Oh Dear......

.....is it that time of the year already!  The last few weeks... O.K months have passed in some what of a blur and the next few will be more of the same I think.   

We were very brave and ventured to the shopping centre last weekend.  The mission was a photo with the man wearing the red suit .  The last couple of years have been somewhat of a hit and a miss for this with the girls taking turn about with the Christmas Pout... O.K lets be honest - hysterical screaming scene when it comes to actually sitting on the knee of the man with the red suit.

Anyway, even after waiting  for 1 1/2 hours

.... it was smiles all round this year... 

Photo Credit: Just a Moment Photographer

I managed to snap a couple of photo's of the girls in between the photographer's

Here are a couple of my favourites

Just love the leg and arm action of Miss N

These are printed and are on the desk waiting to be scrapped.

Speaking of scrappy things - I'll end my post with a layout share created for the December PRIMA Build-A-Page which is now up on the Prima BLOG

This is my take on the sketch 

'Oh Dear'

Let's just say that Miss N was far from happy about having her photo taken in this instance.... but I think the photo adorable nevertheless. 

I had lots of fun with the North Country Collection and Ledger papers which I combined with an assortment of Prima older and newer blooms and vines to create a 'Winter Wonderland' effect.  In Australia,our Christmas's are often hot, a white Christmas is something that yours truly can only dream about - creating a winter wonderland effect is the closest I will get to a 'white' Christmas LOL!!.

I hand cut a tree and deer elements from patterned paper and sat them amongst the blooms.  

Some super cute Resin Mushrooms also pop up and to add a touch of shimmer, some diamond stickles was added to the tops of them. 

  • 843243 North Country Col. Wonderland
  • 843274 North Country Col. Icicles
  • 843298 North Country Col. Snow Fall
  • 843311 North Country Col. Glacier Roads
  • 843755 12” x 12” Ledger
  • 551254 Chipboard – North Country
  • 550127 12” x 12” Alphabets – North Country
  • 551490 – SIIC
  • 553289 Coventry Rose – North Country
  • 552527 Essentials 11 – Printery
  • 552565 Essentials 11 – Romantique
  • 890766 Resin – Mushrooms
  • 552633 Bretton Vines - Purity
  • 843571 Pixie Glen 6 “ x 6” Paper Pad
  • 551971 Parchment Petals – Vintage
  • 549084 Turkish Stone – Summer Carnation II
  • 542726 Love Letter Roses – Jade
  • Ranger Stickles – Star Dust
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Walnut Stain
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