What a Scrappy Life


Saturday, 27 March 2010

I've "Pimped" my blog, and day 2 at GoGoLand

Hi all,

I hope you like my new style blog, a big thanks to Vicki Parker for her help in getting it up and running, I had order the template weeks ago, but has usual was getting myself so confused I just didn't get round to setting it up, so this weekend Vicki helped me, for which I'm so grateful.

Right now for my 2nd day at the Retreat, doing 4 full packed classes.

Class 3 - designed by Helen, has it was pink and of a girl theme, I chose photos of me, using a 8 x 10 photo and loads of smaller ones. I do know I've said it before but I turely don't know how they come up with all these wonderful ideas.

Here are the papers before.

My finished layout.

Class 4 was Sam's class, which involved embossing and had a very urban/grundy feel to the pages.

Papers before.

My finished layout.

Class 5 was Nicola class, a modern twist on vintage.

papers before

My finished layout.

Class 5 was Nicola - Making the page into a pin board effect.

Papers before.

My Finished layout.

Photo taken by Cheryl Johnson at the June 09 Retreat.

I have two more classes still to do on Sunday, but so far the weekend has been great, loads and loads of laughs (you know me), a unexpected power nap, great inspiration both in the classes and the crop room, an amazing shop, and yes, I keep going back and finding things that I've missed the previous time - LOL.

I've taken some more photos but will load next week. Just one from Saturday. Cassie and Sheena, met Cassie at the Nuneaton Crop last year and spent some time with her at their Retreat, so it was great to meet up again.

I've been asked if I've booked for next year and the answer is YES, YES, YES even though I hope to be going more 'out and about' learning new things, and I know you all think that I spend far too much time 'out and about' I just cannot resist the pull of GoGoLand - ROFL.

This one is my 3rd retreat with Scrapagogo and each time they have got better and better, so to my mind they can only improve. The choice of classes and the attention to details is outstanding, and nothing seems to be too big or small for them to sort out and make your time enjoyable, so as far as I can see I will continue to attend the Retreats, workshops and even visit their crops and learn and get some great inspiration from some amazing girls.

I have thank them in person and I know they read my blog, so I will say on here a big, big thanks you, you are great, keep up the good work.

Right better get some sleep.

Thanks for stopping by ...


Sarah said...

All Great Pages!! Looks like you had fun at the retreat! Love your blog!! x

Sarah xx said...

Wow! Fab LO's Jackie, they look like they were great fun to make too. I can't wait for the Oct getaway now!!! xx

Claire Crompton said...

I love your new look blog Jackie. Those layouts look fab too, looks like you have had a good weekend!! :)


Julie said...

The new blog looks amazing and it sounds like you've been having a blast this weekend.
Fantastic layouts - Have Fun xx

Vicki said...

Jackie - it was fabulous to see you again honey! So glad I could help get the blog looking pretty for you. Big hugs xxxx

Nicola said...

Aww! Jackie , you are too kind , it was so lovely to share such a fantastic weekend with you honey , can;t wait to see you again soon xx

Lisa said...

Thanks Jackie, I know I also had a great time, and all the delegates enjoyed it as much as you:D
Lisa x

Janice said...

It was great to see you again Jackie - you make our events so much fun, it is always a pleasure to welcome you! Looking forward to the next time :)

Love your interpretations of some of the classes.


angie said...

Blog looking cool Jackie... isn't Vicki a star? So glad you enjoyed the weekend... looking forward to seeing you again at the next one x

Lorraine said...

Thank you Jackie:D

We loved catching up with you again!

P.s Mr GoGo loved his hug:lol:


Anonymous said...

luvin' the new look blog missus! you made my time there fabulous!

Jenny said...

I agree 100% Was my first getaway and I LOVED it! Blog looks fabulous too. xx