Friday, 23 September 2016

Summertime Photography Scavenger Hunt 2016

Summertime Photography Scavenger Hunt 2016

Once again I've joined in with Rinda's annual Summertime Photography Scavenger Hunt. This is the fourth time I've taken part and I've managed to take the last photo just before the 22 September deadline - nothing like cutting it fine.

Here's my 21 photos:

1. A 'wild heart'
2 pebbles found whilst on holiday at Suffolk

2. A footprint or pawprint
Painted footprints on Southwold Pier

3. A skeleton, bone or xray
A bone in a display at Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo, Suffolk

4. A book or magazine read during 2016
Suffolk and Norfolk Life magazine read whilst on holiday.

5. A porch or deck
A pretty porch on a listed building in our village

6. A Camper (Caravan)
Camper at Wollaton Autokarna, Nottingham.

7. A family gathering
A meal out in July to celebrate three 'big' family birthdays

8. A scrapbook page created by me
A scrapbook page of a day out on the Isle of Wight a few years ago.

9. Someone playing with, in or around water.
A little girl playing at the boating lake at Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

10. A bicycle
A decorative bicycle in the garden next to my parents house

11. Fresh produce
Home grown tomatoes from our greenhouse.

12. A window
A window in a bird hide at the RSPB Nature Reserve at Minsmere, Soffolk.

13. The Moon
Early evening moon

14. A buffet of food
Breakfast buffet at my son's graduation in July

15. A team logo
Team GB logo on a yoghurt pot!

16. A map showing a trip take during the time period
A satnav map of our journey home from Suffolk

17. Twins
Twin pigs

18. A supermarket cart, basket or trolley full or groceries
Buying lunch on holiday.

19. A seasonal cocktail or beverage
Homemade lemonade

20. Someone laughing Alternative 1 - A lighthouse
Southwold Lighthouse, Suffolk

21. A photograph of me with a newspaper or calendar page from the time period
Me with our family photo calendar

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Who Says It Always Rains?

When we decided to go to Wales on holiday everyone told us to make sure we took lots of warm, waterproof clothing because "It always rains in Wales!". They were so wrong! On the two occasions that we holidayed in Wales in 2014 and 2015, the weather was glorious for much of the time so I decided to create a layout to show this and took inspirations from a layout by Christa Paustenbaugh.

I used papers from Simple Stories and My Minds Eye, bakers twine, a button, some homemade acrylic dots, some teeny tiny alphabet stickers and a title cut on the Craft Robo.

Monday, 11 April 2016


For the first time in twelve months I have scrapbooked! At the beginning of the month I spent the weekend with my crafting friends at Easthampstead Park where I managed to put together quite a few layouts.

This layout of Tux was created during the weekend and uses patterned paper from Simple Stories which I layered and fussy cut. Washi tape was added as well as some home made acrylic dots. The letters stickers were from American Crafts and the paw print stickers from EK Success / Sticko.