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Plush Collection

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Hi all, here I am again finally with a new kit and some new cu items to show you all.

PLUSH is my new collection available in my Personal Use store over at the Studio

All Plush products are 30% off till August 31st so run in for a great deal while it lasts

Save by purchasing Plush – the bundle
Includes the following Plush products

Page Kit
Glitter Styles/Patterns and Tiles (seamless)
Cardstock – embossed
Felt Papers

all created at 300ppi for optimum print quality
All papers are full size
Personal Use Scrap for Hire and Scrap for Others Friendly









Here are the latest additions to my Commercial Use Store, for the designers out there ;)

Felt Xmas Decorations cu

$6.00  $4.00
Save: 33% off

4 fabulously felty Xmas Decorations, all lovingly hand stitched by me.
Scanned at highest resolution then extracted and saved as 300ppi png files for top quality.

cu okay
no credit required
no freebies with this product please.



Hand Made Flower Mix 2


6 cu hand made flowers.
All flowers in this set made, photographed and extracted by me

no credit required





Hand Made Flower Mix 1


6 hand made flowers plus 1 bonus brad to use on the yoyo flowers
All fowers in this set made, photograhed and extracted by me.
300ppi for premium print qualityno credit required


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Handmade Ribbon Roses 1 cu

$6.00  $4.50
Save: 25% off

4 Ribbon Roses created by me and photographed and extracted by me.

300ppi for premium print quality
no credit required but always appreciated



Handmade Ribbon Roses 1 cu

I have some new cu products adding to my store tomorrow too, they are being quality checked as I type ;)

thanks for looking and have a fabulous weekend everyone, I’ll be back shortly to add a freebie to this post.



  Here’s a freebie for you all, just click the image to download it

Toot Toot, hop on Board

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Yes it’s the silly season again and Darlene at the Studio has organised our annual Christmas Blog Train, so hop on board to snag some fabulous Christmas mini kits by the Designers at Digital Scrapbooking Studio.

As we do every year, we have all chosen a Christmas Song or Carol to theme our kit on. Mine this year is Blue Christmas.

It’s a sad Christmas song but hey a lot of people are sad at this time of the year too.

Once you have grabbed my Blue Christmas pressie, hop back on board and head over to the next station at DeliScraps by Min for her goodie too.

Here’s the blog train timetable of stations. The train departs at 6pm EST December 5th and will terminate at the North Pole on the 12th, Santa sort of needs it back by then LOL

Blue Christmas by Ambowife Designs


Blog Train Timetable of Stations

Ambowife – <—- You are Here
Deli Scraps –
Angel Hartline Designs –
Digilicious Designs –
Nibbles Skribbles –
Let Me Scrapbook! –
Kimberkatt Scraps –
Booland Designs –
Darlene –
LightningBug Creations-
eqrAveziur graphic & design –
SKrapper Digitals –
Shelly Marie Scraps –
Piggy Scraps Design –
theStudio Blog:
Twin Mom Scraps –
2 Girlz Designz –
JulieC –

Happy Holidays Everyone



BIRTHDAY BASH at the Studio

Monday, August 30th, 2010

yes it’s nearly that time again, the Studio Birthday Bash is just days away.

Our STUDIO ANNUAL DESIGNER COMPETITION sign up thread closes midnight on 31st August so if you want to get in on this fun competition rush over to the Studio now. We have amazing prizes this year, the winning 3 designers will score a wacom Bamboo Tablet and the top 10 will get an Atomic Cupcake certificate, wow!!

Even if you don’t aspire to becoming a digital scrapbooking designer there are already 78 contestants signed up for this contest and so for our Studio Members that means 78 free minikits!!! How cool is that! come on over to the Studio and become a part of our community to grab all these goodies. The contest runs all of September and we have lots going on during our Annual Birthday Bash.

Also mitsybelle Designs and I are running the annual Studio CT LAYOUT COMPETITION, if you’d love to be part of the amazing creative team at the Studio jump to the sign up thread here, we’d love to see what you can create with our kits. And you’ll get some lovely kits along the way :)

Okay so I know I have been real quiet when it comes to blogging. I am so busy with life and work and the Studio that I barely have the time anymore but as always I promise to try and be better at it.

I have collaborated with Linda Cumberland and Moon Designs on a fabulous masculine feel kit called Monsieur, you can check it out here. I loved working with these ladies, the designers at the studio are the absolute cream of the crop in my opinion, both as designers and as wonderful women.

