22 September 2012

It's been a while...

Hi there 
How time flies! It has been a month since my last post and a lot has happened in that time! Firstly, I had my October Afternoon Farmhouse card set published in Cardmaking, Stamping and Papercraft magazine. It was so exciting for me seeing my work in the mag :-)
This is how they looked in print....

As seen in Cardmaking, Stamping and Papercraft magazine Vol 18 No 8

I must say I really loved the styling and the colours looked amazing! 

Some other exciting news is that I headed off on an adventure to Bali to attend my BIL's wedding. Bali is not a place that was on my wishlist to visit but after spending a wonderful week there I would love to return again one day. 

Relaxing by the pool...

The view out the front of our Kuta hotel...

Very scenic rice terraces at Ubud...

The Royal Temple, one of the temples we visited...

A magical sunset at Jimbaran Bay, where we dined on the beach...

Some interesting desserts I learnt how to make at Anika Balinese Cooking Class...

We visited the food markets to learn about the local produce before starting the cooking class!

And of course the reason we were there was to attend Kirsten and Warren's wonderful wedding celebration. The setting was perfect! We dined overlooking the beach and were treated to a gorgeous sunset :-)

Our holiday was a wonderful, relaxing time full of fun and great experiences!

Now for some scrappy shares...

This month at ScrapBoutique I am hosting the Stylist challenge and my challenge is to use at least five layers of different products on your page. This is my page using the Basic Grey Clippings range! My layers are texture paste,paper strips, stickers, chipboard and transparencies. There is still time to join in so hop over here to see all the details.

This weekend the ScrapBoutique Cyber Crop kicked off and this month is all about colour...

 My challenge is an inspiration photo of this Spring's hottest fashion colours!

Image sourced from College Fashion

I just love this season's colours of Tangerine, Mint, Citrine, Green and Coral and my challenge is to use all these colours on your page along with some fabric.

My page uses these really pretty Studio Calico Heyday papers and fabric strips. The mistable Thickers are also from the range and I have misted them with Mr Huey's Mint Julep. I have covered the tag with the fabric strips and included a few MME The Sweetest Things Tangerine stickers and washi tape (love this stuff).

So that's all for today! Thanks for visiting and I hope to catch up on some blog visiting soon :-)


  1. Those photos of Bali look amazing Leanne! Makes me want to go too.
    Love your layouts!

  2. I've never been to Bali either Leanne, but I am booked to go during the first week of December. You photos look so good that it makes me look forward to it even more.
    Beautiful layouts! :)

  3. By the looks of the photos you had a Wonderful time in Bali... & Both your layouts are just GORGEOUS Leanne!!!


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