Thursday, 31 December 2009
10:21:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Seem's only yesterday we were all gearing up for the millenium!
Now a decade later we've hit 2010!
Where have the last ten years gone hey!
I know these past 10 years have been my very best!
Met my fantastic husband in 2002...then having my 2 children...adopting two fabulous step-kids!
Then 2 years ago meeting my very best friend Ali...it's just been the greatest few years!
I truely hope the next ten years will be even better for everybody...
I wish you all a fabulous old years night and new years day!
I wish you every success for the next year to come...may it be full of happieness, health and wealth!
Thank you to everyone who has supported my first year in designing...my followers and supporters you have kept me going.
I will try my best to only get better in 2010!!
Lots and lots of love to you all
Wednesday, 30 December 2009
12:20:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
It's not very often i get my PTU kits used in tutorials but my new found friend Lisa has made a cracker with my Simplicity kit!!!
To say i'm thrilled with this tutorial and tag is an understatement!
I have read the tutorial and it's so easy to follow i'd well recommend checking Lisa's site out!!
AND EVEN BETTER NEWS!!!
We've been talking online just now...and we have so much in common..
We're both 27 and both have 2 children...love PSP and creating etc...
Lisa has made my day by requesting to be on my Creative Team!
We both kinda asked each other at the same time!!!
I can see a great friendship forming here lmfaooo!!
So everyone please check out Lisa's great tutorials and welcome her to my team!
I am off to tidy up for a bit and then we're going to mother-in-laws for an after christmas buffet,,,yum!!
Speak to you all soon!
Monday, 28 December 2009
9:01:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Fantastic value commercial use valentine elements pack!
Commercial use valentine/love element pack.
Easter Bunnies 3
Commercial use easter element pack.
Easter Bunnies 4
Commercial use easter element pack.
Resale clipart packs i have packaged for you at amazing prices.
Can be found at either
I know i'm very early getting these up but i brought them early and got them ready so that i can get to making new and even more exciting bits for you!
Hope you enjoy them!
2:41:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Told ya i'd have a freebie ready lol...
Well here is a new years template for you!
Just to clarify as i had an email asking about usuage..
ALL my templates feel free to use as you wish.
Tutorial writers can add them to your supplies no problems!
But i would love to see anything you make using them if you wouldn't mind sending your results!
Get this one
Been taking all my christmas decorations down this morning, and generally having a major clean up!
Feels good now it's all done, very bare but i like clean Lol...
Have a nice day everyone!
Here is a tag i had sent me using one of my very old templates
Visit her HERE
Sunday, 27 December 2009
7:22:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Good Evening Everyone!
Wow....all that build up and doesn't it fly past toooooo fast!
Christmas came and went so quickly for my family and I this year, we had a wonderful but mega busy time..the children were so overwhelmed by their presents this year i was a very proud mummy!
They got so much and were so thankful it made me brim with pride..!!
Christmas was spent with my closest family, and for that i am truely thankful!
Still i'm left quite subdued now it's all over....does anyone else feel like that!?
I feel like i've done so much planning and shopping and had so much to do...now it's all over again i have nothing else to occupy my mind lol....i'll have to get my designing head back on lmfao!!
So i thought i'd check in and wish you all the best for the new year coming...few days and we'll be into the year 2010!
I hope to have some freebies up in the morning so check back soon!
Big hugs Laura
Friday, 25 December 2009
6:56:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
I hope you have gotten everything you wish for and that you are happy and healthy in every single way!
May today be your best christmas yet!
I am spending today with a lot of my family and for that i am so greatful!!!
Big hugs to everyone!!
Wednesday, 23 December 2009
9:56:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Huge savings to be made!!
My Christmas Store is set to just $2.50 now!
Monday, 21 December 2009
8:32:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Got a couple of christmas freebies for you all.
One is a template and the other a wordart.
Both are personal use only please!
I cannot believe it is only 4 days til christmas...can you!?
We did all our christmas food shop today....and we got some gorgeous treats!!
Now off to wrap up the last of my pressies...the big ones!!!
I suck at the big ones!!
Lol..always rip and get me all wound up....oh the joy of christmas!
