Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Design Team Call at DSDI

DSDI is looking for some fun energetic design team members who love to have a good time and be a part of a great team.

~Simple Basic Requirements
~Optional Monthly Fun Events

Submit bio to admin@digiscrapsdrivein.com

QC Team postiion available at DSDI

DSDI has an opening in our QC team. This involves checking all new kits that come into the store for Quality Control.

Previous Experience with graphics a must.

References will be needed.

Perks: Full access to all new kits that come in the store.

To apply or questions.. Send and email to Jaime (at) DigiScrapsDriveIn.Com

DSDI CT call

Monday, February 21, 2011

DSDI February Go for the Pinks (or Blues)

Jen chose a neutral pallet for this month's colour challenge and I found it just a little tricky, but then again I am a dabbler not a designer ;)

This is what I came up with.

You can grab my mini here.

One huge mega enabling post ;)

I am a little behind in my enabling for this month - for some reason I kept running out of time, and my old blog is always last my list. So I've set aside mt morning to do so - kids have been dropped off to school, I've collected the mail and taken the dogs for a walk. I've just put the cow on for a coffee and Muse is blaring from my speakers. Time to enable :)

January Love is now available at the Red Genius Store as a bundle, and is 20% off right now.

I love the colours in this kit.

I used the glitter styles and cardstock styles to make the frame and the alpha.

The alpha used on this page is by Little Red Scraps from a kit that also uses the same colour pallet, called Love You Forever, which is sadly not available anymore. Maybe when Jane is feeling better, she will start designing and selling again.

The second one I based the template on for February's Made In The Shade template challenge that I am hosting at DSDI this month.

DSDI's February guest designer is Kat's Creations. I've had the pleasure of using Insane Moments, which is a collab with Spinkydink Scraps.


Daphadilly Art has a cute little blue mini called Sweet and Free.


It was just perfect for this picture of Will.

Lastly but not at least is this month's DSDI FOTM kit Get Your Game On. The kit for scrappung all of your family game nights.

I am not a foodie - honest!

I am trying to cook something new at least once a month - I would like to do try once a week but I just don't think that is viable for me!

Last night I made caramelised pork belly and with my love's encouragement I plated it up almost like the glossy mag pic.

So I had about 750g of pork belly which I removed the rind and cut into little 3cm pieces. I stir fried in my wok until browned and the tossed in a few cloves of chopped garlic which was also stir fried for about a minute. 1 + 1/2 cups of water, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 tbs kecap manis, 1 tbs soy sauce, 2 whole star anise were all added and brought to the boil. I reduced the heat and cooked for about an hour stirring when needed. You are supposed to bring the heat back up and boil to thicken the sauce, but mine had already thickened by then.

I served on a bed of rice, and topped with thin slices of shallots and chilli, and corriander and mint leaves. He who hates corriander had continental parsley instead.

Will be having this one again! However I have to find an "alternative" for Mr fussy pants and Master I don't like it even when I really do. At least one delightful cherub asked when we would be having it again!