Life happenings at Jacs place

Saturday, August 23, 2008

I've got a New home. Please keep popping in.
See you all over there.

Sunday, August 17, 2008


Grab a coffee and get comfy as seeing I missed my usual Sunday post last weekend this is a biggy.
I was away last weekend retreating and I had a ball. My partners in crime for the weekend, Jane, Christine and I all had a ball in our costume for the dress up night and we won a prize too. On the Thursday before we headed out we went over the Christine's place for a dress rehersal then on down to a park near her for a few pics.
Here is one of them that Asher just had to be in.and a one from Saturday night too.
Here is what I did while there bar one as it is for DT work.
A layout of Jane's grandson. lol Using some of the Wonderous world papers by Dasiy Bucket. That you can find in Therapy.
A layout of Asher having fun on an old tractor at a park we went to on Easter Sunday. Using some gorgeous Kaiser papers and some cork which was a product we needed to use as part of a challenge.
A layout of Asher at the aircraft museum last school holidays. One of the challenges we to do was this stripy paper they supplied on a layout.Several cards for the hero Arts colour challenge. All that mange to use as aprt of the challenge for extra tickets in the raffle, not that they did me any good.
Altered tin that I did up for Therapy. There is a link to the forum further on to where you can see Relsi's and PT's tins and would you believe it both PT and I started out making our tins to give to our little girls, changed our minds and kept them for ourselves as bling boxes.
When I got home I sorted out my stuff and Asher wanted to dress up in my costume so I let her do so on the condition that I could get some pics so we went outside and had a mini phoot shoot. lol if you call 40 odd pics mini. Here are two favs.
Even though she has her eyes closed on this I like the way the trampoline has caught her refelection and when the weather warms up I may even head out to the beach for some pics only a scrapper would do that.
Here are my Hero Arts cards for this weeks sketch challenges. Using some of the new Dasiy Bucket yummies from Therapy again.
Before I went away I needed to get my Shelf slice of life challenge layout done and this is what I did for last weeks and here is this weeks. Boy has that five weeks gone fast.
What's been happening in Therapy.
a whole lot.
The girls and I posted some steps post for our first regular step post weekend.
You can find my post here, Relsi's here and PT's here. You can also see Relsi's and PT's tin, with mine too in here.
Dont forget that Daisy Bucket is man of the month and on special in Therapy. It is gorgeous paper to work with.
And last but by no means least my layout for the STM blog last week.

Well I think that has just about covered it all.

Thanks for sticking around through a big post, if you have, thanks for any comments that you may leave and till next time happy scrapping and hope to see you in Therapy.

Sunday, August 03, 2008

Class photo and pages too

Well I had fun today teaching my first face to face class. I was a bit nervous at first but that all went and the girls seemed to have fun too.

Here they are working away.

And here is the double layout I taught. My first for the year as I don't do many these days.

and seeing as I had some of the striped and giraffe papers left over I did a single sample in pink as well.
We were cyber cropping this weekend over at Therapy. Here is my sample page for the challenge I set.and if you pop on over to Therapy you will see that Lee anne's comp that I posted about in the last post has been carried over for the rest of the month. All the details can be found in here. Spread the word as the size of the pizza box on offer at the end of the month all depends on how many hits theTherapy home page gets.
I managed to do my round 3 slice of life challenge layout too. It wasn't what I was going to scrap as the pics I took of my kitchen bench in action didn't turn out all that well so I had to change my idea but just love the result. Oh and a big thanks to Camcas over at Therapy. You pizza box of goodies arrived a few days before and you can spot of few of the yummies on this page.

Well that's about it for tonight. Will be back tomorrow with my page for the next STM challenge. Till then thanks for popping in, any comments you may leave, happy scrapping and hope to see you all in Therapy.

Friday, August 01, 2008

Want to be in the running to win some goodies

Well pop on over to Therapy join us, pop in and say hello and help to spread the word.
Lee anne has got a box of new CHA goodies that is just begging to be given away.
Here is the details.
Hi girls I am here and here is my first challenge for the weekend I have a prize pack, the value of the pack will be decided by you guys. So far since I have been Therapy Mum the most hits we have had on any one day is 168 (from different ip addresses). The value of the prize pack will start at $16.80 and will increase by $10 for every 100 hits the site gets above and beyond 168 on any given day, in other words if on Saturday we get 1068 independant hits the value of the pack will be $106.80. Just in case someone knows something I dont about increasing hits however the prize will be limited at $200.00. You can see how our hit count is going by clicking the Scraplounge icon at the bottom of the page. EVERYONE who posts any post in any of the cybercrop links over the weekend will go into the draw to win this pack. It will be a random draw. ANYONE who posts can win, so if you are here make sure you at least say hello. On Sunday night we will be announcing our new MANUFACTURER OF THE MONTH for August. I cant tell you who it is but I can tell you that the products in the prize pack are ALL NEW CHA RELEASES from that manufacturer. To record a hit, all we have to do is pop ANYWHERE into the site and have a look - so tell everyone you know to pop in, including but not limited to --- your Mum and Dad, your live away from home kids, your friends, your penpals and all the other people you know who have internet connections and even the ones you dont. All I ask is that you dont offend any other scrapping sites by posting links on their forums. So start telling your friends and we will see how we go!!!