Anyways enough rambling...here are your freebies!
Enjoy and please leave some love!
Friday, 18 December 2009
10:40:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Well guys just one week til christmas arrives wooooot!!
I'm all excited...aren't you?!
My son has his christmas school party this afternoon then they all break up til after new year!
I cannot believe it's come around so fast, it seems only yesterday i was moaning cause people were putting up decorations in october lmao!!
ONE WEEK TO GO!
Have a wonderful day everyone!
Thursday, 17 December 2009
7:06:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
This is my very first New Year's Kit that i have finally got added to stores today!
It is PTU and has 77 elements & 17 800 x 800 papers all 300 dpi. ideal for printing!
I love this kit and i know you will love it too, you can use it to capture all your new year pictures and you can keep those memories forever!
Bottles, flowers, streamers, party balloons, party banners, party poppers, confetti, party pins,
frames, clocks, glasses, wordart & so much more!!!
So from me Laura's Designz to you all...
I wish you a very happy 2010!!!
May it bring you joy, health, happieness and all you can ask for!!!
Wednesday, 16 December 2009
9:02:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
It's dollar day again at TWILIGHT SCRAPS.
So go over and find all of my products on sale for just $1!!!
And i have slashed my christmas store + freebies to just $4!!!
Hugs n Love
Sunday, 13 December 2009
4:47:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Good Afternoon everyone!
Here is a template for you to get creative with!
With three picture areas for your precious memories!
I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.
Only 12 days to go til Santa arrives woooooop!!!!
Hugs n Kisses
Wednesday, 9 December 2009
8:11:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Before i got stuck into normal morning duties i thought i'd spend a bit of time creating since i just reinstalled PSP.
So for all of you here is a christmas wallpaper for your desktops.
It is 1200 x 800 and is in png so that you can add your images behind the space.
You can find it free
It is personal use only please and please let me know if you like it so i will make more!
I have my daughter's christmas play to go to today.
She is a carpenter and singing in the chorus too.
She's been practising day and night and she's so nervous...keeps going over and over her lines lol..
Really looking forward to seeing it all put together and there is a christmas fair afterwards so i will be all in the christmas spirit tonight lol lol.
Have a great day everyone.
Talk soon and enjoy your gift.
Sunday, 6 December 2009
5:46:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Just to let you all know i have been having mega problems on my laptop and so that is why i haven't been around.
Hubby today brought me a new computer and it is fabbbb but obviously i have lost quite a lot and i am gutted....on the upside i can at least now start again.
At the moment i don't have PSP installed so i won't be able to make anything new until it is done, so please bare with me, i will do my best to get it all back to normal as soon as i can.
Will tell you all more later but i have to try and get things sorted.
Hope you are all well.
Thursday, 3 December 2009
6:00:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Kaci is seven today....wow!
Seems only yesterday i was in agony pushing the lil sucker out....and even then it went to c-section!!!
She's still the same now....head strong and so forward it's amazing, and i wouldn't have her any other way!!
She's at a museum today representing her school, and i have to go and support her, makes me so proud!
Then we're having a family and friends get together around here after school so i'm sure they'll be lots of fun to be had!!
So to Kaci i say...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DARLING...
MUMMY LOVES YOU SO MUCH, YOU ARE EVERYTHING TO ME!
HAVE A FANTASTIC DAY, ENJOY ALL YOUR PRESENTS & EAT LOTS OF YUMMY TREATS!
LOVE YOU ALL THE WORLD & BACK AGAIN!
LOTS OF LOVE MUMMY!
Here is a freebie for you all.
Used to be part of a collab at Twilight but the new one is underway now!
A christmas treat for you all.
Have a great day everyone!!
Wednesday, 2 December 2009
10:45:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
It's Wednesday and another chance for you to grab lots of dollar goodies from TWILIGHT SCRAPS
Lots of fabb products added!!
So go have a look see when you get a chance!!
Also introducing the new Decemeber Collab @ Twilight Scraps!
This Winter Wishes Collab Kits was put together by 21 of our very talented designers. You will get this FREE with any purchase of $10.00 or you can purchase it outright for $21.00 WOW that is only $1.00 per product.
