Thursday, August 5, 2010

Soccer World Cup 1

Hi there.

Feel it. It is here. The Soccer World Cup layout that is. Yes, I’m sure you were loosing the faith but here it is. Now, this page is a loose scraplift of Marge Cox’s stunning page which won best World Cup layout in the recent Scrapping & Kie competition. (I only scraplift from the best I’ll have you know).
The pics I used where:
5 (4ups) – ie 4 pics printed onto one jumbo – 3 landscape, 2 portrait
2 (2ups) – ie 2 pics printed onto one jumbo - landscape
2 jumbo landscape.
(where I used the 2 ups and 2 jumbo, Marge used one stunning A4 landscape picture so you can do that if you prefer).
Now, the kit comes with:
The paper, soccer title, soccer ball strip and the hexagonals but you need to bring, if you want to use what I used :
Soccer playing cards purchased from C N A for R12.00 (the one with all the players)
Small South African flag stickers
A white gel pen (very important and like hens teeth to find although I’ve been told the Ink Spot has loads).
Any other pharaphanalia you might have – tickets, flags, Zakumi or what have you.
(incidentally, did you know that that strange little spotted leopard Zakumi (if indeed he is a leopard), created by one Andries Odendaal, was born in 16 June 1994 on Youth Day. The “ZA” is the international code for South Africa and “kumi” means ten in several African languages, referencing 2010?)
Soccer kits are limited so might be best to book one. (I’ve got one booked for Ada, AnnMarie, Alanna and Monica so far – hope I havent left anyone out)

I’m expecting a collective gasp of disbelief as you all realise that there is aboslutely NO journaling on this page. Now, before you start thinking I’ve fallen into your slovenly ways regarding journaling I have to tell you this is but one of TWO world cup layouts. Layout two will be positively awash with journaling. Who, what, where, why and how. You are more than welcome to scraplift as much of this information as you like.

I’ve attached the advert for the Scrapkits day at Sica’s for November 13th. Space is limited so make sure you book early.
You got all my info this week about the school Scrapping Fundraiser?. Do hope you’ve booked.

Evening class next week will be on Thursday 12th – let me know if you can make it.
Please make a note that I’ll not be open on Tuesday 10th as I’m off to a Retailers Day.
Bee tells me that her card class this month is going to be fabulous ( when is is not?) – I’m not sure of the date but I’ll let you know as soon as I hear anything

Sheila is looking for someone to scrap a project for her. I’m afraid I just don’t have the time but I told her that I mix in a circle of very advanced scrappers, superior to me in many ways (a harmless little white lie, fingers were crossed) and that one of you might like to take on the project. She’s happy to pay of course. Let me know if you can take this on.

Wishing all you lovely ladies a fabulous Women’s Day on Monday. Go on, do something just for yourself.
Take care, have fun and laugh often.

I thought I’d end with these touching responses from kids who were asked what love is…….

'When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his hands got arthritis too. That's love.' Rebecca- age 8

'When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You just know that your name is safe in their mouth.' Billy - age 4

'Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they go out and smell each other.' Karl - age 5

'Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody most of your French fries without making them give you any of theirs.' Chrissy - age 6

'Love is what makes you smile when you're tired.' Terri - age 4

'Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK.' Danny - age 7

'Love is when you kiss all the time. Then when you get tired of kissing, you still want to be together and you talk more. My Mommy and Daddy are like that. They look gross when they kiss' Emily - age 8

'Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.' Bobby - age 7 (Wow!)

'If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate,' Nikka - age 6 (we need a few million more Nikka's on this planet)

'Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt, then he wears it everyday.' Noelle - age 7

'During my piano recital, I was on a stage and I was scared. I looked at all the people watching me and saw my daddy waving and smiling. He was the only one doing that. I wasn't scared anymore.' Cindy - age 8

'My mommy loves me more than anybody You don't see anyone else kissing me to sleep at night.' Clare - age 6

'Love is when Mommy gives Daddy the best piece of chicken.' Elaine-age 5

'Love is when Mommy sees Daddy smelly and sweaty and still says he is handsomer than Robert Redford.' Chris - age 7

'Love is when your puppy licks your face even after you left him alone all day.' Mary Ann - age 4

'I know my older sister loves me because she gives me all her old clothes and has to go out and buy new ones.' Lauren - age 4

'When you love somebody, your eyelashes go up and down and little stars come out of you.' (what an image) Karen - age 7

'Love is when Mommy sees Daddy on the toilet and she doesn't think it's gross.' Mark - age 6

'You really shouldn't say 'I love you' unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People forget.' Jessica - age 8

And the final one The winner was a four year old child whose next door neighbor was an elderly gentleman who had recently lost his wife. Upon seeing the man cry, the little boy went into the old gentleman's yard, climbed onto his lap, and just sat there. When his Mother asked what he had said to the neighbor, the little boy said, 'Nothing, I just helped him cry'

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