Sunday, 22 November 2009

just an fyi

got some more masks on the way and hopefully another scrapkit but it has been real busy back in r/l so soon guys i will have more goodies for you.
Hugs Gemsxx

Thursday, 12 November 2009

New Mini Kit- Mint Choc Chip

ok theres a sugary theme going on here i

i got a sweet tooth, what can i

Hope you like it.

Hugs Gemsxx

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

new mini kit-Sugared almond

Hi All, heres another little mini for you to play with.

Hope someone can use it, i just love those pinks and creams...

Have a fab day

Hugs Gemsxx

Monday, 9 November 2009

Gems Masks#126-131

Hi All, another little set of masks.

I cant get enough of

hope you enjoy.

Hugs Gemsxx

Sunday, 8 November 2009

New lil' Kit-Antiqued Whimsy

another lil one for you. I have been having serious internet problems so have only just got online today 22:00hrs!! so instead i made this lil one.

Hope someone can use it. Thanks for looking.

Hugs Gemsxx

Thursday, 5 November 2009

Gems masks-set-#120-125

heres some new masks for you.

Hugs Gemsxx

Monday, 2 November 2009

New Mini Kit- Paper Patchwork

Hi everyone.

Heres a lil mini kit for you.

Hugs Gemsxx

Friday, 30 October 2009

New tut-Gorjuss Pink Dreams

Heres another new tut from me.
You can find it on my tut site HERE

New tut-Gorjuss Blessings

Hi All,
i have a new tut up on my tut site HERE.
Hope you like it.
Hugs Gemsxx

Friday, 9 October 2009

Cervical Cancer Awareness Kit- For Caz

Hi All heres my kit for my dear friend Caz. It effects us all so please take care of yourselves and make sure you screen :o) anyways here the kit.

I hope you enjoy it, theres a lot in this one.
If anyone is going through a simiar thing or is supporting someone who is, and you would like to chat with someone who know...then please email me for contact details of my friend Caz as she would love to share her own experiences and share yours.

Hugs Gemsxx

Tuesday, 6 October 2009

coming soon-cervical cancer awareness kit

hi everyone a good friend of mine is having treatment for this at this moment and i wanted to do an awareness kit for her. If anyone would like to add to it as an awareness train then here is the colour palette and please email me to let me know that you will be joining i would be very gratefull if you pass this on to other designers even if you dont wish to take part yourselves. and i will forward info to you.
Hugs Gemsxx

FYI-tut site

Hi Guys
apologies but my tut was down for a bit-its all back up and running now.

Thanks Karen for the heads up :o)

Hugs Gemsxx

Sunday, 4 October 2009

my new tut-Gorjuss Witching hour

Hi everyone,

i have a new tut up on my tut site...

i am such a bad blogger and tut writer, i go in fits and any ways here it is.

you can find it HERE

Saturday, 19 September 2009

Masks #111-119

heres another small set of masks for you all.

Hugs Gemsxx

Sunday, 30 August 2009

New Look!!

ok i admit it, i am officially Twilight obsessed.... lol
have read the books and seen the film and well you can see where its gone with the
I know im not alone would love to hear from anyone who is obsessed I already been bugging Sunf on ;o) but anyhoo im thinking another twilight theme coming on, also i have got some Twilight wallpapers if any one is interested just drop me a line, i wont add them here though.
Hugs Gemsxx

Thursday, 27 August 2009

New Mask Set #102-110

Heres another mask set for you. Sorry i have been so busy that i havent left any goodies for a while will try to get a kit up and running for you soon. Hugs Gemsxx

Monday, 20 July 2009

new tut-Gorjuss Eastern promise

Hi All, heres my latest tut using the eastern promise kit

you can find the tut over on my tut site HERE

Sunday, 19 July 2009

New Kit- Eastern Promise

Heres a lil kit for you, im not 100% on it....hope its of use to some of you.

Hugs Gemsxx

Sunday, 12 July 2009

New Kit- Paper Garden

heres a lil mini kit for you, a bit of this and
Hugs Gemsxx

Monday, 6 July 2009

Gems Mask set #71- #101

Hi all,
heres a mask set for you, some of them may be duplicated but the majority are new ones. Hope you enjoy.
Hugs Gemsxx

Thursday, 2 July 2009

New Kit-"Shrinking Violet"

Hi heres a new freebie kit for you all.

hoe you like it.

