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Wednesday, October 29, 2014


Back for my final project for October!

With Christmas approaching FAST, and the end of the school year nearly over. It's time to start thinking of Teachers Gifts! ( and lots of other stuff )

This year I have made the decision to make ( with the help of my DD ) our Teacher's gifts this year!
My first gift is for DD's Art Teacher. Using the Prima Marketing Coffee Break 6x6 Paper Pad             ( LOVE this paper YUMMY ) I made a little gift bag and matching card!
This was such a fun and FAST little project to make, you could make a couple at a time using the different papers from the paper pad!


Using the Prima Marketing Coffee Break 6x6 Paper Pad and a flower punch I have, I made my own flower. To give it the 3D look, I used a paint brush handle and curled the edges, inked and added a little colour using my water colours!

Love making flowers.

Well thats all from me this month! I hope you enjoyed looking at my projects as much as I love making them!

Bye for now ... Connie xxx


Prima Marketing Coffee Break 6x6 Paper Pad
Paper Doilie - Yellow
Tinby Metallic Melts - Pink Sorbet
Water Colours
Silhouette Cut Files
Close To My Hear Ink - Chocolate

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Tinby Metallic Melts - Tutorial.

Hi everyone!

How is your weekend going? I thought I would put back and show you a step by step tutorial on way you can use your Tinby Metallic Melts.

Wooden Stamp with VersaMark clear Ink                       

Tip - Heat from underneath your project. I found the melts would blow away from the heat gun

Clear Stamp using Versa Colour Ink Pink


Stencil using Versa Colour Ink Sage

Bonus Technique 

I hope this helped some of you guys with some ideas on how to use your Tinby Metallic Melts!
They are really heaps of fun once you get started.

If you have any question on my little tutorial please leave a comment!

Connie xxx

Friday, October 24, 2014

My Confession .....

I, Connie Hatch is completely, and utterly obsessed with Tinby Designs Metallic Melts!

I had so much fun playing around with Tinby Design Metallic Melts, I ordered in EVERY colour! Couldn't help myself.

Here is my new 12 x 12 layout .... which is my favourite at the moment.


Look at all the yumminess!

Well, I hope you all have a Fantastic weekend! I will be back on Monday with a new project!

bye 4 now ... Connie xxx


Water Colour Paint
Gold Letters

Monday, October 20, 2014

Hi Everyone!

Who has been enjoying this AWESOME weather? ... ME :)

I had such a great and busy weekend. Monday and I am buggered. I am ready for a nana nap!

It is PROJECT LIFE time. I have to admit I am very new to Project Life. I only started playing with  the idea of Project Life in April this year. And to be honest to start off with i found it really hard using the smaller cards. I just wanted to keep adding all my pretties. :)

I have always loved the look of using a larger photo in my Project Life. So I opened up my image in Photo Shop and sized to a 6in x 12in. I then cropped the top (head) at a 4x6 and printed using my Epson Picture Mate. Then went back to the 6in x 12in photo and cropped the middle at a 4x6, and repeated for the bottom (legs).
After I had finished printing I cut the middle photo to make 2 3x4 photos, done! Very easy.
I am also not a big fan of my own hand writing and I wanted to do a little journaling about the day, so again using Photo Shop I opened a blank 3x4in page, selected my font and done my journaling. Using my Picture Mate (i love my Picture Mate) I printed on one of the Project Life journaling cards! Awesome!

So here goes .....

and the details....

I will be back with a 12 x 12 layout in a few days! Can't wait to show you what I have done! 

Bye for now .... Connie xxx


Silhouette Cameo Cut files

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Happy Wednesday Everyone!

I like Wednesdays ... I know I am half way to Friday .... LOL

I decided to share a mid week project with you!
I had this white frame just hanging around. So I thought I would make a quick off the page with some of my goodies from Deer and Fawn Designs!

This was a very quick project to put together! ... Great for a last minute gift. Teacher's gift?

LOVE IT! ... I will be making more of these for Grand Parents gifts for Christmas. Even get the kids to help!

Back over the weekend with some Project Life! :)

Bye for now Connie xxx


Resin Flower
Paper Butterfly
Silhouette Cut Files
Water Colour Paper
Cloud Stencil
Modelling Paste
Water Colours 

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Hi Everyone!

I hope you all have had a wonderful week! :)

I've had a great week! First I am so in love with all my goodies from Deer and Fawn! My hands (and finding time) just can't keep up with all the awesome things I can and want to make!
But first I must share my BIG news for the week! ....... I brought a Silhouette Cameo!!!
So excited! I have been having heaps of fun learning and playing with that also. You might even see a little something on my projects this week ;)

This week I decided to play with the sunning Journaling Cards from Pretty Little Studio - Neapolitan - Rainbow Sprinkles.
Awesome colours, and I just loved the ice creams ... yummy!
I knew I had the perfect images of my daughter, Jorja when she was only 18 months old!
I seem to be scrapping a whole heap of images from years ago lately, I think it because my kids are older, and I am finding it so hard to pin them down for a photo. Pains in the you know where!
Most of the time I have to pay them! ... Yes, you heard right.
Does anyone else have the same trouble with your kids? Would love to hear your stories.

