Monday, July 29, 2013

Welcome to the World

I used sketch #36 from Sketch N Scrap for this layout about new baby Bridget. Papers are Indy Chic, letters are thickers.

Owl Gifts

I used sketch #117 from Sketches in Thyme for this baby shower layout.

Friday, July 26, 2013


The challenge at About a Girl is to use the sketch, flowers and torn paper. Easy right. Love the sketch and love to use flowers. How hard would it be to rip paper? Just pull the paper upward while holding down the patterned ruler. You know if I didn't want the paper to rip it would be in shreds, but it was hard to get it to tear along the metal edge. Baby is the niece of a co-worker who asked me to make an album of the baby shower and baby pictures.  Journaling is date in lower left.

Friday, July 19, 2013


Used the week 3 sketch from Let's Get Sketchy for a layout of my grandson's birthday. Took the picture with the hidden journaling showing.

Where Time Stands Still

I was intrigued by the half photos in the week 2 sketch from Let's Get Sketchy and had to give it a try.  I also used the challenges from About A Boy to catch the wave / feature water and Frosted Designs to do a layout about the great outdoors.  It's been so hot here that I haven't been able to even enter my craft room for days, so I really enjoyed being able to scrap today, although I'd rather be with my grandson out on the water as in the picture.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Hurray for the Red White and Blue

Welcome to the Hurray for the Red White and Blue Blog Hop  

Today we invite you to come check out this great group of crafters who will be showcasing cards, layouts, or projects featuring America's Patriotic Colors.

Connie Can Crop is the  first stop on this fun Blog Hop.

This is a one day blog hop and we appreciate  your leaving a comment to encourage all my fabulous crafty friends to continue  sharing their ideas and creations.

We have an awesome sponsor and giveaway for this hop!

Heartstring Designs has given us an awesome monthly kit to raffle off to one lucky person.

So what do you need to do to win? Easy... become  a follower of each of the fabulous blogs in this hop and leave each of us a  comment letting us know what you like best about our projects.

Then come back to Connie Can Crop and post that you  followed the rules.

You will have until 9:00 pm Sunday to finish the  hop and leave your comments.

Be sure to follow everyone and leave a comment  along the way!

 Ready to join in the fun?



I used the July sketch from Artful Delight for a layout of the fireworks my daughters and I saw on July 4th. The girls choose to go into town to watch the fireworks over the bay.  I worked until nine and decided to stop at the ball stadium on the way home to see their display. Of course the ball game went extra innings and the fireworks didn't start until 11:24.

I also followed the challenge at Scrap Our Stash to use 3 pre-made star embellishments. Red Carpet Studio's challege is to use stars. I've had the star confetti forever, as well as the felt star.  I think the patterned paper is from Target's dollar section from a couple years ago. Again I've journaled way too close to the edge to be able to crop the picture well.  I just don't learn.

Next up is Lori. Hop on over to see her fabulous project.

In case you get lost here is the entire lineup.

Friday, July 12, 2013


Used the week 1 sketch from Let's Get Sketchy and the birthday challenge from Use It Tuesday for a layout of my grandson opening his birthday gifts. I used patterned papers that I've had for years.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013


Photo is of me, parents, grandparents, aunt and dog. Entering at Lasting Memories (challenge is Precious Family) and at Scrap Your Story (challenge is childhood).

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Crazy Boys

I used the sketch from Stuck?! for a fun layout of two of my grandsons. Only Dalton would take a photo of his eyeball and post it for the world to see. (And for grandma to copy and scrap).

I used the Red, White and Blue challenge from both About a Boy and Scrap It Girl