Hugs Gemsxx

Thursday, 28 May 2009

New Tut- Gorjuss Choice

Hi All,

i have a new tut over on my tut site, its called gorjuss choice and uses a kit from the amazing Sunf. You can find the tut HERE

Hugs Gemsxx

New Freebie- "Verdent Azure"

Heres a lil kit for you.
I just love these bluey green pastel colours, hope you do too.
hugs Gemsx

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

New Freebie Kit - "Whimsical Mulberry"

Hi all have another lil kit for you today, its called whimsical Mulberry, hope you like it, and please let me know of what colours etc you like for kits else i end up making all my

Hugs Gemsxx

Saturday, 23 May 2009

IM FREE!!!!!

well the cast is off...Yes!!!!!
cant move my arm much but i will sort that soon with physio, off to psp now,
Hugs Gemsxx

Thursday, 21 May 2009

Cast Off today...fingers crossed

well i am hoping to get my arm cast off today, so please keep your fingers crossed for me, i know its gonna take some time as i have to have physio etc but it will be a relief to be without the cast.
Have a wonderful day evry1
Hugs Gemsxx

New Kit -"Rainbows"

Heres a lil kit for you to play with.

Hope you like it.

Hugs Gemsxx

New Skin...

Hi my luvlies,
just wanted to say a hge thank you to terrie for making this beautiful blog skin using my peacock scrapkit, i adore it hunni i so appreciate it, dont ya just love it..
Your a total star hunni thank you
Hugs Gemsxx

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

My New Tut from Peacock kit

Heres my new tut from the new kit, hope some one likes it. It is animated but it wont animate on here for some reason!!! go
This is for my dear friend Aisha. You can find this tutorial HERE

Hugs Gemsxx

Monday, 18 May 2009

New Kit- "Peacock"

Heres another lil kit for you, me lovelies i was helping my kids with some homework and the book they had had some beautiful pictures of peacocks so that was my inspiration. hope you like it.

Hugs Gemsxx

Sunday, 17 May 2009

New Mini Kit- MochaCocoa

Well i made it!! i am finally back, though not up t speed as it id quite difficult to make tags or kits with the cast on, anyways it should be coming off next week so i hope to be able to do a bit more then.

Anyways heres a lil' mini kit for you, took me as i am having to make everything with my left hand and i am right handed!! but i hope some one likes it and can use it.

Much Love and Hugs


Tuesday, 21 April 2009


Dear all as you all know i was just starting to get over my vertigo etc and as a family we went up to yorkshire to stay with family, unfortunately whilst there i fell down a 6ft ditch and have dislocated my right elbow and fractured my left ankle so am out of action agsin, will update you all as i can.
hugs gemsxx

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Back again!!

hi All sorry its been so long but have been unwell as you know, am feeling much better so will start to make some kits again soon, in the mean time heres a lil template for you to play with.

Hugs Gemsxx

Thursday, 5 March 2009

not around much

Hi sweeties i havent deserted you, just having real problems with the vertigo at the moment it seems to feel better for a bit then it get worse etc, anyways thats why i havent posted for a bit, have lots of ideas for new kits though so hopefully i will be able to have some propper computer time soon.
Hugs Gemsxx

Sunday, 1 March 2009

Heads up about my tut site

Hi Sweeties, just a fyi, my tut site has had a couple of problems and is down at the has been sorted by my hubby but it could take 24 hrs to action. Sorry for in the inconvenience. Hugs Gemsxx
nb all sorted now xx

Thursday, 26 February 2009

New Award

I recieved another award today from the wonderful Kim of Scrappindaze, we share a love of all things Gorjuss please pop along and say hi. I am so honored to recieve this and am very humble thank you hunni it is very greatfully accepted.

Now i must pass this on...i will pass it on to:

Wednesday, 25 February 2009

A Mini Kit- "Plush"

Hi Sweeties,

well i was just playing in photoshop today and i put a few pieces together that i was quite pleased with so thought i would pop them in this mini kit. Hope you like it.

Hugs Gemsxx

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

tell me what you want...what you really really want!!!