Here goes!


I decided to cut down the Pretty Little Studio 4x6 Journaling cards (here), because I really wanted to use them on a 12 x 12 layout. Let me tell you it was so hard cutting those beautiful cards up, I sat on it for a few days before I made the plunge. But when I finished it was just how I pictured it my mind. I am so happy with it.

When I finished, I really had the urge to get MESSY! For the first time in a while I didn't use any paint, ink, Gelatos on a layout. So I decided to make a mixed media tag for fun, and because my desk was too clean!


Well thats all from me! I will be back in a couple of days with a new project! Can't wait to share with you all!
Bye Connie xx



Paper Flowers
Wood Veneer Frame
Wood Veneer Leaf shape
Wood Veneer Heart
Paper Butterfly
Cut File "Happy"
Glassine Envelope
Circle Stencil
Baby Pink Embossing Powder


Paper Butterfly
Paper Flowers
Lace Ribbon
Metal Key

Saturday, October 11, 2014

NEW Goodies COMING SOON!!!!!

Hi Everyone

There are so many new goodies coming soon.... here are just a few of my favourites :)

Keep an eye out here on the website for when they are in stock**NEW-GOODIES**.html

Also coming soon....
NEW... Pretty Little Studio
NEW.... Evalicious
NEW..... Chic Tags
NEW..... Elle's Studio

Thanks for stopping by
Deb x

October Challenge

Hi everyone,
Sorry for the delay in posting this here but here is the October Challenge - OH DEER!!!

Ok this months challenge is here for you all You MUST have a Deer or Fawn on your Scrapbook page/ PL page or Card....

You have until the 31st October to email in your entry to
It is a random draw so anyone can win

So get scrapping and send your entries in to win a pack of goodies (photo will follow shortly)

So start creating :)

Thanks for stopping by

Deb x

Sunday, October 5, 2014


Hi, I'm Connie and I am super excited to be the Guest Designer here at Deer and Fawn Designs! for the month of October.
I have been a scrapbooker for nearly 14 years now. My style of scrapbooking has changed over the years. I love looking back at my "OLD" pages to see how much I have grown!

I am also a Professional Photographer! I run my business from my home studio. I specialise in Maternity and Newborn Photography, but shoot Children and Families too! You can view my web site here.

Over the next few weeks I will be sharing you all my creations using the awesome goodies that Debbie posted out to me! I squealed with delight when I opened all my pretties!

Today I am going to share with you guys a layout I done using the Prima Coffee Break 6x6 Paper Pad!
 I fell in love with these papers and soon as I laid eyes on them! I just had to play with them first!

This is a image of my Daughter Jorja, when she was 4 years old! ... She is now 8.  It's amazing how fast they grow up! I remember this day like it was yesterday! Backyard Photo Shoot.
Using PhotoShop I edited the image by making it a black and white, but adding a touch of yellow to the image to give it a vintage feel.
The Prima Coffee Break Paper suited this image to a tea.

I will list all the products I used below!

Here goes ......

And the details.......


Resin Frame
Paper Flowers
Silver Charm
Heart Pins
Heart/Arrow Paper Clip
Glassen Bag
Tissue Paper
Water Colour Paint - Light Yellow - Light Pink - Aqua/Mint
Heidi Swapp Date Stamp
Dear Lizzy Phases Stamp
White Card Stock

I had so much fun playing around with these products! And as you get to know me I LOVE using mixed media products on my pages!
Until next time ... Connie xxx

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Deer & Fawn Designer Boxes

Hi Everyone....

I have some exciting news to share... Deer Designer Box & Fawn Designer Box are now available to pre-order for October
I have been working on this for some time now and am very excited to announce that the first boxes will be shipped  the 1st week in October.
So this is how they work.... every month you will receive an AWESOME box of goodies...You will receive Pocket Page cards such as Project Life, stamps, embellishments and much more....Kits are a MYSTERY BOX with every box being created to suit YOU...
When you Pre-order your box you will be sent a questionnaire to complete to help us choose products that will best suit you.
Deer Designer Box is $24.95 and Fawn Designer Box is $ postage. If you subscribe to 3 months of boxes you receive 10%...
First boxes will be shipped 1st October.
To order your box or 3 month subscriptions head here

If you have any questions regarding our AWESOME new Designer Boxes do not hesitate to contact me....I look forward to creating your Designer Box

** I just wanted to add that if you have a particular theme you are working on or event and you have ordered a 3 mth subscription or a single box I can create a box to suit :)**