1. Add $10.00 worth of products to your shopping cart.
2. Go to Collaborations and add the Winter Wishes Collab to your cart.
3. Go to check out and add the following code:
Coupon Code: DecCollab2009
So how cool buy ten products from dollar day which will save you loads and get this awesome collab free!!
How easy and exciting is that!!
Have a great day everyone!
I'm off to battle the horrible weather we're having to get the last bits for my daughter Kaci's 7th birthday tomorrow!
Check back tomorrow for details and some freebies!!!
Tuesday, 1 December 2009
8:42:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Happy 1st Decemeber!
Well christmas is surely upon us now, i've started to trim the house up and christmas shopping is in full motion!!
So for everyone online and all my followers i decided to bundle up all my christmas kits thus far and sell them for one low price in my stores!
Laura's Designz Christmas Tagger Kit Collection + FREE Commercial Use and CU 4 CU!!!
This is one mega deal i am offering over the month of Decemeber!!!!
You will recieve all my christmas kits to date including
MY ELEGANT CHRISTMAS
MY CRACKING CHRISTMAS
CHRISTMAS MAGIC BOYS
CHRISTMAS MAGIC GIRLS
IT'S WINTER TIME
PLUS RECIEVE MY CU CHRISTMAS STORE FREE WHICH INCLUDES
CHRISTMAS CANDY FRAMES CU 4 CU!
CHRIMBO FRAME PACK CU
MEGA SNOWFLAKE PACK CU
XMAS OVERLAY PACK ONE CU
THIS IS EVERYTHING CHRISTMAS WISE I HAVE MADE UP TIL 1ST DECEMBER THAT YOU WILL BE GETTING FOR THE BARGAIN PRICE OF $6!
AMAZING VALUE CONCIDERING IF YOU BROUGHT IT ALL SEPERATELY IT WOULD COST YOU $22!
Find this wonderful package at
My gift to you this christmas!
Happy Holidays to all!!
1:00:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
It's that time again for another blog train brought to you by Gothic Inspirations and Crew!!
Decemeber is the time we are all getting ready for christmas and we have one awesome blog train that you can grab some fantastic freebies from!!
This is my part that you can grab!
Free from HERE
Now all you need to do is follow the train.
Each link will take you to another designers blog train freebie!!
There are so many to snag it's christmas come early Lol.
Remember to say thanks....it really makes us guys smile!!
P.S......Big thanks to Jessica for putting us all together again this month!!!
We make her life a mare but she still loves us!!
Love ya Jess!
Jessica with: Gothic Inspirations
Jill with: Created By Jill
Sky with: SkyScraps
Sarah with: Pimp My Tags With Scraps
Jo with: Creationz By Jo
Dianna with: Digicats (& Dogs)
Nita with: Anti Social Distortions
Kelly with: Designs By Kelly
Laura with: Laura's Designz YOU ARE HERE!!!!! Thanks for stopping by!! -x-
Nette: Nette's NightOwl Works
Julie with: Bits N Bobs
Ann with: Addicted 2 Scrapz
Kelly with: Angels Designz
Mystee with: Intoxxikate Intentionz By
Pia with: Digital Blue Print
Alyssa with: Alyssa's Scraps &
Missy with: Scraps With Attitude
Cari Jaime with: Black Widow
Natasha with: Sticky Kisses Designs
Judy with: Winter's Loft
Cora with: Pimpd Designz
Missy Lynn with: MissyLynn Scraps And
NAC with: Naughty Angels Creations
Julie with: Whispy's D'zines
Hezalin with: HezaScraps &Tags
Saturday, 28 November 2009
7:08:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
I have a new product to show you that is now available in my stores.
It is my newest and favourite christmas kit i have made and it is called "Silent Night".
It is the biggest of my christmas kits with a staggering 85 elements, 17 papers, a whole set of upper case alpha, lower alpha plus symbols. And a bonus set of snowy wordart!!!!
The Papers are 900 x 900 300 DPI. All elements are 300 DPI. So ideal for printing.
Artificial Snow effect
& Much more than shown in the previews!
Available now from Twilight Scraps and the rest of my stores in the morning!!
Available now from Twilight Scraps and the rest of my stores in the morning!!
