Scrapbook Creations # 40

7 March 2007

.....and my contributions are....

'my family'

.... which was a Memory Bugs DT layout...with some hand stitching and an old photo of my three kidlets...that I just love.

...and this one of Briony and Alex...using the UL looks quite khaki in the magazine...but is very green IRL....

and lastly this one of Brent from Footy Season last year.... I wish he was still playing ... but one thing Ive learnt about Teenagers....they have strong wills and once they decide something...thats it!

I really loved SC this month...sooooo many fabulous, inspirational ideas...and lots of my friends featured in there as well.....if you havent bought it they say "do yourself a favour...get out and get a copy!!"
..and just because I havent shared in a is a couple of double layouts that I have finished over the last few weeks..... this first one of Briony and her first day at High school... and then missing the bus.... I really loved the idea of the collage feel to page one.... followed by a very simple...more 'my' style layout on page two.

and this layout 'the rope swing'... of Mitch and his cousins having an absolute ball on the rope swing during the January holidays.....( what it doesnt show is that while they were having the time of their life...swinging out and dropping into the river...I was having a heart attack worrying about them having an accident...and working out in my mind how long it would take for an Ambulance to arrive if we needed one...LOL)
My final share is this 'a new journey' layout of my SIL's wedding....I loved the collage feel....and once again...lots of hand stitching on this one.
Well....this is my last post for a few days.....Im off tomorrow to the Scrapboxx retreat...I cant believe it has finally arrived.... today is cleaning, organinsing and packing day.....Ive still got heaps to do.... but Ill get there... and Im sure I will hardly sleep a wink anticipation....
Just on Mitch's job too.....he has re-applied at the other Supermarket locally..... they are actually owned by the same I have decided to postpone approaching the store for feedback just yet..... I am terrified of jeopordising (sp) his chances at this store..... so I will hold off until I get home from the Retreat.... I have really appreciated everyones support..... and I will update my blog with further news as it happens.
Well..... if you pop in over the weekend..... just think of my sitting among like minded friends, scrapping, laughing.....and generally having the time of my life...
Mardi x


  1. You are so clever Mardi, all your Lo's are just FANTASTIC..........

    I know you will have a fab time at the retreat and we will want to hear all about it and see your fantastic creations when you return.

    Take care
    Cherie xxx

  2. WOW Mardi, well done! Love all those LO's just gorgeous.

    Have a ball at the retreat!

  3. Anonymous2:00 pm

    Wishing you safe travels Mardi. I am sure you will have a fabulous week end. I wish I could go too as there are so many boxx girls I would love to meet. Maybe

  4. I loved ALL of your layouts in this months SC, and I love your other work too...all gorgeous.

    Yay, you have a ball on the weekend won't you ( I have to tell you that). Can't wait to read all about it when you get back.

  5. Have a fabulous weekend with all the girls hun! Please give everyone a big hug from me (that should keep you busy and out of trouble for a while at
    Love ALL of your layouts.. awesome stuff!

    Take care
    Love n Hugz

  6. Mardi I LOVE your layouts. I love each and every one you do!

    I know you will have an absolute ball at The Boxx retreat. Get lots of photos, lots of goss and come back here and tell us all about it!!

    Megan xx

  7. Anonymous7:21 pm

    Gorgeous layouts Mardi (as usual!), havne't got my hands on this issue yet but will definitely be buying it.

    Have an absolute ball at the retreat and say hi to everyone for me.

    good luck on the plane!


  8. So many layouts! All so gorgeous Mardi :) Maybe I will have to buy SC.

    I used to love the Rope Swing too. Such a thrill!

    Have a super duper time at the retreat! Oh I wish I was there too!!!!!

  9. Anonymous8:10 pm

    mardi- your layouts are BRILLIANT
    the mojo is on fire, and youre not even at the retreat yet!!
    have a great time, and good to hear the excercise is working!

  10. So much to look at in this post Mardi. LOVE all your creations. FANTASTIC stuff. Now, you have a wonderful trip and time away at the retreat. Say hi to everyone for me!!!!!!!!!! Talk when you get back.

  11. Fab layouts Mardi. Well done on having three in this issue!
    Have a great time at the retreat. Wish I could be there too!

  12. Anonymous12:25 am

    Now Miss Mardi, you make sure that you have a fab time away, won't you? Not that I doubt that you will!!!! I'll miss you while you are gone, but will look forward to some pics and news when you get back. Be thinking of you while you are away!

    LOOOOVE all of your LO's too!!!!!! I am especially taken with that double of Briony's first day at're a star at doubles Mardi :o)))))

    And good luck Mitch!!!!!! Gosh I hope he doesn't have any troubles this time. Thinking of him too.

    Chat to you soon Mardi - now GO HAVE FUN!!!!!!

    {{{{BIGGEST HUGS}}}}

    Love Karen xoxoxoxo

  13. These pages look fab Mardi. Have fun at the retreat. Think of me at home. Hopefully next year I'll get there.

  14. beautiful layouts!! all just stunnign!

  15. oh wow! three in one go! woohoo!

    And WOW those doubles are just GORGEOUS!!

    Have a fab time at the retreat you lukcy thing!

  16. WOW Mardi, just GORGEOUS! I have been visiting your blog for a while now and these recent creations of yours are definitely among my favorites! If blogger had a "favorites folder" these would be in it!!!
    Hope you have a great time at your retreat! Can't wait to see what you create!
    Cheers from across the water,

  17. Anonymous11:46 pm

    Wow Mardi. Your LO's are gorgeous. Sorry I haven't blogged you for awhile, I've been at work the last couple of weeks.

    I hope you have a great time at the retreat ya lucky thing I'm sure you most certainly will.

    Catcha when you get back.
    Tammy X

  18. Beautiful LO's, all of them!!!

  19. Green with envy here Mardi @ u going to the retreat...but I guess the plane wouldn't fly me
    Have a blast! I know u will.
    Love the lo' the earlier one of the kid's too.
    Enjoy ur break a away ;P

  20. Hope you had an awesome time away at the retreat Mardi!!
    Looove all the layouts here - fantastic work with the doubles.

  21. Hi Mardi- It was so good to finally meet you at the retreat. I'm still trying to recover from all the laughing and the late nights!!!
    Your SC LOs look fantastic- well done!!!

  22. Fantastic LO's ... hope you had fun at the retreat :-D