29 November 2010

Check out Dina's new kits

Just had to show you the layouts I did using 2 of Dina's new kits . . .

I did these using her Beary Merry Memories kit . . . see preview below :)

 Here's a preview of Dina's new Winter Pals kit

And some layouts I did with it . . . This is my cousin's beautiful daughter having fun in the snow :)

Both Dina's new kits are available at the Crafty Scraps Store, so pop on over now :)

27 November 2010

Lotsa fun challenges & a Freebie

Wowee, did you see all the fun challenges being run at Crafty Scraps . . . 

We also have a month mid month challenge which runs from the middle of one month to the middle of the following month. So pop on over and do this one now . . .

And of course there's 2 relatively new challenge . . . I think they've been running for about 2 months now . . .

Us newbie CT's are also getting in on the fun . . . I've taken over the theme challenge

and the following new challenges have also been added.


Looking forward to seeing you all at the Crafty Scraps Forum

Now for the bit you’ve all been waiting for . . . Your new freebie Quick Page (which allows you to put your pics in where my nieces are). It’s the second of the "Who said Spooky" templates available at the Crafty Scraps and Scrapbook Max stores. . . Click on preview to download your preview . . .

Hope you like it and will sign up as a follower of my blog! Please let me know you've stopped by!


25 November 2010


Today it is with gratitude and relief that I let you all know that both ANEEQA ALMEIDA & her friend MUSHFIEQA DAVIDS, who had been missing since 22 Nov 2010, HAVE BEEN FOUND. They are safely back home with their families. They’ve been through a lot, but what is important is that they are home once more, and the process of healing can begin.

Our heartfelt gratitude to EVERYONE who helped in spreading the word and keeping them close in prayer!!! Alhamdulillaah, our prayers have been answered!!!

SHUKRAN/THANK YOU again for your help!

24 November 2010


Aneeqa Almeida & her friend Mushfieqa Davids are missing since 22 Nov 2010. They never came home from school (Islamul Banah, in Kenwyn).

You can help us find them by getting the word out to as many people as possible. Simply pass my email or sms these pics to your family, friends and contacts. Post it on your Facebook profile or any other social network to which you belong. Post it on your website or your blog, or put it up at your work noticeboard. 

This is not a hoax, I know Faieka personally. 

These girls lives are in danger and YOU CAN HELP!!! Please pass this on NOW!!!

If you see or hear ANYTHING, please contact Faieka Mustapha on 074-215-1493 or (021) 697-5981.

Thank you for your help!

23 November 2010

My Angel layouts (with pics)

I know you've seen my templates already, but I thought I'd show you what they look like with pics in them . . .
These are of our oldest son and one of his cousins, when he was just a toddler :)

Some of my adorable nephews & nieces on Eid-ul Fitr this year . . .

Here's one of my nieces, Saudah having fun on her birthday  . . . And her cousins Saeedah and Aqeelah during a short break from the party - just look how flustered their cheeks are from all the fun, sun and who can forget, the jumping castle!!


My friend Sadiq always sends me the most beautiful pics of his little girls, Huda (baby) & Iman (older sis) so I made this layout of them for him.

Hope you've enjoyed these :) They're now available at both the Crafty Scraps and Scrapbook Max stores.

Stunning Where R U kit

I expected today to be a bit chaotic as my best friend was due to arrive home from pilgrimage. Unfortunately they missed their flight (turns out they were at the wrong airport! Oopss!!!) My plans of visiting my parents this morning also got reschuffled as I forgot she has class this morn. So I'll pop in after I fetch the boys from school. (Hold thumbs their exams go well!!)

So this morning has been a surprisingly peaceful. After the guys in my life headed off to their busy days I settled down to read my email over breakfast and even got some scrapping done! Yippee :)

I used Michelle/Crafty Scraps gorgeous "Where are you" kit . . .

Wishing you all a Fantabulous Day!

19 November 2010

My Angel QP now in store & QP Freebie

When last did you pop over to the Crafty Scraps Store?? Here’s a preview of some of the stunning new kits that have been added recently. . .

My QP sets for the following 2 kits are also in store.
Here’s a sneak preview of what my My Angel QP and Template set looks like.

Over the next few weeks I’ll be giving away some of my Templates, as a THANK YOU to you for stopping by. You’ll have to pop by regularly to make sure you get them all. They will only be available for a few days, before the next one is posted. So don’t be scarce or you’ll miss out!!

