Friday, December 31, 2010
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Saturday, December 25, 2010
Wishing each of you a blessed and joy-filled Christmas celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior.
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Thursday, December 23, 2010
I used walnut ink to stain some lace from my stash to go below the photo.
Thanks so much for stopping by to take a look.
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Friday, December 17, 2010
I just love how Justin has his arms outstretched, embracing life, in so many of the photographs of him. This one was taken at the Canfield Fair.
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Monday, December 13, 2010
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Friday, December 3, 2010
This layout is done around a precious older photo of Gary holding up Elizabeth to see animals at the zoo.
I also entered this in the gallery at Scrap-Friendzy for a Scraplift challenge and it was selected as the Pick of the Day.
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Sunday, November 28, 2010
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Thursday, November 25, 2010
I created this layout for Bo Bunny Layout Challenge Friday using a beautiful sketch by Sketchabilities:
I enjoyed using these older photos of Grace and Elizabeth. They were taken at Memorial Garden from when we lived in North Carolina.
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Monday, November 22, 2010
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I used Bo Bunny's fabulous Noel Cheer paper for this card. The tree and gold swirl/star blocks were heat embossed on coordinating green card stock, and my item from nature is the bundle of pine needles tied with twine. I picked them up at a Georgia rest stop on our vacation earlier this year to use for my scrapbooking and thought they would be perfect on this card.
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Sunday, November 21, 2010
Have you ever created a LO that you feel fell flat? That's what happened to me with this LO, and here is what I came up with on try number two using the number challenge (#32) over at ScrapFIT, the Scraplift "This" or "That" Challenge #3 at Scrap- Friendzy, and a stunning sketch by Ingeborg Dijkstra-Verbeek. (My first stab is in the previous post.)
1 piece of cardstock - black to mat the photo and journal box
2 types of alpha's - Title and journaling use different fonts
3 different embellies - Flower with rhinestone swirls, Rhinestone Dragonfly, and nearly 40 rhinestones adhered to the punched borders and flower.
4 patterened papers - Green, blue, flowered, and striped.
5 pictures - 4 photos of my mom and her new cat in the center and another of Coco at the bottom left.
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Sunday, November 14, 2010
This is a page that I threw together this afternoon for the Hippity Hop Blog Hop.
For Christmas in 2000, we gave Mom Coco, a Maine Coon Cat, and this is her reaction.
For the hop I used
Sassy Sketch's beautiful Sketch
Scrapfit - three items are the flowers
Crop Suey and Cuttle Bug - I mixed water color paint into flexible texture paste and applied over mesh to add both color and texture at the bottom of the page.
Scrap Tiffany - I used blue lace over the red paper lace that I fussy cut from coordinating paper.
The fish at the top were fussy cut from coordinating paper as well.
I made a couple of minor changes and got them done before the deadline. I added some cording at the top with the fish and grouped the flowers together. Boy, I wish I had more time on this one. LOL :-)
Sorry about the photo quality. I took it after dark with a flash. I'll take it again in the morning with natural sunlight.
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Tuesday, November 9, 2010
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Sunday, November 7, 2010
Scrap-Friendzy keeps me hopping with their wonderful challenges. November's challenges involve scraplifting. This layout of Justin's first day at Carroll Hills School is for scraplift #1.
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|Fabric flower created from a vintage scarf and the other flowers colored with chalk and Stickles, leaves fussy cut from coordinating paper|
|Butterflies fussy cut from matching paper and brushed with Stickles|
|Hand-cut and inked scallop with ribbon and rhinestone border|
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Wednesday, November 3, 2010
(Click on the photo and then click again to enlarge to see details.)
One of the things I enjoy about BoBunny products is that they can easily be mixed and matched between lines. For this layout I used:
BoBunny paper: Mama-Razzi Word; Paradise Batik; Paradise Pier; Delilah You and Me
Cardstock - dark blue
Blue swirl - BoBunny Chunky Charms - Clear Swirls & Brackets - Alcohol inked with Ranger denim and latte, then backed with Paradise Pier paper.
Gemstone Swirls - One large swirl from Recollections (Michaels) cut into smaller pieces
Flowers and leaves punched from BoBunny paper, inked, wet and crinkled, dried, then finished off with BoBunny iCandy Jewels in the center.
Rhinestones in the ribbon scallop BoBunnyiCandy Jewels
Scalloped ribbon and lace from local craft stores
Inking - Versa Magic Jumbo Java chalk ink
Distressing - Tim Holtz distress tool
Stitching - done on my sewing machine with Guttermann 554 thread
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