Hi all, I would love to know what you all like in the scrapkits, and what colours you like so if you fancy having a bit of input on the next kit please leave me a comment to this post saying the sort of elements, colours etc you would like to see. Hugs Gemsxx

Sunday, 22 February 2009

got another award

I got this award over on my tutorial site but i havent got anywhere really to post it there so have brought it over here to show off, and to say thank you to the lovely Rose of Roses Tut and Tags

I am now off to pass this award on
The Premio Dardos award acknowledges the values that every blogger shows in their effort to transmit cultural, ethical, literary, and personal values every day.
The rules are:
1) Accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the person that has granted the award and his or her blog link.
2) Pass the award to other 15 blogs that are worthy of this acknowledgment. Remember to contact each of them to let them know they have been chosen for this award.
i will pass this onto

Hugs Gemsxx

New Kit- Purple-Polka

Not sure why this is called purple polka...the purple bit is easy to see but the polka isnt to do with spots, its more about movement and the dance..that sounds soooooooo artsy hehe but well polka began with a p aswell kinda

Hope someone can make use of it.

Hugs Gemsxx

Friday, 20 February 2009

Got an Award!!

I have just got this award from the lovely Lorna (thank you sweetie) not sure if i am doing this right but i think i have to send it on to others


send this award onto 8 other blogs that you wish to award for their friendship. My blogs to be awarded are:









Thursday, 19 February 2009

Heres two made earlier

Here are a couple of tags using my latest kit "Real-teal" The first is madeby me and the 2nd is by the wonderful and lovely Connie,thank you hunni xx
Hugs Gemsxx

New Kit- Real Teal

Heres my new kit, i just adore the colours and i hope you do too.

Hugs Gemsxx

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

New kit coming

Theres a new kit coming should be sometime tomorrow i am off with the kids to see Bolt at the cinema in the morning so in the early evening probably.
Have a great day
Hugs Gemsxx

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

you spin me right round!!

at least thats how my head feels!! i am having a vertigo attack and its knocking me for six so apologies for no new freebies for the last couple of days i have some masks ready to go but will do them later. Have a good week all of you.
Hugs Gemsxx

Sunday, 15 February 2009

New Kit - "Vint-Aged"

well this is the exact opposite of the last its old and a more masculine kit but i just find that as a tagger i like to use these sorts of kits in some of my tag making hence i went ahead and made it. Hope some one can see the beauty

Hugs Gemsxx

Saturday, 14 February 2009

Happy Valentines Day Everyone

sending you all big smooches mmwwaaauuuggghhhhhh!!
hope you all have a lovely day. I got a big bunch of red roses from my hubby this morning and a big box of chocs...woot woot!! awww he's such a sweetie
Big Hugs Gemsxx

New Scrapkit - "Atmosphere"

Heres the "Atmosphere" kit for you took a bit longer than expected as not feeling too well, but hope some one likes it and can make use of it.

Hugs Gemsxx

Wednesday, 11 February 2009

Look what i got....

The lovely Kez has sent me a tag she made with my Cari's Kit and my newest tut , thank you sweetie i love it, and i love the tube you used. I have been using only Suzanne Woolcott now for so long that im not sure i could tag with another artist again, even though i have licences and tubes for at least another 30 artists, perhaps i should write a tut that isnt sw? o scarey anyways thanks again hun for this awesome pinup toons tag. I love it, and i just adore your work. Huge hugs :o)

Hugs Gemsxx

New Skin!!

thought i needed a new its my new kit in the making called Atmosphere, should be ready tomorrow or the next day depending on how much computer time my housework will guilt me out of!!
Have a great day everyone.
Hugs Gemsxx

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

New Tut- Pink Twilight

Heres my new Tut its over on my tut site HERE

its using my new kit "Cari's Kit"

New Kit- "Cari's Kit"

Hi all, here the newest kit and this was designed specifically for Cari, who is an angel and helps me run my Gorjuss tagging group (actually she does most of it!!)anyway i ran a tag competition and Cari was voted by our members anonomously as the winner, she got herself a gorjuss gift cert. and she will be naming the next tut i write and she also got to choose her own custom kit, she was very liberal in her choice so i had alot to work with. Anyways heres Caris Kit. Hope you like it.
Hugs Gemsxx


Saturday, 7 February 2009

new lil kit-"Naturelle"

Hi there, well as promised heres my first lil photoshop scrapkit, i have been playing around with it all night, and im pretty pleased with the outcome, i am still not sure on useability yet so if you download and have any problems in using it ie shadows/highlights etc just give me a shout.

Hope someone likes it.