Mitchell and Gregg by bcalberti - studio CT member

Verkeerspark Assen by Renee – Ambowife CT

Sailing by AJR65 - Studio CT

Berkhout by AJR65 - Studio CT

Chat Layout by Camperchow - Ambowife CT

Have a great week :)



Been a Bad Blogger

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

I know, it’s been ages since I posted so here I am with all the news about us :)

Firstly the biggest news is my Car died, yes broke down and had total cardiac arrest that not even my Paramedic hubby could revive it!! LOL. But yes, that meant a new set of wheels. Luckily Michael’s Dad was here and being a former mechanic and salesman himself he got us a great deal on a second hand Tiida, it’s lovely to look at and lovely to drive, perfect for me, small but not too small and well all it needs is Ambowife Numberplates LOL. I blurred out the plates for obvious reasons and I also blurred out the neighbours’ house, I’m sure they don’t want you looking in their windows hee hee. Okay so here she is… more news after the pics of our new little car…

So what else have we been up to, well Michael has applied to Tassie again but we’re not holding our breath. Just waiting to see what happens so we can then get on with life not being in any kind of Limbo. Here’s a pic of him relaxing in front of the TV with Shona, who is loving it obviously rofl, can’t believe the positions this dog gets herself into and still seems quite comfortable.

As for other stuff, Over at the Studio we are talking a bit about Hybrid and mixing both Digital and Paper scrapping and off the page stuff. Well I didn’t know a great deal about this side of Scrapbooking so I went googling and searching on Youtube, well didn’t I fall into the quicksand as it were. There is a vertual mountain of videos showing you how to do this stuff. So I did some paper flowers just to see what all the fuss was about and wow I think I am hooked. What’s another addiction between friends LOL

Here’s some shots of the current work in progress, trying out some shimmer stuff and different techniques

Okay so we don’t have a dining room where we are living, this is the front spare bedroom, and where our dining table resides. So it’s where hubby makes his books he sells and where I play, if I am not cluttering up the lounge room LOL. Just ask Michael!!  Sorry hun!

This is the top layer of my latest flower, I used some distress inks and some shimmer to give it this look, embossing powder around the edges of the petals, (where it is darker) and then put a fake gem in some transparent glue to highlight the centre, then shaped the petals how I like.

This is the bottom layer and it’s the same shape as the top, only I pinched the petals after distressing it and adding some shimmer to it, this one is inked slightly around the edges of the petals.

Not glued together yet but this is what it will look like when it’s all finished, what do you think,nice and shiny isn’t it!!

Here is a photo of the shimmer on another flower I made and put in my latest digital CU Kit. doesn’t it just sparkle so pretty!!?

Okay so this is the latest offerings in my store, I know I know I am not pumping out kits like I used to but I have a lot to do at the Studio behind the scenes and it doesn’t always leave a lot of time for playing. Plus I am cleaning during the week.

This is my CU Vintage Paper Flowers set, yes like the ones I just showed you. They are 50% off till the 4th July then full price

As you can imagine they did take a while and some cost to create and then extract so they aren’t as cheap as most of my kits but so worth it I think.

Thanks for reading my lengthy post and I hope to see you over at the Studio for some fun in the Chat Room, this Monday 4 or 8 pm est (USA time) For you Aussies that is Tuesday Morning :)

You never know what I may be giving away as a treat for coming along

Hugs and be safe


Freebie Clustered Border

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Okay here’s the freebie I made today from my new kit Gone a Courtin’

Download HERE


New Kit is up Gone a Courtin’

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

This New kit “Gone A Courtin’”is a pretty collection of 15 textured Papers and 50 elements to scrap the love in your life. Be it your spouse or friends or family members, hey even your pet, this is the kit for you.

Available at SAS and DPH, so check it out today if you’re in the mood for love LOL.  Totally corny eh!!

Included in the element pack are:

* 3 Bead Scatters
* 2 fabric labels
* 2 fourishes
* 1 doodle heart element
* 1 felt heart element
* 3 ric rac’d strung tags
* 1 wrapping bow
* 1 single frame
* 1 double frame
* 1 smaller strung tag
* 1 paper frame
* 1 stitching with holes
* 1 gold safety pin
* 1 camelia flower
* 5 love word bits
* 1 blank word bit
* 5 ric rac
* 5 flat ribbons
* 1 frayed folded ribbon
* 2 butterflies
* 3 bows
* 1 fabric flower
* 5 buttons
* 1 love heart tree
* 1 gold rose border

Here’s some previews for a closer look :)

Okay I’ll be back later with a freebie or two. I have the dentist at 2pm urgh!! so it will be after that for sure


The new Miranda Extras are instore now

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

A 30 piece set of extra elements to add to Miranda, in store now

8 great BB pages to scrap quickly with Miranda

Available instore HERE

Keep an eye out for the SAS newsletter too you might get something as a bonus, hint hint

Well the voting is on for one more day in the SASy lady competition and out of the 19 designers left only 10 will go onto the final and 4th round to duel it out to see who will be our next 3 SASy designers. So check it out here and vote for your 3 favourite minis, the free minis are in the gallery HERE You have to register to vote.

