Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Easter Holiday Away!

Last year our family and a few of our friends decided to go camping with kiddies... not such a great idea in the rain and in the cold. This year as crazy as it seems we decided to take a +-3 hour drive to go off and stay in cabins with our kiddies..... Mmmmmmmm A bit of crazy fun. We drove from Auckland to Rotorua! We tried our best to make the most of our time away! I'll let the pics speak for themselves.

The long drive down

Found some time to play

and sleep

I just love these tiny fingers

Kiddie swim time in a thermal pool

Having a look at the place

Couldn't just walk by had to take a shot

This was a bit of bubbling in a random puddle

Mmmmmm the number of our cabin

Our home away from home

These were some tourist that were roadtripping together and all in identical RV's

There were just so many all over the ground


Awwwww look at that gorgeous girlie

I need to totally climb the fence to see the sheep mum

Feeding the guinea pig grass he just pulled from the ground

We brought this camp light along as a nightlight. was such a good idea

Redwood Forest

Thanks Libbee for taking this pic

I had so much fun in the short time of being in the forest, could totally get lost here.

I ask them to smile, they prefer jumping

Love this...


Back home again!

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Before and After....

I just decided last Saturday that I have totally had enough of working in a space that looks like this. So I asked my hubby to put together the shelving we bought a while ago that was just being added to all the stuff all over the floor. Took me a while to reorganize the space and to make it work for me.


I received some hinges to put together my three panel frame and hubby did a great job of sorting that out for me too. I will take a proper photo of it at some point. I thought I better take a photo of this space while it is still fresh and clean! I must say I enjoy spending time here. Hubby misses me so at the moment he is playing the guitar for me as I type LOL

How to make a paper flower...

I can't remember where I found out how to make these. But I just love them. So easy to make and can be used in so many different ways!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Some more recent cards created by me...

My Facebook page shows more cards and everything else that I make. Today I wanted to post some recent cards that I made for a dear friend of mine. She will be heading off to Venezuela in a few weeks to see some people that mean the world to her. What a great idea for her to take along some homemade New Zealand Mother's Day cards. I love how she especially asked for a Grandma's Day card. So special and personal!

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Grandma's Day
I used a hole punch for my perfect little circles! So much fun!

I just love making these paper flowers

My second attempt at Embossing! 

Good for the Soul! 

She wanted enough space inside each card to paint/stamp her little girls handprint.
I thought why not just paint it on a separate page!