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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

My 1st Ustamp project

Well the kids and I are back safe and sound from visiting Jackie and her family in Canberra. We had a fabulous time with them all and it all went way too quickly. Saying good-bye a 2nd time was still so painful especially for my 3 year old daughter. I think she finally understood what was happening. She's realised that her Auntie Jack lives in a different house, a long drive away and she just didn't want to go home. Yep, the tears flowed again!
I'm sure most of you would like to see what we got up to and what we created but I'm going to tease you a bit longer yet. It's still so painfully raw leaving AGAIN and I want to highlight the good times. So STAY TUNED!!
Here is a project I made today to take my thoughts away to my partner who is deployed at the moment.
A quick and easy project from Ustamp. This is called a "Love You Fun Fold Out" which was created by Jenn Picard. (Dream Team Member from Canada).
I joined Ustamp for some inspiration when my mojo went on holidays :)


This is how it would sit open when on display.
The paper is SU Parisian Breeze. It's a thicker card so is perfect for these kinds of projects.
I've matted the photos in Very Vanilla and Kraft cs from SU.


When you open the back section, you will find an area to write a personal message.



And lastly, this is the back closed by a brad.
Told you! Quick and easy. Well, it would have been if my printer hadn't decided to have a spat! lol. When in doubt (and before you throw it out the front door!), restart your computer and begin all over again. Hey, it worked!!

I'll be posting this off to my partner along with his favourite (not mine!) chocolate coated aniseed rings. Blah! A little something I brought back from Canberra. Nooo, don't mention Canberra again!

Hope you're all well and I hope our Aussie bloggers had a great Australia Day!

Keep creating, Kylie xo.

10 Interesting Comments Left:

Kristy Young said...

Aww this is gorgeous! Sounds like you had a fabulous time away apart from the leaving part. So your partner is in the Army huh, my husband has joined and leaves me soon waaaaa :(
Kristy x

Cheryl said...

This is gorgeous and what a precious gift to send your partner!!! So glad you had a good time with Jackie,hope you can see her again soon!!
xx

stampinfrog said...

This is the perfect way to send pics!It is gorgeous!Glad you had fun!
Hugs,Connie

Merry said...

This is a wonderful project Kylie. Glad you had a wonderful time with Jackie and family.

Leonie said...

THis is just fabulous, such a thoughful creation! Poor you, solunds like yuu are copping it from all sides at the moment!

Cyber hugs to cheer you up!

Leonie

Agnes said...

Just a gorgeous project and such a wonderful pictures!!

XX Agnes

1LuvnMama said...

Glad you're back safe and sound! This is a wonderful project! TFS!

Jackie Thomas said...

Hey my gorgeous friend. Phil is just going to love this. You did an amazing job with it. I adore the photos you have used. Yes my heart broke in two all over again. the house is so quiet. Counting down the sleeps until we see you all again. xo Jackie

Vicki's Blog said...

Hi Kylie
First I hope you got me some choclate from that little Chocolate shop in the place I am not allowed to mention:)
Second I am glad you had a good time away.
Third This is a great little project I think Phil will love to receive this & Chocolate & I have never met him..
I cant wait to see what you girls got up to dont leave us hanging to long.
My kids are all at school next week do you what to catch up I am no Jackie but I am good for a laugh:)
Vic

Bec said...

this is gorgeous .. what an amazing gift to give.. bec xx

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