Here’s the first freebie from “Who said Spooky”

The rest of the Crafty Scraps CT’s (Creative Team) have been just as busy, so check out their Quick Pages (QP’s) and Scrapbook Max (SBM) Templates too...  There are also great freebies at the bottom of the store, no sign in required. Just click on the image to download.

And of course there’s always lots happening in the Crafty Scraps forum, so pop on over and join us in the fun and games!

16 November 2010

Eid Mubarak & Freebie too

I know I’m a bit early, but for me, tomorrow will pass rather swiftly, in a happy buzz of activity and special moments with family and friends. I didn’t want the day to pass without wishing you all a truly blessed Eid-ul Adha and give you a little something I put together for you!

I made this Eid card with Michelle McCoy's super cute "I need You" kit available at Crafty Scraps store . . . The pic is one I took myself last year, while on Hajj.

Here goes, my first freebie :) You can download this Quick Page Eid card below, inserting your pic where our family pic is. Hold thumbs I do this right . . .

Download here

15 November 2010

Hide Find Design Challenge (#5) starts today (Lots of Freebies!!)

Just had to pop over and give you all the heads up,  Crafty Scraps Hide Find and Design Challenge has just started.

It's a month long challenge from 15 Nov to 14 Dec, and it's always loads of fun. You start at http://craftyscrapschat.com/ then following the links, you'll buzz over to each of the CT's blogs till you're back at the Crafty Scraps Forum. At each stop, download that CT's part of the mini kit. You should have 7 parts downloads by the time you get there. Now the fun begins :)

Here is what you need to do with everything you just collected...
*USE EVERY PIECE YOU COLLECTED to make your layout..
*DO NOT use anything else from any other kit...
*You can recolor ONE item
*Upload your layout in the correct thread at the Crafty Scraps forum

We will be looking carefully at your layouts to make sure you followed the rules and used EVERY PIECE you found...IF you do it correctly, you will receive this kit for FREE just for participating....

Have fun...And FYI, not everything is shown on preview...This kit is HUGE...lol...You'll love it!!!!!
Now how super cool is that?!? You better get scrapping!!

14 November 2010

My 1st creation now in store!!!

Hi Everyone

I just had to share my good news with you all. My SBM template set for "Who said spooky" is now available in the Crafty Scraps store http://shopcraftyscraps.com/ . . . Wooohooo!!!! I can't tell you how excited I was when I saw them there. It's the first of my creations to be up for sale, so I'm very excited.

10 November 2010

All things new & exciting

Hello, hello, hello and welcome to my blog!! >beeg grin< 
I'm just sooo excited today!!! Can you tell?!? Not only has Michelle McCoy welcomed me onto her Crafty Scraps Creative Team, but I've started my own blog . . . How's that for a super exciting day??

Well, how'd it all start, you ask... Well, in 2006 I started out making personalised papercraft cards for family and friends. Even though my nephew's wife tried to introduce me to scrapbooking, I wasn't interested. At the time I didn't think it would be half as creative and fun as cardmaking... Boy was I wrong! 

In March 2008 I hosted a Scrapbook party (for the gift - terrible I know!) . . . There & then the bug had bitten and I was well and truly hooked. Over the next 2 years I spent a small fortune on scrapping tools, supplies & paraphenalia and had a pretty little mountain to show for it. Packing, unpacking and schlepping it all around became more and more of a nightmare though, so imagine my (and my hubby's) glee when I stumbled across Scrapbook Max's website on my return from Hajj in Jan 2010 . . . 

I simply fell inlove with all the creations I saw there. I jumped right in and bought the software immediately. It was a dream come true, so quick and easy to use. In no time at all I was active in the competitions and learning in leaps and bounds. I was well and truly hooked. That's where I met my favourite designer, Michelle McCoy. She was a designer at the site and had her own forum & blog too, of course I followed her there and finding everyone sooo wonderfully friendly and helpful, I haven't wanted to budge an inch since my arrival :) Her blog and store are always so wonderfully full of beautiful kits, fun challenges and gorgeous freebies. Who can resist . . .

So now you can imagine why I am soo excited at being welcomed to the Crafty Scraps family!!!

And as if to celebrate all my wonderful news today, Crafty Scraps has an awesome 50% off sale running! But hurry it is only good for 24 hours...
Use the coupon code: WACKY2010 at checkout....Make sure to hit the REDEEM button before finishing your order to make sure the sale registered in your cart...She's also uploaded LOTS of new kits, so look on through...Many of them are SBM Templates, and they are priced half off already...You don't want to miss out on this sale....
Thanks for visiting my blog!!!