Wednesday, August 27, 2008

A Little Miracle.....and Miss Magoo

On Monday, my dear friends Kate and Dan welcomed into the world, their little girl and first bubba, Abby Grace. Congrats guys - she's perfect :-)

And for little Abby, I made this monkey from the Melly & Me pattern of Magoo, but seeing as I changed him into a girl, I have named her Miss Magoo. She's about 55cm tall and is wearing a little skirt with a flower trim. I had a ball making her and Kate loved her, which is the main thing! Can't wait to play some more with my sewing machine...hmmm....what to make next?? :-P

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

A Beautiful Momento

My lovely, wonderful and fabulously talented sister DQ, made me this beautifully funky mini album to remind me of the Kiti Q journey, which ended in July. Here are some images - I just love it!
Isn't it the best? Thanks again, Dan - you know how much this means to me :-)

Monday, August 18, 2008

Been Creatin'

Had a fab Saturday arvo scrapping with Dan. Got two layouts finished, plus here is my 123 challenge blog layout (just photoshop it). The 'Wilson's Prom' layout is for the latest NZ Dare Blog - sports themed and at least 5 circle elements - yup, I think I've got the circles a great week!

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Sass Lass Share :-)

Just posting a couple of my fav, recent Sass Lass layouts (predominantly, anyway :-P). I have another two favs that I can't share due to being published in For Keeps in the coming months.
I've nearly finished my 1,2,3 challenge layout, so will pop that up here really soon (just got the journaling to go :-P)

If you are in Scrap In Style, I just joined today, so let me know and I can add you to fav SISters. Here's the link to my layout gallery there : Kelly Girl

Ok, off to do housework - blah :-P

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Helen Dardik - love your work!

I recently bought these two prints from the etsy shop called 'monkeypowered' where Helen Dardik sells her designs. Love these, and I can't wait to have walls to put them up on! The "Happiness and Fun" design is actually for Alannah's room, while the other is a funky one for my kitchen/living space. Love all the colour!

Saturday, August 9, 2008

A Fresh Start

A HUGE thanks to my lovely and fabulous sis, DQ, who has made me this fantastic new header. Seeing my blog reflected a lot of Kiti Q, and not so much me, with the sale of the business, I thought it was time to refresh it all here - and thanks again to Dan, for obliging my whims - seeing I am particularly bad at programming/graphic designing/anything technological! I don't know what I would do without her :-)

So, this blog will no longer be focussed on new scrap products as such, BUT it will feature lots of layouts, as I plan on doing heaps in the near future, any news - family or scrapping, our renovation - pics & issues, ideas for future decorating, sewing projects, knitting projects and anything else that is creative that I feel like sharing :-)

I should have a layout to show by the end of the weekend. I've been playing with my doodlebug flocking powder and I just LOVE the effect it has. Will share soon.

Have a fab weekend!

Sunday, August 3, 2008

A Fab Weekend

This weekend has been fantastic. I spent the day yesterday with Dan & my friend Jude, perusing the Life In Style trade show at Flemington Racecourse. It included a free 10 minute massage which was blissful and so much eye candy and inspiration. I bought two pieces of art from a Sydney artist - I just loved them, and with art, I always believe that you should go with your gut feeling. And with these, my gut said 'don't leave here without it' :-P. If you would like to check out some of his work, his website is

When I got home, I was all inspired. So I jumped online and found a cybercrop at Scrap Therapy for a little bit of guidance, tuned into my ipod (while hubby watched the footy) and created this layout entitled "Port Arthur".

Then this morning, I completed another challenge with this layout entitled "Could this be love?" using new SEI Poppy products which are REALLY lovely and bright.

I might even play a bit more tonight. I would love to get the August 1,2,3 challenge done, as I've already printed the photos.

Now, a little while ago the sweet Kayla tagged me, so here are some of my quirks :

1. I LOVE dance movies - hip hop, ballet, jazz, ballroom - I just love watching people dance, and the movies about that and I wish that I could dance like a lot of wishful thinking. Just to mention a few that I really like : "Step Up", "Centre Stage" and "Save the Last Dance"

2. My mum and I share quite a few personality quirks (actually, it's more like I've picked up some quirks of mums), which amuses my sisters and Dad to no end because we haven't lived together, or even near each other now for about ten years, but even still I say & do things that are very "mum" things to do.

3. Indecision frustrates me.

4. I gesture when I'm on the phone.

5. I love playing word games - Scrabble, Scattergories, Pictionary, Taboo but really don't like Charades.

6. I don't like sleeping with the bedroom door open - I feel too exposed to possible intruders...paranoid, I know.

7. I have a really broad taste in music - jazz, alternative, folk, blues, rock, R&B, pop. I love lots of stuff and I tend to hold onto CD's that have a sentimental value even if I will never listen to them again (aka Jeremy

Ok, I hope everyone has had a great weekend too. Oh, and how exciting - I got my confirmation for the Heidi Swapp day in December in Melbourne - woo hoo! Can't wait! (Hey Vita - did you end up getting a ticket?)

Chat later :-)