Freebie Friday – Sweet Memories [Pixel Scrapper August Blog Train]

I spent ages figuring out what theme to pick for this month. I even put together a collection of resources to make an entirely different kit before I scrapped the whole thing (erm, no pun intended) and went with something else.

I have a tendency to go overboard in – well, pretty much everything, and I’ve been making an effort to keep things simple. Time is a commodity that I don’t really have at the moment. Sure, I’m stuck at home most of the time, but I also have a darling little boy who seems to have hit the tantrum phase of life a little early and is also permanently attached to me. It’s incredibly difficult to use a computer with a todder in your lap trying to ‘help’ or lurking behind you and pulling all the books off the shelves.

Then there’s chemo but I’m totally knocking that out of the park. Only two more weeks to go and then I’m done with the chemical poisoning – WOO!

Anyway, click on the image to download the sugary sweet mini kit of mine.

If you think this colour scheme is pretty, you should definitely check out the other blog train creations this month. The full colour palette is an absolute dream and I’ll probably use a variation of it in future because I just love it that much.

Happy scrapping!

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Freebie Friday – Seaside [Pixel Scrapper July Blog Train]

It’s July. It’s been a whirlwind 6 months. Every time I think I’ve got a handle on things, life whacks me in the face with a banana. Not that I’m alone in that this year, right?

But we’re halfway through 2020! (Thank bloody goodness.)

I’ve always wanted to create a nautical kit. It’s one of those things that I put on the back burner until the time was right. Honestly, I’m not sure the time was right, and occasionally I find myself second guessing my design choices – but I had the time, I’ve been feeling pretty good lately, and it’s a decent enough alternative to actually heading off to the seaside considering it’s winter and, you know, being immunocompromised in the middle of a worldwide pandemic.

As usual I got a bit carried away and ended up with a bit of a collection.

You can buy the kit by itself, or grab the bundle with a few extras (a marble alpha, journal cards, and some cute nautical scatters).

 

There’s also a free nifty mini kit for this month’s Pixel Scrapper blog train. Don’t forget to check out the other freebies.

Click here to download your free mini kit.

 

Happy scrapping!

 

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Freebie Friday – Vintage Memories [Pixel Scrapper May Blog Train]

When I went on maternity leave before having my first child, I was ready to be productive. I had a long list of things I wanted to do: set up the nursery, buy all the pretty little clothes, reorganise my pantry. You get the drift.

What I actually ended up doing? Rewatched The X Files in it’s entirety and ate Doritos.

I now find myself in a similar situation with lockdown. I was going to read books, bake my own bread, homeschool my children, cook every meal from scratch … basically, I was going to turn into a 60s housewife with modern appliances and fewer jellied dishes.

What I’m actually doing: hanging out in my pyjamas as my children trash the place.

Okay, so that might be a bit of an exaggeration, but that is what it feels like a lot of the time. There’s a lot of time spent keeping the children fed and clothed (mostly in their pyjamas, lets be real), catching up on all the schoolwork that we didn’t do the day before, and remembering at 5pm that I forgot to defrost the roast for dinner (pizza for dinner!). It’s just too easy to fall into complacency.

Which brings us to my contribution to the the Pixel Scrapper May blog train. Basically I started out with a grand plan for a shabby chic mini kit for all your vintage needs, but only ended up with a pack of papers. Such is life.

Click on the image to start your download. Hopefully it complements some of the other blog train contributions.

Happy scrapping!

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Freebie Friday – Around the World [Pixel Scrapper April Blog Train]

Well, I’m glad that the year of March 2020 is over. (What do you mean it was only 31 days long?)

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As we fling ourselves headfirst into another month of almost world-wide quarantine – along with all the fun bonuses of cancer treatment for me, and being at home with my children all day long – I bring you my contribution to this month’s Pixel Scrapper blog train, titled, ironically enough, Around the World.

Although none of us will be jetsetting anywhere anytime soon, there’s always time to reminisce on adventures you’ve already had – or you could document your trip to collect the mail tomorrow morning. Adventure awaits you at the bottom of your driveway!

Click on the image to download and enjoy!

Happy quarantine!

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Freebie Friday – Oh Boy! [Pixel Scrapper March Blog Train]

I went a little outside the box for this month’s Pixel Scrapper blog train contribution.

I’m a stay at home mum right now, and have been for the last seven years. I enjoy it about 99% of the time but it can be quite isolating, particularly if you’re an introvert like me.

I do have my excellent family and close friends, and my small group of mum friends and acquaintances, but right now, my main tribe consists of my three little boys – four if you count my husband, but he’s not quite as high maintenance as my three (cute but annoying) stooges.

I ended up making an entire kit of all things boy. The kit is a giant boyish cliché because my boys happen to be a giant boyish cliché.

I am surrounded by blue things, and cars, spaceships, trains, LEGO, and an alarming number of varied toy weapons. (And a little bit of Frozen – which is also mostly blue – because my middle child cannot effing let it go.)

I’m starting to think that the LEGO and Hot Wheels cars multiply of their own accord when I’m not looking …

You can get the whole kit on Etsy.

Or you can have the journal cards for free!

Click on the image to start your download.

I hope these cards come in handy if you have a boy tribe of your own. Or if you just like the colour blue.

Happy scrapping!

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Freebie Friday – Valentine

My digital love language is making scrap kits, so if you’d like to be my digi-scrap Valentine, just click on the image below to start your download.

Limited time freebie. It’ll be up until the end of February, so get it while it’s hot!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Freebie Friday – Glitter Hearts

February is here and Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. I know this because there are hearts, flowers and chocolates everywhere – mostly hiding the Easter paraphernalia that’s been slowly creeping into stores since Christmas Eve.

So I’m dedicating February to hearts, flowers and chocolates. You can have the hearts and flowers. I’ll have the chocolates. Deal?

I’m working on something special for next week because the day of love actually falls on Friday! I love it when special occasions fall on The Day of Freebies. I feel as though I have to go that little bit further to celebrate.

This week I have some simple but pretty glittery hearts. They’re large enough to be used as frames, but you can also shrink them down for smaller embellishments. They’re also available in multiple colours for your convenience!

Happy scrapping!

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Freebie Friday – Christmas Throwback Edition

The silly season is upon us and it’s time for family, food and presents.

Short and sweet, today I’ll leave you with some previous Christmas freebies. If you’ve been following the blog for long enough, you may have them already. If you’re a new follower (HI THERE!), they’re fresh and exciting!

Click on the links to be taken to the preview and download page. I’ve checked them all and they’re working, but please do leave me a comment if you have any problems.

Home for the Holidays * Retro Holly Jolly * Candy Stripe + Candy Cane * Vintage Journal Cards * Red & Gold

If you want something a bit more substantial, check out this beautiful Christmas bundle at my Etsy store.

Hope the rest of your holiday is awesome!

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