Come and cyber crop with the therapy girls

Yes we are cyber cropping this weekend and all the fun is just a few short hours away.

1 little therapists challenge

3 layout challenges

1 card challenge

1 game

will all get posted tonight then

bingo and blind scrapping with last months cc superstar Christine on Saturday night.

There are some hints up already so pop on over and see just what you will need ifyou want to join in on the fun.

Being the first of the month all the new monthly challenges have gone up too.
Here is my page for the inspiration challenge

and a page from a card mag that I got the inspiration from. Thanks Trudi I so love the book. You can find out the detail in the forum.

Monthly challenge.

Mon of the month. Keep and eye out for the exciting changes that are going to be happening. All will be revealed tonight.

The write stuff

I hope to see you all over at Therapy joining in on some challenges.

Monday, July 28, 2008

Stay beautiful

The new song is up over at Scrapping the music and I love the page I have done for this challenge.

I hope that you get the time to come along and play this week. Enties need to be in by midday Sunday( in the US) and the new challenge goes up on Sunday night. You can email your entries over to the girls, post it up on your blog or into an online gallery and leave a comment with a link to where it is on the Stay Beautiful post.

Till next time happy scrapping

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Lots to share

Pics and some scrapping too.
As promised here is one of the many pics Craig took of Asher went they went out to the aircraft museum last week. She had a ball and in a few of the other pics Craig took she was walking around with a clipboard getting some help from Craig doing a work sheet.and I couldn't help but take a pic of Reenie last night as Asher covered her up in an Aussie scraf while she was sleeping in her favorite sleeping spot near the heater. Asher was so cute while I was taking the pics she was singing she's an aussie sleepy cat.
What's been happening over at Therapy?
Well over the weekend we had a small cyber party for the crowning of the new MBM. Yeah Mandy. Congrats girl and welcome to the dt as a guest for the next few months. Congrats also to Carol and Deb who came in second and third and to all the girls who entered into the challenges. What's a party with out a few games hey. Well not games but just for fun challenges. Narelle and I set challenge for the girls over the weekend and PT ran a class too.
My challenge was to make a congrats card and I was a little sneeky and made up my sample to pop into the Hero Arts blog for the wrap around card challenge. I also took some pics along the way and put up a step post in the forum if you want to have a try at doing one yourself.
Here is the frontThe middle, the brad is attached to a tag for a messageand the backand if you feel like giving a free class a try check out PT's So you think you can drive class. I have some other goodies that I have done for therapy but alas I can't share just now as they are for some dt stuff next month. One of which is my cyber crop sample. Yeap it is that time again girls. Next week we will be cc. Clues will be going up tomorrow and Cate has already started her usual singing countdown. I guess it also means I'll have to russle up some goodies from my stash for a guessing game on Friday night then.
As most of you may know by now the very talented Belinda has stepped down from the dt and as she was running this years calendar class Nat has taken it over rather than let it fold so to speak. Here is my page from the class more pics from the aircraft museum trip.Lee ann has been busy with the shop and has got in some new stuff and a little birdie told me that some MME will be haeding our way soon too.
What's been happening at home?
Well I've been busying doing some non Therapy scrapping lol. Sounds funny saying that as scrapping is my Therapy.
Any I have done another layout for STM but can't show that just yet. I so can't wait to share with you all tomorrow my page for next weeks song as it is a fav of mine. I hope you can come along and play with me and thanks to those few who have.
Over at The scrapbook shelf Trudi posted the 2nd challenge forthe slice of life comp. To scrap a layout with a picture. lol If I had ESP I wouldn't of scrapped my angel a week or so ago but I managed to pull it of with a layout on how fussy Asger is getting with what she will wear. Boy it is a drama and it is getting to the point where I can't just buy her anything without her being there.

Trudi and the girls also had a FNF on as well. Boy was I busy on Friday night going between two parties so to speak. My fingers sure did get a work out. lol
The challenge for that was to get inspiration from an add anddo a 12 by 12 page. I worked on my page on Friday night in between chatting at both parties and had finished it but wasn't that happy with it. Rather than leave it as it was I decided to add some stamping to it and stuffed it up. So I ended up turning my 12 by 12 into a 6 by 12, mounting it onto another 12 by 12 base and then salvaging what I could from the bad 6 by 12 and adding it to the new 12. In the end I totally love how it has turned out.
For those of you that are locals here is a sneek peek at a layout that I will be teaching at Just scrapbooking next Sunday. It will be my first ever face to face class and I am so nervous about it. And missy Christine you had better be on your best behaviour or else. No heckling. lol You know I love you don't you.

I also had some good news durring the week. My beach layout I did for last week HA challenge got an honourable mention as I now have got another catolgue heading my way along with a new never been seen xmas stamp. Wahoo

Well I think I haven't forgotten anything and if I have well it probably wasn't important

Till next time thanks for popping in and any comments that you may leave.

Happy scrapping and hope to see you all in Therapy.

Monday, July 21, 2008

Scrapping the music challenge 46

The new song is up over at Scrapping the music. I had so much fun scrapping this page for my friend Kristy.

Hope that you can find the time to come along and play.

Thanks for popping in.