Good luck to all our contestants they are coming up with some wonderful designs, and this round they aren’t allowed to use any commercial use items so it is a real challenge for them all!!

Congratulations also to Flower Scraps aka Deanna aka roacha914 who gave birth this last week to her beautiful new Daughter Evelyn, check out the cutest pics on  De’s blog

Just before I sign off, here are some pics I took with the zoom lens on the canon. There were a heap of Lorikeets in our bottlebrush tree out in our front yard so I snapped away in action mode to try and get some closer in shots of them, I took about 150 photos but ended up with a few quite good clear ones, here are just 3 of my favs.


Okay gotta run, things to do dinner to cook and all that LOL

Have a great day all


Commercial Use Freebie

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Well I have a commercial use freebie,  I thought some of the ladies in the designer competition might like and well I thought some of my readers might like it too so here it is.


Download Here

So the voting is on and the girls are very nervous, just like we all were last year. So if you would like to vote for your 3 favourites in this years SAS-y Designer Competition you have until midnight on 9th September (that’s in the US est frame)

So not until the 10th September at 3pm  Aussie time.  You have to be a registered member of to vote and while you are there check out the gallery and download some beautiful kits HERE There are 50 entries in this first round so I am sure you will find something you just have to have LOL

Here’s a link to the poll  VOTE NOW , good luck to all of the entrants this year :)

So some of you may be aware that on Saturday I turned 40, yes I am on top of that hill looking down on you all LOL. So we had a lovely quiet day and went out for dinner that evening, I had a yummy steak and dessert, and yes I ate every mouthful LOL. Michael got me some movie tickets and a new drink bottle holder for my bike, the kind you can put vertical on your handlebars so it’s a lot easier to use that the one I had.

And I bought a new camera, a Canon eos DSLR 1000D it’s gorgeous and it’s got a zoom lens bonus too so the commercial use freebie is my first offering from that. Christopher bought me a camera too, but I had already got this one so he is going to take it back and hopefully get the money and give that to us to help pay for this one.

Here’s a pic

Okay so that’s it for today I might be back with some of the layouts I created with the kits from the competition, mitsybelle and I split them between us and managed to get every kit scrapped with. Phew LOL

Have a great day/night



Look what’s new and ON SALE!!!

Friday, July 24th, 2009

I am now exclusive to SAS and to celebrate, my New Kit “Red Wine n Rag Time” is on sale at 50% off!!!

That’s crazy, you get it for just $2.25. But only till the end of July!!

Check it out in my SAS Store today

16 papers for cropping and 52 pieces to play with in the element set.

Keep an eye out for the freebie samples coming to my blog very soon!!

A Preview of the Freebie While I Wait – Link Now posted

Saturday, September 13th, 2008
For the zips to upload that is LOL. The links should be up soon.
to all those who voted for me, or even those who tried to but were having problems with the site.
I appreciate it so much.
If you download this one AND you like it consider casting your vote and if you don’t like it don’t vote for me but for the kit you DID like the most.
This is my next freebie for you over at
If you haven’t joined SAS this month and want these freebies you best run over there and register.
You can download 33 kits from last weeks round and
33 from this weeks round, once they are all uploaded.
So why not join, they have a download a day on at the moment too. There’s heaps going on for theirBirthday Bash throughout September.
Well it took me about 36 hours non stop to design this kit. And NO SLEEP!!
That’s where it got it’s name, cause today, Sunday here, I anticipated being Lazy and doing nothing.
But I’m not LOL.
It’s HUGE over 204 MB of pretties.
So that means 20 Papers, 20 Elements And a bonus Quickpage, just waiting for you
The kit includes:
20 Papers
4 frames
1 furry fastener
1 shopping bag
3 Bow Ribbons
1 plain Ribbon
4 digitally painted Flowers
1 Tag on a string
1 floral bulldog clip
a journalling block
a stitched denim patch
and a zipper
and the quickpage….all for free
Sorry these files are no longer available,
to purchase the whole kit please see my TTS Store
Plus…. You never know what I might put up here for you to ADD to your stash of Lazy Sunday, so keep your eyes peeled for the freebies here too. I’ll be back later with the links and a little surprise maybe, we’ll see!!

So the voting commences on Monday at 6 MCT that’s in the US. Here in Australia that is 9am Tuesday morning. So join now so you can VOTE for the next Sassy Designer. As before, you can vote for up to 4 Designs and you must be registered there to vote and to download.

Here’s a Layout I did with the Kit


I hope you all like the kit and get a lot of enjoyment out of all the kits this week. I have seen Mistybelle’s and it’s so pretty. Mistybelle lives here in Australia too and she is another who stayed up all night to finish her kit and get it posted LOL. WE love to Design.

PhotobucketMy little blinkie I made with my New kit “Lazy Sundays”



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