Hugs Gemsxx

Friday, 6 February 2009

my first attempt at a Photoshop flower!!

ok heres my first attempt at a photoshop flower!! i will get there in sure......eventually!!
Hugs Gemsxx

A small set of masks

hi there just a couple of my newest masks for you if you can make use of them.
Have a fab day.
Hugs Gemsxx

Thursday, 5 February 2009

My 1st Hand/mouse drawn flower!

well as promised the first hand/mouse drawn flower, done in pspx needless to say...hehe

Trying to get to grips...

...with Photoshop!! wow its a whole new language!! guess im just so comfy with my pspx that this ps well i hit brick walss every five minutes......My kids are staying out the way at the moment.... not a happy computer day for me! My problem is i try to follow steps that i think would be obvious (in psp) and those steps are just not there!!! if i ever manage to make a kit with it i will let you know, at the moment my face is puce with trying!!

Wednesday, 4 February 2009

tut finished, just started..

to mouse draw some flowers from scratch without using vectors or presets, its a learning curve!!! hehe may show you what i come up if im brave
have posted the tut on my tut site now aswell, have a great day.
Hugs Gemsxx

Tuesday, 3 February 2009

got to show you..

look what Kerry sent me, how awesome is that? she made it using my old sage kit and wow i just loveeeeeeeeee it, thank you so much sweetie.
Hugs Gemsxx

A Sneek Peek @ the tut using feelin blue kit

heres a little sneep peek at the tut i have just written using the feeling blue kit, it will be up on my tut site some time tomorrow. Hugs Gemsxx

New kit- "Feelin' blue?"

well its another snow day for my kids, wow we have had more snow here in England this past 2 days than we have seen in over 18 kids are loving it though..hehe it has rained this afternoon so looks like its back to school for them tomorrow, much to their sorrow!! anyways heres another lil kit for you, it started off with some reds in it aswell but they just didnt go so ended up with the blues with some naturals in. Hope someone can make use of it.
Have a fab day everyone. Hugs Gemsxx


Monday, 2 February 2009

Its a SNOW day!!

well its snowing here on the south coast of England, my kids school is closed and we have been out in the garden making snowmen and i have had many snowballs down the back of my we had a lovely day yesterday for my lads birthday. Stay warm and safe everyone.
Hugs Gemsxx

Saturday, 31 January 2009

My Little Boys Birthday :o)

well its my youngests 8th birthday today-needless to say we were up early!! and we have a family meal planned out, we are soon to be enveloped in squels and wrapping have a great day


i got a 50 odd frames later and i made it...hehe i can see why these get so addictive
Have a great weekend
Hugs Gemsxx

New Freebie kit-Scarlet

Heres the new freebie, as you can see im feeling all luv'd hope some one can make use of it. Am gonna try to make the blinkie now!!
Hugs Gemsxx

ok i didnt make a blinkie!!

so i opened up psp and ani..opened up a couple of suitable kits that i had, and nothing jumped off the page, you know what i mean right?anyways i started thinking of this beautiful scarlet colour and well...well i admit it i ended up starting another kit!! suprise suprise called scarlet..hehe i should have that finished by this afternoon as i have had to do a fair bit of hand drawn on this one it has taken me a bit longer than the last ones, anyways , hope you all have a great weekend, Hugs Gemsxx

Friday, 30 January 2009

need to make a blinkie!!

i am off to try to make myself a blinkie not sure how it will turn out!! watch this space..hehe

New Tut -Green Fingers & Toes-using "Old Sage" kit.

Heres my newest tut, and yes its another SW ragdoll,i just cant get enough of them cuties.Hope you like it. Made for the wonderful Sunf who is a total tut babe legend.xx
it can be found HERE
Hugs Gemsxx

Thursday, 29 January 2009

New Scrapkit- "Old Sage"

Heres another SW ragdollies inspired Kit i have a tut already done just need to get it posted..

Anyways, hope someone can make use of it.

Leave me some lurve if you download pls

Hugs Gemsxx

New Tut "Everybody Needs a Hug!"- using "smokey Haze"

Heres my new tut using my smokey haze scrapkit.

the tut can be found HERE

Hugs Gemsxx

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

New Freebie Kit-Smokey Haze

Heres a lil kit for you , hope you like it, the colour was inspired by a ragdoll painted by Suzanne Woolcott

Hugs Gemsxx