Have a lovely weekend!
Friday, 27 November 2009
8:01:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
This weekend we are celebrating not only thanksgiving but our store owner Patty's Birthday!!
This called for a double celebration and some very mad deductions!!!
I have been called all sorts of names for going so so low but for this weekend only along side some fantastic designers we are throwing a 35 cents sale!!!!
So til Sunday you can grab everything i have ever made for just thirty-five cents!!
"Note to Patty"
Happy Birthday Sweetheart!!
May you have a wonderful day with all of your family and us your online family!!
Sending loadsa love your way!
Thursday, 26 November 2009
8:57:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
We have some awesome sales going on over this weekend!!
Some veryyy mad ones!
SO here's a taster for you.....now pay attention!!!!!!!
These are just two of my stores!!
I am at One Dollar in both!
Please visit to find not only my scraps but other fantastic designers!!!
Have a fabulous weekend!
Wednesday, 25 November 2009
9:48:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Wow Wednesday's come around fast these days!!
But how good for you lot!!
Over two hundred products added and lots of christmas bargains to be found!!
My whole store is set to one dollar so grab it all now!!
Have a great day!!
Saturday, 21 November 2009
10:49:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
I have two new christmas kits up for sale at my stores wooooot!
They are Christmas Magic for Boys and Christmas Magic for Girls.
They each have 12 900 x 900 papers at 300 DPI.
They each have 67 elements plus 3 bonus frames!!
Both have santa's, reindeer, tree's, posers, soldiors baubles, snowmen and lots lots more!!!
Uploaded to stores now so click on your favourite to get them at discount prices!!
Or buy from my blog below.
Get them both for £1.50!!! Bargain but only from here!!
Friday, 20 November 2009
10:49:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Wow do you love the change!?
I do and it's all thanks to SkyScraps's again!
My new layout is all down to her amazing talent which never ceases to amaze me and she used my ptu kit "My Elegant Christmas" which adds that personal touch to it!!
The last week or so i have started christmas shopping and getting decorations sorted and i know a lot of people will say it's not even December yet! But i love christmas and i love the whole getting ready bit, being with family and friends talking about it and the children all getting excited at the santa's scenes in the shop windows and on telly Lol!!!
So I love this new layout and i want to thank Sky (Marie) from the bottom of my heart!! Thanks hunni-pie!!
New kits nearly finished and look out for a few blog trains coming too!!
Have a lovely weekend!!
Monday, 16 November 2009
9:50:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Ali made this using my "My Elegant Christmas" kit.
You can find this kit at all of my stores just click on the store of your choice on the right of my blog!
Thanks so much Ali for having a little play with my kit hunni!!!
9:45:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
I have a new tutorial on my blog using Ali's newest christmas kit " A Touch Of Winter Magic"
It is such a beautiful kit with so many possibilities it will keep all you taggers entertained for hours!!
Find the tutorial
and buy this fabulous kit from HERE
Thankyou Ali for letting me show off this amazing kit..!!!
I feel like it's christmas already!!
Sunday, 15 November 2009
3:58:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
This amazing award has been given to me by my wonderful friend Jessica aka
Thanks so much sweetie this means a lot!!
I haven't had an award for ages Lol.
So this Honest Scrap award has to be passed on to ten friends that i think are worthy...oh my....i'm gonna have no problem i have so many i wish i could send it to more!!
And then i have to tell you ten things about me...ooooh!!!
So first for the ten award winners!!
Deb from Deb's Designz
Ali from Designs by Ali
Nikki from Creatie Intentions
Funky from Funky Fever
Lori from Lori Ruth's Pastimes
Patty from Honored Scraps
Star from Stargazer Muslings
Leigh from Heartfelt Perfections
Sox from Soxastional Scraps
andi know she sent it to me but i cannot possibly leave Jess out
so Jess from Gothic Inspirations
Now ten things about me...
