

this first one is for the challenge blog say it in scrap..
number 2 here for the dares 104.

Saturday, 16 August 2008


my little clutch/pouch bag. it measures about 5x7. not bad for a first go.

went to see my grandad today in his nursing home. he was on pretty good form :) didnt remember me or my sister when we first went in but when we said who we were he was ok. laughing and joking with us, wanted us to stay for tea. he told me i had nice shaped knees.....a complement is a complement!!

Friday, 15 August 2008

its here!

i got my August Sweet Spuds kit today. so many office supply bits! im a bit daunted by them all so cant wait to see what other people have done using theirs. plus im very low on usable photos at the moment.
ive had a wonderfully lazy day today which involved watching Hellboy and 3 episodes of firefly on dvd. bliss! plus i had a bit of a go sewing, but i wont share until the project is finished.

Thursday, 14 August 2008


*some faves (with one random blank..)

1. say hello to my little friend, 2. Untitled, 3. youre home, 4. hot legs, 5. matryoshka in shop window, 6. CHASING BUTTERFLIES, 7. CAMS ROOM, 8. abstract monday, 9. Dew & Her Fox, 10. Dude. *The Art is Found*, 11. new pull charm, 12. 100_1447, 13. 100_1445, 14. Leonardo Glass, 15. Storm Back, 16. the pirate sisters

*and a card

*i enjoyed the first Stephenie Meyer book, Twilight, so much that i finished it in 5 hours and ordered 2 & 3 today!

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

category stories

a little bit of scrappiness for the latest category stories challenge.

the goods

today i received:

*my tags from twogirlzstuff, beautifully wrapped in envelopes which i will of course keep!

* the book 'Twilight' by stephenie meyer (i want to see what all the fuss is about)

*a Postcrossing card from Poland.

Tuesday, 12 August 2008


i managed to get the night off! woot! and added bonus, i wasnt woken up by kids today.

Monday, 11 August 2008


who i just preordered.

(sorry for lack of scrapping updates. sweet spuds kit is enroute so creativity should return soon!)

damn kids

grrr so im sleeping after night number 2 of 4 and get woken early by kids playing tag under my window. i know one of the girls so i ask her really nicely if they could move away from the window as im working nights. 'yes, sorry' she says.
more noise under window. so i get up. grrr. next thing i hear, her mum is telling her to come and apologise because im working nights looking after sick people and need to sleep in the day.
im still awake though.

Sunday, 10 August 2008


1 of 4 nights down. my eyes already sting. im hoping i can get tuesday night off as there's 7 staff on so fingers crossed. last night was really quiet until the baby next to me decided to arrest and needed chest compressions. after that i looked for a resus training update!!

Thursday, 7 August 2008

which next?

itsy pitsy bug...

or pinky doodle ?? Dilemma.

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

come and meet.. Petitie, Spring Chocolat, who i have named Sukie.

*just got this huge RAK from kristi at say it in scrap for my winning a challenge in may...along with a note to say sorry its taken so long!!

*ive been trawling the challenge blogs for inspo, and have come up with a couple of LOs..

this one is for guttergirz and scrapjacked. the orange clip is from my RAK parcel.

and this second one is for the pet challenge blog a true friend. q&co felt fusion strip from my RAK!

Sunday, 3 August 2008

new ac

got me some new pretties from american crafts. just need photos now!

addresses please!

i still havent received addresses for the stars and the flowers RAK. ladies have until the end of today to respond or i will send them to the next people who replied.

Saturday, 2 August 2008


*handmade art journal kit by elise blaha, available here

*new etsy goodies by elsie flannigan here

*flicr faves

1. my art journal mini, 2. Sometimes I wish my life was different, 3. flowers and junk., 4. ATC- CARE, 5. ATC-Homemade, 6. ATC- Passion, 7. Music Box Mini For Kara, 8. Find him, 9. jack 34, 10. Flea Market Treasures, 11. A New Purse, 12. Vintage Horse Show Ribbons, 13. Gnome Clay Button, 14. Russian Nesting Doll Button, 15. i love music!, 16. souvenirs


*bit bummed as i didnt make it onto the say it in scrap DT, but congrats to jodie who did.

*work yesterday was sooo busy! i think i went to the loo once in 12 hours!

*i have now received 4 postcards from postcrossing.