1. I love my family and friends more than anything in the whole world...nothing comes even close!
2. I have been designing for nearly one year now - in Jan infact!
3. I am a Twilight Addict!!!!!!!!!
3. I am a Twilight Addict!!!!!!!!!
4. I love lasange and pasta!!
5. I love shopping with my bestest friend Ali.
6. I love singing at the local karaoke!!
7. I love christmas - my favourite time of the year!
8. I hate arguing.....i hate falling out!!
9. I enjoy watching movies with my hubby!
10. I love meeting and getting to know new people!!
So there ya go!!!
Have a great day everyone!!
10:10:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Seems like ages since i posted a freebie for you all.
Well today i am on my own with the kiddies whilst hubby is off with his car club miles and miles away and i thought before i start on anything i am going to make a special freebie for you all!
So without further ado here it is....
You will receive six 900 x 900 TS Papers all with the snowy winter/christmas theme.
I have made them all commercial use so designers feel free to grab for any of your kits!!
No credit is required but a thankyou is always appreciated!!
So i'm off to finish some store collabs then maybe get some of my kits finished!!
Lots to do indoors as i'm either on here or out these days, poor house has been neglected!
Wishing you all a lovely week to come!!
Hugs n Love
8:22:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Made these last night while i couldn't sleep.
There are seven 900 x 900 300DPI Frames.
They are CU or CU 4 CU.
Feel free to use as they are or resell with no credit required!!
Available in all my stores now!
Have a great day!
Tuesday, 10 November 2009
9:47:00 pm | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
I have always wanted to make a Big Birthday kit and well here it is!!
This birthday kit is all you will ever need for every birthday occassion for example, it covers all young ages, as i made a 0-9 birthday font myself!
It also will cover Sweet 16, the big 21, 30, 40 ect!!
There is for starters a main folder where you will find lots of awesome birthday elements such as balloons, hats, streamers, confetti, blow-out, cakes, candles, cards, all the birthday numbers, signs and posters and banners!
Then there are 20 900 x 900 Papers to chose from and as a bonus you will receive 2 extra folders. One with Girls Birthday Bits and the other with Boys Birthday Bits! For example Pink candles, cakes, dolls, castle, flowers for the girls and blue cakes, candles, trucks, boats, doggies, and more for the boys!!!
So as you can see there is more than enough to keep you making those birthday layouts and tags for all your family!!!
All that's left for me to say is Have A Very Happy Birthday!!!
Sunday, 8 November 2009
10:18:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
Two designers , Scraps By Storm and Childress Imaging, 7 year old son was recently diagnosed with DIPG, a rare form of brain stem cancer for which there is no cure. They were first told he was stage 4 and only had 6 months to live. The tumors have effected the right side of his body, he has problems walking, can't use his right hand, his face droops down, and he can't eat by hisself.
They did some research on this form of cancer and found an experimental study being done at St.Jude. The doctors here say that with positive treatments Elric can live a long and healthy life . So they began their 1,000 mile journey to start Elric's treatments. The father was self employed and had to stop working so that way someone would be around to watch their youngest child, Kat 3 years old, while Elric goes through his treatments. They are to be at St Jude till sometime in mid December, so a bunch of us designers who were touched by Elric's story decided to make a collab for them to help them pay their bills while they are without income.
To find out more ways to help Elric's family in their time of need please go to his website at
To help support Elric we have made a facebook fan page for him http://www.facebook.com/pages/Helping-Mr-Elric/184956507703 where we will update everyone on his condition, and post pictures of his journey.
I have helped in this very special collab and this is my collab part
This collab is priced at just $4!!!
All the money goes towards this brave boy's recovery and to help find out other ways of helping this horrible cancer.
You can purchase this kit at
Please help if you can 30 kits for just $4 is so little but can help out so so much!!!
Big Thanks to everyone who has helped out so far!!
Saturday, 7 November 2009
10:25:00 am | Posted by LauraJo x | | Edit Post
This is My Elegant Christmas!
It is Tagger Size with 12 900 x 900 Papers, 50 Elements and 3 Cluster Frames.
As you can see it is a very traditional and elegant looking christmas kit, which takes me back to my childhood where around my nan's we'd see lots of Gold, Red & Green!!
You can buy it now from all my stores and it is included in the NSD Sales!!!
Or buy it from me here buy hitting the Buy It Now Button!
Happy Christmas Scrapping!!
- LauraJo x
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